COUNTRY GOSPEL JUBILEE, 6:30 p.m. at the Holiness Association Campground, Northeast Covington Road at 107th Avenue, with hosts Bill and Lois O’Connor and special guest, Alvin Jones. An offering will be taken. * Lois O’Connor, 360-442-9470, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY CHURCH invites all community residents to the annual parking lot party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1235 E. St., Washougal. The all-ages free event will feature food, music, games, arts and crafts, contests and carnival games. * 360-835-2153.
NORTHWEST YOVEL FESTIVAL, sponsored by Rehoboth Messianic Congregation, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Esther Short Park, 301 W. Eighth St. This year’s theme is “Walk in the Light” and is based on the scripture in Psalms 89:15. Ted Pearce, an internationally known Messianic artist, will provide the music. The event also will include the Rehoboth Dance team, vendors selling handcrafted items, children’s activities and food booths. * http://www.rehoboth-messianic.org, 360- 695-2900.
CONGREGATION KOL AMI will have a service at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Pacific Community Park, 1515 N.E. 164th Ave. The Havdalah service is performed at the conclusion of Shabbat, the Jewish sabbath, which concludes at sundown Saturdays. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the service. * 360-896-8088, http:www.jewishvancouverusa.org.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15-17 for tots through adults, Community A.M.E. Zion Church, 3605 E. 13th St. The theme is “Living As God’s Covenanted People.” A canned-food donation will be appreciated; no registration fees. * Informaion: 360-693-4566; transportation: 360-281-6679 or 360-254-0681.
CIRCLE FOR PRESENCE, class and meditation practice, meets at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17 and 31 at First Congregational Church, 1220 N.E. 68th St. This is a free drop-in class; donations accepted. * 360-693-1476.
THREE BANDS, The Kate White Band, the Volunteers and CenterCross, will play from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the amphitheater at Columbia Adventist Academy, 11100 N.E. 189th St., Battle Ground. Free tickets are available at Battle Ground First Independent Bank, the Battle Ground Library, Riverview Bank in Battle Ground, Columbia Adventist Academy and Meadow Glade Church. * 360-687-3161.
SHALOM CHAPTER OF HADASSAH, VANCOUVER will be selling 8 ounce gift jars of kosher honey that will be shipped in time for Rosh Hashana, Sept. 28. Cost is $10 per jar, $9 per jar for orders of 25 or more, including shipping and personal gift cards. All proceeds will benefit Hadassah projects in Israel and the U.S. Payment must be received by Aug. 12. It is Rosh Hashanah tradition to dip apples in honey to usher in the New Year. * Julie, 360-281-0054, for order forms or information.