Found 117 blog entries tagged as family.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Academy of Children’s TheatreA Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Academy of Children’s Theatre
One of literature’s greatest works, by no less than the greatest English writer of all time, William Shakespeare, will be given a 20th century approach by the drama students of the Academy of Children’s Theatre.

Shakespeare for the 20th Century
ACT’s production will take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream, setting it in 1967 during San Francisco’s Summer of Love. The story will follow the adventures of a spirited but mischievous fairy, Puck, who pulls on all sorts of hilarious antics that intentionally and unintentionally complicate the other characters, which include Oberon, Titania, Hermia, Helena, Lysander, Demetrius, Egeus, Theseus, Hippolyta and Bottom.

Show Times and Tickets
The production…

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Tri Cities Heart for the Fatherless Alongside Fundraising All over the world, there are thousands of orphaned children in need of a family to care for them. That is the reason why Alongside Fundraising (Adoption Fundraising Support Ministry) was born. The ministry’s purpose is to help local families in the Tri Cities with their adoption fundraising efforts. This is done by creating, organizing, and running family-friendly events to raise funds so these children can finally “come home”.

A Night of Wishes
This year, Heart for the Fatherless and Alongside Fundraising has teamed up for an awesome family event dubbed as “A Night of Wishes 2014”.

On that night, hundreds of Chinese lanterns covered in the wishes of attending families will light up the skies over the Tri Cities. This would be the perfect…

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Tri Cities Wa Lighted Boat ParadeTri Cities Wa Lighted Boat Parade on the Columbia River this weekend December 4th and 5th from 6:00 to 9:00 in the evening.  Bring your warm clothes and (hopefully) stand next to a warm fire or friend and enjoy the parade.  We have a home on the Columbia River and the Lighted Boat Parade has been a holiday highlight for us as a family. 

Event Route Details

Christmas Lighted Boat Parade will travel up river on the Kennewick side along Columbia Park. At around 7:30 in the evening they will turn around at the far end of Howard Amon Park in Richland and travel back down river on the same course. They will arrive back at Clover Island and make an additional loop for everyone on the island before heading back into the Clover Island Marina at around 9:00…

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McNary Wildlife RefugeThe Winter Birds Event at McNary's Wildlife Refuge will be a lot of fun and very relaxing. We've enjoyed some family time at the refuge and appreciate the serenity the center offers. When the cold weather becomes to unbearable, then the warmth and hot drinks on the inside awaits you.

The Winter Birds event is at the McNary Environmental Education Center on Saturday, February 8 between 9am & 12noon. From McNary's flyer:

Discover McNary’s abundance of ducks, swans, geese and other birds of the Mid-Columbia. Blue Mountain Wildlife of Pendleton will be at McNary with live raptors. Videographer Gaylord Mink will show his wonderful wildlife films. There will be hands-on activities and nature hikes. Afterward, join the Friends of the Mid-Columbia River…

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Tri Cities Wa Christmas Concert and Winter WonderlandThe Living Room Community Church is hosting Home For Christmas 2013 Friday-Sunday, December 13-15 at 1409 S. Garfield, Kennewick.

Christmas Concert
Monte Ingersoll & Special Guest Artists (Auditorium) will perform beautifully arranged Christmas songs featuring the Home For Christmas Band.  There will be 4 Concerts - Friday, Saturday and Sunday Evenings at 7:00 pm, Sunday Afternoon Matinee, 3:00 pm  $15.00 per person.

Winter Wonderland
There will be an outside Winter Wonderland on Friday, Saturday, Sunday 4 – 8:00 pm.  Ice Skating (Skates provided), Christmas Snow-Globe (Photos taken) Christmas Village including: Fire-Pits, Hot dogs, Toy shop for kids to make their own Christmas ornament and toys, Nativity with small animals (kids can be a shepherd,…

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Well, it's about time! We have 5 children and have spent too much time commuting to North Richland for WSU and North Richland grade schools. We've decided to put our 3500 sq ft house on the market starting at $500,000. Many, many upgrades can be read here. Pictures of this home and river views can be seen here...

Columbia river property

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This summer Hapo, the official sponsor of summer, is holding the 9th annual Live @ 5 concert series on Thursday nights at 5:00pm. Each year these weekly concert series throughout the summer draws thousands of people. Live @ 5 is a family friend event held in Richland WA's John Dam Plaza. These weekly concerts are free but make sure to bring some money there will be vendors present as well as activities for the kids. Both regional and local talent will featured.

Concert Schedule:
June 21 – VooDoo Alley - Playing Party Rock Music
June 28 – 3rd Date - Playing Rock and Roll and then some
July 5 – M80's - Playing heavy metal and dance tunes.
July 12 – Colorblind - Playing high energy rock
July 19 – Freddy Pink - Playing classic R&B hits of the 60s and…

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19th Annual Cool Desert Nights
For the past 19 years the Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce has hosted Cool Desert Nights in Richland Washington. This family friendly community event is a weekend long car show sponsored by HAPO Community Credit Union, “The Official Sponsor of Summer.” Cool Desert Nights features cars of all ages, makes and models; last year over 700 cars were registered. Throughout the weekend nearly 15,000 people attended the event last year.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, June 21

  • Registration - Hosted by the Columbia Basin Corvair Club: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Richland Red Lion; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Richland Dairy Queen Grill & Chill.
  • The Les Schwab All City Cruise: The line-up begins at 5:00pm at the TRAC in…

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This Summer take your kids to the movies at a free or discounted rate! Regal Cinemas in Richland, Washington, Fairchild Cinemas in Pasco, Washington and Carmike Cinemas in Kennewick Washington are all offering summer movies good for the whole family!

Fairchild Cinemas in Pasco Washington
Fairchild Cinemas will be showing their summer movies on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for free. The theatre will open their doors at 9:00am, movies will begin as each theatre fills up, the last showing of each day will begin at 10:00am. The kids tray is the special during the free summer movies, the tray is $4. Here is the schedule of movies being shown this summer:

June 19-21: Happy Feet 2 OR Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
June 26-28: Diary of a Wimpy…

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Tri Cities WA One of the 10 Best Places to Raise your Kids
A few years ago the Tri Cities was ranked as one of the ten best places to raise a family. Well, they did it again, Kiplinger just released another "Top 10" list of best places to raise kids and guess who made the list? You got it, Tri Cities made it on the list again coming in at number 2! In order to make it on the list the Tri Cities was first looked at in regards to the ratio of family income to cost of living, crime rates and percentages of families with children. Then Kiplinger took a look at educational factors and fun aspects (ie. Parks, playgrounds, libraries). Tri Cities is home to 29 parks, a family fishing pond, a splash park, a quarter acre playground of dreams and 300 days of…

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