FYI, March 9





TOPS WA1056, weigh-in 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 CLUB, 11:30 a.m. at Bill’s Chicken and Steak House, 2200 St. John’s Blvd. Susan Tissot, Clark County Historical Society. F. Hannah, 360-882-0145.

42-PLUS SINGLES, food and cards, 1:30 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 516 N.E. Thurston Way. 360-737-1219.

POMONA GRANGE BAKING CONTEST, at Fishers Grange, 814 N.E. 162nd Ave., 2 p.m. check-in; 3 p.m. judging. Potluck at 6 p.m. followed by business meeting. Rose, 360-573-0236.

HOPE BATTLE GROUND AL-ANON, 7:30 p.m., Community Baptist Church, 490 S. Parkway, Battle Ground. 360-693-5781.

CLARK COUNTRY RADIO CONTROL SOCIETY, 7:30 p.m. at Pythian Retirement Home, 3409 Main St. Promoting radio controlled aircraft hobby for all ages. Public welcome, flight training available. Dave, 360-521-6419,



CLARK COUNTY LUNG CLUB, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Vancouver Clinic conference room, 700 N.E. 87th Ave. Speaker: Dr. Todd Gienapp, pulmonary and critical care. Topic: keep moving. 360-397-3380.


NORTHWEST CANCER SPECIALISTS EDUCATIONAL SERIES, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Northwest Cancer Specialists Vancouver Cancer Center, 210 S.E. 136th Ave. Topic: Gastrointestinal cancers, overview, incidence and risk factors, treatment options, risk reduction and lifestyle modifications. RSVP, 360-597-1337 or

ADULT CPR, 6 to 9:30 p.m. at 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 or 1-888-434-1966.

SLEEP AWARENESS SUPPORT GROUP OF CLARK COUNTY, 6:30 p.m., Vancouver Clinic conference room, 700 N.E. 87th Ave. Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Lin. Topic: Anything for a good night sleep. 360-397-3606.


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 Friday. Call for more info and nomination forms. Marie, 360-921-2755.

COLUMBIA GORGE WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications due March 19. Forms are at the Clark College Office of Financial Aid in Gaiser Hall, the Camas Public Library or the Washougal Public Library. Estimated award amount is $500. Request forms: or Education Chair, CGWA, P.O. Box 572, Camas, WA 98607.


SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASS FOR EVERYONE, 7:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through April 28, Marshall Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. Enjoy Scotland’s fusion of lively rhythms and traditional dance. Partners not necessary. Wear low-heeled shoes. $39. Register: 360-487-7100. Info: 360-834-3757 or

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

FREE TAX HELP FROM AARP TAX-AIDE, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. First Baptist Church, 108 W. 27th St. Photo identification required; bring original social security card or Individual Tax Identification Number card for each person listed on the tax return. Bring a copy of 2008 tax 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. at Sacred Heart Church, 1603 N. Parkway Ave., Battle Ground. Class is open to any adult preparing for U.S. citizenship test or learning about the history and civics of the United States. Attendees do not have to eligible for citizenship. Understanding of spoken and written English required.

ILLIAD AND WORLDCAT CLASS, 2 to 4 p.m. at Vancouver Community Library, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. WorldCat has information about the items owned by thousands of libraries all over the world. Learn how to use this tool to request items through FVRL’s interlibrary loan service, ILLiad. Please complete Free E-mail and Searching the Internet classes first or have equivalent experience. 360-695-1566 or

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

STITCH WITS, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Battle Ground Community Library, 1207 S.E. Eighth Way, Battle Ground. Free, informal, weekly get-together. Jackie, 360-687-2322.

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

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION, 6 to 7 p.m. at Mountain View High School Media Center, 1500 S.E. 136th Ave. Carol, 360-604-4088

“A SEA OF CHANGE” SCREENING, 6:30 p.m. at Clark Public Utilities Community Room, 1200 Fort Vancouver Way. Sierra Club Loo-Wit Group invites will hold a free screening of this international film festival selection that features the dramatic ocean changes taking place.