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

Chinook Tribal Council Convenes — The Chinook Tribal Council will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Rosburg Community Hall in Rosburg, Wash. Tribal members are encouraged to attend. There will be a potluck luncheon as usual. For questions, call (360) 875-6670.

Pug Club Convenes — The Pug Socializing Club will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carruthers Park in Warrenton. Pugs and their owners from Knappa to Cannon Beach, the Long Beach (Wash.) Peninsula area and beyond are welcome to attend. Those interested can also join the group online by going to to be kept up to date on club activities. For information, call Dave Kinney at (503) 861-0210.

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.

Seaside Community Clinic Set — A community health clinic will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway in Seaside. Services are provided by Kathleen Flewelling, naturopathic physician. There is no cost for the clinic. For information, call (503) 738-5859.

Relay for Life Team Holds Fundraiser — The Clatsop County Relay for Life Team will host a Tired of Cancer fundraiser at the Seaside Factory Outlet Center starting at 7 p.m. Saturday. Representatives from Scentsy, Thirty One Gifts, Partylite, Princess House, Paparazzi Jewelry, It Works!, Pure Romance, Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies and more will participate. There will be door prize drawings, a silent auction table and games for children. A percentage of each vendor’s sales will be donated to the Clatsop County Relay for Life. For information, contact Melissa McSwain at or (503) 440-1130.

Legion Women’s Auxiliary Offers Breakfast — The Cannon Beach American Legion Women’s Auxiliary will serve breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the Legion, 1216 S. Hemlock St. in Cannon Beach. The cost is $7 per person and $3 per child younger than age 6. Proceeds will go to the auxiliary’s efforts to support local veterans, families, community organizations and the high school scholarship fund.

Orchid Society Convenes — The Sunset Empire Orchid Society meets at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Lutheran Church, 725 33rd St. Guest speaker will be Ben Cadman, whose topic will be, “Orchids, What I Know & What I Don’t Know,” and he will demonstrate how to repot a Cattleya orchid. Visitors are welcome and newcomers are encouraged to attend. For information, call Georgia Mourikis at (360) 665-5565.

NAMI Meets — The National Alliance on Mental Illness meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Providence Seaside Hospital Education Center, Room A, 725 S. Wahanna Road, Seaside. This support group welcomes anyone who has a friend or loved one who suffers from a serious brain (mental) illness (depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder). NAMI membership is not required to attend. For information, call Myra Kero at (503) 738-6165, email or go to

Summer Recreation Group Convenes — There will be a Knappa Summer Recreation meeting for all baseball and softball families at 4 p.m Sunday at the Knappa High School Commons. Those interested in coaching softball or baseball are also encouraged to attend. Information will be available about Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth teams, upcoming fundraising activities and the progress of the batting cage. Sponsors are sill needed for the softball teams. For information, call Heather Aho at (503) 458-6219.

DBSA Meeting Set — The local chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will host a confidential, peer-led self-help support group meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the Community Room of the Seaside Library, 1131 Broadway in Seaside. The group is open to anyone who is diagnosed with a mood disorder, has a family member or friend who is diagnosed or who thinks they might have depression or bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression). For information, contact Patricia Fessler at (503) 325-8930.

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.

Alzheimer’s Support Group Meets — The Astoria Alzheimer’s & Other Dementia Family Support Group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday at Clatsop Care Center, 646 16th St., in the first-floor conference room. The group is open to all family members of people with dementias, and is sponsored by the Clatsop Care Center Health District. For information, call Rosetta Hurley at (503) 325-0313, ext. 216, or email

Toastmasters Meeting Set — The “Coastal Communicators” Toastmasters will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Hotel Elliott conference room, 357 12th St. The mission of the Toastmasters club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop and practice communication and leadership skills. Visitors are welcome. For information, go to or call (503) 791-2806.

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.

Kiwanis Club Convenes — The Astoria-Warrenton Kiwanis Club meets at noon Tuesday for lunch at the Golden Luck restaurant, 159 W. Bond St. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Vance Swenson at (503) 325-5455 or Swede Nyberg at (503) 338-7400.

Caregivers Support Group Convenes — Caregivers Support Group will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Northwest Senior & Disability Center, 2002 S.E. Chokeberry Ave. in Warrenton. The group provides an opportunity to share experiences and support with other caregivers and families. For information, call facilitator Grace Bruseth at (503) 738-6412.

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.

