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Weekend events roundup

October 29th, 2010 · Comments

Seems like all the events happening in the neighborhood this weekend are Halloween related.

From 12-3 p.m. Saturday it’s the annual Safe Trick or Treat, sponsored by the Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce. Costumed kids get candy from many businesses all along Greenwood/Phinney avenues and 85th Street. Some businesses offer more than just candy (for instance, Couth Buzzard Books will give out free children’s books).

Woodland Park Presbyterian Church at 225 N. 70th St. presents its Halloween Organ Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Come to this organ ‘spooktacular’ dressed in your Halloween best and ready to experience the sights and sounds of the season like no place else!

Woodland Park Zoo’s Pumpkin Bash is 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Many of the zoo’s animals get pumpkins to gnaw on and smash; your little goblins can trick-or-treat around the zoo’s West Plaza; on Saturday, Alpha Martial Arts will give demonstrations; on Sunday, Roosevelt High School students will dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”; Killer Science will give some fun presentations; and there are special programs inside Zoomazium. Pumpkin Bash is included with admission.

Green Bean Coffeehouse at 8537 Greenwood Ave. N. has its Harvest Fest from 12-3 p.m. Saturday in conjunction with the Safe Trick or Treat. Face painting, carnival games and treats.

Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café at 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. presents Pint & Dale from 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday for an evening of scary, spooky Halloween songs. Free; food and drink – including beer and wine – available. 

The Seattle Public Theater Youth Ensemble presents “Zombie Caesar” on Oct. 29-31 at the Bathhouse Theater at Green Lake. Performers are ages 10-14. The Roosevelt High School Thriller Club will make a special appearance at 2 p.m. Saturday. Free, but donations accepted for their scholarship fund. Shows are at 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday; special trick-or-treat inside the theater on Halloween.

Daniel Bagley Elementary sponsors its “Green” Halloween 5K and Kids 1K Dash at 9 a.m. Sunday at Lower Woodland Park. Proceeds help build the school’s new greener playfield. Costumes encouraged for participants and spectators. Entry form here.

In Ballard, the Market Street trick-or-treating is from 3-5 p.m. Sunday on NW Market Street and Ballard Avenue.

Carkeek Park Plaza Merchants and Holman Road Square Merchants present the first Halloween on Holman from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at 10021 Holman Road NW, in the QFC Shopping Center. Trick-or-Treating for kids in costume accompanied by an adult, free face painting, photos, chair massage, treats and prize drawings.

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