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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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05/04/2015 - Monday Movie Madness: The Wedding Ringer

Sat, 2015-05-02 20:00
May 4
Monday Movie Madness: “The Wedding Ringer”
Two showings: 7 and 9:30 p.m. • SURC Theatre
Free for CWU students w/ ID, $3 GA
Closed Captioning Available
Campus Activities • 509-963-1450 

05/05/2015 - College Civics Week: Keynote Speaker WA State Rep. Melanie Stambaugh

Sat, 2015-05-02 20:00
To help the CWU and local communities become active citizens and educated voters, College Civics Week is back for another year at CWU with events Monday, May 4 through Thursday, May 7. This year, Washington State Representative Melanie Stambaugh will be giving a keynote speech on Tuesday, May 5 at noon in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit, with a question and answer period beginning at 12:45 p.m. In addition to all other College Civics Week events, this speech is free to attend and open to the public.
 
Melanie Stambaugh was elected into office as a Member of the Washington House of Representatives from the 25th district on January 12, 2015. She became the youngest woman elected to the Washington State Legislature since 1936, and is currently the youngest member of the legislative chamber.
 
Following the speech and formal question and answer period, a photo booth, free swag, snacks and mingling with the representative will be held in SURC 137 A and B from 1 to 2 p.m.
 
For more information, contact the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.
 
 

05/05/2015 - CWU Queer Film Series presents ?Ma Vie en Rose?

Sat, 2015-05-02 20:00
In an effort to increase awareness and acceptance of the LGBTQIA+ community on the CWU campus, the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) will present their Queer Film Series Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m. in Black Hall room 151. The series continues with a screening of director Alan Berliner’s “Ma Vie en Rose.” This event is free and open to the public.
 
This French film tells the moving story of a transgender girl, Ludovic (Georges Du Fresne), finding love despite the disapproval of her family and neighbors. Their impatience eventually forces Ludovic to see a psychiatrist in hopes of “fixing” her.     
 
For more information contact the CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or email diversity@cwu.edu

05/06/2015 - College Civics Week: Keynote Speaker WA State Rep. Hans Zeiger

Sat, 2015-05-02 20:00
 
To help the CWU and local communities become active citizens and educated voters, College Civics Week is back for another year at CWU with events Monday, May 4 through Thursday, May 7. This year, Washington State Representative Hans Zeiger will be giving a keynote speech on Wednesday, May 6 at noon in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit, with a question and answer period beginning at 12:45 p.m. In addition to all other College Civics Week events, this speech is free to attend and open to the public.
 
Hans Zeiger was elected into office as a Member of the Washington House of Representatives from the 25th district in 2010. A Puyallup, Wash. native and accomplished author, Zeiger has an impressive resumé of books published including “Get Off My Honor: The Assault on the Boy Scouts of America” and “Reagan’s Children: taking Back the City on the Hill.” In 2013, he was commissioned as an officer in the Washington State Air National Guard.
 
Following the speech and formal question and answer period, a photo booth, free swag, snacks and mingling with the representative will be held in SURC 137 A and B from 1 to 2 p.m.
 
For more information, contact the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.
 
 
 

05/02/2015 - Fly Fishing Film Tour

Fri, 2015-05-01 20:00

Fly Fishing Film Tour Returns to Ellensburg May 2

The 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour will be held at the Gallery One Visual Arts Center in downtown Ellensburg on May 2 at 6:30 PM.  This is the same weekend as the Federation of Fly Fishers annual conclave at the Ellensburg Fairgrounds.

Join Troutwater in this great event.  The Iron Horse Brewery will be onsite with their excellent microbrews, not to mention wine pouring by the Dakota Café and food from The Porch Steakhouse.  Booya!

Tons of giveaways during the show with Patagonia joining Troutwater as event sponsors. 

Tickets are available in advance for $15 at Troutwater Fly Shops in Cle Elum or Ellensburg as well as at the door.  Seating is limited, so advance ticket purchase is advised.

 

Here are more links:

Movie trailers

Federation Conclave

Yakima River Fishing Report

CWU Spring Football Game May 2, 1:30 PM

 

Tickets - Ellenburg 509-962-3474; Cle Elum 509-674-2144 

 

05/04/2015 - CWU College Civics Week

Fri, 2015-05-01 20:00
To help the CWU and local communities become active citizens and educated voters, College Civics Week is back for another year at CWU with events Monday, May 4 through Thursday, May 7. All events are free and open to the public. With forums, debates and speeches by Representatives Melanie Stambaugh and Hans Zeiger, getting involved in the week’s events is a must for everyone. The theme this year is bi-partisanship; so don’t be afraid to mingle with those from different backgrounds who hold differing viewpoints.
 
In addition to a week’s worth of events, a showcase for programs and events will be displayed Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) 137 A and B.
 
