Community Bulletin for May 10

 

Leavenworth

Edible mushroom program

Daniel Winkler will present a program on edible mushrooms at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 12 at Leavenworth Public Library. Winkler wrote the field guide Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest and California and co-wrote Amazon Mushrooms. In his presentations, he combines stunning photography with a funny blend of entertaining stories and scientific information. He has forged his training as an ecologist and geographer and his lifelong passion for mushrooms into a career of researching mushrooms around the world. (e18,19)

Historical Railroad and Mill Tour

The Upper Valley Museum is sponsoring the Historical Railroad and Mill Tour along the Wenatchee River on Saturday, May 13t. The tour begins at the Upper Valley Museum 347 Division Street, at 10 am. The tour is 1-2 hours, mostly on a dirt trail, one small hill and sidewalks and is about 2 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 July 8, Aug. 12 and Oct. 14. (e18,19)

Icicle Valley Trout Unlimited meeting

Join other Chapter members and the public for the May 10 Icicle Valley Trout Unlimited membership meeting. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Leavenworth Community Work Space, 217 8th St. The program will feature Judy Neibauer, biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Judy studies bull trout. Complimentary beer and wine, smoked salmon and other light snacks. Useful gear will be raffled off and there will be a special drawing for five Washington State Council raffle tickets that offer great prizes. (e18,19)

Free Mother’s Day Concert

LST founders, John Wagner, bass-baritone, and Susan Wagner, piano, will present a free concert on Sunday, May 14 at 2 p.m. at Canyon Wren Recital Hall at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. The concert will featuer British and American “manly-man” songs from bygone era, rare opera arias, Brahms and Schubert songs and Broadway show tunes. The Wagners will be joined by Wenatchee tenor, Gabe Stefanides and pianist Ken Hunnicutt. (e18,19)

Fire District Levy meetings

There will be two community meetings to provide information on the upcoming Chelan County Fire District 3 Levy, which will go before the voters on Aug. 1, 2017. The first community meeting is at 7 p.m. on May 18 at the Fire Hall. The second community meeting is at 7 p.m. on June 1 at the Fire Hall. Questions, please call Kelly O’Brien, 548-7711. (e18,19)

Leavenworth Lions Club community breakfast

The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, May 13, 7 a.m. 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, $39, good for six adult breakfasts, from any Lion member or at the breakfasts. For more information, call Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e19)

Lake Wenatchee

Camp Zanika Lache clean up

The annual spring clean-up for Camp Zanika Lache is Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are in need of volunteers that can help us open camp for the summer: clean cabins, set up the archery range, the waterfront, clean the Kiwanis lodge, set up the wall tents, clean the kitchen, help clean the kitchen, burn debris, and have fun at the same time. Bring your gloves, rakes, loppers, and anything you think will come in handy. Lunch will be provided. Lodging is available for anyone who would like to come up and spend the night on Friday night or stay Saturday night. Call 663-1609 or email campfirencw@gmail.com. (e19,20)

Regional

Wells House celebrates with “Wells House Revealed” event

On Friday, May 12, the public will have the opportunity to attend a very rare and special tour of the historic Wells House. A fundraiser is being hosted to celebrate the completion of the first phase of preservation projects on the 107-year old home. The event is from 4 to 7 p.m. Event participants may arrive at any time, join us for an early cocktail hour, or arrive after work. Proceeds from the fund raiser will go to preservation projects for the house, most notably repairs to the turret roof this summer. (er19) 

Law Enforcement Officers to be honored

The Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions Club will hold its 25th Annual “Peace Officer Appreciation Luncheon” on Wednesday, May 17. The luncheon will begin at 11:15 a.m. at the Wenatchee Convention Center. Cost for the buffet lunch will be $15. The buffet luncheon, will combine the “Officer of the Year” awards ceremony and a memorial ceremony, which will honor officers who have died or been disabled in the line of duty. Admission can be paid at the door or by contacting Ike Cummings of the Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions Club by phone at 886-0894. This event is open to the public. (er19)

 

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