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11/19/2015 - CWU Student David Higgins presentation on children?s advocacy centers

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2015-11-16 20:00
When David Higgins says he going to travel across America, from Washington state to Washington D.C. to raise awareness about child sexual abuse, he means it. And by the way, he doesn’t need a car or a plane, just a bike and some supplies. Now that Higgins is back at CWU and in the swing of fall quarter, he’s ready to tell the story of his amazing journey Thursday, Nov. 19 at noon in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. The presentation is free to attend, open to the public, and free refreshments will be provided.
To see Higgins month long journey across the United States, check out his Facebook page at For more information about the event, contact Eric Scott at 509-963-1074 or


ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2015-11-16 20:00
Kittitas Audubon Society is teaming up with the Our Environment, D&M Coffee, the CWU Environmental Club and the Ellensburg Public Library, for a climate awareness and action day.

11/19/2015 - Knudson Lumber Ladies Night

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2015-11-15 20:00

Ladies only! Chances to win prizes, Bucket Sale, wine and cheese tasting by Springboard Winery, heavy Hors D’oeuvres, and a chance to meet our local vendors. *First 100 ladies to make a Knudson Lumber purchase, will receive a free gift.


11/20/2015 - Murder Mystery Dinner Party: Murder is a Fine Art

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2015-11-15 20:00
On Friday, Nov. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. you will become the detective at the CWU Psychology Club?s ?Murder is a Fine Art? murder mystery dinner party in Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 137. Attendance is open to everyone and your $25 ticket gets you a full three-course tri-tip meal along with an evening of entertainment. This ?Clue?-esque whodunit event will be set in a faux art gallery with transformative decorations removing attendees from the SURC and placing them in the setting of a mystery novel. Use your investigative skills and power of deduction to narrow down the list of suspects, solve the crime and bring the killer to justice! Tickets are available at and must be purchased online prior to the event. For more information contact Steve Isaak at 509-859-3951 or

11/21/2015 - Nature of Night

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2015-11-15 20:00
A hands-on exploration of night-time science with activities, displays, the Bubble Planetarium, and much more! Cub Scouts, Webelo Scouts, Brownie Girl Scouts, and Junior Girl Scouts can earn their astronomy-related badges. Some shows require pre-registration (see website).

11/21/2015 - Craft Club Fall Bazaar

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2015-11-15 20:00
Craft Club Fall Bazzar    

11/19/2015 - Excel 102

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sat, 2015-11-14 20:00

Events / Classes

All classes require pre-registration & are limited to 15 students

Excel 102

   Starts Thursday, November 5th at 6pm

   Three class series - Nov 5, 12, 19

   $50 per person, two for $90

11/13/2015 - Jewelry in Candles

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Fri, 2015-11-13 20:00
Cle Elum Eagles #649 
Jewelry in Candles 
Fun and unique gifts

11/18/2015 - CWU Showcases live music: Nicole Lewis

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Fri, 2015-11-13 20:00
Seattle-based country music artist Nicole Lewis will perform Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. The show is free to attend and open to the public. Lewis graduated Gonzaga University in 2008 and has since made a name for herself in the country music scene after winning Washington?s ?Gimme the MIKE!? TV competition. She has since rubbed elbows with Ben Folds and Vicci Martinez and has performed on various other TV music competitions such as ?American Idol? and ?The Voice.? Her debut album ?My Kind of Paradise? released in 2013, which showcased her talent in songwriting and unique vocal range. In addition to writing her own music, Lewis regularly performs covers of popular songs including ?Hallelujah? accompanied by country music artist Luke Yates. For more information, contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or

11/14/2015 - Lincoln Bazaar

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2015-11-12 20:00
Come start your holiday shopping early.

11/14/2015 - Democratic Debate Potluck Party

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2015-11-12 20:00
Democratic Debate Potluck Party presented by Eburg for Bernie, but anyone is welcome to come and watch it. Bring your favorite dish to share.


11/16/2015 - Caregiver Union Meeting

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2015-11-12 20:00
Caregiver Union Meeting on November 16, 2015 at 2PM.
Location: D&M on Water Street
* Do you have questions/comments about your union?
* Do you want to know more about your union?
* Are you interested in getting to know other caregivers around your area?
* Have you ever thought about being an advocate for social justice?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then please come to our monthly meetings, here in Ellensburg! Enjoy getting to know more about your union, being part of your union, and even fellowshipping and creating new friends. Even if you are not involved in the union, please come anyway. We would love to have you!

11/16/2015 - Excel 101

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2015-11-11 20:00

Excel 101

   Starts Monday, November 2nd at 6pm

   Three class series - Nov 2, 9, 16

   $45 per person, two for $80


11/16/2015 - Monday Movie Madness: ?The Man from U.N.C.L.E.?

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2015-11-11 20:00
Where: SURC Theatre
Times: 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Cost: Free for CWU students w/ID, $3 GA
116 min • Action/Adventure/Comedy • Closed captioning available
Directed by Guy Ritchie
Guy Richie is back after a four-year hiatus with “The man from U.N.C.L.E.,” a smart, fun action comedy with a star-studded cast. Solo (Henry Cavill) and Illya (Armie Hammer) team up to stop a mysterious criminal organization from making nuclear weapons. This sounds like standard movie territory, but Ritchie’s direction takes the movie to heights the genre rarely reaches.
Why it’s worth seeing: In a world of sequels and superhero flicks, it’s nice to see a blockbuster with a little more character and originality.
For fans of: The “Mission Impossible” series and “Snatch” (same director). 

11/17/2015 - Latin American Film Series Presents: ?Sin Nombre?

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2015-11-11 20:00
As the final installment of the 2015 Latin American Film Series, the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) presents writer/director Cary Joji Fukunaga?s ?Sin Nombre? Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. in Black Hall room 151. This film screening is free and open to the public and will include an introduction by senior Philosophy major and McNair scholar Sergio Madrid. ?Sin Nombre,? the story of a young Honduran girl?s unlikely encounter with Mexican gangsters as she journeys across the American Border in search of a better life. For more information, contact the CDSJ at 509-963-2127 or

11/17/2015 - Kittitas Valley Math Circles

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2015-11-11 20:00
4th-6th grade students with their parents exploring fun math problems! Students will learn about mathematical patterns and enjoy new mathematical games. Parents are introduced to the math games the students are playing but also learn more about the mathematics behind the Common Core curriculum at their children's schools.

11/02/2015 - 18th annual Giving Tree and Stocking Stuffers event

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2015-11-10 20:00
Starting Monday, Nov. 2, a giving tree will be erected in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) dining walkway. A sign-in sheet will be next to the tree for participants to register. On the tree will be over 300 gift tags explaining gifting wishes and some basic information about the boys, girls and adults for whom the gifts are for. There will also be 200 boy/girl stocking stuffers available to sign out as well. Gifts can range anywhere from clothes, to Legos or Skylanders figurines, and anything in-between.
Purchased gifts can then be returned to the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) office in SURC room 256 by no later than Tuesday, Dec. 1.
For more information contact Kim Jellison at 509-963-1978 or