Around Town for week of July 11-17

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Members of Five Guys Named Moe, a Portland-based 12-piece show band, perform a song during the Port of Camas-Washougal Fourth of July Concert and Celebration, held July 4 at Washougal Waterfront Park. The event also featured The Junebugs, a Portland-based funk rock trio; food carts; a beer garden; and a fireworks display. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)


Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries: The FVRL Board of Trustees will hold a regular board meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, July 15, at the White Salmon Valley Community Library, 77 N.E. Wauna Ave., White Salmon.

East County Fire and Rescue: The ECFR Board of Commissioners will hold a regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, at ECFR Fire Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas.


Camas Public Library: A Camas Wellness Festival recap and planning meeting will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, July 11, in Meeting Room “B” at the library. Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 years will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Friday, July 12, and Tuesday, July 16. Experience virtual reality with the movie “Ready Player One” and exploration of Oculus Rift and Oculus Go virtual reality headsets on Saturday, July 13; the movie begins at noon and the headsets will be available from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Slavic storytime (in Russian and Ukrainian) will begin at 10:15 a.m., Monday, July 15. Korean storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, July 15. The English Conversation Group will meet at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 16. “M**der Mystery for Teens,” a suspense game for middle and high school students, will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 16. A DIY Paper Rocket event in which children ages 3 to 10 can build their own rocket out of paper and straws, will take place from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 16. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 17. Summer Movies, with a showing of the PG-rated movie, “The Kid Who Would Be King,” will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 17. 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 12. Lucy and Friends: Ventriloquism and Storytelling will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, July 12.

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., Friday, July 12. Red Yarn Productions will present “Sharin’ Space with the Critters,” a puppet show featuring energetic folk songs and interactive storytelling for younger children from 2 to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 13, at 54?40′ Brewing Company, 3801 S. Truman Road, Washougal. Craft and Play, an all-ages time for creative projects and games, will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 16. A book club for adults will discuss the July book, Sy Montgomery’s “The Soul of an Octopus” from 6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 16. Mr. Fantastic, a magician, will host a fast-paced, interactive magic show from 2 to 3 p.m, Wednesday, July 17, at the Washougal Community Center, 1661 “C” St., Washougal.


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.


Camas-Washougal Aviation Association: The association will meet for a potluck at 6:30 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 18, at either the Camas-Washougal Fire Department 42, 4321 N.W. Parker St., Camas or at Grove Field Airport, 632 N.W. 267th Ave., Camas. For more information about the association, visit

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.

Attic Gallery: The gallery is showcasing a “Locals Only” show, featuring Camas-Washougal artists, throughout July. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas.
Camas Gallery: Artist Liz Pike’s new “Field of Sunflowers” oil paintings are on display throughout July. The Camas Gallery is 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 “Lovebirds Paper” team of Muriel Wheatley and Levi Greenacres, is on display throughout July. 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 is featuring the works of Sarah Dillon and Samyak Yamauchi. Art at the CAVE Gallery is located at 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver. For more information, call 360-314-6506, email or visit