Back Issues: November 27, 2017

Volunteers sought for clean-up event at Homestead Park Dec. 2

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Cascade Highlands Neighborhood Association and the City of Vancouver invite the public to Phase II of the Homestead Park spruce up. Volunteers will be working on various projects including weeding, pruning, and spreading bark dust. Gloves, tools, and training will be provided. Volunteers should wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. The event is from 9 a.m. to noon, this Saturday, Dec. 2.

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New exhibit at Second Story opens with First Friday reception Dec. 1

Monday, November 27, 2017

Second Story Gallery will bring together two contemporary artists who both work to capture the instant of change in their respective art forms. Karen Folgarelli paints the moments, Chris Fackler-Lowery forms porcelain vessels that look as if they’re just emerging from another state.

The community is invited to meet the artists at a Dec. 1 reception that’s part of First Friday in downtown Camas. This free event includes live music and refreshments from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Gallery, upstairs in the Camas Public Library. 

Then this outstanding show will continue for an unusual two-month length of time, through Jan. 22. The gallery is open for viewing during regular library hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

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Ridgefield Arts Experience seeks authors of children’s books

Monday, November 27, 2017

Ridgefield Arts Experience is seeking the use of a story written by local authors for an integrated youth arts experience including a performance of the story. The experience will be March 22, 2018, and the author will have the opportunity to be present during the production, including a book signing. Ridgefield Arts Experience is a collaborative production which integrates musical, literary and visual arts for school age participants. The experience is open to elementary and middle school students who have the opportunity to make costumes and scenery, compose and perform music, and enact the chosen story. Resumes and examples of work can be submitted to Barbara AW Wright at bawwrightseta@hotmail.com by December 15.

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South Pacific Cafe helps Rocksolid get new sign

Monday, November 27, 2017

Rocksolid Community Teen Center replaced their 16-year-old sign with the help of South Pacific Café owners and customers. The restaurant has supported Rocksolid in numerous ways over the last few years. One of those projects has been lunch club. Every Wednesday during the school year the restaurants donates $1 from every lunch item ordered to Rocksolid. Matthew Seise, one of the owners, drives by the center daily and noticed the sign needed replacing. It was decided to use the lunch club funds to do so. Lunch club continues to the end of the school year and funds raised will continue to support programs for the youth at the center. South Pacific Café is located at 15 E Main St., Battle Ground.

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