Manzanita Group Sets Pace — The Manzanita Pace Setters is a walk/jog/run club that meets at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays rain, wind or shine in the parking lot behind Spa Manzanita, located at 144 Laneda Ave. To participate, bring one can of food for the North County Food Bank. The self-paced, approximately one-hour course starts and ends at the parking lot, with a new route each week. All active club members will receive 10 percent off massages at the spa. For information, call Janice Gaines at (503) 368-4777, email or go to

Pancake Breakfast on Tap — A Pancake Breakfast, presented by Maple Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the American Legion Hall, 1315 E. Broadway in Seaside. The suggested donation is $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than age 12.

Swap Meet Set — The First Presbyterian Church of Astoria will sponsor a swap meet Saturday, and the first Saturday of every month, in Fellowship Hall, at the corner of Harrison Avenue and 11th Street. The doors will open at 9 a.m., and the event closes at 4 p.m. Coffee and pastries will be available. The proceeds will benefit the restoration and repair fund for Fellowship Hall. Vendors interested in renting tables for $15 each may call (503) 325-2280.

Marine Corps League Meets — Detachment 1228 of the Marine Corps League meets at noon Saturday at Baked Alaska, at the foot of 12th Street. For information, contact Mel Jasmin at (503) 861-2030.

Model Railroad Club Meets — The Columbia Northwestern Model Railroading Club meets at 1 p.m. Saturday in Hammond to exchange stories and ideas and to enjoy running trains on an HO-scale layout. For information, call Don Carter at (503) 325-0757.

Lower Columbia R/C Society Meets — The local Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) chartered radio-control model aircraft club meets for breakfast and business at 8:30 a.m. Sunday in the back room at Dooger’s Seafood & Grill, 103 U.S. Highway 101 in Warrenton. All model aircraft and radio-control car enthusiasts are welcome. For information, call Jim Pearson at (503) 458-5196.

Orchid Society Not Meeting — The Sunset Empire Orchid Society will not meet this week as usual, and will meet April 15 instead. Details will be in the April 13 Community Notes. For information, call Georgia Mourikis at (360) 665-5565.

Line Dancing Set — Line dancing will be available from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Seaside American Legion, 1315 Broadway in Seaside. For information, call (503) 738-5111. There is no cost, but a $5 tip to the instructor would be welcomed.

Senior Lunch Served — Senior citizens are welcome to have lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Bob Chisholm Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A in Seaside. Lunch is free for those older than 60 ($3 suggested donation), and $6.75 for those younger than 60. For information, call Michelle Lewis at NW Senior and Disability Services at (503) 861-4200. 

Loaves and Fishes Meals Served — Loaves and Fishes meals for seniors are served at 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday at Peace Lutheran Church, 12th and Exchange streets in Astoria. A $5 donation is suggested. For information on menus or Meals on Wheels, or to volunteer in exchange for a free hot meal, call (503) 325-9693.

Senior Meals Set — The Warrenton Senior Lunch Program provides a chance to meet new friends and get reacquainted with old friends. Lunch is served at noon Mondays and Thursdays at the Warrenton Community Center, 170 S.W. Third St. The cost is a suggested donation of $5 for seniors and $7 for those who are younger than 60. For information, or to volunteer, call (503) 861-3502 Monday or Thursday.

Parkinson’s Support Group Convenes — The Parkinson’s disease support group meets at 1 p.m. Monday at the Peace Lutheran Church social room, 565 12th St. For information, call (503) 717-3511 or (503) 468-3442.

Peninsula Quilt Guild Meets — The Peninsula Quilt Guild meets at 1 p.m. Monday at the Peninsula Church Center, 5000 N Place in Seaview, Wash. Newcomers are welcome. Members are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food donation for FISH (Friends In Service to Him). For information, call Janet King at (360) 642-8585.

Finnish Brotherhood Convenes — UFKB&S Lodge No. 2 meets at 6 p.m. Monday at Suomi Hall, 244 W. Marine Drive, for coffee and dessert. The business meeting follows at 7 p.m. The trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m.

Seaside Lions Club Convenes — The Seaside Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the West Lake Restaurant & Lounge, 1480 S. Roosevelt Drive in Seaside. For information, call (503) 738-7693.

Schoolhouse Quilters Meet — The Schoolhouse Quilters meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Grace Episcopal Church, 1545 Franklin Ave. For information, call (503) 338-0294.

Men’s Cancer Support Group Meeting Set — The Men’s Cancer Support Group meets at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the house next to North Coast Family Fellowship, 2245 N. Wahanna Road in Seaside. For information, call Mike Crow at (503) 861-2138 or Curt Allen at (503) 325-3074.

Ladies Club Plays Golf — The Gearhart Ladies Golf Club plays nine or 18 holes of golf starting at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through October, at Gearhart Golf Links. Guests and new members are welcome. For information, call (503) 861-0997 or (503) 717-2205.

Check Your Blood Pressure — Blood pressure checks are offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Astoria Senior Center, 1111 Exchange St. For information, call (503) 325-3231.

Line Dancing for Seniors — Line dancing to slower music is available from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Astoria Senior Center, 1111 Exchange St. For information, call (503) 325-3231.

OET Meets — The North Coast Chapter of Oregon Equestrian Trails (OET) will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday for dinner at the El Compadre Restaurant, 119 S. Main Ave. in Warrenton. The business meeting starts at 7 p.m. The public is welcome. OET is a nonprofit service organization dedicated to the building and maintenance of equestrian trails and camps in Oregon, as well as the promotion of leave-no-trace trail ethics. For information, call Donna Hammond at (503) 738-6288.

