Community Bulletin for March 21

UV MEND Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
The Upper Valley MEND 2018 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Annual Meeting is Thursday, March 29 from 5-7 p.m. at Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene, 111 Ski Hill Drive. Upper Valley MEND celebrates the volunteers who are the backbone of Upper Valley MEND and who dedicated many hours last year helping their neighbors in need in the Upper Valley. (e11,12)
Adult Social Walking in the Festhalle
Two more weeks are again being added to the Adult Social Walkers exercise program in the Festhalle. Walking days are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7 – 8:50 a.m. through March 29. There is no charge for walking. At the conclusion of this last two weeks of walking, it will be four months since we started. Come join us. It’s never too late. (e11,12)
P.E.O Spring Fashion Show
Leavenworth P.E.O. Spring Fashion Show & Tea: Chapter JF will hold their annual Spring Fashion Show & Tea on April 12 at 1 p.m. at the Icicle Village Resort in Leavenworth. Cost is $30 and will feature clothing from Upper Valley Shops, tea, a light lunch, and a raffle. Proceeds go toward scholarships for students and women continuing their education or returning to obtain higher education. Reservations must be made in advance as seating is limited. Contact Jimi Wilson at 763-3445 or to make reservations. (e11,12)
Village Voices performance
Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church, Village Voices, and special guest artists including cellist Meredith Hunnicutt will present “Song of the Shadows” a Cantata for Holy Week by Joseph M. Martin and Pamela Martin. It will take place on Good Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church, 418 Evans St. The public is invited to attend. Donations will be accepted. Contact: 548-5619 or (e11,12)
Carrie Newcomer
Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer invites listeners to “pause the perpetual motion” of their lives with her music on Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m. Snowy Owl Theater. The Carrie Newcomer Workshop is Saturday, March 24 at 10 a.m. What We Need Is Here: The Art of Resistance and Welcome is an exploration how to resist an ideology of fear and division. (e11,12)
UV MEND Free Dental Care
The Upper Valley Free Clinic is partnering with Medical Teams International to provide urgent dental care to low income adults in the Upper Valley. The next clinic is Thursday, March 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Leavenworth Fire Station, 228 Chumstick Hwy. Leavenworth. By appointment only. Call 548-0408 to see if you qualify and make an appointment. (e11,12)
Northwest Alphorn Workshop
The Leavenworth Alphorn Association presents the 2nd Annual Northwest Alphorn Workshop and Retreat. Enjoy learning from a team of world class alphorn masters. Study and play the alphorn in an inspiring alpine setting. The workshop is sponsored by Leavenworth Alphorns with funding from Projekt Bayern and hosted by the beautiful Icicle Village Resort. May 25-27. For information and registration, please contact NWAW chair Thomas Tilton at or by phone at 548-3494. (e11,12)
Summer Housing for LST Actors
Leavenworth Summer Theater actors from out of the area are looking for summer housing. If you are aware of any housing space that might be available to rent for mid-June, July and August to our summer actors, please call the Theater at 548-7324 with contact information and we will pass it on to the interested actors. Condos, houses, apartments or rooms in houses would be welcome this summer. In addition, we have two actors with RVs who are looking for space to park. (e11,12)
Empty Bowls Soup Supper
The Leavenworth Empty Bowls Soup Supper tickets for the event are sold out, but you can still support the Community Cupboard by bidding on an artists’ bowl for the Empty Bowls on-line auction until March 21, or by making a donation at the MEND website. Check the website for more details. (e11,12)
Volunteer Opportunity
The Community Cupboard needs volunteers to pick up food donations from the Leavenworth Safeway Fridays before 11 a.m. A one hour commitment. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Works best with two people. Contact Bob Mark, 548-0408. (e12,13)
White privilege: the other side of racial inequality
NCW United and Humanities Washington invite the community to an engaging conversation with Prof. Teresa Ciabattari, a member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. This free event takes place 7 p.m., Monday, April 16 at Canyon Wren Recital Hall. Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores what white privilege is, discusses a variety of examples of privilege for individuals and institutions, and provides tools for learning how to address it. Information, Ed Martinez,, 425-457-6266. (e12,13)
Book-It Theatre
Book-It Repertory Theatre will be coming to the Leavenworth Library to present WHOOSH! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions. Literature meets theater in this magnificent picture book biography come to life. This is a great show for school-age children and their families. Join us at the Leavenworth Library on Wednesday, April 4 at 11 a.m. for an action-packed theater experience! Call 548-7923. (e12,13)
Tierra Village annual fundraiser
The TRAILS day program at Tierra Village is a non-profit continuing education program for adults with developmental disabilities. One of the annual fundraisers is a bake sale put on by our participants. This event provides a fun, hands-on way to practice life skills, practice math and money counting, and to connect with our community, In addition to the sweet treats made by our participants, we’ll be selling bake goods that have been generously donated by Safeway, Homefires Bakery, Good Mood Food, and Anjou Bakery. Stop by the Gazebo in Front Street Park on Tuesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (e12,13)
Family Together Worship Experience
Beginning Sunday, April 15, a Christian worship service where your family stays together during the entire worship service. Parents, infants, toddlers and children worship together. Children’s songs, worship choruses, Bible cartoon videos, Bible stories, sing together, give together, pray together learn together, Pastor’s challenge. Share snack and fellowship time together. Your family is invited. Every Sunday, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at Cashmere Baptist Church, 103 Aplets Way. See us on Facebook or 509-264-0695. (er12,13)
WVC Open House
A line-up of activities and events for the Wenatchee Valley College Open House on Saturday, April 7, is now available. The campus-wide event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Activities throughout the day include, mini-lectures, alumni events, tours, workshops, family fun and raffle. An ASL interpreter will be available during the event. Those who need additional accommodations or have accommodation questions should contact Carla Boyd at (er11,12)
Pulitzer Prize-winning author speaks
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr will talk about his book All the Light We Cannot See in Wenatchee on April 20. Tickets for this free event at the Numerica Performing Arts Center can be reserved starting at 10 a.m. March 15 either at the box office or online at Doerr’s 7 p.m. talk will also be live-streamed to a room in the adjoining Wenatchee Convention Center for anyone who isn’t able to get tickets. (er11,12)
Holy Week Services
Wenatchee Downtown Kiwanis is sponsoring its annual holy week. This is a non-denominational service each day of Holy Week hosted by a different service club during the normal lunch break and rotating pastors, and a collection to a different charity each day. Holy Week is the week leading up to Easter Sunday. Location of Holy Week Services: Grace Lutheran Church, Wenatchee, 1408 Washington St. (er12)
Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center
The Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center is offering the Washington Mediation Association approved 40-hour Basic Mediation Training course. Trainees who complete the basic course are also eligible to begin a mediation practicum to work toward becoming a certified mediator. April 6, 7 & 8 and April 20, 21 & 22, includes both weekends, 5-9 p.m. both Fridays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Saturdays and Sundays at Wenatchee World, 14 North Mission Ave. For more information, questions about registration or continuing education credits, please contact the WVDRC at 509-888-0957 or by email at (e12,13)


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