Community Calendar: Spring Youth Fair; Spaghetti Feed Preschool Fundraiser; Gate Community Club Plant Sale


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Riverside Fire Authority Meeting

April 27 at Station 2 headquarters, 1818 Harrison Ave., Centralia; 5 p.m.

These meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.


Spring Youth Fair

April 29, 30 and May 1 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds

Parking and admission are free on Friday, April 29 and throughout the fair for kids ages 5 and below. Saturday/Sunday parking costs $5 and admission is $5 per day for anyone age 13 or older, $4 per day for ages 6 through 12. Entries are open on April 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit


Mother’s Day Craft/Bazaar

April 29, 30, Hope Grange, 118 Antrim Road, Winlock; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Proceeds to benefit Small Acts of Kindness, for Winlock community holiday baskets.  Contact Carolyne Nixon 360-520-0772 or Debbie Dobosh 360-304-0068 for more information and table rentals.


Spaghetti Feed Preschool Fundraiser

April 29, Community Presbyterian Church of Onalaska, 288 Carlisle Ave. Onalaska; 6:30 p.m.

The Community Presbyterian Church of Onalaska Preschool is holding its first Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction to help raise funds to expand and refurbish its playground into an outdoor classroom. $10 per person.


Gate Community Club Plant Sale

April 30 at the Historic Gate City Schoolhouse, 16925 Moon Road SW, Rochester; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Proceeds from the plant sale will be used for improvements of the historic schoolhouse.


Spring Fling

April 30, Logan Hill Grange, 105 Hewitt Road, Chehalis; 1 to 5 p.m.

Clap your hands, stomp those feet, dance to that fine blue grass of the Dills Family Band. There will be music, hot dogs, potato chips, home-baked beans, cookies, and beverages for $10 per person. No charge for children 12 and under. Call 253-302-1955 or email for more information.



April 30 and May 1 online

Lewis County AAUW is in its sixth year of providing original short films directed by and about women. For a donation of $10, films can be accessed online during a 48-hour period beginning 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 30. Proceeds support Hope Alliance and scholarships for Lewis County Women. Buy tickets online at


Mushroom Club

May 3 at  WSU Extension office, 17 SW Cascade St., Chehalis; 6 p.m.

The SW WA Mushroom Club (SWMS) invites everyone to its general membership meeting.

Renowned mycologist Daniel Winkler will speak. In his presentations he combines his stunning photography with a blend of entertaining stories and scientific information. His topic is “Edible Spring Mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest,” with special focus on Boletes. Daniel has an international reputation, is a prolific author and researcher as well as a delightful guide.