Community Calendar


Bloodworks Northwest blood drive: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Thursday, April 11, Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St. Appointments for the Bloodworks Northwest blood drive are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Participants must be 16 or older. Register online at

Lady Mad Hatters meeting: 11:30 a.m., Friday, April 12, Northwood Public House, 1401 SE Rasmussen Blvd., Battle Ground. Meet with other local senior ladies for lunch at the pub, organized by Battle Ground Senior Citizens. Contact Sharon Wodtke,, for more information.

Battle Ground Community Library vintage media sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, April 13, Battle Ground Community Library, 1207 SE Eighth Way, Battle Ground. Purchase old DVDs, VHS tapes, cassettes and vinyl records during the sale hosted by Friends of Battle Ground Community Library.

Strawberry Workshop: 10-11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 13, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 NE 78th St., Vancouver. Learn to grow strawberries with WSU Extension Clark County Master Gardeners. The workshop will discuss strawberry types, planting, diseases and pests. Register online at

Whipple Creek Beginner Hike: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sunday, April 14, Whipple Creek Regional Park, 17202 NW 21st Ave., Ridgefield. Women and non-binary hikers are welcomed to a beginner-friendly hike by SheJumps. The free hike will be 2.5 miles. For more information, visit

Lewis River Rotary Club meeting: 7-8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. This is an open club meeting to learn about “Green Bags Clark Neighbors Food Project” with Julie Peters. For more information, contact Marta Carminato at

Senior Lunch and Learn: 12-1 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground. Learn about the myths and truths of senior housing, hosted by Battle Ground Senior Citizens. Sign up by contacting Sharon Wodtke, 360-953-3278.

Battle Ground Park Appreciation Day: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 20. Join the Annual Parks Appreciation Day party as Battle Ground Parks & Recreation and park adopters celebrate National Volunteer Month and Earth Day. Volunteer to assist with park maintenance at

Arktana Benefit Fashion Show: 4-6 p.m., Monday, April 22, BevRidge Public, 4315 S. Settler Drive, Ridgefield. Enjoy an evening of fashion and fundraising with complimentary champagne. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Open House Ministries. To purchase tickets, visit

RePurpose toy drive: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday, April 22, RePurpose Center, 7704 NE 47th Ave., Vancouver. RePurpose Center and 1-800-Got-Junk will accept gently used toy donations for Second Chance Toys. Plastic toys, books, games, puzzles and kids bikes will be accepted. For more information, email

NatureScaping plant sale & fundraiser: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, April 27, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday, April 28, NatureScaping Wildlife Botanical Gardens, 11000 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie. Purchase bare root trees, shrubs and perennials at the annual garden fundraiser. Volunteer positions are still available at

Woodland Love Your Library fundraiser: 5-9 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Peterson’s Red Barn, 1605 Caples Road, Woodland. The fundraiser for Woodland’s new library will feature auctions, live music and dinner. Registration is $60. Purchase tickets online at, in person at Woodland Community Library or mail cash or check to Friends of Woodland Library, P.O. Box 894, Woodland 98674.

Furry Friends garage sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, April 27, American Legion Hall, 4607 NE St. James Road, Vancouver. Proceeds will benefit Furry Friends. Item donations for the garage sale will be accepted from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday, April 26. Clean, unbroken goods will be accepted. For more information, email

Ridgefield Garden Club plant sale: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, May 4, Bennet Hall at Abrams Park, 400 Abrams Park Road, Ridgefield. The club will sell hanging baskets, trees, herbs, planters and more. Proceeds will benefit the club’s beatification work in Ridgefield. For more information, visit

Pot A Plant for Mom: 12-2 p.m., Saturday, May 11, Impact Automotive, 109 W. Yacolt Road, Yacolt. Bring your children to plant a flower in a pot as a gift for Mother’s Day. For more information, visit

La Center Inaugural Arts Fair: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 11, La Center Community Center, 1000 E. Fourth St., La Center. Many forms of art will be present at the fair hosted by La Center Arts Council, including culinary, literature, ceramics, sculpture and woodworking. Tickets are free, but a $6 donation is encouraged. Register online at

Hydrangea garden workshop: 4:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m., Saturday, May 11, La Center Community Library, 1411 NE Lockwood Creek Road, La Center. Learn about hydrangea varieties and care from Master Gardener Carley Wecks at this public event. Registration is not required. For more information, visit