All Blog Entries by Colleen D Lane

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Evil Dead the Musical at Walla Walla’s Power House TheatreIf you’re looking for an unusual way to welcome the weekend, then make sure to book your tickets as early as now for Walla Walla’s presentation of Evil Dead the Musical that’s showing at Power House Theatre.

Evil Dead the Musical
The musical is a presentation of Last Chance Productions and is loosely based on the cult classic horror films Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness. This hilarious live stage show combines all the elements of these horror films to create one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time.

You can expect campy comedy, gory scenes, witty one-liners, lively music, and a deluge of fake blood. In fact, several rows of the Power House Theatre will be designated as “splatter zone seats”. So if you’re up for the

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Third Annual Tri Cities Half Marathon at Clover Island InnUSRA Half Marathon Series
The USRA Half Marathon Series is a 23-city nationwide half marathon series in mid-to-small size markets. This year, they are bringing the series to Washington once again. So mark your calendars, because April 12 is going to be a very special day for runners and marathon enthusiasts out there.

Tri Cities Half Marathon
The starting and finishing point for the half marathon is the Clover Island Inn. Here’s the full schedule:

  • 8:00AM – Half Marathon
  • 8:15AM – 5K Run/Walk
  • 9:45AM – Fun Run
  • 10:00AM – 5K Awards Presentation
  • 11:00AM – Half Marathon Awards Presentation

Other Highlights of the Day
Aside from the half marathon, 5K run/walk, and fun run, runners will especially designed t-shirts – tech shirts for half

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C3 Spring Children’s Consignment Sale in Richland, WaWould you like to go shopping for a good cause? If you do, then head on out to Columbia Community Church on April 11, from 9AM to 4PM, and April 12, from 9AM to 12PM, for the C3 Spring Children’s Consignment Sale.

Children’s Consignment Sale
This is the Tri Cities’ only non-profit children’s consignment sale. Here, you would have the chance to shop over 10,000 new and gently used children’s items such as clothes, toys, books and games, strollers, bikes, furniture, baby items, and so much more. Most of the items on sale will be offered at half price off on Saturday, April 12.

For a Good Cause
The children’s consignment sale is aimed to raise funds for the benefit of Safe Harbor, Mid-Columbia Reading Foundation, and Tri Cities Diaper Bank. So every

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Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music FestivalPut your cowboy hat on and polish those boots because the Tri Cities is celebrating the 11th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival on April 11, 12, and 13 at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick.

Mark Your Calendars
You wouldn’t want to miss this event meant to raise funds for several good causes. It is Columbia River Cowboy Gathering’s mission “to preserve the western way of life by providing a festival honoring the cowboy way of life and heritage through music, poetry, western arts and goods, keeping the festival wholesome, family oriented and at an affordable price”. It is the organization’s goal to “provide financial assistance to various community and non-profit groups within our community as well as allowing the Columbia

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Brushes and a Bottle – Chandler Reach Winery in Benton CityYou don’t need to be a Picasso to finish a work of art, well, at least, not with the latest popular trend known as “Brushes and a Bottle”.

Brushes and a Bottle
Brushes and a Bottle is a new trend that is fast gaining ground. You can come alone, but really, it’s more fun if you grab a couple of your friends. This unique and entertaining experience takes place in different wineries, and on April 11, all the fun will happen in Chandler Reach Winery in Benton City.

On this day, you will get the chance to create your very first work of art while enjoying a glass of wine even if you have never put a brush to a canvas in your entire life. You will be receiving step-by-step instructions during this painting class that will last around 2 to 2 ½ hours.

At

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Grand Ridge Eye Clinic Frame Show in PascoGrand Ridge Eye Clinic’s Pasco office is celebrating the launch of their new designer frame product lines by offering 50% off on all lenses ordered on the day of the event.

Frame Show in Pasco

The frame show is happening on April 8, from 5PM to 8PM. Aside from the above-mentioned discount, they will also give 30% off on all featured frames. Sweet and savory treats and light refreshments will be served during the event.

You might also win door prizes such as perfumes, mugs, umbrellas, Tranquileyes, tote bags, and sunglasses. Please note that no insurance will be billed at this event. Moreover, you have to bring a current prescription, preferably within the last six months, or call (509) 736-0710 to schedule an appointment. You may also visit their

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Brews and Brushes Presents Sweet Bounty at the Marina in KennewickTake a break from routine and enjoy a fun evening with friends or loved ones, some craft-brewed beer, and painting. Chris Blevins, in cooperation with Ice Harbor Brewery at the Marina, is hosting a unique “art as entertainment” event on April 7, from 6-8:30PM. 

Sweet Bounty
Get ready for a night of serious fun and non-serious painting using watercolors. You don’t even have to be an experienced painter to enjoy this unique experience and all art supplies will be provided. As the evening’s mantra goes, “Sipping allowed and laughter encouraged”. Your first beverage is on the house, to give you that kick you need to start the night away.

Artwork for the evening is the piece shown above – Sweet Bounty. So if you want to make way for your inner

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First Time Moving Out ChecklistDoing something for the first time can be downright scary – learning how to walk, learning how to drive, starting with school. However, aside from the normal firsts in life, there’s another thing that can quite test one’s ability to handle things efficiently – moving out for the first time.

There are many reasons why a person might move from the place he’s currently living in to somewhere else. It might be that a person is moving out of his parents’ place, away to college, to work in another city, or to his own place – one he’s bought with his hard-earned money. Nevertheless, no matter what the reason is behind the move, it can be a stressful experience.

If you’re someone who can’t deal with pressure all too well, the idea of moving can be quite an

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Easter Bunny Bash at Columbia Center Mall in Kennewick, WaWhat better way to welcome the Easter Bunny this year than with a fun bash at the Columbia Center Mall in Kennewick on Saturday, March 21. The fun starts at 10:00 in the morning near the play area.

Simon Kidgits Club
Simon Kidgits Club proudly sponsors the event, and all Kidgit members are encouraged to check in at Guest Services early to avail of a special treat.

There will be lots of fun games, activities, and crafts. There will be food and beverage samples for all to enjoy, too. As a Kidgit event, the Easter Bunny Bash is free to the public. However, if you wish to become a Kidgit member, you could sign up for just $5 per year. Registration forms are available at Guest Services. New registrant perks include a free t-shirt, birthday gift, and so

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Coast Guard Station Open House in Kennewick, WaThe United States Coast Guard has safeguarded the Nation’s maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe. According to the USCG’s website, their mission is to “protect the maritime economy and the environment… defend maritime borders… save those in peril”. As America’s Maritime Guardian, they are ALWAYS READY for all hazards and all threats.

Coast Guard Station Open House
You can show your appreciation and support of the USCG by dropping by the Coast Guard Station for the 2nd Annual USCG Open House on April 5, from 10AM to 2PM. Admission is free.

The open house will include tours of the USCG’s vessels and facilities. You’ll have the chance to interact with local law enforcement agencies, particularly from the fire

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