Lots to do in and around the neighborhood this weekend. Here’s a sample; check our Events calendar for more.
Ballard’s Bike to Work and Summer Streets Party is from 3:30-7 p.m. Friday at Bergen Place on Market Street and 22nd Avenue NW. (Some streets will be closed.)
Friday Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m. Friday, at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building.
Taproot Theatre continues its month-long run of “Bach at Leipzig,” 204 N. 85th St.
“No Waiting: Seriously Funny with Gary Kanter, Mike Pryor and J.W. McClure” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. On Saturday at 7:30 p.m. it’s Katy Keenan, Mike Milici, David Rix, Roo & The Few — “Songwriters in Seattle Monthly Showcase.” At 2 p.m. Sunday, join the Science Geeks Discussion Group.
“Songs for a New World” by Ballard High School’s music and drama departments, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at BHS. Students will perform the musical they will take across the pond to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland in August. Tickets available online.
Darryl Purpose with fiddler Darryl S is at Empty Sea Studios, 6300 Phinney Ave. N., at 8 p.m. Friday.
PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Many local businesses are offering free fun activities for families to celebrate diversity and tolerance.
PNA Garden Party from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, at 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Plant exchange, nursery plant and garden art sales, presentations and information by Master Gardeners.
Whittier Heights annual Garage Sale is Saturday, with more than 60 homes selling their wares from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here for an online map.
Family Dance fundraiser for the Phinney Cooperativa Pre-Escolar en Espanol from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday at the PNA, in the Brick Building. Tickets are $15 (kids get in free); food for sale. Music by The Cumbieros.
And if you’re heading downtown this weekend, don’t forget the Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure is on Sunday and lots of streets will be closed (it starts at Mercer Street and Third Avenue North.)