Around Town

Camas-Washougal events for week of Jan. 16-23

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Camas Parks and Recreation Commission: The Commission will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.E. Lake Road, Camas. The Commission will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. For more information, visit cityofcamas.us.

Camas City Council: The Council will hold a workshop at 4:30 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 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 cityofc amas.us.

East County Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners: The Board will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave., Camas. For more information, visit ecfr.us.

Port of Camas-Washougal: The Port’s Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Port Meeting Room, 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Camas Public Library: The library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Baby Storytime will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16. Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 years will be held at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, and at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. Tiny Tots Storytime will be held at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. The LEGO Club will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16. Game Night for Adults will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. One-on-one technology help with things like setting up email accounts and navigating the internet will be available from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. The English conversation group will meet from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. Read to the dog during 15-minute slots from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. Basic Counsel, an impartial lawyer-based support group, will provide free legal help from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. “Book 2 Art,” a book club and crafting group for adults, will meet to discuss Cristina Henriquez’ book, “The Book of Unknown Americans,” and make a craft inspired by the book from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23. For more information, call 360-834-4692 or visit camaspublic library.evanced.info/signup/Calendar.

Washougal Community Library: The library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 6 will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16. Toddler Storytime for ages 18 to 36 months will meet from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17. Baby Storytime for ages 0 to 18 months will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. Teen Night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17. Saturday Morning Mix-Up, for children ages 6 and younger and their parent or caregiver, will mix up reading, writing, talking, singing, playing and doing science/technology activities from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. Chair Yoga will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. Crafternoon, a time for all ages to craft together, including children with a parent or caregiver present, will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. A book group for adults will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. For more information, visit fvrl.librarymar ket.com/events/upcoming or call 360-906-4860.

CLASSES

NatureScaping: Susie Peterson, a backyard habitat certification program manager with Columbia Land Trust, will present a workshop class on creating habitat and sustainable gardening from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 18 at the CASEE Center, building B, room 205, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. The class, a collaboration among the Columbia Land Trust, Portland Audubon and the Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington, will cover topics such as removing noxious weeds; stormwater management; gardening without pesticides; and wildlife stewardship. The class is free for NatureScaping members and costs $15 for non-members. NatureScaping membership costs $20 a year or $15 for seniors. To register or for more information, email info@naturescaping.org or marlene52ns@gmail.com or call 360-737-1160.

For more Around Town listings, including library offerings, senior centers, and volunteer opportunities, visit the Post-Record online at camaspostrecord.com.

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