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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 16 hours 28 min ago

11/01/2014 - Quilt Sale

Sun, 2014-10-26 20:00
First Lutheran Church is holding a Quilt Sale Saturday November 1, 2014 from 9:00 am - 10:00 pm at 512 N. Ruby Street.

Quilts prices are
Regular Quilts $35.00 
Baby Quilts $25.00
Jean Quilts $50.00
 

11/01/2014 - Collegiate Sport Clubs: Men's Soccer vs Seattle U

Sun, 2014-10-26 20:00
Collegiate Sport Clubs: Men's Soccer vs Seattle U
Saturday, Nov. 1
Noon
Alder Recreation Complex
Free

10/30/2014 - REEL ROCK Film Tour

Sat, 2014-10-25 20:00
Doors open at 6 p.m., film starts at 7:30 p.m.
SURC Theatre
Pre-sale: $10 for Recreation Center members, $15 non-members
Day of: $15 for all attendees
 
Now in its ninth year, the REEL ROCK Film Tour will present a special screening of the feature-length documentary “Valley Uprising,” which features both massive cliffs and larger-than-life characters, on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and advance tickets are $10 for Recreation Center members and $15 for non-members. Day of, tickets will be $15 for all attendees. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased at the Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals office by the SURC East Patio, or at the SURC Theatre on the day of the event.
                                 
The film recounts the greatest untold story of American counterculture, that of Yosemite Valley rock climbers, captured throughout the last fifty years. Don’t miss this unforgettable tale of bold tradition and the struggle against both the laws of gravity and the laws of the land.
 
For more information contact Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals at 509-963-3537 or outdoorpursuits@cwu.edu

10/30/2014 - Open Mic Night

Sat, 2014-10-25 20:00
Are you a singer or musician? Do you think you have what it takes to be a comedian, or have you written poetry you?d like to share with a live audience? Show off your talents at Open Mic Night Thursday, Oct. 30 in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups begin at 7:30 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or Drummond@cwu.edu.

10/30/2014 - Throwback Thursday (#TBT) Screening of Hocus Pocus at CWU

Sat, 2014-10-25 20:00
It's Halloween, and everyone knows what that means; everyone's favorite witches are back! The Sanderson sisters from the Halloween classic ?Hocus Pocus? will appear on screen at CWU Thursday, Oct. 30 at 10 p.m. in the SURC Pit for a special Throwback Thursday (#TBT) screening of Hocus Pocus. This event is free, and everyone is invited to relive this Halloween adventure that audiences have adored since it came out over 20 years ago. For more information please contact Billie Syverson, Campus Activities student programmer, at 509-963-1450 or syversonb@cwu.edu.

10/31/2014 - Meadows Place Halloween Celebration

Sat, 2014-10-25 20:00
Meadows Place invites you to attend their Halloween Celebration on October 31, 2014 from 3:00 pm -5:00 pm.  Friends, Family and our Community are invited to Trick or Treat at Meadows Place.  Come in and enjoy festive snacks and a warm beverage.  

10/29/2014 - Ski Fitness Workshop

Fri, 2014-10-24 20:00
It's time to get in shape for the ski season! On Wednesday, October 29, KVH Physical Therapy hosts a free ski fitness workshop for those who want to be ready when it's time to hit the slopes. Learn more about stretching and strengthening, injury prevention, and proper fitting of equipment. The workshop begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Includes door prizes. KVH Physical Therapy is located at 301 East Mountain View in Ellensburg.

10/30/2014 - CWU hosts Dia de los Muertos celebrations Oct. 30

Fri, 2014-10-24 20:00
Halloween may be known as a day for fun costumes and candy, but it also coincides with Dia de los Muertos, or ?Day of the Dead,? a day to honor the lives of those who have passed. Join the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) for Dia de los Muertos celebrations Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. in CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 137 A&B. As part of the celebrations, Professor Jason Dormady will give a speech on the importance and cultural significance of Dia de los Muertos. There will also be sugar skull decorating, Mexican folkloric dancing, poetry reading, face painting and live music. There will be prayer altars in the Museum of Culture and Environment and the Randall Hall art display from Wednesday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Oct. 31. Participation in all Dia de los Muertos events is free, and everyone is invited to attend. For more information, please contact Jamese Johnson, CDSJ, at 509-963-2229 or jamesej@cwu.edu.

