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Dancers gather

Grandview High School senior Ericka Jimenez serves refreshments for couples at the annual “Parade of Sweethearts Dance” yesterday at the Community Center.

Sci-Fi fans head to Pasco

More than 2,500 participants are headed to RadCon A7, a science fiction/fantasy convention this weekend at the Red Lion Hotel on 20th Avenue.

Final ‘Portion’ weekend

The final two performances of “Lone Star Love Potion” are tomorrow and Saturday at the Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave.

National photo exhibit to open

The 40th National Photo Exhibit opens March 9 in Larson Gallery on the Yakima Valley College Campus.

Poetry Slam date set

Yakima Valley College hosts the annual Famous Black Box Poetry Slam at 6:30 p.m. March 3, in the Parker Room of the Deccio Higher Education Center, Building 8, on campus.

Meet the artists Friday

A reception to “meet and greet” the artists is planned from 4-6 p.m. Friday at Yakima Federal Savings and Loan, 801 E. Edison Ave.

It’s a weekend to enjoy wine and chocolate

There are many ways to enjoy this weekend’s annual Red Wine and Chocolate event at most Yakima Valley wineries.

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Show plans being made

The Central Washington Junior Livestock Show committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the rodeo grounds office, 600 Division Ave.

Chamber sets meeting

The Chamber of Commerce meeting will be from 8-9 a.m. March 14 at the Civic Center, 119 First Ave.

Businesses promoted

YV-Tech will host its annual “Enterprise Challenge” at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 22.

Time to show and shine

The 13th annaul Show-n-Shine all vehicle car show fundraiser will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25 at Chief Kanmiakin Elementary School, 1700 E. Lincoln Ave.

Scholarships available

Blue Mountain Community Foundation has scholarships available to attend college.

‘Teach and taste’ event planned

Yakima Valley College’s teaching winery, Yakima Valley Vintners, and students in the college wine marketing class will host an open house from 5-8 p.m. March 3, at 110 Grandridge Road.

Brush up on health tips for teeth and gums

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a reminder that good oral health is important to good overall health.