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August 2019

Muriel O. Ponsler: Marine Debris Monitoring on the Oregon Coast

August 19, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on September 18, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint, 15 miles north of Florence | Hwy 101
Florence,
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Join us on the beach for a marine debris cleanup at Muriel O. Ponsler. This project is great for anyone who would like to give 1-2 hours of their time, contribute to science and clean up beaches touching Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve and Protected Areas. Please meet at Muriel O. Ponsler State Wayside. Just a short path from the parking lot leading to a flat beach. Sturdy shoes are recommended. We will survey 100 yards of Muriel O. Ponsler beach. This includes flat sandy beach and cobble rocks. After the survey, we will collect our finds, sort and document. The plastic items are kept for re-use in various projects. If you have your own bucket and gloves, please feel free to bring them with you. No bucket, no worries! We will provide bags and we try to have a couple of gloves to use if needed. What is the project…

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Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve Education & Guided Hike

August 21, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Hwy 101
Yachats, 97498
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Wednesdays at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center May 29 - August 28 Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve Education 11:00am-3:00pm Tara DuBois, Communications Coordinator for the Cape Perpetua Collaborative, will be on hand to answer questions and share information and resources on the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve, Oregon’s biggest marine reserve. Marine Reserve Guided Hike – Captain Cook Trail 3:00pm Take a stroll on the Captain Cook’s Trail with Tara DuBois, where she will explore with visitors how the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve allows a vast web of interconnected species to thrive and survive. Oregon doesn’t stop at the beach, so let’s take a deeper dive into our local marine reserve.

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Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve Education & Guided Hike

August 28, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Hwy 101
Yachats, 97498
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Wednesdays at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center May 29 - August 28 Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve Education 11:00am-3:00pm Tara DuBois, Communications Coordinator for the Cape Perpetua Collaborative, will be on hand to answer questions and share information and resources on the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve, Oregon’s biggest marine reserve. Marine Reserve Guided Hike – Captain Cook Trail 3:00pm Take a stroll on the Captain Cook’s Trail with Tara DuBois, where she will explore with visitors how the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve allows a vast web of interconnected species to thrive and survive. Oregon doesn’t stop at the beach, so let’s take a deeper dive into our local marine reserve.

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How are salmon limits determined?

August 28, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Siuslaw Public Library, 1460 9th Street
Florence, OR 97439 United States
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Join the Siuslaw Watershed Council at the Siuslaw Public Library for a presentation about ocean and river ecosystem indicators of salmon returns and how folks use those indicators to determine salmon fishing limits on the coast, set by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. John Spangler, District Fish Biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) will bring his 26 years of experience in the Northwest Oregon district, to inform us about salmon spawning survey data collection, population estimates, forecasts and regulation development for Coho and Chinook salmon on the coast. Laurie Weitkamp; Research Fisheries Biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will inform us about ocean conditions and survival of salmon while they're in the ocean. Since 2014, ocean temperatures across the much of Northeast Pacific have been above average. Warm temperatures that started with the “Blob” and the strong 2015/2016 El Niño have persisted across…

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September 2019

Cape Cove Beach: Marine Debris Monitoring on the Oregon Coast

September 5, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on September 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Hwy 101
Yachats, 97498
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Join us on the beach for a marine debris cleanup at Cape Cove Beach. This project is great for anyone who would like to give 1-2 hours of their time, contribute to science and clean up beaches touching Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve and Protected Areas. Please meet at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center and walk down to the beach from there. The path is mostly paved, but the gravel trail to beach access includes stairs. Sturdy shoes are recommended. We will survey 100 yards of Cape Cove Beach. This includes flat sandy beach, wood debris, cobble rocks and lava rock. Most of the debris we find is located in the rocky and woody areas. After the survey, we will collect our finds, sort and document. The plastic items are kept for re-use in various projects. If you have your own bucket and gloves, please feel free to bring them with…

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Kreations Hair Studio Hosts Business After Hours!

