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Astoria Branch of AAUW turns 90, holds special event

ASTORIA — The American Association of University Women Astoria Branch is celebrating its 90th anniversary 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the Clatsop County Historical Society’s Heritage Museum (1618 Exchange St.). The public is invited to...

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Land conservancy seeks kayakers for citizen science project
Land conservancy seeks kayakers for citizen science project

SEASIDE — Experienced kayakers interested in helping two local environmental groups eliminate “policeman’s helmet,” an invasive weed, can attend a training session 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 20, in Seaside.

The North...

Celebrate Wahkiakum’s ‘Wonderful Women’

Skamokawa, wash. — Friends of Skamokawa at Redmen Hall will be presenting a new exhibit from noon to 4 p.m. Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14. Sweet treats will be served.

“The Wonderful Women of Wahkiakum County”...

‘What do we want from nature?’ Discuss!

TILLAMOOK — The latest installment of the Oregon Humanities’ statewide Conversation Project — “What We Want from the Wild” — will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at the Tillamook Forest Center (45500 Wilson...

College offering classes on aromatherapy

ASTORIA — Clatsop Community College is offering two classes in May about aromatherapy.

The first class, “Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide,” will be held 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 6, at Towler...

Help monitor coastal birds May 6
Help monitor coastal birds May 6

CANNON BEACH — Community members have the opportunity on Saturday, May 6, to help the Audubon Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the environment, research two iconic coastal birds: black oystercatchers and brown...

Mindfulness classes start up at wellness center

Astoria — Mindfulness Classes at Prana Wellness Center (1428 Commercial St.) begin May 8 with a class that runs from 7 to 8: 30 p.m.

Taught by Bernice Moore, who specializes in stress-reduction through mindfulness, the classes are...

Basket-making puts the ‘fun’ and ‘functional art’
Basket-making puts the ‘fun’ and ‘functional art’

NETARTS — The next Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach and Sea community program teaches basket-making techniques using native materials and will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 6.

Connie Graves, of the Confederated Tribes...

Library fundraiser ‘Write On Seaside’ brings together local authors
Library fundraiser ‘Write On Seaside’ brings together local authors

Seaside — To raise money for the Seaside Public Library, local authors will participate in a “round-robin writing extravaganza” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the Seaside Convention Center (415 1st Ave.).

Presented by...

Cowlitz Coin Club celebrates 49th annual coin show

LONGVIEW, WASH. — The Cowlitz Coin Club of Longview-Kelso is holding its 49th annual coin show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers Hall (724 15th Ave., Longview, Washington). Admission is...

Learn how the Columbia River jetties were built
Learn how the Columbia River jetties were built

Ilwaco, Wash. — Local historian Gary Kobes will discuss the creation of the jetties at the mouth of the Columbia River at the next Salty Talk presentation, “Building the Jetties,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at the Salt Hotel...

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