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Monday, March 30, 2015 -- 3:17 pm
Free dental care for children on May 20 at UW
Phinneywood - This is not in our neighborhood, but it's important for some folks to know about. The UW and three community partners are offering free dental care for children ages 1-18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, at the University of Washington Center for Pediatric Dentistry, Magnuson Park, 6222 NE 74th St. […] Read more...
Monday, March 30, 2015 -- 2:57 pm
'Saturday Morning Cartoons' returning to Greenwood
Phinneywood - Last November, B-Sides & Rarities presented family-friendly short plays based on old-fashioned Saturday morning cartoons at Greenwood's The Pocket Theatre. They sold out every show, so they're bringing it back for four shows in April and May. The plays are written by Seattle playwrights and their children and feature professional actors. Shows will be at […] Read more...
Monday, March 30, 2015 -- 1:37 pm
Phinney Ridge mom writes children's book, 'Even Superheroes Have to Sleep'
Phinneywood - Sara Crow, Phinney Ridge mom of three little boys, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish her new book, "Even Superheroes Have to Sleep." Sara wrote the book after struggling to get her boys out of their superhero costumes and in to bed one night. The rhyming story is designed for children ages 1-6 and […] Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 1:08 pm
Theater, live music, poetry in Greenwood-Phinney this weekend
Phinneywood - It's opening weekend at Taproot Theatre for two new productions, "The Best of Enemies" on the mainstage and "The Mark of Immediacy" in the Isaac Studio. Tim's Tavern, 602 N. 105th St., presents gypsy folk/ acoustic music from Butterflies Of Death and Brad Rizer, Scott Ferrin and guests at 9 p.m. Friday ($5 cover); and […] Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 8:50 am
Ballard Boys & Girls Club open house next Thursday
Phinneywood - Ballard Boys & Girls Club is hosting an open house from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, at 1767 NW 64th St., for new and current families, business owners and neighbors to enjoy light appetizers and beverages. Childcare will be provided. As partners in our mission to guide youth toward their full potential, the strong […] Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 11:39 am
2 PEPS groups in Phinney Ridge starting soon
Phinneywood - PEPS (Program for Early Parent Support) is starting two sessions for new and second-time parents in Phinney Ridge in the next few weeks. Second Time Around begins on April 8 at Illumination Learning Studio, 7720 Greenwood Ave. N., from 7-8:30 p.m. This group is for parents with a newborn 0-4 months and one or more […] Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 11:26 am
Neighborhood news roundup: city fund, conservation district, preschool enrollment, volunteer opportunities
Phinneywood - Here's a roundup of various news from around the neighborhood and the city. Furnishments‘ retail store, 7218 Greenwood Ave. N., will officially close on May 31. (The home staging business will remain open.) Everything is now 40 percent off and will remain so for a few weeks, before changing to 'garage sale' prices. Preschool at the […] Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 10:23 am
Ballard High School student survey on solar power use
Phinneywood - Students at Ballard High School's Biotechnology Academy are conducting surveys on why homeowner invest in solar power - or not. It's part of a year-long science project the students plan to enter in a contest called Imagine Tomorrow. They created two short surveys: One for homeowners who use solar power, and one for those who don't. Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 12:14 pm
Neighborhood's troop of holiday monkeys grows to 205
Phinneywood - Volunteers recently finished bending the metal frames for an additional 60 monkeys to add to the neighborhood's new holiday lights display. The monkeys were created last year as a tie-in with Woodland Park Zoo's WildLights, and because they were completely different from the usual holiday light displays. Red Mill Burgers and Starbucks had lighted monkeys […] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 10:54 am
Pluto lovers to rally in Greenwood in support of dwarf planet on Saturday
Phinneywood - The writing and tutoring center The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas (formerly 826 Seattle) is once again rallying the troops in support of dwarf planet Pluto at Saturday's Dwarf Planet Pride Day. Kids and grown-ups will march along the sidewalk around 85th and Greenwood with signs protesting Pluto's 2006 demotion. This is the 7th […] Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 1:59 pm
