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Link Transit Events

 
Friday, July 3
Fancy Pants Jean Stencil Workshop
3-5 pm
Chelan Public Library, Chelan
Give your denim jeans a new, stylish look using bleach, spray-on fabric paint. Use designs from lace edging, doilies and templates to inspire your work. Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson leads this free upcycling event. Bring your own jeans or pick from our finds to create something new and fun! A bus ride and an informational tour of featured art work follows. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, July 24
Memorial Park Scavenger Hunt and library story time
9:30 am to noon
Tour Columbia Station’s art collection and ride the bus to Memorial Park for a scavenger hunt of park features honoring a community member or important historical event followed by a special library story time. Learn how memorials help to form a collective community memory. This event is part of a series of free monthly tours designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore interesting and fun destinations in Chelan and Douglas counties easily accessed with Link Transit’s fixed route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Reserve a spot by calling 509-664-7624 or emailing sdanko@linktransit.com. Space is limited. More details about these tours can be found at www.linktransit.com/tours.
 Friday, Aug. 7
Get Scrappy! Fabric Collage workshop
3-5 pm
Chelan Public Library, Chelan
Use fabric scraps to design applique embellishments for a clothing remodel and closet upscale! We will have plenty of supplies on hand to share, but feel free to bring your own additions to the creative mix. Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson will share sewing and color-matching tips. A bus ride and an informational tour of featured art work follows. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Aug. 28
Douglas County Museum in Waterville
1-5:30 p.m.
Take advantage of the longer summer days for this afternoon road trip through historic dryland wheat fields. Escape the August heat to see some cool glow-in-the-dark rocks and start your own North Central Washington rock collection. Stroll through Waterville’s historic downtown and visit the library for a special story time. This event is part of a series of free monthly tours designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore interesting and fun destinations in Chelan and Douglas counties easily accessed with Link Transit’s fixed route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Reserve a spot by calling 509-664-7624 or emailing sdanko@linktransit.com. Space is limited. More details about these tours can be found at www.linktransit.com/tours.
Friday, Sept. 4
Off the Cuff Upcycle event
3-5 pm
Cashmere Public Library
Use old cuffs from clothing castoffs to create wearable art! Use stencils and applique to bring new life to a favorite piece of your wardrobe that has reached the end of its natural life. Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson will share basic sewing and fabric-matching techniques.  Supplies are provided, but participants are invited to bring materials from home that inspire them. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Sept. 25
Wenatchee Riverfront Railway
10:30 am to noon
Ride the bus to the Owl Drug and watch for trains as you traverse the Riverwalk Bridge on the way to experience a ride on the Wenatchee Riverfront Railway. This popular destination has delighted young and old for more than 30 years. This event is part of a series of free monthly tours designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore interesting and fun destinations in Chelan and Douglas counties easily accessed with Link Transit’s fixed route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Reserve a spot by calling 509-664-7624 or emailing sdanko@linktransit.com. Space is limited. More details about these tours can be found at www.linktransit.com/tours.

Friday, Oct. 2
Don’t Sweat the Sweater
3-5 pm
Link Transit Boardroom, Columbia Station
Make a fashion statement by overhauling an old sweater using basic sewing techniques and fabric and color combination tricks. Create your own style with materials provided or bring your own upcycling materials. Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson will offer tips and guidance. Supplies are provided, but participants are invited to bring materials from home that inspire them. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.
Friday, Oct. 23
Cashmere Museum
9:30 am to noon
Get a taste of Cashmere history, listen to a story read by friendly museum volunteers and make a craft during this fun excursion. The museum features a blacksmith shop, church, school and apothecary on its extensive Pioneer Village grounds. Each cabin is furnished with antiques from the late 19th and 20th centuries. The museum features 13,000 square feet of exhibit space filled with displays reflecting the rich local history of the region and featuring Native American objects, pioneer artifacts, geological specimens, taxidermy and ornithology. This event is part of a series of free monthly tours designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore interesting and fun destinations in Chelan and Douglas counties easily accessed with Link Transit’s fixed route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Reserve a spot by calling 509-664-7624 or emailing sdanko@linktransit.com. Space is limited. More details about these tours can be found at www.linktransit.com/tours.

Friday, Nov. 6
Old Sweater, New Mittens
3-5 pm
Cashmere Public Library
Craft an old wool sweater into snuggly winter mittens in this free workshop led by Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson. Supplies are provided, but please feel free to bring wool sweaters in need of upcycling. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Nov. 13
Liberty Orchards
9:30 am to noon
Take the sweetest tour of the Cascade Loop to see how candy is made in Cashmere’s Aplets & Cotlets Candy Kitchen. Learn all about how these tasty treats are assembled and packaged from hand-sorted nuts to packing the boxes. Taste-test delicious samples fresh from the factory. Liberty Orchards was founded in the 1920s by Armenian immigrants Armen Tertsagian and Mark Balaban, who created the original Aplet, made with locally grown apples and walnuts. This event is part of a series of free monthly tours designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore interesting and fun destinations in Chelan and Douglas counties easily accessed with Link Transit’s fixed route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Reserve a spot by calling 509-664-7624 or emailing sdanko@linktransit.com. Space is limited. More details about these tours can be found at www.linktransit.com/tours.

Friday, Dec. 4
Ugly Christmas Sweater Workshop
3-5 pm
Link Transit Boardroom, Columbia Station
Participants are welcome to bring their own sweaters or sweatshirts to embellish for the holiday season or pick from the provided materials to build a wearable art project that can be exhibited during the Dec. 4 Link Transit Art on the Move exhibit. The workshop is for all ages and includes opportunities to work with fabric glue, glue guns, needle and thread and sewing machines. Link Transit Resident Artist Lisa Robinson will be available to advise on use of materials and offer sewing guidance, including the use of sewing machines. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Dec. 11
Letters to Santa Post Office trip
9:30 am to noon
Special scribe elves from Santa’s workshop will be on hand to assist with letter writing and using the Link bus to get to the post office for mail delivery. Trip features candy canes and an opportunity to make a holiday craft. This event is part of a series of free monthly tours designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore interesting and fun destinations in Chelan and Douglas counties easily accessed with Link Transit’s fixed route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Reserve a spot by calling 509-664-7624 or emailing sdanko@linktransit.com. Space is limited. More details about these tours can be found at www.linktransit.com/tours.