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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 2 hours 5 min ago

03/06/2020 - First Friday Art Walk

Tue, 2020-02-25 23:03

03/06/2020 - Basic Mediation Training

Tue, 2020-02-25 23:03
The Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima and Kittitas Counties is offering a 40-hour Basic Mediation Training where trainees will receive  instruction in the skills necessary to serve as a neutral third-party mediator, including hands-on experience in mediation and invaluable communication and listening tools that can help in every aspect of their work and home lives.   Additional training that leads to mediator certification will be available to those who complete the course and volunteer for the DRC.
  Cultivate Non-adversarial Dispute Resolution Skills Mediation is an effective way to resolve disputes as an alternative to court, a way where people in the midst of a conflict sit down together to discuss the conflict and develop their own solutions.   With the current divisive atmosphere in the nation, mediation is a great way to cultivate neutral and nonviolent dispute resolution in our community and bring people together. 
  Volunteer Mediators Needed At the DRC, mediators help resolve many types of disputes, including small claims court cases, par­enting plans and parenting issues, marriage dissolutions, landlord/tenant issues, consumer/business issues, family caregiver and other senior issues, parent/teen conflicts, victim/offender meetings, foreclosure cases, and employment, neighborhood, and family disagreements.

03/06/2020 - The Wolves

Tue, 2020-02-25 23:03
New York Times Critic's Pick, and Pulitzer Prize Finalist, The Wolves reveals a high school girls' soccer team warming up to face the large and small challenges of adult life. A portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Recommended for mature audiences.  Milo Smith Tower Theatre, Ellensburg, WA $8 CWU Students with ID, $12 Seniors/Alum/Students, $15 General Admission March 5 @ 7:30 p.m. March 6 @ 7:30 p.m. March 7 @ 7:30 p.m. March 12 @ 7:30 p.m. March 13 @ 7:30 p.m. March 14 @7:30 p.m. March 15 @ 2 p.m.

03/07/2020 - KXLE Home Show & Food Truck Rally

Tue, 2020-02-25 23:03
For 29 years, KXLE has brought you the annual Home, Business, and Garden Expo! The show features merchants dealing in furniture and appliances, pool and spa, farm equipment, and cars, as well as insurance, mortgage brokers, and banks. Specialty foods, crafts, lawn and garden, home repair – whatever you need or want can be found at the KXLE Home, Business & Garden Expo! You’ll find experts in their craft, one-on-one advice, and special home show deals! And once again, the Ellensburg Food Truck Rally will be a feature of the show! This year you can enjoy: Kim’s Got Smoke BBQ: Barbeque made on-site with their portable wood smoker! Ribs, jalapeno mac and cheese, pulled pork nachos, and deep-fried pickle chips are favorites on the menu. B&M Chocolate Dreams: Apple fries, chocolate-covered strawberries, shave ice, kettle corn, espresso, and more! Juanita’s: The Farmer’s Market favorite is bringing their classic Mexican food and amazing spicy sauces. Hot Diggidy Dog: Feeling brave? Try the heart attack dog. Hungry for something unique? The Thai Dog is topped with peanut butter & sriracha. And of course, all the classic favorites are on the menu. Lind’s Concessions: Corn dogs, asparagus fries, mozzarella sticks, curly fries, elephant ears, and ten different varieties of funnel cakes! Their menu is a mile long and all delicious. Lutong Pinoy: Filipino favorites like marinated barbeque pork, rice noodles, and lumpia. Whipsaw Brewing: local craft beer, with favorites on tap like Buzz On Blackberry and Stumpblower IPA Taneum Creek Brewing: A nanobrewery in Cle Elum, Taneum Creek Brewing focuses on American- style ales but also like to mix it up. Anything could be on tap! *Beer will be served in the MS Beer Garden–must be 21 to enter*

03/05/2020 - Beers For Deers

Mon, 2020-02-24 11:05
FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT No Registration or tickets needed. Just show up and enjoy the night! Raffles - Silent Auction - Good Food & Beer We have some exciting new stuff for 2020! We are celebrating a kickoff for 2020 March 5th, 2020 at The Porch Steakhouse!

03/05/2020 - The Wolves

Sat, 2020-02-22 23:21
New York Times Critic's Pick, and Pulitzer Prize Finalist, The Wolves reveals a high school girls' soccer team warming up to face the large and small challenges of adult life. A portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Recommended for mature audiences.  Milo Smith Tower Theatre, Ellensburg, WA $8 CWU Students with ID, $12 Seniors/Alum/Students, $15 General Admission March 5 @ 7:30 p.m. March 6 @ 7:30 p.m. March 7 @ 7:30 p.m. March 12 @ 7:30 p.m. March 13 @ 7:30 p.m. March 14 @7:30 p.m. March 15 @ 2 p.m.

03/04/2020 - Rodeo City Rollergirls Cornerstone Pie Takeover

Thu, 2020-02-20 23:27
The Rodeo City Rollergirls are taking over Cornerstone Pie! Cornerstone Pie has generously offered to donate a percentage% of all sales on March 4th to support the Rodeo City Rollergirls. Stop in from 4-8 p.m. to enjoy some pizza and beverages! We hope to see you, your family, your friends and their friends at Cornerstone Pie!

