April 2017 archive

9 tips for a safe Apple Blossom Festival

Well, the high school marching band just started practicing in our neighborhood, so I know it’s Apple Blossom! My kids were thrilled by this unique sound of spring in Wenatchee, sensing the rumble of the drums with wide eyes and rushing out the door to follow them along the sidewalk. I felt warm, despite the […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something fun to do? We have a few suggestions for this weekend and beyond: As crazy as this may sound, it’s already Apple Blossom Festival time again. I know. Insane. It was Apple Blossom like two seconds ago. The food fair opens today. The carnival starts Friday (at the Town Toyota Center this year!). The youth […]

YMCA offers free swim lessons

Hey guys. I wanted to pass along this press release we received from the YMCA. Pretty cool program… Wenatchee, April 19, 2017 – As the season turns from winter to spring, the Wenatchee Valley YMCA encourages children and parents in Chelan & Douglas Counties to explore the many benefits of swimming, while also keeping safety […]

Girls in sports: The power of play

My 5-year-old daughter’s first T-ball game was Tuesday evening. For weeks now, my husband has been out in the yard playing catch with her most nights. The day we registered her for the season, he rushed right out to Sports and Fitness Outlet and bought her a pink glove. Bless his heart. I made him […]

The lion, the skit and the toilet paper

It’s time for another round of bragging about how Stage Kids has helped my kid. (See previous posts here and here.) My daughter and her classmates were recently studying about King Tut in social studies class. Her group of three girls created the usual tri-board presentation, but they also went for the extra credit and put together […]

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