Happenings this week


Swimming pool open

The City of Brewster Swimming is open. Come and have some fun until Aug. 28, when the pool closes for summer. For information, times, etc., Please call the pool at 689-6689 or Brewster City Hall at 689-3464.

Farmers Market

Bridgeport/Brewster Farmers Market are now open on Fridays. Bridgeport hours are 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Firemans Park. Tom Dundas is the contact person, 686-8111. Brewster hours are 2-5 p.m. at the Grange Hall. Contact Marge Hagy 689-2748 for info. Fresh produce is now available at both Brewster and Bridgeport locations. Crafting vendors are also welcome.

Friday Night Pinochle

Join them starting at 6 p.m., at the Senior Center (you need not be a member) and have lots of fun. The group would love to have more players. Win $2 for High, and $1 for low, door prize, and pinochle. On Aug. 16, Jim Baum won High, and Traveler. Jeannie Johnson won Low, and Jo Davis took home the door prize. Join the for lots of fun. New faces and new friends always welcome.


Golf tourney and silent auction

Lake Wood Golf Course Improvement Tournament and Silent Auction will be Saturday, Aug. 24, with tee off at 9 a.m. Two man best ball, $100/team, lunch included.

Community meeting

An important Town meeting about the Bridgeport Fire Department will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Bridgeport Elementary School Cafeteria, starting at 7 p.m.

Ladies golf

Ladies at Lake Woods Golf Course tee off Wednesdays, at 8:30 a.m. For more information call the club house at 686-5721.


Souvenir history book

Full-color, hard-back Pateros 100th year birthday souvenir books are available for purchase at Pateros City Hall.

Men's Golf

The Men's Golf Club play at 4:30 p.m, on Tuesdays at the Alta Lake Golf Course. For more information call 509-923-2095.

Women's Golf Club

The Alta Lake Golf Course Women's Group are meeting at the clubhouse. All are welcome to join. For questions contact Christi Boyd at 509-923-2114.


Earn diploma, GED

The Omak Learning Center, located in the WorkSource Office in Omak, can help students age 16-21 who want to earn their high school diploma or GED. For more information, call Monica Garza, (509) 826-7310. ext. 7546, or 1-800-887-8057.


Vintage market

Rustique Diva Vintage Market, Friday and Saturday, August 23- 24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days in Waterville's Pioneer Park. Find anything from rustic elegance to old barn treasures. Proceeds will benefit local organizations in Waterville.


Lake Chelan Swim

Third annual Lake Chelan Swim Sept. 7, at Manson Bay Park, for residents and visitors. Contact www.lakechelanswim.com

Shore to Shore Marathon

Half Marathon and 10K from Fields Point Landing to Manson Bay, Sept. 7. Contact Lake Chelan Chamber 509- 682-3503 or visit www.runlakechelan.com

Lake Chelan Sailing Regatta

Come sail Lake Chelan in one-design and open class racing for three glorious days in the west's most beautiful sailing venue Sept 8-9. Sailboats will vie for class and line honors after champagne - clear waters set in the Cascade Mountain Range. Visit www.sailchelan.com.

Guild B Home Tour

Lake Chelan Hospital Guild B presents its annual Home Tour and Art Sale which features five spectacular and unique homes Sept. 21. Call Alice Soma at 509-682-8711 or go to LakeChelanHomeTour.com

Lake Chelan Hydro Fest

A great family event with two full days of inboard raceboats, featuring eight classes of hydroplanes and racing runabouts Sept. 21-22. The event is free to the public and is held on the Chelan City Marina and Don Morris Park. Contact John Walcker at 509-679-7166.

R/C Unlimiteds

This event on Sept. 27-29 features a group of hydroplane enthusiasts who race 1/8th scale Radio Controlled models of Unlimited hydroplanes, of the past and present, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Riverwalk Park.Visit www.rcunlimiteds.org or call 306-791-8336.

Fly & Bike

Hang glider and paraglider pilots compete in a bicycle race and in spot-landing and bomb-drop contests on Sept. 28. For more information George Sturtevant at georges@nwlink.com


Open Auditions for Holiday Spice 2013

Open auditions for Holiday Spice will be held Thursday, August 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee. Holiday Spice is a community based holiday variety show benefitting the Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee. The show is Thursday, November 21 at 7 p.m. Performers must be available for rehearsals Monday, November 18 through Wednesday, November 20. Additional rehearsals will be scheduled at mutually convenient times during October and November. To audition, prepare a holiday number - it may be singing, dancing, or other performance art. You may perform a capella, or bring sheet music or a track. For additional information, please contact Nancy Zahn, nancyzahn@hotmail.com.

Support group

The new NCW Lyme Support Group meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:30 p.m. at 208 North Chelan Avenue in Wenatchee. They focus on providing information and resources to anyone whose life has been disrupted by Lyme disease as well as interested providers of care. Lyme is the most frequently occurring vector-borne infectious disease in the US and can cause arthritis, mental illness, and neurologic problems. The co-leaders of this group have over 18 years of cumulative experience with this debilitating illness. For further information, call Mary (RN) at 509 630-3400.

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