Community Bulletin for Aug. 16



Voices Needed for Leavenworth Village Voices

Do you sing in the shower? In your car? Anywhere you can? If you do, we want you! The Leavenworth Villages Voices (LVV) invites you to the first rehearsal of our 35th season on Aug. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church, 418 Evans Street. We are especially in need of male voices. Rehearsals take place each Monday evening at the same time and place. Please visit (e33)



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)

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)

Farmers Market Fundraiser: Farm to Table Dinner

The second Annual Farm to Table Dinner is on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m., a fundraiser for the Leavenworth Community Farmers Market (LCFM). This year the event will be held at the beautiful Roots Produce and Flower Farm on Icicle Creek Road. For more information, or at the Market every Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lions Club Park in Leavenworth. (e33,34)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee State Park summer programs

One, Two, Tree! at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. Park staff will provide a Junior Ranger program focused on identifying a few common trees in the park and how to tell their age. Wear walking shoes and bring water. A take-home project will be included. (e33)


Nonprofit “Boards in Gear” Workshop

The Nonprofit Practices Institute is hosting a workshop, “Boards in Gear”, for nonprofit board members and staff to help strengthen the practice of board leadership for more effective, sustainable results in addressing community needs. “Boards in Gear” will be offered Tuesday, Sept. 26 in Wenatchee at Pybus Public Market. The workshop is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is $15 and includes lunch. Register online at Registration deadline is Sept. 15. (er33,34)

Woods Family Music and Arts Grant

The Community Foundation of NCW is now accepting applications for the Woods Family Music and Arts Grant. Open to nonprofit organizations in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties (excluding the Methow Valley), the grant seeks to supports work that provides music and/or arts related services and education in these communities. Application Deadline: Sept. 30. Up to $5,000 is available. Visit to learn more and apply. (er33,34)


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