Young creators and entrepreneurs are needed for the Third Thusday Kids' Market, taking place from 5-8pm on June 21st, July 19th and August 16th on Pine Street in downtown Centralia. Cost is $5 for a 10 foot space. Items for sale need to be made, grown, baked or created by kids ages 6-16. Applications are available at The Rectangle Gallery at 209 North Tower Avenue in Centralia.
Summerfest is a day LOADED with old fashioned 4th of July fun! The day begins at Fort Borst Park with a pancake breakfast, fishing derby and a fun run, followed by games, contests and entertainment throughout the day. Head downtown Centralia, for the annual Summerfest parade at 4pm, followed by the destruction derby at the fairgrounds. The day wraps up with an awesome fireworks display at the fairgrounds. Fees are charged for the fun run and the destruction derby; most other events are free! More info (360) 330-7688.
Get ready for Cheese Days in Toledo, Thursday July 11th to Sunday the 15th. The Toledo Lions Club invites you to enjoy the golf tournament, large garage sale, car show and unique traditions such as the frog jumping contest and free cheese sandwiches. There's a bazaar, parade and a pizza eating contest.
The 2018 Rodeo and Wild Horse Race is coming to the 109th Southwest Washington Fair, Saturday August 18th at 6pm. There's bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, team roping and much more. An exclusive VIP reception will be held before the rodeo in the Sertoma Beer Garden. More information at 360-740-2656.
The Twin City Senior Center in Chehalis hosts Acoustic Bluegrass Music the first Saturday of each month. All-level jam sessions are from 2pm-5pm. Dinner is served at 5pm and Open Mic is 6pm-8pm. More information at 360-520-7281.
The Toastmasters' Mighty 1290 Club of Centralia/Chehalis invites you to be their guest at one of their weekly meetings. Toastmasters was created to help people gain confidence through public speaking and leadership development in a friendly, supportive environment. Meetings are held every Tuesday from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in the Hanson Building Board Room of Centralia College. Come see how Toastmasters can help you! More info at 360-820-2771.
The Cowlitz Prairie Grange hosts Music, Open Mike and Dancing the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month starting at 7pm. Admission is a donation at the door and food is served in the kitchen by members of the grange. More information at 360-864-2023.