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Leavenworth

Elder Speak: Journey to Wisdom Event - A Chance to Connect, Reflect, and Learn

Join us for an enriching afternoon that promises to illuminate your journey through life's complexities. The Elder Speak: Journey to Wisdom Event is scheduled for September 10, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Snowy Owl Theater, Leavenworth. Esteemed community members Liz Saunders, Pat Turner, Andre Nowacki, Dick Ryan, and Julie Ryan will each share a personal experience from their lives and the profound wisdom they've gained from those moments. Their stories will resonate with you and offer insights that can shape your own journey. www.theripplefoundation.org

Leavenworth Rotary Duck Race Fundraiser

Adopt a duck for the duck race on the river, Saturday, September 9. Duck drop 2 p.m. Blackbird Island bridge, West Bridge release and East Bridge catch. Only $10 a duck to win money prizes. The proceeds will go to fund local community projects. Website leavenworthrotary.com

G.O.O.F.Y. Gathering of Old Fogies

The yearly gathering of classmates of Leavenworth High School will be September 6, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Walla Walla Point Park, Shelter #2.  Please bring a main dish, salad, or dessert. Coffee and water will be provided. Potluck will be served at noon. Contact Helen Rayfield at 509-888-5892.

Leavenworth Library

Art show for Brian Strickland from Aug. 15- Sept. 22.  Brian was inspired to do art ever since he was 6 years old watching Bob Ross on TV.  Over the years he has explored art in many forms including oil painting, chalks, music, poetry writing and culinary art.  He served on the Anacortes Art commission and this year he started Wenatchee River Studio.

The Leavenworth Lions Club

Is serving up Breakfast in The Park each 2nd and 4th Saturday August through September.  Come enjoy hearty all you can eat breakfast of pancakes, eggs, and sausage from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. in Lions Club Park.

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Good News for All Alumni

From Peshastin-Dryden School District, Peshastin School District, Dryden School District, Leavenworth School District and Cascade School District. Effective now, access to all school annuals is online. On the internet, go to Cascade School District Homepage, click on District Information, click on More, then (alphabetically) History/Yearbooks. Selection can then be made on any of the listed (years) yearbooks. If you notice specific years are missing online, it is because an annual for that year could not be found. There are also some leftover yearbooks of various years if you are interested. If you have questions or concerns, contact Sandy Houston, 509-670-5521.

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