Dogs have chance to splash at Wenatchee City Pool

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Parks & Recreation will host a Doggie Paddle Swim on Aug. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wenatchee City Pool, 220 Fuller St. Handlers 16 years and older are invited to bring up to two dogs to swim and play. Only canines will be allowed in the pool during this special session. Cost for admission is $5 per dog for residents, and $5.50 for non-residents. Every dog must have...
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Blood drives announced in August

NCW — As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month. A critical need remains as many regular donors delay giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start. The following area blood drives are scheduled for late August: 1:30 to 7 p.m., Aug. 20, Holy...
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Genealogical Society features collection of geographical resources

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society is featuring their collection of geographical resources for the month of August, which includes land grants, deeds, historic maps, plat maps and gazetteers. Visit the WAGS website for a complete list of geographical holdings in the collection at wags-web.org. You can also visit the WAGS library in the Museum Annex, 127 S. Mission St. It’s...
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Sixth rabid bat found in Chelan County

LEAVENWORTH — The Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery is the latest place a rabid bat has been found in Chelan County. Animal control officers recovered the bat July 31 at 12790 Fish Hatchery Road, according to Barry Kling with the Chelan-Douglas Health District. It was ultimately transferred to the Washington State Lab, where it tested positive for the virus. Kling said in a news release Aug....
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Well Strung plays at Pybus Aug. 10

WENATCHEE — The Well Strung will perform for the next Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 10 at Pybus Market. The duo of Jac Tiechner and Steve Sanders plays mostly upbeat jazz and blues. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.  
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Erratics chapter meets Aug. 14

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Vic Baker, a professor at the University of Arizona, will present the program “Ice-Age Flood Controversies: Past and Present.” The program is free and open to the public. For more information,...
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Write on the River presents Four Minutes of Fame

WENATCHEE — Write On The River presents its next Four Minutes of Fame event Aug. 16 at Radar Station, 115 S. Wenatchee Ave. Four Minutes of Fame is a free, casual way to enjoy local writers reading their original work including poetry, essays, short fiction, journal entries or other work. Socializing starts at 6:30 p.m. with readings beginning at 7 p.m. Opportunities to read are open to all but...
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Show your talent at Holiday Spice auditions Aug. 23

WENATCHEE — Auditions for this year’s Holiday Spice variety show will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. Holiday Spice is a community-based holiday show benefiting the PAC. It will be held Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. during the 2018 Festival of Trees Nov. 16-19. Performers must be available for rehearsals Nov. 12-15. Additional...
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Interpersonal leadership workshop for nonprofits

NCW — The Nonprofit Practices Institute, a partnership of the Community Foundation of NCW and the Icicle Fund, will host a workshop next month at two locations in North Central Washington to guide nonprofit organizations in interpersonal leadership styles. This workshop examines various leadership styles and the impact of those individual styles of behavior on producing results. Participants...
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Blood drives announced in August

WENATCHEE — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors of all blood types to give now. While thousands of donors have answered the call to donate blood, more donors are needed to help ensure blood types don’t go missing. The following area blood drives are scheduled for early August: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 2, Pybus Market, 7 N. Worthen St., Wenatchee 1:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6, Kings...
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