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Bulletin Board published Saturday, September 10, 2011 Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
September 09, 2011 08:49 pm

 

Monday, Sept. 12

•The Caregiver Support Group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Sea View Senior Living Community second-floor activity room, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Darci Hogue, of Adult Protective Services, will talk about dealing with loved ones during last-minute stressful times and emergencies. For information, send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 541-251-0498. Caregivers in need of respite may call the Time-Out Adult Day Care Program at Chetco Activity Center, 541-469-6822.

•The Stout Mountain Railway Club will have a planning meeting for its “Trains in Toyland” display to take place during December. The meeting will be at 3 p.m. in the room between Shop Smart and Pharmacy Express in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. To become a sponsor or volunteer, contact Tony Parrish at 541-469-0551 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

•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, Sept. 13

•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.

•An AARP Driver Safety Course is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. and continues Wednesday, Sept. 14, 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. The course is offered every other month.

•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.

•Renegade line dance class for beginners is from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by classes for intermediate to advanced dancers from 7:15 to 8:30 at Ship Ashore Resort, 12370 Highway 101, Smith River For information, call 707-464-6866.

•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, Sept. 14

•The League of Women Voters unit meeting will be at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Everyone is invited.

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

Thursday, Sept. 15

•Cub Scout signup night will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Kalmiopsis Elementary School, 650 Easy St., Brookings. All returning Cub Scouts and interested boys in grade one through five are invited to join. Parents are also needed. For information, contact Tim Buehler at 541-469-0897.

•The Chetco Library Book Discussion Group will meet at 3 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The group will discuss books that have been made into movies. Those who have a favorite book made into a movis is invited to talk about it. Everyone is welcome.

•Brookings-Harbor Red Shirts 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.

Saturday, Sept. 17

•Sole Pursuits will lead a hike along the Old Coast Highway near Humbug Mountain and discuss the Red Fish Rocks Marine Research Reserve The walk is mostly paved, with a gentle slope. To carpool, meet at 8:30 a.m. at Coastal Cardiology, 412 Alder St., Brookings; 9:15 a.m. at Curry General Hospital, 94220 Fourth St., Gold Beach; or 10 a.m. at Battle Rock State Wayside on Highway 101 in Port Orford.

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. For information about the program, call 541-254-1012.

 

 

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