Saturday, May 11
A wildflower walk will be led by state park Interpretive Ranger Angela Stewart and park hosts Janet and Walt Ash from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Crissey Field State Park. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water. Hats and sunscreen are optional. Cameras and binoculars are welcome.
Dances of Universal Peace will take place at 11 a.m. at the Azalea Park stage. The dances, led by Allisone Weiss, educator and ecologist, involve simple movements and songs performed in a circle to create an uplifting atmosphere. No experience necessary.
Curry County Veterans Memorial Association will host a golf tournament and car show at Salmon Run golf course, 99040 South Bank Chetco River Road, Brookings. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with tee-off at 9. A chicken barbecue will begin at noon with the car show from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 541-469-6443.
Curry Coastal Republican Women meet in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Park community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. The group will discuss immigration legislation. Bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Men are welcome. For more information, call Dianne Daniels at 541-247-0651.
Brookings Emblem Club will serve a homemade enchilada feast from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. The dinner is open to the public. The cost is $9 for general and $4 for children younger than 12.
The sixth annual Ruby Van Deventer Wildflower Show will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City.
Pelican Bay Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Meetings are also at 7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. For information, call 541-469-3220.
The Law of Attraction discussion group meets from 10:15 a.m. to noon. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The Brookings/Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a no-host gathering at 10:30 a.m. at The Flying Gull Restaurant, 1153 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Newcomers are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1970.
Sunday, May 12
The Friends of Unitarian Universalists will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Robin Sutherland will lead the program and give an Ikebana demonstration. The program will be followed by refreshments and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 541-469-6395.
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. Everyone is welcome.
Curry County Cruisers meet for lunch at 1 p.m. at Oceanview Diner’s new location, 16372 Lower Harbor Road, Brookings. All car enthusiasts are welcome. The group will make final plans for the Azalea Festival car show. For more information, call Bill Rhoads at 541-469-7716.
Mindfulness Meditation Group meets from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank conference room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 707-458-3307.
Contra Dance practice will take place at 3 p.m. in the Curry Public Library parking lot, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-7246.
Monday, May 13
Relay for Life will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Southwestern Oregon Community College Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings.
Tri-Cities Bridge Club plays at noon at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Entry fee is $4 per session. For information, call Dottie Ellis at 541-661-1015. Players seeking a partner may call Joyce Stockwell at 541-469-5707. 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 basic computer class taught by Lori Paulson is offered from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For 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 Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. For information, call 541-469-3473 or 541-661-3593. Classes are also offered from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Tuesday, May 14
The Innominata Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 94190 Fifth St., Gold Beach. Lee’s Bees, located near Cape Blanco, will discuss honey. Refreshments will be served. Anyone interested in South Coast gardening is welcome to attend. For more information, call Linda Stokes at 541-247-2689.
Maitreya Michael Scheer will lead a workshop on the New Dispensation Holy Bible from 10 a.m. to noon at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Scheer will discuss how God dictated the new Bible to him.
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.
League of Women Voters will meet at 1 p.m. in Port Orford at a location to be announced. The group will hear a report on the state of the city of Port Orford. The public is welcome to attend. There is no fee. For information and location, call Milt or Shirley Nelson at 541-332-9002 or Al Wilson at 541-469-5805.
Community Grief Support Groups meet at 6 p.m. at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 29987 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For information, call Damon McCoy at 541-512-5036.
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.
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 4:30 to 5:30 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.
An advanced computer class taught by Wendy Olsen is offered from 10 to 11 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-6822.
Line dance classes will be at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with beginning classes at 6 and intermediate classes at 7. The cost is $2 per session. Classes are offered for everyone ages 11 and older. No experience necessary. For more information, call 541-469-2445.
Wednesday, May 15
League of Women Voters hosts Brookings Mayor Ron Hedenskog presenting a talk on the “state of the city” at 2 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. The public is welcome to attend. There is no fee. For information, call Milt or Shirley Nelson at 541-332-9002 or Al Wilson at 541-469-5805.
Soroptimist International of Brookings will meet at noon at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. Babette and Russ Rose will give a presentation on raising bees and the production of honey.
Retired Hollywood film producer Elmo Williams will take part in a 100th birthday motorcade beginning at noon at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The mini-parade will proceed west on Chetco Ave, turn right on Oak Street then Railroad Street, where it will end at Mill Beach Road. The public is welcome greet Elmo from the sidewalks.
Oregon Department of Transportation will hold an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane. The purpose of the open house is to discuss its U.S. 101 Corridor Plan from the Chetco River to the Oregon/California border.
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.
Friday, May 17
A Women’s Health Fair will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Del Norte Community Health Center, 550 E. Washington Blvd., Crescent City.
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 Gold Beach that is open to the public. Call 541-247-7600 or 800-447-1167 for dates, times and assistance.
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. The room contains products and resources for the exploration of spiritual healing. For information, call 541-469-2398.