The end of an era at Fred Meyer

As I was dropping my 3-year-old off at Fred Meyer’s Playland the other day, in anticipation of a quiet shopping trip (and maybe some breathing time at Starbucks), I heard some news that I thought worthy to pass along to my fellow parents: Fred Meyer is closing all its Playlands. That’s according to a Playland […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! As always, we’ve put together a list of local happenings, this weekend and beyond: The AppleSox  are home this weekend. Friday night, come out to Lisa Bee’s for dinner and live music. The annual Wenatchee Pride Festival is Saturday at Lincoln Park. It’s a family-friendly event with a children’s play area, bouncy house, music, […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! Looking for something fun to do? Read on for a list of upcoming local events: The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market returns for the season today! (The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is back for the season, too, open every Saturday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Pybus.) The AppleSox  are home tonight. On Friday, […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! Looking for something fun to do? Read on for a list of upcoming local events: Family Game Night returns to Pybus on Friday. The Mini Maker Faire happens Saturday at the Town Toyota Center. The Leavenworth Spring Wine Walk is Saturday. Saturday is Aviation Day at Pangborn Memorial Airport. There will be lots […]

Local libraries planning a summer full of activities

Libraries across North Central Washington are gearing up for a summer filled with reading challenges, theatrical programs, science and technology, crafts and more. This year, North Central Regional Library is offering a full lineup of programs at all 30 of its public libraries in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan and Ferry counties, as well as its […]