Dorothy Prewitt Pohlman scholarships are available

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee branch of the American Association of University Women is offering two Dorothy Prewitt Pohlman scholarships. The $1,850 scholarships will be awarded to female applicants who have earned at least 60 credits from Wenatchee Valley College by the end of the 2017 spring quarter and have been accepted to a four-year Washington state college or university for fall 2017....
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Empty bowls painting event Feb. 18 at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council will host another Empty Bowls painting event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 18 at Pybus Market. For a $10 donation, participants will be given a blank bowl, paint and instructions for designing their own creation. Staff from Inspirations & Art Ceramics Cafe will be on hand to provide assistance. Participants will also be invited to a...
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Museum hosts story time

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center hosts another “A Different Kind of Story Time” event at 11 a.m. Feb. 25. The museum is located at 127 S. Mission St. Local actor Dave Williams will read from the children’s book “Interrupting Chicken” by David Ezra Stein. The free public event is appropriate for children of all ages. For more...
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Author/teacher comes to town for reading Feb. 23

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College Visiting Writers Series presents author Michael Copperman in two reading events on Feb. 23. The first reading will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in McArthur Lecture Hall, Wenatchi Hall, on the Wenatchee campus. The program will also be shown at the same time through interactive television at the WVC Omak Campus, room 901. The second reading will be at 5:30...
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Wenatchee Valley Firewise Day on Feb. 25

WENATCHEE — The second annual Wenatchee Valley Firewise Day will be held Feb. 25 at Pybus Market. The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Representatives from the Chelan County Fire District, U.S. Forest Service, WSU Master Gardeners and other organizations will share information and resources on how to prepare homes from the risk of wildfire and how to become...
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Pet of the Week

  Vienna will be the girl of your dreams, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a large-size, 1 1/2-year-old, black Labrador retriever/Australian kelpie mix. Vienna is a wonderfully sweet gal who enjoys every minute of being with her people. She craves an active life where she can go for hikes and walks, or just have fun playing in the backyard. Vienna is...
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Support the animals at Humane Society auction

WENATCHEE — It’s a night for the animals! The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society’s annual Auction for the Animals is coming up on Feb. 25 at the Wenatchee Convention Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. The event is the Humane Society’s largest fundraiser of the year and this year’s theme is “Peace Love Paws.” Tickets are $55. For further information or to purchase tickets, call 662-9577 or...
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Side Door Band performs at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Side Door Band will be at Pybus Market for a performance from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 17 on the Railcar. The four-member band features a mixture of blues, rock and gospel. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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It’s showtime for local dance studio

WENATCHEE — The Next Step Dance Studio presents its production “A Night of Disney” Feb. 18 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Performances will be at 1 and 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $18 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit numericapac.org or nextstepdance08.com.
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February blood drives

NCW — The American Red Cross will hold several blood drives this month in Chelan and Douglas counties. Feb. 20: 1 to 7 p.m., Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 8th St. N.E., East Wenatchee. Feb. 21: 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave. Feb. 22: Noon to 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 206 N. Emerson, Chelan. Feb. 23: 1 to 6 p.m., North Central Washington...
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