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, e-mail or go to

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.

Square Dancers Dance - The Hayshaker Square Dance Club meets Saturday for an evening of dancing at the Pacific Grange, 90475 U.S. Highway 101, just north of the Cullaby Lake turnoff. Tre-rounds begin at 7:30 p.m.; square dancing is from 8 to 10 p.m. For information, call (503) 861-2726.

NAMI Meets - The National Alliance on Mental Illness meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Providence Seaside Hospital Education Center, 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). For information, call Alice Wood at (503) 717-1835.

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, located at 170 S.W. Third St. The cost is $4. Those who would like to attend but have no transportation should call Judy Sivley at (503) 861-2681. For information, or to volunteer, call (503) 861-3502 or (503) 861-2233.

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 always 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 the Columbia Conference Room at Columbia Memorial Hospital. 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.

Warbirds Meet - The World War II Warbirds meet at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Labor Temple Café, 934 Duane St. For information, call Bob Brumm at (503) 325-2959.

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) 325-4945 or (503) 738-8673.

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 e-mail

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 Lunch Bunch will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pudgy's Steak & Seafood Restaurant, 227 Broadway in Seaside. "Springtime Pastel Colors" will be the theme for the prize. Members and their guests who may want to know more about ENCORE, and the program's short-term courses providing learning opportunities, are welcome. For information, call Paula Duncan at (503) 338-2408 or Madeline Gobel at (503) 325-3330.

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.

OET Meets - The North Coast Chapter of Oregon Equestrian Trails will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday for dinner at the Hong Kong restaurant in Astoria. The business meeting starts at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome. The group works with state and local agencies to build and maintain horse camps and trails in Oregon. OET also advocates and educates the public on Leave No Trace practices on the trails and in the back country. For information, call Thom Trusewicz at (503) 325-7966.

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 in the area are invited to attend. For information, call (503) 717-0808.

Divorce Care Group Meets - The Divorce Care support group for those going through a divorce will meet at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Community Baptist Church, 1195 Irving Ave. For information, call (503) 325-2263 or (503) 738-7453.

Bassmasters Hold Meeting - The Clatsop County Bassmasters meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Andrew & Steve's Café, 1196 Marine Drive. For information, call Frank Weissenfluh at (503) 861-4265.

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 www.momsclub or call (503) 325-8669.

Coffee with the Commissioner - Coffee with the Commissioner, an opportunity to air concerns and ideas with Clatsop County District 5 Commissioner Robert L. Mushen in a relaxed residential setting, will be held at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at 148 E. Van Buren St., Cannon Beach. All Clatsop County residents are invited, and asked to bring their own coffee cup. The speakers at 9:30 a.m. will be Marlin Martin and John C. Dean of the Clatsop Community Action Regional Food Bank, who will share current information on the local food system and hunger in Clatsop County. At 1:30 p.m., Nathan Carvall will talk about Awana Children's Ministries in Cannon Beach. Parking is available at City Hall, 163 Gower St. For questions, call Jeneé Pearce at (503) 436-9292 or e-mail jpmushen

Wickiup Senior Lunches Set - Senior citizens in the area are welcome to have lunch at noon Wednesday at the Wickiup Grange Hall, 92683 Svensen Market Road in Svensen. Those interested should contact Sharon Simonsen, coordinator for the NorthWest Senior and Disability Services at Svensen, at (503) 458-6800, or on Wednesday mornings only, (503) 458-6888.

Angora Club Hikes - The Angora Hiking Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Basin Street parking lot for a Skipanon Peninsula Trail hike. For information, call Janine Hartz at (360) 642-4010.

Lions Club Convenes - The Astoria Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Astoria Moose Lodge, 420 17th St. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Gene Mellott at (503) 741-0669.

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.

Genealogical Society Meeting Set - The Clatsop County Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at Astoria Gateway Apartments, 2775 Steam Whistle Way, in the meeting room on the fourth floor. Parking is available on the side of the road or the lot across from the building. No parking is allowed in the building's lot. The speaker will be John Rudnick. His topic will be, "Old News is Good News (Newspaper Research for Genealogists)." Visitors are welcome. Refreshments will be served. For information, call (503) 455-2460 or (503) 325-4229.

LNG Opponents Meet - Columbia Pacific Common Sense, a group actively opposing two liquefied natural gas terminals and pipelines on the Columbia River, will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Port of Astoria office, 422 Gateway Ave. For information, e-mail or call (503) 338-6508.

Scandinavian Court Speakers Available - The 2010 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Court is available to speak at community events. For information, call Lisa Nyberg at (503) 440-1462 or Melissa Vedenoja at (503) 440-5931.

Prostate Cancer Support Group Forming - A prostate cancer support group is forming in Astoria. Meetings will be held at the Astoria Senior Center, 1111 Exchange St. Anyone with prostate cancer, or anyone of any age who is concerned about prostate cancer is welcome. For information, or to join the group, call Jon Lindhout at (503) 791-5211.

Recycle Old Ink Cartridges - A box for recycling used printer ink cartridges has been set up at Astoria High School's main office as LeeLynn Vellucci's senior project. The money raised from the recycled cartridges will go toward the Senior Celebration for the 2010 graduates on graduation night. The collection box will be in the office until the end of the school year.


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