Community News Briefs

Thursday, April 28
Association of Northwest Steelheaders North Coast Chapter – 7 p.m. Fourth Thursdays. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife meeting room, 4909 Third St., Tillamook. Call Bill Hedlund at 503-815-2737.

Democratic Debate – 6 p.m. at Tillamook Bay Community College in Tillamook. There will be a friendly Democratic Debate between primary candidates for U.S. Congressional District 5.

Alzheimer’s Support Group – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. fourth Thursdays, Nehalem Bay House, 35385 Tohl Rd. Free lunch included. Call Patty Fox, 503-368-5171.

TBCC offers food class – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Pelican Pub & Brewery in Pacific City. ServSafe class can boost sanitation scores by getting employees to understand why and how to ensure that food is wholesome and is safe. ServSafe is like a Food Handler’s Card on steroids. It will give staff insight into reasons why people experience food borne illnesses, and scientific and practical ways to prevent them. There is a $73 fee per person to cover text books and testing.

Circle of Caring meeting – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. First and fourth Thursdays at St. Mary’s in Rockaway Beach. Join them to knit and sew. Contact 503- 355-2661 (parish office).

Pool tournament – TBA at the Manzanita Lighthouse on Highway 101 in Nehalem. For information, call 503-368-4990.
Friday, April 29
‘Odd Couple’ visits Nehalem – 7 p.m. at the the newly-remodeled NCRD Theater in Nehalem. For information or advance tickets call 503-368-3201.
Saturday, April 30

‘Odd Couple’ visits Nehalem – 7 p.m. at the the newly-remodeled NCRD Theater in Nehalem. For information or advance tickets call 503-368-3201.

VFW annual sale – 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Bay City City Hall at 5525 B Street in Bay City. There will be a selection of unusual hardy perennials, pond plants, bulbs, blooming shrubs and more. For more information, call 503-842-7022.

Volunteers sought for Cascade Head work party – TBA at Cascade Head Preserve near Lincoln City. Please bring hiking shoes, a daypack, lunch and snacks, a full water bottle, layers of clothing to be prepared for any weather- -including raingear and a hat and sunscreen. For more information or to register, please contact (503) 802-8100, or or the alternate contact; Debbie Pickering at (541) 994-5564.

“Indalo Wind” blows into Manzanita – 7 p.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts. It will be a evening of acoustic world music. Admission will be $10, and tickets will be available at the door.

Beaverton Junior Open golf tournament – TBA at the RedTail Golf Center in Beaverton.

Tillamook Bay Boating Club – 4 p.m., first Saturday, Bay City Hall. Call Paul Schachner, 503-322-0313.

Sunday, May 1
‘Odd Couple’ visits Nehalem – 2 p.m. at the the newly-remodeled NCRD Theater in Nehalem. The FINAL PERFORMANCE by the Riverbend Players are performing this classic comedy, directed by Betsy McMahon. For information or advance tickets call 503-368-3201.

Monday, May 2
Tai Chi Class – 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays at the North County Recreation District, 36155 9th St, Nehalem. 504- 368-7008. (

County Road Advisory Committee Meeting – 3 p.m. at the Tillamook County Board of County CommissionersConference Room B located at 201 Laurel Avenue in Tillamook. For more information, contact Jeanette Steinbach at 503-842-3419.

Tuesday, May 3
Pacific City Community Committee Meeting – 11:30 a.m., monthly first Tuesday at Pelican Pub and Brewery in Pacific City. Call 503-392-4340.

Tillamook County Woodturners group – first Tuesday, Bay City at 10 a.m. Call Alan Leach, 503-801-0352.
Grief Support Group – 3-4:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, Tillamook Regional Medical Center, Conference Room B (fourth floor).

The Women’s Club of Manzanita meeting – First Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m., at the Pine Grove Community Center.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions class – 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the North County Recreation District at 36115 Ninth Street in Nehalem.

TBCC offers food management class – 8 a.m. to noon. at at Wilson River School 2515 Third Street in Tillamook. The Management Seminar will teach how to be adaptive and relate to each of the staff.

Wednesday, May 4
Tillamook Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi – 1:30 p.m. first Wednesday. International Women’s Organization. Call Verna Creech, 503-842-7868.

Tai Chi Class – 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays at the North County Recreation District, 36155 9th St, Nehalem. 504-368-7008. (

NKN Kindergarten Pre- Registration – 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Nehalem Elementary School and at the Garibaldi Grade School. Children must be 5 years old before September 1, 2016. Parents are asked to bring immunization records and birth certificate. Please call Nehalem Elementary School at 503-355-3650 or Garibaldi Grade School at 503-322-0311 to RSVP and for any questions.

