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Sunnyside museum plans open house, art show

A “free admission” public reception on Friday, April 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. will introduce a new, ongoing art show at the Sunnyside Museum.

‘Barefoot in the Park’ to be staged in Richland

RICHLAND – The Richland Players concludes its 70th anniversary season with “Barefoot in the Park,” a romantic comedy, to be staged three weekends in May.

Annual Torchlight Parade April 16

The 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside court will reveal the newly decorated Sunnyside community float at the annual Torchlight Parade, scheduled for Thursday, April 16.

Chili feed, silent auction benefit April 18

GRANDVIEW – A chili feed and silent auction to help Grandview High School senior Jacqueline Jimenez, who is currently being treated for cancer at Children’s Hospital in Seattle, will take place on Saturday, April 18.

Open house at fire station in Grandview next Wednesday

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Fire Department will open its station doors to the public next Wednesday, April 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Earth Day event at the library on tap April 25

GRANDVIEW – On Saturday, April 25, the Grandview Library will host an Earth Day event for all ages.

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International music duo to perform in Sunnyside

International on-stage performers Alex DePue and Miguel DeHoyos will transport concert-goers on a wildly eclectic tour of classical and popular songs at the Sunnyside High School auditorium on Sunday, April 19, at 3 p.m.

‘Roots & Vines Festival’ to be staged on May 16

YAKIMA – Add another to the growing list of events that are spurring recent efforts to brand downtown Yakima as an arts and entertainment destination.

A young boy’s brush with history is basis for new children’s novel

A young boy’s mission to carry messages between dissatisfied English barons fighting to end the unjust treatment by the 12th century’s King John of England is the basis for a new historical children’s book, Rupert’s Parchment, A Story of Magna Carta.

Sun Terrace Easter egg hunt open to all

Sun Terrace in Sunnyside will be hosting a free Easter egg hunt tomorrow (Friday) at 5 p.m.

‘Gone Fiddlin’ Again’ concert in Grandview

GRANDVIEW – The musical group Gone Fiddlin’ Again has teamed up with the Grandview Senior Citizens and the Grandview Parks and Recreation Department to offer a family concert on Saturday, April 25, at 2 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center gym, located at 812 Wallace Way.

Children’s play to be staged in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA – The Adventist Health Little Watts Children’s Series of Family Entertainment presents “Homer Writes a Play!” on Wednesday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m.

Heritage hosts Easter egg hunt

TOPPENISH – Heritage University’s Omega Delta Phi fraternity is sponsoring a family fun day and Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4, from noon to 2:30 p.m. on the university’s Toppenish campus.

Arboretum offers pumpkin patch class for children

YAKIMA – Children between the ages of 6 and 12 can participate in a special gardening class this summer at the Yakima Area Arboretum.