Check out what’s offered for fun summer activities

WENATCHEE — It’s time to start planning summer fun! The NCW Summer Camp Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at Pybus Market. Over 20 organizations will be on hand to provide information about a variety of summer programs available in North Central Washington, answer questions and more. The event is sponsored by Icicle Creek Center for the Arts and Wenatchee Mom Blog. For...
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Fun and games at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Looking for some old-fashioned family fun? Pacific Crest Church is hosting another monthly game night at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26. The evening’s activities will include board games, card games or any games you would like to bring from home. It is open to all ages and there is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Busy day on Badger Mountain

A significant snowfall Jan. 11 made for a solid opening of the Badger Mountain Ski Hill on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
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Eastmont Parks & Rec schedules activities

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. Two class sessions in art techniques will be held on Tuesdays with the first session from Feb. 6-27, and the second session from March 6-27. The classes are for ages 8-12 and will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A fee of $65 includes supplies. Registration deadlines are Jan. 26 for the first...
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Ski hill waits on more snow

The Waterville Lions Club is hoping to open the Badger Mountain Ski Hill on the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, but more snow is needed.
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State parks offers upcoming ‘free day’

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer the second of its “free days” for 2018 during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan 15. During “free days,” visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state park. “Free days” are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass. The pass costs $30 for annual...
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State parks offer First Day Hikes

OLYMPIA — Washington State Parks will celebrate New Year’s Day with “First Day Hikes” in parks all over the state. The Jan. 1 event coincides with State Parks “Free Day,” when visitors are not required to display a Discover Pass on their vehicles to have park access. In Okanogan/Douglas counties, the following special activities are planned for First Day Hikes: Bridgeport State...
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Ham shoot day in Mansfield

 The Mansfield Chamber partnered with the Mansfield Sportsman Club to host a ham shoot on Dec. 9. It was a day of family fun for the raffle-style contest with about 40 hams as prizes.
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Free snowshoe tours offered at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery

LEAVENWORTH — Have you ever wanted to take a snowshoe tour? Now’s your chance. Free guided snowshoe tours will be provided from the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery during December and January. Tours led by hatchery staff, a biologist from the Mid-Columbia Fish & Wildlife Conservation Office and volunteers will be held Fridays at 1 p.m., and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. from...
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Films show fun in the winter outdoors

WENATCHEE — El Sendero brings its annual Backcountry Film Festival to the Numerica Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Dec. 6. El Sendero is a Wenatchee-based nonprofit all-volunteer organization made up of backcountry skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers and outdoor adventurers. The film festival will showcase eight inspirational and thought-provoking films that embody El Sendero’s mission to...
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