Lake Chelan Valley Events, Things to do, Meetings July 27-August 18

POSTPONED: Entiat River Appreciation scheduled for July 30

Entiat River Appreciation Day postponed to Fall

With the excessive heat warning extending now through Saturday and into next week, Cascadia Conservation District has decided to postpone the Entiat River Appreciation Day to this coming Fall, with the date to be announced at a later date.

Outdoor Gallery/Murals, sculptures
CHELAN -  Follow the Lake Chelan Arts Council Outdoor Gallery map, available at the Lake Chelan and Manson Chambers of Commerce to discover and enjoy over 40 murals and sculptures located throughout Chelan and Manson. For information about the Arts Council, local art events and artists, with links to local and international art museums and other resources,go to,

 COVID-19 vaccine, testing
CHELAN - For information on vaccine clinics and testing in the Lake Chelan Valley and Wenatchee areas, go to:

Lake Chelan EMS/Care Connect
LAKE CHELAN - Lake Chelan Health Emergency Services is partnering with Care Connect Washington to help provide support for those affected by COVID-19. You qualify is: You tested positive for COVID-19 or you had close contact with someone who tested positive, and you’re actively isolating or quarantining at home. They can help with personal care kits, food kits (non-perishable), fresh foods (orders delivered to your door) and financial assistance. Find out if you qualify, 1-800-453-0336. EMS Community Care Program, 509-726-6072.

NCW Library hours:
CHELAN: Monday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Sunday, Closed.
ENTIAT:  Monday, Closed; Tuesday, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Sunday, Closed.
MANSON:  Monday Closed, Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Sunday Closed.

Chelan Valley Hope:
July 27-28, August 1-4
CHELAN - Chelan Valley Hope is open Monday thru Thursday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-3 p.m.  CVH has been a grass-roots local nonprofit since 2009 serving our greater Chelan community as a social services agency ‘hub’.  The new Connectivity Center is available assisting individuals with computer/internet access.  CVH provides services at no cost to all individuals and families in need, empowering people to improve their own lives.  HOPE is clearly the message by giving people the support and tools needed in crisis or difficult life circumstances; by providing relief, emergency shelter, rent and utilities assistance, food and fuel vouchers, and bringing solutions and relevant resources to achieve long term independence and stability.  More information at including a Donate Button. They are located at 417 S. Bradley Street. Call 509-888-2114 for a client appointment or to volunteer.  

Chelan Museum: July 27-30, August 2-6
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Historical Society has new spring hours for the Chelan Museum in Historic Downtown Chelan, at the corner of Woodin Avenue and Emerson Street. Hours are Tuesday thru Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Closed Sunday and Monday. For more info 509-682-5644 or

SAIL Exercise Classes:
July 27-28, August 1, 3-4
CHELAN - SAIL (Stay Active & Independent for Life) fitness classes are offered at Chelan Senior Center on Monday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. and are taught by Beth Shaw and Linda Hollier. Evening SAIL classes are Monday and Thursday evenings at 5:30 p.m., also at the Chelan Senior Center and are taught by Ann Cooper. A SAIL class is offered to residents of Heritage Heights Assisted Living in Chelan on Mondays and Fridays at 2 p.m. taught by Gaylen Willett.

Manson Farmers Market: July 27, 30
MANSON - The Market takes place every Wednesday and Saturday starting at 8:30 a.m., when Market Manager, Gordon Lester rings the opening bell. If you’re looking for produce better show up early as it goes fast. Besides vegetables and fruits, you will find local honey, custom made soaps, baked homemade treats for people and pets, various artisan handcrafted goods and much, much more. Members of the Manson Volunteer Firefighter Association bring the fire truck on Saturdays. They sell tee shirts and other items to raise money for the many causes they support.

Household hazardous waste drop off:  
July 27-30, August 2-5, 6
Latex paint now being accepted
WENATCHEE - Drop-off Saturday is August 6 at the Chelan County Moderate Risk Waste Facility on Highway 97A. The facility is open the first Saturday of the month, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Every week, they are open Tuesday through Friday the same hours. Bring those household hazardous wastes on by your MRWF.  They are now accepting latex paint. This is a free service to Chelan County residents.
For a full list of items that the facility does and does not accept, go to the facility’s website:

Chelan Senior Meals: July 27-29, August 1-5
CHELAN - The Chelan Senior Center at 534 E. Trow Avenue, hosts Senior Meals Monday-Friday. Suggested donation for seniors over age 60 is $4. Fee for persons under age 60 is $10. Please call 509-888-4440 to reserve meals 24 hours in advance. For information about Home Delivered Meals call 509-470-0522.You can visit their website at and follow them on Facebook. Donations can be mailed to: OCTN P.O. Box 471 Okanogan, WA 98840. MENU: July 27:, Pork Roast, Stuffing & Gravy, Roasted Carrots, Spring Salad, Applesauce, Dessert; July 28: Sweet & Sour Meatballs, Wild Rice, Mixed Vegetables, Cucumber Salad, Tropical Fruit, WW Roll, Dessert; July 29: Baked Fish, Herbed Fettuccine, Peas, Cabbage & Apple Slaw, Mixed Berries.

Chelan Thursday Farmers Market: July 28
CHELAN -  Chelan Thursday Evening Farmers market is now open thru October, from 2-6 p.m. and has expanded into Riverwalk Park. The market is located on the corner of S. Emerson Street and Wapato Avenue, near Riverwalk Inn and Riverwalk Park. New vendors are welcome. For more info

VFW #6853 Post Coffee/Donuts: July 29
CHELAN - Every Friday VFW Post #6853, located at 427 S. Bradley Street is open 9-11 a.m. for donuts and coffee and conservation. Veterans are invited to join them every Friday.

