Wednesday Remembering Sept. 11Seaview SEAVIEW - St. Peter's Episcopal Church and Ocean Beach Presbyterian Church will jointly host a service of prayer and remembrance at noon at the Peninsula Church Center on the Sept. 11 anniversary of last year's terrorist attacks. The service, which will last approximately an hour, also will honor people who work in service to our local community. Speakers will include representatives of the local police and fire departments.Ocean Park OCEAN PARK - A special memorial service recognizing the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., will be held at Peninsula Assembly of God Church, 26310 Ridge Avenue, Ocean Park on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. The memorial service will feature special music and recognition of firefighters, police, military and civil servants. Reverend DeWayne LaPointe, pastor of Peninsula Assembly of God, will deliver the sermon. The public is invited to attend.Pioneer Club ILWACO - Join the Fun! Pioneer Clubs Kickoff will be Wednesday Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Pioneer Clubs is a program open to children of the community ages 2 years through 6th grade. Kids will have fun with games, crafts, bible memorization, songs and more. Parents need to register children on Sept. 11 at Ilwaco New Life Church (directly across from Black Lake). For more information call the church at 642-3400.Gateway friends ILWACO - Friends of the Columbia River Gateway, supporting the Long Beach Peninsula area state parks, cordially invites the public to attend its monthly meeting, Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the administration building at Fort Canby State Park.Shoalwater Birders OCEAN PARK - The Shoalwater Birders will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Ocean Park Library. Howard Teague, Manager at the Port of Peninsula will talk about the birds at the docks and the surrounding area. Anyone interested is welcome. For additional information, you can call 642-5813.Play pinochle KLIPSAN BEACH - Get together for pinochle at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Yoga offered KLIPSAN BEACH - A Yoga class will be offered at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center at 21603 "O" Lane in Klipsan Beach on Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. ThursdayAdult CPR/first aid ILWACO - The local office of The American Red Cross is taking registrations for a Sept. 12 CPR and First-Aid class. Rudy Deswart will be the instructor. This class will meet requirements for WISHA and OSHA for workplaces. Class size is limited to 12 participants. The cost is $20 for one class or $30 for both. Please pre-register and pre-pay either in person or by mail. The office is located at 167 First St. No. (across from the hospital); mailing address is P.O. Box 186, Ilwaco WA 98624. For information call 642-5766.Awards tour 2002 ILWACO - The Ladies Musical Club of Seattle and the Ocean Beach schools music department present Awards Tour 2002, a concert by Samuel J. Ludwig Rodarte, tenor and Jeremy Samolesky, piano on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Hilltop School auditorium. The program is the second presented at the Hilltop auditorium by the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle. The caliber of the soloists is truly professional, and the event is free.Fly-tying workshop OCEAN PARK - Ocean Park Timberland Library presents a fly-tying workshop with Chuck Cameron from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 12 for adults. Learn to tie flies from an expert and lure the fish of your dreams. Master fly-tier Chuck Cameron will teach you how to tie your own flies to catch silver salmon, winter steelhead, sea-run cutthroat trout, and any other fish in the sea or river. All materials are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own favorites. Class size is limited. Please call 665-4184 to register.Toddler story time OCEAN PARK - Ocean Park Timberland Library presents Toddler Thursday Story Time from 4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Sept. 12 for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers. Join in a program of stories, songs, surprises, and simple literary and language development activities.Internet intro class RAYMOND - Raymond Timberland Library presents Internet Intro. from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m and Microsoft Word Basics from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 12, for high school to adult ages. Librarian Emily Popovich will teach two beginning level classes. Internet Intro. will focus on finding your way on the web. Word Basics will show how to create letters, reports, and resumes. Class size is limited so please register in advance. Call 942-2408.FridayCamp V training OCEAN PARK - Camp Victory is a camp for girls ages 5 through 17 years of age who are survivors of child sexual abuse and who live in Pacific and Grays Harbor counties. The four day resident camp provides a safe and nurturing environment where girls can continue to heal in a supportive community. All expenses are paid by donations from people who support Camp Victory. Girls who wish to attend camp in October may call 665-2888 or write to Camp Victory, P.O. Box 711, Ocean Park, WA 98640 to ask for an application. Adults who wish to participate at camp must attend a three-day training seminar, which is being held Sept. 13 through 15. Call 665-2888 or write to Camp Victory to request an application or for more information.Senior crafters to meet OCEAN PARK - On Fridays at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center in Klipsan Beach from 9:30 a.m. to noon, a group of ladies