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Bulletin Board published Saturday, November 5, 2011

 

Monday, Nov. 7

•Brookings Elks will meet at 10 a.m. at the lodge, 800 Elk Drive, Brookings, to discuss their annual Christmas Basket Program. The program works together with the Toys 4 Tots Program to male sure needy families are provided with a full meal and toys for the children. Anyone interested in wrapping toys, delivering baskets or helping in any way is welcome to attend the meeting. It is not necessary to be an Elks member. For information, call Sharon Hitzman at 541-412-8968.

•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. 8

•Innominata Garden Club will meet at noon at Bethany Lutheran Church, 94190 Fifth St., Gold Beach. Award-winning designer Sue Calvert of Grants Pass will share her concept, design and experience of creating an elementary school garden project. For information, call club President Linda Stokes at 541-247-2689.

•Brookings Emblem Club 265 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive.

•An AARP Driver Safety Course is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. and continues Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon at Chetco Activity Center. Cost is $14 for the general public and $12 for AARP members for class materials. Sign up at the reception desk or call 541-469-6822.

•Civil Air Patrol for Seniors meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Civil Air Patrol Building at the Brookings Airport, located at the end of Parkview Drive. The 105th Squadron does search and rescue, emergency services and aerospace education. The public is welcome to attend. For information, call Capt. Ron Griswold at 541-469-7484 or Capt. Charlie Kresa at 707-218-4529.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•Adult tae kwon do classes are from 6 to 7 p.m. at South Coast Fitness Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. For information, call 541-469-7118. Classes are also from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays.

•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.

•Traditional Yang-style tai chi classes are from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. For information, call 541-469-3473 or 541-661-3593.

•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. Clients are seen on a walk-in basis and only a limited number can be seen weekly. For information, call 541-469-3314.

•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, Nov. 9

•Trash Dogs will meet at 9 a.m. at the Fred Meyer garden center to clean up around Southern Curry County. Cleanup will be along roads, streets and maybe a beach. Wear work clothes and sturdy shoes. Water, cookies, gloves and safety equipment are provided. To report dump sites, call 541-469-4980 or 541-469-4334.

•Sea View Senior Living Community will host a fashion show and luncheon from 10 a.m. to noon at the facility, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Fashions will be from Chere’s Boutique in Crescent City. Tickets are $12 and available at Sea View. Seating is limited. For information, call 541-469-4500.

•North Coast Gun Owners Association will meet at 7 p.m. at The Apple Peddler Restaurant, 308 Highway 101 S. Crescent City. For information, call 707-954-7695.

Thursday, Nov. 10

•Friends of Music will meet at 4 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. All members are welcome. For information, call Tom Broderick at 541-469-7625.

•Pelican Bay Arts Association will meet at the Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. A meeting begins at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck at noon and a demonstration at 12:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 11

•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. Books, videos, records, CDs and DVDs will be for sale. The event will continue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. 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. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Library.

Announcements

•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.

 

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