Bingo: 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. 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.
Gallery of Grandmothers: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. Join the Clark County Genealogical Society to celebrate its 50th anniversary of the Gallery of Grandmothers, which displays people’s grandmothers and their history in the past and present. It will be held at the Clark County Genealogical Society Library, 3205 NE 52nd St., Vancouver. For more information, visit ccgs-wa.org.
Forest fire lookout exhibit: 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. Join the North Clark Historical Museum as they unveil the forest fire lookout exhibit. Fire lookouts were used in the early 1900s to spot forest fires and relay the information back to dispatchers. The event will feature $1 raffle tickets for a “Wild Flowers” quilt made by Chelatchie Quilters. The museum is open on the second and fourth Saturdays every month from noon to 4 p.m. Tours are available upon request. The museum is located at 21416 NE 399th St., Amboy. For more information, call 360-247-5800 and leave a message, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Origin of Clark County: 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. Come to Battle Ground Lake State Park as ranger Sage Hoag discusses what makes Clark County special, beginning with how the county got its name from a famous explorer. Snacks will be provided. Battle Ground Lake State Park is located at 18002 NE 249th St., Battle Ground. For more information, call 360-687-4621 or email email@example.com.
Lewis River Rotary meeting: 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Join the Lewis River Rotary Club as they review their progress and goals for the year. The meeting will be held at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sue Coates at 360-798-5196 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Extending your garden season: Noon on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Join WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller as he talks about extending the growing season through the fall, how to cover crops, and winter gardening. The event is free. To join, go to tinyurl.com/2p88bcer. The meeting ID is 7756056320 and the password is 12345. For more information, call Gary Fredericks at 360-577-3014, ext. 3 or email email@example.com.
Multicultural Festival: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3. Join the Ridgefield community as they celebrate various cultures during the city’s Multicultural Festival, which includes cooking classes, dance performances and over 75 vendors. It will be held at Overlook Park, 113-131 S. Main Ave., Ridgefield. For more information, including a full schedule, go online to ridgefieldwa.us/event/first-saturday-september.
Nuts about squirrels: 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3. Come to Battle Ground Lake State Park as Columbia Springs educator and squirrel recovery volunteer Apryl Corey discusses squirrels native to the Pacific Northwest and what people can do to help them. Battle Ground Lake State Park is located at 18002 NE 249th St., Battle Ground. For more information, call 360-687-4621 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Firefighter open house: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Join Clark County Fire District 3 at an open house where people can meet their local emergency responders and learn about the fire district. Free hot dogs, chips, soda and water will be provided. Kids can also play in a “squirt house” and receive stickers and helmets as well. It will be held at Station 34 at 24812 NE Rawson Road, Brush Prairie. For more information, contact Chief Scott Sorenson at 360-892-2331 or email 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 $29.95, 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.
Experience Ridgefield: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Join the Ridgefield community for the annual Experience Ridgefield carnival, which features a game truck, a bounce house, potato sack races, and local food and craft vendors. It will be held at the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center, 510 Pioneer St., Ridgefield. For more information, contact Joe Vajgrt at 360-619-1305 or email email@example.com.
South Pawcific fundraiser: 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. Join Furry Friends at the organization’s 14th annual auction, which will benefit the organization and assist with medical needs for cats. It will be held at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver. Information for the event can be found online at event.auctria.com/e2e28386-7fef-4503-a983-6231139ab5eb.
Bethel Lutheran Church: 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18. Join Bethel Lutheran Church as Pastor Lynne Ogren shares the story of her journey through the Holy Land in Israel. The event is free but a free-will offering will be collected to support the Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp. Child care is available for children under 5. To secure child care, parents must call 360-892-4231 to reserve a spot in the nursery. The event is open to the public. The church is located at 12919 NE 159th St., Brush Prairie. For more information, call 360-892-4231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southwest Washington Model Railroaders: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24. Join the Southwest Washington Model Railroaders as they celebrate their 50th year. There will be over 100 tables of railroad items, including models and memorabilia. It will be held at the Battle Ground High School gymnasium, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground. It will be $10 for adults who come at 9 a.m., $5 for adults at 9:30 a.m., $3 for students, and free for children 6 years or under with an adult. COVID-19 precautions will be recognized. For more information, contact Larry Sprenkel at 360-619-8899 or email email@example.com.
Battle Ground Lions Club: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at Old Town Burgers and Breakfast. Join the Battle Ground Lions Club for fun and volunteer opportunities. Old Town Burgers is located at 813 W. Main St., Battle Ground.
Bliss Yoga (Lewisville): 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Wednesdays, Mondays from 6 to 7:15 p.m., and Fridays from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Lewisville Campus gymnasium stage area, 406 NW Fifth Ave., Battle Ground. Classes will include gentle poses to increase strength, balance, flexibility, relaxation and meditation. To register for Wednesday classes, contact Battle Ground Community Education at 360-885-6584. To register for Monday and Friday classes, contact Fran at 360-903-8912 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more online at blissyogafran.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 the 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.
Silver & Fit virtual fitness classes for seniors: 10 a.m. every weekday. Join Silver & Fit for free fitness classes for seniors. Monday is low impact cardio, Tuesday is easygoing yoga, Wednesday is body weight exercises, Thursday is balance and flexibility, and Friday is a mixer of favorite exercises of the week. To find classes, visit facebook.com/silverandfit. For more information, call 877-427-4788 or email email@example.com.
HOPE Dementia Support Group: 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday. Join HOPE in a support group for individuals caring for people with all types of dementia. The event will be hosted in person at Mallard Landing, 813 SE Clark Ave., Battle Ground, and through Zoom. To get the Zoom link, call 360-513-5754 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Professional Connections weekly meeting: 11:45 a.m. every Monday. Come meet like-minded professionals and network with others in your field. To join, go to zoom.com, click on join a meeting, enter meeting ID 8092456202, and enter password 311397, if applicable. For more information, call 503-348-5330.
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