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The Basics – Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s DiseaseThe Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease
On Thursday, March 20, from 1-3PM, Bethel Church will present The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease, an educational workshop co-sponsored by Kadlec Neurological Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association. There will also be an evening session on the same day, from 6-8PM.

Alarming Statistics for Alzheimer’s Disease
People affected by Alzheimer’s disease are growing in numbers. In fact, in March of last year, the National Vital Statistics System released data showing Washington State as having the highest mortality rate for Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. At 46.3 deaths per 100,000 people, the state’s death rate for the year 2010 far exceeded the national rate of 25.1

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Tri Cities Cancer Center Foundations 14th Annual Fundraising BreakfastMake a difference in your life by supporting the Tri Cities Cancer Center Foundation’s 14th Annual Fundraising Breakfast. This is happening at the Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick Wa on March 18 at 7:30AM.

14th Annual Fundraising Breakfast
The annual Fundraising Breakfast is held each spring to educate the community on the progress of the Cancer Center and to fund the Center’s programs, which are aimed at providing necessary support to cancer patients and their families.

Highlights of the morning will include testimonials from patients, a video presentation, reports from the CEO and Foundation Board, and of course, a delicious breakfast. The event’s generous sponsor, Mission Support Alliance (MSA), makes all these possible.

Let’s Raise

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Tri Cities Wa Challenge of Champions Extreme Rough Stock ShowdownThe second annual Extreme Rough Stock Showdown is coming back to the Tri Cities on March 8. This adrenaline-rushing professional event will feature bull riding, bronco riding, and bareback riding competitions for the fun and entertainment of the Tri Cities.

Challenge of Champions Extreme Rough Stock Showdown
The Challenge of Champions is expected to attract the top 25 bull riders and the Northwest’s toughest 20 horse riders. The Champion riders will be coming from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, and Nevada to compete in this invitation-only event.

Among those expected to attend the event are 9-time NFR World Qualifier Myron Duarte, Dodge National Circuit Finals Champion Allen Helmuth, Toughest Cowboy Finalist Charlie Barker, NFR Qualifiers

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Roll into Spring Bunco at Clover Island Inn, Kennewick WaGet ready for a night of fun, friends, prizes, and more at the annual Roll into Spring Bunco. Enjoy a yummy snack, a glass of wine, and get ready to roll.

Roll for the Women and Girls
The Roll into Spring Bunco is happening at the Clover Island Inn in Kennewick Wa. on March 18. Soroptimist International Pasco-Kennewick sponsors the event in order to raise funds for women and girls in the community.

Only $20 to Get in
For just $20, adults, kids, and seniors can have a great time while sharing in a good cause. Social starts at 5:30PM and Bunco at 6:10PM. There will be spring-themed baskets at the silent auction, too. For more information, please call (509) 628-7612.

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Richland’s Leprechaun Dash for Elementary and Middle School Students Here’s something for elementary and middle school students out there.

Tri Cities Wa presents the Leprechaun Dash, a one-mile fun run to be held in a closed portion of Columbia Park Trail. The fun run is happening on March 15, and it will start and finish near near R.F. McDougall’s and Kimo's.

The Leprechaun Dash
There is no fee to join the Dash. This is Three Rivers Road Runners’ way to help kids have some fun, get healthy, and stay fit at the same time. However, runners need to register, as their parents’ signatures are needed on the entry forms. Children older than 15 years old are excluded from registering for the Leprechaun Dash.

Parents have nothing to worry about as the organizers made sure there would be a safe, controlled course with the

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Tri Cities Wood Carvers Assoc. Presents 20th Annual Artistry in Wood Mission Statement of the Tri Cities Wood Carvers Association
The Tri Cities Wood Carvers Association aims to promote and advance the art of woodcarving while encouraging wood burning, intarsia, woodturning, marquetry, scrollwork, and carving using other media. They try to reach this goal by promoting advancement of all carving techniques through formal and informal carving classes, thereby providing a positive environment for people with the desire to learn this form of art.

Twentieth Annual Artistry in Wood Juried Exhibit and Sale
The annual juried competition is the Association’s way of encouraging carvers to enter their carved works for an assessment of skill, critiques of workmanship, and an opportunity to display their art to the public. The

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No Limits Monster Truck Nationals at TRAC Center in Pasco The Bad Boys of Racing are back with the No Limits Monster Truck Tour happening on March 14 and 15 at the TRAC Center, Pasco, Wa.

This indoor motorsports event will feature Ghost Rider, Eliminator, La Chica Loco, Defender, Monster Medic, and Robotron. Children under two years of age are not encouraged to the event as loud noise and some exhaust fumes are to be expected. The show will last for approximately 2-3 hours.

Monster Truck Tour Schedule
The schedules are as follows:

  • Friday, March 14, 2014
PIT Party Open to all Ticket Holders: 6:00PM
Gates Open: 6:00PM
Show time: 7:30PM

  • Saturday, March 15, 2014
PIT Party: Not available during the afternoon of Saturday
Gates Open: 1:00PM
Show Time: 2:00PM

  • Saturday, March 15, 2014
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The Tri Cities Spring Antique Show with a Twist of VintageThe Roxy Theatre Antiques Folks presents the Tri Cities Spring Antique Show with a Twist of Vintage, which kicks off the antique show and vintage market season in Washington State.

Spring Antique Show with a Twist of Vintage
The antique show is happening on Friday, March 14, from 4PM to 8PM and Saturday, March 15, from 9AM to 5PM. On both days, the Expo Hall of the TRAC Center will be filled with traditional antiques and vintage repurposed treasures, books and paper, linens, jewelry, furniture, pottery, unique home decor, painted and unpainted furniture, and industrial elements.

Admission is $6 for adults, and this is good for both days. Children eight and under can come to the show free. For more details, please contact Ann Steiger at (509)

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Mid Columbia Musical Theatre Presents Les MisérablesFirst published in 1862, Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo. It is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century, and it is coming on stage at the Richland High School Auditorium on March 14, 15, 21, 22, and 23.

One of the 19th Century’s Bests
The novel follows the lives and interactions of several characters over a period of 17 years, beginning in 1815 and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion. The novel’s focus is on the struggles of Jean Valjean, an ex-convict, and his experience of redemption. Examining the nature of law and grace, the novel elaborates upon the history of France, the architecture and urban design of Paris, politics, moral philosophy, antimonarchism, justice, religion, and the types and nature of

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Tri Cities Presents St. Patrick Day Foot Race in Richland WashingtonWelcome springtime the Tri Cities style with the annual St. Patrick Foot Race happening on March 15. There will be 5 and 10km races, with the 10km race starting at 10:00AM and the 5km race at 10:10AM. The race course will close at 11:30AM. The race will start and finish near R.F. McDougall’s and Kimo's at Columbia Center North, Richland, Washington.

Age Group Awards for 5 and 10km Racers
Age group awards will be given for 5 and 10km races using the following age group:

  • 15 and under
  • 16 to 19 years old
  • 20 to 29 years old
  • 30 to 39 years old
  • 40 to 49 years old
  • 50 to 59 years old
  • 60 to 69 years old
  • 70 and above

Pre-Registration Required
Entrance fee for running the 5 or 10km races is $11.00. Technical fabric sleeveless

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