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Tri Cities Prep High School 17th Annual Fundraising Dinner & AuctionThe Tri Cities Prep High School’s 17th Annual Fundraising is set this coming Saturday, March 8, at the Prep High School’s Grant Activity Center. Festivities begin at 5PM. The theme of the evening is Grecian Gala.

Fundraising Dinner and Auction
If you’re interested in the auction, be informed that the first silent auction table will close at 6:20PM. Thereafter, a special dinner, featuring Classic Mediterranean Menu prepared by Chef Andy Craig of Castle Catering, will be served at 7PM. The live auction will follow immediately after dinner.

Proceeds from the live and silent auction are for the benefit of Prep’s student scholarship fund. For more information on donations, reserved seats and group tables, call the Prep office at (509) 546-2465 or visit

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Here’s a treat for people who love the arts and have a penchant for sweets, too.

The Hanford High Drama presents Dessert Theatre at the Red Lion Hotel in Richland, Wa on March 8, from 6:30PM to 9PM. Gear up for a delightful evening of desserts, entertainment (by no less than the award-winning Hanford High drama students, of course), and a silent and live auction.

Be a Hero
The theme of this event is Heroes. If you want to be a hero, too, make sure to be there to support the drama students and bid for auction items. Help make this fundraiser a success. All proceeds go in support of the students of Hanford High’s drama department.

Admission is only $25. You may call Julie at (509) 947-0033 or visit Hanford High Drama’s website for more details.

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Richland, Wa’s LIGO Hanford Second Saturday Public ToursGo on an educational tour with the whole family through LIGO Hanford’s Observatory Tours.

LIGO Hanford offers public drop-in tours at 1:30PM every second Saturday of the month, and this month, that will fall on March 8.

LIGO Tours
Get a chance to tour one of two gravitational wave observatories in the United States. During the tour, your LIGO host will provide a presentation detailing LIGO’s research. He will also conduct a walking tour of the Observatory and give tourists a chance to visit the control room.

Since plenty of walking will be done, it is recommended that tourists wear comfortable shoes. LIGO’s facilities are also wheelchair accessible, so even differently abled individuals can enjoy the tour.

Admission is free, so if you want more…
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First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown KennewickIf you haven’t planned anything this week yet, head on out to historic Downtown Kennewick on March 6, from 5PM to 9PM for this month’s first Thursday ARTwalk.

Kennewick Art Walk on First Thursdays
The Kennewick Art Walk happens each first Thursday of the month. It when everyone gets the chance to enjoy art and meet the artists behind some of the most beautiful artworks on display.

You can visit multiple locations that are marked by colorful balloons. This spans an 8-city block are from Dayton St. east to Washington St. and from W Canal Dr south to W First Ave., so there’s really lots of walking to do.

Family-Friendly Event
Everyone in the family will enjoy the Kennewick Art Walk where numerous fine local and regional artists are featured each

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Second Annual Financial Fitness Day at CBC in Pasco, WAThe first quarter of the new year is nearing its end. What have you done as far as your financial goals are concerned? If you haven’t done anything yet or are still planning what to do, then make sure you reserve March 1st on your calendar for Financial Fitness Day.

Annual Financial Fitness Day

On Saturday, March 1, the Asset Building Coalition of Benton and Franklin Counties will have its Second Annual Financial Fitness Day. About 20 organizations will be featured in this event. These same organizations will also have their own financial services information booths where a qualified staff will be deployed and ready to answer any financial questions you might have.

There will also be 15 short workshops throughout the day covering topics such

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Mid-Columbia Hair and Beauty Expo at Three Rivers Convention CenterHere’s a reason to have a grand women’s day out for the ladies of Tri Cities, WA – the Mid-Columbia Hair and Beauty Expo, which is happening at the Three Rivers Convention Center on March 1 from 11AM to 4PM.

Hair and Beauty Expo
On March 1, Mid-Columbia beauty experts, industry sponsors, and vendors will come together to demonstrate their skills and talk about the latest products and services in the beauty and wellness industries.

There will be extravagant presentations and performances that will surely fill the venue with glitz and glamour. It’s a day of beauty and entertainment as a DJ plays a diverse array of music. There will also be a bistro and beverage garden. You’ll also get a chance to purchase $5 vouchers at the door that you can use for

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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing at ACT in Richland, WAThe Academy of Children’s Theatre will be staging “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing”, Judy Blume’s classic favorite comedy on February 28, March 1, 7, and 8 at 7PM.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
This comedy play will chronicle the life of nine-year-old Peter as he struggles with his infuriation over the horrendous behavior that his bratty little brother, Fudge, demonstrates (incidentally, this is the first of Blume’s “Fudge” stories). The fact that Fudge’s antics usually go unpunished only adds to Peter’s frustration. Watch and see how the hilarious antics of mischievous Fudge is complemented by the quick wit of his older brother and the unbreakable confidence of know-it-all Sheila Tubman. You won’t only recognized these iconic characters but relate

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Pasco, WA presents Custer's 15th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts ShowHere’s something fun for the whole family – Custer’s 15th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show that’s going to be held in TRAC Pasco on March 21 to 23.

Custer’s 15th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show
The show will feature more than 150 of the finest artists and crafters from across the United States, and they will be coming in with their unique handcrafted items. This is one holiday shopping tradition you shouldn’t miss, as all artists come together to represent their own work.

Be part of the fun and excitement, and imbibe the festive atmosphere that the artists and crafters create as they decorate their displays with a holiday theme as they sell arts and crafts for gifts and home décor.

Enjoy shopping and come home with all the cool stuff you can buy

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A Quilter’s Journey –Tri Cities Washington Quilters Guild Quilt ShowThe Tri-City Quilters’ Guild will be having their 31st annual quilt show entitled “A Quilter’s Journey” on March 21 from 10AM-6PM and 22 from 10AM-5PM at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, WA.

Tri-City Quilters’ Guild’s Mission
Founded in 1982, this non-profit charitable corporation’s mission is to promote the love of quilting through education, fellowship, and sharing quilts with selected human service organizations in the area. They are able to satisfy these purposes through monthly meetings, friendship groups, community service sewing days, and a variety of other events, including the yearly quilt show each March.

Purpose of the Quilt Show
The quilt show’s purpose is not only to show off each member’s quilts but also to feature

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Fourteenth Annual Pooch and Pal Run Walk along the Columbia RiverYou are welcome to join this event with or without your pooch beside you. This is a 1-mile, 5k, or 10k run or walk happening along the Columbia River on March 22 at 9:00AM. Starting point for the event is at Columbia Point Marina in Richland (just behind Anthony’s).

Dogs and Dog Owners Unite
This is something for all dogs and dog owners to enjoy. There will be veterinarians and vendors present on the day of the event with giveaways, raffle draws, and more. Spudnut Shop in Richland will be donating free Spudnuts while Dutch Bros Coffee will sell coffee and cocoa for $2.00.

An Event to Benefit Homeless Dogs and Cats
Proceeds from this event are for the benefit of homeless dogs and cats, so they can find homes and families through Pet Over Population

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