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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 19 hours 11 min ago

02/01/2018 - Our Changing Pacific Northwest Part II

Fri, 2018-01-12 20:00
CWU's Museum of Culture and Environment continues its conversation on the impacts of climate change in the Pacific Northwest by looking at biology. The exhibition Our Changing Pacific Northwest explains how rising temperatures and 20th century fire suppression cause larger wildfires, and that soot from wildfires speeds up melting of glaciers. But what does the bigger picture look like for the ecosystem we are part of?

02/02/2018 - KVH Urgent Care Open House

Fri, 2018-01-12 20:00
Interested in seeing the new changes to our KVH Urgent Care? Come and see the new location! There will be light refreshments and giveaways! Same great service, great new location.

01/18/2018 - PechaKucha vol. 12

Wed, 2018-01-10 20:00
Volume 12: ART IS FOR EVERYONE Ellensburg’s PechaKucha Night is coming to CWU! PechaKucha Nights involve a series of engaging, short presentations, usually focused on a theme. Since it began in 2015, the Ellensburg PechaKucha Night has been a way for community members to get to know each other and share ideas. Speakers: Nan Doolittle Jim Baugh Katharine Whitcomb Gregg Schlanger Lynn McCowin Garrett Babcock Sarah Bair Jason Clifton The theme for this PechaKucha Night is “Art is for Everyone.” Is “art” only for the so-called rich and famous? Who gets excluded from making, owning, and experiencing art? Who gets to say what is and is not “art”? To say “art is for everyone” is to project a hopeful vision that intersects with the important work of the MCE’s co-sponsor for this Pechakucha Night, Gallery One. To see videos of other PechaKucha events in Ellensburg, hosted by Gallery One, visit http://www.pechakucha.org/cities/ellensburg. Thanks to our co-sponsor for this event, Gallery One, as well as PechaKucha Ellensburg organizers Sara K. Jones and Monica Miller!

01/19/2018 - Restorative Discipline workshop

Wed, 2018-01-10 20:00
Restorative discipline practice encourages a shift from a punishment form of discipline to repairing harms, accountability, acknowledging trauma, including everyone affected, and restoring relationships.
 
The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) of Yakima and Kittitas Counties is hosting a two-day workshop in Ellensburg to provide hands-on practice for educators, administrators, faith leaders, families, and anyone working with youth.  
 
The workshop will be Friday and Saturday, January 19 and 20.

Considering this first one an investment in the community, the DRC is providing it far below cost: $30 per person.  Clock hours are available.

02/11/2018 - Winter Wonderland

Mon, 2018-01-08 20:00
Enjoy Winter fun at Lazy F Camp, just 12 miles from downtown Ellensburg. Innertubing: Climb to the top of one of our three tall runs for an exciting ride! Tubes provided. Please bring own helmets if desired. No sleds please. Ice Skating: Try out a real outdoor rink. We provide skates. Please bring own helmets if desired. Snowshoes: Hike one of our snowy trails in snowshoes. We have child and adult sizes. Crafts: Winter and Valentine's crafts if you need a break from the cold!

02/02/2018 - Fishy Friday!

Sat, 2018-01-06 20:00

02/02/2018 - Super Bowl Warm Up

Sat, 2018-01-06 20:00

01/11/2018 - MLK Celebration

Tue, 2018-01-02 20:28
Community members are invited to the 9th annual celebration of Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The evening will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the SURC Pit with a peace march through CWU’s campus to practice and celebrate MLK’s dream of social equality and diversity. Following the peace march there will be a remembrance program beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the SURC Theatre, with performances by CWU students and the Black Gospel Choir, refreshments provided. Celebrate MLK’s dream, as well as the community members and organizations that are committed to keeping it alive! For more information, call 509-963-1850 or email clce@cwu.edu

01/28/2018 - Tube and Skate

Thu, 2017-12-28 20:00
Enjoy Winter fun at Lazy F Camp, just 12 miles from downtown Ellensburg. Innertubing: Climb to the top of one of our three tall runs for an exciting ride! Tubes provided. Please bring own helmets if desired. No sleds please. Ice Skating: Try out a real outdoor rink. We provide skates. Please bring own helmets if desired.

12/22/2017 - Moore Family Singers - Season of Giving.

Mon, 2017-12-18 20:00
For more than five decades the children of legendary Seattle Chorale founder/director, Leonard Maurice Moore, and Elizabeth Ellen Hanson Moore, have been entertaining and warming hearts across the nation. Most recently the family appeared at an interfaith Christmas Celebration in Los Angeles, CA. The family identified Ellensburg for a holiday concert to not only celebrate the season but, more importantly, the family was seeking an opportunity that might give back to the community in some way. When the family heard of the boiler issue plaguing Ellensburg’s First United Methodist Church they felt it was an excellent opportunity. A benefit concert will take place in the Ellensburg First United Methodist Church Friday, December 22 at 7 p.m. The church will accept a love offering as a part of the performance in support of the needed renovation to the heating system at the church. All funds will be directed to the refurbishment of an aging heating system with any residual funds directed to the new roof fund which the church has as an ongoing project.

01/08/2018 - "The Corporation" Documentary Screening

Mon, 2017-12-18 20:00
Legally, a corporation is considered a "person." If this is true, then what kind of person is it? Join the discussion, featuring CWU Professor Tim Hargrave and author of The Corporation, Joel Bakan.  Event is in the Student Union and Recreation Center, room 137 A/B. The screening is free and open to the public. 

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