- Heat Wave, Air Quality Advisory For SW Washington
- City Council Meets Tonight
- Common Ground Toledo Meeting Cancelled Wednesday
- Tech Report: All Over The Board
National Weather Service has issued an an air quality alert through midnight Tuesday plus a heat advisory for the region through 10 p.m., though 80 - 90 degree temps seem almost a respite from the holiday weekend:
The heat wave across the Western U.S. will continue as an upper-level ridge remains over the region. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect from southwest Washington to southern California. Daytime high temperatures in the California valleys will exceed 100 degrees in most areas with isolated locations surpassing 110.
SWCAA* issues air pollution advisory for all of Southwest Washington including Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Skamania and Wahkiakum Counties.
*Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency
Tuesday: City Council meeting 6 p.m. at Town Hall, due to Monday holiday closure. Public invited. Contact Toledo City Hall for special accommodations or cancellations at (360)864-4564.
Common Ground Toledo regularly scheduled meeting first Wednesday monthly has been cancelled for August. September meeting will convene as usual, location TBA.
New Hours: Gallery 505 Artists Co-op now open 1 - 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
Toledo Thursday Market open 3 - 7 p.m. across from boat launch through September 2017 featuring homemade, handcrafted, and locally sourced goods, food & produce. Family friendly, kids crafts, occasionally music and performing arts. Something for everyone. Support local crafters, upcyclers, growers and makers in your community.
Download vendor applications at this link. $10/space, no long-term commitment, BYO table & shade.
Just a note - came across the novel & budget-friendly Reeds Reindeer Hot Dogs while perusing Packwood’s Labor Day Flea Market.
Native Soil Farm posted this link, saying: I am so happy this happening and thank all the people who did all the groundwork!! Awesome!!!
Check out Healthy Food For All Project is Launched By Shumei America.
Speaking of healthy food, check out Toledo School District’s link to TES PTO volunteer Brooke Acosta’s menu & invitation:
The Kid's Garden is overflowing with produce! Take your family down there to explore and bring home ingredients for dinner...no chemical fertilizers or pesticides. The best you can get.
Here's what my family has been eating...more.
Norene Wedam says:
The best seed for Toledo will be what has been grown out by area gardeners and selected for local growing conditions.
Please save your heirloom seed and plant starts for the 2018 TOLEDO SEED SWAP. Plan to set aside seed throughout the harvest season.
I suggest packaging most seed in amounts of at least 30 seeds per envelope to give gardeners enough seeds to grow out a seed variety and start saving their own seed. Please label each envelope with the name of the seed (ex., “Bloomsdale Spinach”) and the year it was harvested (ex.,“Harvested in 2017”).
Tech Report: Money Saving Savvy
Trusted source Lifehacker answers the final question if you’re on the fence about joining cord-cutters: This is How to Watch Your Favorite NFL Team Play Without Cable.
With ToledoTel’s free* ROKU streaming service, this household has saved more than $100/month** on TV access with far better service & reception, thanks to TT’s 1GB fiber optic delivery.
If something seems too good to be true, it’s probably malware or worse. Researching a couple lowest-price(1) and/or coupon(2) apps revealed bad reviews, while my favorite after-the-purchase hero Paribus just saved me even more dough.
*Installation required $99 - well worth it, and guaranteed.
**Original Tech Tuesday post 01.17.2017. This household followed the guidelines listed in #2 & #3, saving $300 right off the top: Five Bills To Cut To Save $500 Next Month
Reservations required: Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch Wednesday features country fried steak with mashed potatoes, peas & carrots, pears & wheat breat, Friday marinara chicken with chicken rice pilaf, Sausalito veggies, fruit cocktail, Romano dinner roll & spumoni ice cream.
Nutrition Lunches are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Suggested donation $3 for those 60+ years of age. Contact Diana, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360)864-2112 for details.
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