It’s going to be an unbelievably gorgeous weekend with a ton of fun things to do in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood. Here is a sample; please check our Events calendar any time for more.
Greenwood Meaningful Movies: “Fresh” from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.
Plant Care Clinic from 1-2 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.
Phinney Farmers Market from 3-7 p.m. Friday in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association 6532 Phinney Ave. N.
Free “Exploring Your Creativity” art class for women veterans Friday evenings and Saturday mornings at WorksProgress, 115 N. 85th St., Suite 202, beginning this weekend, sponsored by Outreach and Resource Services for Women Veterans and led by Ballard painter Karol Priebe. Classes are from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, June 26, July 10 and 17; or from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, July 11 and 18. Register by email ([email protected]) or call 206-554-9600.
Both are a series of 3 classes, either on Friday evenings or Saturday mornings, and the Friday class includes art for kids, so moms can bring their children and everyone can have fun! Most important, women will meet other women veterans from all eras and find the comradery they knew only while serving in the military.
Poker Night for Charity: Hosted by Urban Hands from 7-10 p.m. Friday at Green Bean Coffeehouse, 8525 Greenwood Ave. N.
Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents Nancy K. Dillon, Matt Price & Scot Katz in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Pint & Dale — Songs of the Seven Seas at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell from 2-4:15 p.m. Sunday.
The huge annual Greenwood Car Show will take over nearly all of Phinney Ridge and Greenwood on Saturday with more than 500 classic and cool cars along a mile-and-a-half long stretch of Greenwood Avenue, from North 67th to 90th streets. That street will be closed to other traffic from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Metro buses will be rerouted. The Greenwood Senior Center will have a pancake breakfast at 525 N. 85th St from 7-11 a.m. (All proceeds supports the GSC’s programs.)
7th Annual Parking Lot Sale For Charity from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Armadillo Consignment, 12421 Greenwood Ave. N.
5th Annual Sakya Monastery Book and Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at 108 N.W. 83rd St.
Sustainable Ballard‘s 7th Annual Edible Garden Tour begins at West Woodland Elementary, 5601 4th Ave. NW., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Mythic Intrigue from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Pocket Theatre, 8312 Greenwood Ave. N.
Evan’s Family Variety Show from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday at the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building.
District 5 City Council candidate David Toledo will host another “Cartooning with the Candidate” event from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday at the Broadview Library, 12755 Greenwood Ave. N.
The event will feature a town-hall setting where I will answer questions on the District 5 City Council race while simultaneously producing original cartoonist artwork. Children are welcome and will receive free coloring books and art supplies to keep them engaged during the event. Parents will enjoy free snacks and beverages as they get to know more about my ideas for affordable housing, transportation, job growth, educational equity, and cleaning up Green Lake.