CFSTA Meeting Set — The Clatsop Firearms Safety Training Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dragon River Restaurant, 1605 E. Harbor St. in Warrenton. For information, call John Svensson at (503) 738-0858.

Open Sewing Gathering Set — An open sewing gathering will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Homespun Quilts, 108 10th St. Those wishing to participate should bring their projects and join in. It is not a class, but quilt-related help and advice will be available. For information, call (503) 325-3300 or (800) 298-3177 or go to

Wickiup Senior Lunches on Tap — Senior citizens are welcome to have lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Wickiup Grange Hall, 92683 Svensen Market Road. Lunch is free for those older than 60 ($3 suggested donation), $6.75 for those younger than age 60. For information, call Michelle Lewis at NW Senior and Disability Services at (503) 861-4200. 

Sit and Stitch Group Convenes — The Sit and Stitch Group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Custom Threads, 1282 Commercial St. Participants should bring any kind of hand-stitching project and join in. It is not a class, but help and advice will be available. For information, call (503) 325-7780.

Cancer Support Group Convenes — Providence Seaside Hospital, 725 S. Wahanna Road in Seaside, will offer a cancer support group from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the lower level administration conference room of the hospital. Adult cancer patients, their support team and family members are welcome to attend this free monthly support group that focuses on sharing stories, encouragement, inspiration, education, information and resources. To attend, or for information, contact Mary Trudell at (503) 717-7607 or mary.trudell@ or Thomas Norby at (503) 717-7439.

Quilters Convene — The Fat Quarter Quilters will meet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Homespun Quilts, 108 10th St. The group is not limited to quilts, as members do other fiber arts and crafting work. For information, call (503) 325-3300 or (800) 298-3177 or go to

Lions Club Convenes — The Astoria Lions Club meets Wednesday at First Lutheran Church, 725 33rd St. Food and fellowship will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs Fellowship Hall. The meeting will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room. Prospective members are welcome. The Astoria Lions help with sight and hearing needs and participate in many local civic projects. Contact Sharon Menapace at men

Meditation Group Convenes — The Columbia River Meditation Group, sponsored by Great Vow Monastery, will be held from 6 to 6:50 p.m. Wednesday in the Flag Room of the Astoria Public Library, 450 10th St. Meditation instruction will be provided. For questions, email Ron Maxted at ronmaxted@wwest

Awana Club Meeting Set — Awana Club, a ministry group for youth ages 3 to 13, meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cannon Beach Community Presbyterian Church, 132 E. Washington St. in Cannon Beach. The meeting includes game competitions, songs, stories and scripture memorization. Call (503) 436-2119.

La Leche League Meets — La Leche League of Astoria will hold its monthly informal discussion group for breast-feeding mothers and mothers-to-be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the First United Methodist Church, 1076 Franklin Ave. The topic will be, “New Beginnings: Baby’s First Foods.” Pregnant women, every woman interested in breastfeeding, mothers, babies and toddlers are welcome. For information, call Megan Oien at (503) 440-4942 or Karla Vojtech at (503) 861-8194.

Seaport Masonic Lodge Dines — The Seaport Masonic Lodge No. 7 meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. All Masons and their guests are welcome. Seaport Lodge is located at the corner of 16th Street and Franklin Avenue.

Angora Club Cleans Up — The Angora Hiking Club will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Tide Point Restaurant and Store, 1820 S.E. Front St., for an Oregon Highway 202 cleanup. Call Pat Corkill at (503) 338-0628.

Genealogical Society Meeting Set — The Clatsop County Genealogical Society will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lewis and Clark Fire Department, 34571 U.S. Highway 101 Business. All are welcome. “Making Dead History come Alive” will be presented by Tom Traphagen. He will share the process of how he walked the path of his family in the Chicago area during the Roaring 1920s and gangster period to flesh out what their lives where like. He will incorporate the historical timeline in a multimedia presentation. LaRee Johnson will have fashion items from the 1920s and will share about how fashion can help to figure out a place to start researching family history. For information, call Sali Diamond at (503) 325-1963.

Seaside Rotary Club Convenes — The Seaside Rotary Club will meet at noon Thursday. The new meeting location is the Shilo Inn, located at 20 N. Prom in Seaside. For information, go to seasider

Knitting and Spinning Circle Meets — The Knitting and Spinning Circle will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Astoria Fiber Arts Academy, 1296 Duane St. Those attending should bring their own tools and join other knitters, crocheters and spinners. For information, call (503) 325-5598 or go to

Lighthouse Quilt Project Convenes — The Lighthouse for Kids Project will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Homespun Quilts, 108 10th St. Participants make quilts for children going through sexual abuse assessment. For information, call (503) 325-3300 or (800) 298-3177 or go to

Join Relay For Life — Anyone who wants to join the fight against cancer can participate by creating or joining a team for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Clatsop County. For information, contact Billie Tarabochia at or (503) 468-8273 or go to

4-H Clubs Seek Members — 4-H Clubs still have space for new members in groups such as learning about scrapbooking, big and small animals or good nutrition. There is also a fitness program. There are still clubs looking for eager fourth to 12th graders who wish to learn a skill while having fun. For information, or to sign up, call the Oregon State University Clatsop County Extension Office at (503) 325-8573.

Rummage Sale Items Needed — Team Marisa is still accepting donated items to help raise funds for the March of Dimes to fight premature birth, birth defects and infant death. The team is named in memory of Marisa Mae Houston, who was born 18 weeks premature and only lived for 40 minutes. Items needed for the annual rummage sale fundraiser include furniture, tools and toys, all in good, clean, working condition. A tax receipt is available upon donation. For information, or to donate, call Stacy Thies at (503) 440-0918.