|Bulletin Board published Saturday, April 14, 2012|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|April 13, 2012 08:37 pm|
Monday, April 16
•The Brookings-Harbor Garden Club meets at the Brookings Inn Resort conference room, 1143 Chetco Ave. Social time begins at 11 a.m. followed by the meeting at 11:30. Afterward, member Jerry Holcomb will present a photo show of her garden, about which she refers to occasionally in her Curry Coastal Pilot column. Anyone interested in gardening is encouraged to attend.
•Brookings-Harbor High School Safe and Sober Graduation Party planning committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at The Salty Dog Coffee Bar at the Port of Brookings Harbor boardwalk.
•Tri-Cities Bridge Club plays at noon at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Entry fee is $4 per session. For information, call Dottie Ellis at 541-661-1015. Players seeking a partner may call Joyce Stockwell at 541-469-5707. 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. Members and those interested in Scouting are welcome to attend. For information, call Scoutmaster Lee Karlquist at 541-412-8975.
•Girls Scouts meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 416 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. Girl Scouts is for girls in kindergarten through 12th grade. 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 computer class 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. Classes are also offered from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
•Al-Anon meets at 6:30 p.m. 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 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 541-469-4505.
•A meditation class taught by Abby Gail Layton is offered from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. at Visana Yoga Studio, 603 Hemlock St., Suite 3C, Brookings. This is an ongoing, drop-in class. No experience necessary. Donations accepted. For information, call 541-254-0485.
•Jazzercise is offered at 5:30 p.m. at Brookings-Harbor Christian Church, 777 Fifth St., Brookings. Classes are also offered at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. For information, call instructor Jennifer McKevitt at 541-418-2222.
•Traditional Yang-style tai chi classes are from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. For information, call 541-469-3473 or 541-661-3593. Classes are also offered from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Tuesday, April 17
•Coastal Rebels meet at 1 p.m. at Flying Gull Restaurant, 1153 Chetco Ave., Brookings.
•League of Women Voters will have its first in a series of candidate forums from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Gold Beach City Hall council chambers, 29592 Ellensburg Ave. The nine Curry County commissioner candidates have been invited.
•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.
•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 fellowship of people who share their experiences, strengths, weaknesses, feelings, fears and hopes with one another to resolve dual diagnosis. It is a 12+5-step program. This is an open meeting. For information, call 541-412-2712.
•The Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor meets at noon at Sea View Senior Living, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. For information, visit www.district5110.org/brookings.
•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. 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 new clients begins at noon and returning clients at 2 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.
•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 invites adults who want to get moving to join the group from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Del Norte Senior Center, 1765 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City. No experience or partner is necessary. There is no charge to participate. Beginning dances from around the world will be taught the first 45 minutes, with request dancing afterward. Participants are asked to wear comfortable shoes. 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. 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.
•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. The program is open to all ages and ability levels and participants are welcome to join anytime. For information, call 541-469-6822.
•Choi’s Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts offers classes from 6 to 7 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.
•Line dance lessons for anyone age 11 and older are offered at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. The first session begins at 6:30 p.m. and the second at 7:30 For information, call 541-469-2445.
Wednesday, April 18
•League of Women Voters will have its second in a series of candidate forums from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St. The nine Curry County commissioner candidates have been invited.
•Lunch and Learn at Chetco Activity Center will present Dana Maciel, R.N., discussing the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. The lecture will be from 11:45 to 12:30 p.m. at the center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.
•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, April 19
•The Chetco Library Book Discussion Group will meet at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The group will discuss “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick. April is poetry month, so bring a short poem to read and discuss. Everyone is welcome.
•Brookings-Harbor Redshirts invites the public to help pack boxes to send to American troops serving overseas. The group meets at 2 p.m. at Lighthouse Assembly of God, 15803 Highway 101, Harbor. Donations of food, snacks and hygiene items are always welcome. The group also accepts the address of any American soldier serving overseas. For information, call 541-412-8968 or visit www.brookings-harbor-redshirts.org.
•League of Women Voters will have its third in a series of candidate forums from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The nine Curry County commissioner candidates have been invited.
•The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will visit Crescent City more than a year after the deadly tsunami of March 11, 2011. The ships will be in port daily through March 30. Watch the Del Norte Triplicate for details about hours and trips.
•Cancer Support Group, for those diagnosed with cancer and their friends and family, meets from 10 to 11 a.m. at Calvary Assembly of God, 518 Fir St., Brookings. Use the side entrance facing Oak Street. For information, call 541-469-2631.
Friday, April 20
•The Coast Hour Exchange will meet at 4 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. A seed and plant exchange is planned along with the normal goods and services. A brief meeting to explain bartering will be offered. New members 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.
•Nichiren Buddhist gatherings are scheduled weekly in Brookings. New introductions are welcome. For information, call 541-412-3639.
•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.