Connecting in Community

PNA Village Potluck Breakfast

Thursday — October 10, 2019 9:30am to 11:30am

The Phinney Neighborhood Association Village is officially expanding to Wallingford! The PNA offers community programs, services and activities to connect neighbors and foster civic engagement. They make it easier for people to stay in their own homes As they grow older by connecting members with volunteers for transportation, minor home repairs, social connections, gardening, and much more! To learn about the village, come to a potluck breakfast and Q&A at WCSC. Current Village members and volunteers will provide breakfast and will host a fun and interactive group session to answer all of your questions at the end.

Free. Advance registration required.

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Celebrate Urban Birds

Thursday — September 19, 10:00am to 11:00am

Participate in scientific research while learning about local and migrant birds! Celebrate Urban Birds is a citizen science project developed and launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, focused on better understanding the value of green spaces for birds while connecting people of all backgrounds with the natural world.
Meet at WCSC, then we’ll head out to Meridian Park to do our research.
Facilitated by Victoria Dzenis, WCSC Program Manager.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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Movies with Scarecrow Video: Being There (1979)

Wednesday — September 18, 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Scarecrow Video, a local nonprofit film organization, brings a monthly film series to WCSC! Each screening will be followed by a discussion led by one of their resident film experts. Popcorn and drinks provided!

Through a series of happy chances, a simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.

$2 members, $4 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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PNNAG Fiber Art Show & Edmonds Exploration Outing

Detail of “Mother Of Us All” By Jennie Turner Of PNNAG

Monday — September 16, 2019 10:30am to 1:30pm

Ride the WCSC Van to the Pacific Northwest Needle Arts Guild’s 2019 Fiber Art Show at ArtWorks in Edmonds! Our neighbors at the Good Shepherd Center, PNNAG’s 2019 Fiber Art Show features fiber and mixed media art made by their members. After the exhibit, stroll the streets of Edmonds to have lunch and shop. Bring money for lunch, or bring your lunch with you. Art Show is free to the public. Van departs promptly at 10:30 AM.

$8 members / $10 public. Advance registration required.

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Mix & Match Art Series: Collage & Assemblage

Thursday — September 5, 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Collage and assemblage are both fun ways of exploring how different materials might be put together creatively, incorporating  images into a brand new visual form. Learn these striking art forms with the help of a local artist!

(Feathers, photographs, greeting cards, stamps, textured fabrics, old sheet music, fancy papers, magazines, and small found objects like stones, shells, buttons, or puzzle pieces to share are all greatly appreciated.)

$10 members, $15 public. Advance registration required.

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Classic Movies with Scarecrow Video: The King’s Speech (2010)

Wednesday, August 21st, 3:30 pm —6:00 pm.

Scarecrow Video, a local nonprofit film organization, brings a monthly film series to WCSC! Each screening will be followed by a discussion led by one of their resident film experts. Popcorn and drinks provided!

The King’s Speech (2010)—A chronicle of King George VI’s efforts to overcome his nervous stammer with the assistance and unconventional methods of speech therapist Lionel Logue.

$2 members, $4 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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Breaking White Silence: Having Courageous Conversations

Thursdays, August 1, 8, 15, & 22, 1:30pm to 3:00pm.

Join a safe setting to develop new understanding and skills for this important dialogue. Facilitated by Chava Monastersky, MSW and chaplain with a special interest in social justice and spirituality. It is recommended to have read the book White Fragility—Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo for this discussion group.

Free. Advance registration required.

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Rainbow Bingo Brunch! Beach Blanket Edition.

Saturday, July 20th, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Seas the day at this beach-themed Rainbow Bingo Brunch, hostessed by Sylvia O’Stayformore and friends!

Your ticket gets you 10 bingo cards and a dauber. Food, booze and raffle tickets also available. This is a 21+ event.

You’re shore to have a fabulous time! Wear your shorts and aloha shirt! Oh buoy!

$20 per ticket, Advance registration required!

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Death Cafe

Thursday, May 9th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m

Death Cafe is a safe space to discuss mortality, dying, and death. There is never an agenda to Death Cafe. But there is always cake, tea, and interesting conversation. Everyone is welcome. Always free, but donations are appreciated. With Mitzi Weiland M.A., C.T. 

Free. Advanced registration appreciated.

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Social Justice TED Talks: What You Think You Know About Addiction Is Probably Wrong

   Wednesday, May 8th, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Video with discussion facilitated by the WCSC Diversity & Inclusion Committee
“What You Think You Know About Addiction Is Probably Wrong” — This month’s TED Talk & discussion explores a topic of deep significance for most families and communities. Journalist Johann Hari will explain why current methods of treating addiction have failed, before offering insights from research that gives hope for this age-old problem. This promises to be an engaging topic and potentially transformative discussion!

$3 members, $5 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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