Thanksgiving dinner at St. Francis Mission
Sacred Heart Parish, in Winlock, and St. Francis Mission, in Toledo, will once again offer their annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner, open to anyone who would not otherwise have a special day on Nov. 28.
Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Mission (139 Spencer Rd., Toledo).
Please call ahead if you will attend and contact, Joyce Schey at (360) 785-4563, Pam McEachern at (360) 864-6566, or the parish office at (360) 864-4126.
Toledo New Life hosting Thanksgiving dinner
The Toledo New Life Assembly will be hosting a Thanksgiving celebration Nov. 23 at 5 p.m. and invite the Toledo community attend.
Come and enjoy a four-course meal with all the trimmings during an evening of food, laughter and getting to know each other better. This event is free and is offered as a thanks to the community on behalf of the church.
For more information, call (360) 864-4366, or visit the church at 420 Silver St., in Toledo.
Finn Lodge looking for volunteer entertainers
The Winlock branch of the Finn Lodge is planning a Christmas Dinner at the Hope Grange on Dec. 8 at 1 p.m., and volunteers are being sought to help with entertainment for the event.
The dinner is free with "pot-luck" desserts, and will also feature live entertainment, currently including Shawnell Frady, Picabou Worden, Gracci Worden, Jessica Rath and Isabella Rath.
To help with the dinner, please contact the lodge prior to the end of the month.
Master Gardener classes open for enrollment
WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners are still recruiting for the 2014 class and encourage interested green-thumbs to participate in this community-minded program.
Master Gardeners have presented more than 50 free workshops this last year to gardeners new and experienced, young and old. They consist of specially-trained volunteer educators who receive research-based horticulture training from the Washington State University Extension program, including web-based education and hands-on training.
Once training is completed, participants recieve official certification, and able to help lead training events.
Training for the next crop of Master Gardeners begins in January, but registration is now open. For more information about the program, or to request an application, contact the WSU Lewis County Master Gardener office at (360) 740-1212 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.