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Published on April 25, 2017 12:01AM


Sunday, April 23

Birding & Blues

Pacific City

Take flight at this event, which celebrates the spring migration of birds and the natural resources of south Tillamook County, with excursions, lectures and great blues acts. FMI, go to www.birdingandblues.org.


“Love Letters”

Yachats Commons

Greg and Barbara Covell take to the stage in this performance of A.R. Gurney’s touching stage play, which features a different cast each time. 2 pm, 441 Hwy. 101 N. $12. FMI, call 541-547-4599.


“Other Desert Cities”

Newport Performing Arts Center

Spirited family dynamics, clashing political beliefs and a sharp divide in social values make for an explosive cocktail in this production of Jon Robin Baitz’ Pulitzer-nominated drama. 2 pm, 777 W Olive Street. Tickets, $15 or $13 for seniors and students, available at www.coastarts.org or by calling 541-256-ARTS.


Crab Feed and Wooden Boat Show

Depoe Bay Community Hall

Enjoy freshly cooked crab, cold beer and handcrafted boats at “the world’s smallest harbor.” Win great prizes in the Ducky Derby, including a piece of genuine pirate booty. Free admission. $25 for a whole crab dinner; $20 for a half. 11 am-3 pm, 220 SE Bay Street.


“Dramatic Escape”

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Former prison college program administrator Georgia Roelof facilitates this documentary screening and discussion of the Rehabilitation through the Arts prison reform program in New York State. 4-6 pm, 1760 NW 25th Street, behind IGA north.


April Invitational

Lincoln City Community Center

See 320 swimmers from around Oregon compete at these heats, hosted by the Lincoln City Swim Club. There will be raffle items, a cash 50/50 raffle and concessions with pancake breakfasts and Mexican food. 9 am to 2 pm. 2150 NE Oar Place.


Alsea River cleanup

Blackberry Campground • Waldport

Lend a hand to keep the river pristine and get rewarded with coffee, donuts and a barbecue lunch. Volunteers needed by land and by boat. 9 am, 19 miles east of Waldport on Highway 34.



Oregon Coast Dance Center • Tillamook

Try out for a role in “To Kill A Mockingbird” the upcoming production from the Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts. Director Richard Coon is looking for 12 men, eight women, one girl and two boys. 2 pm, 106 Main Avenue. FMI, call 503-842-4678.


Earth Day glass drop

Lincoln City beaches

Make it an Earth Day to remember by finding one of 15 special, blue and green glass floats hidden on the sands by stealthy volunteers. FMI, go to www.oregoncoast.org.


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Coast Clean Up

Manzanita Beach

Hosted by the nonprofit Ocean Blue Project, this cleanup aims to gather plastic for use in making recycled shampoo bottles. 12:30-4:30 pm. Sign up online at www.OceanBlueProject.org or call 541-286-7015.


Monday, April 24

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. Poetry, drama, classics and Shakespeare on sale throughout April. 10 am to 2 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-557-9400.


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Tuesday, April 25

Spruce-Up Day

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology • Otis

Help get Sitka's campus ready for a busy summer of workshops. Cleaning up storm debris, painting parking lot stripes, cleaning windows and more. 9 am to 3 pm. There will be pizza and rice crispy treats for lunch, so please RSVP by calling 541-994-5485.


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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.


“Just in Case Death Happens”

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Claudia Johnson, Paula Sansum and Lane deMoll guide this hands-on-session about what must we do for the loved ones we will leave behind. $5 suggested donation. 3 to 5 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.


Central Oregon Coast NOW

Atonement Lutheran Church • Newport

A panel of local law enforcement officers and nurses will discuss Lincoln County’s response to Melissa’s Law, or Senate Bill 1571, which aims to end a backlog of untested sexual assault forensic evidence (SAFE) kits. 6-8 pm, 2315 N Coast Highway.


Wednesday, April 26


Nestucca Jr/Sr High School • Cloverdale

Hit the high notes with this beloved musical. Anyone in ’50s dress gets a free beverage. 11 am, 34660 Parkway Drive. $7.50 or $5 for seniors and students. $10 for reserved seating. Call 503-801-0631.


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“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.


Thursday, April 27

Volunteer Fair

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Find your volunteer passion at this event, featuring tables from a host of worthy causes in the Lincoln City area. 10 am-4 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call Donna Morris at 503-703-8224.


Oregon Coast Youth Symphony Festival

Newport Performing Arts Center

See the Newport Youth Symphony of the Oregon Coast take to the stage alongside the Pendleton and North Salem High School orchestras for the opening performance at this inaugural festival. 7:15 pm, 777 W Olive Street. Free but donations accepted.


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Whale talk

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Whale experts Clint and Kathy Perry will share their knowledge of local and transient leviathans, including the reasons for the semiannual migration of gray whales along the Oregon Coast. 2 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street. FMI, call 541-265-9617.


Elks pledge meeting

Odd Fellows Hall • Lincoln City

Find out about efforts to reconstitute an Elks Lodge for Lincoln City at this meeting, where pledge forms will be on hand. A meal will be available for $3. 6 pm, 1350 SE Oar Avenue. FMI, call 541-221-2890.


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