News & Announcements

  • Reservations now accepted at “Fannie’s Kitchen”

    Reservations now accepted at “Fannie’s Kitchen”

    Over the past 16 years, Greenwood Senior Center volunteer Fannie Jin has given more than ten thousand hours shopping, chopping, and sometimes mopping to make the GSC lunch program a success. To commemorate and honor Fannie’s many hours of volunteer service, the GSC Kitchen has been renamed Fannie's Kitchen. Learn more about Fannie and her incredible dedication to the community in this blog!...

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  • PNA closed on Mon, July 4; Tool Library closed Sat, July 2

    PNA closed on Mon, July 4; Tool Library closed Sat, July 2

    The PNA will be closed on Mon, July 4 in celebration of the Fourth of July holiday. The Tool Library will be closed on Sat, July 2 and the Hot Meal Program is also closed on Monday. Have a great holiday weekend!...

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  • PhinneyWood Art Sale & Stroll supports local makers and artists

    PhinneyWood Art Sale & Stroll supports local makers and artists

    Our PhinneyWood Art Sale & Stroll on June 18 brought together almost 80 local makers and hundreds of shoppers for a handcrafted shopping experience. We love supporting artists, building community, and welcoming summer with this fun annual event. Click through the photo galleries on our blog to check out some of the handmade fun!...

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  • Lifting Loneliness: PNA Social Connection Project helps isolated older adults

    Lifting Loneliness: PNA Social Connection Project helps isolated older adults

    The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the pre-existing problem of social isolation, particularly among older adults. Given statistics on isolation’s negative health impacts, the Greenwood Senior Center (GSC) started the Social Connection Project (SCP) last year. “Our goal with the Social Connection Project is to engage, educate, and —just as importantly—learn from the community about the impact of social isolation on older adults,” said GSC Director Cecily Kaplan....

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  • BECU members! Nominate the PNA for a People Helping People Award

    BECU members! Nominate the PNA for a People Helping People Award

    As a BECU member, you can nominate your favorite nonprofits—like the PNA!—to receive a People Helping People Award of up to $50,000. BECU's People Helping People is an annual member-led event that recognizes and supports the important work of local nonprofits. Nonprofit nominations are due by June 30, and your nomination of the PNA could help our vital community-driven programs and services!...

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  • There’s no place like home: A great summer vacation is right here

    There’s no place like home: A great summer vacation is right here

    Staying put can often be more relaxing, and even enlightening, than the expense and effort of a traditional vacation. Learn how to fill a great summer vacation right here in Seattle with fun recommendations from one of our guest writers. This summer is the perfect time for a staycation!...

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  • Mirror Stage seeks visual artists for Contexpo on June 24

    Mirror Stage seeks visual artists for Contexpo on June 24

    Our friends at Mirror Stage seek visual artists to participate in their new Contexpo multimodal arts series. This month, artists are asked to explore the concepts of incarceration and/or redemption—whatever that means to them. The Contexpo: Incarceration & Redemption art reception is on Fri, June 24 at 6 pm in the Phinney Center Blue Building. To submit work, please email Tycarius Cummings at [email protected] ...

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  • Phinney Center and GSC closed on June 20 to honor Juneteenth

    Phinney Center and GSC closed on June 20 to honor Juneteenth

    The Phinney Center and Greenwood Senior Center will be closed on Monday, June 20, to commemorate Juneteenth. Juneteenth marks the date of June 19, 1865 – more than two years after the passage of the Emancipation Proclamation – when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, and informed enslaved African Americans of their freedom. We know that recognizing Juneteenth does not repair the generational damages wrought by slavery, nor does it compensate for the continued injustices imposed against Black people in this country today. ⁠⁠There are many actions that can be taken on this and every day to promote racial justice and inclusion. Without action, there can be no real change. ⁠...

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  • Meet the makers of the PhinneyWood Art Sale & Stroll

    Meet the makers of the PhinneyWood Art Sale & Stroll

    Our PhinneyWood Art Sale & Stroll is a must-see summer shopping experience featuring more than 70 local makers selling handmade goods in pop-up galleries on Sat, June 18 from 12 to 4 pm. Explore our mobile map, enjoy a nice walk or drive through the neighborhood, chat with local makers, and purchase beautiful art, pottery, jewelry, accessories, and much more. Meet some of the makers joining this community event in our new blog post!...

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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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