The Sentinel statue stands tall in front the American Flag at George Washington Park earlier this year.

Thursday, Nov. 7

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

Gather Church’s food and clothing bank is open every Thursday at 5 p.m. with a free dinner at 6 p.m. at 408 West Main Street in Centralia. 

Square Dance Lessons, Cougar Squares, 7-9 pm, Napavine Elementary School cafeteria, first lesson free then by small donation, family friendly fun, all ages welcome, 360-736-8907 or 360-269-7519

The theme for the Nov. 7 meeting of the Lewis County chapter of the American Association of University Women will be “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Preparedness.” Ed Mund, emergency preparedness coordinator for Lewis County Public Health and Social Services is scheduled to speak on preparing for an emergency, including how to make a preparedness kit. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Gathering Place at Stillwaters Estates in Centralia. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 360-520-0148.


Public Agencies

Centralia Historic Preservation Commission, 5:30 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 118 W. Maple St., Centralia


Chehalis-Centralia Cribbage Club, 6:30 p.m., Chehalis Moose Lodge, 1400 Grand Ave., Centralia, 360-485-2852

S.T.O.P. and Swim, 7 p.m., Fort Borst Park, Kitchen 1, Centralia, 360-269-3827 or 360-736-4163

Centralia Chehalis Vintage Auto Club, 7:30 p.m., Ramblin Jack’s Ribeye Restaurant, Napavine I-5 exit, 360-748-7390

Lewis County Voiture 83 of the 40 & 8, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Chehalis Eagles, 1993 S. Market Blvd., Chehalis, 360-266-7055

A grief recovery seminar and support group will meet at Mountain View Baptist Church on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., starting August 29. The course will end on November 21, 2019. The church is located at 1201 W Belmont Ave in Centralia. For further information contact Dr, Bruce Brier at 360-827-217, or the Church at 360-736-1139.


Support Groups

NAMI Lewis County Connections, recovery support group for adults with mental illness, 2-3:30 p.m., Mary Room, Centralia United Methodist Church, 506 S. Washington Ave., 253-468-7435

Mind, Body, Spirit: Self-Care Group, 10 a.m., Mossyrock Outreach Center, 360-496-3591

Al-Anon Family Group, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 10000 U.S. Highway 12 SW, Rochester, 360-736-1049


Friday, Nov. 8

Oregon Trail music and dancing, open mic with Sidekicks Band, 7 p.m., Cowlitz Prairie Grange, 5184 Jackson Hwy., Toledo, 360-864-2023

Pinochle tournament, 1 p.m., Twin Cities Senior Center

Karaoke, with Jimmy Abbott, 7:30 p.m., Chehalis Eagles, 1993 S. Market Blvd. Chehalis, 360-748-7241

Weyerhaeuser forest community ecologist Dr. Laura Six will speak Friday at Centralia College as part of the college’s Rising Tide Science Seminar Series. 

The event is scheduled for noon to 12:50 p.m. Friday in room 121 of the Walton Science Center. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome. 

The CD Woodbury Trio Performs 9 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 at the Main Street Bar at Lucky Eagle Casino and hotel. The band performs blues and Americana music. Concert is free. Must be 21 or older. Seating is first come, first served.


Public Agencies

Great Rivers BHO Governing Board, 10 a.m-noon, commissioners hearing room (second floor), Lewis County Courthouse, Chehalis, 360-796-5942



Skookumchuck I.O.O.F. Lodge 129, 7:30 p.m., Bucoda Odd Fellows Community Center, 101 E. Seventh St., second floor, Bucoda, 360-736-6717

Lewis County Writers Guild, 5 p.m., Station Coffee Bar & Bistro, Centralia,

A Girl & a Gun, 6:30 p.m., Centralia Rifle Club, 908 Johnson Road, Centralia, bring ammo, firearm, eye and ear protection,, 360-978-4338


Support Groups

H.O.P.E., all addictions, 7:30-9 p.m., Heritage Baptist Church of Tenino, 1315 Sussex Ave. E., Tenino, 360-480-0592,

Celebrate Recovery, dinner 6 p.m., large group 7 p.m., small groups 8 p.m., Grace Foursquare Church, 3030 Borst Ave., Centralia, 360-736-0778,

Friday Night Live, Narcotics Anonymous, 7-9 p.m., Dayspring Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 2088 Jackson Highway, Chehalis, 360-508-6495


Saturday, Nov. 9

Centralia Massacre 100th Anniversary Events 

10 a.m. until 2 p.m. — Lewis County Historical Museum open, featuring display on Centralia Massacre

10 a.m. until 4 p.m. — A historical display will also be open to the public from Nov. 9 to 11 at 622 North Tower Ave. in Centralia. The display will feature the history of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.

