Happy Thursday and Happy Memorial Day Weekend!! Yay for splash pads and pools opening across town! Yay for summer! What is everybody getting up to this long weekend? Still making your plans? Read on for a list of fun local events:
It’s opening weekend at Slidewaters in Chelan!
Tonight in Chelan, it’s the Memorial Day Parade honoring soldiers, police officers, and first responders who lost their lives in the line of duty, as well as those who have served and are currently serving our country.
Friday at Pybus Public Market: It’s Family Game Night! (And it’s free…)
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market takes over the Pybus parking lot on Saturday.
The Wenatchee Riverfront Railway will run this Sunday.
Pybus Market will host a Memorial Day Flag Ceremony on Monday at noon. This moving and somber ceremony will include a Convocation, and a short history of Memorial Day. “Taps” will be played, and an Honor Guard will conduct the Firing of Three Volleys to Honor the Fallen.
Next Thursday, the Numerica PAC is screening “Top Gun”.
The Leavenworth Spring Wine Walk is June 2.
The AppleSox home opener is June 5!
Big fun in Leavenworth on Friday, June 8: It’s the Summer Kick-Off Concert, a benefit for Mountain Sprouts Children’s Community. Food, games, live music and crafts — all in a gorgeous mountain meadow setting.
Celebrate Father’s Day with the third annual Ale Trail in Downtown Wenatchee on June 16.
The Wenatchee Pride Festival comes to Pybus on June 23. Bring the whole family down to the market “to peacefully connect as a community of LGBTQ+ families and straight allies and come together as one to show that love trumps all.”
For all you dog lovers: The Dog Days of Summer family show returns to the Town Toyota Center on June 30.
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.