REGATTA VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Do you love the greater Astoria area's celebration of our heritage - also known as the Astoria Regatta Festival? Here's how to get an insider's view - VOLUNTEER. With nearly a dozen events between Wednesday, August 9 and Saturday, August 12, there is a way for everyone in Clatsop County to help with this fun and rewarding tradition. Sign up at astoriaregatta.com/volunteer.
REGATTA BOAT PARADE
The Astoria Regatta’s “Full Steam Ahead” Highwater Boat Parade is Saturday, August 12th at 5:00 PM outside the West End Moorage Basin. If you would like to register for this event, go t0 Astoria regatta dot com.
ASTORIA HIGH SCHOOL 45th REUNION
The Astoria High School Class of 1972 celebrates their 45th high school reunion Astoria Regatta Festival weekend, with events on Friday, August 11th, and Saturday, August 12th. The Class of 1972 would like to extend an invitation to teachers and staff still living in the area to attend the reunion! For more information go to the class of 72 reunion dot com or visit Facebook at “Astoria High School Class of 1972.”
A WOLF’S STORY AT THE SEASIDE LIBRARY
The Friends of the Seaside Library welcome author Beckie Elgin on Saturday, August 12th at 1:00 PM as she tells the story of “Journey: The Amazing Story of OR-7, the Oregon Wolf that Made History.” This is the documented history of the tagged Oregon wolf who left northeast Oregon, to find a mate and became the first wild wolf to enter California in 87 years. Elgin has published numerous articles about wolves that have appeared in The Oregonian, Earth Island Journal, and The Mail Tribune.
LIVE MUSIC AT THE SEASIDE LIBRARY
Thursday, August 17 the Seaside Library hosts guitarist Wes Wahrmund for a concert at 7:00 p.m. Cannon Beach musician Wes Warhmund presents an evening of solo-guitar that will include a variety of genres. Wes will draw on varied influences from Jazz, Classical, and World Music. Wes Warhmund began performing solo and in groups in Honolulu Hawaii in 1971. His musical career took him from his island home to San Francisco, Portland, and finally the Oregon Coast. He has performed and taught guitar locally for many years.
SUMMER PICNIC AT THE BARN
Pack a picnic and join friends and supporters of North Coast Land Conservancy at Circle Creek Conservation Center in Seaside on Thursday, Aug. 24, for the 2017 Summer Picnic at the Barn. Guided walks on the trails at Circle Creek will begin at 4 p.m. Bring chairs or a blanket to relax on the lawn outside the big barn and listen to live music beginning at 5 p.m. There will be a silent auction inside the barn. Bring a pie or other dessert for the dessert table. The picnic will wrap up around 7 p.m. Circle Creek Conservation Center is at the end of Rippet Road in Seaside; look for it on the west side of U.S 101, 0.7 miles north of the junction with U.S. 26.
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PRESENTATION
The South Bend Timberland Library presents “Are You Prepared?” 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, September 16. This presentation is for adults hosted by the American Red Cross. The presentation will focus on how to be informed about hazards in your area, how to make a plan for yourself and your household, and how to build an emergency kit that can be utilized in a disaster. The presentation will also be made on Wednesday, September 20th from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Naselle Timberland Library.
SHOP AT THE DOCK & BEYOND
“Shop at the Dock & Beyond” will be presented Sept. 15th at 9:00 am and 11:00 am. The program focuses on where to find locally caught seafood, how to buy quality seafood and a behind the scenes tour of Skipanon Brand Seafood cannery. Tours run 90 minutes, and participants are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes and arrive 15 minutes early. Tours will meet at the Warrenton Marina near the Harbor Master’s Office. Space is limited, so registration is required on a first come, first served basis. Call the Oregon State University Extension Service - Clatsop County office at (503) 325 - 8573. You must be registered at least 3 days prior to the event.