Community Calendar: Halloween Events Galore


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Fall Fundraising Book Sale

Oct. 29 at 300 NE First St., Winlock; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Friends of the Winlock Timberland Library is hosting a book sale to benefit the Winlock Timberland Library. All sales are by donation and up to the buyer’s discretion. Attendees are asked to bring appropriate sized bills as change cannot be made. Donations of books are welcome during the book sale. All proceeds go to benefit the Winlock Timberland Library.


Halloween Children’s Carnival

Oct. 29 at the Chehalis Moose Lodge, 1400 Grand Ave., Centralia; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The event will be open to the community and free for participants. There will be games with candy and prizes. A free lunch will be provided for the kids. Lunch will include a corndog, chips and a juice box. Visitors are encouraged to come dressed in a costume. “You bring the ghouls, we bring the fun,” the announcement stated.


O’Blarney’s Halloween Party

Oct. 29 at O’Blarney’s, 221 N. Tower Ave., Centralia; 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The O’Blarney’s Halloween party is open only to adults ages 21 and over. There will be a raffle every hour for guests in costume.


Sticklin Funeral Chapel Costume Contest and Movie Matinee

Oct. 29 at Sticklin Funeral Chapel, 1437 S. Gold St., Centralia; 1 p.m.

Sticklin Funeral Chapel will be showing the movie “Hocus Pocus” beginning at 1:30 p.m. There will be popcorn, snacks and drinks served. A prize for best costume will be awarded.


Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce 80s Party

Oct. 29 at Dick’s Brewing, 3526 Galvin Road, Centralia; 7 to 10 p.m.

“Grab your partner and your Walkman and join us for a tubular time! Wear your favorite 80's outfit and will have live 80's cover band NO RUELZ playing all the 80's hits!” the announcement states. Single tickets are $25 and couple tickets are $45 if purchased ahead of time and cost $30 for singles and $55 for couples at the door. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at or at the Chamber’s office.


Olympic Club Halloween Party

Oct. 29 at The Olympic Club, 112 N. Tower Ave., Centralia; 7 to 10 p.m.

The halloween party is open only to those 21 years of age and older. Tickets cost $10. There will be a costume contest and live music by Half Step Ahead.


Centralia American Legion Halloween Party

Oct. 30 at the American Legion Lodge at 111 W. Main St., Centralia; 1 p.m. to “whenever”

The American Legion will host a Halloween party for “small” children ages 5 through 10. Prizes for best costume will be available for both girls and boys. There will be prizes awarded for other activities. Games will be available.


Trick-or-Treat Transit

Oct. 31 in Chehalis and Centralia

Free Twin Transit rides between selected locations. Look for the “Transit Stops Here” signs in storefronts. Stops include the Lewis County Mall on Kresky Ave., the Centralia Downtown Plaza at Tower and Pine, the Twin City Town Center on NW Chamber of Commerce Way and the Lewis County Historical Museum.


Halloween Carnival

Oct. 31 at the White Space, 109 W. Pine St., Centralia; 3 to 5:30 p.m.

Halloween party hosted by Kiddin’ Around.


Centralia Outlets Trick or Treat

Oct. 31 at the Centralia Outlets, High Street and Lum Road, Centralia; 4 to 7 p.m.

A Trick-or-Treat event will be held at the Centralia Outlets. Children ages 12 and under are welcome to attend in costume. The event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. while supplies last. Store savings will be available for parents to check out while there.


Trunk or Treat

Oct. 31 at Mills and Mills Memorial Park, 5725 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater; 4 to 8 p.m.

Drive Through Trick-or-Treat event sponsored by Mills and Mills.


Southwest Washington Mushroom Club Meeting

Nov. 1 at the WSU Extension Office, 17 SW Cascade St., Chehalis; 6 p.m.

The general public is invited to the Southwest Washington Mushroom Club meeting. The topic of the meeting is identifying mushrooms and attendees are encouraged to bring mushrooms growing around their area for identification. Information about the club can be found at For more information email


Operation Christmas Cards For Our Troops

Nov. 1 through 23 in Centralia and Morton

Christmas Cards For Our Troops mailboxes will be present in the lobbies of Stricklin Funeral Chapel, at 1437 S. Gold St. in Centralia, and Brown Mortuary Service, at 812 Westlake Ave. in Morton. Cards will be collected until the day before Thanksgiving on Nov. 23.


Lewis County Flood               Meeting

Nov. 3 at the Jester Auto Museum, 321 Hamilton Road, Chehalis; 1 to 5 p.m.

The meeting will be hosted by the Lewis County Emergency Management Team, and is open to the public. Those with questions are encouraged to to contact the Emergency Management Team by calling 360-740-1151 or emailing


Charity Bazaar

Nov. 4 and 5 at Chehalis United Methodist Church, 16 S. Market Blvd., Chehalis; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Mint City Market and “Best Bake Sale Ever” returns on Nov. 4 and 5. Attendees can shop for their holiday needs. There will be free coffees and “lots of friendly people.” All proceeds go to support the mission work of Methodist Women’s Fellowship, including the Students in Need program.


Acoustic Music Jam

Nov. 4 at Faith Baptist Church, 436 Coal Creek Road, Chehalis; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association (WOTFA) will host an acoustic music jam on Friday, Nov. 4. The event is free and open to the public, membership in the WOTFA is not required to attend. Musicians of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 360-791-5185.

William Federer                   Speaking Event

Nov. 4, 5 and 6 at Mt. View Baptist Church, 1201 Belmont Ave., Centralia

William Federer will speak at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4; 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5; and 8:30 and 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. Federer is a nationally known speaker and best-selling author. He is known for his Faith in History television program.