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Community Bulletin Board

Issue 10, 2022

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Leavenworth

WRI Events
On March 10, WRI hosts Mike Cecka, a Wenatchee Valley local, to discuss his 46-day sailing adventure around Vancouver Island. The last two Red Barn Events of the month feature female authors. March 14, WRI introduces Joan Burton to talk about her book Footprints on Snow, telling stories of seven brave women who shaped the history of the Northwest Mountains. On March 24, WRI welcomes Judy Bentley to talk about her book Hiking Washington’s History. A Book for All Seasons will be at these events to sell these books – get them autographed, too. Admission is by donation and helps Red Barn continue and grow with help from local business sponsors. Visit the website find out more details on upcoming Red Barn Events: https://wenatcheeriverinstitute.org/. Contact: Randee Zerger rzerger@wenatcheeriverinstitute.org 509-548-0181 ext. 7.

Regional

Cascadia Conservation
The District's regular monthly meeting scheduled for Friday, March 18, at 1:30 p.m., has been canceled. For information, please call the District office at 509-436-1601.
 
The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society
Meets via Zoom at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 14. Chicago-based educator Thomas MacEntee will present "Are You Ready for the 1950 Census?" Contact WAGSLibrarian@gmail.com to receive Zoom invitation; call 509-782-4046 for general information. Free and open to the public.

Numerica PAC Eases Covid-19 Guidelines
  Effective March 2 the Numerica Performing Arts Center has decided to discontinue its recent policy of requiring proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations or a negative test to gain entry to its events. The change of policy, in place since September 1, 2021, during the height of the Delta variant, is a direct response to the easing of restrictions statewide due to the decline in COVID-19 cases. For more information contact J. Wood Lotts, Executive Director at woodyl@numericapac.org or 509-665-9096.
 
Year of the Apple High School Student Art Contest
The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) invites all current high school students in the following counties to participate in the 20th Annual Year of the Apple Art Contest:
Our counties of:  Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan. The Washington apple-themed contest will grant over $1750 cash in student prizes.  

First place will receive $1,000, 2nd place $500, and 3rd place $250. In addition to cash prizes for students, the top three winner’s art class/teacher will win a $150 Amazon gift card for art supplies. Start working on your artwork today! Contest rules and registration forms may be found at www.waef.org or by calling (509) 663-7713.

The overall grand prize winner is awarded  $1,000 cash and the opportunity to see his/her artwork reproduced onto a poster-sized calendar. Artwork submitted to:

Washington Apple Education Foundation C/O Art Contest
2900 Euclid Avenue, Wenatchee. WA. 98801. Deadline of May 1, 2022

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) is the charity of the tree fruit industry. The organization is best known for its scholarship program. Annually, WAEF awards over $1 million in scholarship aid to students raised in tree fruit industry communities.

NCW Libraries
Offering three virtual reading challenges in March through the Beanstack website and app. Readers across North Central Washington are invited to track their progress, write book reviews, earn digital badges, and discover great books for the whole family. Join one or all three of these challenges:

  • Oscar Worthy-Reads: A reading challenge for adults featuring books adapted into Oscar-winning films.
  • Women Changemakers: An all ages challenge celebrating women in history (March is Women’s History Month).
  • Read Across America: An all ages challenge with American landmark-themed virtual badges.

NCW Libraries offers new virtual reading challenges every month to help people get inspired to read more, discover new authors and genres, and to broaden their understanding of people and the world. Join a reading challenge at https://ncwlibraries.beanstack.org/reader365.

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