What’s everybody up to this weekend? Need a few suggestions? Read on for a list of fun and festive local events:
The Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival happens for the final time this weekend.
Friday night, the YMCA is hosting a Parents’ Night Out event. Drop off your kids (ages 8 months to 8th grade) for an evening of crafts, stories and games.
The Wenatchee Wild are home at the Town Toyota Center on Friday.
Santa will be at the Owl Soda Fountain for pictures Friday night.
Catch up with Santa at Pybus Market. He’ll be there Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 22, as well as an appearance on Friday, Dec. 21.
Santa is also available for pictures at the Wenatchee Valley Mall this month. You can even bring the kids for Breakfast With Santa at the Wenatchee Valley Mall on Saturday.
WHS DECA is hosting a Father-Daughter Dance on Saturday.
“It’s A Wonderful Life” is playing on the big screen at the Numerica PAC on Sunday. Then, twice on Monday, the PAC is screening “The Muppet Christmas Carol.”
FREE holiday movies on Saturdays in December at the Ruby Theatre in Chelan. This Saturday, it’s “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” On Dec. 22, it’s “The Polar Express.”
Need to arrange childcare for any or all of winter break? The YMCA offers all-day childcare every weekday for the next two weeks (except for 12/24 and 12/25).
Celebrate a Small Town Christmas in Chelan, with festive events happening all December long.
Tickets are on sale NOW for “PJ MASKS LIVE” at the Town Toyota Center on Feb. 14. Don’t wait! This one is going to be super popular!
YMCA swim lesson registration for January is now open.
Next Friday on the PAC stage, it’s the “Old Time Radio Show.”
Mindfulness Northwest will host two courses in Wenatchee this January through March that teach effective tools for reducing stress and feeling more relaxed, and for being kinder and gentler with ourselves and those we love.
Calvary Crossroads Church in Wenatchee is hosting a FREE one-day parent summit on Saturday, Jan. 19, about parenting in this digital age.
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.
Story times for children of all ages at the Wenatchee Public Library.
The Wenatchee YMCA offers Toddler Time Thursdays, open gym for little ones every Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
The Wenatchee YMCA offers Parent/Tot Water Fitness classes every Friday at noon.
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.