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Bulletin Board published May 2, 2012

Wednesday, May 2

•The Wednesday Farmers Market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.

•Kids Club meets at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., at 7 p.m. Children 3 years old through sixth grade are invited.

•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. Master Gardeners will be available to help with plant identification, plant problems, diseases and insects, and to give suggestions on what might grow best in the area. Please bring plant samples in a plastic bag. 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.

•Awana Club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Community Church, 607 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The club is for children preschool through high school. For information, call 541-469-2014 or visit brookingsbaptistchurch.com.

•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.

Thursday, May 3

•The 61st annual observance of National Day of Prayer will include churches gathering for prayer at the Brookings City Hall flagpoles, 898 Elk Drive.

•Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.

•The America’s Wild River Coast annual All Chambers Gala will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Tolowa Events Center at Lucky 7 Casino, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River.

•Community Grief Support Groups meet at noon at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 306 Wharf St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-0405 or 541-247-7084.

•Chetco Chatterers Toastmasters meets at 7 a.m. at the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Enter through the back door along Art Walk Alley. Guests and all Toastmasters are welcome.

•TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR432 members weigh-in from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. A program and business meeting is from 9 to 10 a.m. at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Anyone interested in joining this weight-loss support group may call 541-412-8022 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 6 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. 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. Cub Scouts is for boys between first and fifth grades. For information, call Cub Master Tim Buehler at 541-469-0897.

•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. The group is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who meet to share their experience, strength and hope in an effort to solve common problems.

Friday, May 4

•First Friday Salon meets from 6 to 9 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Two films will be shown about bullying, one for adults in the large meeting room, and one for students in the small meeting room. Each showing will be followed by an open discussion. For information, visit http://bit.ly/ynnavi.

•Brookings-Harbor Redshirts gathers for its monthly meeting and potluck at 6 p.m. at Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. The group supports American troops overseas and is a nonprofit group with no dues. Anyone is invited to join and see photos and letters from troops, help pack boxes to be sent as well as share the address of any American soldier serving overseas. For information, call 541-412-8968 or visit www.brookings-harbor-redshirts.org.

•Brookings textile artists gather from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery on Oak Street. People interested in all levels of knitting, crocheting, weaving, felting – as well as sharing working projects and patterns – are welcome. For information, call Marge Norvelle at 541-469-1949.

•Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at Sebastian’s Bar and Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All Shriners and Master Masons are welcome.

•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. The group encourages people with friends or family members whose drinking affects their lives to share experiences, strengths and hope. 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.

Saturday, May 5

•Boy Scout Troop 32 will serve a taco dinner to help raise funds for summer camp. Dinner – two tacos, rice and beans – will be served from 5 to 8 p.m at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive.The cost is $6 per person.

•A golf tournament and car show to benefit the Curry County Veterans Memorial in Gold Beach will take place at Salmon Run golf course, 99040 South Bank Chetco River Road, Brookings. The golf tournament begins a 9 a.m. The car show will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Raffle tickets will be sold from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. To enter the golf tournament, call Salmon Run at 541-469-4888. To enter the car show, call Tom Lee of Curry County Cruisers at 707-487-0611.

•Brookings Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a barbecue spare-rib dinner to benefit Relay for Life. The event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 540 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Tickets are $12 and are available at the church until noon, Friday, May 4. For information, call Janine Housden at 541-469-5467.

•The spring Garage Sale Saturday brings out more than 100 sales in Brookings-Harbor all day. A list and map of all the sales will be published in the Saturday, May 5, issue of the Curry Coastal Pilot.

•The annual Azalea Scholarship Pageant bring the five members of the Azalea Festival court on stage to compete for the queen’s crown. The event will be at 7 p.m. at Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave.

•The 18th annual benefit auction for Wild Feline Rescue and Humane Society of Del Norte starts at 6 p.m. at the Elk Valley Casino Event Center, 2500 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City.

•Al-Anon Fourth Step group 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, May 7

•Curry County Mac Users Group will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Kalmiopsis Elementary School room 51, 650 Easy St., Brookings. The group is open to users of all experience levels and there is no charge to attend. For information, call 541-813-9017.

Tuesday, May 8

•Brookings Emblem Club 265 will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. At 2 p.m., the club will present donations to community charities and the Azalea queen and her court will be in be introduced.

•Vietnam Veterans of America will meet at 6 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive, Brookings. A potluck dinner follows the meeting. All veterans are welcome.


•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 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 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 Gold Beach that is open to the public. Call 541-247-7600 or 800-447-1167 for dates, times and assistance.

•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.


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