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Farmers Market, live music, Fremont Fair and more this weekend

June 17th, 2011 · Comments

Plenty to do and see in the neighborhood and nearby this weekend. Here are some highlights, but you can always check our Events calendar for more.

The Phinney Farmers Market is from 3-7 p.m. Friday in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Story Swap with Seattle Storyteller’s Guild at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.; and Mia Vermillion sings the blues at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Seattle School Board member Peter Maier will host a community meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Community Church, 8023 Green Lake Dr., in the CE Building.

City Fruit is hosting an Organic Pest Management class from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at the Green Bean Coffeehouse:, 8533 Greenwood Ave. N. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Register online.

Seattle Parks and Recreation is selling low-cost life jackets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Green Lake’s Evans Pool, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N. Cost for infant to youth large sizes is $20, and for teens to adult size XXL, it’s $30. Customers younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Fremont Fair and Solstice Parade is Saturday and Sunday. Lots of streets will be closed for Saturday’s parade and there will be tons of traffic, so don’t drive that direction unless you have to.

By the way, Greenwood resident Tiberio Simone, known as the “Sensual Chef,” will be signing his new book, “La Figa: Visions of Food and Form,” at the Tasty Delectable Collectible Booth (BOOTH #B38) at the Fremont Fair from 12-2 p.m. Sunday. He’ll also participate in the naked bicyclists ride in the parade as part of a documentary call “Beyond Naked.”

Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, 108 NW 83rd St., is holding a huge used book and media sale on Saturday and Sunday.

Sasquatch Studios at 6108 Phinney Ave. N. is in its final week before owner Sacha Maxwell moves to the East Coast. Everything in the store is marked down dramatically.

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