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Saturday, Feb. 21 (continued)
AAUW Meeting
10 a.m., at the home of Carol Brenneman, Gearhart. This month’s program
will be “Our Own Black History” featuring discussions about Harriet
Tubman, Little Rock Nine, the Underground Railroad and Gearhart’s fi rst
African American resident. For address and directions, call Karin at 503-
Asian New Year Kite Celebration
11 a.m., World Kite Museum, 303
Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach,
Wash., 360-642-4020, www., $3 to
$5, all ages.
HiiH Barn Studio Grand
3 p.m., HiiH Barn Studio & Showroom,
89120 Lewis and Clark Road, Astoria, 503-493-4367,
The public is welcome to attend the grand opening for HiiH Lights: Barn
Studio & Showroom, where artisan Lam Quang creates handmade paper
“Blue” Textile Reception
6 p.m., Cannon Beach History Center & Museum, 1387 S. Spruce St.,
Cannon Beach, 503-436-9301,, free. There will be an
opening reception for “Blue,” a new textile exhibit. Wine, hors d’oeuvres
and live blues music will be provided.
Shanghaied Roller Dolls vs. Trampires
6 p.m., Astoria Armory, 1636 Exchange St., Astoria, www.shanghaiedroll-, $10, all ages. The Shanghaied Roller Dolls will battle Tacoma’s
Trampires. Doors open at 5 p.m. Limited tickets will be available at the
door. Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged.
A Reading with Lauren Kessler
7 p.m., Hoff man Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita, 503-368-3846,
www.hoff, $7. The Manzanita Writers Series kicks off with
author Lauren Kessler reading from her book “Counterclockwise: My Year of
Hypnosis, Hormones, Dark Chocolate and Other Adventures in the World of
Anti-Aging.” Open mic to follow.
“Arctic Light”
7 p.m., Gilbert Block Building, enter through Beach Books, 616 Broadway,
Seaside, 503-738-3500. An open conversation in support of the Alaska
Wilderness League will take place in the Gilbert Block building with
photographers Neal Maine and Daniel Dietrich. Doug Ray will emcee.
Adam Selzer
8 p.m., Sou’Wester Lodge, 3728 J Place, Seaview, Wash., 360-642-2542, Writer Adam Selzer will read “Art Garfunkel’s
Old People,” one of four short stories in his book “Leaving.” Accompanying
Selzer during the reading will be musicians Peter Broderick, Cory Gray, Raul
Pastor Medall and John Askew.
Sunday, Feb. 22
Asian New Year Kite Celebration
11 a.m., World Kite Museum, 303 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, Wash.,
360-642-4020,, $3 to $5, all ages.
Next Generation
2 p.m., Judge Guy Boyington Building, 857 Commercial St., 503-325-1895,, free. As part of Black History Month, the Lower
Columbia Diversity Project presents “Creating the Next Generation of Story-
teller” with Scott Tucker and Cydonie Fukami who will discuss diversity and
the future of the National Park Service.
Monday, Feb. 23
Knochlers Pinochle
1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, all ages,
$1 per session per person. Knochlers host regular games of pinochle.
Tuesday, Feb. 24
Coastal Writers’ Critique
10 a.m., PUD Building, 9610 Sandridge Road, Long Beach, Wash, 360-642-
1221. Join the discussion and help critique writing works in progress to
encourage, support and inspire writers. Call for further information.
Past to Present Lecture
10:30 a.m., Columbia River Maritime Museum, 1792 Marine Drive, Astoria,
503-325-2323,, $5. Retired U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Bruce
Jones will discuss the operations of the Columbia River bar pilots helicopter
and recount stories from his 30-year career in Coast Guard aviation.
Saturday, Feb. 21
How to Self Publish
8:30 to 11:30 a.m., CCC Seaside Campus,
1455 N. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside,
schedule, $39. Honey Perkel and Gloria
Linkey will teach students the pros and
cons of self-publishing, how to market
and bookkeeping. This is a two-weekend
class and will be taught on two consecutive
Nehalem Bay Garden Club
1:30 p.m., Pine Grove Community Center, 225 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. Vis-
itors are welcome to attend and listen to speaker Pat Lawrence talk about
how to “Grow More in Less Space & Other Square Foot Gardening Ideas.”
