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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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03/05/2015 - Tea at 3 Speaker Series at CWU: Kathryn Martell

Fri, 2015-02-27 20:00
The CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host Tea at 3, an engaging speaker series at CWU. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the personal experiences of CWU faculty, staff and community members as they share their journeys to their current places in life. Attendance to each speech is free, and speeches will be held at 3 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Warm beverages and treats will be available for attendees to enjoy while the speakers give their talks.
 
Martell joined CWU in 2012 as the Dean of the College of Business after moving from her home state of New Jersey where she lived and taught for 10 years. Her duties as Dean include building a solid foundation of talented faculty and staff, innovating programs within the department and supporting business and alumni. Martell’s vision is to have the College of Business recognized as a business school of distinction in the Pacific Northwest.
 
For more information, please contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.

02/28/2015 - Showtime at the McConnell

Thu, 2015-02-26 20:00
It?s time again for CWU students to take to the stage and show off their talents for Showtime at the McConnell, an annual event presented by the CWU Black Student Union (BSU). The show is modeled after Showtime at the Apollo, a long-running amateur night program at Harlem?s famous Apollo Theatre. The event will feature twenty-five CWU student performers, from singers and dancers to drummers, comedians, and spoken word poets. The show begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 in the McConnell Auditorium. Attendance is free, and everyone is invited to come and enjoy the show. For more information, please contact Alex Thiongo, BSU member, at 206-458-0787 or thiongoa@cwu.edu.

03/01/2015 - Fred for FISH Fundraiser

Thu, 2015-02-26 20:00

Fred Eaglesmith will be performing at The Elmira on Sunday March 1st.
Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets: Fred Eaglesmith Ellensburg.

This is a 21 and over event.

 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJdL7JvhWfM
 http://fredeaglesmith.com

03/01/2015 - CWU Baseball vs Montana State Billings

Thu, 2015-02-26 20:00
Double Header Noon and 3 p.m. • CWU Baseball Field • Free         
CWU Department of Athletics • www.wildcatsports.com • 509-963-1914 

03/02/2015 - Monday Movie Madness: "The Hunger Games Mockingjay Pt. 1"

Thu, 2015-02-26 20:00
Two showings: 7 and 9:45 p.m. • SURC Theatre
Free for CWU students w/ ID, $3 GA
Closed Captioning Available
Campus Activities • 509-963-1450 

03/02/2015 - Monday Movie Madness: "The Hunger Games Mockingjay Pt. 1"

Thu, 2015-02-26 20:00
Two showings: 7 and 9:45 p.m. • SURC Theatre
Free for CWU students w/ ID, $3 GA
Closed Captioning Available
Campus Activities • 509-963-1450 

02/27/2015 - Chalked Special Event at the Goodey Gallery

Wed, 2015-02-25 20:00
Chalked!
Feb. 27th, 6:30pm at the Goodey Gallery
(Western Art Association, 309 N Pearl St. Ellensburg, WA 98926)

Featuring Austin Smith, Carolyn Johnson & Edna Bjorge
Three beloved local artists will be throwing caution to the wind as they compete against each other in a friendly competition at the Goodey Gallery on Friday February 27th. Austin Smith, Carolyn Johnson and Edna Bjorge will be our featured artists utilizing a blackboard wall as their canvas. Each artist will have approximately two hours to complete their masterpiece as they work alongside one another with camaraderie and inspiration.

Cost: $20.00- tickets are available at the Goodey Gallery- Space is limited!

Wine & Heavy Hors D'oeuvres will be served!

02/27/2015 - Sober Games

Wed, 2015-02-25 20:00
KCYE Presents...
The First Ever...
Sober Games!

Join KCYE for a fun night with food, games and time to spend with your friends, all while being drug free!
7:30-Midnight
For ages 13-17
Feb. 27th 
Hal Holmes, 209 N Ruby Street

Contact Crystal Church for more info: (509) 962-9775

Parent Permission Needed

02/27/2015 - CWU Presents Cas Haley Live and In Concert

Wed, 2015-02-25 20:00
?America?s Got Talent? Finalist Cas Haley: Live and In Concert at CWU Mix Bob Marley with a dash of Sublime, toss in a pinch of Southern soul and blues and you?ll cook up a batch of Cas Haley. A top-two finalist of the hit television show ?America?s Got Talent,? Haley has garnered international attention and his tour is currently taking aim at CWU. Campus Activities presents an opportunity to experience Haley?s unique sound Friday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit,. Admission is free and open to the public. Haley is a musician in the truest sense of the word. His style varies between genres, incorporating elements of reggae, ska, jazz and instrumentals. Rather than topping charts or conforming to pop standards, his ambitions drive him to share what he perceives to be music?s purpose. According to his website, ?he focuses on the soul of each song rather than the perfection of details. It?s all about giving his all to spread the joy of music.? Haley?s upcoming performance at CWU offers music-lovers an opportunity to experience his music and the philosophies it communicates. For more information, contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or Drummond@cwu.edu.

02/28/2015 - CWU Baseball vs Montana State Billings

Wed, 2015-02-25 20:00
Double Header Noon and 3 p.m. • CWU Baseball Field • Free         
CWU Department of Athletics • www.wildcatsports.com • 509-963-1914
 

02/27/2015 - WSECU Open House

Tue, 2015-02-24 20:00

WSECU Open House

Friday, February 27  11-2pm

604 E University Way (Munson Hall)

Ribbon Cutting at noon with the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

Finger foods and refreshments will be served

Branded stainless water bottles are the fun give away
 


Exciting news! CWU FCU has merged with WSECU and moved into a great new location.  Please stop by our Open House on Friday, February 27 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm to see our new home in Munson Hall complete with full financial services including a 24 hour access ATM!

