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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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04/22/2014 - Family Literacy Night at CWU: Free Books for Kids

Tue, 2014-04-22 20:00
The CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) and the Department of Education present Family Literacy Night Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in Michaelsen room 126. This event is free and open to the public.   CWU Education students will read to the children at this great opportunity to bring the family together for a fun night of reading.   There will be free drinks and popcorn for all those in attendance, as well as a free book for each child to take home.   For more information contact CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or diversity@cwu.edu.

04/22/2014 - Gadget Menagerie

Tue, 2014-04-22 20:00
Event sponsored by Ellensburg Public Library starts April 22nd 7-9 PM and April 23rd 3-5 PM Please join us and learn how various eReaders, tablets and other devices work. Discover what they have in common, how they differ, and learn basic tips. Bring your own device or explore one from the Washington State Library Gadget Menagerie, including (subject to availability) Kindles, Nooks, Galaxy Tablets, iPads, Microsoft Surface and Chromebook.

04/22/2014 - Live Music in the Pit: Tyson Motsenbocker & Mike Edel

Tue, 2014-04-22 20:00
Double the talent, double the entertainment! Singers and musicians Tyson Motesenbocker and Mike Edel will bring their sound to the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit Tuesday, April 22 at 8:30 p.m. for a free show. Motsenbocker and Edel both find inspiration from folk-influenced pop music resulting in a sweet and melodic sound that cover universal themes such as lost love, fear, family, travel and the divine. Edel has been compared to the likes of Ryan Adams, John Mayer and the Counting Crows, while Motsenbocker?s music is similar to the sounds of REM, Death Cab for Cutie and David Bazan. Audiences will find a soothing balance between the two performers. For more information contact CWU Campus Activities at 509-963-1450.

04/23/2014 - Basic Computer Skills Class

Tue, 2014-04-22 20:00
Ellensburg Community Schools Offers Basic Computer Skills -  Intended to meet the individual computing needs of those registered. From basic skills, software, internet, office applications, email and home networking April 23 & 30 (Wednesdays) 6pm - 8pm Pre-Register via online (http://calaway.net/ECS/), phone (509-925-8017), or form (http://community-schools.ellensburg.schoolfusion.us/modules/locker/files/group_files.phtml?parent=2729088&gid=511234&sessionid=6b10f5f60b9a3db93a547b40b7fe3d4a)

04/22/2014 - Microsoft PowerPoint Class

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:00
Ellensburg Community Schools Offers Microsoft PowerPoint -  Create professional looking presentations using templates, special effects, videos and visual enhancers. April 22 & 29 (Tuesdays) 6pm - 8pm Pre-Register via online (http://calaway.net/ECS/), phone (509-925-8017), or form (http://community-schools.ellensburg.schoolfusion.us/modules/locker/files/group_files.phtml?parent=2729088&gid=511234&sessionid=6b10f5f60b9a3db93a547b40b7fe3d4a)

04/21/2014 - Music of Remembrance at CWU: Farewell, Auschwitz

Sun, 2014-04-20 20:00
Join in commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Week and experience music composed by some of the most gifted victims of Nazi persecution. This ?Farewell, Auschwitz? concert at CWU includes the works of composers who either honor Holocaust survivors and victims, or were affected by the Holocaust themselves. This concert will feature poems written in the Auschwitz concentration camp put to music and chamber music written by prisoners of WWII Jewish ghettos. Don?t miss this powerful event Monday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome to attend. For more information please contact Katrina Whitney at 509-963-2128 or whitneyk@cwu.edu. This event is sponsored by the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice and the CWU Philosophy and Religious Studies department.

04/21/2014 - Monday Movie Madness Presents: Dallas Buyers Club

Sun, 2014-04-20 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 Based in 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.

04/21/2014 - Friends of the Ellensburg Public Library 11th Annual Book Club Tes

Sun, 2014-04-20 20:00
Friends of the Ellensburg Public Library will hold its 11th annual Book Club Tea April 21st, at 7:00 pm in the Hal Holmes Center.  Tea and desserts will be served. Speaker will be Dr. Inga Wiehl, retired YVCC professor.  Dr. Wiehl will discuss her newly published book about books and book clubs.

04/21/2014 - Monday Movie Madness Presents: Dallas Buyers Club

Sun, 2014-04-20 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 Based in 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.

04/22/2014 - Lunch & Learn Business 101-Grow Your Business with Social Media

Sun, 2014-04-20 20:00
Join us for the Lunch & Learn Business 101 Grow Your Business With Social Media & Email Marketing-
presented by Tracey Warren of Ready, Set , Grow Marketing
Many Small Businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies, tools and tactics to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. But between Facebook & Twitter , email and mobile, deals and whatever new social network is rolling out that month -there's a lot to keep up with. And there are only so many hours in each day. The number of possibilities  can feel overwhelming.
This workshop will help you make sense of the noise. We'll show you how to :
1. Make the most of combining email and social media
2. Get your messages opened and read, shared & socially visible
3. Use simple tools to engage with your existing customers, prospects, and supporters
Throughout this session you'll get some great ideas that will make your marketing efforts a success.

04/22/2014 - CWU Welcomes Captain Charles Moore: Awareness for Our Plastic Infested Oceans

Sun, 2014-04-20 20:00
CWU Welcomes Captain Charles Moore: Bringing Awareness to Our Plastic Infested Oceans Tuesday, April 22 Noon and 4 p.m. SURC Theatre To honor Earth Day and to raise awareness for environmentalism, the CWU Environmental Club will host Captain Charles Moore, founder of the Algalita Marine Research Institute and discoverer of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, for two speeches Tuesday, April 22 at noon and 4 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. Attendance to both speeches is free, and everyone is welcome to attend and hear Captain Moore?s story while learning about plastic pollution. Both of Captain Moore?s speeches at CWU will shed light on the negative impacts of plastic in the environment. His first speech at noon is titled, ?Plastic Pollution of the Marine Environment: A Rapidly Increasing, Long-Term Threat? and his second at 4 p.m. is titled ?What is Plastic?s Meaning ? For the Ocean and Us?? For more information please contact William Ligon-Bruno at 509-963-2380 or ligonbrunw@cwu.edu.

