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Newport Public Library will continue its “A Universe of Stories” summer reading program this Saturday, July 20, with a series of “TED Talks” exploring space-related topics. Read more

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Pacific City will hold its 60th annual Dory Days festival this weekend, a three-day celebration of the area’s unique dory fishing culture. Read more


Whether you’re a visitor or a longtime local, if you’re on the Oregon Coast, seafood is an essential experience. And to make that encounter be the best it can be, it’s good to know a thing or two like: What’s fresh and when? Is it safe to buy off the boat? What do I do with this fish (or cra… Read more

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum will visit Newport on Wednesday, July 24, to take part in the Oregon Scam Jam – Coastal Tour. Read more


People of all stripes are invited to transform the sidewalks around the Lincoln City Cultural Center this Saturday, July 13, with plenty of prizes up for grabs at the sixth annual Lincoln City Chalk Art Competition & Play Day. Read more

Waldport will double for Gotham City on Saturday, Aug. 3, as Waldport Public Library presents a community-wide, comic con-style Universe of Heroes Cosplay Festival. Read more

The Newport Visual Arts Center has unveiled a new slate of adult learning programs, with visual art workshops, classes and open-studio opportunities taking place throughout the summer. Read more

The Little Log Church in Yachats will host an Evening Blessing this Saturday, July 6, offered by Buddhist priest Lama Phurbu Tashi Rinpoche. Read more

Clover’s Day didn’t just spring up in the meadow. It was instead the creation of three Cloverdale businessmen, pharmacist John Griggs, grocery owner Bob Hatcher and shop owner Rich Schneider. Just because you are in a small place does not mean you cannot have big ideas. Read more

Full and partial scholarships are available for Peace Village Newport, a summer day camp teaching conflict resolution, media literacy and ecology as well as music, art and craft activities. Read more

The question of how to value trees and old forests in the era of climate change will take center stage in Nehalem this Tuesday, July 9, in a presentation from Dr. Trygve Steen, Professor of Environmental Science and Management at Portland State University. Read more


The New Lincoln County Fair will return for a fifth year of free fun this holiday weekend, presenting a packed lineup of games, exhibits, live music and more from Thursday, July 4, through Sunday, July 7. Read more

Nutritional experts say that diets promising quick and easy weight loss are not the long-term solution for losing weight. These trendy diets not only fail but can also be dangerous. Read more

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Learning is in full bloom at the Artists’ Studio Association in Lincoln City, with classes on everything from watercolors to sewing to the ancient art of raku pottery. Read more

Registration is now open for a series of animation, theater, puppetry and video workshops offered by the Oregon Coast Children’s Theatre/Oregon Coast Children’s Center for the Arts in Toledo. Read more

Registration is now open for a two-day childbirth class to be held on Wednesdays, July 10 and 17, at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln City. Read more

Hot on the heels of the July 4 fireworks at Bob Straub State Park, Cloverdale is set to prove once again that it’s more than just a cow town. All from young families to seniors are invited to join in the 38th Annual Clover’s Day celebration this Saturday, July 6, and stay ‘til the cows come home. Read more

The Newport 60+ Activity Center is inviting people to step back in time on Thursday, July 23, with a trip aboard a historic steam locomotive out of Garibaldi. Read more

A new wellness program at the Newport 60+ Activity Center aims to help older adults find new levels of confidence as they go about their daily lives, starting this Monday, July 8. Read more

Newport’s marine ecology community is coming together in support of the vaquita, a small species of porpoise that is on the brink of extinction. Read more


Big things are happening at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in June, with 24th anniversary celebrations and a weekend conference of experts telling tales of the mystery in the forest. The subject of campfire stories for decades, Bigfoot, aka: Sasquatch, or Yeti if you’re feeling abominable, will… Read more

The Culinary Center in Lincoln City invites you to take a trip back in time to when the beloved Pixie Kitchen restaurant delighted kids and families with their signature menu. Learn the secret behind one of their most popular items on Saturday, June 22, from 1 to 3 pm at the Pixie Kitchen Se… Read more

