CP schools to hold kindergarten registration

COLLEGE PLACE - College Place Public Schools will hold its annual kindergarten registration from March 15-26 at Davis Elementary.

Parents or guardians may enroll students between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the school, 31 S.E. Ash St.

Children who will be 5 years old before Aug. 31 may register for the 2010-11 school year. A birth certificate and up-to-date immunization record will be required to register.

On March 24, Davis kindergarten teachers will open their rooms for short visitations from 2:45-3:30 p.m. Parents and future students are welcome to attend.

Families unable to register this month may still register through May 31 at Davis from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on school days. For more information, contact the school at 525-5110.

Jefferson Park Pond to be stocked with trout

WALLA WALLA - The city's kids-only fishing pond is getting stocked on Tuesday.

About 1,000 catchable-sized trout under a pound will be dropped into Jefferson Park Pond, along with another 100 trout weighing over a pound, said Park Maintenance Supervisor Joan Schille.

Jefferson Park Pond is a state designated juvenile fishing pond for kids 14 and under. People 15 and over aren't allowed to hold the pole, or even cast for a child. But adults can help bait the hook and remove the fish from the hook.

"It is for kids. The tricky part is telling the 14- from 15-year-olds; good luck with that," Schille said.

The pond is stocked every year by the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife as part of a program to encourage children to grow up liking to fish. Fishing is allowed there year-round from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. A fishing license is not required. Boats and flotation devices are not allowed.

A second fish stocking of 550 trout from the Tucannon Fish Hatchery will take place sometime in April, Schille said.

Forum set for pilots who use WW Regional Airport

WALLA WALLA - Airport and aviation officials will host a forum Wednesday for pilots who use Walla Walla Regional Aiport.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Blue Mountain Community Room in the airport main terminal building.

Topics of interest will be current and planned airport projects, including the rehabilitation of the aiport's south ramp.

Other items on the agenda will be a presentation on runway safety by Mike Meigs of the Federal Aviation Administration, "Eyes and Aviation" by Dr. John Shannon, "local tower tips and hot spots" and a question-and-answer session on the Chinook approach control system.

Information is available from Heidi McCaffray, air traffic manager, at 529-9750.

St. Patrick's dinner, concert at Pataha Flour Mill

PATAHA - A St. Patrick's dinner and concert is set for Saturday at the Pataha Flour Mill east of Pomeroy off U.S. Highway 12.

Dinner is by donation, and includes corned beef and cabbage. The meal will be served from 5-7 p.m., followed by a concert of Irish and gospel music.

The concert is in lieu of the regularly scheduled Pataha Valley Praise Gathering at the end of the month, due to a concert by the Spokane Melody Singers on March 27 at the mill.

Reservations are recommended. For more information or to make reservations, call 509-843-3799.

- Compiled by Union-Bulletin staff.


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