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Film, community open house, writing, Day of the Dead, blues, Jim Page in concert in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend

November 4th, 2016 · No Comments

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

First Friday Film Series, “Little Miss Sunshine,” from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.

The Cup community open house from 2-5 p.m. Friday at Woodland Park United Methodist Church, 302 N. 78th St.

Soccer Saturdays by English Premier Soccer Academy from 9-10:15 a.m. Saturday at North Seattle Boys & Girls Club, 8635 Fremont Ave. N.

Seattle Writes: Self-Publishing Nuts & Bolts from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Broadview Library (moved from Greenwood Library), 12755 Greenwood Ave. N.

Día de los Muertos Festival from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. with music, dance, food, traditional altar dedication, procession led by Aztec dancers, raffle, and decorating sugar skulls to celebrate Day of the Dead.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Jim Page with Orville Johnson at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building. Tickets in advance are $16 general; $14 SFS/PNA members, seniors and students; kids half price (all tickets are $2 more day of the show).

A modern successor to Woody Guthrie, Jim Page has made Seattle his musical home, playing on sidewalks, at Pike Place Market, in Pioneer Square clubs, and on the UW campus.

Page has recorded 21 albums and toured regularly in Europe and on both coasts. He is also part of a Grammy-nominated “Best of Broadside” recording. In 2007 he was included on the list of the “50 Most Influential Musicians in Seattle History” alongside Jimi Hendrix, Ernestine Anderson, and Quincy Jones.

First Sundays Blues Open Jam from 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Looking ahead to next week:

  • The Seahawks play the Buffalo Bills for Monday Night Football at 5:30 p.m. Expect crowded/delayed buses and lots of traffic. Sound Transit will have extra three-car Link Light Rail trains after the game. Park-and-ride shuttle buses that normally operate before and after Sunday games will NOT operate Monday.

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