FYI, March 2





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

FORT VANCOUVER KIWANIS, 11:30 a.m., Bill’s Chicken and Steak House, 2200 St. Johns Blvd. Speaker: A.G. Flynn, Humane Society for Southwest Washington. * F. Hannah, 360-882-0145.

MINNEHAHA GRANGE, Noon potluck followed by meeting. * Elinor, 360-798-2303.

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.



ADULT BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Memorial Health Center, Suite 202, 100 E. 33rd St. * Hospice Southwest, 360-696-5100.


ADULT CPR, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Southwest Washington Red Cross, 3114 E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Hands-on skills training prepares students to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults. $35 * 360-693-5821, 1-888-434-1966.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Innovative Services NW 9414 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Information and support for caregivers of adults with cognitive/physical illnesses. Agenda: Spring and your loved one — ideas and tools for caregivers. Free respite care provided. Please call two days in advance to arrange. * 360-750-7026.



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

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

FREE TAX HELP FROM AARP TAX-AIDES, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, First Baptist Church, 108 W. 27th St. Photo ID is required and you must bring original issue Social Security card or Individual Tax Identification Number card for each person listed on your tax return. Please bring a copy of last year’s return, amount of real estate taxes paid and all tax-related information. Free electronic filing for basic forms is provided by Tax-Aide. *

CITIZENSHIP, U.S. HISTORY AND CIVICS CLASS, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Sacred Heart Church, 1603 N. Parkway, Battle Ground. Class is open to any adult interested in preparing for U.S. citizenship or learning about the history and civics of the United States. You do not have to be eligible for citizenship to attend class. Understanding of spoken and written English language is essential.

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.

POT OF GOLD DANCE, featuring Lee Nicholas Band. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, $4 at the door, Firstenburg Community Center, 50 and Better Program, 700 N.E. 136th Ave. * 360-487-7015 or

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

ESL CONVERSATION GROUP, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave. Children’s activities provided. * 360-687-2322.

EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Woodland Community Library, 770 Park St., Woodland. Book: “The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America¿“ by Erik Larson. * Sam, 360-225-2115.

INFORMATION CLASS ON HEALING ROOMS, 7 p.m. Friday, “International Association of Healing Rooms,” sponsored by Vancouver Prayer and Healing Rooms, in the portal behind Vineyard Church, 1207 E. Reserve St. A seminar, “Moving in the Fullness of the Gifts of the Spirit,” begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. Guest speakers are the Rev. Patrick Dixon from Finland and the Rev. Calvin Tadema of Master’s Mind Ministry. Registration is $20. * 360-225-1054,

ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL OF CLARK COUNTY is soliciting nominations for the 2010 Library Service Award. The award dinner will be held April 29 at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. Nominations are due by March 12. Call for more info and nomination forms. * Marie, 360-921-2755.

COLUMBIA GORGE WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS, applications due by March 19. Forms may be picked up at the Clark College Office of Financial Aid in Gaiser Hall, the Camas Public Library or the Washougal Public Library. Request forms: e-mail or mail Education Chair, CGWA, PO Box 572, Camas, WA 98607. Estimated amount is $500.



JEFF CLAYTON BENEFIT CONCERT, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Battle Ground High School Cafetorium, 400 W. Main St. $5 tickets at the door. Donations greatly appreciated. Proceeds will benefit the Battle Ground High School Jazz band, which will participate in the Swing Central competition in Savannah, Georgia.

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