Those who have been eager to continue helping with Clean Up the Coop will have a chance to do so again starting this month, after the program took a break for the summer. The next cleanup day will be Saturday, Sept. 13, and will continue on the second Saturdays of the month. Those interested in helping are encouraged to meet at Lions Pride Park at 10 a.m. on the day of, and those with questions can call Viola Chickese at (360) 785-0178.
You've got one more month to visit the Winlock Historical Museum before they close for the winter. Located in Downtown Winlock just across from City Hall, the museum is open to the public every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. but will be closed starting in October. Don't miss your chance to see this tribute to our town's heritage, with many photos and artifacts from Winlock's past. For more information, or to schedule a tour by appointment, call Dave Rubert at (360) 880-6895.
The Winlock Timberland Library is now operating with new, expanded hours and will be open regularly on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library will remain closed on Sundays and Mondays.
On Friday, the library will also host a Page Turners Book Discussion from 12:30-1:30 p.m., featuring "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn.
Then, starting Sept. 12 and running through Nov. 21, the library will host Family Story Time every Friday from 10:30-11:15 a.m. For more info, call (360) 785-3461.
If you're interested in serving on the Winlock Park Board, letters of interest are still being accepted. Three positions within the city limits and one position within the Winlock School District are available, and members will set a regular time to meet and conduct business, as well as appoint a chairperson to lead the board. Those interested in applying for the open positions may do so by contacting City Hall at (360) 785-3811, or may drop off a letter of intent to their offices at 323 NE First St. Members will then be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council.