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Published on February 20, 2017 12:01AM


 

Tuesday, Feb. 14

Singing Valentines

Waldport to Lincoln Beach

Say “I love you” in style with a little help from the Coastal-Aires Barbershop Chorus. For $30, the Coastal-Aires will deliver two songs and a rose to your loved one, whether at work, school or at home. To book, call 541-961-3566.

 

Love to learn?

Salishan Spa & Golf Resort • Gleneden Beach

The Oregon Coast Learning Institute continues its winter semester with, at 10 am, “Love Stories: Women in Art, Women Artist” by Rosanne Berton, followed at 1 pm by “Freelancing Opened a Door” by Frank King. At 2 pm, Doug Force will present “Early Oregon Valentine Stories.” $50 for all 12 sessions or try one for free. FMI, go to www.ocli.us or call a member at 503-392-3297 or 541-265-8023.

 

Reading Circle

Newport Public Library

The group will discuss “Brooklyn” by Colm Tóibín. Noon, 35 NW Nye Street. Free. FMI, call 541-265-2153 or go to www.newportlibrary.org.

 

“Mansfield Park”

Newport Public Library

The library’s Literary Flicks series continues with this 1999 film based on the novel by Jane Austen. 6:30 pm, 35 NW Nye Street. Free. FMI, call 541-265-2153 or go to www.newportlibrary.org.

 

Silver Sneakers

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Move to the music through a variety of standing and seated exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Drop-ins welcome. 9:30-10:30 am, 20 SE 2nd Street.

 

Silver Sneakers CardioFit

Newport 60+ Activity Center

A heart-healthy aerobics class using low-impact movements that focus on building upper-body and core strength plus cardio endurance. This is a higher-intensity class than Classic and Circuit. 10:30-11:30 am, 20 SE 2nd Street.

 

Dance/Open House

Newport Elks lodge

Celebrate friendship and community at this event, co-hosted with the Newport 60+ Activity Center and Lincoln County Food Share, featuring hors d’oeuvres, door prizes, a raffle and demonstrations of line dancing and ballroom dancing. 21 and over. Dinner menu available. Free admission, but donations of non-perishable food items are requested for Food Share. 4:30 pm, 45 SE Moore Road. FMI, call 541-265-9617.

 

Art of Aging

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Behavioral health specialist Janet Holboke leads this community discussion, looking at strategies for maintaining good mental health. 3-5 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 15

Appraise-a-thon

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Bring along your treasures for this Antique Week event, where a panel of antique store owners will appraise items for $5 a time. Also featuring a silent auction and food and beverage for sale. 5-8 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101.

 

“Life between Lives”

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Julie Otrugman and Marci Woodruff host a continuation of discussions about Dr. Michael Newton’s books: “Journey of Souls” and “Destiny of Souls,” asking “Where do souls go between lives?” 10 am-noon, 1760 NW 25th Street, behind Kenny’s IGA north.

 

Silver Sneakers Circuit Class

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Beginners are welcome at this free class, which alternates low-impact aerobics with upper body strength work for active seniors aged 60 and above. No registration required. 10:45-11:45 am, 20 SE 2nd Street.

 

Coastal Colorists

Newport Public Library

Bring your own coloring tools, or use the library’s books and colored pencils. Free. 1-2:30 pm and again from 6:30-8 pm, 35 NW Nye Street. FMI, call 541-265-2153.

 

“Effecting change”

Tillamook County Library • Tillamook

Jason Gonzales from Oregon Wild will give a Powerpoint presentation and workshop on “Effecting Change at the Right Levels of Government.” 6-8 pm, 1716 3rd Street.

 

CASA orientation

CASA office • Newport

Interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate? Learn more about becoming an advocate for children in the foster care system. 6-7 pm, Suite I, 644 SW Hwy. 101. Please RSVP by calling 541-265-3116 or emailing director@casalincolncounty.org.

 

Thursday, Feb. 16

Beachcombing Clinic

SW 33rd Street • Lincoln City

Join “Head Dirt Nerd” Laura Joki for an excursion in search of fossils, minerals, rocks, gemstones and other coastal collectibles. Free. 10 am, at the SW 33rd Street beach access. FMI, call the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau at 800-452-2151 or go to OregonCoast.org.

