Your Busy Weekend in Northeast Seattle, July 3 – 9

You probably already know it but the forecast calls for a sunny and HOT weekend with temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s.

FRIDAY, July 3

  • Multi-Family Yard Sale
    • ABOUT: Electronics, clothing, miscelaneous household items, tools, camping stuff, a raft, sewing machines, artwork, movies, collectable comics, jewelry, etc.
    • DETAILS: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 6802 Roosevelt Ave E. 10 AM-6 PM.


  • Annual 18th Ave NE 4th of July Kids Parade
    • ABOUT: Kids decorate their bikes, trikes, or themselves march in this approximately 2 block parade. Turn around and repeat!
    • DETAILS: Parade begins at 11 AM at the corner of NE 73rd and 18th Ave NE.

SUNDAY, July 5

  • Seattle Humane Society’s MaxMobile at the University Village 
    • ABOUT: The MaxMobile is the Humane Society’s mobile adoption and education unit with cats, dogs, or other critters available for on-the-spot adoption.
    • DETAILS: MaxMobile is parked outside the Ravenna Gardens building (#79 on this map), 3-6 PM.

MONDAY, July 6

  • Movie showing at the Seattle Public Library’s University Branch. 
    • ABOUT: Free movies showing at several library locations around Seattle. Watch “Roman Holiday,” the second movie in Americans Abroad: A Globetrotting Film Series at the University Branch.
    • DETAILS: University Branch Meeting Room, 5009 Roosevelt Way NE. 6-8 PM. FREE.


  • University Village Sounds of Summer Concert: The Maldives
    • 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.


  • UPDATE: Opening night of Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park: Back to the Future
    • ABOUT: This is the fifth year of summertime outdoor movies on a big screen, live entertainment, trivia, and food trucks on Thursdays evenings from July 9 – Aug. 27, 2015 at Magnuson. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and events are 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.
  • STG presents Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons in the The Rainier Valley Revival
    • ABOUT: “Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons collaborate with students from Washington Middle School’s roots music program to tell stories and perform songs celebrating the history of the Rainier Valley. Through interpreting the music and culture of our local heritage, this concert will contribute to a revival of the wonderful stories and traditions that have lain dormant for too long!” – STG Website.  This concert is part of a series of free all-ages summer events at The Neptune Theater, Night at the Neptune. See the full 2015 lineup here.
    • DETAILS: The Neptune Theater, 1303 NE 45th Street. Doors open at 6 PM, show at 7 PM. 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 5-10 is “Objects in the Sky.”
    • 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 but CLOSED for the 4th of July. Activities included with museum admission, $7.50-10.

Anything else to add? Garage sale? Fundraiser? Lemonade stand? Let us know in the comments, and we’ll add it to the post!

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  1. How come I don’t see a mention of the Ravenna Art Show next weekend on your blog???

    • Oralea Howard says:

      Hi Mike! Can you post some additional information here about the art show or link to a website? We’ll be including the Wedgwood Art Festival happening on the 11th in our next post…

  2. Can you post some information here about the art show or a link to a website?

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