Community calendar, Oct. 13 edition

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Community Calendar

Pumpkin Lane at Pomeroy Farm: Every weekend in October at Pomeroy Farm, 20902 NE Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt. Take a trip down Pumpkin Lane to see pumpkin people vignettes, visit the farm animals and pick pumpkins.

Backyard composting webinar: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13. Learn how to construct a compost pile and heat it up. Pre-registration is required online at clark countycomposts.org/current-offerings.

Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15 at the Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground.

Halloween Hall: 6 p.m. Oct. 15 and Oct. 16 at Abrams Park in Ridgefield. The Ridgefield Art Association will hold its fifth annual Halloween Hall event that features a straw bale maze and performances by Dance Fusion. For $5, people can stroll along a path in the woods to see witches, spiders, skeletons and other festive sights. The event is for all ages and Halloween costumes are encouraged. On Saturday, there will be a “trick or trunk” event hosted by That dam VolksWagen Club of Vancouver. For more information, go online to ridge
fieldartassociation.com or to the Ridgefield Art Association Facebook page.

Craft day: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18 at the Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground.

Worm bin composting webinar: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20. Learn how to construct and maintain a worm bin that will turn kitchen trimmings into nutrient-rich fertilizer. Participants will be eligible to receive a worm bin, although supplies are limited. Pre-registration is required online at clark countycomposts.org/current-offerings.

Quiltfest Northwest: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22 and Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Clark County Event Center, 17402 NE Delfel Road, Ridgefield. The 46th annual quilt show, titled “Reflections,” will feature 300 quilts created by members of the Clark County Quilters. The event will also feature special exhibits, challenge quilts, vendors, a fashion show and more. This year’s featured quilter is Mary Arnold. She will teach a six-hour workshop on “Beginning Machine Quilting” on Oct. 22.  To register, go online to quiltfestnw.org. Enrollment will be limited to allow for social distancing. Masks are required. Admission is $8 a day or $15 for a three-day pass. Children under 12 can get in for free. Parking costs $8.

Drug take back event: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Battle Ground Police Department, 507 SW First St. Bring any prescription or over-the-counter medication for safe and free disposal.

Elks bingo: 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Battle Ground Elks Chapter No. 2589 Lodge, 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. The event is open to Elks members and guests.

Lasagna garden composting webinar: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Learn how to grow, build and plant a raised bed garden from free, easily obtainable urban waste. No tilling or turning required. Pre-registration is required online at clarkcountycomposts.org/current-offerings.

Downtown Trick-or-Treating: 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 in downtown Woodland.

Halloween Fright Night: 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. Join the fun at the annual free family friendly community event with games, prizes, candy, tricks and treats. To volunteer at the event, call 360-342-5385.

Green cleaning webinar: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3. Learn how to make three versatile and environmentally friendly household cleaners. Participants will be eligible to receive a green cleaning kit, although supplies are limited. Pre-registration is required online at clark
countycomposts.org/current-offerings.

Recycling done right webinar: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10. Become an expert recycler. Learn what items can go in blue recycling carts and what should stay out. Pre-registration is required online at clark
countycomposts.org/current-offerings.

Prevent food waste webinar: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Learn tips for preventing and reducing food spoilage and waste. Pre-registration is required online at clark
countycomposts.org/current-offerings.

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