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Final Phinney Farmers Market, live music and theater in the neighborhood this weekend

October 4th, 2013 · Comments

Lots to do in the neighborhood this weekend. Here’s a sample; check our Events calendar any time for more.

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

Friday Contra Dance at 7:30 p.m. at the PNA.

Couth Buzzard Books presents Jazz First Fridays with Ronin 3 and guests at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Susan Elliot, Mike Buchman, Chris Mitchell, Roo & The Few — Songwriters in Seattle Monthly Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and the Science Greeks Discussion Group at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The comedy “The Matchmaker” continues at Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St.

The Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op is having its huge Gently Used Kid’s Clothing and Gear Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the PNA in the Brick Building.

The Spinal Cord Injury Association of Washington hosts the third annual Walk & Roll around Green Lake from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday. You can register and/or donate online.

Over in Wallingford, the urban farming “Cooped Up in Seattle” 4-H club, is meeting from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at the Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N. Members are from 5-18 years old. The club focuses on projects in poultry, rabbits and sewing. See the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Actor and playwright Cedric Liqueur will present his solo performance of “Rocks in My Bed,” a musical event celebrating jazz musician Duke Ellington, at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N. “Rocks in My Bed” is aimed at children 6-11, and is specifically designed to be inclusive for people with disabilities, such as children who are deaf or blind.

Empty Sea Studios presents The Paul Hemmings Uketet at 8 p.m. Saturday, 6300 Phinney Ave. N.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Lucy Kaplansky at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the PNA in the Brick Building. Cost for advance tickets is $19 general, $17 SFS/PNA members and seniors; kids half price; $2 more at the door. Kaplansky is well-known for her musical partnerships with Shawn Colvin, Nanci Griffith, Dar Williams and Suzanne Vega.

Shepherd’s Counseling Services hosts the annual “Turn the Light On” at from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the east entrance to Green Lake. The free event raises awareness of how to help prevent childhood sexual abuse. Emcee is reporter and writer Mimi Gan; entertainment provided by local guitarist Daryl Redeker and local folk rock band Julia Massey & the Five Finger Discount.

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