- Thanksgiving Weather Outlook
- Today: Toledo Schools, Library Close Early
- Tonight: Thanksgiving Eve Services At New Life, First Baptist
- Thursday: St Francis Church Thanksgiving Dinner (RSVP)
- Saturday: Toledo Event Center Open House
- Looking Ahead: WinterFest In Toledo
Our dedication will be at 2pm on Tuesday the 28th of November.
Please come join us in celebrating Sandy Miller Brusco's generous donation to our students and community.
NOAA National Weather Service reports: We will be in a persistently rainy pattern from now through Thanksgiving. It's not all bad news, though (unless you are a skier, in which case the news is mostly bad). Temperatures will be mild, with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s for the next several days. Snow levels will remain generally 8,000-10,000 feet, so travel over the mountain passes should be just fine.
No Thanksgiving is complete without high winds or torrential rains knocking out the power midway through your cooking. Here’s a tip I learned to keep dinner on schedule:
- Ham goes into oven. It’s cooked * already so you’re heating it up.
- 8-12 lb turkey gets rinsed, paper-towel dried, coated in olive oil with garlic, double-wrapped in heavy duty foil, then centered on the charcoal cooker above briquets divided into two separate mounds. Cover. Add 10-20more briquets to each pile after one hour. Cover again and cook one more hour. Done.
- Double the number of birds and charcoal cookers for a bigger crowd.
Fire up the grill Thursday just in case, and be a Thanksgiving Superhero.
Thanks to my late brother-in-law Billy, gone too soon to AIDS. I’m thankful for his expertise in hosting perfect parties, no matter what.
*According to LiveStrong: Look for pale meat in fresh hams and pink to dark pink meat in wet or dry-cured hams. ... The darker the color of the ham, the more likely it has been smoked or aged, two methods that produce hams that need no cooking.
Today: Toledo Community Library open until 4:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day.
Open regular hours (until 5 p.m.) Saturday.
Toledo Schools reminder:
- November 22nd (today) early release
- November 23rd & 24th No School
Tonight: Toledo New Life
Open Thanksgiving Day: Toledo Market Fresh IGA 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. for those last-minute items! (Cue The Waitresses, Christmas Wrapping)
- Post Office
- City Hall
- Community Library
- Timberland Bank
- Toledo Senior Center (also closed Friday)
- Toledo Schools & District Office (also closed Friday)
Friday: Path of Hope Al-Anon AFG meets 7 p.m. at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus.
Saturday: GRAND OPENING at TOLEDO EVENT CENTER NOON - 6 PM. Kitchen open for dine in or take out. Free samples.
Come see new Event Center ready for your party or business needs. Gift certificates available for Purchase. Home of Bonanza BBQ & Catering.
Last Chance: SPACE exhibit bids farewell to Gallery 505 after Saturday so grab your favorite otherworldly gift for yourself or your loved ones. Choose from an amazing collection of handcrafted works of art produced by local artists. Open 1 - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday (except Thanksgiving).
Next up: Gallery 505 December Theme: Gifts Under $100.
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November 28: High School Sign Dedication 2 p.m. Community invited.
November 30th: Gallery 505 Opening Night
December 1: Christmas Trees will be available at Toledo Fire Department.
- Toledo Senior Center Holiday Bazaar at High School
- Walk N’ Knock Annual Food Drive Benefitting Toledo Food Bank
- Library Book N’ Bake Sale & Santa Photos
- Christmas Tree Lighting at City Boat Launch
December 4: FCCLA Dine In Dinner at High School benefits Toledo Senior Center
December 6: Toledo Cheesecake Club Holiday Potluck
Reservations required: Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch Wednesday (November 29) features stuffed green peppers with green salad & garlic cheese bread, peaches & tapioca pudding, Friday (December 1) meatloaf with mashed potatoes, sliced carrots, pears & dinner roll.
Nutrition Lunches are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Suggested donation $3 for those 60+ years of age. Contact Diana, email@example.com or call (360)864-2112 for details.
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