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Exercise classes return to Bishop Square

After a two-year hiatus, Stay Active and Independent for Life exercise classes will return to Bishop Place Senior Living at 815 SE Klemgard St., Pullman. Classes start at 11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Class size is limited to 15 people.

The one hour class will cover aerobics, balance, stretching, twisting and weight shifting. It is taught by a Performance Physical Therapy personal trainer. The cost is $2 per class and classes are geared toward those 65 and older. Course registration can be done online at proformancephysicaltherapy.punchpass.com or by visiting Bishop Place.

Scholarship for nursing students made permanent

The Palouse Breast Cancer Support Group has announced that it will award an annual $1,500 scholarship to a student at Washington State University College of Nursing in Spokane.

The scholarship, named after Roberta McFadden, was established in 2006 on a temporary basis, but has now become permanent with proceeds from the Roberta McFadden Memorial Endowment donation.

The endowment, initiated by Dr. Bruce McFadden and friends, represents a joint effort of Pullman Regional Hospital, WSU and the City of Pullman.

Roberta McFadden, along with Darlene Ames, helped organize the Palouse Breast Cancer Support Group in 1991. The group’s goal is to provide a friendly environment for those newly diagnosed and those in recovery and recovery. breast cancer survival.

Scholarship requirements, established by the WSU College of Nursing, are outlined at the following shortened web link: bit.ly/3OKAaNE.

For more information about the Palouse Breast Cancer Support Group and its offerings, contact Jo Mark at (509) 330-6892 or Brigitta Ingemanson at (509) 332-3002.

Repair cafe on tap for Moscow

The Moscow Public Library has a repair cafe hours from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays at the 1912 Center at 412 E. Third St., Moscow. The repair café is free and volunteer experts will be available to help with repairs. There is no guarantee that all items can be repaired.

Items suitable for the event are books, bicycles, clothing, textiles, jewelry and small household appliances. A station for sharpening and gluing knives will be made available to participants. Masks are optional and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact repair café coordinator Jackie Carter at (208) 882-3925.

Whitman County Library Celebrates Colfax 150

The Whitman County Library is hosting a week of events to celebrate Colfax 150. Events include a story hour in the park, a quiz night, a magic show, and a guided history walk. Storytime at Eells Park begins at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Eells Park, 400 N. West St., Colfax. Story time is more appropriate for children aged 0-5.

This week, the Libey Gallery will host exhibitions by local photographer Tom Mohr and the private collection of Tom Kammerzell. The gallery is located at the Colfax Library at 102 S. Main St., Colfax.

Adults are invited to a trivia night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Colfax Library Center. Snacks and sodas will be provided. For more information, contact sarah@whitcolib.org.

On Saturday, Cecil’s Magic will perform at 1 p.m. at the Spring Street Mainstage. The library will host a guided historic volkswalk starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Business Manager Shirley Cornelius will be hosting and each attendee will receive a historical brochure and collectible sticker. Lunch will be available for purchase after the walk.