WRI to host fall banquet, auction

LEAVENWORTH — The Wenatchee River Institute Fall Banquet and Auction will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Leavenworth Festhalle, 1001 Front St.

The Wenatchee River Institute, an outdoor learning center serving the greater Wenatchee Valley and local school districts, is growing their programs providing more opportunities to connect people and communities with the natural world.

Proceeds from the event will support WRI youth education programs, including field days, afterschool programs and summer camps, WRI’s Red Barn Speaker Series, workshops, field courses and the Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest.

Cost is $50 a person.

For more information or tickets, go to wenatcheeriverinstitute.org, visit the WRI River Haus, 347 Division St. in Leavenworth, call 548-0181 or email info@wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.