Community Announcements 09.17.14

Town Crier

15th Annual Cowlitz Tribal Pow Wow

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe will be "Honoring the Spirit of All Cowlitz People" at the 15th annual Pow Wow this Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. at Toledo High School.

Featuring traditional song and dance, as well as grand processions at 1 and 7 p.m., this event is free and includes vendors, fundraisers, food concessions and a free dinner served at 5 p.m. As in years past, Veterans of all military service, whether Native or not, will be recognized and honored just after the grand entries with a handmade gift to each.

For more information, visit, or call Committee Chair Suzanne Donaldson at (360) 280-2321. Interested vendors may contact Curt Stephens at (503) 504-0780.

WMES holding Math Night next week

Winlock Miller Elementary School will be hosting Math Night Tuesday, Sept. 23, and all members of the public are welcome to attend.

Featuring adventures through Singapore Math (a teaching method focusing on in-depth introductions to mathematical concepts), this event begins at 4:30 p.m. and will feature a free diner of chili dogs, green salad and fruit.

Teachers, students, parents, and guests are invited to discover how Math can be fun and enjoyable. For more information, contact the District Office at (360) 785-3516.

Residents invited to Master Gardener event

Area gardening enthusiasts are invited to the Lewis County Master Gardeners' bi-annual Gardening For Everyone event scheduled Sept. 27 at Centralia College.

This free event features classes open to all members of the public and covering a wide range of topics, including composting, Hugelkultur, winter care of fruit trees and much more. Classes begin at 9 p.m. and go until 2 p.m.

To learn more, you can go to, or contact Debbie Burris at the Lewis County Extension Office at 748-1212.

Castle Rock Library holding book sale

The Friends of the Castle Rock Library will be holding their regular book sale this weekend from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Available are hardcover books a $0.50 each, paperback books a $0.25 each, children's books as low as $0.10 each, DVDs at $0.50 each and VHS at $0.25 each.

For more information, visit the Castle Rock Library at 137 Cowlitz St. W., in Castle Rock, or call (360) 274-6961.