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Run on the River 2017 nears
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Run on the River 2017 nears

ASTORIA — The fourth annual Run on the River — a 5K, 10K and half marathon for walkers, joggers and serious runners — will take place the morning of Sunday, May 21, on the Astoria Riverwalk Trail.

Half marathon runner begin...

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Seaside Museum celebrates International Museum Day
Seaside Museum celebrates International Museum Day

SEASIDE — The Seaside Museum will observe International Museum Day by offering free admission Saturday, May 20. In addition, the museum will hold an open house that day from 1 to 3 p.m.

This year’s theme for International Museum...

Register now for ‘Running of the Trolls’
Register now for ‘Running of the Trolls’

ASTORIA — The 14th annual Running of the Trolls will be held 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17, during the Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival.

Participants are in for a fun run (or walk) through the Olney Walluski countryside, an event...

Naturalist Neal Maine discusses why art matters to wildlife protection
Naturalist Neal Maine discusses why art matters to wildlife protection

seaside — In the final “Listening to the Land” presentation of 2017, Neal Maine, a naturalist and photographer, will explore the role of the artist in wildlife conservation at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at Seaside Public Library...

Cannon Beach commemorates Beach Bill signing’s 50th anniversary
Cannon Beach commemorates Beach Bill signing’s 50th anniversary

CANNON BEACH — Former Oregon Gov. Tom McCall’s son, Thomas “Tad” McCall, will be present for Cannon Beach’s day-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Beach Bill on Saturday, May 13.

On May 13,...

Cannon Beach commemorates Beach Bill signing’s 50th anniversary
Cannon Beach commemorates Beach Bill signing’s 50th anniversary

cannon beach — In honor of the 50th anniversary of the signing of Oregon’s Beach Bill, Cannon Beach will hold a day-long series of celebratory events Saturday, May 13.

Master sand sculpting team Form Finders will construct a...

Run for fun — and emergency preparedness
Run for fun — and emergency preparedness

SEASIDE — The Seaside Dash to Safety, a 5K run and walk, will headline activities designed to raise awareness of emergency preparedness Saturday, May 6.

The race will begin 9 a.m. at the Seaside Cove, with the Tsunami Warning System...

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...

Help the land conservancy bust some Scotch broom
Help the land conservancy bust some Scotch broom

To help beat back the invasive Scotch broom plant — which has overrun areas of the Oregon Coast, out-competed native plants and destroyed vital habitat — the North Coast Land Conservancy is has declared May “Broom-Buster...

Food and wine, arts and crafts, live music and family fun
Food and wine, arts and crafts, live music and family fun

ASTORIA — Asked to describe the Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival, Don Nisbett — an artist, cartoonist and local personality from Ilwaco, Washington — replied: “It’s an adult...

Learn of life at the water’s edge
Learn of life at the water’s edge

OCEANSIDE — Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed Estuary Beach and Sea (WEBS) staff and volunteers will be on site at the Oceanside Recreation Area from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 30, to help visitors get to know the creatures lurking at the...

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