Dance at the Warehouse

A New Year’s Eve dinner and dance is planned from 5 p.m. Saturday in the Old Warehouse, 705 Railroad Ave.

Musical story time planned

A musical story time will be in Yakima Valley Museum, 2105 Tieton Drive, at 10 a.m. Jan. 4.

Celebrate 2017 at the carousel

First Night Tri-Cities, at Gesa Carousel of Dreams, is from 3-8 p.m., Saturday at 2901 Southridge Blvd.

Binoculars needed bird count

Be ready to hit the hillsides at 7:30 a.m. Saturday to participate in the 117th Christmas bird count in the Tri-Cities.

Music on tap at Seasons

A family-friendly night of music begins at 7 p.m.

Jazz Noir comes to Walla Walla

Gesa Power House Theatre presents “Jazz Noir” performed by The Dmitri Matheny Group at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 in the 111 N. Sixth St. theatre.

New Year activities slated

How about taking a chilly afternoon wagon ride to ring in 2017?

Local author provides human interaction

Reading about the teaching profession often comes in the form of technical jargon that only the academics like to read.

Ice Age celebrated

The Ice Age is celebrated at the Reach Museum, 1943 Columbia Park Trail during the winter break.

Gallery open for viewing

The Gallery at the Park, 89 Lee Boulevard, is open from 10:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday for gallery visitors and shoppers, a gallery official said.

Hospice auction Feb. 4

Thinking about 2017 entertainment options? Consider going to the annual Groundhog Ball.

Art contest announced

An art contest honoring Martin Luther King Jr. is now open to Heritage University students.

Try ice skating

Take a break from shopping and go ice skating from 5-7 p.m. Friday in the Centennial Flag Plaza Skating Rink, 206 W. Kennewick Ave.

The ‘Star’ explained

The fourth annual “The Star of Bethlehem” program will be at 6:30 p.m. today and at 4 p.m. Friday at the Columbia Basin College Bechtel National Planetarium, 2600 N. 20th Ave.

Tease photo

Entertaining last minute gift options

Trying to shop last minute for members of your family can be a head-scratching dilemma with Christmas less than two days away.