Wednesday, Aug. 28
Trash Dogs will meet to dismantle and haul-out an abandoned camp trailer in the Lobster Creek area. Bring cutters, axes, hammers, mauls and saws to dismantle the trailer. Meet at 9 a.m. in the Fred Meyer parking lot next to the garden center or at 9:45 a.m. at the Gold Beach Ranger Station.
Chetco Community Public Library will celebrate 20 years in its building at 405 Alder St., Brookings. The celebration will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Cake and punch will be served. A photo and video display of the building construction will be shared.
Braco: Miracles in Healing presents an introduction (with DVD) to Braco’s healing gaze and voice at 5 p.m. at Gypsy’s, 549 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The cost is $3. For more information, call Deborah Dudley at 541-469-7840.
South Coast Linux Users Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings.
Sea View Senior Living Community’s Lifelong Learning Series presents artist and author Pete Chasar, who will talk about his book “Desert Spring: Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona.” Chasar will also share his artwork. Sea View is located at 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. For more information, call 541-469-4500.
Brookings-Harbor Lions meet at 6 p.m. at the Flying Gull Restaurant, 1153 Chetco Avenue for dinner then move to the Brookings Inn conference room, 1143 Chetco Ave., for a meeting at 7. The program is a presentation by Chris Burke, who is an advocate for blind children.
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.
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. 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.
The Wednesday Farmers Market will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.
The Crescent City Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Front and K streets.
Thursday, Aug. 29
Visana Wellness presents “The Gluten-free Story: Fact, Fiction of Fad?” at 6:45 p.m. (the time has been changed since previously announced). This is the first in a series of talks scheduled at Visana Wellness, 603 Hemlock St., Suite 3C, Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-9100.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR432 members weigh-in from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. The program and business meeting is from 9 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. 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. 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 at Brookings Inn Resort conference center, 1143 Chetco Ave. 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.
Friday, Aug. 30
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.
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. 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, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-469-7240.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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 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. 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.