Wednesday, Feb. 15
•The annual Soroptimist Awards Dinner will be at 6 p.m. at the Tea Room, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. The group will honor recipients of the Women’s Opportunity Award, Violet Richardson Award and Ruby Awards.
•Chetco Grange will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.
•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.
•Kids Club meets at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., at 7 p.m. Children 3 years old through sixth grade are invited.
•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, Feb. 16
•The Brookings-Harbor High School Safe and Sober Graduation Party planning committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at The Salty Dog Coffee Bar at the Port of Brookings Harbor boardwalk. The group will discuss plans for the Spring Players Payback Golf Tournament and the annual Bruin Bash Auction. For information, to make a donation or to help, call 541-661-0724.
•The Chetco Library Book Discussion Group will meet at 3 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The group will discuss books by Pat Conroy. Everyone is welcome.
•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.
•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.
•Civil Air Patrol meets at 6 p.m. at the CAP building at the Brookings Airport at the end of Parkview Drive. The organization teaches leadership, aerospace education and emergency services to children in sixth through 12th grade. Pilots and non-pilots are welcome to attend meetings. Students interested in joining may contact Charles Kresa for information at 707-218-4529.
•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. This is an ongoing, drop-in class. No experience necessary. Donations accepted. 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.
•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, Feb. 17
•The 17th annual South Coast Writers Conference will include a free authors’ reading, book sales and signing from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Curry Showcase Building at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. This event is free and open to the public.
•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.
Saturday, Feb. 18
•The 28th annual Cedar Valley/North Bank Fire Department Fish Fry will be served up from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Docia Sweet Hall at the Event Center on the Beach, 29292 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach.
•The Curry Progressives’ Brunch will be a no-host gathering at 10:30 a.m. at The Y Knot Cafe in Gold Beach. Call 541-247-5230 to RSVP.
•The Brookings Tea Party will feature Randal O’Toole, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, at 2 p.m. at the Brookings Inn Resort conference center, 1143 Chetco Ave. O’Toole will address land-use issues and their effects on the economy.
•Democrats of Curry County meet at 2 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. All Democrats are invited. For more information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367) or visit currydemocrats.org.
•Calvin E. Murphy Detachment 578, Marine Corps League will meet at noon at Sebastians Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All detachment members, active duty, retired and honorably discharged Marines and Navy Corpsmen are invited to attend. For information, call Bob Gilmore at 541-251-4167.
•Pennies for Pooches sponsors a dog wash fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Curry County Animal Shelter, 29921 Airport Way, Gold Beach. The cost is a $10 donation.
•Friends of Curry Public Library will have its annual book and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second floor of the Cannery Building, 29975 Harbor Way, Gold Beach. The sale will continue from 10 a.m. to 3 p,m. Sunday, Feb. 19.
•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.
•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, Feb. 19
•The Brookings Emblem Club Military Mail Breakfast will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and younger. The breakfast is open to the public. Proceeds benefit sending letters and cards to troops overseas. For information, call Terry Clawson at 541-412-0333.
Monday, Feb. 20
•The Brookings-Harbor Garden Club meets in the Brookings Inn Resort conference center, 1143 Chetco Ave. A social time begins at 11 a.m. followed by the meeting at 11:30. Afterward, Frank Burris, Curry County extension coordinator who has an interest in botany and natural resource management, will present “Water Conservation in the Garden.” Anyone interested in gardening is invited to attend.
•Pennies for Pooches sponsors a rabies clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Curry County Animal Shelter, 29921 Airport Way, Gold Beach. The cost is a $10 donation. Dr. Jan Jammer from Town and County Animal Clinic will be available to administer any other shots dogs may need.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
•Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The group is for anyone who cares for, or has a family member living with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia. The group’s facilitators are Bharti Patel and Dana Maciel of Ocean Park.
•Coastal Rebels will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. at Sebastians Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor.
•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.
•Stop-smoking workshops are offered as a free public service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionaries and is for people of any faith. For information about the program, call 541-254-1012.
•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 on domestic violence intervention from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Call for dates. For assistance, call 541-247-7600 or 800-447-1167.
•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.