Community Calendar


Music at O.O. Howard House featuring Fadin’ by 9: 5:30-8 p.m., Thursday, July 11, O.O. Howard House lawn, 750 Anderson St. A, Vancouver. Enjoy a summer evening with food, drinks and tunes from bluegrass band Fadin’ by 9 as part of Vancouver Summer Fest by The Historic Trust. Admission is free, and attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic blanket to relax on the lawn. For more information, visit

Woodland HOPE Dementia support group: 10 a.m., Thursday, July 11, Woodland E. Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 369 Gun Club Road, Woodland. Receive support from other community members caring for loved ones living with dementia, including Alzheimers, during this meeting facilitated by Sharon Redd.

Merwin Day of Fishing for kids with disabilities: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, July 13, Merwin Fish Hatchery, 111 Merwin Village Court, Ariel. Enjoy a day in nature and bring children with disabilities to fish. Volunteers will be available to provide support and ensure everyone has a great time. Fishing gear will be provided for free. Register online at by Friday, June 24.

Hockinson Blueberry Festival: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, July 13, Hockinson Community Center, 15918 NE 182nd Ave., Brush Prairie. Celebrate this season’s harvest with local farmers during the fifth annual blueberry festival. The festival will include live music, concessions, local vendors and children’s activities. Fresh blueberries will be available for purchase.

Celebrate Main Street, Historic Ridgefield: 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 13, Overlook Park, 113-131 S. Main Ave., Ridgefield. Learn about Historic Ridgefield from Clark County Historical Museum tour guides on a 1-mile walking tour. Tour groups of 30 people will be led by a guide while making frequent stops along the way to tell stories and answer questions about Ridgefield’s history. To register, visit

Tomato Pruning Workshop: 9-11:30 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 NE 78th St., Vancouver. Receive training from WSU Clark County Extension Master Gardeners in a workshop on tomato pruning. The class will be conducted in field, and attendees should bring hand pruners and water. Purchase tickets online at

Country Gospel Praise event: 5 p.m., Saturday, July 13, Center Point Banquet Room, 11117 NE 189th St., Battle Ground. Enjoy an evening of Christian fellowship, music and refreshments. Vocalist Nehmiah Brown will perform during the event.

NatureScaping Art in the Garden 2024: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, July 14, NatureScaping’s Wildlife Botanical Gardens, 11000 NE 149th St. Brush Prairie. Listen to music, view artworks from local artists and learn about composting at the annual Art in the Garden event. Entry is free for this family friendly event. For more information, email

Garlic Growing Workshop: 9-11 a.m., Wednesday, July 17, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 NE 78th St., Vancouver. Learn how to grow garlic from WSU Clark County Extension Master Gardeners during a hands-on workshop. Topics during the workshop include planting, harvest, fertilizing and irrigation. Purchase tickets online at

Mushroom Foraging for Beginners class: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 18, Battle Ground Community Library, 1207 SE Eighth Way, Battle Ground. Learn about edible mushrooms and the essential skills and tools to identify them during this workshop hosted by naturalist Rebecca Lexa. For more information on topics covered in the class, visit

Harvest Market at BG Harvest Days: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, July 20, Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground. Shop a collection of local art and farm goods as part of Battle Ground’s annual Harvest Days celebration. For more information, visit

Miss Teen La Center North County Pageant: 7 p.m., Saturday, July 20, La Center Middle School, 2001 NE Lockwood Creek Road, La Center. The annual scholarship pageant is accepting applications from girls who have completed sixth grade, ages 12-18. Applicants who live or go to school in La Center, Ridgefield, Woodland, Battle Ground, Amboy or Yacolt are eligible. For more information or entry forms, contact Linda Tracy at

Hoofprints of Hope Benefit Hoedown: 5:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20, 14708 NE 100th Ave., Brush Prairie. Enjoy a barbecue dinner party with dancing, auctions and floral classes benefiting Healing Steps Equine Therapy & Healing Opportunities Foundation. Purchase tickets at

Woodland Grocery Outlet food drive: 9-11 a.m., Saturday, July 20, Grocery Outlet, 1325 Lewis River Road, Woodland. Join the Woodland Fire Department in supporting Independence From Hunger by donating or purchasing freshly cooked hotdogs, chips and soda. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to the food drive, which will benefit Woodland residents. The food drive will accept donations until the end of July. For more information, visit

Northwest Backyard Nesting Birds class: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, July 20, CASEE Center Building B, Room 205, 11104 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn several of the common bird species in Clark County and their nesting habits from Brandon Burger. Class registration is free for NatureScaping of Southwest Washington members and $15 for nonmembers. To register, email or call 360-737-1160.

Friends of La Center Community Library annual book sale: 5-6:30 p.m., Friday, July 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Sunday, July 28, La Center Community Library, 1411 NE Lockwood Creek Road, La Center. Raise funds for the library at the annual book sale. A pre-sale will be available on Friday for Friends of La Center Community Library members. Books will be sold by the bag during the last sale day. For more information, visit

La Center Twilight Parade: 8 p.m., Friday, July 26, La Center High School, 735 NE Highland Road, La Center. Watch or join this judged parade, proceeding from La Center High up Aspen Avenue before ending at West 10th Street and East Southview Heights Drive. For more information, or to register for the parade, visit

BGHS Class of 1974 50th reunion: Friday-Sunday, July 26-28. Join fellow Tigers from the Class of 1974 for their 50th reunion. Festivities will begin with a cruise-in from 4-8 p.m., Friday, July 26, Alderbrook Park, 24414 NE Westerholm Road, Brush Prairie. Then reminisce under the stars with classmates at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 28748 NE 172nd Ave., Battle Ground. Registration is required to attend the party. The final evening of celebration will run from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, July 28, Lewisville Park at the Oak Shelter. For more information and registration, visit

Celebrate Main Street, Old Town Battle Ground: 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 27, Devs Coffee Bar, 316 E. Main St., Battle Ground. Learn about historic Battle Ground from Clark County Historical Museum tour guides on a 1-mile walking tour. Tour groups of 30 people will be led by a guide while making frequent stops along the way to tell stories and answer questions about Battle Ground’s history. To register, visit