- Recap: Thursday Market Returns With New Vigor
- 33rd Annual Bluegrass Festival Kicks Off Today
- Second Saturday Pancake Breakfast Feeds The Crowds
- Perseid Meteor Shower Star Party Saturday
- Toledo Author Announces Second Novel Now Available
- Kids Closet School Clothing Exchange
- TES PTO Kids Garden Swaps Weeding For Harvesting
Toledo Thursday Market returned this week with Good Stuff Food Stand, upcycled apparel, handcrafted textiles & soaps, produce (including fresh herb focaccia), and Dragonfly Chocolates, plus kids crafts and music with Paola.
Toledo High School will resound with traditional American string music this weekend as the 33rd Annual Bluegrass Festival hits town.
Vendors, quilt room, spontaneous late-night jams, and food will be available onsite. Insider tip: Gospel music Sunday open to the community - free.
Schedule listed online at: http://washingtonbluegrassassociation.org/*
Cash or checks only, please, for ticket purchase.
*Due to unforeseen circumstances, John Gillis will not be here.
Second Saturday Pancake Breakfast served up at Toledo Senior Center by The Mighty Fine Seniors feeds the hordes and supports our local community center. And still only $5.
Don your best bib and tucker, see you at breakfast 7 - 10:30 a.m.
Toledo author Jake Blake announces: Super excited to see my publisher has released my first novel in a new paperback and e-book edition. Once you finish reading "Sunburned: The Solar Flare that Silenced the Internet," check out the sequel "This Too Shall Collapse" that picks up right where Sunburned ends.
Copies available locally at Gallery 505, open 1 - 5 p.m. Tuesdays - Saturdays. Open until 8 p.m. on Market Thursdays.
TES PTO posts: As we prepare for next week's shopping days we have a couple of wish list items. If anyone is able to help please reply here.
Kids Closet hosts shopping, swapping and donation nights beginning next week. Donations of new and near new bagged kids clothing may be dropped near the front door of the Elementary School.*
Kids Closet will be open 3 - 6 p.m. August 16, 17, and 24, 2017.
*Items needed posted on Facebook.
Weeders wanted - TES PTO Kids Garden Club posts: Garden club planted some winter crops, harvested some blueberries and planted strawberries for next year's PTO flower baskets. We also weeded and harvested a bunch of veggies!
Brooke Sellards Acosta has the other pics. Thank you to all our volunteers that have watered and helped out this summer! The garden is exploding! Don't forget to come down and grab some yummy fresh produce!
Educator Andrea Jones writes: HUGE thank you to TES for allowing us to use the "little red schoolhouse" for MAP preschool camps this summer! This was essential and the space was just perfect, especially being so close to the park!
New MAP Enrichment Programs FB page now up! Check out all the offerings.
Today: Toledo Food Bank open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. second and fourth Fridays monthly behind City Hall. Over 30 years strong.
Tonight: Al-Anon AFG Meets 7 p.m. Fridays at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus.
Cowlitz Prairie Grange Jam Night 7:00 p.m. second, fourth and fifth Fridays. Performers and supporters welcome. Donation at door. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (360)262-3696.
Star Party Saturday Night at Camp Singing Wind hosted by Toledo’s own astrophysicist Ethan Siegel slated for 8:30 p.m. Details on what to bring for best viewing of this month’s Perseid Meteor Showers on Facebook.
From July 14, this plea (in part) from Kristal Bisbee Long, who grew up in Toledo, on Facebook: I am reaching out to the area in seek of information re:I need help from anyone who grew up in or knows someone who grew up in Toledo Washington. I am conducting research regarding the number of individuals afflicted with multiple sclerosis from our area...four people* within 15 miles of each other, from a relatively small population...pretty much the same age...curious! If more are out there I'd like to know about it. If anyone would like to contact me regarding this please send me a private message.
I will keep all information confidential other than numbers.
*Updated: 11 people
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Everyday Heroes: Envisioned as a local September 11 observation recognizing lesser-known acts of kindness and heroism. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
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