The Miss Lewis County Sholarship Program is looking for young women (17-24 years) who are interested in earning scholarship dollars, learning public speaking and interview skills and who are also interested in making a difference in their community. Over $9,000 in scholarships will be given away to the winner, inlcuding $3,500 for Centralia College! For more information shoot an email to email@example.com
Have some spooky fun all month long at The Oakville House of Horrors Haunted House on Temple St in Oakville! Every Friday and Saturday night, plus Halloween Night, and November 1st and 2nd from 6pm-10pm, bring your friends and get the whits scared out of you! Cost is $10 per person for entry to the haunted house, or if you bring 3 non-perishable food items or a student ID you can get in for $8! Games and food will be there as well! Food items will be donated to ROOF in Rochester and to the Lewis County Gospel Mission! Please no children under the age of 10 years old. Call (360) 273-5808 or visit The Oakville House of Horrors on Facebook to get more info!
Come play in the dirt and learn about your soil at the same time during the Lewis County Master Recycler Composter class on October 16th at 6pm at the Fort Borst Park Kitchen 1 in Centralia! There, you will be instruced on how to bring your own soil sample and test it with kits provided in class. If you are interested in joining this class, pre-register by 5pm on Tuesday, October15th in order to receive instructions on how to prepare your soil sample, and materials that you will need to bring to the class. The class will be limited to 30 people, please only one registration per family. To pre-register call (360) 740-1216 or sent an email to Jason.firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you know that Washington State faces the 2nd highest earthquake risk in the nation? Are you prepared? If not, you can register to participate in The Great Washington ShakeOut on October 17th at 10:17 am, and learn how to conduct your own earthquake and tsunami evacuation drills! Be informed, make a plan, build your kit and become involved! For more information visit www.mil.wa.gov/preparedness or register for the ShakeOut at www.shakeout.org/washington
Cowlitz County Grange will be having a Pancakes & Eggs or Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast on Saturday, Oct 19th from 7am-10am at 5184 Jackson Hwy in Toledo! $5 per person and the special is Blueberry Pancakes. All proceeds go to Hall Maintenance & Scholarships. For more information call Lou at (360) 864-2744 or Tom (360) 266-7055
The South Sound Paranormal Research team will be hosting a tour of the Lewis County Historical Museum after dark on Saturday, October 19th. You will be able to tour the museum's attic and main halls with ghost detection gear and flashlights in hand. For more information call (360) 748-0831.
Cowlitz County Grange will be having a Booster Night on Wednesday, October 23rd starting at 5:30 pm at 5184 Jackson Hwy. There will be a pumpkin decorating contest for children ages 3-15, costume contests for children and adults, hot dogs and chili will be served at 5:30 by the grange! Bring your children and have a good time! For more information call (360) 266-7055
Composting happens. No matter if you plan your compost pile, or just let nature take its course. There will be an advanced composting class on October 30th from 6pm-8pm at Fort Borst Park Kitchen 1 in Centralia. Here you can learn the how's and why's of the composting process and cover topics like how to speed up the process, manures in your compost, worm castings and more. There will be time for questions about composting as well! Pre-register and you will receive a composting trouble-shooting wheel, a small bucket to transport kitchen waste to your compost bin and a booklet on composting. Please call (360) 740-1216 or email Jason.email@example.com to reserve your spot today!
Fall Fest will be Thursday, October 31st from 6-8pm at Bethel Kids on Kirkland Road in Chehalis! This event is free to children 12 and under, and will be packed with lots of carnival games, inflatables, prizes and of course LOTS OF CANDY! Dress in your best family friendly costume and come join a night like no other! Also, Bethel Church will be handing out candy for Trick-or-Treaters at their downtown Centralia campus (413 N Tower Ave) from 3pm-5pm on the 31st! For more information call (360) 748-0119 or visit bethel-church.com/events/fallfest2019
The Chehalis-Centralia Steam Train is going to be making its annual Pumpkin Train multiple times on October 26th and 27th. See the beauty of Autumn in West Lewis County, grab a pumpkin to take home and enjoy the beautiful fall weather! Tickets are on sale now! Get more information including dates, times and ticket prices by visiting steamtrainride.com/pumpkin-trains/
The Chehalis Eagles Auxiliary is serving up breakfast on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 8:30am-11:30am on the corner of Market & Bishop Road. Adults and children over 12 eat for $7, children 12 and under eat for $5 and children under 5 eat for free! For more information call (360) 520-5846.