Around Town for March 1, 2018

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Camas City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, March 5, at 4:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.

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

Clark County Arts Commission: The commission will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, in the Public Service Center, sixth floor, conference room 678, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. For more information, call 360-397-2232.

East County Fire and Rescue: The commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-834-4908.

Clark County Council: The council will meet Wednesday, March 7, at 12:30 p.m., at the Clark County Public Service Center, sixth floor, conference room 698, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

Camas Public Library: The library board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 8, at Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, call 360-834-4692.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: For those who love to sew, knit or crochet, the “Sit and Stitch” group will meet by the fireplace from 1 to 5:30 p.m., on Saturdays throughout February and March. 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. Club K3 is held at 3 p.m., on the third Wednesday of each month. Teen Zine Club, for students in grades 7-12, meets from 3 to 5 p.m., on the first Wednesday of each month. The Lego Club meets at 4 p.m., on the third Thursday of each month. The library, located at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, hosts weekly baby and family storytimes, in English, Russian and Spanish. For more information on these and other library programs, call 360-834-4692 or visit www.ci.camas.wa.us/index.php/camaspubliclibrary.

Washougal Community Library: Mobile Devices Lab will be held Saturday, March 3, and Friday, March 9, from 4 to 5 p.m. “Build It!” is held at 2 p.m., on the second Wednesday of the month. 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 photography of Daniel Ionashku Friday, March 2, through Saturday, March 31. 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: Camas Gallery will feature the paintings of Heidi Jo Curley and Tom Relth throughout the month of March. On First Friday, March 2, the artists will perform a revolver-style paint-out. They will stand face-to-face and work on two large canvases. They will rotate every 15 minutes throughout the evening and viewers are invited to engage the artists as they work. 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: Attic Gallery will be “All About Horses” for the month of March. The works of Janey Belozer (pastel paintings), Carol Grigg (watercolor and mixed media paintings), Mike Smith (oil paintings) and Anna Wiancko-Chasman (clay and stick sculptures) will be featured in a First Friday reception on March 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. 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: The gallery is currently featuring “Reflect,” a group exhibit showing the works from three Portland-based artists, Abra Ancliffe, Brandi Kruse and Yoshihiro Kitai. A Vancouver First Friday opening reception will be March 2, from 5 to 9 p.m. 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: Art on the Boulevard features the oil paintings of Emily Schultz-McNeal now through March 31. The gallery is located at 210 W. Evergreen Blvd., Suite 300, Vancouver. For more information, call 360-750-4499 or visit www.artontheboulevard.org.

Caffe Piccolo: Caffe Piccolo has opened a new exhibit, featuring the watercolors of Laura K. Bray, now through March 31. Caffe Piccolo is located at 400 N.E. Fourth Ave., in downtown Camas.

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 have a new casino bus schedule. This year, casino trips alternate between Nisqually Red Wind Casino and Lucky Eagle Casino. For the month of March, the seniors will journey to Nisqually Red Wind in Olympia, 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., Monday through Thursday. Meals on Wheels serves lunch at 11:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday. At 11 a.m., on Mondays, the center hosts a food bank. At 1 p.m., on Mondays, 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.

CLASSES

Camas Community Education: The Camas Community Education winter 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: Winter classes for adults and youth include dance, first aid/CPR/AED, language and photography. Winter 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: Toddler and Me Yoga, for children ages 18 months to 5 years, is held each Wednesday, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Lacamas Lodge, 227 N.E. Lake Road. Cost of the class is $10 (drop-in fee), which includes one adult and one child. Each additional child costs $2. Winter camps include soccer, Kung Fu for kids, Toddler and Me Yoga, preschool sports classes, adult fitness, arts and crafts workshops, adult and pediatric first aid/CPR/AED classes and senior programs. For more information or to register, 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. Starting Wednesday, March 7, classes will be held at Dance Evolution, 334 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, contact Erika at elevy@erikalevy.com or visit the website www.empressyoga.com or facebook.com/empressyoga/.

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.

MISCELLANEOUS

Daughters of Neptune: The Daughters of Neptune will hold a boater-education class from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, March 10, at the Dolphin Yacht Club, 34 S. “A” St., Washougal. Lunch will be provided. Cost of the class is $25, cash only, payable at check-in. The class is open to ages 12 and older, and class size is limited. This class is required to earn the Washington/Oregon Boater Education card to operate any vessel over 10 hp. For more information or to register, email Debbie at spaethville3@gmail.com.

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

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. For more information, call 408-985-9412.

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