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by Sarah J. posted Jun 22 2017 11:37AM
Woohoo we have made it to another weekend! Friday has arrived and that means it's time for another round of what's going on around the Yakima Valley this weekend!



Friday Night Dance! The Summer Series Kick Off at the Wapato Community Center, 1109 S. Camas Ave Wapato, Wa 98951
$5 donation for admission from 7pm-11pm brought to you by Flying Angels of Unity!

The Halloween in June Costume Party! Friday June 23rd! Doors open at 8pm with a $10 cover charge that will guarentee you entry to the Pastime selah

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*3rd Annual Yakima Uncorked

Date: 6/24/2017

Location: Select a Location
7 S 3rd St.

5 - 10 pm. Yakima uncorked invites you to celebrate the rich culture of our community featuring; wine, beer, food, arts, and live music right in the heart of wine country. Proudly Supporting The Seasons Performance Hall. Live Music by Zeppelin Live! Food...food & more food featuring a bacon cook off! Local arts & craft vendors will also join the festival to give you a unique shopping experience.
General admission - $15 (entrance only). 21+ only.

Yakima Valley Rocks! CLICK HERE to join the group and start painting, hiding, finding and sharing photos of the rocks you find! Seriously they are all over! :)

There will also be a yardsale today June 24th and Saturday June 25th beginning at 7am both days. You can drop off donations, items to be sold for donations and if you are wanting to drop off items for the children please make those running it aware. The address of the yard sale is Granger Inspire at....305 E. 1st St, Granger....854-1630 - anyone wanting info about the yardsale please contact 854-1630. Proceeds are being given to the gaurdians of the children whose Father unfortuntaley killed their Mother. Our prayers and thoughts go out to the children and parents involved and surrounded by this.
CLICK HERE to help donate to the family in need


Sunday the 25th, car wash at auto zone on 1st from 9-3pm! My friend and family are having this car wash for their uncle to help with funeral expenses! - Natacia Sabala

*Yakima Valley Trolley Operating Season

Date: 6/1/2017 - 9/24/2017

Location: Yakima
South 3rd Avenue and Pine Street

The 2017 Operating Season begins on May 27 and will continue on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays through September 24. Trolleys leave the Carbarn between 10 am and 3 pm. Trolleys operate on the quaint Pine Street line some weekends and on the historic Selah line others, depending on restoration and maintenance work planned. Please call ahead to confirm.
For more info, please visit: http://yakimavalleytrolleys.org/.

*Nature Day Camps at the Yakima Area Arboretum

Date: 6/19/2017 - 8/18/2017

Location: Yakima
1401 Arboretum Dr

The Yakima Area Arboretum is committed to offering first rate environmental education to our Nature Day Campers. We believe that facilitating positive outdoor experiences while developing an understanding of local ecology can yield a powerful and lasting educational experience that helps create more informed, sensitive, and thoughtful citizens. We strive to provide a collaborative learning environment that blends the arts, sciences, and playfulness, that actively engages the hearts, hands, and minds of our students.

*3rd Annual Sunnyside Summer Ale Fest

Date: 6/24/2017

Location: Sunnyside
Centennial Square, E Edison Ave

5 - 10 pm. This event celebrates Sunnyside's fantastic summer weather and the world-class hops it produces. Live music from Jones and Fischer! We look forward to showcasing the beauty and bounty of our community with incredible beer, wine, food and live music in the heart of hop country. All funds raised through the event will be used to support local youth sports and activities through Sunnyside Daybreak Rotary Club.
For more info, please visit: www.summeralefest.org.

*Cherry and Berry Days at Bill's Berry Farm

Date: 6/24/2017 - 7/8/2017

Location: Grandview
3674 N County Line Rd

Dates tentatively set for June 17, 24, July 1 & 8, 9am to 5pm and Tuesday, July 4th, 11am to 5pm. It is the season everyone waits for all year long...fresh Cherries and Berries! With four varieties of Sweet Cherries and one Tart Cherry along with Certified Organic Blueberries and Raspberries it is a season hard to beat! Put on your sun hat, take a hayride to the field and enjoy some cherry and berry deliciousness!
After picking cool off in the shade with a tasty bbq lunch of burgers or hotdogs, and a cool lemonade. Top off your lunch with our famous Donuts straight from the fryer! Cherry and blueberry flavors available on different weekends. Younger kids always enjoy our two farm Playgrounds, visiting our Animal Farm or a Barnyard Train ride. Older kids and parents will get a kick out of our Apple Slingshots.
And to top off your day be sure to allow time to visit our Farm Store and pick up some local food products, giftware or frozen berries. Be sure to bring your camera because photo opportunities abound!
Warm summer days, fresh fruit and our big shady park with fun activities for everyone make for a great time and memories! Don't miss it!

