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THE DAILY ASTORIAN • FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 2018
Swedish Astor Lodge holds Lucia Pageant
Sign up for Jan. 15 work party
at the Astoria Warming Center
pants at the Blue Scorcher
Bakery and Cafe follows
the work party; pizza is
also being donated for
the people staying at the
warming center that eve-
ning. Everyone is invited to
For information, and to
sign up for the work party,
contact Janet Weidman at
The Daily Astorian
In recognition of Mar-
tin Luther King’s birthday,
a work party is being held
from 9 a.m. to noon Jan.
15 at the Astoria Warming
Center in the First United
Methodist Church, 1076
Franklin Ave. Come to the
side door on 11th Street. A
pizza feed for the partici-
Lower Nehalem Watershed
Council seeks input at event
with a year-in-review pre-
sentation by Council Coordi-
nator Alix Lee. The meeting
follows with the presentation
of nominees and election of
the 2018 board of directors.
Council and community
members are invited to pro-
vide feedback and guidance
to help the council plan for
2018 and beyond. The meet-
ing adjourns at 8:30 p.m.
For information, go to
The Daily Astorian
Swedish Astor Lodge No. 215
Swedish Astor Lodge No. 215 celebrated its annual Lucia Pageant, a tradition kept by the lodge since about 1985,
with a potluck dinner for families and friends. During the pageant, the children dress in robes and carry candles,
now electric, and circle the adults in the darkened room. This year the Lucia song was accompanied by accordi-
ons and a piano.
MANZANITA — The
Lower Nehalem Watershed
Council holds its annual
Presentation and Meet-
ing Thursday at the Pine
Grove Community House,
225 Laneda Ave. in Manza-
nita. This event is free and
open to the public, and the
doors open at 6:30 p.m. for
The event begins at 7 p.m.
Kidder fills vacancy on
transportation district board
and currently owns R.B. Kid-
der Strategic Communica-
tions LLC in Astoria. He has
been involved in many dif-
ferent civic organizations,
and has been a user of pub-
lic transportation here, and
in other parts of the coun-
try, giving him a perspective
from the rider’s seat.
For information, contact
Jeff Hazen at 503-861-5399
The Daily Astorian
Alzheimer’s Association Ore-
gon Chapter — Information, refer-
ral and counseling services for fam-
ilies and caregivers of people with
Alzheimer’s, dementia and other
related disorders. For information,
call 800-272-3900 (24 hours a day).
Astoria Alzheimer’s & Other
Dementia Family Support Group
— 2 to 3:30 p.m. third Monday, Clat-
sop Care Center, 646 16th St., first
floor conference room. Open to all
family members of people with de-
mentias. For information, call Roset-
ta Hurley at 503-325-0313, ext. 216,
or email email@example.com
Clatsop Behavioral Health
After Hours Crisis Line — 503-
Clatsop Community Action
— 503-325-1400. Respite care
services, low-income energy assis-
tance, emergency food assistance,
housing information, emergency
personal care items.
Columbia Senior Diners —
11:30 a.m. weekdays, 1111 Ex-
change St., Astoria Senior Center.
Cost is $6. For information, or to
have a meal delivered, call 503-
Exploring New Concepts of
Retirement Education (ENCORE)
— 503-338-2408. Provides a wide
assortment of educational experi-
ences for individuals older than 50.
Elder Friendship Line — 800-
971-0016. Available from 8 a.m. to
11 p.m.; crisis calls taken 24/7.
Food Pantries — 503-325-
1400. Clatsop Community Action
serves six food pantries in Clatsop
County through the Oregon Food
Bank Network. Call for area loca-
tions and hours.
Grief Support Group, Sea-
side — 2 to 4 p.m. first Thursday,
Bob Chisholm Community Center,
Meeting Room 1, 1225 Avenue A,
Seaside. For information, call Lower
Columbia Hospice at 503-338-6230.
Lifespan Respite — 503-325-
1400. Provides information, refer-
ral, training and paid respite for
National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline — 800-273-TALK (8255). A
24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention
service for anyone in a suicidal cri-
sis. TTY users should dial 800-799-
National Alliance on Mental
Illness — 800-950-NAMI (6264)
or locally, 503-717-1835. Separate
support groups for people with
mental illness and families of those
with mental illness are available.
Northwest Oregon Housing
Authority — 503-861-0119. Rent
assistance based on income.
