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5/29 - Friday
A Jewel in the City: Golden Gardens Walk
1-3:30 pm. Meet at GSC. Free.
Join Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Theresa McEwen as she leads this walk focusing on Golden Garden history, native plant restoration, volunteer efforts and information on the native beaver habitat. We will walk on the flat loop trail to the south end of the park then head to the North Beach restoration and wetlands area, venturing into the sands and grasses of the dunes area. All ADA Accessible. Bring water, dress in layers and wear sturdy shoes. RSVP at 206.297.0875.
5/29 - Friday
7-10 pm. GSC. $12 PNA Members /$18 public.
Tickets go on sale here at 12:01 am on Monday, 4/27.
5/30 - Saturday
PhinneyWood Garage Sale Day
9 am-3 pm. PC parking lots, Tool Library and PhinneyWood neighborhood.
Shop, salvage and shred! Score a bargain at this community-wide event. Check the PNA map for yard sales throughout the neighborhood and stop by the Phinney Center’s Flea Market and Tool Sale. Donate to Goodwill and recycle electronics with InterConnection at the Phinney Center. New this year: shred up to four boxes of paper with Seadrunar Recycling’s shredding truck from 10 am-2 pm.
Thanks to sponsors Alex Eckardt Seattle Real Estate and Jamie Flaxman Real Estate.
6/3 - Wednesday
GSC Member Art Show and Reception
3-5 pm. GSC. Free.
The Greenwood Senior Center is taking an evening to appreciate the vast amount of talent we host here regularly. Painters, jewelry makers, poets, needleworkers, crafters of all sorts.
6/5 - Friday
Farmers Market Demo: Welcome King County Seed Library to PNA
3-5 pm. PC. Free.
Bill Thorness will demonstrate how to borrow, select, plant, and harvest organic seeds from the King County Seed Library.
6/5 - Friday
Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
10 - 11:30 am. GSC.
Celebrating all our amazing volunteers with a delicious breakfast!
RSVP by Fri, May 29 to 206.297.0875 or email@example.com
6/6 - Saturday
ESML Programs Benefit Concert
2-4 pm. GSC. $10 donation.
The OK Chorale and the GSC’s own All Present (A Song Circle For People Living With Early Stage Memory Loss) will be singing a collection of favorites, guaranteed to put a smile on your face. All proceeds will benefit our early stage memory loss programs.
6/7 - Sunday
PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop
11 am-1 pm. Kick-off at the Greenwood Library at 10:30 am. Free.
Celebrate diversity with family-friendly activities throughout the neighborhood. Maps of participating venues will be available at locations and online. Activities will include face painting, art projects and more. Sponsored by A-1 Piano, Phinney Estate Law, Greenwood Hardware, Starbucks, Illumination Learning Studio and Verity Credit Union.
6/11 - Thursday
PNA Member Orientation
7:30 pm. PC Blue Building. Free.
Learn about PNA programs, activities and events and how you can get involved.
6/12 - Friday
Father’s Day Luncheon
12 pm. GSC. $5 donation.
We will be sharing good food and good conversation at this luncheon to celebrate fathers. Bring in a favorite picture of dad, or you (or your partner) with your children, by June 5, to contribute to our slide show. Musical entertainment as well. Sponsored by the GSC Social Committee.
6/19 - Friday
Traveling to Vietnam
1-2:30 pm. GSC. Free.
Carl Woestwin, who spent a month in Vietnam, covers background on Vietnam, doing business in Vietnam, natural wonders of the country, food, religious temples, the imperial court, traffic, the impact of the Vietnam War, de-mining work being carried out in the country by Peace Trees Vietnam and the work of the Vietnamese Friendship Association here in Seattle. There will be time for questions at the end. Please RSVP at 206.297.0875.
6/19 - Friday
Farmers Market Demo: Recycled Market Shopping Bags
3-5pm. PC. Free.
Dee Desadier will show us how to turn unused fabric into Farmers Market shopping bags. You are encouraged to bring in unused fabric for a hand-made bag.
6/24-8/19 - Wednesdays
Baby Boomers: The Making of Elder Culture
11 am-12 pm. Phinney Center. Free.
Theodore Roszak, the author of The Making of an Elder Culture (2009) and earlier The Making of a Counter Culture (1969), said that in order to be considered to be “wise elders,” Boomers need to revisit the lessons they learned in the Sixties and finish the revolutions they started. This weekly group will focus on exploring our own stories and how we want to take action today as we participate in the “longevity revolution.” Facilitator Cecile Andrews is the author of Living Room Revolution, Less Is More, Slow Is Beautiful and Circle of Simplicity. Call 206.297.0875 to RSVP.
6/24 - Wednesday
Eat at Paxti's for BPC
5323 Ballard Ave NW. All day.
Dine at Patxi’s Pizza or place a to-go, delivery or catering order on Wednesday, June 24 and Patxi’s will donate 10% of the entire day’s sales to the Ballard Preschool Co-op.
Greenwood Meaningful Movies: Fresh
1-3 pm. GSC. Free.
Fresh celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet. Healthy snacks and action steps provided. Coordinated by Shannon Markley. Please RSVP at 206.297.0875.
6/26 – Friday
PNA Blood Drives
1-7 pm. PC Blue Building.
Your donation can save up to 3 lives! The PNA partners with Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) several times a year to bring a blood drive to the neighborhood. Click here for more information on how to donate or to make an appointment online.
7-10 pm. GSC. $12 PNA Members / $18 General Public. Ages: 21+
Reservations open at 12:01 am on Monday, June 1. Go to phinneycenter.org/bingo.
6/27 - Saturday
Car Show Pancake Breakfast
7-11 am. GSC. Free.
Get a head start on your Car Show day with pancakes! Proceeds benefit the Greenwood Senior Center’s programs and services.
6/27 - Saturday
Greenwood Car Show
8 am-4 pm. Along Greenwood Ave.
It’s the biggest single-day car show in Washington State, where hundreds of rolling works of art go on display and enthusiasts and spectators walk and gawk all day long.
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