Happy Thursday! There are SO many fun events happening soon. We’ve rounded up a bunch of them:

Today and tonight, leave the kids at home and come downtown for Girls Night Out.

Leavenworth Ale-Fest happens this Friday and Saturday.

WEN-CON returns to the Town Toyota Center on Saturday. Gamers and pop-culture fans will love it, and there will also be tons of stuff for the kids to do. And it’s super kid-friendly.

There are many ways to celebrate Earth Day this year:

The Survive & Thrive Health and Safety Fair comes to Foothills Middle School on Saturday. There will be a free lunch, prizes and fun activities.

Take a wildflower walk through the Icicle Canyon on Saturday with the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust.

Next Thursday, YWCA NCW and Wenatchee Valley College bring you YWCA’s national Stand Against Racism awareness event at WVC. “We invite our community to join us for education on the topic of racism. This event is free of charge and kid friendly.”

Join your friends for a Wildflower Hike at Jacobson Preserve on Thursday, hosted by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust.

Looking ahead:

Family Game Night is coming up again at Pybus Market on Friday, April 27.

The Wenatchee Riverfront Railway begins running for the season on April 28.

It’s almost Apple Blossom Festival time! Full schedule is here: appleblossom.org/festival-calendar/ Here are a few festival highlights:

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: hstoebner@ewu.edu. Then on May 20, stop by Pybus Market for the Foster Care Fair hosted by FosteringWA.

Stage Kids is bringing “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” to the Numerica PAC May 17-20.

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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