Around Town for June 13, 2019

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Camas City Council: The Council will meet for a workshop at 4:30 p.m., and for its regular meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, June 17, at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas.

Port of Camas-Washougal Commission: The Commission will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, June 17, at the Port offices, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.

Camas Planning Commission: The Commission will meet for its regular meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas.

Mount Pleasant School Board: The Board will hold its regular meeting at 9 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, at Mount Pleasant School, 152 Marble Road, Washougal.


Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Friday, June 14, and Tuesday, June 18. Korean storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, June 17. The English Conversation Group will meet at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 18. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 19. Baby Storytime will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 20. The LEGO Club will meet at 4 p.m., Thursday, June 20. For more information about these programs, or to learn about other ongoing library programs, call 360-834-4692 or visit

Washougal Community Library: 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. Baby and toddler storytime, for children ages birth to 36 months, will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, June 14, in the library. Crafternoon, an afternoon of making craft projects for all ages with instructions provided, will be held from 3 to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at the library. Craft and Play, an all-ages time for creative projects and games, will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, in the library. A book group for adults will meet from 6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, in the library, to discuss the group’s book for the month of June, Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. Preschool story, for children ages 3 to 6, will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 19, at the library. Mission Control: Mars Rover, in which participants will work together to complete a series of NASA challenges including building a robotic arm and creating a roving science lab, will meet from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, in the library — all ages are welcome and no experience is necessary. The library is located at 1661 “C” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-906-4860 or visit


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

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.


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

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


Camas Gallery: The paintings of Julie Olsen are featured throughout June. 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. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas.

Second Story Gallery: “Changing Perspectives,” an art show by Camas High School Integrated Arts and Academics students, is featured at the gallery through June 29. Second Story Gallery is located on the second floor of the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, visit second

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 or visit


Artist Trust: The trust will present “Art Business School Night: Applying for Grants, Residencies and Other Opportunities” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., on Thursdays, June 13, 20, 27, and July 11, 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 register, visit

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 or or call 360-737-1160.


Buddhism Study Group: The group will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, at the Cascade Park Community Library near Firstenberg Center in Vancouver. For more information, email

Camas-Washougal Aviation Association: Association members will meet at 6:30 p.m. for a potluck, and at 7 p.m. for a regular meeting on Thursday, June 20, at Grove Field Airport, 632 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. For more information, visit

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

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.

To submit new Around Town notices or provide updated information, email, call 360-834-2141, fax 360-834-3423 or send via U.S. mail to P.O. Box 180, Vancouver, WA 98666. The deadline is 10 a.m. each Monday.