19th Annual Gem And Mineral Show In Kennewick, WashingtonThe 19th Annual Gem And Mineral Show will be on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 at the Benton County Fairgrounds in 1500 S. Oak Street Kennewick, Washington from 10:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon.

About the 19th Annual Gem And Mineral Show
This year's show will be on April 18 and 19, featuring 12 dealers, 50 displays, demonstrations, kid activities, door prizes, silent auctions, geode cracking, and much more. Come see precious gemstones, minerals, jewelry, fossils, meteorites, special exhibits, and local collections. It’s truly a fun family event.

Adult: $5.00
Child: under 14 free with paid adult
Senior: $5.00

For more information you may call 509-783-6210.

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U.S. Coast Guard Open House Clover Island Kennewick, WashingtonCheck out the U.S. Coast Guard Open House on Saturday, April 11 at the Clover Island Coast Guard Station, 434 Clover Island Drive Kennewick, Washington from 10:00 in the morning until 2:00 in the afternoon.

More about the Open House
Come take part in the 3rd Annual USCG Open House, including tours of our vessels and facilities. The general public is invited to interact with local law enforcement agencies, fire department and military branches. Enjoy demonstrations, games, and a hot dog cookout with refreshments.

Admission is free! 

For more details go to http://www.uscg.mil/d13/sectcolrvr/antkennewick/

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The Element Of Wind Makerspace At Hanford Reach Interpretive Center Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, April 11 come to The Element of Wind Makerspace happening at Hanford Reach Interpretive Center, 1943 Columbia Park Trail in Richland, Washington. The event will be from 10:30 in the morning until 2:30 in the afternoon.

Details of the Event
April is windy and we are celebrating WIND!! We will be learning about wind and how it works for us. Air Cannons, Parachutes, Airplanes and Kites. This event will be offered again on April 25.

Activity free with admission (REACH Members Free, Adults $8, Seniors/Students $6, Kids 5 & Under Free)

For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/628200803977032/

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Brushes And A Bottle At Tucannon Cellars Benton City, WashingtonOn Friday, April 17 from 5:00 until 8:00 in the evening everyone is invited to a new, popular trend that is becoming a regular event throughout the Tri Cities area - Brushes and a Bottle at Tucannon Cellars 40504 N Demoss Road Benton City, Washington. Admission fee is $35.00.

No Experience Necessary

You don’t need to have a background in painting to enjoy Brushes and a Bottle. All you need to do is grab a couple of your friends, enjoy a delectable glass of wine, make sure you tuck your creativity under your belt, and your instructor will take care of the rest.

The will be on hand to provide you and your friends with step-by-step instructions during the 2-2 1/2 hour class, which will focus on a particular painting. Incidentally, you will be able…

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Walk MS: Tri-Cities At Columbia Park In Kennewick, WashingtonOn Saturday, April 11 come and be a part of the celebration of the 25th year of Walk MS. The event is happening at Columbia Park in Kennewick, Washington from 9:00 in the morning until 1:00 in the afternoon.

Opening Ceremony: 9:45 a.m.
Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.

Registration is free, but fundraising is encouraged. Raise $100 or more and get a Walk MS T-shirt!

Details of the Walk MS: Tri-Cities 2015
This year marks the event's 25th year of the event. All members of the community are invited to join in the festivities at our "Walker Village" as we gather together to move closer to a world free of MS.

If you have any questions please contact Kate Scotece at kate.scotece@nmss.org or 509-742-5173.

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Richland Community Center's Urban Greenbelt Trail Hike Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, April 11 from 9:00 until 11:00 in the morning everyone is invited to the Urban Greenbelt Trail Hike at the Richland Community Center located in 500 Amon Park Drive in Richland, Washington.

Details of the Event
This volunteer led walk will follow Richland's Urban Greenbelt Trail (UGT), an urban path that encircles the central city. Along the way, we'll talk about the city's history and look at pictures of Richland in earlier days. Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate. Distance: 3.25 miles round trip, no elevation (allow 1.5 hrs. to 2 hrs.) 

Admission is FREE!

For more information you may call 509-942-7529 or go to https://www.facebook.com/richlandparksandrecreation

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WSU Wine Science Center Native Plant Garden Project In Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, April 11 everyone is invited at the Wine Science Center at WSU Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way in Richland, Washington from 9:00 in the morning to 2:00 in the afternoon for their Native Plant Garden Project.

Plant yourself in the Wine Science Center's future!

More about the Gardening Party
Volunteer with members of the WSU Tri-Cities Environment Club, Rotary, Columbia Basin Native Plant Society, Benton and Franklin Conservation District Heritage Gardeners to plant 70 species of shrub-steppe plants in the Indicator Garden behind the Wine Science Center!

All you need to do is show up, bring whatever gardening supplies you have (gloves, trowel, shovel, etc.), and a refillable water bottle to stay hydrated. (There will be large jugs on hand…

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Little Rascals Exceptional Rodeo Benton County Fairgrounds Kennewick, WashingtonColumbia River Cowboy Gathering is hosting the First Exceptional Rodeo of 2015 on Saturday, April 11. This is a free event for anyone with mental and/or physical disabilities of all ages! All participants must wear closed toe shoes.

The event is happening just inside the main entrance of the Benton County Fairgrounds in the grassy area. Volunteers arrive at 9:00 in the morning, participants at 10:00.

About Little Rascals
The group produces Exceptional Rodeos for people with disabilities of all ages. It started as a Senior Project in High School for Ann-Erica Whitemarsh and is now a non-profit organization planning to produce exceptional rodeos throughout the United States and Canada!

"Willing Hearts Outstanding Abilities" Proving that…

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Chris Tomlin - Love Ran Red Tour Toyota Center In Kennewick, WashingtonToyota Center in Kennewick, Washington presents Chris Tomlin in his Love Ran Red Tour on Thursday, April 9 at 7:00 in the evening.

Details of the Tour
Chris Tomlin returns to the Toyota Center in Tri-Cities, with Christian Music favorites, Tenth Avenue North and the Irish sensation, Rend Collective! This highly anticipated night of worship will feature Chris Tomlin's signature tunes as well as new songs from his "Love Ran Red" album.

$27 - $37 plus fees, tickets available online or at Tri-City Christian Books

For more information go to http://www.plr.org/community/events/calendar/2015/04/09/event/tx_cal_phpicalendar/Chris_Tomlin_Love_Ran_Red_Tour/

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Kennewick Centennial Celebration In Kennewick, WashingtonThe Kennewick Centennial Celebration will be on Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at the Tri-Cities Business & Visitor Center located at 7130 W. Grandridge Boulevard Kennewick, Washington from 4:00 to 6:00 in the evening.

More about the Event
Come and join the Centennial Celebration of Kennewick, Washington!

The event will be honoring Port of Kennewick's 100 years of Community & Economic Development. It is hosted by Visit TRI-CITIES, TRIDEC, and Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Get a chance to view the historic timeline of community projects. Recognize past and current port commissioners. Share your stories. and become part of history by donating a small item to the 2065 time capsule. Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 8,…

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