Community calendar for Aug. 18 edition


Community Events

Women Entrepreneurs Organization of Clark County: 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 18 at Bethany Vineyard and Winery, 4115 NE 259th St., Ridgefield. Join the WEO SW Washington for a night of networking, live music, food, wine and a market. Tickets cost $65 per person via Eventbrite at

Southwest Washington Jobs Fair: 11 a.m., to 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 19 at the Clark County Event Center in Exhibition Hall B, 17402 NE Delfel Road, Ridgefield. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler will host the 10th annual Southwest Washington Jobs Fair. The event is free and open to residents looking for a career in various industries. Interested employers can email or call 360-695-6292. For more information, visit

Woodland Chamber of Commerce event: 7 a.m., Friday, Aug. 20 at the Lewis River Golf Course, 3209 Old Lewis River Road, Woodland. The Port of Woodland will present a fun-filled day of prizes, raffles and golf. Tickets cost $130 a person or $520 for a team of four. The entry fee covers breakfast, lunch, hole-in-one awards and cart rental. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit wood

Repair Clark County event: 12 to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 21 at Battle Ground Community Library, 1207 SE Eighth Way, Battle Ground. The BG Community Library and Columbia Springs are partnering to provide Repair Clark County, a program where volunteers fix small appliances and electronics, sew minor repairs for clothes, as well as sharpen knives and garden tools. A volunteer will contact you when the item is ready, most of which take two weeks to complete. To register for the event, head to

Brush Prairie Cruise-In: 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 21 on the field next to Brush Prairie General Store, 15320 NE Caples Road, Brush Prairie. All makes and models of cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors are welcome to enter the cruise-in. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m., There is a $5 entry fee, which includes a dash magnet for the first 40 entries. Funds raised from the event will benefit the Rocksolid Teen Community Center. Attendees can pick up a free hotdog or hamburger, while they last. For questions, contact Julie Kim at 360-624-2253.

Ridgefield Farm to Table event: 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 21 at Overlook Park, 113-131 S. Main Ave., Ridgefield. The annual Farm to Table event is back with outdoor dining, live music, dancing and local alcoholic beverages. Tickets are $75 per person and will benefit the Ridgefield High School Boosters for the class of 2022 Grad Night. To purchase your ticket, visit

Friends of Clark County anniversary event: 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 22 at Coyote Ridge Ranch, 2404 NW Coyote Ridge Road, La Center. Celebrate FOCC’s 25th anniversary with food, drinks and yard games. The group will honor founding board members. It is advised to wear sturdy walking shoes, as the ground is rough. There is no cost to attend, but donations are appreciated. Those interested can register at, or search for Friends of Clark County on Eventbrite. For questions, email

Welcome Mr. Duggins Home: 5:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 23 at the Hockinson Community Center, 17912 NE 159th St., Brush Prairie. Jeremy Duggins, a local teacher, biked the west coast for suicide awareness. Community members are encouraged to attend the event to show appreciation for Duggins “who is making a difference in this world.”

Camp Hope of Southwest Washington: 9:30 a.m., to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28 at Camp Hope, 12800 NE Roper Road, Battle Ground. Families and children, ages 10 to 17, can participate in an Outdoor Discovery Camp. It costs $40 per camper or $30 for a family. Scholarships are available. Register and complete a liability waiver at

Ridgefield First Saturdays: 9 a.m., to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 4 at Ridgefield Overlook Park, 113-131 S Main Ave., Ridgefield. The city of Ridgefield will host its fourth annual multicultural festival to celebrate its diverse community. Activities include performances, crafts, a basketball tournament and market vendors. To learn more about the festival or to apply to be a vendor, visit

Battle Ground Art Alliance sale: 10 a.m., to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11 at Kiwanis Park, 422 SW Second Ave., Battle Ground. The art alliance will host an outdoor art sale. No kits or mass-produced items will be allowed and the alliance asks for entries to be family-friendly. Member vendors can pay $40 for a 10-by-10 foot space, $50 for non-members and $10 per person for a group tent. Vendors must contact the BGAA by Aug. 15. Those interested can visit to sign up to be a vendor or can send a check to P.O. Box 1474, Battle Ground. Contact Cheryl at 360-843-5105 with questions.

Police Activities League of Southwest Washington: 9 a.m., to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex, 3101 S. Hillhurst Road, Ridgefield. Ten teams will compete in the first Battin’ for Blue Softball tournament for bragging rights and a trophy. Teams can have a maximum of 15 people each, with at least five of them being female. Registration closed Aug. 6. Brackets will be shared two weeks in advance.