04/22/2014 - Cesar E. Chavez Remembering & Celebrating Week: CWU Celebrates Cesar Chavez?s Bi

Sun, 2014-04-20 20:00
Tuesday, April 22 SURC Pit Noon ? 2 p.m. FREE In honor of Cesar E. Chavez Remembering & Celebrating week, come help kick off a week of celebrations at CWU dedicated to honoring the life and accomplishments of Cesar E. Chavez Tuesday, April 22 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. This birthday celebration is free, open to everyone and will feature music, food and lots of cake! An American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist, Chavez co-founded the United Farm Workers organization to improve treatment, pay and working conditions for farm workers. Join in on the fun and celebrate that life of a man whose accomplishments changed the American labor movement. For more information, contact the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu. This event is sponsored by Student Success, CLCE, University Advancement, Campus Life, 88.1 The Burg, Latino/a Latin American Studies, CDSJ, CAMP, Museum of Culture & Environment, African and Black Studies, and Office of Admissions.

04/22/2014 - CWU Welcomes Captain Charles Moore: Awareness for Our Plastic Infested Oceans

Sun, 2014-04-20 20:00
To honor Earth Day and to raise awareness for environmentalism, the CWU Environmental Club will host Captain Charles Moore, founder of the Algalita Marine Research Institute and discoverer of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, for two speeches Tuesday, April 22 at noon and 4 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. Attendance to both speeches is free, and everyone is welcome to attend and hear Captain Moore?s story while learning about plastic pollution. Both of Captain Moore?s speeches at CWU will shed light on the negative impacts of plastic in the environment. His first speech at noon is titled, ?Plastic Pollution of the Marine Environment: A Rapidly Increasing, Long-Term Threat? and his second at 4 p.m. is titled ?What is Plastic?s Meaning ? For the Ocean and Us?? For more information please contact William Ligon-Bruno at 509-963-2380 or ligonbrunw@cwu.edu.

04/22/2014 - Latina Activist discusses Equality for Farm Workers

Sun, 2014-04-20 20:00
Tuesday, April 22 6 p.m. Black Hall 151 Free Latina activist and widely recognized farm worker and rural justice leader, Rosalinda Guillen, will share her wisdom with audiences Tuesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. in Black Hall 151. This event is free and open to the public. Guillen will discuss how social change is happening in agricultural communities and how to create a culturally appropriate cooperative development center in order to support local farmworkers in their efforts to establish worker organizations. For more information, contact the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu. This event is sponsored by Student Success, CLCE, University Advancement, Campus Life, 88.1 The Burg, Latino/a Latin American Studies, CDSJ, CAMP, Museum of Culture & Environment, African and Black Studies, and Office of Admissions.

04/19/2014 - Earth Day Family Festival

Sat, 2014-04-19 20:00
The Museum of Culture and Environment, in conjunction with Kittitas County Solid Waste, is proud to host the second annual Earth Day Family Festival on Saturday, April 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This event will feature educational and informational activities for the whole family.  Join in our Salmon Run 5k/10k, visit the greenhouse, learn about strawberry DNA, and have your face painted!  Local dance groups TusuyPeru and TroupeRose will be performing in the afternoon, and Winegar's will be on hand, giving away free ice cream to the first 150! There will be a raffle drawing at 1:30 for great prizes donated by local businesses, including Pizza Colin! There will be free document shredding and drug take back in Parking Lot O-5 on D Street, and Waste Management Tucks to visit just behind Dean Hall. This event will be held at the Museum of Culture and Environment in Dean Hall on the Central Washington University Campus. Participating agencies include: Kittitas County Solid Waste RSVP and Volunteer Center of Kittitas County Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, SHIBA Program Kittitas County Sheriff Office CWU Police and Parking Services Kittitas County Community Network Yakama Nation Fisheries

04/19/2014 - 41st Annual Yakima River Cleanup

Sat, 2014-04-19 20:00
As a part of worldwide Earth Week, CWU and the local community are teaming up for the 41st annual Yakima River Cleanup. Volunteers will be able to enjoy a sunny Saturday morning restoring the shoreline and renovating campsites along the Yakima River April 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Transportation, breakfast and lunch will all be provided for all volunteers, as well as a free t-shirt for those who have registered by April 9 by visiting www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage. This event is sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE), the Bureau of Land Management, the City of Ellensburg, Fish and Wildlife and Mid-Columbia Fisheries. For more information please contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.

04/19/2014 - Washington State Housing Finance Commission FREE Home Buyer Seminar

Sat, 2014-04-19 20:00
This seminar provides attendees with tips, strategies, and questions to ask when searching for a home and a mortgage. Upon completion of the seminar, attendees receive a certificate for possible down-payment assistance from WSHFC programs.

04/18/2014 - Cle Elum Coffee Club

Fri, 2014-04-18 20:00
Join us for Cle Elum Coffee Club, brought to you by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce.
The Cle Elum Coffee Club meets the third Friday of each month , from 9 -10 am. 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.
For more information about the Cle Elum Coffee Club call
509-925-2002
April Coffee Club Hosted & Sponsored by Troutwater Fly Shop Cle Elum
Enjoy Coffee, Treats and don't forget to bring your business cards for the door prize raffle.

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