Happy Thursday! As always, we’ve put together a list of local happenings this weekend and beyond:

The second annual Solstice Run happens TONIGHT! From Run Wenatchee: “This unique run, which begins and ends at Pybus Market, takes participants by each of Brewers Row’s four craft breweries — Badger Mountain Brewery, 509 Bierwerks, Columbia Valley Brewery and Wenatchee Valley Brewery. Once back at Pybus, there is a post-race party to celebrate the Solstice, with each brewery pouring their beers, along with live music and giveaways every hour. This family friendly event also includes non-alcoholic beverages and snacks.”

The AppleSox  are home this Saturday and Sunday.

The Foster Care Information Fair is Saturday at Pybus.

On Monday, Book-It Theatre presents The Odyssey: an exploration of Myth, Magic and Monsters. It’s a live theatrical performance based on Homer’s The Odyssey, staged at Pybus Public Market.

On Tuesday evening at the Saddle Rock Trailhead, learn how to use binoculars, compass, magnifying glass, an insect catcher, identify plants and animals, and learn about cool hikes in our valley. NCRL and Chelan-Douglas Land Trust will provide fun nature activities at the trailhead, plus you can check out a nature backpack and nature books from the bookmobile!

Next week, Tutor Doctor North Central Washington is presenting a great opportunity for high school students to prepare for the SAT test.

Tickets are on sale now for Leavenworth Summer Theater’s upcoming season of shows: “The Sound of Music,” “Pirates of Penzance” and “Hello, Dolly!” All shows begin in July.

The Wenatchee City Pool is open for the season.

Did you know you can check out FREE passes to Ohme Gardens from Wenatchee Public Library? Really!

Looking ahead:

Family Game Night returns to Pybus next Friday.

Also Friday at Pybus, the Wenatchee Library presents Trivia Night.

Cashmere Founders’ Days is a family-friendly, two-day community celebration happening next Friday and Saturday.

Calvary Crossroads Church in Wenatchee is hosting a totally FREE week of vacation bible school, from 9 a.m.-noon on July 15-19. It is open to 4-year-olds through sixth graders.

Every Week:

The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market is open every Thursday.

The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is open Saturdays and Wednesdays at Pybus Public Market.

The Chelan Farmers Market happens on Thursdays.

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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