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Bulletin Board May 7 2014 Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
May 06, 2014 07:24 pm

Wednesday, May 7

Soroptimist International of Brookings will have a business meeting at noon at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor. All members are asked to attend as elections will soon take place.

Curry County Cruisers will have a car show from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Les Schwab Tire Center parking lot, 801 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Attendees are requested to bring a $2 donation or two non-perishable food items for the food bank. The car show will be every Wednesday through September.

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.

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.

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

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. 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.

Chetco Photographers Association meets at 6:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. The group also meets at 10 a.m. Fridays at the same location. Anyone interested in photography is welcome to attend either meeting.

Curry County Cruisers will have a car show from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Les Schwab Tire Center parking lot, 801 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Attendees are requested to bring a $2 donation or two non-perishable food items for the food bank. The car show will be every Wednesday through September.

Thursday, May 8

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) and present employees will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dragon Palace restaurant, 1025 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The topic will be the state convention. For more information, call 541-469-3250.

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.

Friday, May 9

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will host a boater education class at 6 p.m. at Southwestern Oregon Community College Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings. The class will continue at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 10 and 11. For more information, call 541-469-9757 or 541-254-4294.

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. The event will include health screenings and raffle prizes. For more information or appointments for exams, call 707-465-6925.

The Azalea Scholarship Pageant will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave. Five princesses will compete for the crown to reign over the 75th Azalea Festival. Admission is $5. A reception will follow.

“Every You Would Like to Know About Trusts but Afraid to Ask” will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon at Macklyn Place, 755 Elk Drive, Brookings. The seminar will be led by Adrian Snyder, trust attorney with US Bank. For more information, call 541-469-7182.

The Ruby Van Deventer Wildflower Show will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City. The show will feature displays of wildflowers and carnivorous plants, as well as Native American uses of plants and the geology of the area. The show will continue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

The Innominata Garden Club will host a flower show from 4 to 9 p.m. in the Floral Building at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The show will continue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

The 27th annual America’s Wild Rivers Coast Wine and Music Festival will be from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The festival will continue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Admission on Friday is $10, Saturday is $12 or a two-day pass is $15 for guests 21 and older, which includes a limited-edition, commemorative wine glass and a free tasting. Guests younger than 21 are admitted free.

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, May 10

The Brookings-Harbor Shoe Exchange will be from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive. Shoes of different styles are available in all sizes. All are in good shape and are available for free. Donations of shoes in any condition are accepted at shoe bins at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, Smith River School and Julindra Recycling in Crescent City. For more information, call Linda Schreiber at 541-469-9850.

The Safe and Sober Bruin Bash Auction will be at 6 p.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School cafeteria, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. Live and silent auctions will take place. Refreshments will be served.

The Brookings/Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a no-host gathering at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. Newcomers are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1970.

The Democratic Headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings, will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. There will be a box to gather non-perishable donations for the food bank. For more information, call 541-813-1709.

The Saturday Walk N Talks will be a ranger-led wildflower hike along the Riverview Trail at Loeb State Park. The event is scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Meet at the Loeb day-use parking lot for this 1.25-mile moderate-grade hike.

Muscle Busters will host a geology and plant identification hike to the Hunter Creek Bog southeast of Gold Beach. Meet at Dr. Larsson’s office, 414 Alder St., Brookings, to car pool. Wear waterproof hiking boots, and bring a walking pole, snacks and water. For more information, call Al Collinet at 541-412-8444.

Curry Coastal Republican Women will meet from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cannery Building, 29975 Harbor Drive, Gold Beach. Bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Men are welcome. For more information or car pooling details, call Dianne Daniels at 541-247-0651.

Curry County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Forestry and Floral buildings at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. 

The Mother of All 5Ks Fun Run and Walk will begin at 9 a.m. at the North Coast Marine Mammal Center, 424 Howe Drive, Crescent City.

The monthly HOG breakfast meeting will be at 9 a.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All Harley riders are welcome. For more information, call Dave Kitchen at 541-661-7437.

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.

Curry County Master Gardeners will have a work party from 10 a.m. to noon at the Little Bear Patch Garden next to Kalmiopsis Elementary School, 650 Easy St., Brookings.

Sunday, May 11

Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. in the Star of the Sea Catholic Church parish hall, 820 Old County Road, Brookings.

Monday, May 12

The Brookings-Harbor Shoe Exchange will have a special cleats distribution during the Brookings-Harbor Soccer League registration from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For more information about the exchange, call Linda Schreiber at 541-469-9850.

The Family Caregiver Support Group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the second-floor activity loft at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. The group will discuss “Care for the Caregiver.” For more information about the group, call 541-251-0498. Caregivers in need of respite services may contact Time Out adult day care at Chetco Activity Center at 541-469-6822.

“Managing Diabetes: The Next Step,” will be at 3 p.m. at the Del Norte Senior Center, 1765 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City. The seminar will be led by Bob Kolenkow of A1C Champions. He will talk about insulin, blood sugar control and an overall treatment plan. For more information, call  Eileen Fairbrother at 707-218-0018 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Tuesday, May 13

Brookings Emblem Club 265 meets at 2 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive.

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. 

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.

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Announcements for club meetings and other events happening in Curry and Del Norte counties may be sent to Bill Schlichting, features editor at the Curry Coastal Pilot, at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it For information, call 541-469-3123.

 

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