Community Bulletin for May 2

Peter Donahue: Three Sides Water
Peter Donahue, winner of the Langum Prize for American Historical Fiction, shares his latest gripping portrayal of coastal Washington through time. “Three Sides Water” explores the ancestral coastline, a juvenile detention center, and the modern I-5 corridor in three intertwined and thoroughly compelling narratives. Donahue is also the author of “Clara and Merrit,” and “Madison House.” Friday May 4, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free.  Call 548-7923. (e17,18)
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. (e17,18)
UVC seeking volunteers
Upper Valley Connection, a local non-profit offering recreational activities to youth and young adults with developmental disabilities, is seeking volunteers for its annual Theatre Camp. We are in need actor shadows and costume assistants for the week of June 17-23. If you are interested in this fun and fulfilling opportunity or have questions visit or contact Maren, 509-888-4181. (e17,18)
The Columbia Rolls On
Join moderator Sara Rolfs in discussion and exploration current issues impacting the Columbia River. Speakers Steve Wright, Chelan Co. PUD, author Eileen Delahanty Pearkes, and John Sirois of the Upper Columbia United Tribes share their insights into the history and perspective of hydro-power on the Columbia River. The Columbia River Treaty, then and now, and what it means for those who live along the banks of the mighty river as we move into the future. Tuesday, May 8. 7-9 p.m. The Barn @ Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division St, Info: (e17.18)
Leavenworth Women’s Exchange meeting
The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange monthly luncheon meeting is on Wednesday, May 9 at noon at Visconti’s, 636 Front St. The cost is $15 per person for members and $17 for non-members. Beverage, dessert, tax and gratuity are included.  Executive Director for Lighthouse Christian Ministries in Wenatchee Shawn Arrington will present the program titled “Who Will Feed the People.” Election of Board of Directors and 2018/19 Officers will be held prior to the program. For information and reservations, contact Claire Burlingame at 548-7142 by Saturday, May 5. (e17,18)
LMA hosts Rockfest
Leavenworth Mountain Association hosts the 19th annual Rockfest on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6 at Tierra Learning Center in Leavenworth. LMA’s mission is to strengthen the community through climbing and what better way to do that than by hosting the annual Leavenworth Rockfest, a grassroots rock climbing event, For details on all elements of the event and any other Rockfest information please visit, or (e18)
Leavenworth Lions Breakfast
The Leavenworth Lions Club will start its summer breakfasts on May 12. Breakfasts are on Saturdays from 7:30 am to 11 a.m., at Lions Club Park on Highway 2. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee or milk. Cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 4-10, and under 4 years, are free. Active military with ID – Free. Punch-cards: $39 (a $42 value) Leavenworth Lions Club support sight, hearing, and diabetes health issues, local food banks, high school senior scholarships, scouts, youth baseball, Special Olympics, and other community service projects. (e18,19)
Historical Railroad and Mill Tour
The Upper Valley Museum will be sponsoring the Historical Railroad and Mill Tour along the Wenatchee River on Saturday, May 12. This will be the first walking tour of the RR/Mill the year. The tour begins at the Upper Valley Museum 347 Division St., at 10 a.m. The tour is 1-2 hours, mostly on a dirt trail, one small hill and sidewalks and is about two miles long. There is a donation fee of $5. Everyone is encouraged to wear good walking shoes. Call 548-0728 for more information. (e18,19)
Frequency Ensemble
The Seattle-based trio, Michael Jinsoo Lim, violin; Melia Watras, viola; and Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello, performs with Oksana Ezhokina in Canyon Wren. May 5 at 7 p.m. Canyon Wren Recital Hall. (e18)
Lego Build
Bringing out all the Legos for this. The Challenge this time is to build a scene from a Star Wars movie. We love to take pictures of your creations and post them on our library Facebook page. Thursday, May 3 from 3;30 to 5 p.m. at Cashmere Library, 300 Woodring St. (er18)
“May the Fourth Be With You” Star Wars Day
Let’s celebrate Star Wars! Perler bead light saber craft, Star Wars Selfie Station, Jedi training for younglings and Princess Leia cupcake treats. Drop in and enjoy the fun. Friday, May 4 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Cashmere Library, 300 Woodring St, (er18)
Free Comic Book Day
Come to the Cashmere Library and get your free comic book. While you are there you might check out our great selection of graphic novels as well. Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cashmere Library, 300 Woodring St. (er18)
Wenatchee Apple Blossom Festival
Join thousands of visitors this weekend at the oldest festival in Washington state, the Wenatchee Apple Blossom Festival, through May 6. From parades and food trucks to a carnival and golf tournament, the Apple Blossom Festival offers experiences for everyone. Events include Funtastic Shows Carnival, Wenatchee Riverfront Railway Tour, de Bloom Stage Race, Memorial Park Food Fair, Arts and Crafts Fair and Grand Parade. (er18)

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