Community Bulletin for Aug. 2

 

Leavenworth

Peace Weavers: Women’s and Washington History

Candace Wellman shares her book highlighting Washington state’s often unacknowledged founding mothers: the wives in cross-cultural marriages. “Peace Weavers” draws on over two hundred interviews by historian-sociologist Wellman. The account focuses on women of Samish, S’Klallam, Lummi and Sto:lo heritage as they battle the hardships and heartbreak common for their day while running successful farms, midwiving, operating profitable businesses, and more. Friday, Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e30,31)

Cascade Youth Summer Tennis Program

The Cascade Youth Summer Tennis Program is scheduled for Aug. 14-17 at the new tennis courts at Osborn Elementary School. Grades 3-5, 9-to-10:30 a.m. Grades 6-8, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $20. Proceeds benefit CHS tennis program. Contact Mark Hassinger, kelmark@nwi.net. (e30,31)

Historical Walking Tours of Leavenworth

The Upper Valley Museum will be sponsoring the Downtown Historical Walking Tour on Saturday, Aug. 12. The tour begins at the Upper Valley Museum 347 Division Street at 10 a.m. The tour is 1-2 hours on flat ground and is about two miles long. There is a donation fee of $5. Everyone is encouraged to wear good walking shoes. Call 548-0728 for more information. This tour will be repeated on Oct. 14. (e31,32)

Peshastin

Ingalls Creek Center welcomes guitarist

Ingalls Creek Enrichment Center will be presenting and evening with Classical/Jazz Guitarist Victor Toral, Saturday, Aug. 5 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the delightful outdoor amphitheater at Ingalls Creek Center, 12355 Ingalls Creek Rd., Peshastin. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $25 each and include a wine and cheese reception. Please call 548-3306 for tickets or information. (e31)

Dryden

Dryden celebrating 110th birthday

The community of Dryden invites you to join us in celebrating our 110th birthday from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Dryden School Memorial Park. All former and current residents are welcome to an evening of visiting, games and entertainment by L-Bow the clown. Birthday cake, pie and ice cream are provided. Drawing gifts are donated by local businesses. Please bring your own lawn chairs if possible. The social is sponsored by the Dryden Community Church and the Dryden Improvement Club. For more information, contact Marie Goehner. 782-3186. (er30,31)

 

Cashmere

Blood Drive 

On Wednesday, Aug. 2, there is an American Red Cross Blood Drive at Cashmere United Methodist Church, 213 South Division St., from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 1-800-733-2767 for an appointment. Sponsored by Wacoka Kiwanis Club of Cashmere. (r31)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee State Park summer programs

Bug Safari is 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. Park staff will lead a forest safari to hunt for various types of bugs found in the park in this fun Junior Ranger program. Participants are encouraged to wear walking shoes and bring water as they will be out on the trails looking for bugs. Participants will then return to a picnic shelter to work on a take-home project. (er31)

Regional

Veteran services needed

A veteran’s stand down is scheduled on Aug. 11 at the Wenatchee Armory. Many services are needed for this event, haircuts, manicures, massages and other pampering for vets. Contact Dee Anne De Angelo at kizmitjean@aol.com (er30,31)

Wenatchee Stand Down for veterans

The Wenatchee Stand Down for veterans is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11 at the Wenatchee National Guard Armory, 1230 5th St. Wenatchee. Bring proof of service. 8 a.m. to noon, at risk and homeless vets. Noon to 3 p.m., all honorably discharged vets. Free lunch. Haircuts, massage, VA medical bus, Vets serving Vets food bank, DSHS. Sponsored by Community Resources and VA. (31,32)

Chelan County Shoreline Master Program

Chelan County Shoreline Master Program update to be discussed at a continued hearing Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. at 400 Douglas St. in Wenatchee. The Chelan County Commissioners are seeking additional public comment on draft changes to the Shoreline Master Program which is both a Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulation document related to development and land uses along most rivers, creeks and lakes within Chelan County. Contact Lilith Vespier, Lilith.vespier@co.chelan.wa.us or 667-6586. (er31,32)

Geological history of water on ancient Mars

U of Arizona Professor Victor R. Baker has studied results of space missions to the planet Mars. Primordial Mars had immense amounts of liquid water, resulting in huge floods, river valleys, glaciers, lakes, seas, and the possibility of life. Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. The program is free and open to the public. (er31)

 

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