Monday, Oct. 7
The monthly art change-out day will be from noon to 2 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings.
“Creative Mondays” take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City. Attendees may come for only part of the day if wished; a 3 p.m. critique is encouraged. This is not limited to painters, but for any artwork a person wants to work on. For more information, call 707-464-9133.
Auditions for “The Grinch” will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The Grinch will be portrayed by Bruce Ellis; additional parts include the mayor and his wife, Max the dog, Cindy Lou Who along with her parents and siblings, as well as a Whos in all ages and sizes. Auditions will also be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Thursday, Oct. 10
Pelican Bay Arts Association will meet at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. The board will meet at its new time, 10 a.m. followed by a general meeting at 11 and a potluck at noon. There will be no demonstration this month. A social time will follow the potluck. For more information, call 541-469-1807.
Saturday, Oct. 12
The 112th Second Saturday Art Walk will be in downtown Brookings from 4 to 7 p.m. Venues will be near Chetco Avenue, Oak Street, Railroad Street and Art Walk Alley.
Novelist Peter Nathaniel Malae will discuss and sign copies of his new book, “Our Frail Blood,” at 2 p.m. at Gold Beach, Books, 29707 Ellensburg Ave. Admission is free. Those unable to attend may pre-order signed copies by calling the bookstore at 541-247-2495.
Sunday, Aug. 13
Friends of Music will hold its first concert of the 2013-14 season — featuring pianist Frank Wiens — at 3 p.m. at Brookings Second-day Adventist Church,102 Park Ave. Wiens will perform an all-Edvard Greig program. Individual tickets cost $20 and adult season tickets costs $75, both available at the door. Admission is free for students. For more information, call 541-469-7625 or 541-469-3473.
Singing telegrams by Georgia Blank, who specializes in old hymns, are being offered to lift spirits at no charge. To schedule a singing telegram, call 541-469-5625.
Pelican Bay Arts Association offers an art rental program for businesses with empty wall space. For more information about the program, call the Manley Art Center and Gallery at 541-469-1807.
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