The forecast calls for temperatures hovering around 70 and a chance of rain both Saturday and Sunday. We’ll get back to temperatures in the low 80s next week.
FRIDAY, July 24
- Shakespeare in Cowen Park: The Two Gentleman of Verona
SATURDAY, July 25
- The Roosevelt Neighborhood Bull Moose Festival and Land Use Academy
- ABOUT: The annual festival features food, music and fun including a free pancake breakfast, dog contest, moose call contest, and dance exhibition. This year the festival will also feature the Roosevelt Neighborhood Association coordinated Land Use Academy: “This session, Roosevelt 101, is planned as an informative, educational session for neighborhood residents and stakeholders. There will be opportunity for Q&A, but this session is not intended for in-depth public comment. Subsequent sessions will explicitly encourage community comments and input.” The session agenda can be found here.
- DETAILS: Calvary Christian Assembly parking lot located at 68th Avenue NE & Roosevelt Way NE. 9 AM-3 PM. FREE.
- Author Event at Ravenna Third Place Books: James B. Moore
- ABOUT: James B. Moore shares 40 years of experience and poetry in Spirit Unchained: The Autobiography of a Soul.
- DETAILS: Ravenna Third Place Books, 6504 20th Ave NE. 7-8 PM. FREE.
- Teen movie showing at the Seattle Public Library’s Northgate Branch: Back to the Future
- ABOUT: “Great Scott!” Teens are invited to hop in the DeLorean with us for popcorn and a screening of the 1985 film “Back to the Future.” – SPL Website. Free movies showing this summer at several library locations around Seattle.
- DETAILS: Northgate Branch Meeting Room, 10548 Fifth Ave. N.E. 2-4 PM. FREE.
MONDAY, July 27
- Science on Tap at Ravenna Third Place Pub
- ABOUT: ALS and Alzheimer’s: two different diseases, one common mechanism of progression with Laura Taylor, UW Department of Medicine, Gerontology Division. Science on Tap is a forum for exploring the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere with local scientists.
- DETAILS: Ravenna Third Place Pub, 6504 20th Ave NE. 7 PM. FREE.
- “Bad Movie” showing at the Seattle Public Library’s University Branch: Troll 2
- ABOUT: “A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them.” – SPL Website. Troll 2 is PG-13. Free movies showing at several library locations this summer around Seattle.
- DETAILS: University Branch Lower Level Meeting Room, 5009 Roosevelt Way NE. 6-7:45 PM. FREE.
WEDNESDAY, July 29
- University Village Sounds of Summer Concert: Hit Explosion
- ABOUT: Music, beer garden, kids activities, and samples from U Village restaurants.
- DETAILS: University Village parking lot. Wednesdays, July-August. Doors open at 5:45, show 6:30-8:30 PM. FREE.
THURSDAY, July 30
- Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park: Zoolander
- ABOUT: Movies on a big screen, live entertainment, trivia, and food trucks on Thursdays evenings from July 9 – Aug. 27, 2015. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and event is dog friendly.
- DETAILS: Magnuson Park (grass athletic fields), 7400 Sand Point Way NE. Doors open at 7 PM, movie starts at dusk. $5 per person. Kids 5 and under are free.
- 80 Days of Summer at the Burke Museum of Natural History
- ABOUT: Summer activities planned around a weekly theme include a scavenger hunt, craft, and guess the content of a “mystery box.” The theme for July 25-31 is “Boat Week.”
- DETAILS: The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, UW Campus at 17th Ave. NE and NE 45th St. Open daily, 10 AM-5 PM. Activities included with museum admission, $7.50-10.
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