- Paolo’s Standing Rock pilgrimage
- CSW’s Standing Rock: A Storytelling Concert Fundraiser
- Toledo’s Christmas Tree returns
- Lions Club Turkey Bingo
- 16th Annual Holiday Artists Market
More detail plus a YouTube video on her GoFundMe page. BTW, the goal is very modest, considering the current price of commercially bottled water.
Sunday Camp Singing Wind opens their doors to the community - Standing Rock: A Storytelling Concert Fundraiser.
Hey friends! Thank you for being (a) part of this cycle to re-educate our children and come together as a resilient Powerful creative Community committed to a sustainable way of life…
We want to proclaim our support and gather our energy and resources for the folks who are protecting our water at Standing Rock...You are invited November 20 to Standing Rock: A Story-Telling Concert Fundraiser.
We will be offering :
- 2- 3pm crafts, reading, silent auction, and direct action station, poetry and spoken word station
- 3- 4pm storytelling experience and concert including the presence of our friends Sandra from the Cowlitz tribe and Billie Washington from the Sioux tribe.
- 4:30 penpal station for kids and weaving station
Come dressed up with your kids in honoring water with different colors of blue and white and green :) we are honoring the water on this day.
Donations on sliding scale per family. If you have a little, give a little if you have a lot give a lot! Paola will be going to Standing Rock at the end of this month.
Details on Facebook.
Cowlitz Indian Tribe via Facebook links to a public forum November 29 noon-2 p.m. at Vancouver’s WSU campus: Water is Life
Also, scope out the encouraging signs of wildlife returning to the slopes of Mt St Helens. Watch OPB’s (Oregon Public Broadcasting) Mountain Goat Survey, airing 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Common Ground Garden Community update: A shout out for helping hands 4 p.m. until finished Wednesday (yes, the day before Thanksgiving) at Toledo Senior Center to arrange greens into garlands to decorate planters for the holidays. Two to three hours should do it. Bring your own gloves, hand pruners and wire cutters if you have them.
Also: Mayor Dobosh worked out the logistics of a city Christmas tree - the 20 ft. tree on the south side of the gazebo at the boat launch. There are Christmas wood cutouts of a train and seasonal figures that will surround the tree. We are all getting so excited for Christmas Town, Toledo.
Common Ground Garden Community is on Facebook.
Friday: Toledo Lions Club hosts their popular Turkey Bingo Night 6 p.m. at Toledo High School. Admission is $1 or 1 can of food, both of which go to the Toledo Food Bank.
Last year 75 families won a frozen turkey the week before Thanksgiving, just one more way Lions make a difference in their community. On Facebook.
16th Annual Holiday Artist’s Market 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Morgan Arts Centre. Says Di: This weekend we will be hosting 25 different artist's work during the Holiday Artist's Market.
Locally produced wearables and edibles will also be available. Details on Facebook.
Saturday: Reserve now for Toledo Senior Center’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Doors open 4 p.m., dinner 5 p.m. Entertainment provided by Nehemiah Brown. Door Prizes too. $8. Contact Diana, firstname.lastname@example.org or (360)864-2112.
Sunday: Michelle Quinn says - November 20 marks Toledo New Life Assembly’s 6th Annual Community Thanksgiving Meal give-away 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. noon. These meals will be ready to cook and include a FREE Turkey, bag of potatoes, dressing, gravy mix, vegetable, rolls and a pie. First come, first served to the first 50 families. It will be a festive time for all. Hot chocolate and coffee will be served along with goodies and cookies for the kids with Christmas music! Toledo New Life is located at 420 Silver Street, Toledo. (360)864-4366.
Sunday Camp Singing Wind invites the community to join them for a family Concert Fundraiser. Details on Facebook.
Toledo Food Bank schedule November & December 2016:
Monday November 21
Friday December 9
Monday December 21
Toledo Food Bank is behind City Hall, open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on dates listed above.
Monday: Toledo Historical Society meets 4 p.m. at Toledo Community Library.
*Note: This will be the final meeting for 2016.
Toledo Historical Society is on Facebook.
Also Monday: Toledo City Council will conduct a Public Hearing on the 2017 Budget during its regularly scheduled meeting 6 p.m. November 21. Copies of the budget may be obtained from the city office during business hours after November 18.
Mike says: The v:T meeting on Tuesday will NOT be the last one this year.* The Cool & Connected folks are sending me their summary of last week's meetings. I intend to follow up by having monthly meetings to keep everyone on track to reach their 100-day goals. So I'm sure we'll have at least one meeting in December and more in the New Year.
Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec and Events meets 6:30 p.m. at Morgan Arts Centre (the MAC). No meeting in December. Vision:Toledo is on Facebook.
*The Other Toledo incorrectly stated that November would be the last vision:Toledo A. R. E. meeting for 2016. TOT regrets any inconvenience occasioned by this error.
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