FYI, Jan. 31





42-PLUS SINGLES play cards at 1:30 p.m. at the food court at Westfield Vancouver mall, 8700 N.E. Vancouver Mall Drive. * 360-737-1219.

SPECIAL EDUCATION PTSA meets at 6 p.m. Monday in the media room at Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School, 2921 Falk Road. Certified mediator Rich Carroll will speak. * Mona, 360-693-7013,


LEWIS RIVER ROTARY 7 a.m. at The Cedars at Salmon Creek, 15001 N.E. 181st St., Brush Prairie. Program: Mae Robertson, chairperson of the Community Service Avenue of Service. * Sue Coates, president, 360-687-1606.

CLARK COUNTY NEWCOMERS CLUB monthly coffee, 10 a.m. at a member’s home, 2608 N.E. 161 St. * Directions, 360-546-1743; information, 360-883-1437.

MASTER GARDENER FOUNDATION, 7 p.m. at WSU Agriculture Building, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Larry Stanley will talk about the trip he took with Bob Fincham to Europe in 2006 focusing on conifers. Fincham is one of the co-founders of the American Conifer Society. Conifers from Stanley & Sons, Inc. will be available for sale. Members and the public are invited. * Heather, 360-882-5133.


WOODLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM SOCIETY, meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Woodland Grange Hall, Second Street and Davidson Avenue, Woodland. * John Stark, 360-225-7094.


PUGET SOUND BLOOD CENTER blood drive, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 W. 39th St. * 800-398-7888.

FREE DENTAL HEALTH DAY for children ages 2 to 19 from Clark and Skamania counties whose families are uninsured and cannot pay. Appointments required, Feb. 6 at the Clark College dental hygiene clinic, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way. Screenings, X-rays, fillings, extractions, fluoride treatments, sealants and screenings will be offered. No cleanings will be done. * Appointments: 360-397-8010, 360-397-8020, 360-397-8000 ext. 7371.

CLUB HOPE INFERTILITY SUPPORT GROUP for women dealing with infertility issues, miscarriages and adoption loss. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, Conference Room B, 2211 N.E. 139th St. Group is based on a Christian perspective but everyone is welcome. * 360-828-1663,

DEALING WITH ANGER CLASS, six session class on anger management strategies, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays starting Feb. 1 through March 8 at Kaiser Permanente Cascade Park Medical Office, 12607 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. $80 for Kaiser members, $130 for nonmembers. * 503-286-6816 or 866-301-3866.

JOIN WEIGHT WATCHERS AT WORK at the Nutter Corporation and receive a corporate rate. Everyone welcome. Weigh-in 5 p.m. Mondays, meeting 5:30-6 p.m. at 7211 N.E. 43rd Ave. * Brenda, 360-759-2203.

UNION HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH FAIR to promote good health and community health resources from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 6 at Union High School, 6201 NW Friberg-Strunk Street, Camas. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will also be on site for donations. Admission free, H1N1 vaccinations available for children over nine years-old and adults, $18 cash or check only. * Mary Magistrale-Allan, 360-607-8936.

LABOR AND BIRTH CLASSES FOR TEENS: Class meets once a week for three weeks from 6 to 9 p.m. starting Tuesday at the Health Education Center at Southwest Washington Medical Center, 400 N.E. Mother Joseph Place. Cost is $70 for expectant mother and one support person. Other classes also available. * Register,, 360-514-2229.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS — CLARK COUNTY is offering winter classes. Family-To-Family is a free 12-week program to build coping skills for families of individuals with severe mental illness. Wednesday night and Friday morning classes will begin soon. NAMI Basics is a free six-week program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness. Classes are on Thursday mornings through February. * To register: 360-695-2823. Instructor will call back to confirm.

PRISM WEIGHT LOSS free introductory class, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Walnut Grove Church, 6004 N.E. 72nd Ave. * Rhonda, 360-903-2868.


50-AND-BETTER HAVE A HEART DANCE featuring “New Horizon Orchestra,” 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave. $5 tickets at door. * 360-487-7015

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE, on-going classes with live fiddle and keyboard, 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Marshall Community Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. Drop-in fee $5. *

SKINNER ELEMENTARY MONTESSORI OPEN HOUSE, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 5001 N.E. 66th Ave. Forum for interested parents to meet teachers and tour the school, no children at this event please. * 360-696-4862,

FURRY FRIENDS will sponsor an Avid pet-chipping clinic 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 13 at All Natural Pet Supply, 10501 N.E. Highway 99 . $25 donation suggested. * 360-573-0667,

COUPLES BOOTCAMP, two-hour workout for couples, 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 13 offered at Northwest Personal Training, 1011 Broadway. Space is limited, $20 per couple. * 360-574-7292.

