Community Bulletin for March 14

Empty Bowls Artists Bowls Auction has begun
Don’t miss the 22nd annual Empty Bowls on-line auction of bowls hand painted by local artists until 10 p.m., March 21. Nineteen bowls designed and created by local artists and potters will be available for bidding on-line at the Upper Valley MEND website ( Each bowl is also available for immediate purchase with a “buy it now“  price.  All proceeds from the auction benefit Leavenworth’s Community Cupboard food bank and a small art grant benefitting local youth. (e10,11)
UV MEND Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
The Upper Valley MEND 2018 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Annual Meeting is Thursday, March 29 from
5-7 p.m. at Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene 111 Ski Hill Drive. Upper Valley MEND celebrates the volunteers who are the backbone of Upper Valley MEND and who dedicated many hours last year helping their neighbors in need in the Upper Valley. (e11,12)
Adult Social Walking in the Festhalle
Two more weeks are again being added to the Adult Social Walkers exercise program in the Festhalle. Walking days are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7 – 8:50 a.m. through March 29. There is no charge for walking. At the conclusion of this last two weeks of walking, it will be four months since we started. Come join us. It’s never too late. (e11,12)
P.E.O Spring Fashion Show
Leavenworth P.E.O. Spring Fashion Show & Tea: P.E.O. Chapter JF will hold their annual Spring Fashion Show & Tea on April 12 at 1 p.m. at the Icicle Village Resort in Leavenworth. Cost is $30 and will feature clothing from Upper Valley Shops, tea, a light lunch, and a raffle. Proceeds go toward scholarships for students and women continuing their education or returning to obtain higher education. Reservations must be made in advance as seating is limited. Contact Jimi Wilson at 763-3445 or to make reservations. (e11,12)
Village Voices performance
Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church, Village Voices, and special guest artists including cellist Meredith Hunnicutt will present “Song of the Shadows” a Cantata for Holy Week by Joseph M. Martin and Pamela Martin. It will take place on Good Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church, 418 Evans St. The public is invited to attend. Donations will be accepted. Contact: 548-5619 or (e11,12)
Carrie Newcomer
Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer invites listeners to “pause the perpetual motion” of their lives with her music on Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m. Snowy Owl Theater. The Carrie Newcomer Workshop is Saturday, March 24 at 10 a.m. What We Need Is Here: The Art of Resistance and Welcome is an exploration how to resist an ideology of fear and division. (e11,12)
UV MEND Free Dental Care
The Upper Valley Free Clinic is partnering with Medical Teams International to provide urgent dental care to low income adults in the Upper Valley. The next clinic is Thursday, March 29 from 8:30 a.m. To 2:30 p.m. At the Leavenworth Fire Station, 228 Chumstick Hwy. Leavenworth. By appointment only. Call 548-0408 to see if you qualify and make an appointment. (e11,12)
Northwest Alphorn Workshop
The Leavenworth Alphorn Association presents the 2nd Annual Northwest Alphorn Workshop and Retreat. Enjoy learning from a team of world class alphorn masters. Study and play the alphorn in an inspiring alpine setting. The workshop is sponsored by Leavenworth Alphorns with funding from Projekt Bayern and hosted by the beautiful Icicle Village Resort. May 25-27. For information and registration, please contact NWAW chair Thomas Tilton at or by phone at 548-3494. (e11,12)
Summer Housing for LST Actors
Leavenworth Summer Theater actors from out of the area are looking for summer housing. If you are aware of any housing space that might be available to rent for mid-June, July and August to our summer actors, please call the Theater at 548-7324 with contact information and we will pass it on to the interested actors. Condos, houses, apartments or rooms in houses would be welcome this summer. In addition, we have two actors with RVs who are looking for space to park. (e11,12)
Empty Bowls Soup Supper
The Leavenworth Empty Bowls Soup Supper will be held Thursday, March 22 at the Leavenworth Festhalle. Soup and bread will be donated by local businesses and served by a small army of volunteers. There will be one open-house style seating, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Event parking around the Festhalle is free, thanks to the City of Leavenworth. Tickets for the event are sold out, but you can still support the Community Cupboard by bidding on an artists’ bowl for the Empty Bowls on-line auction until March 21, or by making a donation at the MEND website. Check the website for more details.
Piatigorsky Foundation concert
The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation will host a Piatigorsky Foundation concert on Friday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. in The Grove Recital Hall, Music and Art Center (MAC). The concert, featuring solo guitarist Jack Sanders, is part of the WVC Foundation Community Appreciation Series. The concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., and seating is limited to 150. The foundation recommends reserving your seat early, as this popular event filled up early last time it was held. To reserve a seat, call 682-6416. (er10,11)
Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society
The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will hold a beginner’s workshop on Thursday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at the WAGS Library in the Museum Annex Building, 127 S. Mission St. Local genealogist and educator Anne Livingston will give the basics of searching census records. This workshop is free to WAGS members; guests, $5. Reserve your space by emailing with your name, phone and email. For more information, call 679-6706. (er10,11)
WVC Open House
A line-up of activities and events for the Wenatchee Valley College Open House on Saturday, April 7, is now available. The campus-wide event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Activities throughout the day include, mini-lectures, alumni events, tours, workshops, family fun and raffle. An ASL interpreter will be available during the event. Those who need additional accommodations or have accommodation questions should contact Carla Boyd at (er11,12)
Pulitzer Prize-winning author speaks
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr will talk about his book All the Light We Cannot See in Wenatchee on April 20. Tickets for this free event at the Numerica Performing Arts Center can be reserved starting at 10 a.m. March 15 either at the box office or online at Doerr’s 7 p.m. talk will also be live-streamed to a room in the adjoining Wenatchee Convention Center for anyone who isn’t able to get tickets. (er11,12)


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