Take the family for an adventure among the boughs of evergreen as continues from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus, and performances by choir, band and dance groups, plus the offering gift ideas from local vendors. Visitors can chat with the Talking Tree and take part in a scavenger hunt at the Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St., Vancouver.
North County -- More than 100 students from 15 school districts visited Woodland High School on Nov. 7 for the school's Floriculture Career Development Event, in which students competed in a variety of competitive events, such as floral arrangement and product display challenges. Other activities included mock job interviews, advertising and media design, plant identification tests and one-on-one selling challenges. Woodland High School senior Kyra Koistinen organized the event. Community members, including local florists and past competitors at local floral competitions, volunteered as judges for the event.