FYI, Jan. 29
Friday, January 29, 2010
42-PLUS SINGLES: Happy Hour at 3 p.m., Beaches, 1919 S.E. Columbia River Drive. * 360-737-1219.
OVERCOMING EMOTIONAL EATING WORKSHOP, presented by Dawnn McWatters, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 20, $35 advance, $65 for couples. * Call for location: 360-694-7632 or http://drmcwatters.com.
JOURNEY TO RECOVERY, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Geiser Hall, Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way. Tips for families that struggle with addiction, resource tables and guest speakers Tracy and Ken Jennings. * 360-992-2353, ext. 3334.
TEEN SCAPE, a weekly program for teens 12-19 with snacks and video games, 3 to 5 p.m. today at Vancouver Community Library, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. * 360-695-1566.
GAME NIGHT, 4 to 6 p.m. today at Washougal Community Library, 1661 C St., Washougal. Informal group for role-playing games including Dungeons and Dragons, Call of Cthulu and GURPS. * 360-835-5393.
TEEN GAME NIGHT, for ages 12-19, 7 p.m. Today at Three Creeks Community Library, 800-C N.E. Tenney Road. Dance Dance Revolution, Rock Band and Wii games, refreshments provided. * 360-571-9696.
EMPLOYMENT TRAINING: 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Fisher’s Landing Transit Center, Rose Besserman Room, 3510 S.E. 164th Ave. Get tips on writing an effective résumé, job searches and interview skills. * BradLebowsky@comcast.net.
BUILD A HOME ON YOUR LOT SEMINAR: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Garrette Custom Homes Design Studio, 11815 N.E. 99th St., Suite 1200. Tips on how to build on acreage, select a floor plan, build with maximum energy efficiency and minimize costs through site planning. * RSVP, 866-800-8180.
LEGACY SALMON CREEK WALK, sponsored by the All Weather Walkers, 5k and 10k walks start between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., finish by 4 p.m. Jan. 30 at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, 2211 N.E. 134th St. * 360-263-1228.
NW MUSTANGS AND CLASSIC FORDS JANUARY SOCIAL, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Boppin Bo’s Malt Shop and Grill, 7809 N.E. Vancouver Plaza Drive. Games, door prizes and bingo * http://nwmustangsandclassicfords.com.
WINTER WONDERLAND, program for children, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Vancouver Community Library, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Make an igloo or snow creature, throw a snowball or design a snow sculpture. * 360-695-1566
SEWING WORKSHOP, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Three Creeks Community Library, 800-C N.E. Tenny Road. Bring your own fabric and thread. Sewing machines available. * 360-571-9696
HEART DANCE, featuring the New Horizon Orchestra, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave. $5 at door. * 360-487-7015
CONFRONT CLUTTER, organization class by Jeff Williams, owner of Simple & Clear, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave., $15. Learn the impact of clutter, how to handle sentimental attachments, sorting and disposal. * 360-487-7001, ext. 0, or http://www.vanclarkparks-rec.org.
HELP HAITI, all day Friday at McGrath’s Fish House, 12501 S.E. 2nd Circle. Employees are donating all tips to American Red Cross efforts in Haiti. * 360-514-9555.
FREE-THROW-A-THON for breast cancer research, sponsored by Columbia River High School boys basketball, girls basketball and DECA, noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Columbia River High School, 800 N.W. 99th St. All proceeds go to the Clara Jean Foundation on behalf of Columbia River Principal Christina Iremonger, who was diagnosed with breast cancer. * firstname.lastname@example.org.
TERRY BRADBURY RELIEF FUND, to help the family involved in a head-on car crash in December. Retailers are donating a percentage of their proceeds on Saturday to the fund. Participants include all three Papa John’s Pizzas, Revive Espresso and Tea, Tan Me and Los Jalapeños. Orchards Curves is donating $10 for every new member through Saturday. * Christina Roush, 360-254-0111, email@example.com.
ULTRA MARATHON FOR HAITI: Raise awareness and money for Three Angels Children’s Relief. Trish Short will run 30 miles on a treadmill starting at 8:05 a.m. Saturday at the Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave. * Donate at http://www.threeangelshaiti.org, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BENEFIT BREAKFAST: Raise money for the Eagles CB club, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Eagles Lodge, 107 E. Seventh St. Eggs, pancakes, sausage or ham, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, coffee or juice, $5. Public welcome. * 360-693-8119 after noon.
HELP HAITI DAY: 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Mexi Chicken, 2210 W. Main St., Suite 109, Battle Ground. All profits from sales will be donated to the American Red Cross. Mexi Chicken will match donations up to $1,000. * 360-687-4500