Community Bulletin for Aug. 30



Leavenworth Women’s Exchange 

The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange will resume monthly luncheon meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at noon at Visconti’s of Leavenworth, 636 Front Street. The cost is $15 per person for members and $17 for non-members.  Beverage, dessert, tax and gratuity are included. Brandon Littrell and Rob Sorensen of One-Way Construction will present a program titled “Shipping Container Home Construction.” For information and reservations, contact Claire Burlingame at 548-7142 by Saturday, Sept. 9. (e34,35)

Bree Loewen, ‘Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue’

Bree will share stories and images from her newly released book Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue. An inspiring exploration of the drama and camaraderie of search and rescue, “Found” conveys the intensity of rescue operations, the vivid beauty of wilderness landscapes, and the challenges of balancing a vocation with the demands of raising a family. Bree’s elegantly rendered stories reveal the purpose she finds in community and service. At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, The Barn @ Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street. Check (E34,35)

Edelweiss Dance Acadamie fall enrollment open.  

Classes for dancers ages three through adult is open now. Edelweiss Dance Acadamie offers ballet, jazz and musical theater classes. Dancers have the opportunity to perform in The Nutcracker and Spring Recital. To enroll call Briar, 679-4478 or get more info on Facebook or at (e34,35)

Free chronic condition workshop

Learn how to manage your chronic condition with a free, six-week workshop offered at Cascade Medical, Sept. 20-Oct. 25. The series is designed for anyone diagnosed with a chronic disease, such as asthma, cancer, chronic pain, arthritis and heart disease. Topics include medication safety, isolation, fatigue, poor sleep and safe exercise. Space is limited to 16, registration is required. Classes will be held 8:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Caregivers are welcome. Twelve continuing education credits are available. To register, contact Jolyn Hull at (800) 782-3204 or jolynh@communitychoice. (e35,35)

Leavenworth Parkinson’s support group

The Leavenworth Parkinson’s support group will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 10170 Titus Road in Leavenworth. For more information, please contact Katherine Degel at 206-356-4288 or Judi Little at 425-870-2089. (e35,36)

Cascade School District Child Find

Do you have concerns about your child’s development? Child Find screenings are for children under the age of 21 who may have speech, gross motor, fine motor, health, or developmental concerns, who are not already enrolled in school and have not graduated from high school. To schedule a screening, please call 548-4004 or email to make an appointment for Wednesday, Sept. 6 (Spanish language) or Thursday, Sept. 7 (English language). Please help spread the word to any families who might benefit from this free screening. You can refer a child to us with complete confidentiality. (e34,35)

All school reunion

Any Leavenworth High School graduates and their spouses are welcome to the LHS Picnic Lunch 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in Wenatchee at the Walla Walla Park, number 2 shelter. Bring a dish to share, utensils provided, (e35,36)

Gender Odyssey, best-selling thriller, with authors Frankel and O’Brien

Two bestselling, award-winning authors! Laurie Frankel’s third acclaimed novel is about gender transformation about how children change, then change the world. “It’s brilliant. It’s bold. And it’s time,” says Elizabeth George. New York Times bestselling Kevin O’Brien is the author of 18 internationally-published thrillers. “If Alfred Hitchcock were alive today and writing novels, his name would be Kevin O’Brien.” says Press & Guide. Friday Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e35,36)

Lake Wenatchee

Lake Wenatchee State Park summer programs

Salmon Life Cycle is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2. Park staff will discuss the life cycle of Sockeye salmon, their territory, habits and interesting facts in this Junior Ranger program. A take-home project is included. (e34,35)

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue yard/bake sale

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue Auxiliary’s 23rd annual yard and bake sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Station 93, located at 19015 Beaver Valley Rd., next to Beaver Valley School. Absolutely no early sales. Sales are by donation on Saturday. Everything is $1 per bag on Sunday. Art/specialty items will be sold by silent auction. All proceeds will benefit our volunteer fire department. (e34,35)


The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends is an organization offering support and information to those who have lost a child.  This walk is to honor and remember our children who have died too soon. Next meeting is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Walla Walla Point Park in Wenatchee. Cost is $20 registration, includes T-shirt, lunch and balloon release. Information, Carol at 509-860-3620. (er35,36)

Piatigorsky Foundation concert

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation will host a Piatigorsky Foundation concert on Friday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in The Grove Recital Hall, Music and Art Center (MAC). The concert features cellist Evan Drachman and pianist Lisa Bergman. The concert this year is being held in memory of Wilfred Woods. The concert is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to 150. To reserve a seat, call 509-682-6416. (er35,36)

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