Around Town: Sept. 19-26

Events in Camas-Washougal for week of Sept. 19-26

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Washougal City Council: The Council will meet for a workshop at 5 p.m. and for a regular meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23, at Washougal City Hall, 1701 “C” St., Washougal. For more information, visit cityofwashougal.us.

Camas School District Board of Education: The Board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23, in the Dennison Board Room at the Zellerbach Administration Center, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas. For more information, visit camas.wednet.edu/about-csd/school-board/.

Washougal School District Board of Education: The Board will hold a regular business meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the district office board room, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal.

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, Sept. 20 , and Tuesday, Sept. 24. Slavic storytime (in Russian and Ukrainian) will begin at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23. Korean storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. Baby Storytime will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. The Crochet Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19. The LEGO Club will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19. Sunrise Youth Yoga for pre-kindergarteners will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Children in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade can sign up for a library card and get their photo taken with life-size cutouts of Buzz and Woody from the “Toy Story” movies from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23. There will be a drop-in craft “Make Me!” session for students in grades six through 12 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. School-age children can sign up for a library card with a Camas police officer from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. Great Decisions, a national, grassroots, foreign-policy discussion group, will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. An introductory “Loving Kindness” workshop on mindfulness, with guided meditations, which has wait list spots available, will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25. School-age children can sign up for a library card with Camas Mayor Shannon Turk from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. Basic Counsel, an impartial lawyer-based support group, will provide free legal help from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. The Crochet Club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. School-age children can sign up for a library card with a Camas firefighter from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. For more information about these programs, 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, Sept. 20. Family Storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Baby Storytime for ages 0 to 18 months will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. Teen Night, which is held every third Friday of the month, will offer teens the chance to play games, hold trivia contests, listen to music and craft from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. Family Storytime, for families with children ages 0 to 6 years, will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. A chair yoga class, designed for beginners or anyone looking for a gentle re-entry into yoga, will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. People looking for a way to support the Washougal library can attend the Friends of the Washougal Community Library meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. For more information, visit fvrl.librarymar ket.com/events/upcoming or call 360-906-4860.

CLASS REUNIONS

Camas High School class of 1969: The class will hold its 50th class reunion from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at a Beer at a Time, 216 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. Cost is $5. For more information, call Jeanette Jester at 360-834-2354, or email jemajester@aol.com.

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.

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

Attic Gallery: The gallery is showcasing the work of David Allen Dunlop through September. The gallery is located at 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, call 360-817-2415.

Second Story Gallery: The Northwest Oil Painters Guild will show their art work throughout September at the Second Story Gallery, located on the second floor of the Camas Public Library. The 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.

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

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.

Seniors and Law Enforcement Together: The SALT group will meet from 11 a.m. to noon, Monday, Sept. 23, at the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave., Camas. The September meetings will focus on changes related to age and neurological conditions; staying safe behind the wheel; and assessing your driving skills with hands-on activities and assessments. SALT meetings are free and open to all seniors. Caregivers also are encouraged to attend.

CLUBS AND GROUPS

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. The next meeting, on Wednesday, Sept. 25, will feature horticulturist Stephen Murphy, who will talk about plant propagation. Refreshments will be served, and guests are welcome. For more information, call 360-834-3003 or visit gardenclubofcamaswashougal.org.

Nebraska Picnic: Camas-Washougal residents who hail from Nebraska will meet for a community picnic from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at Prindle Park, 3371 Canyon Creek Road, Washougal. For more information, text or call Jan Boldt at 360-798-7406.

General Federation of Women’s Clubs Camas-Washougal: The group meets on the second Wednesday of the month. The next meeting is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Camas Police Department, 2100 N.E. Third Ave., Camas.

Harvest Celebration: WSU Clark County Extension will host its 21st annual Harvest Celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. The free event features nine farms showing the bounty of local agriculture and gives Clark County residents a chance to tour local farms and meet their area farmers. The farms will offer a variety of activities, including animal petting, U-pick vegetables, hayrides and photos with alpacas. To see a program guide and map, visit https://tinyurl.com/2019Harvest. For more information, visit go.wsu.edu/smallacreage.

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.

NatureScaping of Southwest Washington: NatureScaping will host “The World of Wild Edible” class on how to harvest and use wild plant parts from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 21, at CASEE Center, Building B, Room 205, 11104 N.E. 149th Brush Prairie. Classes are free for members, and cost $15 per class for nonmembers. Register at info@naturescaping.org, email marlene52ns@gmail.com or call 360-737-1160.

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@cityofvancouver.us.

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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