8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Event In Kennewick, WashingtonThis coming Saturday, January 17 at 6:00 in the evening everyone is cordially invited to the 8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Event that will be held in Three Rivers Convention Center Kennewick, Washington.

Details of the 8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Event
This year's event will be featuring keynote speaker Lenny Wilkens, former NBA Seattle Super Sonics 1979 World Champion basket ball coach, and musical guest Josephine Howell and her band. Sponsored by AACCES - the African American Community Cultural & Educational Society.

Cost:
$60 per person and includes dinner and music

Tickets are available online or at The Roxy in Kennewick or Salon Remedies in Richland.

For more details visit http://www.aacces.com

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22nd Annual Tri-Cities Sportsmen Show In Pasco, WashingtonFrom January 16 and 18 everyone is invited to the 22nd Annual Tri-Cities Sportsmen Show at the TRAC Center, 6600 Burden Boulevard in Pasco, Washington.

Schedule:
Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

General Admission:
Adults: $9.00
Children 6-12 $4.50
Children under 6 free

Special Admissions:
Friday - Seniors 60+: $4.50 Sunday - Family Day: 2 adults, 2 children (6-12): $20.00
Members of Military - Show your military ID and receive $1.00 off admission (w/ID)

For outdoor men, women, and children from throughout the region, TRAC will be filled with the latest in outdoor equipment, a trophy antler collection from the Northwest, kid's fishing pond, free air rifle range, free hourly hunting…

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Seattle Mariners Caravan At Columbia Basin College Pasco, WashingtonSeattle Mariners Caravan is happening on Friday, January 16 at Columbia Basin College, Gjerde Center, 2600 N. 20th Avenue in Pasco, Washington from 4:15 in the afternoon until 5:45 in the evening. Admission is free!

Details of Seattle Mariners Caravan
Here is your chance to experience and see select Seattle Mariners players, broadcasters, and the Mariner Moose as they answer questions, sign autographs, and take photos with fans of all ages. Everyone in attendance will receive an autographed picture and will be eligible to win great prizes from the Mariners Team Store. Scheduled to appear: Danny Farquhar, James Jones & Mike Blowers

For more information go to http://seattle.mariners.mlb.com/sea/community/winter_tour.jsp

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Children’s Developmental Center - Winemaker Dinner In Kennewick, WashingtonThis coming Thursday, January 15 Country Gentlemen Event Center located in 9221 West Clearwater Avenue Kennewick, Washington will be hosting Children’s Developmental Center - Winemaker Dinner at 6:00 in the evening.

Details of the Events
Cost is $125.00 per person to enjoy a 5-course dinner with paired wines. Limited to 40 attendees. The Children’s Developmental Center has several events throughout the year that raise much needed funds for our services to children and their families. This winemaker dinner features Travis Maple of Sun River Vintners.

For more information go to http://childrensdevelopmentalcenter.org/events/

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Lecture: Columbia River Flood Basalts Of The Pacific Northwest Kennewick, WashingtonOn Tuesday, January 13 you are invited to the Lecture: Columbia River Flood Basalts of the Pacific Northwest at Benton Public Utility District Auditorium, 2721 West 10th Avenue in Kennewick, Washington at 6:45 in the evening. Admission is free.

More about the Event
The Lake Lewis Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will hold its bi-monthly meeting and program with guest speaker Dr. Stephen P. Reidel. The program is titled "Columbia River Flood Basalts of the Pacific Northwest."

Dr. Reidel has over 40 years research experience in geology of the Pacific Northwest. He received a BS and MS in Geology from the University of Cincinnati and a PhD in Geology from Washington State University.

For more information go to http://www.iafi.org/events.asp

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Lecture: Snow & Ice At Richland Public Library In Richland, WashingtonOn Thursday, January 15 the Richland Public Library will be hosting "Snow & Ice: How we can and why we should save the world's frozen water" lecture at 7:00 in the evening. Admission is free!

More about the Event
Mountaineer and climate scientist Steven Ghan will take you on a visual journey along the crest of the North Cascades, showing evidence of glacier retreat as well as spectacular alpine scenery.

He will then relate his anecdotal evidence with data from around the world showing retreat of glaciers, reductions in mountain snowpack, loss of Arctic sea ice, and melting of Greenland ice. He will place these recent changes within the context of the repeated advance and retreat of ice over the last 800,000 years, and will provide a…

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Lecture: The Roots Of Music: Exploring Earth's Soundscapes Kennewick, WashingtonOn Thursday, January 15 the Mid-Columbia Library presents Lecture: The Roots of Music: Exploring Earth's Soundscapes at 7:00 in the evening. Admission is free.

Details of the Event
In a captivating presentation that weaves together music and ecology, biologist George Halekas surveys the exceptional beauty of nature’s soundscape, and explores why Earth is considered a ‘sonic jewel’ and ‘singing planet.’ Hosted by the Lower Columbia Audubon Society.

To know more about George Halekas go to http://www.humanities.org/programs/speakers/2015-16-speakers/george-halekas

Mid-Columbia Library is located at 1620 S. Union St. in Kennewick, Washington. For more details click here http://www.columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=1057

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Wabi Sabi - Jazz Fusion feat. Dara Quinn At The Emerald Of Siam Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, January 17 catch Wabi Sabi - Jazz Fusion feat. Dara Quinn at The Emerald of Siam located in 1314 Jadwin Richland, Washington. The show is free and starts at 9:00 in the evening.

About the Group
Wabi Sabi consists of all-star players from our area and brings an amazing level of fresh funk and inspired jams to the Emerald! Dara Quinn - Keyboards Justin Chapman - Bass Kedrick Nobles - Drums.

For more information you may call The Emerald of Siam at 509-946-9328 or go to https://www.facebook.com/emeraldofsiam

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Finn Doxie - Alt. Celtic From Portland At The Emerald Of Siam Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, January 24 come and watch Finn Doxie - Alt. Celtic from Portland at The Emerald of Siam located in 1314 Jadwin Richland, Washington. The show is free and starts at 9:00 in the evening.

About the Group
The duet Finn Doxie puts their singular stamp on modern popular and alternative hits by interweaving percussive rhythm guitar with their self-designed, extended-bass, solid-bodied electric Celtic harp. Adding dual vocal harmonies and foot-percussion elevates their music to the richness of sound normally associated with larger bands. They alternate musical styles between energetic, beat-driven indie-pop and expressive and intimate ballads, adding a dash of quirky re-orchestrated club hits to give spice to their show. The duet injects their…

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Space And Science Concert At Richland High Auditorium Richland, WashingtonOn Sunday, January 25 everyone is invited to the music of the spheres as they come to Richland, Washington. Watch the Mid Columbia Symphony perform excerpts from "2001: A Space Odyssey" and The Planets by Gustav Holst. The film score to "2001" features iconic music by Richard Strauss ("Fanfare" from Also Sprach Zarathustra), Johann Strauss II (Blue Danube Waltz) and others. These excerpts will be paired with Holst's magnificent suite that depicts each of the planets in the solar system.

Details of the Event
The concert will be held at the Richland High Auditorium at 930 Long Avenue Richland, Washington. Show starts at 3:00 in the afternoon.

Admission:
Adult: $25, $40, $50
Child: $15 student
Senior: $25, $40, $50

For more information please call…

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