Wednesday, Dec. 5
Grace Lutheran Church hosts free family Soup Suppers at 6 p.m. during Advent every Wednesday through Dec. 19. The suppers take place at the church, 188 E. Cooper Ave., Crescent City.
Nature’s Coastal Holiday features thousands of lights twinkling in Azalea Park in Brookings. The show will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. daily through Christmas.
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. For more information, call 541-469-5757.
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. 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.
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, taught by James Warren, that focuses on Macintosh and Windows 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, Dec. 6
An Eastern Oregon University (EOU) representative will be at the College of the Redwoods, Del Norte, 883 W. Washington Blvd., Crescent City, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. to provide information about degrees available online through EOU, as well as a mix of online and onsite courses available through the Southern Oregon University Center in Coos Bay. For more information, visit http://www.eou.edu or call Bonnie Olson at 866-801-6195.
Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.
Chetco Stamp Collectors 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.
Chetco Chatterers Toastmasters meets at 7 a.m. at the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR432 members weigh-in from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. The program and business meeting is from 9 to 10 a.m. at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. For more information, call 541-412-0726 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 5 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. For information, call Cub Master Jerry Law at 541-646-9270.
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.
Oasis Shelter Home offers a free support group for women at 11 a.m. at Fleet Street Counseling, 624 Fleet St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-373-1630.
Star of the Sea Thrift Store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The store is also open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 7
First Friday Salon meets from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The film “The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill” will be shown. The film will be followed by an open discussion. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/ynnavi.
The third annual ChariTree Festival will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. Entertainment, games, prizes, an auction, a model railroad display and a visit from Santa will take place.
Health Care for All Oregon (HCAO) will be giving a presentation titled “Health Care is a Human Right” from 2 to 4 p.m. at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Ross Lampert, HCAO representative, will give the presentation. For information about HCAO, visit http://www.hcao.org. For information about the event, call 541-469-1970.
The 18th annual Festival of Trees, sponsored by the Crescent City Emblem Club, is open from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City. The festival continues all day, starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.
Brookings textile artists gather from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. 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.
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. 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.
Bingo is played at 11 a.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. The public is welcome.
Saturday, Dec. 8
A community dinner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 121 Beckstead Ave., Smith River. Old-fashioned pot roast, mashed potatoes, gravy and vegetables and dessert will be served. Donations will be accepted.
The annual Elks Hoop Shoot will be at 9 a.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School gym, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings.
Democrats of Curry County will host a holiday open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Democratic Headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The party will celebrate the Winter Solstice, Pagan Yule, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Festivus. Finger foods, mulled wine and holiday treats will be served. Attendees are encouraged to bring food and beverages to share.
A celebrity blind and silent auction will be at 2 p.m. in the Kalmiopsis Elementary School gym, 650 Easy St., Brookings. Proceeds benefit the Curry County Veterans Memorial.
Curry Coastal Republican Women will have a Christmas Party at 9:45 a.m. at the Cannery Building, 29975 Harbor Way, Gold Beach. All Republican women, men and guests are welcome to this potluck. Bring an appetizer, main or side dish, or dessert, as well as a wrapped white elephant item valued at less than $15 for the gift exchange. For car pool information, call Carol Jorgensen at 541-469-9630. For event information, call Dianne Daniels at 541-247-0651.
Crafters Holiday Market will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. Artists and craft vendors will be selling a variety of gift items. The event will continue Sunday, Dec. 9.
Temple Beth Shalom will host a Chanukah party at 4 p.m. in the Coast Guard Auxiliary Hall, 150 Marine Way, Crescent City. Festivities will be led by Rabbi Les Scharnberg followed by a potluck.
Redwood Parks Association and Redwood National and State Parks hosts free tours to view the annual fall salmon spawning runs from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday through Dec. 29. Registration is required by calling 707-465-6191.
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.
The Law of Attraction discussion group meets from 10:15 a.m. to noon. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Sunday, Dec. 9
The Compassionate Friends will take part in a World Wide Candle Lighting Program from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. under shelter one at Kalmiopsis Elementary School, 650 Easy St., Brookings. The event will be in remembrance of all children who have died, at any age and from any cause. Candles and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 541-469-5814.
Macklyn House Assisted Living Facility will host a craft bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the residence, 755 Elk Drive, Brookings. Admission is free with a nonperishable food item to donate to the Brookings-Harbor Community Helpers Food Bank. For more information, call 541-469-7182.
Curry County Habitat for Humanity will host its 2012 Holiday Home Tour at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. starting at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Harbor. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies, Sea View Senior Living Community and Chetco Activity Center. For more information, call Pam Billington at 541-251-3586.
Monday, Dec. 10
The Caregiver Support Group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the second floor activity room at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. The group will have a holiday open discussion. Caregivers in need of respite services may call Time Out Adult Day Care at Chetco Activity Center at 541-469-6822.
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Brookings Emblem Club 265 will meet at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. A Christmas luncheon hosted by the lodge will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the regular monthly meeting at 2. Prospective members are welcome. For information, call Nadine Powers at 541-412-7347.
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 757 will have a Christmas party at 6 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The party will be in place of the regular monthly meeting.