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, with Q&A and group discussion. Visitors are welcome. Contact (509) 996-8147 for information.
Methow Valley Ski Swap
The Methow Valley Winter sports swap returns on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Winthrop Barn. The sale is organized by North Cascades Mountain Guides as a fundraiser for the Methow Valley Nordic Team, with 15% of sales going to support the team. Friends of the Winthrop Library will also be conducted a bake sale. There is a $2-$5 suggested donation entry fee for shoppers aged 16 and older.
Vendors can arrive starting at 8:30 a.m. to set up their tables. The Barn will be open for shoppers from 10 a.m.-noon.
For information about participating, email email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cascadeendurance.com/events.