Mad Hatter’s: 11:30 a.m. on Friday, July 8. Join the Battle Ground seniors for Mad Hatter’s at Brush Prairie Bar and Grill, 14925 NE Caples Road, Brush Prairie. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Something fishy’s going on: 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 9. Join the staff at Battle Ground Lake Park as retired Department of Fish and Wildlife employee Jana Grote and volunteers Warren and Ellen Wilson discuss the many types of fish in the lake. The event is located at 18002 NE 249th St., Battle Ground. For more information, visit parks.wa.gov/472/Battle-Ground-Lake.
Native plant ID walk: 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. Join the staff at Battle Ground Lake Park as a Master Gardener and NatureScaping volunteer takes participants on a one-mile walk around the lake to observe a variety of plant species that contribute to the park’s ecosystem. Capacity is limited to 20 people. Participants are encouraged to sign up in advance by calling 360-687-4621.
Our Days Steamboat Festival: Saturday, July 9 for citywide garage sales; 7:30 p.m. on July 29 for parade followed by a movie in the park. Other events on July 30 include a 5K, vendors, car show, beer garden, bingo, beautiful baby and kid zone. Join the La Center community for its Our Days Steamboat Festival. The parade will start at La Center Middle School, 2001 NE Lockwood Creek Road, and end at Fifth and Cedar streets. The events on July 30 will be located at Holley Park, 1000 E. Fourth St., La Center. For more information, call Wendy Chord at 503-860-5973 or email email@example.com.
Art in the Garden: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 10. Join NatureScaping and the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon as they celebrate the 10th anniversary of Art in the Garden, which includes art, music, spinning demonstrations, a recycling demonstration, and a mini plant sale at the Wildlife Botanical Gardens. It will be held at 11000 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie. For more information, visit naturescaping.org.
Battle Ground senior luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, July 11. Join the Battle Ground seniors for their monthly luncheon. There will be barbecue. The luncheon will be helped by Jackson-Jackson and Kurtz Attorneys at Law. The luncheon will be held in memory of Jill Kurtz. The event is held at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opus School of Music: Monday, July 11 to Friday, Aug. 19. The Opus School of Music in Ridgefield will hold its summer session, which will feature pre-K classes, as well as private and group music lessons. There will be a musical theater from Aug. 1 to Aug. 5 and bucket drumming/marimba from Aug. 15 to Aug. 19. Opus is located at 414 Pioneer St., Ridgefield. For more information, call 360-887-8770.
Voter regulation presentation: 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14. Join the League of Women Voters and the Fort Vancouver Regional Library as they hold a presentation on new voter regulations. Participants can register at fvrl.librarymarket.com/whats-new-why-your-vote-matters. For more information, email lwvclark email@example.com.
Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 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 swod firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harvest Days: Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16. Head to Battle Ground for the annual Harvest Days celebration. There will be a Harvest Night Cruise at 6 p.m. on July 15 and a parade at 10 a.m. on July 16, as well as a pancake breakfast and vendor fair. For more information, go online to battlegroundfestivals.com/events/harvest-days.
Recycle right relay: 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. Join the staff at Battle Ground Lake Park as Waste Connections recycling educator Ellen Ives plays a game with participants to improve their recycling skills. All ages are welcome. The event is located at 18002 NE 249th St., Battle Ground. For more information, visit parks.wa.gov/472/Battle-Ground-Lake.
Hockinson Blueberry Festival: 9 a.m. for blueberry sales, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for festival on Saturday, July 16. Join the Hockinson community for the annual Blueberry Festival, which will include live music, a blueberry pie baking contest, and a local celebrity pie eating contest. Vendors will include Hearth Coffee, Heirloom Family Micro Farm, Good Year Farms, and Amelia’s Exquisite Mexican Dining. For more information, visit facebook.com/HockinsonMainStreet or email info@hockmain street.com.
Craft day: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, July 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 email@example.com.
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 La Center Middle School, 2001 NE Lockwood Creek Road, La Center. For more information, contact Linda Tracy at linda.aformalaf firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elks bingo: 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Join the Battle Ground Elks Lodge No. 2589 for a game of bingo. Members and guests are welcome. The Elks Lodge will return back to their regular schedule of twice a month starting in August. The lodge is located at 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Mel Sanders at 360-687-1230.
Ridgefield Forest Fair: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. Join the RIdgefield Art Association as they host a new festival which includes dancers from Northwest Classical Ballet, a parade, and 30 artisan booths. Bigfoot Mojo Band and Reckless Kompany will provide music, which includes an open mic between sets. The Ridgefield Lions Club will provide food as well. It will be held at Abrams Park, 400 Abrams Park Road, Ridgefield. More information can be found online at ridgefieldartassociation.com/events.
Pomeroy Farm Days: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first weekend of every month through August. Join the Pomeroy Farm as they host an open farm weekend, which includes I-spy activities for kids, farm animals, artisans and vendors. Parking and admission is free, but a donation is encouraged. Pomeroy Farms is located at 20902 NE Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt. For more information, call 360-686-3537.
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