May 162016

Umi No Nami.WEBDancing with Sea Lions is a public art project of 20 painted fiberglass Sea Lions placed in the community to commemorate the Florence Events Center’s 20th anniversary. This project was made possible with the help of these underwriters: Sea Lion Caves, Three Rivers Casino, Florence Urban Renewaland Friends of the Florence Events Center, as well as the following sponsors: Oregon Pacific Bank, Banner Bank, C & M Stables, Umpqua Bank, Siuslaw News, Driftwood Shores Resort, Siuslaw Public Library, PeaceHealth, Coast Insurance, West Coast Auto Body, Umpqua Discovery Center, Port of Siuslaw, Oregon Coast Magazine, Fred Meyer, Little Brown Hen Café, Siuslaw Outreach Services.
Finding a sea lion is easy! There are 20 sea lions within a 75 mile radius between Newport, Florence and Reedsport. Check the site on the Google map, under the sea lion names or click their artist for more information on each
one. After fi nding one of the beautiful sea lion friends, make sure to take a selfi e and post it in on your favorite social site, so your peeps may find it too! Visit the website for more information and to find the link to the Dancing with Sea Lions map.