Around Town for April 11, 2019

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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.

Camas City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, April 15, at 4:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 pm., at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.

Port of Camas-Washougal: The port commission will meet Monday, April 15, at 5 p.m., in the port meeting room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-2196.

Camas School District: The board will meet Monday, April 15, at 5:30 p.m., in the Camas School District office, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave.

Fort Vancouver Regional Library: The board will meet Monday, April 15, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Washougal Community Library, 1661 “C” St. For more information, call 360-906-4860 or visit

Mount Pleasant School District: The board will meet Tuesday, April 16, at 9 a.m., at Mount Pleasant School, 152 Marble Road, Washougal.

Clark County Council: The council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m., in the sixth floor hearing room at the Public Services Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

East County Fire & Rescue: The commission will meet Tuesday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. There will be a special board meeting Wednesday, April 17, at 6 p.m., at Station 91 for policy review.

Camas Planning Commission: The commission will meet Tuesday, April 16, at 7 p.m., at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.


Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime will be held Friday, April 12, and Tuesday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Korean Storytime will be held Monday, April 15, at 10:15 a.m. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held Wednesday, April 17, at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. AARP tax help is available Wednesday, April 17, from noon to 4 p.m. Baby Storytime will be held Thursday, April 18, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. The LEGO Club will meet Thursday, April 18, from 4 to 5 p.m., in meeting room B. For more information about these programs, or to learn about other ongoing library programs, call 360-834-4692 or visit

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 12. Friday games will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, April 12. Preschool story, for children ages 3 to 6, will be Wednesday, April 17, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Build It! will meet Wednesday, April 17, from 3 to 4 p.m. The book group, for adults, will meet Tuesday, April 16, from 6 to 7 p.m. The library is located at 1661 “C” St. For more information, call 360-906-4860 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, 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.


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

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.


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


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

Camas Gallery: Until April 30, Randy Cole is the featured artist. 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 the works of Hannah Westerman will be on display in April. 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 or visit

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 focus 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


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.


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.


Clark-Skamania Flyfishers: The flyfishers will meet Wednesday, April 15, at Camas Meadows, 4105 N.W. Camas Meadows Drive., Camas. “Wet Fly Hour” is from 6 to 7 p.m., with the meeting beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, call Roy DeRousie at 360-210-7531. The 23rd annual beginning flyfishing 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 or visit the website at

Buddhism Study Group: The meditation and Buddhism study group will meet Wednesday, April 17, 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

Camas-Washougal Aviation Association: The group will meet Thursday, April 18, at Camas-Washougal Fire Station 42, 4321 N.W. Parker St., Camas. Potluck begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, Call Kent Mehrer at 206-619-0860 or email or call Terah Brice at 360-562-5082 or email at

Women Supporting Women: A support group for women, ages 55 and older, will meet Wednesdays, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., 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

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 or visit

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.