Lake Chelan Valley Events, Things to do, Meetings - Oct. 6-Oct. 21

American Red Blood drive: Oct. 21
Chelan Museum: Oct. 6-9 
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Face masks are required for all those visiting the museum. The museum has been refreshed with paint, new displays and new signage and check out the 12 ft. tall Lake Chelan Historic Legend Map display. A 24” x 36” poster based on the display is available for purchase for $30. The Epson photo print depicts the lake in a vertical format along with relevant historic entries. Take a peek in the gift store and buy their latest 50th Anniversary History Notes or a Lake Chelan Historic Legend Map.
Chelan Evening Farmers Market: 
Oct. 7
CHELAN -  Chelan Thursday Evening Farmers market is open thru Oct. 28, 2-6 p.m. and has expanded into Riverwalk Park. With more than 20 vendors and two food trucks, browse fresh, locally grown produce and a variety of goods from local  artisans. Although this is a Farmer-centric market, there is so much more. Enjoy the entertainment, picnic on prepared food or fresh  fruit and vegetables. Per Health Department guidelines vendors will be masked and providing hand sanitizer throughout the market, for your safety. The market is located on the corner of S. Emerson Street and Wapato Avenue, near Riverwalk Inn and Riverwalk Park. For info: chelanfarmersmarket.org
Glass recycle: Oct. 9
Volunteers needed
CHELAN - Rotary of Lake Chelan 911 Glass Rescue is open on Saturday mornings from 8 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.
Food Bank  food distribution: 
Oct. 9, 11
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, 310 E. Johnson Avenue in the tub outside.
Community Center info event: Oct. 9
CHELAN - Everyone is invited to join members of the The Community Center at Lake Chelan, onsite at the location where the Community Center will be built, for a fun and informative event on Saturday, October 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will be grilling hot dogs and brats, enjoying live music and hearing from all of the different people and groups who are involved in the Community Center building project. This is the time to come out and get all of your questions answered about the new The Community Center. Bring your appetite and a few questions and spend a relaxing afternoon with friends and family on the site the Community Center is being built. All of the partners and soon to be tenants of the new building, will be onsite to chat and share information about what they will be doing in the new the Community Center. General Contractor, Rimmer & Roeter, will be at the event, along with the Seven Acres Foundation Board of Directors, the Operations Committee of the Community Center and most importantly, you.
American Red Blood drive: Oct. 21
Those donors who have received the COVID-19 vaccine will be asked which vaccine they received.
BREWSTER/CHELAN -  There will be an American Red Cross Blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 21, Noon-5 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 17 N.W. Hospital Way in Brewster. The Oct. 20 blood drive in Manson is booked. The next blood drive in the Lake Chelan Valley is Wednesday, December 15, 1-6 p.m. at the Lake Chelan United Methodist Church in Chelan, at the corner of Johnson and Emerson.
To donate, simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit  RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device 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. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.  Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass® to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood Donor App.

 

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