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

Angora Club Hikes - The Angora Hiking Club will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Basin Street parking lot for a Tillamook Head to Ecola Park hike. For information, call Dick Pellissier at (503) 717-0751.

Car Wash Benefit Set - The Fort Stevens Post 10580 Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a car wash from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Roy Allgeyer's building at 737 E. Harbor Drive in Warrenton. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Operation Snowball Express, a project that helps the children of fallen military heroes.

Riverfront Vision Plan Meetings Set - The city of Astoria will hold meetings to view and discuss the recently unveiled Riverfront Vision Natural Resources and Open Spaces Map: from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Englund Marine & Industrial Supply, and on Sunday at the Astoria Sunday Market. For information, call Sherri Williams at (503) 338-5183.

Chinook Tribal Council Meeting Set - The Chinook Tribal Council will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at the fire hall in Bay Center, Wash. There will be a potluck lunch. Tribal members are encouraged to attend. For information, call (360) 777-8303.

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.

Autism Support Offered - The Autism Society of Oregon will hold a support group meeting for parents of children living with autism spectrum disorder from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1020 S. Downing St., No. 1, Seaside. For information, call (503) 717-1314 or e-mail Free childcare is available during the meeting.

Seaside Community Clinic Set - A community health clinic is held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church, 1115 Broadway in Seaside. For information, call (503) 738-5859.

Finnish Brotherhood Convenes - UFKB&S Lodge No. 2 meets at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Suomi Hall, 244 W. Marine Drive. The business meeting follows at 2 p.m. The trustees will meet at 12:45 p.m.

Orchid Society Convenes - The Sunset Empire Orchid Society meets at 2 p.m. Sunday at Columbia Memorial Hospital, in the conference room. For information, call Lori Durheim at (503) 325-1556.

Safe Driving Class Offered - The Association of American Retired Persons' (AARP) 55 Alive driving class is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Bob Chisholm Community & Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside. To register, call (503) 738-7393.

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.

Alzheimer's Support Group Meets - The Astoria Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by Clatsop Care Health District and the Alzheimer's Association Oregon Chapter, will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday at Clatsop Care Center, 646 16th St. The group also supports caregivers of individuals with other memory-related diseases. For information, call Rosetta Hurley, support group facilitator, at (503) 325-0313 Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Lupus Support Group Meets - The Lupus and Fibromyalgia Support Group meets at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Education Center of Providence Seaside Hospital in Seaside. For information, or to inquire about a ride, call Jeanne Nordmark at (503) 738-7248 or Carol Wamsher at (503) 325-1100.

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.

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.

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.

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

Trails Association Meeting Set - The Warrenton Trails Association meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Serendipity Caffe, 137 S. Main Ave. in Warrenton. People who are interested in becoming involved are encouraged to attend. For information, go to

Freemasons Meet - Evergreen Lodge No. 137 holds a dinner at 6:30 p.m., and a meeting at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday at the Masonic Lodge Hall, Second Street and Holladay Drive, in Seaside. All Masons in the area are invited to attend. For information, call (503) 717-0808 or (503) 738-5680.

DAR Meets - The Astoria Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Astoria Golf & Country Club. Micki Towell will present a program on Malawi. Members and women interested in membership are welcome to attend. To make a reservation to attend, call Evelyn Laughman at (503) 325-4683 by Monday.

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.

Angora Club Hikes - The Angora Hiking Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Basin Street parking lot for a Warrenton Trails hike. For information, call Lydia Morisette at (503) 861-3800.

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.

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.

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

Coast Guard Auxiliary Meets - U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Buoy 10 Flotilla 64 Astoria meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Coast Guard Tongue Point. Meetings are open to the public. For membership and other information, contact Cmdr. Gary Kobes (360) 777-8801.

Eastern Star Meets - Maple Chapter No. 95, Order of the Eastern Star, regularly meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Masonic Lodge Hall, Second Street and Holladay Drive in Seaside. All OES members are invited. For information, call (503) 717-0808.

La Leche League Meets - La Leche League of Astoria holds its monthly informal discussion group for breast-feeding mothers and mothers-to-be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Astoria Children's Museum, 2968 Marine Drive. The topic is "The Benefits of Human Milk." For information, call Liz Pietila at (503) 861-2050 or Janet Weidman at (503) 325-1306.

Children's Museum Board Meets - The Children's Museum Board of Directors meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Children's Museum, 2968 Marine Drive, second floor. The public is welcome. For information, call (503) 325-8669.

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.

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.