 

“More On Greenhouses”

Oregon Coast Community College • Newport

Learn how a little bit of shelter can help jump start your garden, maximize earlier yields and let you work in the soil year-round, in this free round table discussion from the Lincoln County Master Gardeners. 10 am-noon, 400 SE College Way. Please RSVP by calling 541-574-6534, ext. 57411 to ensure adequate seating and materials.

 

Socrates Café

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Popular and freewheeling discussions on the big questions that are relevant to our lives. Led by philosophy teacher Delta Distad. 10 am-noon, 1760 NW 25th Street, behind Kenny’s IGA North.

 

Lincoln Pops Big Band

Gleneden Beach Community Club

Come dance or just listen to the sounds of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. $6. 7:30-10 pm, 110 Azalea Street. FMI, call 541-563-5067.

 

Friday, Feb. 17

“A Sting in the Tale”

Barn Community Playhouse • Tillamook

Life imitates art with fatal consequences in this latest production from the Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts, following two playwrights as they script the perfect murder. 7 pm, 1204 Ivy Street. Tickets, $15 per person or $10 for children under 12, available by calling 503-842-7940.

 

“The Curious Savage”

NCRD Performing Arts Center • Nehalem

Nehalem’s Riverbend Players kick off their 2017 season with this heartwarming comedy about a widow who is committed by her stepchildren, only to find that life inside the asylum might make more sense than outside. $15, free for under-12s. 7 pm, 36155 9th Street. FMI, call 503-368-7008.

 

Art Fridays

Newport Visual Arts Center

Eileen Hearne teaches “Egyptian Scroll Painting” while Lynn Bishop presents “Fused Glass Miniatures.” Aimed at 5th to 8th graders. $12. 3:45 pm to 5:45 pm, 777 NW Beach Drive. To register, call 541-265-6569 or email artslearning@coastarts.org.

 

Artisan Spotlight

Yaquina Art Association Gallery • Newport

A selection of watercolors from Yachats artist Carol Summers, demonstrating her love of flowers, interest in the energy of people and places, and her appreciation for ancient structures. 11 am to 4 pm daily through Feb. 24, 789 NW Beach Drive.

 

Uganda go to this?

Kiawanda Community Center • Pacific City

The Nesko Women's Club welcomes Denise Doyle with a presentation about her trips to Uganda. 11:45 am, 34600 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Lunch available. Call Julie at 503-863-9307 for details.

 

Learn to Excel

Newport Public Library

The library’s free computer classes continue with “Introduction to Microsoft Excel,” covering spreadsheets, rows and columns and, time permitting, formulas and charts. 9- 10:30 am, 35 NW Nye Street. Registration required. FMI, call 541-265-2153 or go to www.newportlibrary.org.

 

“The ABCs of Medicare”

Samaritan Center for Health Education • Newport

Get the basics in this class from Senior Health Insurance Benefit Assistance. 10 am – noon, 740 SW 9th Street.

 

Friday Family Night

Newport Recreation Center

Share your ideas about the future of Newport at this community visioning event, featuring food, prizes and bilingual presentations. Free childcare for potty-trained children. 5:30-8 pm 225 SE Avery Street.

 

“Saint Joan”

Newport Performing Arts Center

The National Theatre Live in HD series continues with this screening of George Bernard Shaw’s classic play about Joan of Arc, starring Gemma Arterton. 7 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $16 for adults, $13 for seniors and $11 for students, available online at www.coastarts.org, at the box office or by calling 541-265-ARTS (2787).

 

Saturday, Feb. 18

The Portland Ballet

Lincoln City Cultural Center

See a choreographed demonstration of a dancer’s daily class exercises followed by a selection of pieces from classical ballets and contemporary works set to engaging music. 2 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. $6 for adults, $4 for kids aged six to 18, and free for kides aged 5 and younger. No one turned away.

 

Comedy Night

The Eventuary • Lincoln City

An evening of comedy, drinks and Italian food, featuring sets from Mohanad Elshieky, Jacob Christopher, Bri Pruett and Tory Ward. 21 and over. 7 pm, doors at 6 pm, 560 SW Fleet Avenue. Tickets, $15, available at eventuary.eventbrite.com or by calling 541-992-1255.

