Wednesday, Aug. 22
•Living Waters Foursquare Church will have vacation Bible school, “Sonquest,” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. The event is for children ages 4 through 12. It will continue from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 23 and 24.
•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.
•Bingo is played at 7 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. The public, including families, is welcome.
•Chetco Activity Center offers free beginning tai chi classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Classes are also offered from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays.
•A computer class focusing on Apple Computer products, taught by James Warren, 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.
Thursday, Aug. 23
•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 7:45 to 8:30 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 541-251-3775.
•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.
•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.
•Oasis Shelter Home offers a free support group for women at 11 a.m. at Fleet Street Counseling, 624 Fleet St., Brookings. Drop-ins are welcome. For more information, call 541-373-1630.
Friday, Aug. 24
•The 13th annual Hospice Rummage Market will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hospice Marketplace on Wedderburn Loop in Gold Beach. The sale will also be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. For more information, call Pattie Slagle at 541-512-5040.
•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, Aug. 25
•Disabled American Veterans, S.R. Pyne Chapter 20 , will meet for a Commander’s Breakfast from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at the Beachcomber Restaurant, 800 Chetco Ave., Brookings, followed by a meeting at 10 a.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For information about veterans’ services, attend the meeting or call 541-254-1141.
•Brookings Emblem Club will host its charity fashion show and luncheon at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. The event theme is “A Summer on the Beach.” Doors open at 11:30 with the event beginning at noon. For more information and to reserve tickets, call 541-412-9944.
•The annual Rotary Club of Gold Beach Salmon Derby operates from Jot’s Resort on the north bank of the Rogue River.
•A benefit garage sale to help with the medical expenses of Deana Perkins will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wilson and Ow Storage on West Benham Lane. The sale will continue 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. Donations are accepted. For more information, call Nieca Wright at Blue Pacific Realty at 541-412-8424 or 541-661-0200.
•Al-Anon Fourth Step 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.
Sunday, Aug. 26
•Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. Proceeds will benefit Curry County Habitat for Humanity.
•“Shorebirds of Lake Earl” will be presented by Rob Fowler, Audubon field trip leader, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Lake Earl Wildlife Area Information Center, 2591 Old Mill Road, Crescent City. Participants caravan in their own vehicles, stopping at several locations with some walking for short distances. Wear walking shoes, bring drinking water, snacks, binoculars, scopes, and field guides if available. For more information call 707-465-6191.
Monday, Aug. 27
•The Azalea Quilt Guild meets in the Driftwood Mobile Home Estates community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun day begins at 10 a.m. Georgia Williams will teach a class on making a storage bucket for sewing supplies. The evening activities will begin with a social time at 6 followed by the meeting, including show and tell. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend. For more information, call 541-412-7498.
Wednesday, Aug. 29
•The annual Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce Back-to-School Community Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School cafeteria, 625 Pioneer Road, 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.
•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.