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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 3 hours 19 min ago

04/04/2014 - Annual Thorp Mill Dinner and Auction

Mon, 2014-04-07 20:00
The Thorp Mill's annual dinner and auction kicks off with tours at the Mill from 2 to 4 p.m. Doors open at the Party Barn at 3:30 p.m. with a silent auction, wine and beer bar, entertainment, and a live auction. This is a must-attend with the wonderful grilled Party Barn dinner!

04/04/2014 - Cabaret Showcase at Swiftwater Cellars

Mon, 2014-04-07 20:00
Enjoy of evening of Cabaret Dancing with food and drink special inspired from the roaring twenties!

04/08/2014 - Making Your Art a Business with Carol Hassen

Mon, 2014-04-07 20:00
Learn how to file for a business license, create an easy bookkeeping system, and make art deductions count for you.

04/09/2014 - Microsoft IT Academy Introduction

Sun, 2014-04-06 20:00
Ellensburg Public Library will be hosting an introduction to and sign up session for the Microsoft IT Academy training program. The MS IT Academy training provides participants with industry-leading technology skills to help bridge the skills gap for students and adults. The Washington State Library Microsoft IT Academy offers technology courses on three levels ? basic literacy skills, Microsoft Office skills and advanced skills for IT professionals. Microsoft IT Academy training program is available in our library through a partnership with the Washington State Legislature, Microsoft and the Washington State Library. This is a great free program for the people of our community who want to improve their job skills or learn basic or advanced computer skills in general. The library will hold two sessions to introduce the public to the academy and assist them with signing up. IT Academy training is done at home on your time and computer. The library provides an access link to get you started. Sessions will be held in the library on: Wednesday April 9th -- 9am?10am Saturday April 12th -- 12 noon?1pm Call the Library Reference Desk at 509-962-7228 or stop by the desk to sign up.

04/10/2014 - Career Quest Job and Internship Fair at CWU

Sun, 2014-04-06 20:00
Looking for a job, an internship or a graduate school can seem daunting, but CWU Career Services is here to help. Come out for Career Quest, Career Services? 41st annual job and internship fair, Thursday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public, and attendees are encouraged to dress in business casual attire and bring plenty of resumes. Planning for the future should be an adventure, and Career Quest is the perfect way to get that adventure started. Every year, Career Services brings some of the biggest names in corporations, businesses and graduate schools to campus, giving all Career Quest attendees the chance to network, receive information, and even potentially have on-the-spot interviews. Attendees can also take advantage of the Linked In Professional Photo Booth, which will provide attendees with a free headshot for their Linked In and other social networking profiles. For anyone looking to get a jump on the job market, Career Quest is a must-see. To see what an adventure Career Quest is sure to be, check out the promotional video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieJKhCfVlmA For more information, please contact Career Services at 509-963-1921 or career@cwu.edu.

04/10/2014 - Girls Night Out

Sun, 2014-04-06 20:00
Girls Night Out is sure to bring much needed pampering and shopping specials to the ladies of Ellensburg. The evening favorites typically include complimentary foot and hand scrubs, massages, henna tattoos, and enticing treats. In case you need another reason to shop, you will be entered to win one of two gift baskets for every $10 spent. Gift baskets are filled with merchandise and gift certificates from each of the participating stores.

04/10/2014 - SAKURA MATSURI: Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

Sun, 2014-04-06 20:00
Join the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) and Asian-Pacific Island American House LLC in welcoming spring by celebrating Sakura Matsuri, the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival. The celebration includes live music, traditional Japanese food and crafts, and a powerful taiko drumming demonstration by Seattle?s One World Taiko. For questions or accommodations contact at 509-963-2127 or diversity@cwu.edu. WATCH FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://youtu.be/FCfcb9ToiA8

04/11/2014 - Ribbon Cutting & Open House at Waddell & Reed

Sun, 2014-04-06 20:00
Ribbon Cutting & Open House
At Waddell & Reed
Stop by by for light refreshments & drawings throughout the day, Meet Lisa and her staff.

04/08/2014 - CWU Queer Film Series continues with "Tales of the Waria" documentary

Sat, 2014-04-05 20:00
The CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) continues their Queer Film Series with a free screening of the documentary ?Tales of the Waria? Tuesday, April 8 at 5 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation (SURC) Pit.  Find out what life is like for the transgender community in the world?s largest Muslim country, Indonesia. The documentary follows the story of four ?warias,? biological men who believe they were born with the souls of women, as they make extraordinary sacrifices for love. The film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings to search for love ? regardless of what the consequences may be.  For more information contact the CDSJ at diversity@cwu.edu.

04/08/2014 - Making Your Art a Business

Sat, 2014-04-05 20:00
Learn how to file for a business license, create an easy bookkeeping system, and make art deductions count for you.

04/08/2014 - The Yarn Spinners Storytelling Club

Sat, 2014-04-05 20:00
The Yarn Spinners, a Story Telling Club

Spin a Yarn, Tell a Tale or Stretch the Truth.
Hal Holmes Center
209 N Ruby
Join us to learn, practice and share stories of all kinds or just listen.
Free! Ages 10 & up, ages 10-15 must be accompanied  by an adult.

