Around Town

Events in Camas-Washougal for week of Oct. 31 through Nov. 7

Above: Children sort through their candy in front of Camas Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 23, during the Downtown Camas Association's Boo Bash Trick or Treat 2019 event. Downtown streets were closed from 3 to 5 p.m. to allow costume-clad children collect candy or Halloween prizes from local businesses. At right: Two children re-enact a scene from "Harry Potter" in front of Camas Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 23, during the event. (Photos by Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

PUBLIC MEETINGS

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, Nov. 4, 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 cityofcamas.us.

Washougal City Council: The Council will meet for a workshop at 5 p.m., and for a regular meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, at Washougal City Hall, 1701 “C” St., Washougal. For more information, call 360-835-8501.

Port of Camas-Washougal: The Port’s Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, in the Port Meeting Room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.

Clark County Cemetery District No. 1 Fern Prairie Cemetery: The board will hold a regular meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the district office, 26700 N.E. Robinson Road, Camas. For more information, call 360-833-9176.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 years will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1 , and Tuesday, Nov. 5. Slavic storytime (in Russian and Ukrainian) will begin at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4. Korean storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6. Baby Storytime will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. For more information or to learn about other ongoing library programs, call 360-834-4692 or visit camaspubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar.

Washougal Community Library: Toddler Storytime for ages 18 to 36 months will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1. Family Storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Baby Storytime for ages 0 to 18 months will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6.

For more information, visit fvrl.librarymarket.com/events/upcoming or call 360-906-4860.

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

Attic Gallery: The gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-817-2415.

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

Second Story Gallery: The gallery will feature abstract paintings by Ami Brimhall and pierced pottery vessels by Linda Kliewer during “Holding/Space: Presence and Possibility,” a two-month show that runs throughout October and November. 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 information, call 360-834-4692 or visit second storygallery.net.

Art at the Cave: 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 ArtAtTheCave.com, email cave.gallery.vancouver@gmail.com or call 360-314-6506.

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.

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

CLUBS AND GROUPS

100+ Women Who Care Clark County: The group will hold its final meeting of the year at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Grains of Wrath Brewing in Camas. The “giving circle” brings together women who are committed to donating $100 every three months. Those funds are then distributed directly to one nonprofit group nominated and voted upon by the members at the quarterly meeting. The group is open to all women. Members who attend and contribute at the gatherings are eligible to nominate local nonprofits to be considered for the quarterly donation. There is an optional social hour before the meeting from 5 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Chairperson Deanna Rusch at 360-980-1261 or email 100womenclarkcounty@gmail.com.

General Federation of Women’s Clubs Camas-Washougal: The group meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m., at the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave., Camas.

Community Garden Club of Camas-Washougal: The group meets at 1 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh St., Camas. For more information, call 360-834-3003 or visit gardenclubofc amaswashougal.org.

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.

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 jana.wilson@cityofvanc ouver.us.

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.

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.

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