COMMUNITY CHOICES FORUM, “What Does It Take To Be Healthy?” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wedneday, Hudson’s Bay High School, 1601 E. McLoughlin Blvd.,$35. * 360-567-1067,

OREGON CHAPTER EIGHTH AIR FORCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at Beaverton Elks Lodge, 3500 S.W. 104th Ave., Beaverton, Ore. Lunch $13. * RSVP: Tom, 503-591-3277, or, to eat lunch at the meeting.

CLARK COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY WINTER-SPRING CLASSES begin Feb. 2. Classes will be held the first and second Tuesday of every month through May. * 360-750-5688 or

KNITTING CLASS at La Center Community Library, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday at 1402 E. Lockwood Creek Road, La Center. * 360-619-1800.


BENEFIT BREAKFAST to 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.

RIDGEFIELD BOOSTER CLUB BUNCO NIGHT, 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Ridgefield Community Center, 210 N. Main Ave., Ridgefield. $15 per person, $25 per couple, includes dinner, drinks, dessert and bunco, plus a silent auction. One auction item is a private tour for up to 10 people at Bethany Vineyards. Tickets at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Ridgefield Equestrian Team. * Sheri Rayburn, 360-904-1443.

CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN LINCOLN DAY DINNER with silent auction at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 6, at the Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St., featuring presidential historian Mike Allen from the University of Washington. Kirby Wilbur will be master of ceremonies. Tickets $60 in advance, $65 at the door. Pre-event reception with elected officials at 5 p.m. *, 360-695-1609.

ALKI MIDDLE SCHOOL CARNIVAL needs gently used books, stuffed animals, bagged candy and prize items for its carnival in March. Items can be dropped off at the school, 1900 N.W. Bliss Road or arrange for pick-up with parent volunteer Cari Jones. * 360-258-0272.

MISTY RIVER BAND CONCERT, 3 p.m. Feb. 14, at Skyview High School. The event is sponsored by Salmon Creek Kiwanis. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Tickets available at Columbia Credit Union branches and local music stores. * 360-699-1234; 360-574-3747.

COLUMBIA PASTORAL COUNSELING CENTER FUNDRAISER AND AUCTION featuring special guest speaker Lindsay Wagner (the Bionic Woman) who will speak on “Holistic Healing for Family Violence,” 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at St. John Lutheran Church, 11005 N.E. Highway 99, $25. * 360-696-1615,

ROCKSOLID ANNUAL AUCTION, 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at Bethel Lutheran Church Gym, 12919 N.E. 159th St., Brush Prairie. Dinner, silent and live auction plus music by the Lewis River Dixieland Band. Proceeds benefit the after school program at the Rocksolid Community Teen Center. * 360-883-2181; 360-883-5705.

LUAU FOR DOERNBECHER sponsored by the Mr. Hudson’s Bay contest to raise money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. 6 p.m. Feb. 6 in the commons of Hudson’s Bay High School, 1206 East Reserve St. Hawaiian food, live music, Polynesian dancing and a performance by Groove Nation. $15 for adults, $10 students. * 360-313-4414.

HAITI RELIEF EVENT featuring local entertainers, buffet and dancing, 5 p.m. today at Club 915, 915 S.W. Second Ave., Portland, $10 at the door. *


82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION ASSOCIATION National Convention, Aug. 18-21 in Charleston, West Virginia. * Contact Airborne 2010, 5459 Northcutt Place, Dayton, OH 45414; Shirley Gossett, 937-898-5977; e-mail

GIRLS POLYTECHNIC, JAMES MONROE, WASHINGTON MONROE HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI, 10:30 a.m. April 17 at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, 5239 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland. $20. * Reservations by March 31: Jean Uzelac, 503-246-6091; Mary Cooke, 503-287-4843; Kimberly Guthrie, 503-656-7765; Mary Ann Miles, 503-692-1392; or Norma Mosbrucker, 503-774-9951.

WASHOUGAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1975 reunion committee planning meeting, 4 p.m. Feb. 21 at Angelo’s Pizza (the old Pizza Palace), 3136 N.E. Third Ave, Camas. Reunion July 30-Aug. 1, 2010. * Stephanie, 360-835-3884; Janice, 360-852-2040.

BENSON POLYTECHNIC HIGH SCHOOL, Class of 1960 50th reunion, Aug. 28-29. *

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