*1st Annual Hot Rods on 1st Street Selah

Date: 6/24/2017

Location: Selah
1st Street

9 am - 4 pm. The City of Selah will be closing down 1st Street to showcase the best cars in the Yakima Valley. Over 20 awards will be given out to the best cars in multiple categories and we will be featuring live music from the best bands in the community!


Event Submitted by: City of Selah

*YSO Summer Sunday Symphonies Patron Bus

Date: 6/25/2017 - 7/23/2017

Location: Yakima

We are pleased to share that we have a Patrons Bus for each of our Summer Sunday Symphonies! Check in with the YSO Bus Liaison at the bus at 4:15 pm on concert days, the bus will leave Yakima at 4:30 pm and the concerts begin at 7:30 pm. Concert dates: June 25, July 23, and August 20.
For concert details, ticket information and venue details please visit: www.ysomusic.org.
We'll see you at the Cave B Summer Music Theatre! $20 per person to ride the bus roundtrip. Payable in advance. Sign up by the Thursdays prior to each concert at 5 pm by calling the YSO office (509) 248-1414.

*Yakima Farmers' Market

Date: 6/25/2017

Location: Downtown Yakima
South Third Street

9 am - 2 pm. The Yakima Farmers' Market runs every Sunday through the end of October. Breakfast is served from 8:30 - 10 am to the vendors and the public.

*Open Mic at North Town CoffeeHouse

Date: 6/25/2017

Location: Downtown Yakima
32 North Front Street

Every Sunday from 8 - 10 pm.

It's open to all ages and free! If you're looking to participate, show up a little early to get your name on the sign up sheet.
For more information, please call: (509) 895-7600.

EVERY THURSDAY IS KIDS CLUB AT VALLEY MALL!

*Kids Club at Valley Mall

Date: 6/22/2017 - 8/24/2017

Location: Union Gap
2529 Main St

Every Thursday from 12 - 2 pm!
June 29: PRINCESSES & PIRATES
July 6: MINIONS
July 13: SUPERHEROES
July 20: NO PLACE LIKE HOME
July 27: THE GREAT OUTDOORS FEATURING CABELA'S
August 3: WILD WILD WEST
August 10: SAFARI
August 17: NEVERLAND
August 24: CARNIVAL


In Sunnyside

by Sarah J. posted Jun 21 2017 6:07AM
Yesterday officially kicked off Summer!!! Schools out, parents are attempting to keep the kids occupied while they add on the extra meals and still head to work each day, oh boy! ;) Good luck to all the parents/babysitters/kids!

If you are struggling with keeping bellies full for your kids CLICK HERE for 28 locations for kids 18 and under to grab a FREE MEAL!

THANK YOU SO SO MUCH YAKIMA SCHOOL DISTRICT!
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by Sarah J. posted Jun 20 2017 6:19AM
Decisions. decisions for the Toppenish Jail - CLICK HERE
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by Sarah J. posted Jun 19 2017 9:43AM

Happy Father's Day 2017, new celebrity dads!

George Clooney is among celebs who are celebrating their first Father's Day as fathers.

http://www.eonline.com/news/861734/george-clooney-and-other-stars-celebrate-their-first-father-s-day

by Sarah J. posted Jun 19 2017 9:40AM
Though the actor died at age 63 in August 2014, his character's legacy will live on in Sony Pictures' Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, premiering in theaters nationwide this Christmas.

http://www.eonline.com/news/861798/how-jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle-pays-tribute-to-robin-williams
by Sarah J. posted Jun 19 2017 9:37AM
Whether it's a bootcamp or a walk around the neighborhood, I hope you and your crew can find some time this summer to be healthy together."

http://www.eonline.com/news/861830/michelle-obama-shares-the-fitness-motivation-you-need-this-summer
by Sarah J. posted Jun 16 2017 9:48AM
The next time Zoë Kravitz appears on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, she should play "Plead the Fifth."

http://www.eonline.com/news/861419/zoe-kravitz-plays-coy-over-drake-romance-rumors
by Sarah J. posted Jun 16 2017 7:43AM
Rumors are true!!! The weekend has arrived and it sounds like the Seattle Seahawks 12 Tour is headed to Yakima's Valley Mall
CLICK HERE - if you know more details...like a time for this please don't hesitate to share

If you are a huge fan of Russell Wilson and would love for your kid to train with the man himself enter to win a pass to Russell Wilson's Passing Academy! You have until 6/30/2017 to enter :)





YAKIMA SPEEDWAY JUNE 17TH MR. DIZZY'S BLOWING SOMETHING UP!

