Dealing with grief
Methow At Home offers a free online presentation, “Connecting Around Grief: Supportive Tools for Ourselves and Others,” with Oori Silberstein, on Thursday, Dec. 15, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. Silberstein is trained in meditation and mindfulness instruction and trauma resiliency. To register and for more information, visit methowathome.org.
Natural history class
The Methow Natural Journal is offering a six-session class, “Earth & Sky, Flora & Fauna: Natural History of the Methow,” to be held Wednesday evenings at The Cove II in Twisp on the first two Wednesdays in December and then continued in January. The program will include a hands-on lab session. The sessions are taught by local naturalist Dana Visalli. Cost is $0-$80. For more information and to enroll, email email@example.com. Space is limited.
Visalli is also presenting a six-week online version of the same program, hosted by Methow At Home, starting Dec. 9 and continuing on Dec. 16, 23 and 30, and Jan. 6 and 13. The free sessions will be from 9 – 10:15 p.m. on those dates. Register at methowathome.org.
Christmas at Very End
Christmas at the Very End of the Road, the Mazama’s Store’s annual holiday celebration, is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 18, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be a “pop up” market featuring local vendors, plus fire pits and refreshments.
Master Gardeners sought
The WSU Okanogan County Master Gardener Program is now accepting applications for new Master Gardener volunteers training, through a partnership with Chelan County. Classes will begin in January and run through April. Classes will be held on zoom January-March, with hopes of meeting in person in April. Call Okanogan County Extension office at (509) 422‑7245 for more information.