have a good time showing what they are making or have already made. Everyone is welcome.Saturday Foundation dinner LONG BEACH - The Ocean Beach Education Foundation has announced that their annual dinner and auction will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Chautauqua Lodge Resort. The theme for the evening will be "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." Tickets may be obtained by calling 642-5092.Chinook Tribal Council CHINOOK - The Chinook Tribal Council will hold their monthly meeting on Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Ilwaco Heritage Museum. There will be the usual potluck luncheon. For additional information, call (360) 777-8303.Southern gospel SEAVIEW - On Saturday evening, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday morning, Sept. 15, at 11 a.m. "Living Waters" featuring Sandy Merwin will be at Seaview Baptist Church, 37th and Pacific Hwy in Seaview. Enjoy fine southern gospel music and the word of God. For more information contact: Allen Hill at 642-4108 or Wine Tasting SKAMOKAWA - The Friends of Skamokawa invites everyone to their 13th annual Wine Tasting and Charity Auction on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. A building at the Wahkiakum County Fair Grounds in Skamokawa will provide a great venue, with handicapped access. There will be great auction items, selected wines from France, Washington, Oregon and California, non-alcoholic beverages and wonderful hors d' oeuvres. Cost is $12 per person and tickets maybe purchased at the door. (No persons under 21 permitted.) Proceeds from the auction will be used to support the maintenance and operations of Redmen Hall and The River Life Interpretive Center in Skamokawa.Transition Conference ASTORIA - A special conference for 'Women Thinking About Returning to School' is being held on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Clatsop Community College in Patriot Hall, Room 322. Signs will be posted for easy direction to the location. It is handicap accessible. Lunch and babysitting are free. Transportation can be arranged. The purpose is to give women of any age all the information and assistance they need to continue their education. Oregon State Rep. Betsy Johnson is the keynote speaker. Each area will be covered by an expert for the subject discussed. There will be drawings for college credits and other gifts throughout the day. For more information or to register, call (503) 338-2408.Organic Harvest Fair WALLINGFORD - Attendees at the Tilth Harvest Fair, Sept. 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meridian Park at Good Shepherd in Wallingford, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N., will learn to save energy by harvesting the sun. Representatives of the solar industry are sponsoring Seattle Tilth's Harvest Fair. Solar Washington, the Washington Chapter of American Solar Energy Society and Puget Sound Solar, the independent contractor who installed the first three residential systems tied to the Seattle City Light grid, will have representatives on hand at the fair. This will give the public an opportunity to view current solar technologies and talk to those knowledgeable in the field of solar energy.'Shanghaied' wraps ASTORIA - "Shanghaied In Astoria" is now in it's last two weeks of its 18th season summer run. Shows are selling out so call now for your tickets to this fun, family show that keeps you smiling. The show will run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through Sept. 14. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 7:30 p.m., all at the old Finnish Meat Market 279 W. Marine Dr. Uniontown, Astoria. Call now 325-6104 for ticket reservations.Remembrance Day CENTRALIA - The Veterans Memorial Museum announces its 4th annual POW/MIA Remembrance Day. The special event is to be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. in the gymnasium of the Centralia Community Church of God, 3320 Borst Avenue in Centralia. SundayIlwaco Remembrance ILWACO - On Sunday, Sept. 15, the emergency service personnel of Ilwaco are hosting a Community Remembrance of our losses on Sept. 11, 2001. The importance of those around us was driven home on that day. Come join with us as we honor our friends and families, those who fell that day, and those who stand ready to serve us should we be in need. The event will be a potluck so bring your favorite salad or dessert, and come by Black Lake Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. The Ilwaco Volunteer Firemen will provide grilled hamburgers and hot dogs. Vintage Oysterville OYSTERVILLE - A fund raiser for the Oysterville Restoration Foundation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oysterville school house. Tickets are $25 per person, and include conducted tours, oysters and champagne and a raffle. For tickets and/or information, contact Sydney at 665-4716.MondayRiver City School ILWACO - A community choir is being formed, with practices on Mondays at 6 p.m. at the River City School in Ilwaco. Any one with an interest in being a part of this choir is encouraged to attend the practices. The community choir will be preparing for a holiday performance on Dec. 6 at the Hilltop School auditorium. Call 642-8707 for more information.LB Council meeting LONG BEACH - The next Long Beach City Council meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 16 beginning at 7 p.m. in the City Hall building. Duplicate Bridge Club ILWACO - The Peninsula Duplicate Bridge Club play on Mondays at noon in the Community Room of the Ilwaco Heritage Museum, 115 Southeast Lake St. Coffee and light snacks will be provided. All players are welcome. Contact Bill Eastman at 665-6283 