Community Bulletin for July 26



NC Educational Service District announces school supply drive

North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) has announced a school supply drive to benefit the Cascade School District. Collections will be accepted July 29 and Aug. 12 at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. Donations will be accepted during two concerts. Cascade School District will provide a bus prior to each concert and accept donations of school supplies. Donors will receive a buy one, get-one ticket to a future performance at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. A list of needed school supplies can be found at and (e29,30)

Sports physicals are free August 1

Cascade Medical and Cascade School District have teamed up to offer free sports physicals, 4-7 p.m. Aug.1, at Icicle River Middle School. First come, first served. No appointment necessary. Students must be enrolled in Cascade School District. Please bring a parent/guardian and wear gym clothes. If parents cannot attend, bring a signed pre-participation form, available online at or from Cascade School District. Students who have potentially serious medical conditions may be referred to their primary care provider.

Sports physicals are required for all middle school and high school athletes before the first practice, so don’t wait! Can’t make it Aug. 1? Schedule a sports physical with your primary care provider or call Cascade Medical at 548-3420. (e29,30)

Peace Weavers: Women’s & WA 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, (e30,31)


Peshastin Library Ice Cream Social

Peshastin Library’s annual Ice Cream Social is Saturday, July 29 from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy cake, pie, ice cream, punch, and coffee on the library lawn while visiting with friends and neighbors. The Saddle Rockers will be performing a lively blend of bluegrass, country swing, and vintage rock. Children can ride the auxiliary fire truck. Jump for Fun Inflatables will have a bouncer for children and there will be a few carnival games along with face painting and a cake spin. Adults and kids can browse the used book sale throughout the evening. Come and support the Peshastin Library. Any questions, contact Jill Clevenger, 548-5043. (e29,30)


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)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee State Park summer programs

The Reptile Man at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29. Scott Petersen, “The Reptile Man,” from The Reptile Zoo in Monroe will delight audiences with a unique presentation highlighting a collection of reptiles found in the Pacific Northwest. He showcases quality care of these animals, and encourages positive awareness and informative interaction through his programs. (er30)


Serving those who served

A veteran resources providers’ conference is planned for July 26, 27 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Wenatchee Convention Center. Breakout sessions include VA Healthcare, VA Disability claim, Vocational Rehab, Helping vets succeed and more. Contact (er30)

Vet services needed

A veteran’s stand down is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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 (er30)

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