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Theater, live music, run, gardening and lane closures in the neighborhood this weekend

April 24th, 2015 · Comments

Greenwood Meaningful Movies: “Fed Up” at 1 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.

This is closing weekend for Taproot Theatre’s “The Best of Enemies.”

TITLE Boxing Club, which plans to open at 112 N. 85th St. (behind Top Ten Toys and Bartell Drugs) on May 4, is hosting open houses from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Alba’s Edge with Neil Pearlman at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. in the Brick Building. Tickets in advance are $16 general, $14 SFS/PNA members and seniors; kids half price (all tickets are $2 more at the door).

The product of a brother-sister collaboration between pianist Neil Pearlman and fiddler Lilly Pearlman, Alba’s Edge has been rapidly gaining attention for their blend of Celtic music with Jazz, Latin, and Funk styles. Over the past few years the quartet has played festivals and concerts around the US and toured Mexico through the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara as ambassadors of American Celtic music.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents a Pacific NW Folklore Society concert, Acoustic Harmonica Master Showcase, at 7:30 p.m. Friday; The Whateverly Brothers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell (all levels welcome) from 2-4 p.m. Sunday.

Ballard Preschool Co-op semi-annual Gently Used Kids Gear Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building.

Art In Bloom garden art studio tour at several North Seattle sites, including Seymour Stained Glass Studio, 5415 Greenwood Ave. N., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

InterConnection Electronics Recycling Event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic School, 415 N. 117th St.

Kids’ Gardening Afternoon at Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N., from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, with local authors Katherine Pryor and Rick Swann.

Crayon Drive benefiting Seattle Children’s Hospital from 12:45-4 p.m. Sunday at the QFC on Holman Road.

Evan’s Family Variety Show from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Phinney Center in the Brick Building.

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will close multiple lanes of State Route 99/Aurora Avenue to repair a banging expansion joint on the bridge. Workers will close the two right lanes on the bridge from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday.

The Top Pot Doughnut Dash is on Sunday at Green Lake Park. More than 2,000 people are expected, so traffic and parking will be tough. The run begins at 8 a.m. near the Green Lake Community Center and basketball courts. Runners will go clockwise around the lake (including some parts on the street). Metro routes 26 and 48 will be rerouted off of East Green Lake Drive North during the run. Check Metro’s Service Advisories page for specific reroute information.

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