Around Town for April 12, 2018

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Clark County Parks Advisory Board: The parks advisory board will meet Friday, April 13, from noon to 2:30 p.m., at Luke Jensen Sports Park, Bud Van Cleve Community Room, 4000 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver.

Camas City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, April 16, at 4:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.

Port of Camas-Washougal: The port commission will meet Monday, April 16, at 5 p.m., in the port office meeting room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-2196.

Camas School District: The board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 16, in the Camas School District office, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave. For more information, call 360-335-3000.

Fort Vancouver Regional Library: The board of trustees will meet Monday, April 16, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Washougal Community Center, 1681 “C” St. For more information, call 360-906-5000 or 1-888-546-2707 or visit www.fvrl.org.

Mount Pleasant School Board: The board will meet Tuesday, April 17, at 9 a.m., at Mount Pleasant School, 152 Marble Road, Washougal.

Clark County Council: The council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, April 17, at 10 a.m. in the sixth floor council hearing room, at the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. For more information, call Hunter Decker at 564-397-4852 or email Hunter.Decker@clark.wa.gov.

Clark County Commission on Aging: The commission will meet Tuesday, April 17, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the Public Service Center hearing room, sixth floor, 1300 Franklin St. The meeting is open to the public.

East County Fire and Rescue: The commission will meet Tuesday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. A special board meeting will be held Thursday, April 19, at 5 p.m., in the City of Camas council chambers, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave., with the purpose of exploring consolidation. For more information, call 360-397-2232.

Camas Planning Commission: The planning commission will meet Tuesday, April 17, at 7 p.m., at Camas City Hall, council chambers, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: ASL story time will be held Saturdays, April 14, 21 and 28, at 10:30 a.m., and will be led by CHS senior Shelby Ramirez. Rejuvenating Your Landscape, a gardening workshop, will be Saturday, April 14, at 3 p.m., and will be presented by Master Gardener Joanne Roth. Growing Vegetables in your Hellstrip and Containers will be Monday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m., and presented by Master Gardener Laura Heldreth. Straws, a film by Linda Booker and narrated by Tim Robbins, will be Monday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. Read to Cooper, the dog, at the library, from 4 to 5 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday. Each session is 15 minutes long and advanced sign-up is required. For more information on these and other library programs and classes, call 360-834-4692 or visit www.ci.camas.wa.us/index.php/camaspubliclibrary.

Washougal Community Library: The mobile devices lab will be held Friday, April 13, from 4 to 5 p.m. The adult book discussion will be Tuesday, April 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and the book to read is Nora Webster by Colm Toibin. The library, located at 1661 “C” St., offers storytimes for toddlers and younger children at 10:30 a.m., every Wednesday and Friday. For more information, or to learn about other library programs, call 360-906-4860 or visit www.fvrl.org.

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

Second Story Gallery: Second Story Gallery features the acrylics of Walter Sanders through Saturday, April 28. The gallery, located at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., on the second floor of the Camas Public Library, is open for viewing during regular library hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. For more information, visit www.secondstorygallery.net or call 360-834-4692.

Camas Gallery: Toni McCarthy, a jewelry artist, will be featured at Camas Gallery throughout the month of April. Camas Gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 360-817-2415 or visit www.camasgallery.com or Facebook.com/CamasGallery.

Attic Gallery: Celebrating its 45th anniversary, Attic Gallery will have a solo exhibit of New Paintings by Sandra Jones Campbell. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St. For more information, call 360-833-9747 or visit www.atticgallery.com.

Art at the Cave Gallery: Pacific Northwest Sculptors is hosting the fourth annual International Sculpture Day at Art at the CAVE gallery Friday, April 6. Thirty three-dimensional works will be exhibited through April 28. The gallery is located at 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, and open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 360-314-6506, email info@artatthecave.com or visit www.artatthecave.com.

Art on the Boulevard: The gallery is currently featuring “Wandering,” a solo show by Tracy Leagjeld, beginning Friday, April 6 and will show throughout the months of April and May. The gallery is located at 210 W. Evergreen Blvd., Suite 300, Vancouver. For more information, call 360-750-4499 or visit www.artontheboulevard.org.

SENIOR CITIZENS

Seniors And Law Enforcement Together: Live. Life. Healthy. is the topic of the SALT meeting Monday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave. Guest speaker is Diane Toland, and she will share tips on fitness, socialization, mindfulness and other ways to live fit.

Meals on Wheels: Lunches, prepared by The Meals on Wheels People, are served at 11:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday, in the Washougal Community Center, at 1681 “C” St., Washougal. Meals on Wheels home delivery is available Monday through Friday. Volunteers are needed. For more information, call 360-210-5666, email janice.butzke@mealsonwheelspeople.org or visit www.mealsonwheelspeople.org.

Camas Senior Center: The Camas seniors have a new casino bus schedule. This year, casino trips alternate between Nisqually Red Wind Casino and Lucky Eagle Casino. For the month of April, the seniors will journey to Lucky Eagle casino in Rochester, Washington. For more information, or to make reservations, call LaRhea Steele at 360-433-6426.

Washougal Senior Center: The Washougal Senior Center provides coffee from 9 to 11:30 a.m., and Meals on Wheels serves lunch at 11:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday. On Mondays, at 11 a.m., the center hosts a food bank, and then at 1 p.m., there is a “hand and foot” clinic. At 10 a.m., on Mondays and Wednesdays, the center hosts an exercise class (this class is held in Camas at 10 a.m. on Fridays). Billiards is played at 1 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays. At 11 a.m. on Tuesdays, the center hosts “Music with Jeffree,” and at 11 a.m. on Thursdays, “Music with Gabe.” The watercolor class is held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. On Wednesdays, there will be an exercise class at 10 a.m., gift bingo at 11 a.m., and regular bingo at 1 p.m. On Thursdays, the tai chi class (held in Camas) begins at 9:30 a.m. The center also hosts pinochle at 1 p.m. on Thursdays.

