(Photo by Mark Wangerin: Double-crested cormorant snacking on a saddleback gunnel)
From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:
COUNCIL TO HEAR ABOUT ‘CONSERVATION DISTRICTS’: As previewed here last night, it’s the second item on this morning’s City Council agenda, expected around 10 am; live on Seattle Channel if you’re not at City Hall.
‘BEING HUMAN’ OPENING RECEPTION: Meet guest curator Kathy Liao (of Seattle University) at today’s noon-2 pm opening reception for the new “Being Human” exhibit at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) Art Gallery. (6000 16th SW)
HOUSING AUTHORITY RENT-PROPOSAL MEETING: The citywide controversy over the Seattle Housing Authority‘s “Stepping Forward” rent-increase proposal comes to High Point tonight, 6 pm, High Point Community Center. (6920 34th SW)
BENEFIT FOR ‘COLTON’S ARMY’: Live comedy and music at the Skylark tonight, 6:45 pm (doors open at 6), benefiting a fund set up for 14-year-old cancer patient Colton Matter and leukemia research. Tickets/details here. (3803 Delridge Way SW)
DUWAMISH OIL SPILL PLAN: Not in West Seattle, but it’s about the river that runs past us: A state Department of Ecology public workshop to talk about developing a geographic spill-response plan for the Duwamish and Green Rivers. 7-8 pm at Green River Community College‘s Glacier Room. (12401 SE 320th, Auburn)
SPEAKING OF THE DUWAMISH RIVER … today’s the deadline to get your initial idea (doesn’t have to be a fully developed proposal at this stage) in for Duwamish Revealed – here’s our original story explaining it. (10:48 am update: Thanks to commenter AIDM that this project has updated its website to extend the deadline to October 15th!)