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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 10 hours 18 min ago

04/12/2017 - KittitasWorks Job Club

Thu, 2017-04-06 08:23

04/10/2017 - PBS Documentary "A Call to Conscience" at CWU ft. guest speaker Megan Francis

Tue, 2017-04-04 20:00
Megan Ming Francis will be introducing and leading discussion on PBS Documentary “MLK: A Call to Conscience”. This free event, on the heels of the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech, will spark discussion regarding political activism during a time of war. Francis, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington, specializes in the study of American politics, race and the development of constitutional law. Francis explores the early campaign against state sanctioned racial violence of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in her award-winning book, “Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State” (2014). Her passion for exploring civil rights issues and black political activism promises to shine in her discussion of the documentary. The featured documentary “MLK: A Call to Conscience” provides an intimate look at the controversy behind King’s famed “Beyond Vietnam” speech. It features interviews with individuals such as King’s legal advisor Clarence Jones and Poor People’s Campaign organizer Marian Wright Edelman, and is being shown six days after the speech’s 50th Anniversary (the speech was delivered at Riverside Church in New York, New York on April 4, 1967). This event is in conjunction with CWU’s 2017 NEA Big Read featuring Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried”.

04/07/2017 - Ola Gjeilo, the CWU Chamber Choir & Friends present music of Gjeilo

Mon, 2017-04-03 20:00
Ola Gjeilo, the CWU Chamber Choir & Friends present music of Gjeilo Friday, April 7, 2017, 7p.m. | Central Washington University McIntyre Music building Concert Hall $12 (general), $7 (students, seniors) http://www.cwu.edu/music/event-tickets

Accomplished pianist and composer, Ola Gjeilo, has visited CWU’s campus three times previously to record sessions with the CWU Chamber Choir, which has resulted in 11 YouTube videos. On April 7, he will perform with the CWU Chamber Choir in concert for the first time. Gjeilo and the Chamber Choir will present his well-known pieces such as Unicornis Captivatur, and Luminous night of the Soul. But there will also be new compositions just recently published – such as Wintertide and The Rose. Many of the pieces will feature a string quartet with Gjeilo on the piano. For more information, contact Gary Weidenaar at gary.weidenaar@cwu.edu.

04/11/2017 - Coming Home to Central - Alumni Panel

Sun, 2017-04-02 20:00
The College of Arts and Humanities Alumni Day is coming up on April 11th. We are thrilled to invite 8 distinguished, honored alumni back to campus for the day to meet with students, establish a mentor relationship, and speak at our Alumni Panel in the afternoon. This is an incredible opportunity for students to speak directly with these outstanding career professionals to learn about where they are now and what they did to get there.

We have an incredible range of alumni visiting us including the Audience Marketing Manager and Events Lead at Microsoft, a Photographer for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, a Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft, and a Systems Planner at Boeing. A full list can be found at cwu.edu/arts/alumniday
 

04/08/2017 - Lazy F Summer Camp in an Hour

Thu, 2017-03-30 20:00
Join us for a family-friendly event that will mimic the schedule of a typical summer camp day in one hour. The purpose of this event is to create opportunities for kids and their families to learn about the summer camp programs at Lazy F Camp for 2017. Lazy F has camps for kids entering 1st grades through graduated seniors, but this event will be geared towards kids ages 7-12. All children are welcome, however, to participate in activities. Parents and guardians should plan to stay during the event. The event will start promptly at 2:00 pm. Doors will open at 1:45pm. Bring your excitement, questions, and friends to this free and fun informational event!

04/08/2017 - Sip & Paint for KIDS!

Thu, 2017-03-30 20:00
Jeannie Johnson $25 - $15 material fee Create a fun and expressive painting using brushes and hands. Step-by-step instruction provided. Juice and pizza included. Ages 5 & up. Younger students may attend with an adult.

