Event Calendar

Here are upcoming events in the Chewelah/Stevens County area. To send your event to get posted here, please email brandon@chewelahindependent.com with all the info.

-Chewelah Food Bank open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
-Valley Food Bank open from 12-3 p.m.
-Loon Lake Food Bank open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
-Chewelah VFW Meeting at Legion Hall, 7 p.m. (Every third Monday)
-Springdale Town Meeting at Springdale Town Hall, 7 p.m. (Every second Monday)
-Mary Walker School District Board Meeting at Mary Walker HS Library in Springdale, 6:30 p.m. (Every third Monday)

-Tech Help at Colville Library, 11 a.m.
-Colville Chamber of Commerce Meeting, Colville Eagles, 12 p.m.
-Chewelah American Legion Pool Tournaments, 7 p.m.
-Chewelah American Legion Meeting at Legion Hall, 7 p.m. (Every third Tuesday)
-Colville Toastmasters at Mt. Carmel Hospital Education Center, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
-Springdale Together Coalition at Springdale Community Church, 3:30 p.m. (Every third Tuesday)
-Trivia at Fired Up Pizza in Chewelah, 6 p.m.
-Chewelah Arts Guild Meetings at NE WA Health Programs Meeting Building, 509 E. Main Ave., 5:30-7 p.m.

-Al-Anon Meeting at St. Jospeh’s Hospital, 7 p.m.
-Karaoke at Brothers Bar in Springdale 9 p.m.
-Bingo at Colville Eagles, 6 p.m.
-Bingo at Fired Up Pizza in Chewelah, 5:30 p.m.
-Senior Lunch Bunch at Camas Valley Grange in Springdale, 11:30 a.m.
-Hunters Food Bank Open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
-Chewelah City Council Meeting at Chewelah City Hall, 6:30 p.m. (Every first and third Wednesday)
-Junior Grange Meeting at Camas Valley Grange in Springdale, 3:30 p.m. (Every First Wednesday)
-Springdale Food Pantry open, 3:30 p.m. (Every third Wednesday)
-Springdale Community Health Association meeting at Springdale Medical Center, 5:30 p.m. (Last Wednesday of every month)
-Chewelah School District meeting at Chewelah School District Office, 6:30 p.m. (Every third Wednesday)

-Thursday Jam at Dan and Jo’s in Valley, 7 p.m.
-Chewelah Food Bank open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
-Preschool Story time at Colville and Lakeside Libraries, 10:30 a.m.
-Loon Lake Food Bank open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
-Cabin Fever Quilters meeting at the Valley Fire Hall, 6 p.m. (Every second Thursday)
-Chewelah Senior Center Potluck, 12 p.m. (First and third Thursdays)
-South Stevens County Chamber of Commerce meeting, 11 am. at Loon Lake Fire Station (Every first Thursday)

-Karaoke at Chewelah American Leigon, 7 p.m.
-Chewelah Chamber of Commerce Meeting at Chewelah Casino, 7 a.m.
-Line dancing lessons at Colville Eagles, 6 p.m.
-Preschool story time at Chewelah Public Library, 10:30 a.m.
-Tech Help at Lakeside Library, 11 a.m.
-Tech Help at Chewelah Library, 2-4 p.m.
-Veterans bowl free at Chewelah Bowling Center, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Every second Friday)
-Chewelah Farmer’s Market, 11 a.m.-3:30 at the Chewelah City Park

-Texas Hold’em at Collville Eagles, 3 p.m.
-Pool Tournament at Colville Eagles, 7 p.m.
-W7GHJ (Amateur Radio) meeting, 9:30 a.m. at Valley Fire Training Center
-GFWC Springdale meeting at Springdale Food Pantry, 9:30 a.m. (Every second Saturday)
-Camas Valley Grange meeting in Springdale at 5:30 p.m. (Every second Saturday)
-Karaoke at Dan and Jo’s in Valley, 9 p.m.

-Texas Hold’em at Colville Eagles, 1:30 p.m.

-OCTOBER 21: Mary Walker School District Board meeting, Mary Walker Library 6 p.m.

OCTOBER 21: Foster Parent Orientation in Colville
If you are interested in becoming a licensed foster parent please join us for Foster Parent Orientation at 1100 S. Main St. Colville from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. In orientation you will meet with a licensing worker and learn about the process for becoming a foster parent, information about training classes and support services.

OCTOBER 23: Chewelah City Free Chipper Days
The City of Chewelah will be offering free chipper days Tuesday, October 22nd and Wednesday, October 23rd for City residents only.  Please be prepared to show your City bill or another proof of residency.  The drop off site is located at the Recycle Center / Waste Water Treatment Plant at 120 S. Hunt St. (end of West Main Ave.)  The hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days.  Maximum limb size is 10 feet long by 12 inches diameter.  Please no garbage, treated lumber or lawn clippings. Customers with questions may contact City Hall at 935-8311 or Public Works at 935-8313.

