Mountain View Easter Egg Hunt: 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. Join the Mountain View Christian Center for a free easter egg hunt for children up to sixth grade. There will be prizes, activities and snacks. The event will occur rain or shine. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 15. Join the Battle Ground seniors for a game of bunco. It will be held at the Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email email@example.com.
IQ Credit Easter Egg Hunt: 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 16. Join the Ridgefield community for IQ Credit Union’s 13th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Overlook Park in downtown Ridgefield. The egg hunt will start at 11 a.m. It is located at 113-131 S. Main Ave., Ridgefield.
Woodland Easter Egg Hunt: 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 16. Join the Woodland Moose Lodge and the rest of the community for an annual easter egg hunt at Horseshoe Lake Park, which will include prize baskets. Children aged 11 and under are welcome. Horseshoe Lake Park is located at 700 Goerig St., Woodland. For more information, call Lota Ross at 360-903-3579 or the lodge after 2 p.m. at 360-225-7736.
Craft day: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 18. Join the Battle Ground seniors for an afternoon of arts and crafts. It will be held at the Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Raised beds workshop: Noon on Tuesday, April 19. Join WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller as he discusses the pros and cons of gardening with raised beds, as well as the location, size, materials, site preparation, and soil options. To join, go to tinyurl.com/2p88bcer. Enter the meeting ID 7756056320 and password 12345. For more information, call Gary Fredricks at 360-577-3014, ext. 3 or email email@example.com.
Female ancestors webinar: 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20. Join the Clark County Genealogical Society for a free webinar, “Unlocking Stories of Female Ancestors Through Effective Research,” which will display research methodologies that unlock previously “hidden” evidence of female ancestors’ stories. For more information, visit ccgs-wa.org.
Woodland library fundraiser: 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. Join the Friends of Woodland Community Library as they host a fundraiser for a new library. The Love Your Library event will feature a silent auction, a live auction and live music. Appetizers, desserts and complimentary beverages will be provided. Hacker Architects will present the conceptual design for the new Woodland Community Library. Tickets are $45. They can be purchased online at loveyourlibrary.eventbrite.com, at the library, or by mail to Friends of Woodland Library, P.O. Box 894, Woodland. For more information about the new library building project, go online to fvrl.org/ImagineWoodland.
Elks Bingo: 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. Join Battle Ground Elks Lodge No. 2589 for a game of bingo. All members and guests are welcome. It will be held at the Battle Ground Elks Lodge, 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Mel Sanders at 360-687-1230.
Controlling slugs: Noon on Tuesday, April 26. Join WSU Master Gardener Jen Swanson as she discusses how to control slugs, bugs, and other pests that may eat your plants without spraying any pesticides. To join, go to tinyurl.com/2p88bcer. Enter meeting ID 7756056320 and password 12345. For more information, call Gary Fredricks at 360-577-3014, ext. 3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mitochondrial DNA webinar: 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27. Join the Clark County Genealogical Society for a free webinar, “Wringing Every Drop Out of Mitochondrial DNA,” which will teach people how to obtain information on their family tree through mitochondrial DNA and resources like Geni or WikiTree. For more information, visit ccgs-wa.org.
Ridgefield High School Golden Grads Social: 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 15. The Ridgefield High School classes of 1967, 1969 and 1970 will host a Sunday social, which raises funds for scholarships for the class of 2022. Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, coffee and water will be provided. Those who want soda must bring their own. Registration is $20, which will cover food and other expenses. For more information and to acquire the registration form, call Jim Rinta at 360-901-9739 or email email@example.com, or call Anita Temme at 360-607-7987 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will be held at the Ridgefield High School Commons, 2630 S. Hillhurst Road, Ridgefield.
Miss Teen La Center Scholarship Pageant: 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. La Center will hold its annual Miss Teen La Center Scholarship Pageant for girls ages 13 to 18. The event is open to girls from Ridgefield as well. It will be held at the new La Center Middle School, 2001 NE Lockwood Creek Road, La Center. For more information, contact Linda Tracy at email@example.com.
Pig Jam: 4 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Join the Battle Ground community for a Pig Jam, which will serve a large, roasted barbecue pig while an AC/DC tribute band plays. Food is $25, and includes three different plates, each with a quarter pound of meat and a side. Attendees can listen to the band’s performance for free. The event will be held at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. To get tickets, go to tinyurl.com/md3t2db. For more information, call Sherie Szubski at 425-698-3236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
La Center kindergarten registration: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays at the La Center Elementary School office, 700 E. Fourth St., or online at lacenterschools.org. Kindergarten for La Center children starts on April 11. Parents are strongly encouraged to register beforehand. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Aug. 31. Parents must bring a copy of their child’s immunization record and birth certificate. Kindy Club Nights will also be hosted from 5 to 6 p.m. on April 21 and May 19 in the La Center Elementary School cafeteria. The events help prepare incoming students.
Happy Hoppers beginner square dance lessons: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday through April 25. Join Happy Hoppers in square dancing lessons for beginners. Cost is $5 per person. Masks and proof of vaccination are required. Lessons will be held at 7701 NE Ward Road, Vancouver. For more information, contact Gil Shoemaker at 360-450-7029 or go to HappyHoppers.com.
Toastmaster meetings: 7 p.m. every Tuesday online. Toastmasters holds meetings for people who want to improve their communication skills for business or career development. Meetings are on Zoom. Use meeting ID number 88000718444. Participants can login five to 10 minutes early to chat. More information can be found online at egtm.org.
Battle Ground Rotary Club meeting: 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at 715 E. Main St. in Battle Ground.
Take off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at Battle Ground Elks Lodge, 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. The meeting starts with a weigh-in. If you want to lose weight sensibly, TOPS has you covered. For more information, call Donna Brown at 562-355-0950.
Columbia River Square Dancers: Lessons 6 to 8 p.m. on Sundays, dances at 7 p.m. for plus level and 8 to 9:45 p.m. for mainstream level on the first and third Friday of each month. Lessons and dances are held at 17901 NE 72nd Ave., Battle Ground. Cost is $7 per dancer. For more information, contact Dale Smith at 360-606-8849.
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