Livestock manure composting: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18. Join resource conservationist Lisa Schuchman of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Clark Conservation District’s Livestock Specialist Samantha Frundle, and alpaca rancher Pam Conrad, as they teach people how to compost livestock manure. It will include information on how to reduce pile size, create a valuable soil amendment, reduce pests, and keep water clean. It will be held at an alpaca ranch that will be disclosed upon registration. The event is free. To register, go online to compost072822.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Terry Koper at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 564-397-5729.
Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19. Join the Battle Ground seniors for a game of bunco. It will be held at the Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email email@example.com.
Hot Summer Nights: 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19 at Horseshoe Lake. Join the Woodland community as they celebrate its yearly Hot Summer Nights and Movies in the Park events, which will include beach volleyball, car shows, and a dinner from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Movies will play at 9 p.m. each night. More information can be found online at ci.woodland.wa.us/community/page/hot-summer-nights-movies-park.
Book sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20. Join the Friends of Woodland Community Library as they sell mystery, fiction, romance, children, and young adult books. Attendees can fill one of the group’s bags for $8. Credit cards are accepted. The sale will be located at 828 Goerig St., Woodland. For more information, call 360-225-2294.
Art in the Park: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. Join the Battle Ground Art Alliance as they show off handmade arts and crafts by local artists. Attendees will also be able to make kids buttons. It will be held at Kiwanis Park, 422 SW Second Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, go online to bgartalliance.org.
Buzzin Bees summer potluck: 5:30 p.m. for potluck, 6:30 p.m. for an outdoor dance on Saturday, Aug. 20. Join the Buzzin Bees Square Dance Club as they host a summer potluck and dance. The public is invited to attend. It will be held at 11308 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie. For more information, contact Cory Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saving seeds: Noon on Tuesday, Aug. 23. Join WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher as she explains how to gather and store seeds for next year and beyond. The event is free. To join, go to tinyurl.com/2p88bcer. The meeting ID is 7756056320 and the password is 12345. For more information, call Gary Fredericks at 360-577-3014, ext. 3 or email email@example.com.
Bingo: 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. Join Battle Ground Elks Lodge No. 2589 for a game of bingo. All members and guests are welcome. It will be held at the Battle Ground Elks Lodge, 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Mel Sanders at 360-687-1230.
Gallery of Grandmothers: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. Join the Clark County Genealogical Society to celebrate its 50th anniversary of the Gallery of Grandmothers, which displays people’s grandmothers and their history in the past and present. It will be held at the Clark County Genealogical Society Library, 3205 NE 52nd St., Vancouver. For more information, visit www.ccgs-wa.org.
Extending your garden season: Noon on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Join WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller as he talks about extending the growing season through the fall, how to cover crops, and winter gardening. The event is free. To join, go to tinyurl.com/2p88bcer. The meeting ID is 7756056320 and the password is 12345. For more information, call Gary Fredericks at 360-577-3014, ext. 3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Firefighter open house: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Join Clark County Fire District 3 at an open house where people can meet their local emergency responders and learn about the fire district. Free hot dogs, chips, soda and water will be provided. Kids can also play in a “squirt house” and receive stickers and helmets as well. It will be held at Station 34 at 24812 NE Rawson Road in Brush Prairie. For more information, contact Chief Scott Sorenson at 360-892-2331 or email email@example.com.
Pig Jam: 4 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Join the Battle Ground community for a Pig Jam, which will serve a large, roasted barbecue pig while an AC/DC tribute band plays. Food is $29.95, and includes three different plates, each with a quarter pound of meat and a side. Attendees can listen to the band’s performance for free. The event will be held at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. To get tickets, go to tinyurl.com/md3t2db. For more information, call Sherie Szubski at 425-698-3236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experience Ridgefield: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Join the Ridgefield community for the annual Experience Ridgefield carnival, which features a game truck, a bounce house, potato sack races, and local food and craft vendors. It will be held at the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center, 510 Pioneer St., Ridgefield. For more information, contact Joe Vajgrt at 360-619-1305 or email email@example.com.
South Pacific fundraiser: 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. Join Furry Friends at the organization’s 14th annual auction, which will benefit the organization and assist with medical needs for cats. It will be held at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver. Information for the event can be found online at event.auctria.com/e2e28386-7fef-4503-a983-6231139ab5eb.
Battle Ground Lions Club: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at Old Town Burgers and Breakfast. Join the Battle Ground Lions Club for fun and volunteer opportunities. Old Town Burgers is located at 813 W. Main St., Battle Ground.
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