Looking for something fun to do? Read on for a few suggestions:
On Friday, local mom and writer Lorna Rose-Hahn will lead a workshop at TEAMS Learning Center all about journaling — how to incorporate it into your journey as a parent (or as a parent-to-be). “We’ll go through some journaling exercises and have some individual time to write. (no one has to share unless she/he wants to). Snacks will be provided.”
The Autumn Leaf Festival is this weekend in Leavenworth.
Grace City Church’s Downtown Hoedown is this Sunday.
Cider Fest at Lisa Bee’s is this Saturday.
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: This Saturday: Art on the Trail. Oct. 6: Scavenger Hunt. Oct. 13: Wildlife Tracking.
Date night idea: This Saturday at the Wenatchee Convention Center, Cherry Creek Radio stations are hosting Dance Through The Decades.
Take the family apple picking or pumpkin patching this weekend.
A local mom is offering sewing classes for ages 8 to adult. Want your kids to learn to sew? Sign up now!
Leavenworth’s Oktoberfest celebration takes over the Bavarian village the first three weekends in October.
Apple Days in Cashmere is Oct. 6 and 7.
The Fall Harvest Roundup at Rocky Reach Dam happens on Oct. 14
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: Don Seabrook/The Wenatchee World. Brian Mills, Snohomish, plays in the Snohomish Sauerkraut Band during the Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival in 2016.)