Fly Fishers meet
The next meeting of the Methow Valley Fly Fishers Club will be at Bear Creek Golf Course on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the upstairs conference room, with a club social starting at 6:15 p.m. followed by club business and a presentation by local ecologist John Crandall on the findings of a recent assessment of the Methow’s Westslope cutthroat trout, followed by Q&A and group discussion. Visitors are welcome. Contact (509) 996-8147 for information.
Sign up for winter at the Rink
Thinking about ice yet? It’s not too soon. Registration for winter programs at the Winthrop Rink is now underway.
Offerings include youth hockey, a girls’ development program for ages 13 and up, learn to skate sessions for ages 5 and up, learn to play hockey sessions for ages 5 and up, and the Methow Hockey League for adult players.
Season passes are also available that allow access to all public skating periods and other events. All season passes come with a complimentary Tri-Winter Pass (one free day pass to each of the Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Methow Trails Nordic ski trails and Winthrop Rink skate session). For information, visit https://winthroprink.org.
Loup fundraiser in November
“Fall” for the Loup, the annual community auction fundraiser for the Loup Loup Ski Bowl, will be on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 5-9 p.m. at the Okanogan County Agriplex. There will be silent and live auctions and music for dancing provided by DJ Nolan Loucks. Tickets are $45; eight-person and 10-person tables are available. For information and to buy tickets, visit https://skitheloup.com.
Sports nutrition for youth
Join registered dietician Abby Bange and Cascade Endurance coaches Alison and Sam Naney for an informative evening on “Sports Nutrition for Youth Athletes,” on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Winthrop library. Nutrition is a key component to learn to recover well, prevent injury and improve health and performance, according to a press release about the free event. For more information, email email@example.com or visit www.cascadeendurance.com/events.