News & Announcements

  • 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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  • Are you tidying up?

    Are you tidying up?

    Are you on the Tidying Up train too? Well, before you haul those bags to Goodwill, consider a few upcoming opportunities we have for you to re-home your kids' gear and your books! The much-loved Gently Used Kids' Gear sales organized by our preschool co-ops are around the corner: Ballard Preschool Co-op's is March 30, and Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op's is April 20, and the PNA Book Exchange is on March 2....

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  • Call for art!

    Call for art!

    All members of the community are invited to apply to the Phinney Center Gallery’s March show “Bridging the gap—art that brings us together.” The theme is open to interpretation by each artist’s individual vision and creativity, but we are thinking of pieces that illustrate how art can close the gap – economic, cultural, social, political, geographical or otherwise – between people and help us be more compassionate, informed and observant. The submission process will be open January 15 - February 1. Art will be displayed in the gallery from March 6-April 5, with the opening reception on Friday, March 8 during the PhinneyWood ArtWalk....

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  • Reaching out with memory loss video

    Reaching out with memory loss video

    We are excited to launch the abridged, 5-minute version of the 16-minute film "Living with Memory Loss: In Our Own Words."  The film was made by members of The Gathering Place who are living with memory loss, and who share their experiences in honest and open-hearted ways....

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  • Would you like a community woodshop?

    Would you like a community woodshop?

    PNA is considering the idea of opening a community woodshop program on the Phinney Center campus. We're picturing a small shop stocked with professional, safe woodworking tools that neighborhood members would not typically have at home. During woodshop hours, shop volunteers would be available to teach safe tool usage, operate equipment, and advise you on the best ways to accomplish your project. We've been talking with a group of neighborhood members with a passion for woodworking, and are excited about the project, but we'd like to hear from the rest of our community before committing the resources to start the project....

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