Toledo News 9.2.15

By Marlea Hanson


Toledo News 9.2.15 | hanson,

Was that some incredible weather over the weekend? My sources say it was the tail of the storms that swept past Hawaii. Thanks to Lewis County PUD for restoring power quickly Saturday.

Diana says: September 18 meatloaf dinner at Toledo Senior Center is $3 for those over 60 as determined by Nutrition lunch program, $9.06 for others. Last week's mention overlooked this difference. Sorry. Contact diana.haug@lewiscountywa.gov or (360) 864-2112.

Labor Day observed Monday September 7. Town Council meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday September 8 at City Hall. Visit www.toledowa.us for details.

Vision: Toledo's Arts, Rec. and Events August 2015 meeting reports - Old Business: Library Story Time to resume this Fall, and book drop box still planned. Gospodor Eagle sculpture refinished, backdrop area plans underway. Marcus Devine was recognized for his dragon sculpture which appeared in the Seattle Times. Link: http://tinyurl.com/oqfz4ag. General Cothren reported this year's Bluegrass Festival enjoyed the best Saturday Night turnout in 31 years. Threshing Bee marks 51st anniversary event August 29-30. Toledo Historical Society photographing classic cars, selling calendars and history books, with plans to update and reprint "The Toledo Community Story." Contact Don, rennerb@toledotel.com or (360) 864-8284. Cowlitz Indian Pow Wow hosts 16th annual event September 19 at Toledo High School including Grand Entry at 1 pm and 7 pm, dance competition and salmon dinner. ARTrails September 19-20 & 26-27 Studio Guides handed out for this year's county-wide event. Morgan Arts Centre will host six local artists, with 6 more studios in south Lewis County area including LaCamas Prairie Studio on Frost Road. Bateaux Cellars Winery on the 2015 Wine Tour Sept 26-27. Downtown's planned Hop Alley report - gas company work completed, Public Works wants to replace sewer line next year. Joh is collecting old iron tools and small farming or logging implements to create a welded archway entrance to the alley. Contact Joh Jones, joh200@msn.com or (360) 864-8789. Water Tank Painting on hold until new water tank built. Two mural artists from Camp Singing Wind have agreed to head up the painting. City Parks Commission is seeking ideas for the 3 acres at the cleaned and filled old Waste Water Treatment ponds. Some ideas include a: dog park, bike park, exercise park, water splash park, amphitheater and Frisbee golf course. Send your suggestions to mike@morganartscentre.com . Next A.R.E. meeting 6:30 p.m. September 22, Morgan Arts Centre.