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Final Phinney Farmers Market of the season, Friday Film Series, theater, concerts, comedy, beer tasting in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekend

October 6th, 2017 · No Comments

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

First Friday Film Series from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St. Today’s film is “An Education” (2009).

It’s the final Phinney Farmers Market of the season from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Friday in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Fresh fruit, veggies, meat, eggs, honey, flowers, kimchi, popsicles, ice cream, bread and lots more, plus several dining options.

Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., continues its production of “Relativity” on the Jewell Mainstage through Oct. 21.

The Last 5 Years” runs through Oct. 8 at Taproot’s Isaac Studio.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents Jazz First Fridays with Lance Lu Quarter at 7:30 p.m. Friday; and Songwriters in Seattle Monthly Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Beers Made by Walking from 1-5 p.m. Saturday; and Kortney’s (Stand-Up Style) Comedy Showcase at 8 p.m. Saturday, both at Naked City Brewery, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.

Art show, craft fair and bake sale starting at 10 a.m. at Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, 108 NW 83rd St.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Alice Stuart at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building in Community Hall.

Traffic-wise around town this weekend:

  • The Alaskan Way Viaduct closes for its twice-yearly inspection in both directions between South Spokane Street and the north end of the Battery Street tunnel. The northbound lanes close at 11 p.m. Friday and reopen at 5 a.m. Monday. The southbound lanes will be closed from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Seattle Home Show is Friday through Sunday at Century Link Field Event Center.
  • Imagine Dragons Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at KeyArena at 7:30 p.m.
  • Global March for Elephants and Rhinos starts at Tilikum Park at 11 a.m. Saturday, then travels down 5th Avenue to Westlake Park.
  • UW Huskies vs California at 7:45 p.m. Saturday at Husky Stadium at 7:45 p.m.
  • Double Tenth Flag Raising & Parade in Hing Hay Park on Sunday from 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • No Muslim Ban Ever March starts at 1 p.m. Sunday with a rally in Westlake Park at 1 p.m. and march at 2 p.m.
  • Indigenous People’s Day Celebration March starting at 9:15 a.m. Monday at Westlake Park followed by a march at 10:25 a.m. to City Hall via 5th Avenue.

Looking ahead to next week: Friends of Greenwood Library Park invites neighbors to meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Greenwood Library to discuss ideas to activate the park for the next six months, before construction begins. The park is currently lawn with some log benches.

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