File photo from Methow Valley News

File photo from Methow Valley News

Easter egg hunts at Omak and Pearrygin

Twisp Valley Grange and Winthrop Kiwanis are sponsoring an Easter egg hunt on April 19 at Pearrygin Lake State Park near Winthrop. The free event, which includes a barbeque provided by Ulrich’s Pharmacy, begins at noon. Parking is free that day at the park.

Kiwanis members will be taking pictures of kids with the Easter Bunny.  Egg hunters should bring their own baskets and a picnic blanket. For more information, call (425) 760-6188 or 997-9357.

An Easter egg hunt to support the Omak Lady Pioneer Summer Basketball Program will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday (April 12) at Omak East Elementary School. Cost is $5 per child. For more information, call (509) 429-2275.

Pick up litter for Earth Week

Methow Recycles and WasteWise are celebrating Earth Week (April 19 – 26) by sponsoring a week-long, valley-wide litter clean-up.

Participants can bring garbage and recyclables to Methow Recycles on April 26. Liberty Bell High School students will weigh, categorize and analyze the composition of roadside findings and share the information with the community. Litter collectors can enter a drawing for prizes. Visit, call Susan at 997-0520 or email for more information.

Community Center invites you to shop

The Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp will host the Bee-Cause Re-Purpose Exposition — described as an upscale sale of quality items by a variety of vendors — on May 2 and 3. Chili and beverages will also be available at the free event. The sale will be from 5 – 8 p.m. on May 2 and from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on May 3.

For more information, call 997-2926 or email

Clean up at Mazama

The Mazama Community Club’s Spring Clean-Up will be on April 26 from 8 a.m. – noon. Bring tools, equipment and elbow grease. For more information, call 996-2071.

Big sale at Little Star

Little Star Montessori School’s annual Super Garage Sale fundraiser is scheduled for May 3 and 4 at the school in Winthrop. The sale will be open from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on May 3 and 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on May 4. There will also be an open house on May 3 from 2 – 4 p.m.

The school will accept donated items after April 21. For more information, call 996-2901.

Fiber Fest at fairgrounds

Knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers and fiber artists are invited to join the Okanogan Valley Fiber Association for a Fiber Festival on May 17 at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds commercial building. The free event will be held from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For more information, visit or call (206) 604-2218.

Lots of pancakes

The Mazama Community Club’s annual World Famous Pancake Breakfast will be on May 24 from 8 a.m. – noon. Cost is $6 or free for those under age 4 or over age 90. For more information, call 996-2071.