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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trash Dogs will be removing and salvaging old fence at Long Ridge along Forest Service Road 1917. The site is about 29 miles from Brookings. Drivers will be reimbursed for all miles driven. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Fred Meyer garden area, 325 Fifth St., Brookings.
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.
Sunday, May 19
A beach grass pulling party will be from 1 to 5 p.m. at Tolowa Dunes State Park, 2591 Old Mill Road, Crescent City. Volunteers are advised to dress in layers, wear sturdy shoes and a hat, bring water, snacks and sunscreen. The event is cancelled if it’s raining. For information, call 707-954-5253.
Sea View Memory Care Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Savanna Engebretson, Sea View’s memory care administrator, will be providing information and tools for caregivers about coping and caring techniques for those with memory loss. For more information, call 541-469-4500.
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 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.
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 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.
Community Grief Support Groups meet at 6 p.m. at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 306 Wharf St., Brookings. 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 22
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 24
The 74th Azalea Festival will offer events daily through Monday, May 27 and locations throughout the Brookings-Harbor area. Centerpiece of the festivities will be the Azalea Festival parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, along Chetco Avenue and Oak Street. A special section in the Wednesday, May 22, issue of the Pilot will list festival activities.
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.