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Lovitt Restaurant - Easter brunch/dinner on Sunday 10:30 am
to 7 pm, Seafood, April 4 & 5.Reservations highly reccomended. Lovittrestaurant.com
or 509-684-5444, 149 Hwy 395 S., Colville.
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.
George Winston Returns to Cutter - The Cutter Theatre
welcomes back George Winston for a benefit matinee performance Sunday,
April 13 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $20.00 and reservations are strongly
encouraged, as this show will quickly sell out. This world-renowned
pianist and composer delighted audiences at the Cutter Theatre in 2009.
It was Winston himself who asked the Cutter Theatre for a return appearance
for another benefit concert. Along with the Cutter Theatre, the local
food bank will also be part of the evening; Mr. Winston encourages all
those attend to bring canned items to donate to the Ione Food Bank.
Winston’s latest album, Gulf Coast Blues & Impressions 2:
A Louisiana Wetlands Benefit, is his third benefit album. All proceeds
will be donated to groups working to clean-up after the oil spill. His
album, Forest, won a Grammy award in 1994, while seven of his albums
have gone Multi-Platinum, Platinum, and Gold. Winston founded his recording
company, Dancing Cat Records, in 1983. George Winston grew up in Montana,
and spent formative years in Mississippi and Florida. Influences in
his musical background include such diverse performers as Floyd Cramer,
the Doors, Thomas “Fats” Waller and Teddy Wilson; blues,
R&B, rock and jazz have all had a part in Winston’s musical
growth. He developed what he calls “folk piano” as a composition
style. Winston has released thirteen albums, and tours extensively throughout
the country, and is currently working on Hawaiian slack key guitar recordings,
and continues to be inspired in his harmonica playing. For reservations
to this exciting concert, contact the Cutter Theatre at 509-446-4108.
Play Auditions Reschuled - The Cutter Theatre’s production of
the musical, “Free To Be, You And Me” has been rescheduled.
Due to a situation beyond the control of the Cutter, the play has been
rescheduled for May of 2015. Those interested in auditions are asked
to look at their 2015 calendar; the auditions are rescheduled for March
of 2015. Information on the auditions will be available in January.
If you have questions about this production, please contact the Cutter
Theatre artistic director, Tara Leininger, at 509-446-4108.
F.S.C. - Family Support Center (A program of Rural Resources) is holding
its annual Yard Sale, April 25 & 26, 9 am to 6 pm at the
new AA Storage, Hwy 395 (between Williams Lake & Spanish Prairie
Rds.) Donations welcome. For delivery arrangements, please call 684-3796.
NEW Family Life Services C.P.C. Presents Liferun 2014 - 5k
fun run/walk, 80 mile motorcycle run, Saturday, April 26. Motorcycles
begin at 9 am, runners at 10. Line-up at Yep Kanum City Park. Motorcycle
route is Colville to Northport via Aladdfin Rd to Hwy 25, back to colville
on Hwy 395. 5k run/walk route, from Yep Kanum City Park south to Cedar
Loop Rd., continue south up Shiloh Hill to the end of the cul-de-sac
(water station at turn-around), and back north to park for finish. Pre-registration
must be postmarked no later than Monday, April 7 to receive your T-shirt
the day of the event. All registrations received after April 7 will
have to pick up their T-shirrt at the center after May 15. All pre-registered
participants must check in to the reghistration table prior to 8:45
am on the day of the event. Day of registration will be 7:20 am to 8”45.
Questions? Email us at email@example.com, call 509-684-9895
or come by the office at 144 W. 5th Ave., Colville. Pre-register online
at http://familylifeservices.net. If you cannot participate but would
like to volunteer, please email us or call.
Spokane Public Radio Presents a star panelist of NPR’s Wait, Wait,
Don’t Tell Me! Paula Poundstone, May 8, 2014, The Bing,
7:30 pm. Tickets at TicketsWest.com, outlets, 800-325-seat.
Mountain Path Yoga offers Yoga classes in the Iyengar and White
Lotus traditions. Come experience yoga in our studio at 818 E. Columbia!
Classes for all levels of experience!
• Introduction to Yoga - Please call Sarah for information,
• Yoga on the Ball, Wednesdays, 9:30 - 11 am,
call Tifanie, 722-5281 for info.