OCTOBER 23: Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response Exercise
On October 23, 2019, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area will host an interagency Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response Exercise at the Kettle Falls boat launch and marina. Click here for press release. 

-OCTOBER 24: Tap Takeover with Paradise Creek Brewing at Fired Up Pizza in Chewelah, 6 p.m.

OCTOBER 24: Veterans Services Summit at TEDD World Headquarters
Join with other veteran service providers from Stevens, Ferry and Pend O’Reille counties to build a stronger community network for our veterans. Summit will go from 1-3 p.m. at TEDD offices in Colville. For more info contact Liv Stecker at lstecker@teddonline.com or call 509-684-4571.

OCTOBER 24: How to Produce and Publish a Quality Book
Have you written a book, or are you thinking of writing one but don’t know the next step? Students will learn how to affordably produce a high-quality book, both fiction and non-fiction, whether they are traditionally or self-publishing. The different types of publishing processes will be explained along with how to avoid being scammed by predatory publishers and other industry services providers. The class will be held at the Spokane Community College Colville Center, 985 S. Elm St., on October 24, from 3-5 p.m. Class #6862 costs $7 to attend, and pre-registration can be made through the college at 509-279-6030.

-OCTOBER 25: Halloween Kiddie and Pet Parade in Colville, 4 p.m.
-OCTOBER 25: “Mask”erade Theme Halloween Party with live original music by Joey Carper at Fired Up Pizza at Chewelah, 6 p.m.

OCTOBER 25: Broadband Action Team Tech Expo
This local internet trade show will be filled with vendors and businesses (Internet Service Providers, web designers and more) to help you learn about broadband and technology options for your rural business and home. Free and open to the public. Call Debra Hansen at 684-2588 or email debra.hansen@wsu.edu. The expo goes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Community Colleges of Spokane – Colville Center

-OCTOBER 25: Moonlight Madness for Colville Downtown Merchants, 5-8 p.m.

-OCTOBER 25-27: Women and War, Woodland Theatre, Kettle Falls

OCTOBER 26: Is Genesis History at Chewelah Civic Center
The documentary: Is Genesis History?—Two Competing Views… One Compelling Truth will screen at the Chewelah Civic Center, 301 East Clay Ave., Chewelah, WA 99109 at 5PM on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Free Admission, Free Refreshments, Free Literature. Is Genesis History? is a fascinating new look at the biblical, historical, and scientific evidence for Creation and the Flood. Learn from more than a dozen scientists and scholars as they explore the world around us in light of Genesis. Dr. Del Tackett, creator of “The Truth Project,” hikes through canyons, climbs up mountains, and dives below the sea in an exploration of two competing views…one compelling truth.  This event is sponsored by your friends the Seventh-day Adventists.

OCTOBER 26: Light up the Park
Light Up the Park is a Celebration of Light, Music, and the Arts. In small town Chewelah WA, USA (pop. 2,600), this one day event fills the park with pumpkins and people of all ages. A “Night at the Museum” features walks-through the museum with live characters; a few food booths;  buskers (roaming musical performers); games for kids e.g., apple bobbing, the loudest scream, mummy wrapping; a haunted House for youngsters, ages 2-6 is presented; along with photo ops.

-OCTOBER 27: Pour and Sip with Adelayda Ish at Fired Up Pizza in Chewelah. Learn how to pour paint into a masterpiece. 5 p.m.
-OCTOBER 28: Valley Neighborhood Watch meeting, Fire District 4 Training Center, Valley 6 p.m.
-OCTOBER 28:Springdale Town Council meeting 7-8:30 p.m.

OCTOBER 31: BooFest
Take your kid trick-or-treating in downtown Chewelah with businesses you truck for 4-6 p.m. Sponsored by the Chewelah Chamber of Commerce.

OCTOBER 31: Fall Fest in Colville
Enjoy face painting, inflatables, pettying zoo, bouncy house, carnival games, web candy maze, family fun, tons of candy, hot chocolate bar and espresso at Fall Fest in Colville from 5:30-8 p.m. Free Entry. Event will be at 915 S. Cedar St., Colville or go to fbccolville.com.

-OCTOBER 31: Loon Lake Harvest Block Party, Loon Lake Public Library 5-8 p.m.

