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 Power Outage For Warrenton

A planned power outage affecting the entire City of Warrenton beginning at 11:59 PM Friday, November 17th with power restored by 4:00 AM Saturday, November 18th.

 

Bingo/Dessert Auction 

Bingo and dessert auction Sunday, Nov. 12th at the Astoria Moose lodge.  Games begin at 1 p.m.  Arrive early and enjoy Sunday breakfast (ends at noon).  Proceeds will benefit Christmas charity donations including Wishing Tree Program, Christmas Adopt-a-Family, Coast Rehab party, and gifts for girls in the Oregon House at Mooseheart.

 

Crossing the Columbia with York 

At 3 PM on Sunday, November 12 at Tolovana Hall, Gideon For-Mukwai shares the oft-untold story of York, the lone slave on the Lewis and Clark expedition.

During the expedition, York, who was owned by the family of William Clark, experienced measures of both freedom and respect. 

He was permitted to carry a gun and he was granted a voting interest in the party. As blacks would not be allowed to vote until the passage of the 15th Amendment some six decades later, York may have been the first black man to ever be granted a vote in America.

York, who grew up alongside Clark and referred to as his "manservant," was an integral member of the expedition. York as was an accomplished hunter, renown for his strength and one the few party members who could swim. Both York's physicality and the color of his skin helped establish relations with Native American tribes met along the way.

And yet, after his devoted, honorable and indispensable service, York was denied what he most desired.

For the ending--which includes an astounding, tragic twist--join "story warrior" Gideon For-Mukwai and the Tolovana Arts Colony on November 12th at3 PMM for this free storytelling event, located at Tolovana Hall in Cannon Beach. (Tolovana Hall is located at 3779 S. Hemlock.)

 

CANCER COLLABORATION OPENS FOR ARTWALK 

The CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative will open its doors for the next 2nd Saturday Art Walk to feature its diverse collection of Northwest art.

Potter Richard Rowland of the Astoria Dragon Kiln will kick-off the Artwalk at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, with a talk, “Art: A community connection for healing.” He will speak about the creation of the beautiful 2-ton tile mosaic he created for the building.

Rowland’s talk will be followed by a tour of the collection from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The collection features artwork by more than 17 Northwest artists. Most of the pieces were created specifically for this project, to enhance the healing process for local cancer patients. Several artists will be attending the event on Nov. 11.

This event is free and open to the community.

Coffee with Chris 

Clatsop Community College’s very own President Chris Breitmeyer will be working from CCC’s South County Center!

Stop by between 8:30 AM-12 PM for some casual conversation with Chris over coffee between 8:30 AM—12:00 PM on November 15, or call 503-338-2402 to schedule an individual time to meet. No topic is off limits!

 

SPAGHETTI  DINNER AND AUCTION 

The North Coast Chapter of  ABATE of Oregon is holding a spaghetti dinner and auction at 5 p.m. on Nov. 18th at the Astoria Moose Lodge.  Donations of auction items can be given to any North Coast chapter member or brought to the Moose Lodge.  $10 adults, $3 Children 10 and under.  Proceeds support Clatsop County food banks.

 

 ASTOR STREET OPRY COMPANY ANNUAL AUCTION AND GALA 

The Astor Street Opry Company is holding their annual auction and gala on Saturday, November 18! This event will feature a live jazz band, RJ Marx Jazz Quartet, and other live performances featuring ASOC's most favored and talented people! In addition, there will be a silent and live auction with lots of great items you will want to purchase to complete your holiday shopping!

Ticket price is $20 per person or $35 per couple. Find tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3084324. This event is one night only, November 18, with the doors opening at 5:00 pm. Located at the Astor Street Opry Company, 129 West Bond, Astoria, OR 97103

 

4-H Dog Event Open to the Public 

Classy Canines 4-H Club is holding its annual public-participation Dog Recreational Agility CGC Event (or Dog R.A.C.E.) on Saturday, November 18.  This event focuses on giving dogs and their owners a chance to try some beginning level dog agility.  There will also be an opportunity for participants to test for the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen (AKC-CGC) certification from 9:00 to 3:00.  The Dog R.A.C.E. will be at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds & Expo Center arena. 

The day starts with a mandatory free registration and orientation from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m., followed by a free Introduction to Jumpers with Weaves Workshop.  After this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to compete in a Jumpers with Weaves Fun Run Competition for $3.00 each.  Next will be a free Introduction to Agility Contacts Workshop followed by an Agility Touch ‘n’ Go (Contacts) Fun Run Competition for $3.00 each.  The afternoon will conclude with a Standard Agility Fun Run Competition for $3.00 each. No previous experience is needed as long as you are willing to have fun working with your dog and follow the safety instructions.  Participants are asked to help to put the equipment away at the end of the day.

The competitions will feature unique ribbons for the top placements.  A spectacular prize drawing and dog-themed vendors will also be on-site.  Proceeds will be donated to a local veterinary charity fund.

Participants should bring a dog, a kennel/crate, a non-tightening collar or harness, a 6’ leash, many tiny soft treats such as ¼” cheese cubes, a water bowl, and plastic clean-up bags.  The arena is generally very cold in the morning so dress in layers and wear shoes you can run in. 

Spectators are welcome to watch the dogs learn to navigate the obstacle courses. 

 

IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS free speaker event 

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop is pleased to announce the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event.  A Town Called Seaside will be shared by Gloria Stiger Linkey on Sunday, November 19, at 1:00 p.m. 

Gloria Linkey will share from her research for her 2017 book, A Town Called Seaside, a decade-by-decade story of Seaside, Oregon - from a summer resort town in the 1940s to the thriving tourist attraction and the community it is today.  Linkey remembers pre-World War II days when people walked the “Prom” in fine attire or watched Lone Ranger serials at one of Seaside’s two movie theaters. She will also demonstrate how the town has grown and improved with the help of many dedicated people and organizations.

There will be a book-signing following her presentation.

In Their Footsteps is a monthly Sunday forum sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association and the park.  These programs are held in the Netul River Room of Fort Clatsop’s visitor center and are free of charge.

 

Gobbler Gallop 5k 

Turkey Day Fun Run along the Astoria Riverwalk.  Day of registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Maritime Memorial Park (200 W. Marine Drive) Snacks and refreshments provided. Entry fee is 5 cans of food to donate to the Clatsop Community Action Food Bank.

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