Community Calendar: Dec. 31


Tuesday, Dec. 31

Rockin’ into 2020, with band Rock City from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Chehalis Theater, 558 N. Market Boulevard, Chehalis. All ages welcome downstairs, upstairs 21 plus. $5 cover. 

Roaring 2020 Party, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill, 313 NW Chehalis Ave. Chehalis. No cover. DJ music all night. 

New Year’s Eve Celebration, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., McMenamins Olympic Club, 112 N. Tower Ave. Centralia. Live music 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., $15 cover, 21 and over.

New Year’s Eve at Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel — Seattle’s New Wave tribute band The Retros perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the event center. Doors open at 8 p.m. The party will include drink specials and a midnight balloon drop. General admission costs $10. 

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

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


Pool tournament, 1 p.m., Twin Cities Senior Center, 360-748-0061

Music, 11 a.m., Twin Cities Senior Center, 360-748-0061

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’ Mighty 1290, noon-1p.m. Transalta Commons Room #129, Centralia College.  253-229-1173.

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


Wednesday, Jan. 1

Thorbeckes New Year’s Day 10K swim. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the swimming pool at Thorbeckes.


Thursday, Jan. 2

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

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens 3:30 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Chehalis Timberland Library


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, Jan. 3


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


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,

Diabetic Support Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., The Gathering Place, Stillwaters Estates, 2800 Cooks Hill Road, Centralia, 360-748-3177 or 360-736-9679

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


Saturday, Jan. 4

Newly Crowned 2020 Princess Party, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Shankz 3D Black Light Mini Golf, 2100 North National Avenue, Chehalis. According to the venue, “Attending princesses will enjoy singing, dancing, storytime, jewelry making, princess etiquette training, games, pictures and more.” Event costs $15 for pre-registration by Jan. 1 and $18 after Jan. 1.

Highwater Hilarities January Edition feature Harry J. Riley, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Flood Valley Brewing Craft Taphouse, 289 NW Chehalis Ave., Chehalis. Riley began performing in his last year in the U.S. Air Force and has been featured alongside acts including Dan Cummins, Jay Wendle Walker, Jay Mohr and Jamie Kennedy and he has won Valleyfest’s PG Comedy Competition three times. The performance also features comedian Natalie Holt. 

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

Dance, Country Four and More, 7 p.m., South Union Grange, 10030 Tilley Road, near exit 99 off I-5, 360-352-2135

Pancake breakfast, 7:30-10 a.m., Twin Cities Senior Center, $5, 206-948-2979

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

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