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August 2021

Clark County Historical Museum presents “Climate Change through the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Lens”

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online WA United States
$10

Clark County Historical Museum is partnering with Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge to bring Dr. Samantha Chisholm Hatfield’s presentation “Climate Change through the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Lens” to the History on Tap virtual stage. The event will stream live on YouTube Thursday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. Traditional Ecological Knowledge Lens (TEK) informs Indigenous Lifeways, from First Foods to land management. In this presentation, Hatfield discusses how the lesson and knowledge of Indigenous communities can inform our response to…

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Summer Reading Virtual Show & Tell

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 20, 2021

Online via Zoom WA United States + Google Map
Free

The Camas Public Library presents its Summer Reading Virtual Show & Tell. This will be an informal event for our summer readers to hang out and talk about books and summer reading. Also, if you have any questions about using the Beanstack app for tracking your reading, feel free to ask us during this meet-up. Registration is required. A Zoom link will be emailed the day before the meet-up. Virtual Show & Tells will occur every Friday.

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Birdhouse Books Book Launch and Signing: “Written Into Reality” by Emma Bennett

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Birdhouse Books, 1001 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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free

Birdhouse Books, a new bookstore in Vancouver sharing space with Phoenix Rising Art Gallery at 1001 Main St., presents a book launch and signing event for Vancouver author Emma Bennett at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20. The event celebrates the publication of her most recent book, "Written into Reality: The Art of Co-Creating Your Dreams to Life." Bennett writes about aligning with the desires and intentions of your soul to co-create your path and life. The launch party will include…

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Portland Audubon Used Book Sale

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 22, 2021

Audubon Society of Portland, 5151 N.W. Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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free, donations welcome

Come to the Portland Audubon Society, 5151 N.W. Cornell Rd., Portland, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 and 22 for the Portland Audubon Used Book Sale, an outside event with hundreds of nature books to choose from. Books include vintage bird encyclopedias to heart-warming stories about animals, adventure-ready travel books to in-depth environmental histories for nature lovers, serious birders, ornithologists, conservation historians and rare book collectors. Teachers and parents, check out the vintage bird magazines and inexpensive art…

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Portland Audubon Used Book Sale

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 22, 2021

Audubon Society of Portland, 5151 N.W. Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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free, donations welcome

Come to the Portland Audubon Society, 5151 N.W. Cornell Rd., Portland, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 and 22 for the Portland Audubon Used Book Sale, an outside event with hundreds of nature books to choose from. Books include vintage bird encyclopedias to heart-warming stories about animals, adventure-ready travel books to in-depth environmental histories for nature lovers, serious birders, ornithologists, conservation historians and rare book collectors. Teachers and parents, check out the vintage bird magazines and inexpensive art…

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September 2021

Clark County Historic Preservation Commission invites public to hear findings of modern architectural survey

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online WA United States
free

The Clark County Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to hear a presentation on the findings of the mid-century modern architectural survey project. The project was to research and identify the county’s mid-century architectural resources. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. during the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission virtual meeting. Commission meetings currently are being held virtually on the Webex platform. For information on how to join and participate in a commission online meeting, please visit https://clark.wa.gov/community-planning/historic-preservation-commission.…

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“New Here” Zoom Meeting for New Camas Residents

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2021

Virtual Event United States + Google Map
free

The Camas Public Library announces a new community event titled New Here, for new residents of Camas: Welcome to Camas! We know that moving to a new town can be intimidating, so we invite you to join us to meet other newcomers and to learn a little about the city we call home. Register to receive the Zoom Link and password, bring your favorite beverage and join us online. The first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Register at…

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Clark County Historical Museum and 54°40′ Brewing Team Up for Beer Release

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
54-40 Brewing Company, 3801 S. Truman Road
Washougal, WA 98671 United States
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free

Clark County Historical Museum and 54°40′ Brewing are pleased to announce a can release event to commemorate the 51st anniversary of the Sky River Rock Festival at CCHM’s Speaker Series presentation on Thursday, Sept. 2, with “Sky River Festival 1970.” This free event will occur at 54°40′ Brewing in Washougal (3801 S Truman St. #1) and begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free and beer and food are available to buy. In this presentation and can release, the museum's executive…

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Camas Library hosts Rainbow Reads LGBTQIA+ Teen Book Club

September 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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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Night Features Jeffrey Morgan; new location: Art at the CAVE Gallery

