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See3Slam Tournament to Close a Portion of George Washington Way (Photo) - 07/11/19

The Fourth Annual See3Slam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is happening in Richland this weekend. The festivities will close George Washington Way to thru traffic near John Dam Plaza beginning Friday, July 12, at 6:00 p.m., through Sunday, July 14, at approximately 7:00 p.m. The event includes food vendors, an outdoor movie on Friday, a pancake feed each morning, and a Saturday evening concert.  

Motor vehicles entering Richland and traveling north on George Washington Way toward Swift Boulevard will be directed to turn left on Jadwin Avenue. Motorists traveling south, from North Richland will detour east at Swift Boulevard.  While this stretch of roadway will be closed to through traffic, businesses, Howard Amon Park, and the boat launch will remain open and accessible from both Newton Street and Lee Boulevard.

The parking lot on Knight Street at John Dam Plaza will also close. Event participants are encouraged to park at the Federal Building Parking lot or at the corner of Lee and Jadwin. 

The 3 on 3 tournament takes place on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 8:00 a.m. There are 270 teams registered. The outdoor movie at the HAPO Community Stage is "Captain Marvel,” rated PG, and it will begin at dusk. Event details are available at


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Magic Mondays Levitates Fun in Richland (Photo) - 06/28/19

Richland Parks and Recreation is excited to present Magic Monday’s every Monday morning in July. The series of three activities will be held outdoors in John Dam Plaza at the HAPO Community Stage. Kids of all ages and their parents are invited to experience a magic show, participate in a skit, and learn how to creatively dance.

Cecil’s Magic Show begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by the Academy of Children’s Theatre at 9:50 a.m., and Thrive Dance Tri-Cities at 10:30 a.m. The program will run for all five Mondays in July, through July 29.

The event is free. Please bring a blanket or chair, water, sunblock and a hat. Childcare is not provided.

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