Soroptimist Club Members Sought - Members are needed to start a Soroptimist Club. For information, call JoAnne Johnson at (503) 325-2207 or e-mail moosecreek_

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.

Warrenton Walk On Tap - The Warrenton Trails Association will hold a Warrenton Walk at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, rain or shine. Participants will meet in the Peter Iredale parking area for a walk to Fort Stevens along the Burma Road to Delaura Beach and back. This is a flat, six-mile round trip along wooded dunes. Everyone is welcome, including dogs on leashes.

Senior Meals Set - The Warrenton Senior Lunch Program serves lunch at noon Mondays and Thursdays at the Warrenton Community Center, located at 170 S.W. Third St. The cost is $4. For information, or to volunteer, call (503) 861-3502 or (503) 861-2233.

NAMI Family/Friend Group Meets - The National Alliance on Mental Illness meets at 5 p.m. Monday at Thunder Road at the bottom of 11th Street in the mall. The NAMI organization sponsors this consumer group for people with brain illnesses to visit, discuss issues and plan projects. Dinner is provided by NAMI. For information, call Albert Wood at (503) 338-9595.

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) 861-2990.

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 Andy Burns at (503) 325-9008 or Swede Nyberg at (503) 338-7400.

Bloodmobile Times Set - The American Red Cross will hold a bloodmobile from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Seaside Elks and from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Astoria Masonic Lodge. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call Julie Flues at (503) 325-4721.

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 meets Tuesday at the El Compadre Restaurant in Warrenton. Dinner is at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. The group works with state and local agencies to build and maintain horse camps and trails in Oregon and to advocate LNT (Leave No Trace). For information, call Karen Sowder at (503) 325-4974.

Lions Club Convenes - The Astoria Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Astoria Elks Lodge, 453 11th St. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Sam Rascoe at (503) 791-8134.

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.

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. 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.

Columbia Pacific Runners Run - Columbia Pacific Runners meet at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Astoria Middle School. Runners of all abilities and ages are welcome.

Gateway Masonic Lodge Meets - The Gateway Masonic Lodge No. 175 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 66 S.W. Fourth St. in Warrenton.

M.O.M.S. Club Meets - Moms Offering Moms Support Club meets at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Astoria Children's Museum, 2968 E. Marine Drive. There is no admission charge. For information, call (503) 325-3371.

Danish Society Meets - The Lower Columbia Danish Society meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Alderbrook Hall, 4509 Lief Erikson Drive. Learn to make bird-shaped basket ornaments. Bring scissors and a pencil; all other materials will be provided. The public is welcome. For information, call (503) 325-2612.

Head Start Program Offered - Applications are being accepted until mid-September for Head Start, a no-cost program for children ages 3 and 4 years old that provides a preschool classroom, nutritious meals, medical and dental services, home visits and more. For information or an application, call the Seaside office at (503) 738-0873 or the Warrenton-Astoria office at (503) 861-9681.

Wood Available - To help low income families meet their heating needs, Clatsop Community Action, in conjunction with the Clatsop County Sheriffs, is making wood available at a reduced cost. A small pick-up load is $10 and a standard size pick-up is $20. The Sheriff's Office will load the wood on the day of the woodlot. CCA is currently scheduling woodlot dates in June. For information about qualifying, call CCA call (503) 325-1400 or go to 364 Ninth St.

Rummage Sale Donations Needed - United Paws of Tillamook County seeks donations for its fourth annual rummage sale at the end of July. Volunteers ask that donations not include books, large furniture or clothing, except children's clothing up to size 5T. To schedule a drop off, call (503) 842-5089 or (503) 801-1121.


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