Around Town for May 9, 2019

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Camas Public Library: The library board of trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 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, May 13, 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, May 13, at the Camas School District office, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave.

Clark County Cemetery District No. 1 — Fern Prairie: The district will hold its monthly meeting at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 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 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, in the Columbia Room at the Vancouver Library, 901 “C” St., Vancouver.

Washougal School District: The board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, at the district office, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal.


Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime will be held Friday, May 10, and Tuesday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Korean Storytime will be held Monday, May 13, at 10:15 a.m. Mindfulness Workshop will be held Monday, May 13, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., in meeting room B. Mystery and Mayhem will meet Tuesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. The Stuffed Animal Sleepover will be held Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. Friends of the Camas Library book sale will be held May 9-11 and May 13. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held Wednesday, May 15, at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Baby Storytime will be held Thursday, May 16, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. The crochet club will meet Thursday, May 16, from 3:30 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 10. Friday games will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, May 10. Preschool story, for children ages 3 to 6, will be held Wednesday, May 15, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Build It! will meet Wednesday, May 15, from 3 to 4 p.m. Next Chapter of Life — Alzeheimer’s Awareness: Effective Communication Strategies will be held Tuesday, May 14, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. 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 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.


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.


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: “Big Skies and Small Wonders” will be presented through May 25, in the gallery, located on the second floor of the Camas Public Library. The dual show features expansive landscapes that form a background for three-dimensional floral stems made of polymer clay. Marilyn Slaby is the sculptor of lifelike blooms, and Mary Chant is the painter of clouds piling up on her horizons. The exhibit is on display 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, at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit

Camas Gallery: For the month of May, Performing Paintbrushes will feature the works of Heidi Jo Curley and Anna Norris. 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. Attic Gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas.

Art at the CAVE Gallery: The gallery is featuring artist Chuck Moffitt’s “The Fantasmagorical Journey of Rainbow Giraffe” throughout the month of May. 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: A group show, “Four Seasons,” will be featured throughout May. This is a group show featuring artists 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


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.


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 Chamber of Commerce: The chamber luncheon will be held Thursday, May 16, at Camas Meadows, 4105 N.W. Camas Meadows Drive. Speaker will be Roni Sasaki with EnviroMet. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for networking, and the program begins at noon. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. For more information or to RSVP, email or call the chamber office at 360-834-2472.

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.


Fort Vancouver Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution: The group will meet Tuesday, May 14, at 11 a.m., at Smith-Reynolds American Legion, 4607 N.E. St. James Road, Vancouver. A memorial service is planned and the good citizen winner will be announced. Prospective members are invited and genealogical research help is available. Contact Sue Mills at 360-573-5445 or email at

Buddhism Study Group: The meditation and Buddhism study group will meet Wednesday, May 15, from 1:30 to 3 pm., at the Camas Park Community Library near Firstenberg Center on Northeast 136th Avenue in Vancouver. All those interested in meditation and the study of Buddhism as a life philosophy are welcome. For more information, email

Clark-Skamania Flyfishers: The group will meet Wednesday, May 15, at Camas Meadows Golf Club, 4105 N.W. Camas Meadows Drive, Camas. Bill McMillan, a key founder, will be speaking on the history and philosophy of the flyfishers first 10 years. The public is invited and families are welcome. Wet Fly Hour is from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, call Roy DeRousie at 360-210-7531.

Camas-Washougal Aviation Association: The May general meeting will be Thursday, May 16, at Kent’s hangar, 26419 N.E. 10th St., Camas. Potluck begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, call Kent Mehrer at 206-619-0860 or email or call Terah Brice at 360-562-5082 or email at Alaska/Horizon Day at Portland International Airport will be Saturday, May 18. Call Bob Martilla at 360-601-9317 for more information.

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.