August 2015

Found 97 blog entries for August 2015.

Shawn McDonald Concert At Calvary Chapel Tri-Cities Amphitheater Kennewick, WashingtonOn Sunday, September 13 from 10:00 in the morning until 1:00 in the afternoon the Calvary Chapel Tri-Cities Amphitheater located at 10611 W Clearwater Avenue in Kennewick, Washington.

About Shawn McDonald
Shawn is a contemporary Christian music singer, songwriter and guitarist from Seattle, Washington. He mixes his abundant musical talent as an acoustic guitarist to create moving story-like epics and praising anthems for the Christian world and beyond. Shawn's recent song, "We are Brave" just recently became a number one radio hit.

Mark your calendars and invite your friends to this awesome outreach opportunity. For more information click here.

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Karate - Level 1 & 2 Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy Pasco, WashingtonOn Tuesday, September 1 until Wednesday, September 30 the Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy will be teaching Level 1 and Level 2 Karate. 

Details of the Event
If you are ready to learn hand, foot, and eye coordination; while also learning the importance of respect, discipline, and honor this Karate class is for you. Students will learn the techniques of “Tae Kwon Do” which focuses on sharpening mental and physical abilities. This class will enhance each student’s strength, coordination, and agility. A strict code of ethics will be followed, and students will be able to earn belt rankings based on individual performance and progress.

Schedule:
F406 Level 1: T/TH - September 1 - 24
F407 Level 2: M/W - September 2-30

Registration is $32 for residents and

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Bead Show At The Hampton Inn In Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, August 29 there will be a Bead Show at the Hampton Inn located at 486 Bradley Boulevard in Richland, Washington. The show will be from 9:00 in the morning until 6:00 in the evening.

About the Event
The Bead Show at the Hampton Inn will have a great selection of natural to make your own beautiful jewelry.

Stones include: Topaz, onyx, crystal, rhodochrosite, ruby zoisite, fresh water pearls, crystal pearls, turquoise, coral, chalcedony, adventurine, jaspers, agates and a lot more.

Spend the day with your family and friends making your very own bead work.  

The event is free. For more information you may call 509-460-8706.

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Walla Walla Fair And Frontier Days In Walla Walla, WashingtonThis year's Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days will be on September 4, 5 and 6 in Walla Walla County Fairgrounds Walla Walla, Washington.

Walla Walla's 147th Labor Day Weekend
Fair and Frontier Days begins on the Wednesday before Labor Day with a County Fair and Country concert. Thursday brings more Fair fun with a Demo Derby that evening. Friday, Saturday and Sunday is the PRCA rodeo and Saturday is the grand parade down Main Street.

Families have been coming to the fairgrounds for generations enjoying community and private events experiencing something new on each visit and making memories worth repeating.

For tickets click here.  Schedule of Events, click here. 

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Ai Weiwei Walla Walla At Foundry Vineyards Walla Walla, WashingtonOn September 3,4,10,17,21 and October 1,8,15,22,29, Foundry Vineyards is honored to invite the public to their newest art installation featuring artwork from the infamous Chinese artist and political dissident Ai Weiwei.

More about the Event
Foundry Vineyards will be exhibiting the series Rebar and Case, eight sculptural works whose origin stems from the massive earthquake that shook the Sichuan province in China on May 12, 2008.

More than 5,000 schoolchildren died during the disaster. When the Chinese government failed to release the number and names of students that perished, the lack of transparency was suspicious.

Ai Weiwei coordinated the Citizens’ Investigation, which was comprised of volunteers whose purpose was to seek an explanation for

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Kick-Off To Harvest Tucannon Cellars Benton City, WashingtonOn Saturday, September 5 Tucannon Cellars is hosting the "Kick-Off to Harvest" event from 11:00 in the morning until 7:00 in the evening. Admission is free!

Kick-Off To Harvest
With harvest fast approaching and the NFL season right around the corner, Tucannon Cellars want everyone to have some fun before all the excitement.

So, on Saturday they will be offering their delicious cherry wood-fired pizza for $10 from 12:00-7:00 both Saturday AND Sunday. PLUS Phil the winemaker will be "Kissing babies and shaking hands" as he dubs it; otherwise known as answering any questions you may have about the upcoming harvest or his past vintages. This provides a unique opportunity to learn about the wine directly from the winemaker, while also enjoying delicious

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Kayak the Hanford Reach on the Columbia RiverKayak the Hanford ReachFriday, August 28 | Did you know the Hanford Reach is the last free-flowing stretch of the Columbia River in the United States? It is home to a variety of animals including waterfowl, fish and wildlife. The White Bluffs has a fossil record which extends back more than two million years. Kayak this magnificent section of the Columbia and witness the breath taking scenery as we paddle from the Vernita Bridge, through the White Bluffs to the old ferry landing. Trip includes transportation, guides, shuttle and kayaks. Please bring lunch/snacks, sunscreen and water.

Details:
Date: August 28, 2015 | Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Deadline: August 26, 2015 | Location: Meet at Richland Community Center Parking Lot | Address:

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Atomic City Roller Girls Present: Rock & Roll Over Roller Derby Bout On Saturday, August 29 watch Rock and Roll Over Roller Derby Bout featuring Atomic City Roller Girls at Southridge Sports Complex, 2901 Southridge Boulevard in Kennewick, Washington. Doors open at 5:00 in the afternoon, Bout starts at 6:00 in the evening.

Rock and Roll Over Roller Derby Bout
Atomic City Roller Girls will be competing against the Wine County Crushers from Yakima. Dress in your best 70's/80's outfit for a chance to win a $50 Dick's Sporting Goods Gift Card! There will be tickets for sale for an awesome raffle basket full of gifts from local businesses! Gene Simmons impersonator, Dave Slackman, will be available for photo ops and fun! And "Vendor Village" will be filled with small local businesses and products.

The event aims to raise

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Transportation Open House At Mid-Columbia Libraries Kennewick, WAOn Tuesday, September 1st, everyone is invited to the Transportation Open House at the Mid-Columbia Libraries, 1620 S. Union St. in Kennewick, Washington from 5:00 to 6:30 in the evening.

Details of the Event
The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments & Ben Franklin Transit wants to hear the thoughts of the people of the Tri Cities. This will be in relation on future transportation plans and projects in the region.

Join the event and be involved in the discussion with local jurisdictions on regional transportation planning. Draft documents can be viewed online at www.BFCOG.us or www.BFT.org. Comments due by Tuesday, September 15.  For more information you may call 509-943-9185.

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Senator Max E. Benitz, Sr. On Wednesday, September 9 come to the book event of the late Senator Max E. Benitz, Sr. also known as "Mr. Energy" at the REACH located at 1943 Columbia Park Trail in Richland, Washington. The event will be from 2:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon.

About Senator Max E. Benitz, Sr.
Senator Benitz served as a Washington state legislator for twenty-one years including three terms as a representative and four terms as a senator. He was greatly respected and appreciated by his constituents, whether Republicans or Democrats.

His book, a biography, has been twenty years in the making. It was his daughter Eileen Benitz Wagner and Dr. Michele Gerber who chronicled the senator's life.

To reserve a copy, please call Diana at 509-943-4100 extension 103.

Please

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