Beat the heat with summer art class

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is hosting another in its series of family-friendly art classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 31. Parents and children and invited to participate in these interactive, fun projects. The fee is $10 for one parent and one child. Additional children are $3 each. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, go...
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Show your talent at Holiday Spice auditions Sept. 5 and 7

WENATCHEE — Auditions for this year’s Holiday Spice variety show will be held Sept. 5 and 7 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. Holiday Spice is a community-based holiday show benefiting the PAC. It will be held Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. during the 2019 Festival of Trees. Open auditions will be Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. and Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. on the PAC stage. Those...
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YWCA NCW establishes Women’s Empowerment Center

WENATCHEE — The lower level of YWCA North Central Washington’s headquarters at 212 First St. is now the YWCA Women’s Empowerment Center.
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Museum’s railroad history tour on Sept. 7

WENATCHEE — Tickets are still available for a railroad history tour, hosted by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on Sept. 7. On March 1, 1910, the deadliest avalanche in North American history swept down the snowy Cascades, burying two trains and killing 96 people. The tour will visit the area along with several other sites between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass that played...
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Write On The River plans next open mic event

WENATCHEE — Need to try out a few pages of your recent inspiration? Want to read from your just-published memoir? Got poems? Join local writers for a fun and casual evening on Sept. 12 at Write On The River’s “Four Minutes of Fame” event. This year’s summertime venue is South, at 913 Front Street in Leavenworth. The deck opens up at 6:30 p.m., and readings start at 7 p.m. Food and...
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Stand Down event offers services for veterans

WENATCHEE — A North Central Washington All Veteran Stand Down will be held Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wenatchee National Guard Armory, 1230 Fifth St. The Stand Down provides goods and services for all honorably discharged vets, with a special emphasis on providing outreach and services to those vets who are homeless or at-risk. The event will also include an opening ceremony and free...
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Remembrance walk set for Sept. 14

WENATCHEE — The Compassionate Friends Wenatchee Valley Chapter will host its eighth annual Walk to Remember on Sept. 14 at Walla Walla Point Park. The event will help memorialize children and loved ones who have died and help bereaved families in their journey through grief. The two-mile “gentle” walk will start and end at Shelter 1 at the park and is open to anyone who has lost a...
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Tomato Gala on tap Aug. 17

WENATCHEE — If you love tomatoes, this event is for you. Washington State University Chelan-Douglas Master Gardeners will hold their ninth annual Tomato Gala on Aug. 17. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Community Education Garden at the northwest corner of Springwater and Western avenues in Wenatchee. A wide variety of heirlooms, hybrids, cherry and paste tomatoes will be...
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Youth deliver at Chelan Jr. Rodeo

Nearly 200 young rodeo hopefuls ranging from age 2-years-old to 18 took to 52 various competitions in nine different age categories over the two-day Chelan Jr. Rodeo, held Aug. 3-4.
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Innovator Awards nominees announced; program set for Sept. 25

WENATCHEE — GWATA, North Central Washington’s Technology Alliance, has announced the nominees for its annual Innovator Awards. The awards, which have been presented for 19 years, will be given out at a luncheon Sept. 25. More information can be found at gwata.org. Entrepreneur of the Year nominees are: Heath Frazier, Chief Fitness; Jordan Lindstrom and Scott Ptolemy, Web Guidz; Kelsey Guy...
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