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Bulletin Board Oct. 9, 2013 Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
October 09, 2013 08:21 am

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Brookings Harbor Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. at Flying Gull restaurant, 1153 Chetco Ave., Brookings, for dinner, followed by a meeting in the Brookings Inn Resort conference center, 1143 Chetco Ave., to hear reports on school vision and hearing screening. For more information, call George Fernandez at 541-412-7846.

“Habits of Health” 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. Coach Windy Schrag will give tips on eating the right foods to decrease inflammation, reduce toxins and lose weight. For more information, call 541-469-4500.

Siskiyou Coast Orchid Club will meet at noon in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane. Guests are welcome.

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. Johnsen is also available for consultation at that time. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

The Wednesday Farmers Market will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. 

The Crescent City Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Front and K streets.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Free mental health screenings will be offered by Curry Community Health from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with National Depression Screening Day. Screenings will take place at Brookings Event Center, 800 Chetco Ave.; Curry Community Center,  29692 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach; and Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St.

Curry County Republican Central Committee will meet at 6 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-4243.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) and present employees will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pancho’s Restaurante y Cantina, 1136 Chetco Ave., Brookings. 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 at Brookings Inn Resort conference center, 1143 Chetco Ave. 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.

An Apple products (iPad, iPhone, iMac) computer workshop led by James Warren is from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Warren is also available for consultation at that time. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

Friday, Oct. 11

The annual Sea Cruise Car Show in Crescent City begins with entries displayed along Third Street  from 4 to 6 p.m. Events continue on Saturday, Oct. 12, with the  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.

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. A business meeting and workshop is at 6:30 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-251-3972.

Saturday, Oct. 12

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Monday, Oct. 14

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. Donna Conner of Coastal Home Health and Hospice will share how the agency can help caregivers. For more information, call 541-251-0498 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it Caregivers in need of respite services may call Time Out Adult Day Care at Chetco Activity Center at 541-469-6822.

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.

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 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.

 

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