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8/14/2014 7:07:00 PM
Community News


Lions Club Craft Fair

Join us Wednesday, Aug. 30, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lions Club Park. Come and see beautiful craftsmanship and a large selection of craft items being showcased by area crafters. We will have a local radio station on hand for music and interviewing the crafters. A light breakfast and lunch food service will be available. Website: Email: Proceeds from putting on the fair will go to Leavenworth Lions Club's Service Projects - locally and worldwide. (er31,32,33)

P.E.O. Chapter JF Annual Garage Sale

Local P.E.O. Chapter JF will hold their Annual Garage Sale on Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church located at 418 Evans Avenue. All sales are by donation. Proceeds go to educational opportunities for women. (er33)

Sing with Village Voices

Leavenworth's community chorus, Village Voices, is beginning its singing season on Monday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m. at the Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church, 415 Evans Street. Come join us as we prepare for our December concerts and city performances. Your voice is needed. Please contact Carolyn at 548-0318. (er33,34)

New Play Festival

Icicle Creek invites you to be the first in the world to hear two new plays by esteemed playwrights - Bloomsday by Steven Dietz and The Change Room by Carly Mensch - direct from Icicle Creek's renowned New Play Festival. Join us at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17 at the Snowy Owl Theater. See or call 548-6347 for details. (er32,33)

Map and compass navigation

Make the most of your backcountry experiences by learning the skills to keep you safe in the wild. Gain your bearings with wilderness travel by learning the art of map and compass navigation. Register for this introductory class in order to feel more confident reading the landscape and utilizing topographic features to 'stay found' in the woods. From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 16 at Wenatchee River Institute in Leavenworth. $15, kids under 14 free with adult. Call 548-0181. (er32,33)

Recipe for Justice is back

"Recipe For Justice," written and directed by Leavenworth writer Susan Butruille, salutes the 72-year campaign for women's right to vote. Mandi Wickline is assistant director and Wenatchee jazz musician extraordinaire Mary Sanders plays piano for the musical reader's theatre. "Recipe For Justice," first produced in 2010, returns to Icicle Creek Center for the Arts' Canyon Wren Recital Hall on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 adult and $5 students at the door. Period dress from the 1920s or before is encouraged. Call 548-0238. (er32,33)

Jon Magnus at Leavenworth Library

Wenatchee High School teacher and author Jon Magnus shares inspirational S.H.I.N.E.: Life Lessons Revealed, a distillation of wisdom from exceptional encounters on a round-the-world journey. Jon's book offers universal life lessons we all can use in everyday life. Enjoy Jon's free presentation Friday, Aug. 22 at Leavenworth Library at 7 p.m. Call 548-7923. (er32,33)

CM Home and Garden Tour

Cascade Medical Foundation presents its 19th Annual Home and Garden Tour Saturday, Sept. 13 from noon to 5 p.m. This year's tour will be in the Leavenworth area featuring seven unique and lovely homes. Ticket/brochures will be on sale for $20/person at Cascade Medical Center's admitting desk Sept. 1 and at any home on the day of the tour. All proceeds go to improvement of Cascade Medical facilities and updating of equipment. For more information go to or call the Foundation office at 548-2523. (er32,33)


PD all school picnic

Join us on at noon on Saturday, Aug. 16 in the park by the football field in Peshastin. Bring your own table service and chairs. Gates open at 11 a.m. Spread the word and let your classmates know. Call Marilou Hughes at 663-0275 or 509-630-0515 or Ed Clarke at 548-7644. (er32,33)

Lake Wenatchee

Fire fundraiser

A Fire Fundraiser is planned from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the restaurant at Kahler Glen, by Lake Wenatchee. For $20, gourmet burgers, music and more. Call Carol at 763-0811 to RSVP and more information. (er33,34)


Scarecrow building workshop

Preparation has begun for Scare~Crazy! The Cashmere community will once again come together to give families a real treat for October. Last year more than 120 handmade scarecrows, each one unique, were on display for the month of October. In preparation for this year's event, Overall Kitchen and Bath Design will be offering free scarecrow building workshops from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 16 at Overall Kitchen and Bath Design, 129 Cottage Avenue. Another workshop is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 in the parking lot at Weed's Café, 201 Cottage Avenue. Hot Cider and cookies will be served. For more information, call 782-7404. (er31,32,33)

Senior Meals needs help

Senior Meals is needing volunteers to drive meals to homebound seniors in Cashmere. We drive Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Please Call Bobbie at 470-0522 to help out this project. (er33,34)


Disaster can bring about stress

When we experience a disaster, we can have a wide variety of responses to difficult situations, including feeling physically and mentally drained, difficulty making decisions, becoming easily frustrated, arguing more, feeling tired or lonely, changes in appetite. For more information, visit (er31,32,33)

SAGE Fundraiser

SAGE, your local crime victims' service center, is collecting 300 bags with 25 pairs of used shoes. The shoes will be used to create micro businesses in under developed countries like Haiti, Ghana and others. Our agency will also receive $3,000 to help victims of crime in the process. You can help by collecting a bag with 25 pairs and returning it to 710 N Chelan, Wenatchee by Aug. 25 or call 663-7446 to arrange a pick up. (er33,34)

Wenatchee Learns Connect Partnership Center

On Aug. 28, from 2-5 p.m. the Wenatchee School District will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for their new partnership center Wenatchee Learns Connect located at 2 South Mission Street in Wenatchee. Ribbon cutting ceremony begins promptly at 2 p.m. and the event is open to the public. Wenatchee Learns Connect was created in response to the Wenatchee Learns shared visioning campaign survey that the Wenatchee School District launched in 2011. Call 888-2828. (er33,34)

Grief Specialist to Speak

Dr. Bob Baugher, a psychologist, certified death educator, and psychology instructor from Seattle, will conduct a seminar titled "The Grief Journey," Thursday, Aug. 21 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington Street, Wenatchee. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The seminar is from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and includes lunch. Dr. Baugher will present workshops on suicide, anger, healthy and unhealthy grief, and humor and grief. The seminar is sponsored by the Wenatchee Valley Chapter of The Compassionate Friends. There is no charge; however, all donations will be gladly accepted. Call Carol Sunada at 860-3620 to reserve a seat. (er33,34)

The Compassionate Friends meeting

The next meeting of the Wenatchee Valley Chapter is Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington St., Wenatchee. This is a grief support group to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age, and to provide information to help others be supportive. There is no religious affiliation and there are no membership dues or fees. Please call Carol at 509-860-3620, and/or visit our website at (er33)

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