Community calendar, August 10 edition

Pomeroy Farm Days: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. the first weekend of each month until August. Join Pomeroy Farm as they host an Open Farm Weekend, which includes I-spy activities for kids, farm animals, artisans and vendors. Parking and admission are free, but a donation is encouraged. Pomeroy Farms is located at 20902 NE Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt. For more information, call 360-686-3537.

Clark County Fair: Join local residents at the Clark County Fair until August 14. It will include carnival rides, hot dog and burger contests, a baby beauty contest, a science show, a reptile exhibit and a wide variety of food. It will be held at Clark County Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Road, Ridgefield. For more information, go online to clarkcofair.com.

Mad Hatter’s: 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 12. Join the Battle Ground seniors for Mad Hatter’s at Rocky’s Pizza, 1901 W. Main St., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email [email protected]

Fire & Grace: 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 12. The musical duo Fire & Grace, with Edwin Huizinga on fiddle and William Coulter on guitar, will play for one night at the Old Liberty Theater in Ridgefield. They will play folk tunes, classical compositions, tango, Celtic ballads and uptempo foot-stompers. Tickets are $27 including service charge and can be purchased online at oldlibertytheater.com/events or by calling 360-887-7260. The Old Liberty Theater is located at 115 N. Main Ave., Ridgefield.

Hot Summer Nights: 5:30 p.m. Friday, August 12 at Horseshoe Lake. Join the Woodland community as it celebrates its annual Hot Summer Nights and Movies in the Park events, which will include beach volleyball, car shows and a Veterans of Foreign Wars Dinner. Movies will air at 9 p.m. every night. More information can be found online at ci.woodland.wa.us/community/page/hot-summer-nights-movies-park.

Firefighters Open House: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 13. Join the Clark County 3 Fire District for an open house where people can meet their local emergency responders and learn more about the fire district. Hot dogs, fries, sodas and water will be offered to you free of charge. Children can also play in a “squirt house” and also receive stickers and helmets. It will take place at Station 35 at 505 SW First St., Battle Ground. For more information, contact Chief Scott Sorenson at 360-892-2331 or email [email protected]

BGHS Meeting: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, August 13. The Battle Ground High School Class of 1965 will be celebrating their 57th reunion and 75th birthday party. Food and water will be provided. Donations are encouraged but not required. It will be held at BGHS Student Commons, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground. Entrants should RSVP with Phyllis Maki by emailing [email protected] or calling 360-787-3597.

Bingo: from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. Head to Battle Ground Elks Lodge #2589 for a game of bingo. All members and guests are welcome. It will be held at Battle Ground Elks Lodge, 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Mel Sanders at 360-687-1230.

Craft Day: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, August 15. Join the Elders of Battle Ground for an afternoon of arts and crafts. It will be held at Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email [email protected]

Preserving your food: noon on Tuesday, August 16. Join WSU Master Food Preserver Greg Lassila as he discusses various methods for preserving your garden’s harvest, as well as the correct techniques and resources to use when canning food. The event is free. To sign up, 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 protected]

Cattle manure composting: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 18. Join Resource Conservator Lisa Schuchman of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Clark Conservation District Animal Husbandry Specialist Samantha Frundle and alpaca breeder Pam Conrad as they teach the 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 take place at an alpaca ranch which will be disclosed upon registration. The event is free. To register, go online to compost072822.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Terry Koper at [email protected] or call 564-397-5729.

Bunco: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, August 19. Join the elders of Battle Ground for a game of bunco. It will be held at Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE Third Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Sharon Wodtke at 360-953-3278 or email [email protected]

Hot Summer Nights: 5:30 p.m. Friday, August 19 at Horseshoe Lake. Join the Woodland community as it celebrates its annual Hot Summer Nights and Movies in the Park events, which will include beach volleyball, car shows and a Veterans of Foreign Wars Dinner. Movies will air at 9 p.m. every 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. Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20. Join the Friends of Woodland Community Library as they sell mystery, fiction, romance, children’s and young adult books. Participants can fill one of the group bags for $8. Credit cards are accepted. The sale will take place at 828 Goerig St., Woodland. For more information, call 360-225-2294.

Art in the Park: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 20. Join the Battle Ground Art Alliance which showcases handmade arts and crafts by local artists. Participants will also be able to make macaroons for children. 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. potluck, 6:30 p.m. outdoor dance on Saturday, August 20. Join the Buzzin Bees Square Dance Club for a potluck and summer 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 [email protected]

Seed registration: noon on Tuesday, August 23. Join WSU Master Gardener Alice Slusher as she explains how to collect and store seeds for next year and beyond. The event is free. To sign up, 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 protected]

Bingo: from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 27. Join Battle Ground Elks Lodge #2589 for a game of bingo. All members and guests are welcome. It will be held at Battle Ground Elks Lodge, 907 SE Grace Ave., Battle Ground. For more information, call Mel Sanders at 360-687-1230.

Grandmothers’ gallery: from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday August 27. Join the Clark County Genealogical Society in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Gallery of Grandmothers, which features people’s grandmothers and their past and present history. It will be held at the Clark County Genealogical Society Library, 3205 NE 52nd St., Vancouver. For more information, visit ccgs-wa.org.

Extend your garden season: noon on Tuesday, August 30. Join WSU Master Gardener Art Fuller as he talks about extending the growing season into fall, how to cover crops, and winter gardening. The event is free. To sign up, 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 protected]

Firefighters Open House: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 10. Join the Clark County 3 Fire District for an open house where people can meet their local emergency responders and learn more about the fire district. Hot dogs, fries, sodas and water will be offered to you free of charge. Children can also play in a “squirt house” and also receive stickers and helmets. It will take place at Station 34 at 24812 NE Rawson Road, Brush Prairie. For more information, contact Chief Scott Sorenson at 360-892-2331 or email [email protected]

Pig Jam: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, September 10. Join the Battle Ground community for a Pig Jam, which will serve up a big roast barbecue pig while an AC/DC tribute band performs. The food is $24 and includes three different plates, each with a quarter pound of meat and a side. Participants can listen to the band’s performance for free. The event will take place 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 [email protected]

Experience Ridgefield: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 10. Join the Ridgefield community for the annual Experience Ridgefield carnival, which features a play truck, bouncy 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 protected]

South Pawcific Fundraiser: 5-9 p.m. Saturday, September 17. Join Furry Friends at the organization’s 14th annual auction, which will benefit the organization and meet the medical needs of cats. It will take place at Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver. Event information is available online at event.auctria.com/e2e28386-7fef-4503-a983-6231139ab5eb.

Battle Ground Lions Club: 7:00 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at the Old Town Burger and Breakfast. Join the Battle Ground Lions Club for fun and volunteering. Old Town Burger is located at 813 W. Main St., Battle Ground.

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