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Church Events/VBS

August 6-11
Vacation Bible School

CHELAN - It’s the best week of Summer.  The Chelan Seventh-day Adventist church invites children from the ages of 4 - 12 to Vacation Bible School.  The theme of the program is “Shipwrecked. Rescued by Jesus”.  Come enjoy incredible music, amazing experiments, new friends, and surprising adventures.  The program will last from August 6 - 11.  Each day’s fun begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at Noon. The church is located at the corner of Highland and Markeson Streets.  If you have questions, call 509-682-5622.  They hope to see you there.

Farmers Markets

August 8, 11
Manson Farmer’s Market

MANSON - The Farmer’s Market in Manson is open for the 2018 season.  Markets are Saturday and Wednesday mornings at the Manson Grange.  Local farmers, growers, crafters and artisans bring fresh picked produce and handcrafted items.  Market starts at 8:30 a.m. when the bell rings.  Sellouts are common so come early for the best selection.  Market runs until 11:30 a.m., some vendors may linger longer, but many vendors sellout and leave early.  If you are a grower or gardener in Chelan, Douglas or Okanogan county space is always available for produce vendors.  Come for a day for just $5, or the season for $50.  They have limited availability for new artists. Vendors must be parked by 8:00 a.m. The Manson Grange is at 157 Wapato Way on the right as you enter Manson. For more information contact Market Masters Gordon Lester 687-3158 or Mike Detering 687-3606.

August 8
Thursday Evening Farmers Market

CHELAN -  Thursday Evening Farmers market is now open thru October, 4-7 p.m. every Thursday and is located on the corner of S. Emerson and Wapato Streets, between the Riverwalk Inn and Riverwalk Park. Enjoy live music, local crafts, fruits, vegetables and much more. For information
Monday-Friday every week

Chelan/Manson Senior Center Events

CHELAN - Coffee Club, Monday-Thursday, -10:30 a.m. Senior Exercise Class: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1-2 p.m., any age welcome, sponsored by LCCH. SAIL Classes: Monday and Thursday evenings 5:30-6:30 p.m. Volleyball, Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wii Bowling, Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. Pinochle Tuesday, 1 p.m.  Bingo Thursday, 1 p.m.
 Senior Meals, Monday-Thursday, call (509) 888-4440. Home Delivery Meals (509) 470-0522. For information Chelan Senior Center, 682-2712. Manson: Manson Senior Lunch, Friday, Kathy 687-3377.

Annual BBQ and Membership Drive
The Chelan Senior will hold its annual barbecue and membership drive on Friday, August 10 at 6 p.m. Bring a non-member and sign them up. There will be pulled pork sandwiches, cole slaw, beans and dessert. Sign up at the Center  or call Vita at 682-2712.

Indoor Yard Sale
The Chelan Senior Center will hold its annual Indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, August 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For lunch: Amy’s wraps. There will be all kinds of goodies from Chelan Station Re-Runs and vendors. Sign up to sell or just come on down for lunch and shopping. Set will be Friday, August 24, 3-9 p.m. Tables are $10 each. Call Vita to signup for a table at 682-2712.

Summer Schedule for rifle range
CHELAN - The North Cascades Sportsman Club rifle range is now on a summer schedule due to the risk of fire danger. Shooting is only permitted when a Range Safety Officer is on site. Shooting is limited to 200 yards. The range is open: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays,10 a.m. to noon (or longer if there is still activity). Please arrive before noon as the Range Safety Officer may close the range if there are no shooters present. The shotgun range schedule remains unchanged and is open on Sundays. A complete listing or range hours is available at


August 8
Celebrate Recovery
CHELAN - Celebrate Recovery meets Wednesdays,  at 6:30 p.m., at the Chelan Valley Hope Building, 417 South Bradley Street,  For information: or (509) 860-8108.

August 8
Story time Chelan / Manson Libraries

CHELAN - Story time is every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Chelan Public Library located on Emerson Street. Join them for singing, dancing, clapping, music making as well as reading. It’s both fun and educational!
MANSON - Every Wednesday at 11 a.m. the Manson Community Library offers a story time for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers.  Join the group for a half hour of stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and other activities.  For more information call the library at 687-3420.

