Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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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.
Discover the joys of drawing from life and photographs. Learn various techniques using charcoal, brushes, etc. Bring your favorite photos of landscapes, animals or objects. All levels are welcome.
FREE Document Shred Day for residents. Held in conjunction with Earth Day Events. Hosted by RSVP and Volunteer Center, Wa. State Office of the Insurance Commissioner - SHIBA Program, Kittitas County Sheriff Office, and CWU Police.
FREE Drug Take Back Day. Safely dispose of unused and out of date medications. Held in conjunction with Earth Day Events on April 19. Hosted by RSVP and Volunteer Center, Kittitas County Sheriff Office, CWU Police, Wa. State Office of the Insurance Commissioner - SHIBA Program and the Kittitas County Community Network.
Discover the joy of drawing from life and photographs. Learn various techniques using charcoal, brushes, etc. Bring your favorite photos of landscapes, animals or objects. All levels welcome. Preregistration is required.
For a day of family fun and Earth Day celebrations, don?t miss the Earth Day Family Festival Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn of Dean Hall at CWU. This event has something for everyone, from dancing troupes and face painting to activities to teach conservation and preservation. All activities at this event are free, and everyone is welcome to get in on the fun! This event is sponsored by the Museum of Culture and Environment (MCE) and Kittitas County Solid Waste. For more information please contact (MCE) at 509-963-2313 or email@example.com.
The second annual Salmon Run 5k/10k celebrates the life cycle of our favorite anadromous fish! Course The course is run on and around the Central Washington University campus, beginning and ending in front of Dean Hall. The 10K course is two loops of the 5K course. Registration Registration for the 5k and 10k includes water on the course, refreshments after the race, and a t-shirt. Register before April 9, 2014 to guarantee a t-shirt. 5K - $20.00 10K - $25.00 Small Fry kid's dash - Free Register online at Wildcat Tickets, or in person at the CWU Welcome Center or Wildcat Store in the SURC. Day of registration will be available, cash or check only. Schedule of Events, 4/19/2014 9:00 a.m - Packet pick up and day of registration opens 10:00 a.m. - 5k/10k race start 11:15 a.m. - Small Fry kids 100 yard dash start 11:30 a.m. - Awards ceremony This event is held in conjunction with the Earth Day Family Festival at the Museum of Culture and Environment, which will include activities for the whole family. Sponsors include CWU University Recreation and Yakama Nation Fisheries.
Join the CWU Museum of Culture and Environment (MCE) for their spring reception and the opening of their newest exhibition ?How Did the Cougar Cross the Road: Restoring Wildlife Corridors Across 1-90 at Snoqualmie Pass? Thursday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m. at MCE located on the first floor of Dean Hall. Yvonne Prater, author of ?Snoqualmie Pass: From Indian Trail to Interstate,? will give a speech at the reception and attendees can enjoy refreshments as they explore the new exhibition. This event is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by MCE and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). For more information please contact MCE at 509-963-2313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR) is wrapping up the Outdoor Spring Symposium with a free screening of the Red Bull sponsored film ?Where the Trail Ends? Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. on the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) East Patio. This event is free and open to the public. This movie follows the world's top free-ride mountain bikers as they search for untraveled terrain around the globe. The film will be shown outside on a protector allowing audiences to enjoy the natural weather at the same time. For more information contact OPR at 509-963-3537 or email@example.com.
'Little Known Snakes of the Shrub-steppe'.The mission of the Kittitas Audubon is to develop an appreciation of nature through education and conservation with a focus on birds.
Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, ages and ethnicities. With the eating disorder epidemic at an all time high, it?s important to make sure diverse beauty is celebrated and embraced. Join the CWU Wellness Center Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom for the "In Your Genes" fashion show to help dispel the unrealistic standards of beauty in our culture. This event is free and open to the public. Watch as CWU students strut their stuff down the runway in this 90s-themed fashion show. Models will be wearing their favorite piece of denim or jeans, showing off what makes them feel comfortable in their own skin and representing embracement of their own "genes." For more information contact the Wellness Center at 509-963-3213
When you purchase a pair of eyeglasses or a year's supply of contacts, you can receive an additional free pair of glasses! While supplies last, see optician for details.
The next Community Wellness Fair is scheduled for Thursday April 17th from 9-1pm at the Rosewood Community Clubhouse. Its a new date & location so be sure to save the date!
The weather is warming up, which means it?s time for the CWU Outdoor Spring Symposium. Be sure to check out this year?s vendor fair Thursday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) East Patio. Attendees will be able to buy gear, inquire about employment opportunities or plan trips at one of the many vendor booths, including Royal Sports Shop and Diamondback Bikes. The vendor fair will also feature live music courtesy of 88.1 the ?Burg and free pizza and drinks from Pizza Colin and Red Bull. For more information visit www.cwu.edu/opr or call 509-963-3537.
Please join us at the Kittitas County Chamber's April Business After Hours!
This month's BAH event is sponsored by:
Kittitas Yakima Valley Community Land Trust and Guild Mortgage Company
Enjoy Wine from Gifts of the Vine and appetizers provided by Guild Mortgage.
Come and take advantage of the business networking opportunities. Connect with new and old business friends and neighbors.
This is the best way to spend two hours!!!
Join the CWU Museum of Culture and Environment (MCE) for their spring reception and the opening of their newest exhibition ?How Did the Cougar Cross the Road: Restoring Wildlife Corridors Across I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass? Thursday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m. at MCE located on the first floor of Dean Hall. Yvonne Prater, author of ?Snoqualmie Pass: From Indian Trail to Interstate,? will give a speech at the reception and attendees can enjoy refreshments as they explore the new exhibition. This event is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by MCE and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). For more information please contact MCE at 509-963-2313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, April 16 6:30 p.m. ? 7:30 p.m. Michaelson 126 Free Pizza & Drinks Free & open to the public Set two years before the Civil war, ?Django Unchained? follows the story of a slave turned bounty hunter as he sets out to rescue his wife from a cruel plantation owner. Join a live panel of CWU staff and faculty as they discuss the film and its controversial inclusion of racial politics. For more information contact the Center for Diversity and Social Justice at 509-963-2127 or email@example.com.
He?s been a part of the Seattle sports scene for over a decade and now King 5 sports anchor Paul Silvi is coming to CWU. Silvi will be sharing details of his journey to King 5 on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. This event is free and open to the public. The host of ?Northwest Sports Tonight? and ?The High School Sports Blitz,? Silvi has been accredited for his excellence in sports journalism, receiving several Associate Press awards for Best Sportscast. This is a great opportunity for those interested in a career in sports and/or broadcasting to receive first-hand advice from a man who is nationally respected for his work in the field. Those in attendance will receive a glimpse inside Silvi?s road to the top and gain a better understanding of the work required to make it. For more information please contact Joey Race, Campus Activities student programmer, at 509-963-1450 or RaceJ@cwu.edu.
Campus Activities is going viral with its YouTube Comedy Series every Wednesday, throughout the month of April and into the start of May, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation (SURC) Pit. Admission is free and open to the public. Each night will feature a different them with two hours of the funniest YouTube videos. Themes include: April 16: Sports April 23: Animals April 30: Celebrities and music May 7: Throwback comedians and all time classics Students with suggestions for videos may post the link to the Campus Activities Facebook page. For more information contact Ashley Stubbs, Campus Activities student programmer, at 509-963-1450.
These sessions are great for developing practice, tackling issues and getting answers to questions. Some experience in ceramics is helpful. Seth Charles will be on hand to assist and answer questions. Use your Gallery One ceramic punch card for these sessions. Free to students enrolled in spring ceramic classes.