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This Thanksgiving, the Benton Franklin Red Cross will be holding their 7th annual Turkey Trot to benefit the Benton/Franklin chapter of the American Red Cross. The annual Turkey Trot includes a 1 mile fun run and a 5k run, both races begin at 8:45am at the stage area of Columbia Park in Kennewick Washington (across from the playground of dreams). Registration after November 18 costs $20 per person or $25 if you would like a shirt too. Online, mail in, and in person registration for the Turkey Trot will be open up until November 23, day of the race registration will be available near the stage at Columbia Park. Race packets can be picked up beginning November 24 at the Red Cross in Kennewick.

Water stations will be set up in the 5K course at about the 1…

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Tri-Cities - Christmas Lighted Boat Parade In Kennewick, WashingtonChristmas is right around the corner and that means many people in Tri Cities Washington start planning for Christmas parties and getting out the box of Christmas decorations. Every year our family has a tradition of watching the lighted boat parade with friends a family. This year make plans to enjoy the lighted boat parade with family and friends or maybe just that one special person. The lighted boat parade is an annual event that takes place every year along the shores of the Columbia River.

Details of the Lighted Boat Parade
This year the parade will be on December 5 and 6, 6:00pm-9:00pm. The boats begin at Clover Island in Kennewick Washington and go down to Howard Amon Park before heading back to Clover Island. An awards party will take place…

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On November 13-14, check out The Cascade Natural Gas's Savor the Flavor event going on at the TRAC in Pasco Washington. You don't want to miss out on an opportunity like this one! There will be hundreds of food and cooking related exhibits, celebrity chef demonstrations, Fresh Chef of the Mid Columbia (our local Iron Chef competition), Best Burger competition, live music, a BBQ pavillion, a culinary classroom, liquid libation learning center, and a culinary marketplace. There will even be a kid's area too with lots of fun activities for them! On Saturday, November 13 doors will be open between 11:00am and 10:00pm, the concert will take place between 6:00-10:00pm. Sunday, November 14, doors will be open 10:00am-7:00pm. In order to allow each attendee to…

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The Richland Public Library of Richland Washington hosts a variety of events for the community and most of these events are free or very reasonably priced. During the month of November, there are a wide variety of family friendly events including a few presentations on Native American culture, movie nights, a puppet show, and more!

Puppet Show by WSU Tri Cities’ Students
On November 10, beginning at 1:30pm students from the Arts in Education class at WSU Tri Cities will be presenting four different puppet shows for children at the story circle. There is no charge.

Movie Nights
There is a family movie night coming up on Thursday, November 4 where Toy Story 3 will be shown. Another one will take place on November 19 with a showing of Karate Kid. On…

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For many years now Bethel Church has been holding a Fall Frenzy event towards the end of October at their main Richland campus. Over the past several years though Bethel began to branch out into the community and started holding their annual Fall Frenzy event at area schools. For a few years now, one of those locations has been Marcus Whitman Elementary School in Richland Washington. This year is no different, Fall Frenzy will be held at Marcus Whitman on October 30 from 6:30 to 8:00pm. The Fall Frenzy is similar to a carnival, there will be booths, games, tractor pulls and various events where children and adults can participate and receive goodies! This is a great place to bring the whole family to and spend time together!

For more information about…

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September 15-18 head down to Pendleton Oregon for the 100 year anniversary of the Pendleton Rodeo. This long-time annual event draws huge crowds every year including some of the biggest names in the rodeo circuit and a throng of celebrity rodeo fans. This four-day rodeo is expected to bring in over 70,000 people to Pendleton, a town of about 17,000 residents. One of the biggest reasons for the success of the rodeo is the town’s commitment to staying true to traditions. Some of those traditions started 100 years ago include banning advertising in the arena, keeping the bucking chutes made of wood, maintaining the arena’s center grassy area, and the continual use of volunteers every year. The people of Pendleton have been anticipating this rodeo centennial…

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On Saturday, September 11 from 12:00pm-4:00pm, Kennewick General Hospital is presenting Health & Swellness at the Columbia Center Mall. This event will be packed full of entertainment, interactive learning, valuable health information, giveaways galore and a WHOLE LOT OF FUN! If you have a concern about your child’s health and/or development this is a great place to come and get information from knowledgeable sources. If you are in need of a new doctor or pediatrician then come on out and learn about our area’s medical professionals. This is your chance to talk to experienced, specialized physicians in a casual setting. There will be many local groups present at the Health & Swellness event including Kennewick Fire Department, March of Dimes, Benton…

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For 33 years now Christ the King School has held Sausage Fest, the primary fundraising event for each school year. This annual community event hosts nearly 25,000-30,000 people a year making it the third largest event in Tri Cities Washington. Sausage Fest takes place every year during the third full weekend of September, this year it is the 17-18; the weekend begins Friday night at 5:00pm and goes through midnight then starts back up on Saturday at 11:00am and going until midnight..

Admission is free and includes plenty of games for kids of all ages along with food booths featuring over 30 different foods, an indoor and outdoor biergarten, live music, arts & crafts, Granny’s Attic, Farmer’s Market, and middle and high school dances. Sausage Fest has a…

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When looking for a place to call home many people look for a city that is great for raising a family. Kiplinger recently released a top 10 list of the greatest American cities for raising a family. In order to make it on the list cities had to have a healthy economy, strong schools, low crime rates, job growth, vibrant local culture, and lots of parks and recreational activities. These are a lot of factors to consider when looking at so many American cities, but they did it and on that list is none other than our local Kennewick Washington.

The city of Kennewick with a population nearing 70,000 is a largely a research based economy, they were able to withstand the recession quite well with only a 6.2% unemployment rate and abounding high-tech jobs in…

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The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, is proud to host the 7th Annual “Seattle Seahawks Tri-Cities Day” on Sunday, September 12, 2010. Ticket sales begin Thursday, July 26, 2010 at 8:00 am for the season opener versus the San Francisco 49ers.

The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce has only 300 tickets to be sold for this opening home game. They will be sold on a first come basis.

Ticket prices are $64.00, which includes a t-shirt courtesy of Swift Rehabilitation and a seat cushion courtesy of AmeriChoice Home Loans. The ticket order form is available on the Chamber website at the Chamber offices. Completed forms may be faxed to 509.783.1733 or delivered to 3180 W. Clearwater, Suite F, Kennewick or…

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