For Today

Yesler Neighborhood Park Public Meeting

Landscape architects will present plans for the 1.7 acre neighborhood park at Broadway and Yesler. The Yesler Terrace park will provide walkways, open lawns, and gathering spaces. Construction begins early next year, and the park should be complete by fall. See how the architects have interpreted the community's comments and suggestions from the park's first design meeting.
Yesler Neighborhood Park Public Meeting, Thu, Aug 28, 6:30–8pm, Yesler Community Center, 917 E Yesler Way, free

For Friday

Last Day for Park(ing) Day Registration

The one-day-only event isn’t until September 19, but today is the last day to register. In order to raise awareness of a walkable and livable city, SDOT is asking citizens to draw up a plan for a park that will fit into two parking spaces on an arterial street or one spot on a residential street. There aren't very many rules beyond that besides a few height restrictions.

Check out a sketch of PubliCola's plan in yesterday's Morning Fizz for a little inspiration and get to planning your own parklet today.

Last Day for Park(ing) Day Registration, Fri, Aug 29, free

For Saturday

Vintage Aircraft Weekend

The Historic Flight Foundation is hosting its annual event this weekend at Paine Field. Speeches will be made regarding Paine Field's past, Boeing’s vital role in Washington, and Mira Slovak, the famous Czech defector who worked as a private pilot for Bill Boeing Jr., the son of Boeing’s founder.

Today’s schedule features displays and flying demonstrations of World War II–era aircraft.

Vintage Aircraft Weekend, Sat, Aug 30, 9am–5pm, Paine Field, 10719 Bernie Webber Dr, Mukilteo, $10–$15

Advance Notice for September 10

Education’s Role in Public Health

With the arrival of September comes the beginning of the school year and the nagging return of flu and cold season. The University of Washington School of Public Health is interested in analyzing the intersection of education and health for children.

The panel leading the discussion includes Dr. Tao Kwan-Gett, director of the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at UW School of Public Health, Maxine Hayes, former state health officer, Gita Krishnaswamy, high school teacher and Kent curriculum coordinator, and state representative Ruth Kagi.

Education’s Role in Public Health, Wed, Sept 10, 7:30–8:45pm, Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5

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