Saturday, Dec. 14
Chetco Valley Historical Society will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. at the Chetco Valley Museum, 15461 Museum Road, Harbor. The museum will be decorated. Coffee, hot cider and cookies wil be served. Raffle tickets will be sold for a basket that includes an autographed copy of the book “Chetco” and a picture of the old Roosevelt Highway crossing the Chetco Valley. The drawing will be Sunday, Dec. 22. Open houses are also scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday Dec. 15, as well as the following weekend.
The Brookings-Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a no-host gathering at 10:45 a.m. at The Onion Grill Restaurant, 835 Chetco Ave., Brookings. This is a new time and venue. Newcomers are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1970.
Pennies for Pooches is offering pet photos with Santa from noon to 3 p.m. at Woof’s Bakery in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center, Harbor. The cost is $10 for an 8x10 portrait. Proceeds benefit the Curry County Animal Shelter. All dogs should be on leashes and cats in carriers.
Curry Coastal Republican Women will have it’s annual Christmas Party from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Driftwood Estate mobile home park community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Bring a potluck dish to share and a white elephant gift. Men are welcome, too. For more information, call 541-247-0651.
Hughes House in Cape Blanco State Park has been decorated to the theme “Angels” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Though not decorated, the nearby Cape Blanco Lighthouse will also be open. Cape Blanco State Park is 5 miles from Highway 101 at the end of Cape Blanco Road in Sixes. The open house will also be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, as well as the following weekend and Christmas day.
The second annual Community Christmas Tree lighting will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at the corner of Chetco and Hillside avenues in Brookings. Santa will be available for photos. Cookies and hot drinks will be served. This event was postponed from Sunday.
Calvin E. Murphy Detachment 578 Marine Corps League will have a Christmas party from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Emerald Coast Estates community building, 98126 West Benham Lane, Harbor. Bring a wrapped $10 gift labeled for male or female. All detachment members, active duty, retired and honorably discharged Marines and Navy corpsmen are invited. For more information, call 541-412-9933.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor during a Holiday Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event includes the Brookings-Harbor High School choir and a Harbor Fire Department display. Cookies and hot cider will be served.
Stout Mountain Railway presents “The Ornament Express” model train display from 1 to 7 p.m. next to Sears in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. The display will be running daily through Tuesday, Dec. 24.
Nature’s Coastal Holiday lights up the gardens of Azalea Park in Brookings from 5 to 9 p.m. daily through Tuesday, Dec. 24. Santa will be on hand from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday, Dec. 21-24.
The annual Trees of Mystery Christmas light show is on at 5:30 p.m. and continues every Friday and Saturday night through Dec. 21. Trees of Mystery is at 15500 Highway 101, Klamath. For information, call 707-482-2251.
A vendors market operates every Saturday outside Oceanside Diner at the Port of Brookings Harbor.
Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Azalea Middle School, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-7427.
New Thought Study Group meets at 11 a.m. at Cream Cafe, 625 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-247-7577.
Sunday, Dec. 15
The Secret/Law of Attraction discussion group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend. The group now meets on Sundays.
Love Your Neighbor, an outreach of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, distributes free sack lunches from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. The lunch includes a sandwich, fruit, snack, bottled water and coffee. For more information, call 541-469-3314.
A beach grass pulling party will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at Tolowa Dunes State Park, 2591 Old Mill Road, Crescent City. Volunteers are advised to dress in layers, wear sturdy shoes and a hat, bring water, snacks and sunscreen. The event is cancelled if it’s raining. For information, call 707-954-5253.
Monday, Dec. 16
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.
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 Windows computer workshop led by Lori Paulson is from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Paulson is also available for consultation at that time. For more 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 Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-3473 or 541-661-3593. Classes are also offered from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Breastfeeding Support Group meets from 11 a.m. to noon at the Family Resource Center, 494 Pacific Ave., Crescent City. The group also meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call 707-464-0955.
The Crabfest committee meets from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library meeting room, 402 Alder St., Brookings.
Tuesday, Dec. 17
Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The group is for anyone who cares for, or has a family member living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. The facilitators are Bharti Patel and Dana Maciel.
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 5:30 to 6:30 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.
A Windows computer workshop 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.
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.
Christian Community Church hosts 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.
Community Grief Support Groups meet at noon at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 306 Wharf St., Brookings. For information, call Damon McCoy at 541-512-5036.
Wednesday, Dec. 18
The Lifelong Learning Series will present a talk titled “What is Hanukkah” at 1 p.m. in the Sea View Senior Living Community activity loft, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Michelle Connolly will discuss the “Festival of Lights” and explain the Menorah and what to do with a dreidel. People of all faiths are welcome. This talk was originally scheduled Nov. 20. For more information, call 541-469-4500.
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, Dec. 20
The regular meeting of the South Coast Humane Society has been canceled.
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 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.