Church fills Christmas shoeboxes

The Mansfield Community Church on Nov. 11 hosted its 8th annual Operation Christmas Child event to pack shoeboxes for children in need around the world.
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Symphony, ballet academy present holiday classic

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Symphony will present “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Dec. 7-9 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. The symphony joins with the Fabulous Feet Academy of Ballet to present Tchaikovsky’s beloved classic in a magical holiday event for the whole family to enjoy. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 7-8, with a 2 p.m. matinee Dec. 9. Tickets are $18 to...
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Bridgeport School District holds veterans assembly

Bridgeport School District held a veterans assembly Nov. 9 in the high school gym. Students in grades K-12 participated in the event honoring America’s veterans.
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Veterans assembly at Waterville

Waterville schools held a Veterans Day assembly Nov. 8 honoring all local veterans. The entire student body attended the event along with the honored guests and other community members.
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Voices sought for Christmas Cantata

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent For the second year in a row, the Waterville Federated Church will be putting on a Christmas Cantata this year. The cantata will be performed at 7 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Federated Church. The music for this year’s cantata is “The Glory of Christmas: Celebrating Christ’s Birth” by Lloyd Larson. Phyllis Browning, who is directing the cantata, is...
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Pybus Holiday Artisan Fair on Nov. 17

WENATCHEE — Pybus Market is hosting its annual Holiday Artisan Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 on the main concourse and in the LocalTel Event Center. The free fair will feature over 40 local and regional vendors offering crafts, holiday gifts, décor, jewelry, art and more. In addition to shopping, there will be giveaways, a photo booth and a raffle. For more information,...
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Waterville celebrates Halloween

People of all ages have been involved with Waterville's Halloween festivities for generations and it has been a long standing tradition to give to the community and children on that day.
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Organization collecting shoe box gift donations

EAST WENATCHEE — The Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes will be collected Nov. 12-19. The international Christian relief organization started the program in 1993. Traditionally, miscellaneous items — toys, school supplies, personal hygiene items and notes of encouragement — are packed in shoe boxes for children in need worldwide. Shoe boxes can be dropped off at...
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Dinner for veterans Nov. 11 at Coyote Pass Café

For the third year in a row, the Coyote Pass Café will hold a free dinner for veterans and their families on Veterans Day.
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Mansfield celebrates harvest and Halloween traditions

Mansfield closed out the month of October with a variety of activities celebrating harvest traditions and Halloween.
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