Saturday, June 7
Brookings-Harbor High School class of 2014 will graduate during commencement exercises at 2 p.m. at Bankus Stadium on Fern Avenue in Brookings.
State Parks Day in Oregon will feature open houses throughout the state. An open house will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Harris Beach State Park. Hot dogs, punch and chips will be served behind the park office in the campground. A second open house will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Loeb State Park picnic area. Cake and punch will be served. Guests will be given a tour of the recently upgraded campground.
Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway will be closed to vehicle traffic to allow the public to walk or bike through Prairie Creek State Park between Klamath and Orick, California, 25 miles south of Crescent City. For information, call 707-465-7347.
The Oceans Film Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Gold Beach High School auditorium, 29516 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. Films will be shown all day including “Ocean Adventures” by Jacques Cousteau, “Chasing Ice” and “Ocean Frontiers.” The festival will continue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 8. The cost for a weekend pass for adults is $12 and free for children 16 and younger with a parent. In addition, a full dinner will be served for $10, or $7 with a festival pass. For more information, visit http://www.oceanproductions.org.
Kalmiopsis Audubon Society is sponsoring a geology auto tour from Red Flat to Hunter Creek. Maggie McHugh, a retired Forest Service geologist, will explain the geology of the area. The trip will include several short walks. Bring a lunch. In Brookings meet at 8:30 a.m. at Dr. Larsson’s office, 414 Alder St.; in Gold Beach at 8:45 a.m. at the Gold Beach Visitors Center on Highway 101; or in Pistol River at 9 a.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road, where the tour will begin. For more information, call Al Collinet at 541-412-8444.
South Coast Humane Society will have a pet wellness clinic from 8 to 11:30 a.m., or by appointment, at the animal shelter, 828 Railroad St., Brookings.
Progressives meets for a no-host lunch at 11 a.m. at Sunset Family Pizza, 29790 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-813-1709.
Trash Dogs will assist in the annual Rogue River Cleanup Day. The Trash Dogs will clean up along Jerry’s Flat and Agness roads from Highway 101 to Quosatana Campground. Meet at 8 a.m. in the Fred Meyer parking lot near the garden center, 325 Fifth St., Brookings.
Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon will be all day today and Sunday, June 8. No license will be required to fish, crab or clam anywhere in the state.
Kalmiopsis Audubon Society will host a birding field trip to Peavine Ridge. Meet at 8 a.m. at Azalea Middle School, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings. No birding experience is required and experts are welcome to share their knowledge. Binoculars are recommended. For more information, call Gary Maschmeyer at 541-412-0806.
Garage Sale Saturday in Crescent City will feature sales throughout Del Norte County. Call the Del Norte Triplicate at 707-464-2141 by 2 p.m. Thursday, June 5, to get an ad on the special locator map which will be published in the Saturday, June 7, edition of the Triplicate.
The Run for the Pool, a fundraising event for the Fred Endert Community Pool, will begin at 10 a.m. in the pool parking lot, 1000 Play St., Crescent City. For information, call 707-954-2686.
The annual Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation auction and dinner start at 5 p.m. in Howonquet Hall at Lucky 7 Casino, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River. For information, call 707-465-6041.
Wildflowers in the Park will be shown during a ranger-led walk at Harris Beach State Park. Meet at 7 p.m. at the program area near space C22. For more information, call 541-469-2021.
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.
The Coast Guard Auxiliary will have its Saturday Vessel Safety Checks from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Port of Brookings Harbor launch ramps. The event will continue every Saturday through Labor Day.
The Farmers and Artisans Market at the Port of Brookings Harbor boardwalk will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday through October.
Sunday, June 8
The Friends of Unitarian Universalists will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Unitarian Universalist principles will be discussed. All are welcome. For more information, call 707-951-9420.
Curry County Cruisers meet for a no-host lunch at 1 p.m. at Oceanside Diner, 16372 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor. A meeting will follow at 1:45. All car enthusiasts are invited. For more information, call 541-813-1214.
Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 10 .a.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings.
A Dunes Bugs Hunt with Pete Haggard, author and insect specialist, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. beginning at the Lake Earl Wildlife Information Center, 2591 Old Mill Road, Crescent City. Following a slide show, participants will venture into the dunes in search of insects. All ages are welcome. The event is free. For more information, call 541-465-6191.
Love Your Neighbor, an outreach of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, distributes free sack lunches from noon to 12:30 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.
Monday, June 9
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, June 10
Brookings Masons meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Sydney Croft Masonic Lodge, 416 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. All Masons are welcome. For information, call 541--412--0741.
Vietnam Veterans of America will meet at 6 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive, Brookings. A potluck dinner follows the meeting. All veterans are welcome. For more information, call 541-254-1002.
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.
St. George Reef Lighthouse — the “spark plug” light visible to the south of Harris Beach — will be the topic of a video presentation at 8:30 p.m. at the Harris Beach State Park campground program area near space C22. For more information, call 541-469-2021.
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 Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, 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.
Del Norte Women’s Golf Club meets at Del Norte Golf Course, 130 Club Drive, off Highway 197, Hiouchi. Coffee is served during a social time at 9 a.m. followed by golfing at 9:30. Lunch follows the games. For more information, call Sue Ryan at 541-469-9460.
Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets on the airwaves to test signals. Radio operators can tune in at 6:45 p.m. on 147.25 +/88.5 — Curry Emergency Net; 7 p.m. on 146.96 -/88.5 — Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club Net; 7:15 p.m. on 146.88 -/103.5 — Del Norte Amateur Radio Club Net; and 7:25 p.m. on 146.56 — ORCA (Oregon/California) Emergency Net. Visitors are welcome on all nets. For more information seek K7KY or 541-469-5230.
An Android systems phones and tablets workshop led by Michael Lamb 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.
Overeaters Anonymous will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-813-1786.
Wednesday, June 11
Coast Orchid Club will meet at noon in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane. Guests are welcome.
Thursday, June 12
The American Windsurfing Tour hosts the Pistol River Wave Bash at “the Rock” along Highway 101 in Pistol River. The schedule for competition is dependent on the weather conditions. Watch for information at http://www.americanwindsurfingtour.com/schedule-2014. The bash continues through Sunday, June 15.
Friday, June 13
Local Adventure Hiking Trails will be the topic of a video presentation at 8:30 p.m. at the Harris Beach State Park campground program area near space C22. The presentation will feature day-use areas, adjoining trails and the recently upgraded Loeb State Park. For more information, call 541-469-2021.
Temple Beth Shalom will have its last shabbat service of the season at 7 p.m. in the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room on Art Walk Alley in Brookings.
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.