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Pacific Unitarian Universalist
The Pacific Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
holds a service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Perform-
ing Arts Center, 588 16th St. Eli Harold and Azaria
Damghani, students at Astoria High School, share
their experiences leading the student protest
against gun violence at the high school. Harold
also speaks about his trip to the National March
Against Gun Violence in Washington, D.C.
After the social time there is an open discus-
sion; ideas are needed. Topic suggestion slips for
this summer’s discussions will be handed out.
For information, call 503-325-5225, email pac- or go to
Religious Society of Friends
ILWACO, Wash. — The Lower Columbia
Quakers, also known as the Religious Society
of Friends, meets at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Ilwaco
Community Center, 158 First Ave. N. All are
welcome to visit and participate. For informa-
tion, go to
Common Ground Interspiritual
A Celebration of Spirit, sponsored by Com-
mon Ground Interspiritual Fellowship, meets
from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the Wes-
ley Room at the Astoria First United Methodist
Church, 1076 Franklin Ave. Use the 11th Street
building entrance. This morning gathering is
not defined by any particular belief system, and
is intended for the “spiritual but not religious,”
as well as those who draw from more than one
faith tradition. For information, go to cgifellow-, email or call
Community HU sing
SEASIDE — A Seaside Community Eckan-
kar HU Sing takes place at 3 p.m. Sunday at the
Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway. Regard-
less of one’s beliefs or religion, anyone can sing
HU (pronounced hue), an ancient name for God;
it is for the spiritual upliftment of those who
come, and is not directed to any other purpose.
For information, call Seann Valen at 503-717-
5485, email or go to eck-
Cannon Beach Community
CANNON BEACH — Cannon Beach Com-
munity Church, 132 E. Washington St., holds
an Evensong service at 6 p.m. the first and third
Sunday of the month. All are welcome.
Evensong features Wes Warhmund (gui-
tar, flute and clarinet) and meditative songs,
Psalms, readings, candlelight and time for quiet
For information, call the church at
Interfaith Partnership
SEASIDE — The South County Interfaith
Partnership meets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the
Riley’s Restaurant, 1104 S. Holladay Drive, to
foster better understanding among faith practi-
tioners and to nurture one another in spirit. All
faiths are welcome. For information, call Ann
Souvenir at 503-738-0200.
First Presbyterian
First Presbyterian Church of Astoria, 1103
Grand Ave., holds its weekly service AT 10
a.m. Sunday. Rev. Bill Van Nostran’s sermon
is “Jesus Must Be Alive.” Denise Reed pro-
vides musical accompaniment on organ and
Fellowship Hall is the site of the Second Sat-
urdays Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Satur-
day. Arts, crafts and specialty food are offered.
Attendance is free.
Family Bowling Night is at 6:30 p.m. April
23 at Lower Columbia Bowl, 826
Marine Drive.
Classes are held each Tuesday from 2 to 3:30
p.m. to learn how to ring English hand bells.
Women’s Bible Study is in the Fellowship Hall
parlor at 6:30 p.m. each Friday in April. Those
who are interested should contact the church
For information, call the office at 503-
325-1702, or email
Recordings of Rev. Van Nostran’s sermons are
available at
Grace Episcopal
The new art exhibit hanging at Grace Epis-
copal Church, 1545 Franklin Ave., which fea-
tures Pacific Northwest landscapes by Christa
Grimm, runs through April and can be viewed
from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday
and on Sunday mornings. Applications for the
judged art show “Sacred Spaces” are available
at the church or on the church’s website.
An Astoria Music Festival concert “A Cel-
ebration of Spring — Baroque and Beyond” is
being presented at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church
featuring classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Ca-
plan, with strings from the Music Festival
For information, call the church at 503-325-
4691, or
Astoria First United Methodist
Astoria First United Methodist Church, 1076
Franklin Ave., hold a worship service at 11 a.m.
Sunday. Pastor Carol
Prichard’s sermon topic is “Saying Goodbye
to Insomnia.”
For information, contact the church office
at 503-325-5454.
4-H — Looking for 4-H leaders.
For information, call Sandra Carl-
son at the Oregon State University
Extension at 503-325-8573.
American Red Cross — Needs
registration volunteers (donor am-
bassadors) in Clatsop County to
provide customer service and en-
hance the blood donor experience.
For information, call Angela Basurt-
to at 503-528-5430.
Angels for Sara Senior Dog
Sanctuary — Needs volunteers to
help care for elderly dogs who are
unable to stay with their owners.
Anyone interested in fundraising,
yard maintenance, spending quality
time with the dogs or fostering a se-
nior dog, short or long term, contact
Jacque Pressly at angelsforsara@ or call 503-325-2772.
Astoria Column — 1 Coxcomb
Drive. Volunteers needed to wel-
come visitors, provide information
and answer questions about the As-
toria Column and the city of Astoria.
For information, call the Friends of
the Astoria Column Visitor Center at
Astoria Riverfront Trolley As-
sociation — 111 W. Marine Drive.
Needs conductors/motormen to
operate trolley and narrate points
of interest. One or more three-hour
shifts per month. For information,
call the 503-325-6311.
