The Oregon Coast Love Coalition invites you to join us for  a weekend celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s message of love, hope and unity, Jan. 14-16.

On Saturday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. join the conversation with Helen Hill, author of “A Brief History of Fear and Intolerance in Tillamook County” at the Hoffman Center for the Arts, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. A $5 donation is suggested. Following a short reading, there will be an interactive discussion and sharing of stories.

A community discussion and healing circle will take place on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 4 p.m. hosted by Ginger and Brigham Edwards and North Fork 53, 77282 OR-53.

The OCLC will host a Unity breakfast Monday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. at the Nehalem Bay United Methodist Church, 36050 10th St, Nehalem,.

Breakfast will be provided by Coastal Soul owner LaNicia Williams. A $10 donation is suggested. We will gather to honor each other in our commitment to continue the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for equality for all, no matter your race, religious affiliation, sexual orientation or anything else used to separate and divide a community. This will be followed by a Unity Walk blessing the land, paying homage for those who paved the way before us and to make a declaration of inclusiveness and love for those in our present and future.

Sponsored in part by: Oregon Coast Love Coalition, St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, Nehalem Bay United Methodist Church, Coastal Soul, North Fork 53, Hoffman Center for the Arts, Graceful Waves Chiropractic and Sunset Vacation Rentals.

For more information, contact LaNicia Williams at 425-243-3765 or



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