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Bulletin Board published Wednesday, April 4, 2012

 

Wednesday, April 4

•Pennies for Pooches will have an all-you-can-eat pizza fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at Sunset Family Pizza, 29790 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. Proceeds benefit the Curry County Animal Shelter.

•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.

•Curry County Master Gardeners will have a plant clinic from 9 a.m. to noon at the Oregon State University Extension Office at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. Master Gardeners will be available to help with plant identification, plant problems, diseases and insects, and to give suggestions on what might grow best in the area. Please bring plant samples in a plastic bag. For information, call 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986 or send email to currymg@oregonstate. edu.

•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 5

•Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.

•Chetco Stamp Collectors will meet at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings, to exchange stamps. For information, call 541-469-6787.

•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.

•U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will host a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. in the Krieger Community Room at Southwestern Oregon Community College Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings.

•Visana Wellness and Yoga will show a video documentary titled “In Search of the Perfect Human Diet,” which discusses the science behind the Paleo diet, from 7 to 8:30 at Visana Yoga Studio, 603 Hemlock St., third floor, Brookings. For information about the diet, visit www.perfecthumandiet.us. For information about the Primal Nutrition Series, call 541-469-9100.

•Brookings-Harbor Redshirts 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.

•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.

•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.

•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 6

•Science Pub science forum will meet at 6 p.m. at MoVino Wine Bar, 625 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The presentation is titled “Transit of Venus and Annular Solar Eclipse.” Attendance is free. Food and drink will be available for purchase. For information, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

•First Friday Salon meets from 6 to 9 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings, for the showing of the film “Blue Gold.” An open discussion will follow. The events are sponsored by TheCitizensWhoCare.org. For information, visit bit.ly/ynnavi.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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 7

•The Brookings Elks Lodge and Emblem Club will host the annual Easter Egg Hunt for the children of Brookings-Harbor at 9 a.m. at Azalea Park. In the event of rain, the eggs will be hidden at the Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive, Brookings.

•Produce buyers will have an opportunity to “Meet the Local Food Producers” during an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. 

•Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 966 will have a Belgian waffle breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Breakfast includes waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee or tea and orange juice. The cost is $7 per person. For information, call 541-469-7214.

•Stout Mountain Railway Club presents The Eggspress, featuring Thomas the Tank Engine, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Stout Mountain Railway Park in Stout Park on Oak Street in Brookings.

•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 9

•The Caregiver Support Group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. at in the Sea View Living Community second-floor activity room, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Diane Leveton, an insurance and financial consultant whose specialty is working with caregiver support groups, will talk about planning ahead rather than waiting until a crisis hits and the options are fewer. 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 services may call Time Out adult day care at the Chetco Activity Center at 541-469-6822.

Tuesday, April 10

•Civil Air Patrol for Adults meets at 6 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. Charlie Kresa at 707-218-4529.

•Vietnam Veterans of America will meet at 6 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive, Brookings. All veterans are welcome.

 

Announcements

•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.

 

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