- Toledo Master Gardener On Recycling Event
- New Business Caters To Canines
- Today: Page Turners, Grange, Fireworks Sales
- New Years Eve & Beyond
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Toledo’s Master Gardener Linda Bird-Sonne writes: Thank you for posting the Lewis County Master Gardener, Master Recycler's Christmas Tree, Styrofoam, and Lights Recycling Event in your wonderful 'The Other Toledo'. What a great idea.
I just got back from staffing day one of this event at the Transfer Station in Centralia today (Monday). For the day after Christmas, we were surprisingly busy! This Event will be going on until January 10th so feel free to post it a second or even third time, only if you want.
F.Y.I., these trees are ground up by this Solid Waste Facility and composted with other bio stuff. The completed compost becomes available for free at a spot near the boat ramp at Borst Park in Centralia. If you were ever curious where these 100's of trees go that are kept out of the landfill, they're returned to nature in the form of free compost!
New Business: Now open.
Reminder: Time to renew annual business licenses, dog licenses, and boat ramp permit.
Today: Toledo New Life Community Food Bank 10 a.m. - noon last Tuesday & Wednesday monthly serving our community area of Toledo by sharing the love of Christ through the essential needs we all have.
Visit http://www.toledo-new-life.com or call (360)864-4366.
Adult Page Turners meet 1:30 p.m. today to discuss December’s selection and choose January’s read. New members welcome. Make good on your resolution to read more books in the coming year.
Toledo Community Library open until 7 p.m. Wednesday, 5 p.m. Thursday and Saturday. Timberland Regional Library kiosk in lobby, experienced volunteers on hand to walk you through ordering books, DVD’s and CD’s, downloading ebooks, audiobooks, & MP3 music, and much more. WiFi available.
Grab a cuppa fresh-brewed coffee, buy a new read, movie or music CD off the sale rack (new stock weekly), drop a donation in the can to keep the lights on. And tell Charlie I sent you.
Cowlitz Prairie Grange 6:30 p.m. meeting is a potluck second Wednesdays, cake-and-ice-cream affair fourth Wednesdays. The Grange raises funds for scholarships, distributes dictionaries to third graders each year, and supports youth in many ways. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway. Contact Sandy Bickar, (360)864-2601.
Toledo Lions Club selling fireworks today through Sunday at Toledo Market Fresh.
Saturday: 13th Annual BB Game Hosted by Toledo Indian Basketball Alumni. Contact Rachel Phillipps for details.
New Years Eve: Chimi’s Family Mexican Restaurant will be open regular hours Monday as the countdown to 2018 approaches, closing at 9 p.m.
Toledo’s First Annual Cheese Ball Drop takes place at the boat launch. Can’t wait to see what’s in store for this production.
Toledo Lions Club opens their fireworks stand today at Toledo Market Fresh, sales through December 31.
Donna’s Place will be closed New Years Eve.
And Beyond: Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife opens several ocean beaches for razor clam harvesting December 31 & January 1. Details on this post.
Discover Lewis County post this linked story from Washington State Parks & Recreation Commission on guided First Day Hikes January 1, including nearby Lewis & Clark State Park. One of a dozen fee-free days, no Discover Pass needed.
Full moon 6:24 p.m. Pacific Standard Time Monday welcomes 2018.
Toledo Schools resume January 2.
Common Ground Toledo meets January 3.
Gallery 505 posted: Gallery 505 Artist's Co-Op will be opening on January 4th with a new show: Faces. Come and share the fun of First-Look/Opening 2-8pm. Our regular hours are: 1-5 Wed-Sat.
Correction: Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch Wednesday (today) features spaghetti and garlic bread with green beans, fruit cocktail & spumoni ice cream, Friday country fried steak with mashed potatoes, 3-way veggies, apricots & bread.
Tuesday’s posting incorrectly listed kielbasa & sauerkraut as today’s lunch.
The Other Toledo regrets any inconvenience occasioned by this error.
Nutrition Lunches are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Reservations required. 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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