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Featured Events in March 2014 are below.
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Spokane Public Radio March Events
• March 1 - 1 PM, KPBX Kids Concert, Free. Jammin' Celtic
Dance Party with Carlos Alden & the Kelly Irish Dancers,
SFCC Gym - 3410 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane. Socks or soft slippers
are required to dance.
• Done In One - SPR New Member Drive. It’s
about you! Become a member today. Become a member, renew or make an
extra gift by March 13 to make it happen! Call 1-800-328-5729, of visit
Woodland Theatre Productions, Kettle Falls, Presents Tony Award Winning,
The Secret Garden, March 1 - 2, March 7 - 9, March 13 - 16.
Showtimes, evenings, 7 pm, Sundays, 2 pm. Tickets on sale at Main Street
Floral. Call 684-9096.
KYRS presents their Spring On-Air Fund Drive. Support Indy
Media in the Inland Northwest, March 8 - 17. Call 509-747-3807 during
the Fund Drive.
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 again, March 6
to April 10, 2014, Thursday evenings, 6 - 7:30, a six week series for
$66. Please call Sartah, 684-0965 for info and to get on the list!
• Yoga on the Ball, Wednesdays, 9:30 - 11 am,
call Tifanie, 722-5281 for info.
Lovitt Restaurant - Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner, March 14
& 15. Reservations highly reccomended. Lovittrestaurant.com or 509-684-5444,
149 Hwy 395 S., Colville.
McManus in Love, by Patrick F. McManus, starring Tim Behrens,
Woodland Theatre, Kettle Falls, WA, Friday, March 28, 7:30 pm curtain,
and Saturday, March 29, 7:30. Ticket info at 509-534-3632 or email email@example.com,
March Classes & Events at the 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!
• Friday, March 7th, 8pm: Open Mic. Join us for
this fun community event in our café. Come perform or simply
enjoy the FREE entertainment. Everyone is welcome!
• Friday, March 21st, 4:30-6:30: Casual Wine Tasting.
Drop-in anytime to sample 3 distinct wines. Tickets are only $2 and
entitle you to save $2 off any bottle of that evening’s featured
• Sunday, March 30th, 2:30-4:00pm: Living Gluten Free:
Learn to bake GF Muffins with Raelynn Pass. Learn the basics
of gluten-free baking from scratch and get hands-on experience in making
GF muffins. $15 fee includes: instruction, recipes, coupons and samples.
Call or stop by the market to register.
• Saturday, March 22nd, 12:30-2:00pm: Worm Composting
for the Home with Jonathan Craig. Transform your kitchen and
paper household waste into valuable organic fertilizer! $12 fee includes:
instruction, plans to make your own inexpensive worm bin, & coupons.
Call or stop by the market to register.
• Thursday, March 27th, 5:30-6:30 pm: SPRING! A seasonal
herbal class on spring cleanses and tonics with Ashley Luther.
Learn to identify and use local wild-crafted herbs for cleansing, toning
and nourishing the body. $12 fee includes: instruction, hand-outs/ recipes,
coupons and herbal bitters to take home. Call or stop by the market
• Please contact the instructors directly for more information
or to register for the following classes at Meyers Falls Market’s
Community Connection Room
• Liver Cleanse Qigong Class. Qigong practices
are Chinese health promotion exercises. This particular qigong uses
movement, sounds, and dietary practices to help cleanse the liver. Choose
the morning or evening 3-week class series: Fridays beginning March
7th, 11:30am-12:30pm OR Tuesdays beginning March 4th, 6:45-7:45pm. For
more information contact the instructor, licensed acupuncturist Lauri
McKean: 509-690-7977 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Introduction to Tai Chi: Relax & Release
Tension! The 3-week class series will cover basic principles of this
Chinese energetic exercise with a focus on identifying patterns of tension
in the body and releasing them. Fridays beginning March 7th, 10:30-11:30am
OR Tuesdays beginning March 4th, 5:45-6:45pm. For more information contact
the instructor, licensed acupuncturist Lauri McKean: 509-690-7977 or
• Ongoing: Yoga classes in the Viniyoga style
with Lisa Jekubik (RYT 500) of Blue Moon Yoga: Monday evenings from
5:30-7:00pm and Saturday mornings from 9-10:30am. Contact the instructor
directly at 509-690-1742 or email@example.com for more information.
• Ongoing: Yoga classes with Katie Minter (RYT
500) of Subtle Elements Yoga: Wednesday evenings from 5:00-6:20pm &
Sunday mornings from 11:00am-12:20pm. Please contact the instructor
directly at 360-333-6154 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• Ongoing: Yoga Nidra (sleep based meditation)
Classes with Katie Minter (RYT 500) of Subtle Elements Yoga Wednesday
evenings from 6:30-7:30pm & Sunday afternoons from 12:30pm-1:30pm.
Please contact the instructor directly at 360-333-6154 or email@example.com
for more information.
• Saturday March 29th 11:00am-2:00pm Learn to Draw: pencil
drawing workshop with local artist, Willow Rosales.