1 p.m. — Wesley Everest Peach March/Political Art Display, starting in George Washington Park.


The WSU Lewis County Master Recycler Composter volunteers have scheduled two leaf exchange events this month to allow people who don’t want their fall leaves to pass them on to someone who does. The events will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 9 and 23 at the Lewis County Central Solid Waste Transfer Station at 1411 S. Tower Avenue. 

The Raise for Rowyn Benefit Barrel Race is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m Nov. 9 at Stewart’s Arena & Stables at 11109 Vail Road SE in Yelm. Classes include peewee, open, youth, senior and medals. Funds will help Raise for Rowyn help families who have lost a child. 

The Chehalis Tribal Loan Program’s annual fundraiser is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester. Individual tickets cost $75. A table of eight costs $600. The event includes a feast of traditional foods, a dessert dash, a silent auction and raise the paddle and a keynote address from musician and storyteller Swil Kanim. 

Comedy Night, 8 p.m. Riverside Golf Club at 1451 NW Airport Way, Chehalis. Tickets are available on Brown paper Tickets

The CD Woodbury Trio Performs 9 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 at the Main Street Bar at Lucky EAgle Casino. The band performs blues and Americana music. Must be 21 or older. Seating is first come, first served. 

Morton’s Roxy Theater presents “Command Performance — USO Show,” a 1940’s-style variety show with skits, singers, laughs and the Sound of Swing Big Band. The performance takes place at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at The Roxy Theater at 233 West Main Ave. in Morton. Tickets cost $15 for general audience, $10 for veterans and $7 for students and children. For more information, call 360-496-0541 or email Tickets are available online at

Club Mom Children’s Clothing Bank and Exchange, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Centralia Christian Church, 1215 W. Main St., 360-736-7655

Karaoke, with Lou Morales, 7:30 p.m., Chehalis Eagles, 1993 S. Market Blvd. Chehalis, 360-748-7241

Dress for Success, Reliable Enterprises, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., New Life Thrift Store, 1757 N. National Ave., Chehalis, 360-736-9558, ext. 149

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

Open mic Gospel of song, testimony or instrument, 5 p.m., Ethel/Silvercreek Grange, 1624 U.S. Highway 12, Ethel, 360-791-7467

Borst Open House and topic discussion, 1:30-3:30 p.m., located in the back of Fort Borst Park, Centralia, guides will be available to answer questions, 360-748-4362

Monthly Pancake Breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Toledo Senior Center, 150 Coal St., Toledo, $5, open to all, 360-864-2112, proceeds go to Toledo Senior Center

Old eyeglass collection, Centralia Lions Club, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., corner of South Pearl Street and Centralia College Boulevard, Centralia, glasses go to Northwest Lions Eyeglass Recycle Center, 360-520-6802

Gather Church’s food and clothing bank is open from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays at 100 Rock Street in Centralia.



Prairie Steppers Square and Round Dance Club, Plus 7-8 p.m., Mainstream 8-10:30 p.m.,  potluck at break, Oakview Grange, Centralia, 360-736-5172 or 360-273-4884

Gluten Intolerance Group of Lewis County, 10 a.m., Providence Centralia Hospital chapel conference room, 509-230-6394,,


Support Groups

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group, 10:30 a.m-noon, Centralia First United Methodist Church, 506 S. Washington Ave., Centralia, 360-628-4980


Sunday, Nov. 10

Centralia Massacre 100th Anniversary Events 

1 to 4 p.m. — A historical display will also be open to the public from Nov. 9 to 11 at 622 North Tower Ave. in Centralia. The display will feature the history of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.

11 a.m. Author Tom Copeland, who wrote ‘The Centralia Tragedy of 1919; Elmer Smith and the Wobblies, will speak at the Centralia Train Depot.

2 p.m. IWW executive board member David Tuck will speak at the Centralia Train Depot. 

7 p.m., — musical performances by Lina Allen, Jess Grant, and Ryan Harvey at the Centralia Train Depot. 


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


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,

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