03/05/2020 - Monkey Lingo - a talk by Dr. Sofi K. Blue

Thu, 2020-02-20 23:27
Dr. Sofia K. Blue was part of a research team studying Tibetan Macaques at Mt. Huangshan, China. Having earned degrees in both primatology and acoustics, Dr. Blue was drawn to the ways this macaque society used a wide range of vocalizations in order to communicate. Join Dr. Blue at the Museum while she tells us more about how to speak and interpret ‘Macaque’!

03/05/2020 - Free Building Resilience Film Series

Thu, 2020-02-20 23:27
The Resilience and ACEs Task Force presents the annual Building Resilience Film Series! Join us for FREE from 6pm to 8pm on the evenings of March 5th, 12th, and 19th, at the Ellensburg High School Little Theater. These three films are an opportunity to learn more about resilience, adverse childhood experiences, and how trauma shapes our lives. Local professionals and community members will take part in a panel discussion after each film. We hope to see you there! For more information, contact the Kittitas County Public Health Department at 509-962-7515.

02/25/2020 - Improve Concentration and Mental Focus with Prestige Senior Living!

Wed, 2020-02-19 14:35
Prestige Senior Living at Hearthstone invites community members to improve their concentration and mental focus on Tuesday, February 25 at 9:30 a.m., with a free breathing workshop by Ageless Grace, an innovative brain fitness program focused on activating all five areas of the brain and addressing all 21 aging factors of the body. This program will teach the B-R-E-A-T-H-E Out Loud Tool, which will help residents and community members learn how to increase lung capacity and create a greater sense of relaxation. As one of the 21 exercises from Ageless Grace, the B-R-E-A-T-H-E Out Loud Tool works to improve attention span, create clearer thinking, increase energy and decrease tiredness and lethargy. The simple movements also function as games that challenge the brain’s plasticity and improve memory by augmenting and mending the brain’s neural pathways, which can regress or stop developing as one ages. As a partner in active aging, Prestige Senior Living offers a range of innovative programs dedicated to helping older adults achieve an optimum level of health and wellness throughout all aspects of their lives. This free workshop is inspired by Prestige’s Celebrations wellness program, which was designed to nurture the mind, body and spirit and give seniors the choices and freedom to celebrate life. To join this free event or to learn more about Ageless Grace, please call (509) 925-3099.

03/03/2020 - Stella Moreno collection Dedication/ Poetry Reading, Poetica Sin Fronteras

Tue, 2020-02-18 23:33
March 03, 2020 4:00 - 5:30 pm Brooks Library 4th Floor Dedication of the Stella Moreno Collection followed by book release and readings from Poetics Without Borders/Poetica Sin Fronteras The readings will take place following the dedication of the Stella Moreno Collection. Dr. Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, Dr. Anthony Geist, Dr. Antonio Sanchez and Xavier Cavazos will read from the collection. Light refreshments served. Sponsored by: Brooks Library World Languages English department Communications department College of Arts and Humanities Latin X Diversity and Equity Center MEChA

03/03/2020 - Census 2020 Session

Tue, 2020-02-18 23:33
March 3, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00 pm Brooks Library Maps Room Join us for this free community event. Come and learn "Why Census 2020 Matters: Suffrage, Identity, and You". • Sponsored by the James E. Brooks Library, the Kittitas County League of Women Voters, and the Ellensburg Public Library. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Government Publications librarian, Aimee Quinn at • Where to go for more information: www.lib.cwu.edu/events • Sponsor/contact information: Aimee Quinn / aimee.quinn@cwu.edu

03/02/2020 - Monday Movie Madness: Cats

Mon, 2020-02-17 23:22
Showings are 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Free to CWU Students with ID $3.00 to the General Public Location Student Union and Recreation Center Theatre Rm 210

02/27/2020 - CWU Open Mic Night

Sat, 2020-02-15 23:35
Open Mic Night Showcases Talent on Campus Musicians, comedians and poets will show off their skills at Central Washington University's Open Mic Nights at 8 p.m. select Thursdays this winter at the 1891 Bistro. Open mic night dates are: Jan. 16 Jan. 30 Feb. 6 Feb. 27 March 12 Signups start at 7:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Free & open to the public.

02/26/2020 - Magician Nash Fung

Thu, 2020-02-13 23:21
CWU Alumni, Nash Fung, is coming back to his Alma Mater for an entertaining magic show. Fung was featured on Penn & Teller's: Fool Us television show. He will fool you with his slight of hand tricks and you won't believe your eyes.

02/26/2020 - Restaurant Month

Thu, 2020-02-13 17:08
Let's celebrate our wonderful restaurants that we have in downtown Ellensburg! All month long in February, you can support some of your favorite local food spots by participating in Restaurant Month! HERE'S HOW IT WORKS: Each participating restaurant will come up with a special 3-course meal at a price point of either $15, $25, or $35. You can enjoy that delicious meal EVERY WEDNESDAY IN FEBRUARY ONLY. Here's another way to support restaurants all month long: RESTAURANT MONTH BINGO! HERE'S HOW IT WORKS: Starting February 1, you can pick up a Restaurant Month Bingo card at any participating location or print one off yourself on our website. The Bingo card will be filled with different specials, happy hours, events, and tasks that you can complete on your own time. If you get a BINGO, take it to any Restaurant Month location and they will enter you in to the Grand Prize raffle. Want to enter more than once? Grab another Bingo card and get to work! There is no limit on raffle entries, but you MUST have a BINGO to turn your card in. A winner will be announced at the end of the month. Bingo cards are only valid if they've been stamped or signed by an employee of a Restaurant Month location.

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