Community Bulletin for April 11

Upper Valley Scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for this scholarship offered by P.E.O. Chapter JF for women residing in Chelan or Douglas County. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women 30 years or older returning or currently enrolled in higher education in the state of Washington after a two-year or more absence. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2018.  For more information, contact Joyce Schiferl at (e13,14,15)
Auditions for The Student Prince in Heidelberg
The Student Prince is a classic Broadway musical featuring great songs, clever comedy, and bittersweet romance. There are roles for both singers and non-singers, both comic and dramatic. This Icicle Creek Center for the Arts production will be presented “in-the-round” at the Snowy Owl Theater, Sept. 21-23 and 27-30. Auditions are April 21 and 22 at the Snowy Owl Theater in Leavenworth, and April 24 at Wenatchee Valley College. All roles are paid. For more information, a list of roles, and audition materials and appointments, contact John Wagner at (er13,14,15)
Black Umfolosi
Specializing in imbube music, gumboot dance and Zulu dance, Black Umfolosi has toured extensively. See it Friday, April 13, 7 p.m. at Snowy Owl Theater. (e14,15)
Dinner and Silent Auction Benefit
The Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church is welcoming you to the fifth annual Dinner and Silent Auction on May 5. All the proceeds of this event benefit Backpack Mission and Leavenworth MEND. Tickets are $15 per person and will be available from the church office. Get your tickets early as this will sell out. Auction bidding will begin at 5 p.m. then the food will be served at 6 p.m. The church fellowship hall will be bursting with lovely auction items you won’t want to miss. Do plan on attending and marking your calendars. (e14,15)
Das Thrift Haus grand opening
The Community is invited to Das Thrift Haus Grand Opening on Friday, April 13. There will be appetizers, drinks and special silent auction items. The official ribbon cutting will take place at 4 p.m. In honor of the Grand Opening, there will be 13 percent off on store items all day, and a special “Fashion on a Dime Challenge.” Use your creativity to build a winning outfit. Contest details at (e14,15)
Leavenworth Earth Day Community Fair
This is the 10th Annual Earth Day Fair in Leavenworth. Our goal is to create a family-friendly event educating around the theme of sustainability. The fair is Sunday, April 22, 12-4 p.m. Lions Club Park. fun and educational booths, Hands-on activities for kids and adults, food booths, snack foods. music by Recycled Rhythms. A silent auction where you can bid on a wide variety of items from local businesses, organizations and individuals. Electric vehicles and yard equipment on display. Questions, Lisi Ott, 548-6881. (e15,16)
School Safety and Security Forum
The Cascade School District will be providing a Safety and Security Forum for parents and community members interested in learning more about safety measures and trainings in place at all Cascade schools. School administrators will provide information on the procedures in place at each school building and the full-time School Resource Officer will describe his role. There is time for questions directed at the district as a whole or to individual schools. Cascade High School will host a forum on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. The second forum is at PD Elementary on Friday, April 20 at 6 p.m. Spanish translation available. (e15,16)
Peshastin-Dryden Elementary Kindergarten registration
Calling future kindergartners for the 2018-2019 school year who are 5 years old by August, 31 2018. Kindergarten Welcome is April 11 or April 18 from 7:45-9 a.m. At Peshastin-Dryden Elementary, 10001 School St. We are so excited to meet our new Cubs and families. Please come to PD to tour the Kindergarten classrooms, to meet teachers and staff, and to register your new kindergartener with our online enrollment system. Bring your future Cub, their vaccination records, and their birth certificate or proof of age. Questions are encouraged and welcome during this time. (e14,15)
Arbor Day
The City of Cashmere’s 2018 Arbor Day observance and tree planting will be on Wednesday, April 25 at 1:30 p.m. at Riverside Park. For the 31st year, Cashmere has been recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to trees. Cashmere is the third oldest Tree City USA in Washington state. The trees planted on Arbor Day show a concern for the well-being of future generations and for making the world a better place. (er14.15)
Washington’s Wildland Fire Protection Strategic Plan
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has planned an open house for the public to learn about the development of a Wildland Fire Protection Strategic Plan for Washington and provide input on wildfire concerns to inform the planning process. The Wenatchee Open House for Comment on Wildland Fire Protection Strategic Plan is Monday, April 30, 4 to 7 the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee. Register by by Thursday, April 26 at
Link Transit Board Meeting and Public Hearing
A public hearing will be held in conjunction with the regular monthly board meeting to provide the Link Transit Board an opportunity to accept public comment on Link Transit’s proposed 2018 Service Improvement Plan. Board action on the proposal is scheduled and may be taken if deemed appropriate. The proposed Service Improvement Plan is available for the public to view on Link Transit’s website at, or at Link Transit’s Operations Base from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Meeting is April 17, 3 p.m. At Link Transit Operations Base, 2700 Euclid Ave., Wenatchee. (er15)

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