This year's theme for Cheese Days is "School is Cool" to celebrate our schools and history.

     Cheese Days will be July 8-12. The classic car show and parade is on Saturday, July 11, 2015.

Thursday, July 9

 

COLORING CONTEST

Age categories: Preschool & Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd

Grade, and 3rd & 4th Grade.

Prizes will be awarded for each group. Pick up contest

picture at Toledo Market Fresh. Must be turned in before

July 5th to Toledo IGA Market Fresh.

 

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.   2015 TOAST OF THE BIG CHEESES

Morgan Arts Centre • 190 Plomondon Rd., Toledo.

Featuring Malcolm Clark Band. Tickets: $12.50 per

person at the door. Public is welcome.

6:30 p.m. — Introduction of the Big Cheeses Ruth Herren

and Nora and Dick Shannon. Hors d’oeuvres,

refreshments, cake and coffee. Many fabulous door

prizes. Presented by the Toledo Lions Club.

 

Friday, July 10

 

10 a.m. 19TH ANNUAL “CHEDDAR OPEN” GOLF

TOURNAMENT

Registration starts at 9 a.m., ‘Shotgun’ start at 10 a.m.

Location: Newaukum Valley Golf Course. Four-man

scramble. Cost: $55 per person, lunch provided. Golf

carts not provided. Pay at the course. Contact: John Sanford 864-6474 or Dale Pomeroy 864-6317. All proceeds

go to the Toledo Lions Club.

 

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. SECOND TIME AROUND GARAGE

SALE

Located at the Head Start building behind the Toledo

Senior Center. Once again, the Mighty Fine Seniors offer

their Second Time Around Garage Sale. All proceeds

benefit the Toledo Senior Center. Sponsored by the

Mighty Fine Seniors. Contact: Jan Rohrig 864-2744.

 

3 p.m. START OF TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Events: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles,

Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles

Anyone 12 years of age and over is welcome to

participate. Entry fees: $5 per event.

Tennis Tournament pre-registration: Entry forms

available at Betty’s Place or from Mrs. Armstrong. Due

to scheduling, please pre-register. Awards: Trophies for

first-place winners & ribbons for second-place winners.

Balls furnished. We are anticipating a grant from USTA

to repair the tennis courts. Contact: Signora Armstrong,

864-2594.

 

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. FROG JUMPING CONTEST

Location: Toledo High School track. Entry Fee: $1 per

frog. No limit on the number of entries. Frogs available

for rent. Cash prizes: 1st place $15, 2nd place $10, 3rd

place $5. Contact: Adam Hackett. 360-508-1764

 

6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. BINGO

Place: Toledo High School multipurpose room. No limit

on cards. Proceeds go to the Toledo Youth Soccer Club.

Hot dogs and concessions available. Contact: Ronda 262-

3090.

 

Saturday, July 11

 

5 a.m. - 11 p.m. - Coffee House serving coffee, hot

chocolate, muffins and donuts at car/motorcycle show.

 

7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or as long as the food lasts.

HAM & ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT-PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Location: Toledo Senior Center, 150 Cole St. Toledeo

Ham, pancakes, eggs, biscuits & gravy, juice & beverage

available. Suggested Donation: $5. Contact: Esther Borte

864-4506.

 

7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 15TH ANNUAL CAR & MOTORCYCLE

SHOW

Location: Toledo Middle School football field. Sponsored

by: Toledo Lions Club and Businesses. $20 Entry

fee. Awards at 3 p.m. Contact: Brad Dykstra 864-4634 or

Ron Smith 864-4391.

 

8 a.m. CHEDDAR CHALLENGE

Registration 6:45-7:45 a.m. at the Toledo Fire Station.

Race starts at 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. 3-mile run/walk & 8-mile

run for all ages. Cost is $5 for race or $15 for race with

T-shirt. Contact: Kristy Marcel. Sponsored by Toledo

Girls Softball.

