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City of Astoria, Oregon


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United Way Day of Caring

Join us on April 21st for the 2018 United Way of Clatsop County's Annual Day of Caring. Volunteers have two site options to choose from (Tapioca Park and Evergreen Fields) starting at 10:00am until 4:00pm. Volunteers will help clear brush, pull weeds, create tree wells, paint structures, and spread playground chips. 

Be sure to sign up for the FREE "Thank you" barbecue at the end of the day at Camp Kiwanilong from 3:30-5:30pm. Come celebrate LIVING UNITED around the campfire with a delicious BBQ and scores! There will be family friendly entertainment to enjoy.

Register HERE>


Historic Cemeteries Clean Up at Oceanview Cemetery

Astoria Parks and Recreation is partnering with statewide non-profit SOLVE, and the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries for a statewide cemetery clean-up day on May 12th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

The event will be the first ever, statewide historic cemetery clean-up with the goal of bringing as many volunteers out to as many cemeteries across Oregon as possible.

Volunteers will help pick up litter, pull invasive weeds, trim around headstones, and prune shrubs. Volunteers are advised to wear work boots, long pants, and sunscreen. Astoria Parks staff will provide tools, work gloves, snacks, and water.

Interested persons may contact Maintenance Supervisor, Jonah Dart-Mclean at or call (503) 298-2467. Astoria Parks and Recreation is
always eager to provide volunteer opportunities. Please reach out to Jonah Dart-Mclean to discuss future park clean-ups or information on adopting a park.


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Greta Cairns

Greta Cairns is a group fitness instructor at the Astoria Recreation Center. She currently teaches: Cycling, Barre and Core Strength. She has been with the City of Astoria for almost 2 years, and continues to exude an immense amount of passion, drive, and concern regarding the health and wellness of the Astoria community. Greta not only comes in with a smile on her face everyday, she is incredibly high energy and the epitome of positivity; keeping her students engaged and coming back for more! We are fortunate to have her as part of the Parks and Recreation Team!


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