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 parade is this Saturday.
It’s Family Game Night at Pybus on Friday.
The Wenatchee Riverfront Railway is running this Saturday and Sunday.
The Horse Lake Trail Runs are Saturday. One of the prettiest runs in the world but, unfortunately, this one is sold out.
The Rustique Divas Vintage Market takes over Pybus on Saturday.
Also Saturday at Pybus, it’s the annual Master Gardener plant sale.
Perri the Poetry Fairy reads poems for kids at the Cashmere Library this Saturday at 11 a.m.
The Two Rivers Medieval Faire happens Saturday and Sunday at the Cashmere Fairgrounds.
The Apple Blossom Musical this year is “Young Frankenstein” and it opens at the Numerica PAC on Wednesday.
Leavenworth’s Maifest is May 13-14.
Stage Kids presents Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” May 18-21 at the Numerica PAC.
The Wenatchee Valley YMCA is offering FREE community swim lessons to 500 children and 25 teens and adults, May 22-26 at the Eastmont YMCA Aquatic Center.
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 Saddlerock EPC Parent/Toddler Program happens every Tuesday morning. Come for play time, learning, songs and stories. It’s a free program for parents and children ages 1-5.
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 and 8:30-10 a.m. Saturdays.
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
(This lovely photo was taken by Wenatchee Valley mom Keri Davis on a recent hike in the foothills.)