Girls on the Run host fun run

WENATCHEE — Girls on the Run of Columbia Valley will host its 5k fun run at 9 a.m. May 20 at Pybus Market. The event, which is open to the community, will begin and end at Pybus along the Loop Trail. Pre-registration for the event can be found at gotrcolumbiavalley.org/5K-Detail#show-event-details. Packet pickup/pre-event registration for those who do not register online will be from 4 to 6...
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Group ride teaches beginning cyclists the rules of the road

WENATCHEE — The City of Wenatchee will host its flagship “Life is a Cycle” bike event at 6 p.m. May 19 at Walla Walla Point Park. The group ride teaches bike commuting beginners how to use the community’s bike lanes, paths and shared-use roads. The event is open to the public. Registration is $1.50 in advance or $5 on the day of the event. Proceeds will be donated to the American Heart...
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Bicycle rodeo on May 20

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation will host a bicycle rodeo for children of all ages from 9 to 10:30 a.m. May 20 at the Eastmont Aquatic Center parking lot, 980 3rd St. N.E., East Wenatchee. The free event will include bicycle and helmet inspections, bicycle safety information, an obstacle course and more. A limited number of free helmets and goodie bags will be distributed on a...
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Eastmont Parks plans summer camps, activities

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several camps and activities for youth and adults in the coming months. Two sessions of pickleball lessons for all ages will be held at 6 p.m. May 16 and at noon May 20 at the Eastmont Community Park PIckleball Complex. The lessons are free and racquets will be provided. Two sessions of beginning and intermediate adult tennis lessons...
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Summer academy explores physics of hydropower

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD will host a hydropower STEM summer academy June 19-23 at Rocky Reach Dam. High school students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher may enroll in the course that explores the physics of producing hydropower. The week will feature hands-on activities with mechanical and electrical engineers, plant mechanics and operators, divers and linemen. Activities will include solar...
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Ride of Silence on May 17

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Velo Club will host its annual Ride of Silence at 7 p.m. May 17, beginning at Pybus Market. The free event will begin with a 6:30 p.m. ceremony to remember those who have been lost or injured while riding their bicycles. The ride will continue in a slow procession through the city and return to Pybus. Riders will travel no faster than 10 mph and remain silent...
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PUD hosts Kids Fest

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD will host the Rocky Reach Kids Fest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13. The new free festival is all about family fun and the wonders of hydropower. Activities will include games, music and dancing, drawings for prizes, fast-paced tours of Rocky Reach Dam, fish viewing, wildlife exhibits and more. Food will also be available in the Visitor Center. For more...
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Race finale on the plateau

A 34-mile loop on the Waterville Plateau forms the culmination of each year’s Tour de Bloom, a U.S.A. Cycling-certified event organized by the Wenatchee Valley Velo Club.
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Learn to play pickleball

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation is offering two pickleball classes in May. The first session will be at 6 p.m. May 16 and the second session will be at noon May 20, both at the Eastmont Community Park Pickleball Complex. The lessons are free and will cover the fundamentals of the sport. All ages are welcome. Equipment will be provided. For more information or to register, call...
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Smiles at Waterville egg hunt

Waterville's Easter egg hunt, held April 15 at Pioneer Park, was welcomed with pleasant weather and large crowds of children.
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