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Community Calendar for Nov. 8, 2017

Published on November 7, 2017 2:19PM


Wednesday, Nov. 8


Overnight Winter Lodging (OWL) Volunteers


LONG BEACH — The OWL program is in need of volunteers to open for the season. There is good training and support available for volunteers and information includes procedures, boundaries and scheduling and, with the returning volunteers, talk about any changes will be reviewed. If you have questions, please call 360-642-4520 or email peninsula.nazarene@gmail.com. If you have questions call 360-642-4520.

Thursday, Nov. 9


Peninsula Poverty Response meetings


SEAVIEW — The Peninsula Poverty Response executive team meetings are the first Thursday of every month at 2 p.m., and the Peninsula Poverty Response general community meetings are the second Thursday of every month at 2 p.m. Both meetings are always held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Seaview. The next general community meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. For information call Elly Rosaire, vice chair of the PPR board at 360-214-0000.


Jam session


SURFSIDE — The next jam session at the Surfside Homeowners building at 31402 “H” Street in Ocean Park is set for Nov. 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All those who love music are welcome including musicians, vocalists, and those who just want to listen! Please call Louise or John at 352-586-0082 for more information.

Friday, Nov. 10


St. Mary’s Bazaar


SEAVIEW — On Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual Christmas bazaar for St. Mary’s Parish Alter Society will be held. There will be a wide variety of handmade items and jewelry plus a bake sale and gift baskets. And they will also offer lunch for a nominal cost.

Saturday, Nov. 11


Veterans Day Celebration


LONG BEACH — At noon, on Saturday, Nov. 11, the Long Beach Elks, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Don R. Grable Post #48 of the American Legion and Auxiliary will host an observance of Veterans Day for our community at the Elks Lodge in Long Beach. A served lunch and dessert will be provided. All veterans (anyone who served in the armed services at any time), active duty persons and their families and community members are invited to attend. There will be a short program. For further information, please call Post Commander Teresa Bryan at 360-642-2041 or Unit President Marlene Quillin at 503-338-8882.


Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale


NASELLE — Stop by the Naselle Lutheran Church, at 308 Knappton Road, on Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for their Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale. A variety of gifts, holiday decor and treats will be offered along with a soup bar available by donation at 11 a.m. Coffee will be ready to serve with fresh doughnuts. For further information call 360-484-3836. Monies earned will help continue outreach projects.


Deep River American Legion Breakfast


ROSBURG — Deep River American Legion Post 0111 will serve their pancake and egg breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. For the first time, the breakfast will be held in the post’s new home, the Rosburg Hall. The breakfast features all-you-can pancakes, eggs to order, kielbasa sausage and ham along with coffee, orange juice and milk. The cost is $4 for children ages 3 to 12 and $6 for teens and adults. The proceeds from the event go to support the Naselle-Grays River community, veterans and area students.


Memorial Dinner & Auction


CHINOOK — On Nov 11 there will be a barbecue dinner, silent auction and live auction fundraising event at the Chinook School Gymnasium between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The event will benefit the wonderful children of Juan Albelo, a hardworking local man who passed away at sea in a tragic accident. Admission is by donation. The dinner and silent auction begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by the live auction at 7 p.m. The auctions will feature exceptional local artistry, gift baskets, gift certificates, products and services by local retail businesses. Monetary donations are being accepted at any Bank of the Pacific just say “to Lourdes” and donations can also be made directly to www.gofundme.com/marinerJuanMartinez. For questions or donations call 360-957-0841.


Chinook Indian Nation meeting


ILWACO — The Chinook Indian Nation will hold its monthly Council Meeting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, located at 115 SE Lake Street in Ilwaco. The council meeting is open to all Tribal members. A light lunch will be provided following the meeting. Contact the Tribal Office at 360-875-6670 if you have any questions.


