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  • Big Paddle
    7:00 am-4:30 pm
    06/03/2017
    111 W Division St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    111 W Division St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    There’s something for absolutely everyone on this fun-filled day downtown and on Lake River. Breakfast, paddling, obstacle course, live music, beer & wine garden, BIG games and a Totally Awesome Scavenger Challenge! For a full event brochure, click HERE.

    7:00AM Breakfast @ Port of Ridgefield Waterfront

    7:00AM Guided Birding Tour @ Waterfront

    8:00AM-4:30PM Paddler’s Village Opens @ Waterfront (NO entrance fee)
    Fun-filled festival atmosphere – Celebrate the excitement of outdoor recreation by visiting vendor booths, enjoying the Carty Lake interpretive walk, being creative with hands-on activities, enjoying an outdoor massage, listening to live  marimba music, enjoying a cold beer and a refreshing lunch, and MORE!

    (Interested in being a vendor? Check out the application below.)

    9:00AM @ Waterfront
    Welcome Ceremony with Chinook Drumming and Blessing

    9:00AM – 3:00PM Farmer’s Market @ Overlook Park in Downtown Ridgefield

    9:00-4:00PM Trailer Rides shuttle between Overlook Park and the waterfront activities.

    9:30-3:00PM Obstacle Course @ Waterfront (FREE)
    Hilarious thrills, magnificent spills and larger-than-life obstacles combine to make an epic, painfully funny experience. Jump, balance and crawl through this kid friendly course. Test yourself with the archery challenge. No set start time. No timer. Become an obstacle course hero! SPONSORED BY CLIFF SALLEE, UNLEASHED FITNESS NW

    9:30AM-2:00PM Totally Awesome Scavenger Challenge
    Turn Ridgefield into a giant game board that will provide a sightseeing tour of downtown Ridgefield and the waterfront. As an individual, with a buddy, or as a team, you decipher clues to find well-known locations and overlooked gems in the area while completing fun and easy challenges. All participants who complete the challenge receive prizes. Begin at the waterfront or at Overlook Park. SPONSORED BY RIDGEFIELD FIRST SATURDAY

    10:00AM Interpretive Paddle @ Waterfront
    Flotilla of kayaks, big canoes and stand-up paddleboards launch for a two-hour interpretive tour. $5 event fee or $20 for groups up to 6 members. Event fee is deducted from rentals at Ridgefield/Alder Creek Kayak, with deduction single rental is $20.

    11:00AM  3Peaks Public House Beer Garden Opens @ Waterfront

    11:30AM Live Music with ChicaMarimba @ Waterfront

    12:30PM Recreational Paddle @ Waterfront
    Enjoy a relaxing paddle with your own kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard OR rent your own. Register and sponsored by Ridgefield/Alder Creek Kayak.

    2:00PM Carty Lake Interpretive Walk @ Waterfront/Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

    4:30PM Closing Ceremony @ Waterfront
    Enjoy bonfire with s’mores!

    Paddler’s Village Vendor Application

    Big Paddle Event Brochure

    A BIG thank you to our Big Paddle SPONSORS. Learn all about who they are and their services here. 

     

     

     

     

  • Farmers Market
    10:00 am-3:00 pm
    06/03/2017

    113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Farmer's Market

    The Ridgefield Farmers Market is now in its 8th season. We keep getting more and more vendors. Here is the current line-up:
    bakerchic’s, awesome baked goods.
    Coyote Ranch Organically grown produce and plant starts.
    Maryhill Orchards, with asparagus, honey and jelly.
    Nancy J’s Photo Creations, spectacular nature photography.
    Country Girl, plant starts and vintage furniture.
    Silver Star Dairy, goat’s milk soap.
    Nana Lori Sweet Treats, o, fudge.
    Cosmic Art by Alan, just what it sounds like.
    Karlee’s Kollections, home made jewelry.
    Tie Dye Shave Ice, and lemonade.
    Killa Bites, gourmet popcorn, cake bombs, goodies.
    BasilBob’s Herbs ‘n’ More. Jellies, jams, gourmet vinegars, chocolate crossaints, and plant starts.
    Trianns Pantry, Allergy free baking mixes.
    Volcano Garden Art, yup, volcano garden art.
    Flowers By McKenzie.
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  • Homework Club
    5:45 pm-7:30 pm
    06/07/2017

    747 Pioneer St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    747 Pioneer St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Compassion 360 is hosting a homework club  for students in 1st-6th grades. The club includes free help, encouragement and support from teachers, tutors, parents and students. The club will also provide: snacks, open gym time, computer & internet access, and extra practice worksheets for math, reading and writing.

    The club will happen every Wednesday January through May. Bring homework if you have it and a book to read. And, plan on the following schedule:

    5:45-6:00 – Open Gym
    6:00-6:30 – Session #1
    6:30-6:40 – Snack Break & Celebration of Birthdays
    6:40-7:05 – Session #2
    7:05-7:15 – Weekly Highlights & Prizes
    7:15-7:30 – Open Gym

    If you have questions, please contact Randy Meade at 360-910-7770 or Kari Goode at 360-904-3876.

