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Published on April 10, 2018 7:16PM

Beach bonfire • Friday, April 13
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Beach bonfire • Friday, April 13 [please use as main shot]

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Don’t miss your chance to meet Miss Oregon Harley Emery

Don’t miss your chance to meet Miss Oregon Harley Emery

Secrets of Salsa • Monday, April 16

Secrets of Salsa • Monday, April 16

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Call it a reward for getting through the winter, call it a last hurrah before the highway gets so full that a left turn becomes a vivid fantasy, call Lincoln City’s Community Days celebration whatever you like, just be sure and turn up to one or more of these fun events.


Friday, April 13


Beach Bonfire

POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY, APRIL 20, DUE TO WEATHER

NW 15th Street

Enjoy s’mores and more. Park at the top of the ramp on Jetty Avenue and walk down to the beach. Bring your own chairs. 6-9 pm, NW 15th Street.


Saturday, April 14


Dogs Abound

Lincoln City Cultural Center

A dog-crazy event featuring agility course training, games, raffle prizes, dog-themed art, adoption opportunities and an appearance by law enforcement K-9 units. All proceeds benefit the Beach Bark fund, providing care for pets in need. 11 am-4 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-921-3565.

“From the Start to the Finnish”

North Lincoln County Historical Museum

A presentation on Finnish immigration to Lincoln County. 2 pm, 4907 SW Hwy. 101.

Soaring on Solutions

Taft High 7-12

Watch master kite flyers swoop and glide kites to music, indoors. Design or buy your kite at 1 pm, with performance starting at 1:30 pm, 3780 SE Spy Glass Ridge Drive. Proceeds benefit after-school education programs and families affected by domestic violence.


Monday, April 16


Secrets of Salsa

Oceana Family Literacy

Join the students for salsa making and tasting in English and Spanish. Authentic Mexican food for sale, $15 for adult dinner; $5 for kids 10 and under. 6-8 pm, 561 SW 29th Street.

Family Bingo Night

Lincoln City Community Center

Bust out your dabbers and join the girl scouts for this fun evening. 6 pm, 2150 NE Oar Place.


Tuesday, April 17


Meet Miss Oregon

Lincoln City Community Center

The first of many chances to get acquainted with Miss Oregon Harley Emery as she addresses the Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting. Free to attend; $13 for lunch. 11:30 am, 2150 NE Oar Place.

Ice Cream Social

Mo’s Restaurant

Stay cool when you meet Miss Oregon Harley Emery by having a sundae on hand. 3-5 pm, 860 SW 51st Street.

Astronomy class

Oregon Coast Community College

Learn about interstellar asteroids, kilanova and other things that go bump in the night in this free class, led by professsional asteroid hunter Sifan Kahale. 6 pm, 3788 SE High School Drive.


Wednesday, April 18


Family Promise Lockup

Family Promise Day Center

Bail out your friends and neighbors while raising funds for this family support program. 8 am-1 pm, 5030 SE Hwy. 101.

Rotary lunch

Salishan Spa & Golf Resort

A chance to chat and mingle with Miss Oregon Harley Emery, along with local business leaders. Free to attend. $12 for lunch. Noon, 7760 Hwy. 101, four miles south of Lincoln City.

STEAM event

Taft High 7-12

Learn how to make your own t-shirt cannon, how to detect the rotation of the Earth with a huge pendulum and more at this celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, featuring light refreshments and a lecture from John Chapman of OSU. 4-6 pm, 3780 SE Spy Glass Ridge Drive.

Family Night

Driftwood Public library

A night of Celtic music from Pipedance, the husband-and-wife team of Gary Burman and Nora Sherwood that pairs uilleann pipes, guitar, flute and whistle with Nora’s percussive sean nůs dancing. 6 pm, second floor 801 SW Hwy. 101.

Thursday, April 19

Radio Days

Hear local celebrities ham it up as guest presenters on KBCH at 1400AM from 6 am to 4 pm, with all the money from the day’s ads going to support Community Days.

Food Drive

Kenny’s IGA North

Hardy souls will brave the coast’s April weather to drum up donations for the Lincoln City Food Pantry. Join in, donate or at the very least, give them a honk as you drive by. 6 am-6 pm, 2429 NW Hwy. 101.

Kiwanis lunch

Aces Bar & Grill

Miss Oregon Harley Emery will be on hand as guests celebrate First Responders Day. 11:15 am-1 pm, 3251 NE Clubhouse Drive.

Ducky Derby

Lincoln City Community Center

Experience the raw thrill of hundreds of yellow duckies racing down the water slide. $10 per duck, with proceeds benefiting Taft High 7-12, Buy yours online at https://intouch.lblesd.k12.or.us/lincoln/lite. 5:30 pm, 2150 NE Oar Place.

Dive-In Movie

Lincoln City Community Center

Let the tension of the derby ebb away while floating in the pool and watching “Deep” on the Jumbotron. Free. 6-8 pm, 2150 NE Oar Place.


Friday, April 20


Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale

Lincoln City area

With 100 homes and businesses from Rose Lodge to Depoe Bay setting out their wares — if you can’t find what you need during this three-day bonanza then it simply isn’t worth having. Runs through Sunday, April 22. Maps available inside every copy of the April 20 TODAY. FMI, call 541-994-3070.

BBQ & Raffle

TLC/Fibre Credit Union

Drop in any time from 11 am-2 pm, with a visit from Miss Oregon from noon-1:30 pm, 2004 NW 36th Street.

Miss Oregon

Hillside Place

Another chance to meet Harley Emery as she continues her grand tour. Refreshments will be served. 2-3:30 pm, 1400 SE 19th Street. FMI, call 541-992-1207.

Home Run Derby

Kirtsis Park

Your chance to knock it out of the park at this all-ages event, hosted by the Lincoln City Youth League. 5:30 pm, NE 22nd Street.


Saturday, April 21


Mud Flat Golf

Siletz Bay

A Lincoln City tradition well worth the $5 “green fees.” But don’t linger on the tee, ‘cause the tide will come back in. Proceeds benefit Taft golf teams. 10 am.

Pancake Breakfast

Mo’s Restaurant

Share a short stack with Miss Oregon at this Kiwanis Club event. 7-10 am, 860 SW 51st Street. $5 including coffee or soda. Proceeds support local youth programs.

Awards Banquet

Chinook Winds Casino Resort

See the community’s pick for Business of the Year, Couple of the Year, Man and Woman of the Year and many more at this lavish wrap up party, co-hosted by Miss Oregon Harley Emery and Oregon Coast TODAY publisher Patrick Alexander. $40. 6 to 9 pm. FMI, call 541-994-3070.



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