10/23/2014 - Lunch & Learn How to become a Customer Service Super Hero

Mon, 2014-10-20 20:00
How to Become a Customer Service Super Hero, presented by Better Business Bureau.In this digital age of customers voicing their experiences online, do your customers sing your praises or do they have less-than-desirable stories to tell? BBB will provide relevant, easy-to-implement tools you can use to create lasting relationships with your customers. No matter how you interact with your customers, whether it be by phone, email, or in person, everyone can be a customer service superhero.
 
This workshop covers the following topics:
  • Identifying who your customers are and their individualized needs
  • Understanding barriers that hinder positive relationships with your customers
  • Creating a culture of service and gratitude within your company or team
  • Actively listening to the needs of your customers and responding appropriately
  • Handling difficult customers calmly and respectfully
This event is free and open to the public, lunch is available to purchase

10/24/2014 - Family History Research

Mon, 2014-10-20 20:00
The library will be hosting Family/Genealogical Research Office Hours with Pam Stephenson on Fridays from 10-Noon and Sundays from 1-2 beginning on October 10 through November 23. Please inquire at reference desk.

10/24/2014 - Community Picnic

Mon, 2014-10-20 20:00
Please come to the 4th annual FOOD DAY celebration and potluck! *Friday October 24th from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Hal Holmes Center* Bring a dish to share and your dinnerware. Enjoy the company of community neighbors, a taste of other?s recipes, and music of local jazz trio: Modal Canvas Everyone is Welcome!! Sponsored by the CWU Public Health Program & Ellensburg Public Library

10/25/2014 - Collegiate Sport Clubs: NIRSA Region VI Men's Northwest Soccer Tournament

Mon, 2014-10-20 20:00
Collegiate Sport Clubs: NIRSA Region VI Men's Northwest Soccer Tournament
Saturday, Oct. 25 to Sunday, Oct. 26
9 a.m.
Women's Varsity Complex and Alder Recreation Complex on 18th and Alder Streets
Free

10/23/2014 - Open Mic Night

Sun, 2014-10-19 20:00
Open Mic Night Thursday, Oct. 23 8 p.m. SURC Pit Free Are you a singer or musician? Do you think you have what it takes to be a comedian, or have you written poetry you?d like to share with a live audience? Show off your talents at Open Mic Night Thursday, Oct. 23 in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups begin at 7:30 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or Drummond@cwu.edu.

10/24/2014 - Cranksgiving Bouldering Competition at CWU

Sun, 2014-10-19 20:00
Now in its sixth year, Cranksgiving, the annual bouldering competition at CWU, invites rock climbers of all skill levels to participate in the competition at the Climbing Wall Friday, Oct. 24. There will be two sessions at this year?s competition: one from 5 to 7 p.m. for the public, and one from 7 to 9 p.m. for CWU students only. Adults and children, ages six years and older who must be accompanied by an adult, are invited to attend. For CWU students, Cranksgiving is a chance to show off rock climbing skills, or get involved with the sport for the first time. Participants of all skill levels are welcome, and Climbing Wall staff will be on hand to guide and assist competitors as they take on the Wall, one of CWU?s most admired features. Registration is $35 after Friday, Oct. 17 and will be accepted up until the morning of the event. Registration materials are available at Outdoor Pursuits & Rentals (OPR), located in the far east corner of the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC), by phone at 509-963-3537 or email at outdoorpursuits@cwu.edu.

10/24/2014 - CWU hosts Haunted House: ?The Haunting at Central?

Sun, 2014-10-19 20:00
Alford-Montgomery Hall (Al-Monty), located at 1505 N Alder Street
Free and open to the public, non-perishable food items will be accepted for Fish Food bank.
 
Those looking for a spooktacular Halloween thrill need not to look any further than “The Haunting at Central," which will take over CWU’s North campus at Alford-Montgomery Hall (Al-Monty), located at 1505 N Alder Street, Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on both nights. This haunted attraction is free and open to the public, but donations of non-perishable food items for Ellensburg’s Fish Food Bank are encouraged and will be accepted at the event.
 
“The Haunting at Central” aims to provide safe and fun activities for CWU students and the community during Halloween week. Multiple university departments have collaborated on the event’s production, and various clubs and organizations will host activities for thrill-seekers waiting to get into the haunted house, which will be the main event of the evening.
 
“88.1 The ‘Burg will be there playing music, and University Recreation will have glow-in-the-dark activities,” said J.D. Charest, one of the event's student organizers. “This is going to be a really fun thing for everybody involved. This is going to be a real haunted house; it is going to scare the heck out of people.”  
 
For more information please contact Margarita Manzo-Casio, University Housing and New Student Programs Resident Advisor, at 509-840-0054 or manzocam@cwu.edu.

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