Community Bulletin for Aug. 23

 

Leavenworth

Farmers Market Fundraiser: Farm to Table Dinner

The second Annual Farm to Table Dinner is on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m., a fundraiser for the Leavenworth Community Farmers Market (LCFM). This year the event will be held at the beautiful Roots Produce and Flower Farm on Icicle Creek Road. For more information, leavenworthfarmersmarket.org/farm-to-table/ or at the Market every Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lions Club Park in Leavenworth. (e33,34)

Leavenworth Women’s Exchange 

The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange will resume monthly luncheon meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at noon at Visconti’s of Leavenworth, 636 Front Street. The cost is $15 per person for members and $17 for non-members.  Beverage, dessert, tax and gratuity are included. Brandon Littrell and Rob Sorensen of One-Way Construction will present a program titled “Shipping Container Home Construction.” For information and reservations, contact Claire Burlingame at 548-7142 by Saturday, Sept. 9. (e34,35)

 

Lions Club Breakfast

The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, Aug. 26, 7-to-11 a.m., in the Lions Club Park. All-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs cooked to order, sausage, coffee, tea, and milk for only $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 4-10, free for children under 4. Come enjoy a hearty breakfast and visit with your local community members. Purchase a punch card for $39 from any Lion member or at the breakfasts. It’s good for six adult breakfasts. Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e34)

Bree Loewen, ‘Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue’

Bree will share stories and images from her newly released book Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue. An inspiring exploration of the drama and camaraderie of search and rescue, “Found” conveys the intensity of rescue operations, the vivid beauty of wilderness landscapes, and the challenges of balancing a vocation with the demands of raising a family. Bree’s elegantly rendered stories reveal the purpose she finds in community and service. At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, The Barn @ Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street. Check wenatcheeriverinstitute.org/events. (E34,35)

Edelweiss Dance Acadamie fall enrollment open  

Classes for dancers ages three through adult is open now. Edelweiss Dance Acadamie offers ballet, jazz and musical theater classes. Dancers have the opportunity to perform in The Nutcracker and Spring Recital. To enroll call Briar, 679-4478 or get more info on Facebook or at edelweissdanceacadamie.com. (e34,35)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee State Park summer programs

Salmon Life Cycle is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2. Park staff will discuss the life cycle of Sockeye salmon, their territory, habits and interesting facts in this Junior Ranger program. A take-home project is included. (e34,35)

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue yard/bake sale

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue Auxiliary’s 23rd annual yard and bake sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Station 93, located at 19015 Beaver Valley Rd., next to Beaver Valley School. Absolutely no early sales. Sales are by donation on Saturday. Everything is $1 per bag on Sunday. Art/specialty items will be sold by silent auction. All proceeds will benefit our volunteer fire department. (e34,35)

Regional

Nonprofit ‘Boards in Gear’ Workshop

The Nonprofit Practices Institute is hosting a workshop, “Boards in Gear”, for nonprofit board members and staff to help strengthen the practice of board leadership for more effective, sustainable results in addressing community needs. “Boards in Gear” will be offered Tuesday, Sept. 26 in Wenatchee at Pybus Public Market. The workshop is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is $15 and includes lunch. Register online at www.cfncw.org/npiworkhsops. Registration deadline is Sept. 15. (er33,34)

Woods Family Music and Arts Grant

The Community Foundation of NCW is now accepting applications for the Woods Family Music and Arts Grant. Open to nonprofit organizations in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties (excluding the Methow Valley), the grant seeks to supports work that provides music and/or arts related services and education in these communities. Application Deadline: Sept. 30. Up to $5,000 is available. Visit www.cfncw.org/woodsfamily to learn more and apply. (er33,34)

 

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