Evaline Elementary’s Booster Club is asking the families of Evaline’s students to donate one bag of candy per student. They need these donations no later than Wednesday, Oct. 23. They are also actively seeking volunteers to help run the games at their Halloween party. Relatives and friends of the students are welcome to call the school at (360) 785-3460 if interested.
The Olequa Senior Center is still currently on the lookout for volunteers—especially in the kitchen, as they are now serving lunch five days a week. Also, remember that their annual bazaar is coming up next month on Saturday, Nov. 23. Any vendors who want to rent a table before they’re all snatched up, please contact the center at (360) 785-4325 for details.
The Winlock Timberland Library will be hosting Junior PageTurners on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Children from grades 1 through 3 are invited to discuss this month’s book, “Carnival of the Animals” by John Lithgow, as well as enjoy games, snacks, and a craft. On Friday the Teen Book Club will be meeting at 3:30 p.m. to discuss “Uglies” by Scott Westerfeld.
Lovers of the cherished book series “American Girls” are welcome to drop on by the library on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. There, you can enjoy an afternoon of discussion, trivia, games, and crafts—all inspired by the books. The festivities will also include a tea party.
Then, last but not least, the library will be celebrating the release of Veronica Roth’s much anticipated final novel of her Divergent trilogy. In addition to Dauntless cake and trivia, teens can enter into a drawing for a chance to win a copy. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Winlock Timberland Library. For more information on these or future events, please contact the library at (360) 785-3461.