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Story time, theater, folk music, tiger discussion and anniversary party in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekend

October 16th, 2015 · Comments

Here are some highlights of what’s happening in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more.

Story time from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday at Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N. with special guest reader, Katherine Pryor, author of “Zora’s Zucchini” and “Sylvia’s Spinach.”

Edgar Allan Poe’s Masque Of The Red Death masquerade ball at 8 p.m. Friday at Versatile Arts, 7601 Greenwood Ave. N.

“Dracula” continues at Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., through Oct. 31.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Pascal Gemme & Yann Falquet – Music From Quebec at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Tickets in advance are $16, $14 SFS/PNA members & seniors/students; kids half price.

Yann Falquet and Pascal Gemme of Genticorum are known for weaving precise and intricate fiddle tunes, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion, and guitar accompaniment into a big and jubilant musical feast. Their distinctive sound, sense of humor and stage presence have made them supreme crowd-pleasers everywhere they play.

Naked City Brewery’s 7th Anniversary Party all day on Saturday at 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.

Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell at 2 p.m. Sunday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Naked City Brewery hosts a special panel discussion about the challenges facing Malayan tigers and Washington cougars at 7 p.m. Monday. Free; ages 21 and over only. Featuring Dr. Fred Koontz, Woodland Park Zoo’s vice president of Field Conservation, who will serve as moderator; Dr. Joe Smith, tiger program director with Panthera; Dr. Reuben Clements,co-founder of Rimba, a Malaysian wildlife conservation organization; and Dr. Brian Kertson, wildlife research scientist, carnivore investigations with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Volunteer committee signup meeting for new low-power community radio station 107.3, which will reach into Phinney-Greenwood, at 7 p.m. Sunday at 309 N. 36th St. in Fremont, above LTD Bar and Grill.

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