Sportsmen’s group hosts Young Hunting and Fishing Day

EAST WENATCHEE —The Wenatchee Sportsmen’s Association will host the North Central Washington Youth Hunting and Fishing Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at the North Central Washington Gun Club, 2710 Gun Club Road. Activities will include firearm safety, hunter education, habitat conservation, local wildlife education, archery practice, trap and target shooting, fly casting and other...
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SAGE hosts fun run on Sept. 29

WENATCHEE — SAGE (Safety-Advocacy-Growth-Empowerment) is hosting its inaugural “When I Grow Up” 5K Fun Run/Walk on Sept. 29. The event starts at 10 a.m. from Pybus Market. Costumes are encouraged. Registration is $25 per individual or $40 for a family of four. Registration packages are also available for groups larger than four. To register, visit findsafety.org. Proceeds will...
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Color Rush run to benefit United Way

WENATCHEE — United Way of North Central Washington will host the Confluence Health Color Rush Fun Run on Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. The family-friendly 5k run is designed for all ages and all abilities to walk, dance, run or roll along the Apple Capital Loop Trail starting at Pybus Market. Along the course, participants will encounter five “blast zones” where they will be sprayed with...
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Upcoming activities for Eastmont Parks & Recreation

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. Two class sessions in art techniques throughout history will be held on Tuesdays with the first session Oct. 4-25 and the second session Nov. 1-29. Classes are for ages 8-12 and will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A fee of $65 per session includes supplies. Registration deadline is Sept. 21 for...
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Charity golf event on Sept. 21

EAST WENATCHEE — Goodfellow Bros. will host its Charity Golf Classic on Sept. 21 at the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club in East Wenatchee. The inaugural Classic will be a four-person scramble on the 18-hole course. The event will also include putting and target contests, hole-in-one competitions, dinner, a live auction and raffle prizes. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. with the shotgun start...
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State parks offers upcoming ‘free day’

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer a special “free day” entrance to state parks on Aug. 25 to commemorate the National Park System’s 102nd anniversary. During “free days,” day-use visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state park. “Free days” are in keeping with legislation that created...
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Lake Chelan Sailing Regatta set for Sept. 8-9

CHELAN — The 46th annual Lake Chelan Sailing Regatta will be held Sept. 8-9. The event, organized by the Lake Chelan Sailing Association, is open to all sailboats and sailors of all skill levels. Classes will include one design and Portsmouth. This year’s regatta will also include the Bainbridge Cup for the San Juan 21 class. This is a fun event and is not a points race for most...
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Stats released for Waterville swim team

8/23 Correction: Swim team points The story “Stats released for Waterville swim team” on Page 7 in the Aug. 16 issue of Douglas County Empire Press included incorrect information about the Waterville H2O swim team season point total for Branson Barnes. He had 111 individual points for the entire season which placed him first in the boy’s age 8 and younger division.   By...
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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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Swimming lessons for Mansfield children

Mansfield School and the Mansfield Lions Club teamed up to offer free swimming lessons Aug. 6-10 for the local children. The lessons were held at the Waterville Pool.
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