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Around Town for April 4, 2019

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Washougal City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, April 8, at 5 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., in Washougal City Hall, 1701 “C” St.

C-Tran: The board will meet Tuesday, April 9, at 5:30 p.m., in the Columbia Room at Vancouver Library, 901 “C” St., Vancouver.

Clark County Cemetery District No. 1 – Fern Prairie: The board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, April 9, at 4 p.m., in the district office at 26700 N.E. Robinson Road, Camas. For more information, call 360-833-9176.

Washougal School District: The board will meet Tuesday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m., in the district board room, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal.

Camas Public Library: The library board of trustees will meet Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m., in meeting room A at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, call 360-834-4692.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime will be held Friday, April 5, and Tuesday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Made in the Shade: Planting for PNW Dry Shade will be held Saturday, April 6, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Korean Storytime will be held Monday, April 8, at 10:15 a.m. Mystery and Mayhem will be Tuesday, April 9, from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held Wednesday, April 10, at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. AARP tax help is available Wednesday, April 10, from noon to 4 p.m. Baby Storytime will be held Thursday, April 11, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. For more information about these programs, or to learn about other ongoing library programs, call 360-834-4692 or visit ci.camas.wa.us/index.php/camaspubliclibrary.

Washougal Community Library: Baby and toddler storytime, for children ages birth to 36 months, will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, April 5. Friday games will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, April 5. Next Chapter of Life: Alzheimer’s Awareness class will meet Tuesday, April 9, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Preschool story, for children ages 3 to 6, will be Wednesday, April 10, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Build It! will meet Wednesday, April 10, from 3 to 4 p.m. The book group, Books and Brews, for adults, will meet Thursday, April 11, from 6 to 7 p.m., at 54?40′ Brewing Company, 3801 S. Truman Road No. 1, Washougal. The library is located at 1661 “C” St. For more information, call 360-906-4860 or visit 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 mealsonwheelspeople.org.

Camas Senior Center: The Camas seniors’ monthly casino trip will be held Monday, April 15. The seniors will go 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: Meals on Wheels provides coffee from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and serves lunch at 11:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday. The center hosts a food bank at 11 a.m., Mondays. Activities offered during the week include: cribbage, bingo, bunco, pinochle, billiards, watercolor painting and exercise classes. A breakfast fundraiser, to support Washougal Community Center activities, is held on the last Friday of each month (except November and December) from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. The cost is $5. A potluck is held on the first Friday of each month. Refuel Friday, sponsored by local churches and nonprofits, is offered from 4 to 6 p.m. every Friday. For more information, call 360-835-8113, or pick up a schedule of activities at 1681 “C” St., Washougal.

CLASS REUNIONS

Washougal High School Class of 1999: The class will hold its 20-year reunion June 21-23. Events include a meet and greet on Friday, a reunion dinner on Saturday and a family picnic on Sunday. The committee is looking for members who do not have social media or do not check social media very often. For more information or if you would like to attend, email washougalclassof1999@gmail.com.

Camas High School Class of 1974: The class will hold its 45th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 28. For more information, call Beth Hancock Cross at 360-256-8467.

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.

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

Second Story Gallery: For the month of April, the photography of Dale Larson will be featured. The gallery, located on the second floor of the Camas Public Library, is open during 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, call 360-834-4532 or visit secondstorygallery.net.

Camas Gallery: Until April 30, Randy Cole is the featured artist. A First Friday event will be April 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Camas Gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-817-2415.

Attic Gallery: The paintings of Arne Westerman and introducing the works of Hannah Westerman will be on display for the month of April. An open reception will be on First Friday, April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas.

Art at the CAVE Gallery: The gallery is featuring the work of Chuck Moffitt. Art at the CAVE Gallery is located at 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver. For more information, call 360-314-6506, email info@artatthecave.com or visit artatthecave.com.

Art on the Boulevard: Beginning April 5, “Four Seasons” will be featured. This is a group show from four artists who work in different mediums and their work focuses on the Four Seasons. Artists are Romona Youngquist, Tracy Leagjeld, Steve Hill and Yong Hong Zhong.  Art on the Boulevard is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and is located at 210 W. Evergreen Blvd., Suite 300, Vancouver. For more information, call 360-750-4499 or visit artontheboulevard.org.

CLASSES

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.

MISCELLANEOUS

Clark County Small Acreage Expo: The 14th annual expo will be Saturday, April 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., at Heritage Farm 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. Register by Friday, April 12, and cost is $15 which includes a box lunch. Day of the event, cost is $25. To register online, visit https://smallacreagexpo2019.bpt.me. For more information about the class, call 564-397-5729.

Clark County Music Teachers Association: The teachers’ scholarship benefit recital is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at 4 p.m., at Columbia Presbyterian Church, 8715 St. Helens Ave., Vancouver. The recital is free but donations are welcome.

Black Pearl on the Columbia: Black Pearl will be hosting an open house, Sunday, April 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, visit blackpearlonthecolumbia.com.

Refuel Washougal: Free meals are served from 4 to 6 p.m., each 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: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the third, fourth and fifth Sundays of each month, 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

Preservation Beekeeping Club: The club will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6, upstairs at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, visit prservationbeekeeping.com/beeclub.

Fort Vancouver Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution: The group will meet Tuesday, April 9, at 11 a.m., at the Smith-Reynolds American Legion, 4607 N.E. St. James Road, Vancouver. Speaker will be Nancy Benthin who will present “Small Space Gardening.” Prospective members are invited. Genealogical research help is available. Call Sue Mills at 360-573-5445 or email at suessearch@comcast.net.

Women Supporting Women: Beginning Wednesday, April 10, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., a support group for women, ages 55 and older, will meet at Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver. Lead by Sandra Soleberg, this is a safe place for women to share hopes, dreams, fears, losses, living with illness, aging and loneliness. For more information, call Jana Wilson at 360-487-7025 or email jana.wilson@cityofvancouver.us.

General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC): The group will meet Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m., in the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave. Th is international service organization services Camas and Washougal. Refreshments are serviced. For more information, contact Susan Bennett at 916-330-7932 or Rite2M@frontier.com.

Clark-Skamania Flyfishers: The 23rd annual beginning fly fishing school will be held Saturday, April 27. Check-in is at 8:45 a.m., and the class begins at 9:10 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes coffee, doughnuts, lunch, drinks, a beginning flyfishing manual, and handouts. Equipment will be provided. For more information, call Don Starking at 509-637-4405 or Sherri Starkin at 360-608-5916 or email to dstarkin@msn.com or visit the website at clark-skamania-flyfishers.org.

Camas Group Recovery: The group meets Tuesdays, from 8 to 9 p.m., and Thursdays and Sundays, from 7 to 8 p.m., at Camas Friends Church, 1004 N.E. Ione St.

Watercolorists group: The watercolor group meets every Tuesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m., at the Washougal Community Center, 1681 “C” St. This is not an instructed class, however, there is a group critique at the end of the session. All are welcome. The group invites all water media artists to a workshop with Ruth Armitage April 22-25 in the Columbia Room at Springhill Suites by Marriott, 1421 S.E. Tech Center Drive, Vancouver. For more information about this workshop, email Rita Bingham at ritabing65@gmail.com or visit swwswatercolor.org.

To submit new Around Town notices or provide updated information, email aroundtown@camaspostrecord.com, 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.