Here is Upcoming Events in the Chewelah area for September 22-29
SEPT. 22: MARRIAGE CELEBRATION
Family and friends are invited to celebrate the marriage of Roy and Caite Antoine, with their kids Sophia, Brecken, Remington, Elias, and Rowan, on Thursday, Sept. 22 with a floating lanterns celebration. Look up above Quartzite at dark to see the floating lanterns and send well wishes to the couple.
SEPT. 22: STRENGTHENING FAMILIES
A “Strengthening Families” series of workshops will be starting Thursday, Sept. 22 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Mary Walker School in Springdale.
The workshops are for helping the community gain skills and strategies to build stronger families in seven weeks.
The program offers a free dinner and childcare.
It is sponsored in part by the Washington State Department of Social & Health Services, Mary Walker School District and Springdale Together on Prevention (STOP).
For more information call Sinay Butler at 509-499-4033 or Laurie Dretke at 509-218-6559.
SEPT. 23: COUNTRY CLASSICS CONCERT
Friday, September 23, 2016, Yonder Mountain Music and Untamed Studios of Kettle Falls will be hosting the first annual Kettle Falls Country Classics concert at the historic Woodland Theater in Kettle Falls. Music starts at 6 p.m.
This event will feature Chewelah local Steve Carlson previewing some of his new original music, the fabulous Sara Brown of Kettle Falls, and Nashville TN recording artists Bo Hoss and Armand Pack bringing some classic country sound.
Tickets for the show are $20 and available now at Yonder Mountain Music at 535 Meyers St. in Kettle Falls and at the Acorn Saloon in Colville as well as at the door.
SEPT. 24-28: ARDEN FAITH BAPTIST MISSIONARY CONFERENCE
Pastor Dr. Arthur Houk of the Arden Faith Baptist Church has announced that the annual Missionary Conference will take place Saturday, Sept. 24 through Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. The church is located at 673 Arden Hill Road, which is 6 miles south of Colville and is known as “the church on the hill above the mill.”
Two missionaries will speak at each of the services. The missionaries for the conference are as follows: Reverend and Mrs. Corey McDonald —missionaries to Kenya, Africa; Reverend and Mrs. Bill Flower —missionaries to Turkey; Reverend and Mrs. Baraka Hall —missionaries to Ghana, West Africa; and Reverend and Mrs. Ken Waldock who have spent their lives in India with Baptist Midmissions.
The meetings on Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday will start at 7 p.m., and the meetings on Sunday, Sept. 25 will start at 9:45 p.m.. 11:30 a.m., and 1:15 p.m.
There will be Pot Blessing meals on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25 at 12:15 p.m.
Pastor Houk said, “All meetings are open to the public. The theme of the conference is ‘Christ dies for our sins’” (I Corinthians 15:3).
The missionaries are here in residence and are available for counseling. If there are questions Dr. Houk can be reached at 684-3983.
SEPT. 27: NE WA TOURISM STRATEGIES
The public is invited to attend the September meeting of Northeast Washington Tourism Strategies, which will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m., at the Tri County Economic Development District office in Colville.
To attend virtually: please join the Northeast Washington Tourism Strategies Meeting (9:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.) from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/826813805
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SEPT. 28: RURAL RESOURCES MEETING
A regular meeting of the Governing Board of Directors of Rural Resources Community Action will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. The meeting will be held at Rural Resources Community Action Office Building, 956 South Main Street, Colville. The public is invited and encouraged to attend, and public input is welcome.
This meeting site is barrier free. People needing special accommodations should contact Kelly Charlton at Rural Resources Community Action at 509-684-8421.
SEPT. 29: BLOOD DRIVE AT JJSHS
Jenkins Junior Senior High School is hosting a blood drive on Sept. 29 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with the Inland Northwest Blood Center. The drive is led by coordinator Tom Skok and will be held in the gym foyer.
The Inland Northwest Blood Center needs an average of 200 blood donors every day to meet needs of 35 hospitals in the area. A single donation can save the lives of up to three people.