Auction & Dinner


ILWACO — Chinook Indian Nation is hosting their second annual Holiday Art Auction and Oyster Fry/Smoked Salmon Chowder Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco. The raffle prize is a framed wood block print by local artist Peter Nevins. The silent auction is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. featuring art made by tribal and local artists. This event is open to the public. Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door — $15 for dinner or $5 for hot dog and chips. Come for good food, art and good company! There will be drumming, singing and dancing performances every hour!


Holiday Bazaar


BAY CENTER — The annual Bay Center Holiday Bazaar will be held Nov. 11, at a new location at 18 Moore Road, Bay Center. The bazaar will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 3 p.m. The proceeds go to fund projects to help the Bay Center community. The bazaar will feature handmade crafts, food, and music. The club will have spaghetti, nachos, soup, coffee and water for a suggested donation. Directions to our new location: Take Hwy 101 and turn at mile marker 42.4 at the Bay Center sign/Bay Dike road. Go 1.9 miles just past Seasonal Seafood Retail Shop to turn left onto Moore Road. Go up the hill – the bazaar will be at the first house on the right (18 Moore Road). There will be signs directing where to turn and park. Call Rheta Edwards at 360-875-0150 for more information.


St. Mary’s Bazaar


SEAVIEW — On Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual Christmas bazaar for St. Mary’s Parish Alter Society will be held. There will be a wide variety of handmade items and jewelry plus a bake sale and gift baskets. And they will also offer lunch for a nominal cost.


Roaring ‘20s Show


RAYMOND — Celebrate Veterans Day at the second annual Roaring ‘20s Gala at the historic Raymond Theatre in downtown Raymond. Hosted by Encore Productions and Friends of the Raymond Theatre, a non-profit group dedicated to supporting the Raymond Theatre as a regional arts center, the event will be held Saturday, Nov. 11. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the action begins at 7 p.m. There will be salty snacks and delectable desserts. The speakeasy will be hoppin’, and you can buy a glass of beer or wine with the secret password at Mum’s Saloon. Just tell ‘em “Harry sent me.” The main feature of the evening will be the showing of “The General” starring Buster Keaton. The incomparable Doc Dave Milne is back at the ol’ honky-tonk piano to play through the silent flick. Master of Ceremonies, Ryan Bareither and chanteuse Leah Shore bring the 20’s to life as they lead a patriotic game of “name that tune” and get the audience in on the action with a spirited sing-a-long. Raffle prizes include a $500 gift certificate from A to Zen Regenerative Medicine, a 2-night stay at a rustic Airbnb in historic Walville, Wash., and more. Buy an admission ticket and you’re automatically entered into the raffle. Tickets may be purchased at Raymond Pharmacy, Pitchwood Ale House and South Bend Pharmacy. Tickets are $15 for adults and $6 students 18 and younger. For more information, visit the Raymond Theatre Facebook Page.

Sunday, Nov. 12


GriefShare


OCEAN PARK — Each week a GriefShare Support Group will be held at Peninsula Baptist Church at 23802 Pacific Highway in Ocean Park. This 13-week class provides tools to help and encourage healing after the death of a loved one. Each week there is a 40-minute video, discussion and the opportunity to share. The classes will be held Sunday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The class is free; the workbook is $15. For information call Sandy Stewart at 360-665-0039.

Monday, Nov. 13


Hey Ukulele Enthusiasts


OCEAN PARK — Ocean Park Ukulele Strummers (OPUS) meets every Monday, with beginners from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and hot jammers from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Ocean Park Timberland Library community room at 1308 256th Place. Drop in and check out one or both sessions! Experienced players and beginners who want to learn are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov. 14


WellSpring meeting


LONG BEACH — The public is invited to attend the WellSpring Coalition meeting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the main conference room the county building at 7013 Sandridge Road in Long Beach. Please join attendees and help work toward a safer and healthier environment for our community. For additional information call 360-783-1090.


