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Tuesday, March 19

Oregon Coast Learning Institute

Salishan Resort • Gleneden Beach

The winter semester continues with, at 10 am, “Alice in Wonderland, Oxford and Dodos” by Patty Heringer, followed at 1 pm by “Destination Moon: the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11” by Donn Anderson. Three miles south of Lincoln City at 7760 Hwy. 101. Visitors are welcome to attend a full day’s presentations for free. FMI, go to www.ocli.us or call Ric at 541-994-4810.

Yaquina Toastmasters

Pig N Pancake • Newport

Loyalty Days Princesses Breanna Russell, Natalie Hanna, Lupe Martinez and Britnie Gwynn will be giving their speeches one last time before the Loyalty Days Festival. 7-8 am, 810 SW Alder Street.

Social Security Seminar

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Financial advisor Duane Silbernagel explains some of Social Security’s unexpected options. Free. Noon-1 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street. Please RSVP to Silbernagel at 541-614-1322 or DSilbernagel@WRAdvisors.com by Friday, March 15.

Fast and Funky Bingo

Olde Line Kitchen & Lanes • Lincoln City

The numbers come thick and fast in these lively sessions, accompanied by a spaghetti and meatball dinner special, drink specials and prizes. 7-9 pm, 316 SE Hwy. 101.

State of the salmon

Siletz Public Library

Paul Olmstead of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife presents an overview of fall Chinook, coho and steelhead stock status. 6:30 pm, 225 SE Gaither Street.

Celebrity Server

Chinook's Seafood Grill • Lincoln City

The written word goes head-to head with radio waves as Patrick Alexander of Oregon Coast TODAY battles Roger Robertson of KBCH radio to see who can raise the most in tips for Family Promise of Lincoln County. 5:30 pm, 1501 NW 40th Place.

Wednesday, March 20

20 on the 20th

Lincoln City beaches

Celebrate 20 years of Finders Keepers by hunting for one of the 20 extra glass floats hidden on the seven and a half miles of sandy beach today. FMI, call 541-996-1274 or go to www.oregoncoast.org.

"Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin"

Newport Public Library

This award-winning documentary by Arwen Curry explores the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author, best known for groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works. Free. 6:30 pm, 35 NW Nye Street.

Life Drawing Study

Bay City Arts Center

Hope Montgomery leads this illuminating class. 6-8 pm, 5680 A Street. $10. Supplies, paper and tools available by donation. FMI, contact Montgomery at 731-592-1737.

"Practical Propagation"

Seal Rock Garden Club

Third-generation nursery grower Michele Thompson shows how to grow a variety of plants through practical propagation methods. Free. 11 am, 10377 NW Rand Street.

A Masquerade Ball

Lakeview Senior Living • Lincoln City

Enjoy elegant entertainment from the John Bringetto Duo alongside a Champagne bar and a fruit dessert buffet. Best mask of the evening wins a prize. Free. 6-7:30 pm, 2690 Yacht Avenue. FMI, call 541-994-7400.

Thursday, March 21

Trivia Thursday

Black Squid Beerhouse • Lincoln City

Free trivia, with a different theme each week and prizes for 1st- and 2nd-place teams. 21 and over. 7-8:30 pm, 3001 SW Hwy. 101.

Bingo

Salmon River Grange • Otis

Try your luck starting at 6 pm, 5371 Salmon River Hwy. Dinner available for $6. FMI, call Jim at 541-992-0560.

Down Syndrome Gathering Day

Shiloh: The Gathering Place • Lincoln City

An open house with pizza and festivities. Wear your funky socks and bright colors. 6-8 pm, 2139 NW Hwy. 101.

"A Bench in the Sun"

Theatre West • Lincoln City

A once-famous Hollywood actress sets hearts a-flutter when she moves into a retirement home. 7:30 pm, 3536 SE Hwy. 101. $15 for adults and $13 for seniors and students. For reservations, call 541-994-5663.

Lincoln Pops Orchestra

Gleneden Beach Community Club

Swing, shimmy and fall in love all over again with this 17-piece big band playing music from the Golden Era. $7.50 at the door. 7-9:30 pm, 110 Azalea Street. FMI, call 541-563-5067.

Bunco

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Come join in this popular dice game. 1-3 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street. FMI, go to www.newportoregon.gov or call 541-265-9617.

