Community Bulletin for April 18

Leavenworth
Dinner and Silent Auction Benefit
The Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church is welcoming you to the fifth annual Dinner and Silent Auction on May 5. All the proceeds of this event benefit Backpack Mission and Leavenworth MEND. Tickets are $15 per person and will be available from the church office. Get your tickets early as this will sell out. Auction bidding will begin at 5 p.m. then the food will be served at 6 p.m. The church fellowship hall will be bursting with lovely auction items you won’t want to miss. (e14,15,16)
Leavenworth Earth Day Community Fair
The 10th Annual Earth Day Fair in Leavenworth. Our goal is to create a family-friendly event educating around the theme of sustainability. The fair is Sunday, April 22, 12-4 p.m. Lions Club Park. fun and educational booths, Hands-on activities for kids and adults, food booths, snack foods. music by Recycled Rhythms. A silent auction where you can bid on a wide variety of items from local businesses, organizations and individuals. Electric vehicles and yard equipment on display. Questions, Lisi Ott, 548-6881. (e15,16)
School Safety and Security Forum
The Cascade School District will be providing a Safety and Security Forum for parents and community members interested in learning more about safety measures and trainings in place at all Cascade schools. School administrators will provide information on the procedures in place at each school building and the full-time School Resource Officer will describe his role. There is time for questions directed at the district as a whole or to individual schools. Cascade High School will host a forum on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. The second forum is at PD Elementary on Friday, April 20 at 6 p.m. Spanish translation available. (e15,16)
Assessor Community Meetings
Deanna Walter, Chelan County Assessor and her staff are kicking off their annual Community Outreach meetings with the first set of two scheduled for the Leavenworth and Lake Wenatchee areas this week. The meetings are an opportunity for every taxpayer to become involved and engaged in our annual update process. The Leavenworth meeting is Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. at Chelan County Fire Station 3, 228 Chumstick Hwy. The Lake Wenatchee meeting is Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. at Chelan County Fire Station 9, 21696 Lake Wenatchee Hwy. (e16)
Poetry Fairy visits library
Join us for a magical story time when Perri the Poetry Fairy comes to visit. With fairy wings and a magic wand Perri will lead us on a fun poetry adventure. Kids of all ages will love this wonderful event. Wednesday, April 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e16)
Leavenworth Parking Study meeting
The city of Leavenworth, Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce and the Chelan County Port contracted with Rick Williams Consulting (RWC) to conduct a Downtown Parking Study. The RWC team recently completed the first phase of the downtown parking study. RWC will be presenting information on the project and data findings. The public has the opportunity to learn how parking is currently working and provide an opportunity for input and comment on future strategies and opportunities for improving the downtown parking system. May 2, 6 p.m. at
Leavenworth Festhalle. (e16,17)
The Buzz About Bees
Join area experts and find out everything you want to know about BEES. The last 2 in a 4-part series focus on Bee health and Bee products. Mondays May 7 and June 4, 6-7:30 p.m. The Barn @ Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth. http://wenatcheeriverinstitute.org/events. (e16,17)
Cascade Girls Soccer yard sale
The CHS Kodiak Girls Soccer Players are ready to earn some money for summer tournaments and training opportunities, in preparation for the 2018 fall season. Day of Sale: Saturday, April 28 from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. at the IRMS roundabout. If there is rain, sale will move to 123 Mill St. (e16,17)
Attention part-time residents
You can make a difference in Upper Valley healthcare! Join Cascade Medical’s Part-time Resident Advisory Council meeting, 10 a.m. to noon April 21, in the Arleen Blackburn Room. The group meets two Saturdays a year to learn and share ideas about how the hospital can better serve them. All part-time residents of Leavenworth, Plain, Peshastin and Dryden are welcome to attend. Arrive early for a 9:30 a.m. meet-and-greet. RSVP with Jill Barich at 548-3431 or jillb@cascademedical.org. (e16,17)
Icicle TU meeting
The Icicle Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will feature Sam Baird, AKA  “Slammin’ Salmon”, who will demonstrate how to catch Kokanee salmon in Lake Chelan. The kokanee (sockeye) are semelparous and do not migrate to the ocean. Sam Baird owns Slammin Salmon Guide Service and is an expert in fishing for these fish in Lake Chelan.  The program is at the Chelan County PUD Conference room in Leavenworth on Tuesday, May 8. at 6:30 p.m.. Open to the public. The program will also feature an update on season openings on salmon seasons in NCW. (e16,17)
Regional
Washington’s Wildland Fire Protection Strategic Plan
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has planned an open house for the public to learn about the development of a Wildland Fire Protection Strategic Plan for Washington and provide input on wildfire concerns to inform the planning process. The Wenatchee Open House for Comment on Wildland Fire Protection Strategic Plan is Monday, April 30, 4 to 7 p.m.at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee. Register by by Thursday, April 26 at
www.eventbrite.com/e/open-house-on-washington-wildland-fire-wenatchee-ti...
(er15,16)
Friends of the Wenatchee Library annual book sale
Friday, May 11, 5-8 p.m. (members only; join for just $5). Saturday, May 12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Pybus Market, Wenatchee. Thousands of books, most are 25 cents -$2. 100 percent of proceeds benefit community literacy programs including the children’s summer reading program. (er16,17)
 

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