The Newport Chapter of Surfrider Foundation will celebrate the end of a great year and toast the year to come with a holiday volunteer appreciation party on Thursday, Dec. 7. Festivities are from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Yaquina Bay Yacht Club.
Food and drinks are provided. The menu will include seasonal tacos, vegan chili, a grains and greens salad,and offerings from local restaurants. For beverages there will be mulled wine, white wine sparkling cocktail, nonalcoholic herbal cocktail and beers from Ninkasi.
The event features live music, door prizes and the camaraderie of the Surfrider community. Leaders from the local chapter will discuss programs and policy matters that are on the agenda for the coming year.
Free for current Surfrider members and $15 for nonmembers.