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

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Returns to in-person reading at a new location, Art at the CAVE Gallery, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd. in downtown Vancouver at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 with featured reader Jeffrey Morgan. There's a $5 suggested donation to attend. Masks must be worn at all times to participate in this event, regardless of vaccination status. Open mic readers may remove their masks while reading. The microphone will be sprayed after each reader. If needed, gallery staff will…

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Science on Tap Online — “Treepedia: A Brief Compendium of Arboreal Lore”

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online WA United States
$5

Via Productions' next Science on Tap Online is "Treepedia: A Brief Compendium of Arboreal Lore" at 7 p.m. Sept. 9. Join the presentation on the Science on Tap Facebook Page, YouTube, or Register on Zoom. Attendance is a suggested donation of $5 on Patreon or make a one-time donation here. Complete details are available on  www.scienceontaporwa.org/events/online_sept_9_treepedia/. To paraphrase the old saying, the best time to learn about trees was 20 years ago. The second best time to learn about trees is…

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

September 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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Amplify: A Queer/BIPOC Poetry and Storytelling Open Mic

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar, 205 E. 39th St.
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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free

Join us at Latte Da Coffe House and Wine Bar, 205 E. 39th St. in Vancouver, for an evening of Queer/BIPOC poetry, spoken word, and storytelling from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Sign up to perform, or just come to listen. This event is all ages and uncensored.

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Webinar: “DNA and the Orphan Train”

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clark County Genealogical Society and Library, 3205 NE 52nd St.
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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free

Attend a free broadcast of a Legacy Family Tree webinar about the "orphan train" from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Watch in person at the Clark County Genealogical Society Library, 3205 N.E. 32nd Ave., Vancouver, no registration required, or watch it for free at home by registering with familytreewebinars.com. Those who choose to watch at the library must wear masks, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, and practice social distancing. Kathryn Paulus was an orphan train rider. Using modern techniques,…

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Mind Readers Book Club

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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free

The Camas Public Library is hosting Mind Readers, a new book discussion group for seventh and eighth graders. The club will meet every third Wednesday of the month, beginning Sept. 15, from 630 to 7:30 p.m. For its initial meeting, the group will discuss what books the participants like to read. The group will also vote on the books they will be reading for the remainder of 2021 and into 2022, and pick up October's selection, which is "Beast Player"…

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The Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Chapter #19 Meeting

September 16 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E Main St
Battle Ground, WA 98604 United States
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free

The Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Chapter 19 will hold its next meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 16. The group's chapter president, Jayne McCarley, will discuss discovering family with DNA. The group regularly meets the third Thursday of most months at the Battle Ground Community Center, beginning with a potluck lunch (optional, bring your own) at 11:30 a.m. Bring a salad or dessert if you are sharing in the potluck. For this special long-overdue, in-person meeting,…

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Podcast Club hosted by Camas Public Library

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2021

Online via Zoom WA United States + Google Map
free

The Camas Public Library is hosting a Podcast Club every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. It's like a book club, but instead of reading and discussing books, participants listen to podcasts and enjoy a Zoom conversation afterward. The group is for adults. There's no cost to join but registration is required at http://camaspubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=5076 .

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Schitt$ Creek Trivia Night at the Camas Public Library

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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free

The Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, will host Shchitt$ Creek Trivia Night for adults only (age 18 and older) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Ew, David! You won't want to miss our trivia night dedicated to the award-winning Canadian series, "Schitt's Creek." Grab your best Jazzagals and join the fun. Costumes are encouraged; dress as your favorite character. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Each team can have up to four people. If you…

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Camas Public Library hosts in-person Poetry Open Mic

September 20 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 20, 2022

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

The Camas Public Library hosts Poetry Open Mic from 6:15 to 8 p.m. on the third Monday of every month. Read aloud your original or favorite work, and listen to monthly featured poets. All ages are welcome. General Guidelines: - The Reading Room will open at 6:15 p.m. - Readers must sign in by 6:30 p.m. - Poetry readings will begin by 6:45 p.m. - Readers may use original poems (preferred) or favorites. - The order of readings will be…

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“Cover to Cover” Fiction Book Club at Camas Library

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2021

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

The Camas Public Library hosts "Cover to Cover," a new general fiction book club for adults meeting in person at the library. The group is also open to those who are more comfortable meeting over Zoom. With your Camas Library card, you can place a hold on a physical copy of the book, an ebook copy, or an eaudiobook copy. Book titles will change every month; call the Library at 360-834-4692 to see what the current title is, or click here.

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