Fundraiser for Capital Homecare Cooperative
September 3, 5 to 8 PM at Pizzeria La Gitana
For caregivers, care receivers, and interested people. Buy some pizza (20% donated to the cause) and connect with other caregivers.
What’s Blooming in Budd
Citizen monitoring of Budd Inlet, to identify plankton and algae affecting water quality. Meets the first, second and third Thursday of each month (September 6, 13 and 20), from 1 to 2 at the Port Plaza gathering specimens, and from 2 to 3 at Lott Science Center identifying species.
Rise Up for the Climate!
September 8, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Tollefson Plaza, 1548 Commerce Street, Tacoma
Bring your banners, signs, instruments, voices, rattles, drums and hearts to shine a light on the LNG facility and the ICE detention center, both located on the Tacoma tideflats. Family friendly rally followed by 2-mile unity walk. Sponsored by 350 Tacoma.
Orcas Need Chinook: Petition Delivery
Saturday, September 15 at 1:45, WA State Capitol Building Lawn
Meeting to deliver petition signatures to Governor Jay Inslee’s staff, to request the immediate breaching of the Lower Snake River dams. Go to http://tinyurl.com/yd5cbwll for details.
Out of Darkness Walk (suicide awareness)
September 15, 10 AM to 12 noon, at Heritage Park
A march for funding for programs that prevent suicide. Wear your red or orange Moms Demand t-shirt.
A conversation on how to bring about a nuclear weapons-free world
Saturday, September 15, 9 AM to 3:30 PM at St Patrick Catholic Church, 2702 Broadway E., Seattle.
Morning presentation, to develop a coherent local strategy; afternoon peace walk to St James Cathedral. More information at gzcenter.org/events.
Wobbly Beach Day: IWW picnic
September 19, 5 to 9 PM at Priest Point Park
Reinventing Power – film
Thursday September 20, 6:30-8:30 pm. Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 2200 East End Street (parking access).
Free and open to the public
Community Peace Walk
September 22, 3 to 5 PM at Heritage Park
We will sing familiar songs of peace and social justice as we stroll around Capitol Lake! Hosted by the Olympia Peace Choir.
Thurston Conservation District Monthly Meeting
September 25, 2 to 5 PM, 2918 Ferguson ST SW, STE A
Commissioners attempt to get the minutes done, secure funding before deadlines pass, be civil to employees and other difficult chores.
Lets Talk About It:
Asian Women, Stereotypes, and Feminism
Tuesday, September 25, 6 to 8 PM at 402 Legion Way
Hosted by Planned Parenthood Votes NW and Hawaii
Thurston County Prosecutor Candidates Forum
Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 2315 Division Street NW.
Find how Victor Minjares and Jon Tunheim differ in their views of the most powerful position in law enforcement.
NW Permaculture Convergence
September 28-30, Camp Singing Wind, Toledo, WA
Dozens of workshops, plenary sessions, key note addresses, educational displays and lots of networking. Attendees must volunteer 2 hours of time to the Convergence. Adults $130, teens $75. Go to http://www.northwestpermaculture.org/ for more details.
For a comprehensive listing of events and activities of interest to the South Sound’s politically active community and friends, go to the Community Calendar at LocalMotive.org.
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