YAKIMA – If you are a fair lover and have some time on your hands this fall, you might consider one of the many opportunities to volunteer at this year’s Central Washington State Fair, slated for Sept. 25 through Oct. 4, in Yakima.
BICKLETON – The annual Alder Creek Pioneer Association Carousel Museum car show and flee market will be held Saturday, Sept. 5.
Catholic Charities Housing Services is hosting its third annual Ride D’ Vine bicycling event on Saturday, Aug. 8.
WENATCHEE – Some of the top wines in Washington state will be featured at the 2015 Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, Aug. 22, in Wenatchee.
GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department will be offering origami classes at the Grandview Community Center (812 Wallace Way) on Thursday evenings, beginning Aug. 20.
PROSSER – The Prosser-based Valley Theater Company will present a lively summer comedy as the first play in its 2015-16 season.
BICKLETON – Author Tami Whitmore has just completed her newest book, and thanks to modern technology the publication of her book was done within two weeks.
Registrations are now being accepted for Princess Prep 2015, set for Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Long gone are the days when Peggy Crook prepared her animals for the 4-H showing and fitting contests held each summer at the Yakima Valley Junior Fair, now known as the Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo.
Motivated by the opportunity to participate in a worthy community service project, as well as scholarship opportunities, Samantha Herrera is vying for the 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside title. She said, “It looks good on a job application, too.”
“Redeemed” singers Cherry Fairbanks Morse, Pat Hull and Linda Martin entertain the audience gathered Tuesday night at Sunnyside’s Centennial Square to listen to a program of old-fashioned folk music and comedy hits.
Miss Sunnyside candidate Jaquelinne Herrera is one of nine young ladies vying for the 2015-16 title this year.
Jack Moran, a resident at Sunnyside’s Sun Terrace Retirement and Assisted Living Community, seated in the top photo, chooses a prize after winning a game of Bingo at yesterday’s social event for seniors at the Grandview Community Center.