Winlock News 12.9.15

by Lynnette Hoffman

Winlock News 12.9.15

Just a reminder that the giving Christmas tree that is located at IGA Cedar Village has a few names remaining. If you have not had the opportunity to take a tag off the tree and give a local kid a wonderful Christmas, this is the week to do it. Many kids in our area are in need of a little extra help to make their Christmas special, if you can help a child out this year, it will make their Christmas.

The WIN - Winlock Improvement Network is having their next meeting on the 17th of December at 6:00 pm at Guadalajara restaurant. This new group is hoping to bring new businesses in town and they are looking for ideas. If you have an idea you think will work for Winlock please attend this meeting. These people would like to see Winlock become the bustling downtown it was when I was a kid; we would all like to see the same thing for Winlock!

Winlock Egg Day Committee will be having their monthly meeting on the 17th of December at 7 pm at the Winlock Community Building. If you are new in town, this would be a great way to meet new people and help the community continue the wonderful tradition. Egg Day as we all know is a great time for all who attend so if you can spare any time to help, I know the committee will definitely appreciate it.

Winlock Olequa Senior Center menu for the week is as follows:
Dec 9th - Chili, corn bread, green salad and Jello with peaches
Dec 10th - Cooks choice
Dec11th - Kielbasa and sauerkraut, red potatoes, sunshine carrots, tropical fruit and spice cake
Dec 14th - Soup, sandwich or salad (combo of any two)
Dec 15th - no lunch

Winlock Timberland Regional Library schedule for the week:

Junior PageTurners, 3:30-4:30 p.m., December 10 for grades 1-3. Meet for a book chat, games, snacks and a craft. Register at the library up to three weeks before the program and pick up the featured book, "Tippy Lemmey" by Patricia McKissack.

Teen Book Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m., December 11 for teens. Read a new book each month. This month is Reader's Choice: Manga and Graphic Novels. Stop by to view a selection of titles and discuss your favorites. Books may be returned at the meeting. Refreshments provided.

Teen Writing Group, 1-2 p.m., December 12 for teens. Join fellow authors, talk about literary trends, share work, discuss techniques and receive constructive criticism in a supportive environment.

Movie Night at the Library, 5-7 p.m., December 15 for all ages. Bring the family for popcorn and an exciting movie. Check with the library to see what's playing this month.

Winlock Lions Club is selling fireworks for New Years Eve, don't forget to stop by their stand and pick up a few for your New Years Eve celebration. As always we are asking that you be safe when you light off your fireworks.