Community Bulletin for Sept. 27

 

Leavenworth

Wenatchee River Salmon Festival

The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival invites you to our 27th year of School Days and an Open House being held on Sept. 28 and 29. Don’t miss this unique nature festival that has been awarded many achievements, throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the “Best Children’s Program” by the International Festivals and Events Association. Over 3,000 area school children attend ‘School Days’ with a special Open House after-school program Sept. 28 from 3 to 6 p.m. This year’s event will not feature a full Saturday program. Call 548-6662 or www.salmonfest.org. (e38,39)

Household hazardous waste collection

Saturday, Sept. 30 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Peshastin-Dryden Elementary School, 10001 School St., free to Chelan County residents. Qualifying businesses pay a reduced fee and must pre-register. Call 667-6415. (e38,39)

Firewise Communities Chipping Event

This service is free for residents of Chelan County. Trees and limbs up to 8-inches in diameter, trimming and bush allowed. Noxious weeds, sod, animal waste, garbage, or plastic bags not allowed. For questions, contact Amanda Levesque Newell with Cascadia Conservation District at amandal@cascadiacd.org or 509-436-1601. To sign up visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCDchipping. Registration ends Sept. 30. All forms are due by Oct. 1. Chipping will begin Oct. 23. (e38,39)

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)

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)

Explore political polarization

Author and professor Dr. Cornell Clayton will explore political polarization by looking at the relationship between civility and democratic participation throughout the history of the U.S. Clayton is the director of the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington State University. Wenatchee Public Library, Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m. www.humanities.org/speaker/cornell-clayton-2/. (er39)

 

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