News & Announcements

  • A Happy Ending!

    A Happy Ending!

    What a wonderful evening last Saturday at the Enchanted Forest Auction! All the outfits were fabulous, and the outpouring of support for the PNA and the community was awesome, as usual! We are so full of gratitude for the 285 attendees, 100+ volunteers and 18 incredible sponsors who came to our enchanted forest and left us […]...

    Read More
  • In Our Own Words

    In Our Own Words

    The video begins simply. Quietly. A person walks in, sits on a chair and looks directly into the camera. Then, one by one, they all come to share wrenching, profound and even funny stories of memory loss. They explain what they’d like the world to know about memory loss and they offer hope to others with the condition, to their friends and families. See the inspiring and memorable film on May 16....

    Read More
  • May 2018 Newsletter

    May 2018 Newsletter

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

    Read More
  • Connectedness=Happiness


    by Cecile Andrews, PNA Member, author, and guest blogger... The other day, in my Understanding Happiness group, we talked about some of the things in our culture that make it hard to feel happy. We immediately thought of some things: the lack of  community, the competitiveness, the lack of time, worry about financial security (including health care), racism, alienation from the land, and fear of violence. We talked about things we could do. ...

    Read More
  • It’s Small Business Week!

    It’s Small Business Week!

    Did you know more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year? If you can, make an extra effort this week to stroll down Phinney-Greenwood and spend your dollars giving back those who make our neighborhood an incredible and vibrant place to live....

    Read More
  • Vote for PNA Business Member Golden Teddy Finalists!

    Vote for PNA Business Member Golden Teddy Finalists!

    Congratulations to our nine PNA Business Members who are finalists for Parent Map Magazine's Golden Teddy Awards! The Golden Teddy asks readers to name their favorite  Seattle-area resources, camps, classes, shops, grub, play spots, groups and professionals. Want to put your vote behind PhinneyWood businesses that support the PNA? We've got a voting guide for you!...

    Read More
  • April 2018 Newsletter

    April 2018 Newsletter

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

    Read More
  • 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!...

    Read More
  • 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. ...

    Read More
  • 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. ...

    Read More