Lake Chelan Valley Events, Things to do, Meetings Oct 26 - Nov 26

Heritage Heights October Art Show:
thru Oct. 31
CHELAN - October Artist of the Month at Heritage Heights at Lake Chelan is Leslie Myers.  Myers’ acrylic paintings are in warm colors, much like the season, and offer an evocative, loving look of scenes from around Washington State. One of the many delights of the Art Wall in Heritage Heights’ lobby is that it’s open to the public, phone ahead - 509-682-1998, and a wonderful way for local artists to put their work on display.

Chelan Valley Hope: Oct. 25-27, 31, Nov. 1-3   
CHELAN - Chelan Valley Hope’s Winter Coat Drive has officially launched for the season. They are accepting new and gently used coats, hats, scarves, gloves, and new socks. All sizes are needed. Donation bins can be found at the following locations; Chelan Valley Hope, Chelan Fire Dept., Manson Fire Dept., Lake Chelan Eagles, Northshore Bible Church, Livingstone Church, and The Church of the Nazarene. If you are in need of warm winter wear please call or visit them at Chelan Valley Hope, open Monday thru Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (closed Noon to 1 p.m. Call 509-888-2114 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Or visit their website and follow them on Facebook and Instagram to get the latest CVH news and updates chelanvalleyhope.org, @ChelanValleyHope.

Chelan Museum: Oct. 26-29
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Historical Society hours for the Chelan Museum in Historic Downtown Chelan are Tuesday thru Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Closed Sunday and Monday. For more info 509-682-5644 or chelanmuseum.com, The museum is located at the corner of Woodin Avenue and Emerson Street.

SAIL Exercise Classes: Oct. 26-27, 31
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 and Steve Davis.

Household hazardous waste drop off:  
Oct. 26-28, Nov. 5
Latex paint now being accepted
WENATCHEE - Drop-off Saturday is Nov. 5 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: https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/solid-waste-management/pages/household-hazar....

Chelan Senior Meals Menu: Oct. 26-28, 31
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 www.octn.org and follow them on Facebook. Donations can be mailed to: OCTN P.O. Box 471 Okanogan, WA 98840. MENU: Wed., Oct. 26: Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Green Beans, Muffin, Pear Crisp;  Thursday, Oct. 27: Sweet & Sour Chicken Over Noodles, Stir Fry Vegetables, Asian Style Slaw, Tropical Fruit, Dessert; Friday, Oct. 28: Minestrone Soup, Cottage Cheese, Tossed Salad, Chilled Pears, WW Roll, Dessert; Monday, Oct. 31: Tuna Noodle Casserole, Peas & Carrots, Spiced Salad, Oregon Berries, WW Roll, Dessert.

Thursday Farmers Market: Oct. 27
CHELAN -  Chelan Thursday Evening Farmers market is 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 www.chelanfarmersmarket.org
VFW #6853 Post Coffee/Donuts: Oct. 28
CHELAN - Every Friday VFW Post #6853, located at 427 S. Bradley Street is open 9-11 a.m. for donuts and coffee and conversation. Veterans are invited to join them every Friday.

Glass recycle: Oct. 28
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 www.911glassrescue.org, and click on the volunteer tab on the home page.

Chelan Friends of the Library: Nov. 1
CHELAN - The Chelan Friends of the Public Library will have their November meeting on Tuesday, November 1, 4 p.m. at the Chelan Public Library, 216 N. Emerson Street. All friends and anyone interested in being an advocate and supporter of our local library are welcome.

Food Bank food distribution:
Oct. 29, Nov. 1, 5
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.)

Christmas Cantata rehearsal: Oct. 30
      MANSON - Lake Chelan Community Choir Christmas Cantata: “Joy, Joy, Joy”  3rd rehearsal will be Sunday, October 30, 1-3 p.m. They will continue rehearsing at North Shore Bible Church, each Sunday, from 1-3 p.m. Music and rehearsal CD’s will be available at that time. If you’ve not sung with the community choir before, but have been “thinking about it, consider yourself invited to come and sing. For more information, call director, Marci Hale at 509-687-3791.  Performances will be 7 p.m. on Friday, December 2 and at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 3.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group: Nov. 8
            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: tcfwenatcheevalley.org

Mobile Food Pantry: Nov. 10
MANSON - The Mobile Food Pantry will be at North Shore Bible Church on Thursday, Nov. 10, 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.

Chronic Disease Support Group:
Nov. 17
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 have opened 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.

Family and friends Support Group: Nov.  21
          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: tcfwenatcheevalley.org

First Aid, CPR & AED Course: Nov. 26
CHELAN - The next First Aid, CPR and AED course will be held Nov. 26, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., in the Lake Chelan Health Hospital Boardroom at 503 E. Highland Ave. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins. The skills checks are held the 4th Saturday of every month. If you cannot attend your skills check, please call 509-682-6120.

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