- Celebration of Life: Alice Ramsey
- District 20 Telephone Town Hall Tonight
- Art Scene
- Tech Report
From ToledoTel via Facebook: Please note that our business office will be closed today so that the entire ToledoTel family may pay their last respects to Alice Ramsey.
Service: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 11 a.m.
Fir Lawn Funeral Chapel, Toledo, WA
Reception: Following the Service at Toledo Presbyterian Church.
In lieu of sending flowers, please make a donation in Alice's name to the Toledo Scholarship Fund.
Tonight: Our legislative delegation is hosting a telephone town hall at 6 p.m. March 28. Sen. Braun is the Senate's lead on budgets and is largely responsible for the Republican plan to address school funding in the State. Representatives Ed Orcutt and Richard DeBolt will also be on hand.
Dial in @ (360)209-6593 to participate.
Michelle says: Toledo New Life is printing flyers this week for distribution around town for our annual Egg Day Hunt to be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 12. This year will see a few changes, including location, so watch for updates.
Today & tomorrow: Toledo New Life food bank open 10 a.m. - noon last Tuesday & Wednesday monthly. Serving our community area of Toledo by sharing the love of Christ through the essential needs we all have.
Final week - Gallery 505 Artist Co-op open 1 - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday. March Theme: National Parks. Bringing the great outdoors inside. Gallery 505 is also on Facebook.
*Awaiting pics - Principal Huffman says:
Results are in from the 2017 Regional Art Show.
Regional covers all schools in the ESD 113 area....Out of hundreds of entrants, 20 overall entries were recognized as winners and will go onto the State Competition. Toledo has 3 of those winners.
Morgan Leback- chalk pastel called - "Into the Night Sky"
Talvyn Lindsey - color pencil called - "Basking in the Sun"
Kaarah Teitzel - mixed medium called- "Newspaper Girl"
Also, $14,000 in scholarships were awarded as well from Central Washington University. 5 -$1,000 scholarships, 3- $2,000, and 1-$3,000.... we had a $2,000 winner in....
Taylor Leback - scratch art called - "Power Nap"
“Silky smooth and hard as nails” writes Howard Replogle of 2 exquisite pieces by Brad Tarbet on ARTrails SW Facebook. Mark your calendars - this year’s Studio Tours take place third and 4th weekends in September, including Morgan Arts Centre, showcasing local talent in our community. Watch for downloadable 2017 Studio Tour guides in July.
Reminder: Steamboat Alley Paint Party slated for noon Saturday, weather permitting. Bring your ladders and painting things.
Not the artistic type? You can still make an impression and support Toledo’s coolest new pocket park. Engraved pavers will be ordered before Memorial Day for installation in advance of Cheese Days. Pick up a form at Timberland Bank and other downtown merchants.
Tech Report: Toledo’s own A Grey Area Computer Repair links to Vanity Fair’s article Senate Republicans Just Voted To Kill Internet Privacy. The GOP wants to allow your Internet Service Provider sell your browsing history to third parties - without your permission.
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More blending of Art & Science: Toledo’s Ethan Siegel, startswithabang, posted this article with photos, titled More Than Stars: The Milky Way's Dust Mapped In 3D For The First Time Ever
And if you enjoyed his book Beyond the Galaxy: How Humanity Looked Beyond Our Milky Way and Discovered the Entire Universe, you can pre-order his next one, due October 2017: Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive
Meanwhile, you can check out his podcasts here.
Photos from TOT archives unless otherwise noted.
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