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August 2019

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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free

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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Book to Art Jr.

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Book to Art Jr. is a book group for students in grades 6-8 and their adults. The next meeting will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22. The book being discussed and used for artistic inspiration is "Cinder" by Marissa Meyer. Register to attend at the Camas Public Library service desk, where you can also pick up free copies of the book. Make art inspired by the book and bring it to meeting to share and discuss.

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Mystery Author Christine Carbo Discusses National Park-Themed Novels

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Visitor Center, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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Popular novelist Christine Carbo, who bases her stories in National Parks, will be at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd., at 1 p.m. Aug. 24 for a talk about her fictional thrillers based in Glacier National Park and the surrounding communities. Her fiction has many ties to the Pacific Northwest; hear how she frames her storylines about visitors, rangers and local communities as they interact with wildlife and the natural habitat of the park. After her talk,…

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Powell’s Books Presents Senator Jeff Merkley at Revolution Hall

August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St.
Portland, OR United States
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Powell's Books Presents Senator Jeff Merkley at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St., Portland. It was Senator Jeff Merkley's border immigration detention centers — captured live on viral video — that triggered worldwide outrage at the forced separation of children from their parents. Just by taking an interest — by caring about the people legally claiming asylum at America's borders — Merkley helped expose the Trump administration's war on migrant families. Along the way, he helped…

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Pickling Fruits and Vegetables – “You Can!” Food Preservation Class

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$20.00

Learn how to safely make quick pickles including dill and sweet, refrigerated quick pickles, relishes, fruit pickles, chutney and salads. You will learn how vinegar and processing make these pickles safe, how to keep them crisp, how to tell if a recipe is safe and more. These are all quick process pickles that are not fermented. This is the third class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by…

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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

Fermenting Vegetables and Yogurt – “You Can!” Food Preservation Class

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$20.00

Learn how to prepare refrigerated dill pickles, processed dill pickles, sauerkraut and yogurt. You will learn what type of salt you use in pickling and how to tell if they’re done fermenting; also learn how to make yogurt, including types, spoilage and shelf life. Learn trouble-shooting, processing, food safety and what tools and utensils are needed for all of the products in this class. This is the fourth class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through…

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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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Canning Tomatoes and Salsa – “You Can!” Food Preservation

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$20.00

Learn how you can safely preserve salsas and tomato products, allowable substitutions, why you can’t add more garlic, onions and other ingredients to your salsas and much more, including storage and how to tell if your home canned goods are safe. This is the fifth class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the class. To read…

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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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Book Launch for Kelli Estes’ “Today We Go Home”

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Vintage Books, 6613 E. Mill Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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Vintage Books is hosting a free book launch event with author Kelli Estes to celebrate the release of "Today We Go Home." Estes, a Pacific Northwest resident, is the USA Today bestselling author of "The Girl Who Wrote in Silk." Estes will be at the bookstore at 1 p.m. to discuss her book, read an excerpt and answer questions. She will be available to sign books and chat with customers after the discussion. Copies of the book will be available…

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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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Dehydrating Fruit and Vegetables – “You Can!” Food Preservation

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$20.00

Learn the basics of dehydrating fruits, vegetables, and herbs successfully and what is the best equipment to use for drying. Also covered in this class are pre-treatment methods, storage, proper containers, and creative ideas to use your dried products. This is the sixth class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the class. To read more about…

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Lecture at Leach Botanical Garden: “Mutualism, deception, and self defense: the complex dance of co-evolution in insects and plants”

September 18 @ 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 a lecture at Leach Botanical Garden from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, "Mutualism, deception, and self defense: the complex dance of co-evolution in insects and plants," with Celeste Searles Mazzacano, PhD. Learn about some of the fascinating and intricate ways in which plants and insects have evolved to affect each other’s traits and behaviors, including defensive arms races, attraction to sweet rewards, and trickery and death traps. From sex and reproduction to some of their elaborate…

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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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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.

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Vegetables, Beans and Soups – “You Can!” Food Preservation

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$20.00

Learn the basics of pressure canning vegetables, beans and soups, how to select a pressure canner, why it is used and its safe use. Learn the correct preparation for freezing vegetables, beans and soups, broths and packaging. Also covered is the proper storage of your canned and frozen goods, shelf life and more. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the class. To…

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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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October 2019

Preserving Meat, Fish, Poultry; Making Jerky– “You Can!” Food Preservation

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$20.00

Learn the basics of pressure canning meats, why you use a pressure canner and how to use it safely. Also covered are how to properly package meat, fish and poultry for the freezer and freezing methods, how to safely make meat jerky, how to properly store you canned and frozen goods, shelf life and more. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the…

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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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