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Lake Chelan Valley Events, Things to do, Meetings November 8 - December 16


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


Chelan School District Levy Meeting: Nov. 8

CHELAN - The Lake Chelan School District will hold an Informational Levy Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 8, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the district board room, located at 309 E. Johnson Avenue.
Anyone interested in learning more about the Lake Chelan School District Replacement EPO and Capital Technology levies is welcome to attend.
For more information call the District office at 509-682-3515.


SAIL Exercise Classes:

Nov. 8, 9, 10

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 Jocelyn Rich, Occupational Therapist and Pelvic Floor Health Specialist. 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:  Nov. 8-10

Latex paint now accepted - Drop off Saturday, Dec. 2

WENATCHEE - Drop-off Saturday is October 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 at the same hours. Drop off your household hazardous wastes and 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: Nov. 8-9, 13-15

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: Nov. 8: Ham, Au Gratin, Potatoes, Green Beans, WW Roll, Apple Crisp; Nov. 9: Pepper Steak, Rice, Tossed Veggie Salad, Mandarin Oranges, Egg Roll, Dessert; Nov. 10: CLOSED; Nov. 13: Veggie Lasagna, Caesar Salad, Apricots, Cheesy Garlic Bread, Dessert; Nov. 14: Bacon & Swiss Quiche, Steamed Broccoli, Garden Salad, Fresh Fruit Tray, Muffin; Nov. 15: Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, WW Roll, Berry Crisp.


Nov. 8-9, 13-16

Chelan Valley Hope

Serving Bridgeport, Mansfield,  Waterville, Orondo, Chelan, Manson, Chelan Falls, Entiat

CHELAN - Chelan Valley Hope extends our sincerest thanks to every military veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans Day is an opportunity to honor and give support to veterans. Actions can range from volunteering time to donating to veteran causes. Local veteran resources that continuously give support include; Chelan Valley Veterans Assistance Program, Veterans Counseling of Central WA, Support Services for Veterans Families, and the American Legion - Post 108 located in Manon. Any gesture showcasing support and gratitude is valued. Veterans Day and every day we are grateful for the military service personnel, past and present, and the families who support them. 


Chelan Museum: Nov. 9-11

Fall/Winter Hours

CHELAN - The Chelan Museum is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The museum is located at the corner of Woodin Avenue and Emerson Street. For more information: 509-682-5644.


Zumba Fitness

Nov. 8, 9, 10

MANSON - Zumba Fitness Class, every Tuesday and Thursday morning (excluding holidays), through October, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Join Zumba instructor, Brenda, for some Zumba fitness fun. Donation is $5 per class. All ages welcome. It’s for everyone and is so much fun. This event is a partnership between the Manson Grange and the Manson Parks and Recreation Department. Donation is $5 per class. All donations help fund the Manson Grange building maintenance program.


Chelan Valley Republican Women: Nov. 10

MANSON - Chelan Valley Republican Women (CVRW) will hold their November club meeting at Radiance Winery,  71 Wapato Way, Downtown Manson, at Noon on Friday, Nov. 10

Guest speaker will be Wes Cornelius Chelan County Assessor with a question and answer time to follow. There will be a presentation of iVoter Guide – a candidate rating guide based on data driven research, available free of charge.  Come see how the research is done and how you are able to access it online.

Guests and non-members are welcome. Men are always welcome.

Food, wine and beverages will be available for purchase.

Please contact Pam James, club president, for questions at 425-343-2911.  

 VFW #6853 Post Coffee/Donuts:

Nov. 10

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.


Food Bank food distribution:

Nov. 11, 14, 18

CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Food Bank food giveaway takes place each Saturday and Tuesday, 9 - 10 a.m.  Distribution is drive-thru at 417 S. Bradley Street.  Families are limited to one box per week.  In September an average of 127 families with 458 individuals were served each week.  A total of 23,200 pounds of food was distributed.  As the weather turns cold the need increases.  If you are able to help please donate online at or send to PO Box 2684, Chelan, 98816.  Non perishable food donations may be dropped off at the Lake Chelan Mirror office, 131 Apple Blossom Drive, Suite 109 (Chelan Business Center).


Glass recycle: Nov. 11

CHELAN - Rotary of Lake Chelan 911 Glass Rescue is open on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to 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..


