Phinney Neighborhood Association

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Featured Events

  • Seattle7Writers Holiday Bookfest 2018

    Seattle7Writers Holiday Bookfest 2018

    Sat. 11/17. For one afternoon, we are gathering 26 of your favorite Pacific Northwest authors in one room, pens in hand.  Our local Phinney Books will be selling books on site, plus readings and free cookies (baked by the authors!), and even a musical set from the author band The Rejections. ...

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  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    Thanksgiving Dinner

    Thurs. 11/22. Join us for our annual Thanksgiving potluck meal. Share the holiday and a dish with others in our community at the Phinney Center. All are welcome!...

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  • 38th Annual Winter Festival & Crafts Fair

    38th Annual Winter Festival & Crafts Fair

    Sat & Sun, 12/1 & 2. This favorite event features 120 hand-picked unique artists, craftspeople and makers; continuous live entertainment and tasty food and treats. Plus, raises funds for our community programs!...

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News & Stories

  • The Seattle Times: How my neighborhood’s scrappy annual crafts fair became a seasonal tradition

    "In a sea of corporate holiday celebrations, community-oriented crafts fairs like the Phinney Neighborhood Association's Winter Festival, running 38 years strong, can bring us down to earth." By Megan Burbank. Seattle Times travel and outdoors editor. If you live on Phinney Ridge, you know the heart of the neighborhood isn’t one of its manifold coffee shops or yoga studios, but the hulking light-blue building at North 67th Street and Phinney Avenue North that, along with an auxiliary brick building to the east, houses the Phinney Neighborhood Association (PNA). Read more

  • November 2018 Newsletter

    The newsletter is here! Find out what events and classes are happening at the Phinney Center and Greenwood Senior Center, and what's going on with PNA programs. Featured events include the Day of the Dead Festival, a Saturday Family Concert, The Big Lebrewski Winter Beer Taste, Seattle7Writers Holiday Bookfest, Thanksgiving Potluck, Winter Festival,  and more! Read more

  • A chance to learn English together

    They are from Russia, Israel, Iran and Bulgaria. Somehow, through fortunate circumstance, they now find themselves together, sitting around a table at the Greenwood Senior Center practicing English in the Talk Time program. A quick survey of their lives yields an astonishing variety of experiences. Heidi and her husband, Hashem, remember their home in Shiraz, Iran. “It was a beautiful house, with a big garden I plant with vegetables,” she says.... Hashem nods, recounting the abundance: “Radishes, basil, mint, celery and parsley.” He worked as a welding inspector of pipelines before coming to the United States... Another couple from Iran, Famina and Farhad, lived in Tehran, a teeming city of millions. “I had my own pharmacy,” she recalls. Read more

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