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Featured Events in May 2013 are below.
Select "What's Happening" from the menu at left for a complete listing
of regional events.
Auto View Drive In Open for The Last Season,
May 3, 2013, Friday, saturday, and sunday. Adults $6.50, children 11
& under $2.50. Am & FM Stereo Sound only. 4 miles north of Colville
on Auto View Road, 509-684-2863 or 509-684-6119.
May 4: 7th Annual Community Sale&Swap, spring fundraiser
for the Colville Food Bank, will be held at the fairgrounds in Colville,
Saturday, May 4, 9 am to 3 pm. Businesses, crafters, yard sales. 110
vendors, 1400 shoppers last year. Space $25. Family fun day: petting
zoo, pony rides, bounce house, food, entertainment, lots of shopping.
509 684-2971 for info.
Spokane Public Radio Presents Don Gonyea, NPR National
Political Correspondent, May 9 2013, at the Bing Crosby Theater. Tickets
on sale now, $35 general, $15 student plus possible fees, available
at Tickets West Outlets, 800-325-seat, www.ticketswest.com.
Lovitt Restaurant - open Mother’s Day, 10 am
to 7 pm. Reservations recommended. Lovittrestaurant.com or 509-684-5444,
149 Hwy 395 S., Colville.
Northern Dance Theater Presents, The Red Thread, a
forever family Ballet & Beach Party Ballet. May 10 & 11, 2013,
Friday and Saturday at 7 pm, CHS stage, tickets $10 adults, $6 students,
available at Happy’s Hallmark.
Mountain Path Yoga offers Yoga classes in the Iyengar and White
Lotus traditions. Come experience yoga in our new studio at 818 E. Columbia!
Welcome Spring with Yoga!
• Introduction to Yoga begins again! May 2 - June 6, Thurs. eves,
6-7:30. A six week session, $66. Please call Sarah at 684-0965 for information
and to register for these classes!
• Yoga on the Ball, Wednesdays, 9:30 - 11 am, call Tifanie, 722-5281
May Events at the Meyers Falls Market - Please visit
www.MeyersFallsMarket.com or call 509-738-2727 for more information
on the following classes and events:
• Friday, May 3rd, 8pm: Come perform or simply enjoy our second-to-last
Open Mic before the summer break. FREE! Beverages (including
beer and wine) and homemade ice cream available for purchase.
• Tuesday, May 7th, 5:30-8pm: First session of the Cooking
with Local and Seasonal Foods class series taught by chef and
farmer Al Kowitz. Make pizza while learning professional knife skills.
$20 includes instruction, dinner and coupons. Pre-registration required.
• Tuesday, May 14th, 5:30-7:30pm: Cooking with Superfoods:
Quinoa cooking class taught by Lauri McKean. Learn various ways to incorporate
this highly nutritious grain into your meals. $15 includes instruction,
dinner and coupons. Pre-registration required.
• Friday, May 17th, 4:30-6:30pm: Casual Wine Tasting.
Drop-in anytime to sample 3 distinct wines from our selection of over
100 varieties. Tickets are only $2 and entitle you to save $2 off any
bottle of that evening’s featured wines.
• Tuesday, May 21st, 5:30-8pm: Second session of the Cooking
with Local and Seasonal Foods class series with Al Kowitz.
Make a soup and salad while learning about menu planning, “Mise
En Place,” garnishes and vinaigrettes. $20 includes instruction,
dinner and coupons. Pre-registration required.
• Thursday, May 23rd, 6:30-8:30pm: A FREE informational evening
about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The program
includes a film screening of Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives
and a talk by Thom Stahl, 4th generation wheat farmer from the Spokane
area. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and pre-registration
is recommended. Co-sponsored by the Upper Columbia Slow Foods group.
• Ongoing: Enjoy the work of our artists of the month
– Greg and Dort Pritchett.
• Ongoing: Monday evening and Saturday morning yoga classes
with Lisa Jekubik (RYT 500) of Blue Moon Yoga. Contact the instructor
directly at 509-690-1742 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• Ongoing: Wednesday evening Tai Chi and Qigong classes
with licensed acupuncturist, Lauri McKean. Contact the instructor directly
at 509-690-7977 or email@example.com for more information.
