I was recently conducting a rehearsal of our church orchestra and realized as I stood up to begin that I had forgotten to bring my conducting baton. I remembered that all my batons are on my conductor’s stand in my classroom at school. So I conducted the rehearsal baton-less, with hand alone.
WALLA WALLA — The Moms’ Network will be at Book & Game Company, 38 E. Main St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, with Moms’ Network T-shirts, aprons, shopping bags, water bottles and a large selection of books for sale to benefit the group’s activities.
COLLEGE PLACE — German Christmas carol sing-alongs will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday and Dec. 14 at the Melvin K. West Fine Arts Center Auditorium, Room 208, Walla Walla University campus, 204 S. College Ave.
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WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Community Hospice Tree of Life Tree lighting ceremony will be 7-8 p.m. Sunday at the Die Brücke Building, corner of First Avenue and Main Street.
Orlin and LaVonne Hansen of Milton-Freewater participated in a four-day Honor Flight in late September out of Portland to Washington, D.C. They reported that one person from Hawaii, 25 Eastern Oregon and 24 Western Oregon World War II veterans and their guardians met for a dinner and orientation on Sept. 18. Each veteran received a World War II cap, name tag and Honor Flight bag and blue T-shirt. Guardians received T-shirts identifying their role, too.
Springlike warmth on Sunday quickly gave way to more seasonally appropriate weather as a sharp Canadian cold front swept across the state, bringing the year’s most frigid temperatures so far.
Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review online newsletter reported that the Farm-to-School Program received a windfall of funding that it will be able to apply toward equipment to support its school garden projects.
To hear me talk, one might infer that I hate all technology. I often reminisce about the days of yore, when people had to speak face to face or when we weren’t interrupted by texts and cellphone calls. I generally write by hand and grudgingly type it onto a computer. We do not have Wi-Fi or cable — my poor kids are stuck watching whatever DVD I have ordered for them from Netflix.
Seventy-one Walla Walla County Fair blue ribbon exhibits and 10 youths from the Walla Walla County 4-H program went on to participate in the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, according to Brenda Bryce, 4-H program coordinator in Walla Walla County. They came away with some winners.
WALLA WALLA — Courtney Morgan’s new business, Revolver Yoga Studio, opened with a bang. Twenty-two students showed up Sept. 8 for the first session.
Today I am unexpectedly filled with a need to talk about my village. The one I grew up in and returned to 20 years later — kicking and screaming, but that didn’t last past the first year.
Like many Americans of a similar height-to-weight ratio, I particularly enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday.
DAYTON — A fundraiser to help with Debbie Hays’ ongoing medical expenses will be at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday in the Parish Hall at Saint Joseph’s Church, 112 S. First St.
WALLA WALLA — Local author Virginia Carmichael will exchange a signed copy of her latest release, “A Season of Hope,” for a donation to the Christian Aid Center during a book-signing event.
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