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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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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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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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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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Lend Me a Tenor presented by the Valley Theater CompanyChild abuse is a problem of epic proportions. All over the world, children are being taken advantage of in ways you would never have deemed possible. What’s even more disturbing is the fact that sometimes, the abuse happens inside the home.

It is for problems like this one that the Exchange Club was started.

The Exchange Club
The Exchange Club is a service club focused on preventing child abuse. But that’s not all. This club also encourages community members to embrace their citizenship and show their patriotism.

Members of the Exchange Club meet twice a month in Florentyna’s at the Tri City Airport in Pasco. The meet-ups happen on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Community members who are interested in joining the club are…

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Tri Cities Wa Tri-City Genealogical Society Open HouseDo you want an opportunity to trace your roots and get to know the people who make up your lineage? You never know, you just might be related to someone famous.

Save the Date
Well, on February 12, 2014, head on out to Richland Family History Center from 7:00 to 9:00PM for the Tri-City Genealogical Society Open House. The Center is located at 1314 Jadwin Avenue, in Richland.

So if you want to dig up your roots, now’s your chance. This is free and open to the public. For inquiries, please call (509) 946-6637 or visit their website at http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/.

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Double Feature at the CBC’s Bechtel National PlanetariumIf you’re looking for an exciting and educational adventure that you and your whole family can enjoy, then head on out to Bechtel National Planetarium at Columbia Basin College, 2600 N. 20th Ave. Pasco, Wa., on any of these dates and times: February 7-28 (Fridays only) at 7 and 8PM, and February 8-22 (Saturdays only) at 2 and 3PM.

Bechtel National Planetarium Shows
The planetarium at CBC offers life-like, high-definition images and sound using the most state-of-the-art projection system in the entire Pacific Northwest. You won’t need 3D glasses to enjoy the 36-foot panoramic viewing dome that can simulate a 3D effect.

Young children are unlikely to get bored, since a typical hour-long show normally includes a live presentation that lasts for 20-30…

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Kennewick Art Walk   If you’re looking for something fun to look forward to on a regular basis, then mark all first Thursdays of each month in your calendar. Save the day for the Kennewick Art Walk that happens every month in historic Downtown Kennewick.

What Is the Kennewick Art Walk?
This family-friendly, recurring event features numerous talented local and regional artists who come together month after month through the efforts of local business establishments.

On this night, many businesses on the Art Walk, which are mostly art-based galleries and studios, stay open for extended hours and host an ever-changing array of art, as well as the artists who created the artworks.

More than Just Artworks
This is an open house, self-guided tour, which also highlights…

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Alzheimer’s Disease – Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection MattersKnow the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters
Do you know someone, a friend or loved one perhaps, who is suffering from memory loss or behavioral changes? Both could be signs of Alzheimer’s disease, so if you do, it’s time to learn the facts.

Why Early Detection Matters
Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease will give you a chance to begin treatments, enroll your loved one in clinical trials, and plan for the future.

An Interactive Workshop
It is for this reason that you are cordially invited to ‘Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters’, an interactive workshop that will feature video clips of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop is being presented by Bethel Church in Richland and is co-sponsored by Kadlec Neurological Resource…

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