Click here to read the July edition of Parsley, Sage & Time. This issue features an updated events calendar, information about the annual picnic (coming on August 9th!), and new fitness classes. 

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The June 2014 issue of Parsley, Sage & Time is available online! Click here to download the latest issue. You can also pick up a paper copy at the Senior Center.

The June issue features an activities calendar and articles on the new smoking cessation class, field trips, and National Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month.

We hope to see you in Westlake tonight! To help you get into the spirit, here's a fun piece from KING 5:

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Mayor McGinn and Dannette Smith, Director of Seattle's Human Services Department, visited the Pike Market Food Bank to encourage community support for food banks around the region this season.

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Leave your mark on the Market and support the Pike Market Food Bank!

A mural honoring the spirit and service of the Pike Market Food Bank is being painted by members of the Market Community over the next few weeks. We hope that Market vendors, workers, neighbors, and friends will participate.

This is a great opportunity for co-workers and  neighbors to form a group and share in the fun. If you are interested in reserving a time for your group, just email events@pmsc-dtfb.org with the size of your group and your requested time slot.

How it works: Hundreds of participants will be re-creating small sections of masterpiece paintings by Cezanne and Millet. When the sections are assembled, the result is a new interpretation of a familiar classic that reflects the shared energy of the Market community.

It’s easy: no experience is necessary and all the supplies are provided.

It’s fast: you can paint your section in about 20 minutes.

It’s convenient: join us in the Atrium, just drop in during the dates/times listed below...

October 25, 26, 27 - 11am to 6pm

November 1, 2, 3 - 11am to 6pm

To make a reservation for a group or if you simply have questions, please email events@pmsc-dtfb.org.

Special thanks to the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods for providing the matching grant that made this mural possible!

VIDEO: Pike Market Senior Center busier than ever

As more and more families weather the storm of the rough economy, one generation is getting hit particularly hard: seniors. Local senior centers have seen the need for their help increase dramatically, while financial support has decreased. But hope abounds at the Pike Market Senior Center. See how new found friends and opportunity make a very difficult situation survivable for many seniors affected by current challenges.

Click here to watch the video!

 

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