Around Town for April 19, 2018


East County Fire and Rescue: 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.

Washougal City Council: The city council will hold a workshop Monday, April 23, at 5 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., in Washougal City Hall, 1701 “C” St.

Washougal School District: The board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, in the Washougal School District board room, 4855 Evergreen Way. For more information, call 360-954-3000.

Clark County Council: The council is holding a public hearing Tuesday, April 24, at 10 a.m., in the sixth floor council hearing room, at the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. For more information, call Paul Scarpelli at 360-397-2375, ext. 4705.

Friends of the Washougal Library: The Friends will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, in the Washougal Library, 1661 “C” St. For more information, visit

Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association: The CWEDA board will meet Thursday, April 26, at 3:30 p.m., in the Port of Camas-Washougal, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-607-9816 or visit the website at


Camas Public Library: ASL story time will be held Saturdays, April 21 and 28, at 10:30 a.m., and led by CHS senior Shelby Ramirez. Straws, a film by Linda Booker and narrated by Tim Robbins, will be shown on Monday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. Creating Do-It-Yourself Garden Containers Out of Salvaged Objects will be presented by Master Gardener Laura Heldreth Saturday, April 28, at 2 p.m.. The monthly board game night for adults is Friday, April 27, from 6:30 to 9:30 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

Washougal Community Library: Teen Night is Friday, April 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. This is for teens ages 12 to 18. 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


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 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 or

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

Art at the Cave Gallery: Art/Alchemy in 3D is running 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 or visit

Art on the Boulevard: The gallery is currently featuring “Wandering,” a solo show by Tracy Leagjeld, 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


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 or visit

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.


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


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

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

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 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 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, look up “Jazzercise Camas” on Facebook or visit

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” through 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 Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.E. Lake Road, Camas. Register online at 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 or visit the website or


Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce: The chamber’s monthly luncheon will be held on 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 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

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 or Rose at

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.


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 of 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 costs $12, and all are invited to join. 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.

NatureScaping: NatureScaping of Southwest Washington will be holding a bare root trees, shrubs and perennial sale Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Wildlife Botanical Gardens, 11000 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Membership costs $20 annually, and may be purchased at the sale. For more information, visit

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.

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