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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 1 day 19 hours ago

02/10/2018 - Swauk-Teanaway Grange Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner

Tue, 2018-01-16 20:00
The Grange’s annual Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner is Saturday, Feb 10, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange Hall, 1361 Ballard Hill Road, Cle Elum. Doors open at 5:00 pm, a traditional Italian dinner and delicious homemade dessert will be served promptly at 5:30 pm. We’re raffling off several delicious homemade baked goods donated by our members. You could go home with a yummy homemade pie or delicious layer cake! Your ticket purchase will fund our annual $1,000 Scholarship awarded to an outstanding graduating high school senior in Kittitas County. Tickets are $20.00 and are available from Gerry (509-607-9470) or Claire (509-857-2580).

01/23/2018 - CWU Blood Drive

Fri, 2018-01-12 20:00
Reach the Unreached, and Save Lives The American Red Cross is trying to reach Central Washington’s needs by hosting another blood drive. Working with the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, they will be here on January 23rd and the 24th from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., in SURC room 137. Just one person’s blood donation can save up to three lives. Imagine the impact we can have here at Central by simply dropping by and spending about 30 minutes of our time to donate blood to those who need it. Walk-in donations are accepted with appointments unnecessary. Just bring your I.D., and lend a hand (or a vein) to the American Red Cross this quarter. Can’t make it this time? Check out the American Red Cross and enter your zip code to find other blood drives near you. Contact the CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement for more information: Also, check out CWU Parking to find on-campus parking locations:

01/27/2018 - KEEN Quarterly Meeting

Fri, 2018-01-12 20:00
Join Kittitas Environmental Education Network at their fun and informative quarterly meeting. Free and open to the public, you may become inspired by KEEN's programs (such as Pond to Pines outdoor summer camp or monthly nature walks) and the plans for special events including BirdFest, Get Intimate with the Shrub-Steppe, and CiderFest. KEEN has made great headway and continues to work toward our goal of building the Yakima Canyon Interpretive Center. Light refreshments will be served.

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 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


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