To add upcoming events to the community calendar, email reporter Daniel Warn at [email protected]
World Fish Migration Day
May 21 at Chehalis River Discovery Trail; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Come celebrate salmon and other native migratory fish. Educational walks will take place on the Chehalis River Discovery Trail. Pre-registration required. Contact Kenna Fosnacht, Lewis County Stream Team at [email protected] Meeting location details provided upon registration.
Lewis County Relay For Life
May 21 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds; midnight until 4 p.m.
The Lewis County Relay For Life is returning to the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds this year and will feature a fireworks show for donations to the American Cancer Society.
Help the Relais team reach its goal of $30,000 to fight cancer by participating in all the festivities. Go to Facebook at “2022 Relay for Life of Lewis County” for information on becoming a participating organization.
Pancakes or Cookies and Breakfast Gravy
May 21 at Cowlitz Prairie Grange, 5184 Jackson Highway, Toledo; 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Breakfast is $7. For more information, contact the barn room at 360-864-2023.
Greenwood Memorial Park Labor Day
May 21 at Greenwood Memorial Park; 8 a.m. to noon
A final work crew to fine-tune the cemetery in preparation for an upcoming re-dedication ceremony will take place at the cemetery.
Master gardener Selling plants
May 21 and 22 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds Blue Pavilion; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.
The annual Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale is back and offers a selection of over 1,000 tomato plants, including many heirloom varieties. Other plants include annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs, trees and more. Call 360-740-1216 or visit https://lewis-mg-mrc.org for more information.
Morton Farmer’s Market
May 21 at 700 Main Ave., Morton; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Morton Farmers Market is held every Saturday on the lawn in front of the Bob Lyle Community Center.
Tenino Farmer’s Market
May 21 in downtown Tenino off Sussex Avenue; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Tenino Farmers Market will run every Saturday until September 24.
May 21 and 22 at Evergreen Playhouse, 226 W. Center St. Centralia; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
The Evergreen Playhouse provides quality live theater to the people of Lewis County. ABBA hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman searching for her biological father. Call 360-736-8628 or visit https://evergreenplayhouse.com/events/mamma-2022 for more information.
Seasonal Detox: Spring
May 25 at Nature Nurture Farmacy, 176 NE School St., Chehalis; 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Learn what a detox is and isn’t and how to use foods to safely detox the body for spring. With nutritionist Ashley McEntyre. Classes are $25 and seats can be reserved online at naturenurturefarmacy.org/events or by calling us at 360-996-4387. Or stop by during opening hours.
Toledo Thursday Market
May 26 at Steamboat Landing, 15 Ramsey Way, Toledo; 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Since 2017, the Toledo Thursday Market has been bringing artisan crafts, fresh cut flowers, free-range eggs, artisan cheese, chocolate, baked goods and local produce to the Toledo waterfront throughout throughout the summer. Online ordering is available. Visit https://toledothursdaymarket.com/ for more information.
Community garage/Garage sale
May 27 and 28 at Adna Grange #417, 123 Dieckman Road in Adna; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There will be indoor and outdoor spaces available in this sale. Each 8’x8′ space costs $20 to rent. Email [email protected] for more information.
Centralia Farmers Market
May 27 at East Pine Street and Tower Avenue; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Centralia Farmers Market runs every Friday through September
Children’s Fish Pond Event
May 28-30 at Barrier Dam Campground & Tackle Shop, 273 Fuller Road, Salkum; 10 a.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Monday
Kids Fish free. The Friends of the Cowlitz organize this fish pond event for children to have fun while raising awareness about restoring fish. Friends of the Cowlitz is a non-profit organization that accepts donations to raise fish in net pens.
Opening of Greenwood Memorial Park
May 28 at Greenwood Memorial Park; 11 a.m. to noon
A formal rededication ceremony for Centralia’s Greenwood Memorial Park will take place with a tribute to all those buried there, including many veterans. A member of a Gold Star family will be honored on behalf of all Gold Star families who have loved ones interred in the cemetery. Gold Star families are those who have deceased relatives serving in the country. There will be a flag ceremony.
May 28 at at Adna Grange #417, 123 Dieckman Road in Adna; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The price is $7 and includes toppings, salad, drink and dessert.
Local mushroom club meeting
June 7, at the WSU office, 17 SW Cascade St., Chehalis; 6 p.m.
This SWMS reunion will feature the hit movie “Fantastic Fungi”. This film has won numerous awards and is a tour de force, a perfect way to learn how mushrooms save the earth. Along the way, discover the hidden beauty all around.
June 8 at Nature Nurture Farmacy, 176 NE School St., Chehalis; 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Learn about common autoimmune triggers and nutrition/lifestyle changes to help you feel back to normal. With nutritionist Ashley McEntyre. Classes are $25 and seats can be reserved online at naturenurturefarmacy.org/events or by calling us at 360-996-4387. Or stop by during opening hours.
Cruzin’ at the museum
June 11 at the Lewis County Veterans Memorial Museum, 100 SW Veterans Way, Chehalis; 3 p.m. until dusk
This is an event produced and sponsored by the Veterans Memorial Museum. It is open to all car clubs and individuals. All types of cars are welcome. There will be live bands, prizes, trophies, a monthly costume theme, contests, food trucks, vendors and of course acres of vehicles. Another factor will be when the sun goes down a drive-in movie will air. The event takes place every second Saturday of the month until August. Call 360-740-8875 or visit http://bit.ly/cruzintohemuzeum for more information.
June 15 at Nature Nurture Farmacy, 176 NE School St., Chehalis; 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Join Dr. Alicia Spalding, ND and learn about herbs to support the nervous system. Classes are $25 and seats can be reserved online at naturenurturefarmacy.org/events or by calling us at 360-996-4387. Or stop by during opening hours.
Pints with purpose
June 16 at Newaukum Golf Course, 153 Newaukum Golf Drive, Chehalis; 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Join Newaukum Golf Course for the first ever Pints with Purpose event. Raise your glass to support United Way’s important mission of lifting families out of poverty in the community. There will be local breweries, cider houses and winners with live entertainment and raffle prizes.