Community Bulletin for Oct. 4

 

Leavenworth

Fall Clean Up 

Fall clean up for the city of Leavenworth is Oct. 10 to Nov. 3. During your normal scheduled garbage day, Four bags per week. Must be in the required recyclable paper bags. If you have any questions please contact city of Leavenworth, 700 U.S. Highway 2. 548-5275. (e39,40)

Leavenworth Red Cross Blood Drive

Your help is needed. The gratification is instant. Give blood. Help save lives. The Leavenworth Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by The Jesus Christ Church of Latter-Day Saints, will be held At The Leavenworth LDS Church, 10170 Titus Rd. on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 6 p.m. With the disasters in the east, there is a huge shortage of blood at this time.Your donation is needed. For information or scheduling an appointment, call 1-800-REDCROSS, (1-800-733-2767). Walk-ins are welcome. (e40)

Leavenworth Lions Club Community Breakfast

The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, Oct. 7, 8 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. Free parking for breakfast is next door at the City Hall lot. For more information. Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e40)

Cashmere

Used Book Sale

There will be a used book sale at the Cashmere Library, 300 Woodring Avenue from Oct. 12-14. Hours are Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will support the reading programs and storytimes, etc. at the library. Sponsored by Friends of the Cashmere Library. (er40,41)

Red Cross Blood Drive

Donors of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, as well as all blood types, are needed to help patients fight sickle cell disease, alpha thalassemia and other illnesses. Make an appointment to give blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). To help reduce wait times, donors are encouraged to make appointments and complete the RapidPass online health history questionnaire at redcrossblood.org/RapidPass. In Cashmere, Oct. 4, 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Cashmere United Methodist Church, 213 S. Division Street. (er40)

Regional

First-ever Write On The River Retreat

A reminder that Write On The River is hosting our first ever Writers Retreat. Not too late to sign up, spots are still available. Join a fellowship of writers for four days of uninterrupted writing  in a private lodge surrounded by quiet, riverfront beauty, and supported by companions who are also working on their writing. JR’s Riverfront Retreat in Leavenworth. Sunday, Oct. 22 through Weds., Oct. 25. See www.writeontheriver.org for more information, including pricing. (er39,40)

Pianist Jody Graves in Concert

A fundraiser for the Wenatchee Valley Music Teachers Association scholarship fund. See pianist Jody Graves in concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5 at the Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington St., Wenatchee. Adults $15, Students $8, families $25. Facebook.com/wvmta. (er39,40)

Catastrophic Flooding on Earth and Mars 

The Wenatchee Valley Erratics go to Mars. Dr. John Buchanan, EWU professor of geology, will talk about catastrophic outburst flooding by various mechanisms that have been occurring on Earth and Mars through geologic time. The Erratics meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. The program is free and open to the public. (e40)

Blood Donors Needed

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. Some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so a diverse blood supply is important to meeting the medical needs of an increasingly diverse patient population. Donate Oct. 6, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Avenue, (er40)

Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society

The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9, in the Apple Room at the Museum Annex Building on the corner of Mission and Yakima, Wenatchee. We will present a webinar by nationally-known genealogist Judy G. Russell, “A Taxing Matter: Using Tax Lists in Genealogy.” For more information, call 884-6455. Free and open to the public. (er40)

Chelan Community Choir Christmas Cantata

Steve Sturtz is coming out of retirement to direct the Christmas selections from Handel’s Messiah in celebration of his 75th birthday. Sturtz was the music director at Chelan High School for many years. Rehearsals will be held at North Shore Bible Church, Manson on Sundays 1-3 p.m., starting Oct. 15.  If you are interested and need music, please call Marci at 687-3791. Practice CD’s will be available. Performances are Friday evening, Dec. 1 and Saturday afternoon, Dec. 2. Dress rehearsal, Wednesday, Nov. 29, times TBA. (er40,41)

 

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