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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 20 hours 33 min ago

04/22/2017 - Feria De Recursos Para Familias Hispanas – Resource Fair for Hispanic Families

Mon, 2017-04-17 20:00
Local faith and community service groups will sponsor a second Resource Fair for Hispanic families. The Fair will provide a one-stop opportunity for community resources supporting families. Specifically tailored to meet the needs of the Spanish-speaking families in Ellensburg and Kittitas County, the event will focus on helping Spanish speakers navigate the U.S. legal and immigration system and will showcase public agencies, and non-profit organizations. Information will be available in Spanish, or translated as needed.

04/25/2017 - Philosophy Colloquium

Mon, 2017-04-17 20:00
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the CWU Philosophy & Religious Studies Department will be inviting Dr. Chong-Fuk Lau, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, to lead our Spring 2017 Colloquium. Dr. Lau will discuss a new functionalist interpretation of Kant that aims to unify his cognitive psychology with his metaphysics. How must the human mind work in order to have cognition of objects? Answering this question gives Kant a clue to determine the basic structure of reality as we understand it. Chong-Fuk Lau is Professor of Philosophy at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is the author of Hegels Urteilskritik (2004) and A New Interpretation of Hegel (2014, in Chinese), and has published many articles on German Idealism.

04/29/2017 - Rigadoor Dance Club Dinner/Dance Events

Sun, 2017-04-16 20:00
Rigadoor Dance Club is a private club that hosts 4 dinner/dance events annually. Currently there are approximately 70 member couples, and we are looking to increase our membership.

For more information contact:
Paul or Giiny Sorenson (509) 925-5739
Jim Charlton (509) 899-2650
Jackie Charlton (509) 899-0095

04/29/2017 - The Wheel as a Tool

Sun, 2017-04-16 20:00
Reid Ozaki $62.50 (includes materials) Ceramics is about more than forming clay but in the end, without a good form, a piece cannot be completely successful. As a potter for over 40 years, Reid’s demonstrations will have you thinking of the potter’s wheel as just another tool, like a slab roller or an extruder.

04/29/2017 - Taste of the Earth: A Washington Outdoor School Fundraiser

Sun, 2017-04-16 20:00
Taste of the Earth, to be held April 29th, 2017 from 4:30 – 10 pm at The Hideaway in Roslyn, WA. Taste of the Earth will be a family-friendly dinner plus drinks event featuring your culinary inspirations in celebration of Earth Day. Your food and drink contributions will provide the focus for gathering individuals to the event, which will also include live music, a silent auction, and child activities.

04/27/2017 - Early Learning Coalition STEM

Sat, 2017-04-15 20:00
Come explore fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities for children up to age 5 (older siblings welcome too)!

Developmental Screening available too!

04/28/2017 - Evenings on the Fly

Sat, 2017-04-15 20:00
If you're looking for a great way to get outside this spring, our fly fishing class is the perfect way to get started. Evenings on the Fly will teach you the basics of fly fishing in two evenings in the classroom and on the Yakima River! On Friday evening, at Worley Bugger Fly Co, students will learn how a fly rod works, how to correctly identify parts, as well as gain the ability to correctly choose a fly rod and how to properly rig your fly rod up for nymphing and dry flies. Use this evening to get to know your equipment and pick up any last minute items in preparation for your evening on the river the next day! Saturday evening will be spent on the Yakima River where an expert guide will teach students casting, mending, roll casting, how to properly identify insects and hatches on the river, as well as how to read the water. Enjoy the river, the sunset and the evening hatch!

04/26/2017 - KittitasWorks Job Club

Fri, 2017-04-14 20:00

04/22/2017 - Free document shred and drug take back day

Thu, 2017-04-13 20:00
For local residents, no business offices please. Hosted by RSVP and the Kittitas County Sheriff Office. Held in conjunction with the CWU Earth Day events across the street at Dean Hall. Help protect your identification by safely shredding old documents and help keep old medications and prescriptions out of the land fill and off the streets.