Community Soup & Fellowship


SEAVIEW — Ocean Park Presbyterian Church invites friends and family throughout the community to join them for evening of soup, fun and fellowship on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Peninsula Church Center at 5000 “N” Place in Seaview. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. the event is open to all, including families with children of all ages. There is no charge. This will be a bi-monthly series held the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Each gathering will feature a fun, family-oriented activity. Included in the Tuesday evening after-soup activities are the Peninsula Youth Group for middle and high school students, supervised activities for younger children and an adult Bible Study. For information call Martha at 206-979-0782 or email martha.w.wharton@gmail.com.


Legion meetings


ILWACO — The meetings of the Don R. Grable American Legion Post and Auxiliary Unit #48 will be on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco. A potluck will precede meetings, which will include planning for the Christmas Bazaar and Christmas party. All are invited to attend these meetings of the American Legion family on the Long Beach Peninsula. For further information, please call Post Commander Teresa Bryan at 360-642-2041 or Unit President Marlene Quillin at 503-338-8882.


Al-Anon Meetings


KLIPSAN — Al-Anon meetings are held on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. at Golden Sand Assisted Living Center in Klipsan/Ocean Park. These gatherings are free and open to anyone. If you have questions call 503-318-6608 and leave a message.

Wednesday, Nov. 15


Knitting Group


ILWACO — Come join the knitting group at Olde Towne Coffee Café, located at 108 1st Avenue in Ilwaco that meets from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. All skill levels are welcome including those wanting to learn to knit. There will be experienced knitters there to help teach and to help problem solve if you are having challenges. This is a good time to engage in a fun hobby and a place to make new friends. If you have questions call Olde Towne at 360-777-3085 or Donna Magnuson at 360-642-7116.

Future Events


Schenk To Tell Fish Tales


OYSTERVILLE — One way or another, Patrick M. Schenk, Sr., the owner of Sea Breeze Charters, has been in the charter fishing business out of Ilwaco since the 1960s, and he has tales to tell! The public is invited to come to the Oysterville Schoolhouse next Thursday, Nov. 16, to hear Captain Pat discuss his adventures. His hour-long talk will begin at 10 a.m., with a question and answer period to follow. This will be the last of the 2017 Fall Lecture Series at the historic Oysterville School.


Eagles Auxiliary Bazaar


OCEAN PARK — The Eagles Auxiliary will hold their annual Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. There will be a great variety of vendors, with crafts, handmade items, specialty items and much more. Proceeds will go to support the children’s Christmas party. For information call Lorraine at 360-642-8051.


Experience Shakespeare


CHINOOK — On Nov. 17, Oregon Shakespeare Festival actors Nathan Mark and Esther Williamson will be performing on the Angus Bowmer Stage in the Chinook Event Center. Prefacing the performance at 7 p.m. is the Blue and Gold Show, a one-act play by Naselle High School Drama Club and music by the Ilwaco High School Jazz Band. At 8 p.m., OSF actors will perform excerpts from “Romeo and Juliet” followed by contemporary sketch, “Expectations.” Admission supports the program. Tickets are a $10 donation for adults; students are admitted free. Beverages and snacks will be available for purchase.


Brownsmead Flats to perform


ILWACO — Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum on Lake Street in Ilwaco, is hosting a special concert featuring The Brownsmead Flats on Friday, Nov. 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The museum will present a “coffeehouse-style” concert with the popular acoustic group Brownsmead Flats to accompany the exhibition “Flashback: Remembering the ‘60s.” Brownsmead Flats is primarily a string band, consisting of guitars, bass, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, fiddle and hammered dulcimer. The band includes John Fenton, Ned Heavenrich, Ray Raihala, Larry Moore and Dan Sutherland. Doors open at 5 p.m. The concert is free but space is limited. For reservations call 360-642-3446. or visit columbiapacificheriatgemuseum.org.


