Community Bulletin for April 4

Leavenworth Women’s Exchange
The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange monthly luncheon meeting is at noon on Wednesday, April 11 at Visconti’s of Leavenworth, 636 Front St.. The cost is $15 per person for members and $17 for non-members. Beverage, dessert, tax and gratuity are included. Rotary Inbound Exchange Student Giovanni Luchesi will present a program on the American life of a foreign exchange student. For information and reservations, contact Claire Burlingame at 548-7142 by Saturday, April 7. (e13,14)
Historical Walking Tours
The Upper Valley Museum will be sponsoring a Downtown Historical Walking Tour on Saturday, April 14. The Tour begins at the Upper Valley Museum, 347 Division St. at 10 a.m. The tour is 1-2 hours on flat ground and is about 2 miles long. There is a donation fee of $5. Everyone is encouraged to wear good walking shoes. Call 548-0728 for more information. (e13,14)
Zimmerman artist reception
The Leavenworth Public Library will host a reception for local artist Amber Zimmerman on Thursday, April 12 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Zimmerman’s art is on display in the library’s Fireside Room until May 4. Amber is a third generation artist whose art often represents nature and the feminine spirit. While she works in many mediums from acrylics to glass, for this show she is highlighting her watercolor Mountain Mandal Series of local peaks. Come meet Amber and join us for refreshments. (e13,14)
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)
Red Cross blood drive
Leavenworth Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. will be held at 10170 Titus Rd. on Thursday, April 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is a great need of blood this time of the year. Your donation is needed. For information or scheduling an appointment, call 1-800-Red cross  (1-800-733-2767). (e13,14)
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)
Leavenworth Spring Clean Up
The city of Leavenworth’s Annual Spring Clean Up for single family residential households will take place this year from April 3 to May 3. City crews will pick up yard debris the same day household garbage is collected, at no extra charge. Please limit the bags to four per week; additional bags will be charged at $3.64 per bag. Leaves, pine needles, and other yard debris must be in the required recyclable paper bags. Plastic bags will not be picked up. (e13,14)
Spring Break Wilderness Camp
Wenatchee River Institute is accepting registrations for their spring break camp happening April 2-6. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. All 3rd, 4th, and 5th, graders are welcomed for a week of fun building forts, tracking wildlife, archery, and using scientific tools in this exciting kids’ camp program at Barn Beach Reserve. For information or registration, 548-0181 or (e13,14)
Reel Rock Film Tour
The Reel Rock Film Tour brings the best climbing and adventure films of the year to live audiences throughout the world on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at Snowy Owl Theater. (e14)
Black Umfolosi
Specializing in imbube music, gumboot dance and Zulu dance, Black Umfolosi has toured extensively. See it Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at Snowy Owl Theater. (e14,15)
Sail into spring
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)
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)
Red Cross Blood Drive
There is an American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Cashmere United Methodist Church, 213 South Division St, on Wednesday, April 4 at from 12:30 -6:30 p.m. Appointments are encouraged. Call 1-800-733-2767 for an appointment. Sponsored by Wacoka Kiwanis Club of Cashmere. (er14)
Candy sale for campers
Now is the time to earn that extra cash needed to be able to spend a great week at Camp Zanika Lache. Also, don’t forget to register by May 1 and receive $25 dollars off. Kids can help earn their way to camp by participating in our annual candy sale. This year, the sale will run to May 7. Camp Fire North Central Washington Caramel Almond Clusters, Mints, and Almond Roca can be purchased directly from the council by calling 509-663-160 or The money collected from the office sales after expenses will go to our Campership fund. (er14,15)
UCSRB open house
The UCSRB (Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board) will be hosting an Open House for Joy Juelson’s departure from 12:30-3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 at the UCSRB offices at 11 Spokane St., Suite 101, Wenatchee. Enjoy food and beverages and wish Joy the best in her new adventures. Joy’s last day is April 13. (er14)
Ice Age Megafloods of the Pacific Northwest
Ice Age megafloods, from at least three different sources, left a dramatic mark on the Pacific Northwest that is clearly visible today. Our speaker, Bruce Bjornstad, will show evidence for dozens of floods from glacial Lakes Missoula and Columbia, as well as Lake Bonneville, via maps, drone videos and other imagery. The Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 10 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission. The program is free and open to the public. (er14)


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