Entiat River Appreciation Day postponed to Fall

With the excessive heat warning extending now through Saturday and into next week, Cascadia Conservation District has decided to postpone the Entiat River Appreciation Day to this coming Fall, with the date to be announced at a later date.

Entiat River Appreciation Day postponed to Fall - Entiat River Appreciation: July 30
Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
ENTIAT - Entiat River Appreciation will be held on Saturday, July 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Entiat City Park, 1400 Kinzel Street, on the North end by the Museum. There will family activities, community booths, and free lunch. More info at RSVP: The event is sponsored by Cascadia Conservation District and Entiat Watershed Planning Unit.

Chelan Jr. Rodeo: July 30-31
CHELAN - This year’s Chelan Jr. Rodeo will take place on July 30 and 31, at the Chelan Rodeo Grounds, at the Rodeo Grounds located at 1099 N. Bradley Street. Events will kick-off at 10 a.m. both days. The Chelan Jr. Rodeo is a member of the Caribou Trails and Eastern Washington Junior Rodeo Associations. These associations coordinate competitive junior rodeos in the central and eastern Washington regions and establish the competition criteria and standards for each event.

Glass recycle: July 30
Open 9 a.m.-Noon
CHELAN - Rotary of Lake Chelan 911 Glass Rescue is open on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m.-noon, at 23235 Highway 97A across from Walmart. They are charging a small fee per pound for glass drop-off. Buckets of the materials produced, sand and aggregate, will be available for purchase at $5 per 5-gallon bucket. City of Chelan residents are asked not to put glass into their blue recycle bins, but to bring it out on Saturday mornings. Their all-volunteer team relies on support from members of the community to make the operation run smoothly every week. They have tasks suitable for all ages and abilities. To volunteer go to, and click on the volunteer tab on the home page.

Food Bank food distribution:
July 30, August 2, 6
Volunteer gleaners needed
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Food Bank food giveaway is on Saturday and Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. Distribution is  drive-thru. They are located at 417 S. Bradley Street. The Food Bank is getting requests for pet food. Small bags of dog food are best. They can be dropped of at the Lake Chelan Mirror office, 131 S. Apple Blossom Drive, Ste. 109 (Chelan Business Center.) The Lake Chelan Food Bank is looking for two teams of two people to help glean Safeway and Walmart once a month.  They would pickup both Safeway and Walmart on Saturday,  Safeway only on Monday and Walmart only on Tuesday starting at 7:30 am on those days.  Everything is boxed and ready for pickup at the stores. They would ride with one of our current gleaners for training and introductions to the process. We just purchased a covered utility trailer so they would need a vehicle capable of towing. If interested call 509-368-4151 or email

Quilts on display at Heritage Heights:
Thru July 31
CHELAN - There are over 30 quilts on display at Heritage Heights from Lake Chelan Quilters’. They are in the lobby as well as on hallways and stairwells for a masterly July exhibition of the sewing arts. Karen Jeffries, Tracy Shaw, Adrienne Carpenter, Christy Libbey, Janet Liberty and Anne Brooks have work on display. The Lake Chelan Quilter’s Guild will be on display until July 31.  Please call ahead for best times to visit, Heritage Heights Senior Living, 505 East Highland Avenue, Chelan,  509-682-1998.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group:
August 9
            WENATCHEE - Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7-8:30 p.m., at Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington Street, Wenatchee. For information, call 509-860-3620 or visit their website at:

Mobile Food Pantry: August 11
MANSON - The Mobile Food Pantry will be at North Shore Bible Church on Thursday, August 11, noon- 2 p.m. All are welcome. It is a walk thru format and guests pick their own food. This is a regular stop every second Thursday of the month.

SAIL instructor training: August 11
CHELAN - Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is an evidence-based Fall Prevention strength, balance and fitness program for adults 65 and older. Performing exercises that improve strength, balance and flexibility is the single most important activity adults can do to stay active and reduce their chances of falling. The entire curriculum of activities in the Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) program can help improve strength and balance, if done regularly. To be a certified SAIL Instructor, we are accepting applicants for a one-day in-person training workshop offered on Thursday, August 11, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The training will be held in Chelan Christian Church, 210 E. Wapato Ave. Registration cost for the Instructor training is $25 (to cover lunch and printing costs). The training includes all materials and lunch is included. One can register by contacting Erin Cass at or Karen Bruggman at or call 509-860-4334. To learn more about SAIL, please visit

Family and friends Support Group:
August 15
          WENATCHEE -  Family and friends Support Group meets the 3rd Monday of every month,  7-8:30 p.m., at Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington Street, Wenatchee. For information, call 509-860-3620 or visit their website at:

Chronic Disease Support Group:
August 18
CHELAN -  With the support of Aging and Adults and Tender Loving Care for Seniors, an Alzheimer’s Support Group for Chelan/Manson area has restarted. They are now opening this meeting to family caregivers of people who have any serious chronic conditions: cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic (post stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, MS) and others. Meetings will be the third Thursday of the month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Chelan Valley Hope, 417 S. Bradley Street. Aging and Adults is providing the facilitator, Bob Poindexter, who has great experience in leading support groups. Please join them to be encouraged by spending time sharing with others who are on this journey. For more details please call Claudia Swenson, Manager, TLC for Seniors, 360-561-6090.

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