Saturday, July 20

Club Mom Children’s Clothing Bank and Exchange, 1-3 p.m., Centralia Christian Church, 1215 W. Main St., 360-736-7655

Open garden, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 4162 Jackson Highway, Chehalis

Tenino Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 213 Sussex Ave. W., 360-264-2317

The Cowlitz Prairie Grange will serve a pancakes and eggs or biscuits and gravy breakfast, featuring blueberry pancakes, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Cowlitz Prairie Grange at 5184 Jackson Highway in Toledo. Proceeds to go hall maintenance. Cost is $5 per person. 

Centralia’s Music in the Park is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at George Washington Park. The Dmitri Matheny Group, featuring Milo Petersen on guitar, Phil Sparks on bass, D’Vonne Lewis on drums and Dmitri Matheny on flugelhorn, will perform. 

Women Owning Woodlands Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance Workshop 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stihl NW Facility at 251 N. Hamilton Road in Chehalis. Cost is $15 per household. The workshop is designed for women interested in learning about power tool maintenance. For more information and to register, go to

Women’s Self-Defense Class from Kim’s Taekwon Do, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chehalis Masonic Temple at 123 W. Main Street in Chehalis. Wear sweatpants and a T-shirt. Classes are presented by eighth-degree Grand Master Cheryl French and sixth-degree Grand Master Nancy Hull. The class is free but donations are accepted for the Human Response Network. Pre-registration is encouraged. Call 360-273-2089 or 360-789-3802 to register.

The Napavine Funtime Festival runs all day. This is a community event to honor Princess Napawinah, the Native American princess Napavine was named for. The weekend includes lawnmower races, a car show and more highlight this festival that has brought people together in Napavine for years. Come gather for a community breakfast and take in the sights and sounds of the parade that winds down Napavine’s main street. More events are planned through the weekend. Come be a part of the festivities! Info:

The 3rd Annual Show Your Ride Carshow returns to Centralia. This free event includes food and drinks from local food trucks, a kids area of matchbox car racing, coloring contest, and face painting, and members of the BackFire Band are back to rock the afternoon. The event takes place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cooks Hill Community Church, 2400 Cooks Hill Road.

Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel invites you to get caught up in American classic Southern rock featuring 38 Special. Doors open at 7 p.m., the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $25. Info: 800.720.1788.

Rails to Ales returns to Mt. Rainier Railroad. Enjoy an afternoon of summer fun, craft beer, trains, food and entertainment. Trains depart at noon and again at 4:30 p.m. Space is limited, these popular train rides do sell out. Be sure to reserve tickets in advance. Tickets include the roundtrip train ride, beer tasting tickets, souvenir mugs, refreshments, and museum admission. This event is exclusively open to passengers 21 years of age or older. The Mt. Rainier Railroad Depot is located at 54124 Mountain Highway E, Elbe. Info: 888.STEAM.11.

Big Rigs, Late Models, Hobby Stocks and Legends at South Sound Speedway in Rochester. Races begin at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, active military and teenagers age 13-17, $10 for children age 6-10 and free for children 5 and younger. South Sound Speedway is located at 3730 183rd Avenue SW.

Rochester’s Gate Community Club’s annual blueberry pancake breakfast is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 20 at the Historic Gate Schoolhouse at 16925 Moon Road SW in Rochester. 

The breakfast includes pancakes with blueberries from the River Blues Farm, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee. The breakfast also includes a raffle. 

Tickets cost $6. Children under 4 and local firefighters eat for free. Raffle tickets cost $1 each or 6 for $5. More than 70 items will be raffled off, including tickets to theme parks and sporting events, firewood, gift certificates and more. 

Proceeds will benefit the upkeep of the Gate Schoolhouse. 

For more information, contact Michael and Kelli Langer at 360-273-8143.



