Pioneer Booster Club hosts family fun nights

Sunnyside’s Pioneer Elementary School is now hosting open gym nights for the families of its students this winter.

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Dinner music

The clear notes of jazz filled the Sunset Room at Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant this past Friday night under the direction of Sunnyside High School jazz instructor David Chavey-Renaud (at left).

Historic ships to sail the gorge

An extended voyage on the Columbia River is planned for the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, two tall ships reminiscent of the days ships set sail on the high seas.

‘Fluffy’ comedy show tickets now available

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians, will be on stage at the Yakima Valley SunDome on Friday, March 20.

Maryhill’s 75th season opens March 15

Maryhill Museum of Art’s 75th anniversary season will include the American Indian Painting: Twentieth-Century Masters exhibit, a collection of 35 paintings of a type seldom—if ever—exhibited in the Pacific Northwest.

‘The Best Week of Summer’ set for Aug. 25-29

The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo theme this year will be “The Best Week of Summer.”

Cheer camp next week

The 2015 Mabton High School Lil’ Cheer Camp will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27, through Thursday, Jan. 29, culminating in a performance at the varsity basketball games on Friday, Jan. 30.

Wellness House luncheon on tap

Wellness House will host its 15th annual Lunch Among Friends fundraising event on Friday, March 6.

Free throw contest Sunday

The Sunnyside Knights of Columbus is hosting a free throw shooting championship at Granger High School on Sunday, Jan. 25.

Show ‘n Shine fundraiser planned for mid March

Sunnyside High School’s 11th annual Show ‘n Shine is slated for Saturday, March 21, at Clem Senn Field.

UnTapped Blues & Brews Festival set for May 9

This year’s UnTapped Blues & Brews Festival will feature Grammy award winner Taj Mahal. He will headline this year’s event performing on the D’s Wicked Cider stage at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick on May 9.

Elvis Presley impersonator at Wildhorse on Feb. 14

Elvis will be in the building at Wildhorse Resort and Casino on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Mt. Rainier entry fee waived Jan. 19

Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Randy King says entrance fees to Mount Rainier National Park will be waived for the coming federal holiday on Monday, Jan. 19, which honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.