Saturday, Oct. 12
Friends of the Chetco Library will have a short business meeting at 10:45 a.m. to elect officers for the coming year. At 11 a.m., Dan Sawyer of Gold Beach will present a seaweed workshop. He will teach how to identify the various types found in the area, and how to harvest and use them as food and medicine. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.
Kalmiopsis Audubon Society will lead a birding field trip to Pistol River. Meet at 8 a.m. at the parking lot at the northeast corner of Alder Street and Spruce Drive. No birding experience is required and experts are welcome to share their knowledge. Binoculars are recommended. For more information, call 541-412-0806.
The Secret/Law of Attraction discussion group meets from 10:15 a.m. to noon. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Brookings Emblem Club 265 presents its ninth annual charity Fashion Show and Luncheon at noon at the Brookings Elks Lodge. The event will include raffles and door prizes. Tickets are $15. For tickets and information, call 541-412-7347.
The Brookings/Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a no-host gathering at 10:30 a.m. at Flying Gull Restaurant, 1153 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Newcomers are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1970.
Curry Coastal Republican Women meet at 9:45 a.m. in the Driftwood Estates mobile home park community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. The group will be celebrating its fifth anniversary. Bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Men are welcome. For more information, call Dianne Daniels at 541-247-0651.
The Port of Brookings Harbor presents Harvest at the Harbor from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Farmers and Artisans Market at the boardwalk. The event will include hayrides, a bounce house, an apple-eating contest and a cobbler cook-off. For more information, or to sign-up for the cookoff, call Jean Day at 541-661-1899.
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 Ray’s Food Place in Brookings, Shop Smart in Harbor, Smith River School and Julindra Recycling in Crescent City. For more information, call Linda Schreiber at 541-469-9850.
The annual Sea Cruise Car Show in Crescent City will include a Show and Shine from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Beachfront Park. Sound Stage Revue is the featured band for the dance at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N.
The annual induction dinner for the Brookings-Harbor High School Hall of Fame is at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.
The Saturday Farmer’s Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds parking lot, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City.
A vendors market operates every Saturday outside Oceanside Diner at the Port of Brookings Harbor.
Sunday, Oct. 13
Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings.
The Friends of Unitarian Universalists will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank, meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The program will be a group discussion on the Unitarian third principle: “Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregation.”
Curry County Cruisers will meet at 1 p.m. for a no-host lunch at Oceanside Diner, 16372 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor. A meeting will follow. For more information, call 541-469-7716 or 707-487-0611.
Open Door will host its 13th annual Bi-National Health Fair from noon to 4 p.m. at its clinic, 550 E. Washington Blvd., Crescent City.
Love Your Neighbor, an outreach of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, distributes free sack lunches from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. The lunch includes a sandwich, fruit, snack, bottled water and coffee. For more information, call 541-469-3314.
Monday, Oct. 14
Tri-Cities Bridge Club plays at noon at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Entry fee is $4 per session but first-timers play for free. For information, call Dottie Ellis at 541-661-1015 or Kirk Roberts at 707-464-1506. 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 Windows computer workshop led by Lori Paulson is from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Paulson is also available for consultation at that time. For more 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 Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-3473 or 541-661-3593. Classes are also offered from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Breastfeeding Support Group meets from 11 a.m. to noon at the Family Resource Center, 494 Pacific Ave., Crescent City. The group also meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call 707-464-0955.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
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 noon 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 5:30 to 6:30 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.
A Windows computer workshop led by Wendy Olsen is from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Olsen is also available for consultation at that time. For more 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.
Christian Community Church hosts a nondenominational women’s Bible study taught by Dawn Wilman from 10 to 11 a.m. The church is at 15138 McVay Lane, Harbor. For more information, call 541-659-9352.
Wednesday, Oct. 16
“Taking Care of Your Feet” will be taught during the Lifelong Learning Series at 1 p.m. in the Sea View Senior Living Community activity loft, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Michelle Connolly of Door-to-Door Nails will share the importance of foot care. For more information, call 541-469-4500.
Soroptimist International of Brookings will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. Mona Chandler will talk about Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). The girl of the month will also talk about her goals and objectives.
“Mindful Eating” will be the topic of the Food Matters health talk series at 6 p.m. at Visana Wellness, 603 Hemlock St., Suite 3C, Brookings.
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.
Thursday, Oct. 17
The Chetco Library Book Discussion Group will meet at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. The group will discuss “Iron John” by Robert Bly. Everyone is welcome.
Outreach Gospel Mission presents a Harvest Banquet Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.
National Weather Service meteorologist Brett Lutz will present the Climate of Southwestern Oregon at 2 p.m. at the Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St.
Friday, Oct. 18
Erev Shabbat services will be at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom, 956 J St., Crescent City.
The Pistol River Oktoberfest will be from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road. Tickets for adults are $10 and the menu includes brats, potato salad, baked beans, sauerkraut and dessert. Tickets for children younger than 12 are $5 and the menu include hot dogs, baked beans and dessert. Tickets are available at Gold Beach Books. The event will also include live music, a dessert auction, raffle and door prizes.