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A coffee to die for

A good cup of coffee can turn a day around, but can it take the sting out of death itself?

The people behind the Death Café certainly think so and are offering folks the chance to find out this Saturday, Jan. 13, when the café opens...

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Have your day in quartz
Have your day in quartz
Find fossils, gems and more at the Yachats Agate Festival
Cross the Rubicon off your list

A free conference covering a host of end-of-life issues will be on offer at the Newport 60+ Activity Center on Thursday, Jan. 11.

The Rubicon Mini Conference will feature 13 guest speakers from around Oregon, offering advice on how to age in...

Weave got a story to share
Weave got a story to share

Pacific City-based fiber artist Karen Gelbard will be the guest speaker at the Thursday, Jan. 4, Coastal Arts Guild lunch in Newport.

Bone up on exercise techniques

A new exercise class is on offer at the Newport 60+ Activity Center, aimed at slowing bone loss and improving balance to prevent falls.

“Better Bones and Balance” classes are now offered from 5:30 to 6:30 pm every Monday as well as...

Sign up now to beat the brush
Sign up now to beat the brush

A pair of free new art classes will be on offer starting Tuesday, Jan. 2, at the Newport 60+ Activity Center, with students having a choice between colored pencils and watercolors.

A spot-on presentation
A spot-on presentation

The coming of winter to Cape Perpetua Scenic Area means massive visitors are not far behind, as thousands of Gray whales make their way south to the warm waters of Mexico.

Go fish, with gyotaku workshops
Go fish, with gyotaku workshops

Gyotaku artist Bruce Koike will be sharing his fish-printing skills in a pair of January workshops at the Lincoln City and Newport campuses of Oregon Coast Community College.

Koike first learned the technique 30 years ago and has printed more...

Sign up and stand tall
Sign up and stand tall

Registration is now open for the winter term of Tai Chi for Better Balance, which begins in Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Taught by Laurel Pollock, the class is based upon a statewide program and is designed for people...

Where do you draw the line? In Manzanita, of course.
Where do you draw the line? In Manzanita, of course.
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Start the year on the strong track
Start the year on the strong track

Strength training for middle-aged and older adults will be on offer in Tillamook and Netarts in the New Year with the return of the Strong Women & Strong People programs.

The programs were developed at Tufts University, based upon research...