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Featured Events in September 2014 are below.
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of regional events.
Colville Community Blood Drive - Inland Northwest Blood Center
along with the Colville Community Blood Drive Volunteer led by Lori
Matlock, NE Washington Fairgrounds, Ag Trade Center, Tuesday, September
9, from 11:30 am to 6 pm. INBC needs an average of 200 blood donors
every day to meet the needs of more than 35 hospitals in the Inland
Northwest. A single donation can save the lives of up to three people.
Lovitt Restaurant - Patio is still open! Reservations highly
reccomended. Lovittrestaurant.com or 509-684-5444, 149 Hwy 395 S., Colville.
Events at Northern Ales, 325 W. 3rd Ave., Kettle Falls, WA,
509-738-7382, www.northernales.com, for the month of September:
4th Sara Brown 6-8
5th Karaoke 7-10
11th Michael Pickett
12th Northern Aliens
18th Finessa Fann 6-8
19th Open Mic 7-10
25th Justin Johnson 6-8
26th Stazya and the Naturals
China Bend Winery & Vicory’s Organic Gardens, 2014 Salsa Fiesta.
Saturday, September 13, Noon to 5 pm, admission $5. A family affair
featuring live music, dancing, salsa tasting bar, gourmet Mexican food
by Victory, arts & crafts, organic wine tasting. Some like it hot!
3751 Vineyard Way, Kettle Falls, on the Northport-Flat Creek Road along
Lake Roosevelt, www.chinabend.com, 509-732-6123, firstname.lastname@example.org
Northeast Washington (N.E.W.) Farmers Market is open every
Wednesday and Saturday, 9am til 1pm, at Main & Astor in beautiful
downtown Colville. Come celebrate with us, 40 years of bringing locally
grown produce to our community.
• The Kids P.O.P. Club is going on every Market day, be sure to
bring the kids down and sign up to receive $2 in free fruits and veggies,
plus a free shopping bag, Kids POP Club button, and token bag. Educational,
food activities on Saturdays; come join in the fun!
North Pend Oreille Valley Lions Club Train Rides, 20 mile round
trip rides along the beautiful Pend Oreille River
• Affair on Main Street, Aug. 30, 11 am, 1 pm
& 3 pm, Aug. 31, 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm, train leaves from Metaline
• First Autumn Colors, Oct 4 & 5, 11 am ,
1 pm & 3 pm, Train leaves from Ione Station.
• Second Autumn Colors, Oct 11 & 12, 11 am,
1 pm & 3 p,, Train leaves from Ione Station.
• Third Autumn Colors, Oct 18 & 19, 11 am, 1 pm &
3 pm, Train leaves from Ione Station.
• Great Pumpkin Rides, Oct 25 & 26, 11 am, 1 pm &
3 pm, Train leaves from Ione Station. Costumes encouraged!
Tickets, $15 adults, $10 seniors over 65 & children 2 - 12. Children
under 2 free. Call 1-877-525-5226, 6 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri. Reservations
highly recommended. www.lionstrainrides.com.
Like to cook chili? - and show off your talents? Enter your
chili in the Second Annual Blazing Spoons Chili Cook-Off, September
20th, NEWA Fairgrounds, 11 - 6. Held in conjunction with the Blazing
Saddles Bike Ride, there will be lots of festivities: live bands, judged
chili, lots of chili eaters, bike riders everywhere, arena entertainment,
beer garden! For more information, go to blazing100.org, or contact
Lech Radzimski (email@example.com) or 509-981-4148.
Need a reason to get in shape? Train for the Blazing Saddles Bike Ride,
sponsored by the Rotary Club of Colville. You can ride the 17 mile Family
Fun ride, or other rides of about 40, 60 and 100 miles - whatever you
set your sights on. Routes wind their way through our perfect NEWA scenery.
Your registration will include a t-shirt, and a ticket to the Blazing
Spoons Chili Cook-off, a family friendly event with live bands, arena
entertainment, vendor booths, and a beer garden. September 20th, NEWA
KSFC Talks: The Budding Business of Marijuana Broadcast Live on KSFC
91.9 FM Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 12-1 p.m. Steve Jackson hosts a live
discussion of the issues around legally selling marijuana in Washington
State. Panelists include Chris Marr of the Washington State Liquor Control
Board and Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich. Send questions in
advance to FrontDesk@kpbx.org.
September Classes & Events at Meyers Falls Market:
Please visit www.MeyersFallsMarket.com or call 509-738-2727 for more
information on any of our upcoming classes or events. Pre-registration
is required for all classes- call or stop by the market to sign up!
• Artist Vendors Fair. Saturday, September 6th,
12:00 to 4:00 PM. Celebrate our Local Artists, as we kick off our September
activities for the Meyers Falls Market 12 Year Anniversary. Our Local
Consignment Artists will have booths set up for patrons to view or purchase
their work. Please stop in for this festive event, and see what goodies
we have to offer!
• Free Kids Art Class. Saturday, September 6th, 1:00
to 2:30 PM. Grades 1 through 8 are welcome to join Local Artist, Linda
Shaw, in storytelling and drawing. Space is limited, please call Meyers
Falls Market to register.
