Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Crab feed, free seeds, flea Market

SPECIAL DAYS. Those celebrating birthdays this week from April 4 thru 10 are: Marissa Longtain, Janet Bryan, Wendy Westover, Kylie Thacker, Rafael Gilbertson, Trygve Gilbertson, Timothy Parker, Janna Doumit, Patti Phillips, Matt Wright, Brian Doiron, Nicole Schubert, Mackenzie Jones, Tylor Watkins, Randy Vik, Nikki Danker, Liam Thomason, Michaela Phillips, Ashlee Olson-Blouin, Judy Wilde, Samantha Ahrndt and 67'er, Keith Lawrence. Those celebrating anniversaries this week are: Mitch and Keri Moonen, Keith and Tina Fauver, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Blair and Mr. and Mrs. Rob Gallard. Enjoy those special days everybody!

THURSDAY BREAKFAST. The Community Breakfast is still happening at the Skamokawa Grange Hall each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. It was pretty good sized group that showed up last week, with lots of kids too, who enjoyed an egg hunt after regular hours, so it looked to be a good success. Bring your favorite mug with you and maybe a treat to share too!

FREE SEED EVENT. This Saturday, April 6, you can head to 25 River Street they will be having a "free seed" event for all of you gardeners. This is a great opportunity to get the seeds to your favorite foods and if you're new to gardening, there's also going to be Master Gardeners there to help you. So, if you'd like free seeds and free advice, well, head down there this Saturday between 10 AM and Noon and take advantage of this great program.

NEW MONTH/MORE EVENTS. The second Saturday of the month, April 13, brings the Flea Market and T-Building sale at the Fairgrounds from 9 a.m.to 3p.m. Also on this date, the Sons of Norway will be holding their Bingo games in the lower half of the Norse Hall on Puget Island. Doors open at 5:30 and games begin at 6 p.m. Your support of these events help keep the doors open. If you can't make the game but would like to support the hall, you can always send a check to: SON, Helgeland Lodge 2-30, P. O. Box 381, Cathlamet, WA 98612. Contact Jan Silvestri for more info: 360-431-1705.

FRIENDS OF SKAMOKAWA. The Interpretive Center/Gift and Book Shop is open on weekends at the Central School/Redmen Hall building operated by the Friends of Skamokawa. They will be having a Spring Tea on May 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $30. More info on this is sure to come but if you'd like, contact the hall earlier on weekends 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 360-795-3007.

COMING MID MAY. The "Great White Tail Run”, is coming up on May 18. This is a special occasion this year, as this is the 40th annual run, so that's pretty awesome! Young and old, people with dogs, can enter. To register, go online: https://runsignup.com/Race/WA/Skamokawa/GreatWhiteTailRun or go to our local WSU Wahkiakum County Extension office in Cathlamet located next to the PUD or contact Carrie Backman at 360-795-3278.

CLASS REUNIONS PLANNED. WHS Class of 1974 is going to be celebrating their 50th Class reunion over Bald Eagle Day weekend, July 19 -20, but according to Lori Wika, it's still in the planning stages. The Wahkiakum Class of 1994 is planning their 30th reunion over Labor Day weekend, August 30 thru Sept. 2 this year. There will be an adult dinner at the Duck Inn on Saturday evening, August 31. There will be a family lunch BBQ the next day, with a location to be determined. If you're coming to town and need a place to stay, make reservations early. For more info: Erla Crouse at 360-431-5195 or crousesweetie@gmail.com.

      The Class of 1967 gathers together every year during Bald Eagle Day, which includes the big parade Main Street, on July 20th. Meeting place will be at the Jacobson home on 2nd Street down by the marina at 1:30 p.m.

 

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