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LEAVENWORTH

Grand Opening of New Exhibit

The Greater Leavenworth Museum invites everyone to the Grand Opening of their new permanent exhibit, Šnp̍əšqʷáw̉šəxʷ: We Are Still Here, on Sunday, September 10. The Opening Ceremony begins at 1 p.m. on Front Street opposite the Museum, followed by cultural events until 5 p.m. at the Gazebo in Front Street Park. P’squosa members will showcase art, culture, and history through exhibits, displays, and discussion. The Museum will open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., with entrance fees waived to celebrate this special event.

The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange

The monthly luncheon meetings will resume on Wednesday, September 13, 12 p.m. at the Icicle Inn Restaurant, 505 Highway 2, Leavenworth.  The cost is $26.50 per person. Lunch buffet, beverage, tax, and gratuity are included. The 2023 Royal Lady of the Autumn Leaves, April Watson will share her experiences as this year’s Royal Lady.  LWE board members will also discuss the history and facts about our 38-year-old women’s group. Check or cash to LWE only.  Since this is a catered event, any cancelations after Sept.7 will be responsible for the cost of the lunch. To make your reservation, please contact Claire Burlingame, 509-548-7142 by Thursday, September 7.

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. View on the website at: leavenworthrotary.com

The Leavenworth Lions Club

Is serving up Breakfast in The Park each 2nd and 4th Saturday in 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.

It’s Jive Time in the Cascades

Wenatchee Big Band performs at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth. The concert is a fundraiser for Cascade Medical Foundation. Tickets, $40, are available at icicle.org or at the door. A pre-concert social and gourmet charcuterie table, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $25, also available through the ICCA box office, icicle.org. Pre-sale only. For information, go to cascademedicalfoundation.org.

Charm Walk Fundraiser

Is sponsored by Cascade Education Foundation on Saturday, September 23. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Charm bracelets are $20. Pick up bracelets on Sept. 23 at the Gazebo on Front Street. Purchase will be available at the CEF website at cascadeedfoundation.org.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness ( NAMI )

Is offering a FREE 8 session series of classes for families and friends of someone with a mental health condition. NAMI Family to Family provides information about anxiety, depressive disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, and other conditions. Discussion topics include communication, problem solving, treatment and recovery, and self-care. On Wednesday, October 11 at 9:45 a m to 12:15 p m at the Leavenworth Nazarene church. To register call Jacquie at (509) 679-8266 or email  namicdprograms@gmail.com

CASHMERE

Join PEO Chapter JF members for a journey back in time to meet suffragette Alice Paul as told by storyteller, Debbie Dimitre on Saturday, September 23, at the Cashmere Community Church,  213 South Division St.  Dessert and coffee at 6 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. Ticket price is $15. Available at the door, or a Chapter JF member or contact peoleavenworth@nwi.net. This event is a fundraiser to provide scholarships to women.

REGIONAL

The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society

Will hold a hybrid meeting at 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 11. Seattle genealogy educator Mary Kircher Roddy will present "Recreating Your Ancestor's World." Meet in person at the LDS FamilySearch Center, 667 10th Street NE, East Wenatchee; and via Zoom (contact Library@wags-web.org to receive Zoom information). Call 509-782-4046 for general information. Free and open to the public.

The Cascadia Conservation District Regular Board

Meeting will be an in person and call-in / Zoom meeting, held on Friday, September 15, 1:30 p.m., located at 1350 McKittrick St.  If you wish to attend in person, please call the office as space is limited.  More information and instructions will be available on our web site at cascadiacd.org or by calling the District office, 509-436-1601.

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