Happy Thursday! Looking for something fun to do with the family? Read on for a list of events happening this weekend and beyond:
On Saturday, the Greater Wenatchee Valley Arbor Day Committee will distribute trees from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tat 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.
Also Saturday, Saddlerock EPC is hosting Single Parent Saturday. Single parents are welcome to enjoy the following: car maintenance/detail, haircuts & manicures, someone to talk/pray with, family photo, snack.
Saturday night at the PAC, the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform “American Masters,” highlighting the masterworks of some of the country’s greatest composers.
Come to the Wenatchee Valley Museum on Tuesday evening for a guest presentation and screening of the nature film, “Leave it to Beavers.” As you enjoy the educational program, the kids can participate in makerspace activities!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
WEN-CON returns to the Town Toyota Center on Saturday, April 21. Gamers and pop-culture fans will love it, and there will also be tons of stuff for the kids to do.
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.
Join your friends for a Wildflower Hike at Jacobson Preserve on April 26, hosted by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust.
Family Game Night is coming up again at Pybus Market on Friday, April 27.
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market returns for the season on Saturday, May 12.
Want to learn about becoming a foster parent? There are two big events happening in May. On May 14, Hayley Stoebner of FosteringWA will teach a class called “Mythbusters” at the Wenatchee School District Office. This class is essentially an information class about who is eligible to become a foster parent. There are many myths about who can become a foster parent and this class aims to dispel most of those myths. Email Hayley for more information: email@example.com. Then on May 20, stop by Pybus Market for the Foster Care Fair hosted by FosteringWA.
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.