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Lots of music and art, plus PNA Village volunteer recruitment and short films in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekend

January 13th, 2017 · Comments

Some of highlights of what’s happening in and around the neighborhood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more.

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

Luso Food and Wine, 8218 Greenwood Ave. N., presents Love Gangsters (Eric Fridrich on vocals, harp and guitar, and Leif Totusek on guitar) from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday.

Art Up Chow Down Phinneywood Artwalk from 6-9 p.m. at dozens of venues throughout the neighborhood, including “Imaging peace” group art show at Beats and Bohos, 7200 Greenwood Ave. N.; Patrice Tullai at Abrams Chiropractic (image below), 7815 Greenwood Ave. N.; and the nature studies of Lashem Anderson of Mossy Tree Mercantile, at Cunning Crow, 9024 Greenwood Ave. N. See the Artwalk website for a list of participating venues and artists, plus a map.

Pacific NW Folklore Society presents Seumas Gagne at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

PNA Village volunteer recruitment happy hour from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Seattle School Boardmember Rick Burke will meet with constituents from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N.

Cine-City: A Community Exposé at 7 p.m. Sunday at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.

If you’re heading out of the neighborhood this weekend:

  • Washington Department of Transportation will reduce eastbound I-90 to a single lane between Rainier Avenue South and Bellevue from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (all traffic will be routed into the express lanes). Be prepared for lengthy delays.
  • Students from McDonald International School at 144 NE 54th St. will march on the sidewalks in the Green Lake/Latona neighborhood in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 8:15-9:30 a.m. Friday with a Seattle Police escort.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Youth March and Celebration from MLK Memorial Park to Rainier Community Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, with a police escort.
  • Our First Stand: Save Health Care Rally at Westlake Park from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Rally and March starting at 11 a.m. at Garfield High School; march begins at 12:30 p.m. to Federal Building at 2nd Avenue and Madison Street.

Keep in mind that since Monday is a federal holiday, schools, banks and the U.S. Post Office will be closed. Most Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed, including: Community centers, teen centers, environmental learning centers, indoor swimming pools, small craft centers and the Moorage Operations Office. All boat ramps, the Amy Yee Tennis Center and the Interbay, Jackson Park, Jefferson Park and West Seattle golf courses will be open.

Metro Transit will operate on its Reduced Weekday and University of Washington Reductions schedule on Monday.

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