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Lincoln City’s Hillside Place Senior Living will hold an open house on Thursday, Jan. 31, to introduce the community to new Executive Director Lisa Junod. Read more

Tales from the Oregon Coast’s rich history will fill the Tillamook County Library on Saturday, Feb. 2, as storytellers Sally Rissel and Scott Butler join forces for an afternoon of reminiscences. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, which will run from Thursday, Feb. 21, through Sunday, Feb. 24. Read more

The Yachats Lions Club will share the bounty of a strong crabbing season this Saturday, Jan. 26, serving up more than 1,500 pounds of fresh Dungeness at its Annual Crab Feed. Read more

The giving season brings joy aplenty but can also come with a couple of problems. Some people don’t get exactly what they wanted, while others find themselves swamped by a tsunami of stuff. Read more

Decadent desserts will take their place alongside savory treats this Saturday, Jan. 26, as North County Pie Day returns for another afternoon of extremely tasteful fund-raising in Nehalem. Read more

Forget disaster movies on Netflix; if you want to spend a couple of evenings being bombarded with potential peril, Oregon Coast Community College has you covered. Read more

A new slate of winter workshops from Lincoln City mosaicist Joanne Daschel offers aspiring artists the chance to fill any cracks in their creative schedules with classes from January through March. Read more

Author Jennifer Thiele will talk about her research into artists with a North Oregon Coast connection at the Sunday, Jan. 27, meeting of the Tillamook County Historical Society. Read more

Registration is now open for the Winds and Waves recorder workshop, which will take place at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in May. Read more

Registration is now open for “Painting with Wool,” a one-day workshop taking place on Saturday, March 2, at Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts. Read more


There are no diplomas, no transcripts and, at $90 for the year, not much chance of crippling student debt. All-in-all, the Oregon Coast Learning Institute offers a less stressful approach to lifelong education, with informed instructors presenting on a wide range of topics every Tuesday at S… Read more

Oregon Coast wellness advocate Barry Heidt will be joined by father-and-daughter medical duo Dr. David Knox and Dr. Rachel Knox for a presentation on the therapeutic benefits of cannabis this Friday, Jan. 18. Read more

Strength training programs for middle-aged and older adults will be on offer in Tillamook and Netarts starting on Jan. 2, as the Tillamook OSU Extension Service presents another run of the Strong Women & Strong People programs. Read more

Coffee and cake will be served up alongside thought-provoking discussion this Saturday, Jan. 12, when the Death Café opens its doors at Newport 60+ Activity Center. Read more

A “Meditate & Create Playshop” aimed at helping artists of all kinds strengthen their relationship with creativity will come to the Newport Visual Arts Center on Saturday, Jan. 19. Read more

Giving up smoking is among the most common New Year’s resolutions, but one of the hardest to keep. Fortunately, help is at hand in the form of a new, seven-week tobacco cessation workshop from Samaritan Health Services. Read more

Registration is now open for a free, six-week program offered by Samaritan Health Services for people who have persistent pain. Read more

The biggest challenge of the 21st Century is the topic of a Thursday, Jan. 17, lecture at Newport’s Oregon Coast Community College as local activists Bill Kucha and Evan Hayduk share their perspectives on climate change. Read more

It’s no secret that most of the things that make the Oregon Coast a great place to live and play — from green spaces to performance venues to cultural events — run on volunteer power. Read more

Bamboozled by the buttons on that new camera? Don’t know your aperture from your elbow? Photographer Paul Calkins will bring things into focus with three new classes at the Newport 60+ Activity Center. Read more

Young artists are being invited to play their part in spinning another artful tale as the Art Smart program returns Lincoln City on Saturday, Jan. 12. Read more

Prepare for a deep dive into lifelong learning, as the Oregon Coast Learning Institute returns for its winter semester on Tuesday, Jan. 8, kicking off with a presentation by oceanographer Michael Tomlinson. Read more

Rainy days are a great time to learn something new. With that in mind, the Small Business Development Center at Oregon Coast Community College is offering a vibrant lineup of classes and workshops for the winter term. Read more

If that new day planner is looking a little bare, the Artists’ Studio Association in Lincoln City has the solution — a new slate of classes that will keep artists of all levels learning new skills right through ‘till spring. Read more

Pacific City artist Lynne Wintermute will lead a three-day workshop on painting with oil and cold wax this February at Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts. Read more

Winter is often imagined to be a quiet, dreary season. Fortunately, the team at Oregon Coast Community College never got that memo. Read more

A new Movable Peace course in Newport aims to help people of all abilities get moving in order to improve physical and mental health. Read more

Lincoln City artist Joanne Daschel has unveiled a range of winter mosaic workshops, including one that offers visitors the chance to piece together the perfect vacation through an Airbnb Experience. Read more

The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology will hold a free ecology workshop this Saturday, Dec. 1, showing how the Biosphere Reserve at Cascade Head can help explore the relationship between people and nature. Read more

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital is aiming to take a little bit of the unexpected out of expecting a baby, with a one-day intensive childbirth class scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 8. Read more

Tips on how to grow perfect vegetables and turn them into delicious dinners will be on offer on Saturday, Dec. 1, when the Tillamook County OSU Master Gardeners host their Fall Home & Garden Classes. Read more

Samaritan Health Services will host an Adult-Focused Mental Health First Aid course on Thursday, Nov. 29, at Newport’s Center for Health Education. Read more

Historical attractions throughout Tillamook County are inviting people to take a Step Back in Time as the area’s annual history appreciation celebration returns this Thanksgiving Weekend. Read more

Fall is a natural time for storytelling, and the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center is ready — with a new lineup of free educational presentations scheduled through the end of December. Read more

Training on how to deal with marine debris will be on offer in Lincoln City on Sunday, Nov. 17, in a free workshop offered by the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST). Read more

Tillamook’s nonprofit Art Accelerated Gallery will host a workshop on how to create decorative keepsake boxes this Saturday, Nov. 3. Read more

A pair of historical presentations will give walkers the chance to dive into the local lore of Netarts Bay this weekend and next. Read more

Registration is now open for a screen-printing workshop, hosted by the Yachats Arts Guild on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27. Read more

Stories buried in Lincoln City’s past will come to life this weekend when A Tour to Die For returns to the town’s Taft Pioneer Cemetery for more tales from the permanent residents. Read more

Newport’s Center for Health Education will host a presentation from a national expert on bullying prevention and intervention on Thursday, Oct. 18. Read more

Imagine you are a perfectly nice azalea, large, robust, reaching your prime. Out of the blue, you’re attacked by a blade-wielding human; minutes later, you’re naked, misshapen, cut to the core. Read more

Nestled in the woods at the foot of Cascade Head, the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology is the perfect place for artists and researchers seeking to pursue their work away from the distractions of modern life. Read more

Lincoln City’s Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church will host the first session in its Symposium on Aging this Sunday, Oct. 7, featuring a screening of the play “Good Morning, Miss America.” Read more