Around Town for July 12, 2018

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Area residents view pickup trucks and sports cars during the Camas Car Show, Saturday, July 7, in downtown Camas. Marc Luce, of Camas, won "Best in Show" for his 1936 Ford Cabriolet (not pictured), and John Zoller, of Vancouver, received the "People's Choice" award for his 1967 Ford Mustang (not pictured).


Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association: The CWEDA board will meet Thursday, July 12, at 3:30 p.m., in the Port of Camas-Washougal office meeting room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.

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

Camas City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, July 16, 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, July 16, at 5 p.m., in the port meeting room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-2196.

Fort Vancouver Regional Library: The board of trustees will meet Monday, July 16, from 6 to 8 p.m., at White Salmon Valley Community Library, 77 N.E. Wauna Ave. For more information, call 360-906-5000 or 1-888-546-2707 or visit

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

Clark County Council: The council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, July 17, at 10 a.m., in the councilors sixth floor hearing room, at the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. For more information, call Greg Shafer at 360-397-2000, ext. 4064.

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

East County Fire & Rescue: The commission will meet Tuesday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas.


Camas Public Library: Forever Young Book Group will meet Thursday, July 12, from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Meetings are held at Starbucks, 3401 N.E. 192nd Ave., Vancouver. An all ages book swap is Saturday, July 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. Charlie the Noise Guy will be at the library, Monday, July 16, at 2 p.m. Murder Mysery for Teens, for middle and high school students, is Tuesday, July 17, at 2 p.m. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit

Washougal Community Library: “Tuesdays Rock!,” a creative and interactive program for children of all ages, will be held on Tuesday, July 17, from 2 to 3 p.m. The program will feature Get Your Dance On. The mobile devices lab will be Thursday, July 12, from 4 to 5 p.m. The Adult Book Group will meet at the library, Tuesday, July 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This month’s book is Kindred by Octavia Butler. Loud, Louder, Loudest!!! Japanese takio drums will be Wednesday, July 18, from 2 to 3 p.m. 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


Second Story Gallery: For the month of July, the photography of Dennis Allison 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 or call 360-834-4692.

Camas Gallery: The paintings of Kobie Moore will be on display for the month of July. 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 or

Attic Gallery: Attic Gallery will have its second annual local artists invitational exhibit. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas. For more information, call 360-833-9747 or visit

Art at the Cave Gallery: The July show is called “Feminae Consequat,” and features the works of Alessandra Genovese, Anara Gillock and Jenny Olsen. 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 or visit

Art on the Boulevard: Mitch Baird has a solo show at the gallery through July 28. Art on the Boulevard is located at 210 W. Evergreen Blvd., Suite 300, Vancouver. For more information, call 360-750-4499 or visit


Seniors and Law Enforcement Together: The S.A.L.T. picnic will be held Monday, July 23, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.W Lake Road, Camas.

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’ 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 360-433-6426.

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, 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.


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

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


Camas Community Education: The 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

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

Camas Parks and Recreation: Weekly tennis summer camps continue through Aug. 24. For more information, call 360-834-5307 or register online at 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. Summer events include Movies in the Park, Camas Days kids’ parade, Family Fun Friday and the Summer Concert Series. For more information on any classes offered by Parks and Recreation, call 360-834-5307, visit 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, 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: Toddler & Me Yoga is available Wednesdays, from 10 to 11 a.m. Kindness Camp, an imagination yoga adventure, will have two sessions. Session 1 is July 16 through 20, and Session is Aug. 13 through 17. Both sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $150 for one child, add $130 per week. Early bird pricing is 10 percent off through June 30. Classes are Mondays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.E. Lake Road, Camas. Register online at For more information, contact Erika at or visit or


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 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.

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.


Camas-Washougal Aviation Association: CWAA will meet Thursday, July 19, for a 6:30 potluck followed by a 7 p.m., business meeting at Kent Mehrer’s hanger, 26419 N.E. 10th St., Camas.

NatureScaping: Living Walls & Vertical Gardening will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 21. The event is presented by Nicole Forbes, event and education coordinator with Dennis’ Seven Dees. The class will be held at CASEE Center, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. The class is free for NatureScaping members or $15 for non-members. The membership fee per year is $20, and $15 for seniors.

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, 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.