Community Calendar, March 30 edition


Genealogical Society family tree webinar: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30. Join the Clark County Genealogical Society for the Legacy Family Tree Webinar, “Family Stories in 30 Minutes or Less,” where participants can learn three different story projects that take less than 30 minutes, helping to strengthen family bonds across generations. Non-members are welcome. It will be held both online at and in-person at 3205 NE 52nd St., Vancouver. In-person attendees must wear masks. For more information, go to

Used book sale: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 2. Join the Battle Ground Community Library for a “Hallway Sale” that will feature fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books for sale. Hardbacks are $1 and pocketbooks are 50 cents. Proceeds will benefit library programs for all ages. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Battle Ground Library. The sale is located at 1207 SE Eighth Way, Battle Ground inside the library’s south entrance.

Easter Egg Hunt: 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 16. Join the Ridgefield community for IQ Credit Union’s 13th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Overlook Park in Downtown Ridgefield. The egg hunt will start at 11 a.m. It is located at 113-131 S. Main Ave., Ridgefield.

Ridgefield High School Golden Grads Social: 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 15. The Ridgefield High School classes of 1967, 1969 and 1970 will host a Sunday social, which raises funds for scholarships for the class of 2022. Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, coffee and water will be provided. Those who want soda must bring their own. Registration is $20, which will cover food and other expenses. For more information and to acquire the registration form, call Jim Rinta at 360-901-9739 or email, or call Anita Temme at 360-607-7987 or email The event will be held at the Ridgefield High School Commons, 2630 S. Hillhurst Road, Ridgefield.

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 the new La Center Middle School, 2001 NE Lockwood Creek Road, La Center. For more information, contact Linda Tracy at

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 sign up, go to For more information, call Sherie Szubski at 425-698-3236 or email

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 Kindergarten for La Center children starts on April 11. 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. Kindy Club Nights will also be hosted from 5 to 6 p.m. on April 21 and May 19 in the La Center Elementary School cafeteria. The events help prepare incoming students.

Happy Hoppers beginner square dance lessons: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday through April 25. Join Happy Hoppers in square dancing lessons for beginners. Cost is $5 per person. Masks and proof of vaccination are required. Lessons will be held at 7701 NE Ward Road, Vancouver. For more information, contact Gil Shoemaker at 360-450-7029 or go to

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): 11:30 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 For more information, call 877-427-4788 or email

HOPE Dementia Support Group Battle Ground: 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday starting April 4. 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

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.