Thursday, April 24, 2008

Sustainable West Seattle

My friend Abby sent this to me - I can't go because I'll be on Orcas but I hope you'll consider attendi------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ SUSTAINABLE WEST SEATTLE FESTIVAL MAY 4 - 10AM to 3PM ALASKA JUNCTION (Alaska & 44th Ave SW) (Across the street from the Farmers Market) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Sustainable West Seattle will be holding its 1st Annual Festival across the street from the Sunday Farmers Market (in the Wells Fargo Bank parking lot) 1 block West of the Alaska Junction this May 4th from 10am to 3pm. The Festival will feature a wide range of sustainability speakers, workshops & exhibitors around the theme of “Building Community, Making Connections”. Special activities will include: a Food Drive for the West Seattle Food Bank, Neighborhood House Green Building bus tours of the new High Point Project, a bicycle maintenance area, and a special “Undriving License” booth where festival-goers can get a free Undriving license along with ten free Metro bus tickets! A Transit Forum addressing issues affecting West Seattle will simultaneously be held one block South of the main Festival site, at Arts West, 4711 California Ave SW. The Transit Forum will feature discussions with Richard Conlin, Dow Constantine, and others. There will also be a presentation and discussion about the Viaduct by the People’s Waterfront Coalition. Sustainable West Seattle is a non-profit organization that educates and advocates for urban sustainability in our local community. The group envisions a West Seattle community of empowered citizens who actively lead one another toward greater self- reliance, local democracy, social justice, and existence in harmony with life on earth. More details about the Festival and SWS, including the Festival poster, a complete program schedule, and a listing of exhibitors, may be found at: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Contacts: Brian Allen - SWS 2008 Festival Coordinator (206) 973-7374 Bill Reiswig - SWS President (206) 883-7040 ng!


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