Saturday, Oct. 19
“How to Make Compost” will be taught by Jennifer Ewing at 2 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The event is co-sponsored by Brookings-Harbor Community Helpers food bank. For more information, call 503-995--5615.
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.
VFW Post 966 will serve a breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The menu includes waffles with huckleberries, an omelet, bacon, potatoes, coffee, tea and juice. The cost is $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and younger. The public is welcome.
Coast Hour Exchange presents a pre-holiday sales event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.
Democrats of Curry County meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St. All Democrats and progressives are invited to attend. 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.
Temple Beth Shalom will host its second class discussing the 613 Laws of Halacha at 7 p.m. in the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Enter through the double doors on Art Walk Alley.
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, Oct. 21
Brookings-Harbor Garden Club meets at 11 a.m. at the Brookings Resort Inn Conference Room, 1143 Chetco Ave., Brookings. More information, call Patt Brown 541-469-9007 or email pb-_brown@charternet.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Southwestern Oregon Community College Laker Legacy Board is hosting a meet and greet for alumni who live in Curry County. The event is from 5:30 to 6:30 at the Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings. The board is seeking a Curry County alumni interested in being on the board.
Macklyn House will host a “Scare Away Breast Cancer” luncheon at 1 p.m. at the senior living community, 755 Elk Drive, Brookings. The menu includes homemade clam chowder, green salad, French bread and dessert. The event will include a special speaker. RSVP at 541-469-7182.
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 every other Thursday at noon at Fleet Street Counseling in Brookings. For dates, call 541-373-1630. For more information about Oasis, call 541-247-7600 or 800-447-1167.
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.
Pelican Bay Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For information, call 541-787-6282.