SUNNYSIDE — The 25th annual Lions Club July 4th Celebration featured a program of watermelon coolness and hot dog grilled aroma, matched with family fun activities and culminated with a free fireworks display from Sunnyside High School’s Clem Senn Field last Thursday night.
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SUNNYSIDE — Mark Friday, July 19, on the calendar as the date when the Pacific Science Center Mobile Exhibit comes to the Sunnyside Library, 621 Grant Ave. The exhibit opens at 1 p.m.
SUNNYSIDE — The snacks might not be the same every Friday for the next six weeks, so the “Community Center Tasty Treat” will be a surprise, announced Parks and Recreation program coordinator Lander Grow.
GRANDVIEW — Patriotic revelers gathered at 9 a.m. downtown across the street from Grandview City Hall and the Police station to commence the July 4 holiday during the 42nd annual Flag Raising Ceremony at Stokely Square.
SUNNYSIDE — St. Joseph Parish celebrated its 34th annual SpringFest 2019 as more than 6,000 people attended the event last weekend on Friday, June 28, through Sunday, June 30, at the corner of Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue, next to the church’s school.
Sunnyside men Ray Munson, 41, and Dale Green, 47 were appointed to a new intermediate appellate court created by Gov. Dan Evans. Munson and Green were both Sunnyside High School graduates, and Munson was already serving as a local judge. He was a Yakima County Superior Court judge and Green was an attorney in Walla Walla.
FINAL TRACTOR RIDE — The late Clarence Rollinger family gave him one last ride with a tractor and hay wagon through Sunnyside this past Tuesday morning. The longtime Sunnyside dairyman was laid to rest at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.
SUNNYSIDE — The fifth annual Sunnyside Summer Ale Fest provided attendees, 21 and older, with a downtown taste of microbrews, wine and cider pared with an eclectic, mobile food menu and live Northwest country music at Centennial Park this past Saturday from 5-10 p.m.
SUNNYSIDE — Sunnyside guitar artist Christopher Vizcarra of Bentley Records will be releasing his debut album, titled “Reins of Victory” across the globe next Monday, June 24.
FITTING TRIBUTE — The Martin School of Dance ballet students performed a final tribute to the late founder of the school, Linda Martin, during its annual spring recital June 10 in the Sunnyside High School auditorium. Martin, who founded the school more than 30 years ago, died in February. S…
ALL ABOUT BOOKS — Ms. Veronica Sustaita’s fifth graders gave a spirited dance in support of reading during the Chief Kamiakin Elementary School last day of school talent show last Friday.
PROSSER — The 19th annual Prosser Scottish Fest and Highland Games will commence at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Prosser Food and Wine Park, 2840 Lee Road, for a day of anvil launching and Celtic music.
PROSSER — Open auditions for Valley Theater Company’s production of the romantic comedy “Sirens” will be held Sunday and Monday, June 9 and 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave.
SINGING PRAISE — Desert Praise Quartet of the Tri-Cities is the featured group at this month’s Gospel Jamboree to take place 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Anchor Point Church at 609 W. Bonnieview Road in Grandview. Singing Southern Gospel from left to right will be Kern Kostenko-pianist, Bill …
ZILLAH — The Over the Hill Theatricals will produce “A Bag Full of Miracles” as its fall production, Lloyd Hazzard announced at the group’s May 7 general membership meeting in Zillah.
GRANDVIEW — Ryan Wattenbarger, formerly a student at Sunnyside High School and a YVC alumni, will have brews from his new Moonshot Brewery served during the social hour at the 12th annual Grape to Glass Gala – A Winemaker’s Dinner.
Kate Laplante from Seattle wears her white bride-to-be sash and sunglasses, celebrating her upcoming June 8 wedding day with girlfriends during their festive tasting of 2018 cabernet at Silver Lake Winery in Zillah on Saturday during the Yakima Valley’s Spring Barrel Tasting Weekend.
The Sunnyside High School Drama Department will present “James and the Giant Peach” in five performances beginning Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. on the Sunnyside High School auditorium stage, 1801 E. Edison Ave.
Works of art by graduating Heritage University seniors Madeline Alviso Ramirez and Anthony Tzib will be on display as part of the Senior Art Exhibition in the Virginia S. Hislop Art Gallery at Petrie Hall from April 24 - May 3.
A student- written play, “Henchman’s Revenge,” will debut at Prosser High School’s Hole in the Wall Theatre on May 2, announced the school’s Drama Club Advisor Kimberly Starr.
The roar of Detroit engines will be heard Saturday morning for the opening of the Sunnyside High School 15th annual Show and Shine All-vehicle Car Show at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School, 1700 E. Lincoln Ave.
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