6532 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103 • (206) 783-2244 • www.phinneycenter.org
Come Together For The PNA World Cup
face enormous challenges on so many levels. This year, as
By Alex Eckardt
billions of fans from around the world will look towards
Every four years the world celebrates “the beautiful South Africa, they’re not only filled with hope of winning
game” and puts aside all worries for a few weeks. This is the ultimate trophy in soccer but they are also hopeful for
especially true for this year’s World Cup host South Africa the people of Africa.
and the African continent as a whole, which continues to
Please See CUP On Page 22
Summer Class Schedule Enclosed - See Page 7
Ongoing Events and Special Services - Pages 11-12
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Tour Explores Remodeled Homes, Urban Gardens Inside This Issue
Remodels, additions, and
Join in the World Cup frenzy
gardens featured June 13 for family fun
The PNA’s Home and Garden Tour
takes place Sunday, June 13, 11 a.m. - 5
p.m. Sponsored by Rest Assured Inspection A Better Building
Services, Lake and Company Real Estate, Phinney Center will see
Northwest Homecrafters, Swansons Nurs-
improvements starting soon
ery, ecohaus, Connor Remodeling, and Tam- 2
arack Woodworks, the event features five
remodeled homes and four urban gardens Social Whirl
in the Phinney/Greenwood neighborhood.
This year’s homes feature basement Phinney Ridge is ready made Page
for interaction with others
remodels, kitchen remodels, second story 3
additions, solar panels and a bocce ball
court. The gardens include native and exotic
plantings, ponds, waterfalls, unique patios Apple a Day
and hardscapes. This year’s homes and Fruit tree owners share
gardens will provide the needed ideas and 3
inspiration to embark on your own projects.
The tour is self-guided and you can view It’s Market Season!
the homes and gardens by walking, biking or Page
Phinney farmers market opens
driving (parking may be difficult). Slip-on 4
footwear is recommended as participants
must remove their shoes before entering
each house. Tickets cost $12 for PNA mem-
Five homes and five gardens will be on view during this year’s PNA Home and Garden Seniors Roundup
Tour June 13. Tickets are available online at www.phinneycenter.org
bers and $15 for the general public and are Greenwood Senior Center a Page
available online (www.phinneycenter.org) the Home & Garden Tour brochure at the 2-12 cost $5. The ticket brochure includes hub of activity this summer
Phinney Neighborhood Center. Babes-in- a map, addresses and a brief description of
or at the Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Online tickets must be exchanged for arms are free, and tickets for children ages each home or garden.
Art and retail mingle in Page
neighborhood business scene
Learn to Grow
Complete class, activity lists
7 - 12
Annual Greenwood Car Show Pages
delights auto buffs 13-16
Pirates on Horizon
Sleuths Come From Far Afield For 5K Walk Greenwood SeaFair Parade
struts Greenwood Avenue
old grandchildren. “It’s more fun than you can imagine,”
By Maribeth Stephens
Gumshoe participants purchase entry adds Bruce.
Phinney Ridge residents know fun is forms at select Phinney Ridge locations Judy Brown concurs. “It’s a nice way to Cold One
afoot when the Gumshoe 5K Walk kicks and follow a series of clues from point to spend a day. It’s one of the more fun outings Page
off. Now, people from Bellingham to Ari- Summer Beer Taste on tap
point. The clue hunters also write answers we’ve been on since we moved up here.” 21
zona are catching Gumshoe fever. to crafty questions on their entry form; Proceeds from this year’s Gumshoe 5K
Judy and Mike Brown moved from
Tucson to the Puget Sound region in 2009.
each question pertains to a point along the
route. The walk is just over three miles,
Walk will be donated to the Greenwood
Senior Center, a program of the Phinney
They had been frequent visitors to the area Art inspired by nature shown
and participants end at the same location Neighborhood Association. Entry forms Page
for years, and last summer they put down they started. Their forms are then turned are available August 13-22 at the Phinney at Phinney Center Gallery
permanent roots in Mukilteo to be closer
in for a prize drawing at the end of the Neighborhood Center (6532 Phinney Ave.
to their children and grandchildren. Mike 10-day event. N.), Ken’s Market (7231 Greenwood Ave.
saw an article in a local paper about last The Greeleys, who live in the Broadview N.) and Phinney Market (5918 Phinney Rollergirls, the Movie
year’s Gumshoe clue fest and recruited neighborhood, are another family making Ave. N.). Entry Forms are $20 each ($15
Judy, their daughter, son-in-law and one- the Gumshoe 5K Walk an intergenerational for two or more purchased together). Ad-
Release by local filmmaker Page
year-old grandchild. follows Rat City Rollergirls 23
event. Bruce and Karen Greeley, along ditional details about the contest and other
“When you walk, you see things like with their children, have been doing the activities during Gumshoe week, including
an interesting wall or something in a front
yard,” recounts Judy. “I would never have
Gumshoe since its inception. “I love the
idea that you scour all these strange little
MiniGumshoe contests sponsored by area
businesses, can be found beginning in July
Give of Yourself
seen those things if I had been driving. It places in the neighborhood, things that you at www.DoTheGumshoe.org. Community has many options
really makes you pay attention and actively
would never notice otherwise,” says Bruce. The Gumshoe 5K Walk is under the aus- for volunteering your time
see the neighborhood.” “It’s fun. It’s a challenge.” pices of the Greenwood-Phinney Chamber
Judy and Mike plan to expand their Sixteen-year-old Ana Greeley agrees. of Commerce. Underwriters include the
contingent this year by inviting the Bell- “It’s kind of exciting, a little scavenger Woodland Park Zoo, Red Mill Burgers, Voices for Haiti Page
ingham branch of the family: their son, hunt. It’s stimulating to go through the MV Home Inspection, Wells Fargo Reverse
daughter-in-law and three- and five-year- neighborhood and look at things.” Mortgage and Bleacher’s Sports Pub.
Chorus sings up support 26
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Center To See Major Improvements
or a place to stroll through on the way to
By Ed Pottharst
You will soon see the start of improve- Universal design: Use design that is
ments to the Phinney Neigh- inclusive of everyone. An ex-
borhood Center campus. This ample is ramps. Since our site
year the Phinney Neighbor- is on a hillside, it is virtually
67th and Phinney hood Association hopes to certain there will eventually
Burgers begin several demonstration be ramps bridging the up-
for Everyone! projects such as smart light-
ing and energy efficiency. In
per and lower parts. Many
ramps are designed with
Beef - Veggie - Chicken 2011 we plan to start major only wheelchair- or stroller-
783-6362 improvements to the Blue users in mind. This has a
Building, including new en- segregating effect. Walkers
trances, an elevator and up- use the steps instead. A ramp
graded restrooms. Many more designed in accordance with
will follow, and I hope that Ed Pottharst the principle of universal
they will transform our site PNA Board President inclusion, however, draws
into a community village and many people to use it, includ-
gathering space. ing walkers. It is a natural choice of path. I
For me, there are three guiding principles hope that the ramps we build on our campus
for this transformation into a village: become natural walkways and wheelways.
Sustainability: Conserve resources such I see the three principles of sustainability,
as energy, water and materials. We have place-making and universal design as guides
embraced the Living Building Challenge. to ensure that these improvements help grow
This is a set of standards we will use to our campus into a village that builds com-
make our buildings more eco-friendly us- munity. To watch this transformation will
ing renewable resources and self-treating be exciting, and I invite your participation
water systems. in this endeavor. Your expertise, volunteer
Place-making: Build features that draw time and donations to our capital campaign
people. Eventually, we plan to add a hillside are all greatly appreciated. I especially
park and playscape with attractive green would like to thank the Site Committee, led
spaces between the two buildings, including by Rhoda Lawrence and made up of board,
small plazas with seating and gardens. These staff, and community members, for their
and other features we hope will clearly continuing work on the planning of these
stamp the PNA campus as a destination improvements.
Steps Begin To Make Center A
Waste-, Toxics-Free Building
By Bill Fenimore
The PNA board made the decision to Join The PNA
adopt the Living Building Challenge and we
are now beginning the task of understanding
Board Of Directors
it and making the changes to be compliant.
Stated most simply, a Living Building is The PNA Board of Directors
EXPERIENCE FRESH! one that elegantly mimics natural process. It
creates the energy and water it requires from
is seeking new board members.
We’re looking for PNA members
the site. It wastes nothing. Nothing leaves with a passion for building com-
munity, a sense of humor, great
Superb Produce with the site in a polluted form. Wherever pos-
sible the building does not use products or team spirit and a desire to actively
Many Organic Choices technologies that are a source of industrial and thoughtfully participate in our
pollution. It favors local sourcing and repair community. Ideally such individu-
Natural Meats & Poultry over replacement. als would also be well connected
in the community, with strong
We are currently picking a team to de-
Exceptional Seafood velop a new entry for the Blue Building relationship building skills and a
commitment to cultural engage-
that will be designed and built under the
Ready-to-eat Deli Foods guidelines of the Challenge. ment. We are especially interested
in people with experience or a
We have, however, already undertaken a
Natural & Organic Products couple of major projects under the principles background in accounting, orga-
nizational development, human
set forth. The restoration of the roof on the
Specialty & Gourmet Foods Brick Building illustrates our approach.
and retail business ownership.
The Brick Building has a slate roof that
Contact Lee Harper, Execu-
Excellent Wine Selection was installed in 1917. We were able to find
a local contractor who was able to re-use tive Director at (206) 783-2244
or email@example.com if you
Cost Saving Bulk Foods the slate that was in good shape and only
replace the ones that were damaged. The are interested in this opportunity.
new slate, while not local, was available to
be shipped by rail.
We asked the contractor to rebuild the that the roof we rebuilt should be a source
metal parts of the roof that were in good for clean water for another 90 plus years.
shape and source the replacement parts lo- When you have the chance to look down at
cally. All of the metal was powder coated, the beautiful rebuilt roof, what you are see-
which produces a very stable coating with ing is a completely natural stone roof that is
little or no VOCs. None of the plumbing poised to begin its second century of service.
1400 NW 56th St 8500 3rd Ave NW We intend to undertake a series of dem-
Open 24 Hours Open 7am til 11pm jacks which were lead were reused. The
gutters were re-lined with EPDM rubber onstration projects, large and small, that
"Nourishing the Quality of Life" which is an appropriate alternative to vinyl.
When we start to harvest the water from
both move the PNA along this path and
explore more of the cutting edge of what is
the Brick Building we now have confidence possible in this setting.
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Phinney Ridge Ideal For Social Interactions Fruit Tree Owners
by Cecile Andrews
has no one. that.) On first Thursdays there’s a meeting Asked To Share
There are lots of reasons for this de- for the Phinney Village (a group exploring
ere you out for the annual Art cline — in particular, longer work hours, the concept of aging in place). Bounty With Others
Walk in May? If you were, growing inequality and declining social I’ll often have an event at the Green-
your life expectancy went up trust. But at the same time there’s a grow- wood Senior Center — in particular, the GOT FRUIT? Or extra time to
at least by 30 minutes! Why? Because the ing effort to counteract our increasing iso- SAGE program (Seniors Actively En- harvest fruit?
biggest predictor for longevity is social lation: the neighborhood movement. More gaged). And of course on Fridays I buy Phinney/Greenwood/Crown Hill
interactions, and everyone that evening and more, people are turning to their local local food at the Farmers Market (Bill Fruit Tree Harvest seeks fruit tree
was interacting! The sun, the wine and the communities — eating local, buying local Mckibben says there are ten times as owners and volunteers. If you are
festive atmosphere had everyone smiling and living local. many conversations at a farmers market a fruit tree owner with more fruit
and talking! Sometimes it seems like I can go as at a super market.) On Saturdays I can than you need, you can donate your
I don’t think people realize the impor- weeks without leaving Phinney! (Well, go to the Citizen’s Climate Lobby (http:// extra bounty to those in need. Vol-
tance of this kind of experience. But the I do venture to Wallingford, Ballard and sites.google.com/site/citizensclimatelob- unteers are needed to harvest fruit,
research on the significance of social ties Fremont once in a while). And my social byseattle/) in the morning and then San- deliver the fruit to neighborhood
is mind boggling! Take a look at some life is the envy of everyone! On Monday toro’s Books and talk in the afternoon. food banks, community and senior
of the findings: If you don’t belong to a nights we have our Simplicity Circle And thank goodness our library is open centers, and to serve as a “depot” for
group, and you joined one this year, your (part of Sustainable Greenwood Phin- on Sundays! And of course, almost any local storage of ladders, supplies,
chance of dying this year would be cut ney, www.sustainablegreenwoodphinney. time of the week there’s something at the and fruit during the peak season of
in half! Middle-aged women with large org). Tuesday morning I get up early to Phinney Neighborhood Center. July–September.
social circles have 23 percent lower rate go bannering at the overpass over Aurora, These are just some of the group activi- To assist, contact Jen Mullen,
of coronary disease. More friends is cor- sponsored by Phinney Neighbors for ties associated with the neighborhood. I’m Harvest Coordinator, at phinney@
related to living longer. Social isolation is Peace and Justice (www.snowcoalition. sure there are lots of stories like mine! cityfruit.org or (206) 352-9580.
as bad as smoking a pack of cigarettes a org/group/PNPJ). The best thing is that getting involved and Join us in building community
day. And on and on. On the first Tuesday of every month, I making a difference can be so much fun! and strengthening our local food
It turns out that increasing your join the Phinney Ridge Community Coun- These are all activities open to everyone systems!
social ties is one of the most important cil to talk about issues in the neighbor- and I’d be glad to tell you more about For more information, visit
things you can do! You’ll be happier, hood (the group responsible for keeping any of them if you want to get in touch at www.cityfruit.org.
healthier and live longer. But our friend- the garage out of the Zoo). Every Wednes- firstname.lastname@example.org.
ship networks are shrinking: In the last 20 day I meet with the “Think Tank” for Cecile is one of the founders of Sus-
2010: The Year Of
years, our average number of friends has congenial conversation at Mae’s Cafe at tainable Greenwood Phinney, an instruc-
dropped from 4 to 3; a quarter of people 12:30. (It’s for people who work at home tor for the PNA classes, and the author
of Less is More, Slow is Beautiful, and
have only one intimate friend they can during the day — we originally called it
turn to in a crisis, while another quarter the “Home Alone” group, but no one liked Circle of Simplicity.
By Pat Gibbon
Ridge Wear All over the neighborhood, gardeners are
planting peas, carrots, spinach and a variety
of other vegetables and flowers. Whether
you’re a master gardener or a beginning
gardener or just thinking about becoming a
gardener, this is your year.
The City of Seattle has just begun “2010:
The Year of Urban Agriculture” campaign.
The campaign encourages more urban ag-
riculture efforts and increases community
access to locally grown food. The City is
working to increase the number of urban
gardens by developing more P-Patches and
changing its land use rules about locating
gardens in parking strips.
The City is also hosting an interactive
that lists local events, gardening resources
and links to organizations working on im-
proving the local food system.
As your garden grows and your harvests
Show your neighborhood pride. Phinney Ridge t-shirts and hats are now available in a variety of colors and sizes at the Phinney become more bountiful, don’t forget that
Neighborhood Center and at the Phinney Farmers Market. Adult sizes are $20.Children sizes are $15. Hats are $15. you can be part of this campaign by donating
your excess produce to your local food bank.
Phinney Ridge Review
Summer 2010 – Vol. 23, No. 3
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Americorps Supports Dynamic Change Agents
is a fluent Spanish speaker. Coming out of Pacific Islander cultural awareness by invit-
By John L Smith
college with a degree in Spanish and Sus- ing guests from the Chinese Information
Who are the two amazing women from tainable Development with a concentration and Referral Service and the Ohana Church.
Americorps who are the quiet force behind in Latin America, Marianne was interested June will focus on Russian culture.
PNA’s cultural engagement outreach and its in the Peace Corps at first. Luckily for us, Marianne also runs a weekly Spanish-
SAGE (Seniors Active Giving and Engaged) she saw the posting for the PNA’s Ameri- English language and cultural exchange
programs? One comes from a 50-acre farm corps position as an Outreach Coordinator at GSC (Wed. 10 a.m.-noon) where native
in North Carolina. The other comes from a – a position created by former Executive speakers of each language get instruction
college town in Michigan. Both are passion- Director Ed Medeiros to help fulfill a in the other language for an hour and then
ate about social change and justice. long-standing desire by the Association to spend an hour taking turns practicing their
Marianne Rupp, the native North Caro- deepen its connection with our Hispanic new language with a native speaking part-
linian, was inspired by her mother, a partici- neighbors. Marianne applied last summer ner. ESL students come from all over the
pant in Teach for America. During college and was interviewed and hired by phone world and Marianne says that the connec-
Marianne studied in Spain and Mexico and (even though Ed initially forgot to call at tions folks make and the increased cultural
the appointed hour)! awareness that ensues are just astounding.
