Saturday, July 30, 2011
FREE CLARK COUNTY ALL-CHURCH PICNIC, 1 to 6 p.m. July 31 at Pearson Air Museum, 1115 E. Fifth St., hosted by Detour Ministries. More than 100 churches and organizations will participate. Guests include Mike Williams and local bands, Sons of Day and Elliot; several radio stations will give live broadcasts. The all-church picnic began in 2009. * http://www.allchurchpicnic.com.
CROSSWAY CHURCH invites children to The Barnyard, a free weekly kids craft booth at the Salmon Creek Farmer’s Market, 1309 N.E. 134th St. The market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 29. * http://www. crosswaychurchwa.com.
CHILDREN’S CONCERT featuring Lisa Weyerhaeuser, 10 a.m. Aug. 5 at Ridgefield United Methodist Church, 1410 S. Hillhurst Road, Ridgefield; and at 2 p.m. in the parking lot at Battle Ground Community United Methodist Church, 10300 N.E. 199th St., Battle Ground. Weyerhaeuser, who has been writing songs and playing music for children since she was a youngster, goes by the stage name La La Lisa. * Ridgefield church, 360-887-8312; Battle Ground church, 360- 687-2542.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY CHURCH invites all community residents to the annual parking lot party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6 at 1235 E. St., Washougal. The all-ages free event features 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. Aug. 7 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 will also 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 Saturday. Refreshments will be served at the end of the service. * 360-896-8088, http:www.jewishvancouverusa.org.
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 sell 8-ounce gift jars of kosher honey that will be shipped in time for Rosh Hashana, Sept. 28, $10 per jar, $9 per jar for orders of 25 or more, including shipping and personal gift cards. All proceeds benefit Hadassah projects in Israel and the U.S. Payment due by Aug. 12. It is Rosh Hashanah tradition to dip apples in honey to usher in the new year. * Julie, 360-281-0054.