Lake Chelan Valley Events, Things to do, Meetings September 7 -24

Lake Chelan Valley Events, Things to do, Meetings
Outdoor Gallery/Murals, sculptures
CHELAN -  Follow the Lake Chelan Arts Council Outdoor 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,

NCW Libraries 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: Sept. 7-8, 12-15
CHELAN - Chelan Valley Hope is open Monday thru Thursday 9 a.m.-3  p.m. (closed Noon-1 p.m.). Volunteers are desperately needed for front desk/phones, special projects, and outreach. If you are interested, please email Jess at The Community Resource Center is available to assist individuals with computer/internet access. Volunteer mentors can help find jobs, housing, healthcare, and more. CVH provides services at no cost to individuals and families in need. CVH is located at 417 S. Bradley Street and serves Chelan, Manson, Chelan Falls, Waterville, Entiat, Bridgeport, Mansfield, and Orondo. Call 509-888-2114 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Or visit their website and social media pages @ChelanValleyHope

Chelan Museum: Sept. 7-10, 13-17
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Historical Society 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: Sept. 7-8, 12
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.

Farmers Market: Sept. 7, 10
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:  
Sept. 7-9, Oct. 1
Latex paint now being accepted
WENATCHEE - Drop-off Saturday is Oct. 1 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: Sept. 7-14
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: Sept. 7: Chicken Parmesan, Garlic Pasta, Caesar Salad, WW Roll; Sept. 8: Supreme Style Pizza, Garden Saladm, Apple Wedges, Garlic Bread, Dessert; Sept. 9: Chili, Green Salad, Spiced Salad, Pears, Cornbread, Dessert; Sept. 12: Hot Turkey Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Peaches, Oatmeal Cookies: Sept. 13: Beef Stew, Spinach Salad, Mixed Fruit, Biscuits, Dessert; Sept. 14: Chinese Almond Chicken, Steamed Rice, Asian Coleslaw, Garlic Bread, Dessert.

Mobile Food Pantry: Sept. 8
MANSON - The Mobile Food Pantry will be at North Shore Bible Church on Thursday, Sept. 8, 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.

Thursday Farmers Market: Sept. 8
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

VFW #6853 Post Coffee/Donuts: Sept. 9
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.

Lions Club garage sale:
Sept. 9-10
MANSON - The Lake Chelan Lions Club (multi-family) garage sale will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 772 E. Wapato Way, next to Manson Bay Market. Look for their trailer. All proceeds will go towards Lions Club programs. Items for sale include furniture, appliances, tools, clothes, sporting goods and more

Lake Chelan Swim: Sept. 10
MANSON - The 11th annual Lake Chelan Swim will take place on Saturday, September 10, always the first Saturday after Labor Day. This is a fun event and they welcome adults and children (over 12) of any fitness level. You don’t have to be a competitive swimmer to participate, this is a fun event suitable for the whole family. The Lake Chelan Swim is an event to raise funds and awareness for swimming lessons on Lake Chelan to serve both residents and visitors. To learn how you can swim, donate or volunteer go to

Lake Chelan Car Club Show: Sept. 10
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Car Club Show will be Saturday, September 10, in Riverwalk Park (behind Kelly’s Hardware), 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For more information and registration,  visit

Birds, Bats and Bees short course,
Farm and Craft Market: Sept. 10
Preregistration is encouraged
WATERVILLE - South Douglas Conservation District is hosting a short course Saturday, September 10 at the NCW Fairgrounds on birds, bats and bees. Local experts will be talking about native birds, bluebirds, local bats, honey bees and pollinators. This free course will start at noon and end at 4:45 p.m. Preregistration is encouraged.  Call 509-745-9160 or go to the South Douglas Conservation District website. The Waterville Farm and Craft Market starts that same day at 10:00 a.m. in Pioneer Park.  Go to the market, then come out to the Fairgrounds. For more information, visit our website or give the District a call at the above number.

Glass recycle: Sept. 10
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: Sept. 10, 13, 17
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

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group: Sept. 13
            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:

Sen. Hawkins’ ‘listening tour’: Sept. 13-16
CHELAN — Sen. Brad Hawkins will hold his sixth annual 12th District “listening tour,” beginning on Sept. 13 with stops in Cashmere and Leavenworth, followed by meetings in Wenatchee on Sept. 14-15 before concluding the Chelan County part of the tour with appointments in Chelan on Sept. 16. The meetings will be scheduled approximately 20 minutes apart to accommodate as many groups as possible. The first meeting each day will begin at 8 a.m. and the last will end at 5 p.m. All meetings are by appointment. Those interested in meeting with Hawkins should contact his office at or 360-688-8951. Hawkins’ staff will provide the necessary technical details to constituents who prefer to meet via Zoom or by phone.

Chronic Disease Support Group:
Sept. 15
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.

Cascadia Conservation District: Sept. 16
Wenatchee - The Cascadia Conservation District Regular Board meeting will be an in person and call-in / Zoom meeting, held on Friday, September 16, 1:30 p.m.  If you wish to attend in person, please call the office as space is limited.  More information, instructions will be available on their web site at or by calling the District office at 509-436-1601.

Family and friends Support Group:
Sept. 19
          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:

Senior Healthy Living,
Fall Prevention Fair: Sept. 20
CHELAN - Mark your calendar for the Senior Healthy Living and Fall Prevention event on Tuesday, September 20,  from 1:30-4:30 p.m., at the Chelan Senior Center, 534 E. Trow Avenue. Consult local experts on how health care, medications, nutrition and diet, home environment safety and exercise/balance workouts can enhance fall prevention.  Hearing, vision, EMS, dietitian, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacist and others will be present to share information with you as well as community partners: Heritage Heights and Chelan Valley Hope and North Central Washington Falls Coalition.
Refreshments will be served and local businesses are generously providing gift baskets for our raffle winners. Bring a friend or make new friends.

First Aid, CPR & AED Course: Sept. 24
CHELAN - The next First Aid, CPR and AED course will be held Sept. 24, 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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