Specializing In Residential Marianne follows in the footsteps of Emily Brosius, the SAGE coordinator
PHINNEY RIDGE PAINTING
former PNA Americorps staffer Steve Gisel at the Greenwood Senior Center, graduated
Exterior and Interior Painting as the Outreach Coordinator. In this role with a degree in sociology from Carleton
Marianne is responsible for establishing College in Minnesota and did her thesis on
Specializing In Residential connections between established Hispanic/ Alzheimers’, aging and memory loss. Emily
Exterior & Interior Painting
Nikolas Palladino, Owner
CELL: 206-371-1441 email@example.com
Latino community organizations and the
PNA, and between Hispanic/Latino seniors
and the Greenwood Senior Center (GSC), a
program of the PNA. She does this through
volunteering at other organizations, and
is particularly interested in understanding
and reversing some of the social stigmas
associated with aging and has looked closely
at models of involving seniors in the com-
munity using a person-centered care model
by working with area Spanish-speaking – one that looks at the unique gifts each
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Discount volunteers to help people connect with one elder brings to our community regardless
another. of outward appearances.
The Outreach Coordinator also runs a Recently, Emily has worked with senior
monthly cultural awareness program at the volunteers to look at global or national
GSC. The program meets the first Friday social issues that have a local focus. The
of the month and includes lunch with a group is interested in local food security
taste of the culture. Black History Month and disparities in health outcomes related
was in February and Marianne arranged to access to fresh food and water.
for two professors from UW to talk about You can also see Emily and Marianne as
African American history and racism. dedicated GSC volunteers, working hard at
March focused on Arab-American women, many of the GSC’s events, including Friday
and she invited an Arab woman leader and dinners and the monthly community party
representatives from the Refugee Women’s known as Karaoke-Bingo! A huge com-
REMODELING Alliance. April focused on Hispanic and munity thank you to the tireless dedication
GENERAL SUSTAINABLE Latino heritage, and she invited experts to these passionate and amazing women have
CONTRACTING ADDITIONS BUILDING speak about immigration issues. In May brought to the PNA, and, more importantly,
SERVICES CUSTOM PROJECTS CONSULTING she organized talks centering on Asian and to our community!
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If You’re Not At Your LAst Job,
If You’re Not At Your LAst Job,
shouLd Your 401(k) be?
shouLd Your 401(k) be?
Leaving a 401(k) with a previous employer could mean leaving it
alone with no one to watch over it.
Phinney Farmers Market Opens!
local” incentive program. Market Bucks
At Edward Jones, we can explain options for mean leaving it
Leaving a 401(k) with a previous employer couldyour 401(k) and help By Kira Doley & Judith Wood
are basically FREE MONEY that will be
no select watch that’s best for you. If you’d like to roll it over
alone with you one tothe one over it. distributed by numerous businesses and
to an Edward Jones Individual Retirement Account (IRA), we can The Phinney Farmers Market will be
open every Friday through October 1 from organizations in the Phinney Ridge and
Jones, we it without paying taxes or penalties. So you help
At Edward help you docan explain options for your 401(k) and can feel
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the lower parking lot of Greenwood neighborhoods. They pass
the one that’s best for you. for you and your roll it
you select confident someone is looking out If you’d like to 401(k). over the Bucks along to their patrons to spend
the Phinney Neighborhood Center (off N.
to an Edward Jones Individual Retirement Account (IRA), we can 67th Street between Phinney and Dayton at their neighborhood Farmers Market to
To it without it makes sense or penalties. So you about your
help you do find out why paying taxes to talk with Edward Jones can feel Avenues). buy high-quality, locally-produced foods.
401(k) options, call or visit your local financial 401(k).
confident someone is looking out for you and your advisor today. Along with a wonderful array of farm- For information on where to find Market
ers and producers, ready-to-eat vendors, Bucks or to find out how your business
Debbi A Vanselow, CFP®, AAMS®, CRPC® can participate in the program, contact the
and weekly musical entertainment, The
To find out why it makes sense to talk with Edward Jones about your
NFMA at (206) 632-5234 or kira@seattle-
. Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance
9776 Holman local Suite 106
401(k) options, call or visit yourRoad NWfinancial advisor today. (NFMA) has planned several special events farmersmarkets.org.
Seattle, WA 98117
206-706-4550 during the season. Clip the coupon above and exchange
Debbi A Vanselow, CFP®, AAMS®, CRPC® Cooking demos will feature local chefs it for $4 worth of real Market Bucks at
Financial Advisor on July 23 (Joshua Theilen of Stumbling the NFMA booth at the market during the
Goat) and Aug. 27 (Seth Craswell of Em- month of June.
9776 Holman Road NW Suite 106
Seattle, WA 98117 mer & Rye) and Amy Pennington will Market vendors accept WIC and SNAP
www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC give a canning demo on Sept. 10. On July and a solar-powered ATM is on site in case
30, children can decorate a zucchini, add you need more cash.
wheels, and race it down a ramp in the Visit www.phinneycenter.org for more
ever-popular Zucchini 500. info and a link to NFMA’s weekly “Ripe &
The NFMA has also launched a “buy Ready Report.”
www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC
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Volunteer Director Departs; Kripalu & Hatha Yoga, Core
Strength, Yoga for MS
Wellness Focus Of Schedule New students receive a FREE class!
By Cecily Kaplan
After four years of working for the PNA
as the Director of Volunteers and Programs
Our Seniors Yoga for Moms ~ Prenatal Yoga
at the Greenwood Senior Center, Molly
Kimmel will be leaving her position. Molly YogaKids ~ Family Yoga
has been finishing her Master’s Degree in two nutrition classes: Changing Your Diet Parent & Baby Yoga
Occupational Therapy at the University of for Healthier Living and Reading Labels for
Washington and will be moving to Bend, Join a great community of women!
Phinney Yoga House
Oregon, to do her full-time internship. We Enhance Fitness, an evidence-based IN THE PHINNEY CENTER! 6615 Dayton Ave N
wish her well and thank her for her commit- fitness class for older adults that features 6615 Dayton Ave N ~ 206.547.2172 www.yoga-momma.com/206.658.3573
ment to the PNA. Aura Lee Honkanen, who strength training, cardiovascular and flex- www.phinneyridgeyoga.com
had taken over the Volunteer coordination ibility and balance, will begin in June on
piece while Molly was in school, will be ex-
panding her hours and will take over as the
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Check
this out along with the popular line dancing
GSC Director of Volunteers and Programs. class, Tennis Shoe Tap, low impact exercise,
A Health and Wellness focus will be yoga and Tai Chi, all offered at the GSC.
highlighted on the GSC schedule this sum- Lifelong learning classes continue
mer. The Farmer’s Market walks begin from throughout the summer and don’t forget Ka-
the GSC to the Phinney Farmers Market on raoke Bingo on the last Friday of the month.
Fridays. Monday lunches at the GSC will There will be a couple of special themes this
have a farmers market focus. We’ll also have summer including Beach Blanket Bingo!
Car Show Pancake
Breakfast Win-Win Clinic Scheduled C O U P O N
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car show participants and visi- touching a screen in response to spoken di- Anytime Dining for yourself. Just bring this ad to a
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If you’ve been concerned that you or a
and by putting together hundreds
loved one has been having signs of memory
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impairment, this is your chance to establish
day of the Car Show.
a baseline evaluation that not only reflects
The Greenwood Senior Center
is a resource on aging in the com-
the present state of your memory, but it can
also be used to measure any changes in the
munity providing much needed future, no matter how subtle they may be.
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Fresh New Energy Being Added to Neighborhood Business Mix
Then workshops are coordinated with these.
By Jeanne Barwick
It’s a gallery space, a workshop studio and
Most of Seattle’s neighborhood busi- a retail shop. This summer Assemble will
ness districts have found identities from the host a number of workshops for kids. Find
types of shops that have gravitated there. a full listing of upcoming workshops online
It was not so long ago that folks came to at AssembleShop.com. Online registration
Greenwood and Phinney to find antiques. makes signing up a breeze!
They’d browse the aisles for small wares at Sandwiched between the Shoebox and
Kay Hurd’s shop in Greenwood or discover Assemble is Two Birds Tattoo. Go visit be-
intricate old world antiques at Pelayo’s or cause you’ve got to meet these tattooers. The
visit Cobblestone to choose beautifully place is cool! The “Birds” are tattoo artists
refurbished chests of drawers, shelves and Ruby Santiago and Suzy Todd. Both came
tables to make the house homey or find to Phinney Ridge via Madame Lazonga’s
that beautiful round oak table that they’ve Pike Place Market Tattoo Parlor. Their shop
always wanted at Johnson & Johnson An- on the Ridge (7408 Greenwood Ave. N.) is
tiques. fresh and inviting. They are quickly estab-
That was Greenwood--a destination for lishing themselves as community-oriented,
a fun day of knocking around the shops family-friendly and art-centered.
looking for the perfect piece to complement They both focus on classic art work and
your home and to show off your good taste. are happy to do custom work. The shop
Thankfully, many of those shops have opened just in time to participate in the An-
continued to thrive in the neighborhood. nual Art Walk. They even created a special
And, thankfully, there’s also fresh new en- poster, “Big Top Beauties” featuring all the
ergy cropping up in storefronts up and down festivities at the shop’s grand opening party
the strip: the art gallery-studio space-retail during the Art Walk. Check it out on their
shop concept. Youthful and enthusiastic, web site. They even have a curator who will
these new entrepreneurs are snatching up keep art on the walls. They regard the neigh-
relatively small storefronts and packing borhood as an “emerging artist community.”
them with an array of original, handmade art Ruby Santiago has been tattooing for
and creative goods for home, body and soul. seven years. She loves creating tattoos with
Art On The Ridge is a unique gallery “realism, dreamy imagery and textures.”
Sadaf Hussain, owner of The Chocolate Shoebox, a vegan chocolate and shoe store Suzy Todd has been tattooing for three
located next to Phinney Ridge Cabinets at
8005 Greenwood Ave. N. They chose the years. She specializes in “Pinups,” but
Friday of the Annual Art Walk as their open- loves to do unique pieces that allow her to
ing night and had a wonderful party. Speaking of tasty, The Chocolate Shoe- sible” side but the women’s shoe designs are use bright colors with “realism, depth and
Owner Nicole Stremlow-Monahan is a box is filled with delicious chocolate confec- wild and imaginative and suitable for your dimension.”
longtime player in the Phinney art scene. tions and lots of, well, shoes! The passion most sophisticated occasion. The chocolate Sasquatch Studios has emerged from
An architect since 1997, she started to focus here is all things vegan. Owner (and long case features a glitzy red high heel shoe the spoils of an abandoned retail space at
on art as the economy slowed. She found time vegan) Sadaf Hussain already has an made mostly from, you guessed it, vegan 6108 Phinney. The place is dazzling: 600
space for her one-night group shows at the active career as a physician with a family chocolate! Not to be eaten or worn, it’s a square feet of clothing (“New Dresses–30
Phinney Neighborhood Center and later at practice, but since childhood Sadaf has had clever nod to the clever combination of of- new styles, vintage and contemporary, arriv-
SPACE. The concept for Art On The Ridge a dream: opening a chocolate shop. Now ferings available at the Chocolate Shoebox. ing over the next week”), home décor (floral
has been a reality for Nicole since 2007. she has it all! A newly-wed who celebrated “My favorite thing about Seattle is the sprigs studded with tiny lights, handmade
She handles the work of Northwest artists with a vegan wedding (and a vegan groom), landscape!” That’s Chicago transplant Em- picture frames, beautiful glass wind chimes
only--many emerging, others established. Sadaf is committed to a vegan lifestyle. Not ily Grosse, co-owner of Assemble Gallery and on and on and on), art and photography,
“Our goal is to help artists reach out to only is her shop (7410 Greenwood Ave. N.), and Studio, getting her Seattle glow on. jewelry, bags, baskets, candles, caps and
the community and for the community to stocked with beautiful vegan chocolates and “This neighborhood has such a good vibe…. cards and so much more! All of it created
continually experience art and its benefits a large variety of vegan shoe styles, The The artwalks are fantastic!” Emily’s busi- with or inspired by reclaimed, “natural,
to humanity.” Shoebox also sells vegan belts and wallets ness partner, Andie Wurster, hails from Bos- sustainable or vintage elements,” according
A busy mother of three children, Nicole and even vegan nail polish! ton where she studied art and design. They to shopkeeper Sacha Maxwell.
offers art classes for adults and kids, art What is a vegan shoe made of? “Oh, met in Seattle while working at a paper shop. A young and enthusiastic artist, Sacha
and design services, a fine art gallery and lots of different materials--hemp, bamboo, Their common interest in design, crafts, art moved to Seattle from the other coast look-
a mix of artsy collectibles, as well as yoga cork, cotton…polyurethane.” The latter and workshops led them to the bright little ing to use her degree in environmental stud-
at her shop! She has plans to use her space ingredient is recycled or rescued from an shop at 7406 Greenwood Ave. N. ies to put together a serious and rewarding
for book readings and wine tastings and abandoned scrap pile headed for the local “Our mission is to showcase craft as career. Instead, the entrepreneurial spirit
birthday parties and, well…as a community landfill. They have wallets made from left- modern art while teaching both traditional lured her into the little shop that became
gathering space. over VW upholstery! and avant-garde crafting techniques in a Sasquatch--still serious and rewarding and
“Candy for the eyes…food for the soul.” You might imagine a vegan shoe as workshop environment.” much more FUN!
This artist’s vision has become a reality. homely and…sensible, but you’d be dead The art changes monthly and is coor- There’s always something new to explore
Tasty, home of “delectable collectibles” wrong! The men’s shoes are on the “sen- dinated with a craft in the same medium. there. Sacha receives her pieces from 16 art-
is a wonderland of art and hand-made items ists and craftspeople in Martha’s Vineyard
from 40 local artists. Original paintings, (Mom included!) and around the Sound.
mosaics, ceramic and metal sculptures, Prices are very affordable, but beware,
jewelry, handbags and accessories populate choosing just one item from the mix will
the lively space located at 7513 Greenwood not be easy. Sacha is currently working on
Ave. N. The funky aesthetic makes Tasty getting an online store and she might even
warm, inviting, accessible and fun. get the backroom in shape for artist recep-
Shopkeeper Sheri Hauser exudes the tions to complement her active participation
same kind of funky charm that is reflected in ART UP, every month on second Fridays.
inside. Her enthusiasm is as sincere as her And finally, a big thumbs-up to the
smile. “This is our first retail venture.” friendly folks at Ken’s Market. With a fresh
Husband Sean Wilkinson is an active part- facelift and double the space, our neighbor-
ner in the business. The current window hood market has kept its corner-store feel.
display “Curioddities” is the work of Sean, The extra space has been largely devoted
a designer-artist who creates the fantastic to an expanded deli, a larger meat selection
bobble-head characters that populate an and lots and lots of produce. Original owner,
entire room at the shop. Ken himself (age 80 and proud of it), is the
“I dig people. I’m thrilled to greet people produce buyer. Everyday he travels to the
in a space where I’m the host.” And the warehouse in his pickup truck to hand pick
prices are within reach for creative gift giv- the best of the fresh. Years ago he let his
ing and for those little treats that keep us on kids buy into the business to take care of all
track. A reviewer on Yelp wrote, “This art the rest of it. The produce, that’s his game.
gallery has a lot of tasty art that my wallet Congrats Ken on a great expansion of your
Two Birds Tattoo in action
is in love with.” playground.
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Phinney Neighborhood Association Class Registration & Information
Class fees vary and are listed in each section or class description. Pre-registration is required for all PNA-sponsored classes unless noted otherwise.
PNA Class Cancellations & Refunds: We refund tuition in full if we cancel a class, or if you cancel your registration at least seven days before class.
Greenwood Senior Center (GSC) is a program of the Phinney Neighborhood Association. GSC classes are held at 525 N. 85th St. Seattle, WA 98103.
Other Classes at the Center: In addition to PNA-sponsored classes, a variety of community organizations and individual instructors rent space at the Phinney Neighborhood Center
and the Greenwood Senior Center offering a large variety of classes. Registration for community classes is done through the sponsoring organization or individual instructor. Registra-
tion information is listed in each ad.
PNA Public Access Computers: The PNA has Public Access Computers available for use weekdays from 9 am-9:30 pm and Saturdays from 9 am-2 pm.
