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first_imgCelebrate color and energy during the May Day Arts and Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. The festival is hosted by the Ke Kukui Foundation. It features the May Day Court, with the May Day King and Queen and their eight Hawaiian Island princess attendants, wearing their respective island flower lei and colors. There will be hula dancing, food and shave ice, craft vendors and a lei making contest in Gaiser Hall, Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Admission is $7, free for ages 10 and younger and Clark College students. 360-992-2662 or kekukuifoundation.comThe Chelatchie Prairie Railroad kicks off its season with a Mother’s Day Weekend ride for the whole family. The train carries passengers on a 13-mile round trip through north Clark County, including crossing the Lewis River, with a stop to see Yacolt Falls and passage through a 330 foot tunnel. Reservations recommended. The train rides begin at noon and 2:30 p.m. May 13 and May 14 from Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, 207 N. Railroad Ave., Yacolt. Tickets are $16, $15 for seniors, $11 for youth, $9 for ages 2 to 4. 360-686-3559 or www.bycx.comThe Southwest Washington Wind Symphony welcomes Pat Vandehey, Director of Bands at George Fox University, to conduct its concert “Spring Song.” This concert celebrates the arrival of spring with animated dances, Latin themes and a musical tribute to the city of Paris by contemporary composers at 3 p.m. May 14 at Union High School, 6201 N.W. Friberg-Strunk St., Camas. Admission is free. 360-574-8386 or www.swwindsymphony.orgPHD Comics creator Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson are the authors of “We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe,” where they explore why a vast portion of the universe is still a mystery, and explore those mysteries with infographics, cartoons and illustrations. At this Science on Tap at 7 p.m. May 16 at Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St., they will introduce their new book and show how the universe is an exciting expanse of mostly uncharted territory to explore. Admission is $8 to $10 suggested donation. www.viaproductions.orgThe 28th annual Senior Citizen Prom will be themed “Moonlight in the Tropics” with dancing, food and fun, in honor of Older Americans month. Sponsored by Vancouver Pointe Senior Living, The Messenger and KISN Good Guy Radio 95.1 FM, the event for seniors run 6 to 9:30 p.m. May 19 at the Luepke Center, 1009 E Mcloughlin Blvd., Vancouver. Registration is $16 for Vancouver city residents, $19 for non-residents. 360-487-7100 or www.cityofvancouver.us/messenger/page/luepke-centerlast_img