FYI, Wednesday, Feb. 17





HAZEL DELL LIONS, 6:30 p.m., Round Table Pizza, 616 N.E. 81st St. Visitors welcome. 360-576-5819.


DAUGHTERS OF THE PIONEERS OF WASHINGTON, 11:45 a.m. lunch, 1 p.m. meeting, Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. Betty Davenport will talk about the history of spinning yarn. Betty, 360-687-3415.

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, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Orchards United Methodist Church, 11000 N.E. Fourth Plain Road. A free self-help program for those concerned about drug abuse and behavior problems of a relative or friend. 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. 360-944-6000.

TIPS FOR NUTRITIONAL HEALTH, 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 27, nutritional consulting at The Academy, 400 E. Evergreen Blvd., Suite 307. Topics include: weight loss and gain, digestion, vitamins, water consumption, cooking and shopping hints. Bring questions. $10; mail checks to above address. 360-695-3118.


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. Tuesday at Park Tower 2, Conference Room, 203 S.E. Park Plaza Drive. Speakers Leslie Girard of Evergreen Home Loans, and Deana Nerton of Windermere. Cosponsored by Washington 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 on financial planning. No cost; reservations required. 360-573-6604,

CHILD SCIENCE PROGRAM, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, La Center Community Center, 1000 E. Fourth St., La Center. 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, Washougal Branch, 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, or

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

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