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June 12, 2017

Illegal Fireworks & The 4th Of July

Each year in the United States, we celebrate the Fourth of July with community parades, picnics, barbecues, and fireworks – the things of which happy memories are made. But sadly, Independence Day also includes tragic events and injuries resulting from illegal fireworks use and is both traumatizing and harmful to children, animals, […]
April 29, 2017

Tee Off at the Manzanita Open

It’s springtime and that means it’s time for the 19th annual Manzanita Open which benefits the Eugene Schmuck Foundation. Be sure to mark your calendar for the May 19, 20 & 21. There are still tee times available for any of the three days, or you’re welcome to join one of the […]
April 22, 2017

Beach Wheelchairs Available at Manzanita Visitors Center

Getting around the beach has never been easier. Check out our beach wheelchairs, available at no cost, 7 days a week. Easy to use! Come by the Visitors Center at 31 Laneda in Manzanita to pick one up or call us at (503) 812-5510 to make a reservation. Available in adult and […]
April 22, 2017

Cleaning Up Micro-Plastics

Plastic is flowing in from the ocean everyday. With every wave that crashes on our beaches, more and more plastic is deposited. This wave of plastic is not going to stop and the problem will not go away if you ignore it. Even our fish are consuming the plastic fragments, so you […]
March 6, 2017

Get Ready For 3rd Annual Word & Image Project

Hoffman Center for the Arts opens submissions for the Third Annual Word & Image project, with a submission deadline of March 31. Entries will be accepted March 1 through March 31, 2017 for the third annual Word & Image project, a summer exhibit at the Hoffman Center for the Arts pairing artists […]
January 12, 2017

Need a Break From Winter? Escape To Manzanita!

Do you live in Portland, Salem or Eugene? Are you tired of the constant snow and ice? Come to Manzanita for the weekend and enjoy miles of beach, excellent shopping, a wonderful meal, a massage, and a cozy stay in one of our many lodging establishments, many with hot tubs and fireplaces. […]
December 27, 2016
Polar Plunge

2017 Polar Plunge

We are swiftly approaching January 1st, which means we are approaching the day of the PLUNGE! Time to prepare….. New Years Day 11am Plunge Time North end of Manzanita Beach (give yourself extra time to walk up there if you cannot park close). Things to remember: 1. It is a Fun Raiser […]
December 27, 2016

Whale Watch Week

Gray whales are on the move along the Oregon coast headed south to their winter grounds off Baja California, Mexico. Let trained volunteers help you spot the migrating whales during the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department annual winter Whale Watching Week, Dec. 27-31. Volunteers with the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will […]
December 9, 2016

Christmas Tea In Manzanita

Join St. Catherine Episcopal Church Friday, December 16 at 1 pm for Christmas Tea. Held at the Pine Grove Community House, this is a benefit event for Manzanita Tornado Relief (MTR) fund. Donations accepted, net proceeds go to MTR. Tasty treats and tea, as well as door prizes. For more information or […]
December 9, 2016

Acoustic String Concert With Tim Connell

Internationally recognized mandolin virtuoso Tim Connell will headline a concert of acoustic string music Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita. Admission will be $20 at the door. Tickets can also be obtained online at the Brown Paper Tickets website. Connell will team up […]