“Go Green!” March First Friday 2018
March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday – March 2nd, 2018, come downtown! 5-8pm. Pick up a “green” passport and activity list in Journey, 304 NE 4th!
“Go Green!” is the theme for the March 2nd First Friday in Downtown Camas. Lucky leprechauns, Eartha the Clown, a “Green Zone” featuring local green schools, green businesses and non-profits that care for the environment, and the wearing of the green will all be a part of this fun event. The event runs from 5-8pm.
Here’s what’s going on downtown for First Friday:
- Eartha the Clown and her cockatoo “Major” will be here to meet families, take pictures, and do education about the environment. 530-730pm, walking around town if the weather is nice or near the DCA table at Journey Church, 304 NE 4th.
- “Find the Lucky Leprechaun”: Each participating merchant will have a “lucky leprechaun” in their business, and for every leprechaun you find, you receive a prize ticket to be entered to win “green” prizes and more from the merchants. Lucky leprechaun “passports” can be found in participating stores and at the DCA table in Journey.
- Wander through the “Green Zone” at Journey church and learn how easy it is to make this world a greener place with fun educational kid-friendly activities and giveaways provided by local nonprofits. The nonprofits include Master Gardeners, Waste Connections, Camas Farmer’s Market, World Vision, EOCF (Educational Opportunities for Children & Families), and Clark County Public Health including Master Composters. Camas High School “Green Team” will be there doing fun recycled art activities with the kids. The Green Team advisor is Ali Coker who has been named a 2018 Green Award Winner by Clark County for excellence in “green” education.
- Miranda and Ian from mandi MOON Artistry will there to do leprechaun and shamrock airbrush tattoos!
- Art Shows and Receptions and Artist Demos: In Camas Gallery, local artists Heidi Curley and Tom Relth will paint “revolving” paintings–both will start a painting and then every 15 minutes they will switch paintings a number of times creating two unique art pieces! The paintings will be for sale at the gallery.
- “Ribbon Cutting Party” at 5pm for Vancouver Laser Skin Care Clinic, including refreshments, giveaways and prizes. 715 NE 5th Ave. Come see all that they do here!
- Merchants will have “green lists” in their windows showing all the ways our downtown businesses care for the environment.
- “Green” Kids’ crafts at the DCA tables!
- Customers wearing green get an extra prize ticket—if they wear a green hat, they get three!
- For every $10 spent in downtown you get a ticket to enter to win.
- So many fun activities!