Around Town for Sept. 20, 2018

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Volunteer docents at the Two Rivers Heritage Museum, in Washougal, (left to right) Cynthia Purdy, Carol Phillips and Shirley Scott chat during the Camas-Washougal Historical Society's Heritage Day, Sept. 8. The annual celebration included free admission to the museum, vendors, raffles and live music.


Washougal City Council: The council will hold a workshop at 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., in Washougal City Hall, 1701 C St.

Camas School District: The board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, in the Camas School District office, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave. For more information, call 360-335-3000.

Clark County Council: The council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m., in the councilors’ hearing room, sixth floor in the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. This meeting is to review and comment on the Community Development Block Grant and Home Investment Partnerships Program consolidated annual performance program for 2017. For more information, call Michael Torres, Housing and Community Development Program Manager, at 564-397-7801.

Washougal School District: The board will hold a regular business meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Washougal School District board room, 4855 Evergreen Way. For more information, call 360-954-3000.

Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association: The CWEDA board will meet Thursday, Sept. 27, 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


Camas Public Library: The monthly adult board game night is Friday, Sept. 21, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Big kids library sleepover is Saturday, Sept. 22, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sign-up is required. Make me, a drop-in craft opportunity for sixth to 12th graders, is Tuesday, Sept. 25. Book 2 Art Club will meet Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. Hugo will be shown, Saturday, Sept. 29, at 2:30 p.m. Galactic Alliance, for teens in middle and high school, meets at 4:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month, from September to April. The Crochet Club meets every Thursday, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in the teen room. The English Conversation Group meets Tuesdays, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Teen Zine meets the first Wednesday of the month, from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit

Washougal Community Library: Baby and Toddler storytime, for children ages 0 to 36 months, is Friday, Sept. 21, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Teen night is Friday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friends of the Washougal Community Library Book Sale is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 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


Second Story Gallery: During the month of September, the watercolors and oils of Mary Alred and Julie Ann Smith will be on display. The gallery, located at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, 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: Cheryl Mathieson is the featured for the month of September. The gallery 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 is featuring the paintings and ceramics of artist Jean Schwalbe. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas. A Fun Watercolor Workshop taught by Kendahl Jan Jubb will be Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $125 per person and includes everything needed for the session. Class size is limited to 12. For more information, call 360-833-9747 or visit

Art at the Cave Gallery: “Stories that MIGHT be True” is the title of the September exhibit. 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


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 held Monday, Oct. 15, and goes to Lucky Eagle casino in Rochester, Washington. The cost is $5. For reservations or more information, call LaRhea Steele at 360-904-4274.

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. At 1 p.m. each Monday, there is a “hand and foot” clinic. At 10 a.m., on Mondays and Wednesdays, the center hosts an exercise class, which also is held in Camas at 10 a.m. on Fridays. Billiards is played at 1 p.m., 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.

Seniors And Law Enforcement Together: SALT will meet Monday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave. The meeting will focus on senior relocation and downsizing and is presented by Caring Transitions of Clark County and Keller Williams Hughes team. The meeting is free and open to all seniors.


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

Two Rivers Heritage Museum: The museum is seeking volunteer docents for four-hour shifts to welcome guests and provide museum tours, as well as a social media manager and board secretary. For more information, contact Lois at 360-835-5449. The museum is open Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., throughout the month of October. Admission costs $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for students and is free for children age 5 and younger. For more information about the museum, visit


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.


Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce: The chamber luncheon is Thursday, Sept. 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Camas Meadows, 4105 N.W. Camas Meadows Drive. Speaker will be Renee Tkach, of Friends of the Columbia Gorge. Cost is $20 members and 25 guests. For more information, call 360-834-2472 or email

Teachers Brigade Concert: An outdoor benefit concert for Teachers Brigade will be Sunday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m., at 192 Laurel Lane, Washougal, featuring recording artist Nicole Potalsky. Teachers Brigade is a nonproft organization designed to connect retired educators with current public school teachers who would like to help in the classroom. Tickets are $22 per person and may be purchased online or at the door. Bring a chair. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call Cindy at 503-830-5077.

Downtown Camas Association: Girls Night Out is Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5 to 9 p.m. This fundraising event focuses on breast and ovarian cancer awareness and benefit the Pink Lemonade Project and the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon/Southwest Washington.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.


Camas-Washougal Aviation Association: CWAA will meet Thursday, Sept. 20, for a 6:30 potluck followed by a 7 p.m., business meeting at Kent Mehrer’s hangar, 26419 S.E. 10th St., Camas.Friends of the Washougal Community Library: The friends will Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Washougal Community Library, 1661 “C” St. For more information, call 360-906-4860.

Camas-Washougal Garden Club: The club will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh St., at 1 p.m. Speaker will be Gordon French of LJC Feed in Camas, and will present “The Living Soil.” Refreshments are served and guests are welcome. For more information, call 360-834-3003.

Buddhism Study Group: The meditation and Buddhism study group meets every third Wednesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Cascade Park Community Library near Firstenberg Center in Vancouver. All those interested in meditation and the study of Buddhism as a life philosophy are welcome. 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., on the third Tuesday of the month, also at Zion Lutheran. The Tuesday evening meeting features guest speakers. 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.