PubliCalendar: An End to Oil Dependence

By Erica C. Barnett June 7, 2010

Former Weather Underground member and current professor/education theorist Bill Ayers reads from his new graphic novel about education, To Teach: The Journey.

PubliCola is apparently a sponsor.

Tonight, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave. $5.

Mayor Mike McGinn hosts a public town hall on his "Walk Bike Ride" initiative in Southeast Seattle.

Tonight, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Van Asselt Community Center, 2820 S Myrtle St.

Congressmen Adam Smith (D-WA, 9) and Norm Dicks (D-WA, 6) hold a joint campaign kickoff tonight.

Tonight, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma.

Temra Costa reads from her book Farmer Jane: Changing the Way We Eat, about women working in the sustainable food industry.

Tonight, 7:00 pm, University Book Store, 4326 University Way NE. Free.

The city council's transportation committee will get a briefing on the proposed "road diet" on Nickerson St., which would narrow the road to two travel lanes with one turning lane, a bike lane, and a sharrow.

Tomorrow, 9:30 am, City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave., Second Floor.

The Comedy Underground hosts a non-profit comedy night to benefit NARAL Pro-Choice Washington.

Tomorrow, 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm, The Comedy Underground, 109 S. Washington St. $10.

King County Executive Dow Constantine's office hosts a panel discussion and brainstorming session to talk about King County's open data initiative.

Tomorrow, 5:00 pm to-6:30 pm, King County Chinook Building, 401 5th Ave, Room 123.

A number of local groups are organizing a vigil to call for an end to dependence on oil at Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill.

Tomorrow, 7:00 pm, Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave.

This month's Greendrinks , a monthly happy hour and networking event for environmentalists, is in downtown Seattle.

Tomorrow, 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm, Synapse Product Development, 1511 Sixth Ave., Suite 400.
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