Youth and Family Activities in Lincoln City, June-August


The Lincoln City Cultural Center invites all students ages 6-18 to take part in our week-

long drama workshops, led by the touring directors of Missoula Children’s Theatre. They

bring scripts, costumes, sets and music — all they need is you. Thanks to generous

donations from the Lincoln City community, all local kids take part for FREE. Visiting

youth are welcome, as well, with a $50 registration fee. There will be TWO different

shows and dates to choose from.

June 15-20: “King Arthur’s Quest”

Auditions: 10 am Mon, June 15 (sharp!)

Rehearsals: Mon-Fri, June 15-19

Performances: 3pm & 7pm Sat, June 20

Aug. 3-8: “Sleeping Beauty”

Auditions: 10 am Monday, Aug. 3 (sharp!)

Rehearsals: Mon-Fri, Aug. 3-7

Performances: 3pm &7pm Sat, Aug. 8

Youth participation is free, but there are a limited number of parts available for each

show. Audience tickets for the Saturday show are $10 reserved, $5 general, on sale at (click “Buy Tickets”). For details, call 541-994-9994.


June 22-Aug. 21 * 634 SE Hwy. 101 in Depoe Bay

Kids Zone is dedicated to serving kids and families throughout north Lincoln County

with enriching experiences and quality care. Scholarships available! To learn more or

register contact 541-765-8990 or


8am-Noon, Monday-Friday

Open to children ages 12 and under. Includes a continental breakfast served at 9am.

Fee is $7 per day, pre-paid only.


Noon-5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday

Open to children entering grades K-12. Includes a USDA-approved lunch, afternoon

snack, art, science, technology and music classes, field trips, CATCH nutrition sessions

and lots of FUN! The cost is $10/afternoon or $5/afternoon if you qualify for the

free/reduced price lunch program.


A bus will be operating each morning, with pick-ups from Newport to Gleneden Beach.

The fee is $3 per pickup.


6:30 pm every Wednesday

June 17-Aug. 5

2015 THEME: “Every Hero Has a Story”

Join the in-crowd every Wednesday at 6:30 pm in the Don Distad Reading Room at the

Driftwood Public Library. It’s on the second floor of the Lincoln City Civic Building, 801

SW Hwy. 101 (next to Price N’ Pride). Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, and

win prizes as you read. Family nights are FREE and open to all ages.


June 17: Knights Veritas, live knights in full armor

June 24: Henrik Bothe, juggling summer mania

July 1: Madame Chaos, in-your-face-MAD science

July 8: Super Slug Races, bring your own super slug to race

July 15: Habiba Addo, storytelling around the world

July 22: Gideon Freudman, electric cello- live!

July 29: Bug Chicks (Yes! Live bugs!)

Aug 5: Il Teatro Calamari, live puppet theater

Info & Registration: Call 541-996-1258 or or visit the Driftwood

Public Library’s Facebook page.

TEEN EVENTS: Special programs for readers in 7th-12th grade, offered from 3:30 to 5

pm Thursdays, June 18-Aug. 6. To learn more or register, drop by the library or call



at the Community Center

2150 Oar Place, Lincoln City

The Lincoln City Parks & Recreation program offers youth swim lessons, open

recreation swims and special family-oriented events, all summer long. Children entering

grades 1-6 can take part in the Rec Kids program, with weekday care and quality

adventures every weekday, throughout the summer months. Grab a Summer Fun Guide

at the center, or head to and click “Community/Recreation Center.”

Or, call 541-994-2131.



June 15-24 at the Artists Studio Association

Art teacher Krista Eddy will help each young artist create characters, write a story and

illustrate his or her own book. All materials provided. Four-class session, 1-2:30 pm

Mondays & Wednesdays, June 15, 17, 22 & 24. Ages 7-14

Location: 620 NE Sixth St., Lincoln City

Fee: $20 for four sessions

Info & Registration: 541-992-4292 or


July 14, 16, 21 & 23 at the Lincoln City Clay studio

Explore the colors and creatures found in tidepools and deep under the ocean to inspire

your clay creations. Students will build fish wind chimes, silly crabs and other fun

creatures of the deep. Four class session, 1-2:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 14,

16, 21 & 23. Ages 10 and older.

