FYI, Feb. 24





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

CASCADE PARK KIWANIS, 7:30 a.m., IHOP, 2900 S.E. 164th Ave. Speakers: Jagdish Chandra and Steve Rusk, Salvation Army. * P. Downey, 360-892-0407.


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SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON SCHOOL RETIREES’ ASSOCIATION, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Clark County Skills Center, 12200 N.E. 28th St. Speaker: Amy Loudenback from Visiting Angels (Caregivers). $12. * Sherry, 360-694-9293.

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.

CLARK COUNTY FOOD SYSTEM COUNCIL, 4 to 6 p.m. at the CASEE Center, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Topic: completion of key vision and goals for future activities. * Tricia Mortell, 397-8000, ext. 7211,

SIERRA CLUB LOO WIT GROUP, 6 p.m., Clark Public Utilities, 1200 Fort Vancouver Way. Program: Lords of Nature. 6 p.m., meet and greet; 6:30 p.m., documentary film that explores the role top predators play in restoring biodiversity.

42-PLUS SINGLES, Buffet and games, 6:30 p.m., Pied Piper Pizza, 12300 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. * 360-737-1219

50 AND BETTER, looking for performers for the upcoming Golden Note Cafe, which will take place 6 to 8 p.m. March 13. Share dancing, musical, poetry and singing talents. * Kelly Lund, 360-487-7055.

VANCOUVER MUSIC TALK CLUB, for people interested in a serious talk about music. Call for details; refreshments served. * Matt Doran, 360-573-7779.


CAREGIVER CERTIFICATION CLASS, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 28-hour class covers caregiver responsibilities in different work settings, Washington State regulations on seniors’ rights, medication management, confidentiality and documentation. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a state-issued certificate. * Call for tuition, location and registration: 360-696-5920, 1-800-608-2388.

LIVING HOPE HEALTH FAIR, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Living Hope Church, 10702 N.E. 117th Ave., Brush Prairie. Free health screenings for blood pressure, vision, hearing and more. Free seminars, samples, gifts and food. * Lynn, 360-254-5977.

HEALTH CARE ISSUE FORUM, 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Southwest Washington Education Building, 400 N.E. Mother Joseph Place. Discuss mental health and primary care issues facing the elderly in Clark County. Keynote speaker: Eric Yakovich, executive director of Cowlitz County Guidance Association. Cory Bolkan and Derick Scovel will also speak. Free. * RSVP: 360-694-8144, 888-637-6060,

MINI-HEALTH FAIR AND MEDICARE 101, 11 a.m. Saturday at River Rock Church, 2008 S.E. Eighth Ave., Camas. Medicare 101 will be presented by the SHIBA Helpline at 1 p.m.

TIPS FOR NUTRITIONAL HEALTH, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nutritional Consulting, The Academy, 400 E. Evergreen Blvd., suite 307. Topics include: weight loss/gain, digestion issues, vitamins/minerals, water consumption, cooking, shopping hints and more. Bring questions. $10; mail checks to above address. * 360-695-3118. Enter on the northwest corner of the building by the “Courtyard” sign.

NEW SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASS, 7:30 to 8:55 p.m. Fridays, March 5 to April 23, Firstenburg Community Center, 136th Ave. A fun, social option for aerobic fitness. Eight weeks, $44. * 360-834-3757,


CARITAS QUILTERS, offering space and equipment for quilters of all levels, 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at 4610 N.E. 138th Place. Group sells or donates projects for the needy. * Jeanne LaViollette, 360-892-0686.

MAH JONGG MANIA, classes for 50 and better, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 24-26 with Janet Woodall, Luepke Center Community Room, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. $31; $10 supply fee for new students. * 360-487-7100.

BOOK TALK, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Vancouver Community Library, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Ages 6-9 with accompanying adult. Book: “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,” by Kate DiCamillo. * Ruth, 360-695-1566.

ALL ABOUT TEA, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Old Town Antique Market, 806 Main St. Cyrilla Gleason, a Vancouver resident, has presented entertaining and educational tea seminars for 10 years in the Western U.S. and Canada. * 360-750-9100.

OUT OF THE MAINSTREAM: HIDDEN SOURCES AND RECORDS, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 18300 N.E. 18th St., Barbara & Hal Hovorka. Barbara taught family history at Portland Community College for more than 15 years. Free; small fee for handouts. * 360-944-5773.

OUT ON THE WEB: WHAT IS NEW ON THE INTERNET, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 18300 N.E. 18th St., Barbara & Hal Hovorka. Barbara taught family history at Portland Community College for more than 15 years. Free; small fee for handouts. * 360-944-5773.


DINNER, 6 p.m. Friday at The Eagles Lodge, 107 E. Seventh St. Prepared by The Patriots ladies softball team. Menu: Chicken Parmesan, pasta with marinara sauce, salad and dessert. $8 per person. Karaoke to follow by Ruth Fox. * 360-693-8119.

SWING NIGHT, 7 p.m. Saturday, Clark County Dance Center, 10713 N.E. 117th Ave. Begins with a one-hour ballroom dance lesson by Joseph and Julieann Platt. From 8 to 11 p.m., live dance music by the Columbia River High School Jazz Ensemble and the Beacock Music New Horizons Jazz Band. * 360-635-1777,

PAWS FOR A CAUSE, pet portraits at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington throughout February, 1100 N.E. 192nd Ave. $50; all proceeds go to the Humane Society. * Make appointment with Lara Blair: 360-834-4814,

JEFF CLAYTON BENEFIT CONCERT, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Battle Ground High School Cafetorium, 400 W. Main St. $5; donations appreciated. Proceeds go to the Battle Ground High School Jazz band, which will participate in the Swing Central competition in Savannah, Georgia.

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