Be Prepared EARTHQUAKE HOME RETROFIT
Tony Holder Computer INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES
Wed 7-9 pm 9/1 Wed 6-8 pm 8/4
AARP DRIVING SAFETY CLASS To register call 206-783-2244 APPLE LAPTOP MENTORING To register call 206-783-2244
Corrine Olson, AARP Come learn about the City of Seattle Project Quin Jackins www.phinneycenter.org
(Ages 55 & up) Impact and how to evaluate your home for Call for dates & times We will review how Internet search engines
4th Thur & Fri 9:30 am-2:30 pm needed structural improvements. Learn how To register call 206-297-0875 work using some of the most popular search
Ongoing to use correct tools, materials and methods Got a Mac laptop and want some help figuring engines available, including Google, Bing
To register call 206-297-0875 to accomplish an earthquake retrofit. A out how to use it? Get help with your specific and Yahoo!. Learn tips and tricks on how
www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org complete set of permit forms, drawings and questions or learn about some of the features to phrase your searches to get the informa-
Come and join this refresher course in defen- instructions. and applications on your Mac. Schedule an tion you want…and fast! Students should
sive driving. Different issues will be covered Com Hall $20 PNA member hour-long appointment for one-on-one help. be comfortable using a computer and have
each time. If you are an AARP member, bring Brick Bldg $25 Public Participants must bring a Mac laptop and good mouse skills.
your card or membership number with you appropriate power cord. GSC $10 PNA member
on the first day. INFANT/CHILD CPR GSC $5 PNA member $15 Public
GSC $12 AARP member Ken Norris, Retired Seattle Firefighter $7.50 Public
$14 Public Fri 7-8:30 pm 6/11, 7/16 or 9/10 ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER
To register call 206-783-2244 COMPUTACIóN BáSICA MENTORING FOR SENIORS
BABYSITTER’S TRAINING Would you be able to help a choking infant Lunes 7-8 pm Permanente Various weekly hours Ongoing
American Red Cross or child? Be prepared by enrolling in this Contactar Marianne al 206-297-0875 To register call 206-297-0875
Fri 10 am-5 pm 6/25 1.5-hour class which focuses on injury www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org Calling all seniors. Are you having problems
or Fri 9 am-4 pm 7/9 prevention and safety. Ken Norris is a 26- ¡Aprenda conceptos básicos de computa- on your personal computer and not sure how
or Mon 9 am-4 pm 9/6 year veteran of the Seattle Fire Department ción! El Greenwood Senior Center le ofrece to find the answers? Sign up for an hour-
To register call 726-3534 or and has taught CPR for 15 years. Register clases que están diseñadas para ayudarle a long session and receive personalized help!
www.seattleredcross.org early - class space is limited! usar la computadora de manera más eficiente: Volunteer computer mentors will work with
11 to 15-year-olds learn to handle emer- Room 6 $10 PNA member Uso genérico de la computadora, como crear you to improve your skills. Bring your own
gencies, prevent accidents and understand Blue Bldg $15 Public y usar el correo electrónico, como usar y laptop, or use one of our Windows XP lab
children’s needs at different ages. Learn skills navegar el Internet. computers. By appointment only.
every parent wants in a babysitter including SNAP: SEATTLE NEIGHBORHOODS GSC GRATIS GSC Suggested donation: $3
safety, basic child care, safe play, first aid and ACTIVELY PREPARE
critical emergency action skills. Graduates JoAnn Jordan, EXCEL WITH EXCEL PHOTOSHOP ESSENTIALS
receive certificate and handbook, and can Seattle Emergency Management Kerry Fowler Julie Nathon
be added to the PNA Babysitting Referral Tues 7-8 pm 6/29 Tues 6-7:30 pm 7/6-7/13; 8/17-8/24 Tues 6:30-8 pm 8/3-8/10
List. Sign up early – class space is limited! To register call 206-783-2244 To register call 206-783-2244 To register call 206-783-2244
Rm 1, PNA (6/25) $50 student SNAP is an interactive, fun and informative www.phinneycenter.org www.phinneycenter.org
GSC (7/9, 9/6) program starting with a focus on personal Spreadsheets? Pie charts? Formulas? Tables A professional graphic designer will teach
and family preparedness, and then guides and graphs? Don’t worry! We’ll ease you beginners to improve the look and quality
CPR/FIRST AID/HIV participants through a simple planning pro- into using this popular and handy spread- of photos using Photoshop Elements 6. This
CERTIFICATION cess, designed to help neighbors collectively sheet application. We’ll also learn how two-session class will cover easy to imple-
Ken Norris, Retired Seattle Firefighter prepare, support each other and take care of to calculate math functions to make your ment techniques great for family photos and
Sat 9 am-1 pm 6/12, 7/17 or 9/11 problems in their neighborhood following spreadsheets more than “laundry lists” of to improve graphic presentations at work.
To register call 206-783-2244 a disaster. This is powerful information, numbers and names. A two-day class for Participants should bring a digital image to
Learn how to provide first aid in emergen- delivered in a way that is practical, achiev- beginners which is EXCEL-lent! Students work on and will leave class with new skills,
cies, locate and take care of injuries, help able and beneficial. should be comfortable using a computer and excitement and confidence!
a choking infant or child and stop cardiac Room 6 FREE have good mouse skills. GSC $15 PNA member
arrest. You’ll learn first aid, infant, child and Blue Bldg GSC $15 PNA member $20 Public
adult CPR, HIV and bloodborne pathogens, $20 Public
focusing on injury prevention and safety.
Meets L&I WISHA-WAC general safety Canning GMAIL UNLEASHED
POWER OF POWERPOINT
standards: certificates issued upon comple- Erika Anderson Wed 6-8 pm 7/15
tion of class. Bring a sack lunch! CANNING WORKSHOP Thur 6-8 pm 7/29 Thur 6-8 pm 8/18
Room 6 $30 PNA member Shannon Bailey To register call 206-783-2244 To register call 206-783-2244
Blue Bldg $35 Public Tues 6-8 pm 8/10 www.phinneycenter.org www.phinneycenter.org
To register call 206-297-0875 Google e-mail GMail is a free and easy to Do you want to awe your friends and colleagues
www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org use web-based e-mail program. Using your with PowerPoint presentations? In this work-
Phinney Ridge Review Fresh summer vegetables will give us an existing or newly-registered account, we will shop, we will learn how to use PowerPoint 2003
opportunity to not only learn about canning, review all features of GMail including: add- to create effective presentations with words and
For Advertising Rates but also basic pickling. Come join us for a ing/opening attachments, creating contact graphics. This workshop will go over some
& Information couple hours of canning basics. Learn all the lists, and Chat. Come learn about the power more advanced PowerPoint options including
Call 206-783-2244 ins and outs of the process and walk away of GMail! Students should be comfortable animation. Students should be comfortable
with a product of your making. using a computer and have good mouse skills. using a computer and have good mouse skills.
firstname.lastname@example.org GSC $10 PNA member GSC $10 PNA member GSC $10 PNA member
$15 Public $15 Public $15 Public
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Computer (continued) Creative Art MIXED MEDIA
WIRE CHAIN & BEAD
Wed 10 am-noon Ongoing John Gray
TECHNOLOGY FOR SENIORS: BEGINNING For information call 206-297-0875 Fri 1-4 pm 6/25, 7/23 or 8/27
YOUR CELL PHONE DEMYSTIFIED PERSPECTIVE DRAWING www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org To register call 206-297-0875
Norah Erwin-Stewart Patrick Maher This is a great class for people who want to www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
Mon 1-3 pm 6/28 or 7/26 Thur 6:30-9:30 pm 6/3-6/24 learn the basics of drawing, watercolor and/or Learn to create your own beautiful jewelry!
To register call 206-783-2244 To register call 206-931-8801 acrylic painting. Bring any art materials you Using wire jump rings and a few basic tools,
www.phinneycenter.org This class is great for anyone who wants have to your first class and the instructor can you will complete your own cross-linked
In this workshop, you will learn how to to learn the basics of perspective drawing. talk you through what else you may need. chain bracelet in silver and gold, as well
navigate your phone’s menu, personalize We will learn 1 point, 2 point and 3 point This is an ongoing class that will teach you as witness demonstrations of a number of
the appearance of your phone display, enter perspective. In addition we will cover the the fundamentals of drawing and painting other designs and techniques for beautiful,
contacts and yes, send text messages! Bring concepts of compositions, light and value by as you progress. yet simple jewelry making. No experience
your cell phone, charger & phone book to the use of different techniques of shading. GSC $10 PNA member necessary. Pre-registration with a $29 mate-
enter contacts. With these skills you will be able to approach $12 Public rial fee is required.
GSC $10 PNA member complicated drawings with confidence. GSC $4 PNA member
$15 Public Room 3 $140 SOUL COLLAGE $6 Public
Blue Bldg $15 Material fee Mon 2-4 pm 7/12-8/2
To register call 206-297-0875
TECHNOLOGY FOR SENIORS:
FACEBOOK www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org Dance
Norah Erwin-Stewart Soul Collage is a unique and joyful way
Wed 12:30-3:30 pm 7/7 of exploring your life. Use your creativity,
To register call 206-783-2244 intuition and images to create a beautiful
www.phinneycenter.org INTRODUCTION TO THE SoulCollage®. This class requires no special
Want to join Facebook, but concerned about SEWING MACHINE skills, but can often produce images and
privacy? Already have an account but feel Kathie Koepsell insights that are surprising and full of depth
frustrated by its many features? Learn about Mon 5:30-8 pm 6/28 and meaning. Sign up for one class or take
the Wall, managing your Friends list and To register call 206-527-3705 them all. Drop-in fee is $12.
adjusting privacy settings so you can have www.learnatnorth.org GSC $40 PNA member
fun and feel comfortable using this tool to This one-session class focuses on the fun- $48 Public
connect with friends and family. Please damentals of sewing machine use while SUMMER CARD MAKING INTRO TO ARGENTINE TANGO
register for a Facebook account before constructing two small projects. See www. WORKSHOP Max Kepler
coming to class. learnatnorth.org for a supply list. Please Thur 1-3 pm 7/8 Wed 7-7:50 pm 6/23-7/28
GSC $15 PNA member bring your own sewing machine. To register call 206-297-0875 8/11-9/15
$20 Public GSC $45 www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org To register call 425-522-2481
Materials and samples will be on hand to www.dancekepler.com
TECHNOLOGY FOR SENIORS: LEARN TO DRAW OUTDOORS make your own handmade cards at this fun Experience the attraction of this popular
SKYPE BASICS Susan Schneider and crafty workshop. Veteran card makers social dance, whose rich culture and his-
Norah Erwin-Stewart Fri 4-5 pm 6/4-7/30 will help show you the ropes if you need as- tory mirrors that of Argentina itself. Fun
Mon 1-3 pm 8/2 To register call 206-297-0875 sistance with stamping, embossing, cutouts to dance from day one, tango’s subtlety,
To register call 206-783-2244 www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org and a variety of other unique card making sensuality, and improvisational nature
www.phinneycenter.org We will meet at the Phinney Farmers Market techniques. will provide lifelong enjoyment. No prior
Skype is a free computer program that allows at 4 pm and each participant will draw what- GSC $4 PNA member experience needed and no partner required.
you to make free voice and video calls to other ever catches their eye: strawberries, flowers, $6 Public Room 1 $60/6 weeks
Skype users. Learn the basics of installation dogs, etc. Susan will work with each student Blue Bldg
and use, see a live demonstration and get your individually, as well as do some demonstra- THE SHOW
questions answered. Recommended, but not tions. This class is for absolute beginners MUST GO ON!
required: your own laptop, a headset with and those who love drawing outdoors and Elizabeth Rhoades
microphone, web cam. want to practice more. Call for material list. 2nd & 4th Tues 2-4 pm Ongoing
GSC $10 PNA member Payment due for each session. To register call 206-297-0875
$15 Public Farmers Market $10 PNA member www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
PNA parking lot $12 Public Come one, come all to this new and exciting
UNTANGLE HOME NETWORKING acting program for older adults! We’ll try
Mark Pendergrast MAKE YOUR OWN YARN out vocal warm-ups, theatre games, scene LINE DANCE CLASS–ALL LEVELS
Tues 6-7:30 pm 7/20-7/27 Lisa Chen study and monologue work. We’ll get to MaryLee Lykes
To register call 206-783-2244 Fri 2-4 pm 6/18 or know one another through the world of Tues 1-2 pm Ongoing
www.phinneycenter.org Sat 10 am-noon 8/7 acting! Join us for these classes throughout For information call 206-297-0875
Mystified by the complexities of setting To register call 206-297-0875 the summertime and continue the work www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
up your networked home? Perplexed by www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org during the fall as we prepare for a Reader’s In this easy, fun class, you’ll learn many
the many acronyms heard at the store and Learn to make handspun yarns without the Theatre production. line dances to music like swing, rock and
on the web, yet intrigued by the potential use of a spinning wheel. We’ll discuss the GSC $30/6 classes roll, waltz, zydeco and western. It’s great
of a home network? A technology profes- anatomy of spindles, the feel and purpose for everyone who loves to move to music.
sional will explain in plain language how of different fibers, how to hold and spin a TOUCH DRAWING Exercise never felt like such fun! Benefits
networking technology works, can be used spindle and more! This is a low-impact craft Cecilia Sullivan include increased flexibility, better balance,
and, more importantly, how you can set it that’s easy on the hands and very fun to do. 1st & 3rd Fri 1-3:30 pm 6/4-7/16 stronger muscles and improved body aware-
up in your home. Fee covers all materials. The spindle will To register call 206-297-0875 ness. Different dances explored each month.
GSC $15 PNA member be yours to keep. www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org GSC $6 PNA member
$20 Public GSC $18 Come experience the easy and magical $8 Public
method of Touch Drawing. No prior art ex-
perience necessary, no rules or complicated NURTURING PATHWAYS®
COMPUTACIóN BASICA: techniques to apply. You will be encouraged CREATIVE DANCE
WIRED FOR LEARNING by a variety of art techniques that focus on (Ages 3 mo-4 yrs)
Seattle Public Library the process not the product. Using paint in Wed Thur Fri or Sat 7/7 -8/14
WIRED FOR LEARNING: CADA miércoles 6-7:30 pm expressive ways lets you express your own To register call 425-280-3805
COMPUTER BASICS 6/2-6/23; 7/7-7/28 ideas with more feeling and intention. All email@example.com
Seattle Public Library Para registrarse llame al 206-297-0875 skill levels welcome! www.nurturingpathways.com
Wed 6-7:30 pm 6/2-6/23; 7/7-7/28 ¡Aprenda conceptos básicos de compu- GSC $25/6 classes Find good growing for your child in Nurtur-
To register call 206-297-0875 tación! Seattle Public Library le ofrece ing Pathways® creative dance classes. Three
This free class is designed for English Lan- clases que están diseñadas para ayudarle WATERCOLOR PAINTING classes for babies, waddlers or toddlers
guage Learners. Students will learn how to a usar la computadora de manera más efi- Glen Oberg combine the best of movement and music
use the computer, mouse, Word, internet and ciente: Uso genérico de la computadora, Wed 1-4 pm Ongoing together to bond and play with your child.
electronic mail (email). Enjoy learning in a como crear y usar el correo electrónico, For information call 206-297-0875 Have fun with sensory props, developing mo-
relaxed and non-intimidating environment. como usar y navegar el Internet. La clase www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org tor skills, musical instruments and obstacle
Classes are every Wednesday and students esta diseñada para estudiantes del inglés Join a great group and learn to paint. Some courses. Parent materials include CDs, child
are encouraged to call and sign-up ahead of y estarán abiertas al público todos los experience is necessary. Bring your own development booklets and weekly Brain
time, but drop-ins are allowed. miércoles a las 6 p.m.. supplies. Fee due for each class. Bites™. Six-week session.
GSC FREE GSC GRATIS GSC $15 PNA member Room 7 Baby, Waddler $115
$18 Public Blue Bldg Toddler $120
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RHYTHM & SHOW TAP DANCING BELLYDANCERSIZE MINI CPR & FIRST AID CLASS QIGONG WORKSHOP
Paulette DeRooy Zaphara Delmarter American Red Cross Dennis Sharp
Thur 6-7 pm Tap I/II 6/17-8/5 (All ages) Wed 1-2 pm 6/23 Thur 7-8 pm Ongoing
To register call 206-380-1795 or Beg: Tues 7-8 pm 6/8-7/27 To register call 206-361-6733 To register call 425-775-9609 or drop in
firstname.lastname@example.org Int Adv: Tues 7:45-8:45 pm 6/8-7/27 www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org email@example.com
www.tempofitness-tapdanceplus.com To register call 206-632-2416 Do you know how to handle a medical emer- www.sharptrainingsystems.com
Tap dancing builds/maintains total mental- www.Bellydancingbyzaphara.com gency? Join us as the American Red Cross Qigong: the natural way to enhance and main-
body coordination, control and rhythmic BellyDancersize your way to physical fit- provides a free uncertified class on CPR, First tain a healthy and energetic lifestyle. Learn
development. Enjoy learning the classic ness. Bellydancing is a most creative and Aid and the knowledge needed to respond to exercises developed by many generations of
Shim Sham Shimmy and a couple of time graceful form of body conditioning. Low emergencies before advanced medical care Chinese masters that combine simple body
steps in Tap I. Continue to develop your impact and fun! Class instruction will arrives. This class will be tailored to seniors movements, such as gentle stretching, posture
tap dancing technique in Tap II with new include basic conditioning and strengthen- but it is open to all. adjustment and tension releasing/relaxation
routines/steps. Great class for moms/dads ing exercises, finger cymbals, hip and arm GSC FREE methods, with meditation and breathing
with sons/daughters! movements, floor work and shimmies. A techniques designed to improve the natural
Room 31 Tap I/II $80 fun Greek line dance “Hasaposerviko” will MANAGING STRESS AS WE AGE circulation of energy (Qi) within the body.
