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Elements of learning
Elements of learning

Everyone will be out of their element at the Tuesday, Nov. 21, meeting of the Oregon Coast Learning Institute, with SCUBA diving and marine mammal strandings both on the agenda.

Jill and Bori Olla will get the learning started at 10 am with...

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Be prepared
Be prepared

Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts will host a presentation on emergency preparedness this Tuesday, Nov. 14, led by Dr. Margaret Steele and Linda Cook of the Emergency Volunteer Corp.

The pair will discuss short-term emergencies such...

Rocks and rolls
Rocks and rolls

There is something to please everyone at the Oregon Coast Learning Institute’s Tuesday, Nov. 14, session, with cannabis, diamonds and money all on the agenda.

At 10 am, in “Cannabis 101,” Doctors Rachel and Janice Knox will...

Hard to resist
Hard to resist

Investigative journalist David Barsamian will visit Newport on Tuesday, Nov. 14, to deliver a talk entitled “Resistance in the Age of Trump.”

The presentation will address a broad and growing coalition of environmentalists,...

A sedimental message
A sedimental message

Sediment expert Dr. Rob Wheatcroft will visit Manzanita on Thursday, Nov. 9, to explain why the Nehalem River turns chocolate brown after storms and what this sediment transfer means for the local ecosystem.

Wheatcroft will examine how natural...

At least the location’s convenient...
At least the location’s convenient...

The OSU Hatfield Student Organization is inviting everyone to a screening of “An Inconvenient Sequel,” set for Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.

This powerful documentary from former Vice President Al Gore is...

Is this right 4 you?
Is this right 4 you?

Anyone interested in becoming a 4-H program leader in Tillamook County is invited to come along to a new leader training session this Wednesday, Nov. 8.

“We need people who have an interest in spending time with young people and who want...

Deal with grief for good
Deal with grief for good

A new seven-week action program aimed at helping people deal with grief will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in Gleneden Beach.

The Grief Recovery Method Outreach Program, taught by Shelley Gillem, provides the tools and support to help people move...

Mental health first aid class on offer
Mental health first aid class on offer

You might know CPR or the Heimlich maneuver, but do you know how to respond when someone says they are thinking about suicide?

Registration is now open for a youth-focused mental health first aid course scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16, at the...

A culture of learning
A culture of learning

College and culture will both be on the agenda when the Oregon Coast Learning Institute continues its fall semester on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort.

At 10 am, Dan Lara, dean of academics and workforce at Oregon Coast...

Si a little bit of Cuba
Si a little bit of Cuba

The Oregon Coast Learning Institute will continue its winter semester on Tuesday, Oct. 31, with presentations on everything from marine science to the culture of Cuba.

At 10 am, Matt Spangler will trace the evolution of Newport from its origin...