August 9
Help available for veterans

CHELAN - Chelan County Veteran’s Service Officer, WorkSource, and SSVF, coffee and organizational information, second Thursday at Apple Cup Cafe in Chelan, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. DD214, VA Disability Claim and more. For questions: Tony Sandoval at (509) 664-6801 or Bob Goedde at 682-2366.

August  10
Baby rhymin’ time

CHELAN - Baby rhymin’ time is every Friday at 10 a.m., at the Chelan Pubic Library on Emerson Street, for ages 0-3 years. Join them for singing, dancing, nursery rhymes, musical instruments, and story telling for babies, waddlers and toddlers.

August 10
Community ‘Soup’ Kitchen

CHELAN - The Lake Chelan United Methodist Church Community ‘Soup’ Kitchen is open every Friday, noon to 1:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Johnson and Emerson.

August 10 – August 31
Music in the Park Concert Series
Every Friday

August 10 –  509’s
CHELAN - Grab your picnic basket and blanket and head down to the heart of the Lake Chelan Community – Historic Downtown Chelan  and catch a Friday evening concert every Friday from 6-8 p.m. now thru through August 31. Concerts will be in the Riverwalk Park Pavilion. For the full lineup and schedule, please visit

August 11
Free genealogical workshop

CHELAN - The Chelan Valley Genealogical Society (CVGS) invites you to the next general meeting on August 11, from 8:45 - 3:00 at the LDS Church at 195 Manson Hwy.  This is a free Workshop meeting with Donna Potter Phillips who will present several sessions on “Finding Your Family Online”. Handouts, notebooks, pencils, and door prizes will be provided.  It is a Potluck Salad meeting so come share your favorite salad with the group.

August 13
Friends of Public Library to meet

CHELAN - Chelan Friends of the Public Library will have their monthly meeting on Monday, August 13, 7 p.m., at the Chelan Public Library, at 216 N. Emerson St. All members and interested persons are welcome.

August 14
Manson Fire District meeting

MANSON - The Chelan County Fire District 5 Commissioners hold their monthly meeting the second Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. at Station 51 located at 250 W. Manson Blvd.

August 14
Heritage Heights board meeting

CHELAN - The Heritage Heights Assisted Living monthly board meeting is held the second Tuesday of every month, 5-6 p.m. in the activity room at Heritage Heights.  Community members are welcome to attend.  For information Heritage Heights at 682-1998.

August 14

CHELAN - AlAnon meetings are weekly at the Lake Chelan United Methodist Church, 206 Emerson Street, Tuesdays,  12-1:15 p.m.  For more information call Sherylann, 682-1817.

August 14, 22
Cancer Support Groups

CHELAN - The Women’s Wellness Group, cancer support group, has two support groups. The second Tuesday of each month for lunch, with lunch provided by the Wenatchee Wellness Place, at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Board Room at 11:45 a.m.; and the fourth Wednesday of each month at LaBrisa, at 5 p.m.  For more information, contact Anne at 682-8718.

August 15
Senior Living Initiative meeting

CHELAN - The next Senior Living Initiative Meeting will be Wednesday, August 15, 5-6:30 p.m. at the PUD Conference Room on Woodin Avenue.  All interested are welcome to attend. The SLI team continues planning for the Sept. 26 “Summit ll” which will be held at the Senior Center from 5-7 pm. All Chelan Valley residents are invited to attend for this comprehensive update of the progress we are making on our Campus of Care, Tender Loving Care & Community Nurse Programs.

Aug. 18-19
Lake Chelan Slam N’ Jam 3 on 3 basketball tournament

CHELAN - This event is a 3-on-3 basketball tournament that features players of all ages and skill levels and is played in the parking lot of Don Morse Park. For more information or to sign up, contact 509-670-0180 or go to

Aug. 18-20
Lake Chelan Creative Arts Festival

CHELAN - Hosted by the Lake Chelan Arts Council this festival incorporates all forms of creative arts. Enjoy fine arts and crafts by area artisans and vintage antiques and re-purposed treasures. There will be food, vintage trailers to wander through, and fun activities for kids. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday in Riverwalk Park. For more information, in Chelan or contact,

August 26
Potluck dinner

CHELAN - Berean Baptist Church has a potluck dinner after the morning service on the last Sunday of every month. The church is located at 515.  E. Woodin Ave. There will be no evening service on the Sunday.

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