Wednesday, April 11
•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.
•Brookings-Harbor High School presents Gear Up Choices Post Secondary Night and Gear Up for High School Parent information Night. The events, for sixth-12th graders and their families, will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at he high school, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. A free spaghetti dinner will be served. For information, call the high school guidance and counseling office at 541-469-2108
•The Wednesday Farmers Market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.
•Kids Club meets at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., at 7 p.m. Children 3 years old through sixth grade are invited.
•FACE Cancer Support Group meets at 12:30 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For information, call Marie Kirk at 541-412-7977.
•A pinochle group meets at 12:30 p.m. downstairs in the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-6822.
•Awana Club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Community Church, 607 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The club is for children preschool through high school. For information, call 541-469-2014 or visit brookingsbaptistchurch.com.
•Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411.
•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.
Thursday, April 12
•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.
•Curry County Republican Central Committee will meet at 6 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings.
•National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) and present employees meet for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dragon Palace restaurant, 1025 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For information, call Sandy Ensley at 541-469-3250.
•The 2012 Crescent City-Del Norte County Economic Summit will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Elk Valley Rancheria Community Center, 2332 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City.
•Chetco Chatterers Toastmasters meets at 7 a.m. at the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Enter through the back door along Art Walk Alley. Guests and all Toastmasters are welcome.
•TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR432 members weigh-in from 8 to 8:45 a.m. A program and business meeting is from 9 to 10 a.m. at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Anyone interested in joining this weight-loss support group may call 541-412-8022 or 541-412-0726.
•Game day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.
•Chess players gather at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-8461 or 541-469-4353.
•Mexican train dominoes are played at 6 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. For information, call 541-251-3442.
•Cub Scouts meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Scout Hall, 414 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. Cub Scouts is for boys between first and fifth grades. For information, call Cub Master Tim Buehler at 541-469-0897.
•Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Brookings Presbyterian Church, 540 Pacific Ave. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3725.
•The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Addiction Recovery Program meets at 7 p.m. at the church, 770 Elk Drive, Brookings. The program is based on 12 steps designed to assist those suffering from addictions and their families, but also to help with harmful habits, behaviors and ways of thinking common to everyone. For information, call 541-254-1012.
•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.
Friday, April 13
•Friends of the Library will meet at 2 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. After a brief meeting, Marilyn Hart will discuss the historical and scientific significance of an upcoming annular solar eclipse and the transit of Venus. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.
•Brookings textile artists gather from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery on Oak Street. People interested in all levels of knitting, crocheting, weaving, felting – as well as sharing working projects and patterns – are welcome. For information, call Marge Norvelle at 541-469-1949.
•Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at Sebastian’s Bar and Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All Shriners and Master Masons are welcome.
•Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411.
•Arnis (Philippine martial art of stick fighting) classes are offered at 7 p.m. at South Coast Fitness Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. For information, call 541-469-7118.
•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 and 6:30 p.m. Mondays.
Saturday, April 14
•Scalloped potatoes with ham will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. at Smith River United Methodist Church, 121 Beckstead Ave. Donations will be accepted.
•Brookings-Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a no-host gathering at Flying Gull Restaurant, 1153 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Call 541-469-1970 for more information.
•Curry Coastal Republican Women will meet at 9:45 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Guest speakers will be Curry County commissioner candidates Leroy Blodgett, Randy Dubbs Dowler and David Brock Smith. Bring a potluck brunch item if desired. For more information, call Shirley Hogben at 541-661-0920.
•Al-Anon Fourth Step group meets at 10 a.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-0972 or 541-469-2931.
Monday, April 16
•The Brookings-Harbor Garden Club meets at the Brookings Inn Resort conference room, 1143 Chetco Ave. Social time begins at 11 a.m. followed by the meeting at 11:30. Afterward, member Jerry Holcomb will present a photo show of her garden, about which she refers to occasionally in her Curry Coastal Pilot column. Anyone interested in gardening is encouraged to attend.
Tuesday, April 17
•Coastal Rebels meet at 1 p.m. at Flying Gull Restaurant, 1153 Chetco Ave., Brookings.
•League of Women Voters will have its first in a series of candidate forums from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Gold Beach City Hall council chambers, 29592 Ellensburg Ave. The nine Curry County commissioner candidates have been invited. Forums will also be in Port Orford and Brookings.
•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 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 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.
•Nichiren Buddhist gatherings are scheduled weekly in Brookings. New introductions are welcome. For information, call 541-412-3639.
•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.