NorthWest Senior and Dis-
ability Services — 503-861-4202
or 800-442-8614. Medicaid ser-
vices, food stamps, information
and assistance, family caregiver
support services, Medicare choice
assistance, home delivered meals,
senior meal sites and senior peer
Oregon Aging and Disabil-
ity Resource Connection —
855-ORE-ADRC (673-2372), www.
adrcoforegon.org. Information and
services for older adults, people
with disabilities, their caregivers
Oregon Home Care Commis-
sion Registry and Referral Sys-
tem — 877-867-0077, www.or-hcc.
org. Provides lists of home care
workers available to hire.
Partners for Seniors — 503-
717-7174. Serves South Clatsop
County seniors with volunteer vis-
its, transportation, light housekeep-
ing, yard work, minor home repairs,
daily phone calls.
Al-Anon (Astoria) — 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Peace Lutheran Church,
565 12th St.; 12 p.m. Wednesday,
First United Methodist Church,
1076 Franklin Ave. For information,
call 503-325-1087; 7 p.m. Thursday,
Crossroads Community Church,
40618 Old Highway 30, Svensen.
For information, call 503-458-6467.
Al-Anon (Seaside) — 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Seaside Public Library,
1131 Broadway, call 503-810-5196
Al-Anon Family Groups infor-
mation, Oregon Area Al-Anon web-
Alateen (Tillamook) — 6:30
p.m. Thursday, 5012 Third St. For
information, call 503-730-5863.
Alcoholics Anonymous — To
find a meeting in Clatsop County,
call 971-601-9220, in Tillamook
County, call 503-739-4856, or go to
Celebrate Recovery — 6 p.m.
Thursday, The Table Church, 852
Broadway, Seaside. Faith-based
12-step program designed to help
anyone struggling with hurts, habits
and hangups, including drugs and
alcohol, anger, co-dependence,
domestic abuse or sex, food or
pornography addictions. Being reli-
gious not required. Free dinner and
child care provided. For information,
call D.B. Lewis at 503-741-5977.
Kick Butts Group Meets (Nic-
otine Anonymous) — 6:30 to 7:30
p.m. Wednesday, Seaside Public
Library, 1131 Broadway.
Men’s Sexual Purity Recovery
Group — Tuesday nights. Part of
the Pure Life Alliance (purelifealli-
ance.org) in Portland. For informa-
tion, call the confidential voice mail at
503-750-0817 and leave a message.
Narcotics Anonymous — The
Northwest Oregon Area of Narcot-
ics Anonymous (NWONA) holds
meetings in Clatsop County. For full
schedule details, as well as upcom-
ing special events, call the Helpline
at 503-717-3702, or go to nwore-
Overeaters Anonymous Wom-
en’s Meeting — noon to 1 p.m.
Thursday, 1218 Avenue A., Seaside.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sen-
sibly) (Astoria) — 5 p.m. weigh-in,
5:30 p.m. meeting Tuesday, First
Lutheran Church, 725 33rd St. For
information, call Trisha Hayrynen at
The Sunset Empire Trans-
portation District Board of
Commissioners approved the
appointment of Bryan Kidder
to the board at the Decem-
ber meeting. He fills Position
No. 7 vacancy caused by the
resignation of Commissioner
Kidder is a communica-
tions professional and leader
Alsbury — Terrell
Sara Alsbury of Bakers-
field, California, daughter
of Lynn and Rose Alsbury
of Green Valley, Arizona,
exchanged wedding vows
with Lonnie Terrell II, also
of Bakersfield, at 6 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at
Metro Galleries in Bakers-
field, where the reception
was also held. The groom
is the son of Cynthia Ter-
rell and Duran Hathaway of
The bride was given in
marriage by her father. The
bride’s brother, Brian Als-
bury of Warrenton, per-
formed the ceremony.
The bride graduated
from Astoria High School in
2004, and eared a bachelor’s
degree in geology from Ore-
gon State University in 2010.
She is employed by Baker
Hughes in Bakersfield.
The maid of honor was
Susan Forrester Rana of
Oakland, California, also
a 2004 graduate of Astoria
Lonnie Terrell and
The groom is a 1998
graduate of Tehachapi High
School in Tehachapi, Califor-
nia, and a U.S. Marine Corps
veteran. He is a safety man-
ager for Dragados USA.
The best man was Rich-
ard Miley of Athens, Geor-
gia, also a U.S. Marine Corps
A honeymoon trip to
Belize is planned for October.
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munity Center, 170 S.W. Third St.
Suggested donation of $5 for seniors
and $7 for those younger than 60.
For information, or to volunteer, call
503-861-3502 Monday or Thursday.