Astoria Senior Center — 1111
Exchange St. To volunteer, call Lar-
ry Miller at 503-325-3231.
Astoria Veteran Van Drivers
— Volunteer drivers needed for the
Disabled American Veterans van for
one or more trips per month. The
van leaves Astoria at 7 a.m. for the
Portland Veterans Administration
Hospital and returns in the early af-
ternoon. To volunteer, contact Dick
Lang, Astoria DAV van coordina-
tor, at 503-298-8757 or dicklang@ Drivers receive free
breakfast and lunch vouchers for
the hospital canteen on every trip.
Astoria Warming Center —
1076 Franklin Ave. Winter overnight
emergency shelter for homeless
persons needs volunteers for three-
hour shifts from evening through
the night to help with welcoming
guests, serving dinner, cleaning
the kitchen, monitoring the sleep-
ing area overnight, and closing the
shelter in the morning. Volunteers
also needed for weekly litter patrols
in the neighborhood. To volunteer,
Chamber of Commerce — 111 W.
Marine Drive. Volunteers needed at
the chamber and for events. For in-
formation, call 503-325-6311.
Camp Kiwanilong — A large
variety of volunteer opportunities
are available. For information, call
503-861-2933 or go to campkiwan-
Cannon Beach Academy
— 3781 S. Hemlock St., Cannon
Beach. Volunteers needed for
breakfast or lunch preparation and
cleanup, reading groups, math
groups, lunch/recess duty and
housekeeping. Shifts are 1.25
hours or longer. For information,
call 503-298-5245.
Cannon Beach Library —131
North Hemlock, Cannon Beach.
Volunteers needed for a variety of
tasks and time commitments, in-
cluding alphabetizing bookshelves,
covering books, doing minor build-
ing maintenance, helping with a
speakers’ series, and participating
in annual book sales and other
events. For information email info@ or call 503-
Caring Adults Developing
Youth (CADY) Mentoring Pro-
gram — 800 Exchange St., second
floor. Needs mentors for youths
ages 10 to 17 at risk of school fail-
ure. Time commitment: one year,
about eight hours per month. For
information, contact Laura Parker
at 503-325-8601 or lparker@co.
Clatsop Animal Assistance
Inc. — Needs volunteers who have
a strong commitment to work on
behalf of the Clatsop County Animal
Shelter’s dogs and cats. For infor-
mation, email
or call 503-861-0737.
Clatsop Care Center — Vol-
unteers needed daily for all three
meals to provide one-on-one as-
sistance to dining dependent resi-
dents. Volunteers must participate
in a 16-hour training program. For
information, contact Mandy Brench-
ley at 503-325-0313, ext. 209.
Clatsop County Animal Shel-
ter — Animal care volunteers age
16 and older needed for one 3-hour
shift per week. Pick up an applica-
tion at 1315 S.E. 19th St., Warren-
ton. For information, or to schedule
orientation, call Leslie Atkinson at
Clatsop Community Action
Regional Food Bank — Volun-
teers needed to help hand out
fruits and vegetables at the
weekly produce pantries for
two hours on Thursdays, from
April to October, in Seaside
and Warrenton. Warehouse
attendants are needed for food
packing or processing, pick-
ing orders for agencies, light
janitorial and housekeeping,
or lawn and grounds main-
tenance. Three to four-hour
shifts are available Monday
through Friday. To volunteer,
call 503-861-3663.
Clatsop Community College
Outreach Literacy — Needs
volunteer literacy tutors to work
with adults, native and non-native
speakers. Training available. For
information, call 503-338-2557.
Clatsop County Public Works
— 1101 Olney Ave. Adopt-A-Road
volunteers needed to remove litter
two times (minimum) per year for
two years. Safety equipment and
supplies provided. Volunteers must
receive safety orientation. For infor-
mation, call 503-325-8631.
Clatsop Cruise Hosts — Look-
ing for volunteers to meet and greet
cruise ship passengers and crew,
provide information and answer
questions about the Clatsop County
area. Ships arrive in the spring and
fall, about 20 ships each year. Work
all the ships or part of them. For infor-
mation, go to
Coast Community Radio —
Volunteers needed for a variety
of opportunities and time commit-
ments including weekday front
desk, music library digital conver-
sion, graphic and sign making,
booths at farmers markets and
special events, landscaping, and
mailing parties. For information,
email or call
Not just serving
the community.
Part of the
Columbia Memorial Hospital
— Needs volunteers to provide
assistance to patients, visitors and
hospital staff. Training provided. For
information, go to columbiamemori- To schedule an interview,
call 503-325-4321.
Columbia River Maritime Mu-
seum — 1792 Marine Drive. Vol-
unteer opportunities for those with
an interest in maritime history. For
information, call the volunteer coor-
dinator weekdays at 503-325-2323.
