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The PNA celebrates the 20th anniversary of the cult movie “The Big Lebowski” with its annual Winter Beer Taste “The Big Lebrewski” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

Tickets are $25-$60 (designated drivers are just $10) and available online or at the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. For an additional $25 (tax deductible) donation, you can get in early for the Preview Tasting at 6:15 p.m., plus get a complimentary glass, sliders and slaw.

More than 35 local microbreweries and cideries will be pouring. Your tickets gets you 10 tastes, plus pub-style snacks, treats, and a silent auction of beer paraphernalia.

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Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections has issued a Determination of Non-Significance for environmental concerns for the proposal to turn an existing wrecking yard at 9225 Aurora Ave. N. into a new location for Handy Andy Rent-A-Truck, which is currently located several blocks north.

Project #3026342-LU would change the 25,370 square foot parcel to allow display of rental equipment and vehicle repair, includes a one-story building for general manufacturing of concrete, and alterations to an existing building. A portion of one building and a total of three buildings would be demolished. Surface parking for six vehicles would be provided.

The Determination of Non-Significance can be appealed through Oct. 29.

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The Phinney Neighborhood Association’s annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival is from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Día de los Muertos is a Latin American holiday honoring the dead with food, drink and festivities.

Traditional Aztec dancers perform inside the Phinney Center during the 2013 Dia do los Muertos festival.

The PNA’s free celebration begins with a community procession and dedication of a traditional altar for offerings to the deceased. There will be music, dancing, decorating sugar skulls, face painting, Pan de Muerto ($1) and Mexican hot chocolate ($2, cash only for both).

You can bring your offerings for the alter (pictures, mementos, small items) to the Phinney Center before or during the event to be included on the altar. (You can pick them up by Nov. 10).

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Just a reminder that tonight (Monday), the Greenwood Community Council is hosting an election forum covering three initiatives on the November ballot. The forum is from 7-9 p.m. at Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St.

The forum will feature a speaker from the Yes and No campaigns for each initiative. Each speaker will make opening and closing statements, but the bulk of the time is devoted to questions from the audience. The forum will be moderated by local blogger and Greenwood resident Steve Scher.

Here’s the agenda:

7 p.m. — Initiative 1631: Fee on Carbon Emissions

7:40 p.m. — Initiative 940: Police Training and Criminal Liability in Cases of Deadly Force

8:20 p.m. — Initiative 1634: Ban on New Taxes or Fees on Groceries

Click here to see the Voter’s Guide for these races.

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The Design Review Recommendation Meeting for the 96-unit assisted living facility coming to 10002 Holman Rd. NW is set for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. NW, in the Sunset/Captain Ballard Room.

The six-story Aegis Carkeek Park also will have retail space at ground level and parking for 46 vehicles. The existing structures will be demolished.

You can see the Design Proposal here.

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

The monthly Art Up Phinneywood Artwalk is from 6-9 p.m. Friday at dozens of venues throughout the neighborhood. See the Artwalk website for a complete list of participating venues and artists.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents a Pacific NW Folklore Society concert with Portland-based Kate Power and Steve Einhorn at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and Buzzard of the Sad Café Cabaret at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Naked City Brewery, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N., presents its 2nd Saturday Cinema at 12 p.m. Saturday with a free showing of the family-friendly “Coco.”

Seattle Folklore Society presents Evie Ladin and Keith Terry at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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The annual Green Seattle Day is coming up on Nov. 3. Volunteers help plant trees in 15 local parks (more than 1,280 people volunteered last year).

Everyone of all ages is welcome, no tree planting experience necessary. Sign up online for a spot at your favorite park (some parks are already full).

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On Monday night, the Greenwood Community Council is hosting an election forum covering three initiatives on the November ballot. The forum is from 7-9 p.m. at Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St.

The forum will feature a speaker from the Yes and No campaigns for each initiative. Each speaker will make opening and closing statements, but the bulk of the time is devoted to questions from the audience. The forum will be moderated by local blogger and Greenwood resident Steve Scher.

Here’s the agenda:

7 p.m. — Initiative 1631: Fee on Carbon Emissions

7:40 p.m. — Initiative 940: Police Training and Criminal Liability in Cases of Deadly Force

8:20 p.m. — Initiative 1634: Ban on New Taxes or Fees on Groceries

Click here to see the Voter’s Guide for these races.

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This week city crews will begin cleaning and painting the Aurora Avenue pedestrian bridge at North 102nd Street in preparation for artist Vicki Scuri’s art installation. Cleaning and painting should take about three weeks.

Concept drawing courtesy of Seattle Department of Transportation.

The pedestrian bridge will remain open during cleaning and painting, although a worker may escort pedestrians through the work zone. There may be temporary bridge closures.

A few weeks after that, crews will begin installing the art, which was paid for from the Neighborhood Street Fund program and approved by residents in the Aurora-Licton Urban Village.

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