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Hood Simon shares his gift of music

Hood Simon's family came from Ohio to the Wenatchee Valley in 1907. Making the journey were his grandparents, Eben and Lora Simon, along with their eight children.

Have a summer activity available for kids?

NCW kids are looking for your summer activity to join. If your nonprofit organization, school or church offers recreation, classes or a camp for school-age kids, tell us about it. All summer activities will appear in a Neighbors section that publishes in May.

Groups band together to add recycle bins

There are now four dedicated recycling bins in Leavenworth’s business core, thanks to a cooperative effort by Faith Lutheran’s Earth Stewardship group, the City of Leavenworth, and funding from Projekt Bayern.

Passover demonstration planned

WENATCHEE -- Calvary Crossroads Church will host a Messiah in the Passover demonstration on March 15 at 6 p.m. at the church, 1301 Maple St.

Conference simulcast

WENATCHEE — Calvary Crossroads Church will host the Heart to Home Women’s Conference simulcast on March 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m., and March 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the church, 1301 Maple St.

Author and former pastor to present book

EAST WENATCHEE — Celebration Lutheran Church will host former pastor of the church and author Paul Lundborg as he presents his book “Death of a Dream: One Family’s Experience of the 1862 U.S./Dakota War” on March 9.

Buddhist center to host study group

EAST WENATCHEE — The HUMUH Clear Mind Buddhist Life Science/Meditation Center will host a Satsang spiritual study group March 8 at 4 p.m. at Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway.

Lenten study series

WENATCHEE — Local author and former missionary Mary Mendenhall will facilitate a Lenten study “Joyful Penitence” at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 428 King St. at 5 p.m. on March 4, 11, 18 and 25.

Annual family expo March 7

WENATCHEE — The 3rd Annual Get Connected Family Expo will take place March 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wenatchee High School gym.