Community Calendar: Drive-Through Christmas Dinner; Polar Plunges; New York ‘90s New Years Party; New Year’s Eve Skate and Dance


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Drive-Through Christmas Dinner

Dec. 25 at the Centralia Community Church of God, 3320 Borst Ave., Centralia; 12 to 4 p.m.

There will be a free drive-through Christmas dinner along with a half-dozen cookies per meal. Delivery will also be available for those who call 360-669-0743.


New York ‘90s New Years Party

Dec. 31 at The Juice Box, 216 S. Tower Ave., Centralia; 6 to 10 p.m.

A night of dancing to New York 1990s hits in ‘90s attire. Family-friendly, no cover.


New Year’s Eve Skate and Dance

Dec. 31 at the Centralia Rollerdrome, 216 W. Maple St., Centralia; 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Celebrate the New Year with roller skating, dancing, a countdown and confetti for $25 per person, which will cover admission, skates, pizza, pop and party favors.


‘Level 22’ NYE Party

Dec. 31 at Insert Coin, 309 N. Tower Ave., Centralia; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

This New Year's Eve bash will feature a live DJ, live hip hop, bubbly dry ice drinks, cocktails and games. No cover.


New Year’s Eve Celebration

Dec. 31 at Fairway Lanes, 1501 S. Gold St., Centralia; 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

A night of rock & bowl with party favors, sparkling cider or champagne, a balloon drop and bowling in the New Year at Fairway Lanes is $25 per person.


‘Draggin’ In the New Year’

Dec. 31 at McFilers, 543 NW Pacific Ave., Chehalis; 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Live performers, a raffle and a karaoke contest will be held to celebrate the life of Rikkey Outumuro (Tru Starlet) at this New Years Eve party. A $5 donation is suggested, donations will go to Outumoro’s family.


Polar Plunge at Offut Lake

Jan. 1 at the Offut Lake Resort, 4005 120th Ave. SE, Tenino

Offut Lake Resort in Tenino hosts its Polar Plunge every year on New Year’s Day. For more information, call 360-264-2483.


Polar Plunge

Jan. 8 at Mayfield Lake; 9 a.m.

The Lewis County Icicle Brigade’s Polar Plunge is a jump in Mayfield Lake to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics Washington. To get involved, visit


Workgroup for Parents of Children With Disabilities

Jan. 12 at the Jenson Memorial Event Center, Veterans Memorial Museum at 100 SW Veterans Way; 5:30 to 7 p.m.

This class is hosted on the second Wednesday of every month until May by Reliable Enterprises and Lewis County Public Health and Social Services. Topics include preparing for graduation and other transitions, social security, employment supports and more. Register by calling organizer Shawna Haller at 360-520-9299 or email


Lewis County Cemetery District

Jan. 12 at the cemetery office, 407 Cowlitz Road, Winlock; 7 p.m.

These meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month.


New Years Market and Craft Fair

Jan. 15 at the Jester Auto Museum, 321 Hamilton Road, Chehalis; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This event by Gemini Events and Design will host over 50 vendors. There will be free parking and free admission.


Crab Feed

Jan. 15 at the Packwood Community Hall; Doors and bar at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m.

This is an annual fundraiser by the Packwood Improvement Club for the Packwood community. Tickets are pre-sold at $40 per person. Purchase tickets at Packwood Spirits, 13402 U.S. Highway 12, Packwood. For questions or donations, call Elise Barker at 360-304-1545.