What’s Happening

Friday, January 25, 2013

What’s Happening
By Joe Veyera

High school and college basketball, live music, and stargazing are just some of the options for people looking to get out in Shoreline or Lake Forest Park this weekend.

Friday, January 25

Oak Harbor @ Shorecrest – Girls Basketball
The 9-8 Scots will look to take advantage of a struggling Oak Harbor team, that’s lost their past five, and done so by an average of nearly 20 points per game.
7:15 P.M. – Shorecrest High School Gym (15343 25th Avenue Northeast) –

Mountlake Terrace @ Shorewood – Boys Basketball
Meanwhile, on the other side of I-5, the Thunderbirds will try to make it 12 straight victories and continue their stay atop the Wesco South 3A standings against the 15-2 Hawks, who are riding a nine game winning streak of their own.
7:15 P.M. – Shorewood High School Gym (17300 Fremont Avenue North) –

The Fabulous Roof Shakers
Nominated for the Best New Band by the Washington Blues Society for 2007, bassist Bruce Koenigsberg, dummer Ken Schnell, saxophonist Gordon Benson, and lead vocalist Joe Blue bring their special brand of blues to the Third Place stage.
7:30 P.M. – Third Place Commons (17171 Bothell Way Northeast) - Free

Live Music at Darrell’s Tavern
An eclectic mix of rock takes to the stage Friday night, with Bad Love Sessions, Banzai Surf, and Underwater Tiger.
9:00 P.M. – Darrell’s Tavern (18041 Aurora Avenue North) – $6

Saturday, January 26

Fruit Trees at Sky Nursery
Charlie Shull will go over everything the aspiring orchardist needs to know, from what tree varieties are best for Western Washington, to where to plant them, and how to take care of them once they’re in your yard.
11:00 A.M. – Sky Nursery (18528 Aurora Avenue North) – Free

Whatcom Community College @ Shoreline Community College – Men’s and Women’s Basketball
It’s another doubleheader in the SCC gym, as the Orcas from Whatcom Community College make the trip down from Bellingham to take on the Dolphins.

2.00 P.M. (women’s game) and 4:00 P.M. (men’s game) – Shoreline Community College Gym (16101 Greenwood Avenue North) - $6 adults, $4 non-SCC students, seniors (60 and older), youth (5 to 17), SCC faculty, and active military, free for SCC students and children 5 and under.

Stargazing with the Seattle Astronomical Society
The Seattle Astronomical Society hosts their monthly “star party,” and invites the public to come out, and look up at the sky. However, the event is weather permitting, so check the SAS website  before you head out.
6:00 P.M. – Paramount Park (15300 8th Avenue Northeast) – Free

Portage Bay Big Band
The Portage Bay Big Band has played the likes of The Evergreen State Fair, and the University Street Fair, and brings the hits of the 1940’s to life at Third Place for one night only.
7:30 P.M. – Third Place Commons – Free

Charles Mack
The former bassist for Grammy Award winner James Cotton, Mack has shared the stage with everyone from Koko Taylor, to Buddy Guy, and will bring his mix of soul, funk, blues, rock, RandB, and folk to Grinders.
8:00 P.M. – Grinders Hot Sands (19811 Aurora Avenue North) - $10

Live Music at Darrell’s Tavern
Empire of Sleep (formed in late 2009 by former members of the iconic 1980’s Seattle band Moving Parts) will perform, along with Paul Lynde Fan Club, and The Riffbrokers.
9:00 P.M. – Darrell’s Tavern – $6

Sunday, January 27

Jensina Oliver and Sergio Pallotelli
Pianist (and SCC faculty member) Jensina Oliver teams up with Houston-based floutist Sergio Pallotelli to perform selections from Mozart, Schumann, and Piazolla, among others. The duo performed the same concert at the Teatro Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica in November.

3:00 P.M. – Shoreline Community College Campus Theater - $15 General Admission, $10 for Students, Seniors, and SCC Employees, $5 for SCC Students and Children Under 14


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