FYI, Feb. 16





TOPS WA 1129 WOODLAND, weigh-in at 9 a.m.; meeting at 9:45 a.m. Woodland Community Center, 782 Park St., Woodland. * Marilyn, 360-713-4821.

BETA SIGMA PHI, Epsilon Master, 7:30 p.m. club house, Pat hostess. *


TOPS WA1056, weigh-in, 8 to 9:15 a.m.; meeting 9:30 a.m. at Shilo Fellowship Church, 10709 S.E. 10th St. * Nancy Minor, 360-903-4556.

42-PLUS SINGLES, food and cards, 1:30 p.m., Round Table Pizza, 5016 N.E. Thurston Way. * 360-737-1219.

HOPE BATTLE GROUND AL-ANON, 7:30 p.m., Community Baptist Church, 490 S. Parkway, Battle Ground. * 360-693-5781.


CAMAS-WASHOUGAL ROTARY, 7 a.m., Thursdays at Fairgate Inn Camas, 2213 N.W. 23rd Ave., Camas. * 360-606-4960,

CASCADE PARK KIWANIS BREAKFAST MEETING, 7:30 a.m. at IHOP, 2900 S.E. 164th Ave. Speaker: Jean Akers, Vancouver-Clark Parks and Rec. * P. Downey, 360-892-0407.

FORT VANCOUVER KIWANIS, 11:30 a.m., Bill’s Chicken and Steak House, 2200 St. Johns Blvd. Speaker from Habitat for Humanity. * F. Hannah, 360-882-0145.

VANCOUVER SPANISH CONVERSATION GROUP, noon to 2 p.m., Mexico Lindo, 7900 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Beginners, intermediate and advanced Spanish speakers welcome. * 360-696-4498.

42-PLUS SINGLES, happy hour, 4 p.m., Paul’s Restaurant, 1800 Broadway St. * 360-737-1219.

EVERGREEN TOASTMASTERS OPEN HOUSE, 6:50 p.m., Ameriprise Financial, 15609 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Building C. Learn more about the public speaking club. Members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment. *


FAMILIES ANONYMOUS: A free self-help program for those concerned about drug abuse and behavior problems of a relative or friend, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Orchards United Methodist Church, 11000 N.E. Fourth Plain Road. * 360-835-1066 or 360-991-8826.

LOW-COST, HIGH-TECH SCREENINGS, for heart and vascular disease. By appointment Thursday at The Quarry Senior Living, 415 S.E. 177th Ave.. $99 screening includes: echocardiogram, electrocardiogram and PADnet. * Appointments, 360-944-6000.


MORNING BOOK DISCUSSION, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Woodland Community Library, 770 Park St. Book: “Death Comes for the Archbishop,” by Willa Cather. *

INBETWEENS, 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Cascade Park Community Library, 600 N.E. 136th Ave. For children ages 8 to 12. * 360-256-7782.

READ TO THE DOGS, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Three Creeks Community Library, 800-C N.E. Tenney Road. Children ages 5-12. Call to register. * Mike, 360-571-9696.

STITCH WITS, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Battle Ground Community Library, 1207 S.E. Eighth Way, Battle Ground. Free, informal, weekly get-together. * Jackie, 360-687-2322.

MEET THE CSA FARMERS, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Barberton Grange, 9400 N.E. 72nd Ave. Learn more about community-supported farms, and how to get fresh, local produce on a weekly basis. *

STITCHERY GROUP, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays, Ridgefield Community Center, 210 N. Main Ave., Ridgefield. Free, informal weekly drop-in get-together. * Ann, 360-887-8281.

KNIT-IN, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Vancouver Mall Library, 8700 N.E. Vancouver Mall Drive. Volunteers teach and assist. * 360-892-8256.

CARITAS QUILTERS, offering quilters of all levels an area and equipment to use from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at 4610 N.E. 138th Place. The group sells or donates its projects to purchase items for the needy. * Jeanne LaViollette, 360-892-0686.

FIRST TIME HOMEBUYERS CLASS, 4 to 9 p.m., Park Tower II Conference Room, 203 S.E. Park Plaza Drive, Vancouver, with instructors Leslie Girard, of Evergreen Home Loans, and Deana Nerton, Windermere. Co-Sponsored by Washington state Department of Financial Institutions. Dinner provided, walk-ins OK. * RSVP, 360-260-6979, ext. 319,

THIRD THURSDAY FINANCIAL WORKSHOP, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, 9901 N.E. Seventh Ave, Suite A102. Learn the basics of the stock market and how to get started financial planning. Free, reservations required. * 360-573-6604,

CHILD SCIENCE PROGRAM, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, La Center Community Center, 1000 E. Fourth St. Take a trip to the land of “Fire and Ice” with Mad Science. * 360-619-1800

IRAS 101 WORKSHOP, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Lacamas Community Credit Union, 640 E St., Washougal. Learn about Traditional vs. Roth IRAs and new rules for 2010 Roth conversions. * RSVP, 360-817-5918, 888-834-3611 ext. 5918,

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASS, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Thursdays, Chief Umtuch Middle School, 700 N.W. Ninth St., Battle Ground. Sponsored by Battle Ground Community Education. * 360-885-6584 or 360-887-1888.

FORT VANCOUVER CLASS OF 1970 REUNION PLANNING, 7 p.m. Thursday, Round Table Pizza, 5016 N.E. Thurston Way. * Debbie, 360-887-8399.

SOCIAL MEDIA, LOCAL PROFIT, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, 951 Officers Row. Learn how social media can make a difference in your bottom line. Speakers: Dotty Scott, Premium Websites; Rinatta Paries, Social Media Marketing Coach. * 360-450-6045. Register,

VANCOUVER WOMEN’S CONNECTION, 9:30 a.m. March 3, Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Road. Sue Hartley will turns trash into treasure. Local authors Sharon Bernash Smith and Linda Reinhardt will also speak. Brunch and program, $16. Free child care provided. No denim please. * RSVP by Feb. 26, Colleen, 360-887-0522; Lola ,360-254-0324; or


COLUMBIA RIVER MIRACLE LEAGUE, 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Burgerville, 6700 N.E. 162nd Ave. Portion of sales will go to CRML-Baseball for children and adults with disabilities. Registration available that night. * 360-513-8837,

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