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Feb-March 2016 Artsy Events in Long Beach, Astoria, OR & Ilwaco, WA

Asian New Year Celebration

February 8th to 22nd, 2016

Visit the World Kite Museum for the opening celebration for the 2015 Year of the Sheep on Friday, February 20th.

Celebrate Asian New Year and see the expansive collection on display.

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Stay two nights and get the third night FREE!

Good for dates through 5/26/16.

Not valid with any other special, offer or discount. 360/642-4401 [email protected]

Winter Storms Now Happening

Visiting the Long Beach Peninsula during a storm is quite popular for these reasons:

~ Wave action photos at Waikiki Beach ~ Beach-combing finds are best after a good storm ~ Watch the storm from your Chautauqua condo unit in front of the toasty fireplace

Chautauqua’s visitor tips for the Long Beach Peninsula

Now on our Facebook page, a daily visitor tip every day

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An Afternoon with Peter Sears, Oregon’s Poet Laureate

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Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears

Peter Sears, Oregon’s Poet Laureate, will read his poetry and conduct a poetry writing demonstration, Sat. April 25, from 3:30-5:00 p.m., in the Adams Room at the Medford Library. Participants should bring paper and pencils or a pen. A graduate of Yale and the Iowa Writers Workshop, Sears’ work has appeared in many national periodicals and newspapers such as Saturday Review, The New York Times, Rolling Stone and others. He has been published in literary magazines such as Field, New Letters, Iowa Review, and Poetry Northwest. He has authored three full-length collections of poetry. In 2009, The Brink, was named one of Oregon’s 150 best books by the Oregon State Library. After the workshop, a reception for Sears will be held at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., 5:15-6:00 p.m.. Refreshments will be served. Attendees will have the opportunity to

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