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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Walla Walla Youth Indoor Soccer League


Youth Indoor Soccer Registration Open

 

Youth indoor soccer registration is open for the Walla Walla Parks and Recreation youth indoor soccer league.  The program is open to boys and girls in grades kindergarten through 8th grade.  Teams will be put together according to their grade and school they attend.  Play will be 5 on 5 and will begin with practices on Saturday, January 10th.   Practices will be one day per week and games will take place on Saturdays in local school gymnasiums.

Registration is $50 per youth. Participants must register by Wednesday, November 19th to avoid a late registration fee. For more information call Walla Walla Parks and Recreation at 509-527-4527 to register on-line at www.wwpr.us.


 

 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Walla Walla Italian Heritage Association Annual Festa


The Italian Heritage Association Annual Festa is happening this Saturday, October 11th at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds in the Community building. The social hour begins at 5 pm with Italian Pastry sales. The Italian dinner goes from 6pm to 8:30pm and is being catered by Jacobi's CafĂ© along with the Walla Walla High School culinary class. Live music by the Bob Deccio band will perform after dinner until 9:30pm. Dinner Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children 6-12 years of age. Tickets can be purchased by calling Bob Locati at 509-529-5354.  

Monday, October 6, 2014

Food Truck Night at the Walla Walla Airport Incubators

Tonight, Monday October 6 is Food Truck Night at the Walla Walla Airport Incubators. From 5 to 9pm four wineries and one brewery will be open and joined by eleven food trucks for a Monday evening of great food, wine and beer.  Stop in and take a look at the Incubator site with  Kontos Cellars, Corvus Cellars, Walla Faces, Palencia Winery, and Burwood Brewing Company. They are are located on Piper Avenue at the Walla Walla Airport. 

Friday, October 3, 2014

Walla Walla Sausage Fest 2014

The Walla Walla Sausage Festival at De Sales High School is Friday, October 3rd, 5pm-midnight and Saturday, October 4th, 11am-midnight. The public is  invited to enjoy some amazing food, as well as great entertainment and games for the whole family. Bingo games will be played on Saturday from 1pm-6pm.  Other games over the weekend include Crazy String Chaos, Ring Toss, Baseball Throw, Football Throw, Duck Pond, Feed the Elephant, Pumpkin Pick, Plunko, Bean Bag Toss, Gizmos & Gadgets, Engraving, Face Painting, Whiffle Ball Toss, Dart Throw plus some inflatable structures.
There will  be a beer garden for those 21 and over with big screen TV's. Live music by Gary Winston and the Real Deal will be performed Saturday evening. Proceeds from the festival will benefit Walla Walla Catholic Schools.

 

Friday, September 26, 2014

Frenchtown Rendezvous in Lowden Washington

The  Frenchtown Historical Foundation will be hosting their annual Frenchtown Rendezvous  on Saturday, October 4th from 1-5 pm at Frenchtown Hall in Lowden. Guests will enjoy dinner, entertainment, and silent auction and raffle. Sarah Hurlburt, Whitman College Associate Professor of French, will give a historical presentation. Tickets for the event are $30 per person. Wind and beer may be purchased by the glass. Raffle tickets are $5 each. All proceeds form the event will benefit the Frenchtown Historic Site. Tickets can be purchased by calling Karen Zohner at 541-969-7841.
 
 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Paint the Town Pink Party





Paint the Town Pink Party and Costume Contest is happening in downtown Walla Walla on Saturday, September 27th from noon  to 5pm.
This annual event, “Paint the Town Pink”  is an eclectic carnival, with pink hair extensions, pink cotton candy, sparkle tattoos, carnival games, princess, pirate, or rock star makeover booths and much more. New this year is a costume contest for youth ages 0-15. There will be prizes for the best costume. Costume categories include fairy tale character, super hero, pirate, rock star, or retro look. Extra points will be given for those who incorporate pink into their costume. Registration for the contest is 3:30-4:30pm. Judging will begin at 4:30pm.
Paint the Town Pink is host by JUGS. JUGS is a non-profit organization that raises funds to help local cancer patients with unexpected costs and needs. JUGS sis an abbreviation for just us girls sharing.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center Gran Fondo



The 10th annual Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center Gran Fondo, also known as the "Great Ride" to benefit local people with cancer, will be Sept. 20 at the Walla Walla Community College Dietrich Dome.

The event offers a choice of a 5k color fun run, cycling, walking and horseback riding. An Oktoberfest Lunch featuring Walla Walla Sweet Onion Sausage runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Beer is also available. Lunch is free for participants.
 
Registration fees are $45 for individuals, $65 for families (parents and their children under 18 for a total of up to five people). Cancer survivors are half price, $22.50. Teams of 10 or more people can participate for $25 per person. Ten dollars of each registration fee is tax deductible. People can register or get more information at providence.org/granfondo.   Registration also is available at the event.
 
One hundred percent of the net proceeds from the Gran Fondo go to the Providence St. Mary Special Needs Fund, which helps local low-income cancer patients with a wide range of needs, that insurance and Medicare may not pay for.

 The Color Fun Run is a 5 kilometer run that starts and ends at WWCC. Registration at 10:30 a.m., run starts at 11 a.m. Participants are encouraged to wear white. Along the run, packets of colored powder will be tossed amid the  runners to shower them with a rainbow of colors.

The Bicycling Events include 35-mile ride looping through the wine and wheat country. Registration: 7:30 am Departs at 8:30 am and a 100-mile ride through farmland, orchards and vineyards. Registration: 6 a.m. Departs at 6:30 a.m.

The Walks are a choice of a 2.5 or 4.1 mile walk along Mill Creek. Registration: 10 a.m. Walks start at 10:30 a.m.

The Horseback Trail Ride takes place at Bennington Lake near Walla Walla Community College.
 Participants are invited to bring their own horses and ride around the lake. Registration: 9 a.m. Ride starts at10 a.m.