Theater, musical, artwalk and more in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend

by | Feb 13, 2015

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

The monthly PhinneyWood Art Up Artwalk is from 6-9 p.m. Friday at dozens of galleries and other businesses along Greenwood-Phinney avenues and nearby. Check out the Artwalk website for a complete list of participating businesses and artists.

Taproot Theatre’s “The Explorers Club” continues through Feb. 28. (And it got a great review in today’s Seattle Times.)

Children of Eden,” a musical performed by the Westminster Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell, N.J., with more than 30 teen performers, at 7 p.m. Friday at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N. Free; for all ages.

Tim’s Tavern, 602 N. 105th St, presents alternative rock with The Wiled and Omega West at 9 p.m. Friday ($5 cover), and special Valentine’s Day show with The Heels and Ichi Bichi at 9 p.m. Saturday ($7 cover).

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents a Pacific Northwest Folklore Society concert with Crònan at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Jim Page in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.; and Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell (all levels) from 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Seattle School Boardmember Sherry Carr meets with constituents from 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday at Bethany Community Church, 8023 Green Lake Dr. N.

The Love ‘em or Leave ‘em Valentine’s Day Dash 5K is Saturday at Green Lake. About 2,000 people are expected, so some streets will be closed, traffic will be heavy and parking will be non-existent. Metro buses will be rerouted off rerouted off of East Green Lake Way North and East Green Lake Drive North. See Metro’s Service Advisories page for bus route revisions.

Open house for Woodland Park Co-operative preschool’s new play-based kindergarten program from 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, at 717 N. 36th St.

Seattle ReCreative, 8408 Greenwood Ave. N., is hosting a free workshop called Skill Share: Mardia Gras Mask-Making from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, and a mini Mardi Gras float-making workshop from 1-4 p.m. Saturday.

“SAVAGE/LOVE” by Sam Shepard and Joseph Chaiken at 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at The Pocket Theater, 8312 Greenwood Ave. N.

Looking ahead to Monday, President’s Day:

  • Metro bus routes will operate on a regular weekday schedule, except for some University of Washington routes since school will not be in session.
  • Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be close, including all community centers, environmental learning centers, indoor swimming pools, Green Lake Small Craft Center and Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center. All boat ramps and public golf courses will remain open, as will Amy Yee Tennis Center.
  • Seattle Public Utilities will pick up garbage, recycling and yard waste on a normal schedule, and the South Transfer Station in the South Park area will be open during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (the North Transfer Station in Wallingford remains closed for renovation).

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