2019 Mount St. Helens climbing permits go on sale March 18

Featured image: A summer aerial view of Mount Saint Helens (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're planning to climb Mount Saint Helens April 1 to October 31, you'll need a permit. You'll also need a permit if you climb above 4,800 feet year-round. Recreation.gov will start selling permits on Monday, March 18, at 7 a.m. … Continue reading 2019 Mount St. Helens climbing permits go on sale March 18

Major Native American art show coming to Tacoma in March

Featured image: The Tacoma Art Museum in Tacoma, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Forty paintings by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, one of the country's top indigenous artists, will be on display at the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) from Saturday, March 9, through Sunday, June 30. The exhibit, "In the Footsteps of My Ancestors", explores Smith's cross-cultural … Continue reading Major Native American art show coming to Tacoma in March

Clark County Mural Society hosts annual wine tasting in May

Featured image: Ethnicity mural by Michael Feliz, located at 2516 East Fourth Plain Blvd. in Vancouver, Washington (photo credit: Clark County Mural Society) Help promote the arts in Clark County while enjoying some of the area's best wines at the annual wine tasting on Thursday, May 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The tasting is … Continue reading Clark County Mural Society hosts annual wine tasting in May

Museum of Modern Art in New York City closing for major expansion

Featured image: The new exterior view of The Museum of Modern Art at 11 West 53rd Street in New York City (© 2017 Diller Scofidio + Renfro) The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City is closing for four months as it starts the final stage of a $400 million remodeling project. When … Continue reading Museum of Modern Art in New York City closing for major expansion

Southwest Washington Wind Symphony explores childhood wonder in winter concert

Featured image: The Performing Arts Center at Union High School in Camas, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) American artist Keith Lindberg's paintings of children inspired the Southwest Washington Wind Symphony in creating an entire program focusing on "Childhood Wonder". Join the symphony in this musical exploration on Sunday, March 3, featuring these compositions: The Adventures … Continue reading Southwest Washington Wind Symphony explores childhood wonder in winter concert

Godspell 2012 featured winter production at Clark College

Clark College Theater's 2018-2019 season continues with Godspell 2012, a remake of the original musical with contemporary references and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The play is based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, where a small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using storytelling techniques, games, and comic timing. This … Continue reading Godspell 2012 featured winter production at Clark College

Home & Garden Idea Fair returns to Ridgefield in late April

Featured image by Cheryl Landes Find ideas and products for your home and garden on Friday-Sunday, April 26-28, when Clark Public Utilities hosts the 28th Annual Home & Garden Idea Fair. The fair features hundreds of home and garden vendors, indoor landscape displays, one of the largest plant sales in Clark County, local farmer’s market … Continue reading Home & Garden Idea Fair returns to Ridgefield in late April

Don’t want to watch the ball drop in person on New Year’s Eve? Stream it live.

Featured image credit: Times Square® Since 1907, thousands have traveled to One Times Square in New York City to watch the crystal ball drop when the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Day. They're hearty souls who stand for hours in frigid weather, crowded behind barricades where once they enter, they can't leave until the … Continue reading Don’t want to watch the ball drop in person on New Year’s Eve? Stream it live.

Be a farmer for a day on Martha’s Vineyard

Featured image by The FARM Institute on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts Experience the farm life at The FARM Institute on Martha's Vineyard on Wednesday, February 20 by checking in and finishing chores for the animals. Activities you might do are collecting and cartoning eggs, helping plant or harvest in the garden, setting up new fences for … Continue reading Be a farmer for a day on Martha’s Vineyard

Learn to ski, go snowshoeing at Notchview in the Berkshires

Featured image by adege, courtesy Pixabay If you've wanted to learn how to ski but have been procrastinating, you'll find plenty of classes through March 31 at Notchview in Windsor, Massachusetts. After your lesson, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to practice and refine your skills on the trails. Best known for its Nordic skiing, … Continue reading Learn to ski, go snowshoeing at Notchview in the Berkshires