PubliCalendar: Weathering the Challenges of Peak Oil

By Erica C. Barnett June 9, 2010

Today's calendar:

The city hosts a public meeting to discuss how businesses and residents will cope with the upcoming closure of the South Park Bridge.

Tonight, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, South Park Community Center, 8319 Eighth Ave. S.

The city’s pedestrian advisory board meets tomorrow to discuss the Pedestrian Master Plan.

Tonight, 6:00 pm, Boards and Commissions Room, City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave., Room L-280.

Mary Embleton, Executive Director of Cascade Harvest Coalition, and Britt Yamamoto, a member of the Core Faculty at the Center for Creative Change at Antioch University, discuss what a sustainable food system would look like.

Tonight, 5:30 pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Avenue. $15.

The 36th District Democrats host a debate between the two leading candidates for Position 6 on the Washington State Supreme Court, Charlie Wiggins and Richard Sanders.

Tonight, 7:30 pm, Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

The Northwest Progressive Institute has its annual fundraising gala tonight, featuring King County Executive Dow Constantine, State Rep. Hans Dunshee, Congressional candidate Suzan Del Bene, and more.

Tonight, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Community Center at Mercer View, 8236 SE 24th St., Mercer Island. Students $20, individuals $45.

The monthly meeting of the 34th District Democrats will feature a Q&A with Mayor Mike McGinn, City Council president Richard Conlin and council member Bruce Harrell.

Tomorrow's calendar:

Great City hosts a discussion on Transition Seattle, a new group that "supports and encourages local networks of community groups in building resilient, re-localized economies, jobs and communities as we prepare to weather the challenges of peak oil, climate change and economic uncertainty."

Tomorrow, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, GGLO, 1301 First Ave., Level A.

The Seattle Channel hosts Ask the Mayor, a monthly call-in show with Mayor Mike McGinn.

Tomorrow, 7:00 pm, cable channel 21 or online.
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