Around Town for May 2, 2019

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Clark County Solid Waste Advisory Commission: The commission will meet Thursday, May 2, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Center for Community Health, room 210, 1601 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. The agenda includes updates on solid waste handling permits and enforcement, recycling processing and markets, and solid waste programs and projects.

Camas City Council: The council will hold a workshop Monday, May 6, at 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, May 6, 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, May 7, at 5:30 p.m., in room 698 of the service center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

Clark County Council: The council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, May 7, at 6 p.m., in the council hearing room, sixth floor, Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

East County Fire and Rescue: The board will meet Tuesday, May 7, at 6:30 pm., at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. A special board of fire commissioners meeting will be held Friday, May 10, at 2 p.m., at Station 91, to discuss policy review.

Camas Public Library: The library board of trustees will meet Thursday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m., in meeting room A at Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, call 360-834-4692.


Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime will be held Friday, May 3, and Tuesday, May 7, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Korean Storytime will be held Monday, May 6, at 10:15 a.m. Mindfulness Workshop is Monday, May 6, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., in meeting room B. A Youth Advisory Council meeting will be Monday, May 6, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Stitching in the Stacks will be Wednesday, May 7, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friends of the Camas Library book sale will be held May 9, 10, 11 and 13. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held Wednesday, May 8, at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Baby Storytime will be held Thursday, May 9, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. The crochet club will meet Thursday, May 9, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., in the teen room. For more information about these programs, or to learn about other ongoing library programs, call 360-834-4692 or visit

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, May 3. Friday games will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, May 3. Preschool story, for children ages 3 to 6, will be Wednesday, May 8, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Build It! will meet Wednesday, May 8, from 3 to 4 p.m. Books and Brew book group will meet Thursday, May 9, 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


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

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.


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 held Monday, May 20. The seniors will go to Nisqually Red Wind Casino in Olympia, 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.


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.


Radiant Church: R.A.D. (Reaching out in Active Discipleship) Outreach is hosting a bingo fun night Saturday, May 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Radiant Church, 2717 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. This fundraiser will help provide funds to Washougal students needing assistance with sports or club fees, provide financial assistance to families in need and the annual backpack school supply give away. For more information, call Pam Clark at 360-606-7978 or Michele Gregson at

Black Pearl on the Columbia: An open house will be held Sunday, May 5, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Black Pearl on the Columbia, 56 S. First St., Washougal.

Master Gardener Foundation: The gardeners will have its annual plant sale Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. Proceeds will benefit Washington State University Gardener Program projects. Parking and entry are free. For more information, visit

Community Garden Club of Camas-Washougal: The annual plant sale will be Saturday, May 18, from 9 to 3 p.m., at Camas United Methodist Church, 706 N.E. 14th Ave., Camas. Cash and checks are accepted, no credit cards. For more information, visit or

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.


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


Second Story Gallery: Beginning in May, the oils and acrylics of Mary Chant will be on display. 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

Camas Gallery: For the month of May, Performing Paintbrushes will feature the works of Heidi Jo Curley and Anna Norris. There will be a First Friday event on May 3 from 5 to 8 p.m., where Curley and Norris will be painting. Camas Gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-817-2415.

Attic Gallery: The paintings of C.W. Potzz will be shown throughout the month of May. Meet her at First Friday, May 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas.

Art at the CAVE Gallery: The gallery is featuring the work of Chuck Moffitt. The Fantasmagorical Journey of Rainbow Giraffe will be featured beginning May 3 with a First Friday exhibition from 6 to 9 p.m. Art at the CAVE Gallery is located at 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver. For more information, call 360-314-6506, email or visit

Art on the Boulevard: Until May 31, “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


Preservation Beekeeping Club: The club will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 4, upstairs at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. For more information, visit

100+ Women Who Care Clark County: The group will hold its second meetig Wednesday, May 8, at 6 p.m., at Grains of Wrath Brewing, 230 N.E. Fifth Ave., Camas. The group is open to all women. There is an optional social hour from 5 to 6 p.m. For more information, call Deanna Rusch at 360-980-1261 or

General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC): The group will meet Wednesday, May 8, at 7 p.m., in the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave. Refreshments are served. For more information, contact Susan Bennett at 916-330-7932 or

Women Supporting Women: A support group for women, ages 55 and older, will meet Wednesdays, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., 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 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.

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 425 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, WA 98607. The deadline is 10 a.m. each Monday.