Brick Bldg Drop-in $12 also be taught! Carin Mack, MSW Room 5 Suggested donation: $5/session
Room 7 $95/8 wks Thur 11 am-noon 7/15-7/22 Blue Bldg $25/6 sessions
SOCIAL BALLROOM DANCING Blue Bldg To register call 206-297-0875
FOR PARKINSON’S www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org READING LABELS FOR
Barney Chiu ENHANCE FITNESS Stressors may be different as we age but HEALTHY EATING
Tues 6-7 pm Ongoing MaryLee Lykes, Paulette DeRooy & stress management techniques still work. We Kristen Allott, ND, L.Ac
No class from Jun 22 to Aug 31 Shannon Bailey will discuss the more common stressors of Wed 1-2 pm 7/14
firstname.lastname@example.org Mon Wed Fri 8:30-9:30 am Ongoing older adults and review the major strategies For information call 206-297-0875
Ballroom dancing is a fun exercise for those For information call 206-297-0875 for handling them. www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
with Parkinson’s Disease. Learn the basics of www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org GSC FREE Labels, what do they mean? Dr. Allott will
waltz, tango, foxtrot, rumba, etc. Experiment This is an evidence-based exercise program explain how to interpret labels so that you
with limitations and stretch those limits with specifically designed for older adults. Certi- know that what you are eating is a healthy
your favorite partner. Fight the disease with fied instructors use dynamic cardiovascular meal. Dr. Allott specializes in the non-
good posture and poise. Instructor Barney Chiu, exercise, strength training and stretching, pharmaceutical interventions for depression,
a competing amateur ballroom dancer for 19 to help increase your strength, boost your anxiety, addictions and sugar addictions.
years, is himself diagnosed with Parkinson’s. activity levels and elevate your mood. Buy Please bring labels of your favorite foods.
Room 2, Blue Bldg $6/person a monthly punch card and plan to attend Learn more at www.dynamicpaths.com.
either two or three times a week. 525 N. 85th Street, Seattle, WA 98103 greenwoodseniorcenter.org
TENNIS SHOES TAP GSC $32 2x/wk for a mo
Paulette C. DeRooy $48 3x/wk for a mo
Mon 4-5 pm 6/21-8/9 Home & Environment
To register call 206-297-0875 EXERCISE
Shake off the weight of the day and get en-
Mon Wed Fri 10-11 am Ongoing
Design & Remodel Sustainability
ergized! This class gives you a fun aerobic For information call 206-297-0875
workout but is less strenuous than Zumba. www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org MAKING THE MOST OF RAIN GARDEN DESIGN
Learn tap choreography without the stress of Health benefits for all. Socialize while you REPLACING YOUR WINDOWS Michael Broili
“sounding perfect.” Just come in your tennis get in shape and you’ll have the strength and Michan Rhodes PNA Well Home Program
shoes and have your water handy. It brings flexibility to enjoy your independence. All Keystone Windows & Doors, Inc. Wed 7-9 pm 8/4
out laughter and increases energy levels. skill levels welcome. Sat 10 am-1 pm 7/17 To register call 206-783-2244
GSC First class free! Drop in $5 GSC Suggested donation $1 To register call 206-783-2244 Michael Broili will discuss best soil manage-
$32 PNA member $40 Public Michan Rhodes brings her 25 years of expe- ment practices, rain and bog garden design
including plant selection and a variety of
Health rience and design style to teach you how to
Dog Obedience add value to your home. Learn how to give
your home added curb appeal, restore your
geo-technical solutions which help create
productive and sustainable gardens and
CHANGING YOUR DIET windows to their original beauty, add more landscapes and manage on site drainage
DOG OBEDIENCE FOR HEALTHIER LIVING natural light, add ventilation to stay cool this problems.
Canine Behavior Center, Inc. Mon 2-4 pm 7/12-8/9 summer, insulate against those cold winters Com Hall $15 PNA member
Mon or Tues 6-7 pm Ongoing To register call 206-297-0875 and save with tax credits and rebates. Brick Bldg $20 Public
Mon or Tues 7:15-8:15 pm Ongoing www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org Com Hall $20 PNA member
Mon or Tues 8:30-9:30 pm Ongoing Make permanent changes in the way you eat Brick Bldg $25 Public RAINWATER HARVESTING,
To register call 206-367-8071 and achieve improved health. This 5-week CATCHMENT & MANAGEMENT
You and your dog will learn to work together series with a health coach will help support SEATTLE’S BACKYARD Michael Broili
and communicate in a meaningful way that you in your journey towards a healthier COTTAGE ORDINANCE PNA Well Home Program
will enhance your relationship. Courses lifestyle. A different topic each week will Tim Hammer Wed 7-9 pm 6/9 or 9/8
are devised to teach your dog all the basic include nutrition education, discussion, Wed 7-9 pm 7/21 To register call 206-783-2244
obedience commands. Behavior problems support and preparation of a healthy recipe. To register call 206-783-2244 Join Mike Broili in an in-depth discus-
at home and in public are addressed. Hand GSC $50 PNA member Looking for more space? How about a new sion about rainwater harvesting systems,
signals and voice commands are taught. $60 Public guesthouse, studio or rental property? Learn design and management strategies. Mike
The class is not only educational, but fun more about Seattle’s new citywide backyard will discuss rainwater harvesting systems
for both the people and the dogs. www. CHINESE KUNG FU cottage ordinance and what it could mean for for flushing toilets and doing laundry. This
caninebehaviorcenter.com. (AWAKENING THE TIGER) your property. We will review the ordinance class includes a tour of the Phinney Center’s
Com Hall $110 Dennis Sharp and outline how to budget, plan, permit and rainwater catchment system, used for flush-
Brick Bldg Class size limited Tues 7-9 pm Ongoing construct a cottage in your backyard. ing toilets.
To register call 425-775-9609 Com Hall $20 PNA member Rm 6 $20 PNA member
Fitness One of the most comprehensive martial art
styles developed in the Southern Shaolin
Brick Bldg $25 Public Blue Bldg $25 Public
Temple, during the early 18th century. Tiger- REDUCE YOUR CARBON
BELLYDANCE FOR EVERYONE Crane Kung Fu (Hung Gar Kuen) emphasizes FOOTPRINT
Sharon “Shay” Moore physical conditioning, flexibility, functional Jason Twill
Mon 7-8 pm Next session starts 6/21 self-defense training and enhanced mental Wed 7-9 pm 9/15
Thur 7:30-8:30 pm focus. Enjoyable and informative for all EARTHQUAKE HOME RETROFIT To register call 206-783-2244
To register visit www.seattletribal.com levels of experience. Tony Holder In this course you will learn about climate
email@example.com Room 5 $55/mo Wed 7-9 pm 9/1 change impacts and review tools that will
This is not your typical way to stay in shape! Blue Bldg To register call 206-783-2244 help you measure, manage and reduce your
Shay mixes equal parts strength and skill train- Come learn about the City of Seattle Project carbon foot print. Participants will learn
ing with fun and a sense of playfulness. Women Impact and how to evaluate your home for about the new Seattle One-Ton Challenge.
of all ages, sizes and fitness levels welcome.Your needed structural improvements. Learn to You will receive science based information
first class is always free to check out anytime. use correct tools, materials and methods to about climate change that will help you to
Classes run in six-week sessions. See website PNA WELL HOME PROGRAM accomplish an earthquake retrofit. Complete take meaningful and effective action to live
for details on session dates and much more. Tool & Book Library: set of permit forms, drawings and instructions. a more sustainable lifestyle.
Wed, 4:30-6:30 p.m. & Sat, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Com Hall $20 PNA member
Room 7 (Mon) Room 1 (Thur) $60 Com Hall $20 PNA member
Blue Bldg Brick Bldg $25 Public Brick Bldg $25 public
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Language Movement Summer Camps FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES
FOR LITTLE ONES
(Ages 1-8 yrs)
LANGUAGE EXCHANGE: FELDENKRAIS®: AWARENESS CREATING COMICS Mon-Fri Ongoing
INTERCAMBIO DE LENGUAJES THROUGH MOVEMENT Henry Chamberlain For questions call 206-861-9698
Wed/Miercoles 10 am-12:30 pm Ongoing LeeAnn Starovasnik, GCFP (Ages 10-13) For full schedule, details and online reg-
To register call 206-297-0875 Tues 11 am-noon or Ongoing Mon-Fri 1-4 pm 8/2-8/6 istration visit www.pollyglottots.com
www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org Thur 1-2 pm Register at firstname.lastname@example.org Summer Camp: Learn language through move-
Meet and socialize while learning Spanish To register call 206-297-0875 Create your own comics. No experience ment and music during these week-long
in fun classes followed by language practice www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org required. All skills welcome. Start with basic immersion camps! Travel the world learn-
sessions. The practice sessions will be held Discover this fun and easy movement method building blocks that will help you plan what ing songs, crafts and instruments along the
with native speakers who are learning Eng- that improves your physical movements, you want to say. Students will get a chance way. Child must be potty-trained and bring
lish and who are practicing their English with your sense of balance and overall well-being. to work together in creating their work while nut-free snack. Summer Quarter: Ten-week
you. Lunch will follow. Aprenda inglés y so- Customized classes will engage your brain also getting to work on their own. A comic program starts June 7th for caregiver/child
cialize en clases, seguidas por prácticas del and body in new ways to help you move book will be created by the end of the class. immersion class.
lenguaje con hablantes nativos. Los hablan- easier. Beginners welcome! The teacher is Room 5 $125/wk PNA member Room 2 $149
tes nativos practicarán español con usted. a Guild Certified Feldenkrais PractitionerCM Blue Bldg $150/wk public Blue Bldg Includes materials
GSC $3 PNA member with 10 years experience teaching senior
$5 Public classes and private lessons. Wear warm, DISCOVERING FAMOUS MAKING MOVIES
comfortable clothing. ARTWORKS Instructor Peter Lewis
SPANISH CONVERSATION GSC $20/4 wks Rebecca Dickinson (Ages 10-13)
Rita Espin de White $7/drop-in (Ages 8-11) Mon-Fri 1-4 pm 7/26-7/30
Mon 6-7 pm (Advanced) Ongoing Mon-Fri 1-4 pm 8/9-8/13 Register at email@example.com
Mon 7-8 pm (Intermediate)
To register call 206-783-2244 Music Register at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn about famous artists and create work
Learn the basics of film and video editing.
You’ll learn about close-ups, long shots
Usted habla Español? Need a place to using their techniques. For example, learn and zooms. Class geared to inspire young
practice? Join us on Monday evenings as we BEGINNING GUITAR about Seurat and pointillism by painting minds to experience the whole production
converse in Spanish. Facilitated by a native Max Block with Q-tips, Chagall and collage paintings process as your class works together to
Spanish speaker. Not sure which group to Wed 7-9 pm 6/30-8/4 by using colored tissue, Michelangelo and create a short video. Students will gain
join? Come to either group and try it out. To register call 206-527-3705 his Sistine Chapel paintings by attaching valuable film knowledge while learning
First night FREE! www.learnatnorth.org butcher paper under desks with everyone the basics.
TL $20/mo Learn standard guitar tuning, basic chords, lying down beneath and painting “the ceil- Room 5 $125/wk PNA member
Blue Bldg strumming, picking, rhythm techniques and ing” just as he did. Blue Bldg $150/wk public
basic melody playing to make practicing and Room 3 $125/wk PNA member
Martial Arts playing fun! Class puts more emphasis on
playing and not as much on technical theory. DISCOVERING WATERCOLOR
WORKING WITH MOSAICS
Blues, folk and pop will be explored. David Lasky (Ages 10-13)
KARATE FOR FAMILIES GSC $109 (Ages 11-13) Mon-Fri 1-4 pm 7/12-7/16
Sensei Tobey Stansbury Mon-Fri 1-4 pm 7/19-7/23 Register at email@example.com
Mon-Thur Ongoing BEGINNING PIANO FOR ADULTS Register at firstname.lastname@example.org Expand your artistic outlets in this introduc-
To register call 206-437-3932 or Cecilia Manalili If you’ve learned a few things about draw- tion to mosaics. We will cover the basics
www.EmeraldCityKarate.com Mon 1-3 pm 6/21-8/16 ing, then maybe it’s time to try some paint- needed to complete a mosaic art piece.
Our classes feature traditional Karate and To register call 206-297-0875 ing. With watercolor you’ll get a chance Class intended for beginners who want
modern self-defense in a safe environment www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org to discover a medium with its own unique to learn the process of creating a mosaic
of community leaders. Our mission is to Make music and have fun in this class for character. You’ll soon realize how much piece: dream-boarding, cutting, adhesion,
educate, encourage and empower families to beginning pianists. Learn the basics in an you can do with watercolor and how many tile layout and grouting. Design and create
live healthier, happier and more productive informal group environment. Materials will places it appears beyond framed and hang- your own mosaics and be introduced to the
lives through the art of traditional Karate- be provided, but if you have a small portable ing on walls. endless possibilities of mosaic art.
Do. Get in shape, learn self-confidence, find keyboard, feel free to bring it. Room 3 $125/wk PNA member Room 3 $125/wk PNA member
balance, start your journey today! Ages 4-94. GSC $40 PNA member Blue Bldg $150/wk public Blue Bldg $150/wk public
Visitors welcome! For more information, $50 Public
Room 32 Call for tuition rates CHICKADEE
DRAGONFLY ART CAMP
Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/28-7/2
The Golden Years
Brick Bldg Student & family disc. MUSIC TOGETHER Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/19-7/23
(Ages 0-4 yrs) Class A: (5-7 yrs) 9:45-11:45 am ELDERS AND WISDOM
SEATTLE MARTIAL ARTS Tues-Fri 6/22-7/30 Class B: (8-12 yrs) 12:15-2:30 pm Cecile Andrews
Aaron Logue/Aaron Kahn For schedule & registration To register go to dragonflyartstudio.net Tues 6-8 pm 7/20
(Adults, children ages 8 & up) Call 206-782-1010 (Questions answered via website as well) For information call 206-297-0875
Mon Wed 5-7 pm TaeKwon Do www.chickadeemusic.com Come join the fun of our 6th annual local Art www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
Mon Wed 5-7 pm HwaRang Do Children’s natural musical ability and love Camp! Your kids will enjoy creating five Elders have always been expected to offer
Register at class or of music are developed as they sing, move different projects in a variety of mediums their wisdom. What wisdom do we have?
www.seattlemaratialarts.com and explore instruments with their parents while learning several principles of the art How do we discover it? We’ll look at ways
Two different styles of comprehensive tra- or caregivers in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. world. Together, instructors Melissa Meier to discover our wisdom as well as ways to
ditional Korean martial arts. Emphasis on Fees include professionally recorded CD and Melia Scranton have over 20 years ex- impart it. The workshop leader is Cecile
fitness, fun, practical martial arts and self- and songbook for music-making at home perience teaching art to kids. There’ll be fun Andrews, author of Less is More, Slow is
defense. Visit our website for more informa- and six weeks of classes. The Music and creativity galore! Class size is limited. Beautiful, and Circle of Simplicity. She has
tion. Free trial class. Beginners welcome. Together song collections are known for Register today! her doctorate in education from Stanford.
Room 32 $65/mo their charm and appeal. Internationally Room 3; Room 6 $116/session GSC FREE
Brick Bldg recognized program! Blue Bldg $14 supply fee included
Room 5 $125 I LIKE BEING OLD
Blue Bldg Carin Mack, MSW
Thur 11 am-noon 6/10-6/24
INTERMEDIATE GUITAR For information call 206-297-0875
Max Block DRAWING FACES & ANIMALS www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
Mon 7-9 pm 6/28-8/9 Henry Chamberlain Using Eileen Allen’s book, I Like Being Old,
To register call 206-527-3705 (Ages 10-13) as a guide, we will discuss her options for
www.learnatnorth.org Mon-Fri 1-4 pm 6/28-7/2 living a full life as we age. Join us in this
Intended as a continuation of Beginning Register at email@example.com series of classes as we share the realities of
Guitar, this course will introduce you to Everybody likes to draw something, right? aging and the choices we make as we enjoy
unaccompanied solo guitar playing. Learn Well, if you’d like to try, this class is for you. this period of our lives.
to create dynamic pieces that combine Spend part of the class working on portraits of GSC FREE
melody and harmony. Gain insight into your friends, family or a self-portrait. For the
the magic of creating and performing second part of the class, we’ll explore draw- Sarah’s Musik Garten
CLASSES & LESSONS FOR complete, stand alone guitar arrange- ing animals. It will be a chance to discover & Art Through Nature
CHILDREN AND ADULTS ments. Course material will be provided the world of drawing and maybe discover Summer Class (4-6 yrs)
(206) 526-8443 ~ www.mcnw.org and will be presented in standard music something about yourself, too. 206-524-5086
Seattle’s Community Music School notation. Room 5 $125/wk PNA member
GSC $109 Blue Bldg $150/wk public
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Writing INTRO TO KRIPALU YOGA
Christy Fisher Special Services @ GSC
Sun 5-6:15 pm 7/11-8/1
WRITE ABOUT YOUR LIFE Call Ex College 206-68-LEARN CHAIR MASSAGE with Susan Cook, Licensed Massage Practitioner
Ariele Huff www.phinneyridgeyoga.com Wednesdays, 9 am-noon. $5/7 minutes, $10/15 minutes.
Tues 10 am-noon 6/29-8/31 Kripalu Yoga is a compassionate and A portion of all proceeds helps support activities and services for local seniors.
