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Tuesday, Jan. 22

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.

Teen Table Tennis Tuesday

Lincoln City Community Center

A chance for kids aged 12 to 18 to enjoy a free night of ping pong  including pizza and snacks. Learn beginner or intermediate skills and introduction game play, team competitions and more. 4-7 pm, 2150 NE Oar Place.

“The Devil: Myth, Legend, and Scripture”

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Come find out the evolutionary history of the personification of evil from ancient times to the modern day. This week, “Ancient Origins” Facilitated by Rev. Michael Grogan. 10 am and again at 7 pm, 1760 NW 25th Street.

Oregon Coast Learning Institute

Salishan Resort • Gleneden Beach

The winter semester continues with, at 10 am, “A Tour of China’s Nature Reserves” by Roy W. Lowe, followed at 1 pm by “Wishing Upon a Star: A Tale of the Holocaust and Hope” by Deb Mrowka. 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.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 23

“On Stage Alaska”

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Learn about the Great Land including Denali National Park while enjoying free Alaskan stew, Harry & David Moose Munch and a no-host bar at this stage spectacular from All Ways Traveling and Holland America. 6:30 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. RSVP to allways@charter.net or call 541-996-7474.

Art of Dying program

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Claudia Johnson will lead a conversation on Death and Dying. $5. 3-5p m, 594 Laneda Avenue.

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night

Beachcrest Brewing Company • Gleneden Beach

Free-to-play trivia, open to teams of up to six people, with prizes for the top two scoring teams. 7-9 pm, 7755 N. Hwy. 101.

Tap Takeover

Old Line Lanes & Kitchen • Lincoln City

Samples some brews from Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery of Newberg. 6-8 pm, 316 SE Hwy. 101.

Resident Show & Tell

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology • Otis

Newly arriving spring residents share what brought them to the Oregon Coast. Free. 1 pm. Take Three Rocks Road from Highway 101 just north of Lincoln City. FMI, call 541-994-5485.

Thursday, Jan. 24

NAFTA talk

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Sheila Stevens, a former member of New York’s Labor-Religion Coalition, presents this eye-opening presentation about the dismal working conditions of NAFTA workers in Mexico. 2-4 pm, 760 NW 25th Street.

Spotlight Show

Yaquina Art Association Gallery • Newport

See artwork from the association’s pastel class. Show runs through Feb. 1, available to view from 11 am-4 pm daily, 789 NW Beach Drive.

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.

Friday, Jan. 25

CD Release Show

Marci’s Bar & Bistro • Lincoln City

Reggae-pop band ZuhG unveil their latest album, “Tangerine.” 9 pm, 1343 NW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-418-5473.

“Purple Haze”

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

This Annual Color Show features ceramics, collage, fiber, drawing, painting, photography and sculpture created by North Coast artists from Astoria to Tillamook. A portion of sales supports the center. Show runs through Sunday, 1-4 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

Manzanita Film Series

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

A screening of the “The Best of the 45th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival” featuring short films including “From Parts Unknown,” “Idaho,” Two Balloons” and “Sunflowers.” Ben Popp of the Northwest Film Center will be on hand to discuss the films. 7:30-9:30 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

Topping-out ceremony

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital • Lincoln City

See the final support beam put into place at the community’s new hospital. 11 am the southwest construction entrance off 28th Street. Drop by and sign the beam any time from 7 am to 5 pm through Thursday and from 7 am to 11 am on Friday.

“Disney's The Little Mermaid”

Newport Performing Arts Center

See the classic brought to life by an all-ages cast in this show from Coastal Act Productions. 7 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $16 for adults and $14 for students and seniors, available at www.coastarts.org.

Core Plus More

Lincoln City Community Center

This 45-minute class from Beth Towers focuses primarily on working your abdominals and lower back. From planks to reverse curls to the running man, this class has you covered. Throw in some push-ups and lunges to increase heart rate and you’ve got a perfect morning. $12. 8-8:45 am, 2150 NE Oar Place.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Downtown District Art Walk

Downtown Tillamook

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

North County Pie Day

White Clover Grange • Nehalem

Bid on a host of gourmet pies crafted by local bakers and then eat your fill at the pie feast that follows. $10 for adults or $5 for kids aged 12 and under, with proceeds benefiting White Clover Grange and Food Roots. 2:30-5 pm, 36585 Hwy. 53.

Lincoln City ComiCon

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Dress up in your favorite, family-friendly cosplay for this shindig, featuring Magic the Gathering, vendors, food for purchase and more. $10, with all proceeds going to the Taft 7-12 Drama Program and its upcoming production of “Shrek: The Musical.” 4-9 pm, with dancing from 7 to 9 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101.

Hands-on Seafood Class

Culinary Center in Lincoln City

Get a taste of the coast, with recipes including beer-battered fish and chips, lime shrimp, and scallops with farro. 11 am-2 pm, fourth floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. $75. FMI, call 541-557-1125 or go to www.oregoncoast.org.

“Disney's The Little Mermaid”

Newport Performing Arts Center

See the classic brought to life by an all-ages cast in this show from Coastal Act Productions. 2 pm and again at 7 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $16 for adults and $14 for students and seniors, available at www.coastarts.org.