02/27/2015 - Cave B Cure the Winter Blues Series

Tue, 2015-02-24 20:00
February 27th at 1:00pm
Water Color Class
Spend the afternoon with fellow art lovers and artist Jeannie Johnson along with a glass of Cave B Wine 
Cost: $40.00 per person

When: Every other Friday (Beginning Jan 2nd)

Where: Cave B Estate Winery

Why: To get out of the house, of course!

How: All events hosted, reservations required

Contact Cave B by phone at: (509) 785-3500 (ext. 0)

02/27/2015 - ?Movies and Math ? the Past, Present and the Future? Presentation at CWU

Tue, 2015-02-24 20:00
What do Disney movies have in common with superhero smash hits? Mathematics! The CWU Douglas Honors College (DHC) will host Dr. Michael Dorff, professor of mathematics at Brigham Young University (BYU) and sought after mathematics expository speaker, for a presentation entitled ?Movies and Math ? the Past, Present and the Future.? Dorff?s presentation will convey how important and integral math has been in the making of everyone?s favorite Hollywood blockbusters, and how mathematics will play a role in the future of the film industry. The community is invited to attend this free presentation on Friday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. in the CWU Science Building room 147. Using examples from the animated films ?Frozen? and Pixar?s ?The Incredibles,? Dorff will demonstrate how the films? artists used math to achieve effects like realistic snow and quick-moving characters. For more information please contact Madelyne Weber, DHC student receptionist at 509-963-1900 or dhc@cwu.edu.

02/27/2015 - Forget Me Not Bingo at the Adult Activity Center

Mon, 2015-02-23 20:00
Uncap those ink pens and warm up those vocal cords because a day full of fun and games in support of cancer treatment and research is right around the corner. Forget Me Not Bingo, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will take place on Friday, Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Adult Activity Center at 506 Pine St. The event is open to everyone and local businesses will be donating prizes to be handed out to bingo winners. Free transportation will be available to students, provided they arrive at the SURC Pit before the event by 10:30 a.m. There will also be free refreshments available for all players.
 
CWU students who wish to attend will need to register in person by stopping by the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) office in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 256 prior to the event. In addition, CWU students who wish to take advantage of free transportation to the event will also need to fill out a Liability Waiver Form in person at the CLCE prior to being transported.  
 
For all non-students, there is no registration, but a mandatory $5 entry donation is required to play. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. CWU students are not required to donate but are welcome to if they wish.
 
For more information, contact the CLCE at 509-963-1850 or by emailing clce@cwu.edu.  

02/27/2015 - Forget Me Not Bingo at the Adult Activity Center

Mon, 2015-02-23 20:00

Uncap those ink pens and warm up those vocal cords because a day full of fun and games in support of cancer treatment and research is right around the corner. Forget Me Not Bingo, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will take place on Friday, Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Adult Activity Center at 506 Pine St. The event is open to everyone and local businesses will be donating prizes to be handed out to bingo winners. Free transportation will be available to students, provided they arrive at the SURC Pit before the event by 10:30 a.m. There will also be free refreshments available for all players.

CWU students who wish to attend will need to register in person by stopping by the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) office in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 256 prior to the event. In addition, CWU students who wish to take advantage of free transportation to the event will also need to fill out a Liability Waiver Form in person at the CLCE prior to being transported.

For all non-students, there is no registration, but a mandatory $5 entry donation is required to play. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. CWU students are not required to donate but are welcome to if they wish.

For more information, contact the CLCE at 509-963-1850 or by emailing clce@cwu.edu.

02/25/2015 - CWU Wellness Center Presents the ?In Your Genes? Fashion Show

Sun, 2015-02-22 20:00
Join the CWU Wellness Center Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit for the ?In Your Genes? fashion show. Models will walk the runway wearing their favorite piece of denim or jeans and will be offered the opportunity to showcase their differences. Celebrating individuality, this event strives to provide students a chance to express their unique beauty. Through a brief personal essay, participants will tell their stories ? struggles and success ? about how they became comfortable in their genes/jeans. Attendance to this event is free and open to the public. Through events like the ?In Your Genes? fashion show, the Wellness Center strives to raise awareness among CWU students regarding issues that affect emotional, physical and mental health. By shining a light directly at these unspoken societal problems, they hope to encourage dialogue and discussion and fight perpetuating stigmas and pressures. For more information please contact the CWU Wellness Center at 509-963-3213 or email wellness@cwu.edu.

02/25/2015 - Knitting Know-How

Sun, 2015-02-22 20:00

02/25/2015 - CWU Poetry Slam Tonight!

Sun, 2015-02-22 20:00
CWU Poetry Slam Tonight! Spoken-word poetry, and all the energy that comes with it, is coming to CWU. On Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre, CWU student poets will go word-for-word on stage at a slam competition hosted by the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ). Energy, chaos, passion, individuality and opinionated expression will echo as the artists compete for prizes and share their art. Attendance is free and open to the public. CWU faculty and staff will judge the competition, and CWU English professor and Nuyorican Grand Slam National Champion Xavier Cavazos will host. At stake is a $200 first-place prize, $100 for second place and $50 for third place. Besides the cash, winners will have the honor of performing with musician Ron McCurdy at the Langston Hughes Project, a tribute to Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance movement. Details on that event are still to come. For more information, contact the CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or diversity@cwu.edu.

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