04/08/2017 - CWU Brooks Library Gala

Thu, 2017-03-30 20:00

04/01/2017 - Rodeo City Rollergirls Vs Atomic City Roller Derby

Wed, 2017-03-29 20:00
Spring Break Her Doubleheader Join us on Saturday, April 1st as the Rodeo City Rollergirls take on Atomic City Roller Girls at Ellensburg High School, 1203 E. Capitol Ave. The Rodeo City Junior Rollers will take on Atomic's junior team first at 5 p.m. Adults will follow around 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be $5 online in advance or $10 at the door. Children under 5 free. For more information, visit www.rodeocityrollergirls.com.

04/07/2017 - Edna's Second April

Wed, 2017-03-29 20:00
Celebrating an acclaimed poet from the past and featuring guest poets, open mics, and a book fair, this weekend Poetry Prowl is hosted by various venues within easy walking distance, in the heart of historic downtown Ellensburg, WA. We cordially invite you to immerse yourself in metaphor.

04/07/2017 - PUNCH Projects presents: BARNSTORM AT BLUESTONE GARAGE

Wed, 2017-03-29 20:00
PUNCH Projects presents BARNSTORM – a series of pop-up exhibitions activating rural spaces in unexpected ways with art, music and creative installations. The first event in the series, “BARNSTORM at Bluestone Garage,” will be a free two-day art event that transforms the rustic Model KE building in Ellensburg’s SODO district into an exhibition showcasing large format prints, video work, site-specific sculpture and installation, performance art, tasty local beer, a live string band, a DJ battle and neon!

04/07/2017 - Comedian Anthony Calderon Takes the CWU Stage

Wed, 2017-03-29 20:00
Calderon is returning to his hometown of Ellensburg, Washington for this comedic event. He has performed at a multitude of venues and shows across the West Coast, and partners with fellow comedians to orchestrate comedy nights at venues like Jai Thai in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. While Los Angeles is now Calderon's home away from home, he is excited to bring his comedic flair to the Central Washington area for this live-recorded special event. Join the crowd as he lays down jokes about the PNW, politics and much more!

04/08/2017 - Washington Rodeo Royalty Round Up and Miss Spirit of the West contest

Wed, 2017-03-29 20:00
April 8th in Ellensburg.

Ages 5-15.

04/08/2017 - YogaFit Training

Wed, 2017-03-29 20:00
Interested in teaching yoga? Consider taking YogaFit's introductory Level 1 Teacher Training: Foundations of Safety for Personal Practice class, April 8-9, 8am-6pm, at The Studio in Cle Elum. The first step on the path toward becoming a yoga teacher or simply deepening your practice, Level One provides the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes grounded in proper alignment and the safety of exercise science. Yoga Alliance Certified. ACE approved. Limited space. Early Bird pricing still available. You can register here today: http://bit.ly/YogaFit-Level-1 Type Cle elum from this link for location. What you will learn: • Forty-­six fundamental YogaFit poses needed to teach an inclusive, well rounded, and safe yoga class to students for all ages, fitness levels, and experience • The physical execution, transitions, and modifications for each pose to ensure that it is safe and effective for every body type • To create dynamic vinyasa sequencing and flowing class formats based on YogaFit’s three-­mountain class structure • To use transformative language to communicate how each pose connects the mind and the body • To teach what you’ve learned within a nurturing and supportive classroom setting

04/07/2017 - First Friday Coffee Club

Sun, 2017-03-26 20:00
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for First Friday Coffee Club hosted by Ellensburg Christian School. Don't forget your business cards for the door prize drawing!

Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share your business with others in the community. It is free and open to any business in the county!

04/07/2017 - Fishy Friday!

Sun, 2017-03-26 20:00

04/07/2017 - First Friday Art Walk

Sun, 2017-03-26 20:00
Join us for our first Friday reception with music by Kyle Bain. Main Gallery and Mezzanine: Needles & Thread National Fiber Exhibit - Juried by Mandy Greer Eveleth Green Gallery: Mandy Greer - textile art Hallway Gallery: Jampa Dorje – An Archival Idyll Picasso Gallery Kids Art Walk

04/06/2017 - Classes / Workshops

Sat, 2017-03-25 20:00
$37.50 + $15 material fee (10% off for members) Create an instructor-directed painting in one night. Wine, beer and light snacks are provided.

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