August 2015

Found 97 blog entries for August 2015.

Princess Theatre Presents Mixed Nuts In Prosser, WashingtonOn Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15 the Prosser-based Valley Theater Company will present a lively summer comedy as the first play, Mixed Nuts from 7:30 to 9:00 in the evening.

About Mixed Nuts
This is a story of a shy, aspiring writer from the Midwest who goes to the Big Apple in search of fame and fortune. Once he arrives, his life becomes a series of hilarious encounters with the unpredictable residents of his dilapidated apartment house.

Among this crazy group are the hero, Michael, played by Sawyer Schilperoort; his not-always-helpful alter ego, Mike, played by Joseph Charvet; Tanya, a Russian dancer, portrayed by Emily Lansing, who is on the run from the KGB, and aspiring TV commercial actor Marshall, played by Joshua Lansing.

Ann

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Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef At The Planetarium CBC Pasco, WashingtonOn Saturday, August 15 everyone is invited to the public planetarium show, Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef at Columbia Basin College -Bechtel National Planetarium in Pasco, Washington from 2:00 to 3:00 in the afternoon.

Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef 
The enormity of our planet's oceans guards inconceivable secrets. One of its most valuable is Kaluoka'hina, the enchanted reef whose magic protects it against humans finding it. This is the reason why the inhabitants of Kaluoka'hina's have always lived in peace... until the volcano erupts, and the spell is broken.

Now it's up to the young sawfish Jake and his paranoid pal Shorty to restore the magic of Kaluoka'hina. Their only lead: the ancient legend that tells of touching the moon. But how is a

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Ice Cream Social At Fort Walla Walla Museum In Walla Walla, WashingtonThis coming Sunday, August 16 everyone is invited to the Ice Cream Social event at Fort Walla Walla Museum located at 755 N. E. Myra Road in Walla Walla, Washington. This community event will be from 10:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon.

About Ice Cream Social
This will be your chance to step back in time to a slower pace and a deep appreciation of neighbors, family, and friends. Ice Cream Social offers craft demonstrations, entertainment, Living History performances, special exhibits, and a lot more.

It is sponsored by Best Western Plus Walla Walla Suites Inn, Columbia REA, Jumpin Jellybeanz, The Klicker Antique & Produce Store, Opp & Seibold General Construction, The Moms' Network and Swire Coca-Cola. For more information click here.

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Columbia Center's Back to School Event In Kennewick, WashingtonCome join Columbia Center's Back to School event on Saturday, August 22 from 12:00 noon until 3:00 in the afternoon. Columbia Center is located at 1321 N. Columbia Center Boulevard in Kennewick, Washington.

It's Back to School
This is a mall wide event with fun fashion show for the K-5 grade aged children in the Sears Wing at 1:00 in the afternoon. If you are interested registration will be at the Center court. Once registered, you will have a chance to vote for your favorite fashion mannequin featuring 6th-12th grade aged fashions.  Your vote gets you entered into a drawing for a Simon Giftcard.  

Plus, there will be a lot of retailer activities, discounts and opportunities to win prizes. For more details check out Columbia Center's event page or

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Night SkylWith Professor Andrea Dobson At LIGO Hanford Richland, WashingtonOn Friday, August 14, 8:00 in the evening until Saturday, August 15, 1:00 in the morning LIGO Hanford in Richland, Washington is hosting Night Sky, a star gazing and meteor watching event with Whitman College Astronomy Professor Andrea Dobson. 

More about the Event
Night Event is for everyone starring the Perseid meteor shower. Look through hosted telescopes from the Tri-City Astronomy Club after Professor Dobson's 8:00 pm auditorium presentation. 

Bring your blankets or folding chairs to glimpse Perseid meteors with the naked eye. This is a fun event for all ages. In addition, you get to enjoy hosted telescope views of the near and far.

Admission is free!

Hubble's Greatest Hits
This year marks the 25th year of the Hubble Space Telescope. With a

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Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Grand Parade In Kennewick, WashingtonOn Saturday, August 22 everyone is invited to the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Grand Parade from 10:00 in the morning until 12:00 noon in downtown Kennewick, Washington.

More about Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Grand Parade
The parade is FREE to watch, FREE to participate! Anyone can be a part of the parade or you can also bring your lawn chair and settle in for the show. You don't want to miss this grand event! It's the best around!

* Attention to all parade participants and spectators, the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Grand Parade route will start at Dayton and 1st Avenue in Kennewick, Washington.

Online registration for the grand parade is now open. You can also please call or come by the Fair Office to receive a paper registration form. The

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Tagaris Summer Concert Series Presents The Music of Shack Richland, WashingtonCatch the Lonesome Shack at Tagaris at 844 Tulip Lane in Richland, Washington as they perform live on Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15 at 7:00 in the evening.

Tagaris Summer Concert Series
Lonesome Shack is an American band from Seattle, Washington. The band consists of Ben Todd who plays the guitar and sings, Kristian Garrard who plays the drums and Luke Bergman who plays the bass. They have released records on Alive Naturalsound Records, Burger Records and Knickknack Records. They embrace the rough, expressive textures of postwar blues and boogie while filtering the sounds through an edgy post-millennial sensibility.

This is a free event so enjoy the night with great music and fun. For more information click here.

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Be A Food Scientist: Science of Food from Farm to Table Richland WAKids are invited to join in the Week Long Day Camps at The Reach, 1943 Columbia Park Trail in Richland Washington. The week day long camps starts Monday through Saturday, August 10 to 15 from 9:00 in the morning to 3:00 in the evening.

Science of Food from Farm to Table
Be a food scientist in the Science of Food from Farm to Table week long camps. Kids will get to learn about nutrition of food and the nutrients we get from food. The Science of Food includes lessons about food labelling, balanced diet, food pyramids and food chains. Bring your own sack lunch and drink. Water will be provided all day.

Schedule of Lessons and Activities:
Monday: Learn about Nutrition, Nutrients and Science of Food which will include: Food labeling, food pyramids,

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The Emerald Siam Hosts Free Music Concert Featuring Bart Budwig Richland, WashingtonThe Emerald of Siam in Richland, Washington proudly presents Bart Budwig on Thursday, August 13. Show starts at 10:00 in the evening.

About Bart Budwig
Bart Budwig is a singer who grew up in Idaho, Palouse. He learned melody from classic jazz charts and learned that fault-lines in big hearts create drifting continents, cut new oceans and forge new mountains.

Bart Budwig doesn’t write the big songs but he writes the songs about the places between the hills, in the draws and hidden canyons where truth is a little more in focus, stories can take their time getting told, heartbreak is a place of deep reflection and melodies don’t have to wear rhinestone suits or drive new, shiny cars to be beautiful.

Catch him and his beautiful music at the live

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The Monthly General Membership Luncheon Red Lion Pasco, WashingtonThe Pasco Chamber of Commerce will be at the Red Lion Pasco, 1925 North 20th Avenue in Pasco, Washington for the Monthly General Membership Luncheon on Monday, August 10 from 11:45 in the morning to 1:00 in the afternoon.

Monthly General Membership Luncheon
Every second Monday of the month, join the Pasco Chamber of Commerce for the Monthly General Membership Luncheon, to discuss local topics and catch up on what’s going on in the wonderful Tri-Cities. Be sure to be there to hear also the important update presented by Tim Nies of the Franklin PUD. This month’s sponsor for the Monthly General Membership Luncheon is the Health Network.

Admission:
$20 will be charged at the door for members and $25 for non-members. For more details click here.

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