Naturalist presentation

OSU Extension Lincoln County • Newport

Seabird biologist Stephanie Loredo explores the behavior and distribution of non-breeding common murres captured at the Yaquina Head colony. 7 pm, 1211 SE Bay Blvd.

"Guardians of the Kelp"

Pelican Brewing • Pacific City

Robert Bailey, president of the Elakha Alliance, discusses the ecological implications of sea otters’ absence and the prospects for their return to the Oregon Coast. 6 to 8 pm, 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive.

“From Broomsticks to Blimps"

Newport 60 + Activity Center

Local historian Mick McLean compares and contrasts the home-front defense efforts on the coasts on England and Oregon during World War II. 2-3 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street.

Teen Third Thursday

Newport Public Library

Kids in grades six to 12 are invited to this free slime-making event, including a raffle for gift certificates, books, a ps4 game and more. 3:45-5:30 pm, 35 NW Nye Street. Refreshments and snacks provided. FMI, call 541-265-2153.

“Extreme Photography”

Yachats Community Presbyterian Church

Yachats photographer Greg Scott leads this Yachats Academy of Arts and Sciences presentation, showcasing the beauty of northern Argentina's Altiplano desert. 2 pm, 360 West 7th Street. $5 donation suggested.

Friday, March 22

Pour Art class

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Bring out your artistic side with this gravity-assisted technique. $15. 1-2:30 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street. FMI, go to www.newportoregon.gov or call 541-265-9617.

Annual Spring Bazaar

Yachats Ladies Clubhouse

Find everything from journals and pin cushions and wall hangings to knitted items at this 17th annual event. Free admission. 10 am-3 pm, 286 W 3rd Street. Admission is free. FMI, 541-547-5425.

"A Bench in the Sun"

Theatre West • Lincoln City

A once-famous Hollywood actress sets hearts a-flutter when she moves into a retirement home. 7:30 pm, 3536 SE Hwy. 101. $15 for adults and $13 for seniors and students. For reservations, call 541-994-5663.

Saturday, March 23

Annual Spring Bazaar

Yachats Ladies Clubhouse

Enjoy crafts and home-cooking at this 17th annual event, featuring pie from 10 am and a lunch of quiche Lorraine with a Jello fruit cup for $7 from 11 am. Free admission. 10 am-3 pm, 286 W 3rd Street. Admission is free. FMI, call 541-547-5425.

Guided bird walk

Beaver Creek State Natural Area • Seal Rock

Oregon State Park Ranger Brian Fowler leads this excursion in search of ducks, geese, rails and other marsh birds. 8-11 am. FMI, call 706-296-2862.

Family volunteer workday

Olalla Center • Toledo

A chance for people of all ages to learn about mosaic and tile design as well as trying their hand at laying some tiles. Hosted by the Oregon Coast Children's Theatre and Center for the Arts. 10 am to 4 pm, 321 SE 3rd Street.

Dream On

Center for Health Education • Newport

Beth Williams and Tyler Spencer lead this free exploration of the benefits of the Yoga Nidra relaxation technique for sleep promotion and how playing the didgeridoo can help reduce symptoms of sleep apnea. Followed by a didgeridoo performance. 5:30-7:30 pm, 740 SW 9th Street.

Glass art drop

Lincoln City beaches

Make it a spring break for the scrap book by finding one of the 300 extra glass floats hidden by stealthy volunteers on the seven and a half miles of sandy beach from today through April 7.

Newport Farmers Market

Lincoln County Fairgrounds • Newport

Find locally made handcrafts, art, specialty foods and fresh fruits, vegetables and farm products from Lincoln County farms and growers from surrounding areas. 9 am to 1 pm, 633 NE 3rd Street.

“Experiencing Gray Whales”

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center • Yachats

A free presentation from interpreter and naturalist Michael Noack on the Gray whales that are traveling north to their summer feeding grounds off the coast of Alaska. 11:30 am, three miles south of Yachats on Highway 101. Free, but a day-use fee or recreation pass is required within the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. FMI, call 541-547-3289.

Contain your excitement

Gleneden Beach Fire Station

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about container gardening at this free Lincoln County Master Gardeners session. 10 am-noon, 6445 Gleneden Beach Loop. To reserve a spot, call 541-574-6534, ext. 57410.

