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Community News Briefs


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Thursday, Dec. 6
Tillamook PUD Customer Holiday Party – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Tillamook PUD Lobby. Contact 503-842-2535 for more information.
Tillamook County Republicans Meeting – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Tillamook PUD, Carl Rawe Meeting Room, Tillamook. Contact Tom Donohue at 503-965-9970 for more information.
Wellspring Adult Respite Care – 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., first and third Thursdays, Covenant Community Church, Manzanita. 503-815-2272.
Tillamook Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi – 1:30 p.m. first Thursday. International Women’s Organization. Call Frances Emery at 503-801-3140.
North County Grief Support Group – 3-4:30 p.m., first and third Thursdays, Calvary Bible Church, Manzanita. Call 503-368-6544, ext. 2313.
Circle of Caring meeting – First and fourth Thursdays at St. Mary’s in Rockaway Beach, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join them to knit and sew. Contact 503 355 2661 (parish office).
Pool Tournament – 5:30 p.m. Every Thursday at the Manzanita Lighthouse on Highway 101 in Nehalem. For information, call 503-368-4990.
Cordelia’s Knitters Groups – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (afternoons); 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (evenings). Every Thursday at the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center. For more information contact latimerprograms@centurylink.net, or call Gail or Kim at 503-842-8622.

Friday, Dec. 7
Festival of Trees – 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, 2106 Second St. Tillamook. Beautiful Christmas trees, fun silent auction items, delicious food and great wine make for a wonderful start to the holiday season. Tickets are for sale at the Pioneer Museum. Call 503-842-4553 for more information.
South County Library Club Board Meeting – 10 a.m., first Friday, Pacific City Library branch. Call Julius Jortner, 503-965-7016.
Weavers – 10 a.m. to until closing time. Every Friday at the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center. For more information contact latimerprograms@centurylink.net or call Gail or Kim at 503-842-8622.

Saturday, Dec. 8
Christmas Tea – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at La Tea Da Tea Room, 904 Main Ave. Tillamook. December (Christmas theme) menu and special Christmas treats available for your dining pleasure. Prize drawings, live music and a special time for family and friends. Call 503-842-5447.
Auditions: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at TAPA’s Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. Tillamook. Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is the story of a couple who have spent their entire marriage masking their pain and sorrow behind seething anger and mind games, in a constant power struggle. TAPA is looking for two men and two women to fill the roles of this production. Auditions will be held Saturday and Sunday Dec. 9 starting at 11 a.m. both days. Please come prepared with a monologue of your choice. Please contact the director at buckboy71@icloud.com with any questions or for more information.
Black/White Photographic Essay of Rockaway Beach – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Hoffman Center For The Arts, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. These photographs, selections from the New Year’s Day book project, are intended as a meditation on light, shadow, form and the passage of time. All photographs were made at Twin Rocks Beach on New Year’s Day, 2008 – 2014.
Slay Bells Ring Bout – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tillamook High School. This is the Tillamook Coast Dames’ inaugural bout in their home town of Tillamook. This Naughty vs. Nice themed bout will be sure to get you in the Holiday spirit and peek your new passion for this awesome sport. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and bout starts at 5 p.m. Come early to get your Tillamook Coast Derby Dames merch.
Tillamook Adventist School Christmas Dinner and Bazaar – 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Tillamook Adventist School, 4300 12th St. Tillamook. Tillamook Adventist School will be hosting a Christmas Bazaar for the whole family. Dinner for purchase from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A wide variety of quality gift ideas, artisan and craft vendors, gift baskets and fun holiday activities for kids. For more information, contact Monica at 503-842-6533.
Tillamook Community Chorus Traditional Holiday Performance – 3 p.m. at Tillamook Methodist Church. Contact Richard Coon at 503-842-4678 for more information.
Ham Dinner and Christmas Tree Silent Auction – social hour at 5 p.m., Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Kiawanda Community Center, Pacific City. Contact Diana at 503-398-5037 for more information.
Nehalem Bay United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nehalem Bay United Methodist Church. Handmade items, baked goods, candy shop and silent auction. Contact Bobbie Mosher at seagullsroost315@gmail.com for more information.
Tillamook County Woodturners meeting – Every second Saturday of the month at 8792 Doughty Rd., Bay City at 10 a.m. For more information, call 503-801-0352.

