Not registered yet, but hoping to vote in this year's election?
Time is running short. Online registration has already closed, but you can still register in person today by 4:30pm to participate in August's election.
Multiple candidates and Proposition 1, the measure to create a metropolitan park district in Seattle, are on the ballot. Don't neglect your civic duty; register by Monday, study up, and cast an educated vote by August 5.
Our pro and con parks district editorials are here, plus here's a guest Cola op/ed supporting the parks district from former mayor Mike McGinn.
Little City Hall with City Council Member Tom Rasmussen
Councilmember Rasmussen will be at the Queen Anne Community Center tomorrow with his staff to meet constituents and hear their concerns directly.
Got a bit of legislative advice or thoughts on an issue? Rasmussen's your guy. His focus—as chair of the Transportation Committee—is, of course, on transportation, but he'll happily listen to input on any of the issues facing the city at the moment.
Eighteen restaurants around the city, including the Fremont Brewery and Flying Squirrel pizzeria, are participating in Tuesday evening’s fifth annual Spoke and Food event. Bike to them, eat a meal, and see 20 percent of your tab go to benefit Seattle's Outdoors for All Foundation.
The Foundation offers outdoor activities to children and adults with disabilities, helping them share the joy of the Northwest's active culture without overly impacting their ability to pay medical bills. Last year's record-setting event raised over 6 grand for Bike Works Northwest; help Spoke and Food set a new record by simply eating dinner at a participating restaurant.
It may already be the middle of summer, but it's not too late for a lesson in summer pruning. Home gardnes need a good trim to stay vivacious and vibrant, and who could be better to learn from than the staff at one of Seattle's premier public green spaces.
The two-part class includes a detailed lesson at the Botanical Gardens' private classroom on Wednesday followed by a hands-on demonstration at a private home on Thursday. Attend the lecture to get the chance to see the tricks of the trade in action.