Hobbies

Skandia basics

Wednesdays. Focus on partnering skills and learn or refine the basic Scandinavian couple dances. Smooth-soled shoes recommended, no partner or experience required. $25 for Skandia members, $35 for non-members. Information: www.skandia-folkdance.org or 784-7470.

Book discussion group

This summer we will begin to explore The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience by Rob Hopkins. This hands-on guide offers pragmatic ways to help communities deal with the inevitable and profound changes ahead. Santoro’s Books in Phinney Ridge is offering a 15 percent discount on the book.

Community kitchen

Enjoy home-cooked meals without having to find a recipe or shop for ingredients. Together, we’ll cook in bulk, then divide up the feast to take home. No experience necessary. $15 PNA member, $20 nonmember.

Community kitchen

Enjoy home-cooked meals without having to find a recipe or shop for ingredients. Together, we’ll cook in bulk, then divide up the feast to take home. No experience necessary. $15 PNA member, $20 nonmember.

Sustainable food

Come learn about community gardening movements, including reflections on the wartime victory gardens, information about Seattle’s P-Patch program and ways to support the development of a P-Patch in our neighborhood.

Free craft class

Body lotion followed by lunch. Feel free to bring your favorite scent to infuse in your own bar. RSVP to Arlene at 368-4362 by August 4.

Free craft class

Bath salts and lip gloss followed by lunch. All supplies for 3 cards are provided free of charge. RSVP to Arlene at 368-4362 by July 7.

Baseball camp

July 6 – 10: fielding, July 13 – 17: hitting, July 20 – 24: total baseball, July 24 – 31: advanced hitting. For 8 – 12 year olds, $130 per session. Bring baseball cap, mitt, long pants, water and lunch. Call or come in to register.

Emerald City Contra

Dance 7:30 to 10 p.m., beginner’s workshop at 7 p.m. All dances taught, no partner necessary. Wear comfortable clothing, no scented products please. $7 general admission; $6 Seniors, PNA members, SFS members; $4 students. Info: 440-9839 or emeraldcitycontra@pobox.com