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Pokémon Go craze comes to lower valley

Gaming world fad goes local

It’s a craze in the gaming world like the world has never seen.

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Band to perform at benefit dance

Latin pop dance music will be the background for a fundraiser to help a local family with medical expenses.

See Shakespeare live on Maryhill Museum grounds

There is no need to drive all the way to Ashland, Ore. to attend a Shakespearean production this summer.

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Sage Bluff Alpacas plans ‘Spin-In’ event

Fiber artists from throughout the Yakima Valley will gather at Sage Bluff Alpacas for its sixth annual Summer Fiber Arts Festival.

Cars on review

The annual Retread and Show and Shine barbecue is 5 to 8:30 p.m. today at Andy’s North Restaurant and Lounge, 3321 W. Court St.

Summer nights at the park

Make plans to see “The Good Dinosaur” at 8 p.m. July 15 at Hisey Park, 513 S. Main St.

Trade blankets on display

Beginning July 16, visitors to Maryhill Museum can view a unique collection of pre-1925 Native American trade blankets.

Time to break out the steins

Celebrate 20 years of crafting microbrews with the brew master at Whitstran Brewery from 5-10 p.m. Saturday.

Summer nights in Yakima

The downtown summer nights concert series will feature Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer at 6 p.m.

Get wet

The Community Center fountain-splash pad opens Tuesday at South Hill Park, 1521 S. First St.

Enjoy summer in a glass

Mark the calendar to celebrate a pre-Fourth of July function during “Sangria Weekend” tomorrow at Silver Lake Winery, 1500 Vintage Road. Tasting begins at 10 a.m.

Art in the Park

The Parks and Recreation Department opens its “Art in the Park” program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 8.

Lounging at the loft is back

The Winemakers Loft is bringing back its “Lounging at the Loft” summer music series beginning July 9.

Country rock singer playing Prosser

Former X band singer-guitarist John Doe will play the Brewminatti with doors opening at 7 p.m.