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Events in Camas-Washougal for the week of Nov. 28 through Dec. 4

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"Peacock Want a Be," a sample quilt by Joanne Adams Roth, will be part of the Vagabonds quilting group's "Whispers in the Wind" art show at the Second Story Gallery in downtown Camas throughout December and January. The show will feature 12-inch squares stitched by local quilters Ada Levins, Roth, Wilma Fletcher Scott, Audrey Prothero, Karan Brooks, Sharry Olmstead, Lynn Czaban, Beverly Woodard and Val Pellens. The gallery, located on the second floor of the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, will host an artists' reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, before the Hometown Holidays celebration in downtown Camas. Rob Lewis will provide music during the First Friday reception. The Vagabonds' show will run through Jan. 25 in the gallery. (Contributed photo courtesy of Second Story Gallery)


Camas City Council: The Council will meet for a workshop at 4:30 p.m. and for a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, contact the City Clerk’s office at 360-817-1591, or visit

Port of Camas-Washougal: The Port’s Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in the Port Meeting Room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.

Camas Parks and Recreation Commission: The Commission will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more, visit

Friends of Washougal Community Library: The Friends will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Washougal Community Library, 1661 “C” St., Washougal. For more information, visit


Camas Public Library: The library will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, and remain closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 years will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3. Slavic storytime (in Russian and Ukrainian) will begin at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2. Korean storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. There will be a Camas library fundraiser held from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Caffe Piccolo in downtown Camas. The Youth Advisory Council will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2. The library will host a one-on-one technology help session from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 (participants must join the “1 on 1 Tech Help” wait list to be included). Read to the Dog will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3. The Teen Zine Zone for students in sixth to 12th grade will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. Celtic Muse will play seasonal music near the library’s fireplace from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. The library will host a special used-book-preview sale for Library Friends and volunteers from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in advance of the actual Used Book Sale, which begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, and runs through Monday, Dec. 9. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit

Washougal Community Library: The library will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Family Storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Baby Storytime for ages 0 to 18 months will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. Chair Yoga will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. DIY Book Art: Hedgehogs, an evening creating 3-D works of art using recycled books for ages 13 and older (ages 9 to 12 may participate if accompanied by an adult), will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3. The “Build it!” program, to help youth ages 5 to 12 develop STEM skills, will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. For more information, visit or call 360-906-4860.


Attic Gallery: The gallery is showcasing oil paintings by Anna Norris, watercolor paintings by Bill Baily, acrylic paintings by Jean Schwalbe and ceramic sculptures by Terri Axness throughout the month of November. The gallery is at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more, call 360-817-2415.

Camas Gallery: The gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, visit

Second Story Gallery: The gallery is featuring abstract paintings by Ami Brimhall and pierced pottery vessels by Linda Kliewer throughout November. The gallery will host an artists’ reception during First Friday on Dec. 6, to celebrate the December-January show featuring artwork by nine local quilters. The gallery is located on the second floor of the Camas Public Library. Art is available for viewing 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. For more, call 360-834-4692 or visit second

Art at the Cave: The gallery is showing work from 50 artists involved in the Clark County Open Studios Tour throughout the month of November. The gallery is located at 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, visit ArtAtTheCa, email or call 360-314-6506.


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

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. on 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, call 360-835-8113, or pick up a schedule of activities at 1681 “C” St., Washougal.

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