Happy Thursday! What’s everybody up to this weekend? Here’s our weekly list of fun stuff happening around the valley. (For all things Halloween, be sure to check out our full list of Halloween events.)
Tonight, there will be a screening of the film “Life, Animated,” at the Numerica PAC. The movie “is a remarkable coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.”
Pybus hosts free live music events every Friday evening. This Friday, it’s local favorite Joe Guimond.
The Wenatchee Wild are home at the Town Toyota Center on Friday and Saturday.
Leavenworth’s Oktoberfest celebration continues this weekend.
The Chelan Library is hosting its 8th Annual Halloween Carnival on Saturday.
On Saturday, there will be a free art class for kids at the Wenatchee Valley Museum.
Next Thursday, stop by Tousled Salon in downtown Wenatchee for an open house. There’ll be wine and treats, plus an opportunity to win a fabulous Dyson hair dryer. If you are looking for a new hair salon, GO to this! I promise you will love Tousled. The ladies who work there are friendly and do beautiful work, and the space itself is gorgeous — light-filled, great view of downtown, and recently renovated.
Take the family pumpkin patching.
A local mom is offering sewing classes for ages 8 to adult. Want your kids to learn to sew? Sign up now!
Next Friday, the Cashmere Library will host a “Teeny-Weeny Halloween Literacy Fair.”
Next Saturday is Make A Difference Day, and Wenatchee goes BIG for this one every year. Want to get involved? Just go online, find a project that speaks to you, and volunteer to help. Our friends at Wenatchee Pediatric Dentistry will be collecting donations for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Next Saturday, Oct. 27, it’s the Mansfield Community Church Harvest Festival.
The Holiday Open House and Wine Walk is coming up on Saturday, Nov. 10, in downtown Wenatchee. Kick off the holiday shopping season at local shops with local wine and cider.
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.
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.
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.