Multicultural Festival to be held Jan. 13

WENATCHEE — This year’s Multicultural and Martin Luther King Jr. Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. The event, a celebration of community diversity, will include performances, cultural displays, food, crafts and more. Hands-on activities will be available for kids. The festival is free and open to the...
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Food bank serves those in need

Waterville Food Bank Director Cathy Peirolo was at first a bit nervous that 75 children in Waterville needed Christmas gifts this year. She didn’t end up having anything to worry about.
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Christmas in Mansfield

Mansfield residents were filled with the holiday spirit this season. The school celebrated by hosting a book fair, a holiday concert and a visit from Santa; and churches held candlelight services.
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Students present holiday concert

Waterville Elementary School students in kindergarten through fifth grade held their annual Christmas concert on Dec. 19. Each class sang two songs for the program.
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Singers unite for community cantata

The long-standing Waterville tradition of a community Christmas program was brought back this year with the cantata “A Blest Messiah Born” performed on Dec. 17.
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Waterville in the holiday spirit

Waterville Chamber of Commerce members drove around town the evening of Dec. 15 to view Christmas lights and award prizes for some of the best.
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New Year’s Eve celebration at Pybus Market

WENATCHEE — Pybus Market will host a New Year’s Eve Concert and Apple Drop beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 31. Entertainment will be provided by Waterdog with two sets. The first from 7 to 9 p.m. will be traditional dinner music; the second set from 10 p.m. to midnight will be classic rock. The traditional Apple Drop will take place at 9 p.m. and again at midnight. There is no cost to attend...
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Orondo welcomes Santa

Community spirit was alive and well in Orondo on Dec. 9 when about 80 area residents gathered at the Douglas County Fire District 4 station for the fire district's annual Santa open house.
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Christmas tradition in Douglas

The annual Douglas Community Christmas Celebration, held at the Historic Douglas Church, is a favorite tradition for many Waterville area residents. This year, the chili feed and song fest was held on Dec. 9.
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Christmas Eve services in Orondo

ORONDO — The Orondo Community Church will host two services on Christmas Eve. The church’s regular morning worship service will be held at 10:15 a.m. and will feature a special Christmas program. A special Christmas Eve service with caroling will then be held at 5 p.m. Both services are open to the public. The church is located at 13966 Highway 2 in Orondo. For more information,...
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