Friday, April 10

5 p.m., Tolovana Arts Colony, 3779 S. Hemlock St., 503-440-0684, www.tolovanaartscolony.org, $85. “Get Lit at the Beach: A Gathering for Readers” is a three-day literary event featuring five prominent authors including keynote speaker Nancy Pearl.

6:30 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, www.cafesweetbasils.com, no cover, 21 and older. Maggie & the Cats play world-class blues, funk and rhythm-n-blues every Friday.

7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $15 to $20. “Murder on the Nile” is a murder mystery about a newlywed couple on a steamship, leading to the mystery of who murdered the bride? The play repeats on April 11, 17 and 18. See website for details.

Saturday, April 11

7 a.m., Clatsop County, 503-739-1905, www.northoregoncoastbirdathon.org. The North Oregon Coast Bird-A-Thon kicks off the Twelve Days of Earth Day and serves as a fundraiser for the Wildlife Center of the North Coast. All Clatsop County birders are welcome.

7 a.m., Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 320 First St., Seaside, 503-298-7312. A new-to-you rummage sale featuring clothing, collectibles, videos, books, furniture and household goods. Proceeds to benefit on-going local ministries.

8:30 a.m., Clatsop County Fairgrounds, 92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria, free, all ages. Clatsop County Master Gardeners Association presents its annual spring garden seminar with plant sales, demonstrations, vendors, family activities and raffles.

9 a.m., Oswald West State Park, Arch Cape, 503-368-4323, www.angorahikingclub.org. June Baumler will lead a difficult Neahkahnie Mountain hike. Meet at the parking lot next to the restrooms at 8:45 a.m.

9:30 a.m., on the beach at Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, all ages. As part of the Twelve Days of Earth Day, Haystack Rock Awareness Program will offer activities and viewing on the beach daily (times vary) to April 22.

10 a.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-717-1458, www.necanicumwatershed.org, free, all ages. The Necanicum Watershed Council presents its annual Necanicum Bird Discovery Day with presentations, activities and raffles.

10 a.m., Tolovana Arts Colony, 3779 S. Hemlock St., 503-440-0684, www.tolovanaartscolony.org, $30 to $85.

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

7 p.m., CCC Performing Arts Center, 1111 16th St., Astoria, 503-861-2556, www.northcoastchorale.org, $15, all ages. The North Coast Chorale presents “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” based on the biblical story of the “coat of many colors.”

Sunday, April 12

10 a.m., Astoria Event Center, 255 9th St., Astoria, Astoria, 503-325-1010. Biz Kidz are invited to be part of the annual luncheon hosted by Astoria Sunday Market.

10 a.m., Tolovana Arts Colony, 3779 S. Hemlock St., 503-440-0684, www.tolovanaartscolony.org, $30 to $85.

2 p.m., CCC Performing Arts Center, 1111 16th St., Astoria, 503-861-2556, www.northcoastchorale.org, $15, all ages.

2 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6165, www.nami.org. The National Alliance on Mental Illness welcomes anyone who suffers from a mental illness. Membership is not required.

2 p.m., Judge Guy Boyington Building, 857 Commercial St., 503-325-1895, www.lcdiversityproject.org, free. The Lower Columbia Diversity Project and AAUW of Seaside and Astoria presents a panel discussion on wage inequality between the sexes.

6 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, www.cafesweetbasils.com, no cover, 21 and older. Every Sunday, Brad Griswold offers a night of folk and bluegrass on banjo, guitar and mandolin.

Monday, April 13

1 p.m., Whale Park, Cannon Beach, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, all ages. There will be sand screening for micro plastic at Whale Park.

2 p.m., Rivertide Suites, 102 N. Holladay, Seaside, 866-252-8721, lmacpherson@wsimail.com, free. This is an informative workshop on how to secure one’s estate and retirement planning. Seating is limited.

6 p.m., American Legion Post 168, 1216 S. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-2973. The legion offers good burgers and good music every Monday.

6:30 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Community Hall, 207 N. Spruce St., Cannon Beach, 503- 436-2623, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, free, all ages. As part of the Twelve Days of Earth Day, there will be a lecture on “Climate Change Adaptation” by Charlie Plybon and Patrick Corcoran.

Tuesday, April 14

2 p.m., NWSDS Office, 2002 S.E. Chokeberry Ave., Warrenton, 503-738-6412. Support groups provide people an opportunity to share with others, receive support and learn about the disease.

Wednesday, April 15

9:30 a.m., Clatsop County Fairgrounds, 92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria, 503-325-4821, free. This job fair is offered to local high school juniors and seniors.

Noon, Tolovana Hall, 3779 S. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach. Attendees should bring their own lunch; coffee, tea and dessert are provided. Annual dues are $5 and guests can attend one meeting without joining. New members welcome.

4:30 p.m., Providence Seaside Hospital Education Center, 725 S. Wahanna Road, Seaside, 503-717-7781. This group is affiliated with the American Stroke Association and is open to survivors and caregivers.

6 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free. Doug Deur will present a discussion on “Protecting Oregon’s Crown Jewels,” a program of North Coast Land Conservancy.

6 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, no cover, 21 and older. The Coconuts play swing, jazz, country, bluegrass and folk every Wednesday.

7 p.m., Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1391, www.cannonbeachlibrary.org. This month’s selection is “Babbitt” by Sinclair Lewis.

Thursday, April 16

8 a.m., Finn’s Fish House, 227 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-9692. Ham radio operators meet every Thursday. Venues change on the first Thursday of the month, call for information.

6 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, www.cafesweetbasils.com, no cover, 21 and older. Dallas Williams plays folk music and Americana every Thursday.

