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.
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.
Portside RV Park and Portside Suites on Lower Harbor Road hosts a Christmas Lights Concert from 6 to 9 nightly.
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.
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.
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. Johnsen is also available for consultation at that time. 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 5 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.
Thursday, Dec. 19
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 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.
An Apple products (iPad, iPhone, iMac) computer workshop led by James Warren is from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Warren is also available for consultation at that time. For more information, call 541-469-6822.
Friday, Dec. 20
Temple Beth Shalom meets at 7 p.m. for Shabbat evening services at the temple, 956 J St., Crescent City.
A candlelight vigil commemorating the 1854 Ee-chuu-le Massacre and Tolowa Dee-ní ancestors will begin at the Lake Earl Wildlife Area information center, 2591 Old Mill Road. Meet at 3:30 p.m. to board a shuttle to the massacre site where the vigil will take place. Following the vigil, people will return to the center for coffee, tea, homemade soups and bread. Candles will be provided. The event will take place regardless of weather. For more information, call the Smith River Rancheria tribal office at 707-487-9255, ext. 3176.
The regular meeting of the South Coast Humane Society has been canceled.
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.
Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at Sebastian’s Bar and Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor.
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.
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 will not be played at the Brookings Elks Lodge during the holidays. Games will resume Jan. 3.
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. A business meeting and workshop is at 6:30 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-251-3972.
Saturday, Dec. 21
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 will be served. Raffle tickets will be sold for a basket that includes an autographed copy of the book “Chetco” and a framed picture of the old Roosevelt Highway. The drawing will be Sunday, Dec. 22, during the final open house.
Temple Beth Shalom meets at 10 a.m. for the sixth class discussing the 613 laws of Halacha at the temple, 956 J St., 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.
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.