Community Calendar: Packwood Spring Flea Market; Centralia Farmers Market; Kids Fish Pond Event


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Toledo Thursday Market

May 26 at Steamboat Landing, 15 Ramsey Way, Toledo;  2 to 6 p.m.

Since 2017, Toledo Thursday Market brings handmade crafts, fresh cut flowers, farm eggs, artisan cheese, chocolate, baked goods and homegrown produce to the Toledo waterfront throughout the summer. Online ordering is available. Visit for more information.


Packwood Spring Flea Market

May 27-30, all through Packwood

Hundreds of vendors will be set up through Packwood Friday through Monday for the second flea market of the year.


Community Garage/Yard Sale

May 27, 28 at Adna Grange #417, 123 Dieckman Road in Adna; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There will be inside and outside spaces are available in this sale.  Each 8'x8' space is $20 rental.  Email for information.


Centralia Farmers Market

May 27 at East Pine Street and Tower Avenue; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Centralia Farmers Market runs every Friday through September.


Morton Farmers Market

May 28 at 700 Main Ave., Morton; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Morton Farmers Market runs every Saturday on the grassy area in front of Bob Lyle Community Center.

Tenino Farmers Market

May 28 in Downtown Tenino off of Sussex Avenue; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Tenino Farmers Market will run every Saturday through Sept. 24.


Kids Fish Pond Event

May 28-30 at Barrier Dam Campgrounds & Tackle Shop, 273 Fuller Road, Salkum; 10 a.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Monday

Kids Fish free. The Friends of the Cowlitz hosts this fish pond event for kids to have fun while raising awareness about fish restoration. Friends of the Cowlitz is a nonprofit organization that accepts donations to raise fish in net pens.


Memorial Day Display

May 28 at 622 N. Tower Ave. Centralia; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come visit America's Team Museum for displays focused on remembering the military history of our area and the people that served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Various military history groups from the Northwest are expected to attend and there will be inside displays ranging from Centralia's Armistice Day Tragedy to Desert Storm.


Greenwood Memorial Park Rededication

May 28 at Greenwood Memorial Park; 11 a.m. to noon

A formal rededication ceremony for Centralia’s Greenwood Memorial Park will occur with a tribute to all the folks who have been buried there, including many veterans. A member of a Gold Star family will be honored on behalf of all the Gold Star families that have loved ones buried in the cemetery. Gold Star families are those who have loved ones who died in service in the country. There will be a flag ceremony.


Potato Bake

May 28 at  at Adna Grange #417, 123 Dieckman Road in Adna; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The price is $7 and includes toppings, salad, beverage and dessert.


Acoustic Music Jam

June 3 at Faith Baptist Church 436 Coal Creek Road, Chehalis; 10 a.m. to noon

Join the Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association for its monthly acoustic music jam. The jam is free and open to the public and musicians of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come and join in the fun. Coffee, tea and snacks will be available and folks do not have to be a musician to attend. For more information call 360-791-5185 or go to


Meet a Master Gardener

June 4 at Pioneer West Garden & Pet Center, 710 N. Tower Ave., Centralia; 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Three free classes will be held. From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. “Unusual Containers for Plants” will be taught. From 1 to 2 p.m. “Ornamental Noxious Weeds andNative Plant Alternatives” will be taught. And from 3 to 4 p.m. “Carnivorous Plants and Seed Starting” will be taught.


Local Mushroom Club Meeting

June 7, at the WSU office, 17 SW Cascade St., Chehalis; 6 p.m.

This SWMS meeting will feature the blockbuster movie “Fantastic Fungi.” This movie won a number of awards and is a tour de force, a perfect way to learn how fungi are saving the earth. Along the way, see the beauty hidden all around.


Autoimmunity 101

June 8 at Nature Nurture Farmacy, 176 NE School St., Chehalis; 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Learn about common autoimmune triggers and nutrition/lifestyle shifts to help you feel back to normal. With nutritionist Ashley McEntyre. Classes are $25 and spots can be reserved online at or by calling us at 360-996-4387. Or stop in during open hours.


Cruzin' To The Museum

June 11 at the Lewis County Veterans Memorial Museum, 100 SW Veterans Way, Chehalis; 3 p.m. until dark

This is an event produced and sponsored by the Veterans Memorial Museum. It is open to all car clubs and individuals. All types of cars are welcome to participate. There will be live bands, prizes, trophies, a monthly costume theme, contests, food trucks, vendors and of course acres of vehicles. Another factor will be when the sun goes down a drive-in movie will show. The event runs every second Saturday of the month through August. Call 360-740-8875 or visit for more information.


Herbal Nervines

June 15 at Nature Nurture Farmacy, 176 NE School St., Chehalis; 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Join Dr Alicia Spalding, ND and learn about herbs to support the nervous system. Classes are $25 and spots can be reserved online at or by calling us at 360-996-4387. Or stop in during open hours.


Pints with Purpose

June 16 at Newaukum Golf Course, 153 Newaukum Golf Drive, Chehalis; 5 to 9 p.m.

Join the Newaukum Golf Course for the first-ever “Pints with Purpose” event. Raise a glass in support of United Way’s important mission of lifting families out of poverty in the community.

There will be local breweries, cideries and winners with live entertainment and raffle prizes.


Movies in the Park

June 16, Recreation Park, Chehalis; 7 p.m.

“Clifford The Big Red Dog” will show at dusk. Popcorn, snacks and water will be available. Bring blankets and chairs for a comfortable viewing.


United Way of Lewis County Golf Tournament

Friday, June 17 at Newaukum Golf Course, 153 Newaukum Golf Drive, Chehalis; 10 a.m.

Register for this tournament at


Rochester Swede Day

June 18 in Rochester; all day

Visit or Rochester Citizens Group on Facebook for information,


Sunday Dances

June 19 at Rochester’s Swede Hall, 18543 Albany Street SW, Rochester; 1:30 to 4 p.m.

The Swede Hall’s Sunday dances are back after two years off due to COVID-19. Call 360-273-7974 for more information.