Craft fair opens

The community Winterfest and crafts fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 9 at the Kiona-Benton High School, 1105 Grace St.

Photos with Santa benefit

The Mustangs for Mustangs is the beneficiary of a photo shoot with Santa planned at the Green Oak Brewery from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, December 10, at 1427 Wine Country Road in Prosser.

Holiday workshop planned

Santa will be coming to the Sunnyside Community Center, 15231 S. First St. from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 18.

New program offered

Y V Tech will offer a cosmetology program on the Sunnyside campus beginning Jan. 2. The classes are for current high school juniors and seniors.

Sign up for lights contest

Sign up now for the community holiday lights contest.

Four to state music session

Four students from Wapato will perform during the Washington Music Educators Association’s annual conference in February.

Toy drive under way

Children needing a little Christmas cheer will be helped along by the generosity of residents who donate new and unwrapped toys to be delivered on December 20. Toys donation boxes are located throughout the Zillah community, including city hall, city administrator Sharon Bounds said.

Choir concert scheduled

The Harrison Middle School Choir will present an evening of holiday music at 7 p.m. Dec. 12, in the Sunnyside High School auditorium, 1808 E. Edison Ave.

Red Cross seeks blood

The American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to give more life by giving blood this December.

Tease photo

Robotics win big

Sunnyside High School robotics team members George Heisey and Jose Acevedo represented the team at Ellensburg, where it won the excellence award.

Tease photo

Fresh or artificial

There are benefits to both types of trees

For people with allergies, the scent of evergreen trees can be a problem.

Memorial gets wreaths

Veterans advocate Greg Schlieve placed wreathes at Jerry Taylor Veterans Plaza last week, just in time for the Lighted Farm Implement Parade.

Gift exchange planned

A gift exchange and a Christmas sing-along are the featured events at Lower Valley Christian Women Connection. The group meets at 11:15 a.m. tomorrow, at the Barn Restaurant, 490 Wine Country.

Luminaria walk Friday

The annual Luminaria candle-lit walk through the Yakima Area Arboretum gardens will be held from 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 1401 Arboretum Drive.