September 2015

Found 96 blog entries for September 2015.

Terror Behind The Screne, Project 13, FreekShow 3D At Scaregrounds Kennewick, WashingtonOn the Fridays and Saturdays of October from 7:00 to 11:00 in the evening check out Benton County Scaregrounds as they feature three haunts in one location!

Terror Behind the Screen
You’ll visit a home – a comfortable suburban home like so many others. In it live a mom, dad, young boy and infant girl. They’re just like any other family, except for the red door in the attic. Click here to know more. 

Project 13
During World War II our troops captured many of Hitler’s doctors and scientists and offered them refuge if they shared with us their knowledge and skills. This aided in the development of our atom bomb at Hanford. Want to know more? Click here. 

Freakshow 3D
The carnival is in town! Blinking lights, twirling rides, and plenty of laughs… FOR

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Annual Challenge Series Races/Soap Box Derby In Richland WashingtonAre you ready to be watch a race and be a part of something wonderful? If your answer is a big YES! Then you are invited to come and join a special event on Saturday, October 3 between Richland High and Carmichael Hill, Lee Boulevard Richland Washington.

There will be two races in the said event; the first race will be at 8:30 in the morning followed by the second race at 10:15 in the morning.

4th Annual Challenge Series Races/Soap Box Derby

Challenge Series Races/Soap Box Derby is a one day event happening between Richland High and Carmichael Middle Schools. Heat A will begin at 8:30 in the morning and Heat B at 10:15 in the morning.

This unique opportunity allows able bodied children the chance to team with a Special needs child and build a

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Richland School District New School Tours - Lewis & Clark Elementary Richland, WashingtonOn Tuesday, October 6 everyone is invited to Richland School District New School Tours at Lewis & Clark Elementary located in 415 Jadwin Avenue Richland, Washington at 5:30 in the evening.

About the Event
All community members are welcome to tour the new elementary schools which opened in August - Lewis & Clark, Orchard & Sacajawea.  All three projects are part of the $98 million bond issue approved by voters in 2013.

"We thank Richland School District taxpayers for providing up-to-date facilities for our commuity's children," says Superintendent Rick Schulte.  "These schools have opened to positive reviews.  We encourage everyone to come and see first-hand how their tax dollars have been invested."

All events begin with introductory remarks,

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Visual Analytics: Story Telling Through Human Centered Design Kennewick, WashingtonOn Thursday, October 8 join Visual Analytics: Story Telling Through Human Centered Design at Mid-Columbia Libraries - Kennewick located at 1620 S. Union St. Kennewick, Washington at 7:00 in the evening.

Visual Analytics: Story Telling Through Human Centered Design
Presented by Russ Burtner, the event will talk about visual analytic research currently under development at PNNL. Russ will center the discussion around a Human Centered Design methodology, a process in which the needs, wants and limitations of users of a product are considered at each stage of the design process. Additionally he will discuss technical trends that will impact visual analytics in the next 5 to 10 years. 

For more information about the event click here.





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27th Annual Mid Columbia Duck Race In Kennewick, WashingtonFor over 27 years six local Rotary groups including the Rotary Clubs of Columbia Center, Columbia Valley Daybreak, Pasco-Kennewick, Richland, Richland Riverside and Tri-Cities Sunrise. Over $2 million has been raised in the 27 years since the duck race's inception have come together. This year the kick off for the Mid-Columbia Duck race will be held on Saturday, October 10 at Columbia Park in Kennewick (by the bandshell and Lampson Pits) from 10:00 in the morning until 1:00 in the afternoon.

More about the Event
The Mid Columbia Duck Race fundraiser has been going on for the past 27 years. During those 27 years the local Rotary groups have raised money used to support local human service organizations and projects.

You must be 18 years or older to

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Lawrence Huntley Hammered Dulcimer The Emerald Of Siam Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, October 10 from 5:00 in the afternoon to 8:00 in the evening Mr. Lawrence Huntley will be performing his new and old favorite songs with a Hammered Dulcimer at The Emerald of Siam Thai Restaurant and Lounge in Richland, Washington.

What is a hammered dulcimer?
Hammered Dulcimer is a stringed musical instrument with 31 string pairs stretch over a trapezoidal shape sound box. This instrument is usually set on a stand in front of the musician who holds a small wooden mallet hammer to strike the strings which create a mandolin like sound.

The Emerald of Siam is located 1314 Jadwin Richland, Washington. There will be no admission fee for this event. For more details contact 509-946-9328. 

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer At Columbia Park Kennewick WashingtonOn Saturday, October 17 the American Cancer Society (ACS) is hosting Making Strides Against Breast Cancer a Walk for a Cause event to honor breast cancer survivors and raises awareness about the disease. There will be three categories you can opt to join: 1 mile, 5K and 10K walk. 

About the Event
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the Society’s leading event to raise awareness and funding to fight breast cancer. It is the nation’s biggest non-governmental breast cancer research supporter. The journey to end breast cancer begins with a single step. Join and save lives.

The American Cancer Society
ACS has been saving lives for more than a century and they vow to continue doing so until they finish the fight. Find out how ACS is putting your

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Academy of Children’s Theatre – Fall Princess Faire Richland, WashingtonThis coming Sunday, October 11 the Academy of Children’s Theatre is presenting the Princess Faire production a combination of Disney’s Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty.

More about Fall Princess Faire
The event is divided into two 45 minutes performance. The show is perfect for preschoolers and up.  So bring your family and friends and have a great evening together.

All performances will be at the Black Box Theatre at the Academy of Children’s Theatre located at 213 Wellsian Way Richland, Washington. The show will start at 3:00 in the afternoon.

You can purchase your tickets online or drop by the ACT office. For more details please call 509-943-6027.

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Open Mic – Jam Night With Brian Holbrook In Richland, WashingtonThis coming Saturday, October 10 bring your band at The Emerald of Siam Thai Restaurant and Lounge for an Open Mic Jam Night with Brian Holbrook. The stage is set with complete instrument for those who want to perform live with your band or do solo performance. Non-performers can just simply unwind and enjoy the music with your favorite drink.

Who is Brian Holbrook?
Brian is a singer – songwriter from Poplar Bluff, MO. and currently based in Richland, Washington. Brian’s music influences are Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Bob Dylan and Jim Croce.  

The Emerald of Siam Thai Restaurant and Lounge is located at 1314 Jadwin Richland, Washington. Jamming starts at 9:00 in evening and there will be no admission fee.  For more inquiries please call 509-946-9328.

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Ligo Handford Second Saturday Public Tours Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, October 10 The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) will conduct a public drop-in tours at 1:30 in the afternoon and Observatory tours on the 4th Friday of every month at 3:00 in the afternoon. The host will give you a presentation about their researches and will conduct a walking tour around the observatory including their control room.

About LIGO
LIGO Hanford is one of two U.S. gravitational waves searching facility. They strive to be accessible to the public as much as possible to encourage passion for science. LIGO is a national facility for gravitational wave research , providing opportunities for the broader scientific community to participate in detector development, observation and data analysis

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