Your Busy Weekend in Northeast Seattle: August 8-12

Another sunny and warm weekend ahead, with temperatures approaching the mid-80s by Sunday.

Find a way around our friend SR 520 this weekend. Lanes in both directions will be closed from 11:00 PM on Friday until 5:00 AM on Monday.

This is one of those Busy Weekend posts that leaks heavily into the next week. That’s just how BUSY it is.

FRIDAY, August 8

  • Watch a Meaningful Movie
    • Wedgwood Meaningful Movies presents “Psywar,” at Our Lady of the Lake Church’s Jubilee Hall (8900 35th Ave NE). Light refreshments at 6:30 PM, film begins at 7 PM, event ends at 9:30 PM. FREE.

SATURDAY, August 9

Here are some excerpts of “Hungry Ghosts” by Nat Evans, performed in Ravenna Park in 2013:

  • Shop local at neighbor’s house. 
    • Yard sale, 5541 29th Avenue NE, 9:00 AM. Reminiscing about your Batman lunchbox? Better get there early then!
  • Sip a bit of Austria at your neighborhood wine shop.  

SUNDAY, August 10

MONDAY, August 11

  • Watch a classic film by a master director while surrounded by books.
    • Hitchcock by the Decades, University Branch of SPL (5009 Roosevelt Way NE), 6 PM. Fifth and final movie of the series is “Frenzy,” produced in 1972, run time of 116 minutes, rated R. FREE.
  • Sing and dance with your toddler through an author-led, music-filled, sea-themed story time!

TUESDAY, August 12

  • Third Annual Big Green Community Picnic at Hunter Farm Gathering Place (7744 35th Ave NE), 5:30– 9 PM. Presented by Sustainable NE Seattle and Greendrinks/Sustainable Seattle, and sponsored by BECU. Local bands, urban farm animals, beer garden, drop-in bike repair, food and vendors, games, and more. FREE/$5 suggested donation.



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