Happy Thursday! Here are a few fun happenings we’re looking forward to this weekend and beyond:
There’s so much going on at local libraries — from story times to craft groups and more. Check out the full calendar of library events. (Here’s just one example: The Wenatchee Library is hosting a free screening of “E.T.” on Friday afternoon.)
The AppleSox are at home tonight.
There’ll be live music at Lisa Bee’s on Friday night.
Friday night, Wenatchee Parks and Rec presents a free, family-friendly evening of music at Centennial Park.
This Friday and Saturday at the Numerica PAC, come out to watch Stage Kids perform “Mulan, Jr.” There will be two shows each day: Friday, July 13 @ 1:30 and 6:30 and Saturday, July 14 @ 1:30 and 6:30. Tickets are available at the door: Adults: $16 /Children: $13. More information at stagekidswa.org.
Stop by Chelan County Fire District 3 on Saturday for the Community Bike Party. Come for a free kids’ bike helmets and fittings from Cascade Medical Center, a free hot dog cookout, games and activities, and chances to win a kids’ bike from Der Sportsmann.
America’s favorite librarian, Nancy Pearl, will be signing books at A Book For All Seasons in Leavenworth on Saturday.
The Wenatchee AppleSox will hold their annual team poster signing and autograph party at Pybus on Wednesday.
There’s a healthy cooking class for kids at Pybus on Wednesday.
Tickets are on sale now for Leavenworth Summer Theater’s upcoming season of shows: “The Sound of Music,” “My Fair Lady” and “Little Women.”
The 71st Annual Pateros Apple Pie Jamboree is happening July 20-22. Come out and celebrate a resilient community… and eat pie!
The Wenatchee Riverfront Railway is running on July 21.
Family Game Night returns to Pybus on Friday, July 27.
There will be a Ladies Night/Little Black Dress Party to benefit Alatheia on July 27.
On July 28, “the first major cider festival in North Central Washington” is coming to Cashmere. The Big Chill offers an abundance of tastes from the region’s burgeoning cideries.
The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market is open every Thursday.
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is open Saturdays and Wednesdays at Pybus Public Market.
The Chelan Farmers Market happens on Thursdays.
Village Art in the Park in Leavenworth is back every weekend through October.
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.