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Mixed-media artist Maria Esther Sund will be the guest speaker at the Coastal Arts Guild lunch in Newport on Thursday, Feb. 6. Read more

Oregon Coast Community College will launch its new welding program with a ribbon cutting ceremony this Friday, Jan. 31, at Taft High School in Lincoln City. Read more

With its spring season set to start on Thursday, Feb. 6, the Tillamook Community Chorus is on the lookout for people who want to join this “group of friends who love to sing.” Read more

Service providers will gather at Newport’s Church of the Nazarene this Friday, Jan. 31, for the 12th annual Project Homeless Connect. Read more

Longtime disaster-preparedness educator Jim Kusz will return to Oregon Coast Community College in February for another presentation of his popular, two-part class on how to survive everything from wildfires to tsunamis. Read more

The Science Pub series in Pacific City will continue this Thursday, Jan 30, with a presentation on the impacts of marine debris and microplastics from Dorothy Horn, PhD candidate at Portland State University. Read more

A dietary education program in Lincoln City is offering the Holy Grail for health-conscious food lovers — eat more, weigh less. Read more

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Mosaic is an intricate art form, requiring creativity, patience and precision. But even absolute beginners can create treasures with Lincoln City mosaicist Joanne Daschel on hand to bring the pieces together. Read more

Walking on the Oregon Coast is one of life’s great pleasures, and a course in Tillamook is offering people the chance to get the most out of every step. Read more

Longtime disaster-preparedness educator Jim Kusz will return to Oregon Coast Community College in February for another presentation of his popular, two-part class on how to survive everything from wildfires to tsunamis. Read more

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Mosaic is an intricate art form, requiring creativity, patience and precision. But even absolute beginners can create treasures with Lincoln City mosaicist Joanne Daschel on hand to bring the pieces together. Read more

Walking on the Oregon Coast is one of life’s great pleasures, and a course in Tillamook is offering people the chance to get the most out of every step. Read more

Reiki Master Jo Calk will be the guest speaker at the Monday, Jan. 27, meeting of the the American Association of University Women in Lincoln City. Read more

As you might expect in a relationship going back more than 4,000 years, there’s a lot to say about humanity’s relationship with the humble honey bee. And the Central Coast Beekeepers Association of Oregon aims to showcase some of those stories in a new series of presentations starting this W… Read more

Registration is now open for the winter 2020 session of Art Fridays, the popular youth arts learning program based at the Newport Visual Arts Center. Read more

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It’s a gastronomic delight that draws 450 people to Yachats every year. The annual Yachats Crab Feed is on Saturday, Jan. 25, and it promises to be a very good time. Sponsored by the Yachats Lions Club, this event has two locations and three different seatings for the enthusiastic crab crack… Read more

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The annual Crab Krack will return to Newport on Sunday, Feb. 9, as the Lincoln County Historical Society serves up locally caught Dungeness at the Best Western Agate Beach Inn. Read more

Organizers of the Samaritan House High Tea are putting the finishing touches to the elegant benefit event, which will infuse the First Presbyterian Church of Newport with warmth and style on Saturday, Feb. 8. Read more

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Throughout the past decade, the Lincoln City Cultural Center has perfected the alchemy of transforming everything from lamps and books to pianos and gently used clothing into cold, hard cash. And organizers of the center’s Winter Rummage Sale will perform that magic again this weekend, as th… Read more

If the idea of getting all dressed up makes socializing seem like a drag, the Newport 60+ Activity Center has the solution — a pajama party set for Thursday, Jan. 23. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for a special fund-raising feast at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City, showcasing the talented students of the Taft Culinary Program. Read more

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A wet, Oregon Coast winter will receive its annual injection of silliness and fun next weekend as the Newport Rec Center presents a scavenger hunt with a difference. Read more

When you get up each morning and head out in all kinds of weather, putting your own safety at risk for the well-being of your community it’s nice to get a thank-you — and maybe some barbecue into the bargain. Read more

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Gyotaku instructor Bruce Koike will return to Newport’s Pacific Maritime Heritage Center on Saturday, Jan. 25, to lead another workshop in this ancient Japanese fish-printing art form. Read more

The Oregon Chapter of the American Cetacean Society will welcome guest speaker Karen Lohman to Newport this Saturday, Jan. 18, for a talk titled “Where are the breeding grounds of the West Coast’s humpback whales?” Read more

How many gallons of water can an adult oyster filter in a day? When was Oregon’s Beach Bill passed? How many rivers flow into Tillamook Bay? If you know the answers to these coastal conundrums — or would like to find out — head to QUESTuary Trivia Night this Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Garibaldi. Read more

