Around Town for June 6, 2019

Children jump on an inflatable toy during the CamTown Youth Festival, held June 1, in Crown Park. The event, put on by the city of Camas, featured a variety of games, crafts, activities, entertainment, food, an art show, a petting zoo and a children's flea market. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

PUBLIC MEETINGS

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

Washougal City Council: The council will hold a workshop at 5 p.m., Monday, June 10, followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m., at Washougal City Hall, 1701 “C” St.

Camas School District: The board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, June 10, at Grass Valley Elementary School, 3000 N.W. Grass Valley Drive, Camas.

Clark County Cemetery District No. 1 – Fern Prairie: The district will hold its monthly meeting at 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, at the district office, 26700 N.E. Robinson Road, Camas. For more information, call 360-833-9176.

C-Tran: The board will meet at 5:30 pm., Tuesday, June 11, in the Columbia Room at the Vancouver Library, 901 “C” St., Vancouver.

Washougal Planning Commission: The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, at Washougal City Hall, 1701 “C” St.

Washougal School District: The board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, at the district office, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Friday, June 7, and Tuesday, June 11. At 10 a.m., Monday, June 10, there will be a blood drive. Korean storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10. The English Conversation Group will meet at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 11. Mystery and Mayhem will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 11. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 12. Baby Storytime will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 13. The crochet club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, June 13, in the teen room. For more information about these programs, or to learn about other ongoing library programs, call 360-834-4692 or visit camaspubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar.

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, June 7. Hands Only CPR will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 8. The Gardening Series: Container Gardening will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 8. Books and Brew book group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 13, at 54?40′ Brewing Company, 3801 S. Truman Road, No. 1, in Washougal. Preschool story, for children ages 3 to 6, will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 12. The library is located at 1661 “C” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-906-4860 or visit fvrl.librarymarket.com/events/upcoming.

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 Monday, June 17. The seniors will travel to Lucky Eagle casino in Rochester, 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.

CLASS REUNIONS

Washougal High School Class of 1999: The class will hold its 20th class reunion Friday through Sunday, June 21-23. Events include a meet-and-greet event on Friday, June 21; a reunion dinner on Saturday, June 22; and a family picnic on Sunday, June 23. The committee is looking for members who do not have social media or do not check social media often. For more information or to tell the committee that you plan to attend, email washougalclassof1999@gmail.com.

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.

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.

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.

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

Camas Gallery: Throughout the month of June, the paintings of Julie Olsen will be featured. The gallery will host an artist’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, June 7. Camas Gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-817-2415.

Attic Gallery: The paintings of Jean Schwalbe will be shown throughout the month of June. Meet Schwalbe at a First Friday reception 5 to 8 p.m., June 7. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas.

Art at the CAVE Gallery: Throughout the month of June, the works of Mar Goman and M. Acuff will be featured. 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.

MISCELLANEOUS

Artist Trust: The trust brings Art Business School Night: Applying for Grants, Residencies, and Other Opportunities Thursdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, and July 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Covington House, 4201 Main St., Vancouver. The instructor is Dorothy Bocian, of IDIOM Arts Business Consulting. Cost is $150, $120 for Artist Trust members. For more information or to regisiter, visit artisttrust.org/index.php/events/event/artist_trust_vancouver_abns_applying_for_grants_residencies_opps-Vancouver.

One Stop Mini Storage: The facility will be holding its second annual garage sale Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 271 S.E. Lechner St., Camas. For more information, call 360-835-2333 or visit camasministorage.com.

NatureScaping: An Herbal Vinegar Primer will be presented by Erin Harwood and Eloyce O’Connor, co-owners of Garden Delights Herb Farm, from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 15, at the CASEE Center, building B, room 205, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Cost is free for NatureScaping members or $15 for non-members. Membership per year is $20 and $15 for seniors. To register or for more information, email info@naturescaping.org or marlene52ns@gmail.com or call 360-737-1160.

CLUBS AND GROUPS

General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC): The group will meet at 7 p.m., Wednedsday, June 12, at the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Susan Bennett at 916-330-7932 or Rite2M@frontier.com.

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@cityofvancouver.us.

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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