West Seattle Event Calendar

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May
4
Thu
2017
“Trump-Proof Seattle” – District 1 Town Hall with Lisa Herbold @ South Seattle Community College, Olympic Theater
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Trump-Proof Seattle” – District 1 Town Hall with Lisa Herbold.
Thursday, May 4th, 6-8pm. Doors open at 5:30.

There will be information tables and organizers present, so come early to chat! Program begins at 6pm sharp. Councilmember Lisa Herbold will be joining us.

The Trump-Proof Seattle campaign aims to bring a progressive income tax to Seattle, affecting only the wealthiest 5% of households. A tax of just 1.5% on income in excess of $250K would raise over $125M per year in Seattle. We can protect against Trump’s proposed budget cuts, challenge our state’s unjust tax system, and build a city where everyone and every community can thrive.

This Town Hall is organized by, and for, residents of District 1, but all are welcome to attend. The event is co-sponsored by the District 1 Neighborhood Action Council, the Transit Riders Union, 350 Seattle, and Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action.

Come to learn more about the campaign, meet the volunteers and organizations that are making it happen, & sign up to get involved!

More info here and here.

South Seattle College, Olympic Theater
6000 16th Ave SW
In Olympic Hall at South Seattle College. Campus map here.

May
6
Sat
2017
WS Meaningful Movies: Command and Control @ Neighborhood House High Point Center
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

West Seattle Meaningful Movies and West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice present:

COMMAND AND CONTROL

A riveting documentary about an accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, that nearly led to the detonation of a nuclear weapon 600 times as powerful as the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima.

1 hour and 32 minutes
Directed by Robert Kenner, 2016
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCPlm-mQ9Kk

A representative from Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility will speak briefly after the film and be a resource for the discussion.

6:30 – doors open for refreshments and social time
7:00 – movie, followed by optional facilitated discussion

At High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle
Bus numbers 21 and 128

NO CHARGE, but donations gratefully received.

Help us minimize waste and bring your own mug.

May
13
Sat
2017
South Delridge Neighborhood Group Community Cleanup @ Delridge Branch Library
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come one, come all to a Spring Clean on the 5400 block of Delridge Way! This block is home to the Delridge Library, Southwest Early Learning, Community Care, DESC Cottage Grove Commons, small businesses, and many residences.
Volunteers will gather on Saturday, May 13 at 10:00 AM outside the Delridge Branch Library at 5423 Delridge Way SW.

Bring your kids, your neighbors, and a good work ethic – spend a couple hours beautifying your community and do a good deed!

Gloves, bags, grabbers, vests, and a handful of tools will be provided. There will be snacks, community safety information, and a prize for the person who finds the most interesting piece of rubbish.

This event is being organized as part of a community safety project led by Seattle Neighborhood Group.

Please visit our website at www.sngi.org for more information about our work.

If you have questions, please contact Jake Hellenkamp at jake@sngi.org or 253-353-0396.

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