Looking for something fun to do? We have a few suggestions:
Baseball is back! The AppleSox are back for their first home game of the season today.
The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market returns for the season today.
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market happens Saturdays at Pybus Public Market. (Next Saturday, June 17, it’s the return of the Kids’ Market, where young entrepreneurs can sell their homemade or homegrown goods.)
This Saturday in Leavenworth, it’s the annual Bike n’ Juice kid event! This one is fun: bike racing, obstacle courses for all ages, juice, cookies, lunch, raffles, face painting, bike decorating and more.
Enjoy free access to day-use forest service recreation sites and state parks on Saturday.
This looks like so much fun! The Dog Days of Summer family event at the Town Toyota Center on Saturday.
The Wenatchee City Pool opens for the season on Saturday.
The Methow Kids’ Free Fishing Day is Saturday.
Bring the kids out to Lake Wenatchee State Park on Saturday for a presentation by a bear and cougar expert all about the large mammals that live around here.
The exhibit this month at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center is all about the maker movement, with hands-on activities for the whole family.
Aviation Day is coming up at Pangborn on June 17. Lots of cool aircraft will be out for the whole family to explore.
Village Art in the Park in Leavenworth is back every weekend through October.
Catholic Family and Child Service hosts several play-and-learn events each week for children up to age 5 and their caregivers. The Kaleidoscope Play and Learn group meets Wednesdays at the First Methodist Church at 10 a.m., Thursdays at the Wenatchee Public Library at 10 a.m., and Fridays at the Hope Center at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The play sessions are free and no registration is required. For more information call 664-7350 ext. 3093.
The Wenatchee Mother-Baby Support Group at the Wenatchee Public Library meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays. (And now there’s a Toddler Group, too! The toddler group meets Mondays at noon at the library. This play-time focuses on movement, exploration, and learning to play together. It’s also a time for parents to visit, connect, and find ongoing support.)
Indoor Park Play Time at Apple Valley Gymnastics, 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays.
For kids 6 and younger, head to the play gym at Sport Gymnastics, open Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Story times at the Wenatchee Public Library. (Preschool Story Time: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Bilingual Story Time: Mondays at 6 p.m..; Pajama Story Time: Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; Baby/Toddler Story Time: Fridays at 10 a.m.; NEW Family Story Time: Saturdays at 11 a.m.)
You’ll find a hands-on children’s activity and craft room upstairs at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Kids and their grown-ups get in free and it’s open during regular museum hours.
The Wenatchee Valley Mall Kids Club gets together for adventures the third Saturday of every month.
Bring the whole family out for RunWenatchee’s club run/walks on the Loop Trail every Thursday evening. (Club run check-ins recently moved to Pybus.)
For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.
(Wenatchee World file photo/Don Seabrook. The Wenatchee AppleSox win their season opening game against San Francisco in 2015.)