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Featured Events in July 2014 are below.
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China Bend Winery Presents their 27th Annual Summer Party -
July 5, Noon to 5 pm. Celebrate the Summer season with us. Enjoy live
music, family entertainment, games, and good food at our beautiful Winery
Estate on Lake Roosevelt. Take a dip in the river, explore the vineyards
and gardens, or sample our latest Headache-Free Organic Wines and Gourmet
Foods. Admission $10. China Bend Winery, 3751 Vineyard Way, Kettle Falls,
WA, on the Northport-Flat Creek Road along Lake Roosevelt, 800-700-6123,
Lovitt Restaurant - Patio open! Closed July 4. Reservations
highly reccomended. Lovittrestaurant.com or 509-684-5444, 149 Hwy 395
The Stevens County Stompers are hosting Square Dance lessons
with a local caller. The classes start in July after the fourth. All
ages, teen and up are welcome. The cost is $5.00 per single or $8.00
per couple, per lesson/class. Please call Melissa at 684-8632 for more
Calling all teens! Learn something new this summer from a blue ribbon
clogger. Clogging is fun and great exercise. Summer session
begins Tuesday, July 8. Please call 684-8632 for more details.
Downtown Colville’s Sidewalk Sale and Street Faire, July
17, 18 and 19. Cruise-In Car Show, Friday, July 18, 5 - 7 pm in Astyor
China Bend Winery and Colville Yoga present - Vino & Vinyasa Yoga
Summer Retreat, July 18, 19 & 20, 2014. Get into the flow
of yoga, wine & garden cuisine with this eeekend celebration of
a healthy lifestyle. Have the time of your life! Cost is only $200 for
the complete package. For more info, 509-675-1987 or go to colvilleyoga.com
Events at Northern Ales, 325 W. 3rd Ave., Kettle Falls, WA,
509-738-7382, www.northernales.com, for the month of July:
• July 3 - Sara Brown Solo, 6 pm
• July 4 - Closed
• July 10 - Acous Dick, 6 pm
• July 11 - 6 Strings and Pearls, 7 pm
• July 17 - Michael Pickett, 6 pm
• July 18 - Open Mic, 7 pm
• July 19 - Riverwood Fundraiser
• July 24 - Jesse Brown, 6 pm
• July 25 - Northern Aliens, 7 pm
• July 31 - Justin Johnson, 6 pm
• Every Thursday, test your pool skills during the Pool Tournament,
Riverwood School presents the 2014 Riverwood Musicfest at Northern Ales,
on July 19 from 6 - 10pm. This fundraiser for Riverwood School will
include a silent auction, raffle and the following music acts: Mountain
Melodies Chorus; Pickett; Stazya and the Naturals..and the amazing Scotia
Road, from Newport, WA. Come on down for a great family evening of fun,
food, beverages and music, and support Riverwood School's incredible
new programs and curriculum for children.
International photographer and teacher David Beckstead will be running
beginning, intermediate and advanced photography courses this
summer at the Riverwood School, as a fundraiser for the school. First
off is a beginning 3 hour course: Intro to Cameras and Composition.
David will teach you the basics of: 1. What camera fits you best; 2.
All about lenses; 3. Camera settings; 4. Compositional concepts: how
to make a better image. “With some cool tricks I have learned
in my almost 2 decades of professional photography, I can advance your
skills with a camera by a tremendous amount in 3 full hours! You will
walk away a better photographer!” -David Beckstead. $45 for early
registration, held at Riverwood School, 146B Buena Vista Dr., Colville.
Register at https://www.fisheyeconnect.com/workshop/3851/intro-to-cameras-and-compositons.aspx.
The Cutter Theatre Presents the Fifth Annual Selkirk International Film
Festival. An evening of locally and regionally produced short
films with filmmakers on hand to answer questions. Thursday, July 31,
2014, 7 pm. Tickets $5, wine beer, and refreshments available. Serkirkfilmfestival@yahoo.com,
July 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!
• Intro to Home Food Preservation. Thursday, July 10th,
6:00- 7:30 pm. Join Lauri McKean as she provides introductory information
on home foods preservation. This lecture style class will illuminate
various preservation techniques, the science behind them, benefits of
each, and equipment needed. Techniques to be covered include: canning,
pickling, jams & jellies, storage, dehydration, and freezing. Class
cost is $5, and includes a store coupon. Please pre-register at Meyers
• Canning: Water Bath. Tuesday, July 29th, 5:30-7:00
pm. Bonnie Stichart, WSU Food Safety Preservation & Information
Assistant, will demonstrate water bath canning methods. Canning methods
will include seasonal & local fruit or vegetable recipes, which
can be replicated in your home kitchen. During demonstration, Bonnie
will discuss safety and equipment, as well as the benefits of canning
local foods. Class cost is $15, and includes recipes, light snacks,
and a store coupon. Please pre-register at Meyers Falls 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 Contact the instructor directly at 509-690-1742 or email@example.com
for more information.