Pruning Class
9:30 to 11 a.m., Brim’s Farm and Garden, 34963 U.S. 101 Business, Astoria,
503-325-1562, free. Arrive at 9:30 a.m. sharp for a class on pruning; meet
in the big greenhouse. Bring pruners and handshears, and dress for the
weather. Class takes place rain or shine. Class includes some ornamental in-
struction as well as a drive out for hands-on work at a nearby fruit orchard.
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 fi rst-come-fi rst-served basis at
6:30 p.m. for the reading of original poems or favorites by others, short
prose or even the occasional song.
Writing Workshop
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hoff man Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita, 503-368-
3846, www.hoff, $50. Author Lauren Kessler will teach a
writing workshop on character development. Register online.
Wednesday, Feb. 25
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 “Down Memory Lane” with historian Ann Pilger. The public is welcome
and membership is open. Annual dues are $15. There will be a “meet and
greet” at 9:45 prior to the meeting.
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 fi ve people for a fun night of
trivia. There will be three questions per round and three rounds.
Thursday, Feb. 26
A Discussion on Writing
10 a.m., Historic Oysterville Schoolhouse, 3322 School Road, Oysterville,
Wash., $3 donation. Author and writing teacher Birdie Etchison will present
“The How, Why & What of Writing.” This event is part of the Oysterville
Community Club Town Hall & Lecture Series. The donation is suggested as a
contribution toward the maintenance of the schoolhouse.
Saturday, Feb. 21
TBA, NCRD, 36155 9th St., Nehalem, 503-368-7121. NCRD will host the
25th annual Pool-a-Thon fundraiser for the NCRD/Nehalem Elementary
Swim Instruction & Water Safety Awareness Program. Call for times, details.
Sunday, Feb. 22
Teen Theater Club Meeting
6 p.m., Hannan Playhouse, 518 Eighth St., Raymond, Wash., 360-934-5569,, grades 9 to 12. The teen theater club is for high
school-age teens interested in theater. The meeting will include an explo-
ration of all aspects of the theater: Improvisation, voice and movement
exercises, stagecraft, lighting, directing and costuming. The club meets the
last Sunday of the month and is directed by Rebekah Cowell.
Urban Abacus
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Homespun Quilts, 108 10th St., Astoria, 503-325-3300,, $30 registration. Use the provided pattern and
Quick Curve Ruler from Sew Kind of Wonderful to easily create a lasting
quilt with the modern look of curves. Taught by Emi Ishino.
Drawing Workshop
Noon to 5 p.m., CCC Seaside Campus, 1455 N. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-
325-2402,, $25. Taught by Dorota Haber-
Leigh, students will draw or paint still lives, make a small journal or create a
collage. Students can bring their own materials for collage and snacks.
Canine Cookery
1 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742,, free. Learn how to make nutritious dog food and
treats with Aza Cody in her “Canine Cookery: Homemade Dog Eats” class.
Monday, Feb. 23
Creative Writing Course
6 to 7:50 p.m., GHC Columbia Education Center, 208 S. E. Advent Ave., Ilwa-
co, Wash., 360-642-9433, $34.50. Carol Wright will teach “I Write, Therefore
I Am,” a creative writing course that will provide an overview of the various
types of writing. This is a fi ve-week course and students may bring paper
and writing utensils. Registration recommended.
Tuesday, Feb. 24
Learn to Play Bridge
9:30 a.m., Port of Astoria Offi ce Building, Room 209, 10 Pier 1, Astoria, 503-
738-0782, $5. This is a beginner/brush up bridge course. First class is free;
past students admitted free. Walk-ins welcome. Class runs to March 31.
Thursday, Feb. 26
Pinochle for Beginners
1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside. The
Knochlers pinochle group off ers a free refresher and beginning course in
pinochle. Open to anyone 55 and older.
Art & Psyche Class
4 to 5:30 p.m., Offi ce & Studio, 3862 Franklin Ave., Astoria, 503-338-7202.
Taught by Yvonne Edwards, Ph.D. This class will be “The Self Portrait” in
collage. Class size is limited to seven. All materials are provided and partici-
pants are welcome to work on projects in their own illustrated journal.
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