Location: Downstairs at the cultural center, 540 NE Hwy. 101

Fee: $60, includes all materials, tools, instruction and firing

Info: Caroline Brooks, 575-621-2634 or, or online at


Mondays, Aug. 3-31 at the Artists Studio Association

Each class will feature a different famous artist. Students will learn about the artist and

his or her painting style, then create their own versions in the same style. Drop-ins

welcome. All materials provided. Five class session, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31. Ages 7-14.

Location: 620 NE Sixth St., Lincoln City

Fee: $5/session or $20 for all five.

Info & Registration: 541-992-4292 or


Aug. 11, 13, 18 & 20 at the Lincoln City Clay studio

The great outdoors will be the inspiration for this class. Students will use the themes of

plants and animals to add texture and fun in creating cool bowls, sculptures and more.

Four-class session, 2-3:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for two weeks. Ages 10 and


Fee & other details: See “Kids Clay: Under the Sea” above.


July 6-31 * 1005 Slab Creek Road, Neskowin

NVS will offer four sessions of weekday summer camps designed to nourish the

creative soul and allow children find ways to use their imaginations as they explore the

world around them. Camps explore art, science, theatre, cooking, outdoor play and

more. Open to ages 4 to 14, with fees ranging from $85-$125 per week. To learn more

or register, contact NVS at 503-392-3124 or


11am-4 pm SAT, July 11 @ the LCCC

What a Super SATURDAY idea!  The sidewalks and pavement around the center will be

measured and taped, and your $10 entry fee includes a sidewalk square and chalk.

Enter in one of four age categories (ages 3-6, 7-12, 13-18 or 18+). A panel of judges will

make the rounds, with prizes for the top two finishers in every group. To pre-register or

learn more, call the LCCC, 541-994-9994, or head to


A gift from the Siletz Bay Music Festival

INFO: 541-921-1131 or

Friday, June 26 @ 7 pm

Free Community Concert:


Program: The SBMF presents chamber works by Zelenski and Dvorak, and featuring

the Taft 7-12 Jazz Band. Held at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101

Monday, June 29 @ 7:30 pm

Free Community Concert:


A program of Mozart, Chopin and Schumann. Held in the Lincoln City Congregational

Church, 1760 NW 25th St.

Sunday, July 5 @ 11am

Free Children’s Concert:

‘Carnival of the Animals’

& ‘The Noisy Intermission’

The whole family is welcome to this event, with Yaacov Bergman conducting the Siletz

Bay Music Festival Orchestra. Featuring narration by Ron Spivak. Held at the Salishan

Spa & Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach.


Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101

On select Saturdays this summer, the LCCC will be offering free demonstrations of the

Japanese firing process called RAKU. A glazed pot is removed from an outdoor kiln

while still hot (around 1800 degrees) and placed in a container with combustible

materials, like pine needles or recycled cardboard. Watch at your leisure, or purchase a

pot to glaze yourself and see it fired on site by Ben and Caroline Brooks, of Lincoln City

Clay. Sponsored by the City of Lincoln City, Raku Days are tentatively set for 11am-3

pm June 20/July 4 & 25/Aug. 8, 15, 22/Sept. 5. Glaze-it-yourself pottery will range

from $25-$50. For more info, contact clay artist Caroline Brooks, 575-621-2634, Learn more at their website,

Friday Night Clay at the LCCC

June 12/July 10 & 24/Aug 7 & 21/Sept 11

Looking for something family-friendly to do on a Friday night? Get creative with clay in

this one-night course. Participants learn the basics of hand-building ceramics while

having fun in a relaxed classroom environment. Use colored slips to decorate pieces,

and the instructors will add a clear glaze. They’ll fire up to 2 small pieces, with your work

ready to pick up in 2 weeks (or shipping arrangements can be made). Come on your

own, or invite your friends for a more social experience. All are welcome, but space is

limited. Open to ages 10 and older. The fee is $20 per person, per evening (materials

and tools included). For info & registration, contact Caroline Brooks, 575-621-2634, Or, register online at



Mon-Fri, July 13-17 & 20-24

Learn to be a stronger vocalist and all-around performer with help from Kids Sing Out

directors Val and John Kendall. Beginners will meet from 10 am to noon, and advanced

singers will study from 12:30 pm to 2 pm, culminating in a performance at 7 pm on

Friday, July 24, at the

LCCC. This summer, KSO will be taking on three-part harmonies! Sponsored by First

Baptist Church and the LCCC. Open to youth ages 9 and above. All activities will take

place at the

cultural center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. The fee is $65 (scholarships

available). Info & Registration: 541-996-4045.

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