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 http://tinyurl.com/pugsclub to be kept up to date on club activities. For information, call Dave Kinney at 503-861-0210.
Tribal Council Meeting Set 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.
Angora Hiking Club Meets The Angora Hiking Club will meet at noon Saturday for a Summer Potluck Picnic at 376 S. Denver Ave. For information, call Bob Westerberg at 503-325-4315.
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.
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 Convenes The Sunset Empire Orchid Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Lutheran Church, 725 33rd St. The speaker will be Dick Van Ingen, whose program will be Orchid Conservation Alliance Trip to Equador. As a member of the Orchid Conservation Society, he travels extensively to observe orchids in the wild to further the societys conservation goal. The public is welcome, especially new growers and those considering this hobby, who are encouraged to bring questions and problems. Refreshments will be served. For questions, contact Claudia Kulland at 503-738-5895 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NAMI Meets The National Alliance on Mental Illness meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway. 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 email@example.com or go to www.nami.org
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.
Weigh-In On Tap Waist Management will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Long Beach (Wash.) Elks Lodge, 110 N. Pacific Highway for an optional walk. Weigh-in is at 9 a.m. All are welcome. There is no charge and nothing to buy. Those attending will share recipes, ideas and friendship. For information, call 360-642-2651.
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.
Astoria Rotary Club?Meeting Set The Astoria Rotary Club will meet at noon Monday on the second floor of the Astoria Elks Lodge, 453 11th St. Guests are always welcome. For information, go to www.AstoriaRotary.org
Alzheimers Support Group Meets The Astoria Alzheimers & 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 www.toastmasters.org or call 503-739-1725.
Mens Cancer Support Group Meeting Set The Mens 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 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.
Walking Astoria Hike Set The Angora Hiking Club will hold a Walking Astoria Hike on Tuesday. The group will leave at 10 a.m. from the Blue Scorcher Bakery, 1493 Duane St., walk up to the Clatsop Community College Library, on to the top of Coxcomb Hill, and back to the Blue Scorcher via the library, to pick up any walkers who only want to go that far. For information, contact John Agnew at 503-440-8067.
Do Nothing Club Convenes Men are welcome to join the Do Nothing Club, which meets from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at 24002 U Street in Ocean Park, Wash. There are no officers and no CEO, just a group of men who like to play pool and cribbage or sit around and solve all the worlds problems. On occasion there are guest speakers. Lunch will be prepared by a member. For information, call Jack McBride at 360-665-2721.
Kiwanis Club Convenes The Astoria Kiwanis Club meets at noon Tuesday for lunch at the El Tapatio restaurant, 229 W. Marine Drive. For information, call Robert McClelland at 503-894-0187 or Susan Brooks at 503-741-0186 or 503-338-4994.
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 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.
Spinning Circle Meets A spinning circle will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Astoria Fiber Arts Academy, 1296 Duane St. Those attending should bring their own spinning wheel. For information, call 503-325-5598 or go to http://astoriafiberarts.com
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. For information, 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. For information, call 503-791-7253.
Head Injury Support Group Convenes The Head Injury Support Group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Pacific Northwest Occupational Therapy Clinic, 1396 Duane St. For information, call 888-503-7760, email email@example.com or go to http://pnwhigroup.vpweb.com
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 http://beachartist.org
Angora Club Hikes The Angora Hiking Club will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Basin Street parking lot for a Neahkahnie Mountain hike. 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 http://homespunquilt.com
Wickiup Senior Lunches on Tap Senior citizens are welcome to have lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday 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.
Ukulele Players Meet A ukulele group will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Masonic Temple, 64 S.W. Fourth St. in Warrenton. All are welcome, including beginners. Loaner ukuleles will be available. For information, call Roger Williams at 503-717-5645.
Sit and Stitch Group Convenes The Sit and Stitch Group will meet from 1 to 3 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.
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. For information, call 503-717-7781.
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 Charlene Larsen at 503-325-0590.
Meditation Group Convenes The Columbia River Meditation Group, sponsored by Great Vow Monastery, will be held from 5:45 to 6:55 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospice Fireside Session Offered Lower Columbia Hospices Fireside Session, a casual information and question and answer night, will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the hospice, Suite 206 in the Park Medical Building, 2158 Exchange St. Those interested in attending can bring their questions and learn about what hospice is, and what services are provided. For information, contact Jeanette Schacher at 503-338-6230.
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 Don Berger at 360-642-8559 or go to www.cgaux.org
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 http://seasiderotary.com
Knitting Circle Meets A knitting 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. For information, call 503-325-5598 or go to http://astoriafiberarts.com
Port of Play Board Meets The Capt. Gray Port of Play Board of Directors (formerly the Childrens 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 email@example.com
Danish Society Meets The Lower Columbia Danish Society meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at 422 Gateway Ave, Suite 100, to discuss midsummer activities. The public is welcome. For information, call 503-325-2612.
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 http://beachmug.org
VFW Post 10580 Convenes The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fort Stevens Post 10580, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Warrenton Christian Church, 1376 Anchor St. in Warrenton. For information, call Mel Jasmin at 503-861-2030.
Collector Car Club Meeting Set The Lower Columbia Classic Car Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Steve Jordans 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, July 19, 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 http://homespunquilt.com
Warrenton Kiwanis Meeting Set The Warrenton Kiwanis will meet at noon Friday, July 19, at the Serendipity Deli Caffe, 160 S. Main Ave. in Warrenton. For information, contact Sean Fitzpatrick at 503-325-2280 or Emil Nyberg at 503-338-7400.
Canned Food Drive Set Relay for Life is holding an ongoing canned food drive for the Clatsop Community Action Regional Food Bank. The drive is sponsored by Columbia Memorial Hospital, where community members can drop off food until July 11. Barrels are located in the CMH east and west lobbies as well as in the lobby of the Pavillion. On July 13, canned food can be brought to the Relay for Life event at the Astoria High School track.