- Coffee House Tonight
- BIG Community Meeting Thursday
- Breakfast Bingo @ High School Saturday
- Toledo Alpaca Rancher Hosts Youth Event
- Vernal Equinox Art Fair March 18-19
- Senior Center Hosts Clam Chowder Feed
- Tech Report
Today is National Pi Day, and pizza places all over the USA are offering $3.14 specials. Does Gateway Pizza know about Pi Day? Let’s tell them!
Today: Gallery 505 Artists Co-op theme: National Parks. Open 1-5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday through April 1. Celebrate the 1916 National Park Service Act and support local artists.
Coming to Morgan Arts Centre:
1) Vernal Equinox Artist's Fair Sat & Sun 3/18 & 3/19
2) Batik Egg Painting Art Class March 25 w/Susan Blubaugh
3) Scarf Dyeing class 3/27 w/Sue Wachter
4) Wet Felt Scarf making 4/17 w/Sue Wachter…
To sign up for workshops, call Di at (360) 864 - 4ART.
See more at www.MORGANARTSCENTRE.COM
7 P.M. March 16, 2017 @ Toledo Middle School
BIG Community Meeting 7.0
• Coolest Small Town in Washington -- according to onlyinyourstate.com
• Cool & Connected -- Goals and Actions for Toledo's Future
• Up to date reports from:
• Discover Lewis County
• Common Ground Toledo
• School Garden Initiative
• Camp Singing Wind
• Home Gardeners Seed Swap
• Toledo Water Tank
• Toledo Historical Society
• Toledo Community Library
• Toledo School District
• Skills U.S.A.
• Toledo Senior Center
• Annual Events -- Summary of Things to do this year in Toledo
• BATTLE OF THE COWLARTZ
• WINE TOUR
• KIDS FISHING DERBY
• COMMUNITY CLEAN UP DAY
• CHEESE DAYS
• CHEESE CAKE COMPETITION
• WINE & CHEESE TASTING GARDEN
• STEELHEAD FISHING DERBY
• BLUE GRASS FESTIVAL
• THRESHING BEE
• WALK IN THE PARK
• COWLITZ TRIBE POW WOW
• Announcements from the Public
Jamie says: Order forms for Steamboat Alley personalized pavers are up on the Steamboat Alley Facebook page and out at Timberland Bank, Gallery 505, and the community kiosks. They need to be received by Memorial Day to be installed for Cheese Days.
Mark your calendars: April 1 Steamboat Alley Painting Party noon-5 p.m. (weather permitting), and you’re invited!
Are you curious about alpacas? Do you know what an alpaca is?
Toledo Alpaca Rancher Jack Bruner, President of
Alpaca Ranchers Of the northWest (AROW)
would like to invite the community to an
Alpaca Event for Youth and New Alpaca Owners
Alpaca Ranchers Of the northWest (AROW)
Cross Creek Alpaca Rescue
Tenino, WA 98589
Date: March 18, 2017 Time: 9:00 to 5:00
All are invited: youth, new alpaca owners, those contemplating getting an alpaca, or anyone interested in a fun Saturday activity.
Questions? Call Jack at (360)864-2271
Tech Report: On Money
From Ripoff Report, a daily hot sheet outlining, well, things to avoid including this annual Dirty Dozen IRS warning. This site is my first stop for vetting offers that sound too good to be true, a virtual sniff test service. You know what they say - Knowledge is power.
Noted financial expert Michelle Singletary amends that last statement, saying Knowledge isn’t power - the right knowledge is power! This week’s Washington Post features.
Long-time money-matters writer Liz Weston reports 9 Bills Where You Can Cut a Better Deal on nerdwallet.
When is a free trial NOT a free trial? When you forget to cancel. Truebill gets rid of any unwanted or fraudulent subscription fast & free.
Wallethub compares free credit agency reporting apps and services like Credit Karma (Transunion, Equifax), Quizzle (Transunion) and FreeCreditReport.com (Experian). However, annualcreditreport.com is still the sole FTC-approved, no-strings-attached site to get your once-yearly 3-agency report.
Despite the generic name, CreditCards.com has been in my email inbox weekly since two incidents of ID theft vacuumed my old life away. They compare various cards, have a debt calculator, and Top 10 Tips to Stay Safe Using PayPal.
WashingtonLawHelp.org helps low-income individuals solve legal problems including consumer debt, energy assistance and public benefits. Sign up for their free newsletter.
Strictly for grins - laundry day miracle: FoldiMate, only $850. Could cover a lot of allowances at that price. Still, anyone watching TV infomercials won’t be surprised. And 7,500 people have put down a deposit.
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