“Purple Haze”

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

This Annual Color Show features ceramics, collage, fiber, drawing, painting, photography and sculpture created by North Coast artists from Astoria to Tillamook. A portion of sales supports the center. Show runs through Sunday, 1-4 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

Hearts for Horses Benefit

Oregon Coast Aquarium • Newport

Saddle up for an evening of fun while raising funds for the Siletz-based Bright Horizons Therapeutic Riding Center. Guests can tour the aquarium exhibits; enjoy hors d’oeuvres and desserts; browse auction items and enjoy live music. 6 to 9 pm, 2820 SE Ferry Slip Road. $40 per person, $75 per couple. Children under 12 get in free. For tickets, go to www.brighthorizonsriding.org.

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.

Annual Crab Feed

Two venues • Yachats

Feast on fresh Dungeness along with coleslaw, French bread, baked beans, coffee and soda at this Lions Club fund-raiser. The Yachats Commons, at 441 Hwy. 101 N., offers an early seating at 12:30 pm. One block west, the Yachats Lions Hall offers cafeteria-style seating on a first-come-first-served basis starting at 4 pm. $40. For tickets, call Kevin or Peggy at 541-563-5629.

Whale talk

Newport Public Library

Whale expert Era Horton presents highlights from the American Cetacean Society’s 16th International Conference. 10 am, 35 NW Nye Street. FMI, contact Joy Primrose at marine_lover4ever@yahoo.com or 541-517-8754.

Sunday, Jan 27

“One Physician Speaks”

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Lincoln County Community Rights presents this screening of a presentation by Dr. Renee Stringham about her experiences caring for patients exposed to aerially sprayed chemicals. Followed by a discussion. A scent-free event. Donations accepted. 2-4 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call Barbara Davis at 541-563-3225.

Author talk

Newport Public Library

Award-winning author Ellen Notbohm reads from her new novel, “The River by Starlight,” which explores themes including mental health and gender bias in the early 20th Century. Free. 2 pm, 35 NW Nye Street. FMI, call 541-961-2836.

Tillamook County Historical Society

Bay City Arts Center

Author Jennifer Thiele will talk about her research into artists with a North Oregon Coast connection, J.J. Englehart and Lucia Wiley. $10 for lunch. 1 pm, 5680 A Street.

Auditions

Theatre West • Lincoln City

Try out for a role in "The Heidi Chronicles," a drama by Wendy Wasserstein. 7 pm, 3536 Hwy. 101.

“Purple Haze”

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

This Annual Color Show features ceramics, collage, fiber, drawing, painting, photography and sculpture created by North Coast artists from Astoria to Tillamook. A portion of sales supports the center. 1-4 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

Pronto Pup eating content

Otis Pizzeria • Otis

This gluttonous get-together offers $100 to the person who eats the most Pronto Pups in five minutes, with $100 and $50 gift certificates for second and third place. $5 to enter, with all proceeds going to Pick of the Litter Thrift Store in Newport. 11:45 am, 1252 Hwy. 18.

Open Mic Variety Show

Moby Dicks • Newport

A 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, Jan. 28

“Cabin in the Snow”

Artists’ Studio Association • Lincoln City

Learn how to paint a log cabin in the snow using an unusual color palette. $50. Noon-3 pm, 620 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-996-4442 or go to ASArt.net.

Bodacious Beach Beauties

60’s Café • Lincoln City

Don your brightest bonnet and join this formidable red-hatter crew for lunch. 1 pm, 4157 NW Hwy. 101. Reservations encouraged. Contact Princess Elizabeth at 541-994-6902, Queen Mum Kathleen at 541-992-3399 or Clarissa at 541-764-2260.

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 hardback mysteries, cooking and travel throughout January. 10 am to 2 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-557-9400.

Auditions

Theatre West • Lincoln City

Try out for a role in "The Heidi Chronicles," a drama by Wendy Wasserstein. 7 pm, 3536 Hwy. 101.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

Oregon Coast Learning Institute

Salishan Resort • Gleneden Beach

The winter semester continues with, at 10 am, “A Private Book Store in the Amazon Era: What’s “Hot” and What’s Not!” by Bob Portwood of Robert’s Book Store, followed at 1 pm by “Confirm or Deny: Confessions of a Public Information Officer” by Mick McLean. At 2 pm Steve Travis will present “Dragonfly Hill, Building a Dream,” an account of his efforts to build an eco-friendly, earth-sheltered home overlooking the Yaquina River. 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.

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.

“The Devil: Myth, Legend, and Scripture”

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Come find out the evolutionary history of the personification of evil from ancient times to the modern day. This week, “Satan and Devil in the Bible.” Facilitated by Rev. Michael Grogan. 10 am and again at 7 pm, 1760 NW 25th Street.

50-50 dinner

Gallucci’s Pizzeria • Lincoln City

Enjoy pizza, raffles and prizes at this Lincoln City Parent Group fund-raiser. Proceeds go toward Oceanlake and Taft Elementary plays at the cultural center. 4-9 pm, 2845 NW Hwy. 101.

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