• Beer Tasting and Live Music. Saturday, September
13th, 12:00 to 4:00 PM. Taste 5 select Washington craft beers in our
Café - $5. Solo’s from Sara Brown and Michael Pickett between
1:00 and 3:45 PM , as well as taco specials in the Café. Relax
and have fun!
• Free Family Movie in the Community Room. Saturday,
September 13th 1:30 PM. A family movie will be playing upstairs in the
Community Connection Room, movie to be announced, ask for details.
• Gluten Free Pizza Class with Raelynne Pass.
Thursday September 18th, 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Learn how to make satisfying
gluten free pizza crust, choose your toppings, and taste your product!
Join us for this yummy, and interactive class, $15 Pre-Registration
is required, and includes: instruction, recipes, product tasting, and
a store coupon. Please call Meyers Falls Market to pre- register for
• Wine Tasting and Local Author Book Signing.
Friday, September 19th, 4:30 to 6:30 PM. Taste 3 select wines for $2,
and your entry ticket can be redeemed for $2 off a bottle of that nights
featured wine. Local Authors and Illustrators will be present for chit
chat and book signing. Join us to celebrate our local spirits and Authors!
• Nutrition from the Garden. Introduction to
Class Series: Creating your Healthy Lifestyle. Thursday, September 25th,
5:30 to 6:30 pm. Debbie Rich, Certified Health Coach, of Body and Soil
Nutrition, will teach a lecture style nutrition class highlighting the
pillars of healthy eating. The class will include the basics of incorporating
foods from the garden, creating a healthy meal plan on a budget, and
nutritional information for common disease prevention. $8 pre-registration
includes class instruction, fun recipes, healthy snacks, and a store
coupon. Please call Meyers Falls Market to pre- register for this class.
• Farm to Table Lunch. Sunday, September 28th,
12:30 to 1:30 PM. Meyers Falls Market celebrates our local produce (and
producers) by hosting a lunch of Market made soup, salad, and bread,
and crafted with ingredients from our local producers. This lunch is
open to everyone, including those who will be taking on our Eat Local
Challenge. This is a ticketed event, please call or come by the Market
to purchase your ticket: $7 for Adults, $5 for Children.
• Eat Local Challenge Kickoff. Sunday, September 28th,
1:30 to 2:15 PM. How local are you? Eating locally increases food consciousness,
supports our local economy, and decreases your carbon footprint. Join
us in the challenge to eat local (try for 95% of your food intake from
within 150 miles of home). The Eat Local Challenge Kickoff includes:
Your ticket for the Meyers Falls Market Farm to Table Lunch, an eating
local discussion, a list of resources for local foods, recipes using
local resources, a raffle entry for gift cards to regional venues who
support local Farmer’s , and a Market coupon for local items (good
through the Month of October). Additionally, there will be a follow
up discussion group the last week in October. The Eat Local Challenge
can be as short, or as long as you like, we recommend trying for at
least a week to one month. You can still participate in the Eat Local
Challenge if you are unable to attend the Kickoff. Please email Katie
for details: firstname.lastname@example.org . $15 pre-registration is
required for the Eat Local Challenge Kickoff, please call Meyers Falls
Market to register.
Please contact the instructors directly for more information or to register
for the following classes at Meyers Falls Market’s Community Connection
• Ongoing: Yoga classes in the Viniyoga style
with Lisa Jekubik (RYT 500) of Blue Moon Yoga: Monday evenings from
5:30-7:00pm Contact the instructor directly at 509-690-1742 or email@example.com
for more information.
• Spiritual Study Group. Sunday, September 21st,
4:00 PM. The HUMUH Buddhist Center is hosting a Satsang spiritual study
group. Come listen to the Wisdom Master’s recorded words about
Effective Prayer, and explore their meaning with the Satsang. Everyone
is welcome to attend. Donations are accepted. For more information,
• September Art Show at Meyers Falls Market! Stop in
to see the Meyers Falls Market monthly Art Show! September’s theme
honors our regular Meyers Falls Market Artist Vendors. Come by the Gallery
to view special pieces from our Artists who support Meyers Falls Market.
For Art Gallery information, contact Maggie at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Training Begins in October. “Because of this
(volunteer) training I feel more confident when I need to say "NO".
You have helped me more that you will ever know.” Quote from a
recent graduate. Family Support Center at Rural Resources is seeking
volunteer advocates to answer our Help Line from their own phone. Instruction
is provided partially online in your own home or in our office and in
a classroom at Family Support Center in Colville. No experience is necessary,
just a kind heart and willingness to listen and empower others in crisis.
You must also commit to completing the training and serving for one
year. Family Support Center provides advocacy services for victims of
family violence, sexual assault, child abuse and all crimes. Former
clients, men, and the disabled are encouraged to apply. Please contact
Dianna Michaels at 509-685-6092 for an application and to take a step
towards helping to end the abuse in Stevens County.