The role of tidal wetlands in combating climate change will be under the microscope in a Thursday, Feb. 6, presentation at Newport's Pacific Maritime Heritage Center. Read more

Whether your New Year’s Resolution calls for developing a new skill or you are just looking for a creative outlet during the wet winter months, the latest lineup of classes from the Artists’ Studio Association in Lincoln City has something to keep everyone’s hands occupied. Read more

Newport Public Library will continue its “history of” series this Wednesday, Jan. 15, with a presentation from Dr. Kerry Carlin-Morgan of the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for “Your Art’s Desire: A Celebration of Art, Wine & Chocolate,” which will return to Pacific City on Saturday, Feb. 8, to raise money for arts education in Tillamook County. Read more

Oregon Coast actor and speaker Megan Cole will present tips for sharing writing out loud when she appears at the Sunday, Jan. 19, meeting of Willamette Writers’ coast chapter in Newport. Read more

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The carbon storage benefits of trees, marshes and soils in natural and working landscapes are the theme of a carbon-storage focused speaker series, “From Ridgetop to Reef,” hosted by the MidCoast Watersheds Council. Read more

The Oregon Coast Learning Institute opens its winter semester on Tuesday, Jan. 7 with a presentation by Lincoln County sheriff Curtis Landers about the long and distinguished history of sheriffs. Read more

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Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City will be inviting New Year’s Eve revelers to step back in time to the glory days of the circus when it presents “Under the Big Top” this Tuesday, Dec. 31. Read more

Registered nurses Stephanie Marshall and Trista Selfridge will take a little bit of the unexpected out of expecting a baby, with a one-day intensive childbirth class scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 21, in Lincoln City. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for the High Tea Benefit from Newport’s Samaritan House Family Shelter, the perfect holiday gift for socially conscious tea lovers everywhere. Read more

A pair of strength training programs for middle-aged and older adults will be on offer in Tillamook and Netarts starting on Jan. 13, as the Tillamook OSU Extension Service presents another run of the Strong Women & Strong People programs. Read more

A hot Christmas dinner will be on offer to all this Thursday, Dec. 25, as Operation Christmas Spirit swings into action at the Lincoln City Community Center. Read more

Depoe Bay will celebrate its cinematic heritage on Thursday, Dec. 19, with the dedication of the newest sign on the Oregon FilmTrail at the town’s picturesque harbor. Read more

Kids of all ages are invited to drop by the North Lincoln County Historical Museum in Lincoln City this Saturday, Dec. 14, for a holiday edition of Art at the Museum. Read more

Newport Symphony Orchestra cellist Adrienne Welsh will be the star attraction at a Cello Meet & Greet in Toledo on Saturday, Dec. 7. Read more

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Inquiring minds have often pondered just how Santa Claus manages to deliver so many presents in one night — so much so that NORAD set up a tracking system purely to allow kids to follow Saint Nick’s laden sleigh as it makes its way round the globe. Read more

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This weekend will see Newport’s Oregon Coast Aquarium roll out the extension cords for Sea of Lights, the largest holiday light display on the Central Oregon Coast. Read more

If you love art, community and great Italian food, the Bay City Arts Center’s Sixth Annual Lasagna-thon fundraiser is the place to be on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 7. Read more

Insights into local environmental challenges will be served up alongside homemade treats on Thursday, Dec. 12, when the Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District holds its Annual Meeting and Year End Potluck in Newport. Read more

One of the longest running holiday institutions in Lincoln County will return for its 92nd year this weekend as the Yachats Ladies Club presents its Annual Christmas Bazaar, featuring an array of wonderful and unusual hand made gift items. Read more

The Newport Public Library will continue its “history of” series this Wednesday, Dec. 18, with a presentation from Lincoln County Sheriff Curtis Landers Read more

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This is the time of year when angels begin appearing at the tops of trees, but in Lincoln City, there are angels among the trees year-round. Read more

Lincoln City Cultural Center will present a day packed with festive cheer this Friday, Nov. 29, as the eighth annual Tree Lighting Party gets underway. Read more

Looking for a way to connect with your community, do good works and feel great? Then mark your calendars for a pre-holiday pick-me-up that will strengthen your community and spread the joy of the season: the Giving Tuesday Generosity Bazaar & Volunteer Fair, taking place on Tuesday, Dec.… Read more

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Depoe Bay will get into the holiday spirit this Saturday, Nov. 30, when friends and neighbors gather at the sea wall for the tree lighting celebration. Read more

If the prospect of making Jeff Bezos’ tower of gold a few stories taller by taking part in Black Friday does not appeal, merchants in Manzanita, Nehalem and Wheeler have an alternative proposal — Plaid Friday. Read more