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Lake Chelan Valley Events, Things to do, Meetings September 13 - October 18


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

SAIL Exercise Classes:

September 13, 14, 15

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.

Manson Farmers Market:

September 13, 16

MANSON - Manson Farmers Market is held every Saturday and Wednesday thru September 30. Bell rings at 8:30 a.m. Lots of produce and crafts for sale. Want to be a vendor? Contact Gordon Lester by email at or phone 509-687-3158.

Household hazardous waste drop off:  

September 13-15

Latex paint now accepted - Drop off Saturday, Oct. 7

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 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: September 13-16, 18-20

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: September 13: Teriyaki Beef over Rice, Oriental Vegetables, Asian Coleslaw, Mandarin Oranges, Garlic Bread, Dessert; September 14: Salmon with Dill Sauce, Rosemary Potatoes, Spring Salad, Tropical Fruit, WW Roll, Dessert; September 15: Ham Sandwich, Corn Chowder, Pea Salad, Waldorf Salad, Dessert; Sept. 18: Chicken Pot Pie, Cottage Cheese, Garden Salad, Fruit Tray, WW Roll, Dessert; Sept. 19: Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Mixed Vegetables, Caesar Salad, Apple Crisp; Sept. 20: Pizza Supreme, Veggie Tray, Apple Wedges, Garlic Bread, Dessert.

Chelan Valley Hope: September 13-14, 18-21

Hoedown  Fundraiser September 16

CHELAN - Last chance to pre-purchase your tickets to the Hope Hoedown. Kick up your boots and join us on Saturday, September 16, at Chelan Valley Farms 4-8 p.m. There will be live music from Miller Campbell band, a fun, western-themed interactive photo booth, and a Kid’s Korral area with games, face painting, and coloring. Dooley Dogs and Taqueria Mazatlan, as well as Kettle Corn, and a no-host bar, including beer, wine, and mocktails, will be available. A raffle will feature hundreds of local items, gift cards, certificates, and more. A local artist will do live painting, creating a customizable scenery picture, which will go with several other big-ticket items in the silent auction. Other activities include a “Jail & Bail” game, where participants can be “arrested” and “bailed out” for a donation to Hope. To learn more and to purchase tickets, visit or

Chelan Museum: September 13-16, 19-23

CHELAN - The Chelan Museum is open Tuesday thru Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The museum is located at the corner of Woodin Avenue and Emerson Street. For more information: 509-682-5644.

Cancer Support Group: September 14

CHELAN - The women surviving/thriving cancer support group will meet  Thursday, September 14, 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.

Zumba Fitness September 14, 19, 21

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.

Thursday Farmers Market: September 14

CHELAN - Chelan Evening Farmers Market runs May through October 26 every Thursday from 2-6 p.m. in Riverwalk Park and Emerson Street. Enjoy numerous vendors carrying fresh fruit, veggies, flowers, crafts, food trucks, live music and so much more. Each week is something a little different.

 VFW #6853 Post Coffee/Donuts:

September 15

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.

Chelan Saturday Farmers Market:

September 16

CHELAN - Chelan Saturday Farmers Market is held every Saturday now until October 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Johnson Avenue Parking lot, 102 E. Johnson Avenue, next to Kelly Allen Insurance.

Food Bank food distribution:

September 16, 19, 23

CHELAN  - The Lake Chelan Food Bank food giveaway takes place each Saturday and Tuesday, 9 - 10 a.m.  Distribution is drive-thru. They are located at 417 S. Bradley Street.  Families are limited to one box per week.  In June an average of 146 families with 497 individuals were served each week. A total of 25,200 pounds of food was distributed.  The need is great:  Donations may be made online at or sent 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: September 16

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

Family and friends Support Group:

September 18

          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:

Grange Youth Fairs Program: September 18

MANSON - The Manson Grange “Youth Fairs” program provide 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 meet the third Monday of every month at 6 p.m. The next meeting is September 18 at the Manson Grange Hall. 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.

Senior Health Fair: September 20

CHELAN - September is Fall Prevention Month. Mark your calendar for the Senior Health Fair and Fall Prevention event on Wednesday, September 20, 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Chelan Senior Center.  Theme: “Finding our Balance: Prevent Slips, Trips and Stumbles”.  Local experts will share how health care, medications, nutrition and diet, home safety and exercise/balance workouts can improve fall prevention. Vision, EMS, Fire Dept., dietitian, occupational therapy, pharmacist, nurses will share information with you as well as community partners: Chelan Senior Center, Heritage Heights and Chelan Valley Hope. Local businesses and nonprofits are providing wonderful gift baskets and prizes for our raffle winners.

Lions Club: September 21

MANSON - The Lake Chelan Lions Club hold 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.

Manson Grange: September 25

MANSON - The Manson Grange #796 will meet on Tuesday, September 25, 7 p.m., at the grange hall located at 157 E. Wapato Way. For more information: Norm Manly, 509-293-0225.

Lake Chelan Health board meeting:

September 26

CHELAN - The board of commissioners of Lake Chelan Health Hospital will meet in person on Tuesday, September 26, 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

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group:

October 10

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: October 18

MANSON/CHELAN - An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Oct. 18, 1-6  p.m. at North Shore Bible Church; and 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).



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