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Live music, chanting, Spanish story time and road projects in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend

February 17th, 2012 · Comments

Here’s a sampling of weekend events in the neighborhood. Check out our Events calendar any time for more.

Tony Grant in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. And Pint & Dale perform “Music of the Blue Divide” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Taproot Theatre continues its run of the very funny “Tartuffe,” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at 204 N. 85th St.

Spanish Story Time at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave.N. (Don’t forget that the library will be closed on Monday for Presidents’ Day.)

Wine tasting at The Shop Agora, 6417-A Phinney Ave. N., from 1-5 p.m. Saturday.

Seattle Family Dance at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in Community Hall in the Brick Building.

Joseph Anderson’s World Chant Series at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Phinney Yoga House, 6615 Dayton Ave. N.

The Greenwood Senior Center presents its Valentine’s Spaghetti Dinner with the G-Notes, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, at 525 N. 85th St. Dinner is $5, pie is $2.

Bring your family and friends for this delightful Valentine’s dinner with live music from the G-Notes. Enjoy spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and good conversation. We’ll make this evening special with heart cookies, red wine, cherry pie and fabulous entertainment. All are welcome. Join us quarterly for a special Spaghetti Dinner that you won’t want to miss!

Looking ahead to next week, Seattle Public Utilities says all garbage, recycling and yard waste collections will be on a normal schedule on Monday, which is Presidents’ Day. The North Recycling Station in Fremont/Wallingford is also open for regular business hours, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Shopping for a Presidents’ Day Sale? If you’re replacing a large item such as a couch, bed or dishwasher and it’s in no condition for selling, exchanging or donating to charity, give SPU a call at (206) 684-3000 and request a bulky item collection. SPU will pick up the item from your curb for a $30 fee ($38 for items containing gases) and save you the hassle of driving to the transfer station. The Recycling and Disposal stations accept bulky items for the same $30 fee.

If you want to recycle a refrigerator or a freezer, Seattle City Light will pay you $30 and pick it up for free. Call 1-877-577-0510 or visit www.jacoinc.net to schedule a pick up.

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