Clematis talk

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Linda Beutler, curator of Rogerson Clematis Collection in Lake Oswego, shares her tips for growing clematis at the coast. $15. 10 am, 594 Laneda Avenue. FMI, go to www.hoffmanarts.org or contact Ketzel Levine at ketzel.levine@gmail.com.

Sportsmen’s Garage Sale

Trask River Road • Tillamook

A garage sale packed with new and used fishing, hunting and outdoor equipment, with proceeds benefiting Tillamook Anglers’ Annual Kids Fishing Day, a fishing derby tailored to disabled youth. 9 am, 7510 Trask River Road. FMI, call Jerry Dove at 503-812-1572.

“Four Weddings and an Elvis”

NCRD Performing Arts Center • Nehalem

The Riverbend Players present a rollicking comedy for mature audiences about a not-so-lucky-in-love wedding chapel owner in Las Vegas and four of her memorable weddings. 7 pm, 36155 Ninth Street. Tickets, $14 in advance at tickettomato.com or $17 at the door.

Newport Symphony Orchestra

Newport Performing Arts Center

Guest pianist Amy Yang joins the orchestra for an evening of music by Clara Schumann, Lili Boulanger, Claude Debussy, Sergei Prokofiev and George Gershwin. 7:30-9:30 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $25 and $39 plus ticket fees; or $10 for students, available at www.coastarts.org.

Downtown District Art Walk

Downtown Tillamook

Each month, a variety of merchants host local artists in this dynamic and evolving art show. 1-3 pm, start at 1906 Main Street. FMI, go to www.artaccelerated.org.

Rock Painting Workshop

Connie Hansen Garden • Lincoln City

Kathy Cope shows how to use acrylic paints to paint designs on rocks. $2 donation suggested. 1-3 pm, 1931 NW 33rd Street. RSVP by calling 541-994-6338,

Yachats Original Arts and Crafts Fair

Yachats Commons

Find treasures ranging from paintings and prints to furniture, jewelry, handcrafted toys and more at this 49th annual fair. Free admission. 10 am-4 pm, 441 Hwy. 101.

Spring Whale Watch Week

All along the coast

Watch as majestic Gray whales and their calves migrate north to their cold-water summer feeding grounds. Volunteers on site at viewing sites along the coast through March 31. Look out for “Whale Watching Spoken Here” signs. FMI, go to OregonStateParks.org or call 541-765-3304.

Mac & Cheese demo

Culinary Center of Lincoln City

Chef Roy Baker from Autobahn 101 joins Culinary Center Chef Donna Riani for this demo, complete with live music, wine, treats and other surprises to celebrate Macaroni & Seas week. $40 per person, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Lincoln City Food Pantry. 1-3 pm, 801 SW Hwy. 101. Register at Eventbrite.com.

"A Bench in the Sun"

Beach Club & Events Center • Lincoln City

A dinner theater production of this Theatre West show about a once-famous Hollywood actress who sets hearts a-flutter when she moves into a retirement home. 6 pm, 3536 SE Hwy. 101. $40. For reservations, call 541-418-5468.

Holistic and Metaphysical Fair

The Red Cock Artisan Marketplace • Lincoln City

Find holistic gifts, energy workers, readers, crystals, essential oils and more. Noon to 5 pm, 1221 NW Hwy. 101.

“Dolores”

The Bijou Theatre • Lincoln City

The Central Oregon Coast NOW Women's History Project presents this documentary about Dolores Huerta, the mother of the Chicano Farmworkers Union movement. 11 am, 1624 NE Hwy. 101.

Author reading

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Patrick deWitt reads from his latest book, “French Exit,” a satiric send-up of high society and a darkly comic mother-son caper. 7-9 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup

All along the coast

Do your bit to keep Oregon’s publicly owned beaches looking great as volunteers descend upon the sands in search of litter and debris from the winter storms. 10 am to 1 pm, with groups setting out from 45 rallying points along the coast. To register, go to solveoregon.org or call 503-844-9571 x332.

Sunday, March 24

Rudi Galindo

Lincoln City Cultural Center

The Festival of Illusions kicks off with a show from this international festival favorite, combining elements of silent film and European clowning with the passion of Mexican-American culture. 7 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $16 adults, $14 for seniors and students or $8 for kids aged five to 18, available at www.lincolncityculturalcenter.org.

