Around Town for Aug. 2, 2018

Mark Stevenz, an Elvis tribute artist and former Washougal resident, visits with Senior Prom attendees, Thursday, July 26, at Columbia Ridge Senior Living, in Washougal.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Camas Public Library: The library board will meet Thursday, Aug. 2, at 6:30 p.m., at Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, call 360-834-4692.

Camas City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, Aug. 6, at 4:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., in Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.

Port of Camas-Washougal: The port commission will hold an open public meeting Monday, Aug. 6, at 5 p.m., in the port meeting room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-2196.

Clark County Arts Commission: The commission will meet Tuesday, Aug. 7, 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 clarkcountyartscommission.org/public-meetings-schedule.

East County Fire & Rescue: The commission will meet Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: BJ the Clown will be at the library, Monday. Aug. 6, for two shows at 2 and 4 p.m. Origami with Yuki Martin is Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 2 p.m. The Forever Young Book Group will meet Thursday, Aug. 9, from 6 to 7:45 p.m., at the Starbucks on 192nd near QFC. Saturday Adult Craft-o-Rama will meet Saturday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Music Bonanza is Saturday, Aug. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. The Crochet Club meets every Thursday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the teen room. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Teen Zine meets the first Wednesday of the month from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit ci.camas.wa.us/index.php/camaspubliclibrary.

Washougal Community Library: The mobile devices lab is Saturday, Aug. 4 from 4 to 5 p.m. Books and Brew will meet Monday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 7 p.m., at 54?40′ Brewing Compamy, 3801 S. Truman Road, No. 1, Washougal. This month’s book is Elephant Company by Vicki Croke. “Tuesdays Rock!,” a creative and interactive program for children of all ages, will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 7. The program will feature 3D printing. Steve’s Creature Feature will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. , Wednesday, Aug. 8. The Aug. 4 “Saturdays Rock!” will feature a Harry Potter birthday celebration. The library, located at 1661 “C” St., offers story times 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 fvrl.org.

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

Second Story Gallery: During the months of August and September, the watercolors and oils of Mary Alred and Julie Ann Smith will be on display. The gallery, located at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, on the second floor of the Camas Public Library, is open for viewing during regular library hours, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. For more information, visit secondstorygallery.net or call 360-834-4692.

Camas Gallery: Featured artist for the month of August is Mark E. Jordan. There will be a First Friday event on Aug. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. Located in downtown Camas, the gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 360-817-2415 or visit camasgallery.com or Facebook.com/CamasGallery.

Attic Gallery: Attic Gallery will have its second annual local artists invitational exhibit. The paintings and ceramics of Terri Axness will be on display from Friday, Aug. 3, through Saturday, Sept. 1. There will be a First Friday reception on Aug. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas. For more information, call 360-833-9747 or visit atticgallery.com.

Art at the Cave Gallery: A juried show featuring the works of Michele Collier, Jessica Damsky, Kayla Griffin, Cynthia Heise, Anne John, Clarice Keegan, Ryan W. Kelly, Meredith Lewis, Marc M. McVey, Ruth Ross, Sally Sellers, Noah Alexander, Iaac Stein, Dale Strouse and Samyak, Yamauchi. The title of the show is Sin. The gallery, located at 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, is 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 artatthecave.com.

River Art Fair: The second annual River Art Fair is Saturday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 1705 S.E. Washougal River Road, Washougal. For more information, visit the website at riverartfair.com.

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 mealsonwheelspeople.org.

Camas Senior Center: The annual senior center tour bus trip to Long Beach, Washington, for the Kite Festival will be on Friday, Aug. 24. The bus will depart from Pendleton Woolen Mill, in Washougal, at 8:30 a.m. A shopping trip to Black Buggy will be made on the way back. There is a $5 fee, and reservations are required. Call or text LaRhea Steele at 360-904-4274 or Dee Bretag at 360-335-8884. The Camas seniors’ monthly casino trip will be to Lucky Eagle casino in Rochester, Washington, on Monday, Aug. 20. Cost is $5. For reservations or more information, call LaRhea Steele at 360-904-4274.

