Stargazing at Sun Mountain
The Seattle Astronomical Society will host a free stargazing event at Sun Mountain Lodge on Monday, Sept. 18, from 8-11 p.m.
Methow Recycles’ monthly repair café will be on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m.-noon at The Cove in Twisp. The Repair Café is a free event where a team of expert fixers and menders volunteer to get your things working again. Items must be small enough to be carried and not be leaking fluids or hazardous in any way. You must stay with your item during its repair. Bring any parts you may have to complete the fix. The sewing team only mends items, no custom alterations. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peer support group
Room One in Twisp hosts a drop-in group for people who struggle with substance and alcohol use. The group is for people at any point in their journey with addiction.
Starting on Sept. 18, the drop-in group will meet Mondays at 5:30-7 p.m. Food will be provided and child care can be arranged with notice. RSVP encouraged, call or text the confidential line managed by Room One’s Peer Support Specialists, (509) 978-9337 or email Ronda Smeltzer at email@example.com.
Learn about water law
The Methow Watershed Council will host local attorney and water law expert Natalie Kuehler to discuss water law and how it affects the Methow Valley, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m., with access via Zoom (the meeting previously had been scheulded at the Winthrop library). Find information at www.methowwatershed.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Methow Conservancy’s annual Cider Squeeze will be on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 2-4 p.m. at Dave and Marilyn Sabold’s home, 17 Bean Road, Winthrop. Bring your own containers and lids: mason jars, juice jars, water bottles will work. All are welcome at the free event. For more information, visit the events page at methowconservancy.org.
Methow At Home offers a Korean cooking class with Jean Wilson on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Big Dipper in Twisp. Cost is $12 for members; $25 for non-members, including lunch. Register at methowathome.org.
Celebrate recovery with OBHC
The public is invited to celebrate Okanogan Behavioral Healthcare’s (OBHC) recovery programs and services at the Road to Recovery, a free community event on Friday, Sept. 22.
The carnival-themed event will include booths with fun activities, including a dunk-tank fundraiser, games and prizes. There will also be a special presentation.
Free popcorn has been donated by Omak & Mirage theaters. What’cha Want Teriyaki is donating a free teriyaki dinner for the first 200 people. Cotton candy and shaved ice will also be available.
The event is a local celebration of National Recovery Month.
Road to Recovery is at OBHC at 1007 Koala Drive in Omak from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information, contact email@example.com.