Phinneywood resident organizing huge children's consignment sale at Seattle Center
Phinneywood - Greenwood-Phinney resident Lorraine Mitchell organizes a semi-annual children's consignment event called Perfectly Outgrown with clothing, maternity wear, baby gear, books, furniture and toys. This year's sale is April 10-12 at the Seattle Center Pavilion. The sale is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 10; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 11; and 11 a.m. to […] Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 1:32 pm
New musical theater group needs director
Phinneywood - A new musical theater group called Woodland Park Players is looking to hire a director to work with adults at all levels of theater experience. The group's goals are to "build community, have fun, and benefit the arts in our local schools." For more information, contact Producer Linda Joss at lindaannjoss@gmail.com. Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 12:46 pm
Panda Lab keeps developing after 30 years
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... kind of a Goldilocks size." Before opening their own store, the pair worked for Bob Mullins, owner of MoonPhoto in Greenwood. The two stores still work together daily, with MoonPhoto, in its 40th year, sending most of its black-and-white film, color ... Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 11:40 am
Community meeting on Seattle Public Schools levies at Ballard High on Wednesday
Phinneywood - Voters can get more information about Seattle Public Schools' upcoming Operations Levy and the Buildings, Technology, Academics/Athletics IV (BTA IV) Capital Levy, both of which will be on the ballot next February, at a community meeting this Wednesday at Ballard High School. The meeting is from 6:30-8 p.m. in the lunchroom. Interpreters in Spanish and […] Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 10:50 am
Hooyman Family Chiropractic opens on 85th Street
Phinneywood - Dr. Jason Hooyman and Dr. Cherity Hooyman recently opened Hooyman Family Chiropractic at 143 NW 85th St., across the street from Fred Meyer. The office specializes in prenatal, pediatric, and family wellness care, as well as nutritional counseling and healthy living classes. The Hooymans are offering free new patient exams through April 15. Phone is […] Read more...
Friday, March 20, 2015 -- 12:27 pm
Gently-used kids clothing/gear sale, live music, felt-a-thon theater in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend
Phinneywood - Here are a few things happening in the neighborhood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more. The FELT-A-THON Live at The Pocket Theater, 8312 Greenwood Ave. N., 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 online or $14 at the door. The audience will get to experience the behind-the-scenes insanity first-hand as The FELT-A-THON […] Read more...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 -- 3:18 pm
Greenwood and Broadview-Thomson elementary students in finals of Global Reading Challenge on Tuesday
Phinneywood - Fourth- and fifth-graders from Greenwood and Broadview-Thomson elementary schools comprise two of the nine teams competing in the finals of Seattle's Global Reading Challenge from 7-8 p.m. next Tuesday, March 24, at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, in the Microsoft Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. The other schools […] Read more...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 -- 3:01 pm
Every Seattle library now a 'Safe Place' for teens
Phinneywood - All 27 branches of the Seattle Public Library are now part of the Safe Place network, where children ages 12-17 can ask for help when they are in crisis. Safe Place in King County quickly connects youth ages 12-17 in crisis to help, through a network of local businesses and organizations designated as 'Safe Places.' Youth […] Read more...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 -- 12:03 pm
Two reports of package theft from front porches
Phinneywood - Kate tells us someone tried to steal a package from her front porch at North 83rd Street and Dayton Avenue North on Monday just before 5 p.m. After arriving home from work, I heard someone walking up the front steps of our house. Once I opened the front door, a man (probably mid-30s, Hispanic) grabbed […] Read more...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 -- 4:36 pm
Funds available to neighborhoods for Spring Clean activities
Phinneywood - If community members would like to participate in Spring Clean, the city's annual community clean-up event, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your activities. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1,000 to help enhance their activities with funding […] Read more...



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