OMAK – Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meeting 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30 for a no-host luncheon meeting at Koala Street Grill in Omak. Program presenter, Derina Phillips of Derina’s Flower Basket, will teach members how to create a Christmas table decoration. Bring a medium gift bag and wire cutters for the project. For more information call (509) 422-3393.
Final Farmer’s Market
OROVILLE – The Oroville Public Library will host their last Farmer’s Market for the 2009 season on Saturday, Oct. 31 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
OROVILLE – Kid City will have a Harvest Party for children ages K-6th grade on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1400 Main St. There will be a movie, snacks, games and lots of fun. This event is sponsored by Valley Christian Fellowship.
TONASKET – On Monday, Nov. 2 the American Legion Post in Tonasket will conduct a Dignified Disposal of Unserviceable Flags. The ceremony is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at the Post. The public is invited to drop off any flags that are no longer serviceable at their convenience. The public is invited to attend to the ceremony.
Solid Waste Advisory Meeting
OKANOGAN – A Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 2 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will meet in the Health Dept. Conference room at the Public Services Building, 1234 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan.
Snowmobile Advisory Meeting
OKANOGAN – A Snowmobile Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Health Dept. Conference room at the Public Services Building, 1234 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan.
OROVILLE – The Humuh Meditation Center in Oroville is hosting an hour long “HUM” chant every Tuesday evening beginning Nov. 3. The chant begins promptly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Call (509) 476-2825 for more information.
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Tourism will sponsor two free workshops on Nov. 4 prior to it’s 19th annual banquet. Workshops are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. and end by 5:30 p.m. to be followed immediately by the tourism industry annual banquet at the Okanogan Bakery (formerly Old Flour Mill) in Okanogan. All interested are encouraged to participate and non-members are welcome.
Benefits of Massage
OROVILLE – NVCS in conjunction with local massage therapist, Jackie Daniels, will be sponsoring a two session class on Benefits of Massage therapy and self help techniques in Oroville on Nov. 5. For more information call (509) 476-2011 or register online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.
Genealogical Society Meeting
OKANOGAN – The public is invited to attend a presentation by Sheryl Curtis who will be telling tales of her oxen and the contribution oxen made to early pioneering. This program will be presented by the Okanogan Genealogical Society on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Wilson Research Center in Okanogan. For more information call Lola at (509) 826-1686.
Pre-order See’s Candy
OROVILLE – Pre-order See’s Candy for holiday gifts and personal enjoyment by Nov. 5. Order at Linda’s Bakery or Appleway Video. Candy will be delivered by the first week in December and is sponsored by Oroville Royal Neighbors of America. Call Joanne Morris at (509) 476-3882 for more information.
OMAK – Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will hold auditions from Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun” on Nov. 7 at 9:30 a.m. at the Omak High School/Middle School, 20 N. Cedar. Performances will be May 7, 8, 9 (Mother’s Day) 13, 14 and 15, 2010. For more information call (509) 429-4007 or (509) 689-2348.
Annual Benefit Auction
TONASKET – The Community Cultural Center’s Annual Benefit Auction is being held Saturday, Nov. 7. Doors open at 4:40 p.m. Enjoy Hors d’ oeuvres and silent auction from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Live auction begins at 6:15 p.m. For more information call (509) 486-1328.
Wreath Decorating Class
OROVILLE – A wreath decorating class will be held Nov. 7 in Oroville. Learn to decorate your fall or winter wreath. For more information call (509) 476-2011 or register online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.
Booster Club Auction
OROVILLE – The Oroville Booster Club is having their dinner auction Nov. 7 at Yo Yo’s Restaurant. Tickets are available at Yo Yo’s or from any Booster Club member. Enjoy a baron of beef with all the fixins and support your local youth.
OKANOGAN – The American Red Cross North Cascades Chapter will be hosting the following classes at their office in Okanogan: Saturday, Nov. 7 Community CPR and First Aid 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 17 Adult CPR 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 18 First Aid 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 21 CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Money Skills for Life
OROVILLE – North Valley Community School is sponsoring a free Money Skills for Life workshop Nov. 9 in Oroville. Learn easy ways to stay financially solvent, instead of living paycheck to paycheck. For more information call (509) 476-2011 or register online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.
OROVILLE – There will be an introduction to Facebook class starting Nov. 9 in Oroville. Learn the basics of Facebook, connect with old friends and set up your own Facebook page. For more information call (509) 476-2011 or register online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.
Veteran’s Day Assembly
TONASKET – The Tonasket High School ASB will host a Veteran’s Day Assembly on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the THS Commons from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. All veterans are encourged to bring items to be displayed. All community members are invited to celebrate America’s veterans.
Oil Painting Workshop
OROVILLE – On oil painting workshop will be held Nov. 16 in Oroville. For more information call (509) 476-2011 or register online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.
OKANOGAN – The American Red Cross North Cascades chapter has limited amount of CPR/First Aid and Babysitters Training scholarships for active/retired military members and their immediate families. To see if you qualify contact Barbara at (509) 422-3440 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Food Banks
OROVILLE – The Oroville food bank operates every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., excluding holidays, in the basement of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. For more information, call Jeff Austin at 476-3978 or Jessica Lakey at 476-3817.
TONASKET – The Tonasket food bank operates every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 300 S. Whitcomb Ave. Drop-offs can be made at Tonasket Tavern. For more information, call Jack Gavin at 486-2480 or Debby Curren at 486-2459.