Local events


Birthday celebration

Come help Mary Johnson celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2-4 p.m., at the Brewster Senior Center.

Swimming pool open

The City of Brewster Swimming pool is open. Come and have some fun. 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.

Birthday Calendar fundraiser

BearBacker Parent Group is again selling Community Birthday Calendars for $12. This year calendars will feature photos taken by Brewster High School students. All funds raised support the educational enhancement of Brewster Elementary School students. To order a calendar please contact Marcy Boesel 689-3621.

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. We need some more players to come and enjoy three hours of fun. Win $2 for High, and $1 for low, door prize, and pinochle.


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.

Kindergarten registration

If you have a child in our school district or know someone who has a child who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31, please call 509-686-2201 or stop by the Elementary School office for a registration packet and to schedule a date for kindergarten screening.

El Distrito Escolar de Bridgeport está buscando estudiantes de kinder para el año escolar 2013-2014

Si tiene un niño/a en nuestro distrito escolar o conoce a alguien que tenga un niño/a que tendrá 5 años para agosto 31, por favor hable al 686-2201 o venga a la oficina de la Escuela.Primaria por un paquete de inscripción y para hacer una cita para las evaluaciones.


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.


Democrats to meet

Okanogan County Democrats Annual potluck picnic and auction will be held Conconully State Park on Sunday, Aug. 18, starting at Noon.

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. CHELAN

Lake Chelan Fine Arts Festival

Chelan Fine Arts Festival at Riverwalk Park, Aug. 15-18. Contact 509-953-3376 or visit www.lakechelanartscouncil.com.

Rotary Salmon BBQ

The Lake Chelan Rotary will hold their Salmon BBQ at Riverwalk Park, 4 to 8 p.m., on Sat., Aug. 17. Monies raised support scholarships for Chelan and Manson high school graduates. Tickets maybe purchased at Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, Culinary Apple, Coldwell Banker, Willow, Lake Chelan Sports and Les Schwab Tires.

Lake Chelan Slam 'n Jam

Lake Chelan Slam 'n Jame, Basketball tournament, played in the parking lot at Don Morse Memorial Park. Registration deadline is Aug. 5. For more information and registration call Mike Haerling at 509-670-0180 or mikehaerling@yahoo.com.

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.

Rocky Horror Show

The Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee's production of the Broadway musical version of Richard O'Brien's "Rocky Horror Show" is showing and tickets are on sale at the PAC. The show opened Aug. 1 and runs through Aug. 17 on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 9 p.m. Cabaret seating is $55, Premium seating is $32.75, Standard seating is $28.75, and Students are only $18.75. Call 509-663-ARTS or visit www.pacwen.org.

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