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

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 leave a message at (503) 325-2280.

Rummage Sale on Tap — Hilda Lahti Elementary School in Knappa will hold its annual Rummage and Bake Sale, organized by the HLE Parents Club, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria. There will be a lot of children’s clothes and toys, household items and baked goods for sale.

Library Friends Convene — The Astor Library Friends Association will hold its annual meeting from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Astoria Public Library Flag Room, 450 10th St. Coffee and pastries will be served.

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.

Fundraiser Car Wash Set — The 4-H Leadership Club will hold a car wash from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Astoria Dairy Queen. This year’s proceeds will help 4-H members go camping and challenge themselves at a Low Ropes Course in Salem. 

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 k7erowood@q. com or go to

Summer Recreation Meeting on Tap — A Knappa Summer Recreation meeting for all baseball and softball families will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Knappa High School Commons to plan for the upcoming Majors Tournament. For information, contact Heather Aho at (503) 458-6219.

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 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.

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 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Room A at Columbia Memorial Hospital, 2111 Exchange St. 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.

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 Tuesday at El Compadre Restaurant, 119 S. Main Ave. in Warrenton. The guest speaker at 7 p.m. will be Carla Cole from Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, who will speak about invasive species and how equestrians, hikers and bikers can watch for, report and limit the spread of non-natives which can crowd out native flora and fawna. Her presentation is free and open to the public, following a no-host dinner at 6 p.m.

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. 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 youths 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, “The ABCs of Breastfeeding.” 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.

“Harvey” Auditions Set — The Peninsula Players will hold auditions at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the River City Playhouse, 127 Lake St. S.E. in Ilwaco, Wash., for a production of “Harvey” in late June. The cast consists of men and women of all ages. For information, call Tracy Roach at (360) 244-5538.

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.

Genealogical Society Meeting Set — The Clatsop County Genealogical Society will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Lewis and Clark Fire Department, 34571 U.S. Highway 101 Business. “DNA in Easy to Understand Terms” will be presented by Emily Aulicino, a certified genealogist from the Genealogical Forum of Oregon. For information about the organization or its events, 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

Retired Educators Meet — The Local Sunset Unit XII, Oregon Retired Educators Association’s final meeting for the year will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Astoria Transit Center, 900 Marine Drive. All school personnel are welcome. Manfred Beil will speak about clocks and the history of time. The Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Court will be presented. Donations of baby clothes will be collected for the Door of Hope. Open Door contributions will also be accepted. Refreshments follow the meeting.

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. May 11, 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 taraboch3 or (503) 468-8273 or go to www.relayfor

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 

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