This community events calendar is the place to find fun activities and things to do throughout Lewis County, including Centralia, Chehalis and beyond.
Prepare a master fortress of cardboard! Arrive before the library closes at 6 p.m. or you will be locked out and sad. Prepare to be as loud as you want! Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Centralia Timberland Library. This event is part of the Summer Library Program, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program. For teens, middle & high school.
Learn about the First Nations with LaVerne Kearns of the Kansas, Kickapoo and Muscogee tribes as she tells her journey of assimilation and finding The Red Road; the path back to her cultural roots. Along the way, typical stereotypes will be examined and myths of various tribal people will be dispelled. Learn proper etiquette for a pow-wow and other cultural events, what dances mean and how regalia reflects a person’s tribe. She will address cultural appropriation and why is it harmful, as well as why Degree of Indian Blood cards are important. A collection of artifacts will be available for viewing.