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Bulletin Board April 20, 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Scott Graves, Pilot staff writer   
April 19, 2013 06:42 pm

Saturday, April 20

SOLVE Oregon is having a beach cleanup at Sporthaven Beach at the Port of Brookings Harbor. Gloves and bags will be provided. Bring a jacket. Meet at the wooden fence next to the beach at Best Western Beachfront Inn, 16008 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. For more information, call 503-995-5615 or visit http://www.solveoregon.com.

Soroptimist of Gold Beach will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Soroptimist Building, 94202 Caughell St., Gold Beach.

Dress a Girl Around the World meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. Bring a sewing machine to make pillowcase dresses or T-shirt britches for children in Uganda. Donations of pillowcases and T-shirts are welcome. For information, call 541-661-0349 or visit www.dressagirlaroundtheworld.com.

Trash Dogs will meet at 9 a.m. in the Fred Meyer parking lot near the garden center, 325 Fifth St., Brookings. Volunteers will select from a large list of dump sites found in Southern Curry County. Wear trash-collection work clothes. Cookies, water and gloves will be provided.

Made-to-order Tolowa Nation Indian Tacos will be sold from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Advance orders may be picked up at the center or be delivered. To order tacos in advance, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 541-251-0498. The fundraiser benefits Pacific Bridges High School in Brookings and Sunset High School in Crescent City, both of which are alternative high schools.

First Church of Christ, Scientist in Brookings hosts a talk by Brian Talcott titled “How Relying on God Brings Healing” at 11 a.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 420 Alder St., Brookings. Talcott is a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship in Berkeley, Calif.

The annual Youth and Family Fair, with an Earth Day Festival, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City.

Alice Smith, cofounder and executive director of the U.S. Prayer Center in Houston, Texas, will speak about “Spiritual Intimacy with God” at  6 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. She will also speak  at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 21. A love offering will be taken.

The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain  will sail into Crescent City Harbor for the Crescent City Tall Ships Festival scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will continue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The ships will be in port through April 29 and will be available for tours and cruises. For information, visit http://www.historicalseaport.org or call 800-200-LADY (5239).

The 13th annual Women’s South Coast Christian Conference will be at Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave. The keynote speaker will be Poppy Smith, who will speak on the theme “Jesus Makes You Free.” The conference will be all day beginning at 9 a.m. The cost for adults is $15 . The is no charge for teens. For more information, call 541-661-1882.

Pelican Bay Narcotics Anonymous  meets at 7 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Meetings are also at 7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. For information, call 541-469-3220.

Sunday, April 21

The movie “Afternoon with Abraham” will be shown at 2 p.m. upstairs from Gypsies at 549A Chetco Ave., Brookings. The film is about mediums and how they can help people. The cost is $10. Preregister at Gypsies. For more information, call 541-813-1882.

Relay for Life will hold “Waitress For A Cure” at Superfly Martini Bar and Grill, 623 Memory Lane, Brookings. Volunteers will wait on customers and bus tables with all tips benefiting American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

Oregon Green Free will meet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.

Mindfulness Meditation Group meets from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank conference room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 707-458-3307.

Monday, April 22

The Azalea Quilt Guild meets in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Park community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor.  Fun day begins at 10 a.m. Members will be working on their own projects. The evening activities will begin with a social time at 6 followed by a meeting at 6:30. Quilters are encouraged to enter quilts in the Azalea Festival quilt show. To do so, quilters need to complete applications and have their quilts photographed during either fun day or the social time. For more information, call 541-412-7498.

Tri-Cities Bridge Club plays at noon at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Entry fee is $4 per session. For information, call Dottie Ellis at 541-661-1015. Players seeking a partner may call Joyce Stockwell at 541-469-5707. Games are also played at noon on Thursdays.

Boy Scout Troop 32 meets at 7 p.m. at Scout Hall, 414 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. For information, call Scoutmaster Tim Buehler at 541-412-0176.

Girls Scouts meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 416 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. For information, call Troop Leader Cheryl Buehler at 541-469-0897.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 102 Park Ave., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3030.

A basic computer class taught by Lori Paulson is offered from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-6822.

Al-Anon meets at 6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-5504, 541-469-0972 or 707-487-9046. The group also meets at noon Fridays and 10 a.m. Saturdays.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR1116 meets in the Evergreen Federal Bank conference room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Weigh-in begins at 8:30 a.m. with the meeting following from 9 to 10. For information, call 541-469-3419.

