Wednesday, March 21
•Outreach Gospel Mission hosts a silent auction and open house at its women’s and children’s shelter, 15786 Highway 101, Harbor. The auction will be from noon to 2 p.m. and will continue from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, March 23, and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 24. For information, call 541-251-2235.
•Chetco Grange will meet at 6:30 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.
Thursday, March 22
•Improvement Movement is offering a free seminar on positive thoughts and actions that improve people’s lives through unifying efforts and strengths, at 1 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The seminar is geared for all women. This one will focus on finding strengths and potential, catching negative buzz words and thoughts.
•Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will have an informational meeting for anyone interested in its programs at 5:30 p.m. in the Bethany Luthern Church youth building, 94190 Fifth St., Gold Beach. The meeting will describe the “what, why and how” of Thrivent.
•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.
•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, March 23
•Knights of Columbus will have a fish fry from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The public is welcome.
•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, March 24
•Whale Watching Spoken Here signs will mark the location where trained volunteers will be available for the spring Whale Watch Week from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily through Saturday, March 31. Local sites are at Battle Rock in Port Orford, on Cape Ferrelo north of Brookings, at Harris Beach State Park in Brookings, and at Brother Jonathan Point in Crescent City.
•The Elks Show Exchange will be from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive. Shoes, sandals, work boots, dress boots and sports cleats are available in all sizes from infant to adult size 13. All are in good shape and are available for free. Shoe donations accepted.
•Home School Moms will gather for a potluck brunch and curriculum discussion from 10 a.m. to noon at Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave. All home-school mothers in the community are welcome. Bring a favorite dish to share. RSVP Linda Schreiber at 541-469-9850.
•Kalmiopsis Audubon Society will lead a birding field trip around the Port of Brookings Harbor. Meet at 8 a.m. in the parking lot at the corner of Alder Street and Spruce Drive, across from the Chetco Community Public Library, to carpool. No birding experience necessary. Experts are welcome to share their knowledge. Binoculars are recommended. For more information, call 541-412-0806.
•On the Rainbow will begin a Multiply Your Resources Club from 1 to 3 p.m. at 1043 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The club will meet weekly. There are no fees or dues. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served.
•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.
•Pennies for Pooches sponsors a dog wash and toenail clip from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Curry County Animal Shelter, 29921 Airport Way in Gold Beach. The cost is $10. For information, call 541-247-2514.
•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.
Sunday, March 25
•The Friends of Unitarian Universalists will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank conference room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. There will be a discussion on “Radical Hospitality.” The program will be followed by refreshments and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. For information, call 541-469-6395.
•Oregon Green Free will host a free educational meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane. Information will be provided on how to network in the community and utilize Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Program. Brings a potluck dish if desired.
Monday, March 26
•The Azalea Quilt Guild meets in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Estates community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun Day begins at 10 a.m. Cindy Golding will start off the morning teaching about composition notebook covers, triangle bags and cocktail mats. In the afternoon, Ruthe Mayer will teach how to make folded log-cabin blocks. The evening activities will begin with a social time at 6 followed by the meeting. For information about Fun Day, call 541-412-8495.
Tuesday, March 27
•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.
•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.