Little craftsmanship on the grassland

Plant Prairie Art Fest is a two-day juried workmanship show and deal in the nurseries at Shangri-La Farm from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The occasion highlights unique artistic creations in oils, acrylics and watercolor, pastels, blended media, stoneware, earthenware production, glass, gems, wood and metal. Park at Grove Field Airport, 632 N.E. 267th Ave., or take free transport administration. For subtleties, visit

Park advantages

Vancouver Parks and Recreation offers free films each Friday night through Aug. 27 at an alternate Vancouver park. Family-accommodating, shut inscribed films start at sunset. Bring covers and seats. Friday’s film is “The Croods: A New Age” (PG) at Fort Vancouver Historic Site, 612 East Reserve St., Vancouver. Learn more at

Oil preservation

Craftsmanship at the CAVE, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, invites the Northwest Oil Painters Guild for its yearly show, “Cavern Paintings,” with 80 artistic creations in plain view through Saturday. The show is decided by Kevin Weaver, head of Art on the Boulevard. Display hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Learn more at

On the up and up

Camas Parks and Recreation is facilitating two free film evenings in Crown Park, at the crossing point of Northeast Everett Street and Northeast fifteenth Avenue in Camas. At 9 p.m. Friday, see Pixar’s “Forward” (PG), about siblings who go on a mission to invest more energy with their father. At 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20, see Disney’s surprisingly realistic “The Lion King” (PG). Bring covers, seats and an outing, or purchase supper from Top Burger across the road. Apologies, no pets.

Get out

Join Battle Ground’s National Night Out, highlighting free family exercises and amusement from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3 in Kiwanis Park, 422 S.W. Second Ave., Battle Ground. Appreciate free grilled sausages arranged by the Battle Ground Police Department and Fire District 3. The occasion is supported by Prevent Together: Battle Ground Prevention Alliance and the city of Battle Ground. Learn more at

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