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Tuesday, Jan. 27 (continued)
Nehalem Bay Garden Club Meeting
1:30 p.m., Pine Grove Community Center, 225 Laneda, Manzanita. The
program will be on decorative planting of succulents in containers and
vertical frames. Bring containers and succulent cuttings, if available. This
will be a hands-on experience and visitors are welcome.
Last Tuesday Poetry Open Mic
7 p.m., Port of Call Bistro & Bar, 894 Commercial St., Astoria, 503-267-
4290, free, all ages. Join the Port of Call each month on the last Tuesday
for an Open Mic poetry reading. Sign-up is on a first-come-first-served
basis at 6:30 p.m. for the reading of original poems or favorites by others,
short prose or even the occasional song.
Wednesday, Jan. 28
Sou’Wester Garden Club
10 a.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-
524-5309, free. This month’s program of the Sou’Wester Garden Club will
be “What’s New for the Garden” presented by Linda Brim of Brim’s Farm &
Garden Nursery. The public is welcome and membership is open. Annual
dues are $15.
Trivia Wednesdays at Salvatore’s
6:30 p.m., Salvatore’s Café & Pub, 414 N. Prom, Seaside, 503-738-3334,
free. Bring just yourself or a team of up to five people for a fun night of
trivia. There will be three questions per round and three rounds.
“Girls Night Out The Show”
8 p.m., Astoria Events Center, 255 9th St., Astoria, 503-325-4356, www.
girlsnightouttheshow.com, $15 to $30. Ladies, mark your calendars.
Direct from Las Vegas, “Girls Night Out The Show,” features cast members
from the original Chippendale touring shows. Expect a balance of sex
appeal and tasteful teasing, complete with intricate dance numbers cov-
ering a wide range of female fantasies, providing multiple opportunities
for intimate audience participation. VIP tickets available.
Thursday, Jan. 29
Project Homeless Connect
10 a.m., Seaside Civic & Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside,
503-325-1400. An annual event organized by Clatsop Community Action
offering free services including medical screenings; prescription, employ-
ment, shelter and housing information; food stamps application, veteran
services, hot meals, hair cuts and warm clothing.
Au Naturel Artist Reception
6 p.m., CCC Art Center Gallery, 1651 Lexington Ave., Astoria, www.
aunaturelart.com, 503-338-2421. Clatsop Community College will host
an opening artist reception for its annual Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st
Century, an international juried competition. The exhibit runs to March 5.
County ages five to eight and nine to 19. Kids will enjoy a day of games,
art projects, baking, dog obedience, horse riding and more. Admission fee
is a donation of non-perishable food for the Clatsop County Food Bank.
Kids can bring their own lunch or lunch is available for $5. Registration is
Sunday, Jan. 25
Teen Theater Club Meeting
6 p.m., Hannan Playhouse, 518 Eighth St., Raymond, Wash., 360-934-
5569, www.willapaplayers.org, grades 9 to 12. The teen theater club is
for high school age teens interested in theater. The meeting will include
an exploration of all aspects of the theater such as improvisation, voice
and movement exercises, stagecraft, lighting, directing and costuming.
The club meets the last Sunday of the month and is directed by Rebekah
Monday, Jan. 26
Biz Kid Open House
6 p.m., Astoria Events Center, 255 9th St., Astoria, 503-325-1010. The
Astoria Sunday Market’s Young Entrepreneur program is hosting an open
house for kids to learn about what it takes to be a Market Biz Kid during
the 2015 Astoria Sunday Market. Pizza and beverages will be served and
kids are encouraged to bring their ideas to share.
Friday, Jan. 23
Chakra Intuition Class
10 to 11 a.m., Tolovana Community Hall, 3779 S. Hemlock St., Cannon
Beach, www.tolovanaartscolony.org, 503-440-0566, $18 per class. Taught
by Josie Coleman Hopla, this five-week class on Chakra Intuition will
show students how to strengthen their intuition by looking at the charkas
and the information they hold. Held on Thursdays and Fridays. Call for
information regarding other weekly classes for children, teens and adults.
Wheel Throwing Class
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hoffman Center’s Clay Studio, 594 Laneda Ave., Man-
zanita, 503-368-3846, www.hoffmanblog.org, $30. J.S. Hauer will lead
a wheel-throwing workshop covering basic clay art, throwing principles
and the use of the studio’s equipment. There will be hands-on practice
time. Space is limited. For information email hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.
Saturday, Jan. 24
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Homespun Quilts, 108 10th St., Astoria, 503-325-3300,
www.homespunquilt.com, $60. This beginning quilting class will cover
basic rotary cutting, piecing, basting and more. Space is limited to five
students and early sign up is recommended.
