For the Love of our Parks!

Our area has some amazing parks, Salmon Creek being the spot light of many. They wouldn’t be great without great volunteers and park employees. The Parks Foundation of Clark County is now accepting nominations for the Florence B Wager award. There are three award categories. Leading Eagle, recognizing a community leader who has led initiatives […]

Salmon Creek Youth Sports


Spring Sports Information. Believe it or not, Spring is just right around the corner. If you have kids that play sports, time to get them signed up! Vancouver Girls Softball Association (VGSA): “VGSA has been serving the youth of SW Washington since 1963. Since its inception, VGSA has been dedicated to providing a place for […]

Free Admission Days at Some Favorite Parks

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Explore Nature, Discover History. “Stories of America’s diverse places and people are everywhere. Our stories are found across the landscapes of our nation, in more than 400 national parks, in National Heritage Areas, along historic trails and waterways, and in every neighborhood.” Living in Southwest Washington, we have access to so many beautiful and historic […]

Bravo for the Holidays


Bravo! Vancouver Holiday Concerts. What better way to begin a 20th Anniversary Season celebration than during the holidays? Enjoy the sounds of the season with Bravo! Vancouver as they perform George Frederic Handel’s Messiah: an Oratorio on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 7 pm at Crossroads Community Church (7708 NE 78th St, Vancouver). The concert […]

Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

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A Family Tradition. The annual lighting of the community Christmas Tree, what a great way to kick off the holiday season. Time to enjoy the lights, entertainment, community, and Santa! Be sure to bundle up and dress for the weather, because as you know, while the chances are usually pretty good that there will be […]

Clark County Turkey Trot

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Thanksgiving Morning Fun Run and Polar Bear Plunge. Are you ready to work off that Thanksgiving dinner before you eat Thanksgiving dinner? The annual Clark County Turkey Trot 2013 is a 5K or 10K Family Fun Run/Walk taking place Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2013, along the Salmon Creek Trail at Klineline Pond. “More than just […]

Who’s Your Daddy Beer Fest


Celebrate the Craft Brew. By the Bottle will be celebrating Dads (and Beer!) at the Second Annual Who’s Your Daddy Beer Festival Friday and Saturday, June 7-8, 2013 at Turtle Place (outdoor square at 7th and Main Street, Downtown Vancouver), just South of By the Bottle. Presented by Riverview Community Bank and benefiting CDM Long […]

Vancouver Winefest 2013


A Celebration of Craft Wines. This is the inaugural year for the Vancouver Winefest taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday June 21-23, 2013 at Esther Short Park. You’ll find local wines, local foods, local arts and local entertainment to round out this special experience bringing the community together for a cultural experience that will dazzle […]

Welcome Spring at Annual Woodland Tulip Festival


Time for a Tiptoe Through the Tulips. The 11th Annual Woodland Tulip Festival at the Holland America Bulb Farms is a family friendly way to welcome spring, enjoy the beauty of Washington and have a great time with your family…and it’s FREE! It’s easy to find the time to go, because the Woodland Tulip Festival is going […]