Camas — After a summer storm rained out the annual Rockaroos concert at the Camas Days festival, the city has announced that the popular family friendly group — celebrating its 25th anniversary — will hop on stage for a rescheduled show on Oct. 3 in downtown Camas.
Washougal — Kids and their parents learned about the creatures of the sea Thursday during Oregon Coast Aquarium staff members' visit to Hathaway Elementary School. Participants were entertained and educated by larger-than-life inflatable seals and sea lions during the visit, part of the school's free summer events series in the gym. They also got to inspect bones and pelts of sea animals, and learned about how sea animals live.
Shumway — A kid living with his mom in a YWCA domestic violence shelter got a chance to smile on his birthday last week when he was given a sock monkey thanks to a recent donation of toys by iQ Credit Union.
Clark County — The words of 12 local poets are now displayed at businesses around Clark County as part of the Poets in the Shops competition created by the county's poet laureate, Christopher Luna. The contest received 54 submissions from 24 poets. The winners were honored at a June 27 reception at Vancouver's Angst Gallery, where they read from their works. For a list of the shops displaying the poems, visit http://bit.ly/UwnsX1.
At age 84, I am in my sixth year of volunteering as a docent on one of the cars of the Chelatchie Prairie tourist trains. I love this "job." I get to meet many interesting people and join in the families or other groups riding together to celebrate an event in their lives. It is also the source of lots of other fun. For example: