Here is the calendar of events for June 9-17
June 9: Voluntary Stewardship Program Workgroup
Stevens County’s Voluntary Stewardship Program Workgroup will meet on Thursday, June 9, from 6-8 p.m. at the VL Transport Center in Valley, 3150 Bulldog Creek Rd. The meeting is open to all members of the public.
June 11: Wayward Creatures Relief Agency garage sale
Garage Sale to benefit Wayward Creatures Relief Agency is being held Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Chewelah Veterinary Clinic parking lot. Wayward Creatures is an animal rescue for ill or injured pets and wildlife in Stevens County. If you have items to for the garage sale, please bring them to the clinic during normal business hours.
Food donations for the Chewelah Food Bank are also being accepted.
-Submitted by Chewelah Veterinary Clinic
June 11: Fishing Derby at Princess Pine 4-H Camp
A free fishing derby for youth ages 15 years and younger will be held on Saturday, June 11 at Princess Pine 4-H Camp on Lake Thomas. The fun filled day of fishing and related natural resource activities begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m.
The day includes a casting contest hosted by the Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club; working with a stream table, making fish prints, and stories in the Salmon Tent. Of course there will be lots of fishing. Prizes and snacks will be provided.
4-H enrollment is not required. Adults are encouraged to attend and help their children. The fishing derby is free to attend and will be held rain or shine, so plan on joining the fun.
Event is hosted WSU Stevens County Extension and the U.S. Forest Service (Colville National Forest). For more information or to sign up contact WSU Stevens County Extension at 684.2588.
-Submitted by WSU Stevens County Ext.
June 16: 4-H County Activity Day
On June 16, Stevens County 4-H will sponsor County Activity Day at the Colville City Park from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. This program is open to 4-H members and other school age youth.
County Activity Day begins with 4-H state qualifying judging contests from 9-10 a.m. for foods, clothing, and garden projects. Judging contests will be followed by several Natural Resource themed activities including activities from the National Park Service, fishing related fun presented by the Stevens County Conservation District, shooting sports, and an outdoor-themed craft.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about 4-H and the natural resource projects available. There is no cost to attend. 4-H membership is not required for participation; however, 4-H membership is required to advance to state level judging. For more information contact WSU Stevens County Extension at 684-2588.
-Submitted by WSU Stevens County Extension
June 16: Library District board meeting
The Libraries of Stevens County Board of Trustees will hold their June meeting at the Hunters Public Library on Thursday, June 16 at 10 a.m.
The Hunters Public Library is located at 5014 Columbia River Rd., Bldg. 11, Hunters, WA 99137. As always, the meeting is open to the public and comments are welcomed. Arrangements to provide reasonable accommodations including handicap accessibility or an interpreter will be made upon receiving 48 hours advance notice. For further information please visit the Library’s website www.thelosc.org or phone toll-free 1-877-251-3300.
-Submitted by Libraries of Stevens County Board of Trustees
June 17: Artists In The Park
Chewelah Arts Guild is inviting artists of all kinds to share their talents with the public during three days of Farmers Market this summer.
“Artists in the Park is looking for visual artists, musicians, dancers, actors and crafters to participate on June 17, August 19, and September 16,” said Kay Comer-Lupton, president of CAG.
“Not only are these events an opportunity for artists and performers to reach a large audience, they’re also a chance to market their work or services. And it shows what a thriving arts community Chewelah has,” she said.
“Setting up in the park is a small amount of work in exchange for a whole lot of fun. It’s a celebration of the arts that gets people involved in a very direct way,” Comer-Lupton said.
Information on how to sign up for any or all of the three dates is posted on the Guild’s website, www.chewelahartsguild.org. Or call Thelma McDarment at 721-0430.
-Submitted by Chewelah Arts Guild