  • Ridgefield Toastmasters
    6:30 pm-7:30 pm
    06/07/2017

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Toastmasters International has helped millions of men and women become more confident in front of an audience. Toastmasters’ participants learn to relax, plan and present a terrific speech by practicing in a friendly, supportive environment with people who are there for the same reasons — to become better communicators and leaders.

    For more information contact Marlene at 503-830-2251 or ridgefieldspeaks@gmail.com

    www.facebook.com/ridgefieldspeaks

     

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  • Taverner Ridge Neighborhood Garage Sale
    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    06/09/2017
    1656 S 15th Way, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    1656 S 15th Way, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Taverner Ridge is holding their annual Neighborhood Garage Sales on June 9th and 10th from 9:00 – 4:00PM each day.

    They ask that you stop by and check it out!

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  • Taverner Ridge Neighborhood Garage Sale
    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    06/10/2017
    1656 S 15th Way, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    1656 S 15th Way, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Taverner Ridge is holding their annual Neighborhood Garage Sales on June 9th and 10th from 9:00 – 4:00PM each day.

    They ask that you stop by and check it out!

  • Farmers Market
    10:00 am-3:00 pm
    06/10/2017

    113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Farmer's Market

    The Ridgefield Farmers Market is now in its 8th season. We keep getting more and more vendors. Here is the current line-up:
    bakerchic’s, awesome baked goods.
    Coyote Ranch Organically grown produce and plant starts.
    Maryhill Orchards, with asparagus, honey and jelly.
    Nancy J’s Photo Creations, spectacular nature photography.
    Country Girl, plant starts and vintage furniture.
    Silver Star Dairy, goat’s milk soap.
    Nana Lori Sweet Treats, o, fudge.
    Cosmic Art by Alan, just what it sounds like.
    Karlee’s Kollections, home made jewelry.
    Tie Dye Shave Ice, and lemonade.
    Killa Bites, gourmet popcorn, cake bombs, goodies.
    BasilBob’s Herbs ‘n’ More. Jellies, jams, gourmet vinegars, chocolate crossaints, and plant starts.
    Trianns Pantry, Allergy free baking mixes.
    Volcano Garden Art, yup, volcano garden art.
    Flowers By McKenzie.
  • RPSF Gold Tournament
    1:00 pm-7:00 pm
    06/10/2017
    1701 NW 299th St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    1701 NW 299th St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Ridgefield Public Schools Foundation 8th Annual Golf Tournament: The biggest fundraiser of the year!

    Four Player Scramble – Shotgun Start – Dinner & Raffle to follow.

    Contact: Travis Glendenning at 360-903-7002 or golf@ridgefieldpsf.org.

    For more information or to register see ridgefieldpsf.org.

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  • Cathlapotle Plankhouse History & Tours
    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    06/11/2017
    28908 NW Main Avenue, Ridgefield WA 98642

    28908 NW Main Avenue, Ridgefield WA 98642

    Wyest. Phato. Loowit. These are well known legends about the formation of our local giants, Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams and Mt. St. Helens. Where did these stories come from and do they have origins in local indigenous culture?

    1:00PM – Colonizing Native History
    Keynote Speaker, Dr. David Lewis, will take a look at these and other stories that are often accepted as coming from indigenous cultures, and examine the effects of colonizing Native History.

    2:00PM – Guided Walk
    Join a Refuge Naturalist to explore relationships between the Chinookan People and the landscape of the Refuge.

    Noon – 4:00PM – Plankhouse Tours
    Explore hands on displays inside the Plankhouse and family-friendly activities throughout the day.

    Event is hosted by Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge and Friends of the Refuge.

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  • Ridgefield Toastmasters
    6:30 pm-7:30 pm
    06/14/2017

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Toastmasters International has helped millions of men and women become more confident in front of an audience. Toastmasters’ participants learn to relax, plan and present a terrific speech by practicing in a friendly, supportive environment with people who are there for the same reasons — to become better communicators and leaders.

