Around Town for Feb. 28, 2019

PUBLIC MEETINGS

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

Port of Camas-Washougal: The port commission will meet Monday, March 4, at 5 p.m., in the port meeting room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-2196.

Clark County Arts Commission: The commission will meet Tuesday, March 5, at 5:30 p.m., in room 698 of the service center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

Clark County Councilors: The councilors will hold a public hearing Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m., in the sixth floor hearing room at the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. For more information, call Cathie Garber at Clark County Elections, 360-397-2345.

Camas Public Library: The library board of trustees will meet Thursday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m., in meeting room A at the Camas Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, call 360-834-4692.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: Book to Art Junior is Thursday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. Page Turners, for fourth- through sixth-graders and an accompanying adult, is held on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m., October through May, at Lacamas Lake Lodge, 277 N.E. Lake Road. 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 3:30 to 5 p.m., in the teen room. The English Conversation Group meets from 12:30 to 2 p.m., on Tuesdays and all ages and skill levels are welcome. Teen Zine Zone meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m., on the first Wednesday of the month. Story Explorers, a program for second- and third-graders and their accompanying adult, meets at 6:30 p.m., on the second Wednesday of the month, from October through May. Read to Cooper, the dog, is held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, and each reading session is 15 minutes long. “Make Me!,” a drop-in craft opportunity for students in grades six through 12, is held from 4 to 5:30 p.m., on the last Tuesday of the month, in the Teen Room. 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, March 1. Friday games will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, March 1. Build it! will take place from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 6. Trivia Night will be held Wednesday, March 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at 54?40′ Brewing Company, 3801 S. Truman Road, No. 1, in Washougal. The book group, Books and Brew, for adults, will meet Thursday, March 7, from 6 to 7 p.m., at 54?40′ Brewing Company. Chalk Art Fun! will be held Saturday, March 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Spring Gardening Series: Worm Bins will be held Saturday, March 9, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Crafternoon will be held Tuesday, March 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. 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, March 18, and 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 on Mondays at 11 a.m. Activities offered during the week include: cribbage, bingo, bunco, pinochle, billiards, watercolor painting and exercise classes. A breakfast fundraiser, to support Washougal 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.

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: The Southwest Washington Watercolor Society has 24 artists showing art with the theme, “From the Heart.” through March 30, at the Second Story Gallery. 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: Allan Jeffs is the featured artist throughout the month of March. There will be a First Friday Event on March 1, 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: “A Touch of Green” is the theme for First Friday, March 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas. For more information, call 360-833-9747 or visit atticgallery.com.

Art at the CAVE Gallery: The gallery is featuring the work of Ryan Kelly, assistant professor of ceramics and foundations at Western Washington University, who puts his own spin on decorative spin on Toby Jugs, which are face mugs. There is a First Friday reception on March 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. 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: Don Bishop’s show “Horizons” continues through March 30. 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

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, March 2, upstairs at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, visit prservationbeekeeping.com/beeclub.

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.

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 meditationbuddhismstudygroup@gmail.com.

Watercolorists group: Watercolorist and teacher Nancy Ryan offers watercolorists a place where to 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. The group invites all water media artists to a workshop with Ruth Armitage April 22 through 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, ritabing65@gmail.com or visit swwswatercolor.org.

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