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Top float at Toppenish parade

The Miss Sunnyside community float “Egyptian Treasures” was awarded the Toppenish Pow Wow Rodeo Parade’s Sweepstakes trophy last Friday at the annual parade.

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Raising spirits

Cheerleaders from Mabton, Sunnyside and Grandview in the photo above rehearse a pom routine at the National Cheerleading Association camp being held in Mabton this week.

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Granger native has hand in bringing Scottish legend to the big screen

At Balgonie Castle in Scotland this past month, Granger native Marco Palmer was on the set of “The Fairy Flag,” filming a cameo in the movie he co-wrote.

Sunnyside author’s book released nationally

“My Story: Power to Rule,” a new fantasy novel by Sunnyside author B.J. Joke, was released nationwide this week.

Valley Theater season tickets on sale now

For those who love live theater there is an opportunity to save on season tickets for the Valley Theater Company productions. Tickets for the 2014-15 season are now available.

Special Zumba night July 16

The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department will be teaming up with Certified Zumba Instructor Charlie Trevino to offer a “Beginning/Low Impact Zumba Buck Night” on Wednesday, July 16, from 6 to 6:45 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center.

Prosser Airport Days in July

Mark your calendars for a day of airplanes and old-fashioned fun in the sun.

Celebrate July at The Barn

On Saturday, July 12, The Barn Steakhouse in Prosser will host its first-ever Summer Wine Crawl.

‘Threes and Frees’ shootout set for July 25

The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring the third annual Threes and Frees Basketball Shootout at the Grandview Community Center (812 Wallace Way) on Friday, July 25, at 2 p.m.

Art walk, wine gala July 19

The 11th annual Prosser Art Walk and Wine Gala event is set for Saturday, July 19, in downtown Prosser.

4th of July Pow Wow at Wildhorse Resort

Wildhorse Resort & Casino will provide more than $80,000 in cash and prizes at the 20th annual Wildhorse Pow Wow set for this coming Friday through Sunday, July 4-6.

Concert series begins Aug. 2

Maryhill Winery’s summer concert season is starting with a powerhouse show with Styx and Foreigner scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2.

Play auditions set July 21-22

It’s a musical about senior citizens, a perfect match-up for the Lower Valley Over The Hill Theatrical crowd.

Concert series opens with Cuban group

The 2014-15 season of the Lower Community Concert Association debuts on Saturday, Sept. 13, with music by the Habaneros from Havana, Cuba.

Free play later this month

Woodland fairies and sprites will wander the gardens at Maryhill Museum of Art on Saturday, July 19, at 3 p.m. when the Portland Actors Ensemble presents a free performance of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”