College Civics Week/ASCWU Student Government Schedule of Events
 
Monday, May 4
Community Organization Fair
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SURC 137 A and B
Roam, interact and ask questions with booths.
Organizations include: League of Women Voters, Habitat for Humanity, Yakima Humane Society, Adult Activity Center, Youth Services and the Wellness Center.
 
ASCWU-Student Government Election Debate
6 – 8 p.m.
SURC Pit
The Associated Students of Central Washington University (ASCWU) Student Government 2015-2016 candidates will be debating before the General Elections open that night.
 
ASCWU-Student Government General Elections Online Voting Opens
8 p.m.
www.cwu.edu/ascwu/
 
Tuesday, May 5
Speaker: Representative Melanie Stambaugh from 25th Legislative District
Noon – 1 p.m.
SURC Pit
Listen to a speech by this Washington State Representative. A question period will follow the speech at 12:45 p.m.
 
Photo booth, snacks and mingle
1 – 2 p.m.
SURC 137 A&B
Enjoy snacks, take photos and mingle with other students and Melanie Stambaugh following her speech. Have questions ready for the representative for an engaging experience.
 
Wednesday, May 6
Speaker: Representative Hans Zeiger from 25th Legislative District
Noon – 1 p.m.
SURC Pit
Listen to a speech by this Washington State Representative. A question period will follow the speech at 12:45 p.m.
 
Photo booth, snacks and mingle
1 – 2 p.m.
SURC 137 A&B
Enjoy snacks, take photos and mingle with other students Hans Zeiger following his speech. Have questions ready for the representative for an engaging experience.
 
Thursday, May 7
ASCWU-Student Government General Election Polling Sites Open
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
East and West SURC entrances
Preliminary results will be posted by 11:59 p.m.
 
Don’t miss this week full of opportunities to become more engaged and aware of the importance of civic duties not only around campus, but the world at large.
 
For more information please contact the CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.

05/04/2015 - Monday Movie Madness: The Wedding Ringer

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May 4

Monday Movie Madness: “The Wedding Ringer”

Two showings: 7 and 9:30 p.m. • SURC Theatre

Free for CWU students w/ ID, $3 GA

Closed Captioning Available

Campus Activities • 509-963-1450 

05/02/2015 - CWU ENCANTO GALA 2015

Thu, 2015-04-30 20:00
The Encanto Gala is an evening of enchantment and entertainment in the pursuit of higher education. The gala will celebrate the first established Latino/a Scholarship in CWU history. A silent auction and cocktail hour will be followed by an elegant dinner and unique musical presentation that pairs the ethereal beauty of classical Opera Arias with the charm of Mariachi bolero. All proceeds of the event will support scholarship funds for Latino/a students attending CWU. Guest MC will be Vincent Perez. The program features Jose Iniguez, Opera Tenor, classical pianist, Jeremy Neufeld, Mariachi Guzmán de Pasco, and narrator, Dr. John Fraire, Creator of ? Las Memorias. 4:30pm Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction 6:00pm MC Introduction & Dinner Served 6:30pm First Show: Opera Arias 7:30 pm Community Leadership Award 8:15 pm Dancing to Mariachi Boleros 9:00 pm End

05/02/2015 - CWU Encanto Gala

Thu, 2015-04-30 20:00
CWU Encanto Gala 2015
May 2nd 2015
4:30pm-9:00pm
Cost: $100
Visit cwuencantogala.com for tickets
The Encanto gala is an evening of enchantment and entertainment in the pursuit of higher education. the gala will celebrate the first established latino/a Scholarship in CWU history. A silent auction and cocktail hour will be followed by an elegant dinner and unique musical presentation that pairs the ethereal beauty of classical opera arias with the charm of mariachi bolero. All proceeds from the event will support scholarship funds for Latino/a students attending CWU

05/02/2015 - Rodeo City Rollergirls vs. Rainy City Roller Dolls

Thu, 2015-04-30 20:00
Come cheer on your local roller derby team as the Rodeo City Rollergirls take on Rainy City Roller Dolls in this home bout.

05/02/2015 - Cars & Coffee

Wed, 2015-04-29 20:00
Cars & Coffee 
The 1st Saturday of every month!
Historic Downtown Ellensburg, Pearl Street between 4th & 5th
8:00am-10:00am 

Central Washington car enthusiasts unite to admire each others work's of art!
Open to all makes & models

For more information visit their Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/CarsandCoffeeCentralWA?fref=ts

05/02/2015 - Kittitas County Farmers Market

Wed, 2015-04-29 20:00
Vegetables and fruits from local farmers, handcrafted art from local artisans, food, music, family friendly, fun.

05/02/2015 - Cave B 2012 Spring New Wine Release Party

Wed, 2015-04-29 20:00
The Cave B Early Spring Release brought us the 2012 Barbera and 2012 Caveman Red followed by the 2014 Dry Rose’ with a limited pre-release of the 2012 Sangiovese, Semillon and Malbec. The time has come, no more just tempting your taste buds, we are officially releasing those treasures. 

