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Seaside Signal Calendar: Aug. 8, 2014

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Friday, Aug. 8


Volleyball Tournament


All day, on the beach in front of the turnaround, Seaside. Enjoy sand, surf and volleyball at the world’s largest amateur beach volleyball tournament with more than 1,000 teams competing for the 33rd year in Seaside.


Canoe Adventures


Noon, Sunset Pool, 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3311, www.sunsetempire.com, $20 to $30 per trip. Sunset Empire Park & Recreation leaders will lead a canoe trip along the river and ocean. Participants will meet at the pool. Space is limited and registration is required.


“Into the Woods”


7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23. “Into the Woods” intertwines plots from several Brothers Grimm stories. The play also runs Aug. 10, 14, 16, 20 and 22. Check the website for additional dates to Sept. 7.

Saturday, Aug. 9


Volleyball Tournament


All day, on the beach in front of the turnaround, Seaside.


Firefighters Barbecue


11 a.m., Fire Station, 150 S. Lincoln St., Seaside, 503-738-5420, www.seasidefire.com, $8 to $15, 12 and under free. The Seaside Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association will host a community fundraiser barbecue. There will be a bounce play house, prizes and fire trucks.


Saddle Mountain Hike


11 a.m., Sunset pool lobby 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3313, www.sunsetempire.com, $20 to $25. Join Sunset Empire Park & Recreation for a hike to Saddle Mountain. This hike is a little more than six miles, difficult but a well-maintained trail with 360-degree views. Bring provisions, binoculars, camera and a walking stick if needed. Transportation is provided.


Carnivorous Plants


1 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org. Join Jacob Farin of Sarracenia Northwest, who will discuss “Growing Carnivorous Plants.” .


Community Clinic


2 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-5859, free. Kathleen Flewelling, naturopathic physician, provides this service.


Chili Cook Off


4 p.m., Broadway Park, 1300 Broadway, Seaside. Hosted by Helping Hands Re-entry Outreach Centers, this fundraiser will include an auction, prizes, live music with Bruce Smith and chili. All proceeds will go to the Cannon Beach Police Department’s K9 unit.


Revelation Discussion


7 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-717-1209, free. Sali Diamond talk about the progressive development of religion through successive messengers from God. This event is sponsored by the Baha’is of Seaside and is open to the public.


“The 39 Steps”


7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $15 to $20. “The 39 Steps” combines a bit of Hitchcock, a juicy spy novel and a dash of Monty Python. The play also runs Aug. 13, 15, 17 and 21. Check the website for other dates to Sept. 5.

Sunday, Aug. 10


Volleyball Tournament


All day, on the beach in front of the turnaround, Seaside.


NAMI Meeting


2 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, www.nami.org. The National Alliance on Mental Illness welcomes anyone who has a friend or family member that suffers from a mental illness. NAMI membership is not required to attend. For information, call Myra Kero at 503-738-6165.

Monday, Aug. 11


Summer Camp


7:45 a.m., Seaside Youth Center, 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3311, www.sunsetempire.com. Sunset Empire Park & Recreation is offering summer day camps and kindercamp for youth at 9 a.m. Daily rates apply, and scholarships are available.


Junior Lifeguard


9 a.m., Sunset pool, 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3313, www.sunsetempire.com, $120 to $180, 9 to 17. This program involves an educational and recreational environment to instruct young people on how to handle themselves safely in a variety of aquatic conditions. Participants must be able to swim 100 yards successfully. Class meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays to Aug. 22.


Summer Pottery Class


3:30 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-3313, www.sunsetempire.com, $5, grades 6 to 8. Kids can sign up for an opportunity to learn how to make pottery. Space is limited to 10.


Lions Club


5 p.m., West Lake Restaurant & Lounge, 1480 S. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-738-7693. Open to the public.

Tuesday, Aug. 12


TOPS Meeting


8 a.m. weigh-in, North Coast Family Fellowship Church, 2245 N. Wahanna Road, Seaside, 503-861-2904. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meet every Tuesday.


Alzheimer’s Support


2 p.m., 2002 S.E. Chokeberry Ave., Warrenton. For information, call Grace Bruseth at 503-738-6412.

Wednesday, Aug. 13


Seaside Farmers Market


3 to 6 p.m., American Legion parking lot, 1315 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-7393, www.seasidemarket.org. This open market offers fruits, vegetables, plants, honey, sea salts and preserved food, music, kids entertainment, a $5 barbecue from the American Legion and master gardeners to answer questions.


Trivia Tournament


6 p.m., Seaside Public Library, Community Room, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free, all ages. TInformal teams battle to see who has the greatest knowledge of trivia.

Thursday, Aug. 14


Ham Radio Breakfast


8 a.m., Finn’s Fish House, 227 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-9692. Ham radio operators meet every Thursday.


SDDA Breakfast Meeting


8 a.m. Thursdays, Pig ‘N’ Pancake, 323 Broadway, Seaside, 503-717-1914, www.seasidedowntown.com. Features guest speakers each week. A no-host breakfast and beverage service is available. Note the new summer hours.


Surf Camp


10 a.m., Sunset Pool, 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3311, www.sunsetempire.com, $25 to $38, all ages. Bring wetsuit, swimsuit, towel, sunscreen and a lunch. Students must know how to swim.


