Cove celebrates 23 years
The Cove will celebrate its 23rd birthday on Thursday (May 6) with a public open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be cookies, coffee and tours of the new facilities in the former Riverbank building on Glover Street in Twisp.
Newhouse’s mobile office in Twisp
Rep. Dan Newhouse’s staff will bring the Congressman’s mobile office to Twisp on Thursday (May 6), from noon-3 p.m. at the Town Park on North Lincoln Street. The session offers an opportunity for constituents to interact with staff, and to get personal assistance with questions or issues related to federal agencies. No appointment is necessary. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Methow Recycles is offering a Repair Café from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday (May 8), focused on tool sharpening and woodworking. The free event is at 12 Airport Road in Twisp. There is no cost, but donations are welcome.
Drop-ins are welcome, but those with reservations will be prioritized. Reservations will only be honored for the time slot you reserved. Email email@example.com to make a reservation. Upcoming Repair Cafes: May 15, sewing/mending; May 22, electrical/mechanical fixes; June 5, tool sharpening/wood fixes; June 12, sewing/mending; June 19, electrical/mechanical fixes. Visit http://methowrecycles.org for more information.
Twisp parks tour
The Twisp Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to accompany commission members on a bike tour of the town’s parks and trails, starting a 2:30 p.m. on Monday (May 10) at the Commons Park next to the Methow Valley Community Center. The commission will look at current park conditions and identify areas for improvement as they update the Parks and Trails plan for the town. For information, call 997-4081.
Relief for students
Wenatchee Valley College students can now apply for Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act funding. CRRSA Act funding is the second round of the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds.
Students can learn more and submit applications at https://wvc.edu/apply/pay/financial-aid/relieffunds/index.html.
Classroom in Bloom plant sale
Classroom in Bloom will again be conducting its spring plant sale this year from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on May 15. Preview vegetable and flower starts for purchase, some seeds and Classroom in Bloom gear. All funds raised will go towards school garden education programs. Masks and social distancing will be enforced. www.classroominbloom.org/new-events for information about the sale.
NCW Libraries hosts storytime for preschool-aged kids on Zoom each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m., for half an hour. The sessions include book readings songs and other fun activities. Visit www.ncwlibraries.org/kids for the Zoom link.
Winthrop Kiwanis, which again had to forego its annual fundraising event the Bite of the Methow as it did in 2020, will instead hold an online auction beginning June 4 and continuing through June 13.
Auction items will be available for pick-up at Mack Lloyd Park in Winthrop on Saturday, June 19, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., just in time for Father’s Day.
on June 20. If COVID restrictions allow, Kiwanis will also offer pulled pork sandwiches in the park.
For information, visit https://winthropkiwanis.com.