The Lower Columbia Choirs perform Friday night in the Wollenberg Auditorium, presenting “Cathedral Classics,” including classical choral pieces from masters like Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and Vivaldi. Curtain is set for 7:30 pm; the show is free for LCC students, faculty and staff.
In the Center Stage Theatre at LCC’s Rose Center for the Arts, they’re presenting Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” with performances set for 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday night. This production continues each weekend through March 15th. Tickets are available at the LCC Bookstore, Encore Concessions, and at the Rose Center Box Office.
From 4 to 8 pm on Friday at the Wendy’s in Longview, a portion of all food sale proceeds will be donated to Community Home Health and Hospice, helping to support their Charity Care program. Look for the “Wendy’s Girl” out in front of the restaurant on Washington Way.
A 24-hour endurance run is set for this weekend in Longview. The gun for the Pacific Rim One-Day Run goes off at 9 am Saturday morning at Lake Sacajawea, with runners going on a one-mile loop at the lake until 9 am Sunday morning. It’s noted that this event is for experienced “ultra-runners” only, and is a benefit for Special Olympics. Contact Fred Willet at 749-4372 if you need additional information.
Girls between the ages of 8 and 18 are invited to the Kalama Community Building from noon to 4 pm on Saturday, as the Rough and Ready 4-H Club in Kalama hosts “RAVE Review.” This the second annual “RAVE” event, offering these young ladies some tips in poise, modeling, personal appearance, public speaking, hygiene and manners. Call Maxine at 673-4479 for registration information.
There’s a “Mobile Food Pantry” open form 10 am to 11:30 am on Saturday at Archie Anderson Park in Longview. This is open to people who are in need for a little extra food for their families. Dress for the weather, and bring your own carrying bags.
The monthly “Soup’s On” community lunch is planned for Saturday at the Kelso First Baptist Church. The doors open at 11:30 am, and will be open until 1. They will also have a clothes closet available.
Castle Rock Baseball is teaming up with the United Way of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties to hold a food drive, collecting donations of non-perishable food from 9 am until noon at the Castle Rock High School baseball field. Head Coach Joe Bair is encouraging fans to bring food donations instead of cash to tomorrow’s Baseball Jamboree, which will also feature teams from Rochester and Kalama. All donations will go to Community House on Broadway.
The annual auction and dinner for the R. A. Long Bullpen Club is Saturday night at Monticello Middle School. A wide variety of live and silent auctions are planned, including baseball memorabilia, golf packages and athletic training events. The R. A. Long Bullpen Club auction and dinner will start at 6 pm tomorrow night in the Monticello Middle School Cafeteria. Call Elden Alexander at 431-2463 for ticket information.
On Sunday, the Friends of Skamakowa are holding their annual Membership Meeting and Pie Social, starting at 2 pm. This is going to be held in the Skamakowa Center, which is in the middle of town behind the store. Along with their business meeting, you’re invited to come by and have some pie while Randy Williams and the Harmony Hearts perform, and Irene Martin reads from her latest book.
Up at the Beaver Homes Grange outside of Goble, they’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner on Sunday, running form 4 to 7 pm. They’ll be serving corned beef and cabbage or Irish stew, along with salad, dessert and a drink. The Beaver Homes Grange is located off of Nicolai Road, just east of Rainier. Head down Highway 30, turn on Nicolai Road and follow the signs.