All-comers community Christmas sing-and-play-along

Mark your calendars for Sunday December 14, 2014 and attend a free community concert or perhaps take part in it as well. From 6 to 8 p.m. at Steilacoom’s Town Hall, anyone who can sing or play an instrument is invited to join your friends and neighbors for an annual all-comers community Christmas sing and play along. No prior rehearsals are necessary. Just bring your musical instruments, music stands and enthusiasm. [Read more…]

Steilacoom Town Administrator weekly update, Nov. 7

Upcoming Meetings:

  • Council Meeting – December 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
  • Preservation and Review Board – November 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
  • Civil Service – December 4, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Community Center
  • Planning Commission – November 10, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
  • Parks Task Force – November 13, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.

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Orr Home Christmas

A Child’s Vision of Christmas…

“…turn backward, oh Time in your flight
Make me a child again, just for tonight…”

What does a child want for Christmas? Most likely the list for 21st century kids includes electronics, computers, Mutant Ninja turtles, Transformers, maybe even dolls…you know. Just not new clothes! But, back “in the day” kids asked the “jolly saint” for dolls and doll carriages, followed by hobbyhorses, trains, sleds, skates, jacks, balls, and checkers.

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Around the Sound: Scouting for food

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Scout Master Andy Estep of Steilacoom’s Boy Scout Troop 71 and his assistant scout masters oversaw the 2014 annual Scouting for Food project in the Town. Estep and local scouts distributed 1,800 bags on Oct. 25 and on Nov. 1 collected local donations from nine areas around the community. The Steilacoom Food Pantry, with Sharon Cornett as coordinator, is housed in the basement of Oberlin Church on Rainier Street. Folks in need of food should contact the Community Center at 581-1076 for details.