Around Town for April 25, 2019

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Construction crews work at the former Camas swimming pool site at Crown Park on April 22. Camas City Administrator Pete Capell said the site should be filled in and covered by grass by summer. City leaders have tabled a proposal to install a water feature on the former pool site.


Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association: The CWEDA board will meet Thursday, April 25, at 5:30 pm., in the Port of Camas-Washougal office, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.

Camas School District: The board will meet Monday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m., in the Camas School District office, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave.


Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime will be held Friday, April 26, and Tuesday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Korean Storytime will be held Monday, April 22, at 10:15 a.m. Mindfulness Workshop is Monday, April 29, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., in meeting room B. Make Me is Tuesday, April 30, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., in the teen room. Page Turners will meet at Lacamas Lodge, 227 N.E. Lake Road, Camas on Wednesday, May 1, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held Wednesday, May 1, at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Baby Storytime will be held Thursday, May 2, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. The crochet club will meet Thursday, May 2, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., in the teen room. 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 26. Friday games will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, April 26. Saturday games will be Saturday, April 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. Preschool story, for children ages 3 to 6, will be Wednesday, May 1, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Build It! will meet Wednesday, May 1, from 3 to 4 p.m. Trivia Night will be held at 6 p.m., May 1, 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


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, 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.


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, May 20. The seniors will go to Nisqually Red Wind Casino in Olympia, 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.


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. Beginning in May, the oils and acrylics of Mary Chant will be on display. 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. For the month of May, Performing Paintbrushes will feature the works of Heidi Jo Curley and Anna Norris. There will be a First Friday event on May 3 from 5 to 8 p.m., where Curley and Norris will be painting. 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. 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. The Fantasmagorical Journey of Rainbow Giraffe will be featured beginning May 3. 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: Until May 31, “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


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.


NatureScaping: The Bare Root Trees, Shrubs and Perennials Sale will be Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Wildlife Botanical Gardens, 11000 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Visit or call 360-737-1160 for more information on this sale.

Master Gardener Foundation: The gardeners will have its annual plant sale Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. Proceeds will benefit Washington State University Gardener Program projects. Parking and entry are free. For more information, visit

Community Garden Club of Camas-Washougal: The annual plant sale will be Saturday, May 18, from 9 to 3 p.m., at Camas United Methodist Church, 706 N.E. 14th Ave., Camas. Cash and checks are accepted, no credit cards. For more information, visit or

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 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 fly-fishing 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

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. Led 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 ā€œCā€ St. This is not an instructed class, however, there is a group critique at the end of the session. All are welcome.

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.