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  • PhinneyWood Rainbow Hop honors Pride and promotes inclusiveness

    PhinneyWood Rainbow Hop honors Pride and promotes inclusiveness

    The PhinneyWood Rainbow Hop honored Pride on June 4 with engaging all ages activities promoting inclusiveness. Forty community partners hosted booths throughout the neighborhood and hundreds of kids enjoyed the event. Click through the photo galleries in this new blog to check out this community Pride celebration!...

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  • PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop celebrates equity and inclusivity

    PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop celebrates equity and inclusivity

    The 10th annual PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop is this Sat, June 4 at 10:30 am and will honor Pride and celebrate LGBTQIA families and friends. The celebration carries the vital message that Phinney-Greenwood is safe, inclusive, and committed to equity for all. “The Rainbow Hop celebration is a fabulous opportunity for everyone to build community and share their love of diversity and inclusion,” shared our Small Business Advocate Chris Maykut. Learn more about the event and hear from community partners in this new blog....

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  • The Phinney Farmers Market returns on June 3

    The Phinney Farmers Market returns on June 3

    After closures to the Phinney Farmers Market during the pandemic, the market will reopen Fri, June 3, from 3-7 pm in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Center. Shoppers will see longtime vendors and get to know producers new to the market. The market is a lively gathering place for the community on Friday afternoons through Sept. 30, and it also serves a more profound purpose: connecting shoppers with the folks who grow our food and supporting those producers....

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  • Rainbow Hop family fun activities spread Pride on June 4

    Rainbow Hop family fun activities spread Pride on June 4

    Each year we kick off Pride Month and celebrate Phinney-Greenwood’s commitment to inclusivity and equity with Rainbow Hop, an LGBTQIA celebration for everyone! On Sat, June 4, more than 30 businesses and organizations throughout the neighborhood will host free family fun activities from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The Rainbow Hop map and activity list is available as a pdf or you can explore our interactive map and activity list in this new post....

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  • Business Spotlight: Soma Yoga & Dance Studio

    Business Spotlight: Soma Yoga & Dance Studio

    Instructor and proprietress Jean Hindle has been a somatic movement educator, Soma Yoga and meditation teacher, and dancer in Seattle for 28 years. She founded Soma Yoga & Dance Studio in Ballard 18 years ago. “I love supporting students in finding freedom in motion, mind and thus, creative courageous living through Somatics, meditation, Soma Yoga, dance, BrainDance and the arts (drawing meditation/writing).”...

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  • 5 reasons to volunteer for PNA Village Gardening Day on May 14!

    5 reasons to volunteer for PNA Village Gardening Day on May 14!

    Our PNA Village program is seeking volunteers to garden for our elder neighbors on Sat, May 14. “This is an easy way to make a big difference in the lives of others. You’ll beautify an elder neighbor’s yard and garden, and make them so happy,” shared our Village Program Manager Rebecca Fogarty. Email Rebecca at [email protected] to sign up soon. Still on the fence? See why gardening with us on May 14 is the perfect way to spend a spring Saturday!...

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  • Planting the PNA Tree Appreciation Series

    Planting the PNA Tree Appreciation Series

    Not long ago a group of women from our Village program went on a journey. They discovered the intricate social life of trees along with the limitless contributions that trees make to humanity and the environment. Now, they're sharing their discoveries through art, tree walks, songs, talks, and more during our Tree Appreciation Series from April 22 to April 29. "I want at least one person to come away from this week with the feeling of awe that I have felt as I have walked among the trees in my area..."...

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  • Calling all superheroes! The PNA spring fundraiser is BACK IN ACTION on April 30

    Calling all superheroes! The PNA spring fundraiser is BACK IN ACTION on April 30

    Time to assemble for the action-packed return of a beloved PNA tradition, the spring fundraiser! This year’s event is a superhero-themed party called Back in Action! and we’re thrilled to unite the community for a stupendous evening on Sat, April 30. Team up with your superhero squad to enjoy an amazing auction, terrific games, incredible drinks, and much more as you help raise funds for our vital programs and services....

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  • Business Spotlight: RefreshFotos

    Business Spotlight: RefreshFotos

    Many of us have photos dispersed over multiple mediums with intention of consolidating and putting them in a safe place. That's where Mirja Heide and her business RefreshFotos can help. "My aim is to inspire clients to preserve their memories, create with their photos, and share the stories of their lives."...

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  • PNA Holi Festival creates joyous clouds of color

    PNA Holi Festival creates joyous clouds of color

    Vivid neon powder covered more than 1,100 happy faces at the PNA Holi Festival on March 26, 2022. Attendees joyously danced and coated each other in colors as irresistible tunes filled the Phinney Center lower parking lot. The annual PNA Holi celebration started in 2018 with a neighbor who wanted to share her culture with the community and this year's event continued that vital tradition. Learn more about the celebration and explore stunning festival photos in this blog....

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