Washington PTSA hosts screening of documentary film

WENATCHEE — Washington Elementary PTSA is hosting a public screening of “Underwater Dreams” on Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. The documentary tells the story of how kids of undocumented Mexican immigrants learned how to build an underwater robot from parts purchased at a home improvement store, and defeat engineering powerhouse MIT in the...
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Big Screen movie series starts new season

WENATCHEE — The Numerica Performing Arts Center begins its monthly Movies on the Big Screen series for 2017-18 with two presentations this month. “The NeverEnding Story” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12. The 1984 family adventure-drama is about a troubled boy who dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. It stars Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver,...
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Native Plant Society will meet Oct. 12 at museum

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Wendy Gibble, manager of conservation and education at the University of Washington Botanic Gardens, will present a program on the biology of seeds, seed dormancy and how it is used in seed banking. The meeting is free and...
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‘Coppermine Trip’ will be environmental series presentation

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Environmental Film & Lecture Series presents “Coppermine River Trip” at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Andy Dappen, Neal Hedges, Paul Hessburg and Robbie Scott will give a presentation about their 24-day, 350-mile canoe trip in the Canadian Arctic, complete with photos and poetry. A $5...
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MTW to present ’12 Angry Men’

WENATCHEE — Music Theatre of Wenatchee presents “12 Angry Men,” its fall production, Oct. 12-14, 19-21 and 26-28 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Riverside Playhouse in Wenatchee. The play is based on the 1957 American courtroom drama film starring Henry Fonda and tells the story of a jury deliberating the guilt or acquittal of a defendant on the basis of reasonable doubt....
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Pet of the Week

  Jenny is a feisty but delightful lady, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 6-year-old, large size, black, orange and white longhair domestic mix. Jenny is a gorgeous girl with a sassy attitude that gives her a lot of personality. She likes to be around people and is confident and social but she will also let you know when she wants to be left alone....
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Lucky Break Boys bring their music to Pybus Oct. 13

WENATCHEE — The Lucky Break Boys will perform for Pybus Market’s next Music on the Railcar event from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13. The local duo of Jeff Heminger and Bill Dobbins play and sing a variety of bluegrass, folk, old-time standards and newer material. For more information, visit pybusmarket.org or luckybreakboys.com.
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Dispute Resolution Center to offer mediation training

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center is offering a 40-hour basic mediation training course this month. The classes will take place Oct. 13-15 and 27-29 at 14 N. Mission St. Training includes the process of mediation, communication skills and conflict dynamics. The course is approved by the Washington Mediation Association, and participants who complete the course will be...
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Museum offers geology tour

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will sponsor a Fire and Ice Geology Tour from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 14. Lead by local geologist Brent Cunderla and Ken Lacy, this tour will examine the evidence of the continental ice sheet that once covered the Waterville Plateau area including Withrow Terminal Moraine, Kames, Eskars, Drumlins and Kettles; view the Grand Terrace...
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PUD’s Fall Harvest Roundup on Oct. 15

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD will host its annual Fall Harvest Roundup at Rocky Reach Dam from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 15. The free event will take place in the park with entertainment for the entire family. Activities will include hay rides, games, trick-or-treating, dog sled demonstrations and more. There will be appearances by L-Bow the Clown and the Bobbers Band. Food will also be available...
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