for more information.Model train club OCEAN PARK - An all-scale model railroad club has formed on the Peninsula for those interested in running or learning about scale model trains, or to meet with people interested in model railroading. The club is now actively seeking members. The club meets twice a month; the next meeting is scheduled for Sept. 16. All who join before Sept. 30 will be considered Charter Members. For more information including the location of the next meeting, call Club President Bruce Holmes at 642-3411 or Dean Mead at 665-5589.Ice cream social KLIPSAN BEACH - An ice cream social will be held on Sept. 16 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center. If it is your birthday month, the event is free, otherwise the cost is $1. Sugar-free ice cream served with angel food cake is also available.Tai Chi class KLIPSAN BEACH - The Peninsula Senior Activity Center at 21603 "O" Lane offers a Tai Chi class from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Mondays.TuesdayBible study group OCEAN PARK - New Hope Baptist Church at 1910 Bay Avenue in Ocean Park holds a ladies Bible study every Tuesday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m. This is a non-denominational study. For more information call Vera at 665-3130.Crafters get together OCEAN PARK - Crafters meet on Tuesdays at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Naselle fiddlers NASELLE - Naselle Timberland Library presents Fiddling Down the Oregon Trail from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sept. 17 for all ages. On fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and an old fretless banjo, Vivian and Philip Williams play the hoedowns, waltzes, reels, and schottisches played by Northwest pioneers. Co-sponsored by the Washington Commission for the Humanities.WednesdayHIV parent meeting ILWACO - HIV parent meeting at Ilwaco High School library on Sept. 18 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. HIV prevention education materials for grades 5-12 available for preview. State law provides that a parent or guardian must attend a meeting before they can be excused from participation.Play pinochle KLIPSAN BEACH - Get together for pinochle at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Yoga offered KLIPSAN BEACH - A Yoga class will be offered at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center at 21603 "O" Lane in Klipsan Beach on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Future EventsLibrary Story time RAYMOND - Raymond Timberland Library presents Library Story Time from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Sept. 19 for ages 2 to 6. Join library mascot, Boris, and Librarian Bob for some great books, stories, songs and creative drama. Daycares, Preschools, ECAEP and HeadStart programs are encouraged to attend. Give blood in LB LONG BEACH - As the kids head back to school and summer activities come to a close, the need for blood remains constant. Blood donors are essential in helping premature babies, cancer and surgery patients, and accident victims receive blood and blood products in order to live. An American Red Cross bloodmobile will be on the Peninsula at Super 8 Motel, 500 Ocean Beach Blvd., on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 1 - 6 p.m. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good general health. The Red Cross encourages eligible donors to share their health with hospital patients by giving blood this fall. Because whole blood is separated and transfused as components, one blood donation can help as many as three people. Donors may call American Red Cross at (360) 642-5766 to schedule a blood donation appointment. For questions about donor eligibility, please call 1-800 GIVE LIFE or mail clean-up OLYMPIA - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to help the environment by picking up litter on Washington's Pacific Coast beaches, as part of the 31st annual Operation Shore Patrol/The Ocean Conservancy International Cleanup on Sept. 21 and 22. Gov. Gary Locke has proclaimed those days official Operation Shore Patrol Days and is urging citizens to participate. For more information about this year's coastal cleanup, call the State Parks volunteer program at (360) 902-8582 or the Telephone Device for the Deaf at (360) 664-3133, or the Pacific Northwest 4-Wheel Drive Association at (800) 537-7845.USCG Crafters Bazaar WARRENTON - The Coast Guard Spouses' Association of Astoria is hosting their Annual Crafters Bazaar on Saturday, Sept. 21 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the yellow airplane hangar adjacent to the Runway Cafe and the Coast Guard Air Station in Warrenton. The event is being held in conjunction with the annual Coast Guard Air Station and Port of Astoria Air Show. Fore more information or to participate in the Crafters Bazaar, please contact Catherine Buckley, vice president of the CGSAA at (503) 325-5057.Boarders for Christ ILWACO - Reactor Youth Ministries and New Life Assembly of God Church presents Boarders for Christ on Saturday. Sept. 