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February 2019

Invasive Species Survey

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway
Vancouver, WA 98683 United States
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Columbia Springs, a historic park in the heart of Vancouver, needs volunteers to help us survey a 100 acre natural area for four different invasive plants, including Himalayan blackberry, ivy, holly, and laurel. Volunteers will help identify plants, locate survey markers, and collect data. Crew leaders and training for volunteers will be provided.

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Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Please note: All Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours have been suspended due to the government shutdown. Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guides them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to exhibit what life was like at Fort Vancouver in the 1840s. The Lantern Tours begin at 7 pm, but visitors must arrive at…

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The Nature Within: Personal Development Workshop with Kraig Smyth

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
TreeSong Nature Awareness and Retreat Center, 41 Tree-ific Drive West
Washougal, WA 98671 United States
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$50

This interactive workshop will help participants uncover deeply rooted connections within that allow us to “be in nature,” even when we’re at the office, school or anywhere nature is not readily accessible. In this workshop, participants will do some hands-on instinct development and trade activities. Bring a lunch. Snacks, coffee and tea provided. Bring four pennies. Register online.

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Washington Trail Riders Assoc. monthly meeting

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pied Piper Pizza, 12300 NE Fourth Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98682 United States
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The Washington Trail Rider's Association invites new members to their next monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at Pied Piper Pizza, 12300 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Come earlier to chat and eat. Our members consist of all rider skill levels, and together we trail ride, camp and keep local riding trails in good working order. If you love horses and trails, come join us. For more details, contact Annmarie Ertolacci at 360-560-8997 or email momertolacci@yahoo.com. You…

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Oregon Bass and Panfish Club’s Annual Dry Clinic

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave.
Portland, OR 97216 United States
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The Oregon Bass & Panfish Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave., Portland. The program will be: the annual "Dry Clinic" and features experts on walleye, bass and crappie. There will also be experts speaking on how to prepare and serve your catch.

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March 2019

Tree Planting Workshop

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bagley Park, 4600 Nicholson Road
Vancouver, WA United States
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Free

Join Urban Forestry for a special community tree planting along Nicholson Road in the Bagley Downs neighborhood. Learn how to plant a tree while getting to know your neighbors and greening your community. No experience necessary. Breakfast snacks and hot chocolate/coffee provided, as well as gloves, tools, and guidance. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Accessible by the Vine and Bus Lines 30 and 39; meet prior to 10am at approximately 4600 Nicholson Road. RSVP required. Register at…

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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High School Girls Free Tennis Gear Event

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vancouver Tennis Center, 5300 E 18th St
Vancouver, 98661
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free

Free gently used tennis gear for all girl high school players in Clark County at Vancouver Tennis Center.

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Friends of Trees Clark County Planting

March 9 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
SixEight Church, 8802 NW 9th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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Friends of Trees is hosting a volunteer tree planting event on March 9 in unincorporated Clark County, with the option to purchase a low cost tree for your home. Tea, coffee, and breakfast refreshments will be available at 8:45 at SixEight Church. The planting will start prompting at 9:00 a.m., with gloves and tools provided. Dress for the weather and wear study shoes. Volunteers will provide a hearty potluck for lunch after the planting. RSVP to save your spot by…

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City of Vancouver Volunteer Grove Tree Planting

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centerpoint Park, 8101 NE Pierce Drive
Vancouver, WA United States
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Celebrate local community volunteers by planting trees from 10 a.m. to noon on March 9 at Centerpoint Park, where dedicated volunteers will be recognized with brief remarks and a tree planted in their honor. All ages welcome. Training, gloves, tools, snacks, and water are provided. Wear long pants and closed toed shoes. youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form, and additional forms will be available on site for guardians to sign. Contact cityvolunteer@cityofvancouver.us or call 360-487-8315 for more…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Shamrock Run 2019

March 17 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, 1020 S.W. Naito Parkway
Portland, OR United States
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Join us on Sunday, March 17 -- St. Patrick’s Day -- for the 41st annual Shamrock Run. Shamrock has something for everyone: 5k, 8k, 15k and Half Marathon Runs, the 4-mile Shamrock Stride Walk, 1k Leprechaun Lap for kids, Widmer Brothers Beer Garden for participants 21+, complimentary hot soup and entertainment. New this year: Offering medals to finishers at all distances, for the first time in Shamrock history.

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Tree Planting at Burnt Bridge Creek

March 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway at 41st Circle, 1806 N.E. 41st Circle
Vancouver, WA United States
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Join the Vancouver Watershed Alliance's next tree planting at Burnt Bridge Creek on Saturday, March 23, from 8:45 a.m. to noon. Volunteer should dress in outdoor work clothes with sturdy shoes and meet at 1806 N.E. 41st Circle, Vancouver. To register, click here.

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Friends of Trees Northeast Vancouver Planting

March 23 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
East Woods Presbyterian Church, 16210 N.E. 20th St.
Vancouver, WA 98684 United States
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Friends of Trees is hosting a volunteer tree planting event in northeast Vancouver, with the option to purchase a low cost tree for your home on March 23rd. Tea, coffee, and breakfast refreshments will be available at 8:45 at East Woods Presbyterian Church. The planting will start prompting at 9:00 a.m., with gloves and tools provided. Dress for the weather and wear study shoes. Volunteers will provide a hearty potluck for lunch after the planting. RSVP to save your spot…

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Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Please note: All Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours have been suspended due to the government shutdown. Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guides them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to exhibit what life was like at Fort Vancouver in the 1840s. The Lantern Tours begin at 7 pm, but visitors must arrive at…

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Couve Clover 3, 7 & 10 Mile Run

March 24 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Main Event Sports Grill, 3200 S.E. 164th Ave., Suite 204
Vancouver, WA 98683 United States
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Celebrate St. Patty's in your festive green while walking or running three, seven or 10 miles to support local Clark County charities. The run will take place on Sunday, March 24, in downtown Vancouver, starting at Main Event Sports Grill, 800 Main St. Runners are invited to the post-event party featuring Deschutes Brewery beers with hot and cold food to refuel. The run includes tech shirts, finisher medals, awards, prizes and music to help celebrate the Irish spirit. For more…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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