News & Announcements

  • August 2018 Newsletter

    August 2018 Newsletter

    The newsletter is here! Find out what events and classes are happening at the Phinney Center and Greenwood Senior Center, and what's going on with PNA programs. Featured events include the Gumshoe 5K, the Farmers Market Happy Hour, Membership & Free T-shirt Day at the Market, and Camp Greenwood at the GSC. Also, check out our memory loss film now online, and a bunch of new job openings....

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  • Seed Library Helps You Grow Fall & Winter Plants

    Seed Library Helps You Grow Fall & Winter Plants

    Keep your garden growing into the fall and even through the winter with seeds that are available right now at the King County Seed Lending Library inside the PNA Tool Library. You can start all sorts of salad greens, plus second sowings of peas, beets, turnips and carrots for fall harvest. Plant kale, broccoli and other brassica-family crops for fall and overwintering. Small quantities of seed for all these crops are now available at the PNA’s branch of the seed library. They’re inside the green cabinet in the tool library’s office, available for free whenever the tool library is open....

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  • Memory loss documentary now online

    Memory loss documentary now online

    Out of the desire to be advocates, members of The Gathering Place program who are living with memory loss, create a short documentary, Living with Memory Loss: In Our Own Words. We screened the film at the Greenwood Senior Center twice to positive response and a crowded room. The Gathering Place group and staff team decided to take it further—to make the film widely available to anyone online for free, to stream or download. ...

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  • Cheers to you and the favorite beers (and ciders)!

    Cheers to you and the favorite beers (and ciders)!

    The PNA Summer Beer Tastes was a success for year 13! Ticket sales were record-breaking, the weather was perfect, the brews were delicious (and many of them special for the event!), and the mood was jovial. We were tickled to see so many Hawaiian shirts and beachy outfits, adding to the festiveness of the afternoon. It was extra fun that brewers also got into it by bringing fun (and yummy!) tropical-flavored beers and decorating themselves and their stations. And the crowd favorites were......

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  • Yard signs are coming!

    Yard signs are coming!

    It's the annual membership campaign, and 800 "Proud to be a PNA Member" yard signs will soon pop up at PNA Members’ homes around the neighborhood. You may suddenly find one in your yard! Help us spread the word about the PNA by displaying your sign for the couple months of the campaign.  Didn't get a sign delivered and want one? You can borrow one for the summer at the Phinney Center front desk. ...

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  • July 2018 Newsletter

    July 2018 Newsletter

    The July newsletter is here! Find out everything that's going on with PNA programs this, classes, news and announcements. ...

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  • 2017 Annual Report

    2017 Annual Report

    "These are unprecedented and often turbulent times, and our community has shown us that opportunities for civic engagement are in high demand. As a result we’ve listened, and asked questions, and said yes, even when we didn’t have all the answers..." - Chris Johnson, Board President. Read 2017 highlights in the Annual Report. ...

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  • Congratulations, Contra!

    Congratulations, Contra!

    Emerald City Contra Dance celebrates 15 years at the Phinney Center. It happens every Friday night in the Brick Building's Community Hall. For the entire month of July, show them your PNA membership card and dance for FREE! Never heard of contra dancing? It's a community-oriented type of folk dancing that evolved in New England in the 1800’s....

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  • Calling all makers! Winter Festival vendor applications are here

    Calling all makers! Winter Festival vendor applications are here

    Apply now to sell your fabulous items at the 30th Annual PNA Winter Festival & Crafts Fair (December 1 & 2): a favorite event for shoppers and vendors alike, drawing thousands of folks. Applications are now available and they are due back August 17. ...

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  • The egregious separation of immigrant families: What can we do?

    The egregious separation of immigrant families: What can we do?

    The policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border was outrageous and tragic. Now that policy has changed, and we are not sure what the impact will be or when families will be reunited. We have heard from many community members, and we will be passing along, through Facebook, information from Northwest Immigrant Rights Project about the situation and actions we can take. On Friday, June 22, over 100 community members at the Phinney Farmers Market wrote messages to officials, both national and local, who can have an impact. We have information and supplies to write these postcards at the Phinney Center, or you can use the information in this post to send from home.  Stay tuned for other efforts. ...

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