Center splash pad open

The Community Center fountain-splash pad will be open Friday at South Hill Park, 1521 S. First St.

Time for Prosser art walk

Spend a perfect summer evening walking historic Sixth Street at the 13th annual Art Walk and Wine Gala.

Dates named for sky camp

The dates for the “Galaxy Far Away Camp” are Wednesday and Thursday, July 27 and 28 at the Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

Blood needed

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency request for blood and platelet donations to help replenish an extremely low blood supply.

Art program begins Friday

The Parks and Recreation Department opens its “Art in the Park” program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 8.

Center’s donors to be honored

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center donors and supporters will be honored during a private Appreciation Reception at 6 p.m. July 8, at the center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

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Kids keeping cool, entertained at libraries

Enhancing reading skills is program goal

Following an afternoon of swimming in the local pool, local libraries offer another option for keeping cool this summer.

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Sprucing up the area

Valley Critter Sitters 4-H Club member Jay-cee Al-Ghandi, 14, helps landscape outside of an office at 714 E. Edison Ave. this morning.

Tuesday Tunes continues

The old-fashioned gospel music of Joyful Noise, will be on the Centennial Square bandstand at 6:30 p.m. July 12.

Summer nights in Yakima

The downtown summer nights concert series will feature Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 7 on Front Street between Yakima Avenue and Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way.

Water topic workshop focus

Project Water Education for Teachers (WET), a workshop focused on water-related curriculums, is being offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 26 at the Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum Drive.

Workshops offered

Art and creative writing are just two of the summer workshops being offered at Extra Mile Student Center, 300 W. Second St.

Meet Seattle TV gardener

Those wanting to meet popular Seattle television gardening guru Ciscoe Morris had better register quickly.

Friday’s story time planned

It is never too early to get children interested in books.

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Museum treasures discovered

Cleaning out 100 of years’ worth of family treasures at the local museum is like being on an archeological dig site.