News From the Brownsville Bailiwick & Beyond

Stone Soup is planning another unique interesting lunch menu. About once a quarter the soup pots are put away and a new dish is planned. This one will happen on Halloween, Oct. 31, at noon. We hope you will come join us at Ponderosa Community Center.


            The annual quilt show in Brownsville is coming up soon. Put November 2 and 3 on your calendar and plan to come see the beautiful quilts that have been made this year. The show will be at the Ponderosa Community Center from 10 to 4 on Saturday and 10 to 3 on Sunday. Lunch will be served. The wares from many interesting vendors will be available so we hope you make it and bring friends and neighbors.


            The YES Charter Academy in Oregon House will be holding their 7th Annual Harvest Festival on October 11 from 5 pm – 7 pm. There will be a raffle, auction, games, hay ride, face painting, live music and a chili cookoff dinner. Free entry. Sounds like great family fun! YES Charter Academy is located on Texas Hill Rd.

            Yikes! Seems like we were just cleaning up the Christmas decorations and here it is Halloween already. Gold Eagle Markets and the Foothill Volunteer Firefighters Association will be sponsoring a Trunks with Treats event in the parking lot of the Foothill Firehouse. There will be games, food, bounce house and more. Other local businesses will also have treats available in there parking lots. Please bring your vehicles and candy so the ghoulies can trick or treat along the parked vehicles. There will be space at the parking lots of the firehouse, Brownsville Mercantile and Books & More. The event will be 5 pm – 8 pm.


Foothill Lions Club will also have Trick or Treat Street, for kids 12 and under, from 6:30 – 7:30 at the Lions Club at 5667 Fruitland Rd. in Loma Rica. Bring your decorated vehicles and candy for the kids to trick or treat.


            Look Back in Time – In 1925 Challenge students had transportation to Dobbins High School

(it would be great to have the choice to not go all the way to Marysville).


            Hope to see you in Brownsville soon.            Christine and Yvonne