AM 1090 Events – March 2012

Thursday, March 1 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M

SeattleHuman Rights Commission Meeting

City Hall, Boards & Commission Conference Room

600 4th Avenue,Seattle,WA

Boards & commission conference room CH l280

The HRC aims to provide equal opportunities for minorities, aging & persons with disabilities through the enforcement of city ordinances pertaining to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Meetings open to the public. You can now listen to the SHRC meetings by calling 206-684-4718. Members of the public attending the city on official business will find several accessible parking stalls at the sea-park parking garage, located at 609 six avenue. Reasonable accommodations for meetings and events also are available on request for people with disabilities. Call 206-684-4500 for disability information. Info Felicia Yearwood-Murrell 206-684-4537 or felicia.yearwood-murrell@seattle.gov or http://www.seattle.gov/humanrights/meetings.htm

 

Sunday, March 4 6:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Sustainable Ballard Meeting

SunsetHillCommunity Center

30th NW & NW 66th,Seattle,WA

Please bring a dish or $5 to contribute to food order for the potluck at 6:30p. Please bring your own bowl, spoon & cup. This meeting topic: simple living. Learn helpful tips and strategies in saving money, energy, resources, and your sanity at this month’s gathering. Get the low-down on the benefits of a simpler, slower, and more authentic lifestyle in a light-hearted atmosphere. Topics covered: food, career, family & community, transport, emotional and physical health, and the health of the earth. Presenters include Deanna Duke, Jody Grage, and Kathy Pelish. Sustainable Ballard’s efforts are aimed at preparing for societal, economic, transportation and infrastructural changes that we see coming from oil depletion in the next decade or sooner. We do not have much time. We do not have the answers either. Each of us has skills we can bring to this effort.  http://www.sustainableballard.org

 

Wednesday, March 7 6:30 P.M

Solarize Stanwood-Camano

CamanoCommunity Center

606 Arrowhead Road

Free Public workshop on how to participate to get the special local group discount in spring. Learn how to go solar now with solar panels. Workshop attendees will be put on the fast track to a free site assessment. For zips 98292 and 98282. Learn more at soalrizeWA.org or call Joan at 360-387-9589. This project is a partnership between local home-owners and small businesses and Snohomish *** with technical assistance from NW Seed.

 

Wednesday, March 7 7:00 P.M.

Explore TheInvisibleShorelineWSUSnohomishCountyExtensionBeachWatchers

Mukilteo City Hall11930Cyrus Way,Mukilteo,WACommon Room

Ever wonder what marine mammals lurk in the Waters of Puget Sound, how dungeness crabs survive, what to do with that wet spot in your yard? If so, join WSU Snohomish county extension beach Watchers every first Wednesday night, from September through June, for exciting presentations by local experts! As we walk along the shoreline, we are surrounded by things we can’t see. They are hidden below the surface of the Water, beneath rocks, they are too small to see, or maybe they are processes that are too slow for us to see. But their presence is a key part of our environment. Join underwater videographer John Williams for a tour of this “invisible shoreline” and a discussion about how art, science, education, and recreation are involved in protecting and preserving the health ofPuget Sound. John will be showing excerpts from his tv series sea-inside: pacific northwest as well as newer footage that hasn’t yet been on the air. Time will be reserved at the end of the evening for audience participation discussions. Free event ~ no registration required ~ bring a friend!

 

March 19 – May 12

Sleep Country’s Shoe Drive For Foster Kids

Sleep CountryUSA

5225 Tacoma Mall Blvd # B101,Tacoma,WA98409

Phone: 253-474-8022

Washington’s nearly 20,000 foster kids often walk a difficult path, leaving their homes with just the clothes on their backs. Like all children, they quickly outgrow essential items like shoes that fit, which allow them to Walk to school comfortably, participate in P.E. Class with their peers, and enjoy after school sports. Please help give foster children a strong foundation for Walking on the path to success by donating new shoes to sleep country’s shoe drive for foster kids. Sleep Country will be collecting new shoes in all sizes between March 19, 2012 and May 13, 2012. Donations of new shoes in all sizes can be dropped off at any sleep country store. For more information or to find the nearest location please visit the store locator at http://www.sleepcountry.com or call 1-800-88-sleep (75337). The store hours are M-F 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cash donations can also be made online and sleep country representatives will shop on your behalf. All contributions are distributed among sleep country’s foster care partner organizations.  http://www.sleepcountry.com

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