What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something fun to do? Here are a few events happening locally. Want more? Go to ncwcalendar.com.

The Numerica Performing Arts Center is showing “Back to the Future” on the theater’s big screen, tonight at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $3.

The madcap mystery spoof “Death by Design” opens tonight at the Riverside Playhouse.

Lake Chelan Winterfest happens again this weekend: live music, ice sculptures, wine and ale tasting and more.

On Saturday, get moving at the Bundle-Up Run. The run is part of the Bundle Up Fest. There will be s’mores, a petting zoo, hay rides and more. Plus, learn about all kinds of youth sports and activities.

Night skiing and live music at Mission Ridge Saturday night.

Date Night: Spend a “Night at the Museum” on Saturday night at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. The event includes four experiences in one: A fun brewery/cider house, a relaxing coffeehouse, a speakeasy and a wine bar.

The Wenatchee Wild are home at the TTC this Friday and Saturday.

There’s free ice skating at the TTC rink on Sunday. (skate rental is $2)

And there’s free nordic skiing on Icicle River Trails in Leavenworth.

Looking ahead:

Next Saturday, 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.

At the Wenatchee Library on Jan. 30, Boot-It Theatre presents “Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-soaking Stream of Inventions.”

On Jan. 31, bring your creative kiddos to the Wenatchee Library for “Inspire Your Heart with Art Day”. 

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.

Every Week:

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/Don Seabrook. Families run across the pedestrian bridge during the Bundle Up 1K children’s run in 2015.)

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