April 2014

Found 46 blog entries for April 2014.

Easter Bunny Bash at Columbia Center Mall in Kennewick, WaWhat better way to welcome the Easter Bunny this year than with a fun bash at the Columbia Center Mall in Kennewick on Saturday, March 21. The fun starts at 10:00 in the morning near the play area.

Simon Kidgits Club
Simon Kidgits Club proudly sponsors the event, and all Kidgit members are encouraged to check in at Guest Services early to avail of a special treat.

There will be lots of fun games, activities, and crafts. There will be food and beverage samples for all to enjoy, too. As a Kidgit event, the Easter Bunny Bash is free to the public. However, if you wish to become a Kidgit member, you could sign up for just $5 per year. Registration forms are available at Guest Services. New registrant perks include a free t-shirt, birthday gift, and so

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Coast Guard Station Open House in Kennewick, WaThe United States Coast Guard has safeguarded the Nation’s maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe. According to the USCG’s website, their mission is to “protect the maritime economy and the environment… defend maritime borders… save those in peril”. As America’s Maritime Guardian, they are ALWAYS READY for all hazards and all threats.

Coast Guard Station Open House
You can show your appreciation and support of the USCG by dropping by the Coast Guard Station for the 2nd Annual USCG Open House on April 5, from 10AM to 2PM. Admission is free.

The open house will include tours of the USCG’s vessels and facilities. You’ll have the chance to interact with local law enforcement agencies, particularly from the fire

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Dangerously Deceptive Google Docs Phishing ScamHead’s up to all Google users (Google Drive, Gmail, Google +, etc.) out there. There is a new phishing scam wreaking havoc on the web, and unlike other phishing scams, this one is really tricky.

How it Works
You see, this scam will get to you in the form of an e-mail with the subject line “Documents” while the body of the e-mail points to a Google Docs link. You will actually be taken to a Google login page that looks legitimate. Because it makes use of a PHP script hiding deceptively in a Google Drive document, you have practically just handed hackers your Google login credentials just by clicking on the link.

Since the fake login page is hosted on Google’s servers and is served over SSL, you wouldn’t think it to be a phishing expedition, especially

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Pet over Population Prevention’s 9th Annual Fur Ball in KennewickHere’s a furtastic event you wouldn’t want to miss.

Pet over Population Prevention (POPP) is a local, non-profit, all-volunteer, NO-kill pet organization that’s dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership with the aim of preventing the needless death and suffering of companion animals. Over the years, they have helped save over 8,000 pets and have provided spay/neuter services to 16,000 cats and dogs.

Celebrate with Them
On April 5, POPP will be celebrating their 18th anniversary at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick. The event, aptly called 9th Annual Fur Ball, will feature:

  • Gourmet dinner and dessert
  • Amazing live and silent auctions
  • Music and dancing provided by Platinum Entertainment
  • Mini massages
  • Fun photo
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Historic Downtown Kennewick’s First Thursday Art WalkHead on out to Historic Downtown Kennewick on Thursday, April 3, from 5 to 9PM for this month’s First Thursday ARTwalk.

Start the Second Quarter Right
What better way is there to start the second quarter of the year right than with this event where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy art and meet various artists? Colorful balloons will mark multiple locations in an 8-city block, from Dayton St. east to Washington St. and from W Canal Dr south to W First Ave.

Don’t Miss it
This is something you shouldn’t pass up on each first Thursday of the month, as different local and regional artists are featured each month. The fun and family-friendly atmosphere makes this monthly event suitable for the whole family.

For more information, please call (509)

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Bird Banding Demonstration at Chamna Preserve, RichlandEnjoy the outdoors and commune with nature as you join the Bird Banding Demonstration at the Chamna Preserve in Richland, Wa on April 2. The event is set to take place at 9 to 11AM.

Bird Banding Demonstration
This demonstration will give you a chance to see wild birds up close and personal. You’ll also learn many new things about birds like how these are captured, identified, measured, recorded, and banded. You will also find out how such information is used to study bird behavior and population dynamics.

Ed Rykiel, from the Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society, will conduct the demonstration. This is free for interested parties. For more information, please call (509) 942-7529.

 

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