|Bulletin Board published Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|August 31, 2012 09:57 pm|
Monday, Sept. 3
•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.
•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.
Tuesday, Sept. 4
•The third-annual Lower Rogue River Salmon Derby will begin 6 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. The derby will include events and prizes. Proceeds benefit the Indian Creek Fish Hatchery. For more information, visit http://www.rogueriversalmon.org.
•The Compassionate Friends meets from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Chetco Community Public Library at 405 Alder St., Brookings. TCF provides comfort, hope and support to those who have experienced the death of a child, grandchild, brother or sister who has died at any age and from any cause. For information call 541-469-5814.
•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. Classes are also offered from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays.
•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.
•Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor meets at noon at Sea View Senior Living, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor.
•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 all clients is from noon to 1 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.
•An advanced computer class taught by Wendy Olsen is offered from 10 to 11 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-6822.
Wednesday, Sept. 5
•Chetco Stamp Collectors meet at 1 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings, to exchange stamps. For information, call 541-469-6787.
•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, Sept. 6
•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.
•Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.
•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, Sept. 7
•First Friday Salon meets from 6 to 9 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The film “Recount: The Story of the 2000 Presidential Election” will be shown followed by an open discussion.
•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.
•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.
Saturday, Sept. 8
•Kalmiopsis Audubon Society has scheduled a birding field trip to Lake Earl. Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the gravel parking lot at Dr. Brian Larsson’s office, 414 Alder St., Brookings, to carpool to Crescent City. No birding experience is required; experts are welcome to share their knowledge. Binoculars are recommended. Rain cancels the event. For more information, call 541-412-0806.
•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 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 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.