Local author provides human interaction

Reading about the teaching profession often comes in the form of technical jargon that only the academics like to read.

Ice Age celebrated

The Ice Age is celebrated at the Reach Museum, 1943 Columbia Park Trail during the winter break.

Gallery open for viewing

The Gallery at the Park, 89 Lee Boulevard, is open from 10:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday for gallery visitors and shoppers, a gallery official said.

Hospice auction Feb. 4

Thinking about 2017 entertainment options? Consider going to the annual Groundhog Ball.

Art contest announced

An art contest honoring Martin Luther King Jr. is now open to Heritage University students.

Try ice skating

Take a break from shopping and go ice skating from 5-7 p.m. Friday in the Centennial Flag Plaza Skating Rink, 206 W. Kennewick Ave.

The ‘Star’ explained

The fourth annual “The Star of Bethlehem” program will be at 6:30 p.m. today and at 4 p.m. Friday at the Columbia Basin College Bechtel National Planetarium, 2600 N. 20th Ave.

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Entertaining last minute gift options

Trying to shop last minute for members of your family can be a head-scratching dilemma with Christmas less than two days away.

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Out-of-print novel revived for new readers

I remember reading an odd little historical romance when I was in elementary school about the American Indians of the Columbia Gorge.

Arts Center holiday show

Valley Performing Arts Center will present a Christmas performance, “Snow Angels” at 6 p.m. Saturday in the high school auditorium, 1801 E. Edison Ave.

Museum tours offered

The city museum is offering guided tours.

Ballroom dance classes

Jim Ide will teach a six-week ballroom dance class from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 10.

Gaffigan stops in Yakima

Actor, writer, producer and Grammy-nominated comedian Jim Gaffigan will be on stage Feb. 25 in the Yakima Valley SunDome.

Wine tasting event set

Learn how differences in climate, vineyard practices, can affect the way varietals.