Back Issues: February 21, 2017

Two Rivers Heritage Museum Reopens Mar. 2, Open House Mar. 4

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


The Two Rivers Heritage Museum will begin welcoming visitors on Thursday, Mar. 2, after its annual four-month closure for maintenance and display enhancements. To celebrate the reopening, a special Open House will be held Saturday, Mar. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission to the museum will be a $1 off that day. Admission is always free to current Camas Washougal Historical Society (CWHS) members.

The museum is located at 1 Durgan St. in Washougal and is open March through October. Regular hours are Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for students and free for children under five and all CWHS members. Group tours are available any day of the week (by appointment only). Call 360-835-8742 for scheduling.

Join CWHS to help support additional historic presentations and preservation of local history. Membership and volunteer information will be available at the presentation. For more information about the CWHS and the Two Rivers Heritage Museum go to


Professional Writers Series: David Naimon & Benjamin Parzybok Feb. 23

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


David Naimon (pictured at left) and Benjamin Parzybok will present “The Art of the Literary Podcast: A Conversation” at the next Professional Writers Series this Thursday, Feb. 23. The series starts at 7 p.m., at WSU Vancouver in the Multimedia Classroom Building, Rm. 6. The presentations are free and open to the public.

As moderator of KBOO radio’s longstanding series Between the Covers, Naimon has interviewed numerous luminaries of contemporary literature, including Anthony Doerr, Mary Gaitskill, Ursula K. Le Guin and Colson Whitehead. This presentation will feature audio clips from the program and a conversation between Naimon and novelist Benjamin Parzybok.

WSU Vancouver’s annual Professional Writers Series will feature eight writers on six Thursday nights between Jan. 26 and April 6. The writers represent a variety of literary genres and styles, from short stories and memoirs to podcasts, biography and poetry. For more information, contact Howard Aaron at 503-816-2742.


Skip Enge returns to Second Story Gallery with new exhibit, reception Mar. 3

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

SSG March 2017 - Skip Enge

Next month’s show at the Second Story Gallery features watercolors with an industrial edge by Skip Enge. “The Soft Machine” opens Friday, Mar. 3, and runs through Saturday, Mar. 25.

An artist reception will be held in conjunction with downtown Camas’s First Friday, Mar. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m., with live music from Brad Jensen.

Second Story Gallery is located upstairs in the Camas Public Library. The exhibit can be seen during regular library hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The library is located  at 624 NE 4th Ave. in Camas. For more information, visit


Washington State Horse Expo returns to the Clark County Event Center Mar. 3 through 5

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


The seventh annual Washington State Horse Expo is gearing up to be one of the top equine events in the northwest that attracts thousands of horse owners and horse lovers from all over the western United States. The event features national experts, first-class entertainment, premiere vendors, plenty of shopping, and kid-friendly activities. Highlights include:

  • Mark Bolender, will show the new equine disciplines of Mountain Trail
  • A new Kid’s Corral featuring special performances by Dally & Spanky, dog training tips by Marvin Pierce, and opportunities to meet some of the horses up close.
  • BlackPearl Friesian Dance Troupe
  • Several nationally ranked clinician and equine celebrities
  • A Saturday Night Equine Extravaganza (additional ticket required)

The Expo runs Friday, Mar. 3 through Sunday, Mar. 5. Admission is $11 for adults, $9 for seniors and youth ages seven to 12, and kids under seven are free. Parking is $6. Pre-show discount tickets are available at participating Wilco Stores. Three day passes are also available. To learn more visit