Around Town for May 3, 2018

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Camas Public Library: The library board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 3, at Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, call 360-834-4692.

East County Fire and Rescue: The commission will hold a special meeting Friday, May 4, at 6 p.m., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss policy review. For more information, call 360-397-2232.

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

Clark County Cemetery District No. 1, Fern Prairie: District members will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m., at the district office, 26700 Robinson Road, Camas. Discussion will include Enduris insurance, white boards, the status of John Deere Gator and church work day. For more information, call 360-833-9176.

C-Tran Board of Directors: The board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, in the Vancouver Library Columbia Room, 901 “C” St., Vancouver. For more information, call 360-696-4494 or TTY 360-695-2760.

Port of Camas-Washougal: The port commission will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 5 p.m., in the port office meeting room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-2196.

Washougal School Board: The board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, in the Washougal School District board room, 4855 Evergreen Way. For more information, call 360-954-3000.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: On Saturday, May 5, from 2 to 4 p.m., celebrate the bookmarks that were submitted to the bookmark design contest. A book sale will be held Friday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Great Decisions discussions are held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month through June. The Crochet Club meets on Thursdays from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Young Adult room. The Bee Club meets the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. The English Conversation Group meets Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. 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. 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: A new adult book group, “Books and Brew,” will meet Monday, May 7, from 6 to 7 p.m., at 54?40′ Brewing Company, 3801 S. Truman Road, No. 1, Washougal. The book for the month of May is Falling From Horses by Molly Glass. The Friends of the Washougal Library spring book sale will be held Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Washougal Town Square, 1700 Main St. A bag sale will be held on Saturday from 4 to 5 p.m. Proceeds will help build a new Washougal library. 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: Now through May 26, the exhibit, “High Fiber Diet,” features fiber arts. 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: Wayne Herndon is the featured artist throughout the month of May. A First Friday event will be held May 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. 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: The gallery is featuring floral paintings by Kendahl Jan Jubb, along with the works of Barbara Benedetti Newton, Kathy Beckman, Angela Ridgeway, Janey Belozer and Chuck Schomaker through Friday, May 25. A First Friday event will be held May 4, 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 atticgallery.com.

Art at the Cave Gallery: Escape from Audubon is featured at Art at the Cave Gallery throughout the month of May. The works of William Park, Michael Smith, Bill Leigh and Anne John are among the artists whose art is on display. 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: The gallery is featuring “Wandering,” a solo show by Tracy Leagjeld, throughout May. The gallery is located at 210 W. Evergreen Blvd., Suite 300, Vancouver. For more information, call 360-750-4499 or visit www.artontheboulevard.org.

Elida Art Studio and Gallery: A solo art show, featuring Christine Neill’s paintings, will be on display at the studio on First Friday, May 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. Elida Art Studio and Gallery is located at 735 N.E. Sixth Ave., 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 are planning an overnight stay at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville, Oregon, on Thursday, June 14. The cost of the room is $114 paid in advance, group rate. There will be bingo, keno, slots, table games, swimming and other activities. For more information or to make reservations, contact LaRhea Steele at 360-433-6426 before May 30. 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 May, the seniors will journey to Nisqually Red Wind in Olympia. For more information, or to make reservations, call 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 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 spring 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 and 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: Spring 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: On Tuesday, May 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., children can create a one-of-a-kind necklace holder at Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.E. Lake Road, Camas. Register online at https://register.cityofcamas.us. For more information, call 360-834-5307. Spring classes include Toddler & Me Yoga, Imagination Yoga, Pee Wee Sports and a variety of martial arts. For more information, 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 held 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. For more information, contact Erika at elevy@erikalevy.com or visit 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

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

Fort Vancouver Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution: The daughters will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 11:45 a.m., at the Smith-Reynolds American Legion, 4607 N.E. St. James Road, Vancouver. Lunch will be available at 11:40 a.m., followed by the installation of officers. Prospective members are invited, and genealogical research help is available. For more information, call Sue Mills at 360-573-5445 or email suessearch@comcast.net.

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., Ste. 104, Camas.

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