Mindfulness Meditation classes are offered from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. at Visana Yoga Studio, 603 Hemlock St., Suite 3C, Brookings. The class is free. 

Traditional Yang-style tai chi classes are from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. For information, call 541-469-3473 or 541-661-3593. Classes are also offered from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays.

Tuesday, April 23

Community Grief Support Groups meet at 6 p.m. at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 29987 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For information, call Damon McCoy at 541-512-5036. 

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous meets from 11 a.m. to noon at the Pacific Crossroads Drop-In Center, 2 Ross Road, Brookings. The group is a 12+5-step program to help people with dual diagnosis issues. This is an open meeting. For information, call 541-412-2712.

Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor meets at noon at Sea View Senior Living, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor.

Mommy and Me meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, 15803 Highway 101, Harbor, or at KidTown at Azalea Park in Brookings. For information call 541-251-2468.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3314.

A free health clinic for the uninsured will be from 1 to 4 p.m. in the St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church lower level, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Registration for all clients is from noon to 1 p.m. People are seen on a walk-in basis and only a limited number can be seen weekly. For information, call 541-469-3314.

The Sew and Sews meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Quilters gather from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-6822.

The Del Norte International Folkdancers meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Del Norte Senior Center, 1765 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City. Beginning dances will be taught the first 45 minutes, with request dancing afterward. For information, call 707-458-3132 or 707-464-9690.

Al-Anon Family Group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 209 Wharf St., Brookings. 

A free exercise class is offered by the Chetco Activity Center from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. in the Seventh-day Adventist Church lower level, 102 Park Ave., Brookings. The class also is offered from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. on Thursdays. For information, call 541-469-6822.

Choi’s Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts offers classes from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Classes are also offered on Thursdays. For information and location, call instructor Greg Doan at 541-469-2804.

South Coast Fitness Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center offers Adult tae kwon do classes at 6 p.m.; Martial Arts for Kids, ages 6-12, at 4 p.m.; and Muay Tai Style Kick Boxing at 7 p.m. All classes are scheduled at the same time on Thursdays. For information, call 541-469-7118.

Tai chi classes are from 10 to 11 a.m. at South Coast Fitness Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. For information, call Saun Stone at 707-954-9824. Classes are also from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays.

Line dance classes will be at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with beginning classes at 6 and intermediate classes at 7. The cost is $2 per session. Classes are offered for everyone ages 11 and older. No experience necessary. For more information, call 541-469-2445.

An advanced computer class taught by Wendy Olsen is offered from 10 to 11 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-6822.

Wednesday, April 24

South Coast Linux Users Group meets at 7 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings.

China painters, and those interested in the fine art of china painting, meet from 10 a.m. to noon at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings.

Thursday, April 25

A Health and Wellness Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. The event is designed to showcase the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. Participants will be eligible to win a door prize valued at $100. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

Friday, April 26

The C&K Markets’ Relay for Life team will have a 5K fun walk/run at 5:30 p.m. starting at the Ray’s Food Place parking lot, 906 Chetco Ave., Brookings. All ages are welcome.  The event is not timed. There will be face painting for children, a bouncy house and a barbecue.

Announcements

The Pregnancy Care Center of Brookings, located at 344 Pacific Ave., offers free and confidential pregnancy tests, education on all pregnancy options, parenting classes, baby and maternity items and more. The center is open from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Client classes are offered on Tuesdays. For information about classes or about the center, call 541-469-1846. A 24-hour hotline is available at 800-395-4357.

Moms In Touch International meets for prayers weekly. For information, call Ruth Wilson at 541-469-4798.

Alcoholics Anonymous has many meetings from which to choose in Brookings-Harbor and Gold Beach. Locations and times in Brookings-Harbor may be obtained by phoning 541-469-2440. In Gold Beach, call 541-247-9038 or 541-247-0695.

Oasis Shelter Home provides a haven for women and their children to be free of domestic violence, sexual abuse and resulting homelessness. Oasis offers a women’s peer support group in Gold Beach that is open to the public. Call 541-247-7600 or 800-447-1167 for dates, times and assistance.

The Christian Science Reading Room and Bookstore, 429 Pine St., Brookings, is open from 1 to 3 p.m.  Mondays and Wednesdays. The room contains products and resources  for the exploration of spiritual healing. For information, call 541-469-2398.

CC’s Cancer Resource Center offers free counseling and resource options daily to women addressing cancer issues. The resource center is inside CC’s Upscale Resale Clothing Store in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The resource center also hosts Tea at Ten group meetings every Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. For information, call 541-469-2072.

 

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