Community Bulletin for June 6

Leavenworth
Red Cross Blood Drive
Leavenworth Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by the United Methodist Church Women, will be held at Icicle Village Resort, 505 U.S. Highway 2, Leavenworth on Thursday, June 7 from 1-6 p.m. There is a great need for blood. Your donation is needed. For more information or scheduling an appointment, call 1-800-Red-Cross (1-800-733-2767). (e21,22,23)
Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program
Scheduled locally from 9-10 a.m. on June 8 at the Leavenworth Senior Center, 423 Evans St. All voucher distributions are open to seniors 60 and over and is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must attest that they are age 60 or over, with income at or below 185 percent of the Federal Poverty Level and are current residents of Washington state. Bring is your Washington State Photo Driver’s License or your Washington State Photo Identification Card so that we can verify your age and residency. Call 509-886-0700 ext. 235 or by e-mail at wrighka@dshs.wa.gov. (e21,22,23)
Historical Walking Tours of Leavenworth
The Upper Valley Museum will be sponsoring a Downtown Historical Walking Tour on Saturday, June 9. 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 two miles long. There is a donation fee of $5. Everyone is encouraged to wear good walking shoes. Call 548-0728 for more information. (e22,23)
UV M.E.N.D. needs refrigerator
The Community Cupboard in Leavenworth is in need of a refrigerator with no freezer. Please contact Bob Mark,
Upper Valley MEND, Community Cupboard. Call 548-0408 or 548-6727. (e23,24)
Leavenworth Summer Theater needs specialty piano forte
The Theater has need of two specialty instruments for this summer productions that might be sitting around at your home or attic. For Little Women, the Musical the Theater is in need of a period  “Piano Forte” or a square piano. These instruments were popular at the time of “Little Women.” LST is also looking for a Victrola for My Fair Lady. It does not have to work, LST just needs the box and horn. If you can help, please give the theater a call at 548-7324. (e23,24)
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 4-8 p.m., starting June 7. Please know 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)
Boy Scout Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast
Boy Scout Troop 28 in Leavenworth is having it’s annual Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, June 17 at the Lions Club Park next to City Hall in Leavenworth. Hours are 7-11 a.m. We look forward to serving you. (er23,24)
Leavenworth Lions Club Community Breakfast
The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, June 9, 7:30 to 11 a.m., in the Lions Club Park. All-You-Can-Eat pancakes, eggs cooked to order, sausage, coffee, tea, and milk. Only $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 4-10, free for children under 4, free for active military with ID. 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 is good for six adult breakfasts. Free parking for breakfast is next door at the City Hall lot. For more information. Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e23)
Leavenworth community growth mitigation meeting
Leavenworth community growth mitigation meeting is Thursday, June 7 at 6:45 p.m., held at River Bend Park, 11623 River Bend Drive. Public meeting providing community updates on traffic, environment and safety, as well as walking tour of new proposed development plans in field behind Safeway (Willkommen Village). Park at Marsons, and bring lawn chair, sweater, and walking shoes. More information at 509-293-9919. (e23)
Cashmere
American Red Cross Blood Drive
An American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 at Cashmere United Methodist Church, 213 South Division St. Appointments are encouraged. Call 1-800-733-2767 for an appointment. Sponsored by Wacoka Kiwanis Club of Cashmere. (er23)
Regional
Shake, Rattle and Rebound
Our speaker, Sandi Doughton, is the award-winning science-writer for the Seattle Times and author of Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest. She notes, “Over the past three decades, geologists have re-examined earthquake risk in the Pacific Northwest. Thanks to their work, we now know the region faces more powerful and a greater variety of earthquakes than even quake-prone California. But what are we doing to get ready? Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission. The program is free and open to the public. (er23,24)
Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society
The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m., Monday, June 11 at the Douglas County PUD Auditorium, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. We will show a webinar recording of nationally-known genetic genealogist Dr. Blaine Bettinger presenting “The first five things to do with new DNA test results.” For more information, call 782-4046. Free and open to the public. (er23)
 

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