Saturday, Jan. 25
The Southern Oregon Crabfest will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port of Brookings Harbor. The event will include events, vendors, food, a beer garden, crab races and a chowder cookoff.
Macklyn House will be hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tours will be given and refreshments served. Macklyn House is at 755 Elk Drive, Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-7182.
Pennies for Pooches will host a chowder cook-off from 2 to 3 p.m. during the Southern Oregon Crabfest at the Port of Brookings Harbor. The cost to enter the competition is $5. People may be a chowder taster for $5 as well. Proceeds go to Pennies for Pooches to operate the Curry County Animal Shelter in Gold Beach.
The Brookings-Harbor Shoe Exchange will be from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive. Shoes of different styles are available in all sizes. All are in good shape and are available for free. Donations of shoes in any condition are accepted at shoe bins at Ray’s Food Place in Brookings, Smith River School and Julindra Recycling in Crescent City. For more information, call Linda Schreiber at 541-469-9850.
The Curry County Mac User Group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. at Kalmiopsis Elementary School, 650 Easy St., Brookings. Users are welcome to bring their laptop or iPad for one-on-one assistance at the end of the meeting. For more information, call 541-813-9017.
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.
Sunday, Jan. 26
The Friends of Unitarian Universalists will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The program will be lead by Robin Sutherland and will include a discussion of the Unitarian Universalist Sixth Principle: “The goal of the world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all.” All are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-6395.
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.
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.
Monday, Jan. 27
The Azalea Quilt Guild meets in the Driftwood Estates community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun day begins at 10 a.m. with a class on denim jackets presented by Carrol Crump. Members may also work on their “Quilts of Valor.” Evening activities commence with a social at 6 followed by a general meeting at 6:30. Anyone interested in quilting is invited. For more information or for a list of materials needed for the denim jacket, call 541-412-9400 or 541-412-0367.
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.
Tuesday, Jan. 28
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.
Line dance classes are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. The cost is $2.50 per session. The class is offered for everyone ages 11 and older. No experience necessary. For more information, call 541-469-2445.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, Jan. 29
The Lifelong Learning Series presents textile artist Jane Opiat who will discuss her work at 1 p.m. in the activity loft at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. 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.
Thursday, Jan. 30
Langlois Public Library presents favorite readings at 6 p.m. at the library, 48234 Highway 101. The public is invited to bring favorite passages of prose, poetry or original work to share.
Friday, Jan. 31
The fourth annual Reserve Unit Tailgate Barbecue will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Free hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. Donations welcome to help fund the reserve unit.
The annual Business Outlook Conference of the Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce will be an all-day session at the Tolowa Event Center at Lucky 7 Casino, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River.
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.