Astoria Rotary Club — noon,
second floor of the Astoria Elks
Lodge, 453 11th St. Guests always
welcome. For information, go to As-
Parkinson’s Support Group
— 1 p.m., Peace Lutheran Church
library, 565 12th St. For informa-
tion, call 503-440-1970 or 503-440-
Peninsula Quilt Guild — 1 p.m.,
Peninsula Church Center, 5000 N
Place, Seaview, Wash. Newcomers
welcome. Bring nonperishable food
donation. For information, call Janet
King at 360-665-3005.
Knochlers Pinochle Group —
1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community
Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside.
Cost is $1 per regular session per
person. Players with highest and
second highest scores split the prize.
Game is designed for players 55 and
older, but all ages are welcome.
Mahjong for Experienced
Players — 1 p.m., Astoria Senior
Center, 1111 Exchange St. For in-
formation, call 503-325-3231.
Line Dancing for Seniors — 3
to 4:30 p.m., Astoria Senior Center,
1111 Exchange St. Not for begin-
ners. For information, call 503-325-
Seaside Lions Club — 5 p.m.,
West Lake Restaurant & Lounge,
1480 S. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside.
For information, call 503-738-7693.
Depression and Bipolar
Support Alliance — 7 to 9 p.m.,
Room A, Columbia Memorial Hos-
pital, 2111 Exchange St. Open to all
those diagnosed with a mood dis-
order, or have a family member or
friend diagnosed, or who think they
might have depression or bipolar
disorder. For information, contact
Patricia Fessler at 503-325-8930.
Pacific County (Wash.) Dem-
ocrats — 7 p.m., South County
Alder and Maple Saw Logs & Standing Timber
Northwest Hardwoods • Longview, WA
Contact: John Anderson • 360-269-2500
Building, 7013 Sandridge Road in
Long Beach, Washington. For in-
formation, go to pacificcountydem-
Tobacco Free Coalition of
Clatsop County — 9 to 10:30 a.m.,
Clatsop County Health and Human
Services, 820 Exchange St. Anyone
interested in tobacco use preven-
tion and education welcome. For
information, call Steven Blakesley
at 503-325-8500 or Alissa Dorman
at 503-325-4321, ext. 5758.
Do Nothing Club — 10 a.m.
to noon, 24002 U St., Ocean Park,
Wash. Men’s group. For informa-
tion, call Jack McBride at 360-665-
Senior Lunch — 11:30 a.m.,
Bob Chisholm Senior Center, 1225
Avenue A, Seaside. Suggested do-
nation of $3 for those older than 60;
$6.75 for those younger than 60.
For information, call Michelle Lew-
is at 503-861-4200.
Columbia Senior Diners —
11:30 a.m., 1111 Exchange St.
The cost is $6. For information, or
to have a meal delivered, call 503-
Astoria Lions Club — noon,
Astoria Elks Lodge, 453 11th St.
Prospective members welcome.
For information, contact Charlene
Larsen at 503-325-0590.
Bridge Club — 12:30 to 4 p.m., As-
toria Senior Center, 1111 Exchange
St. Anyone may play if they have a
partner; to request a bridge partner,
Warrenton Alzheimer’s Sup-
port Group — 2 to 3:30 p.m., 2002
S.E. Chokeberry Ave., Warren-
GAME MEAT PROCESSING
Debbie D’s will be at
Cash & Carry in Warrenton
at 10:00 a.m. every Saturday
to pick up and deliver
meat for processing.
20 lb. min • Each batch individual
Please call or leave message by
Friday so we know to expect you!
DEBBIE D’S Jerky & Sausage Factory
2210 Main Avenue N. • Tillamook, OR • 503-842-2622
ton. Support and information about
Alzheimer’s disease. For informa-
tion, call Grace Bruseth 503-738-
Authentic Spiritual Conver-
sations — 7 to 8:30 p.m., Activity
Center, first floor, CMH-OHSU
Knight Cancer Collaborative, 1905
Exchange St. Open dialogue about
spiritual issues. Group supports
participants in sharing their own un-
derstanding and putting their spiri-
tual values into practice. All faiths,
including “spiritual but not religious”
welcome. For information, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 916-
T he D aily a sTorian ’ s
c utest B aBy c ontest
If your baby was born
January 1st &
December 31st , 2017 ,
you can submit your
newborn’s picture either
via email at:
classifieds @ dailyastorian . com
or drop by one of our offices in Astoria or
Seaside and we can scan in the photo for you.
Deadline to enter is
Thursday, January 25 th at 5 pm
Entries will be printed in The Daily Astorian
on January 31st.
*Human babies only please!*