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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

Grand Opening of New Exhibit at the Greater Leavenworth Museum

The Greater Leavenworth Museum invites everyone to the Grand Opening of their new permanent exhibit: Šnp̍əšqʷáw̉šəxʷ: We Are Still Here from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, September 10 .  Cultural displays at the Gazebo in Front Street Park will feature P’squosa artisans, native plants and traditional uses, traditional basketry demonstrations, and guest speakers.

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

Leavenworth Library

Art show for Brian Strickland from now to 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.

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

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