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, which also 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 is 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.

Two Rivers Heritage Museum: The museum is seeking volunteer docents for four-hour shifts to welcome guests and provide tours, as well as a social media manager and board secretary. For more information, contact Lois at 360-835-5449. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, now through Oct. 31. Admission costs $5 for adults, $4 seniors, $2 for students and is free for children under the age of 5. For more information, visit 2rhm.com.

CLASSES

Camas Community Education: Camas Community Education has a wide variety of summer camps, including Art Van-Go Drawing and Paints, Chefs in Training, Early Learning classes, Glee Club: “Broadway,” Star Wars, Sew Fun, Stop Motion animation, Robotics/Tech, safety camps, Jordan Kent skills and soccer. For more information, call 360-833-5544 or 360-833-5548, stop by 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas, or visit camascommunityed.org.

Washougal Community Education: Summer 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 washougal.k12.wa.us/wcer.

Camas Parks and Recreation: Weekly tennis summer camps continue through Aug. 24. For more information, call 360-834-5307 or register online at register.cityofcamas.us. Yogilachi begins Thursday, Aug. 2, at 6:30 a.m., at Lacamas Lake Lodge. This class will continue through Aug. 30. Summer classes include a variety of martial arts training, Tiny Tots Tumbling and Pee Wee Super Sports for preschoolers, toddler yoga and a “Kids and a Canvas” painting class. Summer camp options include a kindness camp and Shape NW class. Adult classes include yoga, flower arranging and Weight Watchers. Senior programs are enhance fitness, tai chi and tum pai. Dance Intensive Class begins Monday, Aug. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. Summer events include Movies in the Park, Family Fun Friday and the Summer Concert Series. For more information on any classes offered by Parks and Recreation, call 360-834-5307, visit cityofcamas.us/parks or stop by Lacamas Lake Lodge at 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 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: Toddler & Me Yoga is available Wednesdays, from 10 to 11 a.m. Kindness Camp, an imagination yoga adventure, will have its second session Aug. 13 through 17. This session is from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $150 for one child, add $130 per week. 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. For more information, contact Erika at elevy@erikalevy.com or visit empressyoga.com or facebook.com/empressyoga/.

MISCELLANEOUS

Parents Night Out: Free childcare, with a limit of 20 children, is being offered on Friday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 1206 N.E. Birch St., Camas, for all Camas-Washougal parents. Reservations are being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, for children ages 6 months to 12 years. To reserve a spot for your child, call 360-834-3281.

Refuel Washougal: Free meals are served from 4 to 6:30 p.m., every Friday, 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

Preservation Beekeeping Club: The club will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. Meetings are free, and all bee lovers are welcome. For more information, visit preservationbeekeeping.com/beeclub.

100+ Women Who Care Clark County: The group will hold its next meeting Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m., at Salud! Wine Bar, 224 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. There will be an optional social hour from 5 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit 100womenclarkcounty.com.

Buddhism Study Group: The meditation and Buddhism study group meets every third Wednesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Cascade Park Community Library near Firstenberg Center in Vancouver. All those interested in meditation and the study of Buddhism as a life philosphy are welcome. For more information, email meditationbuddhismstudygroup@gmail.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., on the third Tuesday of the month, also at Zion Lutheran. The Tuesday evening meeting features guest speakers. 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 painting skills. The group meets from 2 to 4 p.m., each Monday, at 418 N.E. Fourth Ave., Suite 104, Camas. For more information, call 408-985-9412.

To submit new Around Town notices or provide updated information, email aroundtown@camaspostrecord.com, call 360-834-2141, fax 360-834-3423 or send via U.S. mail to 425 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, WA 98607. The deadline is 10 a.m. each Monday.