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July 2019

Forever Young Book Group

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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The Forever Young Book Group is a monthly book group at Camas Public Library for adults who love to read teen books.

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History on Tap: Stuff We Used to Believe

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$15 – $18

History on Tap is a monthly "history lite" lecture series hosted by the Clark County Historical Museum at the Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver. Enjoy a topical lecture on an engaging subject while enjoying draft beer, fine wine and theater-style snacks. The subject for the July 18 History on Tap is "Stuff We Used to Believe — Strange Stories from our Past." Presented by CCHM resident historian Brad Richardson, this talk will explore once popular theories, beliefs, and ideas that…

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Clark County Historical Museum History Walking Tours

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Most Fridays and Saturdays through the summer
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$12

Clark County Historical Museum will kick off its 2019 History Walking Tours with a weekend exploring Vancouver’s Officers Row on Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1. This annual and popular series offers Clark County residents and visitors the opportunity to visit several of the area’s most fascinating neighborhoods and city centers. Guides will lead up to 25 people for approximately a mile, making frequent stops along the way to view buildings, tell stories, and answer questions. Good walking shoes…

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The Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St.
Portland, OR United States
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The Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam, happening on July 19 at 6 and 8 p.m., is a tournament featuring teams of spoken word poets from all over the Pacific Northwest (and beyond!). At this event, four teams of poets will compete in a battle of words at 6 p.m., followed by a different set of four teams at 8 p.m. Audience members selected at random will determine the winner. The public is welcome to attend for free. For more information, please…

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Clark County Historical Museum History Walking Tours

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Most Fridays and Saturdays through the summer
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$12

Clark County Historical Museum will kick off its 2019 History Walking Tours with a weekend exploring Vancouver’s Officers Row on Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1. This annual and popular series offers Clark County residents and visitors the opportunity to visit several of the area’s most fascinating neighborhoods and city centers. Guides will lead up to 25 people for approximately a mile, making frequent stops along the way to view buildings, tell stories, and answer questions. Good walking shoes…

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Book 2 Art Club: Make Art Inspired by Books

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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The Book 2 Art Club gives participants the chance to make art inspired by books. The next meeting is on July 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and the book is "Remarkable Creatures" by Tracy Chevalier. Pick up a copy of the book at the Camas Public Library service desk and register to attend, then on the day of the meeting bring your book-inspired art. The group is for adults ages 18 and over.

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Clark County Historical Museum History Walking Tours

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Most Fridays and Saturdays through the summer
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$12

Clark County Historical Museum will kick off its 2019 History Walking Tours with a weekend exploring Vancouver’s Officers Row on Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1. This annual and popular series offers Clark County residents and visitors the opportunity to visit several of the area’s most fascinating neighborhoods and city centers. Guides will lead up to 25 people for approximately a mile, making frequent stops along the way to view buildings, tell stories, and answer questions. Good walking shoes…

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Clark County Historical Museum History Walking Tours

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Most Fridays and Saturdays through the summer
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$12

Clark County Historical Museum will kick off its 2019 History Walking Tours with a weekend exploring Vancouver’s Officers Row on Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1. This annual and popular series offers Clark County residents and visitors the opportunity to visit several of the area’s most fascinating neighborhoods and city centers. Guides will lead up to 25 people for approximately a mile, making frequent stops along the way to view buildings, tell stories, and answer questions. Good walking shoes…

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Poetry Open Mic Night at Barnes & Noble Vancouver Features Carlos Reyes and Andrea Hollander

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, Vancouver Plaza, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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The next open mic at Barnes & Noble Vancouver (7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.) will be at 7 p.m., featuring Carlos Reyes and Andrea Hollander, who will read from their latest work. Reyes' "Along the Flaggy Shore" returns us to rural Ireland, painting a lyrical picture of a world gone. Hollander's "Blue Mistaken for Sky" is an exploration of a mature woman's experience after divorce and the evolution of personal relationships through a life. For more details, visit https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780062042376-0. Frequent…

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Pizza and Politics Voter Information Session

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Pizza & Politics is a voter information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 31 at the Camas Public Library. Subjects to be covered: How voting is unique in Washington New voting regulations effective 7/1/2019 Why some people vote and some don't The importance of voting in the Primary Navigating all of the "noise" out there to make an informed decision Where to look and what to trust

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August 2019

Simply Write: A Writer’s Support Group

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 12, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

Every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Snacks provided.

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Forever Young Book Group

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

The Forever Young Book Group is a monthly book group at Camas Public Library for adults who love to read teen books.

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Book Launch for Maria Heckinger’s “Beyond the Third Door” at Angst Gallery

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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At 6 p.m. Aug. 22, the public is invited to celebrate the publication of Maria Heckinger’s  memoir debut, "Beyond the Third Door," during a book launch party at Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St., Vancouver.  The author will be present to read from and sign copies of her book. "Beyond the Third Door" tells a story which straddles the fine line between blind luck and unexplained miracles. On a Greek island in 1952, 15-year-old Hariklea’s life is changed in an instant.…

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“The History of Botanic Gardens” lecture at Leach Botanical Garden

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$15

Attend "The History of Botanic Gardens" with historian Chet Orloff frin 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday Aug. 28. Doors open at 6 p.m. for refreshments and garden strolling. With beautiful photos and entertaining stories, Chet Orloff will take us from the gardens of antiquity forward to the great documentary gardens of the 18th and 19th centuries and finally to the gardens of our own Pacific Northwest. He will discuss the work of some of the great names in garden…

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September 2019

Simply Write: A Writer’s Support Group

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 12, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

Every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Snacks provided.

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Forever Young Book Group

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

The Forever Young Book Group is a monthly book group at Camas Public Library for adults who love to read teen books.

Find out more »

October 2019

Simply Write: A Writer’s Support Group

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 12, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

Every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Snacks provided.

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Forever Young Book Group

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Forever Young Book Group is a monthly book group at Camas Public Library for adults who love to read teen books.

Find out more »

November 2019

Simply Write: A Writer’s Support Group

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 12, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

Every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Snacks provided.

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Forever Young Book Group

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

The Forever Young Book Group is a monthly book group at Camas Public Library for adults who love to read teen books.

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