A word on the smoky pall hanging over the State: as a one-time volunteer firefighter, I can attest to the time and training invested in each member, the selfless contribution of neighbors dedicated to minimizing danger to communities and providing critical first response in medical emergencies. Support firefighters locally and on the line. Visit http://www.toledofire2.com
Don says: Toledo Historical Society's 16-month Classic Car Calendars (September 2015 - December 2016) are available at the Community Library, Rick & Tanya Lovell's NAPA, Hardware & Feed, Royce's Liquidations, and Toledo Market Fresh. They contain over 20 photos of classic cars. The cost: $10 a calendar and you get a bonus of a pack of unopened baseball cards from 1987-1993 (Topps, Fleer, Donruss, Upper Deck, Score, O-Pee-Chee, Stadium Club and more).
August 27 Adult Page Turners meet 1:30 p.m. fourth Thursday monthly. Request "One Hundred Foot Journey" by Richard Morais from Timberland Regional Library for August discussion. Call (360) 864-4247 or visit https://www.facebook.com/FriendsToledoTimberlandLibrary
August 27 Meet the Teachers at TES 5:30-6:30 p.m., at TMS 6-7 p.m., at THS 6:30-7:30 p.m. School begins September 1. Visit www.toledo.k12.wa.us or call (360) 864-6325.
August 28 Second and fourth Fridays Toledo food Bank open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. behind City Hall.
August 29 & 29 Harvest Breakfast at Toledo Senior Center 7 - 10:30 a.m. supporting Cowlitz Prairie Grange 51st Annual Threshing Bee and Gas Show. Full meal features AYCE pancakes plus ham (biscuits and gravy for early risers)with coffee and juice, only $5.
August 28 Toledo Senior Center also features Swedish Meatballs on the Nutrition Lunch menu Friday (RSVP - $3 suggested donation/age 60+) followed by grocery bingo. Sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Contact Toledo Senior Center, email@example.com or (360)864-2112.
It's not too late! Annual Lioness Afternoon Tea Event including Best Hat competition (prizes TBD). Slated for October 4, this event sells out early. Tickets available exclusively through Lioness Club members, $12. Discover the benefits of membership. Visit www.facebook.com/toledo.lioness or call Rachel, (360)864-8844.
Watch next week for Vision: Toledo Arts, Rec and Events updates.
Coming in September: Famous Meatloaf Dinner (open to the public, $3) at Senior Center 18th, Cowlitz Tribal Pow Wow at High School 20th, Artrails 19-20 & 26-27.