The Upper Valley Museum in Leavenworth will be closed January and February for remodeling. Plans are to reopen the museum on March 1. There will be an event to commemorate the reopening. (er05)
Empty Bowls Art Grants
Empty Bowls Art Grant applications are now being accepted. Closing date for applications is March 12. Teachers and community members who work creatively with local children and youth are encouraged to apply. See the Upper Valley M.E.N.D. website (uvmend.org) for details and application form. (er05)
Free babysitting on Valentine's Day
Cascade Mountain Bible Church, 11025 Chumstick Hwy., wants to wish you a Happy Valentine's Day by offering free babysitting on Feb. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. for children ages 2 to 12 years old. Dinner will be provided for the children. Contact Kellie at 548-4331 at the church office Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon to reserve a spot for your children. (er04,05)
Valentine's Day Baroque
On Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14 at 7 p.m. the Cascade Early Music Festival and Faith Lutheran Church present Valentine Baroque, featuring soprano Linda Tsatsanis, harpsichordist Jan Weinhold from Luebeck, Germany and baroque flutist Jeffrey Cohan. Cost: suggested donation of $15 to cover expenses, children 18 and under free. Call Faith Lutheran Church at 548-7010 for more information.
Leavenworth Women's Exchange luncheon
The Leavenworth Women's Exchange monthly luncheon meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Visconti's, 636 Front Street, Leavenworth. Cost of the luncheon is $14 for members and $16 for non-members. Beverage, tax and gratuity are included. Candidates for the 2013 Distinguished Young Women of Leavenworth will introduce themselves to us. For information and reservations, contact Claire Burlingame at 548-7142 by Saturday, Feb. 9. (er05,06)
Go Red for Women luncheon
Join us for a free Heart Month Luncheon to raise awareness about heart disease in women, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 12-1:30 p.m. at Mountain Meadows, 320 Park Ave. Wear something red or with hearts to celebrate. Guest speaker, Lynn Chadd, MSN, ARNP, catered lunch and prizes, Please RSVP by Feb. 1, 548-4076. (er05,06)
Win a trip to Bavaria!
The Leavenworth Rotary Club is sponsoring their second annual raffle for a trip to Bavaria. Rotarians are selling a maximum number of 2,500 tickets for only $10 each. The trip includes round trip airfare from Seattle to Munich for two people and $3,500 spending money. Contract your favorite Rotary member or the Echo, 548-5286. These tickets make great stocking stuffers for Christmas! (erTFN)
50 Years of Golden Memories
Autumn Leaf Festival Association is having a contest to commemorate 50 Years of Golden Memories.
This year the 50th Royal Lady will be presented on Tuesday, March 5 at the Best Western Icicle Inn.
Let's have some fun and see how much we all know about our Royal Ladies and the Autumn Leaf Festival Assn.
Question 1: What was the name of the first Royal Lady of the Autumn Leaves? Question 2: Give the date of this years Autumn Leaf Festival parade. Please submit your answers to ALFA Contest PO Box 116, Leavenworth, WA 98826 or email your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include name, address and telephone number. Winner will receive two tickets to the Royal Lady Gala! Autumn Leaf Members are not eligible. Winner will be notified by telephone on Wednesday, Feb. 27. (er05,06)
The 65th Anniversary production of the Wenatchee Follies, "Shaken with a Twist of Sublime," will take place at the Wenatchee performing Arts Center on Jan. 31, Feb. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m., with a Saturday matinee at 1 p.m. Follies benefits the Wellness Place and Solomon's Porch in Wenatchee. Tickets through the PAC, 663-ARTS, $26 - $32. The last Follies sold out. (er05)
Genealogical Society to meet
The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, at Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 171 Eastmont Avenue, East Wenatchee. Local genealogist John Sweeney will present "Laissez les bons temps rouler!" a program about French influence in North America. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 782-4046. (er05,06)
Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter, Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. Central Washington University Geology lecturer and TV host Nick Zentner will discuss "Ellensburg: On the Doorstep of Ice Age Floods Country." After introducing basics of pre-Pleistocene geology in the Ellensburg area, Zentner will present a unique approach to the Ice Age Floods story, using video clips from recent TV interviews. The program is free and open to the public. Call 665-2100. (er05,06)
The Chelan and Douglas County Democrats are planning their annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner for Saturday, March 9 at Cashmere Riverside Center with 5:30 p.m. social hour and 6:30 p.m. dinner/program. Cost is
$40 adult, $30 student. Dinner will be catered by Country Boy's BBQ served buffet-style with vegetarian and non-vegetarian entrees. Your additional donation will help others attend and fund joint Democratic events.