 

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. SECOND TIME AROUND

GARAGE SALE

Located at the Head Start building behind the Toledo

Senior Center. Once again, the Mighty Fine Seniors offer

their Second Time Around Garage Sale. All proceeds

benefit the Toledo Senior Center. Sponsored by the

Mighty Fine Seniors. Contact: Jan Rohrig 864-2744.

 

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. KIDS FUN FEST

Location: Toledo Middle School gym. Hosted by the Toledo

High School Honor Society. Fun and games for kids,

including: End of the rainbow, dinosaur dig, rock

muncher, tattoo parlor, soda walk & much, much more.

Contact: Jill Smith or Megan Corey.

 

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Toledo Library Bake & Book Sale

 

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. QUILT AND ART SHOW

Location: Toledo Middle School commons room. Contact:

Esther Borte 864-4506.

 

10 a.m. YOUTH BBQ HAMBURGER STAND

At the Toledo Middle School car show. Presented by

New Life Gateway Youth Ministry. Burgers, chips, pop

by Toledo Elementary School. Concessions stand will be

open.

 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. CHEESE DAYS BAZAAR

Location: Kemp Olson Memorial Park 611 Cedar Street.

The Toledo Park Board is renting 12x12 spaces for $10

per day per space. Contact: Toledo City Hall 864-4564.

 

11 a.m. TOLEDO CHEESE DAYS PARADE

This year’s parade theme is “School is Cool” Parade

marshals are the Big Cheeses, Ruth Herren and Dick and

Nora Shannon. Parade registration in the morning at

Toledo Middle School. All parade entries are assigned

assembly and dispersal plans. Children are assigned a

special place near the head of the parade.

Parade route starts at 5th & Augustus Street, moving east

on Augustus to 2nd, south on 2nd to Oak, then west on

Oak to 5th. Ribbons will be presented to the 1st and 2nd

place winners in all divisions of the parade. The judges

will be at the Presbyterian Church to decide upon the

winners and present ribbons. It usually takes the judges

up to one hour to determine the winners.

Crowd Control: Safety is our biggest concern. We have

become increasingly concerned with children getting too

close to the wheels of parade vehicles while chasing

candy thrown by parade participants. Parents are asked to

please help by keeping a close watch on their youngsters.

Drivers of large trucks & other dangerous vehicles have

been instructed not to throw candy from their vehicles.

The Toledo Lions will police the main areas of the parade

route to attempt to keep children from getting into

dangerous areas. Toledo Boy Scouts will be selling pop.

 

Noon - FREE CHEESE SANDWICHES AT THE

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

The cheese & bread is donated by Toledo Market Fresh.

Cowlitz Prairie Grange is in charge.

 

Noon - 5 p.m. BARBECUE

Location: Toledo Market Fresh parking lot. Price: $7 per

person, featuring baby back ribs, corn on the cob, potato

salad, beans, roll and pop. Sponsored by the Toledo Market

Fresh. Contact: Dave Coulter 864-2161.

 

Noon - 4 p.m. INFLATABLES and DUNK TANK by

the GAP. Contact Horst Malunat 360-751-5664

 

1 p.m. AUCTION

Location: Toledo Middle School football field.

Auctioneer: John Fishburn. Many fine handcrafted and

corporate-sponsored items will be auctioned.

 

2:15 p.m. SANDY’S PIZZA EATING CONTEST

Location: Toledo Middle School field. $100 prize.

Sponsored by Sandy’s Pizza, Toledo.

 

4 - 8 p.m. WINE AND CHEESE TASTING GARDEN

Location: Toledo boat launch. Taste local wine, beer,

cheeses, and spirits. Tickets $10 includes a keepsake

glass. Contact Pam Olmstead 864-2855.

 

4-8 p.m. Toledo Made Art Exhibit

Location: Art Gallery 505 - 205 Cowlitz St. Come see Arts, Crafts, and Products made by folks who live in the Greater Toledo Area. Contact Di Morgan 864-4ART.

