Daughters of Pioneers meeting: The Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Chapter No. 19 will meet on June 2. The group will tour a private museum in La Center. A potluck and officer installation will follow the tour. Bring a salad or dessert for the potluck, plus your own table service. Though June’s meeting will be at a different location, the group regularly meets the first Thursday of most months at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St. Call Pepper Kim at 360-901-0176 for meeting details.
Hockinson Fun Days: 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, June 3, and 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Join the Hockinson community for the Fun Days festival. On June 3, there will be bingo from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and live performances from the Hockinson High School theater company from 8 to 10 p.m. at the high school. On June 4, Fire District 3 will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11:30 a.m. There will also be a marketplace bazaar at the Hockinson Community Center from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., a parade from noon to 1 p.m., and a carnival from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. at the community center’s upper parking lot. The event will feature a cruise-in and live music at the Elim Church lawn from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hockinson High School is located at 16819 NE 159th St., Brush Prairie; Fire District 3 is at 17718 NE 159th St., Brush Prairie; Hockinson Community Center is at 15916 NE 182nd Ave., Brush Prairie; and Elim Church is at 15815 NE 182nd Ave., Brush Prairie. A shuttle bus will go back and forth from Hockinson High School and Hockinson Middle School from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 4. For more information, call Julie Atchley at 360-241-5301.
Ridgefield Big Paddle: 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 4. Join the Ridgefield community as Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe leads people in canoes, kayaks, or paddleboards. There will also be a hike through the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, live music, barbecue, and a free yoga class. The event costs $5. Register in advance at tinyurl.com/3mjbwrxx. Boat rentals can be purchased at tinyurl.com/sk739h9j. The paddle will take place at the Ridgefield Kayak Launch on Division Street in Ridgefield. More information about the event can be found online at ridgefieldwa.us/big-paddle.
Mad Hatter’s: 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 10. Join the Battle Ground seniors for Mad Hatter’s at El Rancho Viejo, 19 W. Main St., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email email@example.com.
Meaningful Movies: 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Join the Ridgefield community at the Old Liberty Theater as they screen the film “Bring Her Home,” which tells the story of three Indigenous women who honor their relatives who were victims of kidnapping and murder. Karyn Kameroff and Duana Johnson, who are leaders in the Indigenous community, will host a discussion about the film after the screening. It will focus on the current state of violence against Indigenous people in the Pacific Northwest. The Old Liberty Theater is located at 115 N. Main Ave., Ridgefield. For more information, email Megan Dudley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Battle Ground senior luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 13. Join the Battle Ground seniors for their monthly luncheon. There will be barbecue. The luncheon is sponsored by the Jevon Domench team with Academy Mortgage, and Jodie Sharp, a real estate broker at Windermere Stellar Felida. 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 email@example.com.
Planters Days: June 16 to June 19. Join the Woodland community for the city’s 100th Planters Days celebration, which will feature a parade, car show, vendors, a bingo bash, fireworks, and brunch at the newly reopened Oak Tree restaurant. For the full schedule, go to planters-days.com.
Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, June 17. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Craft day: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 20. Join the Battle Ground seniors for an afternoon of arts and crafts with terracotta flower pots. 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.
Our Days Steamboat Festival: Saturday, July 9 for citywide garage sales; 7:30 a.m. on July 29 for parade, 8 a.m. for car show; and 10 a.m. for everything else on Saturday, July 30 for the festival. Join the La Center community for its Our Days Steamboat Festival, which will feature a parade and movies, as well as a festival the following day which includes a car show, bingo, beer gardens, and barbecue. The parade will start at La Center Middle School, 2001 NE Lockwood Creek Road, La Center, 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 Ramco at 503-860-5973 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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. 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.
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 is located at 813 W. Main St., Battle Ground.
Bliss Yoga: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Fridays in the Woodin Creek Room of the Battle Ground Community Center, 910 E. Main St. Classes will include gentle poses to increase strength, balance, flexibility, relaxation and meditation. For more information, or to register, contact Fran at 360-903-8912 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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