Columbia Senior Diners —
1111 Exchange St., Astoria Senior
Center. Volunteers needed week-
days to serve tables and for kitchen
help. To volunteer, call 503-325-
Community Emergency Re-
sponse Team — CERT volunteers
needed for community events and
disaster response with local police,
fire and emergency medical service
agencies. Training includes fire
safety, first aid, traffic and crowd
control, communications, damage
survey, disaster planning and civic
events within city limits. For infor-
mation, contact CERT coordinator
Kenny Hansen at khansen@as- or leave a voicemail at
Friends of Seaside Library
— 1131 Broadway, Seaside. Volun-
teers needed to staff the fundraising
store. For information, call 503-738-
6742 or stop by the library.
Haystack Rock Awareness
Program — Needs volunteers
for general office assistance and
to assist lead interpreters on the
beach with signage, ropes and set
up during low tides and talking to
visitors about the rock and the local
flora and fauna. Must pass a basic
background test. Children are al-
ways welcome; must be supervised
by a parent. For information, contact
Lisa Habecker at 503-436-8064 or
Knappa Rural Fire Protection
District — Needs volunteer fire-
fighters. Training provided. For in-
formation, contact any of the active
personnel or call Chief Paul Olheis-
er at 503-458-6610.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
— Certified ombudsman volunteers
advocate for the rights, care and
dignity of the elderly and disabled
living in licensed long-term care
facilities. Many residents have no
one to watch out or speak up for
when things go wrong. Volunteer
Ombudsmen talk to the residents,
investigate complaints, and work to
resolve problems. Flexible sched-
ule, four hours a week, mileage re-
imbursement available. Training is
provided. For information, call 800-
522-2602 or go to
Lunch Buddy Mentoring Pro-
gram — Adults needed to mentor
elementary and middle school stu-
dents once a week during lunch.
For information, call Mary Jackson
at 503-440-0368 or email lunchbud-
NorthWest Senior & Disability
Services — Needs dishwashers
and volunteers to serve and clean
up weekdays at a meal site, and
drivers for Meals on Wheels. For
information, contact Candy Foster
at 503-738-9323.
Providence Seaside Hospi-
tal — Needs volunteer drivers for
Community Connections, a free
program that transports people
to services and appointments re-
lated to health and well-being in
the Portland-Metro area. Mileage
reimbursement available. For infor-
mation, call 503-717-7171 or email
Providence Seaside Hospi-
tal — Needs volunteers who enjoy
meeting, interacting with and help-
ing people. Opportunities are avail-
able in the hospital gift shop, café,
and as greeters and for spiritual in-
tegration. For information, call 503-
717-7171 or email Alana.Kujala@
River Song Foundation —
Looking for people to assist with
Trap/Neuter/Release/Feed (TNRF),
especially in the Seaside and Knap-
pa/Svensen areas. TNRF involves
setting and/or monitoring traps,
and daily feeding of cats and main-
tenance of any shelters, and is a
proven, science-based method that
along with spay/neuter programs is
the only effective and humane way
of ending cat homelessness and
suffering. Call 503-861-2003 for in-
formation and to volunteer.
Seaside American Legion
Veterans’ Assistance & Rehabili-
tation — Volunteers needed to help
knit/crochet items for hospitalized
vets and cut coupons for military
families. Donations of fabric/yarn
especially welcome. Group meets
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. second Tues-
day of the month at 1315 Broadway,
Seaside. For information, call 503-
738-5111 and leave a message for
Marilyn Faulkner.
Seaside Downtown Develop-
ment Association — Volunteers
needed to help with local events
happening throughout the year. For
information, call Sarah Dailey at
503-717-1914 or email director@
Seaside Museum and Histor-
ical Society — Volunteers needed
to help as docents, maintaining
and creating exhibits, and various
events throughout the year. Small
and large projects available. Any
amount of time will be greatly ap-
preciated. Call the museum at 503-
738-7065 or email seasidemuse-
Start Making a Reader Today
— Needs volunteers to read to stu-
dents one-on-one for one hour a
week at local elementary schools.
To volunteer, call 503-391-8423 or
go to
Svensen Congregate Meal
Site — Wickiup Grange Hall, 92683
Svensen Market Road. To volun-
teer, or for information, call Debbie
Dunaway at 503-791-7298 or 503-
Titanic Lifeboat Academy —
Volunteer to help care for animals
and assist with sustainable living
projects; minimum commitment
of four hours per week requested.
Some training provided. For infor-
mation, contact Caren Black at 503-
Tri-City Spay and Neuter
Thrift Store — 600 Broadway, Sea-
side. Needs volunteers interested
in improving the welfare of animals.
For information, call 503-738-7040.
Warrenton Senior Lunch Pro-
gram — Warrenton Community
Center, 170 S.W. Third St. Volun-
teers needed to help with Meals
on Wheels and in the dining room
Mondays or Thursdays. For infor-
mation, contact Barb Balensifer at
Brenda McNaughton, ARNP
Family Medicine
Providers at Coastal Family Health Center live, work,
and are actively a part of helping improve our local
community. They are committed to providing health
care services for the whole person and the whole family.
Now accepting new patients.
Coastal Family
Health Center
(503) 325-8315
April 20-22, 2018
Cannon Beach, Oregon
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