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Camas Washougal Post Record:Washougal Town Square signs Dayley Dance Academy

Open house for Dayley Dance Academy will be held Monday

By Dawn Feldhaus

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Dayley Dance Academy is expanding to downtown Washougal.

The academy, which offers ballet, modern, contemporary and jazz instruction for all ages, has signed a lease to open in Washougal Town Square, 1700 Main St. Academy Director Sarah Dayley said she will also continue to operate her studio inside the Cascade Athletic Club at Fisher’s Landing, in Vancouver.

An open house at the Washougal studio is planned for Monday, from 2 to 8 p.m. It will include demonstration classes and opportunities to pre-register. Classes are scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 1.

For more information, call Dayley at 521-2763 or visit

Meanwhile, additional spaces remain available to lease in Washougal Town Square. The $13 million development, which opened in the summer of 2008, is owned by Washougal Town Square LLC. For more information, call Chris Gering at 335-1945 or log on to

Camas Washougal Post Record: Hearth opens in Washougal Town Square

New restaurant cooks pizza and other dishes with a wood-fired oven.

David Garcia, owner of Hearth Wood Oven Bistro, said he is on “Cloud 11” as he prepares to open the restaurant Wednesday. Pizza toppings include Kalamata olive, vegetable, pepperoni and lamb curry. In addition to seasonal fruit desserts, HEARTH features a variety of wines from the Northwest, California and Italy. Hearth Wood Oven Bistro, 1700 Main St., Ste. 110, is open Wednesday through Saturday, from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, from noon to 7 p.m. For more information, call 210-7028 or visit

Papa’s Ice Cream to celebrate second birthday

Washougal Ice Cream Parlor turns two.

Ice cream specials and a variety of games and activities will be among the highlights of the second birthday celebration at Papa’s Ice Cream, in downtown Washougal.

The festivities, set for Saturday, from 11 a.m., to 6 p.m., will feature $2 sundaes. A Wii bowling tournament for children and teens will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Face painting will be available from 1 to 4 p.m., as well as a piñata for ages 3 to 5, at 2 p.m. Guitarist Bryan Arakelian is scheduled to perform from 4 to 6 p.m.

Ivan Gering and his wife Chris, of Washougal, own Papa’s, which also sells a variety of milk shakes, fruit smoothies, sandwiches, bagels, espresso drinks and candy.

Papa’s Ice Cream is located in the Washougal Town Square, at 1700 Main St., Ste. 130. For more information, call 835-8555, email or visit