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Church Events

Dec. 19
Blue Christmas Service

CHELAN - Christmas can be a sad and lonely time of the year for many, who often experience pain, stress, darkness and a sense of loss during the holiday season. With this in mind, an ecumenical Blue Christmas service will held at Lake Chelan United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 5:30 pm. The service is being sponsored by the Lake Chelan Lutheran Church, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and the Methodist church. The music, liturgy and ritual of the Blue Christmas service will offer reassurance, peace and hope for all. Everyone is welcome. Come as you are.

Dec. 19, 25
Christmas Events/Services

CHELAN/MANSON/ENTIAT/ORONDO - Church Christmas Events and Services will be published in the paper on Dec.. 19 and 26. To have event/service included in the paper email it to: Subject line: Church Christmas

Dec. 21, 23, 24
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

CHELAN - St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 120 East Woodin Avenue. Christmas Services: Celtic Winter Solstice Celebration, Friday Dec. 21, 7 p.m.; Holy Eucharist Service, Sunday Dec. 23,10 a.m.; and Christmas Eve Service, Lessons, Carols, and Holy Eucharist Monday, Dec. 24.

Dec. 24
North Shore Bible Church

MANSON - North Shore Bible Church will have two Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24. They will offer childcare at the 4 p.m. service. North Shore Bible Church, is located at123 Wapato Point Parkway, Manson.

Dec. 24
Christmas Events/Services

CHELAN - Chelan Christian Church will have a Christmas Eve Candlelight service on Dec. 24,  7 p.m., at 210 E. Wapato  Ave.

Now thru Dec. 24
Salvation Army Bell Ringers needed in Lake Chelan Valley
CHELAN - Bell ringing began the day after Thanksgiving and ends Dec. 24. Bell ringing shifts are 1 1/2 hours. Shifts start at: 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Days available:  Wednesday (Dec. 5, 12 and 19), Friday (Dec. 7, Dec. 21, Saturday (Dec. 22) and Monday (Dec. 24, Christmas Eve) Be a Back up Bell Ringer:  Not sure what date?  Sing up for the  “back up bell ringer” list, and if a cancellation occurs, they can call to see if you might be able to cover it. In-Door Locations (Friday, Saturday and Monday):  Chelan Safeway or Manson Red Apple. New - on the corner at the Chellan Post Office (outdoors) - 1/2 days on Wednesdays. Extreme Bell Ringers needed for this location.  To sign up for belling ringing contact: Jeanne Giddings, Bell Ringing Coordinator, Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign for Chelan Valley Hope. Phone or Text:  (509) 885-4868 or EMAIL: Monies raised stay in the Lake Chelan Valley.

Monday-Friday every week
Chelan/Manson Senior Center Events

CHELAN - Coffee Club, Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Senior SAIL Exercise Class: Monday and  Wednesday, 1-2 p.m., Monday and Thursday evening, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sit down Beach ball Volleyball, Call for days and times. Sponsored by LCCHC. 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.

Dec. 15 - Annual Christmas Dinner
The Chelan Senior Center will hold their Christmas Dinner n Saturday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. Prime rib, Caesar salad, vegetables, roll with New York Cheese cake with a fruit topping. Reservations a must. Call 682-2712.


Dec. 12
Coffee with the Chief’s

CHELAN - Join Chelan Fire & Rescue’s Fire Chief Tim Lemon, Deputy Chief Mark Donnell, or Assistant Chief Brandon Asher for a morning cup of coffee 9-10 a.m. on Wednesdays at The Vogue in downtown Chelan.

Dec. 12
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.

Dec. 12
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.

Dec. 12, Jan. 8
Cancer Support Group, yoga class

CHELAN - Wellness/Restorative yoga, a guided practice of gentle yoga postures and movement designed for cancer survivors, individuals living with acute or chronic illnesses, and caregivers is available at no charge. This class is held each Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. at Yogachelan.  Contact Yogachelan for more information.
The Women’s Wellness Group, cancer support group, meets the second Tuesday of each month with lunch provided by the Wenatchee Wellness Place, at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Board Room at 11:45 a.m.  For more information, contact Anne at 682-8718.

