Benefits of biochar
C6 Forest to Farm hosts a community Zoom meeting on the many benefits of biochar and how local biochar production can help protect our forests, community and climate from the risks of extreme wildfire, on Earth Day Eve, Thursday (April 21), at 7 p.m. Visit C6’s website for the Zoom link: http://C6F2F.org.
The Cove in Twisp, located in the former Riverbank building on Glover Street, will celebrate its 24th anniversary with an open house on Thursday (April 21) from 1 – 4 p.m., including hot dogs and other treats. The Cove opened its doors as the Methow Valley Food Bank in 1998 and has since expanded to include a variety of programs serving community needs. For more information, visit www.thecovecares.com.
Emmett Fink of Winthrop has been named to the Spokane Falls Community College honor roll for the 2022 winter quarter.
Prayers for peace
Methow Valley United Methodist Church, 193B Old Twisp Highway, welcomes everyone to join in praying for peace in Ukraine and around the world on Wednesday evenings at 5 p.m. For more information, call 997‑7779.
Methow At Home programs
Methow At Home is offering a number of free programs. Register at methowathome. org.
- Beaver loop nature walk with Eric Burr on May 2 from 9 a.m. – noon, starting at the Jack’s trailhead parking lot off of Highway 20.
Garage sale for Open Roads
A garage sale to benefit the Okanogan Open Roads Coalition will be held on May 13 and 14 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Malott Improvement Club in Malott. For information on how to donate money or items, call Lorah Super at (425) 308‑3851 or Ruth Hall at (509) 429‑4503.
Summer garden camps
Registration is now open for Classroom in Bloom’s summer garden camps, which will be offered in five four-day sessions in June and July. Most of the camps are for ages 6 – 10 and will be from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily. Dates are June 27 – 30 (for 5- to 7-year-olds); July 5 – 8 (Tuesday through Friday); July 11 – 14; July 18 – 21; and July 25 – 28. Cost is $240 per camp; scholarships are available. Visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mental Health Month Color Walk
Join the 2022 Mental Health Month Color Walk on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eastside Park Fitness Trail on Omak Avenue in Omak.It’s a free, family-friendly event with a variety of activities scheduled. To register, visit http://mvhealth.org/colorwalk.
Little Star Spring Fling
Mark your calendar for Sunday, May 22, date of Little Star School’s 40th birthday Spring Fling, at Mack Lloyd Park in Winthrop from 2 – 5 p.m. with live music, food and drinks, activities for children and alumni, and a fundraising challenge. More details to come.