Sunday, Dec. 9
Unity Rebekah 51 breakfast – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., IOOF Hall, Fourth Street and Hays Oyster Road, Bay City. Contact Bonnie Ketchum at 503-801-0453 for more information.

Monday, Dec. 10
Monday Musical Club Presents, “International Christmas” – 7 p.m. at St. John’s United Church, 602 Laurel Ave., Tillamook. Contact Ron Watson at 541-992-3575 or ron216@hotmail.com for more information.
Cloverdale Water District Meeting – 7 p.m., second Monday, Cloverdale Sanitary District Building, 34540 U.S. Hwy. 101. Call 503-392-3515.
Nehalem City Council Meeting – 7:30 p.m., second Monday, City Hall. Open to the public.
Tillamook School District Meeting – 5:30 p.m., second Monday. Open to the public. Call for meeting location, 503-842-4414.
Neah-Kah-Nie School District Meeting – 6:30 p.m., second Monday. Open to the public.

Tuesday, Dec. 11
Tillamook County citizens for human dignity – 6 p.m., second Tuesday, Tillamook County Library. Open to the public.
Bay City City Council Meeting – 6 p.m., second Tuesday, in the Council Chambers at 5525 B Street, Bay City City Hall. Open to the public. A workshop will be held at 5:30 p.m. the day before the meeting. The public is invited to attend workshops and meetings.
Tillamook Masonic Lodge AF & AM Meetings – 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays at 1904 Second Street. Officers meet at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesdays.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) – 8:45-9 a.m. check-in; 9-11 a.m. meeting, second and fourth Tuesday. First Christian Church, Tillamook. Registration and dues required. Call Tanya, 503-815-8224.
Disability services help – 1-4 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, Sheridan Square community room, 895 Third St., Tillamook. Sponsored by NorthWest Senior and Disability Services. Call Julie Woodward, 503-842-2770 or 800-584-9712.
Wellspring Adult Respite Care – 10 a.m-4 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, Tillamook United Methodist Church. 503-815-2272.
American Legion Auxiliary Post 47 – 7 p.m., second Tuesday, Senior Center, 316 Stillwell Ave., Tillamook.
Diabetes and All That Jazz Support Group – 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., second Tuesday of every month. Conference Room A, Tillamook Regional Medical Center – third floor. 503-815-2443.
Tillamook Beekeeper Meeting – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., second Tuesdays of every month at the Tillamook County Library 1716 Third Street in Tillamook. For experienced, new, and want to be beekeepers. Call 503-322-3819 or 503-368-7160 for more information.
Tillamook County Historical Society – 11 a.m. meets every second Tuesday in a Tillamook Bay Community College meeting room (check for room listing in lobby). Member of the public welcome. Contact: Sally Rissel 503-781-4102.
BSA Scouting Tillamook District Meets – 5:30 p.m. every second Tues. with Roundtable 7 p.m., Order of the Arrow 7 p.m., 4200 12th St Tillamook. Scouting changes lives, come join us! Contact Julie Fletcher 503-842-2737.
Oregon Coast Fiberartisans – Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center. For more information contact latimerprograms@centurylink.net. .Gail or Kim at 503-842-8622.
Community Garden Work Day – 9 a.m. (Tuesdays) at Alder Creek Farm.
Writing Lounge – 10:30 a.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts (Tuesdays).
Yoga Time – 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Tuesdays) at the Bay City Arts Center 5680 A Street in Bay City. There is an $8 fee for members and $10 for non-members. per session. The sessions are designed for the beginner to intermediate level. For information, call 503-333-4406.
Mah Jong – 3 p.m. at Hoffman Center for the Arts (Tuesdays).
Open Clay Studio – 10 a.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita. (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays).
Storytime at Rockaway Beach – 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. (every Tuesday) at the Rockaway Beach Library.

