Neighborhood Communities Event in Seattle, Friday, October 1, 1999
From: Steve Habib Rose (
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 13:02:27 -0600 (MDT)
Please consider joining us for the following event.  It promises to be most
exciting!  We will also be having regular monthly neighborhood communities
get-togethers in different parts of Seattle, as well as occasional get-togethers
in other places in Washington.  See the NeighborNets Network at for details.  

Please forward this announcement, as appropriate, to interested individuals and
discussion lists.  If you would like some printed flyers, please email your
mailing address to habib [at] and let me know how many flyers you 

                         Looking for connectedness?
                          Neighborhood Communities
                     Best of the Old, Best of the New!
                     Featuring a panel discussion with
           Cecile Andrews, Ed Medeiros, Janet Luhrs, Rob Sandelin
                      and moderator Jonathan Betz-Zall
                    Friday, October 1 1999, 6-9 pm FREE
                 Phinney Neighborhood Center Community Hall
                     Lower parking lot, brick building
                          6532 Phinney N, Seattle
      Exploring models for developing communities in neighborhoods and
                   restoring community to neighborhoods:
    alternative economies * barter networks * block watch * cohousing *
                             community councils
   community gardens * community gathering places * community suppported
    ecovillages * intentional communities * land trusts * neighbornets *
                         neighborhood associations
       neighborhood environmental projects * old fashioned neighborly
                         neighborhoods * p-patches
    "pods" of gardeners * salons * simplicity circles * urban villages *
                          y2k preparedness groups 
     * 6-7 pm Neighborhood Communities Fair
     * 7-8:30 pm Panel Discussion
          + Cecile Andrews is the founder of Simplicity Circles, a
            columnist for the Seattle Times, and the author of Circle of
            Simplicity: Return to the Good Life. For information on
            Simplicity Circles, see
          + Ed Medeiros is Executive Director of the Phinney Neighborhood
            Association (PNA). He is one of the founders of PNA, and has
            been with that organization for 20 years. For info on PNA,
          + Janet Luhrs is the author of The Simple Living Guide: A
            Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living, and the
            Y2K Preparation Guide: 110 Ways To Create A Sustainable Life
            -- Crisis Or Not. Janet is also editor and publisher of
            Simple Living, a quarterly journal devoted to simple,
            sustainable living. For info, call (206) 464-4800 or see
          + Rob Sandelin is on the board of the Northwest Intentional
            Communities Association (NICA), a member of the Sharingwood
            community, and a noted speaker on intentional communities and
            group processes such as consensus based decision making. For
            info on NICA and intentional communities, see
          + Moderator Jonathan Betz-Zall is president of the Northwest
            Intentional Communities Association, a member of Bright
            Morning Star community, and captain of his neighborhood block
     * 8:30 - 9 pm Break into groups by region
                              Co-sponsored by:
    NeighborNets Network | Northwest Intentional Communities Association
Phinney Neighborhood Association | Seeds Of Simplicity | Simple Living Network
   For more information, contact Steve Habib Rose at habib [at]
                              or 206-721-0217.
       From the NeighborNets Network at


Steve Habib Rose
Phone: (206) 721-0217
Email: habib [at]
ICQ: 7649155

Host of The Garden
Founder of the NeighborNets Network
Board Member of the
Northwest Intentional Communities Association

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