To register call 206-361-6733 adaptive style that welcomes people of all Call 206-297-0875 for an appointment.
www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org abilities. In this series we will explore the
Write about your experiences for the purpose fundamentals of postures, breath work and EARLY STAGE MEMORY LOSS SUPPORT GROUP with Carin Mack, MSW
of reminiscing, personal growth or creating meditation that help to increase flexibility, 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month, 10:30 am-noon. Free.
articles or books. This fun group helps you strength and restore mental and physical This twice a month group provides support for men and women with early stage memory
get your stories down on the page for family balance. Register for one or both sections! loss. Every other session is dedicated to a program involving creative expressions.
and friends to enjoy. Some people work on Phinney Yoga House $50/section general For information call 206-297-0875.
memoirs while others write to be published. Brick Bldg $40/section UW student
Some do both. In meetings, we share our EARLY STAGE MEMORY LOSS CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP with
memories, opinions, laughter and caring. YOGA Carin Mack, MSW
GSC $58 D’vorah Kost 3rd Tuesday each month, 10:30 am-noon. Free.
Thur 2:30-3:30 pm Ongoing This monthly group provides support and resources for any primary caregivers of
Yoga For information call 206-297-0875
someone with early stage memory loss.
For information call 206-297-0875.
This class is appropriate for experienced
yoga students, as well as for beginners who FAMILIES with Carin Mack, MSW
EARLY MORNING CORE 4th Wednesday each month, 11 am-noon. Free.
are able to transition to and from sitting or
STRENGTH This monthly group revolves around the pleasures and perils of family relationships.
lying on the floor. The form of yoga taught
Christy Fisher We discuss good communication techniques and problem solve some solutions for
is a variation of Viniyoga, emphasizing ad-
Thur 6:30-7:30 am Ongoing difficult family issues.
aptation of postures to accommodate your
Monthly series begins 6/3/10 For information call 206-297-0875.
body’s needs. Students say that this class
For information call 206-547-2172
has improved their flexibility, relaxation,
Elements of Pilates, Yoga and Somatics come FINANCIAL PLANNING with Kylle Bernathy
balance, posture and respiration.
together in a deep core workout. Strengthen 2nd Wednesday each month, 1:30-4 pm. Free. Half-hour appointments are available
GSC $5 PNA member
and tone your abdominals, reduce back and for assistance with any financial planning needs or questions.
joint pain. Begin your day feeling clear and Call 206-297-0875 for an appointment.
Phinney Yoga House $55/5 class card FOOT CARE with Tina Williams, RN
SATURDAY MORNING ENERGIZE
Brick Bldg $13 Drop-in 2nd & 4th Friday & 3rd Monday each month, 9 am-3 pm. $30 PNA member,
Registered “Anusara Inspired” Teacher $34 Public. When calling for an appointment, please mention if this is your first
Sat 10-11 am Ongoing visit, if you are diabetic, or if you are taking blood thinner medication. Call 206-
For information call 206-789-1058 297-0875 for an appointment.
Start your weekend feeling energized and
EARLY MORNING YOGA connected. This yoga class is designed to HAIRCUTS
IMMERSION tune you in to your inner strength and vi- 2nd Tuesday each month, 1-4 pm. $10. Call 206-297-0875 for appointment.
Christy Fisher brancy. Teacher keeps it light and fun with
Mon Wed Fri 6:15-7:30 am 6/2-8/27 an emphasis on non-competitive movement HEARING AID CLINIC with Sound Associates
Monthly series and inner focus. Regardless of your physical 4th Tuesday each month, 1-3pm. Free.
For information call 206-547-2172 condition and experience you’ll leave feeling Get your hearing aids cleaned and checked. Have minor repairs done and get any other
Choose to do two or three mornings per week! balanced and invigorated. questions about hearing loss answered by an expert.
Immerse yourself in a supportive community Room 5 $10 Drop-in Call 206-297-0875 for an appointment.
of yoga practitioners. Each morning we will Blue Bldg Mats, blocks, straps provided
explore movement practices that revitalize LEGAL ASSISTANCE with Clifton Johnson
the body as well as breath, meditation and 3rd Thursday each month, 1-2:30 pm. Free.
relaxation techniques to calm and refresh Half-hour appointments to discuss legal concerns with a professional.
the mind. All-levels welcome! Call 206-297- 0875 for an appointment.
Phinney Yoga House $135/mo-3 dys/wk
Brick Bldg $90/mo-2 dys/wk LIVING ALONE SUPPORT GROUP with Carin Mack, MSW
1st & 3rd Wednesday each month, 11 am-noon. Free.
a studio celebrating movement
HEALING BACKS meditation and art
Nearly 30 million Americans live alone and 30% are older adults. Let’s share our
Christy Fisher, Mary Marmorstone experiences and thoughts on living alone.
Mon 7:30-9 pm 7/12-8/2 OPEN HOUSE June 26–27 Free Classes! For information call 206-297-0875.
pre-registration required to assure your spot
Soma Yoga Mindfulness Meditation
www.phinneyridgeyoga.com MASSAGES FOR WOMEN with Karen Sullivan, LMT
Somatic Movement Brazilian Orixa Dance
Join experienced Yoga teacher Christy Fisher Feldenkrais Method® Pilates
1st and 3rd Friday each month, 9 am-1 pm. $40 (money gets donated to AmeriCorps).
and exercise physiologist Mary Marmor- Soul Collage® Shambhala Meditation Get relaxed with this hour-long massage. Be sure and stay hydrated both before and
stone to learn gentle and effective practices Somatic Movement & Drawing MBSR after your session.
that help reduce and heal lower back pain, Breathing Mandala Men’s Yoga Call 206-297-0875 for an appointment.
while strengthening and stabilizing to reduce
risk of further injury. Soma Yoga Studio PARKINSON’S PARTNERS SUPPORT GROUP with Carin Mack, MSW
1423 NW 70th Street
Phinney Yoga House $80 206.782.5044 soma-yoga.com 2nd Tuesday each month, 1-2:30 pm. Free.
Brick Bldg This group provides education, resources and coping skills to family caregivers of
those living with Parkinson’s Disease. For information call 206-297-0875.
SENIOR RIGHTS ASSISTANCE with Jerry Keating
SEQUOIA By appointment only. Free.
Get answers about estate planning, decision making or healthcare.
In Home Care Call 206-297-0875 for a 50-minute appointment.
TALK TO A NURSE
Qualit y, cost ef f ect ive 1st Tuesday each month, 9 am-noon. Free.
assist ed living and A Northwest Hospital RN is available to check blood pressure and answer important
support services at HOM E. health questions. First come, first served.
For information call 206-297-0875.
• Transportation WELL SPOUSE SUPPORT GROUP with Carin Mack, MSW
• Meal Preparation 1st Monday each month, 4 pm. Free.
• Bathing Assistance Caring for a loved one with ongoing health problems is difficult for the caregiver,
• Affordable "Couples Care" both physically and emotionally. This group will provide support to wives, husbands
and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.
( 206) 783-3001 • w w w.sihcare.com For information call 206-297-0875 or visit www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org.
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Events & Activities
CRAFTS: Poulsbo Casino
Phinney Friends Crochet Group 3rd Tuesday each month, 7:45 am-5 pm. $5 PNA member, $7.50 Public.
Thursdays, 10 am-noon @ PNC, Room 1, Blue Bldg. Free. Travel by bus to the Poulsbo Casino for a day of fun and good company. Bus leaves
Crochet (or knit) lap robes for nursing homes. Don’t crochet? We’ll teach you! from the Greenwood Market at 7:45 am. Spots fill up fast – sign-up today!
For information call 206-783-2244. For information and to reserve your space call 206-297-0875.
DINNER WITH FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS: MUSIC & DANCE:
Dinners for Eight Emerald City Contra Dance
3rd Saturday bi-monthly. Free. Organized by PNA and held in participants’ homes. Fridays, 7:30-10 pm @ PNC, Community Hall, Brick Bldg. $7 PNA & SFS mem-
To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org at least one week before the dinner. bers, $8 Public, $5 Students, under 16 free.
For information call 206-783-2244. Beginners lesson at 7 pm. No partner necessary. Comfortable clothing recommended.
For information call 206-440-9839. www.seattledance.org/contra/emerald.city.html.
1st Thursday each month, noon @ GSC. You pay for what you order. G-Notes
Meet new people and try a different local restaurant every month. Sign up in advance Fridays, 9 am @ GSC. Free.
so we can make reservations. Give us a call to audition for this great choir group. Then join us every Friday morn-
For information and to register call 206-297-0875. ing for our practice sessions.
For information call 206-297-0875.
Last Friday each month, 4:30-6:30 pm @ GSC. $5/dinner, $2/piece of pie. Harmonicats
Enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner, a tasty slice of pie and great company. All are Mondays, 9-11 am @ GSC. Free.
welcome for this fun evening. Do you play an instrument? Stop by and start playing at one of our Monday morning
For information call 206-297-0875. practice sessions.
For information call 206-297-0875.
Current Events Discussion Group READING & WRITING:
2nd & 4th Tuesday each month, 1-2 pm @ GSC. Free. Book Discussion
Join this informal, spontaneous discussion group to discuss current happenings, events 3rd Thursdays each month, 1-2 pm @ GSC. Free.
in the news and subjects of interest to mature adults. Join this group for a stimulating discussion! Learn more about the author and share
For information call 206-297-0875. views about the book. Books are provided through “The Center for the Book” of the
Men’s Club For the upcoming selection and more information call 206-297-0875.
2nd and 4th Tuesday each month, 9:30-11 am @ GSC. Suggested donation: $3 PNA
member, $5 public. PNA Book Club
Join facilitator Joseph Raineri and get together with other men to socialize, discuss 2nd Wednesday each month, 7-9 pm @ PNC, Blue Room, Blue Bldg. Free.
issues, hear speakers, take part in outside activities and gather information on a vari- Read and discuss one book a month with neighbors who share a similar interest in
ety of interesting topics. Refreshments served. literature. Books are selected every six months and posted on the PNA web page. Se-
For information call 206-297-0875. lections vary- contemporary to classics, fiction and non-fiction. No need to register,
just read the book and attend the discussion.
Movie Night with Scott Theisen For information call 206-783-2244.
Thursday evenings at selected locations.
Join other cinephiles, choose a movie together and go as a group. Optional discussion Write To Move
after the movie. 2nd Friday each month, 7-9 pm @ PNC, Room 5, Blue Bldg. $5 drop-in.
For information call 206-268-6761 or email email@example.com. This is a living, breathing version of Untitled [Intersection] where poet and perform-
er come to life and the audience is activated. Each month features a different artist.
Peace Discussion Group During a second, optional hour, participating poets, writers and artists may share
1st Tuesday each month, 1-2 pm @ GSC. Free. work in small groups or mingle to discuss methods. Bring your own supplies (paper,
Our world needs a vision on how world peace can be achieved for everyone on pen, rhyming dictionary) and prepare to work for an hour alongside fellow artists.
earth. Join us for an in-depth discussion on war and peace issues. Wayne Metsker This event challenges poets, performance artists and audiences to respond to move-
will facilitate. ment and to share and discuss their responses in groups.
For information call 206-297-0875.
Senior Voices Discussion Group Greenwood Strollers
2nd Thursday each month, 1-2 pm @ GSC. Free. Tuesdays, meet at 10 am @ GSC. Free.
Bette Reed from the Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans will facilitate this Come on out for a nice stroll around the neighborhood with a fun community of
group. Get together to discuss pertinent issues affecting older adults in the world today. walkers. All speed levels welcome. This group was started by seniors, but welcomes
For information call 206-297-0875. everyone: dogs, kids, moms or dads, grandparents, etc!
For information call 206-297-0875.
Bridge The Greenwood SAGE Project (Seniors, Active, Giving and Engaged)
Mondays, 11 am-4 pm @ GSC. $1. Dates/Times vary. Call Emily at 206-297-0875 for information @ GSC. Free.
Bridge games for experienced players. Regulars and substitutes are both welcome to Discuss issues affecting communities globally, nationally and locally. We raise
join this growing group. awareness with a presentation, forum or discussion; then knowledge about the issue
For information call 206-297-0875. is put into action through direct service in the community.
For details or to get involved, call 206-297-0875 or visit: http://greenwoodsage.
Bridge Club blogspot.com.
Fridays, 7-9:30 pm. @ PNC, Room 2, Blue Bldg. Free.
Drop-in bridge game for experienced players. Phinney Ridge Community Council
For information call 206-783-2244. 1st Tuesday each month, 7:30 pm @ PNC, Blue Room, Blue Bldg.
For information visit www.phinneyecovillage.net/prcc.
Game Night with Scott Theisen
1st Friday each month, 7:15-9:30 pm @ PNC, Room 3, Blue Bldg. Free.
Have fun playing a variety of board games chosen by those who attend. Phinney Neighborhood Center (PNC)
For information call 206-268-6761 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103
Mondays, 8:30 am-3 pm @ GSC. $1.
Experienced pinochle players wanted. Come join the group and enjoy one of Greenwood Senior Center (GSC)
America’s favorite strategy card games. 525 N. 85th St., Seattle, WA 98103
For information call 206-297-0875. 206-297-0875, www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
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Greenwood Seafair Parade
Celebrates 60 Super Summers!
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Bob Ernst, Head Coach of the University of Washington’s Women’s Rowing Team and Director of Rowing, led the
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ing Horses, Seattle Motorcycle Cops and a
variety of Drill Teams. Local neighborhood Greenwood Seafair Parade
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outdoor festivities, is just around the corner.
As the oldest neighborhood Seafair sanc-
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and, of course, Greenwood Christian Church
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wood Seafair Parade is proud to celebrate its parade. Participating political dignitaries
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will be our very own Mayor Mike McGinn,
talent and spirit of Greenwood. The streets riding in an old-fashioned fire truck, and
will be filled with plenty of local color and State Representative Reuven Carlyle. And,
boisterous fun. And, who would be more apt per tradition, the parade will start with the
to lead this well-loved exhibition as Grand always exciting Very Important Kids sec-
Marshall than the nationally renowned, tion! Anyone under 12 is welcome to join
homegrown a capella group The Coats? and show off their talent!
The Coats turned part-time singing on Parade Director Ann Woodward is
the street corners of Seattle into a full time pleased to have so many returning sponsors
international performance career. They have along with the arrival of several new ones.
won national vocal competitions, and sung She encourages people to come prepared to
their way into a variety of high profile venues, cheer on their favorite groups as there will be
including a performance at The White House trophies awarded in a variety of categories,
and a spot on the hit television show “Frasier.” including the Marcia Brunner Sweepstakes
They’ve shared stages with numerous artists Trophy, which is presented to the entrant that
such as The Beach Boys, Jay Leno, Olivia receives the most points from the judges.
Newton-John and Hall & Oates. Quipped Trophies will be awarded at the Grand Stand,
one of The Beach Boys, “Let us know if in the Bartell’s parking lot at 120 N. 85th St.
you need a backup band.” Despite their suc- Randy Roland, Seattle Seahawks announcer
cess, The Coats maintain their roots through at Qwest Field and Pastor of the Sanctuary
outreach performances and workshops, Church, which meets at the Taproot Theater,
supporting music in schools throughout the will be Master of Ceremonies.
country. They captivate audiences with their The 2010 Greenwood Seafair Parade
astounding vocal ranges, their high energy, will take place on Wednesday, July 28 from
and their hilarious improvisational comedy. 6-8:30 p.m. It will run along Greenwood
This Greenwood Seafair Parade promises Ave, starting at N. 95th St, proceeding to N.
to kick up its heels in celebration of its ripe 85th St, then turning West on 85th to 6th Ave.
old age. NW. The parade features nearly 100 entrants
Joining The Coats will be all the usual and draws thousands of onlookers.
fun and more: Seafair Pirates, Clowns and For more information or a parade ap-
Princesses, the Navy Band, Seattle Schools plication go to www.greenwood-phinney.
The Greenwood Seafair Parade is a
Seafair Sanctioned Event brought to you by the
Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce.
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Special Thanks To Greenwood Seafair Parade’s Presenting Sponsors
Construction To Start On Piper Village Grows On Hot Weather Dangers For
New Fred Meyer Store Piper Village proudly supports Greenwood’s 2010 Sea- Your Home And Car
fair Parade with a presenting level sponsorship.
