Senior games take place March 11

GRANDVIEW – Seniors in the Lower Valley are encouraged to join the Lower Valley Network Group for its next event, “Spring Training.”

Annual photo exhibit opens next Saturday

YAKIMA – Larson Gallery in Yakima will host its 39th annual National Juried Photography Exhibition, featuring 88 works by 69 artists, beginning next Saturday, March 7.

Tri-cities author to hold book signing

KENNEWICK – Tri-Cities author Melissa Baily Slater and her illustrator, Sara J. Totten, are holding a book signing for their children’s books Something’s Amiss with Miss Priss and Well, For Goodness Sake Little Jake.

Children’s Wishes & Dreams’ fundraiser dinner & auction on tap

SELAH – Children’s Wishes & Dreams, celebrating a decade of wishes, will host its annual dinner and auction on Saturday, March 14, at the Selah Civic Center.

Win a Honda 4-wheeler

The Sunnyside Christian School Booster Club is raffling a 2014 Honda TRX250TM 4-wheeler during its annual auction, which is set to take place on May 9.

Ballroom dance lessons to start March 24

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department is offering a six-week ballroom dance session beginning Tuesday, March 24.

Orchid seminar, sale March 22

YAKIMA – The Yakima Area Arboretum will have its annual orchid seminar and sale on Sunday, March 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

How do you handle interruptions?

Life is full of interruptions. We start to do something and someone comes along needing our help or attention and we get off track.

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Former Young Life member joins local leadership team

MABTON – Teens involved in the Lower Valley Young Life group learn to support and nurture one another, grow spiritually and become leaders in the community.

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Art imitates life for children’s books author

Caldecott Medal winner draws a crowd to Sunnyside Library

“I feel love, I create and so I live,” says the central character in Yuyi Morales’ children’s book, “Viva Frida.”

Caregiver seminar being offered at Orchard House

GRANDVIEW – Orchard House in Grandview will be offering a series of seminars for the community in the coming months.

How to protect yourself from osteoporosis bone fractures

Dear Savvy Senior, Can a person in their early 50’s have osteoporosis?

The woman who didn’t smile

Several sources reported that Tess Christian, 50, has not smiled since she was 10 years old.