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, located on 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.

WTA Hikes - The Warrenton Trails Association will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Netul Landing parking lot for a hike to Fort Clatsop and back, approximately three miles round trip. The public is welcome, as are dogs on leashes. For information, call Stephanie Scafa at (503) 861-2233, ext. 102, or e-mail

Finnish Brotherhood Convenes - UFKB&S Lodge No. 2 meets at 1 p.m. Sunday at Suomi Hall, 244 W. Marine Drive, for a corned beef and cabbage potluck. The business meeting follows at 2 p.m. The trustees will meet at noon.

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.

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. Monday at the Astoria Children's Museum, 2968 Marine Drive. The topic is "Breastfeeding: Questions Mothers Ask." For information, call Liz Pietila at (503) 861-2050 or Janet Weidman at (503) 325-1306.

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.

Parkinson's Support Group Convenes - The Parkinson's disease support group meets at 1 p.m. Monday at Peace Lutheran Church social room, 565 12th St. For information, call (503) 717-3511 or (503) 468-3442.

Peninsula Quilt Guild Meets - The Peninsula Quilt Guild meets at 1 p.m. Monday at the Peninsula Church Center, 5000 N Place in Seaview, Wash. Newcomers are welcome. Members are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food donation for FISH (Friends In Service to Him). For information, call Janet King at (360) 642-8585.

Schoolhouse Quilters Meet - The Schoolhouse Quilters meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Grace Episcopal Church, 1545 Franklin Ave. For information, call (503) 338-0294.

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.

NARFE Meeting Set - The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at noon Tuesday at the Alderbrook Community Hall, 45th Street and Lief Erikson Drive. The meeting will begin with a potluck lunch. For information, call (503) 861-0605.

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.

Journey of Hope Meets - The children's grief group, Journey of Hope, meets from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hope House, 3107 Grand Ave. For information, call Hope House (Lutheran Community Services Northwest) at (503) 325-6754.

CFSTA Meeting Set - The Clatsop Firearms Safety Training Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mulan Restaurant, 1605 E. Harbor St. in Warrenton. For information, call John Svensson at (503) 738-0858.

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.

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 Gene Mellott at (503) 741-0669.

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.

Angora Club Hikes - The Angora Hiking Club will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday at Tide Point Restaurant for a roadside cleanup. Call Bob Westerberg at (503) 325-4315.

Genealogical Society Meets - Members of the Clatsop County Genealogical Society will share their experiences with DNA testing at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Lewis and Clark Fire Hall, 34583 Alternate Highway 101 in Jeffers Gardens. Those interested in tracing their ancestors are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. For questions, call Sali Diamond at (503) 325-1963.

Beach MUGs Meet - Macintosh Users Group at the Mouth of the Columbia meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Ilwaco (Wash.) High School Library. Meetings are open to all computer users, particularly Mac users. For information, contact John Sporseen at (360) 665-5357 or go to

Relay for Life Recruits - Relay for Life of Clatsop County is recruiting new teams, committee members and volunteers for the 2009 Relay for Life, an opportunity for everyone in the community to fight cancer. For information, call (503) 738-9605 or go to