Upcoming Events

Community Fund Raiser

TONASKET – A fund raiser, for Samantha Culp, who is traveling to Denver for American Idol tryouts on July 12, competing in the Colgate Country Showdown this summer and taking professional singing lessons, is being held on Friday, June 26 at 7 p.m. at the Community Cultural Project. There will be a dessert auction and desserts and drinks sold by donation. Call (509) 486-2061 for more information.

Thai Chi or Yoga

WAUCONDA – For those interested there will be a Thai Chi and Yoga instructor at the Wauconda Hall on Saturday, June 27 at 6 p.m. For more information call Ray at (509) 486-1875.

Home Tour

OKANOGAN – The North Okanogan Habitat for Humanity Home Tour and Salad Luncheon is on Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are available at Oroville Pharmacy, Roy’s Pharmacy, Sister in Omak and Derina’s Flower Basket in Okanogan.

Retirement Party

OROVILLE – Louie Wilson is retiring from the Legion Housing Board, after 30 years of service, on Sunday, June 28 at 5 p.m. A potluck for Louie, friends and associates will be at held the Oroville American Legion.

Astrology Basics

OROVILLE – North Valley Community Schools is offering a basic Astrology class. Starting Monday, June 29 for two nights, learn the basic meaning of astrological signs and symbols. To register call (509) 476-2011 or online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.

Board of Directors Meeting

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Community Action Council Board of Directors will hold their Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, June 30 at 5:15 p.m. at Community Action, 424 S. 2nd., Okanogan. The public is encouraged and welcome to attend.


OROVILLE – North Valley Community Schools is offering a summer Yoga class starting Wednesday, July 1. Develop core strength and balance, cultivating focus and calmness. To register call (509) 476-2011 or online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.

Closure Notice

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Hall and Shop will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the Fourth of July. Customers with a Friday garbage collection will be picked up on Thursday.

Closure Notice

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Central Landfill, Ellisforde Transfer Station, Bridgeport Transfer Station and Twisp Transfer Station will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. They will all be open on regular schedules on Tuesday, July 7, 2009.

Tea Party

CONCONULLY – It’s a Tea Party on Saturday, July 4 in Conconully from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Declare your independence from big government by participating in the parade at 2 p.m. (flatbed truck available for non-walkers) and gather after the parade for open mike “soap box” speeches. For more information call (509) 826-1386 or visit www.the912project.com.

50 Year Celebration

OROVILLE – The Oroville Golf Club will be celebrating 50 years of play this year. Coming events are: Saturday, July 4 – Scramble and Potluck Dinner; July 19 – Sneve Memorial Scramble and Potluck Dinner; Aug. 22-23 – Ground Hog Open.

Vacation Bible School

TONASKET – The Tonasket Free Methodist Church is providing daily Vacation Bible School July 6 – 9 from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. All children in Oroville or Tonasket communities, from age 4 through grade 5 are welcome. For more information call (509) 486-2194.

Conversational Spanish

OROVILLE – North Valley Community Schools is offering a summer Conversational Spanish class starting July 8. This class will teach basic Spanish to get your point across in the workplace or around town. To register call (509) 476-2011 or online at www.northvalleycommunityschools.com.

AARP Driving Safety

OMAK – The Omak Senior Center, 214 N. Juniper, Omak is sponsoring an AARP Driver Safety program course on July 8 and 9 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day. A work book is provided by AARP for a small fee. Register by calling (509) 826-2128.


OROVILLE – The “Needle-Nook” group meets every Wednesday at Expressions Espresso from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call (509) 476-2387 for more information.

Master Gardener Clinics

OKANOGAN – WSU Master Gardeners hold Plant and Inset Clinics on the following days: Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Okanogan Extension Office; Saturdays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Okanogan Farmer’s Market; Thursday afternoons in Tonasket and Saturday mornings in Oroville.