KPBX Kids’ Concert: Urban Coyote Bush Band, Saturday,
Oct. 4, 2014, 1-2 p.m. – FREE at River Park Square, 808 W Main
Ave in Downtown Spokane. Folk songs from the Australian Bushland.
SPR Presents Dr. Zorba Paster, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, 7 p.m.
at the Bing, 901 W. Sprague Ave. The host of Zorba Paster On Your Health
comes to Spokane with a Q&A and advice from his book, The Longevity
Code. Meet a family doc who respects alternative treatments and talks
common sense health. Tickets available through TicketsWest starting
Parkview Senior Living in Colville is honored to announce the results
of our recent state survey. The State of Washington yearly inspects
the senior living facilities within the state. They look over everything
from kitchen, building condition, overall care of the residents, resident
satisfaction, etc. This year Parkview Senior Living in Colville
received a deficiency free rating! That means we are the very
best we can be! Hooray for Parkview!
Facebook.com/Addy2ndHand is the place to be to see the current
inventory for Addy Second Hand. See something you like? Come to Addy
and check us out.
Mountain Path Yoga offers Yoga classes in the Iyengar and White
Lotus traditions. Come experience yoga in our studio at 818 E. Columbia!•
Introduction to Yoga begins September 18 - October 23, Thursday evenings,
6 - 7:30. A six week series, $66. Please call Sarah, 684-0965 for information
and class times.
• Yoga on the Ball, Wednesdays, 9:30 - 11 am, call Tifanie, 722-5281
Colville Chamber of Commerce meeting every Tuesday at Noon
at the Eagles Lodge 608 N Wynne Street. No host lunch with a speaker
or program for each meeting. Need not be a Chamber member to attend,
everyone is welcom. Check the web site for schedule of events www.colville.com
Daily Bread Store - 136 East Cedar Loop, Open Monday through
Thursday. (see ad for hours) Whole foods, non-GMO Bakery. Mondays: 3
Breads: Cinnamon Raisin Oat, 100% Whole Wheat, and 9-Grain. Order Azure
Standard foods and products through the store. See website for details:
www.cvjastore.com, or call (509-684-3627). Located on left, ground floor
- Colville Valley Junior Academy building. Just past the flagpole.
Treat yourself to the Sapphire Spa Package at Pro Bodyworks.
This two hour spa treatment for $105 includes a one hour massage, 1/2
hour facial and 1/2 hour European Hand & Foot treatment. For an
additional $10, you can upgrade the spa package to the Himalayan Salt
Sone Detoxifying Massage. You can also add the Deep Conditioning Hair
& Scalp Treatment for $15 more. Book two packages, bring a friend
of family member and get $10 off each package. Sale on all in stock
retail products - 10% off.
Subtle Elements Yoga Studio - All Ages, All levels - Yoga Therapy,
Studio & privates available, contact owner and teacher, Katie Minter,
email@example.com, 360-333-6154, Facebook: Subtle Elements. Fall
Schedule 2014 (All Beginning through Advanced Practice)
• Mondays: 12pm
• Tuesdays: 12pm & 5:30pm
• Wednesdays: 12pm & 5pm
• Thursdays: 5:30pm
• Sundays: 11:30 am
Yoga Nidra (Sleep Based Mindful Meditation)
• Wednesdays: 6:30pm
• Sundays: 1 pm
September workshop - Restorative Yoga Workshop
• September 20, 4:30 to 7:30 pm.
The 16th Annual Banquet & Auction fund raiser for the N.E.W. Friends
of NRA is to be held on September 13, 2014, at the Colville
Community College. Doors open and games begin at 4:30. Dinner tickets
and raffle tickets are available at Clark’s All Sports and from
China Bend Winery – Happy Hour Fridays at China Bend
Winery. Starts at 4:30pm, features a variety of activities including
open mike, country dance instruction, ping pong, etc. During Happy Hour,
enjoy our delicious wines at 1⁄2 regular price by the glass or
Child Advocates Needed - A Unique Volunteer Opportunity. Join
Stevens County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) investigating
child abuse and speaking up for a child’s best interest in court.
All training is provided. CASA is looking for common sense experts to
advocate for children in Stevens County. This is your opportunity to
impact the future of abused and neglected children in your community.
Applications available by calling 509-685-0673, classes start soon.
"I am a senior citizen and live on a small income. Someone I really
trusted stole all my prescription drugs and I can't afford to replace
them," Right here in Stevens County. "I make my income with
the tools that are in my shop. Somebody stole every tool I own."
Right here in Stevens County. "If somone is mad at me, why would
they harm my animals? That's what happened to me." Right here in
Stevens County. We know that the impact of crime is devastating to a
victim. And we want to help you. Victim assistance providers help victims
understand and cope with the impact of crime. They help victims access
victim compensation, develop safety plans, navigate the criminal justice
and social service systems, and learn about their legal rights and options.
If you or someone you know is a victim of crime help is available.
Victim assistance providers promise to listen. To believe you. To help
you stay safe. To not judge you. To inform you of your options. To help
victims of crime rebuild their lives. There are providers Right here
in Stevens County, you can call Family Support Center at 684 6139 -
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