May Events at Northern Ales, 325 W. 3rd, Kettle Falls, behind
The Little Gallea, 509-738-7382,www.NorthernAles.com:
• Now serving Pizza all of the time!
• May 10th Johnny and the Moondogs 7-10
• May 11th Audition Night 7-10
• May 17th Open Mic 7-10
• May 24th Northern Aliens 7-10
• May 31st Vibe 7-11
• June 1st Dime Store Prophets 7-11
• Every Wednesday and Thursday night we have local solo musicians
• Every Thursday night we have a Pool tournament 6pm
•More events coming soon please check. Www.northernales.com for
up to date music events and beers on tap.
May 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, & 29: Northeast Washington (N.E.W.)
Farmers Market Opening Days! Our opening days are Wednesday
morning, May 1st and Saturday morning, May 4th, 9am to 1pm, at our downtown
location, at the clock tower, Main & Astor, in Colville. This year
promises to be exciting, as there will now be 2 downtown shopping days
at the Market, every Wednesday & Saturday morning, May 1 until October
26, 2013. Come for coffee, shop early for the best selection, or stop
by for lunch while you shop. The month of May offers a wide array of
organic and natural vegetable and culinary herb starts, fruit trees,
berry plants and bushes, rose bushes, bedding plants, ornamentals and
more for your home and garden, includes heirloom, heritage, common and
unique varieties. Our local family farms are bringing in the season's
first early salad greens, spring onions, radishes, rhubarb and more.
Also available will be artisan baked goods, local honey, farm fresh
eggs, and fine hand crafted items and gifts for you, your home and garden.
Stop by for breakfast or lunch, we have vendors who are mixing up some
yummy food! Whether you're working during the week or coming to town
on the weekend, the Northeast Washington Farmers Market is here in downtown
Colville to meet your need for fresh, locally grown and in-season produce,
Wednesdays and Saturdays! Save the Date: May 11th, Mother's Day weekend,
we will have the Mansfields and Fosters (three generations) playing
local bluegrass music from 11-1pm, if you're in town be sure to stop
by and hear these very talented people play, the children playing fiddles
are worth the stop alone. For more information contact: Market manager,
Arrow Flora at 684-6233 or visit our website at http://www.newfarmersmarket.org/
or like us at www.facebook.com/NEWFarmersMarket."
Healthier’s Fairy Tale Bakery Everything Gluten Free!
Open for walk-in traffic Tuesdays, 3 - 6 pm, call for more info. 576
N Wynne, Colville, 509 684-6458, www.heathersfairytalebakery.com
Heather’s Fairy Tale Bakery & Chewelah Valley Fresh Market
- are teaming up! The bakery will be open Tuesday afternoons
for CVFM order pick ups as well as coffee, bread and treats. What is
CVFM? Check it out at www.chewelahvalleyfreshmarket.com. Special orders
by phone or online at www.HeathersFairyTaleBakery.com. Minimums may
apply. 576 N. Wynne, Colville, WA 509-684-6458
2013 Memorial Weekend Wine Barrel Tasting Event at the Winery.
Sat, Sun, & Mon, May 25, 26 & 27, Noon to 5 pm. Admission free.
Explore the secrets of the Cellar! Organic Sulfite-free wines &
foods! Horsd’Ouvres, Music, Special Prices! 3751 Vineyard Way,
Ketlle Falls, WA, on the Northport-Flatcreek Road, along Lake Roosevelt,
KYRS Music Fest, July 13, 2013, Glover Field. All-day, solar
powered music festival with cutting edge local and regional music, the
bwest local food, hula hjooping, yoga, drumming and more. A glorious
day in the sun with the Spokane Falls as the stage backdrop. wwwkyrsmusicfest.com.
The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture Presents - David
Douglas, A Natualist at Work, through August 24, 2013. A Young
Man’s Adventure Begins. In 1824, Scotsman David Douglas sets sail
for the Columbia River, halfway around the world from his home. Only
25 years old, he’s ready for a great adventure as the first trained
naturalist to explore much of the American Northwest. He was a plant
hunter. Douglas collected many new species as he explored the territory
by canoe, horseback, and foot. Using advice from company traders, hunters,
and tribal guides, he braved pelting rain, windstorms, and capsized
canoes with enthusiasm and humor. 2316 W First Avenue, Spokane, 509-45-3931,
www.northwestmuseum.org, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
"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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