Yachats Original Arts and Crafts Fair

Yachats Commons

Find treasures ranging from paintings and prints to furniture, jewelry, handcrafted toys and more at this 49th annual fair. Free admission. 10 am-4 pm, 441 Hwy. 101.

Pancake Breakfast

Yachats Lions Club

All-you-can-eat pancakes with scrambled eggs, choice of sausage or ham, milk, tea or coffee. Suggested donation $7. All proceeds go to support local nonprofit organizations. 7:30-11 am, 344 4th Street.

Newport Symphony Orchestra

Newport Performing Arts Center

Guest pianist Amy Yang joins the orchestra for an afternoon of music by Clara Schumann, Lili Boulanger, Claude Debussy, Sergei Prokofiev and George Gershwin. 2-4:30 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $25 and $39 plus ticket fees; or $10 for students, available at www.coastarts.org.

“Four Weddings and an Elvis”

NCRD Performing Arts Center • Nehalem

The Riverbend Players present a rollicking comedy for mature audiences about a not-so-lucky-in-love wedding chapel owner in Las Vegas and four of her memorable weddings. 2 pm, 36155 Ninth Street. Tickets, $14 in advance at tickettomato.com or $17 at the door.

Open Mic Variety Show

Moby Dicks • Newport

A weekly burlesque and circus-inspired extravaganza, hosted by Molotov, the sword-swallowing sideshow Svenghali. 8:30 to 10:30 pm, 448 SW Coast Hwy. Sign ups start at 8 pm. FMI, call 541-265-7847.

Monday, March 25

Jeff Evans

Lincoln City Cultural Center

The Festival of illusions continues with a show from this pro, famed for acts including “Sparky the Trained Chicken” and his “ridiculously dangerous” escape stunt from ropes, chains and padlocks. 7 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $16 adults, $14 for seniors and students or $8 for kids aged five to 18, available at www.lincolncityculturalcenter.org.

Book Sale

Driftwood Public Library • Lincoln City

Tucked away at the library’s south end, this book lover's paradise offers a huge selection and unbelievably low prices, with 50 percent off art both framed and unframed, art books, classics and all materials on the art and classics aisle throughout March. 10 am to 2 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-557-9400.

Tuesday, March 26

The Amazing Bubble Man

Lincoln City Cultural Center

A fan favorite at the Festival of illusions, leading bubble-ologist Louis Pearl wows audiences with square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, giant bubbles and even people inside bubbles. 7 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $16 adults, $14 for seniors and students or $8 for kids aged five to 18, available at www.lincolncityculturalcenter.org.

Oregon Coast Learning Institute

Salishan Resort • Gleneden Beach

The winter semester concludes with, at 10 am, “History of the Thimble” by Patty Heringer, followed at 11 am with “Rag Time Music” by Milo Graamans and at 1 pm with “Barbershop Style of Singing: America’s Gift to the World of Music” by Jim Hoover. Three miles south of Lincoln City at 7760 Hwy. 101. Visitors are welcome to attend a full day’s presentations for free. FMI, go to www.ocli.us or call Ric at 541-994-4810.

Boom Move It

Newport 60+ Activity Center

A class that focuses on cardio endurance with modifications so you can exercise at your own level of intensity. 10:30-11 am, 20 SE 2nd Street. FMI, go to www.newportoregon.gov or call 541-265-9617.

Fast and Funky Bingo

Olde Line Kitchen & Lanes • Lincoln City

The numbers come thick and fast in these lively sessions, accompanied by a spaghetti and meatball dinner special, drink specials and prizes. 7-9 pm, 316 SE Hwy. 101.

Wednesday, March 27

The Amazing Bubble Man

Lincoln City Cultural Center

A fan favorite at the Festival of illusions, leading bubble-ologist Louis Pearl wows audiences with square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, giant bubbles and even people inside bubbles. 7 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $16 adults, $14 for seniors and students or $8 for kids aged five to 18, available at www.lincolncityculturalcenter.org.

Art of Dying

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Kathleen Moore facilitates a conversation on death and dying. $5. 3-5 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

Beading class

Yaquina Art Association Annex • Newport

Make a bracelet to take home in this all-levels class from Sue Rembolt. Beginner kits available for $20 or bring your own supplies. Noon to 3 pm in the learning annex behind First Baptist Church, 208 NW 6th Street.

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