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Authors wow readers - young and old alike - at S’side ‘meet and greet’

The children attending a special “Meet the Authors” event Thursday night talked with and asked questions of the featured authors like they were old friends.

‘Penny-a-Day Campaign’ successful in G’view

GRANDVIEW - The third annual Penny-a-Day Campaign, sponsored by Fred E. Hayes Post 57 of the American Legion, netted 246,296 pennies in the month-long fundraiser.

Jr. Indelook Club to meet next Tuesday

Members of the Jr. Indelook Club will spend the afternoon playing Bunco on Tuesday, March 10.

Ballroom dance lesson sign-ups being taken now

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department is offering a six-week ballroom dance session beginning Tuesday, March 24.

Granger’s annual Cherry Festival just a little more than a month away

GRANGER – The kick-off to the Yakima Valley’s community celebration and parade season each year has always been the Granger Cherry Festival.

Audubon Society offers bird seminar

YAKIMA – An informational lecture about birds that frequent Yakima Valley waterways will be presented at the Yakima Area Arboretum on Saturday, March 28.

‘Go Green Olympics’ slated for March 26

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department will be teaming up with Grandview High School senior Elijah Jasso to host the third annual “Go Green Olympics” event on Thursday, March 26, at the Grandview Community Center.

Free movie event April 4

PROSSER – The Prosser Chamber of Commerce will be showing “The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” at the Princess Theatre on Saturday, April 4.

Mt. Rainier recreation opportunities

Low snowpack has limited recreational opportunities for some snow lovers seeking to venture to Mt. Rainier, but other opportunities still exist.

Restaurant takeover event tomorrow

Bon Vino’s Bistro & Bakery will be taken over by this year’s Mr. SHS contestants tomorrow (Saturday) from 5 to 9 p.m.

Grandview Library to host ‘Lego Day’

GRANDVIEW – Community members in Grandview are urged to enjoy a day at the library, letting their creative minds take flight during “Lego Day.”

Students create hardware for Show n' Shine

The 11th annual Show ‘n Shine car show in Sunnyside will have a personalized touch as local welding students are assembling trophies for the big event.

Roses focus of workshop slated for March 21

YAKIMA – The Yakima Area Arboretum will be hosting “All About Roses,” a workshop presented by rose expert Chris Prewitt, on Saturday, March 21.

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‘Walter’ to set sail for the Tri-Cities

The Tri-Cities is one of the stops scheduled for WALTER, a boat the state of Washington plans to use to raise awareness about boating safety.