HOTSHOTS 3 ON 3 TOURNEY – from Grade 1 through adults
Hit the streets of downtown Yakima for the 14th annual Hot Shots 3-on-3 Tournament of August 26 & 27. Brackets are available for players of all age and ability levels, beginning with first graders through adult. Bring your game to the streets of Yakima and prove that you have what it takes to become a Hot Shots Champion. Please note that you register for the grade that you will be going into for the upcoming school year (2018/2019). Deadline: August 3. All registrations received August 4-7 will incur a $40 late fee and participant t-shirt sizes are not guaranteed. No registrations will be accepted after August 7. Fee: youth teams (1st-8th grade) $115.00; Adult teams (9th grade and up) $130.00; High School Boys Elite Division $165.00. Go to hotshots3on3.com to register.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT FRANKLIN PARK (FREE)
Friday evening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your picnic dinner and a blanket or lawn chair. Relax and listen to great music in a beautiful park.
July 13 – Little Spirits – featuring Star Anna (Americana/Alt-Country)
July 20 – Massy Ferguson (Americana)
July 27 – Pat Moss (Rock/Jazz/Blues)
August 3 – The Mongrels & Co (Rock Classics)
August 10 – Rod Giles Band (Blues)
August 17 – Joe Brooks Quartet (Jazz)
- Brought to you by: KXDD 104.1, THE HAWK 105.7, CHERRY FM 100.9, HOT 99.7, BIG 106.1, THE FAN 1390AM, 106.9 Xfm, ESPN Deportes 980 AM, KIMA TV, KUNW, CW9, and Dan Craig Precision Optical
VIVA LA MUSICA AT MILLER PARK (FREE)
Sunday evenings from 5 – 7 p.m. From July 15 through August 19 and a special concert on September 16, you can enjoy seven fun-filled, free, family friendly concerts to help quench your thirst for music with some of the Valley’s best sound representation of America’s Latino music culture.
Miller Park – N 4th Street & East E Street
July 15 – Martin Solis y su Grupo Inborrable
July 22 – Grupo Adrenalina
July 29 – Hermanos Gonzales
Martin Luther King Park – S 8th Street & East Beech
August 5 – Sinceridad de la Sierra
August 12 – Los Plebes de Tierra Caliente
August 19 – Avion
Viva la Musica Finale at Miller Park (4-7p.m.)
September 16 – Viva la Musica Finale 4-5 p.m. Payaso Cacharro (kids entertainment and magic), 5-6 p.m. Faraones Del Norte USA; 6-7 p.m. La Tropa Chicana
- Co-sponsors: KIMA TV,KUNW, CW9 and HOT 99.7
OUTDOOR SUMMER CINEMA SERIES AT CHESTERLEY PARK (FREE)
There’s nothing better than watching a good movie with family and friends outside under the stars – for FREE. Watch almost new releases and time-tested favorites and get away from it all in beautiful Chesterley Park. Sit up close on blankets or further back in lawn chairs. Bring the whole family – come and enjoy!! Movies begin at sunset (Sunday’s about 8:30 p.m.)
July 15 … Cars (G)
July 22 …Justice League (PG-13)
July 29 .. Holes (PG)
Aug. 5 …Field of Dreams (PG)
Aug. 12.. Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13)
Aug. 19..The Lion King (G)
TAHOMA CEMETERY HISTORIC TOURS
Join a free guided walking tour of Yakima’s historic Tahoma Cemetery. Stroll through the beautiful park like setting as you learn about the history of the cemetery and the story of some of those interred within. This year the tours will highlight new historical individuals interred within the cemetery, as well as a new walking route. Wrap up the tour season with a special Veteran’s Tour that highlights the Civil War (G.A.R.), Spanish American War, WWI, and the Veteran’s section.
Summer Tours: Fall Tours:
Tuesday, June 19th 6:30 pm Sunday, September 16th, 1 pm
Sunday, June 24th, 10:00 am Sunday, October 14th, 1 pm
Tuesday, July 10th, 6:30 pm Sunday, November 4th, 1pm (Special Veteran’s Tour)
Sunday, July 29th, 10:00 am
Tuesday, August 14th, 6:30 pm
Sunday, August 26th, 10:00 am
YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY BAND CONCERTS AT RANDALL PARK (FREE)
Wednesday evenings July4 through August 1 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. First Concert Independence Day concert. Live at Randall Park!
PAWS IN THE POOL AT FRANKLIN POOL
12th annual Paws in the Pool. On the last day of operation, Franklin Pool will open for a day of doggies swimming fun. Dogs need to follow their owner’s rules and are free to do as they please. All breeds, shapes and sizes are welcome. No aggressive dogs or owners please. Dogs must be leashed until inside the pool area and must have current vaccinations. Donations accepted for the Humane Society.
Sunday, August 26 from 2-4:00 p.m.
Fee: Dogs swim free, but their owners pay the general admission fee (Adult general admission is $3.75)