Community Bulletin Board August 2 thru August 27


July 31-August 5

“Kingdom Rock” Vacation Bible School

CHELAN - “Kingdom Rock” Vacation Bible School.  The Chelan Seventh-day Adventist Church invites you to Kingdom Rock: Where kids stand strong for God.  At Kingdom Rock, kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and eat yummy treats, experience epic Bible adventures, and make fun crafts. The VBS will be held July 31 - August 5.  They will begin at 9 a.m. and finish at 11:30 a.m. The church is on 109 E. Highland Avenue, right below where Regency Manor used to be.  If you have questions, call (509) 682-5622.  Activities available for children ages 5-12.

Is your church holding a Vacation Bible School? To have you VBS included in our Community Bulletin Board email your information to Subject line VBS.


August 2, 5

Manson Farmer’s Market

MANSON - The Farmer’s Market in Manson opens at 8:30 a.m. when the bell rings on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, at the Manson Grange, 157 Wapato Way and runs until 11:30 a.m.  Local farmers, growers, crafters and artisans bring fresh picked produce and handcrafted items. Sellouts are common so come early for the best selection, some vendors may linger longer, but many vendors sellout and leave early.  Come for a day for just $5, or the season for $50. Vendors must be parked by 8 a.m. Information: Market Masters Gordon Lester 687-3158 or Mike Detering 687-3606.

August 3

Thursday Evening Farmers Market

CHELAN -  Thursday Evening Farmers market is open 4-7 p.m. every Thursday, on the corner of S. Emerson and Wapato Streets, between the Riverwalk Inn and Riverwalk Park. Enjoy live music, local  fruit and vegetables and crafts. Information: Seth, the market manager, 206-779-1168 or The market is open thru thru October.

August 5

Chelan Valley Farmers Market

CHELAN -  Chelan Valley Farmers Market is opens at 8 a.m. and runs until noon, every Saturday  in the parking lot on the corner of
Johnson Avenue and Columbia Street.


August 2

Story time at library

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!

Story time at library

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 2, 9

Summer programs at libraries 

CHELAN / MANSON - Summer vacation may be a time to relax, swim in the lake and enjoy the outdoors, but its also a good occasion to cozy up in a blanket and read or attend one of the summer programs at your local library. 


Aug. 2: NCRL Puppeteers, 3 p.m.

Aug. 9: STEM with Sarah, 3 p.m.


Aug. 9: Chelan County PUD science program, 11 a.m.

A full calendar of events for each branch library can be found at 

August 2

NCSC to meet

CHELAN - The next meeting of the North Cascades Sportsman Club board will be held on Wednesday, August 2. Board meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Meetings take place at the Chelan PUD located at 1034 E. Woodin Ave. in Chelan.

August 3

Bilingual story time

CHELAN - Bilingual story time is the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 the Chelan Library. A fun half hour of stories in Spanish and English for families. The Chelan Library is located at the corner of Emerson and Chelan. For information 682-5131.

August 3

Aging & Adult Services board meeting

EAST WENATCHEE - The 2017 meeting schedule for the Columbia River Council of Governments, governing body of Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington, scheduled to meet at 50 Simon Street S.E.: Aug. 3; Sept. 7; Oct. 5; Nov. 2; and Dec.7.   All meetings begin at 1:30 p.m. Grant County Commissioner Cindy Carter is chair of the council, composed of one county commissioner from Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, and Okanogan Counties. For information, 509-860-8108. 

August 3

Celebrate Recovery

CHELAN - Lake Chelan Celebrate Recovery Meets every Thursday at Living Stone Church, (formerly Little Stone Church), 2133 W. 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. 

August 4

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. 

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.

Aug. 4-5

Lake Chelan Rodeo

CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Rodeo is held at the Chelan Rodeo grounds at 74 Union Valley Road. The Lake Chelan Rodeo offers plenty of excitement for rodeo fans from the opening ceremonies to the final snortin’, twistin’, buckin’ bull ride. Find them on, 509-470-0360.

August 5

Birthday celebration for Vera Goss

MANSON - There will be a birthday party in celebration of Vera Goss’s, 90th birthday on Saturday, August 5, 2-4 p.m., in the Manson Grange Hall on Wapato Way. Family and friends are welcome to come and wish her happy birthday.

