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Bulletin Board Jan. 15, 2014 Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
January 15, 2014 10:01 am

Wednesday, Jan. 15

The Lifelong Learning Series presents “Winter Wellness with Essential Oils” at 1 p.m. in the activity loft at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Patty Anne Da’Cunha will show how blends of medicinal-grade essential oils may be used. For more information, call 541-469-4500.

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.

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 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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.

Girl Scout Troop 30023 meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Azalea Middle School room 16, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings. For more information, call Troop Leader Jacque Graves at 541-412-3404 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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, Jan. 16

Chetco Chatterers Toastmasters meets at 7 a.m. in the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings.  Enter through the back doors on Art Walk Alley. For more information, call 541-469-0145.

The Interesting Langlois series will be a presentation by Mary Johnson on Washed Ashore, a nonprofit community project dedicated to education and awareness about marine debris and plastic pollution. The event will be at 6 p.m. at the Langlois Public Library, 48234 Highway 101.

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 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 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, Jan. 17

The Coast Hour Exchange will meet at 3:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings.

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.

Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at Sebastian’s Bar and Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. 

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 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, Jan. 18

Curry CoastWatch will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of CoastWatch from noon to 1 p.m. followed by a Beached Marine Critters Workshop led by Danielle Asson from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Light refreshments will be served.

Curry CoastWatch presents Creatures from Japan via Tsunami Docks, Floats and Boats, a talk by Ralph Breitenstein, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Gold Beach City Hall council chambers, 29592 Ellensburg Ave. Light refreshments will be served.

The Brookings-Harbor Tea Party will present a talk on the National Defense Authorization Act at 2 p.m. in the Best Western Beachfront Inn conference room, 16008 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. Speakers include Tom McKirgan, Shane Ozbun and Rob Taylor.

Southern Oregon Dress a Girl Around the World meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. Bring a sewing machine to make pillowcase dresses or T-shirt britches for children in Uganda. Donations of pillowcases and T-shirts are welcome. For information, call 541-661-0349 or visit www.dressagirlaroundtheworld.com.

Democrats of Curry County meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Port Orford Library, 1421 Oregon St. All Democrats and progressives are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367) or visit http://currydemocrats.org.

A workshop titled “Are You Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired?” will be led by Joyce Tromblee from 1:30 to 3:30 at Gypsies, 549 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Sessions will follow on Jan. 25 and Feb. 1. The cost is $5 per session. To sign up, call 541-469-0569 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 966 will serve a buttermilk pancake breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The cost is $8 for a meal that includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon, coffee, tea and orange juice.

Cavin E. Murphy Detachment 578, Marine Corps League meets at noon at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All detachment members, active duty, retired and honorably discharged Marines and Navy corpsmen are invited to attend. For information, call 541-412-9933.

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.

Monday, Jan. 20

Brookings-Harbor Garden Club will meet at its new location at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. A social time begins at 11 a.m. followed by a business meeting at 11:30. Following the meeting, Jennifer Ewing will present a talk on Gardening in Raised Beds. The public is welcome to attend. For information, call Patt Brown at 541-469-9007 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Curry CoastWatch will host events at the American Legion Hall, 365 Sixth St., Port Orford. A Beached Marine Critters Workshop will be led by Danielle Asson from 1:30 to 3 p.m.; a celebration of 20 years of CoastWatch will be from 3 to 3:45; and Tidepool Organisms, King Tide Project and Opportunities Galore will be presented by Fawn Custer from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

The Tsunami Surfers Marine Debris Monitoring Group, a 4-H club led by Dave Lacey, will meet at 4 p.m. at the Oregon State University Extension Office at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach.

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. 

Movie Night will be at 6 p.m. at Langlois Public Library, 48234 Highway 101. This month’s film is “The Secret of Roan Inish,” a magical take of a girls whose search for her missing brother brings an Irish legend to life.

Announcements

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. 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.

 

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