SORT 4 THE CAUSE 2017 Friday June 16th
The 7th Annual Sort 4 the Cause 2-Man Ranch Sorting Event will be held June 16th thru 18th at Speck's Arena in Sunnyside. Over the last 6 years Sort 4 the Cause has donated $216,000 to LOCAL Cancer Charities! Sign up for this year's evet Online at sort4thecause.com. Ride for a shot at a belt buckle, awesome prize money and to support Children's Wishes & Dreams, Wellness House and Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care. Admission to watch the event is FREE! With a huge Silent Auction and a Live Auction Saturday at 5pm

Young Life celebrates 75 years in the Yakima Valley Saturday June 17th
Join Young Life at the famous BBQ Beef Booth at State Fair Park from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 17th for a 75th anniversary celebration. Festivities include everyone's favorite BBQ beef sandwiches for purchase, carnival games, live music, & a special program from 2:30 to 3:30. This open invitation is for anyone who had a connection with Young Life over the years, whether it was just one visit to club or years of involvement. For more information contact Craig Hooper 509-248-9993

RON BONLENDER MEMORIAL CAR SHOW AND CRUISE THE AVE

SATURDAY JUNE 18TH IS THE RON BONLENDER MEMORIAL CAR SHOW AND CRUISE THE AVE. THIS IS A FREE EVENT FOR THE PUBLIC AT THE 100 BLOCK OF NORTH 3RD ST. IN DOWNTOWN YAKIMA. WITH THE CAR SHOW FROM 12PM-4PM, POKER RUN 4PM-6PM AND CRUISE FROM 6PM-10PM

Yakima Farmers Market
The Farmers' Market is open every Sunday thru October 29th. They are located on South 3rd Street in front of the Historical Capitol Theatre starting on Yakima Ave market hours are 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Breakfast is served from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, just $5.00 for the works, Pancakes, Bacon or sausage and eggs






by Sarah J. posted Jun 14 2017 9:37AM
America's got talent—but what about Jimmy Fallon and Heidi Klum?

http://www.eonline.com/news/860911/jimmy-fallon-and-heidi-klum-compete-in-a-hilarious-dance-battle
by Sarah J. posted Jun 14 2017 7:59AM
This is a FREE pajama themed event for the kids!! Radio Yakima has teamed up with the Yakima Valley Libraries for three upcoming events!

The first is this Friday June 16th 3pm at the Sunnyside Library. 621 Grant Sunnyside, WA 98944 (2-5 yrs old)

The second is this Saturday June 17th 2pm at Yakima Central Library 102 N 3rd St, Yakima, WA 98901 (2-5 yrs old)

The third is next Thursday June 22nd at 6:30pm at The West Valley Library 223 S 72nd Ave, Yakima, WA 98908 (2-8 yrs old)

Enjoy not only a free hour of story time and crafts but have some of your favorite on-air DJ's read you the stories! Plus being a slumber party theme, children are encouraged to bring a stuffed animal that will spend the night AND go on adventures that the Library Staff will capture! (stuffed animals can be picked up the next day)

Spread the word and let's have a great time together at the Library! :)
by Sarah J. posted Jun 12 2017 7:00AM
These days it seems their is a box for everyone! Don't want to go grocery shopping, got that!? Love candy, a box full of different sweets is coming your way every month....but have you ever thought about getting a box specifically for Dad!?

CLICK HERE for the list!

Dad's what would YOU want in your monthly box?

Kid's what would YOU put in Dad's box?

Mom's what about you? :)
by Sarah J. posted Jun 8 2017 12:43PM
FREE FISHING THIS SATURDAY JUNE 10TH AND SUNDAY JUNE 11TH THRU OUT WASHINGTON STATE COURTESY OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE



Borrachos Car Club presents the 4th Annual Rat Rod Invite & Classic Car Show
9am-3:30pm at Pioneer Park in Toppenish - FREE FOR THE FAMILY
Borrachos Cc Les Schwab Tires Oreillys Present:
The 4th Annual Rat Rod And Classic Car Show 2017 Toppenish, Wa Pioneer Park
Rats HotRods Primers Lowriders Imports MotorCycles Trucks PedalCars Bikes

Register YOUR CAR FOR $20 @ The Gate
Contact: Ernie Sanchez 509-307-4131
Contact: Alvaro Tijerina Jr509-480-7399

Build Your Valve Cover For Races
Annual Womens Piston Toss
Music-Food-Games-Prizes-Raffles
Performance by: Juan C. Rodriguez
Music by: Garin Moore
Hosted by: Blaze Alvarez


The "All Corvette Show" Saturday June 10th

Saturday June 10th, The "All Corvette Show" is happening at Sarg Hubbard Park this event is free to the public from 10 AM to 3 PM with approximately 70 Corvettes… then the "All Corvette Show" will be "Cruising the Ave" from 6-10 Saturday night!