August 8

Manson Fire District meeting

MANSON - The Chelan County Fire District 5 Commissioners will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday, August 8, at 4:30 p.m. at Station 51 located at 250 W. Manson Blvd. 

Heritage Heights board meeting

CHELAN - The Heritage Heights Assisted Living monthly board meeting will be held July 11, (second Tuesday of every month), at 5 p.m. in the activity room at Heritage Heights.  Community members are welcome to attend.  The meeting lasts approximately one hour. For information Heritage Heights at 682-1998.

August 8


CHELAN - Al-Anon meets every Tuesday, 12 p.m. in the Apple Cup Cafe Banquet Room. This is an open meeting.

August 8, 23 

Cancer Support Groups

CHELAN - Second Meeting Added: The Women’s Wellness Group, cancer support group, now has 2 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 9

Chelan Fire District meeting

CHELAN - The regular meeting for Chelan County Fire District #7  will be held Wednesday, August 9, at the fire station, corner of Wapato and Sanders. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m.

August 10

Veteran’s Assistance

CHELAN - The Chelan County Veteran’s Service Coordinator is in Chelan the second Thursday of each month.  Tony Sandoval will be at the Apple Cup Cafe Banquet Room, 9-11 a.m. Those veterans who need to file a claim or inquire about benefits can come at that time. For questions call Sandoval at (509) 664-6801 or Bob Goedde at 682-2366.

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Chelan Friends of the Public Library

CHELAN - Chelan Friends of the Public Library will have their monthly member meeting Monday, August 14, (always the second Monday of each month) at 7 p.m., in the Chelan Public Library meeting room, 218 N. Emerson Street. Any and all interested persons are welcome.

August 16

Senior Living Initiative meeting

CHELAN - The next Senior Living Initiative Steering Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 5-6:30 p.m., in the PUD Conference Room on Woodin Avenue. All are welcome to attend. The incorrect date was provided for the last weeks paper.

August 19-20

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 August 19-20. For more information or to sign up, contact (509) 670-0180 or go to

Aug. 19-20

Lake Chelan Creative Arts Festival 

CHELAN - Come experience art in Riverwalk Park. This annual festival hosted by the Lake Chelan Arts Council incorporates all forms of creative arts and promises fun for the entire family. Enjoy fine arts and crafts by juried artists, Once again the Rustique Divas will bring booths full of vintage, antiques and re-purposed treasures. There will be food, vintage trailers to wander through, fun activities for kids and maybe a few surprises. Julie Peterson’s art will be on the poster and available at the event for purchase. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 20. For more information in Chelan or contact

August 23

Music in the Park

CHELAN - NEW STAR TIME 5 p.m.: Historic Downtown Chelan Association will have Music in the Park events this summer in the Riverwalk Pavillon. August 23, 5-7 p.m., Bryson Evans. For information Jennifer, Historic Downtown Chelan Association 682-4322.

August 26

Woodstock Anniversary 2017 fundraiser

CHELAN - Woodstock Anniversary 2017 will be held Saturday, August 26, 5-9:30 p.m. at Watson’s Alpenhorn Cafe, across Highway 971 from the Chelan State Park. This fundraiser concert benefits Chelan Valley Hope. Tickets are $15, kids 12 and under free. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. There is festival seating and a costume contest. Music by: Waterdog, Brittany Jean, Dr. Q & The QueBalls, and Old Friends. For more information and tickets: 509-888-2114 or 509-682-3503.

August 27

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.

Monday-Friday every week

Chelan/Manson Senior Center Events

CHELAN - On August 6, 4-6 p.m., Carrie and Ray Carpenter of Sagewood Bag Company will present ‘A Travel Guide to Packing Light and Safe Travels (and Still have Fun), along with travel tips from Sandy with Total Travel’s Chelan office. Happy hour refreshments. RSVP to 682-2712. 

Coffee Klatch, Monday-Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m. Free Exercise Class: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1-2 p.m., any age welcome, sponsored by LCCH. Wii Bowling, Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. Game Day, Thursdays, 1-5 p.m., cards and board games. Senior Meals, Monday-Thursday, call 509-888-4440. Meals on Wheels 509-470-0522. For information Chelan Senior Center, 682-2712. MANSON: Manson Senior Lunch, Friday, Kathy 687-3377. 

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