Upcoming Events for Feb. 15-21, 2018

Here are upcoming events in the Chewelah area for Feb. 15-21, 2018…

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FEBRUARY 15: Spokane Mobile Vet Center Coming to Colville
The Spokane Mobile Vet Center is coming to Colville at the old Avista building parking area at 230 East Birch Ave. on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those running the mobile vet center welcome war veterans home with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family members towards a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. Their goal is to connect vets with resources, VA Benefits (disability compensation, burial and medical), counseling and answering any questions a vet may have.

FEBRUARY 15: Chewelah American Legion Meeting
The Chewelah American Legion monthly meeting will take place at the American Legion Hall at 7 p.m.

FEBRUARY 15: Deer Park Rotary Club Meeting
The regular meeting of the Deer Park Rotary Club will take place at the First Street Bar and Grill in Deer Park, beginning at 12 p.m.

FEBRUARY 15: Thursday Jam at Dan and Jo’s in Valley
Enjoy the sultry tones of Craig McQuain, along with his family, at Dan and Jo’s bar in Valley, beginning at 7 p.m.

FEBRUARY 16-18: Chewelah’s Community Art Show
Attend this amazing arts event to see the work of new and familiar local artists and many others! Invite friends and family to the Civic Center, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17, from 1-5 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 18, from noon to 3 p.m. It’s free to attend and it’s free to participate. Artists who would like to submit work can find required registration packets at: www.chewelahartsguild.org, or at Valley Drug Co., Jean Bean’s Coffee, Flowery Trail Coffee House or at the Chewelah Library. Artists can also register on-site on Thursday, Feb. 15 when they bring their work for display, 1-5:30 p.m. For more info: Leslie: 675-0910, Susanne: 935-4652.

FEBRUARY 16: Chewelah Chamber of Commerce Meeting
The weekly Chewelah Chamber of Commerce meeting will take place at the Chewelah Casino from 7-8 a.m. The meeting is open to the public.

FEBRUARY 16: Karaoke at the Chewelah American Legion
Be the next American Idol… but in Chewelah! In a place that has created singing sensation Allen Stone, it would make perfect sense to have a venue for everyone to share their vocal talents. Every Friday night the Chewelah American Legion will be hosting karaoke at 7 p.m. for members and guests. Come ready to listen and have fun. Disclaimer: we’re not responsible if someone has a bad singing voice!

FEBRUARY 16: Storytime at Chewelah Public Library
Come learn, sing, talk, play and create at Chewelah’s Story Time every Friday.at the Chewelah Library from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

FEBRUARY 16: Tech Help at Chewelah Public Library
Bring devices, laptop and technology questions every Friday afternoon to the Chewelah Library from 2-4 p.m.. Chewelah library staff will provide answers and one-on-one assistance as well as opportunities to learn about digital books, library resources and free technology training.

FEBRUARY 16: American Legion Mardi Gras Dinner
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #54 will be hosting a Mardi Gras dinner on February 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Post #54 hall. The menu will be apricot glazed bacon wrapped cajun pork tenderloin (that’s a mouthful in itself!), Louisiana red potatoes, carrots, Mardi Gras Slaw, and dessert choice of from-scratch French apple crumb bars or Mardi Gras confetti cupcakes. All this plus many Marti Gras party favors to share for $8! A meatless alternative will be available to those observing Lent. This dinner is open to members and guests and all proceeds benefit our local veterans and their families.

FEBRUARY 17: 49 Degrees North Night Skiing
Bring three cans of food for the Chewelah Food Bank and $5 for 49 Degrees North’s night skiing. The lights will be on at Chewelah Peak so enjoy some early February skiing! It will be $15 without three cans of food.

FEBRUARY 17: Sporty’s Presents “Cary Fly Band”
Come listen to the tunes of the Cary Fly Band at the Sportsman’s Tavern in downtown Chewelah, beginning at 9 p.m.

FEBRUARY 17: Forest Owners Winter School
Private landowners interested in learning more about managing their woodlands for habitat and income can attend a low-cost on-hand, interactive education event from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, February 17 at Community Colleges of Spokane—Colville Center located at 985 South Elm Street in Colville.
WSU Extension is hosting the Forest Owners Winter School with assistance from US Forest Service and the Renewable Resources Extension Act.
The event aims to educate landowners on practical “how-to” advise on simple stewardship practices, and with thoughtfully and purposely harvesting of trees can create better wildlife habitat and generate income from a timber sale. Woodland owners can also learn about options for enrolling in a tax incentive program to reduce property taxes.
Over a dozen topics will be available through various workshops and classes. In addition, there will be a resource area featuring exhibitors, vendors, and displays by public, private and nonprofit organization.
There will be something for everyone. Early bird registration rates of $30 per person or $40 per family are available until February 12, 2018.
After February 13, 2018, the rates will be $40 per person or $50 per family. Lunch is available for $10 per person.
Any attendee who feels they may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact WSU privately to discuss your specific needs (509) 667-6540. For more information or to register contact Andy Perleberg at (509) 667-6540 or Email atandyp@wsu.edu

FEBRUARY 17: Karaoke at Dan and Jo’s
Bring your best singing voice to Dan and Jo’s in Valley for karaoke beginning at 9 p.m.

