Wednesday, March 26
Visana Wellness is hosting a health talk titled “Cholesterol and Heart Disease: Facts and Fiction,” at 6 p.m. at Visana Yoga Studio, 603 Hemlock St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-9100.
Del Norte County residents are being asked to participate in a full tsunami evacuation exercise from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event takes place on the 50th anniversary of the tsunami that struck Crescent City in 1964. For information, call 707-954-8775.
Brookings-Harbor Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. upstairs at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. After a short business meeting, a program will be presented by Tim Keith of the Oregon Department of Forestry. For more information, call Areta Schock at 541-469-4428.
Volunteers will help people spot whales from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. during Whale Watch Week at locations from Crescent City to Ilwaco, Wash. Sites include Brother Jonathan Point in Crescent City, Harris Beach and Cape Ferrelo in Brookings, and Battle Rock Wayside in Port Orford. Volunteers will be at locations daily through Saturday, March 29.
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 3 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.
Chi kung classes are from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Visana Yoga Studios, 603 Hemlock St., Suite 3C, Brookings.
Thursday, March 27
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, March 28
Knights of Columbus will have a fish fry in commemoration of the Lenten season from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. Grilled or fried Alaskan cod, potatoes, coleslaw, hush puppies and a beverage will be served. The cost is $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. Everyone is welcome.
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.
Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at Sebastian’s Bar and Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor.
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 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. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-251-3972.
Saturday, March 29
Trash Dogs will meet at 9 a.m. in the parking lot in front of the garden area at Fred Meyer, 325 Fifth St., Brookings. The group plans to clean up areas along Forest Service roads 1107 and 1983 in the vicinity of Mount Emily. Wear work clothes. Gloves and drinking water will be supplied.
Saturday Walk N Talks led by State Park Ranger Angela Stewart will feature edible and medicinal plants of the park. Meet at the Harris Beach State Park campground entrance booth parking lot at 2 p.m. For more information, call 541-469-2021.
The Rogue River Rampage fun run and walk hosted by the Gold Beach Chamber of Commerce will begin at 10 a.m. at Huntley Park, 96847 Jerry’s Flat Road. To register, visit http://www.rogueriverrampage.com. For more information, call 541-247-0923.
Coast Orchid Club hosts an orchid and carnivorous plant show and sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane. Admission is free. The event continues from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30.
The 25th annual Brookings-Harbor Home and Garden show is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kalmiopsis Elementary School, 650 Easy St., Brookings, organized by the Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce. The show will also be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30. For information, call 541-469-3181.
“Help Save Our Fair” is a country auction and tri-tip dinner served starting at 5 p.m. in the main exhibit hall at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City. For information, 707-218-5769.
The annual Lincoln Day Dinner of the Curry County Republican Central Committee will be at 2 p.m. at the Best Western Beachfront Inn, Harbor, featuring Dennis Richardson, a candidate for the GOP nomination for governor. For information, call 541-469-9522.
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.
Tuesday, April 1
The Compassionate Friends meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. TCF provides comfort, hope and support to families experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister, or a grandchild. For more information, call 541-469-5814.
Chetco Stamp Collectors meet at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings, to exchange stamps. For more information, call 541-469-0957.
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.
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.