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Arts briefs: July 1, 2015

Arts briefs: July 1, 2015

McCollum exhibit at Methow Gallery The Methow Gallery at TwispWorks is exhibiting works by local artist Mary Lou McCollum. The gallery is open Thursday and Friday from noon–5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Visitors can also see and purchase the work of Methow Valley artists Terry Hunt, Donna Keyser, Laura Karcher and Matthew...
Community news briefs: July 1, 2015

Community news briefs: July 1, 2015

Help out at the rink The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink is looking for skilled carpenters to volunteer their expertise this week to help with framing the new buildings under construction at the rink. Volunteers are needed from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. through Friday (July 3). For more information, call (509) 341-4400. Refrigeration equipment and other amenities are...

Sports briefs: June 24, 2015

Register for Singletrack Solstice There’s still time to register for this weekend’s 2015 Methow Singletrack Solstice, which runs Friday through Sunday (June 26-28). Registration includes lunch on Saturday at the Chickadee Trailhead, breakfast Sunday at Mack Lloyd Park in Winthrop, a raffle ticket and a chance to win prizes. For information, visit www.methowevergreenmtb.org/p/methow-singletrack-solstice. Registration prices...
Arts briefs: June 24, 2015

Arts briefs: June 24, 2015

Students exhibit at Spartan Art Gallery Artists of the Methow Valley Young Adult Art Intensive — a three-day art camp for teens happening this week in Twisp — invite the public to view their work at an exhibition on Friday (June 26) from 6-8 p.m. at the Spartan Art Gallery on the TwispWorks campus. “This camp is about encouraging kids...
News briefs: June 24, 2015

News briefs: June 24, 2015

Preschool sign-up underway Sign-up is available for the Methow Mentoring & Childcare Preschool, a program of The Cove, which begins July 13 at Methow Valley United Methodist Church on Highway 20 between Twisp and Winthrop. The preschool, for children ages 2½ to 6, will operate from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and will use the Nurtured...
Sports briefs: June 17, 2015

Sports briefs: June 17, 2015

Help needed at rink Volunteer workers of all skill levels are needed to help out with the construction project at the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink that will add refrigeration equipment and other amenities. Donated materials are also needed. For information, call 996-4199 or visit www.winthropicerink.com. Big trout for Dad Fish hatchery crews with the...
Community News briefs: June 17, 2015

Community News briefs: June 17, 2015

Outdoor learning at Basecamp A series of free outdoor adventure and education programs at North Cascades Basecamp near Mazama begins on Monday (June 22). Julie Grialou of the Methow Conservancy will discuss restoration of the landscape after the Carlton Complex Fire at 7 p.m. On Tuesday (June 23), Kim Romain-Bondi will lead an “owl prowl” beginning...
Sports briefs: June 3, 2015

Sports briefs: June 3, 2015

Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake The annual Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake State Park will be on June 13 from 10 a.m.–noon. Registration for the free event begins at 9:45 a.m. in the east boat launch parking lot. The rodeo is for kids ages 5–12, and will focus on maneuvering skills, new skills in effective...
Community briefs: June 3, 2015

Community briefs: June 3, 2015

Early services Methow Valley United Methodist Church will add an early worship service at 8:30 a.m. on Sundays in June, July and August. The first Sunday of each month will offer a Taize service, the second Sunday a liturgical service, the third Sunday a Holden service and the fourth Sunday a more contemporary service. For more information,...

Arts briefs: June 3, 2015

Celebrating young writers Methow Valley Elementary School’s annual Young Writers’ Celebration will include a free public event on Thursday (June 4) from 5:30 –7 p.m. in the school library. Students’ writing will be displayed, students will read original work aloud, and the winners of the fourth annual writing contest will be announced. The Young Writers’ Celebration...