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Weekend highlights

October 15th, 2010 · Comments

From television trivia to live music, there’s plenty to do in the neighborhood this weekend.

Santoro’s Books at 7405 Greewood Ave. N. is having a store book fair to benefit Green Lake Elementary from 5-8 p.m. Friday.

Come shop in our store Friday night to benefit the Green Lake Elementary library. Twenty percent of all sales will be donated toward future book purchases, and many of the teachers will be reading from their favorite children’s books. You do not need to be a Green Lake Elementary family to participate.

Jack Straw Writers Progam from 7:30-9:30 pm. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. Presenting Louise Spiegler, Bill Carty & Martha Clarkson. Free. Food, beer and wine available.

Link Friday night it’s “Arrested Development” trivia at 8 p.m. at Neptune coffee.

St. John United Lutheran Church at 5515 Phinney Ave. N. presents “Silent Film Fridays: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Film accompanied by the pipe organ, with organist Nathan Jensen. Suggested donation $5.

CD release party of didgeridoo music from performer Pamela Mortensenand from 8-10 p.m. Friday at Wayward Coffeehouse, 8570 Greenwood Ave N. Free, all ages.

The Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op’s semi-annual kid’s used clothing and gear sale is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Community Hall in the brick building at 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen will have an informal community discussion from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Green Lake Library, 7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Bill Staines in concert from 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, brick building.

“How to Write Like I Do with Dave Zirin: How to Write About Sports For People Who Hate Sports,” from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday at 826 Seattle/Greenwood Space Travel & Supply, 8414 Greenwood Ave. N.

Sports is so much more than xs and os and what happens between the lines. Join award-winning sports writer Dave Zirin to learn how sports affects all of us, from the sports fan to the sports avoider, and how to write about sports in a way that grabs everyone in between.

You can check our events calendar any time for the latest happenings.

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