Friday, July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

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Try This: Fly, dance and rock on this week

By , Columbian staff writer

Fly away

Pearson Field Education Center, 201 A East Reserve St., is open by reservation from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday for young people to explore aviation. The museum features a flight simulator lab, vertical wind table, glider building and historic airplanes. Visit or call 360-694-5578 to reserve a 75-minute time slot. Admission is $7 for ages 6 and up or free for those with electronic benefit transfer cards.

Get around

Art at the CAVE, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd. in downtown Vancouver, is wrapping up its sculpture exhibit, “All Sides,” featuring multidimensional works of sculpture and 3D art from the local arts community, including the Pacific Northwest Sculptors group. Saturday is the last day to view the exhibit in person from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn more at or 360-314-6506

Dance for joy

Riverside Performing Arts presents “Metamorphosis,” a virtual showcase on Saturday. The 11-act, 45-minute film features dancers exploring various forms from classical ballet to jazz to hip hop, drawing aesthetics from fairy tales. For $20, viewers can stream the show any time that day from Proceeds support Northwest Performing Arts Alliance.

Rock on

West Van for Youth Coalition will host a #HopeRocks online rock painting party at 5 p.m. Friday on Free rock painting kits are available today and Friday from Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar, Boys and Girls Club, The Youth House and The Recovery Café. Paint rocks with cheerful messages and place them around west Vancouver. Call 360-397-2130, ext. 5841, for details.

Poppies for remembrance

Friday is National Poppy Day, when members of the American Legion and Auxiliary distribute poppies to honor those who have worn our nation’s uniform. Free poppies will be available to the public from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at American Legion Smith-Reynolds Post 14, 4607 N.E. St. James Road, Vancouver. Post 14 will also host an outdoor Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. Monday. Call 360-696-2579 for details.

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