Washington Old Time Fiddlers’ Association, jam session and business meeting, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Cooks Hill Community Church, 2400 Cooks Hill Road, Centralia, acoustic music only, 360-785-3139

Community meal, 1-3 p.m., Rotary Riverside Park, Centralia, free, sponsored by Jesus Name Pentecostal Church, Chehalis, 360-623-9438

Citizens Climate Lobby, Lewis County Chapter, 10 a.m., Washington Hall 115, Centralia College, 360-269-7483


Sunday, July 21

Bingo, doors open 5 p.m., bingo starts 6:30 p.m., Forest Grange, 3397 Jackson Highway, Chehalis

Community meal, 1-3 p.m., Rotary Riverside Park, Centralia, free, sponsored by Jesus Name Pentecostal Church, Chehalis, 360-623-9438



Young Adult Biblio Babble Book Club, 1:30-3 p.m., Book ‘n’ Brush, 518 N. Market Blvd., Chehalis, 360-748-6221 or

A Girl & a Gun, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Centralia Rifle Club, 908 Johnson Road., Centralia, bring ammo, firearm, eye and ear protection,, 360-978-4338


Support Groups

GriefShare, a video seminar focusing on helping people who have lost a loved one, 12:30-2 p.m., Shoestring Valley Community Church, 104 Frase Road, Onalaska, 360-870-2782,


Monday, July 22

Pinochle, 5:45 p.m., Hope Grange, 118 Antrim Road, Winlock, 360-520-0772


Public Agencies

Lewis County Commission, 10 a.m., BOCC board room, second floor, Lewis County Courthouse, agenda available at, 360-740-1120

Chehalis City Council, 5 p.m, City Hall council chamber, 350 N. Market Blvd., Chehalis, agendas available at, 360-345-1042

Lewis County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board, 4 p.m., 156 NW Chehalis Ave., Chehalis, 360-740-7151

Lewis County Solid Waste Disposal District, 1:30 p.m., Lewis County Commissioners meeting room, Lewis County Courthouse, 360-740-1451



Centralia Bridge Club, noon, Unity Church, 800 S. Pearl St., Centralia, 360-748-1753,

Synergy Networking Group, 8:45 a.m., Chehalis Denny’s, all welcome


Support Groups

Grandparents as Parents, 6-8 p.m., 420 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia, 360-736-9391, ext. 298 or 1-877-813-2828

Support for mothers, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Bethel Church, for mothers with children pregnancy through 6 years old, sponsored by Chehalis MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), 360-520-3841 or 360-864-2168, email or visit

NAMI Lewis County Family Support Group, 5 p.m., The Station Coffee Bar, 201 S. Tower Ave., Centralia, 360-880-8070


Tuesday, July 23

Health and Hope Medical Outreach, free medical clinic, 5:30-8 p.m., Northwest Pediatrics, 1911 Cooks Hill Road, Centralia, for those whose income is less than 200 percent of the poverty level, 360-623-1485

 Square dance lessons, Prairie Steppers, 7-9 p.m., Oakview Grange, 2715 N. Pearl St., Centralia, first lesson free, then $2.50 each, single and couples welcome, 360-748-6948 or 360-273-4884

 Pinochle, 5:45 p.m., Hope Grange, 118 Antrim Road, Winlock, 360-520-0772

Community Farmers Market, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Boistfort Street, Chehalis,


Public Agencies

Centralia City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 118 W. Maple St., Centralia, 360-330-7670

Lewis County Planning Commission, 6 p.m., Lewis County Courthouse, 360-740-1146,

Lewis County PUD Commission, 10 a.m., PUD auditorium, 345 NW Pacific Ave., Chehalis, 360-748-9261 or 1-800-562-5612



Centralia Bridge Club, 6:30 p.m., Unity Church, 800 S. Pearl St., Centralia, 360-748-1753,

Two Town Tuners, 7 p.m., Lewis and Clark Hotel, 117 W. Magnolia St., Centralia,

Mount St. Helens Patchwork Quilters, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lewis County Historical Museum, 599 NW Front St., Chehalis, 360-880-5134

Toastmasters 1290, noon-1 p.m., Hanson Building board room, Centralia College, 360-820-2771

Salkum Community Quilters, 9 a.m.-noon, Salkum Fire Department, 2495 U.S. Highway 12, Salkum, 360-985-0813


Support Groups

Survivors of sexual assault/abuse, for people who speak Spanish, 5:30-7 p.m., 125 NW Chehalis Ave., Chehalis, sponsored by Human Response Network, 360-748-6601

Second Chance/Lewis County Brain Injury Support Group, 5 p.m., call 360-864-4341 or 360-983-3166 for meeting location

Al Anon, Fellowship in Unity, 6-7 p.m., Unity Center, 800 S. Pearl St., Centralia, 360-669-6352.

NAMI Lewis County Connection Recovery Support Group, 5:30-7 p.m., Twin Cities Senior Center, 2545 N. National Ave., Chehalis, 360-880-8070

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