Lake Chelan Community Choir:  Nov. 5, 12, 19

CHELAN & MANSON – Rehearsals for upcoming Christmas Cantata continue at North Shore Bible Church, Manson on Sundays from 1-3 p.m.. Thanks to our fine community and its generosity at last year’s performances, we have the new music to learn this season. Please,  save the dates so you do not miss our two performances. Friday evening at 7 p.m., Dec. 15 and Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m., Dec. 16. We truly make a joyful noise and our performances are the unofficial start to the Christmas season.  


Thrive Teen Center: Nov. 9, 14, 16

CHELAN: The Thrive Teen Center will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from October-May.  The hours are 3:30-6:30 p.m. and dinner is served each night.  The Teen Center is located in the basement of the Lake Chelan United Methodist Church and is available to all middle and high school students in the valley.  There are volunteers to help with homework, pool tables, board games, air hockey, craft supplies, foosball, free clothing and hygiene closets, and more.  If you have any questions, email


Cancer Support Group: Nov. 9

CHELAN - The women surviving/thriving cancer support group will meet  Thursday, Oct. 12, 1 p.m., at the Chelan Library on Emerson Street. Whether you are newly diagnosed, going through treatments, a support to someone who is, or been thriving for years, please join them for this casual gathering. They will be meeting the second Thursday of each month. For more information call Anne Brooks, 509-682-8718.


Method Calvary Chapel special speaker: Nov. 11

METHOW - “Aliens and What The Bible Has To Say”. Join Methow Calvary Chapel for presentations by Will Marron from the “Peshastin Creation Museum” on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. Aliens and the Bible; then at 11 a.m.; Session 2:12:30 p.m. “After The Tower of Babel, Ancient peoples, and Their Amazing Technologies”; Q & A Session afterwards. For more information contact Pastor Jason at 509-733-4195. Methow Calvary Chapel, 1107 Highway 153, meets Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday at 6 p.m. They study the bible verse by verse and Chapter by chapter making God’s word understandable and applicable to all. All are welcome.

Grange Youth Fairs Program: Nov. 13

No December meeting

MANSON - The Manson Grange “Youth Fairs” program provides an opportunity for young Grange members to participate in an educational setting, designed to increase confidence, strengthen character, learn invaluable life skills and teach the importance of self-discipline. They normally meet the third Monday of every month at 6 p.m. The next meeting is Nov. 13 at the Manson Grange Hall. In January they will meet on Jan. 16. The program encourages learning opportunities for the members. The Grange “Youth Fairs” program offers young members, age 5-19 the opportunity to exhibit at county fairs and expositions. This program works alongside other nationally recognized programs such as 4-H and FFA. For more information: Norm Manly, 509-293-0225.


Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group: Nov. 14

            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:


Red Cross Blood Drives: Nov. 15


MANSON/CHELAN - An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Chelan High School, 315 Webster Avenue. To schedule an appointment to donate, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).


Lions Club: Nov. 16

MANSON - The Lake Chelan Lions Club holds bi-monthly meetings at the Manson Parks Building at 142 Pedoi St. in Manson. Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 9 a.m


NAMI virtual Family to Family series: Nov. 19

NCW - NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Chelan Douglas will be putting on a VIRTUAL , free of charge, Family to Family series of eight classes for friends and family members of people with a mental health conditions. The course is designed to increase understanding and advocacy skills while helping  participants maintain their own wellbeing. The classes will begin on Sundays, starting Nov. 19 1-3:30 p.m. for eight weeks. You must have a tablet or computer to attend and wifi. To register contact Jacquie @ or at 509 679-8266.


Family and friends Support Group:

Nov. 20

          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:

Lake Chelan Health board meeting: Nov. 28

CHELAN - The board of commissioners of Lake Chelan Health Hospital will meet in person on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 1:30 p.m., in the board room at Lake Chelan Health, 110 S. Apple Blossom Drive. Those interested in attending may do so in person or via the internet. For agenda and login information to to


Manson Grange: Dec. 16

MANSON - The Manson Grange #796 will meet hold its November meeting on Saturday, Dec. 16, 5 p.m., at the grange hall located at 157 E. Wapato Way. For more information: Norm Manly, 509-293-0225.


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