Looking for something fun to do? Here are a few events happening locally. Want more? Go to ncwcalendar.com.
Today, it’s a Winter Adventure Walk at Barn Beach Reserve in Leavenworth.
On Friday night, come to the Numerica PAC for “The Mountaintop”, the award-winning play that imagines what could have happened in the hours preceding famed civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.
On Saturday, it’s the Multicultural Festival at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.
Lake Chelan Winterfest happens this weekend and next: live music, ice sculptures, wine and ale tasting and more.
Leavenworth’s Bavarian Icefest is this weekend.
Night skiing and live music at Mission Ridge Saturday night.
Date night: A comedy show at the Numerica PAC Saturday night.
Spend the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 16 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. While you watch a film about the world’s changing energy sources, the kids can hang out and get creative with Legos.
The Washington Elementary PTSA presents a screening of the film “The Eagle Huntress” at the Numerica PAC on Wednesday, Jan. 17.
The Numerica Performing Arts Center is showing “Back to the Future” on the theater’s big screen, Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $3.
There’s free ice skating at the TTC rink on Sunday, Jan. 21. (skate rental is $2)
On Jan. 27, it’s A Different Kind of Story Time at the museum. This month, Eloise Sheets will read “Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo”.
Also on Jan. 27, take your whole family on a Guided Snow Shoe Hike led by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. Learn the basics of snowshoeing while exploring the family friendly trails of Saddle Rock.
On Feb. 10, be sure to stop by the annual Summer Camp Fair at Pybus. This is a great opportunity to learn more about options for summer fun from regional organizations. Wenatchee Mom Blog is proud to co-sponsor the event this year along with Icicle Creek Center for the Arts.
The popular Indoor Playground for toddlers and their parents is up and running again at Pybus Public Market. This program is a cooperative effort of Pybus and the Wenatchee Parks and Recreation Department – cost is $1.25 per child, or just $1 for Wenatchee City residents. It is a great way to get take the little ones to the Park on those mornings when it is too cold to be outside.
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is open (and indoors) Saturdays at Pybus Public Market.
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 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.)
Play family-friendly board games at the Wenatchee Public Library every Friday!
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 have moved to Pybus.)
For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.
(Photo credit: Wenatchee World /Mike Bonnicksen. Hillary Schwirtlich with the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, at left, talks with a group about winter ecology during last January’s Guided Family Snowshoe Hike at Squilchuck State Park. The event is happening again on Saturday, Jan. 27.)