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Bulletin Board published Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Print E-mail
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August 23, 2011 08:49 pm

 

Wednesday, Aug. 24

•The Brookings-Harbor Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The program will be an update by a Curry County commissioner. For information, visit www.e-clubhouse.or/sites/brookingsharbor or call Areta Schock at 541-469-4428.

•Democrats of Curry County meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Curry County Courthouse Annex blue room, 94235 Moore St., Gold Beach. For information, call 541-469-DEMS (3367) or visit currydemocrats.org.

•The South Coast Linux Users Group will meet in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. August marks the 20th anniversary of the Linux operating system and there will be a short presentation on how far it has progressed. Meetings are open to everyone. There are no dues or fees. For information, send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 541-251-3680.

•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. For information, call 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

•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.

•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. 

•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.

Thursday, Aug. 25

•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.

•Al-Anon Family Group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 209 Wharf St., Brookings.

•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.

•Traditional Yang-style tai chi classes are from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 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 meditation class taught by Abby Gail Layton is offered from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. at Visana Yoga Studio, 603 Hemlock St., Suite 3C, Brookings. For information, call 541-254-0485. 

•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.

•A community-based weight-loss and fitness group meets at 2 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For information, call 541-412-7471 or 541-251-4933. 

•Cub Scouts meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Scout Hall, 414 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. 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.

•Civil Air Patrol meets at 6 p.m. at the CAP building at the Brookings Airport at the end of Parkview Drive. Students interested in joining may contact Charles Kresa for information at 707-218-4529.

Friday, Aug. 26

•The South Coast Discovery Series presents “All About Solar Eclipses” led by Marilyn Hart, amateur astronomer. The event will be at 6 p.m. at the Book Dock at the Port of Brookings-Harbor boardwalk. For information, call 541-469-6070 or 800-230-3591.

•Girl Scouts will host Fun Day in the Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 416 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. Activities will also take place at Azalea Park.

•The 11th annual Hospice Rummage Market offers bargains from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. at the Hospice Market Place on Wedderburn Loop, north of Gold Beach. The market will also be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28.

•Al-Anon meets at noon at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-5504.

•Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All Shriners and Master Masons are welcome.

•Arnis (Philippine stick fighting) classes are offered from 7 to 8 p.m. at South Coast Fitness Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. For information, call 541-469-7118.

•Brookings textile artists gather from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery on Oak Street. 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.

Saturday, Aug. 27

•Disabled American Veterans, S.R. Pyne Chapter 20, will meet for breakfast from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at Beachcomber Seafood and Deli, 800 Chetco Ave., Brookings, followed by a meeting at 10 a.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St, Brookings.For information, call 541-254-1141.

•Chetco Cove Yacht Club will have a radio-controlled sailboat skippers’ meeting at 9 a.m. in the clubhouse followed by racing at 10 below the port boardwalk. An ocean-racing skippers’ meeting will be at 11 at the clubhouse with ocean racing beginning at 1 p.m. at the Chetco River Entrance Buoy. The public is welcome. For information, visit www.chetcocyc.org.

•The Rotary Club of Gold Beach is hosting the Rogue River Salmon Derby, a fundraiser for Gold Beach Rotary and the Sea Lion Patrol. For more information, contact Gloria Eide at 541-698-7050. 

•The annual CASA Golf Tournament “Chip in for Kids!” tees off at 9 a.m. at Del Norte Golf Course, 130 Club Drive, off Highway 197. The event is a fundraiser for Court Appointed Special Advocates.

•Al-Anon Fourth Step group meets at 10 a.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-9002.

Sunday, Aug. 28

•South Coast Humane Society presents Dog Days Afternoon and Mutt Strutt at the Port of Brookings-Harbor boardwalk from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

•A Dunes Discovery Walk, led by Jenny Hanson, naturalist with Friends of the Dunes, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at Tolowa Dunes State Park. Meet at the park headquarters, 2591 Old Mill Road, Crescent City. For information, call 707-465-6191.

Tuesday, Aug. 30

•Kalmiopsis Audubon Society will lead a birding trip along the Rogue River Estuary. Meet to carpool at 7:45 a.m. at Coastal Cardiology, 412 Alder St., Brookings. No birding experience is required and experts are welcome to share their knowledge. Binoculars are recommended. For information, call Gary Maschmeyer at 541-412-0806.

•The annual Back to School Community Breakfast, hosted by the Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce, will be at 7 a.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School cafeteria, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. The event is free. For information, call 541-469-3181.

 

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. 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. 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. 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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