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Riverfest at Columbia Park Lampson Pits Kennewick WashingtonRiverfest 2019 | Sep. 7, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Columbia Park/Lampson Pits | Kennewick, WA

RiverFest is a FREE family event that pays tribute to the many benefits of the Federal Hydropower system with a focus on the lower Snake River Dams. There will be educational exhibits, food vendors, speakers, hands-on learning experiences, entertainment, and fun for the whole family! #DamProud #RiverFest2019TC #HydroFlowsHere

Businesses, community organizations and people of all walks of life throughout the region have joined together to host RiverFest 2019. RiverFest is a FREE, fun, and educational family event, featuring exhibitors, vendors, and entertainment to showcase all the benefits of the Federal Columbia River Power System and highlight the

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50th Annual Columbia Cup Hydroplane Races On The Columbia River 2015The 2019 HAPO Columbia Cup will mark the 54th time Unlimited Hydroplanes have raced on the Columbia River. This year’s event, like the inaugural in 1966, will most likely have 12 Unlimited's in attendance. But the modern Unlimited Hydroplane has very little in common with those first boats that churned the waters of the Columbia River. The hydroplanes of today are almost more plane than hydro. They are thirty foot long; 7,000 pound wings that glide over the water with only the bare minimum of the boat making contact with the river. Powered by turbine engines capable of nearly 3,000 hp, the boats can reach straightaway speeds close to 200 miles per hour. Qualifying lap averages in the mid 160 mph range are common with the faster boats in the fleet. To put

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Tri-Cities Washington Things To DoAre you looking for something to do this weekend in the Tri-Cities Washington or in the surrounding area? Then check this out! I have put together a list of 25 things to do in the Tri-Cities Washington.

  1. Enjoy walking/running/biking the Sacajawea Heritage Trail in Kennewick Washington.
  2. Check out the Largest open-air Farmer's Market in Washington for your fresh produce purchase.
  3. History buffs will enjoy all the information presented at the Franklin County Historical Museum.
  4. Wrap up summer by enjoying the Benton Franklin County Fair and Rodeo towards the end of August.
  5. Take a tour of the Columbia River on a Jetboat ride, Columbia River Journey offers several different tours up and down the Columbia River.
  6. Test out some fine Mexican
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Celebrate Invertebrates! June 15, Saturday, 9am - noon at McNary NWRCelebrate Invertebrates! June 15, Saturday, 9 am - noon at McNary National Wildlife Refuge

When: June 15, Saturday – 9am to Noon
Where: McNary National Wildlife Refuge, 64 Maple Street, Burbank, WAWhat: We will explore the lives of terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates.

Catch and release live invertebrates, examine wasp galls, and get to know worms up close and personal. Special guest - Bug Guru, Dale Jansons. Arts and crafts will include sidewalk chalk art, critter headbands, button-making, and more. All ages are welcome. Fun for the whole family and free! Refreshments! Organized by Friends of Mid-Columbia River Wildlife Refuges in partnership with USFWS Mid-Columbia River NWR Complex.

We invite you to become a member of Friends see our website

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Tri-Cities Washington Things To DoSome of the larger events to do in the Tri-Cities for the month of June...

ACT Garden Arts Tour & Party
Jun. 8, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tri-Cities, WA
Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 8 when ACT will present a showcase of some of the most amazing gardens in the Tri-Cities! The self-guided tour of five venues begins at 10 am and continues to 3 pm when we adjourn to a beautiful riverfront estate for an official Garden Party event from 3 pm-5 pm. This is the only garden tour in the Tri-Cities and we highlight each garden with a theme and an artistic element of some delightful sort! Tickets are $30 to both the tour and the party and will be available soon! Proceeds benefit the Academy of Children's Theatre.
Event Details:
Tri-Cities, WA
Contact:
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Sacajawea State Park Old Fashion Day. A free family event presented by The Friends of Sacajawea State Park.  June 1, 2019 from 12pm to 4pm.  The Sacajawea Park is a day-use park which offers picnic and day use facilities for fun activities such as water, trails and even interpretative events.

Old Fashioned Day At The Park 
Everyone is invited to come out and play the old fashioned way at the Sacajawea State Park located at 2503 Sacajawea Park Road in Pasco, Washington. It is open for games and other activities from 12:00 noon to 4:00 in the afternoon.

The Old Fashioned Day at the Park is happening on Saturday, June 1, 2019. At the park you will be able to enjoy a ton of old fashioned games like potato sack races, bean bag toss, scavenger hunt,

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The Gallery At The Park | Next to Howard Amon Park, Richland WAVisit Allied Arts Association's Gallery At The Park
Allied Arts Association and gallery provides art development, awareness and education for the Mid-Columbia region of Washington State, including the cities of Pasco, Kennewick, Richland and surrounding areas.

Allied Arts Association began in 1947 as a group of individuals committed to sharing their knowledge of art with friends and the larger community. Allied Arts exists to:

  • further community interest in various forms of visual art through exhibits
  • offer educational opportunities in visual art for the community through workshops, demonstrations, lectures, exhibits, and critiques
  • encourage local artists to produce, improve, and present their work to the public
  • cooperate with other groups
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Cable Bridge, Pasco Washington5K-101 Training Starts Saturday - There is still time to sign up!
Dust off those running shoes and start training for this year's Lampson Cable Bridge Run 5K. Whether your goal is to walk, jog, run or just plain finish a 5K, this program will help you improve your endurance and move you toward a personal best finish time. Sign up today at www.pascoparksandrec.com or in the Pasco Recreation Services Office located at 525 N. 3rd Ave., Pasco, WA. Or call 509-545-3456 with any questions.

About The Cable Bridge, Pasco Washington
The Cable Bridge, officially called the Ed Hendler Bridge and sometimes called the Intercity Bridge, spans the Columbia River between Pasco and Kennewick in southeastern Washington as State Route 397. It was constructed in 1978 and

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Kayak the Hanford Reach on the Columbia RiverKayak the Hanford ReachFriday, August 28 | Did you know the Hanford Reach is the last free-flowing stretch of the Columbia River in the United States? It is home to a variety of animals including waterfowl, fish and wildlife. The White Bluffs has a fossil record which extends back more than two million years. Kayak this magnificent section of the Columbia and witness the breath taking scenery as we paddle from the Vernita Bridge, through the White Bluffs to the old ferry landing. Trip includes transportation, guides, shuttle and kayaks. Please bring lunch/snacks, sunscreen and water.

Details:
Date: August 28, 2015 | Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Deadline: August 26, 2015 | Location: Meet at Richland Community Center Parking Lot | Address:

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A Time of Remembrance - Honoring Our Fallen Heroes In Kennewick, WashingtonOn Saturday, September 27 the families and fellow comrades of the fallen heroes will have the chance to confidentially get together for a time of sharing, and will attend break-out sessions which will provide information to assist in the process of coping with their loss and sacrifice. A Candlelight Vigil will happen at Columbia Park at the Veteran's Memorial in Kennewick, Washington. Everyone is encouraged to join the families at the Candlelight Ceremony beside the Columbia River. The Vigil will start at 7:30 in the evening.

The following day Sunday, September 28 there will be an official State Recognition Ceremony that will be hosted by the City of West Richland at Flat Top Park. The goal of the event is to have each of our heroes memory

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