Saturday, Aug. 31
The annual MDA Benefit Car Show will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lucky 7 Casino and Hotel, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River. Cash and raffle prizes, food, cars and trucks will be part of the festivities. Entry forms are available at http://currycountycruisers.com or by calling Tom Lee at 707-487-0611. Proceeds from the event benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s local programs.
Agness Fire Department’s 13th annual steak feed will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Agness School Day Park. New York steak, corn on the cob, coleslaw, French bread, baked beans and dessert will be served. The cost is $12 for general and $6 for children younger than 10.
The Secret/Law of Attraction discussion group meets from 10:15 a.m. to noon. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The annual Slam’n Salmon Derby offers $15,000 in cash prizes during three days of fishing at the Port of Brookings Harbor. The event culminates with a salmon barbecue Sunday, Sept. 1, at the port boardwalk.
The Farmers & Artisans Market is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port of Brookings Harbor boardwalk. The event will be every Saturday through Oct. 5.
The Saturday Farmer’s Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds parking lot, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City.
A vendors market operates every Saturday outside Oceanside Diner at the Port of Brookings Harbor.
Sunday, Sept. 1
Booth reservations for the 44th annual Christmas Bazaar begin. To reserve booth space or for information, call Vangie Andreason at 541-469-2093. Vendors can also find the information at http://www.brookingsharborbazaar.com. The bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 16, at Azalea Middle School and Brookings-Harbor High School.
Bingo is played from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 94259 Leith Road, Gold Beach. Snack foods are available for purchase.
Monday, Sept. 2
Tri-Cities Bridge Club plays at noon at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Entry fee is $4 per session but first-timers play for free. For information, call Dottie Ellis at 541-661-1015 or Kirk Roberts at 707-464-1506. Games are also played at noon on Thursdays.
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.
Tuesday, Sept. 3
VFW Post 966 will have its monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings.
Chetco Stamp Collectors meet at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings, to exchange stamps. For more information, call 541-469-0957.
The Compassionate Friends meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. TCF provides comfort, hope and support to families experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister or a grandchild. For more information, call 541-469-5814.
Brookings-Harbor High School and Azalea Middle School will have a student orientation at 8 a.m. at the respective schools. All members of BHHS class of 2017, and AMS class of 2020, as well as new students of all grade levels, are urged to attend.
Christian Community Church is beginning a nondenominational women’s Bible study taught by Dawn Wilman from 10 to 11 a.m. The church is at 15138 McVay Lane, Harbor. For more information, call 541-659-9352.
Bingo is played from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Gold Beach Senior Center, 29841 Airport Way, Gold Beach.
Free food for those in need is distributed from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 94191 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-2057.
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.
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.
Line dance classes are cut back during September. There will be only one class offered each week. The class will be at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with the class at 6. 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.
Community Grief Support Groups meet at 6 p.m. at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 306 Wharf St., Brookings. For information, call Damon McCoy at 541-512-5036.
Wednesday, Sept. 4
Temple Beth Shalom will have a high holiday service from 7 to 9 p.m. at the temple, 956 J St., Crescent City, with a tashlich to follow at B Street Pier. A service and tashlich will also be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 5.
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.
Friday, Sept. 6
Brookings Presbyterian Church will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 540 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The sale will also be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 5, followed by a $2 bag sale from 12:05 to 1 p.m.
First Friday Salon will meet at 6 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The film, “What Every Man Should Know About His Prostate,” will be shown free of charge. The film is being shown in conjunction with September being Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. An open discussion will follow the movie. For more information, visit http://www.pcaw.org.
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. The resource center also hosts Tea at Ten group meetings every Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. 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. 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.