Bike Repair & Maintenance Clinic

anatomy+of+a+bikeFriday, September 26, 2014   10am – 12 noon

Bring your bike (or not),  meet on the river side veranda of the Richland Community Center. Mike Watkins of Round About Cycling will show how to perform routine maintenance on your bike and/or fix flat tires. Learn how to purchase the right bike. John Decker will address cold weather bike wear. Linda McGlothern, Wheel Sports Committee Leader, will discuss bike rider safety.

Nuclear Energy – Future Nuclear Generating Resources


Thursday, September 25, 2014  1:00pm – 5:00pm

Holiday Inn Express,  Merlot/Syrah Room,  4525 Convention Place,  Pasco

Joint Select Task Force

Full Committee Presentations

U.S.Department of Energy (invited), Nuclear Energy Institute, Energy Northwest

Panel discussion: Comments from local community leaders

Public comments

River Walk


Thursday, September 25   9-10:30am

Meet at the parking lot near the Hains Street dike to walk 3-3½ miles along the river.

Directions: Drive east on Van Giesen towards river. Just past Hunt Avenue road bears right, turning into Hains Street. Turn left into entrance of Leslie Groves Park.

Contact Yung Harbison,, 509-371-0956

Fun Fit & Over Fifty Club

2014 Community Forum & Info Fair

Forum  Forum opened with most seats occupied.

As Panel Two began the aisle filled with chairs, and standing room only.

To an event designed specifically for our electeds to engage across sectors,

exactly ONE elected official attended: Kennewick Mayor Steve Young.

InfoFair logo idea  + wine&cheese = a great pairing!

InfoFair  Our Affiliates made a strong showing to raise awareness and engage attendees in their regional work.flyer image


Climate Literacy Event

What:  Activities will include a demonstration of global warming, a poster display on climate variability, and hourly showings of two short Meteorologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration / National Weather Service and local scientists will be available to answer questions. In addition, films and books from the library’s collection will be on display.

When:  10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr., in Conference Rooms A and B.

Contact: Lora Rathbone

Cool Desert Nights EV Cruise

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What:  A parade of classec and other cars. New to the cruise this year: the all new BFT Electric Bus as well as private electric cars!

When:  7:00 – 9:00 pm

Where: Jadwin and G. Wa. Way from Knight St. to Symons

Why: See the new electric bus and electric cars people are driving (and notice the quiet).

Details: For more information, go to