 

Silver Sneakers Circuit Class

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Beginners are welcome at this free class, which alternates low-impact aerobics with upper body strength work for active seniors aged 60 and above. No registration required. 10-11 am, 20 SE 2nd Street. Enter by steps on the south side of the building.

 

“A Sting in the Tale”

Barn Community Playhouse • Tillamook

Life imitates art with fatal consequences in this latest production from the Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts, following two playwrights as they script the perfect murder. 7 pm, 1204 Ivy Street. Tickets, $15 per person or $10 for children under 12, available by calling 503-842-7940.

 

“The Curious Savage”

NCRD Performing Arts Center • Nehalem

Nehalem’s Riverbend Players kick off their 2017 season with this heartwarming comedy about a widow who is committed by her stepchildren, only to find that life inside the asylum might make more sense than outside. $15, free for under-12s. 7 pm, 36155 9th Street. FMI, call 503-368-7008.

 

Tango Beginner Class

South Beach Community Center • Newport

Learn how to do the Tango, also known as Milonga, to traditional Argentine tango music. Free, but donations appreciated. Class starts at 6:30 pm, dancing from 7:30-10 pm, 3024 SE Ferry Slip Road. FMI, go to newportoregontango.com or call 541-351-8457.

 

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, including 50 percent off cook books and crafting throughout February. Hosted by Friends of Driftwood Library, with all proceeds benefiting library programs and needs. 10 am to 2 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-557-9400.

 

Manzanita Cash Mob

Manzanita Visitors Center

Splash some cash at local businesses and get in the running for prizes. Bring $50 in receipts back by 4 pm and you’ll be entered in a prize draw. 11 am-4 pm, 31 Laneda Avenue. FMI, call 503-812-5510 or email info@exploremanzanita.com.

 

Newport Farmers Market

Lincoln County Fairgrounds • Newport

Snug in the fairgrounds exhibition hall, this market features 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.

 

Guided bird walk

Hatfield Marine Science Center • Newport

Join the Yaquina Birders and Naturalists for this free trip in search of grebes, scoters, mergansers and goldeneyes on Yaquina Bay as well as cormorants, loons and murres on the open ocean. 9 am in the parking lot, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive. FMI, call 541-961-1307.

 

Come Launch the Future

Samaritan Center for Health Education • Newport

A community celebration featuring music, food, prizes and the chance to share your vision for the future of Newport. 10 am-5 pm, with a dedicated visioning session from 10:30 am-12:30 pm, 740 SW 9th Street.

 

Portland Boys Choir

Atonement Lutheran Church • Newport

A community concert under the direction of Dr. David York. A free-will offering will be received and a reception will follow the concert. 6 pm, 2315 Hwy. 101.

 

Respect his author-ity

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Award-winning author and documentary filmmaker Arthur Bradford kicks off the 2017 season of the Manzanita Writers’ Series with a workshop entitled “What Can Writers Learn From South Park?” 1-3:30 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue. $40. Register at http:/hoffman.blog.

 

Manzanita Writers’ Series

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Arthur Bradford reads from his collection of short stories “Turtle Face and Beyond,” followed by a Q&A and an open mic on the suggested theme of “A Good Idea That Turned Bad.” $7. 7 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

 

Sunday, Feb. 19

Firefighters’ Ham Dinner

Taft High School • Lincoln City

Enjoy a ham dinner with marionberry cobbler for dessert while getting better acquainted with local volunteer fire and rescue personnel. Exhibits include fire engines and trucks as well as disaster preparedness information. Free, but donations accepted. 11 am to 6:30 pm, 3780 SE Spy Glass Ridge Drive.

 

Restaurants for Hope

Momiji • Newport & Lincoln City

Enjoy Japanese or Chinese food to sit in or take out, knowing a percentage of the day’s profits will go to Family Promise. 122 Oregon Coast Hwy, Newport, and 1500 SE East Devils Lake Road at the Lincoln City Outlets.

 

Pancake Breakfast

Bay City Arts Center

Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, veggie sausage and Charlie's famous baked beans. $5. 8 am-noon, 5680 A Street.

