- Andrea Jones: On Musikfeen
- Local Novelist Nominated For Endeavor Award
- Getting Ready For Annual Vernal Equinox Artist’s Fair
- Today: THS Music Mania ‘18
- Wednesday: Tourism Lewis County Network, Common Ground Toledo
- Tech Report: Passwords
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Follow Lewis County Tribune for latest developments on Monday’s Toledo City Council Meeting and other area news.
Andrea Jones confesses: I don’t take many pics during Musikfeen but made a point to get a few today and thought I’d share. After our music circle we worked with play dough (a gluten free play dough experiment fail - thank goodness toddlers are so forgiving! - and then made “quiet time tools” aka “calm down jars” or sensory bottles.
So much to explore - they really got into it! I so enjoy my Mondays hanging out with these toddlers and their families!
Jake Blake* boasts: I'm excited my novel "This Too Shall Collapse" has been nominated for the Endeavour Award! I'm up against some pretty good books!
Jake Blake's 2017 novel "This Too Shall Collapse" is one of 45 books nominated for the 2018 Endeavour Award. Finalists will be announced this summer. Congrats, Jake!
*a.k.a. Jake/John Morgan
Di Morgan shared: I am working in my studio today...on a vest from fabric I bought in Ireland last spring. I have already felted the wool fabric, cut and sewn the vest...now to add the creative touches with needle felting and embellishments. This should be fun. Come and see the results at the VEAF - Vernal Equinox Artist's Fair held at Morgan Arts Centre, March 24th & 25th 10-5 each day.
Today: Tuesday means it's Clinic day! FREE CLINIC from 5:30 - 8:00 PM Located at 1911 Cooks Hill Rd. Centralia. (NW Pediatrics - West Building)
Health and Hope Medical Outreach provides FREE walk-in medical care and Mental Healthcare to the uninsured and under-insured of Lewis county and south Thurston county.
For those who signed up last week: Know Your Soils, Soil Testing Class by Lewis County Solid Waste 6 PM at Fort Borst Park.
Tonight: Toledo High School presents Music Mania '18 Concert that will include drama, band and choir. 7 PM. Free.
Wednesday: The monthly Tourism Lewis County Network meeting will be at Morgan Arts Centre 1 - 3 PM March 7. Open to those interested in promoting and marketing Lewis County.
Also: Common Ground Toledo hosts their monthly business meeting 7 PM at Camp Singing Wind. New members welcome.
Follow The Chip Guy to keep up-to-date on warehouse openings Wednesdays & Saturdays.
Tech Report: Passwords
Lifehacker starts of with Starwars And The 24 Other Worst Passwords Of 2017.
While I was patting myself on the back for having a good formula for creating and recalling passwords, I heard my own method as an example of bad password generating. And while none of those above were mine, it’s time to update and upgrade my digital security.
Consumer Reports lists: Everything You Need to Know About Password Managers
pcworld has another list: Password managers: The good, the bad, and the ugly
cultofmac recommends: The ultimate guide to iPhone and iPad password managers
According to fossbytes: 9 Best Free Password Manager Software You Can Try In 2018
TechRadar backs: The best free password manager and generator 2018 | TechRadar
Wired asserts: You Need A Password Manager. Here Are Some Good Free Ones
Lifewire features: Free Password Managers (PC/Mac, Smartphone, & Online)
As always, YMMV.
Share your own experience with password managers and help out another.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
More Fun: Toledo High School’s incomparable Mr T Pageant returns 7 PM March 8. Be amazed at the talent, innovation, and sheer hilarity guaranteed to knock the rust off your funny bone.
For Growers: Friends of the Toledo Library bring you...
Comedy Night Toledo Youth Baseball Fundraiser March 17 At Donna’s Place.
For The Arts: VEAF - Vernal Equinox Artist's Fair at Morgan Arts Centre March 24th & 25th. Open 10 AM - 5 PM each day.
For Teens: Applications are now being accepted for summer Ecology Youth Corps work, and must be received by April 6. Earn $11.50/hour for a 4-week session during either early or late summer session. Details and application online at www.ecology.wa.gov/eyc. Deadline April 6.
Foraging: Washington Dept of Fish & Wildlife affirmed: Razor clam digging outlook for SW Washington in March & April 2018. Updated February 27, 2018.
Tentative razor clam digs in March and April:
- March 16, Friday, 7:03 p.m.; +0.2 feet; Copalis, Mocrocks
- March 17, Saturday, 7:36 p.m.; +0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks
- April 19, Thursday, 9:46 a.m.; -0.9 feet; Mocrocks
- April 20, Friday, 10:37 a.m.; -0.7 feet; Mocrocks
- April 21, Saturday, 11:34 a.m.; -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (digging hours will be extended to 1 p.m.)
- April 22, Sunday, 12:38 p.m.; -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (digging hours will be extended to 2 p.m.)
Fun: Toledo Senior Center hosts their Fifth Annual Ladies Tea April 8. Tix now on sale $20. Hurry, these sell out fast!
Your continued support is critical as Lewis County Seniors move into their first year as a self-supporting non-profit entity. Toledo Senior Center aims to keep the lights on with monthly breakfasts, community meals, classes and special events.
Check out their 2018 Calendar of Community Events.
For The Kids: Brooke Sellards Acosta asks “Does your business or family want to support Toledo Youth Baseball? There are a couple ways to show your pride. I have attached forms to become a signboard and/or team sponsor. Family signboards are $200 the first year and $100 each year after that to renew. Message me if you are interested.”
Signboard Form 2018.pdf
For The Future: TES PTO Kids Garden is looking for garden sponsors, which ensures the continuation and improvement of this awesome program. If your family or business is interested, the form is below.
* Garden Sponsor Form 2017-18.docx
For The Future: Toledo Middle School PTO's posted: If you would like to help support our efforts to bring more laptops to Toledo Middle School please read this and spread the word. You can donate here. Thank you for your support of our kids.
Full details posted in 02.23.2018 Friday Column.
Finally: Vision:TOLEDO announces Sign up forms for (2018) Cheese Days Parade and vendor booths. Full information about the parade can be found here:
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