Author Visits Library — The Warrenton Community Library, 861 Pacific Drive in Hammond, will host a book signing with local writer Gloria Linkey from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday. She is the author of “Native American Women: Three Who Changed History.” For information, call (503) 861-3919.

Bereavement Support Group Meets — A Bereavement Support Group, offered by Lower Columbia Hospice, meets from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in Conference Room B at Columbia Memorial Hospital, 2111 Exchange St. Support is provided through journaling and discussion, and tools for healing body, mind and spirit after loss. The group is open to those who are age 18 or older. Call (503) 338-6230.  

Motorcycle Enthusiasts Meet — The North Coast Chapter of ABATE of Oregon meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Astoria Moose Lodge, 420 17th Street. All are welcome. Call (503) 791-7253.

Peninsula Arts Association Meets — The Peninsula Arts Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Ocean Park, Wash., Timberland Library. The meeting is open to the public. For information, call (360) 665-4592 or go to

Angora Club Hikes — The Angora Hiking Club will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Basin Street parking lot for Oregon Coast Trail Hike No. 2, Sunset Beach to the north end of the Tillamook Head trail, 10.8 miles. For information, call June Baumler at (503) 368-4323.

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. 

MS Group Meeting Set — The North Coast Multiple Sclerosis Care and Share Help Group will meet at noon Wednesday at Clatsop Retirement Village, 947 Olney Ave. For information, call (503) 325-7898.

Rebounders Meet — The Seaside community-based Rebounders stroke support group meets from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Providence Seaside Hospital Education Center. Stroke survivors and their caregivers are welcome. The group is affiliated with the American Stroke Association. Call (503) 717-7781.

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.

Open Mic Night Offered — An Open Mic Night will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Three Cups Coffee House, 279 W. Marine Drive. Call to sign up for a time slot at (503) 325-7487. All acts are welcome.

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. For information, contact Sharon Menapace at

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

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. For information, call (503) 436-2119.

Knit Night Offered — The T-SPOT Knit Night will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at T-SPOT Yarn, Teas and Chocolates, 144 Laneda Ave. in Manzanita. Those who attend can knit, crochet, felt, embroider, spin or just chat. For information, call (503) 368-7768.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Meets — U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Buoy 10 Flotilla 64 Astoria meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the USCG Tongue Point Swimmers Building No. 1. Meetings are open to the public. For membership and other information, contact Cmdr. Glen Wood at (360) 747-0200 or go to

Eastern Star Meets — Maple Chapter No. 95, Order of the Eastern Star, meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Masonic Lodge Hall, 201 N. Holladay Drive in Seaside. All OES members in the area are invited to attend. For information, call (503) 717-0808.

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

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

Astoria School Foundation Meets — The Astoria School Foundation will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at T. Paul’s Supper Club, upstairs, located at 360 12th St. Anyone wishing to contribute ideas is welcome to attend. Beverages and appetizers will be available during the meeting. For information, call Bill Shively, board president, at (503) 538-0433.

Port of Play Board Meets — The Capt. Gray Port of Play Board of Directors (formerly the Children’s Museum Board of Directors) meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Capt. Gray Port of Play, 785 Alameda Ave. The public is welcome. For information, call (503) 325-8669.

PFLAG Convenes — Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Oregon North Coast will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the First Lutheran Church, 725 33rd St. PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends, and provides opportunities for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity. For information, contact Drew Herzig at

BeachMUG Meets — BeachMUG, the local Macintosh Users Group at the mouth of the Columbia River, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Public Utility District Building, 9610 Sandridge Road in Long Beach, Wash. The club is open to any and all levels of experience with Macintosh computers. For information, call (360) 642-4932 or go to

Collector Car Club Meeting Set — The Lower Columbia Classic Car Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Steve Jordan’s shop building, 35232 Helligso Lane. The LCCC was organized for the enjoyment and interest in historical, special interest modified motor vehicles and their restoration and preservation. The club is an active, family social group, and sponsors auto shows and car tours every year. New members are welcome. For information or directions, call Steve Jordan at (503) 325-1807.

Flycasters Gather — The Rainland Flycasters meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Clatsop Post 12 American Legion, 1132 Exchange St. The public is welcome. The group focuses on fly fishing, fly tying and conservation of native fish and their habitats. For information, call Tom Scoggins at (503) 325-6358 or Walt Weber at (360) 777-8295.

Redwork/Stitchery Club Meeting Set — The Redwork/Stitchery Club will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20, at Homespun Quilts, 108 10th St. The cost is $5. Attendees can work on the current project or bring their own. 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.