Community Bulletin for Oct. 18

 

Leavenworth

Needy Animal Fund Fundraiser

The Needy Animal Fund is a nonprofit organization that assists people who meet the criteria of the Fund with emergency medical costs for their pets. We’re having a fundraiser sale at the fire station on Chumstick Highway on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you have items to donate for the sale please call Kathy 670-3421 or Jennifer 548-6382 to arrange pickup or a drop off site. Donation receipts are available. (e41,42)

Kids Coat Drive

Captain Bly’s Educational Foundation is sponsoring a coat drive for kids Oct. 16-27. All types kids winter clothing will be collected at the Cascade School District administrative office including gloves, hats, boots, scarves and coats. Youth and adult sized clothing in good condition will be accepted for distribution to students in need at PD Elementary, Osborn Elementary, Beaver Valley School, and Icicle River Middle School. The administrative office is located at 330 Evans St. (e41,42)

Understanding and Navigating Dementia

Amanda Ledezma RN, BSN and director of Mountain Meadows’ Memory Care, will discuss disease process; how we can stay connected to loved ones as the disease progresses; and about how we can find support, hope, information and resources to help navigate this challenge. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 28 from  11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Leavenworth United Methodist Church, 418 Evans St. 548-5619. All are invited. Walk-ins are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. (e42,43)

Hiking Naked, Eco-Poetry, 3 Sides Water and Marty Wu

Hiking Naked, Eco-Poetry, 3 Sides Water, and the wacky misadventures of Marty Wu: you’ll laugh, and be touched by awe, as four award-winning west-coast writers—Iris Graville, Peter Donahue, Yi Shun Lai and Leavenworth’s own Derek Sheffield—read in conversation. The authors share historical fiction, spiritual memoir, compelling poetry informed by ecology, and humorous musings on cultural complexities, at Leavenworth Library, 6:30 p.m, Oct. 20. Free. Call 548-7923. (e42)

Ghosts of Leavenworth author to visit library

Do you know of the ghosts wandering the byways, backstreets and basements of Leavenworth and our valley? Deborah Cuyle does. Cuyle, author of “Ghosts of Leavenworth and the Cascades Foothills” and of “Haunted Snohomish” shares the history and folklore behind these haunting tales at Leavenworth Library, 6:30 p.m., Oct, 27. Free. Call 548-7923. (e42,43)

Autumn Community Cider Squeeze

Bring the family and join us at Barn Beach Reserve where Wenatchee River Institute is putting on a good ol’ fashioned community cider squeeze. Lawn games and music to entertain the family, sample some hot cider and enjoy a s’more. Saturday, Oct. 21,  noon to 3 p.m. at The Barn @ Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, Apple cider available for a $5 suggested donation – containers provided. (e42)

Cemetery Clean Up

The Upper Valley Museum will be hosting a cemetery clean up at the Leavenworth Cemetery on North Road, across the road from the train stop. Please join us on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 11 a.m. at the cemetery. We will be picking up leaves and pine needles among other tasks. Bring gloves, rakes, loppers etc. (e42)

Peshastin

PD Elementary Veterans Day

Peshastin Dryden Elementary School would love to invite veterans and their families to their Veterans Day assembly Nov. 3 at 1:45 p.m. It will be held in the school gym, located at 10001 School St., Peshastin. (e42,43)

Good News Club

Do you remember the days of backyard Bible Clubs during the summer? They were called Good News Clubs. Good News Clubs are in your area again. These are not school-sponsored but they are being held at the following schools after school. Peshastin Dryden Elementary, every Thursday, 2:40 to 4 p.m. Vale Elementary, every Tuesday, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. To sign up or for further information, call 509-662-2320. Good News Clubs are sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship, Wenatchee, an international, interdenominational ministry. (e42,43)

Dryden

Dryden Improvement Club chili/stew feed

The Dryden Improvement Club invites everyone to a good, hearty, homemade chili and stew feed on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. behind the Dryden Fire Station located on Main Street in downtown Dryden. Also on the menu will be cornbread, pie, cake and cookies, coffee and milk. Adults are $7 and kids 10 and younger $4. Proceeds go to our scholarship fund. (e42)

Regional

Voters Guide Online

Information provide by candidates running for local offices can be found in the Chelan County Voters’ Guide Online. The Washington State General Election Nov. 7 Phamplet which comes in the mail, does not carry local candidate information. The Voters’ Guide Online can be found at www.co.chelan.wa.us/elections. (er41,42)

Wenatchee Valley College strategic plan

Wenatchee Valley College is working on a new five-year strategic plan and invites community members and business leaders to provide feedback at an open forum on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. in Wenatchi Hall, Weed Family Classroom 2111. This open forum will allow community members to voice their ideas, suggestions and input about new programs, services, facilities, community outreach, partnerships and more. WVC plans to use the feedback to help develop its strategic goals and priorities. (er42)

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