On Tuesday, August 7th over 500 Lincoln City community residents and visitors gathered at Kirtsis Park for an evening of family fun and community interaction. This was Lincoln City’s first annual National Night Out, hosted by Lincoln City Parks and Recreation Department. The Lincoln City Police Department and other organizations came together for this community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood fellowship. This fun friendly event included live music, food, games, bounce houses, dunk tank and much more. A big thank you to everyone that came out to show the strength and unity of our community.
On May 20, 2018 at 3PM, Driftwood Public Library presents, “Wild Things: Why YOU Should Read Children’s Literature,” a lecture and discussion with Jennifer “Library Girl” LaGarde. The discussion is the start of the celebration of Lincoln City Reads pick, A Wrinkle in Time. The talk concentrates on the benefits and enjoyment of children’s literature as an adult and sharing such literature with the children in our lives.
Jennifer LaGarde has over twenty years of experience in education, having served as a classroom teacher, a teacher librarian, a digital teaching and learning specialist, a district level support staff and a state-wide leader as a consultant for both the NC Dept of Public Instruction and the Friday Institute for Instructional Innovation.
For more information on this event and the Lincoln City Reads please visit: http://www.driftwoodlib.org/lincoln_city_reads.php
The May 22, 2017, City Council meeting included a presentation about Lincoln City’s first Citizen’s Police Academy. Lincoln City Police Officer Jayne Johnson provided a video and details about the success of the Academy. Several participants also spoke about their positive experience in the event. To view the full City Council meeting and hear what folks had to say, please click here: May 22, 2017, City Council Meeting.
Mayors from around the State gathered in Lincoln City for their annual Oregon Mayor’s Association conference. Attendees enjoyed a reception at Lincoln City’s Culinary Center;
toured the Jennifer Sears Glass Studio where they learned about the City’s public/private partnership and business development; received instruction about Family Promise’s efforts to curb homelessness; and,
learned about Lincoln City’s efforts to prepare for emergencies.
The Mayor’s partners enjoyed crabbing, whale watching, glass making, cooking demonstrations in the Culinary Center and touring the City’s Art Galleries.
Thanks to Suzanne Treece with the Visitor and Convention Bureau and all of the volunteers who made this a memorable experience for Oregon’s Mayors.