Antique sale at Redmen Hall
The Friends of Skamokawa will hold an antique sale at Redmen Hall. The sales will run from noon to 4 p.m. on June 21-24 and June 28-July 1.
Redmen Hall is located at 1394 SR 4 in Skamokawa.
Comprehensive Plan meeting set
The steering committee for the Cowlitz County Comprehensive Plan Update will meet on June 21 from 4-6 p.m. in the general meeting room of the Cowlitz County Administration Building 207 4th Avenue N. in Kelso. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, contact senior planner Barb Kincaid at 360-577-3041.
TRSN advisory board to meet
The Timberlands RSN Advisory Board will meet on July 6 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Timberlands Regional Support Network, 102 Main Street, Suite 25, Broadway in Cathlamet. For more information, call 795-3118 or 800-392-6298 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bald Eagle volunteers
The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers for this year's Bald Eagle Days Festival and Wooden Boat Show.
The chamber will hold a planning meeting today (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. at the chamber office, located in the Julia Butler Hansen House in Cathlamet.
Those interested in volunteering should contact Lynda Gerlach at email@example.com or 795-9996.
Trail walk to eradicate invasive plant species
The Marine Resources Committee is sponsoring a workshop at Vista Park on June 24 to discover the native plants growing along Arrowhead Trail at the park.
Thea Pyle will provide information on the invasive species that should be eliminated to protect those native to the area; Pyle has recorded nearly 60 native plants along this trail.
The beach walk begins at 11 a.m. to remove or tag invasive plants. Parking is at the beach turnaround. A picnic lunch will follow at the upper covered area; an RSVP is required for lunch. Call 849-4421 or 795-8605. Those not requiring lunch can join the group at 1 p.m. for the trail tour.
tailored for women
Kayaking coach and Columbia River Kayaking founder Ginni Callahan will return home to Skamokawa to offer just one kayaking course in North America this year.
Babes in Boats will run from June 29 through July 1, can be taken as a one, two, or three day event and is a lighthearted approach to kayaking safety, efficiency, grace, and power, particularly tailored for women.
Callahan is one of the most highly certified coaches in the US, of either gender, backed by both the BCU and the American Canoe Association. She has coached paddlers across the US, in Mexico, and Australia. Only two other women in the US have achieved the world's highest Leadership Award, the British Canoe Union's 5-star.
CRK co-owner Katie Beck is an enthusiastic coach who will also teach the course. For information about the course and Columbia River Kayaking email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 360-849-4016.
SJFC plans summer
classes, field trips
St. James Family Center's childcare programs have summer activities and field trips for ages two-12.
Beginning June 15, there will be walks every Friday to Erickson Park, weather permitting from 2-5 p.m. On June 28, the family center has planned its first field trip to Cheryl Parker's Camping Ground on Puget Island for lunch and fun activities. Children will also participate in weekly cooking projects. More information about field trips and cooking projects can be obtained from center staff.
For an additional cost, children can be signed up for Youth Adventure Classes and can be transitioned from childcare to those classes and back to childcare if needed after those classes.
SJFC offers childcare on a sliding scale fee basis and provides assistance for applications to the Washington State Working Connections Child Care Subsidy Program. For more information, contact Esther Mendez at 795-8612.