News & Announcements

  • People’s Choice Winner: Northwest Fine Arts Competition

    People’s Choice Winner: Northwest Fine Arts Competition

    Congratulations to the People's Choice winner of the PNA's Northwest Fine Arts Competition: Ellen Hamm with "Highland Light 2." Click "read more" to see the piece and read her artist statement.  ...

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  • A fond farewell

    A fond farewell

    With extraordinary gratitude and quite a bit of sadness, and after almost ten years as the Executive Director of this fantastic organization, I have decided to step down in early October... On a sunny and warm day in my 20s, I participated in my first PNA event: Garage Sale Day. As I happily wandered among sale booths and kids’ lemonade stands, I was overwhelmed with the kindness, the smiles, and the community I saw. It is seared in my memory as one of my favorite days ever and it still is my favorite PNA “holiday” each year! (For years, the couch we found graced our front porch.) I thought “working at PNA would be a dream job!” as its mission to build community resonated so deeply with me. ...

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  • The summer Review is out

    The summer Review is out

    If you're a Phinney-Greenwood resident or a PNA member, you should have received your copy of The Review. If you're not, you can read it online or pick it up at the Phinney Center or the Greenwood Senior Center. You can also grab a copy at the following libraries: Greenwood, Ballard, Green Lake, and Broadview. Find out what fun and educational stuff is going on in the next few months at the Phinney Center and Greenwood Senior Center. Plus, get the details on the new Alice Ball park opening, explore a new way to walk, plan picnics, and schedule your kids' summer fun....

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  • PNA Community Woodshop Sneak Peek (and free doughnuts!)

    PNA Community Woodshop Sneak Peek (and free doughnuts!)

    Come and see our “work in progress” community wood shop on Saturday, June 8th from 9 am until 2 pm. View the future plans for the space, talk with the wood shop crew, sign up to volunteer, and enjoy a cup of coffee & doughnut. The mission of the shop is to build and support a broad community of fabrication and woodworking members who are enthusiastic about learning, teaching, sharing, and inspiring one another with creativity, skill, and community service. We are currently looking for volunteers that would like to help get the space ready for regular operation, teach a class, and repair tools/equipment....

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  • Call for entries! PNA Member & Volunteer Art Show

    Call for entries! PNA Member & Volunteer Art Show

    Are you an artist AND a current PNA member, volunteer, or staff member?  Please submit your artwork to the 2019 PNA Member and Volunteer Art Show! Jurors from the local community will select art to be displayed in the Phinney Center Gallery from July 11- August 16. The opening artist reception will be held Friday, July 12, 7-9 pm during the PhinneyWood Art Walk, and a  People’s Choice Award will be given based on popular vote during the show. The submission process is open until May 31. ...

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  • Are you our next Board Member?

    Are you our next Board Member?

    PNA is seeking two candidates for its Board of Directors and we would love to hear from you! We are looking for community members who are passionate about the PNA’s mission to build community,  have expertise in real estate development,  are local business owners, or who have knowledge or experience with fundraising. We are actively working to build a more equitable and inclusive Board and organization because we value a diversity of opinions, backgrounds, and skills. Applicants representing the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply....

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  • Call for Art! Northwest Fine Arts Competition

    Call for Art! Northwest Fine Arts Competition

    Do you create art in the Pacific Northwest? We want to see it! The submission process for the Northwest Fine Arts Competition is open now through March 29. A jury will choose 2D work, from 20-30 artists to be displayed in the Phinney Center Gallery May 9-June 14, with  the opening reception on May 10 during the PhinneyWood BIG One Art Walk....

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  • The spring Review is out

    The spring Review is out

    If you're a Phinney-Greenwood resident or a PNA member, keep an eye on the mail for your copy of the spring Review. If you're not - or you want a sneak peek - you can read it online or pick it up at the Phinney Center or the  Greenwood Senior Center. You can also grab a copy at the following libraries: Greenwood, Ballard, Green Lake, and Broadview. Find out what fun and educational stuff is going on in the next few months at the Phinney Center and Greenwood Senior Center. Plus, meet a bus driver who does much more than just drive, get the background on PNA's Holi Festival of Colors event, ring in spring with some relaxing activities, and plan your kids' summer fun. Click "read more" to read it online now. ...

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  • PhinneyWood.com blog to be powered by the PNA

    PhinneyWood.com blog to be powered by the PNA

    After nearly 10 and half years of running PhinneyWood.com, Doree Armstrong and Dale Steinke have said goodbye and have graciously passed the baton to the Phinney Neighborhood Association (PNA). The PNA is grateful for all Doree and Dale have dedicated to our community and feel honored to keep the blog running.  We plan to re-launch the blog in late February and are actively looking for volunteer contributors and will be providing advertising opportunities for local businesses. Chris Maykut from our team will be leading PhinneyWood.com – we welcome you to connect with him directly at [email protected]  We want to hear from YOU! What kinds of stories do you want to see? What don’t you want to see? We want to hear it all to help inform the future of the blog. Please click ""read more" to complete a short survey about the types of stories and information you’d like to read by February 26. Thank you!...

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  • Snow update for Friday, Feb 15: OPEN

    Snow update for Friday, Feb 15: OPEN

    Yay! Still open! We’ve got our major walkways and driveway entries clear at Phinney Center and Greenwood Senior Center. Side streets and parking lots still have snow and slush, so be careful!*** Greenwood Senior Center's Valentine's Luncheon scheduled for today has been postponed. It's now a St. Patrick's Day Luncheon on March 15.***Saturday's Village Recruitment Coffee Hour has been canceled, and will be rescheduled- so stay tuned. ***Click "read more" for activity updates and the link to our snow/refund policy. ...

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