April 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, April 4th, 8pm: Open Mic. Join us for
this fun community event in our café. Come perform or simply
enjoy the FREE entertainment on the 1st Friday of every month throughout
the winter. Everyone is welcome!
• Friday, April 18th, 4:30-6:30: 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. Join us the 3rd Friday
of every month through winter!
• Thursday, April 24th, 5:30-7:00pm: Living Gluten Free:
PIZZA! with Raelynn Pass. Participants in this class will step-by-step
instruction in making GF pizza dough. Everyone will get a chance to
try their hand at making GF pizza dough, and then choose their own toppings
for the pizzas we will make, bake, and eat in class. $15 fee includes:
instruction, recipes, coupons and pizza party! 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
• 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 9:00-10:30am. Contact the instructor
directly at 509-690-1742 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• Eight Treasures Qigong Class. Qigong practices
are Chinese health promotion exercises. This particular form is one
of the oldest and most famous qigong methods. It is designed to build
strong bones, increase tendon flexibility, strengthen the body’s
energetic systems and balance the emotions. The movements are simple,
yet powerful and it is an excellent method for beginners. Tuesdays,
6:45-7:45pm from April 15 to June 3rd. Location: Meyers Falls Market
in Kettle Falls. For more information or to pre-register for the 8-week
series, please contact the instructor, licensed acupuncturist Lauri
McKean: 509-690-7977 or email@example.com.
• Beginning Tai Chi Class. This Chinese energetic
exercise is based in the soft martial arts. Its gentle, flowing movements
are rooted in principles of postural alignment, releasing tension and
efficiency of movement. Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45pm from April 15 to June
3rd. Location: Meyers Falls Market in Kettle Falls. For more information
or to pre-register for the 8-week series, please contact the instructor,
licensed acupuncturist Lauri McKean: 509-690-7977 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Collage Fun: monthly workshop and get-together
for all ages starting in April 12th. Come be creative in a supportive
and fun environment! Contact Carol Vrba for more information at 509-722-6471
• Call to artists: May art show at Meyers Falls Market!
Submit your original artwork of any media. The theme is “your
favorite song lyrics or lines of a poem.” Contact Maggie for more
• Call to artists: 5th Annual Recycled Art Show at Meyers
Falls Market! Submit your original artwork made entirely from
recycled materials. Submissions due April 19th. Visit our website for
China Bend Winery - The most healthy wine on the planet is made here
in your own backyard! Visit us soon to taste our delicious
organic, sulfite-free, non-GMO vegan wines and gourmet foods. Spring
sale at the winery. Big discounts now on case purchases. Tasting room
& gift shop open daily - closed Sundays. 3751 Vineyard Way, Kettle
Falls, WA, on the Northport-Flatcreek Road, alson Lake Roosevelt, 800-700-6123,
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
Poster Contest for Cutter Auction - The Cutter Theatre is holding
a poster contest for its upcoming benefit auction. Event chairperson
Cheri Winther is looking for a logo or design that would highlight both
the Cutter Theatre and an auction. The winning designer will receive
two tickets to any upcoming Cutter production, with their name in the
auction program, and their introduction at the auction itself. The winning
design will be used with the information for the event, including the
following: date of event, May 10, 2014, time at 7:00pm, with a silent
and bidding auction, spirits and beverages will sold. Deadline for entries
was Friday , March 28th at 4:00pm. All entries should be sent to the
Cutter Theatre at 302 Park Street, by mail to PO Box 133, Metaline Falls,
WA 99153, or by email to email@example.com. For more information, call
the Cutter Theatre 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.
Pro Bodyworks April Specials - Help fill our window! Bring
in 5 cans of food (minimum) for the Colville Food Bank and receive $5
off one of the following: Custom Facial, Massage, Hair Color, Foot Treatment
ort Body Wrap. Update for colton Sears - Donations accepted by Pro Bodyworks
and Key Bank account.
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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placing the “What’s Happening” announcement to keep
the information current. Please notify us of any changes in your events
listings. Deadline for listing upcoming events is the third Tuesday
of the month prior to the issue in which you wish the announcement to
run. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax your
announcement to 509-684-3109. We run these listings as a courtesy to
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