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Lots of live music this weekend, plus literature and Earth Day

April 19th, 2013 · Comments

Plenty of things to keep you busy this weekend in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood. Here are a few; check our Events calendar any time for more.

Contra Dance at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Brick Building.

Mike Buchman, Ginny Reilly, Jennifer Spector and David Tieman in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Karaoke with Katybelle at 8 p.m. Friday at Tim’s Tavern, 602 N. 105th St.

Ryan Ayers in concert at 8 p.m. Friday at Empty Sea Studios, 6300 Phinney Ave. N.

“The Whipping Man” continues at Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St. through April 27.

PlaySpace at Emmanuel from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at 510 N. 49th St. (use Kapka entrance).

PNA Village information session at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

“Who’s Got Your Back? Growing Older Without Kids” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.

Greenwood Lit Crawl IV at Ampersand Pantry & Cafe, Neptune Coffee, The Yard Cafe, and Naked City Brewery & Taphouse starting at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Jim Page Return Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Kings of Mongrel Folk at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Phinney Neighborhood Center, Community Hall (Brick Building).

Deepak Ram Quintet at 8 p.m. Saturday at Empty Sea Studios, 6300 Phinney Ave. N.

The Wiled and The Reds (live rock) at 9 p.m. Saturday at Tim’s Tavern, 602 N. 105th St.

Earth Day work party in Greenwood Park, 602 N. 87th St., from 12-4 p.m. on Sunday. Bring your own gardening gloves, weeding tools, and a snack to share.

The spring greens are coming up in the community garden. Kids and adults are playing on the sport court. The playground is filled with children’s laughter. The Park is in bloom with spring flowers but bindweed, dandelions and other weeds are trying to choke them out. Please come get your hands dirty helping to tend the planting beds. Then share potluck snacks and exchange seeds for planting spring gardens.

Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell & Don Berman at 1 p.m. Sunday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Seattle Family Dance at 3 p.m. Sunday at the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Brick Building.

Earth Day Solar Tour – a self-led walking tour of home solar energy projects in Phinney Ridge – from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. The tour is about one mile in length. There are also tours in Wallingford and Ballard (an organized bike tour).

And looking ahead to Monday, don’t forget about the 63rd Street Mural Project Update starting at 6:30 p.m. at the PNA, in Room 3 of the Blue Building.

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