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Try This: Girls’ night out; model railroads; free market; building anniversary; public lands

Five things to do this week

By Monika Spykerman, Columbian staff writer
Published: September 23, 2021, 6:02am

On the town

Camas Girls’ Night Out, 4 to 9 p.m. tonight along Northeast Fourth Avenue, is an evening of shopping, dining, fashion, art and games benefiting the Pink Lemonade Project and Ovarian Cancer Alliance. Tickets are $20 at downtowncamas.com or $25 at the event. Wear pink or teal to be entered into a raffle for a $500 Camas shopping spree.

Whistle stop

Southwest Washington Model Railroaders will host the 47th Great Train Swap Meet from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Battle Ground High School gym, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground. Find model trains in all scales plus collectibles and memorabilia. Adult admission is $10 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. or $5 after. Students are $4 and children under 6 are free. For more information, call 360-737-6780.

Free market

Fourth Plain Church of the Nazarene, 16807 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, will host the Care to Share market 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, where anyone can get items for free. The church is accepting donations of gently used household items and clothes today and tomorrow (no appliances or upholstered furniture). New items are also welcome. Call 360-892-4462 for details.

Building bash

North Clark Historical Museum will celebrate the 111th anniversary of the United Brethren Church building, 21416 N.E. 399th St., Amboy, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy tours, exhibits, a presentation at 2 p.m., outdoor activities (weather permitting), a quilt raffle, free pie and ice cream. Masks are required, regardless of vaccination status. For details, call 360-247-5800.

This land is our land

Saturday is National Public Lands Day, when volunteers plant trees, improve vegetation, build trails and remove litter. The Bureau of Land Management will host many such events across Oregon and Washington. Find local events at www.neefusa.org/npld. Participants receive T-shirts and coupons for free admission to federal recreation sites.