[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-07-21
heritage.info at state.or.us
Thu Jul 21 08:11:59 PDT 2011
In this issue:
1. Clatsop Community College Offers Preservation Classes
2. Blacksmith Classes Featured at Flora School
3. Lifesaving Heritage Conference to be Held in Newport
CLATSOP COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS PRESERVATION CLASSES
Registration is open for fall classes in historic preservation at Clatsop Community College. Courses include construction and tool safety for historic preservation, and workshops on windows, floor and wall systems, stair layout and glass work. Classes begin on September 20. Visit www.clatsop.edu or contact contact Lucien Swerdloff by email lswerdloff at clatsopcc.edu or phone (503) 338-2301 for more information.
BLACKSMITH CLASSES FEATURED AT FLORA SCHOOL
Interested in learning how to heat weld and bend metal using a traditional forge and blacksmith tools? The Flora School is offering several classes in July and August for the blacksmith enthusiast. Bob Gilmore will offer the Blacksmith II class on July 23 - 24 for those who have a bit of blacksmithing background; however, if there is enough interest he will also offer Blacksmith I, which provides the basics. He will offer Blacksmith III on August 26 - 28 and class participants will work on a Flora School restoration project. For more information, call (541) 828-7700 or (541) 828-7010, email info at floraschool.org or visit http://www.floraschool.org .
LIFESAVING HERITAGE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN NEWPORT
The U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association will meet in Newport at the Oregon Coast History Center's Pacific Maritime Heritage Center for its 15th annual conference Sept. 28 - Oct. 1. Based on Newport's working waterfront, the conference offers presentations on local life-saving service and Coast Guard history and tours of the Yaquina Head and Yaquina Bay Lighthouses. For more information visit www.uslife-savingservice.org and click on the annual meeting link. Email conference at uslife-savingservice.org or call 781-724-7131 with questions.
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