FYI, Feb. 8
Monday, February 8, 2010
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Fort Vancouver Chapter monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., American Legion, 4607 N.E. St. James Road. Speaker: Shaun Benson. * Sue, 360-573-5445.
VANCOUVER SPANISH CONVERSATION GROUP, 6 to 8 p.m. Mexico Lindo, 7900 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Beginners, intermediate and advanced Spanish speakers welcome. * 360-696-4498.
MUSTANGS UNLIMITED CAR CLUB, 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 4607 N.E. St. Johns Road. All Ford enthusiasts are welcome. * Earl, 360-513-8251; or Darlene, 360-694-2290.
FOR VANCOUVER KIWANIS CLUB, 11:30 a.m., Bill’s Chicken and Steak House, 2200 St. Johns Blvd. Speaker: Jim Larson, SCUBA Expeditions. * Fran, 360-882-0145.
FELTMAKING AS FUNCTIONAL FABRIC AND ART FORM, 7 p.m., 7171 Grand Blvd. Internationally recognized textile artist, Janice Arnold will discuss her work. * 360-735-5957.
ADULT BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Memorial Health Center, Suite 202, 100 E. 33rd St. * Hospice Southwest, 360-696-5100.
NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL, monthly education meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, 2801 Fort Vancouver Way. Speakers David Benedicktus and Corrine Anderson-Ketchmark will discuss the impacts of complex trauma on learning and its relationship to the development of chronic disease. * 360-695-2823.
BLOOD DRIVE, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Westfield Vancouver Mall, 9320 N.E. Vancouver Mall Drive, No. 100. * 360-567-4810.
WHAT IS A HEALTH CARE ADVOCATE? workshop, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Smart Health Decisions, 211 E. 11th St. How to save money and get better health care without being affiliated with a provider or insurer. $15. * RSVP, 360-694-1543, http://smarthealthdecisions.com/workshops/.
MEDICARE WORKSHOP, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Smart Health Decisions, 211 E. 11th St. Get an overview of the Medicare choices, learn about common myths, mistakes and pitfalls to avoid. $15. * RSVP, 360-694-1543, http://smarthealthdecisions.com/workshops/
LEGACY SALMON CREEK WALK, Tuesday, sponsored by the All Weather Walkers, 5k and 10k walks start between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., finish by 4 p.m.
MAH-JONGG MANIA, classes for 50 and older, 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 8-12 with Janet Woodall, Luepke Center Community Room, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. $31 plus $10 supply fee for new students. * 360-487-7100.
GOLDEN HARVEST MUSICAL, 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Luepke Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. Featuring Grammy-nominated singer Ellen Whyte and friends. * 360-487-7055.
PARENT/CHILD BOOK DISCUSSION, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Washougal Community Library, 1661 C Street, Washougal. Book: “Whales on Stilts,” by M.T. Anderson. * 360-835-5393.
LEGO PROGRAM, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Vancouver Community Library, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. A monthly Lego challenge; bring your own or use the library’s collection. * 360-695-1566.
HOME BUYER SEMINAR, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 15640 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Learn insider tips on how to permanently increase credit score, five must-know facts about hiring a real estate agent, special deals and three minimum requirements that will allow anyone to qualify for financing. * 360-608-3549.
TWEEN BOOK DISCUSSION, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Three Creeks Community Library, 800-C N.E. Tenney Rd. For ages 9-12 and at least one parent. Book: ”The Ravenmaster’s Secret,” by Elvira Woodruff. * 360-571-9696.
TEEN BOOK DISCUSSION, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Vancouver Community Library, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Book: “Sold,” by Patricia McCormick. For ages 12-19. * 360-695-1566.
PAGE TURNERS BOOK DISCUSSION, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Avenue, Camas. For grades four and up, plus one parent or guardian. Sign-up required. * 360-834-4692.
MCTEACHER NIGHT, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Hazel Dell McDonald’s, 7010 N.E. Highway 99. To benefit Franklin Elementary School. Teachers and staff serve food, the school will receive 20 percent of sales. * 360-885-2211.