Happy Thursday! Looking for something fun to do with the family? Read on for a few suggestions:
Family Game Night returns to Pybus on Friday.
The Wenatchee Riverfront Railway will be operating this Saturday Saturday.
The Chelan County Fair returns next Thursday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 9.
A local mom is offering sewing classes for ages 8 to adult. Want your kids to learn to sew? Sign up now!
The Leavenworth Fall Wine Walk is next Saturday.
Beginning in September at Pybus, there will be two 8-week courses of instruction in mindfulness: one about stress reduction and the other about self-compassion. The classes are being offered by Mindfulness Northwest, a non-profit based in Bellingham that teaches classes all around the state.
There will also be Mindfulness Meditation sessions at Ohme Gardens through September.
Join local fire, EMS and law enforcement at the annual 9/11 Spirit of America Remembrance Ceremony in Cashmere on Sept. 11.
On Sept. 14 and 15, it’s the annual Fiestas Mexicanas, a huge, family-friendly party with live music in Wenatchee’s Lincoln Park.
The United Way’s Color Rush fun-run returns Sept. 16.
The interactive dinosaur show, Jurassic Quest, comes to the Town Toyota Center on Sept. 21-23.
The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival’s Free Family Day is Sept. 22.
On Sept. 22, Columbia Valley Brewing, Badger Mountain Brewing and Wenatchee Valley Brewing are joining forces for Wenatchee’s very first Oktoberfest.
Join the Land Trust at Saddle Rock Trailhead for several kid-focused hikes in September and October. Explore our trails with fun, FREE hands-on activities to get up close and personal with nature. Learn how to help your child love healthy, active and safe play in the outdoors. Each week has a different theme: Sept. 22: Bug Hunt. Sept. 29: Art on the Trail. Oct. 6: Scavenger Hunt. Oct. 13: Wildlife Tracking.
Story times for children of all ages at the Wenatchee Public Library.
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 open 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.
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.
(Photo credit: Wenatchee World/Mike Bonnicksen. Luke Funderburk, 10, at left and his sister Olivia, 8, enjoy a carnival ride at the Chelan County Fair last year.)