Wednesday, Dec. 12
Port of Garibaldi Meeting – 7 p.m. at City Hall in Garibaldi on the second Wednesday of every month.
Rockaway Beach City Council Meeting – 6 p.m., second Wednesdays, City Hall. Open to the public.
Family Caregiver Support Group – 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Northwest Senior and Disability Services 5010 East Third Street in Tillamook. Contact Stacie Zuercher @ 503-815-2062.
Embroidery group – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Every Wednesday at the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center. For more information contact latimerprograms@centurylink.net, call Linda Machuta at 503.801.0305. For more information contact latimerprograms@centurylink.net, or call 503-842-8622.

Thursday, Dec. 13
Lower Nehalem Watershed Council Meeting – 5 p.m. at Pine Grove in Manzanita. Call 503-368-7424 for more information.
Free Movie Night: “The Nightmare Before Christmas” – 6 p.m. at N. Tillamook Library in Manzanita. Admission is free. Contact hoffmanarts.org for more information.
Trigger Point Release Class – 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Graceful Waves Chiropractic, 278 Rowe St. Wheeler. Learn how to release a tight muscle in 30 seconds or less. Bring a friend to be your “massage partner” for this hour where you will learn how to release a tight muscle with a quick and gentle technique. This class is our gift to the community – no charge. Call 503-368-9355 for more information.
Veterans for Peace – Social at 6:30 pm 7 p.m. meeting, second Thursday, in the Riverbend Room of North County Recreation District at 36155 Ninth Street in Nehalem. For more Info, call Brian McMahon, 503-368-3201.
Parkinson’s Support Group – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., second Thursday, Tillamook Adventist Church, 2610 First St. Free. Call Mike or Joanne Love, 503-655-0604.
Tillamook County Art Association – 11 a.m.-noon, second Thursdays, 1000 Main St., Suite 7, Tillamook (next to the Fern Restaurant). Call Howard Schultz at 503-842-7415.
Boy Scouts – District meeting 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. roundtable every second Thursday. Order of the Arrow, Tillamook. New members welcome. Call Julie Fletcher, 503-842-2737.
Cordelia’s Knitters groups – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (afternoons); 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (evenings). Every Thursday at the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center. For more information contact latimerprograms@centurylink.net, or call Gail or Kim at 503-842-8622.

Friday, Dec. 14
N. Tillamook Library Presents: “Folksongs of the Holidays” – 3 p.m. at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita. Admission is free. Contact hoffmanarts.org for more information.
Live Music: Jesse Leigh Band – 9 p.m. at Manzanita Lighthouse, Hwy. 101. Admission is free. Call 503-368-4990 for more information.
Sip and Shop – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Downtown Tillamook. Each of the businesses participating will be sharing tastes of their favorite adult beverages and hosting a variety of fall sales and special offers. There is no cost or registration associated with the event, just an invitation to come downtown, relax and be social. Call 503-842-7525 for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 15
Christmas Tea – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at La Tea Da Tea Room, 904 Main Ave. Tillamook. December (Christmas theme) menu and special Christmas treats available for your dining pleasure. Prize drawings, live music and a special time for family and friends. Call 503-842-5447.

Sunday, Dec. 16
All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast – 8 a.m.-noon, third Sundays. Bay City Arts Center, 5680 A Street, Bay City. Whole grain or buttermilk pancakes, sausages (meat or vegetarian), salsa, beans, fruit compote with yogurt and blackberries in season. $5 dollars.

Monday, Dec. 17
Tillamook City Council Meeting– 7 p.m. first and third Mondays, city hall. Open to the public.
Garibaldi City Council Meeting – 7 p.m., third Mondays, city hall. Open to the public.

