February 2014

Found 74 blog entries for February 2014.

Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed and Spaghetti DinnerFebruary 22, 2014 is a red-letter day as Richland Moose Lodge holds its annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed and Spaghetti Dinner from 5:30-7:00PM.

Fun Gastronomic Treat
If you want to enjoy good food and good company, head on out to Richland Moose Lodge at 5828 W Van Giesen St. West Richland. This event is sure to be a fun and delectable gastronomic treat for the whole family. You may bring your own wine, but there will be a mandatory $5-per-bottle opening fee.

Get Your Tickets Now
Buying crab tickets in advance will cost you $30, but 20 tickets will be made available at the door on the night of the event for $40. The spaghetti dinner is $8 if you pay in advance and $10 at the door. All children 12 and under are charged half the price. For detailed

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Tri Cities Wa Premier Wine Event – Wine Fete XIII Here’s one perfect combination – scrumptious food, delectable wine, and a good cause.

On February 22, 2014, Richland will celebrate the premier local wine event of the year. This yearly Wine Fete will be held at Meadow Springs Country Club and is for the benefit of the Children’s Developmental Center.

Wining and Dining with a Purpose
While the Children’s Developmental Center holds several events all throughout the year to raise much-needed funds to help children and families in need, the Wine Fete stands out from the rest. It is touted as Richland’s largest fundraiser of the year and the Tri Cities community’s premier wine event, hopes to raise funds and provide needed resources to help and serve children, aged 0 to 3, who were born or have

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Lend Me a Tenor presented by the Valley Theater CompanyHere’s something to enjoy this Friday night, February 7 at 7:30PM. The Valley Theater Company will be presenting the hilarious adult comedy “Lend Me a Tenor” for four performances at the Princess Theater in Prosser, Wa. Cyndil Davis and Rick James, with Kacie Askew as assistant, direct the play. Other show dates are February 8, 14, and 15.

Something Fun for Valentine’s
If you haven’t planned anything special yet for Valentine’s Day, then be sure to drop by the VTC on February 14, as the performance on that night will include an optional Valentine’s Day dinner and play package. Enjoy a delectable Italian dinner, which includes Chicken Marsala. Dykstra House Restaurant of Grandview will cater the dinner.

The dinner-play ticket costs $40 per person and

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Lend Me a Tenor presented by the Valley Theater CompanyChild abuse is a problem of epic proportions. All over the world, children are being taken advantage of in ways you would never have deemed possible. What’s even more disturbing is the fact that sometimes, the abuse happens inside the home.

It is for problems like this one that the Exchange Club was started.

The Exchange Club
The Exchange Club is a service club focused on preventing child abuse. But that’s not all. This club also encourages community members to embrace their citizenship and show their patriotism.

Members of the Exchange Club meet twice a month in Florentyna’s at the Tri City Airport in Pasco. The meet-ups happen on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Community members who are interested in joining the club are

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Tri Cities Wa Tri-City Genealogical Society Open HouseDo you want an opportunity to trace your roots and get to know the people who make up your lineage? You never know, you just might be related to someone famous.

Save the Date
Well, on February 12, 2014, head on out to Richland Family History Center from 7:00 to 9:00PM for the Tri-City Genealogical Society Open House. The Center is located at 1314 Jadwin Avenue, in Richland.

So if you want to dig up your roots, now’s your chance. This is free and open to the public. For inquiries, please call (509) 946-6637 or visit their website at http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/.
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About William Wiley Elementary School
Wiley Elementary School Richland WashingtonOpened in the fall of 1999, Wiley Elementary serves over 500 students in kindergarten through fifth grades. It has more than 32 certificated and 18 classified staff. The school was named after Dr. William Wiley, a scientist who rose from the ranks to become Senior Vice President for Science and Technology Policy of Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Wiley Elementary maintains a dynamic partnership with the prestigious lab. [continue reading]

Homes for Sale Within the William Wiley Elementary School Boundaries, Updated Hourly

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The William Wiley Elementary School Neighborhood
The neighborhood around Wiley Elementary is nearly 100% residential. It consists typically of 3-bedroom homes

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Canyon Lakes in South Kennewick
Homes For Sale, Canyon Lakes Kennewick WashingtonCanyon Lakes offers varying, scenic views of the Tri-Cities. Nice neighborhoods near Canyon Lakes include Panoramic Heights, Creekstone, Inspiration Heights, among others. The homes in this neighborhood were mostly built in the 1970s and later.

Canyon Lakes is located within the Kennewick School District. The closest schools are Lincoln Elementary School, Southgate Elementary School, Desert Hills Middle School, Highlands Middle School, Horse Heaven Hills Middle School, Southridge High School and Kennewick High School. [continue reading]

Homes For Sale in Canyon Lakes, Updated Hourly

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Fun Activities In Canyon Lakes
Kennewick lies along the Columbia River and the famous Lewis and Clark Trail. The historical

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Learn How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits Are you taking full advantage of your Social Security Benefits? If you’re between the ages of 58 and 67, you’re invited to attend a public workshop that will teach you how to maximize the benefits you get from your social security.

Things You’ll Learn from the Workshop
This educational public workshop will be held at the Richland Public Library on February 14, 2014 from 2:30 to 4:00PM. This workshop will help you:

  • Learn how to increase your retirement income
  • Learn how to calculate your social security benefits
  • Decide on the best time to apply for benefits
  • Learn how to coordinate benefits with your spouse (for married individuals)
  • Learn other opportunities to increase your benefits

You may be deserving of more than what you are

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Tri Cities Cancer Center Book Reading – Leading a Charmed LifeCancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. In Washington alone, an estimated 37,290 new cancer cases was projected last year. This figure goes to show how big a problem cancer is.

It’s a good thing that certain types of cancer can be treated. However, not many people know what to do or how they should react when diagnosed with the dreaded disease.

Book Reading for Cancer Awareness
So if you know someone, a friend or a member of the family, who has been diagnosed with cancer, invite them to join you on February 10, 2014 at the Tri Cities Cancer Center from 12 noon to 1PM for a book reading session entitled “Leading a Charmed Life” – My Journey through Cancer Treatment.

She’s a Survivor
Gayle Bittinger, a local author, will

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Carbon Nation – A Documentary Film about Climate ChangeClimate change is defined as “the change in global climate patterns apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards, attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels.”

Effects of Climate Change
This change has led to the emergence of large-scale environmental hazards that affect human health. Extreme weather conditions (think Hurricanes Sandy, Katrina, and Typhoon Haiyan), the continuous weakening or depletion of the ozone layer, the loss of biodiversity, stresses to food-producing systems, and even the spread of infectious diseases all over the world are all effects of climate change.

Climate change is such a wide scale problem. Even if there are people who doubt the severity of the

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