Community Calendar, Nov. 9 edition

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Creative cardmaking class: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Join senior citizens from Battle Ground as they make homemade greeting cards. 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 swodtke@comcast.net.

Mad Hatter’s: 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. Join the Battle Ground seniors for Mad Hatter’s at El Rancho Viejo at 19 W. Main St., Battle Ground. Participants are responsible for their own meal costs. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email swodtke@comcast.net.

Battle Ground senior luncheon: Doors open at 11 a.m., general meeting at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon on Monday, Nov. 14. Join the Battle Ground seniors for their monthly luncheon. Lunch will be provided by Chick-fil-A, Ink Ability and Corwin Beverage. A donation of $5 is suggested, but not required. The event will be held at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email swodtke@comcast.net.

Square dance lessons: 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. on Nov. 14. Join the Happy Hoppers for lessons that cost $5 per person at the door. It will be held at the Washington Grange, 7701 NE Ward Road, Vancouver. For more information, visit happy-hoppers.com or call Gil Shoemaker at 360-450-7029.

Lewis River Rotary: 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Join the Lewis River Rotary Club for their regular meeting, as Rotarian Mike Robinson talks about hiking the Goats Rock Wilderness area of the Pacific Crest Trail. It will be held at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. For more information, contact Sue Coates at 360-798-5196 or suecoates5@gmail.com. 

Teen mental fitness: 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Join Prairie High School as they hold a Teen Mental Fitness parent education and resource night, which will discuss how to support teens who suffer from depression, anxiety and substance use disorders. Refreshments and child care will be provided. Prairie High School is located at 11311 NE 119th St., Vancouver. For more information, email richter.amanda@battlegroundps.org, jennifer.kirby@cityofbg.org or brown.chris@battlegroundps.org. 

Dangers of fentanyl: 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Join the Ridgefield community as the Clark County Sheriff’s Office presents information on the dangers of fentanyl. It will be held at the performing arts center at Ridgefield High School, 2630 S. Hillhurst Road. For more information, contact Joe Vajgrt at joe.vajgrt@ridgefieldsd.org. 

Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18. Join the Battle Ground seniors for a game of bunco. The event costs $5. 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 ​​swodtke@comcast.net.

Holiday craft night: 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18. Join the Battle Ground Parks and Recreation Department to make wreaths. Supplies and instructions will be provided. Pre-registration is required and wreaths will cost $25 each. It will be held at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. To pre-register, call 360-342-5380.

Craft day: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21. 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 ​​swodtke@comcast.net.

Holiday tree lighting celebration: 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2. Join the Battle Ground community as they celebrate during the annual tree lighting celebration at the Battle Ground Community Center. There will be live music and caroling with the Battle Ground High School choir. Santa Claus will make a grand entrance on a Fire District 3 engine. Santa and Mrs. Claus will also greet children at the center. There will be holiday cookies and hot cocoa as well. Admission is free. The Battle Ground Community Center is located at 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. For more information, call 360-342-5380. 

Holiday party and auction: 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2. Join ilani for the Southwest Washington Contractors Association’s “Old Hollywood” holiday party and auction. Scholarships will be awarded and fundraising will take place for the SWCA’s construction career program. ilani is located at 1 Cowlitz Way, Ridgefield. For more information, go to swca.org/featured-events-list or contact Christine Miller at 360-694-7922.

Winter market: 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3. Join the Ridgefield Church of the Nazarene for its winter market, which will feature vendors, food carts, a photo booth and a gift basket raffle. It will be held at 747 Pioneer St., Ridgefield. For more information, contact Maria Swinger-Inskeep at swingerkeep@hotmail.com. 



Battle of Lights: Saturday, Dec. 3 to Wednesday, Dec. 21. Join the Battle Ground community for the annual Battle of Lights as residents decorate their homes for the holiday season. A prize will be awarded for the best decorated home. Houses will be judged on creative use of lights, unique design, outstanding story and theme, and presentation. The event is free to participate in. Registration will run through Dec. 1. Winners will be announced on Dec. 22. For more information, contact Alisha Smith at alisha.smith@cityofbg.org or call 360-342-5004. 

Holiday party: Doors open at 11 a.m., lunch served at noon on Monday, Dec. 12. Join the Battle Ground Senior Citizens as they host its second annual holiday party, where Santa will appear. Donations are suggested but not required. It will be 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 ​​swodtke@comcast.net.

Chair based yoga: 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Join the Battle Ground Senior Citizens as they host chair based yoga. It will be held at the Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground. The event is held every other month.  For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email swodtke@comcast.net.

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 fran.olinger@gmail.com. Learn more online at blisstotaltherapy.com.

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 the 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 silverandfitonfacebook@ashn.com. 

HOPE Dementia Support Group: 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 alwayshopeinfo@gmail.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.

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