Community Calendar, Jan. 18 edition


Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. Join the Battle Ground seniors for a game of bunco. The cost to participate is $5. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email

Book and Movie Club: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23. Join the Battle Ground seniors for their first book/movie club event as they focus on Harper Lee’s “To kill a Mockingbird” at the Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email

Lewis River Rotary: 5:45 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Join the Lewis River Rotary Club as Brad Richardson, the executive director of the Clark County Historical Society, speaks. Richardson will inform people about the changes to the museum downtown and new history he has learned about Battle Ground. It will be held at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. For more information email Sue Coates at or call 360-798-5196.  

Bingo: 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Join Battle Ground Elks Lodge No. 2589 for a game of bingo. Members and guests are welcome. It will be held at 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Mel Sanders at 360-687-1230. 

Race for Warmth: Kids race begins at 8:30 a.m. with other events to follow on Sunday, Jan. 29. The ninth annual Race for Warmth timed 10k run and 5k walk/run will raise awareness and funds for Operation Warm Heart, a Clark Public Utilities customer-funded program that helps families in financial crisis pay heating bills. A free race for children ages 3 to 8 years old will kick off the event. Registration is encouraged but not required. The run will start and finish at the Clark Public Utilities downtown location at 1200 Fort Vancouver Way in Vancouver. Registration is $30 and includes a long-sleeve performance shirt and race bag. Pre-registration is recommended and available online through midnight on Jan. 28 at Same-day registration begins at 7 a.m. and runs until 8:30 a.m. The cost for same-day registration is $40 and there is no guarantee that a shirt and race bag will be included. 

Daughters of Pioneers meeting: Bring your own lunch for optional social time at 12:30 p.m., meeting starts at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2. The Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Chapter No. 19 will meet as member Sherry Lambert, the president of the State Association of The Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington (DPW), provides an update on the DPW. The group regularly meets the first Thursday of most months at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St. For more information, call Pepper Kim at 360-901-0176.

Industry fair: 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. Employers are invited to participate in the Battle Ground Public Schools Industry Fair at Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St. Businesses in and around Clark County can reserve a table at the free event that draws hundreds of students, families and community members who are actively seeking career opportunities or wanting to learn more about local employers. Businesses interested in hosting a table at the educational evening at Battle Ground High School should sign up at Contact Career Guidance Specialist Kevin Doyle at 360-885-6598 or emal with questions.

Battle Ground Toastmasters: The Battle Ground Toastmasters work to improve communication skills and have fun doing it. Join the group in person or via Zoom from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesdays at Legions Realty, 717 W. Main St., Suite 126, Battle Ground, or online at

Battle Ground Lions Club: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at Old Town Burger and Breakfast. Join the Battle Ground Lions Club for fun and volunteer opportunities. Old Town Burger and Breakfast is located at 813 W. Main St., Battle Ground.

Bliss Yoga (Lewisville): 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Tukes Valley school stage, 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 Learn more online at

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 

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 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the mobile home park at 300 SW Seventh Ave. in Battle Ground.  The meeting starts with a weigh-in. If you want to lose weight sensibly, TOPS has you covered. For more information or for directions, 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 For more information, call 877-427-4788 or email 

HOPE Dementia Support Group: 1 to 3 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 Assisted Living, 813 SE Clark Ave., Battle Ground, and through Zoom. To get the Zoom link, call 360-513-5754 or email

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, click on join a meeting, enter meeting ID 8092456202, and enter password 311397, if applicable. For more information, call 503-348-5330.