Around Town for March 22, 2018

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association: The CWEDA board will meet Thursday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., in the Port of Camas-Washougal, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-607-9816 or visit www.cweda.org.

City of Washougal: The city council will hold a workshop at 5 p.m., Monday, March 26, followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., in Washougal City Hall, 1701 ” C” St.

Camas School District: The board will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, March 26, in the Camas School District office, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave. For more information, call 360-335-3000.

Washougal School District: The board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, in the Washougal School District board room, 4855 Evergreen Way. For more information, call 360-954-3000.

Friends of the Washougal Library: The Friends will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, in the Washougal Library, 1661 “C” St. For more information, visit www.washougallibraryfriends.org.

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

Second Story Gallery: Second Story Gallery features the photography of Daniel Ionashku 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.

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 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. Holocaust Studies will be held Fridays, March 30, April 6, 20 and 27, at 1 p.m., and presented by retired Camas High School teacher Hannelore Tweed. Healthy aging classes will be held Saturday, March 24, at 10:30 a.m., and the topics are Meditation and Contemplation and Maintaining Your Confidence As You Age. For more information on these and other library programs and classes, call 360-834-4692 or visit www.ci.camas.wa.us/index.php/camaspubliclibrary.

Washougal Community Library: The seed library grand opening is Saturday, March 31, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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.

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: Camas seniors will visit Bob’s Red Mill in Milwaukie, Oregon, Thursday, March 29, followed by a visit to Bob’s Whole Grain Store and Restaurant. The bus will load at Pendleton Woolen Mill in Washougal at 10 a.m. The bus fee is $5, and bring money for lunch and shopping. Call LaRhea Steele at 360-433-6426 for reservations. 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.

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

PeaceHealth webinar: PeaceHealth is hosting “Workout Smarter: Seven Tips for Getting (and Staying) Motivated” webinar Thursday, March 29, from noon to 1 p.m. It is a free, one-hour webinar, that will teach seven tips for getting and staying on track with a physically active lifestyle. It will feature Lindsey King, licensed PeaceHealth psychologist. To sign-up, visit www.peacehealth.org/workout-smarter.

Camas Community Education: The Camas Community Education spring class schedule includes Art Van-Go Drawing and Paints, Big Learning for Little Learners, safe sitter training, chefs in training; cheerleading 101; and Korean martial arts. For more information on these and other classes, call 360-833-5544 or 360-833-5548, stop by 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas, or visit www.camascommunityed.org.

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

Camas Parks and Recreation: Camas Parks and Recreation spring classes include Toddler & Me Yoga, Imagination Yoga, Pee Wee Sports and a variety of martial arts classes. For more information on any of these classes or other classes the parks and recreation offer, 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/.

MISCELLANEOUS

Clark County Music Teachers Association: The association is having a workshop Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 1206 N.E. Birch St., Camas. The topic is American Composers from Copland to Ellington, and will feature pianist Dr. Matthew Cooper, DMA, MM. To register or to get price information, contact Elena Vozheiko-Wheaton at 360-859-3396 or email her at lenaspiano@comcast.net.

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

Community Garden Club of Camas-Washougal: The garden club meets the fourth of Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh St., Camas. The speaker for the Wednesday, March 28 meeting will be Gordon Jackman, president of the Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society. Refreshments will be served and guests are welcome. For more information, call 360-834-3003.

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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