Richland’s Leprechaun Dash for Elementary and Middle School Students Here’s something for elementary and middle school students out there.

Tri Cities Wa presents the Leprechaun Dash, a one-mile fun run to be held in a closed portion of Columbia Park Trail. The fun run is happening on March 15, and it will start and finish near near R.F. McDougall’s and Kimo's.

The Leprechaun Dash
There is no fee to join the Dash. This is Three Rivers Road Runners’ way to help kids have some fun, get healthy, and stay fit at the same time. However, runners need to register, as their parents’ signatures are needed on the entry forms. Children older than 15 years old are excluded from registering for the Leprechaun Dash.

Parents have nothing to worry about as the organizers made sure there would be a safe, controlled course with the…

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Tri Cities Wood Carvers Assoc. Presents 20th Annual Artistry in Wood Mission Statement of the Tri Cities Wood Carvers Association
The Tri Cities Wood Carvers Association aims to promote and advance the art of woodcarving while encouraging wood burning, intarsia, woodturning, marquetry, scrollwork, and carving using other media. They try to reach this goal by promoting advancement of all carving techniques through formal and informal carving classes, thereby providing a positive environment for people with the desire to learn this form of art.

Twentieth Annual Artistry in Wood Juried Exhibit and Sale
The annual juried competition is the Association’s way of encouraging carvers to enter their carved works for an assessment of skill, critiques of workmanship, and an opportunity to display their art to the public. The…

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No Limits Monster Truck Nationals at TRAC Center in Pasco The Bad Boys of Racing are back with the No Limits Monster Truck Tour happening on March 14 and 15 at the TRAC Center, Pasco, Wa.

This indoor motorsports event will feature Ghost Rider, Eliminator, La Chica Loco, Defender, Monster Medic, and Robotron. Children under two years of age are not encouraged to the event as loud noise and some exhaust fumes are to be expected. The show will last for approximately 2-3 hours.

Monster Truck Tour Schedule
The schedules are as follows:

  • Friday, March 14, 2014
PIT Party Open to all Ticket Holders: 6:00PM
Gates Open: 6:00PM
Show time: 7:30PM

  • Saturday, March 15, 2014
PIT Party: Not available during the afternoon of Saturday
Gates Open: 1:00PM
Show Time: 2:00PM

  • Saturday, March 15, 2014

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The Tri Cities Spring Antique Show with a Twist of VintageThe Roxy Theatre Antiques Folks presents the Tri Cities Spring Antique Show with a Twist of Vintage, which kicks off the antique show and vintage market season in Washington State.

Spring Antique Show with a Twist of Vintage
The antique show is happening on Friday, March 14, from 4PM to 8PM and Saturday, March 15, from 9AM to 5PM. On both days, the Expo Hall of the TRAC Center will be filled with traditional antiques and vintage repurposed treasures, books and paper, linens, jewelry, furniture, pottery, unique home decor, painted and unpainted furniture, and industrial elements.

Admission is $6 for adults, and this is good for both days. Children eight and under can come to the show free. For more details, please contact Ann Steiger at (509)…

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Mid Columbia Musical Theatre Presents Les MisérablesFirst published in 1862, Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo. It is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century, and it is coming on stage at the Richland High School Auditorium on March 14, 15, 21, 22, and 23.

One of the 19th Century’s Bests
The novel follows the lives and interactions of several characters over a period of 17 years, beginning in 1815 and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion. The novel’s focus is on the struggles of Jean Valjean, an ex-convict, and his experience of redemption. Examining the nature of law and grace, the novel elaborates upon the history of France, the architecture and urban design of Paris, politics, moral philosophy, antimonarchism, justice, religion, and the types and nature of…

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Tri Cities Presents St. Patrick Day Foot Race in Richland WashingtonWelcome springtime the Tri Cities style with the annual St. Patrick Foot Race happening on March 15. There will be 5 and 10km races, with the 10km race starting at 10:00AM and the 5km race at 10:10AM. The race course will close at 11:30AM. The race will start and finish near R.F. McDougall’s and Kimo's at Columbia Center North, Richland, Washington.

Age Group Awards for 5 and 10km Racers
Age group awards will be given for 5 and 10km races using the following age group:

  • 15 and under
  • 16 to 19 years old
  • 20 to 29 years old
  • 30 to 39 years old
  • 40 to 49 years old
  • 50 to 59 years old
  • 60 to 69 years old
  • 70 and above

Pre-Registration Required
Entrance fee for running the 5 or 10km races is $11.00. Technical fabric sleeveless…

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Richland Run Fest – A Full Marathon, a Half Marathon and a 5K RunJust a head’s up: this race is not to be confused with the USRA-sponsored Tri Cities Half Marathon happening in April.

Richland Run Fest
The Richland Run Fest is a running event comprised of a full marathon, a half marathon, and a 5k run. This is scheduled for February 22 at the Red Lion in Richland Wa. Packet pick-up, as well as pre-race and post-race activities will all take place there.

If you’re from outside the Tri Cities, we’re happy to inform you that the Red Lion will be providing rooms at a discounted rate of $89.00, but you need to mention explicitly that you are part of or running at the Richland Run Fest. Otherwise, you will not be given the discounted rate. You may reserve a room by February 21st by calling 1-800-RED-LION.

A Full…

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Leprechaun Limbo Mother Son Night OutLeprechaun Limbo 2014 Mother Son Night Out
Here’s something for all mothers and sons out there. The Leprechaun Limbo 2014 Mother Son Night Out is happening on March 8 in the spacious Southridge Sports Complex in Kennewick, WA. This year’s Leprechaun Limbo is collaborating with Ignite Youth Mentoring, so things are bound to be exciting.

Ignite Youth Mentoring
Ignite Youth Mentoring is a faith-based organization that aims to bring positive, safe, and encouraging adults and kids who are in need of quality role models together. They do this through a strong mentorship program that gives kids the role models they need – positive adults who could inspire them and help them make good choices.

Don’t Miss the Fun
This year, kids can look forward to a…

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Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast at TRACOrdinary people. Extraordinary courage. These are the words used by the Red Cross when determining the nominees for its annual Real Heroes Breakfast.

Real-Life Heroes
The Benton-Franklin chapter of the American Red Cross has scheduled its annual Real Heroes Breakfast on March 6, 2014 from 6:45AM to 8:30AM at TRAC, 6600 Burden Boulevard, Pasco. The event is a celebration of the power of the humanitarian spirit in the community. On that morning, local citizens who did something remarkable to help others will be honored.

Choosing a Hero
“Hero” nominations are currently being sought for the following categories: Spirit of the Red Cross, Humanitarian Hero, Animal Rescue Hero, Workplace Safety Hero, Community Organization Hero, Citizen Rescue Hero,…

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Tri Cities Wa Great Outdoor ExpoKnown previously as the Outdoorsmen Expo, the Tri Cities Great Outdoor Expo is a retail event that features products, services, and information aimed towards outdoor enthusiasts. It is the only spring show throughout Eastern Washington that offers the best deals on virtually all products for every activity the great outdoors has to offer.

Experience the Great Outdoors
More than awesome deals on products, the Great Outdoor Expo will offer seminars to help you learn or re-acquaint yourself with various outdoor activity skills. Of course, this is also the perfect opportunity for you to buy fantastic outdoor gear and experience the great outdoors inside the TRAC in Pasco, Wa.

Expected to attend the expo are exhibitors and outdoor enthusiasts from…

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