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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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06/03/2014 - ?Haters," "Sinners" and the Rest of Us: The Gay Debate Today

Mon, 2014-05-26 20:00
What: ?Haters," "Sinners" and the Rest of Us: The Gay Debate Today" by John Corvino, the Gay Moralist  When: Tuesday, June 3 at 7 p.m. Where: Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre Cost: Free, open to everyone Philosopher and prominent gay advocate John Corvino brings his trademark combination of logical rigor, sensitivity and humor to Central in an effort to challenge people to think outside of the box. Corvino draws on two decades of speaking experience as The Gay Moralist to sway audiences away from the judgment and name-calling typically involved in conversations about the LBGT community and promotes a conversation based on understanding and acceptance.  For more information on Corvino visit www.johncorvino.com. For questions regarding this event contact Katrina Whitney, the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, at whitneyk@cwu.edu or 509-963-2128. This event is sponsored by the CWU Philosophy and Religious Studies program and the Center for Diversity and Social Justice.

05/31/2014 - Fly Fishing Clinic at Bale Breaker

Sun, 2014-05-25 20:00
Join Bale Breaker Brewery & Red?s Fly Shop for a free fly fishing workshop on May 31st from 12pm-3pm. This laid back clinic will teach you the basics in casting, fly tying, & much more!  With Bale Breaker's Tap Room open from 12pm-9pm, grab a beer with friends before, during, AND after this awesome clinic! This fly fishing clinic is for all ages and abilities!  Lots of prizes will be given out- don?t miss this event!

05/31/2014 - Champions for Children Dinner & Auction

Sun, 2014-05-25 20:00
Champions for Children Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction
Held by the Board of Directors of Bright Beginnings for Kittitas County
Sat. May 31st at the Moose Lodge. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

06/01/2014 - Ye Old County Faire

Sun, 2014-05-25 20:00
Kittitas Valley Event Center Presents,
Ye Old County Faire
Renaissance Faire and Jousting Tournament
Fun for all ages!

The Seattle Knights 
Jousting shows in the Area
Saturday May 31st 
Sunday June 1st

Tickets $10 Adult & $7 youth (7 years -17 years old)
Ages six & under are free
Feasting Show: $30.00 (Must by in advance)

Tickets on sale May 1st 
Available at the KVEC office, Old Mill Country Store, and The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce, or by phone at (888) 925-2204

At the Kittitas Valley Event Center
eventcenter@co.kittitas.wa.us
(509) 962-7639
YeOldeCountyFaire.com
Facebook: Ye Olde County Faire

06/02/2014 - Monday Movie Madness Presents: Need for Speed

Sun, 2014-05-25 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 Fresh from prison, street racer Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul) who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross-country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins. 

06/02/2014 - Monday Movie Madness Presents: Need for Speed

Sun, 2014-05-25 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 Fresh from prison, street racer Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul) who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross-country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins. 

05/31/2014 - 3rd annual Wildcat Dash: 5k obstacle course

Sat, 2014-05-24 20:00
University Recreation is hosting the 3rd annual Wildcat Dash, a 5k obstacle course, Saturday, May 31 at 10 a.m. Registration is available at www.cwu.edu/tickets or at the Recreation Center front desk and is $20 for CWU students and Recreation Center members and $40 for non-members. There will be an additional $5 added to the registration fee for those who register after Monday, May 26. Along with running, the Wildcat Dash is equipped with 12 obstacles designed to challenge each participant physically and mentally. Obstacles will include crawling through mud to carrying logs to the finish line.  Participants will get muddy, so appropriate attire and footwear are required. Participants should arrive 30 minutes prior to receive their race number and sign a waiver.  For questions and more information contact Eric Scott, CWU University Recreation, at 509-963-3511 or scotter@cwu.edu.

05/31/2014 - Washington State Housing Finance Commission FREE Homebuyer Seminar

Fri, 2014-05-23 20:00
Participants learn about the variety of mortgages available on the market today, along with tips for successful navigation of the home buyer process. Participants receive a certificate that can qualify them for special mortgages and down payment assistance programs.

05/31/2014 - WSU Master Gardener Plant Sale

Thu, 2014-05-22 20:00
Saturday May 31st the WSU Master Gardener's will hold their annual plant sale at Central Valley Bank parking lot  from 7:00 am -1:00 pm.  They Master Gardener's will also have a garden information booth.  They will also answer any question you might have.

