Health & Wellness Shorts

Permanent Cosmetic Makeup Services now available in Lower Columbia Region
Permanent  cosmetic makeup is a non-surgical method  of applying colored pigment  to enhance eyes, lips, and eyebrows with a soft, natural finish that looks like perfectly applied makeup.

Permanent cosmetics can beautifully define facial features, correct the appearance of many imperfections, and improve your overall appearance.  Offering a new kind of personal freedom, permanent cosmetics will make your life easier.  Particularly beneficial to busy professionals, those with little or no time to apply makeup, allergy sufferers, or anyone who has difficulty applying cosmetic products – the results are always the same – perfectly applied, waterproof color that always looks fresh and beautiful!

If you always want to look your best, gain self-esteem, and feel beautiful 24 hours a day – you may be the perfect candidate for a fresh new look that can start now and last for many years.

Call For Your Consultation:  Darcy Wiegardt, Permanent Cosmetics Technician licensed & Certified. Located at Medical Spa LaCost, 1428 Commercial St. Astoria, 503-338-5555.

First ENCORE Happy Hour Evening
A fun gathering at the Baked Alaska’s ‘Happy Hour’ from 4 to 6pm is planned for Sunday, June 12.  Baked Alaska is located on the Columbia River at #1 12th Street, Astoria,OR.

  Baked Alaska will exceed your expectations with their $3.00 food menu plus $3.00 beer and well drinks. You can have alcohol or not as your choice of beverage.

  Please come for our first happy hour event overlooking the Columbia, where the Pilot Boats are docked, and  enjoy visiting with fellow members, for an  inexpensive Sunday Supper. Membership is not required, guests are welcome if interested in the organization and are retired or semi-retired adults 50 years old and over. We will meet in the Discovery Room.

Kathleen Hudson is the coordinator. If you have questions please call Kathleen at 503 861-2802, or Paula Duncan at Clatsop Community College toll free  1 866-252-8767.  “20 Questions” will be our entertainment and educational challenge for Sunday,  June 12 at 5:30 P.M.

ENCORE – Exploring New Concepts Of Retirement Education: is an association of retirement age people who share a love of learning.A variety of interesting and informative classes are offered during Fall, Winter and Spring terms, following the calendar of Clatsop Community College, the sponsor of the group.  The classes are taught by volunteers and there is no homework, no tests – only enjoyment and education.  For information about ENCORE, see the web site,, or call Paula Duncan, Liason, 503-338-2408 or email Paula at

Each month on the first Tuesday of the month members and their guests are invited to meet for a no-host lunch, one month in Astoria, and alternate months in Seaside or “south county”. – All members are welcome to attend and to bring a guest.

Tuesday, the 7th, is the date for June LUNCH BUNCH and will be held in Astoria at Fultano’s Pizza Restaurant, 620 Olney Ave, Astoria. (503-325-2855).  Members are asked to dredge up their memories of their first encounters with pizza!  Come prepared to tell your tale.

WANTED:  Artists and Instructors to Teach Summer Term June 26th through September 3rd
Tolovana Arts Colony is currently recruiting instructors to lead outstanding arts, fitness, cultural, and other leisure classes for the upcoming summer term.  Would you like to share your art or interest with residents and visitors to the North Oregon Coast?  Please email your request for an application packet to  Completed applications are due June 6th for the summer term.  Classes are held at Tolovana Hall in Cannon Beach, OR.

Community organizations are also welcome to request use of the hall for meeting use.  There is no cost to instructors or community organizations for use of the hall.  Tolovana Hall is owned by the City of Cannon Beach and managed by Tolovana Arts Colony, a non-profit arts organization, dedicated to providing year-round arts education and supporting the efforts of local working artists.