    For more information contact Marlene at 503-830-2251 or ridgefieldspeaks@gmail.com

    www.facebook.com/ridgefieldspeaks

     

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  • Community Service Day
    9:00 am-2:00 pm
    06/17/2017

    223-259 Mill St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    223-259 Mill St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Community Service Ideas

    1. Surprise your parents or neighbor and offer to babysit a sibling, relative or friend.
    2. Design a game for young children.
    3. Explore history by interviewing a nursing home resident about how they grew up.
    4. Read a book to a younger kid.
    5. Collect unused make-up, perfume and other cosmetics for a center for abused women.
    6. Collect old clothes or household items and donate them.
    7. Make emergency kits for your home and/or an elderly neighbor.
    8. Tutor a child in your area that needs help in school.
    9. Bake bread and deliver it to a neighbor in need.
    10. Clean a neighbor’s yard who can’t do so themselves.
    11. Help a friend repair their car or transportation.
    12. Give a haircut to a women or child.
    13. Donate old books to your local library.
    14. Weed a local park.
    15. Set up a carpool with another parent to your child’s event.
    16. Make bird feeders for your neighborhood.
    17. Help everyone in your family conserve water.
    18. Clean up trash along the sidewalks, river or parks.
    19. Encourage your parents to buy products from recycled materials.
    20. Replace trees that have died.
    21. Take household toxic waste to a proper disposal facility.
    22. Rake leaves, shovel snow, clean gutters or wash windows for a senior citizen.
    23. Adopt a ‘grandfriend’.
    24. Find out about volunteer opportunities at a local wildlife sanctuary.
    25. Care for a neighbors pet.
    26. Make a birdhouse.

    Get Involved!!

  • Farmers Market
    10:00 am-3:00 pm
    06/17/2017

    113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Farmer's Market

    The Ridgefield Farmers Market is now in its 8th season. We keep getting more and more vendors. Here is the current line-up:
    bakerchic’s, awesome baked goods.
    Coyote Ranch Organically grown produce and plant starts.
    Maryhill Orchards, with asparagus, honey and jelly.
    Nancy J’s Photo Creations, spectacular nature photography.
    Country Girl, plant starts and vintage furniture.
    Silver Star Dairy, goat’s milk soap.
    Nana Lori Sweet Treats, o, fudge.
    Cosmic Art by Alan, just what it sounds like.
    Karlee’s Kollections, home made jewelry.
    Tie Dye Shave Ice, and lemonade.
    Killa Bites, gourmet popcorn, cake bombs, goodies.
    BasilBob’s Herbs ‘n’ More. Jellies, jams, gourmet vinegars, chocolate crossaints, and plant starts.
    Trianns Pantry, Allergy free baking mixes.
    Volcano Garden Art, yup, volcano garden art.
    Flowers By McKenzie.
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  • Ridgefield Toastmasters
    6:30 pm-7:30 pm
    06/21/2017

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Toastmasters International has helped millions of men and women become more confident in front of an audience. Toastmasters’ participants learn to relax, plan and present a terrific speech by practicing in a friendly, supportive environment with people who are there for the same reasons — to become better communicators and leaders.

    For more information contact Marlene at 503-830-2251 or ridgefieldspeaks@gmail.com

    www.facebook.com/ridgefieldspeaks

     

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  • Farmers Market
    10:00 am-3:00 pm
    06/24/2017

    113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Farmer's Market

    The Ridgefield Farmers Market is now in its 8th season. We keep getting more and more vendors. Here is the current line-up:
    bakerchic’s, awesome baked goods.
    Coyote Ranch Organically grown produce and plant starts.
    Maryhill Orchards, with asparagus, honey and jelly.
    Nancy J’s Photo Creations, spectacular nature photography.
    Country Girl, plant starts and vintage furniture.
    Silver Star Dairy, goat’s milk soap.
    Nana Lori Sweet Treats, o, fudge.
    Cosmic Art by Alan, just what it sounds like.
    Karlee’s Kollections, home made jewelry.
    Tie Dye Shave Ice, and lemonade.
    Killa Bites, gourmet popcorn, cake bombs, goodies.
    BasilBob’s Herbs ‘n’ More. Jellies, jams, gourmet vinegars, chocolate crossaints, and plant starts.
    Trianns Pantry, Allergy free baking mixes.
    Volcano Garden Art, yup, volcano garden art.
    Flowers By McKenzie.
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  • Summer Playground Program
    12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    06/27/2017
    337-411 N 3rd Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    337-411 N 3rd Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Come outside and play with fun weekly themed activities!
    Join the City of Ridgefield and Battle Ground Parks & Rec as we offer FREE summer drop-in program for youth and families at Davis Park.

     

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  • Ridgefield Business Association Monthly Meeting
    11:45 am-1:00 pm
    06/28/2017

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Monthly meetings feature a guest speaker and members who attend have the opportunity to introduce themselves, their business, make announcements for upcoming events or special promotions and is a great way to network and meet new connections.

    RBA invites community members, businesses or interested people to join us and see what’s going on. Come early and buy lunch!

    For more information, visit the RBA website at http://ridgefieldbusinessassociation.com

  • Ridgefield Toastmasters
    6:30 pm-7:30 pm
    06/28/2017

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

    Toastmasters International has helped millions of men and women become more confident in front of an audience. Toastmasters’ participants learn to relax, plan and present a terrific speech by practicing in a friendly, supportive environment with people who are there for the same reasons — to become better communicators and leaders.

    For more information contact Marlene at 503-830-2251 or ridgefieldspeaks@gmail.com

    www.facebook.com/ridgefieldspeaks

     

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