Monday, Dec. 5
•Curry County Mac User Group will meet at 7 p.m. in Kalmiopsis Elementary School room 51, 650 Easy St., Brookings. For information, call 541-813-9017.
Tuesday, Dec. 6
•The Compassionate Friends meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The organization is a self-help bereavement group for those whose child, grandchild or sibling has died at any age from any cause. For information, call 541-469-5814.
•Veterans of Foreign Wars will host an indoor tailgate party at 5:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Monday Night Football will be shown on a large-screen TV and food will be served. The event will be every Monday through football season. For information, call 541-412-7214.
•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 541-661-2106.
•Tri-Cities Bridge Club plays at noon at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Entry fee is $4 per session. For partnerships, call Dorothy Nixon at 541-469-1901 or manager Dottie Ellis at 541-661-1015. Games are also played at noon on Thursdays.
•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.
•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.
•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.
•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.
•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.
•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 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.
•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.
Thursday, Dec. 8
•Friends of Music members meet at 4 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library large meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For information, call Tom Broderick at 541-469-7625.
•Pelican Bay Arts Association general meeting will be at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. A short business meeting begins at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck lunch. Instead of a demonstration there will be a “recycled” gift exchange.
•The second annual “Dress Up for the Holidays” fashion show and festival of desserts will benefit CC’s Clothes for Cancer at 1:30 p.m. at Sea View Senior Living Center, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor.
•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, Dec. 9
•The Gold Beach Chute Out features bull riding and barrel racing at 7 p.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach, with the rock band Crush playing for a dance after the competition. The rodeo and dance will also be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, Advance tickets are $9 or $13 at the gate. Children 4 and younger are free. Tickets are available at the Event Center on the Beach, Gold Beach Visitor’s Center and Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach; at Wright’s Custom Framing in Brookings and Crescent City; and Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City. For information, call 800-525-2334 or 877-739-4228 or visit www.likethatproductions.com.
Saturday, Dec. 10
•Sole Pursuits hosts the sixth annual Elk River Salmon Walk. Ken Fliszar, of the Elk River Fish Hatchery, will lead walkers up Elk River Road to view salmon spawning. A hatchery tour will follow. To car pool, meet at 8:30 a.m. at Coastal Cardiology, 412 Alder St., Brookings; at 9:15 a.m. at Curry General Hospital, 94220 Fourth St., Gold Beach; or 10 a.m. at Battle Rock State Wayside in Port Orford.
•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.
•Moms In Touch International meets for prayers weekly. For information, call Ruth Wilson at 541-469-4798.
•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 on domestic violence intervention from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Call for dates. For assistance, call 541-247-7600 or 800-447-1167.
•The Pregnancy Care Center – also known as P.C.C. Connections – 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. Tuesday through Thursday. Client classes are offered at 2 p.m. Wednesdays. For information about classes or about the center, call 541-469-1846. A 24-hour hotline is available at 800-395-4357.
•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.
•Nichiren Buddhist gatherings are scheduled weekly in Brookings. New introductions are welcome. For information, call 541-412-3639.
•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.
•Stop-smoking workshops are offered as a free public service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionaries and is for people of any faith. For information about the program, call 541-254-1012.