Community Bulletin Board for February 7 thru Feb. 28

Nick Zentner to speak at Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter - EVENT CANCELLED

Echo Valley & Echo Ridge snow conditions

CHELAN - For current snow conditions and hours of operation  for Echo Valley Ski and Tubing area go to or on find them Facebook.

For current conditions and grooming report for Echo Ridge Nordic Ski area go to

Chelan Museum closed for revitalizing
CHELAN - The Chelan Museum will be closed temporarily during January and February to allow for work on revitalizing some of the exhibits. Call 682-5644, Tuesday through Friday, or email, for an appointment.

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 Beachball 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.

Feb. 15 deadline
Chelan Senior Center seeks to fill two board positions
CHELAN - The Chelan Senior Center is a social center for our seniors and our adult community. Our Mission is to “support opportunities for the community to encourage learning, offer activities and socialization”. We are solely funded by our rentals, memberships, sponsorships, events and Chelan Station Re-Runs (our second hand shop).
The Senior Center is looking to fill two board member positions. We are hoping for individuals with experience in Small Business, Non-Profit board work, Human Resource and/or Community Service. If you are interested, please send a letter to the Chelan Senior Center at 534 E. Trow Ave., Chelan, WA 98816 or email to by Feb. 15.
Calls may be made to Vita at 682-2712 for any other information.


Feb. 6
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.

Feb. 6
Manson Mingle
MANSON - This is your invitation to join the Manson Chamber of Commerce’s Manson Mingle starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Rootwood Cider. Come network and learn more about cider and enjoy the amazing varieties at Rootwood Cider Company, located at 45 Wapato Way.

Feb. 6
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.

Feb. 6
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.

Feb. 6/yoga, Feb. 12/support group
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 every 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.

Feb. 6
Chelan Senior Center Board to meet
CHELAN -  The Chelan Senior Center will hold their monthly board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, located at 534 E. Trow Avenue in Chelan.

Feb. 6
North Cascades Sportsman’s Club
CHELAN - The North Cascades Sportsman’s Club 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.

Feb. 8
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.

Feb. 8
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.

Feb. 8
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.

Feb. 9 - this event has been cancelled - 
Echo Ridge Ski Loppet

Cancellation Notice receives on Thurs., Feb. 7 - 


''Unfortunately the Saturday, February 9 Echo Loppet is cancelled due to the forecast of sub-zero wind chill temps, high winds (gusts up to 39 mph), and heavy snow. Although the snow is welcome, we are concerned that the forecasted "blizzard-like" conditions may create unsafe driving and ski

conditions. For all on-line registrants, we will issue you a refund for your ticket.''  - Lake Chelan Nordic Ski Club,


CHELAN / ECHO RIDGE - The Lake Chelan Nordic Club will be hosting the 5th annual Echo Ridge Ski Loppet on Sat., Feb. 9, at the Echo Ridge Nordic Area.  A loppet is a great gathering of skiers who ski on a specifically groomed trails, either classic (diagonal stride) or free (skating technique) of various distances. The Echo Ridge Ski Loppet is a non-competitive, timed, event. Three loops will be available to choose from: 1) Novice 5 KM, 2) Best Echo Skate 15 KM, and 3) Best Echo Classic 10KM or complete all three loops for the 30K Echoathon!
Registration/bib pickup will begin at 9 a.m. in front of the yurt at the upper parking lot at Echo Ridge and the mass start begins at 10 a.m. Event swag, hot homemade soups, fresh bread, and warm refreshments will be available starting at 11 a.m. at the yurt. Loppet tickets are $25 for adults plus a $10 ski pass per person for non-season pass holders. Kids ski free! Loppet tickets can be purchased the day of the event (cash or check only) or by registering online. $10 ski passes can be purchased at the trailhead the day of the event (cash or check only). Register at:

Feb. 12
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.

Feb. 12
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.

Nick Zentner to speak
WENATCHEE - Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. There speaker is Nick Zentner, the animated and gifted teacher/geologist from CWU. His topic: Supervolcanoes in the Pacific Northwest. Why is there 30 feet of volcanic ash south of Vantage, Wash.? For years, geologists thought the tephra must have come from a big eruption in the Cascades. New data from the ash bed confirms that a supervolcano in southern Idaho erupted 11.8 million years ago and sent ash to Washington and Nebraska simultaneously. Check out Nick’s website,, with links to his lectures, his 2-Minutes Geology, Roadside Geology, and PBS videos. And now he has a podcast! “The Nick Zentner Geology Podcast.” The program is free and open to the public. For overviews of the Ice Age Floods and more information on the Ice Age Floods Institute, please see their website:;; and quadricopter videos of Ice Age features,

Feb. 13
Chelan Parks board February meeting rescheduled
 CHELAN -The February Chelan Parks Advisory Board meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Feb.13.  It will be at p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall In Chelan.   Any questions or concerns, please contact Karen Sargeant at (509) 682-8015 or

Feb. 13
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. For more information call Rae Hail, (509) 888-7597. On Mondays and Tuesdays call (509) 423-5178.

Feb. 14
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.

Feb. 18
The Compassionate Friends to meet
WENATCHEE - The Compassionate Friends is an organization offering friendship, understanding and hope to bereaved parents and their families. They are bereaved parents reaching out to bereaved parents. Anyone who has had a child or loved one die in their family is invited to their monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 18, 7-8:30 p.m., at Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington Street in Wenatchee. For information: Carol at (509)860-3620.

Feb. 19
Manson Community Council
MANSON - The Manson Community Council meets the third Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. at the Manson Park Office on Pedoi Street. All are welcome to attend.

Feb. 20 - NEW DAY & TIME
Chelan Fire District meeting
CHELAN - The regular meeting for Chelan County Fire District #7  is now held the third Wednesday of the month, at 3 p.m. at the fire station, 232 E. Wapato Avenue.

Feb. 21
Chamber Business After Hours
CHELAN - Chelan Valley Skin Care is your host for Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours this month. Please join them on Feb. 21 from 6-7 p.m. and enjoy food and drinks and learn more about the medical and non-medical devices used to enhance your health and skin. Please RSVP to the Chamber at 682-3503.

Feb. 22-23
Collegiate hockey tourney
WINTHROP - The Winthrop Rink will host a Apple Puck collegiate hockey tournament with teams from: University of Washington, Eastern Washington University, Washington State University, and Western Washington University. They will compete in four head-to-head games plus a Championship Game. Outside spectating only. It will be held Friday, Feb. 22 in the afternoon and evening; all day Saturday Feb. 23. Detailed schedule: website at Cost to spectate: Friday $10 adult, $5 youth (6-17 years old); Saturday morning games $5 adult and youth; Saturday championship game $15 adult, $10 youth. Weekend entry pass $25 adult $15 youth; children 5 and under free.

Feb. 24
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.

Feb. 28
Manson Chamber to meet
MANSON - The Manson Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 30, 8:30 a.m., in the Manson Parks office on Pedoi.

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