Community Bulletin for June 7

 

Leavenworth

Nazarene Vacation Bible School

A summer kids’ event called Maker Fun Factory VBS will be hosted at Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene from July 17 to July 21. At Maker Fun Factory, kids discover that God made them—and for a purpose. Kids participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, lunch, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos. Maker Fun Factory is for kids from 4 years old to entering 6th grade and will run from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day. For more information, please call 548-5292. (e21,22,23)

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., starting June 8. 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)

Leavenworth Women’s Exchange

The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange annual Installation of Officers and Board of Directors will be held Wednesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. the Alley Café, 8th Street and the Alley, Leavenworth. Entrée choices are Chicken Jerusalem, salmon or Fettuccini Alfredo with or without chicken. The cost is $23 per person, which includes beverage (coffee, tea or ice tea), dessert, tax and gratuity. A no host bar is available for your pleasure. For information and reservations, contact Claire Burlingame with your entrée choice at 548-7142 by Wednesday, June 7. (e22,23)

Parkinson’s Disease

The support group for people with Parkinson’s Disease will meet at Kristall’s Restaurant in Leavenworth on Tuesday, June 13 at noon. Guest speakers this month are Sandy Larsen from Aging and Adult Care in Wenatchee, and speech therapist Tracy Hutchins from Cascade Medical Center. For more information call Katherine at 206- 356-4288 or Judi at 425-870-2089. (e22,23)

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)

Leavenworth Lions Club Community Breakfasts 

The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, June 10, 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 is good for six adult breakfasts. For more information, call Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e23)

Historical Walking Tours of Leavenworth

The Upper Valley Museum will be sponsoring the Downtown Historical Walking Tour on Saturday, June 10. 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 Sept. 9. (e23)

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)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee summer programs

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites children of all ages to join Lake Wenatchee State Park staff and expert guest speakers for a full season of diverse, informative Junior Ranger and interpretive programs. The free  programs run through Sept. 2, at Lake Wenatchee State Park. Learn about large predatory mammals in Chelan County at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 10. Rich Beausoleil, a bear and cougar specialist with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, will discuss the large mammals in the area, including how he manages wildlife using his Karelian bear dogs Cash and Indy. This is a Discover Pass free day, in recognition of National Get Outdoors Day. (e21,22)

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)

Regional

Genealogical Society

The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m., Monday, June 12, at the Douglas County PUD Auditorium, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. WAGS member Hank LuBean will present the program, “From Trees to Treasures!” For more information, call 884-6455. Free and open to the public. (er22,23)

Wenatchee Valley Erratics meeting

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. Are numerous flood deposits located near the confluence of the Spokane and Columbia rivers the result of flooding from under the Columbia ice sheet lobe? Our speaker, retired geologist Mike McCollum, will discuss these radical ideas, developed with his EWU geologist wife Linda. The program is free and open to the public. (er23)

 

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