Community Bulletin for May 24

 

Leavenworth

Fire District Levy meeting

There will be a community meeting to provide information on the upcoming Chelan County Fire District 3 Levy, which will go before the voters on Aug. 1, 2017. A community meeting is at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 1 at the Fire Hall. Questions, please call Kelly O’Brien, 548-7711. (e20,21)

Leavenworth Lions Club Community Breakfasts

The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, May 27, 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 From any Lion member for $39. It’s good for six adult breakfasts. For more information, call Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e21)

“On the White: Homesteading the White River”

Historically-inspired “On the White” is a tale of danger, happiness, and heartbreak for young newlywed homesteaders of the rich, untamed White River in our Lake Wenatchee headwaters. Drawing on true-life tales, local columnist and “Simply Living” owner Dave Bartholomew paints this pivotal moment in local history. Friday June 2, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e21,22)

Donate blood with the Red Cross

Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need. Donors of all blood types are needed now to help accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those receiving cancer treatment. Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS. There is a blood drive in Leavenworth from 1 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 8 at the Icicle Village Resort, 505 U.S. Highway 2. (e21,22)

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)

Dryden

Free brush and limb disposal 

June 2-3 and June 9-10, 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Trees and limbs up to 12-inches diameter and less than 8-feet long, leaves, pine needles. No rocks, plastic bags, grass clippings, sod, root wads, noxious weeds. To defend your home, eliminate fire fuels within 30 feet of structures, remove flammables from gutters and porches, prune branches 10 feet above the ground. This service is provided to help you reduce your risk to wildfire and decrease impacts to air quality resulting from smoke from outdoor burning. For more information, please visit www.firewise.org or www.chumstickcoalition.org. (er20,21)

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)

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue Auxiliary SAFETY DAY

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue Auxiliary SAFETY DAY will be held Saturday, May 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fire Station 93 located at 19015 Beaver Valley Road, next to the Beaver Valley School. Activities will include: kids may try using a fire hose, free hot dogs, free bicycle helmets. Other organizations participating are Cascade Medical with walk through an inflatable colon to learn about colon cancer prevention, and a Firewise sign up for free fire assessment for your yard. Bring the family and learn about the many aspects of safety. (e21)

 

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