PNA Village : Events & Activities

 

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Village Events

Village Happy Hour *Now Weekly!*

Every Monday, 3 – 5 pm
Barking Dog Alehouse, 705 NW 70th St

Happy hour is so much fun that we are now meeting weekly! Please mark your calendar for every Monday, and come when you can! Join your fellow Villagers for Happy Hour!  The Barking Dog has great food and drinks.  Pair that with good company and the combination can’t be beat! This is our regular 1st Monday happy hour so if you can’t make it, we’d love to see you next time. Please note: the Barking Dog NO LONGER allows dogs.

The Village Bakery Bunch

Wednesday, January 15, 9:30 am
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month
Celine Bakery, 6801 Greenwood Ave N.

Join your fellow Village members and volunteers for treats and good conversations. Mark your calendars now.  Hope to see you there!

Village Volunteer Training

Saturday, January 25, 10 am – noon
Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N 85th Street

Would you like to help your neighbors remain in their homes and stay active in their community as they age? PNA Village volunteers help with rides, help in and around the home, and provide social interaction.  To attend the next Village volunteer training, contact us at 206-789-1217 or [email protected].  All Village volunteer trainings are held at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N 85th Street.

PNA Village News

The Visible Village Marketing Committee is in need of new members!  Are you interested in spreading the word about the PNA Village in fun and creative ways?  If so, please consider joining this committee.  If you’re interested in checking out the next meeting, please contact the Village at 206-789-1217.

Featured Community Events

PNA Village Volunteer Recruitment Happy Hour
Wednesday, January 15, 6:30-7:30 pm

Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N

Come enjoy free pizza, beer, and refreshments! Learn about how you can help the PNA Village reimagine aging by volunteering for your neighborhood elders. Volunteers provide services like transportation, help with small projects, and social interaction. Make a difference in how your neighbors choose to age. Call 206-789-1217 for more information or go to https://www.phinneycenter.org/village.

Valentine’s Day Potluck for Village Members and Volunteers!
Friday, February 14, 11 am – 1 pm
Sunset Hill Community Club, 3003 NW 66th St

Let’s share our LOVE for food!  Please bring one of your favorite foods to share, along with its recipe. We will gather all recipes and make cookbooks for you to take home at the end of the event (and your original recipe will be returned to you)!  No worries if you’re unable to prepare a dish, you can still bring a favorite recipe, or just bring yourself!  Your RSVP is appreciated, but not required, at 206-789-1217 or [email protected]

Ongoing Groups & Activities

As with all of our events, these are for Village members and volunteers! If you’d like more information, please contact the Village at 206-789-1217

Book Sharing Group
2nd Wednesday of each month: 11 am – 12 pm
Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Cafe, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.
Our meetings are a lively mix of discussion, getting to know one another, talking about current books we are reading, and our favorite types of reading. The Couth Buzzard has drinks and snacks available. Bring a favorite or current book to tell us about.

Conversation and the News of the Day
4 groups to choose from!
Every Monday at 10 am and Every Thursday at 9:30 and 10:30 am – Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave N
Every Tuesday at 10:30 am – HomeStreet Bank, 7307 Greenwood Ave N
Read all about it! Talk all about it! Join us in congenial conversation about current news events. (An experience we are in dire need of!)  No need to come prepared with anything, just a desire for wonderful conversation!
Facilitator is Cecile Andrews, author of Living Room Revolution: A Handbook for Conversation, Community, and the Common Good.

The Bakery Bunch
3rd Wednesday of every month, 9:30 am – Celine Patisserie, 6801 Greenwood Ave N #113A
Join your fellow Village members and volunteers for treats and good conversations.

Supper Club
Would you like to go out to dinner with other Village members and volunteers? Let us know and we will put you into the next group that’s forming! Each Supper Club meets monthly. Responsibility of choosing a restaurant and date will rotate among group members.

Theatre Matinees at Shoreline Community College
Sundays, as announced
Watch email bulletins for dates. SCC Theatre students do wonderful work as developing professionals. Rides can be arranged. The small group attending so far thoroughly enjoys these afternoons!

Understanding Happiness
Wednesday mornings, 10 am.- Home Street Bank Community Room at 73rd and Greenwood (Across from Ken’s)
There is excellent research on the subject of happiness. In this group we’ll explore how to act on this research and create happier lives. The focus will be on congenial conversation and the importance of relationships and community. Contact Cecile Andrews for more information.  Free, all welcome.

Weekly Village Happy Hour
Every Monday, 3-5 pm (come and go at any time!) – The Barking Dog Alehouse, 705 NW 70th St
Join fellow volunteers and members for some casual fun and socializing. The Barking Dog serves great food along with a variety of beer, wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks.  Unfortunately dogs are no longer allowed in the restaurant.  If you’re a full member and would like to catch a ride with a volunteer, please let us know!

Village Writing Group
 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, 11 am – 12 pm – HomeStreet Bank, 7307 Greenwood Ave. North, across from Ken’s Market
We write everything from memoirs, short and long stories, poetry, songs, to PR copy. Join us with old projects and new in a supportive, fun atmosphere.

Village Committee Meetings

Interested in joining a committee? Come to the next meeting or contact the Village staff to discuss: (206) 789-1217 or [email protected].

*All committees are actively recruiting new members!  Please consider joining.

Seattle Villages Advocacy Task Force

Meets Quarterly on the 1st Thursday (Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct), 1 – 2:30 pm, Greenwood Senior Center

Business Vetting Committee

Meets Monthly at the Phinney Center, meetings scheduled over email.

Newsletter Committee

Meets Quarterly at local coffee shops, meetings scheduled over email.

Social Committee

Meets 4th Thursdays at 11:30 am, Greenwood Senior Center

Volunteer Committee

Meets 3rd Tuesdays at 11 am, Couth Buzzard Book Store

Visible Village Marketing Committee

Meets Monthly at the Greenwood Senior Center, meetings scheduled over email.

 

Want more?

Want to see what else is  going on at the Phinney Center or Greenwood Senior Center  or are you looking for more things to do? Check out these events pages:

GSC events page

Phinney Center events page

Full events calendar (all locations)