September 23 – November 27

Free GED classes from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Monday’s and Wednesday’s at the Clatskanie High School Room 107. You must be at least 16 years old. College scholarship opportunities. Call 503-338-2347 with questions or email

October 19

Columbia County Voters Forum from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.  at Beaver Valley Grange, 75942 Larson Rd., Rainier. Free spaghetti dinner to those 18 years of age and older. Speakers will provide in depth information about the Nov. 5, 2019 Columbia County Ballot Measures 5-276 and 5-277. First come, first served until food is gone.

Clatskanie Forestry Competition from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Clatskanie Middle High School, 471 Bel Air Dr., Clatskanie by the baseball field. Events include Cross-cut, Cable splicing, First Aid, Hose Lay, Log Scaling Map Reading, Axe Throw and so much more. Concessions will be open. Applied Arts will be hosting their annual Cupcake Wars in the commons.

October 20

Bowl to Strike Out Hunger at Triangle Bowl, 700 Triangle Ctr., Longview, WA. $20 per person. Bowling in teams of four per lane. Includes two games, shoes, raffle ticket, snacks and beverages. Check-in at 1:30 p.m. and games begin at 2 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of fun, food, prizes and raffles while helping HOPE food pantry feed our community. Register ahead at, phone Lisa at 503-728-4228 or drop off at HOPE, 404

E 'A' Street, Rainier OR by October 17th.

October 26

River City Singers together with the Big River Big Band present Sing, Sing, Swing Big Band Dance Concert at 7 p.m. at the Birkenfeld Theater Ballroom (upstairs), 75 S. Nehalem St., Clatskanie. Dancing encouraged! Come sing and swing along!

October 31

Quincy Grange Halloween Carnival from 5-8 p.m. at Grange Hall, 78314 Rutters Rd. Clatskanie, (Follow signs). Games, bingo, prize store, tombstone café for dinner and snacks. Fun and affordable for whole family. On FB info, Ellen Nieminen at 503-728-2886 or Barb Callio at 503-728-4143. Proceeds benefits scholarship fund, youth program, and community services.

November 2

Fall Bazaar from 10 a.m. -  4 p.m. at 321 West C Street, Rainier. Handmade, handcrafted vendors, direct sales products, famous cinnamon rolls and Potchits BBQ will be there for lunch. 

Annual Harvest Bazaar at First Lutheran Church, 360 Wyeth St., St. Helens from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Harvest Cafe lunch, Scandinavian bakery feat. lefse and more, vendors, homemade bakery items & other goodies, gift items, grab bags and a silent auction. Don't miss this ever popular annual bazaar.

November 9

Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 930 NE 5th St., Clatskanie, OR 97016.

November 14

Lower Columbia Genealogical Society invites you to Beyond Names and Dates; Filling in the Stories of our Female Ancestors at 7 p.m. Pam Vestal is a full-time genealogist and lecturer in Oregon and will be helping us fill in our stories at this meeting. Somerset Retirement Apartments, in the dining room, 2025 Tibbetts Dr., Longview, Washington. 

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