Happy Thursday! What’s everybody up to this weekend? If you’re looking for something fun to do, read on for our weekly list of local events:
Tonight at the Numerica PAC, it’s a $3-screening of “Mrs. Doubtfire.”
Pybus Public Market hosts free live music events every Friday evening. This Friday, it’s guitarist/vocalist Lance Tigner.
The Wenatchee Wild are home at the Town Toyota Center on Friday and Saturday.
On Saturday, there will be a free art class for kids at the Wenatchee Valley Museum.
The Holiday Open House and Wine Walk is this Saturday in downtown Wenatchee. Kick off the holiday shopping season at local shops with local wine and cider.
The Wenatchee Senior Center’s annual Holiday Gift and Craft Fair happens Saturday at the senior center AND the Foothills Middle School gym. That’s a lot of gift ideas! (The Chelan Senior Center’s Holiday Boutique is next Saturday, Nov. 17.)
Also Saturday, it’s the Lee Elementary Holiday Bazaar.
Sunday is Veterans Day. Bring the family out to wave the flag during the Veterans Day Parade in Wenatchee. The route runs down Chelan Street to Memorial Park, where there will be a brief ceremony before the parade will continue down Orondo, turning on Mission Street and heading back toward Wells Fargo.
The Lake Chelan VFW Post 6853 will hold its annual Veterans Day Parade on Saturday at 11 a.m.
The Wenatchee Riverfront Railway train runs this Sunday. (Veterans ride for free.)
The indoor playground at Pybus is open for the season. It’s a warm place full of toys for toddlers to play with during the cold months. With a few exceptions, the play area will be open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon each week through March.
A local mom is offering sewing classes for ages 8 to adult. Want your kids to learn to sew? Sign up now!
Registration is now open for two upcoming YMCA programs:
- The first is YMCA’s Itty Bitty Basketball Program. These program, for ages 4-7, is designed to introduce children to the fundamentals of basketball as well as learn skills and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment.
- The second is a new YMCA program called HYPE! — a PE program for homeschoolers 6 to 16 years old with set curriculum including games to develop strength and coordination, health and nutrition education, learning the basics of team sports, and lots of fun! Kids will spend one hour at the YMCA with a Homeschool PE coach.
The Numerica Festival of Trees is Nov. 15-18 this year. Can you believe it’s almost here??
- The Little Black Dress Party is Nov. 16.
- Holiday Spice — everyone’s favorite song-and-dance revue starring your friends and neighbors — returns to the PAC on Nov. 16-17.
- And here’s a new way to wrap up the festival: On Sunday, Nov. 18, bring your kids (dressed in their Sunday best!) and their teddy bears for a tea party with Santa!
The Pybus Market Holiday Artisan Fair is coming up on Nov. 17.
LeAnn Rimes is coming to the Town Toyota Center on Friday, Nov. 30.
Story times for children of all ages at the Wenatchee Public Library.
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.