Battle Ground Senior Citizens, Inc. Game Day: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 N.E. Third Ave. The Battle Ground Senior Citizens group will hold their new Game Day event at the Battle Ground Senior Center. It is encouraged to bring your own sack lunch and beverage. For more information, contact Sharon Wodtke by email at battlegroundseniorcitizens
@gmail.com, or call 360-953-3278.
Love Street Playhouse presents: “Who Stole My Dead Husband?”: Friday, Sept. 29; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30; 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, Cloverlane Mercantile and Event Center in Brush Prairie. Tickets to ”Who Stole My Dead Husband” are $64 & $69 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online at LoveStreetPlayhouse.com or by calling 800-966-8865.
Candidate forum: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 29, La Center Community Center, 1000 E. Fourth St., La Center. The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the La Center City Council Position No. 4, La Center City Council Position No. 5, La Center School District Director District No. 2 and Cemetery District No. 4 Commissioner Position No. 3 races. The forum will also be aired on government access channel CVTV, and links will be posted on cvtv.org.
Maui Strong Fundraising Garage Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 1115 S. 44th Ave. in Ridgefield. Local Realtor Amy Graeff is hosting a garage sale at her Ridgefield home to benefit the Maui Strong Fund. During the sale, raffle tickets will be sold, (three tickets for $5 and ten tickets for $20) with winning prizes donated by Ridgefield businesses. Hawaiian-style Shaved Ice will also be offered at $5. For more information about garage sale item drop-off times, contact Amy Graeff at 503-880-2244.
Lewis River Rotary meeting: 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main Street, Battle Ground. The meeting will hear from Brandie Quinlon with Walmart & Community engagement. For more information, contact Marta Carminato by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Chapter No. 19 Meeting: 12:30 p.m. optional social time, 1 p.m. start time Thursday, Oct. 5, Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground. Member Kathy Box will share stories of real-life adventures about her pioneer ancestors from her second recent historical book, “They Were Dreamers and Doers: Pioneer Faith in Action.” For more information, call Pepper Kim at 360-901-0176.
Coffee with the Chief: 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 2, Blue Castle Coffee, 802 SE 14th Ave., Battle Ground. People can meet with Fire District 3 Chief Scott Sorenson. He specifically wished to hear from residents why they did not did not approve a fire levy lid lift in the August election.
Candidate forum: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5, Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue Station 26, 21609 NE 72nd Ave., Battle Ground. The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the Battle Ground City Council Position No. 2, Battle Ground City Council Position No. 3, Battle Ground City Council Position No. 7, Battle Ground School District Director District No. 2, Fire Protection District No. 13 Commissioner Position No. 3 and Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue Commissioner Position 2 races. The forum will also be aired on government access channel CVTV, and links will be posted on cvtv.org.
Ridgefield Birdfest and Bluegrass Festival: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Carty Unit, downtown Ridgefield. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. vendor fair at Davis Park. 11 a.m. “Walk for the Wild” 5k walk starting at Overlook Park. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. bluegrass performances at various downtown locations. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. events at the refuge’s Carty Unit. Carty Unit events include opening blessing by Chinook Tribal Nation, guided tours, family activities and more. For a complete schedule of events and directions, visit ridgefieldfriends.org/birdfest-bluegrass.
Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County presentation: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, on Zoom. The presentation will be done by Renee Shepherd, a seed developer, gardener, entrepreneur, and author. For more information and to register, visit MGFCC.com.
Queen of Diamonds Bazaar: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, Matson Building, 10713 N.E. 117th Ave. in Vancouver. The Queen of Diamonds Bazaar will support the Prairie High School fall girls slow pitch softball team. Potential vendors can complete the application by going to bit.ly/PHSSlowPitchBazaar or by calling 817-966-2050 for more information.
Bethel Bazaar: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 12919 NE 159th St., Oct. 28, Brush Prairie. Bethel Lutheran Church is hosting a bazaar featuring hand-crafted goods from local vendors, a quilt raffle and free coffee and cookies. Go to bethelbrushprairie.org for more information.
Coffee with the Chief: 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 6, Founder’s Mercantile and Coffee, 317 E. Main St., Battle Ground. People can meet with Fire District 3 Chief Scott Sorenson. He specifically wished to hear from residents why they did not did not approve a fire levy lid lift in the August election.
Coffee with the Chief: 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 4, Dev’s Coffee Bar Battle Ground, 316 E. Main St., Battle Ground. People can meet with Fire District 3 Chief Scott Sorenson. He specifically wished to hear from residents why they did not did not approve a fire levy lid lift in the August election.
Bliss Yoga: 9 to 10:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays at the BG Holistic Hub and Apothecary, 314 N.E. First Ave., suite 101, in Battle Ground; 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Mondays and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Fridays at 7614 N.E. 279th St. in Battle Ground. Classes include gentle poses, meditation and relaxation. Classes help increase strength, balance and flexibility. All levels are welcome. Call 360-903-8912 to register or pop in.
Battle Ground Toastmasters: The Battle Ground Toastmasters work to improve communication skills and have fun doing it. Join the group in person or via Zoom from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesdays at Legions Realty, 717 W. Main St., Suite 126, Battle Ground, or online at tinyurl.com/3ejt6rae.
Battle Ground Lions Club: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at Old Town Burger and Breakfast, 813 W. Main St., Battle Ground. Join the Battle Ground Lions Club for fun and volunteer opportunities.
Toastmaster meetings: 7 p.m. every Tuesday online. Toastmasters hold meetings for people who want to improve their communication skills for business or career development. Meetings are on Zoom. Use meeting ID number 88000718444. Participants can log in five to 10 minutes early to chat. More information can be found online at egtm.org.
Battle Ground Rotary Club meeting: 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at 715 E. Main St. in Battle Ground.
Take off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the mobile home park at 300 S.W. Seventh Ave. in Battle Ground. The meeting starts with a weigh-in. For more information or for directions, call Lori at 360-601-2236.
Columbia River Square Dancers: Lessons 6 to 8 p.m. on Sundays, dances at 7 p.m. for plus level and 8 to 9:45 p.m. for mainstream level on the first and third Friday of each month. Lessons and dances take place at 17901 N.E. 72nd Ave., Battle Ground. Cost is $7 per dancer. For more information, contact Dale Smith at 360-606-8849.
Silver & Fit virtual fitness classes for seniors: 10 a.m. every weekday. Join Silver & Fit for free fitness classes for seniors. Monday is low-impact cardio, Tuesday is easy-going yoga, Wednesday is body-weight exercises, Thursday is balance and flexibility, and Friday is a mix of favorite exercises of the week. To find classes, visit facebook.com/silverandfit. For more information, call 877-427-4788, or email email@example.com.
HOPE Dementia Support Group: 1 to 3 p.m. every Monday. Join HOPE in a support group for individuals caring for people with all types of dementia. The event will be hosted in person at Mallard Landing Assisted Living, 813 S.E. Clark Ave., Battle Ground, and through Zoom. To get the Zoom link, call 360-513-5754, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Professional Connections weekly meeting: 11:45 a.m. every Monday. Meet like-minded professionals and network with others in similar career fields. To join, go to zoom.com, click on join a meeting, enter meeting ID 8092456202, and enter password 311397, if applicable. For more information, call 503-348-5330.