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Sports briefs: January 21, 2015

Sports briefs: January 21, 2015

Ski club formed for ‘boomers’ Loup Loup Ski Bowl is coordinating activities with a newly formed senior ski club, the Loup Loup Boomers, open to anyone over 50 or turning 50 this year. The club hopes to attract skiers not only from the Methow but also from other communities in the region. The Boomers will...
Arts briefs: Jan. 21, 2015

Arts briefs: Jan. 21, 2015

Open Merc is back The first Open Merc evening of the year will be on Thursday (Jan. 22) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. The free event, which offers local performers a chance to take a turn on the stage, begins at 7 p.m. For information, call 997-7529. Vilden presents ‘First People’ slide show Lynx...
Community briefs

Community briefs

Open houses at Teen Center The Valley Teen Center at TwispWorks is hosting two open house/orientation sessions to introduce 7th- and 8th-grade students to the program’s staff and volunteers. The events are on Tuesday (Jan. 27) and Feb. 10 from 5:30-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (509) 341-4279. Pateros/Brewster Long Term...
Arts briefs: January 14, 2015

Arts briefs: January 14, 2015

Kids’ art class Art educator Margaret Kingston will lead a kids’ class on the art of marbleized paper on Jan. 23 from 12:30–4:30 p.m. in the Methow Valley Elementary School art room. Cost of the class, intended for students in grades 1–5, is $35. To register, call Confluence Art Gallery at 997-2787. Class size will...
Community briefs: Jan. 7, 2015

Community briefs: Jan. 7, 2015

Community School celebrates national school choice week Methow Valley Community School in Twisp will host a free event on Jan. 28 to celebrate National School Choice Week. The event, which begins at 5 p.m. and is open to the public, will feature an exhibition of what students are learning about living in a fire dependent ecosystem....
Sports briefs: January 7, 2015

Sports briefs: January 7, 2015

Snowshoe tours Methow Trails is sponsoring free “Nature of Winter” snowshoe tours that include lessons about the area’s natural history on Saturdays through Feb. 21 at North Cascades Basecamp and Sun Mountain Lodge. The tours begin at 11 a.m. at both locations and will last 90 to 120 minutes. A trail pass is required. Space...
Community briefs: Dec. 31, 2014

Community briefs: Dec. 31, 2014

Soup dinner series starts at Basecamp The North Cascades Basecamp near Mazama begins its annual winter series of soup dinners and nature-related presentations on Jan. 8. Cost is $5. Soup is served at 5:30 p.m. and programs begin at 6 p.m. For more information, call 996-2334 or visit northcascadesbasecamp.com. The programs are: • Jan. 8,...
Community briefs: Dec. 24, 2014

Community briefs: Dec. 24, 2014

Christmas tree recycling It’s not too early to think about what to do with your Christmas tree. Yakama Nation Fisheries will take it off your hands and recycle it, for free, on two days in January. On Jan. 3, drop trees off at 2 Johnson Lane in Winthrop from 10 a.m. – noon, and at 1230 Methow...

Arts briefs: Dec. 24, 2014

Brady in concert at The Merc Local pianist Michael Brady will present “Readings from the Book of Chopin” in a free concert at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp on Jan. 3 at 2:30 p.m. Brady will perform a nocturne and two scherzos by Chopin, Ravel’s Jeux d’Eau, and Prokofiev’s fourth piano sonata. Between the pieces...
Sports briefs: Dec. 17, 2014

Sports briefs: Dec. 17, 2014

This week: Ski Rodeo on New Year's Eve and Jan. 1 is free day at Pearrygin