Here are some highlights of what’s happening in the neighborhood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more.
Tonight is the monthly Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk at dozens of galleries and other businesses throughout the neighborhood. Check out the Artwalk website for a full list of participating artists and locations. The Phinney Center Gallery, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., is hosting the opening reception for “Greenwood Rising,” in honor of the one-year anniversary of the natural gas explosion that devastated downtown Greenwood.
Pacific NW Folklore Society presents David Ingerson at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.
Couth Buzzard Books also is hosting an ACLU People Power Immigration event from 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday; The Whateverly Brothers in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday; and Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell from 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday (all levels welcome).
Know Your Rights Training for immigrants by from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., by Colectiva Legal del Pueblo. The event will be held in Spanish. Food and drink will be provided, with childcare provided by the PNA’s Spanish-language preschool co-op.
The Phinney Neighborhood Community Chorus is hosting its second annual Neighborhood Memorial Gathering on Saturday to celebrate the love and lives of those lost. This free, non-religious event will feature songs and poetry. The gathering begins at 3 p.m. at Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, 225 N. 70th St. Tea and cookies will be served afterwards.
Seattle Folklore Society presents a local songwriter showcase with Reggie Garrett, Julia Massey, Lana McMullen, and Kimo Muraki at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center in the Brick Building. Tickets in advance are $16 general; $14 SFS/PNA members, seniors and students; kids half price ($2 more day of the show).
Chabad of NW Seattle hosts a Wild West-themed Purim party from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Greenwood Masonic Lodge, 7910 Greenwood Ave. N.
Outside of the neighborhood this weekend:
- Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on 4th Avenue between James Street and Olive Way at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
- St. Patrick’s Day Dash begins at Seattle Center at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Check Metro Transit’s Service Advisories page for bus reroute information.
- One southbound lane of the Aurora Bridge will be closed at 8 a.m. Saturday while Seattle Public Utilities’ Graffiti Rangers clean graffiti from the 167-foot-high span. That lane will be closed for about five hours. Expect slight traffic delays but no change in bus stop locations.
Looking ahead to next week:
- Neighborhood author Sara Crow’s self-published children’s book “Even Superheroes Have to Sleep” was picked up by Penguin Random House | Double Day and will have its official launch at 4 p.m. Monday at Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N.
- “The Next Administration: What’s in Store for Washington’s Wild Lands and Waters” from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at Naked City Brewery, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.
And a reminder that Metro Transit’s spring service revisions begin on Saturday.