Community Calendar, Oct. 19 edition


QuiltFest Northwest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 through Saturday, Oct. 22. Join the Clark County Quilters for the 47th annual Regional Quilt and Fiber Arts Show. It will feature a “Sunshine & Roses” themed show which will include over 300 quilts along with special exhibits and events, challenge quilts, a vendor mall, the Diana Cherrywood traveling exhibit, the Fort Vancouver Tapestry, and more. Entry costs $8 per day or $15 for a three-day pass. Tickets for children under 12 are free and parking is $6 with cash or card. The event will be held at the Clark County Event Center, 17402 Delfel Road, Ridgefield. For more information, go online to

Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. 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 ​​

Bingo: 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Join Battle Ground Elks Lodge No. 2589 for a game of bingo. All members and guests are welcome. It will be held at the Battle Ground Elks Lodge, 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Mel Sanders at 360-687-1230.

Hockinson Fall Fest: 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Join the Hockinson community for its annual Fall Fest, which will feature games, candy and a trunk or treat event. Costumes are welcomed at the free event. It will be held at Hockinson Community Church, 15918 NE 182nd Ave., Brush Prairie. For more information, call Shannon Lore at 763-244-6232.

Meaningful movies: 2 to 3 p.m. at the Ridgefield Community Library and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Old Liberty Theater on Oct. 22. Join the Ridgefield community for educational films about climate change as six short films are played at the Ridgefield Community Library. The event is for school aged children and their parents. Later that day, the Old Liberty Theater will screen the film Climate Warriors, which is geared toward older students and adults. The event is free, but donations are encouraged. The Ridgefield Community Library is located at 210 N. Main Ave., Ridgefield, and the Old Liberty Theater is located at 115 N. Main Ave., Ridgefield. For more information, email

U.S. Air Force concert: 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24. Join Battle Ground High School as they host the United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United States Air Force. Battle Ground High School is located at 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground. For more information, contact Chris Brown at or Amanda Richter at

Lewis River Rotary: 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Join the Lewis River Rotary for its regular meeting. Guests are welcome. For information on location and other questions, email or call 360-798-5196. 

College and career fair: 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Join Battle Ground Public Schools as they host a college and career fair, which allows students to explore a variety of post-high school options, including two- and four-year colleges, apprenticeship programs, trade schools and the military. It will be located at the Prairie High School commons, 11311 NE 119th St., Vancouver and is open to the public. For more information, email or

Phantom of the Opera screening: 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30. Join Battle Ground Public Schools as they screen the 1925 classic horror movie, Phantom of the Opera, with choral accompaniment sung by the Vancouver Master Chorale and orchestra. The program also includes “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” and the song “The Monster Mash” with students from Battle Ground and Prairie high schools. Tickets are $25 and are available online at Tickets are free for kids 12 and under. It will be held at Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground.

Square dance lessons: 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. on Nov. 7 and 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 or call Gil Shoemaker at 360-450-7029.

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

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 Burgers 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 Learn more online at


No comments on this item Please log in to comment by clicking here