Around Town for April 16, 2018

PUBLIC MEETINGS

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 www.cweda.org.

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

Clark County Arts Commission: The commission will meet Tuesday, May 1, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., sixth floor, conference room 678, Vancouver. For more information, call 360-397-2232 or visit www.clarkcountyartscommission.org/public-meetings-schedule.

East County Fire and Rescue: The commission will meet Tuesday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m., and will hold a special meeting Friday, May 4, at 6 p.m., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. The purpose of the special meeting is to discuss policy review. For more information, call 360-397-2232.

Camas Public Library: The library board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 3, at Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, call 360-834-4692.

CLASS REUNIONS

Camas High School “All-Class 50+” Reunion: The Camas High School 50th alumni is hosting a catered lunch on Saturday, Aug. 25, for all former students whose classes graduated in 1968 or earlier. Class representatives will be contacting the alumni from each class to provide information and registration forms. Alumni who have not received registration forms by Thursday, May 31, contact Kooky Ritter Helland at 360-835-3251, Patty Noble Smith at 360-609-5232 or Janice Anderson at 360-835-8206. Registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 10, and cost is $25 per person.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: ASL story time will be held Saturday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m., and will be led by CHS senior Shelby Ramirez. The monthly board game night for adults is Friday, April 27, from 6:30 to 9:30 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. 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: Introduction to Genealogy will be Tuesday, May 1, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 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. Beginning May 4, the exhibit will be called High Fiber Diet, and will feature fiber arts. 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. Wayne Herndon will be the featured artist beginning May 1. 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: 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 info@artatthecave.com or visit www.artatthecave.com.

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

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 are planning an overnight stay at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville, Oregon, on Thursday, June 14. The cost of the room is $114 paid in advance, group rate. There will be bingo, keno, slots, table games, swimming and other activities. For more information or to make reservations, contact LaRhea Steele at 360-433-6426 before May 30. 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. For more information on any of these classes or other classes offered by Parks and Recreation, 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” 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 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

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

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, Washington. Membership is only $20 annually, and can be purchased at the sale. For more information, visit www.naturescaping.org.

100+ Women Who Care Clark County: The group will meet Wednesday, May 9, at 6 p.m., at Salud! Wine Bar, 224 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. Social hour is from 5 to 6 p.m. The group is open to all women. For more information, visit www.100womenclarkcounty.com.

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.

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