This may be your first time to see and enjoy the Amon Creek Natural Preserve in its current undeveloped state.

About the Event: A free 1.5 mile guided hike through the only preserve in this region that features both shrub- steppe and wetland habitat. Seven stations along the trail will feature short presentations about: Geology, Plants, Animals, Birds, Future development of Amon Basin and More! Please - dogs are not allowed and consider your child's ability for hiking.

Tour starts from Claybell Park, 599 Broadmoor Street, Richland, Saturday, May 16, from 9:00 in the morning to 12:00 noon. Last tour leaves at 10:00 in the morning.

Admission:  Free For more information call: 509-627-0950 Or visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1430412227211984/

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Artist Lisa Day At Market Vineyards In Richland, WashingtonCome and be part of a fun event as market vineyards welcomes everyone to the "Wine Glass Painting Party" on Wednesday, May 13. There will be delicious wine and food while you create your own unique wine glass design. Reservation is required.

About the Event
You can personalize your glasses for a birthday, school or a loved one. Be there as Market Vineyards features artist Lisa Day and her glass designs. She will also be conducting the Wine Glass Painting Party from 6:00 until 8:30 in the evening,

Samples and instruction are available. Come bring a friend, men are also welcome.

Admission:
$30.00 per person (includes 2 glasses: each additional glass $5.00)

Market Vineyards is located at 1950 Keene Road Richland, Washington.

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Bike Festival At The Richland Community Center Richland, WashingtonIn Celebration of Bike Month, there will be a Bike Festival at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive in Richland, Washington on Saturday, May 16 from 10:30 in the morning to 12:30 noon. This is everyone's chance to learn more about bicycling. Admission is free.

About the Event 
3 Rivers Bicycle Coalition and Richland Parks and Recreation present a Bike Festival on May 16, a family-friendly event that is a great opportunity not just to learn about bicycling but to have a lot of fun as well.

Activities include:
Helmet fitting Bicycle
Agility course
Organized bike ride
Basic bike repair
Trail etiquette
Games and activities

Participants can earn a free water bottle and enter a drawing to win 1 of 3 bicycles. Free hotdogs!

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Community Concerts Presents Pianist Umi Garrett In Pasco, WashingtonThis coming Saturday, May 9 7:30 in the evening watch piano prodigy Umi Garrett at the Faith Assembly Auditorium, 1800 Road 72 in Pasco, Washington. The show is free but patrons receive priority seating first.

About Umi Garrett 
In May 2009, Umi Garrett appeared on NBC’s The Ellen DeGeneres show. It was such a sensation that her young career has since skyrocketed, receiving requests to perform worldwide and appearing regularly with symphony orchestras in the US and around the world.

Now at the age 13, Umi’s more recent accomplishments include winning first prizes at the 13th Osaka International Music Competition in Japan in October, The Chopin International Competition in Budapest, Hungary in June, and Bradshaw and Buono International Piano…

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South Central Washington Orchid Society Show And Sale Kennewick, WashingtonCalling orchids lovers out there! On Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10 the South Central Washington Orchid Society Show and Sale is happening at Tri-Tech Skills Center, 5929 West Metaline in Kennewick, Washington. Admission is absolutely free!

Details of the Event
This event is perfect for people who adores orchids as beautiful orchid exhibits from various orchid societies and vendors will be on display and will be judged by the American Orchid Society.. Orchid plants and hard-to-get orchid supplies will be available for purchase. Club members and vendors will be on hand to answer questions on topics ranging from orchid care to what is the best orchid for your home.

Schedule
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

For…

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 Washington State Parks Fee Free Day In Pasco, WashingtonThis coming Sunday which is also Mother's Day, May 10 is one of the twelve State Parks “free days” in 2015 when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a park like our local Sacajawea State Park in Pasco..

About the Event 
"Free Days" at the featured parks is when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a park like our local Sacajawea State Park in Pasco. However, Discover Pass is required to access DFW and DNR Lands on State Parks free days.

DFW and DNR Lands on State Parks free days.

The remaining 2015 State Parks free days are as follows:


June 6 – (Saturday) National Trails Day
June 13 – (Saturday) National Get Outdoors Day
August 25 – (Tuesday) National Park Service’s 99th birthday
September 26 –…

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LIGO Hanford Second-Saturday Public Tours Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, May 9 from 1:30 until 3:00 in the afternoon your LIGO host will provide you with a presentation about LIGO and an educational free public drop-in tours where you get a chance to see first-hand the excellent look of their facility located in LIGO Hanford Observatory 127124 N. Route 10 Richland, Washington. This is your chance to see one of two gravitational wave observatories in the United States.

Who can join the LIGO Tours
Anyone can be a part of the tour. If you want to go in a group, a private weekday or evening tour can be scheduled for a minimum of 15 persons. LIGO regularly offers tours for community groups, astronomy clubs, professional societies and others.

How long does the LIGO Tours take?
LIGO tours usually last about two…

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Soroptimist International - Hats Off To Mothers Brunch Kennewick,WashingtonMother's Day is around the corner and on Saturday, May 9 Soroptimist International will be hosting the Hats off to Mothers Brunch event at Meadow Springs Country Club, 700 Country Club Road in Kennewick, Washington from: 10:00 in the morning until 1:00 in the afternoon.

Hats off to Mothers Brunch
Join the fun and celebrate Mothers with a fabulous brunch, professional photos, designer clothing sales, live and silent auction and a Wine/Cork grab. Funds raised will support Soroptimist International of Pasco-Kennewick in their efforts to improve the lives of women and girls in our community. For tickets call 509-942-4260.

Tickets:
$27

For more information about the Hats off to Mothers Brunch event go to http://www.soroptimistpascokennewick.org/events.html

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TRelay For Life Of Columbia River - Mother's Day Brunch Kennewick Washingtonhe 4th Annual Relay For Life Of Columbia River - Mother's Day Brunch is happening on Saturday, May 9 at Country Gentleman Restaurant and Catering in Kennewick, Washington from 10:00 in the morning until 12:00 noon.

4th Annual Relay For Life Of Columbia River - Mother's Day Brunch
The event will benefit the  Relay For Life of Columbia River. This spring morning will include a catered brunch, silent auction and a fashion show provided by LuLaRoe! Door prizes will be provided. Presented by The Committee Team as a part of their fundraising for the Relay For Life of Columbia River.

 Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Country Gentleman Restaurant and Catering is located at 9221 West Clearwater Avenue in Kennewick, Washington.

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Annual Kids Fishing Day - Columbia Park Pond Kennewick, WashingtonOn the evening of Friday, May 8, the annual Special Needs Fishing Event will be held at Columbia Park Pond in Kennewick. Participants will need to register with the ARC of the Tri-Cities or by phone at 509-783-1131. The event will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 in the evening.

And on Saturday, May 9 register your child in Kennewick’s annual Kid’s Fishing Day at the Columbia Park Fishing Pond. Fishing times are scheduled at 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, and 1:30 p.m.

About the Event
Kids Outdoor Education (KOE), a local non-profit group, is sponsoring two days of fishing for kids between the ages of 5 and 14 and local residents with special needs. A new rod and reel is included with your registration. The Saturday event fills fast so please register as…

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