Kiwanis Club Meeting


Noon, West Lake Restaurant & Lounge, 1480 S. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, open to the public. For information, visit the club’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Kiwanis-Club-of-Seaside-Ore. Note the new summer location until Sept. 11.


Lunch in the Loft


Noon, Beach Books, 616 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3500, www.beachbooks37.com, $20. Best-selling author Whitney Otto returns to Seaside for lunch and book signing. Cost includes lunch and a signed copy of the book. Reservations are required.


Talk Back Thursday


7:30 p.m., “Into the Woods,” Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23.

Friday, Aug. 15


AARP Driver Course


9 a.m., Clatsop Community College Seaside Campus, 1455 Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-338-2408 to register, $15 to $20. AARP “Smart Driver” classes are designed for seniors 50 and older, but anyone can attend. Preregistration is required and seating is limited. For questions, call Don Hawley at 503-861-1813.


Gem & Mineral Show


10 a.m., Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-829-2680, www.ogmshows.com, free. Gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry will be displayed for purchase. Runs through Sunday.


Cardboard Boat Regatta


1 p.m., Sunset pool, 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3311, www.sunsetempire.com, $5 entry, all ages. Build a boat out of cardboard and enter the regatta boat race. Prizes awarded in each age division (children to adults). Themes, costumes and duct tape encouraged.


Salt Makers Return


5 p.m., on the beach at Avenue U and Promenade, Seaside, 503-738-7065. The Salt Makers Return is a first person re-enactment of one segment of time during the Lewis & Clark and the Corps of Discovery’s journey to the West Coast. Salt makers will camp out and live on the beach, speak, make salt and interact with visitors the entire weekend as the corps did in 1806. Runs to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday, Aug. 16


Neacoxie Forest Walk


10 a.m., Neacoxie Forest, Gearhart, 503-738-9126, www.nclctrust.org, free, limited space, reservations required. Join Neal Maine for a walk in the Neacoxie Forest. Bring provisions and dress weather appropriate.


Botanical Drawing


1 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free. Friends of the Seaside Library will host a botanical drawing class, “Symmetry of Flowers,” with local artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh. Seating is limited. Sign up by phone or at the circulation desk.

Sunday, Aug. 17


Discover Mill Ponds


11 a.m., Neawanna Mill Ponds Park, off Alder Mill Road, Seaside, free, reservations required. Put on your rubber boots and join Katie Voelke and Melyssa Graeper and explore the diverse ecosystem of Mill Ponds, a wildlife environment for a variety of plant, animal, fowl and insect species. A great program for kids.


Depression Support


4 p.m., Community Room, Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside. The Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance is a confidential support group meeting. The group is open to anyone who has been diagnosed with a mood disorder or has a family member or friend who has been diagnosed. For information, call Patricia at 503-325-8930.

Monday, Aug. 18


Summer Camp


7:45 a.m., Seaside Youth Center, 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3311, www.sunsetempire.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 19


Caregiver Support


1:30 p.m., 2002 S.E. Chokeberry Ave., Warrenton. This group explores ways to cope with the demands and stresses of caring for a loved one while providing valuable information and resources in a confidential setting. For information, call Grace at 503-738-6412.


Midsummer Celebration


6 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $25. An evening of fun, friends and music at the Coaster Theater fundraiser featuring theater regulars Richard Bowman, Darren Hull, Cameron Lira, Sue Meyers, Amanda Payne, David Sweeney and Jean White.

Wednesday, Aug. 20


Lunch & Fashion Show


11:30 a.m., Our Lady of Victory Church, 120 Ocean St., Seaside, 503-473-6512, $10 donation. This event showcases recycled, re-invented and repurposed rummage sale items to sell during the fashion show and silent auction.


Seaside Farmers Market


3 to 6 p.m., American Legion parking lot, 1315 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-7393, www.seasidemarket.org.


Stroke Support


4:30 p.m., Providence Seaside Hospital Education Center, 725 S. Wahanna Road, Seaside, 503-717-7781. Stroke survivors and their caregivers are welcome. The group is affiliated with the American Stroke Association. Call for information.

Thursday, Aug. 21


Ham Radio Breakfast


8 a.m., Finn’s Fish House, 227 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-9692.


SDDA Breakfast Meeting


8 a.m. Thursdays, Pig ‘N’ Pancake, 323 Broadway, Seaside, 503-717-1914, www.seasidedowntown.com.


Writers at Work


6 p.m., Seaside Public Library, Community Room, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org. The group meets every third Thursday of the month.

Friday, Aug. 22


Car Wash & Sale


9 a.m., Necanicum Village, 2500 S. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-738-0900, www.necanicumvillage.com. A three-day rummage sale and car wash fundraiser will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.


Canoe Adventures


Noon, Sunset pool, 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3311, www.sunsetempire.com, $20 to $30 per trip.


Dinner Presentation


5 p.m., Necanicum Village, 2500 S. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-738-0900, www.necanicumvillage.com, $10. Necanicum Village will host a dinner fundraiser with guest speaker Shelly Edwards, education coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association, who will discuss the basics of the disease, treatment and care. Proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Association.



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