An Introduction to Reflexology
Noon to 1 p.m., Seaside Yoga, 609 Broadway, Seaside, 503-717-5129,
free. This class is an introductory demonstration to the ancient healing art
of reflexology, taught by Kathleen Dudley.
Thursday, Jan. 22
Thursday, Jan. 29
4-H After School Program
3:30 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside,
503-325-8573, grades 6 to 8. The 4-H after school program offers youth
a chance to build bowls, cups and more in this six-week ceramic and
pottery class taught by 4-H leader and potter Ricia Parcher. Youth need
not be a 4-H member to attend. Space is limited to 12.
AARP “Smart Driver” Course
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A,
Seaside, 503-338-2408 to register, $15 to $20. AARP Smart Driver classes
are designed for seniors 50 and older, but anyone can attend. Full day
attendance is required to receive a certificate of completion. Ron Bline
will teach this class. Preregistration is required and seating is limited. For
questions, call John Benson at 503-738-5925.
Saturday, Jan. 24
Super Saturday Workshop
9 a.m., Clatsop County Fairgrounds, 92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria,
503-325-8573. This event is open to all 4-H and non 4-H youth in Clatsop
Chakra Intuition Class
6 to 7 p.m., Tolovana Community Hall, 3779 S. Hemlock St., Cannon
Beach, www.tolovanaartscolony.org, 503-440-0566, $18 per class.
Learn to raise poultry
ASTORIA — Oregon State Universi-
ty Extension and Clatsop Community
College collaborate to offer Backyard
Chickens, a class set for 9 a.m. to
noon Saturday, Feb. 7.
OSU Extension Poultry Specialist
Jim Hermes will present a workshop
on raising chickens, turkeys and other
decide “Which chicken for me?” This
class is designed for those interested
in raising poultry for eggs or for meat.
Hermes will cover topics includ-
ing hatching eggs, brooding, raising
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bird health, breeds of poultry and
housing for poultry.
To register or for registration
information, call CCC at 503-338-
2408 or visit www.clatsopcc.edu/
schedule and search for “chickens”
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Learn to raise chickens and other poultry, like htis
royal palm turkey.
in the course title. Cost is $39, and
class size is limited. The class will
be held in Room 306 of Towler
Hall at CCC.
Hoffman Center screens
10 short NW films Friday
MANZANITA — The Hoffman Cen-
ter’s Manzanita Film Series will
screen “The Best of the 40th North-
west Film & Video Festival” at 7:30
p.m. Friday, Jan. 23. Admission will
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was Mike Plant. Total running time
will be 78 minutes.
• “The Roper” by Anna Sandilands
and Ewan Mcnicol, of Seattle. Syn-
opsis: Kendrick, a young calf roper in
Lafayette, Louisiana, dreams of one
day making it to the rodeo national
• “Wild Bichons” by Stefan Na-
delman, of Portland. Synopsis: A
surreal encounter between man and
Bichon ensues in the bucolic setting
• “Deer Father” by Alex Brink-
man, of Belgrade, Montana. Synop-
sis: On a cold and lonely stretch of
Montana highway, a tragic encounter
of deer and man leads to a conversa-
tion revealing the paternal life of the
• “A Beginning, Middle and An
End” by Jon Behrens, of Seattle. Syn-
opsis: A truck explodes into a kalei-
doscope of painted, optically printed
• “Hey Vancouver, This is You on
Craig’s List” by Lewis Bennett, of
Vancouver, British Columbia. Syn-
opsis: Vancouver, British Columbia,
residents read real Craig’s List ads.
• “American Lawn” by Robert
Sickels, of Walla Walla, Washing-
ton. Synopsis: Some folks have very
strong opinions about lawns.
• “Split Ends” by Joanna Priest-
ly, of Portland. Synopsis: Abstract
compositions inspired by vintage
wallpaper and wrapping paper stim-
ulate a collective memory of youthful
self-hypnosis and visual absorption.
• “Cheryl’s Spin” by Kathy Wit-
kowsky, of Missoula, Montana. Syn-
opsis: A mother wades through her
life of domestic abuse with a resil-
ience and cheery willingness to con-
tinue to try new things.
• “SF Hitch” by Vanessa Renwick,
of Portland. Synopsis: Renwick re-
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her wolf dog to San Francisco “where
even the bums were good-looking.”
• “Nemo” by Adrienne Leverette
and Rob Tyler, of Portland. Synop-
sis: Fred Nemo tells his story, from
the riches of his youth to the years
he has spent as a dancer for the
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