• Collage Fun: Saturday, Saturday July 12th,
monthly workshop. Come be creative in a supportive and fun environment!
This class is ongoing, the second Saturday every Month, with a $10 suggested
donation, and includes all materials. Contact Carol Vrba for more information
• July art show at Meyers Falls Market! Stop
in to see the Meyers Falls Market monthly Art Show! The July theme is
‘SUMMERTIME’. Contact Maggie for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Meyers Falls Market Art Gallery Features ~ J. Foster Fanning, Local
Artist of the Month, in August. There will be an opening between
4:00 and 6:00 pm, Saturday, August 3rd.
Vintage Frenzy at Foxwood House, Saturday only, August 9 from
10 - 5. 8th Season Outdoor Vendor Sale, $4 admission, 12 and under free.
Over 40 amazing vendors, selling salvage, industrial, vintage, reworked,
antiques and collectibles. Food, refreshments, wine and beer patio,
ice cream, live music. Special three course tea, $10. Foxwood House,
125 Foxwood Drive, Newport, WA, 99156, 509-859-0097, www.foxwoodhouse.net.
Located just off Hwy 2, five miles south of Newport, WA between mile
markers 328 & 329.
The Northeast Washington (NEW) Farmers Market is open every
Wednesday and Saturday, from 9am until 1pm at Astor and Main in beautiful
downtown Colville. The early season produce is on; salad greens, radishes,
green onions, asparagus and more… plus farm fresh eggs, pastured
poultry is now available, baked goodies, local mountain honey, award
winning birdhouses, hand-carved spoons, lotions, soaps, silver jewelry,
clothing, plus hot foods for breakfast or lunch. It’s been 40
years of our local farmers offering locally grown produce here at the
NE Washington Farmers Market, come celebrate the season with us, and
watch for new events and a ‘birthday party’ in the making.
For more information visit our website at www.newfarmersmarket.org or
675-8896. “Where good things are growing!”
• KPBX Kids’ Concert: Moko Jumbie, Friday, July
18, 2014, 12 p.m. – FREE at the Bing, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Cool
reggae/calypso music to beat the summer heat. Bryan Bogue, Paul Raymond,
Rick Westrick, and Angus Nunes present the unique sound of Trinidadian
steel drums, vibraphone, and other percussion instruments.
Spokane Public Radio is moving to a Sound Future - KPBX, KSFC,
and KPBZ all moving to a new home. New facilities will double working
space and triple production capacity. We will grow the news, arts coverage,
and local programming you depend on. But it depends on contributions
made now. Make a difference in our communities that lasts for generations.
Call 509-328-5729 or 800-328-5729 or visit SpokanePublicRadio.org/moving
• SPR at Art on the Green, Friday-Sunday Aug
1-3, 2014 – FREE at North Idaho College Campus, Coeur d’Alene.
Look for the SPR booth to meet with station staff and volunteers, and
find out about upcoming fall events.
Chewelah Chataqua Event - Everyone is invited to Chataqua 2014,
July 11th, 12th & 13th in beautiful Chewelah Washington! Chataqua
is in its 41st year and is better than ever! Three days of fine Juried
Arts and Crafts, Free CenterStage Entertainment, Food Court, Beer Garden,
Carnival, Children's Pavilion and special events including a Parade,
Fun Run, Golf Tournament and much more! Chataqua is held in the City
Park on Hwy 395 just a short drive from Spokane. Chewelah Chataqua is
an up-dated version of an American tradition established at Lake Chautauqua,
New York, in 1874. Every summer, thousands flocked to the Chautauqua
grounds to hear and see lecturers, musicians, artists, actors, explorers,
evangelists, poets and presidents. It became so successful, that traveling
Chautauqua set out by rail to bring this unique form of entertainment
to the nation’s hinterlands. Huge tents were set up and the programs
lasted ten days and nights. President Teddy Roosevelt once declared,
“Chautauqua is the most American thing in America!” The
New York site continues to draw thousands of visitors to the compound
each summer. Community Celebrations adopted the concept of Chautauqua
for Chewelah in 1974, simplified the spelling of the name to Chataqua,
and condensed the entertainment to three and one half days. Ranked as
the third largest event of its kind in the State of Washington, Chewelah's
CHATAQUA continues to attract over 50,000 visitors to this fun festival
for folks of all ages. To Schedule an interview or for more information
contact the Chataqua Director – Sharon Ludwig at 509-936-0275.