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Ocean Beach Physical Therapy parking lot in Ilwaco. See pro skate demos and more. This is a free event.Picnic Extravaganza OCEAN PARK - The Peninsula Christian Council is sponsoring an all Peninsula churches' Picnic Extravaganza on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Dunes Bible Camp on the Ridge. Lunch which begins at 11:30 a.m. will include hot dogs, ice cream, pop, coffee, and all the other old fashioned picnic food items. Games, contest, and music continue until 4:30 p.m. Crystal River Band concert LONG BEACH - New Hope Baptist Church invites you to a special time of fellowship and praise to the Lord as you enjoy the Crystal River Band concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22. New Hope is located at 1910 Bay Avenue.Knit Wits KLIPSAN BEACH - Come knit or do any crafts you like from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 23 at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center in Klipsan Beach.GFWC meeting KLIPSAN - You are invited to attend an informational meeting of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) set for Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Peninsula Senior Citizen's Center in Klipsan. You can call Cheryl Holman at 642-4875 or 642-5662 if you have any questions and plan to attend the informal, informational meeting.Board of Trustees meeting WINLOCK - The Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees will have a public meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Winlock Timberland Library at 322 1st St. in Winlock. The public is encouraged to attend.Toddler Thursday story time OCEAN PARK - Ocean Park Timberland Library presents Toddler Thursday Story Time from 4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Sept. 26 for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers. Join in a program of stories, songs, surprises, and simple literary and language development activities.Raymond toddler story time RAYMOND - Raymond Timberland Library presents Library Story Time from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Sept. 26 for ages 2 to 6. Join library mascot, Boris, and Librarian Bob for some great books, stories, songs and creative drama. Daycares, Preschools, ECAEP and HeadStart programs are encouraged to attend.Paul Wainamo in concert ILWACO - Accomplished artist Paul Wainamo will give one performance only on Saturday, Sept. 28 beginning at 7 p.m. at Hilltop Auditorium in Ilwaco. He will be in concert with guest artists Beth Sexton, vocals and Toni Orr, cello and the event will feature new original music from his upcoming CD release. Tickets are $10.00 at the door, and a portion of the proceeds goes to benefit Peninsula Learns Arts Program. For more information call 642-5573.Lions meeting OCEAN PARK - The Ocean Park area Lions will meet at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m.Pacific County heroes SOUTH BEND - The Red Cross is seeking event sponsors and input from the community for its first annual Heroes Banquet to be held Saturday, Oct. 19, in the historic Pacific County Courthouse rotunda. The inspirational, upbeat event will feature a barbecued salmon dinner, music and award presentations to individuals nominated by the community and recognized for heroic acts in several categories. The Heroes Banquet, also a Red Cross fund-raiser, will celebrate the community's most important resource - its people. Complimentary round-trip transportation will be provided from south Pacific County to make it easier for those residents to attend. Nomination submission deadline is Sept. 13. Groups, individuals and businesses may nominate heroes. Nomination forms are available at the numerous locations, including: Raymond - Willapa Harbor Herald, Corner Cafe; South Bend - Coldwell Banker Bayshore Realty, Pacific County Press; Long Beach - Long Beach Pharmacy, Chinook Observer, Long Beach City Hall; Ocean Park - Ocean Park Pharmacy; Ilwaco - Ilwaco City Hall, Ilwaco Pharmacy. Anyone wishing to receive a nomination form by mail, and businesses interested in participating as sponsors should contact Pacific County Site Manager, Rudy Deswart, in Raymond (875-6012) or Ilwaco (642-5766), or the Chapter's Public Support Director, Sue Piper in Longview (423-7880).Hunter safety education course LONG BEACH - A free hunter safety education course will be offered on Friday, Oct. 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Long Beach Fire Hall. Enrollment is limited to 20 students. Students must attend all three days. Anyone under the age of 18 must have the permission of a parent(s) or legal guardian. Successful completion of this course is required to obtain a hunting license in most states. Pre-register at the Dennis Company in Long Beach or Ilwaco Hardware, Ilwaco.Cranberry festival scheduled GRAYLAND - The Cranberry Harvest Festival is scheduled for Oct. 12 and 13, in Grayland. As part of the Festival, there will be a photo contest. Photos need to be cranberry-related. There are three categories - professional, novice, and children (age 12 and under). Ribbons will be awarded for first, second, and third place in each category. For more information, contact the Cranberry Coast Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 305, Grayland, WA 98547, by phone at (360) 267-2003, or (800) 473-6018. Photos will become the property of the Cranberry Coast Chamber and may be used in the future for media publication. Court of Appeals SOUTH BEND - The Court of Appeals, Division II, will be sitting in Pacific County Superior Court on Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 9 a.m. They will hear three or four cases in the morning and then break until 1:30 p.m. and hear another two or three in the afternoon. The docket will be held in the North District courtroom. Many, if not all of the cases, will be Pacific County cases on appeal.Feed the Hungry Holiday Bazaar LONG BEACH - Crafters are needed for the 2nd annual Help Feed the Hungry Holiday Bazaar to benefit the Peninsula F.I.S.H. Food Band in Ilwaco. The event will be held Nov. 29 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Edgewater Inn. Tables are $20 if supplied, or $15 if you bring your own. For more information call 484-3945.

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