Lots going on in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time.
Storytelling with Steph, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N.
The Hunger Goblin’Trick or Treat will be along Phinney and Greenwood avenues from 12-3 p.m. Saturday. Costumed kids can trick or treat at participating merchants. Donate a can of food or purchase a Hunger Goblin’ sticker for $2 to help support the Greenwood Food Bank. Stickers are available in advance at Umpqua Bank, 7120 Greenwood Ave. N., or at donation stations along the trick-or-treating route. Stickers are not required to trick-or-treat, but are encouraged to help those less fortunate. The Hunger Goblin will be available for photos at Umpqua Bank (bring your own camera).
City Fruit and the Greenwood Food Bank, 9041 Greenwood Ave. N., are hosting a cider pressing and food drive from 12-4 p.m. Saturday. In exchange for a bag of food or a $10 donation to the food bank, you’ll receive a growler of fresh-pressed apple cider. You can also tour the food bank and there will be treats and Halloween activities for young trick-or-treaters.
American Dance Institute, 8001 Greenwood Ave. N., is turning its studio into a Halloween Wonderland with 200 flying bats, bales of hay, dancing scarecrows, cats and ballerina dolls, ghosts, a mossy branch laden cemetery and giant spiders during Saturday’s trick or treat event.
Martin Gardner Celebration of Mind with Seattle Public Schools STEM Paper Folding, from 4-5:45 p.m. Saturday at the Greenwood Library. Free.
Paper folding was what brought the renowned Scientific American columnist Martin Gardner back to math. Our event will focus on paper folding, especially the kinds that Martin liked. For example, we will do paper magic, fold with triangles, make boxes from polygons, make flexagons, and (as at the famous biennial Gathering for Gardner meetings) jointly fold and assemble a large modular sculpture.
Live Music at Lantern Brewing: The Brewhouse Ramblers from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, 938 N. 95th St.
Seattle Folklore Society presents Jeff Warner at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Tickets are $16 general, $14 SFS/PNA members and seniors; kids half price.
Jeff Warner’s traditional songs, rich in local history and a sense of place, present the latest news from the distant past. Jeff grew up listening to the songs and stories of the people that his parents, Anne and Frank Warner, met during their folksong collecting from 1938 to 1966. He accompanied his parents on their later field trips, and has produced a CD set of their recordings: “From Mountains to the Sea.”
This concert will include a live multi-media presentation about his parents’ song-catching through rural America, followed by Jeff performing banjo tunes, 18th-century New England hymns, sailor songs, and more.
1925 silent film classic “Phantom of the Opera” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John United Lutheran Church, 5515 Phinney Ave. N.
Couth Buzzard Books presents Pint & Dale — Spooky Songs and Stories of the Sea Halloween concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell (all levels welcome) at 2 p.m. Sunday., 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. The bookstore also will give away free books to children dressed in costumes during Saturday’s Hunger Goblin Trick or Treat.
Seattle Harmony Voice Lab from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday at the PNA, Brick Building.
Seattle Art Improv from 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday at the PNA.
Halloween on Holman is from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday at Carkeek Plaza and Holman Road Square shopping centers at NW 100th Street and Holman Road. Kids in costume and accompanied by an adult can trick-or-treat at participating stores. Pick up a card showing all participating merchants at the tent in front of Elements Massage and Karin’s Beauty Supplies. In addition to wrapped candy, each merchant will offer a coupon or special for adults, along with a sticker for the card. Turn in your sticker-filled cards to enter a drawing for gift cards from neighborhood stores. The fifth annual event is also a food drive for the Greenwood and Ballard Food Banks, so please bring non-perishable goods to donate.