Greenwood Fred Meyer joins the Greenwood Piper Village is the first phase of a commercial renova- Whenever the mercury nudges triple digits, we scramble
Seafair Parade in celebrating its 60 th Anniversary. As tion project that will beautify and enhance the small business to make sure kids, pets and elders stay well-hydrated and
a presenting level sponsor, Greenwood Fred Meyer character of Greenwood’s retail district. safe from heat exhaustion. But it’s easy to overlook some
exemplifies the mission of The Fred Meyer Foundation, Gary Brunt, property manager for Greenwood Shop- of the following not-so-obvious dangers of excessive heat.
which is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in ping Center, Inc., which includes Piper Village, Greenwood FOR YOUR HOME
the communities that Fred Meyer stores serve. In ad- Market, Fred Meyer, the former McDonald’s and the carpet • Avoid overtaxing your home’s wiring system. Before you
dition to the Greenwood Seafair Parade, Greenwood store on the corner of 85th and Palatine, is steward for a plug in portable fans and air conditioners, make sure the
Fred Meyer is also a member of the local Greenwood- long standing relationship with the Greenwood neighbor- extension cord you’re using is in good shape and heavy
Phinney Chamber of Commerce, a supporter of the local hood. These properties have been in his family since the enough to safely handle the load it’s carrying. Cover
Boys and Girls Club, and is currently collaborating late 1880’s. According to Brunt, the goal of the four-phase extension cords with tape to prevent tripping, rather than
on a program to help area Food Banks establish better running them under rugs.
redevelopment plan is to support the economic growth of
• Check fans for frayed cords before plugging them in. If
means of storing and transporting perishable foods for local businesses and maintain the personal feel that has been
your fan’s cord has spent the past year wrapped in a tight,
people in need. a defining feature of the area, while keeping his properties tidy coil, wires may have pulled loose or become exposed
Fred Meyer has been a presence in the Greenwood vibrant and relevant. through cracks in the insulating plastic.
neighborhood since 1975. However, after over 30 years, Brunt says they will not be soliciting large-scale, national • Prevent air-conditioning puddles. When you crank the
the familiar building is soon to be replaced with a larger, tenants for the new commercial properties. His properties AC, condensation from both central and portable units can
more comprehensive store. Construction is expected to currently support a mix of independent and chain businesses puddle quickly. Make sure the water has a harmless way
start in 2011 or early 2012. The store will be closed for that have held long-standing tenancies in the neighborhood. to escape. Consider placing a plastic tray under portable
about one year before reopening. Subsequent phases of the redevelopment plan will feature air conditioners used on hardwood floors.
The new Greenwood store is being built under a new many new retail opportunities for local entrepreneurs. The • Choose plastic rather than glass for your pet’s water bowl
business model and will be the first of its kind, according former McDonald’s building will be a new home to the Green on the deck. When the sun beats down, the most unlikely
to Melinda Merrill, Director of Public Affairs for Fred Bean Coffeehouse, in transition since its cafe was destroyed objects can turn into fire-starting lenses.
Meyer. This new flagship building is being designed by fire last fall. They expect to be serving coffee by summer. • Don’t invite intruders with open windows. Police depart-
according to LEED standards and is part of a larger Since opening last year, The Sedges apartments at Piper ments across the country know that when temperatures
redesign of the Fred Meyer/Greenwood Market block. Village have quickly filled to near capacity. Located close to rise, so does the rate of home break-ins as opportunistic
Plans resemble a civic center, with a combination of community resources yet tucked away from the main streets thieves take advantage of easy entry through open win-
residential units that will replace the current Greenwood has been a draw for many residents. The Sedges received dows. For your safety consider installing heavy-gauge
Market, a public plaza and approximately 25,000 sq. ft. many accolades and awards for its sustainable development screen doors with double bolt locks.
of additional retail space to lease for local businesses. and construction techniques. Early in 2010, The Sedges was • For safety at night, close ground level doors and windows.
This development, to be named Piper Village West, is a awarded the Master Builders Association “Built Green Ham- • Shield furniture, floors and carpets from fading and sun
second phase of the recent Piper Village renovation and mer Award, 2010, for Small Multi-Family Construction.” The damage. Keep shades drawn, especially on scorching
development project. Sedges also won the Associated Builders and Contractors of southern exposure windows. Pop up patio table umbrellas
The project will provide a generous boost to the and awnings to offer extra shade.
Western Washington Award for “Excellence in Construction
Greenwood economy. Currently, 60% of the approxi- FOR YOUR CAR
in the Sustainable Certified Construction Category.”
• Clear your trunk of flammable liquids (even aerosol cans)
mately 100 Greenwood Fred Meyer employees live in the Brunt remembers watching the Seafair parade as a young to avoid fire or explosion risks.
Greenwood area. The new store will bring more employ- boy from offices that were above what is now the carpet store. • Circulate your engine coolant when stuck in traffic by
ment opportunity to the area with a projected additional He recalls being most fascinated by the clowns. Now, more putting your car in Park and gently stepping on the gas
100-150 new job openings. The new Fred Meyer will than 50 years later, he finds himself a custodian of the busi- to circulate coolant.
also house a full service grocery and anticipates offer- ness district and traditions of the Greenwood neighborhood. • Pack a cell phone and water in the car, and prepare for
ing “one of Seattle’s largest selections of organic” and In addition to sponsoring the Greenwood Seafair parade, emergencies in extreme heat much like you’d take extra
locally sourced products. For more details and images: Piper Village also supports the Greenwood Senior Center, precautions when driving in snow.
http://www.fredmeyer.com/healthy_living/green_living/ the Boys and Girls Club, the Greenwood Car Show, and is a • Don’t leave CDs or other fragile items in direct sunlight.
Greenwood/Pages/default.aspx. member of the Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce.
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Trikes, Bikes, Costumes And Greenwood Seafair Parade Time And Route
Kids Galore Lead The Parade
The 2010 Greenwood Seafair Parade the Seattle Motorcycle Drill Team and Grand
will take place on Wednesday, July 28th from Parade it will run south on Greenwood Ave.
6-8:30 p.m. Beginning on N. 95th St. with to N. 85th St., then west on 85th to 6th Ave.
the Very Important Kids parade, followed by N.W. where it ends.
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From creating their entries to the actual parade, kids enjoy the excitement of a cheering crowd as
they move through the streets of Greenwood leading the parade.
march, ride and pedal their way though the
By Ruthie MacDonald
Kids ages 12 and under can choose from
Everyone loves a parade. Especially the several categories like comic, novelty, float
kids that lead the Greenwood Seafair Parade or drill team, and are judged on use of color,
festivities with decorated bikes, costumes, iminagination, originality and precision
pets, handmade flowers, banners flags, (drill teams).
floats and more. They are encouraged to use their imagi-
Beginning at 6 p.m. on July 26th, this nations. Judges may ask who came up with
awsome and entertaining group will make the idea, how was it built and what the kids
their way south on Greenwood to 85th and did to help build it.
then west to 6th Avenue where parents pick So kids, get your creative juices flowing
them up and take them back to their seats and decorate a bike, create a great costume,
to enjoy the Grand Parade that follows. be your favorite character or get a group
VIK (Very Important Kids) entries are of friends together and build a float. Most
judged before the parade starts. Ribbons importantly. . . have fun!
are awarded and proudly displayed as they Visit www.greenwood-phinney.com for
more information and an application.
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“In all giving, give thoughtfully.
Even small amounts can accomplish great things.”
Fred G. Meyer
You know those coin donation boxes in the Fred Meyer
46 brand new apartment homes in
check lanes? Your nickels, dimes and quarters add up to
help make a big difference in your community.
the heart of Greenwood.
A place where you literally are steps away from shops, restaurants
Here’s where your coin box donations are going:
and boutiques that celebrate the essence of this diverse
• Military Family Support Organizations – for donations
made from now through August 14 neighborhood. A place where the necessities – and the luxuries –
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made August 15 through November 6
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A Message From the Director Thank You Greenwood Seafair Parade
right-hand person; Shawn Shelton does the
By Ann Woodward, Parade Director
data entry; Linda Teachout tallies the points • American Dance • Mr. Gyros
for the trophies; Dave Liatos coordinates the Institute
set up and take down of the grandstand; and
• Romio’s Pizza & Pasta
I love a parade! And I am thankful to
again be able to work with my fabulous our MC this year, Randy Rowland (voice • Living Way Foursquare • Tara Academy of Irish
team of volunteers to put on the 60th An- of the Seahawks) along with his assistant Church Dance
nual Greenwood Seafair Parade for such an Lavena Chapman.
amazing community. There are so many more that help with • Mae’s Cafe • Wilson Tax & Accounting
Our generous group of sponsors have the parade and are too numerous to name.
stepped up to the challenge in this economy You ALL deserve a standing ovation.
to provide you with our annual tradition. I also want to thank my husband David
Please note the sponsors ads on pages 17-20 and daughters Amanda and Isabelle who pick Love found
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Phinney Center Gallery Shows
Artwork Inspired By Nature
In celebration of the beginning of sum- periods. Selected works will be promoted in
mer and the PNA Home & Garden Tour, the various PNA publications and on the PNA
Phinney Center Gallery will show “Inspired website at www.phinneycenter.org. For
by Nature: Artwork by Peter Bentley, Deb more information, contact Pamela Jaynes
Casso and Hitomi Dames” in June. Through at email@example.com.
photography and drawings, these three art-
ists represent the beauty of Nature in the
Pacific Northwest. The show will be held
in the Gallery through July 2. The open- Add Creativity With
ing reception will be Friday, June 11, from
7 - 9 p.m.
Summer Art Camp
In July, the photographic work of John Are you prying the Wii remote
Marzulli and Shek Lun Ho will be on dis- from your children’s hands? Are
play in the Phinney Center Gallery. John their eyes glazed over in boredom?
Marzulli draws inspiration from the mag- Want them to experience something
nificent scenery of the Pacific Northwest. more creative this summer? How
Shek Lun Ho uses dramatic lighting and
about the PNA Kids! Art Camp.
expressive composition to look for traces of We’ve gathered some great
the relationship between people and nature. teachers to help spur creativity
This show will be held from July 7 - July 30. in kids ages 8 to 13. Replace the
The opening reception will be Friday, July Wii with a paintbrush in our class
The 5th Annual
9, from 7 - 9 p.m. Discovering Watercolor. Are they
Opening receptions are held in the art fascinated by patterns? Try the
Beer Taste will
gallery on the second Friday of each month, Working with Mosaics Class. In-
be July 10.
from 7 - 9 p.m., in conjunction with Art Up, stead of watching a movie, how
the Greenwood-Phinney monthly art walk. about Making Movies? The same
The arts program is supported in part by goes for Creating Comics – don’t
4Culture. just read them, draw them! This
Enjoy Cool One At Summer Beer Taste The Phinney Center Gallery is currently
accepting proposals for outdoor installations
is the chance to get those creative
in the Heart of Phinney Park. The selected For more information and an
We’re planning a “Beer Round Up” and about their brewing styles and enjoy the work will be displayed on the round pedes- online brochure visit www.phin-
you’re invited. results. tal in front of the Francine Seders Gallery. neycenter.org.
Don’t miss this year’s 5th Annual PNA Confirmed brewers at this writing Art will be displayed for three or six month
Summer Beer Taste on Saturday, July include Alpine Brewing, Fish Brewing,
10, from 4-7 p.m. This “round up” will Fremont Brewing, Georgetown Brew-
include beer tasting, music, pub snacks
and fun in the lower parking lot of the
ing, Hale’s Ales, Harmon Brewing, Lazy
Boy Brewing, Naked City Brewing, Pike
Share Your Art Appreciation With The Community
Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phin- Brewing, Schooner Exact, The Ram at
Would you like to promote community the art that will be shown in the gallery on an
ney Ave N. Northgate and Two Beers Brewing.
engagement with the arts and support rising annual basis and coordinates the Northwest
Admission is $25 for PNA members, Admission includes pub-style munch-
artists? Join the PNA Arts Committee! Fine Arts Competition.
$30 for the general public and $10 for des- ies and live music by the Honky Tonk
The Phinney Center Gallery shows the
ignated drivers. Tickets can be purchased Review. The Arts Committee is hoping to expand
art of emerging local artists who are not
at the Phinney Neighborhood Center or Cheers to our Beer Round Up Summer into planning more arts programming for
represented by a gallery. The Committee
online at www.phinneycenter.org. Beer Taste Sponsors: The Barking Dog the PNA and is seeking new volunteers who
installs new art on the first Tuesday night
Choose 10 samples from a variety of Ale House, the Park Pub and Prost! Show are interested in art or involved in the arts
of each month, and the gallery has an artist
microbrews, including special brews for your gratitude for their support: drink lo- community.
reception each second Friday of the month,
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during Art Up, the monthly Greenwood- Interested volunteers should contact
old favorites! Meet local brewers, learn our neighborhood pubs.
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World Cup Schedule
Friday, June 11
South Africa vs. Mexico (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Uruguay vs. France (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Saturday, June 12
Argentina vs. Nigeria (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
USA vs. England (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Sunday, June 13
Germany vs. Australia (LIVE) 2pm, Doors @ 1:30pm
Monday, June 14
Japan vs. Cameroon (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Italy vs. Paraguay (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Phinney Center Hosts World Cup Games
Tuesday, June 15
Ivory Coast vs. Portugal (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Brazil vs. North Korea (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Wednesday, June 16 CUP Continued From Front Page
Spain vs. Switzerland (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am cal fans will Phinney Neighborhood Center
South Africa vs. Uruguay (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am The World Cup is the most widely followed sporting have the op- 6532 Phinney Ave. N.
event in the world, even surpassing the Olympic Games. It portunity to Community Hall, Brick Building
Thursday, June 17 was last held in Germany in 2006 and had a total cumula- experience
France vs. Mexico (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am Learn more at www.pnaworldcup.org
tive television audience of 26.29 billion viewers. The final the World
Argentina vs. South Korea (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am between Italy and France drew a global cumulative audience Cup right
Friday, June 18 of 715.1 million viewers. here in Seattle at our public viewing event in the company
USA vs. Slovenia (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am Born in Germany, I have been passionate about the game of hundreds of other fans.
England vs. Algeria (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am of soccer since I was a little kid. I remember watching the From June 11 through July 11 we will turn the Phinney
1982 World Cup with my family and the excitement and Neighborhood Center’s Community Hall into a World Cup
Saturday, June 19
anxiety in the room. In 1986, my Dad and I stayed up until fan fest extraordinaire. We will show 45 World Cup matches
Holland vs. Japan (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
the early morning hours to watch Germany play at the World in what promises to be a fantastic atmosphere.
Denmark vs. Cameroon (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Cup in Mexico where we later lost 2:3 in an emotional final Families from all over town (and beyond) can experience
Sunday, June 20 against Maradona’s Argentina. Four years later, it was Ger- the unique excitement of a World Cup at this all-ages event.
Brazil vs. Ivory Coast (LIVE) 2pm, Doors @ 1:30pm many and Argentina in the final once more. This time we All games will be shown in HD on a big screen and refresh-
Monday, June 21 were more fortunate and I remember how great it felt when ments, vendors and face painters will be on hand to round out
Chile vs. Switzerland (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am our captain Lothar Matthäus lifted the World Cup trophy the event. Show your true colors by getting a flag (or two)
Spain vs. Honduras (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am into the night sky at Stadio Olimpico in Rome. painted on your face. We’ll have great door prizes as well!
Four years ago, I traveled to my home country to expe-
Tuesday, June 22 rience the excitement of a World Cup first hand. I visited
This being the first time that the tournament will be hosted
France vs. South Africa (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am on the African continent, the PNA will honor this momentous
numerous cities and watched a game in a public viewing
Mexico vs. Uruguay (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am occasion by providing information about local charities that
area in Berlin with an estimated 750,000 people. That’s more
support African countries.
Wednesday, June 23 than 11 times the capacity of Qwest Field.
USA vs. Algeria (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am This incredible experience inspired my idea for the PNA Entry to each game will be on a first come first serve ba-
Germany vs. Ghana (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am World Cup. Soccer has more than just arrived in Seattle. sis, so get there early! Admission is by donation. Suggested
We’re America’s new soccer capital. The support for our donations are $3/game for adults; $2 for children (under 18)
Thursday, June 24 Sounders team is unmatched in the US. Over 35,000 people or $10/game for families.
Italy vs. Slovakia (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
from all backgrounds put on their green jerseys on match For more information, contact Alex Eckardt at (206)
Holland vs. Cameroon (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
day and cheer their team. 783-2244 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, June 25
Brazil vs. Portugal (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Switzerland vs. Honduras (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
ROUND OF 16
Saturday, June 26
Round of 16, Match #1 (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Round of 16, Match #2 (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Sunday, June 27
Round of 16, Match #3 (LIVE) 2:30pm, Doors @ 1:30pm
Round of 16, Match #4 (LIVE) 7pm, Doors @ 6pm
Monday, June 28
Round of 16, Match #5 (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Round of 16, Match #6 (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Tuesday, June 29
Round of 16, Match #7 (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Round of 16, Match #8 (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Friday, July 2
Quarterfinal #1 (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Quarterfinal #2 (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Saturday, July 3
Quarterfinal #3 (LIVE) 7am, Doors @ 6:30am
Quarterfinal #4 (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Tuesday, July 6
Semifinal #1 (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Wednesday, July 7
Semifinal #2 (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
3RD PLACE MATCH
Saturday, July 10
3rd Place Match (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
Sunday, July 11
World Cup Final (LIVE) 11:30am, Doors @ 10:30am
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Local Filmmaker’s Movie Released On DVD Baby Smooth Skin Available Now
WAXING • FACIALS • BODY POLISHES
By Susan Beebe
6419 Phinney Avenue North TEL: 206 706 4977
Greenwood resident and filmmaker
Lainy Bagwell’s movie, Blood on the Flat
Track: The Rise of the Rat City Rollergirls,
has recently been released on DVD. Lainy
is a petite, vibrant woman who has made
Greenwood her home since 1994, moving
from the Northgate area where she lived
when she graduated form Nathan Hale High
School in 1990. She originally conceived
of a movie about the local Rollergirls via a
chance encounter at a film festival.
