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Community news briefs: July 8, 2015

Community news briefs: July 8, 2015

Primitive skills class offered Primitive skills instructor Lynx Vilden and Living Wild are offering a summertime basic skills class July 17–23. Located at a camp 12 miles up Twisp River Road, the Living Wild Basic Skills class will cover the fundamentals of primitive living skills such as edible wild plants, fire by friction, shelter building,...
Arts briefs: July 8, 2015

Arts briefs: July 8, 2015

Confluence to open new show Confluence Gallery in Twisp will host an opening-day reception for its next exhibit, “Hardscapes,” on July 18 from 4–8 p.m. The exhibit runs through Aug. 22. Confluence invited artists to “take a deeper look at how humans invent, design, and engineer structures and systems that alter the natural world around...
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...