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Weekend Events–5/24-26/13

Posted on 24th May 2013 at 16:36

An English satire called “Cloud 9” opens this weekend in the Center Stage Theatre at LCC’s Rose Center for the Arts, continuing each weekend through June 8th. Curtain each night is set for 7:30 pm. Tickets are available at the Rose Center Box Office, prior to each performance.

Help raise some money to support Army Sergeant Christopher Anderson at a car show planned for Saturday at the Kelso Burgerville. He lost a leg and suffered other injuries while serving in Afghanistan. The car show will run from 2 to 5 pm on Saturday, and will also feature raffles, trophies and T-shirt sales. Call 749-5163 if you need more information.

Ruby Stilson’s son is putting on a Garage Sale Saturday and Sunday, working to raise money for participation in the People to People Ambassador Program. The sale will be located at 356 Michner Road near Castle Rock, open from 8 am to 5 pm both Saturday and Sunday.

You can play some paintball and help raise money to support the Rainier Schools Friends of Music, in a “Paintball Madness” event that’s set for Saturday at Dibblee Beach. Registration opens at 8 am on Saturday, and rental of all paintball gear will be available. They’ll also be raffling off a number of items, with all proceeds going to the benefit of Rainier Music Students.

From 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, there’s a “Wedding and Fashion Soiree” at the Empress Estate near Woodland. You can spend the day checking out the latest wedding fashions, foods and decorations, while also helping out local food banks. Admission is free, but donations of food and cash will be accepted.

There’s a Community Vegan/Vegetarian Potluck on Saturday, running from 6 to 8 pm at the Youth and Family Link building on Douglas Street in Longview. They’re asking for a donation of $2 to help cover expenses. Get more information by going to

The Eastern Washington University Faculty Woodwind Trio performs on Saturday night in the Wollenberg Auditorium for the Arts at LCC, highlighting the college’s new University Center partnership with EWU. This concert gets started at 7:30 pm Saturday night; donations are suggested, with the proceeds benefitting LCC Head Start and Early Head Start.

The Cowlitz Community Farmers Market continues on Saturday, open from 9 am until 2 pm in the parking lot on 7th Avenue across from the Fairgrounds. The market runs through October.

The Downtown Farmers Market moves to its new location on Sunday, heading to the parking lot at 15th and Broadway, across from the Longview City Hall. They’ll have fresh asparagus, flowers, hanging baskets, fresh veggies, plant starts and handmade crafts. Hours are 10 am to 4pm on Sunday.

There’s a benefit for Mountain Ministries at Tam O’Shanter Park on Sunday, the “Showers for Flowers-March for the Mountain.” Along with the fun walk, they’ll have a silent auction, games for the kids and other activities. Proceeds will benefit Mountain Ministries and Women of Faith. Hours are 1 to 4 pm on Sunday.