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.
Tailgate book sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18. Join the Friends of Woodland Community Library as they sell mystery, fiction, romance, children, and young adult books. Attendees can fill one of the group’s bags for $8. Credit cards are accepted. The sale will be located at 828 Goerig St., Woodland. For more information, call 360-225-2294.
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. 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.
Answers to garden problems: Noon on Tuesday, June 21. Join WSU Extension Master Gardeners who will help identify problems that may arise during the growing season. To join, go to tinyurl.com/2p88bcer. Enter the meeting ID 7756056320 and password 12345. For more information, call Gary Fredricks at 360-577-3014, ext. 3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Surplus sale: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. The Ridgefield School District will hold a surplus sale featuring bookshelves, desks, file cabinets, shelving, Chromebooks, desktop computers, projectors and other miscellaneous classroom supplies. It will be held at the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center, otherwise known as the RACC, at 510 Pioneer St., Ridgefield. For more information, go online to ridgefieldsd.org or call Neil Brinson, director of maintenance and operations, at 360-619-1390.
Elks bingo: 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 25. Join the Battle Ground Elks Lodge No. 2589 for a game of bingo. Members and guests are welcome. The lodge is located at 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Mel Sanders at 360-687-1230.
Tips for easy gardening: Noon on Tuesday, June 28. Join WSU Master Gardener Dale Wheeler, who will discuss tips for those who physically have trouble gardening. To join, go totinyurl.com/2p88bcer. Enter the meeting ID 7756056320 and password 12345. For more information, call Gary Fredricks at 360-577-3014, ext. 3 or email email@example.com.
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 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.
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.
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 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 Battle Ground: 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.
Pig Jam: 5 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 $24, 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 email@example.com.
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