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, Return of the River film screening with Jessica Plumb.
• Jan. 15, ski touring and Nordic skiing in the Methow Valley, with Don Portman.
• Jan. 22, the mystery of the ice worm and glacial history, with Peter Wimberger.
• Jan. 29, wild wanderers of the North Cascades, with Robert Long and Paula MacKay.
• Feb. 5, native bees in the Methow with Don Rolfs.
• Feb. 12, glaciers of the North Cascades, with Tom Hammond.
• Feb. 19, mushroom myth-busters with Danny Miller.
• Feb. 26, wolves of the Northwest, with David Moskowitz.
• March 5, queen of the West Columbia: Lewis and Clark History, with Bill Hottell.
Learn about collage
“Collage for New Beginnings,” a free course on making simple collage works to help bring fresh energy to the new year, will be offered on Jan. 10 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Masonic Hall in Twisp. Materials will be provided. Registration is requested. To register or for more information, call 996-3369.
Room One sponsors training on health, social justice
Room One in Twisp will sponsor a training session on health equity and social justice at the Twisp Valley Grange on Jan. 23. The session, which Room One said in a press release is “a great opportunity to strengthen our community’s understanding of and response to poverty, racism, and the many other ‘isms’ that affect us and our neighbors,” will feature trainer Scott Winn.
Room One is encouraging organizational, community, and county leaders; social service and health providers; and nonprofit board members to attend. Cost is $30. RSVP is requested by Jan. 15. Attendance will be limited to 50 participants. To register, email email@example.com. Call 997-2050 for more information.
Winn is a faculty member at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work where he teaches courses on the role of social workers as agents for change.