Saturday, Sept. 28
Muscle Busters hiking group will trek the Oregon Coast Trail from Nesika Beach to Wedderburn. The hike is 8 miles and has an elevation gain of 430 feet. Wear well-worn hiking shoes, bring a lunch and water. Heavy rain cancels. Meet at 8 a.m. in the parking lot next to Dr. Larsson’s office, 414 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call Al Collinet at 541-412-8444.
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.
Volunteers are needed to help spruce up the New River Area of Critical Environmental Concern from 9 a.m. to noon Bureau of Land Management officials will be on hand to assist volunteers as well as provide safety equipment and tools. The New River is 2 miles north of Langlois at the Coos-Curry county line. For more information, call Kip Wright at 541-756-0100.
The semi-annual Oregon Solve Beach & Riverside Cleanup invites volunteers to help from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. In Curry County, register at the Brookings Welcome Center, across from Harris Beach State Park, 1650 Highway 101, Brookings; Port of Gold Beach; Battle Rock State Park in Port Orford, or Ophir State Recreation Site.
The Tolowa Dee-ni’ of the Smith River Rancheria present the eighth annual Tolowa Dee-ni’ Day starting at 10 a.m. at the Howonquet Hall Community Center, 101 Indian Court, Smith River.
The Smith River Alliance stages its Fall Splash 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Elk Valley Rancheria Community Room, 2332 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City.
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.
Oregon Green Free — South Coast Chapter, will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 978069 W. Benham Lane, Harbor. Jim Klahr, member of the Advisory Committee on Medical Marijuana and chair of the Legislative Concept Subcommittee, will give an update on the new Safe Access Bill.
Brookings-Harbor Christian Church will have a Rummage and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church, located at Fifth Street and Ransom Avenue, Brookings.
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.
Sunday, Sept. 29
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, Sept. 30
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. 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.
Tuesday, Oct. 1
Chetco Stamp Collectors meets at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings, to exchange stamps. For more information, call 541-469-0957.
The Compassionate Friends meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. TCF provides comfort, hope and support to families experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister or a grandchild. For more information, call 541-469-5814.
Dual Diagnosis Anonymous meets from 11 a.m. to noon at the Pacific Crossroads Drop-In Center, 2 Ross Road, Brookings. 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. 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. 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.
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 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. 2
Soroptimist International of Brookings will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. The meeting will include reports on fundraising events and a signup for the district meeting scheduled Oct. 25-27.
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. 3
Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.
Friday, Oct. 4
First Friday Salon will meet at 6 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings, for a free showing of the movie “Bully.” The documentary follows five families over the course of a school year, offering a glimpse of the effects of bullying in the homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals’ offices. An open discussion will follow.
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.