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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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11/29/2014 - CWU Men?s Basketball vs. Walla Walla

Sat, 2014-11-22 20:00
Nov. 29 CWU Men’s Basketball vs. Walla Walla                   7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion Free for CWU students & kids 5 and under; $8-GA & staff/faculty reserved; $6-staff/faculty GA; $5-seniors, non-CWU students, youth (ages 6-17) For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets.

12/01/2014 - Valley Vision and Hearing Presents: Free Hearing Screenings

Sat, 2014-11-22 20:00
Meet our new audiologist, Dr. Jenci Randall, and experience the gift of sound this holiday season. For one week, our clinic is offering free hearing screenings to the public. You will have a chance to test-drive a pair of Starkey brand hearing aids. Please call 509-925-1000 to reserve your spot for a free hearing screening and get a coupon for a FREE LUNCH AT PERKINS RESTAURANT! We want to be sure that you can hear for the holidays! Call now!

11/28/2014 - Moments to Remember Chili Feed and Holiday Crafts and Gift Bazaar

Fri, 2014-11-21 20:00
Join us in Umtanum and Teanaway Halls  at the Kittitas Valley Event Center on Friday November 28,2014 from noon to 6:00 pm for the Friends of the Fair Annual Chili Feed and Holiday Crafts and Gift Bazaar. This annual event will   kick off the holiday season at the Event Center/Kittitas County Fairgrounds. Santa will be on site for photo's and there will be over 35 vendors.  All vendor fees and chili sales will be awarded to the Community Christmas Basket. At 6:15 pm we will do the count down to light the fairgrounds.....come one and all.

11/29/2014 - Women's Basketball vs. Dixie State

Fri, 2014-11-21 20:00
Nov. 29 Women’s Basketball vs. Dixie State               7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion  Free for CWU students & kids 5 and under; $8-GA; $6-staff/faculty GA; $5-seniors, non-CWU students, youth (ages 6-17) For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets.

11/23/2014 - CWU Theatre Production: The Duchess of Malfi

Thu, 2014-11-20 20:00
For their fall production, the Central Theatre Ensemble will be performing “The Duchess of Malfi” by John Webster. Directed by Brenda Hubbard, the play is set in 17th century Jacobean period Italy. A duchess who functions as sole ruler of Malfi falls in love and remarries as she battles the forces of evil when her two violent brothers seek to overthrow her. Filled with psychological intrigue and Webster’s magnificent poetry, this story demonstrates both the sunniest and darkest aspects of the human spirit in a vivid and compelling drama.
 
The production will run on Nov. 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. as well as Nov. 16 and 23 at 2 p.m. at the Milo Smith Tower Theatre on the CWU campus. Patron discretion is advised, as some material may be unsuitable for children under 17. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 students/seniors and $7 for CWU students w/ID. Tickets are available at the CWU Welcome Center and Wildcat shop.
 
For more information contact the CWU Theatre Arts Department at 509-963-1273 or theatre@cwu.edu or by visiting www.cwu.edu/theatre.

11/26/2014 - FREE Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Thu, 2014-11-20 20:00
FREE Community Thanksgiving Dinner.................at the Moose Lodge....18th Annual ...dinner.  Everyone is invited.................        

11/22/2014 - CWU Men?s Rugby vs. Eastern Washington

Wed, 2014-11-19 20:00
Nov. 22 CWU Men’s Rugby vs. Eastern Washington                2 p.m. • CWU Rugby Field • Free

11/22/2014 - CWU Women?s Basketball vs. Evergreen State

Wed, 2014-11-19 20:00
Nov. 22 CWU Women’s Basketball vs. Evergreen State           7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion Free for CWU students & kids 5 and under; $8-GA; $6-staff/faculty GA; $5-seniors, non-CWU students, youth (ages 6-17) For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets.

11/20/2014 - The Band Joseph Live Music Performance

Tue, 2014-11-18 20:00
The three-sister musical group known as Joseph is prepped and ready to sing their hearts out this fall at CWU. On Thursday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m., Joseph will be performing music from their debut album, “Native Dreamer Kin” in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. The event is free and open to the public.
 
Allie, Natalie and Meegan Closner formed the band in honor of their grandfather, Joseph. Hailing from Oregon, the trio has garnered a large following in the Pacific Northwest, playing at many well-known venues in Washington and Oregon. Joseph is currently touring the western U.S. with Judah & The Lion and Penny & Sparrow.
 
For questions contact Stephani Bailey at 509-963-1450 or baileys@cwu.edu

11/21/2014 - PechaKucha

Tue, 2014-11-18 20:00
Listen to talks by a variety of community members about what makes Ellensburg a great place. PechaKucha Nights allow creative people to get together and share their ideas, works, and thoughts in the PechaKucha 20x20 format.

