Around Town

Events in Camas-Washougal for week of Dec. 5-12

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Washougal City Council: The Council will hold a workshop at 5 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, in the Washougal City Council Chambers at City Hall, 1701 “C” St., Washougal. For more information, visit

Camas School District Board of Education: The Board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, in the Dennison Board Room at the Zellerbach Administration Center, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas. For more information, visit

Clark County Cemetery Cemetery District No. 1, Fern Prairie: The Board will hold its general business meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the cemetery office, 26700 N.E. Robinson Road, Camas. For more information, call 360-833-9176.


Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 years will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. Slavic storytime (in Russian and Ukrainian) will begin at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Korean storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. The library will host its annual Used Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 5-7, with a bag sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Story Explorers, a book discussion group for second- and third-graders and their adult, will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. One-on-one tech help for adults having trouble navigating the internet, setting up email accounts or using Microsoft Office, will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The English Conversation Group will meet from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The library’s “Read to the Dog” event will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The Mystery and Mayhem book group for adults who love mystery novels will meet from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. Spots are available for the Mindfulness Gathering focused on “mindful eating” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. Benny’s Breakout Box, a team game for children ages 6 to 11 (children must register as a team of three or more, with a minimum of one adult per team required) to learn about science, math and critical thinking, will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. The No. 2 Readers discussion group will meet to talk about Fredrik Backman’s book, “Bear Town,” from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. The Simply Write group, for adults who love to write, will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit

Washougal Community Library: Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 6 will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Family Storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Toddler Storytime for ages 18 to 36 months will meet from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Baby Storytime for ages 0 to 18 months will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. A Holiday Wassail, in conjunction with the city of Washougal’s Lighted Parade and Tree Lighting, will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Two DIY wreath-making events will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Chair Yoga will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. A Technology Workshop: Mobile Devices Lab for adults and seniors struggling to use their mobile phones and tablets will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. For more information, visit fvrl.librarymar or call 360-906-4860.


Attic Gallery: The gallery will host an artist’s reception during the Hometown Holidays celebration in downtown Camas from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. The gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-817-2415.


General Federation of Women’s Clubs Camas-Washougal: The group meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m., at the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave., Camas.

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

Watercolorists group: The watercolor group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday, 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.

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