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Help shape the Seattle waterfront, community meetings begin Jan. 31

Artists and arts enthusiasts: give your perspective on how to shape the waterfront. Join the city’s Waterfront Seattle project for a series of informal discussions on key topics about the future of the waterfront. Now is the time to get involved!

All events will be 5:30 to 7 p.m., downstairs at Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. Events are free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to rsvp@waterfrontseattle.org. For more information, visit www.waterfrontseattle.org, email info@waterfrontseattle.org, or call (206) 499-8040.

The dates and topics are as follows:

Tuesday, Jan. 31: Climate and Context. How can we make the waterfront an attractive place for all seasons?

Wednesday, Feb. 8: Mobility and Access. The waterfront is a crossroads. How do we balance the many transportation needs?

Wednesday, Feb. 15: Uniquely Seattle. Seattleā€™s waterfront has a rich context and history. How can we design it to reflect the uniqueness of the place and speak to our past, present and future?

Monday, Feb. 27: Environment and Ecology. How can the waterfront help to restore the natural ecology of Elliott Bay and showcase sustainable design?

Monday, March 5: Setting the Stage. How do we create vibrant spaces for arts, culture and entertainment?