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Selah Community Yard Sale Saturday, June 10th

The Selah Downtown Association is holding a multi-family, community yard sale. Saturday June 10th, 8am-3pm at the Selah Civic Center, 216 S. 1st St., Selah. Vendors are invited to sell second-hand, or previously-used items, and antique, vintage or upcycled items. Vendor space is open to both individuals and community groups. Contact them on Facebook @SelahDowntown to sign-up. Proceeds from the event benefit community programs and services at the Civic Center.

Toppenish's Robotics is having a car wash this Sunday at the Auto Zone in Toppenish from 8am-4:30pm



Katy Perry releases her album Witness Saturday



Movies coming out this weekend!!

The Mummy starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella


It Comes At Night


Could Wonder Woman take the #1 spot two weekends in a row?


Have an event you would like to add to the list? email at sarah@yakimaradiogroup.com OR CLICK HERE
by Sarah J. posted Jun 7 2017 8:20AM
The community of Granger, including the surrounding areas were shocked to hear the horrific news of a Mother being murdered by her husband recently. This leaves EIGHT children without parents, extended family working hard to keep them together so the Granger School District has come together to help these precious kids with clothing and more. If you are interested in giving a donation you can call Granger Roosevelt for any information 509-854-1420




Stadelmans fruit employees are hosting it. This is where Maria worked.. it's at auto zone In sunnyside from 10-2 this sat 6/10..

There will also be a yardsale held on Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th beginning at 7am both days. You can drop off donations, items to be sold for donations and if you are wanting to drop off items for the children please make those running it aware. The address of the yard sale is Granger Inspire at....305 E. 1st St, Granger....854-1630 - anyone wanting info about the yardsale please contact 854-1630

THERE ALSO IS A GOFUNDME PAGE SET-UP CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
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by Sarah J. posted Jun 5 2017 11:23AM
Although Usher promoted the concert on social media, he never took the stage—and he didn't reveal why until Monday.


http://www.eonline.com/news/858975/usher-reveals-why-he-missed-ariana-grande-s-one-love-manchester-concert
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People : Ariana Grande
by Sarah J. posted Jun 5 2017 9:05AM
School's about to be out for the summer and I am positive at SOME point you're going to hear the sentence, "I'm bored!" Well thankfully if you have run out of ideas Yakima Valley Tourism literally is saying, "I got you!" CLICK HERE for 75 different adventures to get into right here in our own valley AND a lot of these cost little TO NO MONEY! :)

FREE FISHING NEXT WEEKEND JUNE 10th and 11th
by Sarah J. posted Jun 2 2017 6:01AM
WAPATO FIRE DEPARTMENT ASSOCIATION PANCAKE BREAKFAST SAT JUNE 3RD
THE WAPATO FIRE DEPARTMENT ASSOCIATION PANCAKE FEED IS HAPPENING SATURDAY JUNE 3RD FROM 7AM-11AM, THIS IS A FUN EVENT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. PLATES ARE $6, CHILDREN UNDER 5 EAT FOR FREE WITH A PAYING ADULT. PANCAKES, EGGS, HAM AND DRINKS LOCATED AT 205 S. FRONTAGE ROAD IN WAPATO

by Sarah J. posted Jun 1 2017 12:42PM
Credit: FOX. © 2017 FOX Broadcasting Co.

It was SUCH a pleasure to interview Yakima Native Shawn Niles who competed on season 8 of MasterChef! Over 34,000 people applied and Shawn not ONLY made it into the top 40 BUT he also was the ONLY competitor to represent Washington State! We are so proud of you and LOVED having you on the show this morning. Stay tuned for lots more exciting food related activities to come! :)
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by Sarah J. posted Jun 1 2017 6:10AM
John Legends songs are full of love and strong messages and so is his heart! Over in Seattle there was a gofundmepage set-up to help with Seattle Public School Lunch accounts that were passed due. The goal was to raise $20,000 and they were off to a good start when creator John Lew noticed a big chunk of change had just been donated. When he searched to find the identy of the donor of $5,000 to thank him, he noticed the name John Stephens aka John Legend!!

CLICK HERE to read the full story!!
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