Youth summit in Cathlamet on ThursdayCATHLAMET - Wahkiakum Community Network is hosting a free public educational summit on Sept. 29 at the River Street Meeting Room in Cathlamet. Julia Dilley, epidemiologist for Washington State Department of Health, will facilitate this event. The goal of this event is to introduce the use of risk factors, protective factors, and developmental assets, as well as compare trends of substance abuse by utilizing past and present healthy youth surveys, and discuss how Search Institute Survey of Developmental Assets compliments that data. The public is invited to participate in the afternoon portion of the event from noon to 4 p.m. to analyze the data trends, and discussion will focus around the feedback obtained from local youth, as well as a look at local prevention efforts aimed at reducing youth substance abuse. Lunch will be provided at no cost to all participants. The River Street Meeting Room is located at 25 River Street in Cathlamet (next to the PUD). For more information contact Wahkiakum Community Network by calling Lia Sealund at (360) 795-8040.

Jazz music at DepotSEAVIEW - Rob Rigoni, jazz musician, will play at the Depot Restaurant on Friday, Sept. 30 between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. There is no cover charge.

Live music at LBCRLONG BEACH - Singer/songwriter Robert Simpson will perform a solo show at Long Beach Coffee Roasters, 811 S. Pacific in downtown Long Beach, Friday Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. The show is free of charge.

Sunnycamp on Willapa Bay this weekendWILLAPA BAY - For the fourth year, a small group of folk-music enthusiasts from Washington and Oregon, British Columbia and California will meet for a weekend of singing and playing instruments from 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30 through 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2 at Camp Morehead on Willapa Bay. There will be workshops, song circles, a concert, and lots of time and space just to make music. The Web site is or you can contact Mary at 642-8049 or for more information. The main focus of the weekend will be traditional music. A building will be reserved for instrumentalists. It will be a small and friendly group. It has always been just a wonderful weekend and we hope more people from the local area will attend.

Christian songwriter to perform in Ocean ParkOCEAN PARK - Ocean Park United Methodist Church is hosting a free concert beginning at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1 featuring Jim Moore, Christian singer and songwriter. Come let your spirit be filled. Bring the kids as Moore has wonderful songs for children and for the entire family. For more information, call Susan Campbell at 642-5021.

Dance of Peace planned at PSACKLIPSAN - On Saturday, Oct. 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and again from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the public is invited to participate in simple circle dances as moving meditations or body prayers for peace at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center at 21603 Pacific Hwy. The dances use sacred phrases, chants, music and movements from many traditions to promote peace and harmony. There is a $5 suggested donation. For information call 665-5300.

Great Columbia River Crossing is SundayMEGLER - Expect delays on the Astoria-Megler Bridge on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 8:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. One-way traffic will be led by pilot cars to and from Washington during the Great Columbia Crossing.

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