September 5, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kreations Hair Studio, 179 Laurel St. #A
Florence, OR 97439 United States
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Kreations Hair Studio and Spa invites you to a special Business After Hours at their new location—179 Laurel St., Suite A—on September 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Come enjoy good food, a variety of beverages, and prize drawings as you mix and mingle with friends, neighbors, business associates, and local leaders.  Meet and get acquainted with the owner and stylist, Twila Lenington and Deborah Larson, licensed massage therapist. You can ask Twila questions about cuts, color, styles, facials, or other aesthetician services, and enjoy a free chair massage or schedule a table massage with Deborah.      Kreations is also the area’s exclusive Aveda retailer. Aveda offers wonderful-smelling hair and skin products with therapeutic properties that are made from organic, cruelty-free, environmentally-friendly, natural ingredients backed by powerful botanical science.  We look forward to visiting with you on September 5!

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Be Natural Documentary Narrated By Jodie Foster Plays July 28 & 30

September 8, 2019 @ 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
City Lights Cinema, 1920 Highway 101
Florence, 97439
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BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ about the first female filmmaker, narrated by Jodie Foster, is playing at the City Lights Cinemas on July 28 & 30. Trailer https://benaturalthemovie.com Synopsis When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a narrative film. Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché follows her rise from Gaumont secretary to her appointment as head of production a year later, and her subsequent illustrious 20-year career in France and in the United States, as the founder of her own studio and as writer, director, and/or producer of 1,000 films—after which she was veritably erased from history. Until now…. Directed by Pamela B. Green, the film is narrated by Jodie Foster.

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Strategic Fundraising for Rural Communities Workshop

September 12, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Florence Events Center, 715 Quince Street
Florence, OR 97439 United States
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From top to bottom, a readiness workshop for nonprofits contemplating a fundraising campaign. This session is for nonprofit organizations of all sizes and would be ideal for Executive Directors, Board Members, and Development staff considering a large fundraising campaign effort. In this interactive and engaging session you will learn about: Navigating the Board and Executive Director's roles, responsibilities, and relationships. Embrace productive/creative friction Understand difference between governance and support roles Lead from the middle Aligning your campaign with your strategic priorities Ensuring you've done your due diligence before launching your project Best practices to plan and execute a successful campaign. This workshop brought by the Nonprofit Association of Oregon and is made possible with support from The Ford Family Foundation!

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Annual Community-Wide Garage Sale

September 13, 2019 - September 14, 2019
OR United States

Think of it as your own personal episode of the famous “American Pickers” TV show. Shoppers are you looking for bargains? Of course! And what fun to have an entire community sharing their goodies! Plan your weekend in Florence for the Rods 'n Rhodies Invitational Car Show and our Community Wide Garage Sale! Ready to clean your garage? How about that storage unit you're paying for? Yep, it's time! You can re-home your treasures and make some money too! Don't miss your chance to get your sale posted in the Community Wide Garage Sale map. To participate as an official sale site, sellers pay $20 to be included in a map of all participating locations published and delivered to subscribers by The Siuslaw News on September 6. Extra copies will be available at The Siuslaw News and on their website, and at the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce. Deadline for…

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2019 Rods ‘N Rhodies 12th Annual Invitational Car Show!

September 13, 2019 - September 14, 2019
Bay Street, Bay Street
Florence, OR United States
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 SEPTEMBER 13-14 Rods ’n Rhodies and Community-wide Garage Sale Weekend Florence will be in top gear and revved-up for you during the 12th Annual Invitational Rods ‘N Rhodies Car Show September 13-14. Rods ’N Rhodies Weekend includes the fifth annual Community-wide Garage Sale with dozens of residential and commercial sales all around town. Top Hot Rods and Classic Cars to Shine! The event showcases up to 125 of the best high-end hot rods and custom cruisers from 1976 and earlier. Because Rods ’N Rhodies is an invitational, you know you’ll see some of the West Coast’s most gorgeous, amazing, awe-inspiring hot rods at different venues all weekend. Be sure to snap up a copy of the garage sale guide at the Siuslaw News office (148 Maple St.) or online at TheSiuslawNews.com, or the Chamber of Commerce office (290 Highway 101) and enjoy your own personal episode of the famous “American…

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