Cyndi says: This year's Cheese Days theme: "Giving Back." Our intent - to bring awareness and appreciation to community volunteers, specifically Toledo Lions Club, volunteer Fire Department (and) EMT's, Food Bank and Senior Center.
Pat says: Toledo Community Library will host local columnist and author Julie Zander, who will present "Sharing the Gift of a Lifetime...Your Stories," a writing workshop March 7. There's still time - Adult Winter Reading program sponsored by TRL through March 15. Plus - signing up volunteers. Visit https://www.facebook.com/FriendsToledoTimberlandLibrary or call (360)864-4247.
Adult Page Turners leader Harriet Whisler says: Order "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande for February 25 gathering. Readers will need to place a hold from Timberland catalog to receive this title. Bring fiction suggestions for future reads. Meets 1:30 p.m. fourth Thursdays. Drop ins welcome. Contact her at (360)864-2484.
February 11 Gallery 505 kicks off this month's theme Wood Is Good. Mingle with local artisans, crafters and musicians 4-8 p.m. If you haven't attended one of these events, you're missing out. Visit www.artgallery505.com or call (360)864-2789.
February 12 Toledo Food Bank open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. second and fourth Fridays monthly behind City Hall.
February 12 Cowlitz Prairie Grange Jam Night 7:00 p.m. second, fourth and fifth Fridays. Performers and supporters welcome. Donation at door. Contact [email protected] or (360)262-3696.
February 12 Senior Center Nutrition Lunch features Garlic Chicken Breast with mashed potatoes and berry crisp, February 17 Sloppy Joes. RSVP $3/over 60. Sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging.
February 13 Senior Center Second Saturday Breakfast. Biscuits and gravy for early risers, traditional fare including AYCE pancakes for late sleepers. 7-10:30 a.m., still only $5.
RSVP: Few tix remain for Toledo Senior Center's Royal Tea February 14 (Valentine's Day). Ladies: dresses and hats. Gentlemen: jackets and bow ties. $15. Contact [email protected] or (360)864-2112.
February 15 Presidents Day closures include Senior Center plus federal, state and municipal offices.
February 16 Winolequa Garden Club meets third Tuesdays at Toledo Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall 12:00 noon. Contact Sandra, [email protected] or (360)864-2601.
February 16 City Council meets Tuesday 6 p.m.due to Presidents Day holiday. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
February 17 Toledo Lioness Club meets third Wednesdays at Community Library 6:30 p.m. for appetizers. Visit www.facebook.com/toledo.lioness or call Rachel, (360)864-8844.
Martin says: January Coffee House and ASB Breakfast were very successful, the breakfast perhaps the best attended yet...Thanks to Dr. Tri and the Sophomore Class. Next Coffee House: February 23rd. ASB Breakfast: March 26th.