6 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org. This group is designed for writers to meet and share ideas with some of the area’s authors.

7 p.m., Cannon Beach History Center & Museum, 1387 S. Spruce St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-9301, www.cbhistory.org, free. Author Bonnie Henderson will share stories and discuss her book “The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast.”

7 p.m., Bill’s Tavern, 188 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-2202, www.billstavernandbrewhouse.com, no cover. Every Thursday, the Floating Glass Balls plays a blend of bluegrass, Caribbean, folk, swing, contemporary and country.

Friday, April 17

1 p.m., CCC Seaside Campus, 1455 N. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-325-2402, www.clatsopcc.edu/schedule, $58, 21 and older. This is a required class to obtain an Alcohol Service permit for anyone who mixes, sells or serves alcohol for on-property consumption in Oregon. Registration required.

1 p.m. shotgun start, Gearhart Golf Links, 1157 N. Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-738-3538, www.gearhartgolflinks.com, $50 to $60, 21 and older. It’s Herb Tarlek Day at the Links where bad pants and tacky shirts are encouraged.

6 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 207 N. Spruce St., Cannon Beach, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, free, all ages. A city potluck and presentation of the annual Gaylord Nelson Award will be featured in the Community Hall with guest speaker Eric Wagner.

6:30 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, www.cafesweetbasils.com, no cover, 21 and older.

Saturday, April 18

11 a.m., meet at the parking lot at Third and Antler streets, Cannon Beach, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, free, all ages. This is a walking parade and all are welcome. After the parade, there will be loads of fun for everyone at the downtown street fair held in the parking lot of U.S. Bank.

2 p.m., Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1391, www.cannonbeachlibrary.org, free. Author Tony Wolk will discuss his latest collection “Parable of You.”

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

6 p.m., Cannon Beach History Center & Museum, 1387 S. Spruce St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-9301, www.cbhistory.org, all ages. In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Cannon Beach History Center and Haystack Rock Awareness Program will present a photo exhibit exploring the tide pools of Haystack Rock through the eyes of its volunteers.

Sunday, April 19

9 a.m., American Legion Post 168, 1216 S. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, $7 adults, $3 children. Proceeds go to the Cannon Beach American Legion Women’s Auxiliary’s efforts to support local veterans, families, community organizations and the high school scholarship fund.

10 a.m., meet at the gate Ecola Forest Reserve, Cannon Beach, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, all ages. Walk in Ecola Creek Forest Reserve on a nature and bird hike.

TBA, on the beach at Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, all ages. Hands Across the Earth is a celebration of community, water and Earth. All are welcome.

1:30 p.m., Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St., Astoria, 503-325-5922, www.liberty-theater.org, $7 to $15, all ages. North Coast Symphonic Band presents a traditional Sousa-style concert with soloists, marches, bits of musicals and operetta and period pieces of the day.

6 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, www.cafesweetbasils.com, no cover, 21 and older.

6 p.m., Cannon Beach Community Church, 132 E. Washington St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1222. Evensong features performers Jennifer Goodenberger and Wes Wahrmund, meditative songs, Psalms, readings and quiet reflection.

Monday, April 20

6 p.m., American Legion Post 168, 1216 S. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-2973.

Tuesday, April 21

9 a.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-861-9502, www.seasidelibrary.org, free. Organized by Goodwill Job Connection for employment in Seaside.

1:30 p.m., NWSDS Office, 2002 S.E. Chokeberry Ave., Warrenton, 503-738-6412. This group explores ways to cope while caring for a loved one, provides valuable information and resources.

3 p.m., at the home of Karin Webb, Gearhart. The next film shown will be “Saving Mr. Banks” starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. To actively participate in the discussion, view films prior to attending. Refreshments will be served. For address and directions, call Carol at 503-738-8285.

7 p.m., Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, all ages. This will be a part of the Twelve Days of Earth Day lecture with Kirsten Massebeau.

Wednesday, April 22

10 a.m., Natural Nook, 738 Pacific Way, Gearhart, 503-524-5309, free. This month’s program will be on “Adopt a Plant” in preparation of the annual “Green Thumb Plant Sale in May. Bring seeds, starts and containers and dress for the weather. The public is welcome and membership is open. Annual dues are $15.

4:30 p.m., Pizza a Fetta, 231 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-0333, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com. The 2008 feature-length documentary “Politics of Sand” is an in-depth history of Oregon’s beaches focusing on the political ebb and flow of efforts to keep the coast accessible to the public.

5 p.m., meet at the 2nd St. beach access, Cannon Beach, www.twelvedaysofearthday.com, all ages. This will be an unveiling of the Beach Bill sign.

6 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, no cover, 21 and older.

Thursday, April 23

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

6 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, www.cafesweetbasils.com, no cover, 21 and older.

7 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free. Author Peter Laufer will discuss his book “Organic: A Journalist’s Quest to Discover the Truth Behind Food Labeling.”

7 p.m., Bill’s Tavern, 188 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-2202, www.billstavernandbrewhouse.com, no cover.

Friday, April 24

10 a.m., at the home of Jane McGeehan, Gearhart. This month’s program will be “Pay Equity.” For address and directions, call Karin at 503-735-5919.

6:30 p.m., Sweet Basil’s Café, 271 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1539, www.cafesweetbasils.com, no cover, 21 and older.

7 p.m., Cannon Beach History Center & Museum, 1387 S. Spruce St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-9301, www.cbhistory.org, $2 to $12, all ages. Gayle Ritt and Mike Soto play classic blues, rock, current hits, original tunes and requests.

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