- Lewis County Tribune: Winlock Egg Day Parade
- LC Master Recycler Composter Open House & Free Classes
- Cheese Days 2018: Legend Of Bigfoot Episode 3
- Today: Toledo City Council Meeting
- Tuesday: Lewis County Interlocal (Medic One) Board Meeting
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Chimis Mexican Restaurant celebrated their 3-year anniversary in Toledo on Sunday. Congrats! Wishing them many, many more!
Lewis County Tribune reports: Winlock’s Egg Day parade was a blast.
Story & pics here.
More at www.lewiscountytribune.com
Lewis County dedicated a page on Charter Government including Frequently Asked Questions, a YouTube video - Charter Government Free Holder Information, and more. Learn how this change affects you at this link:
FREEHOLDERS -- RESOLUTION FOR PROCEDURES, PRECINCT MAPS, ETC.
BOCC Agenda for 10 AM Business Meeting today.
Don’t miss this incredible rendition of Etta James’ At Last by a school secretary on the final day of school.
Lewis County Solid Waste Utility warns:
If you come to the Central Transfer Station in Centralia on Monday, June 18, between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. be prepared to pay with cash. The Lewis County PUD will be working on the fiber optic line, so the credit card processing system will be unavailable during that time.
Learn to build hugelkultur, make worm compost bin
For Immediate Release June 15, 2018
Contact: Melanie Case, Recycling Program Coordinator
Lewis County Solid Waste Utility 360-740-1452
The WSU Lewis County Master Recycler Composter volunteers will host an open house at their Compost Demonstration site at the Central Transfer Station in Centralia on Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tours of the site and two classes will be featured.
Beginning at 10 a.m. volunteers will demonstrate how to build a hugelkultur, a composting raised bed. Hugelkultur, which is German for “hill culture”, is a great alternative to burning branches and tree debris.
“This simple bed can transform your dirt and woody debris into an active soil by harnessing the power of decomposition, much like a nurse logs in a forest,” explained Melanie Case, recycling program coordinator for the Lewis County Solid Waste Utility, which operates the transfer stations and works with the MRC volunteers to maintain the demonstration site.
Hugelkultur mounds retain moisture, help property owners avoid off-site hauling of wood debris, provides long-term enrichment to soils, is inexpensive to build and is easy to manage.
A worm composting class will begin at 11 a.m. Class participants will learn how worms can eat kitchen waste and make a great medium to add nutrients to their soil. They will also build a worm bin – complete with red wiggler worms – to take home, so they can immediately start composting. The worm bin supplies are limited to one per family, while supplies last.
In addition to the classes, volunteers will be on hand to provide tours of the compost demonstration area and the worm shed, and answer questions about recycling, composting and becoming an MRC volunteer.
Anyone with questions about the open house may call 360-740-1216 or email email@example.com.
Facebook link here.
Toledo Senior Center shared:
I especially love the “No nuts” directive. Probably disqualifies me…
But seriously, one more low-impact way to help support Lewis County Seniors on the week leading up to Cheese Days. Contact Toledo Senior Center, (360)864-2112 to drop off packaged cookies & support Lewis County Seniors.
Cheese Days 2018: The Legend Of Bigfoot features 7 videos, one new episode each week. There will also be Bigfoot-themed painted rocks hidden throughout town, redeemable for cool prizes, including authentic Bigfootprint cast & certificate:
Get your collector's edition copy of Cheese Days 68-page color magazine in Toledo for just $2, available at area businesses soon. PDF version link here.
Update - Episode 3: The Terror of Squatchette!
Some innocent campers are just enjoying a quiet night around a campfire, when Squatchette comes to call!
mindbodygreen.com posted this great story: I Volunteered On A Farm & It Completely Changed How I Think About Food. Here's What I Learned
Agree? Disagree? What’s your take on this view?
Today: Toledo City Council meeting 6 PM first and third Mondays monthly.
Dates may change if scheduled on or near a federal holiday. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
Workshops & Special Meetings: Occasionally the council will hold a workshop or special meeting. Dates and times will be announced prior to meetings.
Generally they are held the same night of council meetings.
Tuesday: Lewis County Interlocal (Medic One) meeting 7 PM third Tuesdays monthly at Toledo Fire Department.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
For The Summer: Seasonal Maintenance Worker 25-30 HRS/WK.
NW Permaculture Convergence ISO* dedicated Publicity/Outreach team lead
Morgan Arts Centre Summer Camps update: With just one more week of school...parents are making summer plans for their children's activities.
May we suggest an week (M-Th) of Camp Picasso - July 23-26 from 9 until noon.
Or possibly for the more dramatic: Children's Theater Workshop 9-3 M-F July 30 - August 3 with the performance on Friday evening at 7pm.
We have just a few opening remaining for these camps.
Summer Camps Coordinator Annie Jones invites:
Toledo Friends! Want to be involved in making summer adventure camps magical and awesome for kids in our community? Here’s how you can help:
There are 4 kids signed up for camps who are in need of partial scholarships and one in need of a full scholarship. Can you help?
We need a few more guest volunteers Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week in July to come read a script/story to the kids at 1:30-3 or assist with a craft or field game (supplies and instructions provided) from 3-3:30. Can you help?
See Details here
The supportive response of this community last summer is the reason MAP was able to get rolling and provide summer and after school programs for so many kids throughout the year, including those in financial need! Let’s do it again - this time we’re giving kids the chance to experience a taste of real summer adventure camp, getting outside, active, and engaged with their world in meaningful ways, learning lots while having fun and making memories!
Thanks in advance.
June 21: World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Event. Registration: http://www.ccacwa.org/
June 23: Acrylic Dirty Paint Pour Lioness Club Fundraiser @ Donna’s Place
June 25-29: Vacation Bible School @ Toledo First Baptist
June 29 - July 1: Resonance Restival @ Camp Singing Wind
July 12-15: Cheese Days Toledo
August 10-12: Mt St Helens Bluegrass Festival 34th Annual @ Toledo High School
August 25-26: Cowlitz Prairie Grange 54th Annual Gas Show & Threshing Bee
September 22: Esther Borte’s 3rd Annual Walk in the Park
September 28-30: Camp Singing Wind Hosts 11th Permaculture Convergence
One Last Visit to See My Brother GoFundMe page to reunite Leon Charger with 80yo brother
Toledo Community Library offers free Ukulele lessons Thursdays.
TES PTO Kids Garden ISO* garden sponsors.
Toledo Youth Baseball ISO* Signboard sponsors. Message Brooke Sellards Acosta.
Toledo Middle School PTO supports laptops for students. GoFundMe page.
Steamboat Alley Paver Forms available @ link or downtown businesses.
Toledo Thursday Market PDF vendor forms. $10/week, handmade & homegrown.
Cheese Days Toledo 2018 parade & vendor sign up forms.
Plus: The Legend Of Bigfoot in 7 weekly episodes.
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