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, send an email to or go to

Block of the Month Group Meets — The Saturday Strip Club/Block of the Month group will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Custom Threads, 1282 Commercial St. The cost is $25 per year for membership, plus $26 for each strip set; the pattern is free for attendees or $5 each for members who don’t attend. Learn to make quilts using strip sets and/or a regular quilt block. A different pattern and technique is used each month. For information, call (503) 325-7780.

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

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.

Moose Trekkers Relay for Life Fundraiser Set — The Astoria Moose Trekkers will hold a Bingo and Dessert Auction fundraiser Sunday at the Astoria Moose Lodge, 420 17th St., for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The doors will open at noon; bingo begins at 1 p.m. Packets of 10 games will sell for $10, and Double Action and Texas Blackout specials will cost $1 each. For information, call Molly Brown at (503) 440-3497.

Team WOW Relay for Life Holds Fundraiser — Team WOW (Western Oregon Waste) will hold a Fiesta Fundraiser and Silent Auction from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at La Cabana de Raya Restaurant, 35431 U.S.High-way 101 Business in Astoria, to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. For information, call Jenee Pearce-Mushen at (503) 436-2030.

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 or go to

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.

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.

Sou’Wester Garden Club Convenes — The Sou’Wester Garden Club will meet Wednesday at the Bob Chilsholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A in Seaside. A social at 10 a.m. will be followed by a meeting at 10:30 a.m. Instead of a program, members and guests will use flowers to decorate tea cups which will be distributed to the local assisted living and nursing home facilities in Seaside. The public is invited. For information, contact Jan Lambert at (503) 473-6512.

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 11:45 a.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of St. Francis de Sales Mission church, 867 Fifth Ave. in Hammond for a Fort Stevens Historic Military Site hike. For information, call Kathleen or Jim Hudson at (503) 861-2802.

ILWU Pensioners Meet — The International Longshoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union Pensioners meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Local No. 50 Longshore Hall, 491 Industry St. A potluck lunch precedes the meeting.

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.

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 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.

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

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

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