Community Bulletin board Oct. 13-Nov. 8

Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus virtual concert Oct. 16

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Okanogan County Transportation & Nutrition meal delivery BREWSTER – Brewster Senior Center on Bridge Street is serving hot meals via Home Delivery on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please reserve your meal by calling 509-689-2815.  Suggested donation for those over age 60 is $8.50. For those 60 and under the cost is $10. For more information about senior meal programs: Okanogan County Transportation & Nutrition at 509-826-7979 or  Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington at 800-572-4459.

Oct. 13
Brewster Chamber to meet
BREWSTER – The next general meeting of the Brewter Chamber of Commerce will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13, 6 p.m. at Brewster Middle School. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information or Mike Mauk at 509-449-0605

Oct. 15
Bridgeport Irrigation District to shut off water
BRIDGEPORT - The Bridgeport Irrigation District will shut off irrigation water for the season on Oct. 15. Questions call 509-686-9051.

Oct. 14-15-16
BREWSTER – The Brewster- Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center Thrift Store is open Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Great Halloween costume ideas are waiting for you at the Thrift Store. New items added weekly.

Oct. 15
Brewster Farmers Market
BREWSTER – The Brewster Farmers Market is held every Friday, 2-5 p.m. at the Brewster Grange Hall, located at the corner of Highway 97 and Grange Road in Brewster. The market will continue thru mid-October.

Oct. 15, Nov. 12
Brewster bus trips
BREWSTER – OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee, second Friday of the month. Next trip is Nov. 12. The bus starts picking folks up at their homes at 7:30 a.m. Riders may request  destination(s); medical appointments etc.
On the third Friday of each month, Oct. 15,  riders will be taken to Omak for the day. Riders request their destination(s). Wenatchee: $12/boarding for General Public, $6 suggested donation/day for Seniors (60 plus). Omak: $5.50/General Public, $2.75 suggested donation Seniors (60 plus). (509) 826-4391 to reserve your seat.

Oct. 16
 Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus virtual concert
OMAK - Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will present a virtual concert on October 16, 3 p.m. with the theme, “Community and Comfort”. Local musicians that have been or are current members of OVOC as well as other community members will perform. This concert will feature soloists, duets, trios as well as BrassWorks, a smaller orchestra group of current orchestra members. Familiar names of some of those performing are Betsy Rainsford, Nadine VanHess, Steve Cockfield, Joel Yelland, Meaghan and Bob  McElderry, Kathleen Christenson and Tina Schmidt, Brock Hires and others. This is an exceptional opportunity for you to hear our local talent singing with a flare for the unusual to the standard favorites in the comfort of your own home. Go to the OVOC website at to sign in to listen to this outstanding group of musicians. There is no charge to hear these performances. Donations may be made to OVOC, P. O. Box 1636, Omak or through their website.

Oct. 21
American Red Cross Blood drive
Those donors who have received the COVID-19 vaccine will be asked which vaccine they received.
BREWSTER -  There will be an American Red Cross Blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 21Noon-5 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 17 N.W. Hospital Way. To donate, simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit, 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 or use the Blood Donor App.
October 21-22
Legacy Grandparenting Summit 2021
EAST WENATCHEE - On, Columbia Grove Covenant Church in East Wenatchee will be presenting the Legacy Grandparenting Summit on Oct. 21-22. Grandparents around the country will join together for two days tailored to help them grandparent with purpose. The live conference will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, with live simulcast locations spread throughout the United States. Grandparents can provide tremendous impact on the spiritual direction of their grandchildren. The Legacy Grandparenting Summit will give grandparents the vision and resources to make the most of the time they spend with their grandchildren. More information on Summit: To Register for East Wenatchee site:

Oct. 25
Okanogan County PUD meeting OKANOGAN – The next meeting of the Okanogan County PUD Board of Commissioners will be held Monday, Oct. 25, at 3 p.m. For more information

Oct. 25
Douglas County PUD meeting
EAST WENATCHEE – The next meeting of the Douglas County PUD Commission is Oct. 25, 1:30 p.m. at the District’s East Wenatchee office.

Nov. 8
Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee meets the second Monday of the month and is always looking for volunteers. The meetings are open to the public and begin at 6 p.m. in the Okanogan County Commissioners’ hearing room, 123 N. Fifth Ave., Okanogan.


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