Twisp River Suites yard sale
The annual Twisp River Suites yard sale, whose proceeds will all benefit Room One, is on Friday and Saturday (June 25-26) from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Items include furniture, clothing, laminate flooring, area rugs, outdoor cushions,and more. The sale takes place at the garages across from the hotel on West Twisp Avenue. For information, email email@example.com.
Interpretive center events
Join herbalist Shana Lewis and ethnobotanist George Wooten for a tour of the Native Plant Garden at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center in Twisp on Saturday (June 26) from 5-7 p.m. On Sunday (June 27), the center hosts celebrated storyteller and Okanagan descendant Arnie Marchand sharing stories from his new book, “Stim An S Kwist: What Is Your Name?” from 5-6:30 p.m. The events are free. Visit www.MethowValleyInterpretiveCenter.com for more information.
Emerson Worrell of Winthrop has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2020-21 academic year at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is a 2019 graduate of Liberty Bell High School.
Storytime for kids
NCW Libraries hosts Storytime for preschool-aged kids on Zoom each Thursday morning from 9:30-10 a.m. Participants read a book, sing songs, and do other fun activities. The Zoom link for every session is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85874292135.
American Legion scholarships
The Methow Valley American Legion Post 143 in Twisp has awarded its first scholarships to two members of the graduating class of 2021. Camille Odell and Dalynn Floyd, both of Twisp, each has been awarded a $250 scholarship.
Grab-and-go meals for kids
The Methow Valley School District’s Summer Meals Program is now underway, offering a free grab-and-go style sack breakfast/lunch, with milk, each weekday for children 18 years old and younger.
The lunches will be available Monday through Friday from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. through Aug. 13 at three locations: The Twisp Town Park (across from the Wagner Pool); the Winthrop Barn; and the Carlton General Store. The meals will not be available on Monday, July 5. For more information, call 996-9205.
Senior nutrition program vouchers
Vouchers are still available for the 2021 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington are distributing vouchers to qualified seniors who live in Okanogan, Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Lincoln and counties on a first-come, first-served basis during June.
To qualify, you must be 60 years of age or older (55-plus for Native Americans), you must be a resident of the state, and your income must be below 185% of the federal poverty level.
To apply for the voucher program, call the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program at (509) 886-0700 ext. 235, or (800) 572-4459 ext. 235.
Visit www.aaccw.org for more information.