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 crossing the Chetco Valley. 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.
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. through Tuesday, Dec. 24.
Del Norte High School softball will host a drive-thru Christmas show from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City. The cost is $5 per car. No buses or motorhomes. There is a 10-foot height restriction. The show will also be from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22.
Portside RV Park and Portside Suites on Lower Harbor Road hosts a Christmas Lights Concert from 6 to 9 nightly.
Hughes House in Cape Blanco State Park, near Sixes, has been decorated for the holidays. An open house is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as well as the same hours on Sunday, Dec. 22, and Thursday, Dec. 26.
The annual Trees of Mystery Christmas light show is at 5:30 p.m. 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 the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-247-7577.
Monday, Dec. 23
Free Christmas movies will be shown at Redwood Theater, 621 Chetco Ave., Brookings. “Rudolph” will be shown at 1 p.m. followed by “The Polar Express” at 2:15. Santa may visit between the movies.
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. 24
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.
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.
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.
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, 29975 Harbor Way, suite A, Gold Beach. For information, call Damon McCoy at 541-512-5036.
Wednesday, Dec. 25
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. A special Christmas ham lunch will be served. For information, call 541-469-3411.
The Curry Fair Friends will serve a free Christmas Feast from noon to 3 p.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach.
Thursday, Dec. 26
Whale Watching Week along the Oregon Coast is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily through Tuesday, Dec. 31, when volunteers will be at coastal headlands to help visitors spot the migrating California gray whales. Locations include Cape Ferrelo north of Brookings, Harris Beach State Park in Brookings, Brother Jonathan Point in Crescent City, and Battle Rock Wayside in Port Orford.
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.