Community Bulletin for Feb. 14

Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest
A cinematic journey into the tragically threatened world of endangered mountain caribou, their home in the world’s largest remaining inland temperate rainforest, and the critical human choices that will ultimately decide the fate of this stunning ecosystem. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m. The Barn @ Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth. (e05,06,07)
Escape To Paradise
Come into the Leavenworth Echo to purchase your Rotary raffle ticket to Hawaii. Includes roundtrip airfare, lodging, rental car, 4 nights, 5 days. only $10 per ticket. Been there, done that? Then take the money- $3000! Drawing will be at the Rotary Auction on March 4th, no need to be present, so stop in soon or call Rotarian Bill, 670-1837. (tfn)
Snowy Owl Theater: Loving Vincent
Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully oil painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Loving Vincent was first shot as a live action film with actors, and then hand-painted over frame-by-frame in oils. Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. (e06,07)
Authors Bill Kenower and Nick O’Connell
Whether you’re a fledgling writer or a veteran, writing requires fearlessness: self-acceptance, confidence and curiosity. Come discover the secrets of two fearless authors- Bill Kenower, author of “Fearless Writing” and “Write Within Yourself,” and Nick O’Connell, author of “The Storms of Denali,” and “Beyond Risk,” -- at a free, fun Q&A moderated by favorite local author Kay Kenyon. Reception 6:30-7 p.m., presentation 7-8 p.m., Friday Feb. 23 at Leavenworth Library. Call 548-7923. (e07.08)
Nature and Music
Pieces inspired by nature featuring Catherine Case, harp and Jennifer Ryhne, flute. Program includes: Ned Rorem, Book of Hours, George Frederick McKay, Suite for Flute and Harp, Charles Rochester Young, Song of the Lark, Toru Takemitsu, Toward the Sea for alto flute and harp, Matthew James Briggs, Prairie Music, Vincent Persichetti, Serenade No. 10. Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. at Canyon Wren Recital Hall. (e07)
Fly tying evening series
Enjoy small group instruction provided by the Wenatchee Valley Fly Fishers and assisted by Trout Unlimited. Learn about fly fishing equipment, philosophy and the basic entomological connections between aquatic food sources and local fish. Class size is limited to 12. Five Tuesdays from Feb. 20 – March 20, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Barn at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division St. More info at (e07,08)
Gardner artist reception
On Thursday, Feb. 22, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., the Leavenworth Library will host a reception for local artist Mike Gardner whose art is on display in the Library’s Fireside Room until March 23. Photography started as a hobby for Mike, but after years of hard work and dedication, he has turned it into a career. Mike’s photography ranges from action packed drag racing to serene landscapes. Come meet Mike and join us for refreshments. (e07,08)
Donors urged to help the Red Cross
Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve to help maintain the blood supply for patients in need. Make an appointment to donate this winter by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Blood drive n Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave. from 12:30-5:30 p.m.  (er07,08)
‘Science In Our Valley’ Seminar Series
The Spring Science in the Valley Seminar Series is being hosted through a collaborative partnership between the Apple STEM Network, the United States Department of Agriculture Research Station, the North Central Educational Service District, Wenatchee Valley College and Washington State University. The weekly seminars, featuring local research scientists and collaborators, is sponsored through a generous grant through Our Valley Our Future. Feb.14, 4 p.m. “For the Love of Science” - Five lightning talks by current WSU graduate students in the Grove Auditorium at Wenatchee Valley College. (er07)

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