White Clover Grange Potluck – White Clover Grange potluck and monthly meeting. Potluck at 6:30 followed by monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Women’s Cancer Support Group –10:30 a.m.-noon first Wednesdays at the Tillamook Medical Plaza in the conference room. Women who have or have had cancer share their experience, strength and hope. No charge.

TBCC offers server training class – 8 a.m. to noon. at at Wilson River School 2515 Third Street in Tillamook. The server training class will help train staff in customer service and wait staffing skills specific to restaurants and their needs.


TILLAMOOK SENIOR CENTER – Meals at noon Mon-Fri; pinochle at 10 a.m. Fri.; free bingo 10 a.m.-noon third Thurs.; cards 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues.; Senior Club meeting and potluck at 11:30 a.m. second Fri.; pool and drop-in center 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon-Fri. 316 Stillwell Ave. Call 503-842-8988.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS – 5:30- 6:30 p.m. Mon., Tillamook Regional Medical Center, Room D (third floor). 503- 812-0838.

CIVIL AIR PATROL – 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wed., ATV center, 5995 Long Prairie Rd. Volunteer, nonprofit auxiliary of U.S. Air Force. Call Major Michael Walsh, at 503- 812-5965.

ROCKAWAY LIBRARY – 3 p.m., Pre-school storytime for ages 3-5, Tues. 503-355-2665.

COMMUNITY CHORUS – 7-9 p.m. Thurs., Tillamook. New members welcome. 503-842-4748.

MANZANITA PACE SETTERS WALK/JOG/ RUN GROUP – 7:30 a.m. Sat., parking lot behind Spa Manzanita.
ROTARY CLUB OF NORTH TILLAMOOK – Noon, Wed., North County Recreation District, Nehalem. 503-812- 4576.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY – 9-11 a.m. Thurs. Bay City Odd Fellows Hall, 9330 Fourth St. Call Carol Normile, 503- 842-5499.

AL-ANON – 7-8 p.m. Mon., North Coast Recreation District, Nehalem. 503-368-5093.

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC – 2-3 p.m. Wed., Tillamook Regional Medical Center cafeteria.

ODDBALLS ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – 2 p.m. Sundays, Bay City Odd Fellows Lodge, 1706 Fourth St.

DRY DOCK AA – 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays Bay City Odd Fellows Lodge, 1706 Fourth St.

BRIDGE, PINOCHLE AND CRIBBAGE – 1-3 p.m. Wed., North County Rec. District, Nehalem. 503-355-3381.

FAMILY HOOPS NIGHT – 6:30-8 p.m. Tues., Garibaldi Grade School gym. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 503- 355-2291.

ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH – 6-8 p.m. Fri., on the Dance Floor at Garibaldi City Hall.

ROCKAWAY BEACH-GARIBALDI MEALS FOR SENIORS – 11:45 a.m. Mon., Wed. and Fri., St. Mary’s by the Sea. Call Bob Dempster, 503-355-3244.

MEDITATION, PRAYER – 7:30-8:30 p.m. Silent meditation, Mon. and 8:45 a.m. Tues.; Lectio Divina, 10-11 a.m. Tues., St. Catherine’s Center for Contemplative Arts, Manzanita. Call Lola Sacks, 503-368-6227.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS WOMEN’S MEETING – 10 a.m. Sun., Serenity Club, 5012 Third St.

TODDLER ART – 10- 11 a.m., Wed., Bay City Arts Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 503-377-9620.

VETERANS’ EMPLOYMENT HELP – 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues., WorkSource Oregon, 2105 Fifth St., Tillamook. 800- 643-5709, ext. 227.

SENIOR SERVICES – Provided by Northwest Senior & Disability Services at Sheridan Square Apts. Dates, times vary. 503-842-2770.

GARIBALDI LIBRARY STORYTIME – 3 p.m. Thurs. 503-322- 2100.

CHRISTIAN MEN’S GROUP – 7:30 a.m. Thurs. Grumpy’s Cafe, 202 Hwy 101, Rockaway Beach. 503-355-0567.

BAY CITY ART CENTER – Yoga continues on Mon. and Thurs. at 6 p.m.

GRANDPARENTS PARENTING AGAIN – Call Steve or Jackie for meetings. 503-355-2440.

SPIRIT DANCE – 6-8 p.m. Fridays. Pine Grove Community Center, Manzanita. Free-from dance celebration.

WELLSPRING – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Every Wednesday at the Tillamook Seventh-day Adventist Church. For more information, contact Mollie Reding at 503-815- 2272.