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Bulletin Board April 23 2014 Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
April 22, 2014 08:55 pm

Wednesday, April 23

The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain visit the Crescent City Harbor through Monday, April 28.  Walk-on tours are from 4 to 5 p.m. through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For information, call 800-200-5239.

An aerial spray workshop will be from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Gold Beach High School cafeteria, 29516 Ellensburg Ave. The workshop will cover the practice of aerial spraying on private timber land as well as alternatives to the current practice. The public is welcome to attend.

Visana Wellness will offer a free health talk titled “Your Brain and You: Staying Sharp as You Age” at 6 p.m. at 603 Hemlock St., third floor, Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-9100.

Brookings-Harbor Lions Club meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center upper level, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Brookings-Harbor High School robotics instructor Alain Chirinian and team member Jessica Yock will present a program about past projects and upcoming competitions. The public is welcome. For more information, call Areta Schock at 541-469-4428.

League of Women Voters will host a candidate forum at 7 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Four commissioner candidates, two judge candidates and a representative for the home rule charter have been invited.

FACE Cancer Support Group meets at 12:30 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For information, call Marie Kirk at 541-412-7977.

Curry County Master Gardeners will have a plant clinic from 9 a.m. to noon at the Oregon State University Extension Office at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For information, call 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

A pinochle group meets at 12:30 p.m. downstairs in the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-6822.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411.

Renegade line dance class for beginners is from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by classes for intermediate to advanced dancers from 7:15 to 8:30 at Ship Ashore Resort, 12370 Highway 101, Smith River. For information, call 707-464-6866.

Girl Scout Troop 30023 meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Azalea Middle School room 16, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings. For more information, call Troop Leader Jacque Graves at 541-412-3404 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

A Windows computer workshop led by Robert Johnsen is from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

The Breastfeeding Support Group meets from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Family Resource Center, 494 Pacific Ave., Crescent City. The group also meets from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays. For more information, call 707-464-0955.

The Wednesday Farmers Market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. 

Chi kung classes are from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Visana Yoga Studios, 603 Hemlock St., Suite 3C, Brookings.

Chetco Photographers Association meets at 6:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. The group also meets at 10 a.m. Fridays at the same location. Anyone interested in photography is welcome to attend either meeting.

Thursday, April 24

League of Women Voters will host a candidate forum at 7 p.m. at Gold Beach City Hall, 29592 Ellensburg Ave. Four commissioner candidates, two judge candidates and a representative for the home rule charter have been invited.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR432 members weigh-in from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. The program and business meeting is from 8:45 to 10 a.m. at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. For more information, call 541-412-0726 or 541-251-3775.

Game day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Chess players gather at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-8461 or 541-469-4353.

Mexican train dominoes are played at 5 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Both hand and foot players are welcome. For information, call 541-251-3442.

Cub Scouts meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Scout Hall, 414 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. For information, call Cubmaster Jerry Law at 541-646-9270.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Brookings Presbyterian Church, 540 Pacific Ave. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3725.

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

Oasis Shelter Home offers a free support group for women at 11 a.m. at Fleet Street Counseling, 624 Fleet St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-373-1630.

Star of the Sea Thrift Store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The sale of goods benefits the needy, the church and Catholic education. The store is also open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weight Watchers meets in the second-floor activity loft at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach, Lane, Harbor. Weigh-in is at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting following at 6.

Knifty Knitters meets at 1 p.m. at the Gold Beach Presbyterian Church, 29692 Hillcrest St., Gold Beach.

The final Apple products (iPad, iPhone, iMac) computer workshop led by James Warren will be from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

Friday, April 25

Women’s South Coast Christian Conference will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The conference will continue from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26. For more information, call 541-661-1882.

Brookings textile artists gather from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. For information, call Melanie Rutledge at 541-469-1807.

Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at Sebastian’s Bar and Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. 

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411.

Arnis (Philippine martial art of stick fighting) classes are offered at 7 p.m. at South Coast Fitness Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. For information, call 541-469-7118.

Al-Anon meets at noon 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 10 a.m. Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Mondays.

Bingo is played at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Earlybird bingo begins at 11 a.m. followed by regular bingo. The public is welcome.

Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets for coffee and to discuss ham radio at 8:30 a.m. at Dee-Ann’s Tea Room Cafe, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-251-3972.

Saturday, April 26

A GPS Navigation Class for mariners will be from  12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River, 16133 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. The cost is $29 and includes all materials. The class will continue from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27. For reservations, call 541-469-9757 or 541-254-4294.

Kalmiopsis Audubon Society will host a birding field trip around Jerry’s Flat on the Rogue River. Meet at 8 a.m. at Azalea Middle School, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings, to carpool. No birding experience is required and experts are welcome to share their knowledge. Binoculars are recommended. For more information, call 541-412-0806.

A gymnastic spaghetti feed and silent auction fundraiser will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. The cost is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for children 12 and younger. Tickets are available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies and at the door. More than 40 sponsors have donated auction items. All funds benefit gymnasts, from Gymnastics by Design, who will be competing in meets this fall.

Lone Ranch State Park — A story of History, A Mystery and Tales of Death and Life will be presented during a ranger-led Walk N Talk program at Lone Ranch Beach from 2 to 3:30 p.m..The hike will include moderate walking for about half a mile. 

A used or expired medication disposal event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brookings Police Department, 898 Elk Drive; Gold Beach Police Department, 29592 Ellensburg Ave.; and Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office, 650 Fifth St., Crescent City. For more information, visit http://www.dea.gov or call 800-882-9539.

Muscle Busters will visit Stone Chair Meadow and McKinley Mines near Signal Buttes. The hike will be 5.2 miles and have a 1,112-foot elevation gain. Meet at 7:45 a.m. in front of Dr. Larsson’s office, 414 Alder St., Brookings, or at 8:30 a.m. at the visitor’s center in Gold Beach. For more information, send an email to Al Collinet at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

An Azalea Park cleanup party will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Meet in front of the restrooms at KidTown. For more information, call 503-995-5615.

The Youth and Family Fair includes an Earth Day Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 401 Highway 101 N., Crescent City.

Al-Anon Fourth Step meets at 10 a.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-0972 or 541-469-2931.

Curry County Master Gardeners will have a work party from 10 a.m. to noon at the Little Bear Patch Garden next to Kalmiopsis Elementary School, 650 Easy St., Brookings.

Sunday, April 27

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The program, led by Linda Mulvany, will be a celebration of poetry. All are welcome. For more information, call 707-951-9420.

Monday, April 28

The Azalea Quilt Guild will meet in the Driftwood Estates community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun day begins at 10 a.m. with Marilyn Hart teaching a class on calendar wall hangings, runners and placemats. Evening activities commence with a social at 6 followed by a general meeting at 6:30. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend. For more information, call 541-412-0425 or 541-412-0367.

The Azalea Quilt Guild will be taking Azalea Festival quilt show entries and pictures from 10 a.m. to noon and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. This is the deadline to enter the show.

The American Red Cross will have a blood donation drive from noon to 6 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The drive will also be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the same location.

Tuesday, April 29

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. 

Announcements

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

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.

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 every other Thursday at noon at Fleet Street Counseling in Brookings. For dates, call 541-373-1630. For more information about Oasis, call 541-247-7600 or 800-447-1167.

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. For information, call 541-469-2072.

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

Pelican Bay Narcotics Anonymous  meets at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For information, call 541-787-6282.

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Announcements for club meetings and other events happening in Curry and Del Norte counties may be sent to Bill Schlichting, features editor at the Curry Coastal Pilot, at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it For information, call 541-469-3123.

 

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