More information, event schedules and lodging info can be found at www.ChewelahChataqua.com.
Chewelah Chataqua is a community event presented by Community Celebrations
Inc. a registered 501(c) 3 Non-Profit Organization.
• Don’t miss “Chewelah Day” on the 10th.
KYRS Marmot Fest 2014, July 12, Glover Field, the Northwest’s
only solar-powered music festival! Tickets are on sale now at all TicketsWest
outlets and at marmotfest.com.
11th Annual Pend Oreille Valley Lavender Festival, July 12
& 13, 2014, Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 4 pm, City Park,
1st & Calispel, Newport WA. Spend the day or the weekend browsing
through our unique artists, artisans and growers booths in a woodland
park setting. Have lunch or relax in the wine & beer garden, while
enjoying live music of regional entertainers both days. Admission, adults
$6 per day/$10 weekend; $5 for tour bus attendees, children 12 &
under free. www.povlavenderfestival.com, email@example.com,
Loyce Akers, director, 509-671-0295.
Downtown Colville’s Sidewalk Sale is quickly approaching!
July 17, 18, & 19. Outside vendors are welcome to join our sidewalks
to increase the festivities. Contact R.E. Lee Shoe Co., 509-685-1733
or the Colville Chamber of Commerce, 509-684-5973 to sign up.
North Pend Oreille Valley Lions Club Train Rides, 20 mile round
trip rides along the beautiful Pend Oreille River.
• Down River Days, July 26, 1 pm & 3 pm,
July 27, 11 am & 1 pm, train leaves from Ione Station.
• Affair on Main Street, Aug. 30, 11 am, 1 pm
& 3 pm, Aug. 31, 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm, train leaves from Metaline
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.
Mountain Path Yoga offers Yoga classes in the Iyengar and White
Lotus traditions. Come experience yoga in our studio at 818 E. Columbia!
Happy Summer! Yoga practice supports your life, yoga class supports
your practice! Please call Sarah, 684-0965, for information and class
• 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.
Pro body Works - Specials for July! Spa Package - one hour
massage & custom facial $80 * Buy one Spray Tan get 2nd for 1/2
price * Bikini Wax, $30 * Brazilian Wax, $50 * Buy a hair color, massage
or facial, get 20% off next booked appointment. See our ad in this issue
for a list of our services. Your name goes into a drawing for a $50
prize when you Like us on Facebook and mention the advertised special.
Subtle Elements Yoga Studio - All Ages, All levels - Yoga Therapy,
Studio & privates available, contact owner and teacher, Katie Minter,
firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-333-6154, Facebook: Subtle Elements. Spring
• Hat Tha Yoa Beginning - Advanced: Monday, 10 am & 12 pm,
Tuesday, 12 pm & 5 pm, Wednesday, 12 pm & 5 pm, Thursday, 5
pm, Sunday, 11 am.
• Hat Tha Gentle Yoga: Tuesday & Wednesday, 10 am
• Kids Yoga: Monday, 3:30 pm, ages 5 - 10, Tuesday, 3:30 pm, ages
• Yoga Nidra (sleep based meditation) Wednesday, 6:30 pm, Thursday,
6:30 pm & Sunday, 12:30 pm.
• Contact Katie for prices and more info on classes and workshops.
Help Celebrate the 75th Anniversay of the Little Pend Oreille
National Wildlife Refuge with these activities and events:
• July 12 - Join the annual Butterfly Count.
• July 26 - The Blue Goose Chase Family Fun Bike Ride
For more information, please go to the Friend website: refugefriends.com
16th Annual Rock Cut Blues, July 25 & 26, 2014, 4 miles
north of Orient, WA, on Hwy 395. Info at 509-738-2350, email@example.com,
www.rockcutblues.com. Weekend pass $50, camping available. No dogs please.
The Friends of the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge are
holding their annual photo contest. Any photos taken at the
Refuge by an amateur photographer may be entered in the contest which
runs through August 15, 2014. For more information contact Joel Anderson
at 509-732-4350, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the date - September 13! Northeast Washington Friends of the NRA
are hosting their annual banquet and auction on Saturday, September
13, 2014, 4:30 pm at the Colville College Campus. You are welcome to
join in a fun-filled evening and help support local shooting sports.
Dinner tickets or packages are available at Clark’s All-Sports
or from committee members.
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 the bottle.
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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