05/30/2014 - Sparrow Singers - Benefit Concert for FISH

Wed, 2014-05-21 20:00
Please come and enjoy the Sparrow Singers on Friday May 30th at the Mercer Creek Church at 7:00 PM

This is a Benefit Concert for FISH Food bank.
Music from "My Fair Lady", "Oliver", the Beatles and MORE!

05/31/2014 - Ye Olde County Faire

Wed, 2014-05-21 20:00
Come enjoy the 3rd Annual Ye Olde County Faire at the Kittitas Valley Event Center May 31 - June 1, 2014.  The Seattle Knights are returning the entertain the masses.  Jousting performances will be at 12:00 noon, 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Saturday and 12:00 noon, and 3:00 pm on Sunday.  Added this year is a concert Saturday evening featuring Polcat and  Pageant Sunday - Costume Contest, Prizes....and much more 

05/29/2014 - Open Mic at Sunset at CWU

Tue, 2014-05-20 20:00
Open Mic at Sunset Thursday, April 3 7:30 p.m. SURC Pit 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, May 39 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.

05/20/2014 - African Culture Night

Mon, 2014-05-19 20:00
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Location: Wellington Event Center, CWU Date: May 20, 2014 Cost: FREE! Join us for a night of African music, food and culture! African Culture Night at CWU will feature a variety of African cuisines, spoken word poetry by Beatrice Wambui as well as an African Drum performance. Dr. Blaise Dondji from the CWU Biology department will be the keynote speaker and everyone is encouraged to wear African clothing. Tickets are free and available at www.cwu.edu/tickets or at the Wildcat Shop. Be sure to get your tickets before they are gone! For more information, contact Mal Stewman, CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, at 509-963-2122 or stewmanm@cwu.edu.  

05/22/2014 - Polyfest: Polynesian Festival at CWU

Mon, 2014-05-19 20:00
Polyfest: Polynesian Festival at CWU Thursday, May 22 7 p.m. SURC Ballroom Free Looking for a night of culture and fun? Then come and experience Polyfest, an exciting night of Polynesian culture featuring traditional music and dance, Thursday, May 22 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom. CWU students in the Pacific Islander Cultural Dance Club will give a performance of ?Oceania? and renowned Hula and Tahitian dance troupe Sunshine from Polynesia will headline the event. Admission is free, and everyone is invited to attend. This event is sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ), the Filipino American Student Association, the Pacific Islander Cultural Dance Club and the Asia & Pacific Islander American Living Learning Community. For more information please contact CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or diversity@cwu.edu.

05/27/2014 - American Red Cross Blood Drive

Mon, 2014-05-19 20:00
What: American Red Cross Blood Drive When: Tuesday, May 27 from 10 a.m. ? 3:30 p.m. Where: Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) 137 A & B FREE The CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE), American Red Cross and Beta Alpha Psi will be hosting a blood drive Tuesday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in SURC 137 A & B. Approximately 39,000 units of blood are needed each day across the U.S. and one donation could save up to three lives! Walk-ins are welcome. For more information contact the CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.

05/27/2014 - Lion Rock VIsiting Writers Series at CWU: Poet Xavier Cavazos

Mon, 2014-05-19 20:00
The Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series at CWU is pleased to welcome poet Xavier Cavazos. Cavazos earned a B.A. in the English: Writing Specialization from CWU and an MFA in Creative Writing and the Environment from Iowa State University. Cavazos was the Nuyorican Poets Café 1993 ?Fresh Poet? Award winner and the Nuyorican Poets Café 1995 Grand Slam Champion. He has been a member of three national poetry slam teams and was the 2011 and 2012 ?Discovery?/ Boston Review Poetry Contest Runner-Up. Currently, he is the 2013 Poetry Society of America's National Chapbook Fellow. His manuscript, Barbarian at the Gate, was selected by Thomas Sayers Ellis and was published in 2014. Cavazos taught undergraduate composition and poetry in the English Department at Iowa State University, and will be teaching in the CWU Professional and Creative Writing Program in 2014-2015. Join Cavazos for his reading Tuesday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hertz Auditorium. Books will be on sale at the event courtesy of the Wildcat Shop. Admission is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the CWU English Department, the CWU College of Arts and Humanities, Karen Gookin, and the Wildcat Shop. Special thanks to the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Program for support for this event. For more information please contact Katharine Whitcomb at 509-963-1530 or whitcomk@cwu.edu.

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