Month: March 2018

  • It’s Already Time for Summer Plans!

    It’s Already Time for Summer Plans!

    Have you got plans for your kids this summer? PNA has several great day camp options to choose from for both fun and enriching experiences!...

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  • Planting? Get Free Seeds!

    Planting? Get Free Seeds!

    Getting ready to to start your garden? Before you go out and buy seeds, consider scoring some heirloom varieties for free! Did you know that the Phinney Center's Tool Library houses a branch of the King County Seed Library? Come on down to the Tool Library any time during open hours, peruse the seeds, and take some home. ...

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  • Building Community–One Cup, One Book, One Note at a Time

    Building Community–One Cup, One Book, One Note at a Time

    by Cecile Andrews, community member, guest writer... Yes, a well known  coffee company popularized the phrase “third place." But there’s a  real third place in PhinneyWood. It’s called the Couth Buzzard--a new/used bookstore, a cafe, and a performance space. Roy Oldenburg, in his book "The Great Good Place", explores the importance of people having a place they can drop in and gather with other people. He talks about the fact that we all need a first place (our families) and a second place (work) and how important it is to have a third place — a place where you can be yourself, not anyone’s employee or mother, just yourself. ...

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  • The Spring Review is Out

    The Spring Review is Out

    Phinney/Greenwood residents and PNA Members: watch your mail for the latest edition of The Review. It's got everything that's going on this Spring at the Phinney Center and Greenwood Senior Center, plus a wonderful article on memory loss, a focus on volunteering, and another look at the possibility of a megaquake. You can also pick up a copy at the Phinney Center, Greenwood Senior Center, and the Greenwood or Broadview libraries; or read it online. ...

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  • Exploring Racial Literacy Together

    Exploring Racial Literacy Together

    As part of PNA’s Difficult Conversations series, the Breaking White Silence project hopes to create antibias consciousness-raising groups in our community. This past year, more than a dozen groups have met for transformative conversations through the discussion of the book "What Does It Mean to be White?" by Dr. Robin DiAngelo. Join us this quarter for a new group starting April 4....

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  • Winners of the Northwest Fine Arts Competition

    Winners of the Northwest Fine Arts Competition

    Please join us on Friday, March 9, 7-9 pm to congratulate the winners of the 2018 PNA Northwest Fine Arts Competition. The competition invited local artists working in 2D media to share their work with our community. Jurors selected the works of 23 artists, which will be shown in the Phinney Center Gallery from March 7- April 6. The Jurors Choice Award went to Sarah Banks. At the opening, meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and vote for your favorite piece for the People's Choice Award. ...

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  • March 2018 Newsletter

    March 2018 Newsletter

    See what's going on at the PNA this month: events, classes, news, announcements.......

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  • Business Spotlight: Sound Seismic

    Business Spotlight: Sound Seismic

    Sound Seismic was born as an idea in the heart of Phinney. Leif Jackson and his brother Erik were working for a contractor, and Erik was assigned to work on […]...

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  • Business Spotlight: Strategic Living

    Business Spotlight: Strategic Living

    Joanne Factor teaches Self-Defense 101 for Women, a 6-week progressive skill-building class that helps students learn how to set boundaries, identify red flags in others’ behavior, and defend themselves physically […]...

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  • Business Spotlight: Signal Services

    Business Spotlight: Signal Services

    Signal Services installs and monitors a wide range of life safety and security systems, including fire alarms, panic alarms, commercial video, residential burglar alarms, and access control systems. They work […]...

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