News for Astoria OR - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Astoria Oregon. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/astoria-or News for Astoria OR - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/astoria-or https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Sun, 15 Sep 2019 18:06:36 -0500 Science on Tap: The Hidden Ring of Fire: Exploring Undersea Volcanoes in the Western Pacific Presented by: Bill Chadwick The Ring of Fire roughly traces the outline of the Pacific Ocean and is home to the most active string of volcanoes and https://www.americantowns.com/news/science-on-tap-the-hidden-ring-of-fire-exploring-undersea-volcanoes-in-the-western-pacific-18153088-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/science-on-tap-the-hidden-ring-of-fire-exploring-undersea-volcanoes-in-the-western-pacific-18153088-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 CRMM Captures Product Development Award The Columbia River Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the Museum Store Association (MSA) has named the book World's Most Dangerous the winner of https://www.americantowns.com/news/crmm-captures-product-development-award-18439845-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/crmm-captures-product-development-award-18439845-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Columbia River Maritime Museum Hosts Spring Break Programs March is Tsunami and Earthquake awareness month in Oregon. To provide learning opportunities about these natural disasters, the Columbia River https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbia-river-maritime-museum-hosts-spring-break-programs-18467104-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbia-river-maritime-museum-hosts-spring-break-programs-18467104-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Science on Tap: The Orphan Tsunami of 1700 by Dr. Brian Atwater One winter's night in the year 1700, a mysterious tsunami flooded fields and washed away houses in Japan.  It arrived without the warning that a https://www.americantowns.com/news/science-on-tap-the-orphan-tsunami-of-1700-by-dr-brian-atwater-18522688-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/science-on-tap-the-orphan-tsunami-of-1700-by-dr-brian-atwater-18522688-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Science on Tap: The Bridge of the Gods - Folklore, Forests and Floods by Jim O'Connor In the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, the 1800-foot-long steel truss bridge spanning the Columbia River at Cascade Locks is known as the Bridge of https://www.americantowns.com/news/science-on-tap-the-bridge-of-the-gods-folklore-forests-and-floods-by-jim-oconnor-18833268-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/science-on-tap-the-bridge-of-the-gods-folklore-forests-and-floods-by-jim-oconnor-18833268-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Presentation on Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia Join the Columbia River Maritime Museum in the Kern Room for a unique look at the history of the Native Peoples of the Columbia River. CRMM welcomes https://www.americantowns.com/news/presentation-on-chinookan-peoples-of-the-lower-columbia-18909175-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/presentation-on-chinookan-peoples-of-the-lower-columbia-18909175-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Columbia River Maritime Museum Education Director Receives Grant W. Sharpe Award The Columbia River Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that Betsey Ellerbroek, Education Director was the recipient of the Grant W. Sharpe Award. https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbia-river-maritime-museum-education-director-receives-grant-w-sharpe-award-19000407-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbia-river-maritime-museum-education-director-receives-grant-w-sharpe-award-19000407-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Columbia River Maritime Museum News - Summer Programs 2014 Summer Programs Start June 30, 2014 Join the Columbia River Maritime Museum as we kick off our 2014 summer family programs with USCG Rescue at Sea, https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbia-river-maritime-museum-news-summer-programs-2014-19632984-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbia-river-maritime-museum-news-summer-programs-2014-19632984-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Georgia Pacific Wauna Mill Awards Education Grant to the Columbia River Maritime Museum The Columbia River Maritime Museum Education Program received $2,500 from the Georgia-Pacific Wauna Mill. Funds from this grant will provide field https://www.americantowns.com/news/georgia-pacific-wauna-mill-awards-education-grant-to-the-columbia-river-maritime-museum-20389881-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/georgia-pacific-wauna-mill-awards-education-grant-to-the-columbia-river-maritime-museum-20389881-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Astoria International Film Festival 2014 Schedule: Friday October 17, 2014 5:307:00pm - Gmo Omg 7:15-8:45pm - 20 Feet From Stardom 9:00-10:30pm - The Winding Stream Saturday October 18, https://www.americantowns.com/news/astoria-international-film-festival-2014-20496561-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/astoria-international-film-festival-2014-20496561-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Discover the history of the Pacific Northwest's Whaling Coast The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing's popular Images of America series is Pacific Northwest's Whaling Coast from local author Dale Vinnedge. https://www.americantowns.com/news/discover-the-history-of-the-pacific-northwestaeurtms-whaling-coast-20772426-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/discover-the-history-of-the-pacific-northwestaeurtms-whaling-coast-20772426-astoria-or.html Sports and Recreation Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 New Book Highlights History of Oregon State Penitentiary   The next addition to Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series is Oregon State Penitentiary by Diane L. Goeres-Gardner & John https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-book-highlights-history-of-oregon-state-penitentiary-20807845-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-book-highlights-history-of-oregon-state-penitentiary-20807845-astoria-or.html Health and Fitness Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Columbia River Maritime Museum Hosts Annual Community Celebration The Columbia River Maritime Museum announces its annual Community Celebration, a FREE day filled with engaging activities for all ages. Explore our https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbia-river-maritime-museum-hosts-annual-community-celebration-21215862-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbia-river-maritime-museum-hosts-annual-community-celebration-21215862-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 2015 Studio Tour The Astoria Society of Artists invites local artists to participate in its Astoria Studio Tour 2015 on the last weekend of July. The Astoria Society https://www.americantowns.com/news/2015-studio-tour-21790607-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/2015-studio-tour-21790607-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Become a Columbia River Maritime Museum Docent The Columbia River Maritime Museum is recruiting enthusiastic volunteers to lead gallery tours for school and adult visitors. Join our docent corps https://www.americantowns.com/news/become-a-columbia-river-maritime-museum-docent-22152137-astoria-or.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/become-a-columbia-river-maritime-museum-docent-22152137-astoria-or.html Arts and Entertainment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500