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Summer afternoon treats

Sena Lundberg and Gloria Alexander prepare to serve up all manner of ice cream delights at the annual Sunnyside Senior Citizens Center ice cream social held yesterday (Sunday) at the 1400 Federal Way facility.

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Former food processing employee finds new challenges at Sun Terrace

Working at Sun Terrace Retirement and Assisted Living in Sunnyside provides Lupe Garcia, the facility’s life enrichment director, with new challenges.

Sunnyside native appearing in concert

Sami Jo Sartin of Sunnyside will perform in concert twice next Tuesday, July 14.

Concert magician stages performance in Sunnyside

Brian Ledbetter, a concert magician straight from Las Vegas, will be performing live in Sunnyside at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge on Sunday, Aug. 2.

Spin-in, BBQ Bash on tap next week

PROSSER – Two of Prosser’s leading agri-tourism businesses will be hosting events on Saturday, July 18.

‘The Taming of the Shrew’ to be staged on July 18

GOLDENDALE – The Portland Actors Ensemble will stage Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” on Saturday, July 18, at 3 p.m. at Maryhill Museum of the Arts.

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Summer fiber festival scheduled

PROSSER- Fiber artists from throughout the Yakima Valley will gather Saturday, July 18, at Prosser’s Sage Bluff Alpacas for the farm’s fifth annual “Summer Fiber Arts Festival.”

Rob Bell concert Aug. 7

SPOKANE – New York Times bestselling author Rob Bell is set to perform live in concert at Spokane’s Knitting Factory Concert House.

Andrea Rich exhibit opens tomorrow

GOLDENDALE – California-based artist Andrea Rich’s diverse artwork will be on exhibit at the Marryhill Museum of Art beginning tomorrow (Saturday).

‘Vintiques’ show slated July 30-Aug. 2

YAKIMA – The annual Vintiques of Yakima show will begin Thursday, July 30, and lasts through Sunday, Aug. 2, at State Fair Park in Yakima.

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Queenly honors

The Sunnyside community float crew displays the Toppenish Pow Wow Rodeo Parade‘s Queen’s Award earned by the Miss Sunnyside court and float last Saturday morning at the Toppenish Fourth of July parade.

‘Threes/Frees’ shootout open to local youths

The fourth annual “Threes and Frees Basketball Shootout” at the Grandview Community Center, located at 812 Wallace Way, will be held Friday, July 24, at 2 p.m.

Highway detours planned to reduce congestion in Yakima

Those headed to Yakima’s State Fair Park on Saturday, July 4, to watch the annual aerial fireworks display better plan for added travel time and figure out their route.

Mt. Rainier park road construction to cease this holiday weekend

Construction on the road from the community of Nisqually to Paradise at Mt. Rainier National Park will cease over the coming holiday weekend, July 3-5.

‘Fun night’ for families on tap July 17

The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Grandview High School DECA and FFA clubs, will be hosting a “Family Fun Night” on Friday, July 17, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center.