Gaining insight

An introductory workshop on the “Creative Insight Journey” will be offered on Friday (Feb. 5) at the Education Station at TwispWorks. The event begins at 7:30 p.m., and admission is by donation. The workshop introduces an upcoming course originally from Stanford University’s Business Program. For more information, call (360) 510‑7741 or email lesasevin@gmail.com.

Photo courtesy of Okanogan Highlands Association Explore the Lost Lake wetland with several speakers at presentation in Tonasket.

Photo courtesy of Okanogan Highlands Association

Explore the Lost Lake wetland with several speakers at presentation in Tonasket.

Learn about Lost Lake wetland

Botanist George Thornton and other speakers will talk about the Lost Lake wetland at an Okanogan Highlands Association event on Friday (Feb. 5) at the Community Cultural Center in Tonasket. The free event begins at 6:30 p.m. A dinner will be available at 5:15 p.m. Cost is $7.50 for cultural center members and $8.50 for non-members. For more information, call (509) 476‑2432.

More ‘People’s History’

The last of eight classes covering the book A People’s History of the United States will be offered at the Education Station at TwispWorks on Feb. 10, featuring speaker Dana Visalli. The free program begins at 7 p.m. At 6 p.m., an episode of Oliver Stone’s “The Untold History of the United States” will be shown. For more information, call 997‑9011 or email dana@methownet.com.

Teen dance at The Loup

Loup Loup Ski Bowl will host a Valentine’s Day teen dance and nighttime tubing on Feb. 13 from 5 – 8:30 p.m. The event is for 13- to 18-year-olds. The tubing hill will be lighted and there will be music in the lodge. Admission is $5; food will be available for purchase.

This is a chaperoned, alcohol- and substance-free event. Participants must have a consent and release of liability form signed by a parent or guardian. Sign up by emailing manager@skitheloup.com by Feb. 10. For more information, call (509) 557‑3401.

Photo courtesy of Methow Trails The Doggie Dash is coming on Valentine’s Day.

Photo courtesy of Methow Trails

The Doggie Dash is coming on Valentine’s Day.

Get ready for Doggie Dash

The annual Doggie Dash, a human-canine collaboration that involves skiing, costumes and general hilarity, will be on Feb. 14 at the Winthrop Town Trailhead. Dress up yourself, and your dog, to compete for prizes and glory. Registration begins at 9 a.m., races at 10 a.m. Participation is by donation. For more information, call 996‑3287 or email danica@methowtrails.org.

Travels in B.C. and the Yukon

Mary Kiesau will offer a photographic travelogue of the plants and wildlife of British Columbia and the Yukon at an “Armchair Traveler” event on Feb. 18 at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Admission is by donation. The event begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 997‑2926.

Mothering group forming at Room One

Room One in Twisp will host a new mothering group on Fridays for 12 weeks beginning Feb. 19. The group is for new mothers of babies up to 1 year old. Mothers come together to share, learn and grow together. The free sessions are from 10 a.m. – noon. For more information, call 997‑2050.

Flea market and more at the Barn

A flea market, vintage sale and crafts fair will be staged on Feb. 20 at the Winthrop Barn from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event is free to the public; vendor tables are $10 to $12. For more information, call 996‑2188 or email info@winthropbarn.com.

Travels in Armenia

Jon Hawley will talk about his travels to Armenia in the Trans-Caucasus region in an “Armchair Traveler” event on Feb. 25 at the Methow Valley Community Center. The free presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 997‑2926.