Syrup will be provided

Thinking about pancakes? Now you are, so mark Saturday (May 24) on your calendar for the Mazama Community Club’s World Famous Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. – noon. All you can eat for $6; or free if you are under 4 or over 90. For more information visit www.MazamaCommunityClub.com or call 996-2071.

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Methow Conservancy hosts dinner, concert

The Methow Conservancy hosts the “Imagine the Methow” campaign impact party beginning with a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday (May 24) at the Winthrop Barn. The dinner will be followed at 8:30 p.m. by a concert/dance with music by The Last Outlaws. Tickets are $20 per person for dinner and the concert (half price for children under 12) or $5 for the concert only. For more information, call 996-2870.

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Farm tours, potluck at Crown S Ranch

Crown S Ranch on Twin Lakes Road is hosting tours and a pot luck open to the community on Sunday (May 25). The free event includes tours at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The potluck will be from noon – 1 p.m.; bring a side dish. Kids are OK (there will be a special tour for them at 1 p.m.) but dogs are not, so leave them home. RSVP is necessary by Saturday (May 24) at (509) 341-4144.

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Hawk eye. Apollo, a red-tailed hawk, may be among the raptors at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Okanogan Wildlife League

Hawk eye. Apollo, a red-tailed hawk, may be among the raptors at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Okanogan Wildlife League

Raptors at Interpretive Center

Lisa Lindsay, founder and director of OWL, the only wildlife rehabilitation facility in Okanagan County, will bring several raptors with her for a presentation Sunday (May 25) at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center in Twisp. The free event begins at 3 p.m. For more information, call 997-4904.

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Shafer Museum opens for season

The Shafer Historical Museum in Winthrop will formally open for the season on Monday (May 26). There will be an opening-day celebration from 1 – 4 p.m. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week through Labor Day. Additions to the museum this year include a huge rotary stamp mill that was once used to process ore from mines. For more information, call 996-3419 or 996-3342.

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Farmers Market at Pateros

The Pateros Farmers Market will open for the season on May 30 at the Main Mall, and will continue from 3 – 7 p.m. every Friday through October. Vendors can email klizkoch@gmail.com or teamgamakatsu@live.com, or call (509) 686-1022 to reserve a stall.

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Spanish classes for kids

The Language Hub is offering Spanish classes for youth starting June 16. The classes will be held Mondays and Fridays above the Confluence Gallery in Room 202. There are two time slots: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and noon – 1 p.m. Cost is $100 for five weeks. Sign up by calling Carolyn Sullivan at 996-3555.

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Pridefest set for June 15

Methow Valley Pridefest, a celebration of the valley’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, is back this year on June 15. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., beginning with a march from Rivers Edge Resort on Riverside Avenue and ending at Mack Lloyd Park in Winthrop. For more information, call 997-3090.

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Community market in Marblemount

If you’re headed over Highway 20 this summer, you’ll have an opportunity to take advantage of organic produce, baked goods, locally crafted art and live music at the monthly Marblemount Community Market. The free event will take place on June 8, July 13, Aug. 10 and Sept. 14 near milepost 106 at the Marblemount Community Hall, from noon – 4 p.m. For more information, call (360) 853-8388 or email infor@marblemountcommunityhall.org.