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Bulletin Board May 15, 2013 Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
May 14, 2013 09:04 pm

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.

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.

Awana Club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Community Church, 607 Pacific Ave., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-2014 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. 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 computer class, taught by James Warren, that focuses on Macintosh and Windows 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.

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

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. 

Thursday, May 16

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR432 members weigh-in from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. The program and business meeting is from 9 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. 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.

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.

Temple Beth Shalom meets at 7 p.m. for Shabbat evening service in the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Enter through the red back doors on Art Walk Alley.

Brookings textile artists gather from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. For information, call Marge Norvelle at 541-469-1949.

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. 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, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-469-7240.

Saturday, May 18

A Tea Party gathering will be at 2 p.m. at Best Western Beachfront Inn, 16008 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Gregory Duncan who will talk about the future of Sutter Coast Hospital in Crescent City. For more information, call 541-469-3250.

Stout Mountain Railway will have model trains running from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Stout Mountain Railway Garden in Stout Park on Oak Street. The trains are running to commemorate Armed Forces Day. For more information about the railway club, call Tony Parrish at 541-469-0551 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Farm Girl Funk Vintage and Garden Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Agness School Day Park, 03925 Cougar Lane, Agness. The event will include vendor booths, entertainment and food. The event will be in conjunction with the Agness Community Garage Sale which takes place throughout the town.

Calvin 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 more information, call 541-412-9933.

Temple Beth Shalom meets at 11 a.m. for the Kabbalah class in the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Enter through the red back doors on Art Walk Alley.

Democrats of Curry County meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Democratic Headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367) or visit http://currydemocrats.org.

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.

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, May 20

Brookings-Harbor Garden Club will meet in the Brookings Inn Resort conference center, 1143 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Social time will be at 11 a.m. with the business meeting starting at 11:30 followed by a garden-related program. Carrie Anderson, floral designer at Flora Pacifica, will demonstrate how to build fairy gardens using broken pottery and succulents. The public is welcome. For more information, call Patt Brown at 541-469-9007.

The Azalea Quilt Guild will meet in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Park community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun day begins at 10 a.m.; the group will make preparations for the annual Azalea Festival quilt show. A social time will be at 6 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 6:30. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend. For more information, call 541-412-7498.

Tuesday, May 21

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.

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 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.

 

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