04/22/2017 - Earth Day Family Festival/Salmon Run 5k & 10k

Thu, 2017-04-13 20:00
Earth Day Family Festival and the Salmon Run 5k/10k, are sponsored by the Museum of Culture and Environment and co-sponsored by Yakima Nation Fisheries and Kittitas County Solid Waste. There will be booths that feature student groups and community organizations that focus on the environment and sustainability. The booths are informational, interactive, and educational. In the past there has been a TusuyPeru dance troupe, belly dancers, face painting, and other fun activities. Registration for Salmon Run to go live so

04/22/2017 - Woven Wall Paintings

Thu, 2017-04-13 20:00
Mandy Greer $95 (includes all materials) Students will make complex and rich work, learning many weaving techniques. Instruction will be provided on how to build your own low-cost, low-tool loom at home. All materials provided - featuring a sampling of Green Bow Farm Icelandic Lopi yarn! Ages 12 & up.

04/18/2017 - Family Literacy Night Provides Read-A-Louds, Snacks and Free Book to Community Youngsters

Wed, 2017-04-12 20:00
On April 18 and May 3, CWU students and children in the CWU/Ellensburg community will gather for the Family Literacy Night in Brooks Library room 288 from 6 – 7 p.m.

Non-traditional CWU students with children are encouraged to attend this event, as well as children of faculty and staff members and children in the community. CWU literacy students read with the children, and juice and popcorn are available for snacking. At the end of the event, children are invited to pick out a free book. Michelle Cyrus, Program Manager at the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, stated that this event is a great way for young children to learn about what is offered at community libraries. Not only can youngsters check out books, but they can also get involved in social gatherings and special events!

04/21/2017 - Todd Anderson Memorial Rodeo

Wed, 2017-04-12 20:00
Todd Anderson Memorial Rodeo April 21 to 23, 2017 Kittitas County Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena | Free Enjoy watching college rodeo teams from all around the Northwest compete to qualify for the college national finals rodeo in Wyoming. On Friday, you can enjoy Slack from noon to 3 p.m. and a performance from 6 to 9 p.m. On Saturday, there’s Slack from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., stick horse races at 5:30 p.m. and a performance and silent auction from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday evening there is a Todd Anderson memorial. To finish the weekend off, Sunday there will be a Championship Short Go from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Corey Sinclair at corey.sinclair@cwu.edu. Or you can visit the CWU Rodeo Facebook page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/CWUrodeo/

04/21/2017 - Soup Line

Wed, 2017-04-12 20:00
Enjoy an evening of music and friends. Sample a variety of tasty homemade soups with bread and take home a handmade ceramic bowl. Drinks will be available for sale.

04/20/2017 - CraftED Kittitas County: A benefit for CWU's Craft Brewing Program

Tue, 2017-04-11 20:00
CraftED Kittitas County is a fundraiser promoting craft beer, the local craft beer community and brewing education. Proceeds will go towards CWU's Craft Brewing Program. The Breweries: Dru Bru Iron Horse Brewery Roslyn Brewing Company Whipsaw Brewing The Beer: Each brewery is bringing their take on a NW Ale. Beers will be on mystery taps for you to guess who brewed what by filling out a CraftED tasting sheet. Prizes! Each correct answer on a tasting sheet will receive a raffle ticket. Raffles will occur every 30 minutes starting at 6:30pm. The Food: Small bites prepared by Bruce's Place will be featured on the menu and specially paired with each beer. Location: Bruce's Place - the perfect spot for fundrinking all your favorite brewery's beers! How does it work? Buy a flight, guess who brewed what beer, and then purchase a pint of your favorite. Each pint sold will include a commemorative pint glass*, featuring all four breweries, for you to keep! *$1.00 of each pint sold will go to the CWU Craft Brewing Program.

04/13/2017 - Day of Music Connects CWU Music Students with Local Listeners and Venues

Mon, 2017-04-10 20:00
Central Music is going into full swing this spring with their first ever “Day of Music”, and they’re set to blast their rifts from the rooftops on Thursday, April 13. With the Day of Music, music students will create community connections and learn what it takes to book their own shows and venue spaces—all while sharing their musical prowess with Downtown Ellensburg. “We truly believe in the power of music and in the beauty of sharing music with people around us,” said Sara Carroll, an advising and recruiting specialist for the Music Department. From classical arrangements to Broadway tunes, the collaboration with local businesses brings a variety of music to the streets of the town. One jazz group is even set to cap the day off by participating in the “Girl’s Night Out” event at the 420 Building. Full event details may be found here: http://www.cwu.edu/music/day-music-2017

04/19/2017 - KittitasWorks Job Club

Mon, 2017-04-10 20:00

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