Fundraising dinner planned for Aug. 31

Prosser’s Horse Heaven Saloon is riding to the rescue of the historic Princess Theatre by hosting a fundraising dinner Monday, Aug. 31, “Wild about the Princess.”

Coffin races part of G’dale trunk-or-treat

As part of this year’s trunk-or-treat event on Saturday, Oct. 24, the General Store in Goldendale will be sponsoring the town’s first-ever coffin races.

Prosser States Day planned for Sept. 7

Prosser’s annual States Day Celebration will take place Monday, Sept. 7.

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Indie rockers headed to Richland

The Tagaris Summer Concert Series continues with two performances by Chris King and the Gutterballs.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Lucero Mejia

Wanting to inspire young girls and others who have dreams is not a new concept for Lucero “Lucy” Mejia.

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DSN carrier team takes pride with speed and reliability

Rene, Sylvia and Lydia Alvarez arrive early to pick up their daily packets of newspapers. They double check their bundles to make sure they have adequate copies for their combined paper routes before the siblings hit the streets to deliver the current edition of Sunnyside’s Daily Sun News.

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Tunes in the park

Redimido, a church music group with a strong Spanish repertoire, will be the “Tuesday Tunes” performers at Sunnyside’s Centennial Square on Tuesday, Aug. 25.

Cribbage tourney winners named

Bill Hill of Hermiston, Ore. was the hi-qualifier of the main event at the annual “Summer Classic” cribbage tournament held in Sunnyside recently at the VFW hall.

Wine & Food Festival planned for Aug. 22

Several of the top wines in the state will be featured at the 2015 Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, Aug. 22, at that city’s Town Toyota Center, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Summer fest in Granger to be staged

A family-friendly event will be held at Granger’s Hisey Park, also known as Dinosaur Park, this coming Saturday, Aug. 15.

Bickleton car show, flea market on tap

The annual Alder Creek Pioneer Association car show and flea market will be held Saturday, Sept. 5.

Casino fun on for tonight

There’s always a good time to be had at the Sunnyside Senior Center during its annual casino night event.

Beer, whiskey festival on tap this October

The annual Prosser Beer & Whiskey Festival is being planned for Saturday, Oct. 10. From 4 to 10 p.m. ticket holders can enjoy live music, food, a rib cook-off, a “bacon blitz,” specialty vendors and more.

Garden party on tap Sept. 12

The Yakima Area Arboretum is sponsoring its annual “Autumn Bounty Garden Party” fundraising event on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Visit parks for free Aug. 25

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites people to visit the state parks on Tuesday, Aug. 25, free of charge.