The Siuslaw news. (Florence, Lane County, Or.) 1960-current, November 17, 2018, SATURDAY EDITION, Page 6A, Image 6

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What’s happening in the Siuslaw region
n Saturday, Nov. 17,
join community mem-
bers Cindy Wobbe, Top
Hydraulics and Wayne
Sharpe of KCST Radio for
the18th annual “Pounding”
for Florence Food Share.
Bring your donation of
canned, box, fresh or fro-
zen food to Grocery Outlet
between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Every pound will be matched by donors.
Suggested items include canned fruit & vegetables, frozen turkeys,
peanut butter, jam, rice, beans, sugar, flour and nonperishable food.
(Sorry, we cannot accept home canned foods.)
Yoga for Pain Management &
Easeful Body
Sponsored by PeaceHealth Peace
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Free and drop-ins welcome
Lane Community College Florence
Recipe Showcase with Mary Shaw
9:30 a.m. to noon
Open to public
Florence Food Share
Fun Connections Playgroup
For children 5 and under
9:30 to 11 a.m.
Open to families of young children
Pregnancy & Parenting Center, 1525
12th St., Suite G
Points of Grace Community
Experience relief from pain and stress
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Donations appreciated
1845 Highway 126
Open to public
Laurel Bay Gardens Nursery, 88493
Highway 101
$10 admission for adults; free for chil-
dren and students
Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw
18th annual Pounding for Florence
Food Share
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open to public to raise food and
funds to support area families
Grocery Outlet, 2066 Highway 101
Nov. 19
Music Video Filming
With Artist Nyah Vollmar
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open to public
Port of Siuslaw Marina near ICM
New Testament Class
With Instructor Joel Marks
Now through Nov. 14
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Open to public with refreshments
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
4th annual Holiday Market
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open to public
The Wren's Nest
Community Chorus of Florence
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Open to new members
Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw,
3996 Hwy 101
541 997-3469, www.communitychorus
Christmas Store Santa Photo Op
Plus Hamburger and Hot Dog BBQ
With Oregon Coast Humane Society
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open to public
OCHS Christmas Store, 80 Harbor St.
2nd & 4th Thursdays
Mapleton Cribbage Club
5 p.m.
Open to public
Mapleton Branch of Siuslaw Public Library
Ada Grange “Turkey” Bingo
Noon to 4 p.m.
Open to public
Ada Grange, 10 miles out Canary Road
Yoga at the Yachats Commons
Therapeutic — Tuesday 9:30 to 11
a.m. & Friday 8 to 9:30 a.m.; gym
Vinyasa Flow for beginners/intermediate
—Thursday 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Room 8
Bikram-Ease —Tuesday 4:20 to 6 p.m.;
Room 8
Through Nov. 19
Operation Christmas Child Gift
Fill shoeboxes with needed supplies
and toys
Local questions: Florence Evangelical
Church, 541-997-2523
Drop off boxes to Florence Evangelical
Church, 1318 Rhododendron Dr.
Family Movie Night at Siuslaw High
Featuring “The Incredibles 2”
6 to 8 p.m.
Open to families & community members
Bring blankets, pillows, money for snacks
Siuslaw High School Library
Nov. 20
Miles to Go Quintet
7 to 11 p.m.
Open to public 21+
Blue Bills Sports Bar at Three Rivers
Casino Resort
Us TOO Florence Prostate Cancer
Support Group
With Dr. Roger McKimmy
Noon to 1 p.m.
Open to public
Ichiban Restaurant; 541-999-4239
Annual Cross Road Thanksgiving
Service and Dinner
10 a.m. — service, followed by
Thanksgiving Dinner
Open to public
Florence Events Center
Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra
Fall Concert
2 p.m.
Holiday Sparkle Open House
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Siuslaw Area Partnership to Prevent
Substance Abuse
4 p.m.
Open to public
Siuslaw Public Library
Pre-Thanksgiving Lunch Fundraiser
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
$5 for soup, salad, sides and beverages
Florence Senior Center, 1570
Kingwood St.
Holiday Sparkle Open House
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open to public
Laurel Bay Gardens Nursery, 88493
Highway 101
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Craft
and Pie Sale
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Open to public
St. Andrew’s, 2135 19th St.
Florence Parent Coffee & Chat
Hosted by Families Connected:
Family Network
9 to 10 a.m.
For families raising a child with spe-
cial needs
River Roasters, 1240 Bay St.
Travelers Cove presents Howlin’
6 to 9 p.m.
Open to public 21+
Travelers Cove in Historic Old Town
Nov. 18
Nov. 17
Harvest Craft & Bake Sale
Hosted by Lower Umpqua Hospital
and Auxiliary
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open to public
Lower Umpqua Hospital, 600 Ranch
Road in Reedsport
Siuslaw Diabetes/Prediabetes
Support Group
2 p.m.
Open to public
Conference Room at Siuslaw Public
Disabled American Veterans Meeting
5 p.m.
Open to area veterans
Florence DAV Hall, 1715 21st St.
