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April 2019

Rockets to Robots: Spring Break Camp

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This spring break, April 1-4, discover the beauty behind how robots move. Grades 1-3 in the morning (9 am - 12 pm) and Grades 4-6 in the afternoon (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm) will build their own robots and explore the mechanics of their moving parts. Campers will then take their robots into outer space with rockets, discover the science behind rocket ships, build their own designs, and launch them into the sky! Spring break classes are $100/student (members) $110/student…

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The Horan Natural Area

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Historically home to the P’squosa/Wenatchi/Wenatchapum Native Peoples, Horan supports a wide range of recreational and educational uses. The NCW Audubon Society will present an overview of the history and current conditions in the Horan Natural Area and discuss future opportunities to create a world-class urban, wildland park for the future. Free and open to the public. A $5 donation is suggested. Light refreshments will be provided along with a no-host wine bar. Thank you to the Audubon Society for sponsoring…

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First Friday

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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Wells House First Friday Open House

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wells House, 1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States
Wells House

Come take a look inside the beautifully restored historic Wells House. Tours will be given on the first and second floors with insider information including history about the house and the original owners, fun facts about its college days, and interesting details uncovered in the renovation. Light refreshments will be served. The Wells House is located off of 9th Street at the end of Nelson on the Wenatchee Valley College campus.

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Coyote’s Corner Free Art Class

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Museum for a free art class on Saturday, April 13 and use comic strip images to make art like Roy Lichtenstein. Children (4 to 11) and their guardians are encouraged to attend our monthly art lessons with Artist in Residence, Rick Adams. These free classes will be held in Coyote's Corner. Classes are sponsored by the Washington Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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A Plastic Ocean

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Plastic Ocean begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into…

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Get Lit: Greenhouses

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Are your plants getting too cold?  The Wenatchee Valley Museum’s Maker Space is introducing the next class in the Get Lit series: Greenhouses!  Learn the science behind greenhouses and how to make one for your own home or backyard.  With the knowledge you gain in this class you will be able to make your own greenhouse, big or small, for your own home.  This class will be for ADULTS ONLY.  Admission will be $20, which will include one small mobile…

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May 2019

Blossom Days Remembered – Members Only Exhibit Opening

May 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center members are invited to join us on May 2 from 5:30-7:30 to celebrate the opening on the new Blossom Days Remembered exhibit.  

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First Friday

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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Wells House First Friday Open House

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wells House, 1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States
Wells House

Come take a look inside the beautifully restored historic Wells House. Tours will be given on the first and second floors with insider information including history about the house and the original owners, fun facts about its college days, and interesting details uncovered in the renovation. Light refreshments will be served. The Wells House is located off of 9th Street at the end of Nelson on the Wenatchee Valley College campus.

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$40 – $45

Moses Coulee Geology Tour

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Ken Lacy will take you on a tour of the Moses Coulee and the Waterville Plateau. This tour will discuss the science and Native American oral history of the rock formations created by the Ice Age Floods. Tour goers will meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus that will depart at 9 a.m. An overview of the Ice Age Floods will be given before departure. The first stop will be at Chief Moses Council Cave.…

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Get Lit: Hydroponics

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Get Lit: Hydroponics

Are you wondering how you can take your garden to the next level? On May 15th, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s MakerSpace is introducing the next class in the Get Lit series: Hydroponics! Learn the science behind what makes a system hydroponic and how to make one for your own home or backyard. With the knowledge you gain in this class you will be able to make your hydroponic system, big or small, for your own home. This class…

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“Four Minutes of Fame” – Poetry at the Museum

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Try out your favorite pages at “Four Minutes of Fame" - Poetry at the Museum, on Wednesday, May 15. Share your original poetry or prose with local writers, enjoy an evening of socializing and gain insight into your craft. These readings by donation. Doors open at 6:30p.m. Snacks and beverages are available. Special guests for this spring event are the winners of the 2019 Write On The River Writing Competition reading their fiction and nonfiction entries. Time slots are still…

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Science Fest 2019

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

From the deepest depths of the sun to the smallest grain of sand, discover the amazing opportunities that the Wenatchee Valley Museum has to offer, and meet local scientists to learn about their work.  Participate in hands on activities and demonstrations of space, our solar system, and our earth. This free event at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center will have many stations full of learning, and will host local scientists and companies that are creating a vision for…

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Annual Members Meeting

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center members are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 22 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. for the Annual Members Meeting. Join us for dinner, awards, and a program as we celebrate the Museum and our members! Please RSVP by calling 509-888-6241 or emailing info@wvmcc.org

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