02.29.2016 Toledo Weekly Column
Diana says: Nutrition Lunch menu March 2 features Kielbasa and Sauerkraut with red potatoes and spice cake, March 4 Hot Turkey Sandwich, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce plus a cookie. Nutrition Lunches Wednesday and Friday are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Cost is $3 for those 60+ years of age. Reservations required. Contact Diana, email@example.com or call (360)864-2112.
City of Toledo Planning Commission, an advisory body on land use and comprehensive planning, currently has one vacancy. Applicants must be 18yo, registered voter, and reside within city limits. Submit letter of interest to: Mayor Steve Dobosh, City of Toledo, PO Box 236, Toledo, WA 98591 or drop at City Hall. Open until filled. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564 for details.
Toledo Historical Society report: 16 attended February’s meeting.
Don Brenner rated Don Brusco’s Service and Celebration of Life outstanding, and “amazing, that one man could accomplish so much in one lifetime.” In other news, 115 calendars have been sold. He noted more work sessions will be needed to cover proposed projects this year. Date yet to be determined for planned collectibles sale including many from his own stores. The Society’s Facebook page is gaining visitors and “likes” with frequent updates.
Marie Oberg spoke on the School is Cool brochure, and got printing quotes from Longview School District from Don. Ideas about a Cheese Days Float, a Toledo coloring book, and volunteer sign-up sheet were passed around.
2 new members were warmly welcomed, joining 3 more at the meeting and bringing the total membership numbers to 155, with 16 added since Mr Brenner was named as president. Visit https://www.facebook.com/Toledo.Historical.Society/
March 7 City Council meets 6 p.m first and third Mondays at Town Hall. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564 for details.
March 7 Toledo Community Library hosts local columnist and author Julie Zander who will present "Sharing the Gift of a Lifetime...Your Stories," a writing workshop. Visit https://www.facebook.com/FriendsToledoTimberlandLibrary or call (360)864-4247.
March 9 Toledo Park Board meets second Wednesdays monthly 3:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
March 10 Mr T Pageant at Toledo High School 7 p.m. Sixth year. If you haven’t been to one of these events, you’re missing out! Donation at door.
March 12 Senior Center Second Saturday Breakfast 7-10:30 a.m. Biscuits and gravy for early risers, endless hotcakes with full fare meal for the rest of us. Contact Diana, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360)864-2112.
Thru March 12. Gallery 505 Theme: Wood Is Good. Visit www.artgallery505.com or call (360)864-2789.
Pat says: Through March 15 - Adult Winter Reading program sponsored by TRL. Every 5 books read (including audiobooks) earns one Grand Prize Drawing entry including overnight stays. Many other prizes too. Also - accepting applications for volunteers. Plus - Adult Page Turners meets fourth Thursdays. Contact Harriett Whisler for March selection at (360)864-2484.
New! Vicky Quackenbush helps with genealogy searches, works every other Wednesday. Call (360)864-4247 to find out when she will be in. Visit www.facebook.com/FriendsToledoTimberlandLibrary
March 18 Senior Center Clam Chowder Feed runs 4 p.m. until food is gone. Mark your calendar.
March 19-20 Vernal Equinox Annual Arts Fair showcases area artisans and crafters. Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days. A few choice spots remain. Contact Di, email@example.com or call (360)864-4ART.
March 23 Toledo New Life 16th Annual Easter EGGstravagana 6 p.m. All children toddlers thru grade 5 invited to enjoy an Easter puppet show, free hotdogs, hot cocoa and coffee and, of course, TONS of eggs! Groups escorted by age from church, 420 Silver Street, to egg hunt at Middle School field across the street. Visit www.toledo-new-life.com or call (360)864-4366.