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May 2022

Law Firm Hosts Trusts 101 Webinar

May 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pettis Webber Pacific p.s. elder care law firm will host a free webinar "Trusts 101: Wills v. Trusts - When Is One Better than the Other?" Presented both virtually and in-person by attorney Beckie Pettis on Tuesday May 31 at 3 p.m. Registration is free and required to attend. To register and receive seminar webcast dates and details call, 360-696-2069. All virtual registrants will receive login instructions by email prior to seminar.

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HOPE Dementia Support Community Education Presentation

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
CDM Caregiving Services, 2300 N.E. Andresen St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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Tuesday, May 31 starting at 6:30 p.m. the public are invited to attend the presentation: "Dementia Medications that may Help or Harm" Guest speaker will be Charles Huckabay, a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist. Presentation will be held live at CDM Caregiving Services and also online via Zoom Register is required to attend, to register visit: www.hopedementiasupport.org For additional information, call 360-513-5754.

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June 2022

Clark County Historical Museum Speaker Series — “Pride: Clark County’s LGBTQ+ Community Then and Now”

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$5

Clark County Historical Museum’s 2022 Speaker Series continues at 7 p.m. June 2 with on Thursday, “Pride: Clark County’s LGBTQ+ Community, Then and Now,” a panel discussion facilitated by April Buzby (she/they). Doors open at 5 p.m. The presentation will explore Clark County’s LGBTQIA+ community’s history – their challenges, experiences, and how life for the community has changed through the years. Joining Buzby are leaders from Vancouver USA Pride, La Center’s Gay-Straight Alliance, and Summer of Pride Clark County to…

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Fort Vancouver Rose Society hosts Presentation on Destructive Beetle

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St.Luke’s-San Lucas Episcopal Church, 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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Free

On Thursday, June 2, at 7 p.m., at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd. in Vancouver, the Fort Vancouver Rose Society is proud to announce that Cassie Cichorz will be the featured speaker at this event. Cichorz is the Outreach & Education Specialist for the Washington State Department of Agriculture Plant Protection-Pest Program. She will focus her presentation on the danger to our roses should the Japanese Beetle become established in Washington State. Attendees will learn what…

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Birdhouse Books hosts Poetry Reading, Art Show

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birdhouse Books, 1001 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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free

Birdhouse Books, 1001 Main St., Unit B (in the basement) in downtown Vancouver will host a poetry reading from 7 to 9 p.m. First Friday, June 3. Celebrate art, poetry and the coming of summer. The featured poets include Michael Shay, M. F. McAuliffe and Brenda Taulbee. Attendees can also see new art from Tyler J Walker, Scott Poole and Ryan Chapman.

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Voices for Children 2022 featuring Heather McGhee

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event United States
free

Children’s Alliance is excited to welcome Heather McGhee as the featured guest for this year’s Voices for Children event. A renowned expert on the American economy, Heather is the author of the best-selling book The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. Heather, along with Children’s Alliance Executive Director, Dr. Stephan Blanford, will discuss the devastating true cost of racism—not just for people of color, but for everyone. They will also explore ideas on…

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Camas Library hosts Rainbow Reads LGBTQIA+ Teen Book Club

June 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2022

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

The Camas Public Library hosts the Rainbow Reads Book Club, the first Tuesday of every month from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Rainbow Reads is a book club for LGBTQIA+ teens and their allies. Club attendees will be reading YA fiction, non-fiction and graphic novels that feature LGBTQIA+ characters and themes or literature written by someone from the LGBTQIA+ community. Come prepared to talk about what books and topics you'd like to read about. We'll pick out books for our club…

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Camas Library hosts evening with Tim Tran, author of “American Dreamer”

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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free

Spend an evening at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., with Tim Tran. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 7, Tran will relate stories from his award-winning memoir "American Dreamer: How I Escaped Communist Vietnam and Built a Successful Life in America." Joining Tim will be Bob Ferguson, a Marine Corp veteran, Purple Heart recipient and local author. Registration is required at camaspubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=9108&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2022/06/01.