Saturday April 5th 11:00am-2:00pm Intro to Mixed Media
with local artist, Willow Rosales. Contact Willow at 509-684-6406 or
The Missoula Children's Theatre and Colville Parents for the Performing
Arts will be presenting a musical adaptation of Pinocchio on
Sat. March 8th at 3:00 and 5:30 pm. Auditions for kids in grades K-12
will be held on Mon. March 3rd from 3:15-5:15. Rehearsals will begin
after auditions (for the older cast members), and will continue afternoons
(all cast members) and evenings (older cast members) Tuesday through
Friday. Cast members will be required Saturday mid-morning through the
end of the second performance. Auditions, rehearsals, and performances
will be held in the Colville High School Auditorium. Tuition is $50.
Tickets (adults $6; students $3) will be available from cast members
and at the door. If you are interested in volunteering or need more
information please call Sarah Newman, 675-1211.
The first ever Wild & Scenic Film Festival in northeast
Washington will be held on March 6 in Colville and March 7 in Republic.
The event is hosted by the Kettle Range Conservation Group and sponsored
locally by 49 Degrees North Ski Association, REI Spokane, Friends of
Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge and Colville Sign, and
nationally, by Patagonia, Sierra Nevada Brewery, CLIF bars and Mother
Jones Magazine. The South Yuba River Citizen’s League started
the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in 2003 and began taking the films
“on tour” in 2007. Each January, the opening of the Wild
& Scenic Film Festival brings in award-winning films, filmmakers,
celebrities, activists, and filmgoers from all over the world. The Festival
screens more than 350 environmental films and selects over 150 to show
at the opening festival. Over 80 films are then selected to go on tour.
The Colville and Republic events will explore a wide variety of social
and environmental issues on a global scale through the medium of film.
Films will include international and U.S. productions featuring breathtaking
scenery, snow & water sports, hiking, fishing, biking and even skateboarding.
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival works with environmental and outdoor
recreation-conscious groups across the country to host tour venues.
The goal is to use film to inspire greater awareness of our shared environment,
individual achievement and cultural diversity. The March 6 event will
be at Alpine Theatre located 112 N. Main Street, Colville. Republic’s
showing on March 7 is scheduled at the Elementary School Multi-Purpose
Room located off Highway 20 east of Republic. Hours for both events
are 6:30-9 PM. Tickets are $6 for 18 & under and $8 dollars for
adults and are available at Alpine Theatre, Colville Sign and Ferry
County Coop. Raffle prizes will be given away at both events.For event
information call Brenda at 509-207-0678, or 775-2667. For more information
about Wild & Scenic festival visit www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org
Save the date for Colville’s 2014 Home & Garden Show,
New trends and gardens, Mar. 14, 9 am to 6 pm, Mar 15, 9 am to 4 pm,
Mar 16, 10 am to 3 pm, Colville Community College, 965 East Elm, Colville.
For vendor applications and to schedule demonstrations, contact the
Chamber, 986 S. Main, Colville, 509-684-5973.
Forget-Me-Not Presents Junk Drunk, Sat., April 12, 9:30 am
to 4:30 pm & Sun., April 13, 9:30 am to 3 pm. Vintage antiques,
retro and salvaged goods and craft market, NE WA Fairgrounds Ag Trade
Center, 411 W Astor, Colville. Vendor info at 509-684-8757, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cutter Theatre Presents George Winston. The world-renowned
pianist returns to our stage for a benefit concert to support Arts &
Humanities education in the Inland Northwest. Sunday, April 133, 2 pm.
Tickets only $20. Reservations are strongly recommended. The Cutter
Theatre, 302 Park Street, Metaline Falls, WA, 99153, 509-446-4108, email@example.com,
Cutter Theatre now reserving spaces for April Flea Market The
Cutter Theatre in Metaline Falls will be offering a fun event this spring
– a Flea Market/IndoorYard Sale, to be held on Saturday, April
12th from 9am – 2pm. Starting now - the Cutter will be reserving
spaces for $10 each. There will be spaces in the lobby, green room and
on the upper level of the building, and anyone with items to sell (old
or new) may rent 1 or more spaces and sell their goods to the public.
The Cutter Theatre building will be open for vendors to set-up on Friday
evening, April 11 from 5-7pm and the morning of the sale starting at
8 am. All space is reserved on a first come, first served basis so sign
up for your spot/s early. The Cutter has some tables available, but
the quantity is very limited, so as a benefit for those who reserve
early, they may have the use of 1 table per space. This limited offer
is only for the number of tables that are on hand – after these
spaces with tables have been reserved, vendors will have to supply their
own tables for the sale. If you are interested in participating in the
Cutter Theatre’s Flea Market/Indoor Yard Sale, please fill out
and return a registration form to the Cutter Theatre with your payment
for the number of spaces reserved. Forms are available in the Cutter
office at 302 Park St. in Metaline Falls, or you can download one from
the Cutter Facebook page. For more information call the Cutter office
at (509) 446-4108
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.
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
Stagecoach Shuttle is a personal grocery/retail shopper shuttle service
within Stevens County Washington to Spokane, Washington. Home grocery
and retail delivery. We shop major and local retail stores. Stagecoach
Shuttle's 4 wheel drive vehicle allows us to deliver grocery/retail
product orders to the most remote areas within Stevens County. Business
Hours: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. $29.99 service
fee added to your retail bill total upon delivery. We Hoof It So You
Don't Have To. Company website: stagecoachshuttlecolville.com. Company
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Business phone# (509)-690-7911
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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