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Community Briefs



What’s going on with Stevens Pass?

Curious about the upcoming ski season at Stevens Pass ski area? Mark your calendars for a presentation on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:00 PM, hosted by Wenatchee River Institute at the Red Barn.

Ellen Galbraith, Vice President and General Manager of Stevens Pass ski area, will provide a comprehensive overview of what's on the horizon. Gain valuable insights into her experiences from the previous season and learn about the exciting plans for the upcoming ski year. Discover the latest developments surrounding the news construction of Kehr's Chair.

If you have burning questions about Stevens Pass or the ski industry, this is your chance. The floor will be open for live questioning at the conclusion of Galbraith's presentation.

For more information and event details, please visit the Wenatchee River Institute website at

Leavenworth Library hosts art show honoring Heidi Swoboda

The Leavenworth Library is set to host an inspiring art show dedicated to Heidi Swoboda, a prominent Leavenworth Professional Photographer, through Nov. 3 in the enchanting Fireside Room.

This captivating exhibition presents a harmonious blend of artistry and literature, curated in collaboration with the NCW Libraries System. Visitors are invited to immerse themselves fully in the essence of each artwork by exploring suggested complementary literature.

Heidi Swoboda's creations, primarily in the form of giclee with acrylic finish, showcase her remarkable talent. Her artwork is a testament to her deep connection with the beauty of our natural world and the profound moments and relationships that enrich our lives.

The show promises to be a unique experience, offering a glimpse into Heidi's distinctive artistic techniques and her passion for celebrating the wonders of our environment.

Leavenworth Library events

Read & Play Time for Babies with Amy. Tuesdays, 10-11 am. Babies and toddlers are welcome for books, songs, and playtime.

Preschool storytime with Gracie. Wednesdays, 11am-Noon. Join us for stories, songs and fun.

Trivia Night is back for a battle of the brains as Gracie cooks up trivia fun. Come with a team or join one. All ages are welcome. Friday, Oct. 20, from 4-6 pm.

Dungeons & Dragons & Libraries virtual online game led by Dungeon Master Gracie, Oct. 21 from 2:30-5:30 pm and every third Saturday monthly. Registration required. Fun for beginners and experts.

Art from the Heart doodling class for teens and adults, led by Celisse Ellis. Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 6-8 pm. Registration required.

Halloween Bash. Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3-6 pm. Costume wearers and admirers are welcome to dazzle the "Costume Walk of Fame" and visit haunted bookshelves if you dare.

Questions: leavenworth@ncwlibraries 509-548-7923.



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