‘Roominate’ on building

The public library is one of many throughout Washington that now has “Roominate” kits available for children to test.

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Tales of Dutch freedom fighters

Author tells of life under the Nazi regime

World War II was over and the Fokke and Antje Boersma family had emigrated to the U.S. to escape worn-torn Europe.

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Live show with all the props promised at Gesa theatre

A live theatrical musical production inspired by the cult-favorite movie Rocky Horror Picture Show will be presented at the Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 North Sixth Ave., in two performances on two different nights in September.

A little vine music tonight

Indie-pop outfit “Hey Marseilles” performs at 7 p.m. as a part of the Music in the Vines at Gilbert Cellers, 2620 Draper Road.

Iris sale on tap

The Annual Iris Rhizome Sale,at Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum Drive, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 27.

Gary O’s car, bike show set

A car and bike show to benefit area veterans will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3207, 1101 Wine Country Road.

Whiskey, beer festival on tap

The annual Beer and Whiskey Festival is scheduled from 4-10 p.m. Oct. 8 at the city’s Wine and Food Park, 2840 Lee Lane.

“Got Talent” contest is back

The Prosser Chamber of Commerce wants participants for in its fifth annual “The Valley’s Got Talent” contest!

Valley Theatre actors present Shakespeare

Valley Theatre Co. will open its September production of the “Complete Works of William Shakespeare (the revived and abridged version) on Sept. 9 the first of five performances at the Princess Theater, 1228 Meade Ave.

Clore Center to showcase wines

Rising Star wines honored

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, will host the inaugural “Rising Stars: A Tasting Experience of Washington’s Newest Wineries” showcase Aug. 26.

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Benton-Franklin line-up named

It time for the Benton-Franklin Fair and Horse Heaven Round-up Rodeo.

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Summer celebration

Children in Prosser Library’s summer reading program celebrate yesterday during a party in the park.

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The insulating factor

Glass insulator collectors share hobby

As soon as electricity was discovered to be a power source, man has tried to harness it.

Blood drive dates set

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Aug. 25.