10/26-11-30: Sadly, Hunger Goblin' won't be an event of trick-or-treating this year due to COVID, but the Food Drive portion WILL stay alive to support FamilyWorks' Kids' Power Pack Program. Find decorated donation boxes at businesses throughout the community to collect healthy, non-perishable, kid-friendly items to support their nutritional needs as they navigate the wonders of online schooling at home.
Please note: This calendar shows activities organized or sponsored by the PNA (including the Greenwood Senior Center). It does not include activities organized by other community members, groups, or businesses renting space at the centers.
COVID-19 Information: All in-person activities are subject to change, cancellation, or attendance requirements in accordance with current CDC, State, and County guidelines. Please check back frequently and read our current COVID-19 guidelines and protocols here.
10/29-11/13. Come to honor those we have lost at the Día de los Muertos Community Altar in the lobby of the Phinney Center Blue Building. We're missing our lively celebration this year, but we're so grateful to have this beautiful altar built for us by local poet Raul Sanchez, who has decorated and dedicated our Altar for several years now. Bring your photos and offerings during our open hours 9-5 M-F or email your photos we'll print and place them for you.
Do you know a teen preparing for college? Dr. Mark Hofer helps students find, get admitted to, and graduate from great colleges and universities that will best serve their academic, social, financial, and personal needs. He guides students and their families through the application and admissions process to identify the best colleges while maintaining a focus on graduating with as little debt as possible. Join Dr. Hofer at this free introductory talk for parents and college-bound high school juniors and seniors.
Learn proactive tips and step you can take to enhance your personal safety taught by female Seattle police officers and female employees. In this online 90-minute class, you will learn the important role your instincts and gut reactions play, discover potentially dangerous situations and how to avoid them, learn how to make a safety plan, and decrease the odds of becoming a victim.
Through 12/23 - Let’s fill stockings with joy! Our annual Giving Tree (and tags) are virtual this year. Our partners are still distributing toys, clothing, and other requested items to the kids and families they serve. Especially in these challenging times, we’re excited to be able to help more than 400 people in need receive a little comfort and joy this holiday season.
Join us for this reading and facilitated discussion exploring The Elderwise Way: A Different Approach to Life with Dementia. In this new book, the underpinnings of the Elderwise philosophy are explained, along with the practical implications of this Seattle-based enrichment program for those providing care for loved ones with dementia.
Fri, 12/4. GloCone 2.0 will be better than ever this year! You can watch it be lit from your living room on PNA's Facebook page and YouTube channel-- featuring a brief history of the old GloCone and an introduction to the new GloCone before the GloCone is officially lit up and “performs” in sync with a holiday tune.
Sat. 12/5. The tradition of the Holiday Bookfest continues, with a program of online readings from Jess Walter, Kira Jane Buxton, Donna Miscolta, and Erica Bauermeister. As in previous years, when we've held our bookfest at the Phinney Center, Phinney Books will be selling signed copies of their books, as well as books from more than a dozen other local writers. Please join us online and continue our local tradition!