Saturday, Sept. 21
Learn about seed saving during a presentation at the Brookings-Harbor Community Helpers Food Bank, 539A Hemlock St., Brookings. Jennifer Ewing of Port Orford will share the best practices and her experiences with seed saving. For more information, call 541-469-5808.
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.
Brookings TEA Party will meet at 2 p.m. at the Best Western Beachfront Inn, 16008 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. The speaker will be Cynthia Kendoll, president of Oregonians for Immigration Reform. A question and answer session will follow.
Trash Dogs will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the Fred Meyer parking lot near the garden center, 325 Fifth St., Brookings. The Dogs, along with volunteers from Port Orford, will pick up, haul and dispose of trash found along the Elk River in Northern Curry County.
A free child car-seat checkup will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bernie Bishop Mazda, 365 Wharf St., Brookings.
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.
The Confederated Tribes of the Lower Rogue sponsor its 21st annual Gathering of the People powwow at Big Bend. The public is invited to hear and share the history of traditional ceremonies of the Chetco and Tututni people. The event will feature drumming, dancing, raffles, a salmon feast and dug-out canoe races. The grand entry performances will be at 1 and 7 p.m. A performance will also be at noon Sunday, Sept. 22. For more information, call Donald Fry at 541-267-0571 or Belva Bell at 541-439-4285.
The first Curry County Habitat for Humanity fair and open house will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its space at AAA Stor-All, 14703 Oceanview Drive, Harbor.
A household hazardous waste collection event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CTR Transfer Site, 17498 Carpenterville Road, Brookings. For more information, visit http://www.co.coos.or.us/Departments/SolidWaste.aspx.
The Humane Society of Del Norte hosts the sixth annual Coastal Canine Olympics at 11 a.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City.
The Farmers & Artisans Market is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port of Brookings Harbor boardwalk. The event will be every Saturday through Oct. 5.
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.
A dinner fundraiser benefitting the Dreams, Hope and Faith Foundation at Cornerstone Ranch will be from noon to 7 p.m. in the Curry Showcase Building at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The event will include a pasta dinner, musical entertainment, a silent auction and games. Tickets are $12 at the door.
Love Your Neighbor, an outreach of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, distributes free sack lunches from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the c
Monday, Sept. 23
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. Diane Chasar will be teaching how to make a table runner. The evening activities commence with a social time at 6 followed by a meeting at 6:30. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome. For more information, call 541-469-3647 or 541-412-0367.
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 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 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, Sept. 24
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.
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.
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.
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 are cut back during September. There will be only one class offered each week. The class will be at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with the class at 6. 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.
Community Grief Support Groups meet at 6 p.m. at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 29975 Harbor Way, suite A, Gold Beach. For information, call Damon McCoy at 541-512-5036.
Wednesday, Sept. 25
Brookings-Harbor Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Flying Gull Restaurant, 1153 Chetco Ave., followed by a meeting at 7. Lynette McPherson will talk about emergency preparedness. For more information, call Joe Donahue at 541-469-5895.
“Food Matters,” a health talk series, will be at 6 p.m. at Visana Wellness, 603 Hemlock St., Suite 3B, Brookings. The topic will be “Balancing Your Immune System with Food.” For more information, call 541-469-9100.
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, Sept. 27
Friends of the Atse Zeryacob School in Ethiopia stage an auction and benefit dinner at 5 p.m. at the Crescent City Elks Lodge, 359 H St. For more information, call 707-458-3404.
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.hurch, 401 Fir St., Brookings. The lunch includes a sandwich, fruit, snack, bottled water and coffee. For more information, call 541-469-3314.