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Library 10th anniversary, live music, German carnival, mystery book exchange in Greenwood-Phinney this weekend

Here’s a roundup of what’s happening in the neighborhood this weekend. Check our Events calendar for more.

The Seattle Area German American School, 11010 Greenwood Ave. N., is celebrating Kinderfasching (pre-Lenten carnival) from 2-5 p.m. Saturday. This family-friendly costume party will have games, The Bubbleman, beverages and donuts. Cost is $6 per person in advance or $8 at the door (children under 2 are free). You can also bring a cake for the buffet. RSVP here.

Tim’s Tavern, 602 N. 105th St., presents Comedy Of Terrors and Pico Blvd at 9 p.m. Friday; and Crucial Change and The Sky Rained Heroes at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Scottish singer/songwriter Jim Malcolm at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and fiddler/step-dancer April Verch at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building. Tickets in advance for either show are $16 general, $14 SFS/PNA members and seniors; kids half price (all tickets are $2 more at the door). Click here for Jim Malcolm tickets on Brown Paper Tickets. Click here for April Verch tickets on Brown Paper Tickets.


Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N., is hosting an early Valentine’s party from 6-8 p.m. Saturday featuring Glittersweet handbags and Sad Shop cards, drinks and treats.

Couth Buzzard Books presents Jazz First Fridays with New Ronin 4 at 7:30 p.m. Friday; and Kenny Mandell’s Music Improv Session with Randy Doak and Lamar Lofton at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Ridge Romp children’s entertainment series at the Phinney Center celebrates Lunar New Year from 10-11 a.m. Saturday with music, lion dancers, a martial arts performance and drumming. Admission is $5 per person (babes in arms are free).

Music Center of the NW’s Faculty Recital is from 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday at 901 N. 96th St.

PNA Mystery Book Exchange from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

The Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N., is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its new building from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday. Patrons can write a letter to their future self or provide pictures or drawings to be sealed in a time capsule that will be opened at the library’s 25th anniversary in 2030.