February 2011

Found 11 blog entries for February 2011.

The Richland High School drama department has been hard at week working on their performance of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, "Anything Goes". Anything Goes takes place on a cruise ship traveling from London to New York. Before the ship’s departure Billy Crocker manages to sneak aboard the ship in the hopes of winning the affections of heiress, Hope Harcourt. Unfortunately for Crocker, Hope is engaged to Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Crocker finds help to woo Hope in the form nightclub singer, Reno Sweeney and mobster, Moonface Martin. “The madcap shenanigans that happen along the way, as well as the nostalgic music, should keep the audience captivated.”

Anything Goes performances will take place at the Richland High School Auditorium, in Richland

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On Monday, February 28 at 7:00pm Mid Columbia Library will be hosting the Community Science and Technology Seminar series. This next seminar will be given by Dr. Glen Fryxell on nanomaterials. Dr. Fryxell will be discussing what nanomaterials are and in what ways they can be beneficial or harmful. Dr. Fryxell has been working with nanostructure materials for the last 22 years at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. While working with these materials Fryxell also has spent time looking into its uses for environmental applications like sequestration of toxic heacy metals from industrial streams and groundwater. In 2009 Dr. Fryxell was named a Battelle Distinguished Inventor, he is named as inventor of 16 US Patents. There is no cost to attend this event.

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Bethel Church in Richland Washington will be holding a Men’s Breakfast on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30am. This is a great place for men of all ages to get together with other men from the Tri Cities Washington for a morning of good food, fellowship and a great speaker. Kenny Luck, pastor at Saddleback Church will be speaking on masculinity, “Masculinity is under fire…We can lie down, we can take it, OR we can lead an UPRISING.” You don’t want to miss out! The breakfast is free; all you need to do is register so that enough food is prepared. Click here to register for the men’s breakfast.

For more information about the event visit Bethel Church’s website or call 509.628.0150.

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This weekend get ready from some action packed basketball! The Harlem Globetrotters are coming town this Sunday, February 20, for their 85th season. This is going to be a game like no other they have played before, you don’t want to miss it! The game will begin at 4:00pm at the Toyota Center in Kennewick Washington. Tickets begin at $22 or if you would like to get a front row seat and a good view of all the action, cost for the ticket would cost $129 and would include a preshow meet and greet with the Harlem Globetrotters.

For more information about the game or to purchase tickets visit the Harlem Globetrotters or the Toyota Center website.

Posted by Joe and Colleen Lane, your Kennewick Real Estate Agents. Call or email us today! 509.438.9344

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All of you gardeners out there, expert and beginner alike, here is a great opportunity for you to learn a bit about gardening. Spring Gardening Day is a daylong event full of tips and advice for local gardeners put on by the WSU Extension Master Gardeners. This year the event will take place at Bethel Church in Richland Washington. To start things off keynote speaker, Dr. Richard Old will give a presentation on weeds. Following the keynote presentation will be a variety of workshops covering a range of gardening topics such as growing tomatoes, growing dahlias, home lawn care, establishing a backyard pond, basin rose care, garden tools that make gardening easier, pruning trees, square foot vegetable gardening and more!

Spring Garden Day will be on

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Is there a small business that you rave about in the Tri Cities WA area? Would you like them to be recognized for their outstanding service, commitment to their employees or community outreach? Then cast a vote for your favorite small business today! Nominations are now being accepted for businesses in Benton and Franklin counties for the annual Small Business of the Year Award. Nominations that are submitted by March 18 will boost the entries score by 5 points, nominations will not be accepted past 5:00pm on March 31.

Several awards will be given in one category. The first is the Small Business Award, there will be three winners of this award. Businesses nominated for this award must be locally owned and operated, employ 60 or fewer employees and are

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Come on over to Tagaris Winery in Richland Washington to treat your Valentine to something special on Valentine’s Day. From 5:00pm – 9:00pm Tagaris will be open to help you enjoy romantic evening with your sweetie pie. Start things off with a nice cocktail from their selection of libations then enjoy a number of the 5-course dinner options on the Tagaris Valentine’s Day dinner menu. If you would like a good wine to pair with your meal then choose from Tagaris’ extensive library of handcrafted wines or ask the staff to help you choose.

For more information or to make reservations for you and your sweetheart then call 509.628.0200.

Posted by Joe and Colleen Lane, your Richland Real Estate Agents. Call or email us today! 509.438.9344

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With the backdrop of West Pasco's finest luxury homes sits a truly customized and updated classic home. 5421 West Livingston Road, Pasco WA 99301 is a 3000ish square foot home on a 1 acre lot. Those looking for a home in the city of Pasco but with county rules and regulations will appreciate the freedom and space to have horses, livestock, a barn, and plenty of RV, boat, trailer, and shop space. Included are 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. This elegant home with a very open floor plan has lots and lots of upgrades and remodeling to view. The asking price, $325,000. For more information visit www.joelane.com, and/or call or email Colleen Lane. I'm always available to serve! 509.438.9344

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Fathers take your daughters out this weekend for a father-daughter date at the 15th Annual Father Daughter Ball. Join other Fathers and Daughters from all around the Tri Cities Washington for this fabulous evening of music, dancing, and an all around good time. The Father Daughter Ball will take place at the TRAC in Pasco Washington, this year the theme of the event is Twilight in Tokyo.

The Father Daughter Ball will take place on two different evenings, Friday February 11 and Saturday February 12. Tickets for the event cost $20 per father or father figure, daughters are free! Tickers can be purchased at Calvary Chapel in Kennewick, TRAC Center in Pasco, Parable Christian Bookstore, or Dawson Richards Tux Shop; tickets will not be sold at the door.

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Mardi Gras is just around the corner and the Hanford Reach has sent out their save the date! Mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 8, 5:30pm-9:00pm for the 3rd annual Mardi Gras auction at the Country Gentleman. This auction will feature a diverse selection of auction items, distinctive art by local artists, Cajun style cooking, live music, and dancing. Doors open at 5:30 pm, Cocktail hour and the Silent Auction will take place at 6:00pm followed by dinner, a live auction and dessert dash at 7:00pm. Tickets cost $65 per person or $500 for a table of 8. Buy your tickets now, they sell fast! Participating in this annual auction is a great opportunity to support a unique organization in the Mid-Columbia, the Hanford Reach.

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