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 janice or go to

Relay for Life Fundraiser on Tap — The David Aho Construction Relay for Life Team will sponsor a charity garage sale, benefiting the American Cancer Society, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Pacific Grange Hall on U.S. Highway 101, near the Cullaby Lake entrance in Warrenton. There will be furniture, kitchen items, electronics, clothing, games, pictures books and more for sale.

SEARC Meets — The Sunset Empire Amateur Radio Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in Room 310, Towler Hall, on the Astoria campus of Clatsop Community College. The public is welcome. The board meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. Call Don Webb at (503) 791-4338.

Fundraiser Car Wash Set — The Astoria High School Key Club will host a car wash from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m ?Saturday at the lot next to McDonald’s, and in front of Columbia Fruit and Produce, at Sixth Street and Marine Drive. Donations will be accepted, and all proceeds will benefit the AHS Key Club and its service projects.

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. Call Don Carter at (503) 325-0757.

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.

Toastmasters Open House Set — The “Coastal Communicators” Toastmasters will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Monday downstairs at the Hotel Elliott, 357 12th St. Toastmasters teaches better communication and leadership skills through a self-guided curriculum, and can help people build customer service and interview skills and overcome shyness. Everyone is welcome to come and see what Toastmasters is about. Call Linda Anderson at (503) 440-3200 for information, or just show up at the open house.

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.

Warbirds Meet — The World War II Warbirds meet at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Labor Temple Café, 934 Duane St.

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.

Tobacco Free Coalition Meets — The Tobacco Free Coalition of Clatsop County will meet from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Clatsop County Health and Human Services, 820 Exchange St. Anyone interested in tobacco use prevention and education is welcome. For information, call Tara Finch at (503) 325-8500 or email

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.

ENCORE Lunch Bunch Meets — The Exploring New Concepts of Retirement Education (ENCORE) Lunch Bunch will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May Day, at the Hong Kong Restaurant, 2813 Marine Drive. Those attending are encouraged to come with a story about May Day Baskets or dancing around a May Pole. A small craft project may be on the agenda, too. For information, call (503) 338-2566.

Donate Blood — An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Seaside Elks Lodge, 324 Avenue A in Seaside. For information, or to make an appointment to donate, call Patsy Kerwin at (503) 738-5266.

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.

WBA Meeting Set — The Warrenton Business Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the commission chambers at Warrenton City Hall, 225 S. Main Ave. For information, call Cindy Yingst at (503) 861-7447.

Freemasons Meet — Evergreen Lodge No. 137 will hold its monthly dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, and a meeting at 7:30 p.m., at 201 N. Holladay Drive in Seaside. All Masons and their families are invited to attend. For information, call (503) 717-0808.

M.O.M.S. Club Meets — Moms Offering Moms Support Club meets at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at Capt. Gray Port of Play, 785 Alameda Ave. There is no admission charge. For information, go to or call (503) 325-8669.

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. 

Angora Club Hikes — The Angora Hiking Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Basin Street parking lot for a Skipanon Loop hike. For information, call Jim Scheller at (503) 861-3669.

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.

Seaside Dementia Support Group Meets — The Dementia Support Group, for families and/or caregivers of dementia patients, will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Necanicum Village, 2500 S. Roosevelt Drive in Seaside. The group provides an opportunity to share experiences with others in similar situations. All are welcome. To attend, an RSVP to (503) 738-0900 would be appreciated.

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.

Gateway Masonic Lodge Meets — The Gateway Masonic Lodge No. 175 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for dinner, with a meeting to follow at 7:30 p.m., at 66 S.W. Fourth St. in Warrenton.

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

Bereavement and Grief Support Group Meets — A Bereavement and Grief Support Group, offered by Lower Columbia Hospice, meets from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday in Meeting Room 1 at the Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A in Seaside. 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. For information, call (503) 338-6230.  

Petty Officers Meeting Set — The Lower Columbia Chief Petty Officers Association will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Astoria Elks Lodge, 453 11th St. For information, call Dave Kinney at (415) 827-5190.

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

AHS 1972 Band Trip Members Sought — A reunion is being planned for the second weekend in July for all Astoria High School 1972 European Band Trip members who played under James Hanson and participated in the recording or went on the trip. It will be a “bring your own lunch” picnic at an Astoria park, and those attending should bring their instruments and a stand to play easy, fun music. Interested band trip members can reach event organizer Carol Shepherd with their current contact information at or by leaving a message at