Blood drives scheduled in December

WENATCHEE — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. The following area blood drives are scheduled: Dec. 7: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee Dec. 17: 1 to 7 p.m., Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 8th St. N.E., East...
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Holiday movies in Chelan

CHELAN — The Ruby Theatre in Chelan is presenting holiday movie matinees every Saturday during December. The movies begin at 3 p.m. and there is no cost to attend. Here is the schedule: Dec. 8: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” from 2000 starring Jim Carrey Dec. 15: “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” from 2005 starring Tilda Swinton Dec. 22: “The...
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Gingerbread House Factory at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church will host a Gingerbread House Factory from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Pybus Market LocalTel Event Center. The family event is open to the public and designed for kids up to age 18 to build a gingerbread house. Sessions will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Supplies will be provided for 200 gingerbread houses on a first-come, first-served...
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Candle lighting ceremony Dec. 9

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will hold a candle lighting ceremony Dec. 9 to honor the memories of children and loved ones of all ages who have died. The local ceremony is part of the international bereavement support group’s 22nd annual Worldwide Candle Lighting event. The community is invited to gather at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1011...
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Erratics program to feature WGS ‘story maps’

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. The program “Story Map: Washington’s Ice Age Floods,” featuring the Washington Geological Survey’s online “story maps,” will be presented. The program is free and open to the public. For...
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Holiday jazz at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The Cashmere High School Jazz Band and the Apollo Club will present “A Jazzy Classy Christmas” at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 at Pybus Market. There is no cost to attend the family-friendly concert. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Mike Bills is back for show at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Come in out of the cold to listen to some music that’s sure to put a smile on your face. Local musician Mike Bills returns for a performance at Pybus Market’s Friday Night Music event from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30. Bills features a wide variety of music on standard and slide guitar. His styles include jazz, pop, Delta blues, country, reggae and funk. There is no cost to...
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Christmas family fun at WVMCC

WENATCHEE — Catch the holiday spirit at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center during Christmas Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1. Museum staff and volunteers will lead several arts and crafts activities for all ages. Santa will be available for pictures and refreshments will be served. Admission is $10 per family. The museum is located at 127 S. Mission St. in...
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Empty bowls painting events begin Dec. 2

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council is hosting a series of Wenatchee Valley Empty Bowls community painting events from 1 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 2, Jan. 20 and Feb. 17 at Pybus Market. For a $10 donation or $35 for a family of up to five members, participants will be given a blank bowl, paint and instructions for designing their own creation. Participants will also be invited to a...
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Santa arrives at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Santa Claus will make a grand arrival at Pybus Public Market on Dec. 2. Old Saint Nick will make his entrance on a Chelan County Fire District 1 firetruck at 1 p.m. and will then pose for free photos until 3 p.m. inside the concourse. Firefighters from Chelan County Fire District 1 will be on hand after they deliver Santa to let kids sit in the fire truck for photos and to answer...
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