Caregiver Support Group
6 p.m.
Open to public
Spruce Point Assisted Living
Siuslaw Chapter of the American
Rhododendron Society
6:30 p.m.
Open to public
Presbyterian Church of The Siuslaw,
3996 Highway 101
Nov. 22
Thanksgiving Day
Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Florence
Noon to 2 p.m.
Free to the community
Florence Elks Lodge #1858, 1686 12th St.
Volunteers wanted. Email
32nd Holiday Lights at Shore Acres
Open from Thanksgiving Day
through New Year’s Eve
4 to 9:30 p.m.
Open to public; $5 parking fee
Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape
Arago Highway, Coos Bay
Nov. 23
Civil War Tailgate Party
Noon to 5 p.m.
Tickets required
Three Rivers Casino Resort
Wallflowers & Wine “Stop and Smell
the Wallflowers”
6:30 p.m.
RSVP required — 541-997-1994
Florence Events Center
Olem Alves & Inner Limits
7 to 11 p.m.
Open to public 21+
Blue Bills Sports Bar at Three Rivers
Casino Resort
Nov. 24
Small Business Saturday/Shop Small
By shopping local, you help support
your family, friends and neighbors
and keeps your money in your com-
Florence Festival of Trees Family
Fun Day
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Events Center
Light Up Your Boat Float
Floating holiday lights on display at
the Port of Siuslaw
3 to 7 p.m.
Open to public
Port of Siuslaw Marina
Florence Holiday Tree Lighting
Santa arrives in a SVFR fire truck at
Gazebo Park; hayrides, cider and
cocoa, live music
3:30 to 7 p.m.; Tree lighting at 6 p.m.
Open to public
Historic Old Town Florence
SEAcoast presents Ken Lavigne
5:30 p.m. — Special preview at
Florence Holiday Tree Lighting
6:15 p.m. — Preconcert talk
7 p.m. — Showtime
Tickets required
Florence Events Center
Olem Alves & Inner Limits
7 to 11 p.m.
Open to public 21+
Blue Bills Sports Bar at Three Rivers
Casino Resort
Nov. 25
“Alsea Tribal Life at Cape Perpetua
Prior to European Contact” with
Dick Mason
Hosted by Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve
1 to 2 p.m.
Open to public; parking fee required
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400
Highway 101
Festival of Trees Gala
Fundraiser for Oregon Coast Military
5 to 8 p.m.
Tickets required; table sponsorships
Florence Events Center
Nov. 27
Marine Debris Survey | Muriel O.
Ponsler State Park
Citizen science project
9 to 11 a.m.
Open to public
Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State
Scenic Viewpoint
Nov. 28
Florence Community Suppers
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Open to public
United Methodist Church, 333
Kingwood St.
Homegrown Trivia Night
6 to 7:45 p.m.
Bring a team and answer trivia
Homegrown Public House
Nov. 30
Florence in Bloom Holiday Open
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Open to public
Florence in Bloom, 1234
Rhododendron Drive
A Weekly Listing of Community Events in the Florence Area
Submit all events information to
Alva Bracey
Your goals are my
top priority.
Let’s get together!
50 Ye ce!
Call, Text or Email
Cell: 541-505-1180
541-255-9822 - Larry
100 Hwy. 101,
Florence, OR

Florence, Oregon
Prostate Cancer Education
Support on the Oregon Coast
• Tuesday Evening Group (2nd Tuesday)
5-7 p.m. - Ichiban Chinese/Japanese Restaurant
• Urologist Dr. Bryan Mehlhaff attends.
• Tuesday Lunch Group (3rd Tuesday)
12 noon – 1:00 p.m. – Ichiban Chinese/Japanese
• Urologist Dr. Roger McKimmy attends.
Contact Bob for more information:
(H) 541-997-6626 • (C) 541-999-4239
County Transfer & Recycling
Glass For Every
Tires • Brakes • Shocks
Insect & Pest Removal
4325 Highway 101
Florence, OR 97439
Trapping • Mole/Gopher
Dead Animal Removal • Honey Bee Removal
Crawl Space Cleaning • Exclusion Work
Fumigation of Antiques and Commodities.
(541) 997-4027
Village Grooming
CCB# 55030
Awards • Plaques • Name Badges
Gifts • Signage • Glassware
Since 1983
Us TOO Florence
Commerical • Residential
Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly,
One Time Pick-Up.
1780 Kingwood St.
Easy curb side recycling program-
No additional costs to our customers.
5078 Coastwood Lane
Call us at 541-997-8233
4981 Highway 101,
across Munsel Lake Rd
Call for appointment
Auto, Home, Life, Business
Flood, Antique Auto, RV’s
Medicare Advantage Plans
Medicare Supplements
Health Insurance
Phone (541) 997-9497
1234 Rhododendron Dr / Florence
We buy, sell and consign quality
estate/heirloom jewelry & furniture.
Gold, silver, platinum jewelry with
precious & semi precious stones.
Call 541-997-8104,
Florence Antiques
Coast Jewelers