Here are a few highlights of what’s happening in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more.
“Godspell” continues at Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., through Aug. 22 (it was just extended by one week).
The Phinney Farmers Market is from 3-7 p.m. Friday in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., with fresh fruit, veggies, flowers, bread, pasta and several cooked-to-order dinner options.
Monkey Business Preschool is hosting an open house and family fun from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, 9728-B Greenwood Ave. N.
Free Boxing Power Hour at Title Boxing, 112 N. 85th St., from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday.
Better Balance for Boomers and Beyond workshop from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.
(Stand-Up Style) Comedy Showcase from 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.
Our neighborhood’s annual scavenger hunt, the Gumshoe 5K Walk, begins its 10th year on Friday and runs through Aug. 9. The Gumshoe takes participants on a fun detective walk around the neighborhood by following clues to find interesting places, signs, yard art, etc., and the chance to win $1,000 in prizes. Entry forms are $20 or $15 each if you purchase two or more together. Buy them at Ken’s Market, the Phinney Center, Starbucks on Phinney, and Couth Buzzard Books. The Gumshoe is a fundraiser for the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Elementary School PTA and Greenwood Food Bank, raising more than $38,000 since 2005.
Remember that Seafair continues through this weekend and will impact traffic all over town. The I-90 bridge will be closed to traffic from 11:50 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the Blue Angels performances.
Metro is operating a free shuttle between the Columbia City Link light rail station and Genesee Park to watch the hydroplane races, Friday through Sunday. Board the shuttle eastbound on South Angeline Street just west of 32nd Avenue South. Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Check Metro’s Service Advisories page to find out if your bus will be affected and what stops it will serve during Seafair.