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08/05/2017 - Summer Kid's Activities

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2017-07-27 20:00

Need something to keep the kid’s busy this summer break? Join us for our summer activity series for fun projects like: Sail Cars, Wind Turbine Watercolor, Solar Ovens, Weather Stations, Petroglyphs, Sail Boats, and more. See our Facebook events for more details on each date.

08/04/2017 - First Friday Coffee Club

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2017-07-26 20:00
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for First Friday Coffee Club hosted by Kittitas Valley Event Center. 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!

08/02/2017 - Medical Community Perspectives & the Negative Spin on Aging

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2017-07-24 20:00
Wisdom For Aging Well This class will provide a fresh and updated view of the aging process while defining the differences between primary and secondary aging. Students will learn about misconceptions surrounding aging in different settings such as in the media and medical community, and how these perspectives can be positively altered. This class will offer every day wisdom about aging well to allow students the tools and resources to set goals to facilitate positive aging for a happy and healthy future. At the end of each week, instructor Laura Attaway will provide Wise Bits and some "homework" to aid students in being more aware of their day which is the first step towards positive change. Four Weeks – 4 topics: Week 1 – Standards of Aging, Primary vs. Secondary Aging Week 2 – Managing Media Myths about Aging Week 3 – Medical Community Perspectives & the Negative Spin on Aging Week 4 – Discovering your personal negative preconceptions & bias towards aging and how to get motivated to succeed Cost: $10 each session

07/31/2017 - STEM Cats! App Adventures

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sat, 2017-07-22 20:00
Central Washington University's Continuing Education department is excited to introduce STEM Cats – A Digital Arts Summer Camp for ages 8 to 14! Week 4: Continue your quest to make the next viral app! Whether you want to move past the basic techniques learned in App Attack or want to jump right in, we are ready for you! Students will choose from a selection of different web-based (HTML5) mobile apps and explore more in-depth programming concepts. Student projects will be accessible on a Black Rocket site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

07/28/2017 - Jazz in the Valley 2017

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2017-07-20 20:00
Jazz in the Valley
Historic Downtown Ellensburg Washington
  • Bask in Central Washington's sun-drenched days and cool evenings
  • Stroll through historic downtown Ellensburg and revel in the town's down-home hospitality
  • Bring the family -  children are welcome at all venues.
  • Sip some of the Northwest's premier micro brews and wine in the festival beer garden
  • Savor some specialty food
  • ...of course ... the music will be amazing!

    For further information on tickets and lodging
    Call: Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
    509-925-2002 or 888-925-2204
    Send email to:
    Write: Jazz in the Valley,

    P.O. Box 214,

    Ellensburg, WA  98926


    Jazz in the Valley is a program of the
    Laughing Horse Arts Foundation, Ellensburg WA.
    a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization


07/26/2017 - David Novak Storytelling Performances

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2017-07-19 20:00
There will be two performances at Hal Holmes. One is a Lunch on the Lawn at 12, noon. Bring your lunch and find a seat outside to hear David Novak tell wonderful stories for an hour. Return that night at 7:00p.m. for more stories and fun.

07/27/2017 - David Novak Professional Storyteller Workshop

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Wed, 2017-07-19 20:00
Ages 14 and up. A storytelling workshop emphasizing creative uses of objects and creative invention of stories. Suitable for all levels of experience, this workshop presents numerous original activities developed to improve the storyteller's creative process and performance.


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