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Film, open houses, recitals, folk, comedy, blues and more in the neighborhood this weekend

Here’s what’s happening around the neighborhood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more.

February Film: “Unfinished Song” at 1 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.

Salmon Bay Lending celebrates its move from Ballard to Greenwood with an open house starting at 1 p.m. Friday, along with a food drive to support FamilyWorks, which operates the Greenwood Food Resource Center.

Masterclass piano performance with Mark Salman, free, at 6:45 p.m. Saturday at Music Center of the Northwest, 901 N. 96th St. On Saturday, Anna Doak’s double bass students perform their winter recital from 2-4 p.m. at the Music Center.

Seattle Folklore Society presents an Irish music concert of “Open the Door for Three” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building in Community Hall.

Kortney’s (Stand-Up Style) Comedy Showcase at 8 p.m. Saturday at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.

Progressive Spirituality Discussion Group at 4 p.m. Sunday at Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery, 8570 Greenwood Ave. N.

First Sundays Blues Open Jam Session at 7 p.m. Sunday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Not Without Salt, a new workshop, dining and rental space at NW 65th Street and 3rd Avenue NW, celebrates its grand opening with a party Saturday.

More than 500 people, including 100 local law enforcement officers, will take part in the Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Golden Gardens. The event includes a variety of food trucks, a heated outdoor beer garden, music and entertainment by Seattle Seahawk’s drumline Blue Thunder and Seattle Police Department’s Pipes & Drums.

Traffic wise this weekend:

  • Seattle Boat Show continues through Sunday at CenturyLink Field Event Center, Bell Harbor Marina and South Lake Union.
  • Washington State Department of Transportation crews will reduce I-5 to a single lane and close multiple ramps – including the northbound off-ramp to North 85th Street and the NE 70th Street on-ramp – beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday to replace overhead signs. The I-5 express lanes will remain open in the northbound direction overnight Saturday before closing at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, then reopening southbound at the normal weekend time of 8 a.m.