Community Bulletin for June 14

 

Leavenworth

Library Collecting Used Books

The “Pickup Truck” collecting used books for the Friends of the Leavenworth Library Fall Book Sale will return to the city hall parking lot during the Farmers’ Market on Thursday evenings from 4-to-8 p.m. Please remember we cannot accept encyclopedias, old text books, Reader’s Digest condensed books or magazines. Do you need help moving those books? Call Kirsten at 548-7018. (e23,24)

Museum presents The Button Box

The Upper Valley Museum presents The Button Box Across the Centuries, an exhibit and history of the diatonic accordion. A diatonic accordion will be on display at the museum through June 30. There will be a special seminar and concert at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 17 at the museum, 347 Division St. Leavenworth. Call 548-0728. (e23,24)

Cultural Festival 

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts presents Cultural Festival: A naturalization ceremony. This free event for the entire family begins at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14 at the Snowy Owl Theater. The naturalization ceremony is at 5 p.m. Special guests include the winners of the Wenatchee Multicultural Contest and Village Voices. Music, food, beverages and fun. (e23,24)

Section Hike Oregon’s PCT: Eli Boschetto

Join Eli Boschetto to learn everything a section-hiker needs to know, including access, hazards, flora, fauna, history, and PCT secrets. Boschetto’s new Mountaineers guide breaks down Oregon’s 450 miles of PCT into manageable sections—stunning routes that can be easily knocked off in three days, a week, or more. A boots-on-the-ground trail beta from one of Oregon’s most experienced hikers. Friday June 23, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e24,25)

 

Learn to write your life story

We all have stories to share. In this class, learn how to begin compiling a collection of your life experiences to share with friends and/or family. Pick up your pen and open a new chapter in your life in a supportive class atmosphere. This is a wonderful opportunity to recall and share memories. This class will focus on writing your life stories as well as organizing your stories. This 8-week class begins on July 10 at 1 to 2:30 p.m. and meets on the subsequent seven Mondays. The class is held at the Leavenworth United Methodist Community Church. Space is limited. For more information please call: 509-470-7058. (e24,25)

Leavenworth Summer Theater Box Office Opens  

The Leavenworth Summer Theater box office is open at Icicle Resort on Highway 2 for ticket sales for the summer shows. Summer hours are 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 509-548-2000. Online sales are also open via the Theater website. The Sound of Music  will open the season on July 7 at the Ski Hill Amphitheater. Annie opens at Hatchery Park on July 19 and Bye Bye Birdie starts August 1 at Hatchery Park. Performance dates are listed on the theater’s website, www.leavenworthsummertheater.org. (e24,25)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee State Park summer programs

Learn about Conserving Natural Resources at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 1. Park staff will provide a Junior Ranger program discussing ways to conserve natural resources, what that means and how the park practices good land stewardship. Participants also will work on a take-home project to help remember good conservation methods at home. (e24,25) 

Cashmere

Community Celebration Choir

On Thursday, June 15 there will be a Cashmere Community Celebration Choir at the Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. in honor of the church’s 125th Anniversary. The choir will feature older Christian classics and old church anthems. For more information, contact Larry Miller at 509-670-1977. (er23,24)

NCRL Puppet Show

The NCRL Puppeteers are coming to the Cashmere Community Library at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20. Lots of fun and laughter go into these puppet shows that are sprinkled with knowledge as well. Entertaining for all and free to the public. (er24)

 

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Book-it Theatre presents: “El Deafo” by Cece Bell in a play at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 29 at Cashmere Community Library, 300 Woodring St. This is a real play with professional actors, a stage and costumes. The play lasts about 45 minutes and promises to impress. Free to the public. (er24,25)

 

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