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Camas-Washougal events for the week of Jan. 2-9

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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, Jan. 6, 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 cityofca

Port of Camas-Washougal: The Port’s Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, in the Port Meeting Room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.


Camas Public Library: Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 years will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7. Slavic Storytime (in Russian and Ukrainian) will begin at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6. Korean Storytime will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8. The library will continue its Winter Break Movies series at 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Jan. 2-3. The Page Turners book group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Lacamas Lake Lodge. The Bee Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4. There will be a blood drive with Bloodworks NW starting at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6. Get one-on-one technology help from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7. The English conversation group will meet from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7. Read to the Dog time slots are available from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7. The No. 2 Readers Book Discussion group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7. The Tolkien Fellowship book club for adults will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8. The Community Sewing Group for adults will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. Simply Write, a group for adults who love to write, will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit

Washougal Community Library: Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 6 will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2. Family Storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 . Toddler Storytime for ages 18 to 36 months will meet from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3. Baby Storytime for ages 0 to 18 months will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8. The library will host a Saturday Morning Mix-up for children ages 6 and younger, and their parent or caregiver, with reading, writing, singing, and science/technology activities from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4. Chair Yoga will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4. A Technology Workshop: Mobile Devices Lab for those wishing to learn more about their smartphones and tablets will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4. The library will host a Do-It-Yourself Book Art workshop to build fairy houses from recycled books for ages 13 and older, or 9 to 12 with an adult, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7. Build It, a chance for children ages 5 to 12 to develop STEM skills using LEGO bricks, blocks, boxes and other materials, will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8. For more information, visit oming or call 360-906-4860.


Attic Gallery: Attic Gallery will present “Narratives & Metaphors” by artist David Carmack Lewis through January, and will host an art reception during the evening First Friday event in downtown Camas on Friday, Jan. 3. The gallery is located at 421 N.E. Cedar St., Camas. For more information, visit or call 360-833-9747.


Fort Vancouver Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution: The group will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Smith-Reynolds American Legion, 4607 N.E. St. James Road, Vancouver. Prospective members are invited. Genealogical research help is available. For more information, contact Sue Mills at 360-573-5445 or


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. For more information, call Karen at 360-834-8506.