Ducks Unlimited annual banquet, auction March 18
A roaring good time waits to be had at this year’s Lower
Valley Ducks Unlimited banquet and auction.
Sunnyside’s St. Joseph’s gymnasium will again be the site of
the annual fundraiser, set this year for Saturday, March 18. The evening
festivities will begin with refreshments being served at 4 p.m., with a dinner
of prime rib and chicken to follow at 6 p.m.
Along with the hearty meal that will be served, those who
attend will have opportunities to win drawings for shotguns, rifles, artist
prints and gift certificates.
There will also be approximately 40 silent auction items
available that evening, as well as about 15 live auction items.
As tradition dictates, the banquet and auction are open to
the public. Tickets, priced at $50 for singles and $75 for couples, will be
available at the door of the gym that night. The price of admission includes a
membership to the Ducks Unlimited group.
open to public
ZILLAH – Orchardvale Grange’s annual spring dinner, open to
the public, will be served Sunday, March 19, from noon to 3 p.m.
This year’s menu will include roast beef, mashed potatoes
and gravy, vegetables, salads, rolls, dessert, coffee and punch. Meal costs are
set at $6 for adults and $3 for children.
The Orchardvale Grange, located at 660 Orchardvale Road near
Zillah, meets regularly on the second Tuesday of each month at 8 p.m. for a
business meeting and again at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month for a
to be unveiled Saturday, March 18
GOLDENDALE – Maryhill Museum of Art will celebrate its new
season on Saturday, March 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. Visitors will be able to view
five new exhibits, listen to guest speakers, meet artists and enjoy a
performance by cloggers, as well as create art of their own.
All of the activities are included in the $7 general
admission ($2 for children).
In addition, the 2006 “Outdoor Sculpture Invitational”
exhibit will be open that day. It features large scale sculptures by 10
contemporary Northwest artists, many of whom will be on hand to talk with
visitors. Admission to the sculpture garden and grounds is free.
The season grand opening festivities will also include a
meet-the-artist reception at 2 p.m., when visitors can chat with Robert
Reynolds, whose photographic display of the natural wonders of the Lewis &
Clark Trail will be on exhibit.
The series, “In Step with Lewis & Clark,” consist of
four intimate-sized exhibitions featuring Northwest artists who share insights
and inspirations about the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail. Reynolds’
photographs will be on display through May 7.
The Maryhill Museum of Art, a castle-like chateau
overlooking the Columbia River, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is
located on Washington Scenic Route 14, near Goldendale.