Lainy participated in the Video Produc-
tion Program at Seattle Central Community
College shortly after high school, but didn’t
find a way to support herself and simultane-
ously practice her craft until she hit upon
the idea to film a derby documentary. Even
then, she worked temp jobs and used her
inheritance from her grandfather to fund
the project. Lainy spent three years filming
interviews with individual Rollergirls as
well as bouts and tournaments. When she Director Lainy Bagwell and Publicist Les Sterling celebrate the recent release of Blood
realized that the deadline for the Seattle on the Flat Track: The Risod the Ratt City Rollergirls, Lainy’s documentary.
International Film Festival was a mere
eight days away, she and fellow editor Wes
Johnson worked around the clock to create around the world reflecting that her movie distinct teams, which hold bouts among
the final piece. Voilà – they did it! tells not just the local story, but appeals themselves: The Derby Liberation Front,
The big break came when Strand Re- universally. It is educational as well as Grave Danger, The Sockit Wenches and The Fine Art Gallery
leasing picked up the film for distribution. entertaining. Throttle Rockets. They moved from White Art & Design Services
Lainy hopes you will visit Strand’s website Scarecrow Video’s DVD release party Center to Magnuson Park and now skate in
at www.strandreleasing.com. The new DVD for Lainy and her co-director Lacey Leavitt the Key Arena, breaking records last season Art Classes & Workshops
release also has wide availability wherever also featured the special appearance of with over 5700 tickets sold. An all-star team Quality Collectables
DVDs are sold. some of the Rat City Rollergirls. The Texas then competes against leagues from other
Lainy is also grateful to the Rat City Rollergirls in Austin launched the revival of cities in tournament bouts.
Rollergirls, who gave her incredible ac- roller derby entertainment a couple of years Lainy is now able to support herself Events
cess and provided their engaging personal before the Rat City Rollergirls got going. with freelance film projects. She created a 8005 Greenwood Ave N.
stories. In the film, Lainy focuses on ten Both the Austin and Seattle music commu- three-hour film on the history of Issaquah,
specific Rollergirls during the second and nities are big supporters of their respective is currently editing a sci-fi/comedy movie,
third years of the league, which started in derby leagues. Roller derby continues to and has worked for the Seattle International (206)510-3421
2005. Basket Casey was the final interview evolve and the focus has become more sport Film Festival for the past seven years, in-
subject and “totally worth the effort.” Lainy than entertainment. cluding this year’s co-production of its video
says she gets email from derby enthusiasts The Rat City Rollergirls have four broadcast, SIFFtv.
It’s Time To Start Lawn Bowling At Woodland Park
a little to one side or the other away from the every level of play is the tradition of wishing
By Stephen Tontoni
jack, and as the bowl starts to slow down, it one’s opponent “good bowls” and shaking
The Lawn Bowling Club at Woodland curves toward the jack. hands before and after play.
Park has been around since 1935, previously When it works right, it gives the bowler a In this 2010 lawn bowling season,
as the Queen City Lawn Bowling Club. great feeling of accomplishment. The game Woodland Park Lawn Bowling Club will be
Now there are three sports that are operating of bowls has been around for hundreds of holding open bowls with the grill fired up
at the club: lawn bowls, bocce and croquet. years and the goal is deceptively simple; for “bring your own” barbeque every Friday
Bocce is played on the upper green, bowls all you need to do is roll your bowl closer evening from 6 p.m. until dusk. Bring some Buy, Donate or Trade
on the lower green, while croquet can be to the target – a small white ball called the friends and join us for a free lesson. Free Pick Up &
played on both. jack – than your opponent can do it. We’re located at 4059 Whitman Pl. N.E., Salvage Services
The game of bowls is one that is simple Lawn bowling is a great non-impact ex- right off Aurora, and just a stone’s throw Open Daily • Ballard • 1440 NW 52nd St
to learn but difficult to master. The chal- ercise as you walk a lot, and can also lunge, from Green Lake. We’re directly adjacent to (206) 297-9119 • www.re-store.org
lenge is understanding the bowl itself; it is depending on your style of delivery. It is a the horseshoe pits on the edge of Woodland
not a ball because it’s not round! Since the social game, loaded with traditional British Park itself. The phone number to the club-
bowls aren’t round, there’s more mass on etiquette, some of which is adhered to but house is (206) 782-1515. Another contact for Learn, Explore, Grow
one side than on the other, the bowls don’t some of which has gone by the wayside. membership and rental questions is Stephen Take a class at the Phinney Center
roll straight. What you need to do is aim just One thing that is nearly always observed at Tontoni (206) 890-7641. Feel free to call!
Come join us
for summer fun!
Phinney Ridge Kids!
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Volunteers Let PNA Tackle drafting recommendations on how we could
improve our systems for greater reliability, Volunteers of America
Several ‘Impossible’ Projects
capacity and efficiency.
Ingrid Stabb applied her artistic talents
to the task of designing the new Phinney Center Opens June 11
neighborhood t-shirts. These t-shirts will
Volunteers are always an essential and ap- John B. Allen School. Jeff put himself at build camaraderie among Phinney Ridge Celebrate the grand opening of the Vol-
preciated part of the PNA’s daily operations. our beck and call during a complete data- residents while raising money for the PNA! unteers of America Community Resource
Every once in a while, though, a volunteer base conversion for the Greenwood Senior (See photo and description on page 3.) Center on Friday, June 11, from 5 - 8 p.m.
comes our way with special skills and inter- Center, allowing all of the GSC’s data to be Thank you for sharing your special skills The new facility at 9041 Greenwood Ave.
ests, and we are able to tackle a project or combined with the PNA’s. His service will with us, Matt, Jeff, Annette and Ingrid! Do N. will house the Greenwood Food Bank,
challenge that would have been impossible go a long way in unifying the GSC with you have a special skill and some extra time Senior Companion Program and Supported
for PNA staff to complete without them. the rest of the PNA and making all of our that you want to share with the community? Living Program for adults with disabilities.
Four recent examples of such extraor- operations more efficient! Let us know! We are currently looking for The grand opening features refreshments,
dinary volunteers are Matt Shannon, Jeff Annette offered to bring her expertise volunteers with expertise in SalesForce, live music, art from community members
Stuart, Annette Joyce and Ingrid Stabb. Matt in the field of technology to bear on a experience with gardening, a passion for the and Volunteers of America clients and a
donated 60 hours of his time over several comprehensive technology audit. She is arts, or an interest in serving on the Board short program at 6:30 p.m.
months scouring the region and working currently reviewing all aspects of the PNA’s of Directors. For more information, contact Lori
with local agencies and businesses to locate, use of technology, including phone systems, Drabant at (425) 259-3191 or ldrabant@
print and frame historic photographs of the computers, servers, databases and more, and voaww.org.
Volunteer Want Ads
Help Wanted at the PNA hosts an artist reception the second Friday of age or older in King County. Volunteers and nonjudgmental listening to people living
of each month. The Committee also juries provide companionship, socialization, light with HIV/AIDS and/or recovering from
For more information, contact alis@ the art that will be shown in the gallery in-home care, may help also by providing addiction. There are still many people in
phinneycenter.org or call (206) 783-2244. and coordinates the Northwest Fine Arts escort/transportation to appointments/out- Seattle who are isolated and miss meaning-
PNA SEEKS NEW BOARD MEM- Competition. New volunteers can help us ings, and other activities as agreed upon. ful connections due to the effects of these
BERS! We are looking for PNA members expand our program. Contact Pamela at Volunteers receive a small monthly tax-free illnesses. Contact us at (206) 324-1520 ext.
with passion for the PNA’s mission to build email@example.com. stipend / compensation, mileage/transporta- 226 or visit www.multifaith.org.
community, a sense of humor, teamwork tion reimbursement and other benefits. Call JOIN THE FOOD BANK FUN and
Cristina Vasconcelos at (206) 329-0515. make a difference for the community by
and thoughtful, active participation. Ideally Help Wanted at the TAKE A LEAD. Volunteers of America donating your gift of time! Volunteers of
such individuals are also well-connected
in the community, with strong relationship Greenwood Senior Center Senior Companion Program seeks local, America’s Greenwood Food Bank needs
building skills and a commitment to cultural dynamic and diverse community mem- your help sorting food, bagging produce,
engagement. We are especially interested in Volunteers of all ages are invited to get bers of all ages to be part of our Advisory stocking shelves and helping clients through
people with experience or background in involved at the Greenwood Senior Center. Council Board. Make a difference in the the line. Groups and teen students welcome!
accounting, organizational development, For details or to volunteer please contact lives of seniors and disabled people in your Attend a volunteer orientation at the food
human resources, fundraising/solicitation, Aura Honkanen by email at aura@green- neighborhood. Public outreach, event plan- bank to learn more. Orientations are held
and retail business ownership. Contact Lee woodseniorcenter.org or by phone at (206) ning, fundraising, and fun, special projects. Every Tuesday at 9 a.m. or 3 p.m. RSVP
Harper, Executive Director at (206) 783- 297-0875. We look forward to hearing Council meets 6-8 times per year. For details with Patty: firstname.lastname@example.org For more
2244 or email@example.com. from you! call Cristina Vasconcelos at (206) 329-0515. volunteer opportunities with Volunteers of
GREEN THUMBS ARE GOOD FOR ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN. Chil- America, call our Volunteer Information
dren’s needs can get lost in the dispute Line: (425) 212-5300
THE HEART: The plants, animals and Help Wanted in the between separating parents. Do you want TAKE THEM WHERE THE WILD
people who enjoy Heart of Phinney Park
at 67th and Phinney rely on neighborhood Community to advocate for such a child? Volunteer THINGS ARE. Outdoors for All Foundation
volunteers to keep this little slice of green for Family Law CASA (Court-Appointed actively recruits volunteers all year to help
space safe, tidy and beautiful. If you are Help girls lead lives of courage, confi- Special Advocates) of King County. Apply with their programs, including Day Camps,
a gardener with a few hours to give each dence and character: Volunteer for the Girl on line at www.familylawcasa.com. (206) Kayaking and more! Check our website
month, become a “Pacemaker” and keep Scouts! Caring adults can make a difference 748-9700 to find something that fits your interests!
this park looking great! for girls in their neighborhood; we are SO TAKE A DATE FOR A STROLL Outdoors for All enriches the quality of
SPREAD THE WORD about commu- much more than cookies and camping! THROUGH THE GARDEN. Rose Gar- life for children and adults with disabilities
nity events and programs by signing up Whether you would like to volunteer at an den/Zoo Trip Escorts needed. Columbia through outdoor recreation! Brooks Ahlfen-
as a poster/flyer distributor for the PNA. event, community day camp or start a troop Lutheran Home is going to the Rose Gar- ger, firstname.lastname@example.org, (206)
Several times throughout the year we rely – we can help you find an opportunity that den on July 14 and to the Zoo on Sept. 15. 838-6030 x225
on volunteers to hang posters or hand out fits your needs. Email joinus@girlscout- Volunteers will need to be available from SHELTER DRIVERS AND CHAP-
flyers promoting our activities. Businesses sww.org or call (206) 633-5600. 1:30-4:00 each day and be able to push a ERONES NEEDED at St. John’s Church
and community agencies in the immediate BUILD A LITERATE COMMUNITY wheelchair. If interested, call Ellen Murray Weekend Women’s Shelter. We are look-
and adjacent neighborhoods are accustomed and promote self-sufficiency by providing at (206) 632-7400. ing for men and women willing to offer
to requests, and most are happy to oblige. learner-centered instruction, with training BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH hospitality, comfort, food and a safe place
USE THE (SALES)FORCE! Do you and support from professional staff. Litera- HOMELESS YOUNG PEOPLE! New Ho- to spend Saturday and Sunday nights to
have expertise in SalesForce? The PNA is cy Source is currently recruiting volunteers rizons Ministries exists to provide homeless homeless women. Since 1994, we have
looking to expand and improve our use of to work with adults who have beginning & street involved young people a safe place been housing homeless women from Noel
this tool to engage with volunteers, improve level reading, writing, math and computer filled with necessary services, compassion- House in our gym at 80th and 1st N.W. We
our website capabilities, etc. Help us make skills. Contact us to learn more about vol- ate advocacy & unconditional love! If you offer breakfast, sack lunches, snacks and a
the most of our technology! unteer opportunities. Literacy Source | (206) are interested in getting connected, please welcoming environment. Drivers are needed
SUPPORT RISING ARTISTS as part 782-2050 | www.literacysource.org | 720 N. contact Carina Schubert at carinas@nhmin. to transport ladies from 3rd and Lenora
of the PNA Arts Committee! The Phinney 35th St. Ste. 103. org or (206) 374-0866. and also persons to spend the night from 8
Center Gallery showcases emerging, local HELP OTHER SENIORS. Volunteers PUT YOUR COMPASSION INTO AC- p.m. to 8 a.m. If you are willing and able
artists. The Committee installs new art on of America Senior Companion Program is TION! Multifaith Works CareTeam Volun- please call Joyce Farrell (206) 784-8868 or
the first Tuesday night of each month and seeking low-income volunteers 55 years teers offer practical care, emotional support, email@example.com.
Music Instruction Enrolling Now
GUITAR-PIANO Ages 15 months to 5 years
Individuals / Groups Orca Children’s
K-12 / Adults
☻ Creative, caring, committed
Holistic Marguerite Conti Workshops teachers. PLANS → PERMITS → RETROFITS
BA Music currently being ☻ Hands on learning.
Residential & Commercial MA Music ED (2010) offer through
Architecture ☻ Value independence, family, Tony Holder
Professional May 2010. CERTIFIED IN HOME SEISMIC RETROFIT
New Construction - music instructor Call or email
- performer for details.
community and diversity. 206-784-7955
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6003 Phinney Ave. N
- recording artist 206-789-7648 Home Improvement Services
4257 Greenwood Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98103
206 802 4040 Association of 206-417-9766 6615 Dayton Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103 HOMEIS*023PH
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SAVE YOUR RECEIPTS
from Greenwood and
Short term RENTAL Ballard Markets.
Bring them to the PNA.
for visiting family or temporary housing (To be usable, the tax amount must
Furnished 1 bedroom appear on your receipts.)
Sunny with View 1% of the total will be donated to
Close to bus service, shopping & PNA
our senior center programs.
Now accepting reservations for Summer & Fall
Since 1999, your receipts have brought in $25,000
Contact Alice, 206 459-2952
firstname.lastname@example.org Thank You
Precision-Wash & Wear
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Hair Styles Landscape Design and Installation
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Snoqualmie National Forest were preserved
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You know the part of you that loves Now we are working on legislation to Real Estate Makeovers
hiking, fishing, rafting, communing with protect 22,000 acres of low elevation forests
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know that your favorite wild places are rap- River Protections for the Pratt and Middle
idly disappearing? In fact, only 10 percent Fork Snoqualmie Rivers. Washington only
of Washington State’s wild lands remain. has six Wild and Scenic Rivers now. Located
And that’s why the Washington Wilder- just off I-90, the Alpine Lakes Wilderness is
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ness Coalition (WWC) is calling you. We
protect the “wild” for everyone to enjoy.
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WWC is a locally-based, statewide, to access and offers a wide range of year-
nonprofit group dedicated to protecting round recreational opportunities for families
what remains of our state’s wild lands. and people of all abilities.
With 10,000 members and supporters, we So the next time you are walking along
have helped preserve over 2 million acres Greenwood Avenue and thinking about that
of wild lands in the past 30 years through “wild” part of you, stop by the WWC office
citizen action, advocacy and education. We (83rd and Greenwood). Take a look at some
work to ensure Washington has wild lands spectacular photos of Washington’s wild Roger & Abby Brockway
with clean free-running rivers and a place lands, chat with our staff about our latest
for wildlife now and in the future.
You may have heard of one our recent
efforts, get info on hiking trips or learn about
the best place to get that special photo.
office: (206) 781-8743 cell: (206) 484-9857
successes - the Wild Sky Wilderness. Just WWC also hosts a series of bi-monthly license # hesawhp954kz 206-783-0851
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valleys and mountains in the Mt. Baker- our free monthly online newsletter.
Heart Of Phinney Park Seeks Stewards
Have you ever admired the sweet little park during the peak growing season. We’ll
slices of green space dressing up Phinney/ make sure you know what needs to be done
· Toys & Games for Learning, Reading, Writing, Math & Geography ·
Greenwood Avenue at 67th Street? These and give you access to the things you need.
· Arts & Crafts · Books · Craft Kits · Dress Up & Pretend · Farm & Jungle Critters ·
little spaces for resting and gathering com- You can come on any schedule that is
· Indoor Games · Infant & Toddler Toys · Musical Instruments · Outdoor Fun ·
prise the Heart of Phinney Park, and the convenient for you. All we ask is that you
· Puppets · Puzzles · Recordings · Teddy Bears · Trains · Trucks · Water Play ·
PNA is its official steward. Have you ever give us a tally of your time on a monthly
noticed someone bent over in the park, fill- basis. If you prefer to “adopt” a certain Over 15,000 Toys & Gifts for the Entire Family
ing a bucket with weeds? This person is a area of the park or if you’d like to stick to a
volunteer, and you can be, too! particular task that would be fine. There is Hours: 7 days, Mon-Fri 9 am-9 pm, Sat & Sun 9 am-7 pm
Volunteers are always needed to help plenty of work to go around!