VOLUNTEERS

Lost and Found Cafe: Meals are served to the community at 6 p.m., each Thursday, at the Zion Lutheran Church social hall, 824 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. Volunteer cooks are needed. For more information, call Inter-Faith Treasure House Executive Director Nancy Wilson at 360-834-4181.

Meals on Wheels: Drivers are needed for weekly and bi-weekly deliveries. Volunteers also are needed to work in the kitchen and as servers at the Washougal facility. For more information, call Janice Butzke at 360-210-5666 or email janice.butzke@mealsonwheelspeople.org.

CLASSES

Camas Community Education: The Camas Community Education spring class schedule includes Art Van-Go Drawing and Paints, Chefs in Training, day camps, Early Learning classes; a variety of enrichment classes, which include Lego building and engineering, Mad Science, My Dolly and Me dress design and tea, science olympiad; as well as language, safety and sports classes. For more information, call 360-833-5544 or 360-833-5548, stop by 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas, or visit www.camascommunityed.org.

Washougal Community Education: Spring classes for adults and youth include dance, first aid/CPR/AED, language and photography. Sports include indoor tee ball, indoor soccer, volleyball, taekwondo and speed and agility training. For more information, or to register, call 360-954-3040 or visit www.washougal.k12.wa.us/wcer.

Camas Parks and Recreation: Camas Parks and Recreation spring classes include Toddler & Me Yoga, Imagination Yoga, Pee Wee Sports and a variety of martial arts classes. Kids and a canvas is at Lacamas Lake Lodge, Friday, April 20, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Register online at https://register.cityofcamas.us. Cost is $20 per painter, and paint supplies and canvas are included. For more information on any of these classes or other classes the parks and recreation offer, call 360-834-5307, visit www.cityofcamas.us/parks or stop by Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.E. Lake Road, Camas.

Jazzercise Camas: Individuals are invited to try Jazzercise at no cost at Virtuosity Performing Arts Studio, 240 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. Jazzercise Camas also is offering free classes for young women, ages 16 to 21, in VEGA. For more information, or to see a class schedule, call Lisa Ackerman at 360-980-0022, email lacamasjazzercise@hotmail.com, look up “Jazzercise Camas” on Facebook or visit www.jazzercise.com.

Lacamas Athletic Club: On the first Friday of each month, non-members can visit Lacamas Athletic Club, 2950 N.W. 38th Ave., Camas, free of charge. The gym offers classes, a cardio room and a weight room. For more information, call Karen at 360-834-8506.

Imagination Yoga: Imagination Yoga is a nationally recognized yoga program. Erika Levy, a certified Imagination Yoga teacher, introduces kids to yoga through “imaginative associations,” and adventure stories such as taking children to the jungle, outer space, swamps and back in time. Classes are Mondays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Dance Evolution, 334 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. Register online at https://register.cityofcamas.us. The first class is free; $12 per child (drop-in), three classes for $33 or five classes for $55. For more information, contact Erika at elevy@erikalevy.com or visit the website www.empressyoga.com or facebook.com/empressyoga/.

MISCELLANEOUS

Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce: The chamber’s monthly luncheon will be Thursday, April 19, at Camas Meadows, 4105 N.W. Camas Meadows Drive. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., and the program will begin at noon. Featured speaker will be Regional Economist Scott Bailey. Cost is $20 for members, and $25 for guests. RSVP by email to adminassistant@cwchamber.com or call 360-834-2472.

Clark County Music Teachers Association: For graduating students majoring in music, a scholarship concert fundraiser will be Saturday, April 21, at 4 p.m., at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 1206 N.E. Birch St., Camas. Donations are accepted. For more information, call Louise Nedela at 360-834-8572 or email at louisenedela@gmail.com.

Refuel Washougal: Free meals are served every Friday, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., at the Washougal Community Center, 1681 “C” St., Washougal. The event is open to the community. For more information or to volunteer, email Pam at pkcrafdts64@gmail.com or Rose at rose.jewell@cityofwashougal.us.

Riverside SDA Church: On the third, fourth and fifth Sundays of each month, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Camas-Washougal residents in need can stop by the church, located at 463 N. Shepherd Road, Washougal, to receive free food and clothing. For more information, call 360-835-3114.

CLUBS AND GROUPS

Community Garden Club of Camas-Washougal: The garden club will meet on Wednesday, April 25, at 1 p.m., in Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. There will be no speaker for the month April, but the public is invited to attend. The club will be preparing for its annual plant sale which is Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annual membership is $12 and all are invited. For more information, call 360-834-3003.

Soroptimists International of Camas-Washougal: Soroptimist International of Camas-Washougal meets at noon on the first Friday of each month at Zion Lutheran Church, 824 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. The group also meets at 7 p.m., and hosts a speaker, on the third Tuesday of the month, also at Zion Lutheran. The Soroptimists’ mission is to help women and girls. Call Gail at 360-260-7879 for more information.

Watercolorists group: Watercolorist and teacher Nancy Ryan offers watercolorists a place where they can receive feedback, support, encouragement and camaraderie while improving their skills. The group meets each Monday from 2 to 4 p.m., at 418 N.E. Fourth Ave., Suite 104, Camas. For more information, call 408-985-9412.

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