Your co-op community, February 2015
This article was originally published in February 2015
Be Mine, Valentine
Saturday, February 14
Greenlake Aurora PCC,
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Edmonds, Greenlake Village,
West Seattle, Redmond,
9 a.m. to Noon
Join us for a morning of fun
as kids create special Valentine’s
Day gifts for their friends and
family. PCC will supply materials
and delicious treats. Children 12
and under. Free.
Valentine’s Day Dash
Saturday, February 14
kids race, 9:10 a.m.
adult race, 9:30 a.m.
Green Lake Park
7201 E. Greenlake Drive N., Seattle
Sign your kids up for the
PCC Healthy Kids Little Heart
Beet Run — it’s free! This is a
non-competitive run and kids
will receive a treat from PCC for
participating. PCC is also the official
fruit sponsor of this race so
stop by the PCC tent for a pre- or
post-race fuel-up. For more
information and registration, visit
Feeding Your Immune System
Monday, February 2, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Greenlake Village PCC
Dr. Suzanne McMurry and PCC’s
Nutrition Educator, Nick Rose, will discuss
ways to pump up your immune system
and prevent nasty colds and flus! Come
join us as we discuss foods and supplements
that offer the most benefit to your
immune system. Free.
Hiawatha pancake breakfast
Sunday, February 8, 8 a.m. to noon
Hiawatha Community Center
2700 California Ave. SW, Seattle
Join in for an all-you-can-eat breakfast.
The PCC Healthy Kids team will be there
to help kiddos make a fun take-home
treat. All proceeds support the community
center’s scholarship fund.
Admission is $6 (ages 13+), $5 (3 to
12), $4 (ages 65+) and free (2 and younger).
Mister Rogers’ Sweater Drive
Now through Sunday, February 8
Help neighbors in need stay warm
this winter by donating your new or
gently worn sweaters, coats and coldweather
gear to KCTS 9’s annual Mister
Rogers Sweater Drive.
All donated items
go to Wellspring Family Services, Queen
Anne Helpline, and Northwest Center,
serving Seattle and King County. Look
for collection bins at all PCC locations
or drop your items off at KCTS 9’s
Seattle Center studio.
Food bank packaging work parties
Monday, February 9, 7 p.m.,
West Seattle Food Bank
Wednesday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.,
Redmond Hopelink Food Bank
Wednesday, February 18, 7 p.m.,
Greenwood Food Bank
Help our partnering food banks by donating
your time to pack our bulk foods into
family-sized portions. For more information,
including addresses and future dates, visit
Kindiependent kids rock series
Brian Vogan & His Good Buddies
Saturday, February 7, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, February 21, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Kindiependent is “Seattle’s independent
kids and family music scene” and features
some of the best, local children’s entertainment
groups. PCC will be at the concert to help
kids put together healthy, take-home treats.
A day at the zoo
Saturday, February 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Woodland Park Zoo
Come join PCC at the zoo during
mid-winter break! Find us next to the
penguin exhibit where we’ll be in the
TasteMobile doing Kid Picks.
Thursday, February 26
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
View Ridge PCC,
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Puget Sound Blood Center will
be collecting blood at two PCC locations.
Learn more about donating at psbc.org/
Join PCC Cooks for some heartwarming
classes this month. February is American
Heart Month and what’s better for the
heart than a delicious, healthy meal shared
with your loved ones? In Healthy Heart,
Happy Heart, nutritionist Ami Karnosh will
guide you through four dishes designed to
boost cardiovascular health, sharing lots
of beneficial information along the way.
You’ll leave with the confidence to keep
treating your heart (and tummy!) with food
that promotes heart health — and tastes
Still working on that New Year’s
resolution to bring some color back into
your diet? In Season: Winter Bounty boasts
an array of vibrant vegetarian dishes
highlighting the plentiful fruits and vegetables
that shine this time of year. Soup
lover? You can enjoy a steaming bowl of
goodness in two delightfully savory offerings.
Learn how to make four enticing
chowders in Chowderhound and delve
into the wonderful world of vegetable
soups with Vegetarian Soups and Stocks.
To learn more, visit us at PccCooks.com.