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It's on! Ocean Shores Library December calendar

By Keitha Owen
Published: 11/30/18 Topics: Comments: 0

December 2018 at the Ocean Shores Library

12/1
Saturday: Kids Story Time
Books, rhymes, interactive stories, songs and FUN for ages Birth - 5. Presented by Niko.
10:30 - 11:00 AM @ the Library

Special Holiday Teen Zone!
Teens grade 7-12 are invited to come, hang out, watch holiday films, and enjoy festive snacks and drinks in a safe, comfortable environment.
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ the Library

12/4
Tuesday: Ocean Shores Beading Class
Bring your beads and your creativity and join us as we learn new techniques and create beautiful beaded jewelry.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ the Library

12/8
Saturday: Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
Books Galore: paperbacks, hardbacks, fiction, cookbooks, children's books, DVDs. Most 2/$1. Proceeds support library programs for all ages.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ the Library Meeting Room

Kids Story Time
Books, rhymes, interactive stories, songs and FUN for ages birth through five. Presented by Niko.
10:30 - 11:00 AM @ the Library

12/12
Wednesday: Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Second Wednesday of each month. Everyone is invited to attend.
1:00 PM @ the Library

12/13
Thursday: Brick Builders A program intended to encourage kids imaginations. Have fun building all sorts of things with those colorful plastic bricks that everyone loves.
3:45 - 4:45 PM @ the Library

12/14
Friday: Classic Movie Matinee
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) - Comedy starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, and Juliette Lewis
Gathering Time 2:00 PM, Show Time 2:30 PM @ the Library

12/15
Saturday: Kids Story Time
Books, rhymes, interactive stories, songs and FUN for ages Birth - 5. Presented by Niko.
10:30 - 11:00 AM @ the Library

Holiday Book Giveaway Party
All local North Beach children are invited to come and make fun holiday crafts, write letters to Santa, and get their free wrapped book from the Elves.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ the Library

Art Walk Ocean Shores
The library participates with local galleries in the Ocean Shores Art Walk, held the third Saturday of each month.
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ the Library

12/21
Friday: Classic Movie Matinee
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) - Drama/Comedy/Family starring Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara and John Payne
Gathering Time 2:00 PM, Show Time 2:30 PM @ the Library

12/28
Friday: Classic Movie Matinee
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)- Drama/Comedy/Family starring Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins and Juliette Lewis
Gathering Time 2:00 PM, Show Time 2:30 PM @ the Library

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Author: Keitha Owen – Library Director
Blog #: 0619 – 11/30/18

Ocean Shores Lions Club hosts Free Thanksgiving Dinner

By Ernie Nelson
Published: 11/18/18 Topics: Comments: 0

Ocean Shores Lions Club again hosts the Free Thanksgiving Dinner. It's the sixth year for this tradition served 1-4 pm, Thursday, November 22.

Volunteers serve over 300 with a dinner including turkey, ham, mashed potatoes with gravy, yams, green beans and rolls. Save room for dessert.

Donations come from Ocean Shores IGA, North Beach Senior Center, Ocean Shores VFW Post 8956, Quinault Beach Resort & Casino, Church of Latter-Day Saints ane more. Lions Club hosts the event at 832 Ocean Shores Blvd.

This gives everyone more than a meal. It's a get-together where you may chat with the attendees and volunteers. You may even get a box of leftovers to go home with you.

There is free delivery for those requesting. Please call Ernie and Leona Nelson at 360.289.2314 so it may be arranged.

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Author: Ernie Nelson
Blog #: 0614 – 11/18/18

PAWS hosts annual silent auction and dinner

By Lorna Valdez
Published: 10/28/18 Topics: Comments: 0

Please join us for the Annual Silent Auction and Dinner to benefit North Beach PAWS! It's a celebration of the 16 years of being a no-kill shelter.

This fundraiser helps homeless and abandoned animals in the North Beach area and supports the operation of the North Beach PAWS shelter. You'll be able to enjoy the dinner while browsing the items in the silent auction. New this year is a "Buy it Now" Table for cash or check.

Entertainment includes the Ocean Shores Pirates. The auctioneer is Eric Bjella.

Please contact the outlets for tickets only. Individual people will not have tickets for sale. Come and join us!

Tickets are $35 and available at: Kool Katz & Dawgs; Valdez & Sage; My Favorite Shop Dolores’ & Fay’s; North Beach Printing; and the Ocean Shores Convention Center. . Please call Lorna @ 360-581-1383 with general questions and vegetarian food orders. For table reservations please call Sharon @ 360-589-2570.

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Author: Lorna Valdez
Blog #: 0622 – 10/28/18

Tune into the Sound of the Shores

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 10/18/18 Topics: Ocean Shores WA, Radio Comments: 0

Ocean Shores has something unique to a city in the state of Washington. It's the only city-owned radio station for this state. And it's run by volunteers.

Operating 24-hours a day, tune in to hear local news, sports, music and more. You'll find it at 91.3 FM on your radio dial or online at KOSWradio.com.

Find out if the waves are breaking over the jetty, if something's going on in the Ocean Shores Convention Center or if the Hyaks are playing. You'll get local knowledge and learn what's happening in the Shores.

Radio personalities select their music playlist and style. Their music library consists of over 80,000+ songs.

Tommy T is the radio board chairperson. He's on the air with Tumultuous Tuesday 10 am-2 pm. He's joined by Bill G, Brother Darrell & Dr. Dave when they talk sports on "Sportszilla" Monday 10 am-noon. And on Saturday, Tom and Brook get your morning started with Saturday Morning Brunch 9 am-noon.

Station Program Manager Papa "B" has music experience from the 1960s as a drummer. Starting an entertainment company in 1980, he performed as a mobile DJ to TV commercials. He has two Classic Rock shows on KOSW "Rockin’ the Shores" Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-10 pm along with "Hot Country" show on Saturdays 6-10 pm.

Tune in to hear more of the DJs giving you a local flavor of Ocean Shores. The Sound of the Shores is your community radio station.

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Author: Cindy Stearns – Publisher, Ocean shores Publishing
Blog #: 0616 – 10/18/18

4K for Cancer Team Seattle bicycles into Moclips

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 08/01/18 Topics: Comments: 0

St. John's Chapel by the Sea PCUSA in Moclips hosts 4K for Cancer Team Seattle. This group of 27 bicyclists travels over 4,000 miles to fundraise for young adults with cancer. With three bicycling teams and three running teams traveling cross-country, collectively they have raised nearly $1,000,000 for cancer patients, scholarships and more. Read more

AtTheBlue.com at Blue Heron Resort

By Libby Rogers
Published: 04/22/18 Topics: Hood Canal, Timeshares, Vacation, Vacation Rentals Comments: 0

Yourshare.biz which offers resort and owner direct vacation rental bookings for timeshare properties announced today that it has opened a new website for the Blue Heron Condos on Washington State's pristine Hood Canal. Read more