Tri-City Photography Club Member Photo Show – August 1 -31, 2021

Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr. in Richland
Hours: Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free to view

The Tri-City Photography Club will have a display of their members work in the entrance to the Richland Public Library during the month of August. There will be a great variety of photos on display.

Note: the Tri-City Photography Club’s next meeting will be on September 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Grace United Reform Church, 2500 W. 4th Ave. in Kennewick. The public is invited and there is no cost to attend. Membership in the club is $25/individual $40/Family, and the fee can be mailed to: TC Photo Club, PO Box 2912, Pasco, WA 99302.

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Mid-Columbia Symphony presents Covid Concertos – series started July 16, 2021

Live performances of “Covid Concertos” by musicians in the Mid-Columbia Symphony are available on-line for lovers of classical music. While waiting to emerge from our Covid pandemic, symphony musicians formed small ensembles and recorded classical pieces for your personal enjoyment. See for links to videos of the performances. New performances will be added each week. The first is Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor, performed by violinist Vanessa Moss, oboist Laura Goben Harper, Celloist Bruce Walker, and pianist Carissa Pitkin Cox. The Symphony will return to live performances of the full orchestra as soon as they can secure appropriate venues.

Watch & listen for free online anytime at

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PNNL’s Virtual Community Lab Tours – Starts July 28, 2021

Virtual Tours via Zoom – must register for each tour
All tours begin at 5 p.m.

Public Invited to Live, Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory –

For the first time ever, PNNL is opening its doors and inviting the public to free, live, virtual tours of numerous labs on its Richland campus. Researchers from across PNNL will be your hosts as you discover the spaces and instruments behind our science and impact. Learn about nuclear explosion monitoring, the science and hardware behind machine learning and artificial intelligence, our work in nuclear energy and environmental management, and so much more. Visit the Glass Lab at our Applied Process Engineering Laboratory, get a behind-the-scenes look at grid operations in our Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center, and get a look at one of five nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers in the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory.

All tours are one-hour and accessible via Zoom. During the tour, you are encouraged to submit questions to your hosts (researchers at PNNL) via Zoom’s chat function. The tours are open to all ages.

List of Tours:
– Detecting Nuclear Explosions: PNNL’s Role in Making the World Safer – July 28
– Supercomputers: Solving Big Science Problems – Aug. 4
– Developing Efficient Solutions for the Nation’s Nuclear Waste – Aug. 11
– The Invisible Catalysts in Your Life: How Playing with Atoms is Key to a Better Tomorrow – Aug. 18
– Cloudy with a Chance of Particles – Aug. 25
– More Power to You: Charging Ahead with Better Energy Storage and a Smarter Grid – Sept. 1
– PNNL and National Security: 20 Years of Mission Impact – Sept. 8
– SynBio Capabilities at PNNL – Sept. 15

Tour Information & Zoom Registration:

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