-NOVEMBER 1: Loon Lake Library used book sale At the Old Fire Station at 4009 Cedar St 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

NOVEMBER 1-2: 24th Annual Country Craft Show
We’d like to invite you to the 24th annual Country Craft Show at the Ag. Center at the Colville Fairgrounds on Friday, November 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, November 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is one of Colville’s longest-running craft shows and is a great way to jump start your holiday shopping.

-NOVEMBER 2: Arden Bingo at the Arden Hall, 1-4 p.m. Great prizes and snacks, 50 centers per card. Hall at 636 Hall Road in Arden. 

NOVEMBER 2: Bradley’s TKD Winter Tournament
Bradley TKD’s annual Winter Tournament – open to all ranks and ages. Martial artists from other schools are welcome to compete. Register soon! Tournament will begin at Bradley’s downtown Chewelah school at 11 a.m.

NOVEMBER 2: Bingo at Arden
Enjoy Bingo at Arden on Saturday, November 2 from 1-4 p.m. Play to win, prizes donated by local businesses, community members and some surprises. Cards are 50 cents for each multiple prize game. Enjoy free refreshments located a 636 Hall Road just east of crossroads at Arden. For info call 509-684-4333.

-NOVEMBER 3: Fall back an hour with you clocks

-NOVEMBER 7: First Thursday Art Walk at Chewelah City Park, 5:30-8 p.m.

-NOVEMBER 7: Singer/Songwriter/Open Mic at Fired Up Pizza in Chewelah. Bring your favorite instrument and come in to sing. 6 p.m.

-NOVEMBER 8- Kettle Falls Canine Crusaders 4980 Canine Dinner, 5:30 p.m. at Kettle Falls High School

-NOVEMBER 9- Colville Improvement Club Book Sale at Colville Public Library, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the lower level of the library

-NOVEMBER 14: Wine Takeover with Fruitland Valley Wineyards at Fired Up Pizza in Chewelah, 6 p.m.

OCTOBER 15: EPA Public Meeting in Northport
An EPA Public meeting will be held on Tuesday,Oct 15 from 6-7:30 pm at the Northport High School Cafeteria (404 10th Street). The presenters will update the community about the Upper Columbia River Remedial Investigation and Human Health Risk Assessment. The Upper Columbia River and surrounding area is currently being investigated for contamination to evaluate potential risks to human health and the environment. This meeting will provide information on the project status and schedule for the upcoming Site-Wide Human Health Risk Assessment Report, progress on soil amendment testing, and soil removal assessment. The EPA will be joined by the Washington Department of Health to discuss current fish advisories in the Columbia River, and measures that can be taken to limit exposure to contamination. Time will be available for responding to questions and concerns. Light refreshments will be served.

-NOVEMBER 16: Holiday Craft Show at NE Washington Ag Trade Center, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

-NOVEMBER 18: Mary Walker School Board Meeting at Mary Walker School, 6:30 p.m.

-NOVEMBER 20: Chris Trapper playing at Aaron Huff Memorial Cultural Center, 7-10 p.m.

-NOVEMBER 21: Chewelah Valley Land Trust Trivia Nights at Quartzite Brewing Company, 6-8 p.m. at Quartzite Brewing Company

-NOVEMBER 21: Senior Center Potluck, Chewelah Senior Center 12-1 p.m.

-NOVEMBER 22: Junk Drunk Holiday Shopping Market at the Colville Ag Trade Center at 317 E. Astor in Colville. 12-6 p.m. on Nov. 22 and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Nov. 23. $2 admission. 

DECEMBER 6: Come let us Adore Him
If you love to sing and would like to participate in a multi-denominational community choir being formed to perform during the free Come Let Us Adore Him Christmas musical program scheduled for Friday, December 6, 2019, please contact Claudia Michalke,
claudia@ultraplix.com or 684-3281 as soon as possible. Choir practices will be held from 4:00 P.M to 5:15 P.M. on Sunday’s November 10, November 17, and November 24 with a final practice on Tuesday evening, December 3, 2019. The practices and the performance will be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 260 E. Juniper Ave in Colville and will each begin and end with prayer. The choir will perform three or four musical numbers under the direction of Barbara Lloyd a well-known choir director from Orient. If singing in the choir is not your thing, but you have other musical talents – play the piano, organ, violin, harps, or flutes for example – would you like to be included on the program? “During last year’s program eighteen musically talented and gifted performers – in addition to that 50-member Community Christmas Choir – provided an uplifting and delightful program to a capacity crowd”, stated Claudia Michalke a member of the organizing committee. “I invite and encourage you to please share your musical talent again this year in this community
celebration, through music, of the birth of Jesus Christ” stated Mrs. Michalke.

-DECEMBER 19: Chewelah Valley Land Trust Trivia Nights at Quartzite Brewing, 6-8 p.m.

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