This community events calendar is the place to find fun activities and things to do throughout Lewis County, including Centralia, Chehalis and beyond.
Share the love this holiday season and join Blessings from Ben for the second annual holiday event in honor of Benjamin Eastman. This fun family-friendly charity event is on December 14 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 156 Peters Road in Randle.
Come gather around the bonfire and listen to holiday music until dusk when the lighting of the star and share the love sign on the hilltop overlooking Randle.
The event is free and open to all ages. Please, bring a toy or stocking stuffer that will be donated to the local Toy & Joy Drive for the community.
Each child in attendance receives a small gift. Free hot chocolate, coffee and smores. Santa will be there for photos. There are also Blessings from Ben Christmas bears for sale.
A drawing will take place for a cool hoverboard and fun drone. Raffle tickets are $1 each and go on sale starting November 18 until the December 14 event. Buy tickets online at the Blessings from Ben Facebook page through PayPal or individually from B.j. Eastman, Christy Hampton, Cathy Eastman or Rhonda Wharton-Bridges.
All proceeds will go to the non-profit organization Blessings from Ben to support student-athletes and local grieving families after the loss of a child.
Another great opportunity to recycle and minimize the impact on your local landfill. Deliver your Christmas tree to the Central Transfer Station at 1411 S. Tower Street in Centralia and have it turned into usable mulch for the community. Please ensure all decorations are removed from the tress! You can also recycle white Styrofoam at this time. No trees or wreaths from commercial operations are accepted. Flocked, artificial and or decorated trees may not be recycled. The collection of trees will begin December 26 and continue until January 12. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Donations gladly accepted to support WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners and WSU Lewis County Recyclers.
Little princesses (and princes too!) would love to join in the fun at Shankz 3D Black Light Mini Golf’s first-ever Princess Party! The Newly Crowned 2020 Princess Party is Saturday, January 4 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Attendees will enjoy singing, dancing, storytime, jewelry making, games, photos and more. Learn etiquette in princess politeness, showing kindness and more with Miss Lewis County Rebecca Ford.
Tickets are just $15 for pre-registration before January 1 and $18 after the registration date. Create memories the kids will never forget. This wonderful experience makes a fantastic Christmas gift or stocking stuffer! Get tickets before January 1 to receive the princess jewelry collection.
Call 360-880-1842 for more information or stop by Shankz 3D Black Light Mini Golf at 2100 N. National Ave. in Chehalis.