Explore state parks free on Sept. 27

On Saturday, Sept. 27, the public can enjoy Washington’s state parks free of charge.

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Sun Run on tap during Sunshine Days

The annual Miss Sunnyside Sun Run, which features 10K, 5K and walking events, will be staged on Saturday, Oct. 4, during the Sunshine Days celebration in Sunnyside.

Conover hosts BBQ for truck drivers Sept. 18

PASCO – Conover Insurance Company’s transportation division will host its annual truck driver appreciation barbeque at King City Truck Stop in Pasco on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Chromatik could be music to your ears

To paraphrase Abba, yes, you can sing, you can jive, and now you can perform live to some of the most popular music ever produced.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Madison Marro

Madison Marro is no stranger to the Miss Sunnyside program, having had two sisters compete for titles. Older sister Josie was a member of the 2012-13 court.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Annie Lara

Motivated by the opportunity to express her appreciation to the Sunnyside community via philanthropic opportunities, Annie Lara is seeking the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside title.

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Concert series wrap-up

Despite not publicizing the third and final concert of this summer’s “Music in the Square” series hosted by the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, last night’s performance drew about 40 music lovers.

TJ’s Refrigeration to host 20th anniversary celebration

TJ’s Refrigeration Heating & Air of Sunnyside is hosting a 20th anniversary celebration on Friday, Sept. 26.

“Grease” is the word at Girls’ Night Out

“Grease” is the word as Prosser’s Princess Theatre hosts its third annual “Girls’ Night Out” on Saturday, Sept. 20.

‘Bloomerang’ on tap Sept. 13

Sunnyside’s third annual Bloomerang Vintage Market is set to take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13.

‘Too Much Coffee Man’ to be staged Sept. 19-20

Maryhill Museum of Art and Columbia Center for the Arts will present “Too Much Coffee Man Opera” at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20.

Book signing event Sept. 13

Author Linda Estela of Selah will be signing copies of Lilly Camara Catches Heat at the Local Authors Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13.

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Royalty for a day

The Miss Sunnyside Court is holding its annual Royalty for the Day raffle. 

‘Las Memorias’ performance on for tonight

Two dozen high school students from Central Washington will inspire others with their significant life experiences in “Las Memorias 2014,” a collaborative effort of Washington State University’s Office of Student Affairs and WSU Performing Arts.

Live cooking show tomorrow at Heritage

A cooking show and cultural performances by Native American and Mexican American artists will take place on the Heritage University grounds tomorrow (Saturday).