11/21/2014 - CWU Comedy Night: Drew Barth and Brian Moote

Tue, 2014-11-18 20:00
Those in the Ellensburg area who love comedy are in luck: Thanks to CWU Campus Activities, there’s no need to travel far to see a great live comedy show, because one is coming to CWU. On Friday, Nov. 21 at 9 p.m. at the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom, comedians Drew Barth and Brian Moote will be co-headlining Comedy Night, a live comedy event open to the public. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 general admission and free for CWU students with valid student ID.
 
Drew Barth is one of the fastest growing comedians in the Pacific Northwest, garnering a huge following in the city of Seattle. Barth has performed at such landmark comedy venues as The Comedy Store, Laugh Factory and The Improv.
 
Brian Moote began performing stand up in 2005 while working as a teacher in the Seattle School District. After graduating from a master’s program, he moved to LA to tour the country as a comedian. Moote has made appearances in such TV shows as MTV’s “Money from Strangers” and USA Network’s “Characters Welcome.”
 
For more information, contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or drummond@cwu.edu.

11/22/2014 - Safe Space Workshop: Be an Ally for the LGBTQIA+ community

Tue, 2014-11-18 20:00
 
Every school campus should be an all-inclusive and safe environment for any student, no matter their sexual orientation. While no campus is perfect, the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) is making strides towards bettering LGBTQIA+ safety with the Safe Space Workshop Saturday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Wellington Event Center. Participants will need to register by Thursday, Nov. 20 by stopping by the CDSJ office in SURC 250/253, calling 509-963-2127 or emailing diversity@cwu.edu. This workshop is free, open to the public and pizza will be provided.
 
The Safe Space workshop is a mutli-faceted ally development session with interactive excises and discussions allowing participates to identify key aspects of healthy and respectful allyship. The workshop is aimed around faculty, staff and students creating a “safe space” for the LGBTQIA+ community, a place they can go to escape from oppression faced in everyday life. The first three hours of the five-hour workshop will focus on the history and struggle of LGBTQIA+ members, with the last two hours centered on how to become an ally.
 
For more information, contact the CDSJ at 506-963-2127 or diversity@cwu.edu.

11/19/2014 - Reception with poet Bob Holman

Mon, 2014-11-17 20:00
American poet and poetry activist Bob Holman will bring his forthcoming film ?Language Matters,? which stars Holman and features linguists David Crystal and Nick Evans, to Central Washington University for an exclusive pre-screening to its nationwide PBS broadcast. A reception and Craft Talk with Bob Holman, at 3:15 p.m. in Dean Hall room 104, will precede the film screening. CWU Provost Dr. Marilyn Levine will introduce Mr. Holman and light refreshments and hors d?oeuvres are provided. Admission is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, the CWU Department of English and the CWU Center for Latino and Latin American Studies. For more information please contact the CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or email diversity@cwu.edu.

11/19/2014 - Craft Talk with poet Bob Holman

Mon, 2014-11-17 20:00
American poet and poetry activist Bob Holman will bring his forthcoming film ?Language Matters,? which stars Holman and features linguists David Crystal and Nick Evans, to Central Washington University for an exclusive pre-screening to its nationwide PBS broadcast. A reception and Craft Talk with Bob Holman, at 3:15 p.m. in Dean Hall room 104, will precede the film screening. CWU Provost Dr. Marilyn Levine will introduce Mr. Holman and light refreshments and hors d?oeuvres are provided. Admission is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, the CWU Department of English and the CWU Center for Latino and Latin American Studies. For more information please contact the CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or email diversity@cwu.edu.

11/19/2014 - "Language Matters" film screening with poet Bob Holman

Mon, 2014-11-17 20:00
American poet and poetry activist Bob Holman will bring his forthcoming film ?Language Matters,? which stars Holman and features linguists David Crystal and Nick Evans, to Central Washington University for an exclusive pre-screening to its nationwide PBS broadcast. The screening will be on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre and a Q&A and book signing with Holman will follow. Admission is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, the CWU Department of English and the CWU Center for Latino and Latin American Studies. For more information please contact the CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or email diversity@cwu.edu.

11/20/2014 - CWU Theatre Production: The Duchess of Malfi

Mon, 2014-11-17 20:00
For their fall production, the Central Theatre Ensemble will be performing “The Duchess of Malfi” by John Webster. Directed by Brenda Hubbard, the play is set in 17th century Jacobean period Italy. A duchess who functions as sole ruler of Malfi falls in love and remarries as she battles the forces of evil when her two violent brothers seek to overthrow her. Filled with psychological intrigue and Webster’s magnificent poetry, this story demonstrates both the sunniest and darkest aspects of the human spirit in a vivid and compelling drama.
 
The production will run on Nov. 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. as well as Nov. 16 and 23 at 2 p.m. at the Milo Smith Tower Theatre on the CWU campus. Patron discretion is advised, as some material may be unsuitable for children under 17. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 students/seniors and $7 for CWU students w/ID. Tickets are available at the CWU Welcome Center and Wildcat shop.
 
For more information contact the CWU Theatre Arts Department at 509-963-1273 or theatre@cwu.edu or by visiting www.cwu.edu/theatre.

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