Thursday, November 29, 2012

4 Announcements - press release

1) Community Christmas Concert
2) Lions selling Christmas Trees, See's Candy and Christmas Wreaths
3) 'Community Appreciation Day'
4) First Friday, Thank You Celebration, and Future Plans
Community Christmas Concert
A Community Christmas Concert featuring three church choirs will be celebrated on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. The free concert is at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Church, 2511 Longwood Drive in Reedsport.
In addition to the local LDS choir, guest choirs are the 17-member Saint Monica Catholic Church of Coos Bay and the United Presbyterian Church of Reedsport. There will also be several individual performers, including soprano Diane Beggs of Lakeside performing "Ava Maria."
 The audience will join in singing Christmas carols throughout the program. Additionally, a selection of nativities from private collections will be on display. Light refreshments will be served.
 For more information call 541-271-5322.

The Gardiner-Reedsport Lions are selling Christmas Trees, See's Candy and Christmas Wreaths at the Price & Pride parking lot everyday from now until
December 20th. The lot will open daily from noon until 6 PM. All proceeds go for local eye examinations and eyeglasses and hearing aids for those in need, and other local projects. Support your Lions Club buy from the Lions.

'Community Appreciation Day'
Sat., December 8th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Free Admission to Center Exhibits
10% Off in Gift Shop
Special Sales
Drawing for Free Membership
Diane Novak, Director
Umpqua Discovery Center
409 Riverfront Way
Reedsport, OR 97467

What:         First Friday, Thank You Celebration, and Future Plans
When:        Friday, December 7, 2012, 5 to 7 p.m.
Where:       Coastal Ceramics, 159 S. 20th
Who:          Coastal Douglas Arts & Business Alliance (CDABA)
Contact:     Kathleen Miller (541) 271-2101
Artist Join First Friday Event on December 7th  – 5-7 pm,
Several artists will be joining CDABA at its First Friday. . . Art for Everyone event on Friday, December 7, 2012 between 5-7 pm. 
Artist who will have displays include:  Sue Bridston, paper crafting; Rose Burch, painter; Tom Castanda, wood carving; Tim Fitzgerald, driftwood; Bill & Mikayle Karcher, ceramics; Jim Thompson, ceramics; Kathy Elfers, felted wool; Beebee Slater, painter; and Jost Zetsche, author.
This First Friday event will be hosted by Coastal Ceramics, 159 So. 20th, and will be a year end thank you celebration.  There will be wine and finger foods at the event.  CDABA wishes to say thank you to all of its supporters, artists, and the community for showing such great support during the year.
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Thursday, November 22, 2012

9 Announcements - press release

1) Holiday Bazaar Christmas Card Contest
2) Holiday Bazaar Gingerbread House Contest
3) 51st Annual Holiday Bazaar
4) Reedsport Branch Library Renovation Closure
5) Marshfield High School 1st Annual Baby Food Drive!
6) Umpqua River Lighthouse and Museum is open Thanksgiving Weekend
7) Holiday Wine by Eola Hills Wine Cellars

8) Community Christmas Concert
9) Holiday Radio Show at the new Dolphin Playhouse

Thursday, November 15, 2012

4 Announcements - press release

1) Deadline to submit Talent Application – January 8, 2013
2) '50th Anniversary - 1962 Columbus Day Storm'
3) Rotary Club of Reedsport Holiday Wreath Sale
4) First Friday, Thank You Celebration, and Future Plans

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

5 Announcements - press release

1) 51st Annual Holiday Bazaar
2) Veteran's Day Special at the Discovery Center
3) Thank you for a Great Fall Gala
4) Lift up a child's voice with Taco Bell!
5) Coos County Cultural Coalition offers funding opportunities

Thursday, November 1, 2012

7 announcements - press release

1) Fund Raiser for Special Olympics
2) First Friday to feature Oceans of Inspirations – Fiber Art Forum
3) Chamber orchestra Fall program opens twelfth year
4) Tsunami related events information
5) Scottsburg Community Service Association Annual Potluck and board meeting
6) Fancifully Decorated Pumpkins
7) Spaghetti Feed