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Drum circle planned for Friday night

Cultural Center events include entertainment and educational topics

The Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave., will host several educational and entertainment events during the coming weeks.

A Friday night coffee house event, featuring a drumming circle, will be at 6 p.m. Friday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Mike Stensberg of Omak will be the host. Those attending are invited to bring drums and hand-held percussion instruments; a limited number will be available to borrow.

Refreshments will be available by donation.

Adrian Xavier will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday for an Earth Day celebration.

“Adrian is a returning performer and is very popular in our valley,” spokeswoman Janet Culp said. “His blend of reggae, world fusion, soul, dub, jazz, rock and hip-hop lends itself to a fun evening of dancing in our back room dance hall.”

Admission will be charged. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

The “No More Tears” concert, a tribute to the late Lisa Schell, will be at 4 p.m. April 27, immediately after the 2 p.m. community dinner. Admission is by donation to help Schell’s family.

Local musician Chanon Butler and others will perform.

The concert’s theme is healing and community awareness.

Admission to the dinner is free, but donations will be accepted.

Laura Love and Orville Johnson will perform at 7 p.m. May 3 as part of the center’s spring concert series.

A dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., with the concert at 7 p.m. Separate admission will be charged.

A rummage sale to benefit the center will be May 16-17.

Proceeds go toward remodeling the building’s exterior.

Donations can be dropped off at the center.

On May 18 is a concert by the Mood Swings, a trio that sings songs from the 1940s through 1960s.

Admission will be charged; refreshments will be available.

Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for the 2 p.m. concert.

Tonasket’s first Art in the Park will be at 9 a.m. May 31 in nearby Triangle Park during Founders Day.

Various local artists will be on hand to offer handcrafted items such as stained glass, woodworking, paintings, stonework and more.

Booth space can be arranged by contacting the center.

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