Dec. 14
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.

Dec. 12
Senior Living Initiative meeting

CHELAN - The next Senior Living Initiative meeting will be Wednesday, Dec. 12.  The meeting will be from 5-6:30 p.m. in the PUD Conference Room on Woodin Avenue.  Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.”

Dec. 12
Chelan Fire District meeting

CHELAN - The regular meeting for Chelan County Fire District #7  is held the second Wednesday of the month, at 5:30 p.m. at the fire station, 232 E. Wapato.

Dec. 12
Manson Mingle

MANSON - This is your invitation to join us for the Manson Mingle starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the Manson Village Center,145 Wapato Way. You are not required to own a business to be part of the fun. This will be a special Mingle with three of our local wineries taking part in the event, C R Sandidge Wines, Skagit Cellars and Wild Rose Vineyards. Food will be provided by Troy’s Pizza and Green Dot Sub Shop. It would be a great idea dress in the holiday spirit as you will have an opportunity to have your photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Around 7 p.m. Debbie Conwell will be in the Manson Chamber of Commerce’s office (same building) where all can gather to learn what the Chamber has in store for the rest of 2018 and Winterfest on January 18 – 28.

Dec. 12
Lilac Services for the Blind meetings

WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Valley Chapter of the Lilac Services For the Blind meets every second Wednesday of the month at 4 Kittitas St. across the street from the bus station in Wenatchee, second floor, at noon. All with sight impairment are welcome. The next meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 14. For more information call Rae Hail, (509) 888-7597. On Mondays and Tuesdays call (509) 423-5178.

Dec. 13
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.

Dec. 14
VFW Auxiliary to meet

CHELAN - VFW Post #6853 Auxiliary meets the second Friday of the month at the Apple Cup Cafe at 2 p.m. Anyone interested in joining can call Carol Palmbush at 682-5624.

Dec. 14
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.

Dec. 15
Small Town Christmas

CHELAN – Downtown Weekend Events for Dec 15, 11-5 p.m.: Holiday Crafts for Kids at Chelan Printing, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., sponsored by The Lake Chelan Artist Alliance. L-Bow the Elf will be downtown from 1-3 p.m. Find Santa Downtown and receive a candy cane from 1-2 p.m. Holiday Matinee at the Historic Ruby Theatre, show time at 3 pm, sponsored by Bear Foods. Visit for a full schedule of events.  Upcoming: Downtown Weekend Events, 1-6 p.m., Dec 22

Dec. 15
Chelan Valley Hope’s Manger Mall

MANSON - The 10th annual Manger Mall will be held Dec. 15 at North Shore Bible Church in Manson. The goal is to distribute new toys to families in need. Registrations forms have been distributed through the Chelan and Manson schools and several community service organizations. Families are assigned a specific time to shop and purchase one toy and one comfort item per registered child for $1 each. New toys are needed with a suggested cost of $25. Homemade comfort items such as blankets, scarves and gloves are also needed. Unwrapped items can be dropped off at the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce by Dec. 12. If you would like to make a monetary donation please send a check payable to the Manger Mall to PO Box 477, Chelan, 98816.

Dec. 17
Grandpas in the classroom

CHELAN - Please plan to attend and join the conversation. Who: Men of a grandpa’s age with a nurturing heart. When: Monday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chelan Fire Hall, 232 East Wapato Ave., Chelan. Initial Pilot Program to begin in February 2019.

Dec. 18

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.

Dec. 19
Red Cross Blood Drive

CHELAN - An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Wed., Dec. 19, 1-6 p.m. at the Lake Chelan United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Johnson and Emerson. To donate: Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

Dec. 30
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 that Sunday.

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