- Gallery 505 Opening Night
- Toledo Thursday Market
- Lions Club Fireworks Sales
- Health Corner: Pet Health* Part 1- Parasites
Gallery 505 Opening Night 1 - 8 p.m. today, theme: Toledo Made. An opportunity to get to know the local talent and scoop the Cheese Days crowd next week. Also: Gallery 505 will remain open late on Thursday Market nights.
*There’s a chance you may glimpse author Jake Blake and score a copy of his second novel “This Too Shall Collapse,” the long-awaited sequel to “Sunburned.” Details at link above. Visit Morgan Online Media for other authors and books, Lewis County Tribune for area news.
Toledo Thursday Market 3 - 7 p.m. today across from the boat launch. Fresh, local handmade and homemade goods and produce.
Download vendor applications here.
From ToledoTel, this scam call alert: Several Toledo people have recently reported this scam! If you get a call or recording as such, simply hang up.*
The Chronicle reports a Centralia Police Dept press release about bogus collections calls too.
*Meanwhile, if your phone looks like the one in the video, carefully package it up and ship it back to the ‘90’s.
From Cheese Days Toledo on Facebook:
- Remember to buy your fireworks at the Lions stands! All proceeds go back into our community!*
- We have great auction items this year!
- Toledo's senior center is accepting donations for our cheese day garage sale. Wednesday,July 5, is last day for donations. Only clean items only please.
- Cheesecake Competition, Wine & Cheese Garden, Tennis Sign Up, more online including 2017 Schedule of Events...
*One local responds to a Facebook query:
Q: Is there a Fireworks show in Toledo or Winlock this year?
A: Fireworks this Saturday night at Skydive Toledo. Should begin at or around sundown.
Others report Vader will host their display again this year.
Anyone got the inside scoop on these reports?
*Lewis County Tribune shares Lewis County 911 Communication’s post on when you can legally set off your fireworks.
Toledo Youth Football fundraiser car wash needs volunteers - kids and adults - this Saturday at Shell Station, SR 505 @ I-5. Can use any help even if it's for an hour or so.
My wagon seems to be a perch for birds these days, so I’ll be there for sure!
Toledo School District Summer Office hours:
- District Office: Mon-Thurs 9-3. Closed July 3-7
- TES Office: Closed until 8/21 8:00-3:00
- TMS Office; Closed until 8/16 8:30-3:30
- THS Office: Closed until 8/9 8:00-3:00
Timberland Regional Library Summer Reading Program now available online as well. TRL kiosk for ordering print, audio and CD/DVD located inside Toledo Community Library.
Toledo School District reminds parents on Facebook: 20 minutes a day! Beat the slide!
Health Corner: Pet Health* Part 1- Parasites
Pest control measures are critical to your pets and your family. Pets & Parasites lists those affecting your household pets, which ones threaten human health as well, offers advice on reducing risk and prevention in a downloadable PDF.
PetMD covers 4 Surprising Flea Diseases You Need To Know (including plague) as part of their 2017 Flea & Tick Survival Guide, while Money Talks News posts Cheap Ways To Protect Your Pet (and Home) From Fleas, which is also greener & safer for small children (and everyone).**
Ear mites are more common in outdoor cats & kittens, and commonly passed along to dogs through regular interaction. Secondary bacterial infections from scratching and licking add to the misery. Typically a vet’s intervention is required. However, Naturally Daily offers several homemade remedies.**
Doctors Foster & Smith address 4 common types of worms people can get from pets, either directly or through soil (think: pets in garden areas, or children’s sandboxes, dog parks). Good hygiene including thorough hand washing complements rodent control and worming program.
What remedies and practices have you found that eliminate or prevent infestations? Share your success in the Comments section.
*Domestic dogs & cats
**YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary
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