 

4 p.m. WOMEN’S ALUMNI SOCCER GAME

Location: Toledo High School field. If interested or want

to play, call Horst Malunat 360-751-5664.

 

4 p.m. 60th Toledo Class of ‘55 Reunion. Parker’s

Steak House in Castle Rock, WA. 4pm Social Hour, 5pm

Dinner. Contact Barbara Ray Nelson 503-472-4951 or

Nancy Berlin Newell 560-469-4474.

 

6 p.m. MEN’S ALUMNI SOCCER GAME

Location: Toledo High School field. If interested or want

to play, call Horst Malunat 360-751-5664.

 

9 p.m. - Midnight DANCE

Location: TOledo Market Fresh parking lot. Free street dance for all ages. DJ “Austin Trafelet” Contact: Dave

Coulter 864-2161.

 

Sunday, July 12

 

8 a.m. CHURCH SERVICES

Attend the church of your choice.

 

All Day TENNIS TOURNAMENT (continued)

 

8 a.m. HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT

Sign up by 8 a.m. Start playing at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee $5.

Total payout each class. Three classes: Beginners,

amateur, advanced. Contact: Stan Spears 864-2096.

 

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. SECOND TIME AROUND GARAGE

SALE - FILL A BAG FOR $1

Located at the Head Start building behind the Toledo

Senior Center. Once again, the Mighty Fine Seniors offer

their Second Time Around Garage Sale. All proceeds

benefit the Toledo Senior Center. Sponsored by the

Mighty Fine Seniors. Contact: Jan Rohrig 864-2744.

 

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. CHEESE DAYS BAZAAR

Location: Kemp Olson Memorial Park. The Toledo Park

Board is renting 12 x 12 spaces for $10 per day per space.

Contact: Toledo City Hall 864-4564

 

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ALL CLASS REUNION

Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

Featuring THS Class of 1955 (60 Year) and the Class of 1965 (50 Year)

 

11:30 - 2:30 p.m. - LIONESS CLUB CHEESE CAKE BY THE SLICE

Location: Toledo Community Park. Cheesecake with

choice of topping, $3 per slice. Contact: Jeanne Spratt

864-6976. All Proceeds go to the Lioness Scholarship

fund and other projects benefiting the Toledo community.

 

12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. TOLEDO LIONS CLUB PRESENTS BEEF BARBECUE

Location: Toledo Community Park. Tables & chairs moved from Presbyterian Church & Community Building. Tables & chairs from grade school. Menu: barbecue beef, baked beans, cole slaw, garlic bread, watermelon, beverages. Price: Adults $7, senior citizens, Jr. and children under 12 is $6. Sponsored by Toledo Lions Club.

 

Following the BBQ, 12TH ANNUAL PIE AUCTION

Location: Toledo Community Park. We will be

auctioning 15 pies following the Lions Club BBQ.

Be sure to come down and get your bid in on these

delicious goodies. Toledo Volunteer EMS and

Firefighters Assn. Thanks for your generous support.

 

Following the barbecue, many clubs will be drawing

winners for their raffles, including the GOOD IDEA

CLUB • LIONESS CLUB • MIGHTY FINE

SENIORS • LIONS CLUB SHED RAFFLE

 

Toledo Lioness

Suggested donation $1 per ticket for our “BBQing Fun”

(BBQ plus accessories). All proceeds go to the Lioness

Scholarship fund and for projects benefiting the Toledo

community.

 

2:30 p.m. LIONS CLUB BEEF AUCTION

Location: Toledo Community Park at the BBQ.

 

4-8 p.m. Toledo Made Art Exhibit

Location: Art Gallery 505- 205 Cowlitz St. Come see Arts, Crafts, and Products made by folks who live in the Greater Toledo Area. Contact Di Morgan 864-4ART.

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