Shannon Rose, community engagement coordinator for Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties, will be at the Newport 60+ Activity Center on Thursday, June 27, to answer questions about the 211info service. Read more

Next to a spaceship, there is no better vehicle for exploring other worlds than a book. And libraries in Newport and Lincoln City are gearing up for summer reading programs that take readers of all ages on voyages of discovery. Read more

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With so many fun events to choose from at the Oregon Coast, organizers of St. Augustine’s 5th Annual Raise the Roof Festival knew they would have to offer something big to draw a crowd to their July 6 event. Read more

There is still time to register for the Summer Music Camp from the Newport Symphony Orchestra, which gives string and wind instrument players aged eight to 18 the chance to hone their skills from July 1 through 6. Read more

Emergency preparation is serious business, but it can be fun too, as the folks at North Lincoln Fire & Rescue hope to show this Saturday, June 15, with a Community Appreciation & Life Safety Event in Lincoln City. Read more

Students interested in exploring health care careers are invited to SamCamp 2019, which will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 13 and 14, at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln City. Read more

Family Promise of Lincoln County will celebrate five years of helping homeless families this Monday, June 17, with a party at the Beach Club Event Center in Lincoln City. Read more

There is still time to sign up for the Gleneden Beach Independence Day Parade, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a cavalcade of color on Thursday, July 4. Read more

Registration is now open for a “Luminous Alcohol Ink Creations” workshop that will take place at Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21. Read more

Registration is now open for Peace Village Newport, a summer day camp teaching conflict resolution, media literacy and ecology as well as music, art and craft activities. Read more

The “Speaking Truth to Power” series from North Coast Citizens for Watershed Protection will continue on Tuesday, June 11, with a talk on forestry methods from economist Ernie Niemi in Nehalem. Read more

As Oregon berries start to appear in stores and at farmers markets, the OSU Extension Service in Tillamook is offering a way to stretch berry season out all year long. Read more

The benefits and perils of re-introducing sea otters to Oregon waters will be up for discussion when the Oregon Chapter of the American Cetacean Society meets in Newport this Saturday, June 1. Read more

The concept of creative risk will take center stage when the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project visits the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum this Saturday, June 8. Read more

A workshop on how to tap into creative energy will be on offer at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita on Thursday and Friday, July 18 and 19. Read more

Portland artist Liz Walker will lead a two-day workshop on the Japanese paper-marbling technique of suminagashi on Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4m in Manzanita. Read more

Lila Passarelli will teach a “Poor Man’s Encaustic” class at the Newport 60+ Activity Center this month, using Crayola crayons instead of beeswax. Read more

The Newport 60+ Activity Center is offering the chance to pick up dance steps of all kinds in its new class "From Broadway to Ballroom, Hollywood to Bollywood," starting on Thursday, July 11. Read more

The Art Smart program of kids art classes will go out with a Big Bang this Saturday, June 1, with a screening of “The Galaxy Artastica” at Lincoln City’s Bijou Theatre. Read more

Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library will conclude its Coastal Encounters series with an Oregon Humanities conversation project on self-sufficiency and DIY culture on Tuesday, May 28. Read more

The Yachats Ladies Club will kick off the coast’s sweetest series of socials this Saturday, May 25, when members serve up the 18th annual installment of the Memorial Weekend Pie & Ice Cream Social. Read more

Some of the issues at play in Newport City Council’s recent decision to ban single-use plastic bags will be up for discussion at a special screening of “Bag It” scheduled for Thursday, May 30, at the Newport 60+ Activity Center. Read more

Herbalist Frances O’Halloran will demonstrate the healing properties of the coast’s local and indigenous plants in a Wednesday, May 29, presentation at the Newport 60+ Activity Center. Read more

Coastal food aficionado Jennifer Burns Bright will visit Pacific City on Wednesday, May 29, for a presentation on Oregon’s seafood traditions. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for the Tillamook Cork & Brew Tour, which will see wine and beer aficionados treat their taste buds on Friday, June 14. Read more