Weekend round-up: Music, local Pride events and more

by | Jun 21, 2019

Aging With Pride – UW Study Talk. The landmark study Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging, and Sexuality/Gender Study is the first federally-funded longitudinal national project designed to better understand the aging, health, and well-being of LGBTQ midlife and older adults and their families.

Come hear from the UW team responsible for this study and bring your questions about their groundbreaking research. More details here.

Friday June 21, 1-2pm. Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.

End of Term Ensemble Concert at Music Center of the NW. Come to hear performances by Music Center of the Northwest’s Ukulele for Kids group class, Youth Rock Band, and Jazz Ensembles as they perform in their End of Term concert. From “Down By the Bay” played by their Ukulele students to favorite rock and jazz tunes.

This recital is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.musiccenternw.org/events

Friday June 21, 7:30-9:30pm. Music Center of the Northwest, 901 N 96th St.

International Make Music Day, a worldwide holiday celebrated every Summer Solstice has a presence in our neighborhood. Jonny Akamu Guitar & Ukulele will be at the PNA from noon – 2pm, and our Verity branch at 8533 Greenwood Ave N will have live music and play-along from 6:30-8:30pm.

Friday June 21, all day. Complete Seattle listings here.

Haiti Benefit Concert with Phinney Neighborhood Community Chorus. The 17th Annual concert benefits the Georges Marcellus School in Haiti through the Mona Foundation. Special guests include Izumi Fairbanks and Laurel Finkelstein on percussion, Claude Ginsberg on violin, and Eric Likkel on clarinet. Visit phinneychorus.org for more information.

Saturday, June 22, 7pm. Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N. Free, but donations are appreciated.

Versatile Arts Presents: Cirque Du Pride. Our own community aerial studio is asking us to show our pride by supporting the Trevor Project. Hang out with LGBTQ+ circus folk at this 18+ dance party and fundraiser.  Expect to be wowed by aerial performances and entertained by carnival games.

Saturday June 22, 7pm-midnight.  Versatile Arts, 7601 Greenwood Ave N. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

Entre Hermanos Pint Night at the Flying Bike. Celebrate Pride at Flying Bike by raising a pint to support Entre Hermanos. This non-profit based in South Seattle promotes the health and well-being of the Latino Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and questioning community in a culturally appropriate environment through disease prevention, education, support services, advocacy and community building.

Sunday June 23, 6-10pm. Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery, 8570 Greenwood Ave N

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