Community Bulletin for March 27

Leavenworth
Volunteer Opportunity
The Community Cupboard needs volunteers to pick up food donations from the Leavenworth Safeway Fridays before 11 a.m. A one hour commitment. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Works best with two people. Contact Bob Mark, 548-0408. (e12,13)
White privilege: the other side of racial inequality
NCW United and Humanities Washington invite the community to an engaging conversation with Prof. Teresa Ciabattari, a member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. This free event takes place 7 p.m., Monday, April 16 at Canyon Wren Recital Hall. Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores what white privilege is, discusses a variety of examples of privilege for individuals and institutions, and provides tools for learning how to address it. Information, Ed Martinez, ed@ncwunited.org, 425-457-6266. (e12,13)
Book-It Theatre
Book-It Repertory Theatre will be coming to the Leavenworth Library to present WHOOSH! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions. Literature meets theater in this magnificent picture book biography come to life. This is a great show for school-age children and their families. Join us at the Leavenworth Library on Wednesday, April 4 at 11 a.m. for an action-packed theater experience! Call 548-7923. (e12,13)
Tierra Village annual fundraiser
The TRAILS day program at Tierra Village is a non-profit continuing education program for adults with developmental disabilities. One of the annual fundraisers is a bake sale put on by our participants. This event provides a fun, hands-on way to practice life skills, practice math and money counting, and to connect with our community, In addition to the sweet treats made by our participants, we’ll be selling bake goods that have been generously donated by Safeway, Homefires Bakery, Good Mood Food, and Anjou Bakery. Stop by the Gazebo in Front Street Park on Tuesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (e12,13)
Leavenworth Women’s Exchange
The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange monthly luncheon meeting is on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at noon at Visconti’s of Leavenworth, 636 Front St.. The cost is $15 per person for members and $17 for non-members. Beverage, dessert, tax and gratuity are included. Rotary Inbound Exchange Student Giovanni Luchesi will present a program on the American life of a foreign exchange student. For information and reservations, contact Claire Burlingame at 548-7142 by Saturday, April 7. (e13,14)
Historical Walking Tours
The Upper Valley Museum will be sponsoring a Downtown Historical Walking Tour on Saturday, April 14. The Tour begins at the Upper Valley Museum, 347 Division St. at 10 a.m. The tour is 1-2 hours on flat ground and is about 2 miles long. There is a donation fee of $5. Everyone is encouraged to wear good walking shoes. Call 548-0728 for more information. (e13,14)
Zimmerman artist reception
The Leavenworth Public Library will host a reception for local artist Amber Zimmerman on Thursday, April 12 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Zimmerman’s art is on display in the library’s Fireside Room from March 27- May 4. Amber is a third generation artist whose art often represents nature and the feminine spirit. While she works in many mediums from acrylics to glass, for this show she is highlighting her watercolor Mountain Mandal Series of local peaks. Come meet Amber and join us for refreshments. (e13,14)
Upper Valley Scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for this scholarship offered by P.E.O. Chapter JF for women residing in Chelan or Douglas County. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women 30 years or older returning or currently enrolled in higher education in the state of Washington after a two-year or more absence. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2018.  For more information, contact Joyce Schiferl at Royce.woody2@frontier.com. (e13,14)
Red Cross blood drive
Leavenworth Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. will be held at 10170 Titus Rd. on Thursday, April 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is a great need of blood this time of the year. Your donation is needed. For information or scheduling an appointment, call 1-800-Red cross  (1-800-733-2767). (e13,14)
Auditions for The Student Prince
The Student Prince is a classic Broadway musical featuring great songs, clever comedy, and bittersweet romance. There are roles for both singers and non-singers, both comic and dramatic. This production will be presented “in-the-round” at the Snowy Owl Theater, Sept. 21-23 and 27-30. Auditions are April 21 and 22 at the Snowy Owl Theater in Leavenworth, and April 24 at Wenatchee Valley College. All roles are paid. For more information, a list of roles, and audition materials and appointments, contact John Wagner at johnrobw@gmail.com. (er13,14)
Leavenworth Spring Clean Up
The city of Leavenworth’s Annual Spring Clean Up for single family residential households will take place this year from April 3 to May 3. City crews will pick up yard debris the same day household garbage is collected, at no extra charge. Please limit the bags to four per week; additional bags will be charged at $3.64 per bag. Leaves, pine needles, and other yard debris must be in the required recyclable paper bags. Plastic bags will not be picked up. (e13,14)
Spring Break Wilderness Camp
Wenatchee River Institute is accepting registrations for their spring break camp happening April 2-6. The program cost is $225 and runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. All 3rd, 4th, and 5th, graders are welcomed for a week of fun building forts, tracking wildlife, archery, and using scientific tools in this exciting kids’ camp program at Barn Beach Reserve. For information or registration, 548-0181 or programs@wenatcheeriverinstitute.org. (e13,14)
Cashmere
Family Together Worship Experience
Beginning Sunday, April 15, a Christian worship service where your family stays together during the entire worship service. Parents, infants, toddlers and children worship together. Children’s songs, worship choruses, Bible cartoon videos, Bible stories, sing together, give together, pray together learn together, Pastor’s challenge. Share snack and fellowship time together. Your family is invited. Every Sunday, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at Cashmere Baptist Church, 103 Aplets Way. See us on Facebook or 509-264-0695. (er12,13)
Regional
Holy Week Services
Wenatchee Downtown Kiwanis is sponsoring its annual holy week. This is a non-denominational service each day of Holy Week hosted by a different service club during the normal lunch break and rotating pastors, and a collection to a different charity each day. Holy Week is the week leading up to Easter Sunday. Location of Holy Week Services: Grace Lutheran Church, Wenatchee, 1408 Washington St. (er12,13)
Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center
The Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center is offering the Washington Mediation Association approved 40-hour Basic Mediation Training course. Trainees who complete the basic course are also eligible to begin a mediation practicum to work toward becoming a certified mediator. April 6, 7 & 8 and April 20, 21 & 22, includes both weekends, 5-9 p.m. both Fridays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Saturdays and Sundays at Wenatchee World, 14 North Mission Ave. For more information, questions about registration or continuing education credits, please contact the WVDRC at 509-888-0957 or by email at staff@wvdrc.org. (e12,13)
WDFW to discuss salmon fisheries
Anglers can meet with state fishery managers to talk about salmon fisheries in the mid- and upper Columbia River and lower Snake River before this year’s seasons are set. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has scheduled the meeting to discuss pre-season salmon forecasts and upcoming spring, summer and fall fishing seasons – particularly those proposed for salmon upstream from McNary Dam. The meeting is  6-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, Douglas PUD (public meeting room), 1151 Valley Mall Pkwy., East Wenatchee. (er13)

 

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