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Live music and egg hunts in Greenwood-Phinney this weekend

March 29th, 2013 · Comments

Here are a few highlights of weekend events in Greenwood and Phinney Ridge. Check our Events calendar any time for more.

Empty Sea Studios, 6300 Phinney Ave. N., presents an “in-the-round” evening with three artists trading songs and playing off each other. Tickets to see local singer-songwriters AP Dugas, Gregory Paul and Annie Ford at 8 p.m. Friday are $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

Book launch party for “Empowering the Children: 12 Universal Values Your Child Must Learn to Succeed in Life” by Karen Szillat, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. (Brick Building). The event is free, but a $20 suggested donation gets you a signed copy of the book. All ages. RSVP karen.szillat@gmail.com.

T.R. Ritchie & Tracy Spring in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Seattle Folklore Society presents The Righteous Mothers in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. (Brick Building). Tickets are $16 general, $14 SFS/PNA members and seniors; children get in for half price.
Tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets or call 800-838-3006.

The Righteous Mothers are four funny, philosophical female folk-rock musicians who have been one of the Northwest’s foremost musical performing groups for the past 26 years. They whip their audience into a frenzy with zany original music, witty theatrics, and mind-boggling, intricate vocal harmonies, grabbing hearts and funny bones with songs about ice cream, labor pains, annoying dreams, and Supreme Court decisions. They surprise and delight young and old, gay and straight, male and female with their quirky humor and open hearts.

Woodland Park Zoo hosts the 12th annual Bunny Bounce from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, with egg hunts on the North Meadow and Easter-themed treats for the zoo’s animals. Bunny Bounce is for kids ages 1-8. Bring your own egg hunt basket or reusable bag. (To make sure candy and wrappers don’t make their way into the animal exhibits, the eggs will be empty and participants will receive their candy as they exit the zoo.)

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Photo by Dennis Dow, Woodland Park Zoo.

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting egg hunts at 10 a.m. Saturday for ages 2-10 at many community centers. Closest to our neighborhood: Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. N; Bitter Lake Community Center Annex, 13040 Greenwood Ave. N.; Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 NW 77th St.

At Green Lake, the Spring Egg Scramble is at Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N. on Saturday. The scramble for ages 3 and younger is at 10 a.m.; ages 4-5 and 6-7 is at 10:30; and ages 8-9 and 10-12 is at 11 a.m. Meet in the gym.

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