FEBRUARY 18: Sneva MFG ski demos
T.J. Sneva from Sneva MFG will be demoing his new fleet of this year’s skis for you at 49 Degrees North to try during the day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Brennon Knott will be here from Nikwax handing out samples and waterproofing gloves, boots etc. All of Sneva’s skis are handmade in-house from all American-made products. They build around 1,000 pairs of Skis and Snow skates a year. As a small company, they are constantly innovating new ideas, shapes, and production methods.

FEBRUARY 16-17-18: Masters “Need For Speed” Race at 49 Degrees North
Show your skill at the Silver Ridge/Silver King runs at 49 Degrees North for the Masters Need for Speed Race. Register at www.skiracereg.com for speed training on Friday, then Super Giant Slalom on Saturday and Sunday. Lift tickets are $31 at the registration desk in the Klondike Room and the desk opens at 7 a.m. Entry fees are $40 per race/training and all competitors must have a valid USSA masters license and complete liability waiver. Each day’s meeting will be at 8:30 a.m. at the  Boomtown Bar. A bib deposit of $50 is required. If you’d like to volunteer to help with the race, register at 7:30 a.m. in the Klondike Room. Dinner will be provided: Master’s après race roast beef and seafood dinner. $35/person. Please register in advance, as spots are limited. Adult beverages not included. For more info on the race and lodging, go to ski49n.com

FEBRUARY 19: Chewelah VFW Post Monthly Meeting
The Chewelah VFW monthly meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.

FEBRUARY 19: Presidents Day
Chewelah Library and Chewelah City Hall are closed.

FEBRUARY 19: Mary Walker School District Board Meeting
The Mary Walker School District will be holding their monthly board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the high school library in Springdale.

FEBRUARY 20: Chewelah American Legion Pool Tournaments
Come enjoy single-player, double-elimination pool tournaments at Chewelah’s American Legion every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Buy-in is $5 and the payouts are 100 percent of what is brought in. For more info, contact Steve at 935-4009.

FEBRUARY 20: Chewelah American Legion Meeting
The monthly Chewelah American Legion meeting will be at the American Legion Hall at 7 p.m.

FEBRUARY 21: Chewelah City Council Meeting
The Chewelah City Council meeting will take place on Feb. 21 at 6:30 at Chewelah City Hall.

FEBRUARY 21: Chewelah School Board Meeting
The Feb. 21 Chewelah School Board Meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Jenkins Junior/Senior High School. The meeting is open to the public.

FEBRUARY 21: Spinning Wool for Beginners
Anxious for spring? Warm up this winter by grabbing hold of some wool and taking on the ancient and time-honored skill of spinning with a drop spindle! Join
Dean Hyden from Shepherd’s Bounty in Chewelah for a three-part series of one-hour classes. Classes and materials are free and include all instruction, wool and a hardwood spindle to take home.
Please note that due to space and material limitations, we are limiting these workshops to 12 students.
Please contact the Chewelah Library to sign up. Classes are 2/21, 2/28 and 3/7.

FEBRUARY 21: TEDD hosts marketing workshop
Tri County Economic Development District (TEDD), an Official City Partner with Google, is hosting a free Google livestream workshop for small businesses on Wednesday, February 21 from 9:30-11 am. Workshops will be held at both the TEDD office in Colville, and at the TEDD Ferry County office in Republic. Businesses can register for the workshop by visiting the TEDD website, www.tricountyedd.com, and selecting ‘Event Registration’, or by calling the TEDD Colville office at 509-684- 4571.

FEBRUARY 21: Stevens County Weed Board and Conservation District Meeting
It is nearly time again for the annual day-long educational/business meeting of the Stevens County Weed Board and Conservation District. This year’s meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the meeting room at the Stevens County Sheriff’s Ambulance building, 425 N. Hwy in Colville (next door to Ronnie D’s Drive Inn). Door prizes will be awarded throughout the day and the event is free and open to the public. There will be a pizza lunch available for purchase on site ($6 cash) for those who register by February 16 by calling either the SCCD at 684-7579 or the Weed Board at 684-7590 and providing names of those who wish to purchase lunch.
No pre-registration is required if you will not be buying lunch. We look forward to seeing you there!