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Meet the artists
Come to the Art Gallery in Cashmere to see the art and meet the artists on Second Saturday, Jan. 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. Members of the Cashmere Art and Activities Center will be the featured artists until the end of January. A drawing will be held for those in attendance with a prize from Cashmere Valley Bank. Snacks and liquid refreshments will be served at the Cashmere Art and Activities Center, 120 Cottage Avenue. (er02)
Christmas cards needed
Christkindlmarkt would like those Christmas cards you are planning to throw away. The children use them to decorate lanterns during the Christkindlmarkt festival. Cards can be dropped off at the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce. Call 630-2332. (er01,02)
The E. Lorene Young Community Garden, in association with the Wenatchee River Institute, will be hosting a 2013 Gardening Workshop Series in the Barn at the Wenatchee River Institute. The first workshop "Garden Planning with Eron Drew" will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21. All skill levels are welcome. Classes are free for ELYCG members or with a $5 donation for non-members. All proceeds benefit ELYCG. For a workshop itenerary or more information, please contact Eron Drew at 548-4018 or email@example.com. (er02,03)
Money Fest 2013
Cascade High School is hosting Money Fest 2013 on Tuesday, Jan. 15 in their commons area at the high school from 6 to 8 p.m. The Class of 2013 and their parents are invited to attend this Washington State "2013 College Goal Event." At 6 p.m., local scholarship information will be presented in the commons area, and then at 7 p.m., experts in FAFSA will be in the CHS library to assist with filing the 2013/2014 FAFSA and giving information on the upcoming spring financial aid process. Call 548-5277. (er02,03)
"Fall 2012 Wenatchee Area Fires - Before and After"
Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:30-8:30 p.m, the Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition will hold a general meeting featuring a presentation, "Fall 2012 Wenatchee Area Fires - Before and After," by Michelle Ellis of the USFS. The meeting will be held at the Barn Beach Reserve, located at 347 Division Street in Leavenworth. For information, please contact Kim Levesque, 425-210-5136. (er02,03)
Leavenworth Winter Sports Club will host the annual Bavarian Ice Festival Snowshoe Demo at Leavenworth Ski Hill on Sunday, Jan. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Atlas and MSR snowshoes will be available for demo with fitting by Leavenworth Mountain Sports. A special snowshoe trail at the Ski Hill is setup just for participants. A bonfire will provide a warm welcome at the base. For more information, visit our website at www.skileavenworth.com or call 548-5477. (er02,03)
Win a trip to Bavaria!
The Leavenworth Rotary Club is sponsoring their second annual raffle for a trip to Bavaria. Rotarians are selling a maximum number of 2,500 tickets for only $10 each. The trip includes round trip airfare from Seattle to Munich for two people and $3,500 spending money. Contract your favorite Rotary member or the Echo, 548-5286. These tickets make great stocking stuffers for Christmas! (er02)
Book Discussion Group
A new book discussion group is meeting in Leavenworth. Our first book will be "The Female Brain" by Dr. Brizendine. The group will meet on a Monday or Tuesday at a mutually agreed upon time and place. Future selections will depend on the group's mutual interest. Please call Jenny at 393-2482 to indicate your interest and give the meeting times which work for you. (er02,03)
Have you lost a loved one or close friend to suicide? Are you confused in what to do or how to feel? Wish you had someone to talk to that understands what you are going through? Grief Place - NCW Loss Support has provided a Survivors of Suicide Loss Group in the community for several years. A new six week group is starting on Monday, Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. The group is free however registration is required. Please call 509-662-6069 to register or if you have any questions. (er02,03)
Genealogical Society meeting
The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 14, at the Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 171 Eastmont Avenue, East Wenatchee. WAGS members Robin Aamodt and Susan Rumble will present the program "Google Power Search for Genealogists." Free and open to the public. For more information, call 782-4046. (er01,02)
The Wenatchee Jazz Workshop will present "An Evening of Jazz and Wine" on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Live music by two local jazz combos will be performed in the auditorium of the new Music and Arts Center at Wenatchee Valley College, while local wines are sold by the glass or bottle in the MAC lobby. Free non-alcoholic beverages and snacks will also be available. All ages are welcome. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Call 888-0181. (er01,02)
How to submit Community News items
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Groups can submit announcements by:
Using the online form at www.cashmerevalleyrecord.com
E-mailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org (attn: Community News)
Dropping them off at the Record office at 201 Cottage Ave.
Mailing them to P.O. Box 39, Leavenworth
Faxing them to 548-4789.
Please submit your announcement by Thursday at 5 p.m. at least two weeks before the event. Limit the announcement to 75 words and include contact information.
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