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April 13, 17, 18, 20
Holy Week at St. Andrew's
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, downtown Chelan, invite you to share in Holy Week observances, beginning with the procession of the Palms on April 13, Palm Sunday. They will gather shortly before 10 a.m., in the parish hall, then process, carrying palm branches into the church. Maunday Thursday at 7 p.m., April 17, is a commemoration of Jesus's washing his disciples' feet, then sharing with them the last supper before departing to the garden, asking them to stay and watch with him. Good Friday, April 18 sharing the story of the crucifixion, at noon. Easter Sunday, April 20, 10 a.m., a festive celebration of Jesus's resurrection. The Log Church at 120 Woodin Avenue, has served the Chelan Valley for nearly 120 years. We welcome visitors and enquirers. Call the church at 682-2852, Thursdays and Fridays, information. They are served by Linda Mayer, our community priest.
April 18, 20
Holy Week at North Shore Bible Church
There will be a Good Friday Service, April 18, at the church at 7 p.m. On Sunday, April 20, Sunrise Service on Scout Hill 6:30 a.m., followed by breakfast at North Shore at 7:15 a.m. There will be Easter regular services 8:45 and 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, April 20
There will be a Easter Sunrise Service at Don Morse Memorial Park on Sunday, April 20, 6:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Did you know that there is an organization here in North Central Washington that wants to help you start a business? That organization is SCORE. SCORE (Counselors to America's Small Business) is composed of retired business executives who have extensive experience in operating small businesses and they want to help you have that experience. Make a visit with a SCORE mentor the first step you take to assure that your business gets off to a good start. For information call the Wenatchee SCORE office, 509-888-2900 or your local Chamber of Commerce office, 682-3503. www.centralwashington.score.org
Win a trip to Bavaria!
Tickets are now available at the Lake Chelan Mirror, 315 E. Woodin Ave., for the Leavenworth Rotary Club's Bavarian Raffle, for a dream vacation to Bavaria. The Raffle includes round trip air fare for two from Seattle to Munich and $3,500 in spending money. You can take the trip any time you wish. Raffle tickets are $10 each but only 2,500 tickets will be sold. Tickets are also available on line at http://www.leavenworthrotaryfest.com/raffle%20tickets.html. Funds raised by the Raffle support local scholarships, the Food Bank, Free Clinic and many other Rotary Humanitarian efforts.
Hunter Education Training
The next class begins on August 4, 2014. Sign up is at the Washington State Game Department's website. You must attend all classes and be there on Saturday for the range day and testing in order to receive your certificate. Contact Rick Hanson at 509-682-2421 for further details.
Now thru April 30
Street Fair vendors wanted
The Manson Apple Blossom Festival is quickly approaching. The parade will be held on Saturuday, May 10. Applications are now available for Street Fair vendors. These are posted on the festival website, Mansonappleblossom.com (events and forms), or contact Linda Blessin at lblessin@net
Fire district meeting
Chelan County Fire District 7 Commissioners will hold their regular meeting Wednesday, April 9, 4 p.m., at the station, located at the corner of Wapato and Sanders in Chelan. www.chelan7.org. Also on Wednesday they will hold a workshop at 2 p.m.
April 9 & 17
WVC Food, Environment and Community workshop series
For those interested in growing indoor produce and making the most of storm water runoff, the Wenatchee Valley College Food, Environment and Community Workshop series is offering two April workshops. The Water Runoff seminar takes place on Wednesday, April 9, and Container Planting is on Thursday, April 17. Both events are 5:30-7 p.m. in Batjer Hall 8039 on the Wenatchee campus. They are free and open to the public. RSVP to Alison Detjens at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-682-6625. For information, visit the WVC website, www.wvc.edu
Celebrate Recovery meetings
Lake Chelan Celebrate Recovery Meets every Thursday at Little Stone Church, 2133 West Woodin Avenue. Dinner is at 6 p.m., cost is $3. Group meeting at 6:30 p.m., followed by gender-specific small groups. Celebrate Recovery is a confidential, Biblically-based twelve step program for anyone struggling with addiction, co-dependency, gambling, relationships and other life issues. Contact: 509-860-8108.
Camp Fire fundraiser
Camp Fire provides a variety of programs from: after school clubs , outdoor education, summer camp and clubs. This is a great chance to help support local youth go to camp and reach their potential. South will donate 20% of all food sales to help Camp Fire provide scholarships for under-privileged kids go to camp, on Thursday April 10, 5 p.m.-close. They are located at Pybus Market in Wenatchee.
April 10 & 11
A Lake Chelan Arts Council workshop on April 10 and 11 will feature a Bruce Edwards Drawing & Watercolor Painting Class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Chelan Fire Station, 232 E. Wapato Avennue. Cost is $30 for each day. The Arts Council provided grants to students from the local high schools for these workshops. If you know of students who might benefit from this program, please let us know. For information call Main Street Gallery, 682-9262.
Pateros Farmers Market meeting
The Pateros Farmers Market Group will meet Friday, April 11, 3 p.m., at Sweet River Bakery. All vendors, gardeners and crafters are welcome. Call 509-686-1022 for information.