 

Coffee Concert

Lincoln City Cultural Center

A casual matinée concert featuring local musicians, complimentary pastries and java by Cape Foulweather Coffee. Admission by donation. 2 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-994-8585.

 

Oregon Coast Recorder Society

First Presbyterian Church of Newport

Hear pieces by Despres, Rampollini, Bach, Shein and a Quaker sing-along performed on recorders, gemshorns, cello, krumhorns, guitar and percussion. Free, but donations accepted for local food pantries. 2 pm, 227 NE 12th Street.

 

Scarf Dyeing Workshop

Artists’ Studio Association • Lincoln City

Create a beautiful gift or an addition to your own wardrobe. No experience needed. All materials provided. $35. 1-4 pm, 620 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call Ruth Hugeback at 541-921-5543.

 

Bijou Film Series

Newport Performing Arts Center

A chance to see this year’s live action Oscar-nominated short films and cast a ballot for your favorite. Animated shorts to follow on Monday. 7 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. $7.50, reduced to $7 for seniors, students and Oregon Coast Council for the Arts members.

 

Monday, Feb. 20

Bijou Film Series

Newport Performing Arts Center

Check out the animated shorts up for an Oscar this year and vote for which one tops your list. 7 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. $7.50, reduced to $7 for seniors, students and Oregon Coast Council for the Arts members.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 21

Oregon Coast Learning Institute

Salishan Spa & Golf Resort • Gleneden Beach

The winter semester continues with, at 10 am, “The Hunt for Killer Asteroids” by Sifan Kahale, followed at 11 am by “Go Digital or Go Dark” by Bijou Theatre co-owner Betsy Altomare. At 1 pm, Laurie Weitkamp will give a talk on the warm water blob affecting marine ecosystems from Alaska to Mexico. $50 for all 12 sessions or try one for free. FMI, go to www.ocli.us or call a member at 503-392-3297 or 541-265-8023.

 

Silver Sneakers

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Move to the music through a variety of standing and seated exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Drop-ins welcome. 9:30-10:30 am, 20 SE 2nd Street.

 

Silver Sneakers CardioFit

Newport 60+ Activity Center

A heart-healthy aerobics class using low-impact movements that focus on building upper-body and core strength plus cardio endurance. This is a higher-intensity class than Classic and Circuit. 10:30-11:30 am, 20 SE 2nd Street.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22

“Life between Lives”

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Julie Otrugman and Marci Woodruff host a continuation of discussions about Dr. Michael Newton’s books: “Journey of Souls” and “Destiny of Souls,” asking “Where do souls go between lives?” 10 am-noon, 1760 NW 25th Street, behind Kenny’s IGA north.

 

Silver Sneakers Circuit Class

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Beginners are welcome at this free class, which alternates low-impact aerobics with upper body strength work for active seniors aged 60 and above. No registration required. 10:45-11:45 am, 20 SE 2nd Street.

 

Business after Hours

Lincoln City Realty

Hobnob with local business owners and managers at this Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce meet and greet, featuring refreshments and the chance to win a glass float. 5:30 pm, 1625 NW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-994-3070 or email info@lcchamber.com.

 

CASA orientation

CASA office • Newport

Interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate? Learn more about becoming an advocate for children in the foster care system. Noon-1 pm, Suite I, 644 SW Hwy. 101. Please RSVP by calling 541-265-3116 or emailing director@casalincolncounty.org.

 

Thursday, Feb. 23

Newport Seafood & Wine Festival

South Beach • Newport

Sshhh! Widely regarded as locals’ day, today offers smaller crowds and a lot of familiar faces in addition to the 85 wineries, culinary marvels and vendors galore. 5-9 pm. Entry by advance e-ticket only; $15, available from www.seafoodandwine.com.

 

Vaccines talk

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Pharmacy Manager Rick Hanjan will talk about the importance of people getting vaccinated as they age. Free. 2-3 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street. FMI, call 541-265-9617.

 

Socrates Café

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Popular and freewheeling discussions on the big questions that are relevant to our lives. Led by philosophy teacher Delta Distad. 10 am-noon, 1760 NW 25th Street, behind Kenny’s IGA North.

 

 



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