Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake

A free Bike Rodeo for kids aged 5 – 12 will take place Saturday (June 14) at the Pearrygin Lake State Park east boat launch from 10 a.m.–noon. For more information, call 996-2227.


Free fishing for kids at Winthrop hatchery

Saturday (June 14) is free fishing day for kids ages 12 and under at the Winthrop National Fish Hatchery from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities include fishing for big trout, a fish-cleaning station, concessions, hands-on casting with targets, an appearance by Smokey Bear, salmon cooking, fly tying, gyotaku, fish art, ethics and boating safety.

T-shirts commemorating the event will feature a winning design created for free fishing day by Methow Valley Elementary School fifth-grader Phoenix Doran. The block prints were created through an interdisciplinary unit on Methow fish and fish habitat offered to fifth graders in conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week and with sponsorship from the Methow Valley Ranger District, with the assistance of local artists Laura Gunnip and Emily Post. For more information, call 997-4004.