Community Bulletin for July 5

 

Leavenworth

Fire Department Open House

Chelan County Fire District 3 in Leavenworth is providing the community an opportunity to view their station with tours and activities for adults and kids. Free hot dogs for everyone. Plan to visit the station at 228 Chumstick Highway on Sunday, July 9 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring the entire family. (e25,26,27)

Historical Railroad and Mill Tour

The Upper Valley Museum is sponsoring the Historical Railroad and Mill Tour along the Wenatchee River on Saturday, July 8. The tour, which begins at the Upper Valley Museum 347 Division Street at 10 a.m., lasts 1-2 hours, mostly on a dirt trail, one small hill and sidewalks 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 Aug. 12  and Oct. 14. (e26,27)

Leavenworth Parkinson’s Support Group

The Leavenworth Parkinson’s support group will meet on Tuesday, July 11 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (10170 Titus Road) at 11 a.m. Please note change in time and venue from previous meetings. For more information, please contact Katherine at (206) 356-4288 or Judi at (425) 870-2089. (e26,27)

“Sea Trials” From Award-Winning Wendy Hinman

Wendy has sailed since age six, so when she met a man shipwrecked in the South Pacific in his youth, it may have been destiny… 34,000 nautical miles later, Wendy recounts their real-life adventures in two award-winning books: “Sea Trials” called “a modern swashbuckling adventure” by Seattle Book Review, and Journey-winner “Tightwads on the Loose,” which Cruising World promises is “noteworthy,” “hilarious,” and “will captivate you.” Friday July 7, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e26,27)

Pianist Nilsen at LCUMC

Concert Pianist John Nilsen at Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church, 6 pm Saturday, July 15.

Please join us for a very special solo concert by Pacific Northwest pianist, John Nilsen. His repertoire covers elements of Christian hymnody and classical music, and features selections from John’s original piano solos. The concert is free, but one may give a love offering. Contact 548-5619. (e27,28)

Cascade Open Golf

The 2017 Cascade Open is a golf fundraiser for Cascade High School athletics. The fundraiser is being held on Friday, July 14 at the Leavenworth Golf Club. A four-person scramble is open to all. The shotgun start is at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $90 person, which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, barbecue at Wild Huckleberry, prizes and raffle. Register at www.brownpapertickets.com or Leavenworth Golf Club. Contact Angela, 679-3367. (e27)

Lions Club Community Breakfast

The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, July 8, 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 Lions member. It is good for six adult breakfasts. For more information, call Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e27)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee State Park summer programs

Birds of Lake Wenatchee is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5. Heather Murphy, a wildlife biologist and artist, will discuss the birds in the area and will show slides. This program is provided in partnership with the Upper Basin Birders, a Citizen Science program. At 2 p.m. on Saturdays, July 8, July 29 and Aug. 26, the Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue Department will provide a Junior Ranger program featuring fire safety information, demonstrations and hands-on involvement with fire trucks, water supplies, firefighter gear and emergency vehicles. (e27,28)

Regional

Ncw College & Career Expo

Wenatchee Learns Connect and Wenatchee Valley College present the 4th Annual North Central Washington College & Career Expo on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the Wenatchee Valley College campus. Exhibitors representing business, industry, training programs, post secondary education and military are encouraged to participate by hosting a booth that the event. Registration is free and available online at wenatcheelearns.com or by calling event coordinator Diana Haglund at Wenatchee Learns Connect at 509-888-2828. (er26,27)

SAGE brown bag

Please join us at SAGE on Wednesday, July 26th for a 1 to 1:30 p.m. brown bag. Therapist Courtney Mohr-Taylor will be presenting on self-care interventions to prevent compassionate fatigue. This incredibly informative presentation will be very useful in a variety of fields. SAGE is located at 710 N. Chelan in Wenatchee. (er26,27)

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