The nonprofit Onalaska Alliance recently took ownership of Carlisle Lake and its surrounding property, and has plans to provide new recreational, educational and historical opportunities for the community....The community service group also plans to dedicate part of the site to the Carlisle family. More long-term goals include developing trails, upgrading the parking lot, adding fishing docks and offering more handicap-accessible options.
Our annual community wide celebration is held on the first Saturday of October. Thousands come every year to enjoy the fall harvest and everything great about living in the country. Local music, parade, crafts, vendors and foods are showcased at this event.
Located at the hub of Onalaska - Corner of Highway 508 and Leonard Road. The Richard C. Emigh Post #508 of the American Legion manages the park, in conjuction with Onalaska Alliance keeping up-to-date information on the reader board.
Onalaska is celebrating its 100 year birthday this year. Throughout the year there will be opportunities to participate in many awesome events. The oil painting at left by Karen Towey will be raffled off to commemorate the 100 year anniversary.
Presented to a graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding and lasting service the community to the community and provides funding assistance with the costs of continuing education.
The nonprofit Onalaska Alliance recently took ownership of Carlisle Lake and its surrounding property, and has plans to provide new recreational, educational and historical opportunities for the community.
There has been a lot of improvements at Carlisle Lake. The parking lot has been paved and the trail around the lake improved. Continue reading for more information.
Onalaska Alliance in partnership with the Onalaska School District and other local organizations invite everyone in the community to celebrate Onalaska's 100th year! This year, 2014, marks the centennial of the birth of Onalaska as a community. Throughout the year there will be opportunities to participate in many awesome events commemorating our collective history and celebrating who we are today. One fun and easy way to celebrate is to paint your mailbox purple & gold! Follow upcoming events on this website
The Onalaska Alliance is a non-porfit corporation, the mission and purpose of which is to develop innovative and sustainable economic and educational opportunities compatible with a rural lifestyle in Onalaska and the surrounding area, uniting people of diverse backgrounds to:
Reduce poverty | Enhance and develop cultural and natural resources | Develop alliances with surrounding communities | Promote the common goals of community and celebration
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Raintree Nursery from Morton, WA will be conducting a workshop Saturday, March 22nd at the Onalaska Middle School from 9AM until 5PM. Pre-registration is $10. $15 the day of the workshop. People under 21 are free. Taught by Raintree staff, edible landscapers, experienced growers and WSU scientists, the classes have become famous for teaching what you need to know to succeed in home fruit growing. We cover many of the same basic subjects each year, but the content is always new, fun and imformative, with plenty of time for answering your questions. If you wish, bring a tape recorder or video camera. Plan time for visting the nursery! You can visit Raintree's Workshop page for more information.
There will be a delicious and healthy reasonably priced lunch available. Proceeds from the lunch will go to the Onalaska Alliance to help support our community.
Need to know when upcoming local events are? Be sure to check out our Comunity Calendar. It has information about upcoming meetings and events. There is a permanent link at the bottom left of every page on this web site. Also be sure to look over our Business, Community Resources and Partnerships pages. Links to those resources are at the top of every page. Help support your local businesses and organizations. If your business, organization or group would like to be included on our web site or Community Calendar. Send us an email.
The OCYC is still in need of volunteers. We need a couple of people to help with Wednesdays, 3pm to 8pm and Friday 3pm to 6pm. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text Paul at 360-304-2416.
We hold our monthly community meeting the first Tuesday of every month at the Onalaska Community Youth Center at 6:00pm. If you are interested in getting involved with our community or just want to come and sit in on one of our meetings. You are welcome to join us.
Mark Connor, the Fire Chief for Onalaska Fire District #1, will be our speaker. He will discuss services that the Fire District provides, community sponsored events and talk about the new fire hall.