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LEWIS AND CLARK — Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop is pleased to announce the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. Cape Disappointment State Park Ranger Aaron Webster presents “End of the Stone Age: George Ramsay” at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 17. Read more

ARCH CAPE — The community is invited to a free presentation on the acquisition plan for the Arch Cape Forest, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 16, at the Arch Cape Fire Station, 79729 U.S. Highway 101. Read more

ASTORIA — The Lower Columbia Classic Car Club’s 27th Annual Astoria Swap Meet — taking place 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Clatsop County Fairgrounds — draws enthusiasts looking for an opportunity to buy and sell cars, parts, automotive-related items, as well as antiques and collectables. Read more

ASTORIA — The next Ales & Ideas lecture features former Independent candidate for governor Patrick Starnes with Astoria’s David Delk, chair of the Oregon Progressive Party. They will discuss campaign finance in Oregon and options for reform. Read more

MANZANITA — “Surveying Neahkahnie’s Treasure Rocks” presented by Phil Costaggini — vice president of the Sir Francis Drake Association of Oregon and California — will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda Ave. Read more

The AAUW (American Association of University Women) Seaside Scholarship Foundation announces the Friday, April 5, deadline for applying for a $2,000 scholarship. Read more

Saturday, Dec. 9. The day the big snow storm was going to blow in. A huge Arctic cold front was to propel fat heavy clouds into heavy snowfall. Just enough time to stock up on groceries. Maybe on dried goods and water. Yesterday was the time to winterize faucets and pipes, drag out the Colem… Read more

SKAMOKAWA, Wash. — Friends of Skamokawa will reopen for the season with their annual Antique & Vintage Fair. The event takes place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 1; 10 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2; and noon to 4 p.m. March 3. Read more

ILWACO, Wash. — Join the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum's annual meeting and hear about the Polson Museum, our neighbors to the north, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2. John Larson is a unique museum director for a unique museum. He will fill us in on recent activities at the Polson Muse… Read more

ASTORIA — Fort George Brewery has chosen Coast Community Radio as its February Benefit Night recipient. On Tuesday, Feb 26, Fort George will donate 10 percent of all sales upstairs from 4:30 to 10 p.m. and provide that space for the station to fundraise. Read more

ILWACO, Wash. — Master Gardeners offers a spring pruning workshop 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum with presenters Kelly Rupp and Hugh Barrett. Read more

LEWIS AND CLARK — Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop’s next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event, “Five Common Birds of Astoria” with Barbara Linnett, takes place 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17. Read more

LEWIS & CLARK — From Friday, Feb. 15, through Monday, Feb. 18, visitors to Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop can join in the 22nd annual Great Backyard Bird Count by recording bird observations in the park and making plans to count birds in their own backyards. Binoc… Read more

MANZANITA – On Thursday, Feb. 14, the Lower Nehalem Watershed Council hosts Troy Abercrombie for his talk “A Marginally Comprehensive Overview of Invasive Weeds Management” at the Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda Ave. The event is free and open to the public. Read more

NEHALEM — Registration is open for anyone who wants to join the Lower Nehalem Community Trust’s team of gardeners at Alder Creek Farm growing organic food for home and to share with the community. Read more

MANZANITA — The Nehalem Valley Historical Society presents “Telling It Like It Was: Four Inspiring Presentations in History” at 3 p.m. on second Saturdays in February, March, April and May, at the historic Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda Ave. Read more

CANNON BEACH — The Cannon Beach History Center and Museum opens the second part of “Oregon Coast Shipwrecks” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 with a special presentation by Oregon historian Don Best. Best’s family is from Rockaway, and he has spent a lifetime researching and understanding the hist… Read more