Couple to celebrate 90th birthdays this month
Evelyn and Dale Wyles of Wenatchee will celebrate their 90th birthdays with a family gathering later this month.
Evelyn was born on Sept. 12, 1923, in Hoquiam. Dale was born on Sept. 16, 1923, in Mansfield.
The couple have lived in Wenatchee since 1956.
They are the parents of two sons and daughters-in-law, Ray and Linda Wyles of Wenatchee and Tom and Deb Wyles of Lake Stevens; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Rudy Zavala of East Wenatchee and Ruth and Tom Toler of Wenatchee.
He worked at Crystal Linen in Wenatchee.
She is a homemaker.
They have seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Master Gardeners to hold garden event Sunday
The WSU Chelan County Master Gardeners have planned a free garden event from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the outdoor classroom on the campus of the Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, 1100 N. Western Ave.
The event at the Community Education Garden will include 30-minute classes on tips for harvesting grapes, fall care, how to make backyard bouquets, how to make freshly cut flowers last longer and how to plant bulbs with kids. Master Gardener volunteers will be available to answer questions and give garden tours.
For more information, call 667-6540.
Autism society to hold pizza night Sept. 19
The NCW Chapter of Autism Society of Washington has planned a free pizza night for all children, teens and adults ages 20 to 30 with Asperger’s syndrome.
The gathering will take place 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Achieve Center, 1111 N. Mission St. Suite B.
Interested participants are asked to register by Sunday.
For more information, call 663-9477 or 679-2171.
Cancer Care NCW, Our House marking 20th anniversary
Cancer Care of North Central Washington and Our House have planned a 20th anniversary celebration and open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at 1708 Castlerock Ave.
Refreshments will be served during the celebration.
For more information, call 663-6964.
Remembrance walk set for Saturday
The Compassionate Friends will host its 2nd annual “Walk to Remember” on Saturday.
The two-mile walk will take place at Walla Walla Point Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers say the walk is open to “everyone who wants to join ‘Hands and Hearts’ in remembering our children who have died too soon.”
Cost is $25 per person or $80 per family. It includes a Walk to Remember T-shirt, race-style bib, balloon release, lunch and raffle. Registration is required; forms will be available at the park prior to the walk.
For more information or to register, call 663-6727 or 665-9987.
Doll Club hosting doll conference Saturday
The Wenatchee Valley Doll Club is hosting a doll conference from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Wenatchee Convention Center, 201 N. Wenatchee Ave.
Admission is $5 per person. No children under the age of 10 are allowed.
The show will include more than 50 tables of merchandise for doll enthusiasts and doll vendors.
For more information, call Yvonne Green at 663-7991 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dorothy Elser to celebrate 90th birthday
Friends and family of Dorothy Elser of Dryden are invited to a party in honor of her 90th birthday.
The party will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Peshastin American Legion, 10204 Main St.
Dorothy was born Nov. 4, 1923, in Fowler, Colo. She moved to North Central Washington in 1925.
Dorothy worked at the Cascade Medical Center and for the Leavenworth Fruit Co.
She is the mother of four sons, Larry Southwick of Port Townsend, John Elser of Spokane, Don Elser of Dryden and James Elser of Leavenworth; and one daughter, Sharon Williams of McQueeney, Texas.
Putting tourney to raise funds for visually impaired
The Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions and the Wenatchee Valley Lions will hold its 17th annual Putting for Sight tournament Saturday at Desert Canyon Golf Resort, 1201 Desert Canyon Boulevard north of Orondo.
Registration will take place 8:45 to 10 a.m., with play immediately following.
Cost to participate is $20 per person and includes putters, 18 holes of putting and a Lions logo golf ball. Proceeds go toward providing vision and hearing services to low-income individuals in the community.
For more information, call Diane Whitbeck at 662-4468.
Community invited to become naturalists
The Wenatchee River Institute invites community members to participate in a Fall Wenatchee Naturalist course.
The 12-week course will be held on Monday evenings from Sept. 23 until Dec. 9.
Participants will be introduced to local conservation organizations, do volunteer work and explore local habitats around the White, Entiat and Wenatchee rivers and the Horan Natural Area.
Every class will include hands-on activities and practice using a field journal. Class size is limited to 24 adults and is designed for non-scientists.
Cost is $375 and includes supplies, a field journal and loaned equipment.
The course is held in partnership with the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust.
For more information and locations, call 669-7820 or email email@example.com.
— compiled by Anna Lopez, World staff
Pups 4 Partners needs volunteers to raise pups
Local volunteers are needed to raise or provide back-up care for puppies being trained as service dogs.
Pups 4 Partners is a local organization that helps individuals and families train young dogs for possible guide dog use. The organization holds business meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month and training meetings at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Bonaventure Senior Living, 50 29th St. NW, East Wenatchee.
The nonprofit group works with Guide Dogs for the Blind, a training program established in 1942 that provides the puppies and matches program graduates with blind partners. For more information, call Dawn Vaughn at (509) 293-2759.