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+ The Quincy Valley Calendar Ongoing . Quincy Public Library art exhibit atthe Mary Kazda Art Space. The Quincy Public Library, 208 CentralAve. S. is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call 509-787-2359 - Quincy Aquatic Center: The aquatic center is open for the season. The center is in East Park, on the eastern edge of town. It features two large slides, a zero-depth wading pool, fountains, a deeper wading pool and a traditional lap pool. It also has changing rooms, a concession stand, picnic shelter and plenty of green grass for lounging and enjoying down time. It opens at 1 p.m. daily to the pub- lic. Children 4 to 17 cost $3; adults 18 to 49 cost $4; and adults 50 and older cost $2.50. For more informa- tion, visit www.qtownrec.us. The aquatic center is offof Highway 28, or F Street Southeast. Laser Light Show at Grand Coulee Dam: The la- ser light show "One River, Many Voices" occurs night- ly through September. It starts at 10 p.m. at the Grand Coulee Dam visitor center through July and then at 9:30 p.m. in August and 8:30 p.m. in September. The show is free. Speakers are at the visitor center and at Riley Point. Handheld devices with narration are available for people who are hearing impaired. Or tune in to radio station 90.1 FM. June 21 Quincy Summer Bus Tours: Port of Quincy Inter- modal Yard Find out what keeps Quincy on the move! "Come see our busy rail system that runs products all the way from Seattle to Chicago. There will be a tour of the Quincy In- termodal yard starting at 11 a.m. at the Reiman-Simmons parking lot, 415 F St. S.W. All tours are free and are lim- ited to 18 people. For more information call the City of Quincy at 787-3523. June 21 Rock 'n' Ride through George This annual bike ride on county roads through the George area is for all ages and abilities, with 10-, 30-, 70- and 100-mile rides. Staging area is at George Com- munity Hall, 403 W. Montmorency Blvd. After-ride feed follows. Go to www.quincyvalley.o[g. June 21-22 25th Annual Tony Morn Sr. Memorial Softball Tournament The annual family men's softball tournament draws 16 teams for two days of softball, food and fun. Besides softball games, the tournament also has a home run der- by and a food stand with the famous fajitas. Games are played at East Park and Lauzier Park. The tournament has also provided a scholarship to a Quincy High School steudents for the past 15 years. June 22 Kickoff Summer Hike at Cave B Winery If you are 21 and over, come join the Kick off Sum- mer hike at Cave B Winery, located at 348 Silica Road Northwest. The hike starts at 10 a.m. and costs $25 per person. The cost includes the guided hike, wine tasting, a box lunch and a Cave B souvenir. Call Cave B Winery at 785-3500 for more information or go to caveb.com. June 27, 28, 29 Charley's Aunt at Soap Lake Masquers Theater Enjoy some of what Grant County's hest entertainment group has to offer. The Masquers Theater in Soap Lake has some of the best actors around for a small commu- nity theater. Every performance is a delightful surprise. Come join the Masquers for a night on the town and a little theater. Performances are June 27 and 28 starting at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 opening night on June 27. Prices for non-members are $15 for general admis- sion and $13 for students and seniors. Prices for members are $12 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. There will be a matinee showing of this perfor- mance June 29 at 2 p.m. June 27-28 . Relay for Life. The weekend event, held at the Quin- cy High School track, is packed with fun activities while participants raise money to fight cancer. Go to www. qtownrec.us. June 27-28 Paradiso Festival. The festival features electronic music at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Go to www.gorgeam- phitheatre.net. July 4 George Fourth of July. The Quincy Valley's Inde- pendence'Day celebration in George starts with the Fire- cracker Fun Run and ends with a fireworks display. It also includes a grand parade, patriotic programs, chil- dren's games, entertainment and food. See the World's Largest Cherry Pie. Go to www.quincwalleourism.org. July 5 Fireworks at Crescent Bar Come see the Fourth of July Parade in Crescent Bar which starts at 10 a.m. Fireworks begin just after dusk so get a good spot, bring chairs and a blanket and enjoy! Fireworks at Sunland A fireworks show is still happening on Independence Day weekend. Come enjoy the fireworks just after dusk. Bring some folding chairs and enjoy. Come early to get a good spot! SandTrap Bar and Grill: Bloodlines performs at the SandTrap Bar and Grill, 8878 Crescent Bar Road N.W. The SandTrap serves lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The bar is open until 2 a.m. For reservations, call 787-5223. THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 4 Local opportunities Lady Jacks hosting youth softball camp QHS softball players Vanessa Sorto and Angel Gonzales are putting on a youth softball camp July 9-11 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The first day of camp will cover defense from throwing to fielding. The second day will be batting and base running. The final day will be a fun game for the campers to put their new skills into action. The fee is $15, which includes a T-shirt. There will be a live registration June 25-27 from 3-6 p.m. at the Quincy High School varsity softball field, which is located behind the school. The camp is open to girls grades third through eighth. For more information, contact Sorto (509-741- 7491)or Gonzales (509-398-4560). Seeking softball alumni The annual Lady Jacks alumni softball game is expanding to a two-day event this year. Event orga- nizers Zahlee Stephens and Maddy Smith are seeking Quincy High School alumni to play in the tournament July 11-12. The alumni will play against teams from Microsoft and Yahoo!. The funds raised will go toward field improvements. To sign up or for more information contact Stephens (509-289-0249) or Smith (509-398- 4652).