Around Town for June 7, 2018

Young entrepreneurs sell toys, games and homemade arts and crafts, at the Camtown Youth Festival children's flea market, on Saturday, June 2. The 16th annual free festivities, organized and coordinated by Camas Parks and Recreation Special Events, also included a petting zoo, art show, food vendors and inflatable games.


Clark County Parks Advisory Board: The board will meet Friday, June 8, from noon to 2:30 p.m., at Luke Jensen Sports Park, in the Bud Van Cleve Community Room, 4000 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver.

Washougal City Council: The council will hold a workshop at 5 p.m., Monday, June 11, followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., in Washougal City Hall, 1701 “C” St., Washougal.

Camas School District: The board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, June 11, in the Camas School District office, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-335-3000.

Emergency Medical Service District No. 2: The board will hold a public meeting Tuesday, June 12, at 8:30 a.m., at the Public Service Center, sixth floor hearing room, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. This meeting will discuss the potential extension of a contract to extend ambulance service within the district. For more information, call Marlia Jenkins at 360-397-6097, ext. 4405.

Clark County Council: The council will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, in the council hearing room, sixth floor, Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

Clark County Cemetery District No. 1 Fern Prairie: The board will meet Tuesday, June 12, at 4:30 p.m., at the district office, 26700 Robinson Road, Camas. Business will include insurance, Memorial weekend report, new hire and other subjects. For more information, call 360-833-9176.

C-Tran Board of Directors: The board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, in the Vancouver Library Columbia Room, 901 “C” St., Vancouver. For more information, call 360-696-4494 or TTY 360-695-2760.

Washougal School District: The board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, in the Washougal School District board room, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal. For more information, call 360-954-3000.


Camas Public Library: An LGBT film festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 9. The monthly adult board game night will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, June 15. Make Me, a drop-in craft opportunity for sixth- to 12th-graders, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 19. Erika Levy, of Empress Yoga, is offering free family yoga from 11 a.m. to noon, on Saturdays, June 9, 16 and 30. National bestselling author Rene Denfeld will be at the library at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 23. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit

Washougal Community Library: The Tween Read-Aloud group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, June 12 and 19. The group will read “The Twits” by Roald Dahl. 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: Throughout the month of June, the gallery will feature the pastels of Catherine Snyder. 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, 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: Bev Birdwell is the gallery’s featured artist through June. Camas Gallery, at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., in downtown Camas, 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’s June exhibit features landscape paintings by a variety of gallery artists through Saturday, June 30. 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: A duel showing entitled “Mirrors,” featuring the art of Chas Martin and Melissa, will be at The Cave. 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


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 Thursday, June 21. 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 (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 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.


Camas Public Library: Applications are now being accepted for volunteers to help with the Summer Reading Program. Adults and teens will be seated at the registration table in the children’s library. Volunteers must submit an application by Monday, June 11. For more information, or to become a volunteer, contact Ellen Miles, programming and outreach coordinator, at or call 360-834-4692, ext. 4703.

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 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 skills, 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: 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. Adult classes include yoga, flower arranging and Weight Watchers. Senior programs are Enhance Fitness, Tai Chi and Tum Pai. Summer events will include Movies in the Park, Camas Days kids parade, Family Fun Fridays 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


Veterans of Foreign Wars: On Sunday, June 10, at 1:30 p.m., a flag retirement ceremony will be held in Marina Park, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.

Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce: The chamber’s monthly luncheon will be held Thursday, June 21, at Camas Meadows, 4105 N.W. Camas Meadows Drive, Camas. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for networking, with the program beginning at noon. Paul Dennis from the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association will be the keynote speaker. Cost is $20 for members, and $25 for guests. RSVP by email to or call the chamber office at 360-834-2472.

Clark County Music Teachers Association: A summer music concert featuring American pianist Hans Boepple will be held at 8 p.m., Thursday, June 21, at Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver. Tickets cost $15, and will be sold at the door.

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.

Downtown Camas Association: The Farmers Market opens Wednesday, June 6. The Camas Car Show is Saturday, July 7, from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Picnic in Color will be Sunday, July 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown during Camas Days.


NatureScaping: Culinary Herbal World Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 16, at CASEE Center, Building B, Room 205, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. The class is free for NatureScaping members and costs $15 for non-members. Cost for membership is $20 per year or $15 for seniors. To register, email or, or call 360-737-1160.

Preservation Beekeeping Club: The Preservation Beekeeping Council is hosting a weekend of bee teaching from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, at 1213 N.W. Ash St., Camas. This two-day program provides information needed to begin working with bees, and help them thrive. Cost is $150 for both days. For more information, email

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 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.