Saturday, Nov. 12
Marine Corps ball
The U.S. Marine Corps 236th Birthday Ball will be at 5 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. For information, call 541-251-4167.
Redwood trail hike
Sole Pursuits will lead a hike along the Oregon Redwood Trail above the Winchuck River south of Brookings. To carpool, meet at 8:30 a.m. at Battle Rock Park in Port Orford; at 9:15 a.m. at Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach; or at 10 a.m. at Coastal Cardiology, 412 Alder St., Brookings.
Quilters open house
Azalea Quilt Guild will host a holiday open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Park clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. There will be quilts on display, demonstrations, refreshments served and a Country Store.
Holiday Book Sale
The 21st annual Holiday Book Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. A $2 bag sale will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, and during library hours on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 14 and 15.
Saturday Farmers Market
The Saturday Farmers Market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.
Law of Attraction discussion
The Law of Attraction discussion group meets from 10:15 a.m. to noon. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Star of the Sea bingo
Bingo is played at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. Quarter bingo starts at 11 a.m. and regular bingo, with a $10 buy-in, follows at 1 p.m.
Second Saturday Brunch
The Brookings-Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a no-host gathering at 10:30 a.m. at The Flying Gull Restaurant, 1153 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-1970.
Pelican Bay Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Meetings are also at 7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. For information, call 541-469-3220.
Sunday, Nov. 13
Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings.
History of Thanksgiving
The Friends of Unitarians will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The program will be on the history of Thanksgiving and favorite holiday memories. For information, call 541-469-6395.
Reiki Master MaryJoan Tully will discuss and demonstrate the Usui Method of Reiki Healing at 1 p.m. at a private residence in Harbor. For information, call 541-813-1756.
A veterans breakfast, cosponsored by Vietnam Veterans of America and the Elks Lodge, will be from 8 a.m. to noon at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Veterans eat free with identification. The cost for the public is $5.
The National Commemorative Candle Lighting in remembrance of those with Alzheimer’s disease will take place in Brookings at Ocean Park, 984 Parkview Drive. The event is part of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.
Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For information, call Robin Sutherland at 707-458-3307.
Monday, Nov. 14
•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.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
•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.