Be a Kid Librarian at the Camas Library

Camas Public Library 625 NE 4th Ave., Camas, WA

The Camas Public Library will host a weekly "Kid Librarian" event when a kid gets to be a librarian for a day. Each new Kid Librarian will share the books they're reading, reimagined cover art and a video book review. Registration is required. Registration and more information is available online at CamasPL.org/kidlibrarian.

Free

Author Amor Towles at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 1037 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR

Literary Arts presents New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles ("Rules of Civility" and "A Gentleman in Moscow") in celebration of his third novel, "The Lincoln Highway." He will appear at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, Portland, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets are $10 to $85 at portland5.com/arlene-schnitzer-concert-hall/events/evening-amor-towles.

$10 – $85

Legislative Solutions to Housing and Homelessness Webinar

WA

The Council for the Homeless will host a webinar on legislative solutions to housing and homelessness via Zoom from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 2. Clark County advocates play an important role in helping to get funding dedicated and laws passed that work to prevent and reduce homelessness in our community. This webinar will be […]

Free

Clark County Historical Museum Speaker Series: Chkalov’s Transpolar Flight

Clark County Historical Museum 1511 Main St., Vancouver, WA

Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St., Vancouver, will launch its 2023 Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Feb. 2 with Columbia River High student Luke Hildreth’s in-person presentation, “Chkalov’s Transpolar flight to Vancouver: Exploring its significance in both the Soviet Union and America.” Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. Seniors and students are […]

$5

Portland Storytellers Guild presents “Off the Rails”

Artichoke Music 2007 S.E. Powell Blvd., Portland, WA

Portland Storytellers Guild presents "Off the Rails" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Café Artichoke, 2007 S.E. Powell Blvd., Portland, featuring storytellers Maura Doherty, Sarah Stein and Eric Foxman. Occasionally things go very, very wrong -- when your community organizing turns nightmarish, when the fun festival suddenly involves a rampaging mob and colored elephants or […]

$15

Be a Kid Librarian at the Camas Library

Camas Public Library 625 NE 4th Ave., Camas, WA

The Camas Public Library will host a weekly "Kid Librarian" event when a kid gets to be a librarian for a day. Each new Kid Librarian will share the books they're reading, reimagined cover art and a video book review. Registration is required. Registration and more information is available online at CamasPL.org/kidlibrarian.

Free

Science on Tap at the Kiggins: The Science of Adult Attachment

Kiggins Theatre 1011 Main Street, Vancouver, WA

The next in-person Science on Tap at the Kiggins Theatre is 7 p.m. Feb. 7. The topic is "The Science of Adult Attachment: Patterns in Relationships." Tickets are $15 to $45, available at kigginstheatre.com/movie/science-on-tap---the-science-of-adult-attachment or from the box office at 1011 Main St., Vancouver. We all have an attachment style that impacts how we behave […]

$15 – $45

Recycle 101

Online WA

The City of Vancouver will host an informative Recycling 101 class online via Zoom, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 8 Attendees will get all the latest tips about the regional garbage and recycling system. Recycling 101 is a fun, tip-sharing, recycling-friendly class open to the community. Attendees will learn the basics about what […]

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Night Features Katherine Factor

Art at the CAVE Gallery 108 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver

The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic features Katherine Factor at Art at the Cave, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, at 7 p.m. Feb. 9. There's a $5 suggested donation to attend this event. Anyone is welcome to read their own poetry; sign-ups start at 6:30 p.m. Donations can be made in person or through […]

$5

Be a Kid Librarian at the Camas Library

Camas Public Library 625 NE 4th Ave., Camas, WA

The Camas Public Library will host a weekly "Kid Librarian" event when a kid gets to be a librarian for a day. Each new Kid Librarian will share the books they're reading, reimagined cover art and a video book review. Registration is required. Registration and more information is available online at CamasPL.org/kidlibrarian.

Free

Port of Vancouver USA lecture series

Kiggins Theatre 1011 Main Street, Vancouver, WA

The Port of Vancouver USA offers a series of free public lectures from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 15, March 15 and 29 at the Kiggins Theater, 1011 Main Street, Vancouver. Pizza, popcorn and other concessions will be available to buy, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. A percentage of food sales benefits the Fort […]

free

Columbia Writers Series: Beth Piatote

Clark College Penguin Union Building (PUB) 258 A-B 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA

The Clark College Creative Writers Series welcomes Beth Piatote to its campus at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way from 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 16. There is no fee to attend and the presentation is open to the public. Piatote is a creative writer, playwright and scholar. She is the author of "The Beadworkers: Stories," which […]

free

Free Workshop: Caring for Your Family’s Treasures

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum 115 S.E. Lake St., Ilwaco, WA

The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco will host an afternoon of “Caring for Your Family’s Treasures,” 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 18. This free event will be led by Collections Manager Donella Lucero and Curator Betsy Millard, and will cover the basics of preserving cherished family items such as photographs and textiles. This demonstration […]

free

Be a Kid Librarian at the Camas Library

Camas Public Library 625 NE 4th Ave., Camas, WA

The Camas Public Library will host a weekly "Kid Librarian" event when a kid gets to be a librarian for a day. Each new Kid Librarian will share the books they're reading, reimagined cover art and a video book review. Registration is required. Registration and more information is available online at CamasPL.org/kidlibrarian.

Free

Recycle 201

Online WA

The City of Vancouver will host an informative Recycling 201 class online via Zoom, from 6 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 22. This course will build on the skills taught in Recycling 101 to go beyond the basics of curbside recycling. Attendees will discover a wide variety of recycling and reuse options available locally for […]

Military History Talk: Waiting for the Cold War to Heat Up

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St A,, Vancouver, Wa

The Historic Trust begins the Vancouver Barracks Military Association’s 2023 Military History Talk series with Maj. Jeff Davis' presentation, "Waiting for the Cold War to Heat Up," 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23 at O.O. Howard House, 750 Anderson St., Vancouver. After World War II, the Vancouver Barracks went from being the Pacific Northwest’s premier Regular […]

free

Litter Stewards Training

Vancouver City Hall 415 W 6th St, Vancouver, WA

The Litter Stewards Training will be held at Vancouver City Hall, 415 West 6th St.,  from 4:30 to 5:30 on Feb. 24. Volunteers will receive training on safety protocols, how to identify City and public property, how to dispose of both hazardous and common trash, and how to report volunteer accomplishments. Upon completion of the […]

Be a Kid Librarian at the Camas Library

Camas Public Library 625 NE 4th Ave., Camas, WA

The Camas Public Library will host a weekly "Kid Librarian" event when a kid gets to be a librarian for a day. Each new Kid Librarian will share the books they're reading, reimagined cover art and a video book review. Registration is required. Registration and more information is available online at CamasPL.org/kidlibrarian.

Free

National Geographic Live presents “How to Clone a Mammoth”

Newmark Theatre 1111 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR

National Geographic Live presents "How to Clone a Mammoth" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, Portland. Tickets are $25 to $55, available at portland5.com/newmark-theatre/events/national-geographic-live-how-clone-mammoth. Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? Evolutionary biologist Beth Shapiro is one of the scientists investigating this intriguing […]

$25 – $55

Historic Cemeteries of Portland, Oregon

Clark County Genealogical Society and Library 3205 NE 52nd St., Vancouver, WA

The Clark County Genealogical Society will host a presentation on the historic cemeteries of Portland from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 28. The presentation will be made by authors Teresa Bergen and Heide Davis. The two friends have long loved to visit cemeteries together. During the pandemic year of 2020, they decided to write a […]

Free