Volunteers Needed For Xeric Garden Renovation In Kennewick, WashingtonOn Saturday, November 8 volunteers are needed to help renovate the Xeric Garden at the Benton-Franklin Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden at the library on Union Street in Kennewick, Washington from 9:00 in the morning until 2:00 in the afternoon.

About Xeric Garden
The garden is adapted to a dry environment, and features low water-use plants to create a dramatic landscape that conserves water and on Saturday adult and teen volunteers will be helping plant native plants.

Attention to volunteers: Please dress for the variable autumn weather, wear sturdy shoes and bring garden or work gloves. RSVP for specific times to Heather Wendt, assistant manager of the Benton Conservation District, by emailing heather-wendt@conservewa.net or by calling…

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Tri-Cities Cancer Center Fundraiser: Autumn Affair In Pasco, WashingtonOn Saturday, November 8 from 5:30 in the afternoon until 7:00 in the evening everyone is invited to join a first-class event which features a 6-course gourmet dinner, delicious wines, live and silent auctions, music by Colorblind and a lot more.

More about the 2014 Autumn Fair
Happening at the Red Lion Inn 2525 N. 20th Avenue in Pasco, Washington the 2014 Autumn Fair is generously sponsored by CH2M HILL. Admission fee is $100.00.

Schedule
5:30 p.m., Silent Auction and Wine Tasting
7:00 p.m., Dinner and Live Auction

For more information, please contact Lori Lott, Foundation Special Events Coordinator, at (509) 737-3373 or lori@tccancer.org

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White Bluffs Quilt Museum Celebrates Native American Month Richland, WashingtonOn Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8 the White Bluffs Quilt Museum will be celebrating Native American Month with a series of events.

Details of the Event
The celebration will include a town hall lecture, a bus trip, a workshop, and exhibits. The textile focus for 2014 will be traditional Native American beading. The textile focus for the 2014 event will be traditional Native American beading.

Schedule
Friday, November 7, at 7 p.m., in the Richland Public Library, Steve Grafe, art curator at the Maryhill Museum, will explore the history of bead work on the Columbia River Plateau.

Saturday, November 8 there will be a bus trip to Maryhill Museum with stops at Wapato Pawn and Trade, and Holy Monastery of St. John the Forerunner. Admission…

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Walla Walla Valley Fall Release Weekend In Walla Walla, WashingtonFrom November 7 to 9, come and check out the Walla Walla Fall Release Weekend event in Walla Walla, Washington where cellar doors open to the public and new releases are available for tasting.

About the Walla Walla Fall Release Weekend
It is at this time of the year, during the Fall Release Weekend that the public in invited to join the celebration of a job well done by the vineyards and wineries in the area.

Come with your family and friends and spend a day or maybe two as winemakers open their doors and cellars. Get a chance to taste their new releases, reflect on their harvest and of course welcome autumn only here in the Walla Walla Valley.

There will also be winemaker dinners, live music, art festivals and a lot of exciting activities.

For…

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Columbia Basin Native Plant Society - Guest Presentation Pasco, WashingtonOn Wednesday, November 6 at 7:00 in the evening, Dr.David Giblin, Collections Manager of the University of Washington Herbarium will provide historical insights into the original “Flora of the Pacific Northwesthere at the Columbia Basin College (Room TD 439), 2600 N. 20th Ave. in Pasco, Washington.

More about the Event
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Revising Hitchcock and Cronquist.

Dr Giblin will also be discussing why a new Flora is needed, and provide an overview of the field and herbarium-based work involved in producing the revised “Flora”. Admission is free.

Campus map can be found here http://www.wnps.org/cbasin/pdf/maps/CBC_mtg_room_maps.pdf

For more information please check out http://www.wnps.org/cbasin/meetings.htm

 

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Local Science Theatre At The Richland Community Center, Amon Park Richland, WashingtonThis coming Friday, November 7 please come and be a part of the Local Science Theatre happening at Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive in Richland, Washington from 2:30 in the evening until 9:30 in the evening.

Details of the Event
For those who are not yet aware, Tri Cities is a leader in science and technology throughout our nation? In fact, you don't need to travel far to see fantastic work being accomplished in astronomy, nuclear physics, chemistry, aeronautics and more.

On this trip participants will have the chance to visit the LIGO Observatory located inside the Hanford site before stopping for a meal (meal cost not included). Next is a trip to the Robert and Elisabeth Moore Observatory as well as the Bechtel Planetarium located at…

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Operation Cash for Candy - Tri-Cities Kids Supporting Our TroopsHalloween's over and now select Tri-City healthcare offices and businesses are willing to "buy back" your children’s uneaten, wrapped "leftover" Halloween candy and send it to our military troops through "Operation Thank You", a local non-profit organization.

Giving Back
When you and your child drop off their 'extra' candy, they will get $1 for each pound of candy they donate. They can even choose to keep the money or donate it back to help Operation Thank You to help pay for shipping the candy to the soldiers.

What's more – they will also be registered to win Toys R Us gift cards, and other prizes.

Form more information about  Operation Cash for Candy  please go to http://www.operationcashforcandy.com/

To know more about Operation Thank You…

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Community Concerts Present Anthony Kearns In Pasco, WashingtonGather all your family and friends as Community Concerts present Anthony Kearns at the Faith Assembly Auditorium 1800 Rd 72 in Pasco, Washington on Thursday, November 6 at 7:30 in the evening.

About Anthony Kearns
Considered Ireland’s Foremost Tenor, Anthony Kearns is recognized around the globe for over a decade of extraordinary collaborative work with the PBS super-group, The Irish Tenors, with whom he still tours annually. Their CDs have gone Gold, Platinum, and Double Platinum. The Irish Tenors are in the top 3 highest-grossing clients for PBS, bringing in a whopping $10 million over the course of their lengthy collaboration.

He is is acknowledged as the Best Irish Tenor in the US, UK , and European Union. With his rich lyrical tenor and…

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Mastersingers Concert: Brahms' Requiem In Richland, WashingtonOn Sunday, November 9 at 3:00 in the afternoon everyone is invited to come and watch Mastersingers Concert: Brahms' Requiem in Central United Protestant Church 1124 Stevens Drive Richland, Washington.

About the Event
The Mid-Columbia Mastersingers proudly present Brahms' masterpiece Ein Deutsches Requiem, with two-piano orchestration featuring pianists Tara Pegasus and Sheila Gephart, and soloists Jill Madison, soprano, and Tyler Kruse, baritone. "Behind the Music" talk starts at 2:30 in the afternoon.

Tickets:
$22 at the door
$20 in advance
K-12 students always free.

Advance tickets: www.midcolumbiamastersingers.org or at the MCM office or the Tri-Cities Academy of Ballet and Music

For more information please call 509-460-1766

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African Children's Choir Concert Kennewick High School AuditoriumOn Sunday, November 9 from 7:00 until 8:30 in the evening the African Children's Choir will be having a concert at the Kennewick High School Auditorium 500 S. Dayton Kennewick, Washington. Admission is free.

About The African Children's Choir
Made up of children ages 7 to 12 from several African nations, the internationally acclaimed and Grammy-nominated African Children’s Choir will have a free concert filled with lively African songs, choreography and inspiring gospel melodies. The music will touch your soul and recharge your heart.

Since its inception, the choir has included children from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Nigeria, and Ghana. Many of the children have lost one or both parents to AIDS and other poverty-related diseases, and all…

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