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Features Jennifer Dorner

June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art at the CAVE Gallery, 108 E Evergreen Blvd
Vancouver, 98660
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$5

The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Night features Jennifer Dorner at 7 p.m. June 9 at Art at the CAVE gallery, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver. Come to read your original poetry and listen to others read. There's a $5 suggested donation to attend. Donations can be made in person or by emailing Christopher Luna at christopherjluna@gmail.com. Dorner's poetry has appeared in Chicago Quarterly Review, Cirque, Cloudbank, San Pedro River Review, Sugar House Review, New Ohio Review, The Inflectionist…

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Camas Library hosts Story Explorers Book Club for 2nd-3rd Graders

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 13, 2022

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

The Camas Public Library hosts the Story Explorers book discussion group for second and third graders and their adults every second Monday of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. How the club works: - Register for this event on the Library website. - Pick up the book at the Library (in-person or via curbside). - You and your child both read the book. - You both come to the meeting, and then keep your copy of the book for good, free! This…

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Free lecture: “A Spiritual Revolution: The Quest to Experience God”

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Vancouver, 204 E. Fourth Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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free

Attend a free talk to explore how to move forward with hope, not fear or anxiety. Learn how an understanding of God as universal, divine love can transform your life. The talk will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, June 13, at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 204 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. The speaker is Guilia Nesi Teatreau, a spiritual healer and teacher of Christian Science. After many years as a psychotherapist, she found her answer to a healthier…

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Meet Cute Book Club

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2022

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

Join this monthly, adults-only book club, now in-person at the Library, to discuss adult and young adult contemporary romance novels. The Camas Public Library will have books available for checkout as e-audio books, e-books, and a limited amount of physical copies. Meetings will take place virtually on the second Tuesday of each month. Registration is required at bit.ly/CPL-MEETCUTE.

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Book Builders

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2022

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

The Camas Public Library will present its new virtual program, Book Builders, for grades K-5. At 2 p.m. the group will listen to a short story on Zoom which will inspire each attendee to build something with LEGOs*! At 4 p.m. the group will log back into Zoom and take turns showing off its creations. *Attendees are welcome to substitute Legos for kinetic sand, play-doh, or any other creative medium. Occurs the third Wednesday of every month. Registration is required…

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Camas Public Library hosts Monthly Poetry Open Mic

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2022

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free

The Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, hosts monthly virtual Poetry Open Mic Nights on the third Monday of each month from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Read your original poem out loud or read from a favorite work. All ages are welcome to read or just come to listen. Lear more at www.cityofcamas.us/library/page/poetry-open-mic. Readers should sign in by 6:15 p.m. and readings begin at 6:30 p.m. The order will follow the sign-in sheet. Each reader will have three…

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July 2022

Meet Cute Book Club

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2022

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

Join this monthly, adults-only book club, now in-person at the Library, to discuss adult and young adult contemporary romance novels. The Camas Public Library will have books available for checkout as e-audio books, e-books, and a limited amount of physical copies. Meetings will take place virtually on the second Tuesday of each month. Registration is required at bit.ly/CPL-MEETCUTE.

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Camas Public Library hosts Monthly Poetry Open Mic

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2022

Online WA United States + Google Map
free

The Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, hosts monthly virtual Poetry Open Mic Nights on the third Monday of each month from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Read your original poem out loud or read from a favorite work. All ages are welcome to read or just come to listen. Lear more at www.cityofcamas.us/library/page/poetry-open-mic. Readers should sign in by 6:15 p.m. and readings begin at 6:30 p.m. The order will follow the sign-in sheet. Each reader will have three…

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Book Builders

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2022

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

The Camas Public Library will present its new virtual program, Book Builders, for grades K-5. At 2 p.m. the group will listen to a short story on Zoom which will inspire each attendee to build something with LEGOs*! At 4 p.m. the group will log back into Zoom and take turns showing off its creations. *Attendees are welcome to substitute Legos for kinetic sand, play-doh, or any other creative medium. Occurs the third Wednesday of every month. Registration is required…

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Michael Pollan at Newmark Theatre

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway
Portland, OR United States
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$28

Author Michael Pollan will appear at Portland's Newmark Theatre at 7:30 p.m. July 27. Pollan is the author of "The Omnivore’s Dilemma" and "How to Change Your Mind." He will discuss "This Is Your Mind on Plants," a book that explores three plant drugs — opium, caffeine and mescaline — and throws the strangeness, and arbitrariness, of our thinking about them into sharp relief. With his signature blend of history, science and memoir, Pollan examines and experiences these plants from several…

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August 2022

Meet Cute Book Club

August 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2022

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

Join this monthly, adults-only book club, now in-person at the Library, to discuss adult and young adult contemporary romance novels. The Camas Public Library will have books available for checkout as e-audio books, e-books, and a limited amount of physical copies. Meetings will take place virtually on the second Tuesday of each month. Registration is required at bit.ly/CPL-MEETCUTE.

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Camas Public Library hosts Monthly Poetry Open Mic

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2022

Online WA United States + Google Map
free

The Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, hosts monthly virtual Poetry Open Mic Nights on the third Monday of each month from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Read your original poem out loud or read from a favorite work. All ages are welcome to read or just come to listen. Lear more at www.cityofcamas.us/library/page/poetry-open-mic. Readers should sign in by 6:15 p.m. and readings begin at 6:30 p.m. The order will follow the sign-in sheet. Each reader will have three…

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