Sun Run on tap during Sunshine Days

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

Pumpkin decorating contest at Sun Terrace

Sun Terrace Assisted Living Center in Sunnyside is sponsoring a pumpkin decorating contest to take place through the month of October.

Grape Stomp this Saturday

The Great Grape Stomp will return to Grandview this Saturday, Sept. 27, starting at 12 noon.

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William Florian in concert in Sunnyside Oct. 6

The Lower Valley Community Concert Association will present William Florian, former lead vocalist of The New Christy Minstrels, in concert Monday, Oct. 6, at the Sunnyside High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

Ballroom class starts Tuesday, Oct. 14

The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a six-week session of ballroom dance classes every Tuesday, beginning Oct. 14, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center (812 Wallace Way).

Play auditions scheduled this Sunday

Valley Theater Company will conduct open auditions for its holiday show, “The Rented Christmas,” on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 28-29, at the Princess Theatre, located at 1228 Meade Ave. in Prosser.

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Story time adventures

Families in Granger this past Saturday enjoyed Northwest Community Action Center’s “Roll and Read” event at Granger’s Hisey Park.

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One lump or two?

Jenna Gamet, Javion Gamet and Jayleen Sandoval (L-R) ride Eastwood the camel at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima.

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Top honors

In their last competitive parade of the 2013-14 parade season, the Miss Sunnyside Court and its community float “Egyptian Treasures” earned top honors this past Saturday at the annual Sun Fair Parade in Yakima.

Dip into Fall Flavor with Gooey Caramel

Janet's Notebook

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Ahoy, matey

Chris Biro works to draw attention to the plight of birds with a colorful parrot exhibit at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima.

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Saddle up at the fair

Isaac Munguia and Alleigh Kemp enjoy the pony corral in the children’s area at the Central Washington State Fair, which runs until Sunday, Sept. 28, at State Fair Park in Yakima.

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Lots to see at the fair

Patti Hoendermis spins thread from wool at a demonstration in the Modern Living Building at the Central Washington State Fair.

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‘70, Girls, 70’ opens first Saturday in October

PROSSER – Residents in the towns of Sunnyside, Grandview, Bickleton and Prosser have been gathering on Monday and Thursday evenings for quite some time now, preparing to entertain community theater enthusiasts this

Bob Homan Trio to perform at jamboree

MABTON – The Gospel music jamboree at Grace Brethren Church in Mabton welcomes the newcomers Bob Homan Trio to the stage this month.