Today’s picks for civic nerds.
Some Long-Awaited Land
Join King County council members and leaders to celebrate the acquisition of 20 miles of the Eastside Rail Corridor, featuring interactive exhibits, refreshments and hi-rail tours of the corridor courtesy of Sound Transit.
Eastside Rail Corridor Celebration, Sat March 30, 1:30–3:30, Seahawks Headquarters/Training Facility at Virginia Mason Athletic Center, 12 Seahawks Way, Renton, free.
Senator’s Midsession Meet-up
Senator Ed Murray (D-43, Capitol Hill), along with representative Jamie Pedersen (D-43) and house speaker Frank Chopp (D-43) invites the community to ask questions and give feedback on the ongoing legislative session.
Senator Murray’s Midsession Meeting, Sat March 30, 3–5pm, Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave, free.
Canada’s Economic Future
The $1.7 trillion Alberta tar sands oil extraction project will impact the Canadian economy for decades to come: land the size of Greece will be affected by the open pit mine. Find out all about the project's environmental toll.
To the Last Drop, Fri March 29, 7–9:3pm, Keystone Congregational United Church of Christ, 5019 Keystone Pl N. free.
And for Today:
Dialogue for Urban Design
If Pioneer Square is an area you frequent or would like to, join the discussion on how to connect the waterfront to the neighborhood with transportation and with other urban design possibilities.
The Promise of Urban Connectors Series, Thu March 28, 5:30–8:30 pm, The Kitchen by Delicatus, 309 First Ave S, Pioneer Square, free.
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