Community Bulletin for Aug. 9

 

Leavenworth

Cascade Youth Summer Tennis Program

The Cascade Youth Summer Tennis Program is scheduled for Aug. 14-17 at the new tennis courts at Osborn Elementary School. Grades 3-5, 9-to-10:30 a.m. Grades 6-8, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $20. Proceeds benefit CHS tennis program. Contact Mark Hassinger, kelmark@nwi.net. (e30,31,32)

Historical Walking Tours of Leavenworth

The Upper Valley Museum will be sponsoring the Downtown Historical Walking Tour on Saturday, Aug. 12. The tour begins at the Upper Valley Museum 347 Division Street at 10 a.m. The tour is 1-2 hours on flat ground and is about two miles long. There is a donation fee of $5. Everyone’s encouraged to wear good walking shoes. Call 548-0728 for more information. This tour will be repeated on Oct. 14. (e31,32)

Village Voices needs singers

The Leavenworth Villages Voices (LVV) invites prospective and returning members to our third annual Season Opener Picnic on Monday, Aug. 14, at Lions Club Park in Leavenworth from 5:30–8 p.m. LVV members will provide food and beverages and guitar accompaniment for a sing-along. We are especially in need of male voices. Come on out if you are considering joining and want to learn more about the group, requirements, and commitment. Rehearsals take place on Monday evenings from 7–9 p.m. at the Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church,  418 Evans Street. Visit www.leavenworthvillagevoices.org. (e32)

Perri the Poetry Fairy

Children of all ages can lift off into the magic of poetry with Perri the Poetry Fairy. Wenatchee’s Susan Blair, author of the poetry collection “What Remains of a Life,” believes in fairies. As a matter of fact, she is one. Wings fluttering and wand waving, Susan helps her kid friends read poetry aloud, hear poetry’s music, and create new poetry together. Friday, Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e32)

 

 

 

 

Local Author’s Twisty Bookstore Mystery

A bookish mystery with whip-smart writing from award-winning eastern Washington author Matthew Sullivan. When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite bookstore clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind in fiendishly clever “Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore.” “A twisty story and eccentric characters make this book a standout,” says Kirkus Review. Friday, Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. 548-7923. (e32,33)

Food is Medicine 101: Ayurveda & Your Constitutional Type

This discussion, hosted by Michelle Gonya, will provide a modern interpretation of the “mother of all medicines” and explore its benefits in our current health and wellness paradigm. Together, we will discover how to leverage this practical, affordable and tangible approach to health and healing for both short term and long term impact. With food as our first medicine and our gardens as our pharmacy, our health is in our own very capable hands. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m. at The Barn @ Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth. Admission by donation. No registration required. (e32)

Cornerstone Anniversary Carnival 

Cornerstone Community, a home for six special needs adults located on the corner of Emig and Titus streets, is holding a special anniversary celebration and community carnival on Monday, Aug. 21, from 5-7 p.m. The home opened in August of 2011 and is celebrating six years as part of the Leavenworth community. There will be yard games, a bouncy house, face painting, music and hot dogs and popcorn. Fun for families of all ages and our way to say thank you to our upper valley neighbors for their wonderful support. Call the home at 888-3311 if you have any questions. (e32,33)

History of Beecher Hill House

The Upper Valley Museum at Leavenworth, will be sponsoring an evening historical program from its Heritage Series, “History of Beecher Hill House.” The Beecher home is in Peshastin. Chris Rader will speak and have a slide show about the house built by Mr. Beecher and its history. The program is Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Upper Valley Museum’s Sunroom, 347 Division St., at 7 p.m. Admission by donation. 548-0728 for more information. (e32,33)

Leavenworth Lions Club Community Breakfast

The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, Aug. 12, 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 or at the breakfast. It is good for six adult breakfasts. For more information, Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e32)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee State Park summer programs

Appalachian Step Dance at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 12. Join the Eclectic Cloggers, accompanied by Moonshine and Turpentine, for an evening of lively step dance and Appalachian tunes presented in traditional Appalachian dress. (e32)

Regional

Wenatchee Stand Down for veterans

The Wenatchee Stand Down for veterans is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11 at the Wenatchee National Guard Armory, 1230 5th St., Wenatchee. Bring proof of service. 8 a.m. to noon, at risk and homeless vets. Noon to 3 p.m., all honorably discharged vets. Free lunch. Haircuts, massage, VA medical bus, Vets serving Vets food bank, DSHS. Sponsored by Community Resources and VA. (31,32)

Chelan County Shoreline Master Program

Chelan County Shoreline Master Program update to be discussed at a continued hearing Aug. 15,  1 p.m. at 400 Douglas St., Wenatchee. The Chelan County Commissioners are seeking additional public comment on draft changes to the Shoreline Master Program which is both a Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulation document related to development and land uses along most rivers, creeks and lakes within Chelan County. Contact Lilith Vespier, Lilith.vespier@co.chelan.wa.us or 667-6586. (er31,32)

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