Adult swim clinic
Friends of the Pool will host a free adult swim clinic at the Wagner Pool in Twisp on Saturday (Aug. 26), from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for adults who would like to gain more confidence and sharpen their swimming skills. The clinic will be instructed by volunteer master swimmers and Killer Whales swim coaches. Register online at www.foptwisp.org.
Rodeo queen tryouts
Tryouts for the 2024 Methow Valley Rodeo queen will be on Labor Day — Monday, Sept. 4 — at noon at the rodeo grounds on Twin Lakes Road. For more information, contact Amanda Hammer at (509) 264-3337.
Navy cyclists coming through
On Thursday, Aug. 24, 30 riders from the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1983 are coming through Winthrop on their way to their 40th reunion in Annapolis, Maryland. They plan to ride over 3,400 miles to see the country, enjoy the camaraderie of their classmates and raise money and awareness for veteran issues. According to a press release, the riders have raised more than $120,000 to date. The group will start the next leg of its ride from the Hotel Rio Vista on Friday, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m. and proceed east from there. For more information, visit www.navy-cycling.com.