What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! What’s everybody up to this Spring Break? We found lots of fun things happening locally:

On Friday, gather up a group of friends for Trivia Night at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.

Also Friday, it’s Family Game Night at Pybus Public Market.

The Smallwood’s Harvest Easter Egg Hunt is happening on Saturday at 1 p.m.

The Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church Easter Egg Hunt is also on Saturday

Many of our favorite foothills hiking and biking trails open for the season this Saturday. (While the trails typically open on April 1, I received this note from the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust: “The Wenatchee Foothills trail system will be open this Saturday morning, March 31st. The Land Trust, Chelan Co. PUD, and the state Dept. of Fish & Wildlife have agreed to open the trails a day early to give people a chance to enjoy a full weekend with the trails available. As always, please give wildlife a wide berth, keep dogs leashed, and avoid muddy trails. The Land Trust will have volunteer greeters out at Sage Hills, Balsamroot, and Horse Lake Reserve trailheads, handing out fruit bars and trail information. Give them a big smile when you see them!”)

On Easter Sunday, Wapato Point Cellars in Manson will host a special dinner and kids’ egg hunt. (And a “cork hunt” for adults!)

On Monday, the Jordan World Circus will perform two shows at the Town Toyota Center.

Libraries around North Central Washington are offering several great activities for kids over spring break this year (April 2-6).

Looking ahead:

Sign up now for the YMCA’s Itty Bitty Soccer Program. The program will run from April 23 – June 4, on Mondays and Wednesdays at the following times:
4-5 Year Olds: 4:30-5:15 p.m.
6-7 Year Olds: 5:30-6:15 p.m.
The cost is $50 for Y Members and $60 for Community Members and that price includes team pictures and a T-Shirt. They’re still looking for volunteer coaches as well. Questions? Email Becca Colgrove at becca@wenymca.org

Watch “Angels in the Outfield” at the Wenatchee Public Library next Friday, April 6. (Then stick around for Trivia Night at the library.)

Watch “Toy Story” on the big screen at the Numerica PAC on April 8.

Children’s Home Society of Washington will host its annual SweetHearts for Kids benefit luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. April 11 at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

The Greater Wenatchee Valley Arbor Day Committee will distribute trees from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walla Walla Point Park, shelter number 2. Trees will also be distributed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at these sites:  Martin’s Marketplace, 130 Titchenal Road in Cashmere; Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, 12790 Fish Hatchery Road; Entiat City Hall, 14070 Kinzel St.; The Market Place, 21318 Highway 97 in Orondo. Trees and shrubs will be distributed for a $2 donation.

To celebrate Earth Day this year, stop by Pybus on April 21 for the Sustainable Wenatchee Earth Day Fair. Also on the 21st, the Wenatchee Public Library will host an Earth Day Program for kids. Then on the 22nd, bring the family to the Wenatchee Valley Museum for its Earth Day Science Fair.

Every Week:

Get the whole family moving with Kids Yoga classes.

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.

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.

For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.

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