Grab your bikes and enjoy free family fun at a community bike rodeo Saturday, April 12, noon to 4:30 p.m., Walmart parking lot. Lake Chelan Community Hospital hosts the event, which will feature several stations to teach children bike safety, as well as child passenger seat checks by certified technicians. Meet the Emergency Medical Services team as they distribute free bike helmets, while supplies last, and help kids learn how to be safe on their bikes. Max the Dog will make appearances at noon and 3 p.m. Minor bike repairs will be available and Walmart will take bike ID photos for kids at the event.
A benefit dinner for the Escobar Family will be held Saturday, April 12, 6-8 p.m. at Manson High School Commons. Cost is $10 per person, $6 for children 12 and under. Menu will be Pork Carnitas, fried chicken, rice and beans, homemade tortillas and refreshments. All proceeds will go the family to help pay medical and funeral expenses. Tickets are available at Manson Schools, the district office and at the door the day of the event. Tickets for a quilt raffle are at Manson Elementary. If you would like to volunteer and help call Adelina Velasco 509-860-0836.
Plant Sale Saturday
The Manson Grange is sponsoring a Native Plant Sale Saturday, April 12, at the Grange Hall. The event will begin at 10 a.m., and continue until until the plants are all gone or noon. The plants are bare-root stock, suitable for this area, and considered fire resistant. A nominal fee, $1.50 per plant, will be collected. The only tree available is the Quaking Aspen, but several varieties of shrubs are being offered: Golden Currant, Mock Orange, Red Oiser Dogwood, Serviceberry, Snowberry, Tall Oregon Grape, and Wood Rose. A brochure titled "Bareroot Planting Guide" will be available at the sale and Master Gardeners will be present to answer questions. Contact Hal or Alice Killian (687-3378) for other information.
Arbor Day Tree/Shrub Distribution, will be Saturday, April 12, in Entiat, at City Hall, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Trees and shrubs available for a small donation are: Red Alder, Red Stem Ceanothus, Red Flowering Currant, Grant Fir, Western Larch, and Bitter Cherry. Select your planting location carefully. A tree does well when it is the right tree in the right place.
Arts council annual meeting
The Lake Chelan Arts Council will hold their annual meeting on Monday, April 14, 5-7 p.m. at The Vogue in downtown Chelan. Enjoy light refreshments and a no host bar. Program will include entertainment, Miss Lake Chelan and her royal court, updates from Art Council, Chelan Valley Players, Bach Fest and Artist Alliance, a brief business meeting which will include election of new board members and approval of the 2013-2014 budget. For information Mary Ann 509-682-4530.
Earth Day Fair
The 25th annual Chelan Earth Day Fair, honoring Mother Earth, will be held on Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Riverwalk Park. There will be entertainment and over 90 booths. For information 509-687-3126 or www.chelanearthdayfair.org
Wenatchee Valley Erratics to meet
The Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will join with the Gingko Rock Club and the Prospector's Club to feature CWU geologist Nick Zentner. Zentner will present "Ellensburg's Famous Blue Agates." How did they form? How did they crop up in the Kittitas Valley and few other places in the world? Program starts at p.m., Saturday, April 19, at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee, and is free and open to the public.
Clothing and accessories will be given away on April 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Riverwalk Closet, located at Chelan Riverwalk Church on the corner of Emerson Street and Okanogan Avenue in Chelan. Clothing etc. is given away the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month. To donate items call April at 682-3151.
Manson Farmers Market meeting
The Manson Farmers Market personnel will hold their annual planning meeting on, Wednesday, April 16, 6:45 p.m. in the Manson Grange Hall. All past and potential new vendors are encouraged to attend. Rules, regulations and starting date will be discussed. For more information contact Linda Blessin at 687-5008.
Eagles Easter egg hunt
The annual Lake Chelan Eagles Easter Egg Hunt will be at Don Morse Park on Saturday, April 19, and will start at noon. Age groups are: 0-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, and 9-10. Raffle winners will be announced at this time.
Historical Society annual meeting
The Lake Chelan Historical Society annual meeting will be April 21, 7 p.m., at the museum at 204 East Woodin Avenue, Chelan. Speaker at this year's annual meeting, will be David Cline, Project Manager from Rio Tinto Corporation, the company that is managing the remediation work at the Holden mine. Remember that the 2014 History Notes will be provided at the meeting. Members receive a copy as a membership benefit.
The next blood drive will be Wednesday, April 23 at the Lake Chelan United Methodist Church, at the corner of Johnson and Emerson in Chelan and will be sponsored by the Lake Chelan Community Hospital. Please call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule your appointment. Blood Drive hours are from 1- 6 p.m.
Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire
Wenatchee Valley College will host the annual Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire on Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, at the soccer fields on the Wenatchee campus. The main entrance will be west of the tennis courts. The drawbridge is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free for children five and under and for WVC students with current student ID cards. General admission one-day pass is $9 for adults (18 and older) and $6 for children between six and 17 years of age. Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets, www.wenren.brownpapertickets.com or cash only at the entrance
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