Country Christmas Bazaar


CATHLAMET — Don’t miss the one-day Country Christmas bazaar, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at St. James Family Center, 1134 Columbia Street in Cathlamet. Jewelry, paintings, cards, prints, Christmas wreaths, ornaments, aprons, quilts, blankets, headbands, porcelain art, multimedia photography, art photographs, canned relish, journals, nonfiction stories, decorated picture frames, soaps, CDs of original music, handcrafted wooden items, handspun wool items, spinning demonstration, etc. Bake sale. Lunch. Children’s Christmas Store for children under 12. Live music. Raffle drawing for 8 gift baskets. Proceeds benefit St. James Family Center’s programs for children and families.


Holiday Bazaar


OCEAN PARK — Vendors tables are available at the Ocean Park Lutheran Church holiday bazaar set for Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are $15. Call Debbie Wells at 360-665-0137 to reserve a table.


AAUW meeting


OCEAN PARK — The next meeting of the Willapacific branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will take place Saturday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. at the Ocean Park Library. Speakers will be Nancy Gorshe, who will provide an update on the changes taking place at the Ocean Beach Hospital and on Nikki Hartley, who will be practicing at the new Ocean Park Clinic. For questions 360 642 3636.


Holiday Open House


SKAMOKAWA — Friends of Skamokawa is seeking vendors and crafters to participate in their annual Holiday Open House, “Deck the Hall.” Are you looking to sell your unique art or craft? Whether you are new to selling or have many years of experience, they would love to have you at this wonderfully fun community event. They offer a warm and friendly holiday shopping environment for everyone to enjoy. The open house runs Nov. 24 through Dec. 17 at 1394 W. SR 4 in Skamokawa. Please submit vendor items no later than Monday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. For more information or to sign up please call 360-795-3007 or email: fos1894@gmail.com.


Holidays at the Beach


LONG BEACH — The Long Beach Merchants and City of Long Beach are opening the holidays with their holidays at the beach events. On Friday, Nov. 24 at noon check out the free showing of Polar Express at the pajama party at Neptune Theatre, 809 Ocean Beach Boulevard S in Long Beach. On Saturday Nov. 25 from 11 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy the Snow Queen and Friends Show at Veterans Field at 3rd Street and Oregon Avenue SE in Long Beach. From noon to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Santa’s workshop will be open for crafts. Santa arrives at 3 p.m., with photos available with Santa from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and at 5:15 p.m. is the city tree lighting and holiday caroling. On Sunday, Nov. 26 at Veterans field from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., come enjoy photos with the Christmas mermaid. For information go to www.holidayslongbeach.com.


Holiday Bazaar @ LB Grange


LONG BEACH — Long Beach Grange #667, located at 5715 Sandridge Road is holding a holiday bazaar on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They have vendor tables available so call today to reserve your space at 360-713-8566.


American Legion Bazaar & Bake Sale


ILWACO — The American Legion Auxiliary Bazaar and Bake Sale is set for Dec.1 and Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum on Lake Street in Ilwaco. Local crafters and artisans will feature handmade gifts and goods for special holiday gift-giving. This is a wonderful opportunity to find something unique for yourself or someone special. Baked goods will also be available. Lunch will be prepared and served by the American Legion Legionnaires. Call Connie at 665-6626 for more information. All proceeds go to benefit local veterans.


Become a Master Gardener


PACIFIC COUNTY — Anyone with an interest is encouraged to become a Master Gardener. The coursework includes Plant Identification, Soils, Botany and Plant Morphology, Integrated Pest Management, Edible Gardening, Pruning. Once the coursework is complete, the real learning begins with teaching in workshops on Pruning and Native Plants; library presentations on Pollinators; plant clinics to help solve gardening problems — all while working with a group of wonderful, interested, gregarious fellow Master Gardeners. Classes start in January 2018 with Saturday hands-on workshops and online training from WSU. For more information or for an application, contact the Pacific WSU Extension Office (360-875-9331) or send email to 2018mgtrainees@gmail.com. Applications are also available online at www.pnwmg.org.



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