Around Town for March 28, 2019

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Camas City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, April 1, 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, April 1, 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, April 2, at 5:30 p.m., in room 698 of the service center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

Clark County Emergency Medical Service District No. 1: The board will hold a public meeting Tuesday, April 2, at 6 p.m., in the commissioners hearing room, sixth floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

East County Fire & Rescue: The board will meet Tuesday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime will be held Friday, March 29, and Tuesday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tee Griffen, a local young adult author, will be giving autographs on Saturday, March 30, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Korean Storytime will be held Monday, April 1, at 10:15 a.m. The Youth Advisory Council will meet Monday, April 1, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., in meeting room A. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held Wednesday, April 3, at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. AARP tax help is available Wednesday, April 3, from noon to 4 p.m. Baby Storytime will be held Thursday, March 28, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. 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 29. Friday games will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, March 29. The Spring Gardening Series will feature mason bees on Saturday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m. Build it! will take place from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 3. Preschool story, for children ages 3 to 6, will be Wednesday, April 3, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Trivia night will be Wednesday, April 3, from 6 to 7 p..m., at 54?40′ Brewing Company, 3801 S. Truman Road No. 1, Washougal. 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, April 15. The seniors will go 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 20-year reunion June 21-23. Events include a meet and greet on Friday, a reunion dinner on Saturday and a family picnic on Sunday. The committee is looking for members who do not have social media or do not check social media very often. For more information or if you would like to attend, email washougalclassof1999@gmail.com.

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: For the month of April, the photography of Dale Larson will be featured. 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: Until April 30, Randy Cole is the featured artist. A First Friday event will be April 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Camas Gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-817-2415.

Art at the CAVE Gallery: The gallery is featuring the work of Chuck Moffitt. 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: Beginning April 5, “Four Seasons” will be featured. This is a group show from four artists who work in different mediums and their work focuses on the Four Seasons. Artists are Romona Youngquist, Tracy Leagjeld, Steve Hill and Yong Hong Zhong. 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, April 6, upstairs at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, visit prservationbeekeeping.com/beeclub.

Women Supporting Women: Beginning Wednesday, April 10, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., a support group for women, ages 55 and older, will meet at Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver. Lead 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.

Clark-Skamania Flyfishers: The 23rd annual beginning flyfishing school will be held Saturday, April 27. Check-in is at 8:45 a.m., and the class begins at 9:10 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes coffee, doughnuts, lunch, drinks, a beginning flyfishing manual, and handouts. Equipment will be provided. For more information, call Don Starking at 509-637-4405 or Sherri Starkin at 360-608-5916 or email to dstarkin@msn.com or visit the website at clark-skamania-flyfishers.org.

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.

Watercolorists group: The watercolor group meets every Tuesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m., 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. The group invites all water media artists to a workshop with Ruth Armitage April 22-25 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 at ritabing65@gmail.com or visit swwswatercolor.org.

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