Happy Thursday… and a very happy Mother’s Day this Sunday! Here’s hoping you all have a wonderful weekend with the people you love. If you’re looking for something fun to do, we have a few suggestions:

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Leavenworth, celebrate spring at Maifest.

This weekend is Manson’s Apple Blossom Festival!

The rodeo comes to the Town Toyota Center on Friday and Saturday.

On Saturday, join the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust for a morning family-friendly walk to visit Big Red, the giant Ponderosa pine on the Nason Ridge trail near Lake Wenatchee.

“Newsies” runs through Saturday at the Numerica Performing Arts Center.

The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market returns for the season this Saturday.

The Run For Your Mother 5K (and 1K for kids!) is Saturday at Walla Walla Point Park.

On Sunday, spend Mother’s Day at Ohme Gardens. As special treat for the special day, design and paint a terra cotta flowerpot and plant a flower for mom. All supplies provided. ($5 charge). Drinks and refreshments available for purchase as well.

Also Sunday, there will be a Mother’s Day Sip & Shop event at Chateau Faire Le Pont, an outdoor craft and shopping fair on the lawn with a no-host bar area and music all day.

Looking ahead:

The fun annual event, Touch A Truck, is coming up on Saturday, May 18 at Wenatchee Valley College.

On May 18, discover the amazing opportunities that the Wenatchee Valley Museum has to offer, and meet local scientists to learn about their work. It’s Science Fest 2019!Participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations of the mysterious parts of space, our solar system, and our earth. This free event at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will have 20+ stations full of learning, and will host 10+ local scientists and companies that are creating a vision for the future of Wenatchee and surrounding areas.

Chelan PUD is hosting Kids Fest at Walla Walla Point Park on May 25.

Stage Kids is bringing “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” to the Numerica PAC May 29-June 2.

The annual Wenatchee Pride Festival is coming up on June 15 at Lincoln Park. It’s a family-friendly event with something for everyone, with a children’s play area. There will also be music, games, art, food and a beer and wine garden.

Every Week:

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.

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