September 2010

Found 18 blog entries for September 2010.

Camera Walk
Explore Howard Amon Park in all its fall splendor through the lens of your camera. Join award winning photographer John Clement in the discussion for camera settings, composition, and lighting as we walk in the park and capture images. Begin at the Amon Arch and end at the CREHST Museum to view your results. Requires your own camera and tri-pod, USB cable to view your images, sturdy walking shoes, and an eye for adventure. This walk in the park will be on Thursday, October 14 from 7:00am to 11:00am. The class fee is $35.

Adobe Photoshop
Ready to take your pictures to the next level? Begin with Photoshop tools, interface, formats, and basic operation; then progress to rotating, adding text, cropping, correcting tools, changing color and

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The McNary National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Center will be hosting artist Eileen Klatt, Salmon Pilgrim, this Saturday October 2 at 2:00pm. Eileen Klatt will demonstrate her watercolor techniques and discuss her Litany of Salmon project. While there you can also learn about the McNary National Wildlife Refuge’s Environmental Education program as well as their Second Saturday events. There will also be an opportunity for you to try your hand at gyotaku, a form of fish printing, and other nature crafts. Light refreshments will be available for your enjoyment.

A Litany of Salmon is an invocation to the millions of Salmon that once thrived in the Columbia River Basin and are now extinct. Inspired by plummeting salmon populations in the

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Many dream of begin able to have a chance to go to New York for a Broadway performance but can never make it work. Well Broadway is coming to you, here in the Tri Cities Washington. Broadway and More have been performing various shows for a few years now. This year’s season will begin with a one night performance of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first musical, Oklahoma. The show will take place on Thursday, October 7 at 7:00pm at the new Windermere Theatre in the Kennewick Washington Toyota Center. Tickets for Oklahoma cost $32 per person and can be purchased at the Toyota Center ticket Office, Ticket Master, or by calling 800.745.3000. The next performance of the season will be the Wizard of Oz on January 9 at 7:00pm. Then Riverdance, the Farewell Tour will be

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Beginning today in Pasco Washington is the annual Heritage Days at Sacajawea State Park. Heritage Days is presented by the Mid-Columbia Traditional Arts and Music Association and the Wildhorse Foundation. This is a weekend long event that begins today, September 24 at 9:00am-3:00pm, and goes through Sunday. Saturday the event will begin at 10:00am and go until 5:00pm, Sunday the event will begin at 10:00am and go until 3:00pm.

The weekend will be full of many activities; Friday is devoted to school visits but is still open to the public. On Saturday or Sunday visit Tribes and Mountain Men all day or there is a day full of stage programs; at 1:00pm check out the Juniper Bush Huggers, 1:45pm enjoy Mountain Men stories with “Three Kids,” 2:00pm is a

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This weekend the Tri Cities will be home to the first annual Tattoo Convention at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick Washington. The convention will be a weekend event beginning Saturday, September 25, from 11:00am to 10:00pm and going through Sunday from 11:00am to 6:00pm. There will be many seminars, contests, vendors, and artists for you to enjoy and browse through. Vendors such as H2Ocean, 4 Horseman Productions/Pur Cirkus, OXYKing, Okygen Bar, Scentsy Wickless Candles, Photobooth, and others. There will be studios such as Birthmarx Tattoo, Monarch Tattoo and Body Piercing, Hoops Body Art, Notorious Ink and many more represented at the convention.

On Saturday and Sunday there will be contests taking place for a variety of different

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On Saturday, September 25, the City of Richland will be holding their 10th City Fair beginning at 10:30am and going until 1:30pm. The fair will be a way for the residents of Richland Washington and the rest of the Tri Cities to come learn about the municipal services, programs and projects. Come by the Richland City Hall on the corner of George Washington Way and Swift Blvd where there will be activities, displays and demonstrations for all ages. There will be a city employee from each department manning a display with handouts, games and demonstrations.

Among the many exhibits and displays residents will be able to find their house on a computer map, take a peak inside a police car, check out some information on composting, hear about the process of

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Grape Crush Rush Fun Run
On September 25, the 3 Rivers Road Runners will be having their annual Grape Crush Rush in Kennewick Washington. This annual run will take place in Historic Downtown Kennewick and features a one mile and a 5K event. Both the 5K and one mile events will begin at 8:30am at Clock Plaza. The cost to register for the event is $9.00 after September 18. There are two ways in which to register, one way is to go online or you can register on the day of the event between 7:30 and 8:15am at Clock Plaza. For more information about the race visit the 3 Rivers Road Runners website or call 509.582.7211.

The 3 River Road Runners Club
The 3 Rivers Road Runners group has been around since the late 1970s with the primary goal of promoting running

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If you are looking for something to do Saturday, October 2, then head on down to Dayton Washington for Dayton on Tour. If you head over then you will not be lacking for things to do. To start things off there will be an art walk down Main Street beginning at 10:00am and lasting through 4:00pm. The art walk will take place at several of the cities studios and galleries such as Wenaha Gallery, Jill Ingram Gallery, and the Keith McMaster’s Studio as well as the Dayton Historic Depot and Delany Building, and Mrs. Mc's Antiques. Following the art walk from 4:00 to 6:00pm the Historic Depot will be hosting an Artist’s reception and Stationmaster sculpture dedication.  Sculptor, Keith McMasters has created a bronze sculpture to be displayed at Dayton’s Historic

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The Mid Columbia Mastersingers will be performing on Friday, September 24, at the Central United Protestant Church in Richland Washington. The group will be performing Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto Number 2 in F major, his Cantata “Es ist nichts Gesundes an meinem Leibe” BWV 25, as well as Vivaldi’s Gloria in D major. This Mastersingers event will feature internationally-acclaimed early music soprano Julianne Baird and early music specialist Kraig Scott on harpsichord. On Saturday, September 25, at the Batelle Auditorium in Richland the Camerata Musica will be featuring a solo vocal recital of Julianne Baird at 8:00pm. If you are unable to attend the Bach and Vivaldi event in Richland then take the short drive over to Walla Walla Washington for a

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Next Saturday, September 25 the East Benton County Historical Society is presenting a Historic Homes tour. The tour, Kennewick through the Ages, will take place in Historic Downtown Kennewick and will feature 6 of the city’s finest homes. You will be able to tour six homes from the first 50 years of the 20th century as well as the East Benton County Museum. The tour will begin at 10:00am and go until 5:00pm.

Tickets for the event can be purchased for $15 in advance at the East Benton County Museum or JD’s Time Center in Kennewick Washington; the Bookwork in Richland Washington; or the Franklin County Museum in Pasco Washington. Tickets can even be purchased online at the East Benton County Museum’s website through PayPal. Tickets can also be purchased

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