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Live music, Artwalk, comic theater and more in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend

February 10th, 2012 · Comments

Here are highlights of what’s happening around Greenwood and Phinney Ridge this weekend. Check out our Events calendar any time for more.

The North Seattle Boys & Girls Club at 8635 Fremont Ave. N. is hosting a fundraising dinner from 5-7 p.m. Friday to help cover more than $15,000 in damage and stolen items from a recent break-in. Cost is $15.

The monthly Art Up Artwalk is growing the number of venues participating, and it’s expanded to include businesses on NW 65th Street, between 3rd and 8th avenues northwest. From 6-9 p.m. Friday, peruse various kinds of art and music at more than 40 art galleries and businesses in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood. Many restaurants offer specials in conjunction with the Artwalk. Check out the official Artwalk blog for a full list of participating businesses, plus a map.

Gocco print by Jill Labieniec, at Assemble Gallery & Studio, 7406 Greenwood Ave. N.

Molly Bauckham performs a Pacific NW Folklore Society concert from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. Free, but donations welcome. Food and drink available.

Moliere’s comedy “Tartuffe” continues at Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., through March 3.

Watch out for lots of extra traffic and people around Green Lake on Saturday morning for the annual Love ‘em or Leave ‘em Valentine’s Day Dash.

Woodland Park Zoo will get special Valentine’s Day treats from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

A red ruffed lemur indulges in a heart-shaped grapevine wreath. Photo by Mat Hayward/Woodland Park Zoo.

PNA Mystery Book Exchange from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Trade your gently used mystery books for something new to read.

“When You’re a Pirate Dog & Other Pirate Poems” children’s concert with Eric Ode, 11 a.m. Saturday, at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Spanish story time at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N.

Seattle Public Theater at Green Lake’s Bathhouse has added a performance to its popular show “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,” now playing through Feb. 19.

Celebrate your amazing neighbors with the city’s 18th annual Neighbor Appreciation Day on Saturday. You can send a free e-card. And check out one of the many special events, including open houses at 22 fire stations, including Station 21 in Phinney-Greenwood, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Check out the full list of events around the city.

Hank Cramer performs in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building.

Tania Opland and Mike Freeman in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Couth Buzzard.

Radim Zenkl performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at Empty Sea Studios, 6300 Phinney Ave. N.

The Chocolate Shoe Box at 7410 Greenwood Ave. N. is hosting a vegan bake sale this weekend to benefit Precious Life Animal Sanctuary and Action for Animals.

And don’t forget that the intersection of NW 85th Street and 8th Avenue NW will be closed from 6 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday so the intersection can be rebuilt. Metro buses 28 and 48 will be rerouted.

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