February 4th 6-7pm
March 18th 6-7pm
April 8th 6-7pm
April 15th 6:30m-7:30pm

For more information contact:
Elaine Bleggi at 962-6347

Co-sponsored by the Ellensburg Public Library 

04/08/2014 - Portland Baroque Orchestra at CWU

Sat, 2014-04-05 20:00
The CWU Music Department invites anyone looking for an evening of musical excellence to attend the Portland Baroque Orchestra?s performance of their show ?Vocal Concerto? Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m. in the CWU Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for seniors and students, free for CWU students with ID and are available at www.cwu.edu/tickets. Don?t miss this performance of traditional Baroque period music as it?s meant to be heard, played on instruments authentic to the time period. Unlike many of today?s orchestras, which use contemporary instruments, the Portland Baroque Orchestra (PBO) uses the same instruments Baroque period musicians used, like violins, lutes and organs. By using these instruments, PBO provides its audiences with the chance to experience the music as it was first heard four hundred years ago. Whether attending PBO?s performance having heard orchestras perform before or to experience an orchestra for the first time, every attendee is sure to leave the performance with their expectations more than exceeded. For more information, please contact the CWU Music Department at 509-963-1216 or music@cwu.edu.

04/09/2014 - Mean & Lean in '14 (4th Weigh In)

Sat, 2014-04-05 20:00
Are you ready to get Mean & Lean in '14!?

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce along with RSVP & Volunteer Center of Kittitas County are excited to announce the beginning of this year’s Mean & Lean program! Last year was a huge success with over 100 participants with a total combined weight loss of 847.7 pounds!
 
With your registration you will receive a free weight loss journal (first 200 participants) and a Mean & Lean button, which you can wear to numerous local businesses to get discounts and special deals (Details coming soon)
 
12 Prizes will be awarded to the top male & female participants based on Percentage % of weight loss at the end of the program
 
13th prize: participants that attend all weigh ins will be entered into a drawing for a special 13th prize
 
Optional Weigh ins: Participants who attend each optional weigh in will be entered into a drawing to win prizes on that day regardless of weight change
 
We will be kicking off the program with the First weigh in and registration for Mean & Lean in ’14 on February 5th
 
 The Location of the weigh ins will be
The Adult Activity Center (506 S Pine St.)
 
On each weigh in day,
 you can drop by to weigh in within the following times:
6:45am-7:45am,
11:30am-1:15pm,
or 4:30pm-6:00pm
 
The weigh in dates are every third Wednesday
Starting on February 5th and going until May 14th
 
Weigh in dates:
February 5th
February 26th
March 19th
April 9th
April 30th
May 14th (Final Weigh in!)
 
The price for those who participated last year is $25.00! If you are new to the program or know someone who wants to participate for the first time this year the cost is $40.00
 
You can Register online on this page by clicking
“Register Online”
You can also register on the day of the first weigh in
(we accept Cash, Check, Visa & MasterCard)
 
Like our Facebook for easy updates about Mean & Lean:
https://www.facebook.com/GetMeanLeanIn13
 
If you have any questions or concerns,
Please contact Roylene Crawford
Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
(509) 925-2002
Roylene @KittitasCountyChamber.com
 
 

04/07/2014 - 2nd Annual Lincoln Parent Council Tulip Plant Fundraiser

Fri, 2014-04-04 20:00
Lincoln Parent Council is excited for our 2nd annual Tulip sale.  The money raised from this goes right back into Lincoln for playground equipment, field trips and things needed in the classrooms!  WE are the only non-profit organization in our area to sell tulips from this nursery.  These beautiful flowers come from DeGoede Bulb Farm in Mossyrock, WA and will arrive for delivery perfectly timed for Easter.  Each pot is beautifully wrapped and filled with six bulbs of flowering tulips and will be delivered right to you.

04/07/2014 - Monday Movie Madness Presents: Ride Along

Fri, 2014-04-04 20:00
Where: SURC Theatre Price: Free for CWU students with ID, $3 general admission Time: 7 & 9:30 p.m. Closed Captioning Available, please contact Event Support staff or arrive 30 minutes prior to screening for assistance.  Contact: Emily Meyer, Campus Activities student programmer, 509-963-1450 or meyerem@cwu.edu Kevin Hart and Ice Cube lead the lineup in this movie about a hilarious security guard who joins his girlfriends hot-tempered cop brother on an outrageous patrol of Atlanta. Ben (Kevin Hart) must survive the most insane 24-hours of his life in order to prove that he is man enough for his future bride.

04/07/2014 - Monday Movie Madness Presents: Ride Along

Fri, 2014-04-04 20:00
Where: SURC Theatre Price: Free for CWU students with ID, $3 general admission Time: 7 & 9:30 p.m. Closed Captioning Available, please contact Event Support staff or arrive 30 minutes prior to screening for assistance.  Contact: Emily Meyer, Campus Activities student programmer, 509-963-1450 or meyerem@cwu.edu Kevin Hart and Ice Cube lead the lineup in this movie about a hilarious security guard who joins his girlfriends hot-tempered cop brother on an outrageous patrol of Atlanta. Ben (Kevin Hart) must survive the most insane 24-hours of his life in order to prove that he is man enough for his future bride.

04/03/2014 - Open Mic at Sunset at CWU

Thu, 2014-04-03 20:00
For students with a flair for performing and anyone looking for a great show, Campus Activities? Open Mic at Sunset is the perfect opportunity. Whether a student is a slam poet, musician or comedian, they are invited to entertain the crowd this event always draws. Either share a talent or sit back and enjoy the show Thursday, April 3 in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups for performers begin at 7:30 p.m. and the show kicks off at 8 p.m. Each show is open to the public, and the variety of performers never fails to impress. For more information please contact Nick Faucett, Campus Activities student programmer, at 509-963-1450 or faucettn@cwu.edu.

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