U.S. at war, and path to peace
Dana Visalli offers a free talk and PowerPoint presentation titled “America at War and the Path to Peace: Lessons from Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan,” on Friday (June 12) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp beginning at 7 p.m.
Visalli has visited Iraq and Afghanistan four times each since the United States went to war with those countries, including volunteering for an environmental organization in Iraq (called Nature Iraq) and teaching at a girl’s school in Kabul (School of Leadership Afghanistan). This spring he toured Vietnam with a group of American Vietnam War veterans who now live in Vietnam, trying to undo some of the damage inflicted on the people and the land during the war there. For more information, call 997-9011.
Free summer lunch program
The Methow Valley School District’s free summer lunch program for kids 18 and younger begins June 22, offering sack lunches with milk at the Twisp Town Park from 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. weekdays except July 3. The program continues through Aug. 21. For more information, call 996-9205.
Learn ancestral skills
The Methow Valley Interpretive Center in Twisp will offer a series of Saturday workshops on ancestral skills such as carving and hide-tanning, beginning June 20. The workshops will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Suggested donation is $10. For information, call 997-0620.