Green Lake Events: Things to Do in August

July 26, 2017|Posted in: Green Lake Events

Get beyond the borders of Green Lake Park to enjoy some fun around the neighborhood! Here are a handful of events to put on your calendar in August…

Fridays in August: Phinney Farmers Market
3:30pm – 7:30pm | Phinney Center
The Phinney Farmers Market is running through October 6th, with local fresh produce and locally made or sourced goods to stock your pantry or fridge with delicious, good-for-you products. There’s also live music and food trucks to make it an event.

Fridays in August: Latona Pub’s Weekly Happy Hour Jazz
5pm – 7pm | Latona Pub
Latona Pub hosts a weekly happy hour in August, with live jazz music led by Phil Sparks, who is acclaimed as one of the best jazz artists in Seattle! It’s inspired by Boots, Barrie, and Murray, with happy hour bites and beer to enjoy while you listen!

August 4: First Friday Film, “Zootopia”
1pm – 3pm | Greenwood Senior Center
While spots around the city are doing outdoor movies, sometimes you need an air-conditioned, cool environment to enjoy a movie in this summer heat. The Greenwood Senior Center is hosting a free movie afternoon, featuring “Zootopia”, on Friday, August 4th from 1 – 3 p.m.

August 12: Wild Asia – Asian Wildlife Conservation Day
9:30am – 3pm | Woodland Park Zoo
Learn how the Woodland Park Zoo and their partners are working to save the endangered wildlife of Asia, including issues such as palm oil and logging, at the zoo’s Wild Asia event on August 12th. Your actions can help to save and preserve the future for Malayan tigers, tree kangaroos, orangutans and other animals who are threatened. This event includes crafts and family activities in addition to keeper talks, and is free with zoo admission or membership.

August 17: Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home “Love and Comedy” Tour
6pm – 8:30pm | Woodland Park Zoo
BECU’s ZooTunes is back for the summer, and one of August’s leading events is a live performance with Garrison Keillor, as a stop on his Prairie Home “Love and Comedy” Tour. Head to the zoo on August 17th to enjoy!

August 21: Solar Eclipse Party
4pm – 7pm | Greenwood Park
Although Seattle isn’t in the direct path of the rare solar eclipse this summer, we’ll still get to see a great partial eclipse! Head to the Greenwood Park with your devices for safely viewing this event. The eclipse should happen between 9 and 11 a.m., with a peak at 10:20.

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