Sustainability

Blue Earth Bash!

Event Date: 
09/24/2009 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Event Location: 
Street in front of Glazer's Camera
430 8th Ave. North
Seattle
United States

What’s better than a block party? A block party where you can get your portrait taken by world-famous photographers, try out a variety of Seattle’s best street food, groove to tunes, and enjoy a family-friendly evening hosted by long-time Blue Earth supporters Glazer’s Camera.

Come on out and support photography that makes a difference! Suggested donation: $20. www.blueearth.org

Location

Street in front of Glazer's Camera
430 8th Ave. North
Seattle
United States

Park(ing) Day Central Park

Event Date: 
09/18/2009 - 8:00am - 8:00pm
Event Location: 
People's Parking Lot
500 Block of East Pine
Seattle, WA
United States

As an addition to traditional Park(ing) Day parks, where participants create temporary parks in parking spaces, we will be transforming this once vibrant block, illegal parking lot, and now vacant space into a collection of small parks for the day. The event was approved by the owners of the space and we also received a smART ventures grant from the Seattle Arts Commission to help make the event a reality.

Location

People's Parking Lot
500 Block of East Pine
Seattle, WA
United States

Working for Good:Making a Difference While Making a Living

Event Date: 
09/17/2009 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
East West Bookshop
6500 Roosevelt Way, NE
seattle, WA
United States
Phone: 206.523.3726

Can entrepreneurs and business professionals commit themselves to socially responsible values and ethics while building profitable businesses? Jeff Klein, author of a new book called Working for Good: Making a Difference While Making a Living (Sounds True, September 2009) answers “yes” to that question, presenting a free interactive reading and workshop at East West Books on September 17. He will draw on the content from his how-to guidebook for becoming a conscious entrepreneur—one who addresses social issues while running a profitable business based on integrity and self-actualization.

Location

East West Bookshop
6500 Roosevelt Way, NE
seattle, WA
United States
Phone: 206.523.3726

Design for Livability: Sustainable Cities

Event Date: 
10/15/2009 - 5:00pm - 10/16/2009 - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
University of Washington
Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA 98195
United States
Phone: 206-448-4938

Now in its second year, Design for Livability brings our region's planning, design, development and civic leaders together with advocates to better understand what we can do to build a stronger future. Join us to tackle environmental and economic challenges head-on and demonstrate solutions to building more livable, walkable, and healthier communities.

Location

University of Washington
Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA 98195
United States
Phone: 206-448-4938

Art and Sustainable Cities: A Dialogue

Event Date: 
08/27/2009 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Phone: 206.654.3121

SAM and the Cascade Land Conservancy present the next panel discussion exploring the intersection of art, culture and the environment. Can steps be taken to ensure that revitalization and increased density are beneficial for both the arts and artists? How can we avoid artists being pushed out of our cities by rising prices? What roles do diversity and equity play in building vibrant, sustainable cities? Join us as we consider these and other questions.

Featuring:
Michael Kinsley, American political journalist (moderator)
Randy Engstrom, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Location

Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Phone: 206.654.3121
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