Around Town for June 14, 2018

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Port of Camas-Washougal: The port commission will hold a meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, June 18, in the port office meeting room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-2196.

Camas City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, June 18, at 4:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.

Fort Vancouver Regional Library: The board of trustees will meet Monday, June 18, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Father’s House Fellowship, 207 W. Klickitat Ave., Goldendale. The focus of this meeting will be the Goldendale Community Library. For more information, call 360-906-5000 or 1-888-546-2707 or visit fvrl.org.

Mount Pleasant School Board: The board will meet Tuesday, June 19, at 9 a.m., at Mount Pleasant School, 152 Marble Road, Washougal.

Clark County Council: The council will hold a public meeting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, in the council hearing room, sixth floor, Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. For more information, call Michael Torres, veterans program manager at 564-397-2130.

East County Fire and Rescue: The commission will meet Tuesday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas.

Camas Planning Commission: The planning commission will meet Tuesday, June 19, at 7 p.m., in the City of Camas council chambers, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.

Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association: The CWEDA board will meet Thursday, June 21, at 3:30 p.m., at the Port of Camas-Washougal, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-607-9816 or visit the website at cweda.org.

CLASS REUNION

Camas High School “All-Class 50+” Reunion: The Camas High School 50th alumni will host a catered lunch on Saturday, Aug. 25, for all former students whose classes graduated in 1968 or earlier. Class representatives will contact the alumni from each class to provide information and registration forms. Alumni who had not received registration forms by May 31, should 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 the cost is $25 per person.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: 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 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 ci.camas.wa.us/index.php/camaspubliclibrary.

Washougal Community Library: The adult book group will meet on Tuesday, June 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., to discuss “Immortal Irishman” by Timothy Egan. The Tween Read-Aloud group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 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 fvrl.org.

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

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 secondstorygallery.net 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 camasgallery.com or Facebook.com/CamasGallery.

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 atticgallery.com.

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 info@artatthecave.com or visit artatthecave.com.

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 artontheboulevard.org.

SENIOR CITIZENS

Seniors and Law Enforcement Together: SALT will meet Monday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the Camas Police Station Community Room, 2100 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. The topic of this meeting is social isolation and elder abuse, and the guest spaker is Lisa Rasmussen of Southwest Washington Elder Abuse Prevention.

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 Camas seniors monthly casino trip will be to Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester, Washington, on Wednesday, 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.

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 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 will begin Monday, June 25, and will end August 24. For more information, call 360-834-5307 or register on line at https://register.cityofcamas.us. 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 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 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 https://register.cityofcamas.us. For more information, contact Erika at elevy@erikalevy.com or visit empressyoga.com or facebook.com/empressyoga/.

MISCELLANEOUS

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 adminassistant@cwchamber.com 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.

Skamania County Saddle Club: The 68th annual Cowboy Breakfast fundraiser will be Sunday, June 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Camp Howe Saddle Club Camp, 14 miles north of Carson just off the Wind River Highway. Watch for signs along the road. Cost is $9 for adults and for children six and under cost is $5. No dogs are permitted on grounds, and there will be covered seating area if it should rain.

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.

Downtown Camas Association: 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.

CLUBS AND GROUPS

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 info@naturescaping.org or marlene52ns@gmail.com, 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 susanknilans@gmail.com.

Camas-Washougal Aviation Association: CWAA will meet Thursday, June 21, for a 6:30 p.m. potluck followed by a 7 p.m., business meeting at Kent Mehrer’s hanger, 26419 N.E. 10th St., Camas.

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.

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