*Update: Parade Day Chili Cook Off...is cancelled.
Don’t forget your umbrellas.
November 10: INVITING ALL VETERANS! Toledo School District Veteran's Day Assembly is Thursday 9 a.m at Toledo High School.
Toledo School District is on Facebook.
Looking for a few good drivers: Toledo School District recruiting for substitute bus drivers. Good wage and benefits, no commute, great part time work. Contact Mindy, firstname.lastname@example.org or (360)864-2393.
Tonight: Toledo High School Football away game against Winlock 7 p.m.
Also tonight: Cowlitz Prairie Grange Jam Night 7:00 p.m. second, fourth and fifth Fridays. Performers and supporters welcome. Donation at door. Contact Tom Boone, email@example.com or (360)262-3696.
Support: Al-Anon AFG meets 7 p.m. Fridays at the Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus.
Saturday: Via Facebook, the Cowlitz Indian Tribe announced Ilani Career Fair at Comfort Suites Inn, Tukwila 1 - 4 p.m. open to the public (Cowlitz Tribal Members only 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.). Also: November 16 at Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Ilani Resort Career Opportunities registration and details on website here.
Gallery 505 Artist Co Op will wrap up Fantasy and Science Fiction on Saturday 1 - 5 p.m.
*Heads up: November Theme: Honor and Thanks. Opening Night gala 4 - 8 p.m. November 3 including music, libations and snacks.
Also Saturday: Toledo Elementary School hosts Fall Festival 5 - 8 p.m. Details and poster at Vision:Toledo.
Plus: Chimi’s Family Restaurant Halloween Party 9 p.m. Music by Rick. Best costume wins $50 Chimi’s gift certificate. On Facebook.
Sunday: Camp Singing Wind hosts Ancestor Celebration, a blend of all our various traditional harvest season celebrations.
From their Facebook page:
Hey everybody !!!
We want to invite you all to our space for a fusion celebration of many of our traditions:) Halloween- All saints day- Día de Los Muertos- Samhain-Harvest etc.! Our intention is to gather, give thanks and celebrate our ancestors and those who came before us, share food and have fun ! We will be having a potluck at 2pm please bring a yummy something savory and something sweet! Costumes are strongly suggested ! After lunch of the weather permits it we will go on a walk and gather things from the land that seem special and significant to make an altar of día de Los Muertos for our ancestors! We will also be carving some pumpkins together at the Craft House with the kids and making the altar at the lodge afterwards !!!
We are also celebrating our friend Martina Munz's birthday!!
1. Boots! ( it's getting muddy out here)
2. Warm clothes !
3. A pumpkin per person and carving utensils
4. Photos of your ancestors grandparents or whoever you would like to honor that has passed.
5. Other pretty things to be placed on the altar like colorful paper, pictures or special artifacts and candles. Traditionally in Mexico we bring something that the ancestors liked in their lifetime.
6. Something savory something sweet to share :)
7. Your awesome self plus friends and family :) in costume !
For those interested in a legendary haunted house, check out Travel + Leisure’s Most Haunted Places in Every State, including Washington’s own Thornewood Castle Inn in Lakewood.
Reservations required: Wednesday Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch serves up taco salad bowl with salsa and sour cream, peaches and banana pudding, Friday fried chicken with mashed potatoes, coleslaw, biscuit and apple crisp. Nutrition Lunches Wednesday and Friday 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.
Mark your calendars: Toledo Youth Cheerleading is hosting Family Bingo Night Saturday November 5 at the High School. Desserts, prize baskets and 20 games kick off at 1 p.m. Cards are $5 each, and $20/5 cards. Proceeds support Toledo Youth Cheerleading.*
Contact email@example.com. Also on Facebook.
*Not a Toledo School District sponsored event.
Photos from TOT archives unless otherwise noted.
Everyday Heroes: Envisioned as a local September 11 observation recognizing lesser-known acts of kindness and heroism. Send your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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