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Calendar of Camas-Washougal events for the week of July 4-10, 2019

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Washougal City Council: The Council will meet for a workshop at 5 p.m., and for a regular meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, July 8, at Washougal City Hall, 1701 “C” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-8501.
C-TRAN: The board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, at the Vancouver Community Library, 901 “C” St., Vancouver.
Clark County Cemetery District No. 1 – Fern Prairie: The commissioners will hold a monthly meeting at 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, at the district 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., Friday, July 5, and Tuesday, July 9. Slavic storytime (in Russian and Ukrainian) will begin at 10:15 a.m., Monday, July 8. Korean storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, July 8. The English Conversation Group will meet at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 9. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 10. The library will be closed for the Independence Day holiday on Thursday, July 4. For more information about these programs, or to learn about other ongoing library programs, call 360-834-4692 or visit
Washougal Community Library: Family storytime, for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children, will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, July 5. A Technology Workshop: Mobile Devices Lab for adults and seniors who have questions about smartphones or tablets will be held from 4 to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 6. Craft and Play, an all-ages time for creative projects and games, will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 9. Steve’s Creature Feature Reptile Zoo for ages 4 and older will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 10. The library will be closed for the Independence Day holiday on Thursday, July 4. The library is located at 1661 “C” St., Washougal. For more information, visit or call 360-906-4860.


Attic Gallery: The gallery will showcase a “Locals Only” show, featuring Camas-Washougal artists, throughout July. The gallery will host a First Friday artist reception from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 5. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas.
Camas Gallery: Artist Liz Pike will show her new “Field of Sunflowers” oil paintings throughout the month of July, with an artist reception and live painting demonstration from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 5 at Camas Gallery, located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-817-2415.
Second Story Gallery: “Animalibris,” a paper art show carefully cut by the team of Muriel Wheatley and Levi Greenacres, known as Lovebirds Paper, will be shown in the gallery during the month of July. An artist reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 5, at the gallery. Second Story Gallery is located on the second floor of the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. The art will be available for viewing during regular 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 360-834-4692 or visit second
Art at the CAVE Gallery: Throughout the month of July, the gallery will feature the works of Sarah Dillon and Samyak Yamauchi. There will be an artist reception from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, July 5, and an artist talk at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11. Art at the CAVE Gallery is located at 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver. For more information, call 360-314-6506, email or visit


Aviation Summer Camp: The Camas-Washougal Aviation Association will host a summer camp for students ages 9 to 14 interested in learning more about aviation at Grove Field Airport. The Association is partnering with Pearson Field Education Center to present a comprehensive program during the five-day session, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 9 through Saturday, July 13. The camp includes: a day at Grove Field Airport learning aviation basics such as fundamentals of aerodynamics; hangar tours at Grove Field, plus a field trip to fly radio-controlled aircraft in Washougal; Pearson Field simulator training and wind tunnel instruction and electric model construction and flying; and airplane rides from Grove Field to Hood River for a Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum tour. The camp begins and ends at Grove Field each day, with transportation provided for all trips. Space is limited and there is a maximum of 16 spaces available. Scholarships may be available. For more information, call Bob Martilla at 360-301-9317.


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
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 1969: The class will hold its 50th reunion from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 20. For more information, call Carol Tipton Gifford at 360-834-6570.
Camas High School class of 1969: The class will hold its 50th class reunion from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, at a Beer at a Time, 216 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. Cost is $5. Payment and RSVP preferred by Sept. 1. Checks should be made out CHS class of 1969 and sent to Jeanette Jester, P.O. Box 319, Washougal, WA 98671. For more information, call Jester at 360-834-2354, or 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 janice.butzke@mealsonwheelspeo


Women Supporting Women: A support group for women, ages 55 and older, meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m., on Wednesdays, 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 jana.wilson@cityofvan
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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