You can help the environment by recycling your Christmas trees, holiday lights, wreaths, and Styrofoam at the Central Transfer Station at 1411 S. Tower Avenue, Centralia. Please remove all decorations and tinsel. Open now through January 13th, 2019 from 9am to 4pm daily. Flocked, artificial and/or decorated trees may not be recycled, but can be disposed of at the transfer station where regular fees will apply.
The Prairie Steppers invite you to a FREE Square Dance lesson on Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019. Lessons continue on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 PM at the Oakview Grange, 2715 North Pearl St. in Centralia for just $2.50 per lesson. It's a family friendly, fun activity where you'll meet the nicest people. Casual dress. Singles welcome, no partner needed. Call 360-736-5172 for more information.
On Wednesday January 9th, organizations supporting law enforcement officers nationwide will promote National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. You can show support by wearing blue clothing, flying a blue ribbon on your car antennae, sending a card of support to local police agencies and by sharing support on social media sites. Info www.nationalcops.org/lead.html
The Rotaract Chartering Ceremony for Rotary Club will be Wednesday January 9th 7pm-9pm at the Bowman Banquet Hall at Centralia College. Wear professional attire for this FREE event with appetizers and pizza. The Rotary District Governor will attend this ceremony.
Cub Scout Pack #301 in Chehalis is recycling Christmas trees into useable wood mulch. You can drop off your tree at Recreation Park in Chehalis. Trees will be accepted the weekends of January 5th-6th and January 12th-13th from 10am-4pm. Info 360-508-0404.
The American Red Cross will offer a two-day Babysitter's Training Course on January 12th & 13th at Centralia Christian Church on Main Street in Centralia. Youth ages 11 to 15 will learn child-care, first aid, leadership and communication skills. Cost for the course is $80.
More information 360-736-7655.
The WSU Lewis Co. Master Composters/Recyclers will offer a free class on Composting Basics. Composting is part art and part science, kind of like baking a cake. Join them as they demystify that process and help you get started. Free pre-registration required please call 360-740-1216.
The WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners will present a class on Rose Care and Hands-On Pruning - Saturday February 9th at 10am at the Providence Place Demonstration Garden, 350 SE Washington Avenue in Chehalis. The class is FREE! You can learn basic rose care and how to prune for healthier and happier blooms. More information at 360-740-1216.
The Pacific Northwest Chamber Orchestra presents "Imagery!" on Monday March 18th at 7:30pm in the Corbet Theatre, located in Washington Hall on the Centralia College campus. This concert is FREE.