Tuesday, Dec. 18
Wheeler City Council Meeting – 7 p.m., third Tuesdays, City Hall. Open to the public.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 63 – 7 p.m. third Tuesdays, lower Coast Guard Station in Garibaldi. Call Gordon Southwick, 503-322-3677, or Bob Hickman, 503-368-6717.
Grief Support Group – 3-4:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, Tillamook Regional Medical Center, Conference Room B (fourth floor).
Pine Grove Community Club potluck – 5:45 p.m. social time, 6:30 p.m. dinner, third Tuesdays. Bring your own tableware and a dish. Manzanita. Call Jack Allen, 503-368-5687.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions class – 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the North County Recreation District at 36115 Ninth Street in Nehalem.
Oregon Coast Fiberartisans – Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center. For more information contact latimerprograms@centurylink.net or call Gail or Kim at 503-842-8622.

SUNDAY

Meditation – 5p.m. Center for the Contemplative Arts. 300 Division St. Manzanita.

MONDAY

AL-ANON – 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. North County Recreation District, Nehalem. 503-368-5093.

MEDITATION – 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. at the Center for the Contemplative Arts in Manzanita. Free. Contact Lola Sacks at 503-368-6227.

MEALS FOR SENIORS – 11:45 a.m. St. Mary’s by the Sea in Rockaway. Call Bob Dempster, 503-355-3244.

TUESDAY

VETERANS’ EMPLOYMENT HELP – 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. WorkSource Oregon, 2105 Fifth St., Tillamook. 800-643-5709, ext. 227.

ROCKAWAY LIBRARY – 3 p.m., Pre-school storytime. 503-355-2665.

WRITING LOUNGE – 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hoffman Center. $5 suggested donation. Call 503-368-3846.

MAH JONG LESSON – 3 p.m. at the North Tillamook County Library in Manzanita. For more information, call 503-368-6665.

WEDNESDAY

VOLUNTEER CEMETERY BEAUTIFICATION – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Historic American Legion Cemetery on Necarney Blvd in Nehalem. For more information, contact Val Magee at 808-264-1454.

T’ai Chi: Yang, long form from 10 – 11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Center for the Contemplative Arts, 300 Division St., in Manzanta. All are welcome. Contact Cal Getty at 503-368-7651.

PICKLE BALL – 2:30 p.m. in Manzanita City Park on 3rd Street. New members or drop-ins welcome. Contact Corinne at cbbcalm@hotmail.com for more information.

MOVIE NIGHT – 6 p.m. at the Rising Star Cafe in Wheeler. Call 503-368-3990.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. North County Recreation District, Nehalem. 503-368-5093.

BRIDGE, PINOCHLE AND CRIBBAGE – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. North County Rec. District, Nehalem. 503-355-3381.

MEALS FOR SENIORS – 11:45 a.m. St. Mary’s by the Sea in Rockaway. Call Bob Dempster, 503-355-3244.

THURSDAY

CHRISTIAN MEN’S GROUP – 7:30 a.m. Grumpy’s Cafe, 202 Hwy 101, Rockaway Beach. 503-355-0567.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – 7-8 p.m. St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, Nehalem.

BRIDGE, PINOCHLE AND CRIBBAGE – 1-3 p.m. North County Rec. District, Nehalem. 503-355-3381.

GARIBALDI LIBRARY STORYTIME – 2:45 p.m. 503-322-2100.

FRIDAY

GARIBALDI JAM – 6-8 p.m. Featuring local musicians at the Garibaldi Community Hall.

MEALS FOR SENIORS – 11:45 a.m. St. Mary’s by the Sea in Rockaway. Call Bob Dempster, 503-355-3244.

SPIRIT DANCE – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays. Pine Grove Community Center, Manzanita. Free-form dance celebration.

OPEN GALLERY – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita. Check out the latest work by local artists. For more information, call 503-368-3846.

LIVE MUSIC – 9 p.m. at the San Dune Pub on in Manzanita. Cover charge. For more information, call 503-368-5080.

SATURDAY

MANZANITA PACE SETTERS WALK/JOG/RUN GROUP – 7:30 a.m. Parking lot behind Spa Manzanita.

PICKLE BALL – 2 p.m. in Manzanita City Park on 3rd Street. New members or drop-ins welcome. Contact Corinne at cbbcalm@hotmail.com for more information.

GRANDPARENTS PARENTING AGAIN – Call Steve or Jackie for meetings. 503-355-2440.



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