Join us at Cave B Estate Winery May 2nd  11 AM - 6 PM 
for our 2012 Spring New Wine Release Party as we officially release the 2012 Malbec, 2012 Sangiovese, 2012 Semillon and the 2012 Chardonnay along with the newest vintages of Sold Out favorites: 2012 Syrah and 2012 Tempranillo and the 2012 Aventura, a new red blend you won’t want to miss!

http://www.facebook.com/cavebestatewinery

http://www.caveb.com




05/02/2015 - CWU Baseball vs Lewis and Clark State College

Wed, 2015-04-29 20:00
CWU Baseball Field • Free
CWU Department of Athletics • www.wildcatsports.com • 509-963-1914

05/02/2015 - First Saturday Birdwalk

Tue, 2015-04-28 20:00

04/28/2015 - "The Butterflies: Flying High With Hope"

Mon, 2015-04-27 20:00

Film and Testimonies on the subject of Comfort Women

Student Union & Recreation Center (SURC) Pit, CWU campus
Open to the public

A short (30 min.) film, "The Butterflies: Flying High With Hope," will be followed by readings of victims' testimonies about the "Comfort Women" presented by CWU students.

A panel discussion will follow in the SURC Ballroom at 7 p.m.:

Concerned scholars will review the historical evidence about wartime sexual slavery and explore current struggles over historical memory, in the context of international attention to human rights, trafficking, and violence against women.

Panelists: Dr. Bang-Soon Yoon, CWU Political Science; Dr. Chong Eun Ahn, CWU History; Dr. Anne Cubilié, CWU William O. Douglas Honors College; Dr. Mark Auslander, CWU Anthropology and Museum Studies; Dr. Yukiko Shigeto, Whitman College Foreign Languages and Literatures; Dr. Davinder Bhowmik, UW Asian Languages and Literature; and Dr. Justin Jesty, UW Asian Languages and Literature. Moderator: Dr. Stacey Robertson, CWU Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

A keynote, "Sex, State and Women's Human Rights Movement: The 'Comfort Women' Case," will be delivered by Dr. Bang-Soon Yoon.

More detailed information about the programs is available at the following link:http://www.cwu.edu/museum/comfort-women-panel

04/28/2015 - Comfort Women Panel

Mon, 2015-04-27 20:00

Sexual Slavery in the Wartime Japanese Empire: The Historical Record and the Politics of Memory

Student Union & Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom, CWU campus
Open to the public

A panel of concerned scholars will review the historical evidence about wartime sexual slavery and explore current struggles over historical memory, in the context of international attention to human rights, trafficking, and violence against women.

Panelists: Dr. Bang-Soon Yoon, CWU Political Science; Dr. Chong Eun Ahn, CWU History; Dr. Anne Cubilié, CWU William O. Douglas Honors College; Dr. Mark Auslander, CWU Anthropology and Museum Studies; Dr. Yukiko Shigeto, Whitman College Foreign Languages and Literatures; Dr. Davinder Bhowmik, UW Asian Languages and Literature; and Dr. Justin Jesty, UW Asian Languages and Literature. Moderator: Dr. Stacey Robertson, CWU Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

A keynote, "Sex, State and Women's Human Rights Movement: The 'Comfort Women' Case," will be delivered by Dr. Bang-Soon Yoon.

The panel will be preceded by two programs in the SURC Pit: a short (30 min.) film, "The Butterflies: Flying High With Hope" at 5:30 p.m. and readings of victims' testimonies about the "Comfort Women" system at 6 p.m.

More detailed information about the programs is available at the following link:http://www.cwu.edu/museum/comfort-women-panel

05/01/2015 - Gallery One In Print

Mon, 2015-04-27 20:00
In Print: A National Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Community School of the Arts Annual Show

05/01/2015 - CWUp Late

Mon, 2015-04-27 20:00
CWUp Late
May 1, 2015
7:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.
SURC Theatre and Pit
Free for CWU Students, $5 GA at door
 
CWU Campus Activities is hosting CWUp Late, a late night event full of singing, laughing and more Friday, May 1 from 7:30 p.m. to midnight in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre and Pit. CWUp Late will start with a comedy show featuring CMT’s Next Big Comic of 2012 Adam Norwest and Northwest Comedy Competition finalist Travis Nelson, followed by a lip-sync battle and rockn’ bingo with pizza, pop and prizes!
 
For more information, contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450.

05/01/2015 - 2015 Washington State Fly Fishing Fair

Mon, 2015-04-27 20:00
Washington State Council FFF......2015 Washington State Fly Fishing Fair will be held at the Kittitas Valley Event Center May 1 & 2 2015.  There will be fly tying, fly casting workshops, casting demos various free seminars in the Manastash Room & Heritage Center, 9 hole casting course with prizes, sign up for a private lesson with a certified casting instructor, vendors and much more,  check out the website for all the details. 
http://matalone.us/index.php/component/content/article?id=83

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