(Just across the street from Fred Meyer)
keep the park safe, tidy, and beautiful. Pace- If you’d like to know more about being a IMAGINATIVE LEARNING
makers are volunteers who pledge to spend Pacemaker, contact Ali Saperstein at (206) PLAY 104 North 85th, Seattle, WA 98103 FUN
four or more hours a month gardening in the 783-2244 or Alis@phinneycenter.org. (206) 782-0098 · www.toptentoys.com
End Of PCPE’s First Fun Semester Approaches
The Phinney Cooperativa Preescolar en El Primer Semestre Divertido de PCPE
Español (PCPE) ends a fun first semester En Junio, la Phinney Cooperativa Presco-
in June. Twenty-five families participated lar en Español (PCPE) terminará un semes-
this spring, and more families plan to join tre divertido . Veinticinco familias particip-
in the fall. aron esta primavera y mas familias tienen
PCPE wishes to thank the Green- planes de participar en el otoño. PCPE desea
wood Fred Meyer and Top Ten Toys agradecer a Fred Meyer de Greenwood y
for their generous donations to help Top Ten Toys por sus generosas donacio-
with materials for our classroom. Fall nes de materiales para nuestra escuela. Las
enrollment is open now for children inscripciones para el otoño para las nuevas
who have at least one family member familias están abiertas para niños que tienen
who speaks Spanish at home. Inter- por lo menos un miembro de la familia que
ested families may email pcpe@phin- habla Español en casa. Las familias intere-
neycenter.org for more information. sadas pueden enviar un correo electrónico
Page 26 • Phinney Ridge Review • Summer 2010
Phinney Neighborhood Chorus Sings For Haiti
By Maggie McClellan
Licensed, Bonded & Insured
The Phinney Neighborhood Community
Chorus (PNCC) has been singing and cel-
ebrating in the Phinney/Greenwood area
Bodine for 11 years. On Saturday, June 12, at 7
Construction p.m., they will present their annual spring
concert and fund raising event for a small
Services, Inc. elementary school in Pichon, Haiti, at a lo-
cal Greenwood church. Admission is free
Drainage Solutions but donations for the school are gratefully
Structural Repairs accepted.
Video Pipe Camera The PNCC sings locally and acts glob-
Inspections ally. The chorus learns songs from all over
and Hydro-Jet Cleaning the world and, as the director Maggie
Basement Drainage McClellan says, “We’re here to have fun
Foundation Repairs and sing, in that order.” The chorus makes
regular appearances at Folklife, the Figgy
Phone 425-778-2557 Pudding Caroling Contest, local senior
www.bodineconstruction.com homes and neighborhood events.
Lekol Pa Nou (Creole for “Our School”)
Proudly Serving You Since 1967 is an elementary school located in Pichon,
Haiti. It has been an important commitment
of the chorus for the past seven years. The Roosevelt High grad and one-time Phinney Community Chorus member John Macfadden
school began in 2000 as the result of dis- donated $500 to the Chorus’ Haiti project by making and selling chocolate truffles.
Former Chorus Member Makes Truffles
cussion of local needs among the villag-
ers and two visitors from Michigan, one
To Raise Money for Haitian School
of whom is originally from Haiti. More
at PNA Kids! than 300 students–from pre-school to 6th
grade–now attend Lekol Pa Nou. There
have been 25 graduates so far, all of whom is free; donations accepted.
By Susan Beebe
s have passed the national exam. This makes John cashed in on the Chorus’ enthusi-
8 -13 them eligible to continue their education. One-time Phinney Neighborhood Chorus asm for the Haitian school and sold most
While the school was undamaged by Janu- member and recent Roosevelt High School of his 800 truffles to Chorus members as
ary’s earthquake, it is now challenged to graduate John Macfadden created and sold well as Seattle Peace Chorus singers and
accept more students from families fleeing truffles as his senior project and then do- friends. He learned to make truffles during
the destruction in larger cities. The chorus’s nated the $500 in profits to an elementary one of the many culinary classes he had
annual fundraiser has provided much of the school in Haiti. The Phinney Neighborhood taken at North Seattle Community College
206.783.0851 funding for the school over the years and Chorus has helped fund Lekol Pa Nou (Cre- throughout his teen years.
firstname.lastname@example.org we are pleased to be able to collaborate ole for “Our School”) located in Pichon, The experience helped John learn a lot
with friends to make such a difference in Haiti, for the past seven years by holding about what it takes to run a small business.
the world. annual performances and will present this In fact, now that John has been accepted
Each year at the Haiti Benefit the chorus year’s annual concert on Saturday, June 12 to the University of Washington School of
Sunburst sings a selection of songs from its repertory at 7 p.m. at the Woodland Park United Meth- Engineering, he’s considering continuing
to an appreciative, standing room only au- odist Church, 302 North 78th St. Admission to create and sell truffles as a side business.
dience. This year’s selection will include
For quality, professional
Haitian, African, Ancient French and Early
American songs, to name a few! Everyone is Language Exchange:
invited to join the chorus for this celebratory
Look to the expert with over concert and the reception that follows. The Want to Learn Spanish? ¿Quisiera Aprender Inglés?
30 years experience. free concert will take place on Saturday,
June 12, at 7 p.m. at the Woodland Park Learn Spanish and socialize through a.m. – 12 p.m.
Full Service United Methodist Church (302 N. 78th St.) classes and practice with native speakers at Free, Donations Accepted—Gratis, se
on Phinney Ridge. the Greenwood Senior Center onWednes- aceptan donaciones.
Remodeling & Renovation
For more information, contact Maggie days at 10 a.m. – noon. Aprenda inglés y
• Kitchen & Bath Updates Lunch—Almuerzo: 12 p.m. ($3/$5)
McClellan (Director) at (206) 783-4665 or socialice en clases de inglés, seguidas por
• Add a Bath visit the website at http://phinneychorus. prácticas con hablantes nativos, en este Information—Información: Marianne
• Finished Basements & ning.com/. programa del GSC, Miércoles a las 10 (206) 297-0875, Ext. 31
• Local References
• Member PNA Aging In Place — PNA Village Coordinates Service Access
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Tutoring Services Acupuncture
Auction Donors Orange Box Jewelry Sound Seismic
3 Owl Tree Jim Osness Spawz Doggie Day & Swim
65th Street 3-5’s Class Pacific Northwest Ballet Spa
65th Street Infant Class Pacific Science Center Spectrum Dance Theatre
65th Street Toddler Class Chardell Paine Spiderfelt
65th Street Twos Class Gary Paine Spin’s Barbershop
74th Street Ale House Paprika Event Design Sponge School
8 Limbs Yoga Paradiso Designs by Cheryl Spontaneous Combustion
Agua Verde Cafe & Paddle Kuczek Squared Away Accounting
Club Nick Pasche & Connie Ivey- Services
American Dance Institute Pasche Stacey Sterling
Cecile Andrews PCC Natural Markets Deborah Stanfill, LAc, Dipl.
Annette Iverson Pederson Garden Poundings Ac.
Annie’s Nannies, Inc. Pepo Park Sarah & Paul Steinke
Anthony’s Restaurants Ruth Perman Stone Gardens Climbing
Archaea Arts Lauri, Pete & Amelia Serafin Gym
Argosy Cruises Phinney Farmers Market Studio Evolve
Ascents Candle Company Phinney Massage Suekulele
Ballard Bungalow Vacation Phinney Nerd Sunpenny Creations
Rentals Phinney Ridge Animal Susan Peterson Design
Ballard Health Club Hospital Su-Swee Designs
Chris Ballew Phinney Ridge Cabinet Co. Suzanne de la Torre
BalMar Cocktail Lounge PhinneyWood.com Sync Fitness
Joyce Barnowski Picnic - A Food + Wine Taproot Theatre Company
Andrea Barry-Smith & John Boutique Teahouse Kuan Yin
Smith Mary Pigott Ten Directions Design
Baskets by Carol Scott Pinegar & Mo Pomietto Tenzan Aikido
Susan & Glen Beebe Pirouette Tess Gaeke - petsitting
Bella Luz Studio PNA Kids! Lynne Peck Theis
BellyDancersize by Zaphara PNA Staff Theresa & Jamie Griswold
Joan & John Benner PNPC Teachers Steve & Cynthia Thomas
Eric Blume PNPC Toddler Class Thomas
Ryan Borth POC Photo Bill Thorness
Botanical Bounty Pole Fitness Seattle Too You!
Auction Raises $88,000 for PNA Programs
Ann & Bill Bowden Polly Cook Top Ten Toys
Bryvik Co. Polly-Glot Tots Greg Trudeau
Burke Museum Poppyseed Originals Tutta Bella Neapolitan
Erin & Clark Campbell Thanks to the combined efforts of Ken’s Market and Allegra Print & Imag- Ed Pottharst Pizzeria
Candles by Connie sponsors, donors, volunteers and attend- ing. Thanks also to Sarah Watson Design Puget Sound Solar LLC Ultrafino Panama Hat
Carmelita Frank Pullo University of WA School of
Cat Tails ees, the mystery was solved at this year’s for creating the Clue auction graphics, The Puyallup Fair Drama
M A Chelemedos PNA Clue the Auction! It was a great Glen and Susan Beebe and The Vineyard Endang Radice University Volkswagen Audi
Childish Things neighborhood party and success, grossing Wine Shop for donating champagne, Rain City Pens VaChi Designs
The Children’s Museum, over $88,000 for PNA programs, services George and Jane Hancock of Maritime Pa- Raquel’s Mosaic Valerie McNeil
Seattle and activities. Special thanks to our spon- cific Brewing for donating beer, Starbucks The Re Store Lois Van Ottingham
Shirley Cibelli & Faye Lord The Red Balloon Company Linda Vangelos
Andrea Clark sors – Gary’s Games & Hobbies, Wood- for the coffee and all of the businesses and Red Grass Designs Carol Vangelos
The Comedy Underground land Park Zoo, NRG::Seattle, Ron and individuals who contributed to the success Red Mill Burgers Vitality Pilates
Margaret & Don Coppock Robyn Lewis, Jan Gray and Kerry Fowler, of the PNA’s Clue the Auction! Rick Reihs & Francine Voula’s Offshore Cafe
Corrine B. The Hair Florance Walden Lane Gourmet
Company Dani & Wayne Reinhardt WalterColors
Coyote Coaching Renate Ruby Design Sue Wardle
Doug Crandall Fuzzy Buddy’s Dog Daycare John Kushleika Marissa Motto Restaurant Le Gourmand Wear For Art
Crawsister Jewelry Galway Traders Johnson & Johnson Antiques MarkitNow ReUsies, L.L.C Marjorie Weiss
Creative Dance Center Kathy Garner Nancy Johnson Marmalade Originals Maria de los Reyes Wendy Ann Creations
Ella L. Criscuola Gary’s Games & Hobbies Barb & Red Johnston May Wu Rhea Patton & Eric Reynolds Whole Life Yoga
Kris Cummings Ed & Nina Geiger Jonathan Forgays - general Deb McArthur Rick Steves Europe through Wild Mountain Cafe
Daisy House Glass by Sabina contractor Susan & Ed Medeiros the Back Door Wild Rose Hollow
Daly’s Paint & Decorating Glass Roots Mosaics Linda Joss Ed Melillo Ridge Romp Wild Season Botanicals
Heather Davidson Stephen Godbe Joy Buttons Merrill Gardens Right Fit Wileyware
MaryAnn Davis Gone to Seed June Chang Tanya & Scott Mertel Francie & Merrill Ringold Winter Sun Design
Dawn Dearmin Babelicious Great Harvest Bread Co JWT Designs Metro Dog Rivalee Redesign Kate Wirth
Debbi A. Vanselow Greenlake Golf Course Karmela Botanica Metropolis Richard Robohm & Lynn Christina Witteman
Denise Anderson & Richard Greenwood Senior Center Kathy Ross Mary-Ann & Tony Micale Edwards Woodland Park Zoo
Moore Greenwood True Value Kestrel Vinters Mike Seamans & Shirli Romio’s Pizza & Pasta Adam Woog
Designs in Wood Hardware KG Crafts Axelrod Rose-Marie Yoga Momma
Dianne & Bryan Digel Joel C. Grow Janet Kidder Steve & Jan Paul, Mike & Rovegno Designs Yuen Lui Studio
Dianne Kimball Guide Puppies of Seattle Jolette & Bob Kihlstrom Gail Paul Mary Roy Zetamari Mosaics
Dick’s Drive-In Restaurant Gutters to Shutters Kim Groff-Harrington Milligear Running Dog Designs
Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley Gymboree King County Councilmember MJ Gilman Garden Design Saltoro Restaurant Dessert Donors
Diva Espresso Gyrotonic Seattle Larry Phillips Steve Moody Sarah Sanford & Lee Brunz Andrea Barry-Smith
Divine Adornments Kari Hanson Alan Kirtley & Lon-Marie Moonphoto Santoro’s Books Donna Brown
Dolly’s Doll House Paul Hanson & Kari Stover Walton Diane Morgan Seattle Art Museum Joan Christ
Duke’s Chowder House Lee Harper Kit and Caboodle Designs Wendy Morgan Seattle Baroque Orchestra Terry Cook
E.B. Foote Winery Susan & Christoph Heck Tina & Jed Kliman Mary Morrison & Jed Seattle Children’s Theatre Maria de los Reyes
Earth Worth Jewels Peter Hendrickson Becca & Matt Knox Jedrzejewski Seattle Fire Department Jill Farbarik
EarthArt International Heidi Hespelt & Dallas Delay Kokopelli Hats Mrs. Cooks Station 21 Laura Firth Markley
Alison Eckels Hey! Don! Home Kouzina and Zoey Catering Museum of History & Seattle Gymnastics Academy Carol Flannigan
EclectiKid Improvement Kumon Math & Reading of Industry - Salmon Bay Jeannine Florance
El Chupacabra Linda Hoel Phinney Ridge Music Center of the Seattle Police Department Kathy Garner
Emerald City Karate Patrice Holberg L. Joy Peterson Designs Northwest Seattle Repertory Theatre Janice Gockel
Emerald Downs Home Improvement Services La Tienda Folk Art Gallery Naked City Taphouse Seattle Sundries Rachel & Wini Hamilton
Encouraging Solutions Hook-ed Laarni and Tita New Flours Bakery Seattle Veterinary Associates Barbara Hansen
J Eng Hot Flashes, A Glass Studio Laughing Girl Arts Newground Social Secret Garden Bookshop Sheila Herndon
Estrella Soap A-P Hurd Laura Bee Designs Investment Senator Jeanne Kohl-Wells Judi Hurley
Exteriorscapes LLC Ilee Papergoods Laurie Miller Designs Nikki Wolf, Acupuncturist Serafina Osteria & Enoteca Kaaren Johnson
Eye Can Art The Institute of Naturopathic Ann LeVasseur Nordic Heritage Museum Seven Star Women’s Kung Pat Johnson
Eyes on Fremont Inc. Sleep Medicine Linda Brooks Photography Norma Mahoney Fu Becca Knox
False Bay Boxes Intiman Theatre Lisa Boyce Jewelry North Cascades Institute Amy & CB Shamah Colleen McIntosh
Jill Farbarik Intrigue Chocolates Company The Little Gym Seattle Northwest Outdoor Center Shannon Mapp Susan Medeiros
FCF Creations Isis Ray Anne Livingston Northwest Railway Museum Caroline Sherman Judy Moise
Fetch Care of Seattle North Ivars Seafood & Kidd Valley LNK Arts Notes from the Job Search Casey & Betsy Sherman Eva Nachmanson
The Fiber Gallery Jack & Linda Middlebrooks Loot! NRG:Seattle Silly Kilili Designs Karen Newell
Floating Palace Enterprises Jacobus Saperstein Loretta Lucier Heike Nuhsbaum & Jason Skagit Land Trust Gary Paine
Forest Green Enterprises James E O’Donnell, Attorney Luma Fused Glass Rogers Sue Skillman and Phil Fenner Sandy Petrarca
Forest Life Creations at Law Luscious Skin Spa Nurturing Pathways Small Faces Child Leslie Rorty
Fountain-Light Electric Jan Arlenes Pat Johnson & Stewart NWDance.net Development Center Renate Ruby
Four Corners Design Janis Miltenberger Lyman Sharron & Dan O’Donnell Todd Smith Michelle Rupp
Francine Seders Gallery Jay Williamson Ruth MacDonald Office Nomads Shaynee Snider Carol Vangelos
Elva Francis Jennifer Cea, LMP @ Macrina Bakery Cafe Therese Ogle Soapworks Studio Wendy Walker
Fremont Place Book Phinney Massage & Mae’s Phinney Ridge Cafe Lori Oliver Sofia Christine Irene Wall
Company Allied Healing Arts Majestic Bay Theaters Olvera Design Something Fishy Lon-Marie Walton
Friend of the PNA Jennifer Newell Make Design Studio Olympic Athletic Club Sonny Newman’s Dance Hall Emily Wolf
Frolic Jessie Hammer Mandala Chocolates Olympus Spa SophiaHat Studios Judith Wood
Full Circle Farm Jillian’s Seattle Mariah Hauger - Salon Blast On the Go With Coles Sound Healing and Clair Yoder
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