Happy Thursday! If you’re looking for something fun to do, read on for a list of local events.
The Wenatchee Public Library will host sensory-friendly story times on Thursdays through April 11.
Friday is Family Day at Lisa Bee’s.
Many of our favorite foothills hiking and biking trails open for the season on Friday.
On Friday afternoon, the Wenatchee Library will host a free screening of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.”
Saturday at 10 a.m., fitness coach Ali Wells is hosting a family fitness class at Walla Walla Point Park. Bring your partner/spouse to this one!
Saturday at 11 a.m., it’s Family Story Time at the Wenatchee Library.
Stop by Pybus Market on Saturday to celebrate the opening of Little Red’s coffee shop. There will be face painting, live music and giveaways.
Date night idea: The Numerica PAC is screening “The Breakfast Club” next Wednesday evening.
Registration is now open for 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. Classes start April 3.
On April 13, TEAMS Learning Center is holding its annual Sock Hop fundraiser at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. There will be a classic car show, a dance, a costume contest and more. And kids are welcome!
On April 13, the Greater Wenatchee Valley Arbor Day Committee will distribute trees from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walla Walla Point Park, shelter number 2. Trees will also be distributed in Cashmere, Leavenworth, Entiat and Orondo. Trees and shrubs will be distributed for a $2 donation.
There will be a free art class for kids at the Wenatchee Valley Museum on April 13.
The Fred Meyer Easter Egg Hunt is happening at Eastmont Community Park on Sunday, April 14.
A HUGE children’s consignment sale will open to the public on April 14-18.
The Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church Easter Egg Hunt is also on Saturday, April 20.
The second annual Sustainable Wenatchee Earth Day Fair is Saturday, April 20 in the LocalTel Event Center at Pybus Market.
Registration is now open for the YMCA’s Lake Wenatchee Summer Camp, as well as winter swim lessons.
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.
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.
(Photo credit: Mike Bonnicksen/Wenatchee World. Carolyn Larkin, left, and Anna Jurken on a run last year in the Wenatchee Foothills near the Day Drive Trailhead.)