Concerts for a Cause features 5 Guys Named Moe July 29
by DIwpBacon on July 28, 2014
“Concerts for a Cause” presents 5 Guys Named Moe, an 11-piece horn-driven show band, this Tuesday, July 29, at Camas Meadows Golf Course. The concert is free with a $5 suggested donation. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages are available for purchase through Camas Meadows and Tommy O’s.
This week’s proceeds benefit the Coastal Conservation Association, whose objective is to conserve, promote, and enhance the present and future availability of coastal resources for the benefit and enjoyment of the general public.
This series features eight concerts running Tuesday evenings through August 29. For further details and the complete schedule of performances, visit www.camasmeadows.com/SpecialEvents.asp. Connect with them on Facebook, here.
Register now for “Race for the Homeless” Aug. 2
Posted July 28th, 2014
The Race for the Homeless 2014 will run for its 15th year in Vancouver. If pre-registered by Tuesday, July 29, the cost of the 5K Run, 10K Run and 5K Walk is $15 and includes a t-shirt available for pick up at the event. Day of race registration is $20. Kid Fun Run and Fun Festival events are free. The start/finish line is at the O.O. Howard House on Fort Vancouver Way, just south of E Evergreen Blvd.
Race day schedule is as follows:
7 a.m. – Day of race registration
8 a.m. – 5K Run and 10K Run
8:05 a.m. – 5K Walk
9 a.m. – Fun Festival
9:15 a.m. Kid Fun Run
All race fees will be matched with a generous donation to benefit Open House Ministries (OHM). Last year $7,800 was given to this organization to help homeless families regain their independence. Since incorporation in 1986, OHM has provided shelter, safety, and hope to families without homes. For more information and to register, visit www.raceforthehomeless.org.
Vancouver’s annual art festival “Art in the Heart” Aug. 1-2
Posted July 28th, 2014
Downtown Vancouver’s annual festival of the arts, “Art in the Heart,” happens First Friday, Aug. 1 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Artists will set up on Main St., from Evergreen to 11th St., along the sidewalks of Evergreen Blvd. from Washington to Columbia, and also along the sidewalks on 9th St. in front of Gallery 360. The event is free and open to the public.
Art on the Boulevard will feature artists Oleg Ulitskiy, Mike Rangner, Denise McFadden, Luba Nenchev, Michael Lindstrom, and more. Other participating galleries include: Aurora Gallery, Gallery 360, Rand Jeweler , and The Gallery Without Walls.
“Art in the Heart” was started in 2008 as a way to create interest in local galleries through an outdoor art festival on the first Friday and Saturday of every August. Live music and other forms of visual arts are also part of the festival, along with an incredible variety of work on display at each of the participating downtown galleries. For more information, visit www.vdausa.org/art-walk.