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Environmental Writers Workshop

Event Date: 
04/23/2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98195
United States

For the third year in a row, the Burke Museum brings together a trio of outstanding writers to present a one-day workshop on writing about the environment. Award-winning authors Bruce Barcott, Langdon Cook, and Carol Yoon will lead classroom and field-based sessions, all taking place at the Center for Urban Horticulture, on the shore of Union Bay. They bring years of experience as writers, journalists, bloggers, and teachers. Each is an attentive observer who weaves together history, science, and field time into well-crafted, thought-provoking writing about the natural and cultural world.

Location

Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98195
United States

ZDay- "A Resource Market for Social Change"

Event Date: 
03/13/2011 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Westlake Center
400 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98136
United States
Phone: 928-205-8433

ZDay will be a free event for the public hosted by The Zeitgeist Movement, Washington Chapter (www.zmwa.org)
Attending will be many organizations bridging the spectrum of progressive interests, from social justice to ecological sustainability, setting up a booth with free informational materials.
We will be hosting key-note speakers throughout the day on a variety of topics both fascinating and edifying.

We are still considering organizations for attendance, so if you know of one, feel free to contact me at
[email protected]

Location

Westlake Center
400 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98136
United States
Phone: 928-205-8433

Hands On! Community Skills Fair

Event Date: 
02/12/2011 - 10:00am - 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Meadowbrook and Ravenna-Eckstein Community Centers
10517 35th Ave NE 98125 and 6535 Ravenna Ave NE, 98115
Seattle, WA 98125 and 98115
United States

Learn the skills your grandparents knew! Come to a fun day of FREE, hands-on workshops teaching useful DIY skills! Classes include instruction on bread baking, pruning, bike repair, growing veggies, canning, tool use, soap making, the art of conversation, biochar stoves, home electrical repair, kid's cooking, clothes repurposing, tai chi and much more! Sustainable NESeattle is organizing this event in partnership with Ravenna Eckstein and Meadowbrook Community Centers. Join us at the end of the day for a potluck and square dance with live music by The Tall Boys!

Location

Meadowbrook and Ravenna-Eckstein Community Centers
10517 35th Ave NE 98125 and 6535 Ravenna Ave NE, 98115
Seattle, WA 98125 and 98115
United States

Bridges to Breakthrough: How Partnerships and Innovation are changing the world conference

Event Date: 
11/15/2010 - 8:00am - 11/16/2010 - 2:30pm
Event Location: 
Microsoft Campus Redmond, WA
United States

Join us as we gather top policy makers and thoughts leaders including US Ambassador Melanne Verveer to explore how our region can best harness resources to tackle today's most challenging issues. We will explore global health, the environment, poverty alleviation and global education.

Bridges to Breakthroughs is a forum to engage and strengthen cross-sector partnerships, promote scientific and technological breakthroughs, and harness the collective leadership of our region’s scholars, entrepreneurs, business leaders, scientists, philanthropists, and advocates.
Hosted by Global Washington

Location

Microsoft Campus Redmond, WA
United States

Know Your Homewaters Party!

Event Date: 
05/17/2010 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Ray's Boathouse, Northwest Room
6049 Seaview Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Please join Homewaters Project at our annual benefit party! Enjoy a special evening of Northwest cuisine and organic local wines at Ray's Boathouse including:
* Live jazz (played by youngsters!)
* Fabulous silent auction items,
* Views of the Olympics and Sound from the deck overlooking beautiful Shilshole Bay

Location

Ray's Boathouse, Northwest Room
6049 Seaview Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
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