GRANDVIEW – No joke, the Washington Old Time Fiddlers group
will be performing in Grandview on April Fool’s Day.
The Saturday, April 1, performance will be staged at the
Carl L. Stevens Senior Center (4-01 W. 2
), beginning at 2 p.m.
The performance is open to the public, with the $3 admission
fees to benefit Grandview senior citizen programs and activities. Senior
citizens and youngsters will be admitted for $2.
Yakima Youth Olympics April 8
YAKIMA – Camp Fire USA Roganunda Council of Yakima will host
an exciting new youth event on Saturday, April 8, at Sarg Hubbard Park. Billed
as the Yakima Youth Olympics, the event is free to youngsters 12 years of age
Through fitness participation and nutrition education, the
Yakima Youth Olympics hope to directly challenge childhood obesity.
Participants will take part in a 1K fun run to begin the
day’s events. Activities will include:
• a soccer shootout with the Yakima Reds;
• a superbowl showdown with the Yakima Mavericks;
• a boot camp obstacle course with the U.S. Army;
• a hoop shoot with the Central Washington University
women’s basketball team;
• a horseshoe pitch and bowling competition with AmeriCorp
• ladder races with the Yakima Fire Department;
• sumo wrestling with the yakima Police Athletic League;
• a putt-putt classic with the Riverside Christian High
School golf team;
• a 5K fun run;
• as well as bounce houses, clowns and snacks.
Pre-registration is not mandatory, but helpful to event
coordinators. Participants are asked to show up at the Greenway park at 9:30
a.m. to register. Activities will run until 1:30 p.m.
Columbia Crest hosting exhibit
of digital photos
PATERSON – Columbia Crest Winery is hosting an exhibit of
digital photographs taken in France and Italy in November 2005 by Ed Thune.
The images were made with a digital camera and manipulated
with Adobe Photoshop to achieve the results Thune sought. The images have been
framed using archival methods.
Thune has been a resident of Washington state since 1982.
Early on he was influenced by such photographers as Adams, Steiglitz, Gowin and
White. Recent influences include paintings by Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Renoir and
Columbia Crest Winery is open daily from 10 a.m. until 4:30
p.m. Tours of the winery are offered on the weekends at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30
p.m. and 4 p.m.
The winery is located 26 miles south of Prosser on Hwy. 221.
Dairy Fair to hold Easter egg hunt, coloring contest
Children ages one to nine will have the chance to
participate in an Easter Egg hunt and coloring contest on Saturday, April 15,
at Darigold's Dairy Fair in Sunnyside.
The egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. for children one and two,
10:15 for children three and four, 10:30 for children five and six, and 10:45
to children seven to nine.
More than 4,000 plastic eggs will be hidden for children to
find and will all contain a treat, prize or coupon.
Age categories for the coloring contest will be identical to
those of the Easter Egg hunt, and entries must be submitted by 2 p.m. on
Friday, April 14.
Winners in each of the coloring contest categories will win
an Easter Basket full of goodies. Participants don't need to be present to win.
Coloring sheets can be picked up at the Dairy Fair.
For more information contact Tami at 837-4321.
Poker run on tap for this Saturday
YAKIMA – Motorcyclists are invited to participate in the
Fallen Soldier Memorial Poker Run, set for this coming Saturday, March 25,
Yakima’s VFW post is sponsoring the fundraiser.
Sign-ups will be taken from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Yakima VFW
Post 379 lodge Saturday morning. The actual poker run, itself, will be held
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Prizes and a raffle will all be part of the fun.
The Yakima post home is located at 118 S. 5