Wednesday, May 16
•A notary seminar will be at 9 a.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The seminar is for new, current and renewing notaries and will offer information on any law or rule changes, how to properly identify the signer, what to record in a journal, as well as requirements to create a proper Oregon Notarial Certificate.
•Chetco Grange will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.
•Chetco Activity Center hosts a “Lunch & Learn” program from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Bharti Patel, from Ocean Park Memory Care, will present information related to cognitive therapy.
•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.
Thursday, May 17
•The Chetco Library Book Discussion Group will meet at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The group will discuss Patrick Taylor’s Irish country novels. Everyone is welcome.
•Brookings-Harbor Redshirts invites the public to help pack boxes to send to American troops serving overseas. The group meets at 10:30 a.m. in the Sea View Senior Living Community second floor activity room, 98059 Gerlach Lane, 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 Activity Center hosts a “Lunch & Learn” program from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Susan Lunsford, Chetco Federal Credit Union certified credit union financial counselor, will speak about identity theft.
•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.
Friday, May 18
•The grand opening of the Curry County Democratic Headquarters, 617 Chetco Ave., Brookings, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Carl and Friends will provide entertainment from 6 to 7 p.m. Appetizers, drinks and desserts will be served. For more information, call Kathy Delgado at 541-813-1298.
•The Curry County WIC Clinic will host a Mothers Breastfeeding Group from 10 a.m. to noon at the Curry County Human Services Building, 517 Railroad St., Brookings. For more information, call 888-811-1513.
•Southwestern Oregon Community College will have its annual Student Awards Convocation from 7 to 9 p.m. at the campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings.
•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, May 19
•The Curry Progressives’ Brunch will be a no-host gathering at 11 a.m. at Sunset Family Pizza, 29790 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. Call 541-247-5230 to RSVP.
•The Agness Community Garage takes place from 9 a.m. until dusk in the community of Agness, 35 miles east of Gold Beach. The event take place all day Sunday as well. Garage sale maps may be picked up at the Cougar Lane Store.
•The Farm Girl Funk Vintage and Garden Sale takes place from 9 a.m. until dusk at the Old Agness School Day Park in Agness, 35 miles east of Gold Beach. The event takes place all day Sunday as well.
•Calvin E. Murphy Detachment 578, Marine Corps League will meet at noon at Sebastian’s 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 more information, call Linda Schamel at 541-412-9933.
•Democrats of Curry County meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Curry County Courthouse Annex blue room, 94235 Moore St., Gold Beach. For information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367) or visit http//currydemocrats.org.
•Brookings-Harbor Little League will have a can drive to raise money for the program. Refundable cans and bottles may be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Bud Cross Park. Donations may also be dropped off between noon and 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Ray’s Food Place.
•Stout Mountain Railway Club will have an Armed Forces Day salute with model trains running from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Stout Mountain Railway Garden at Stout Park on Oak Street.
•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, May 20
•Wellspring Ministries offers a seminar titled “I Found Freedom” at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. The seminar continues at 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21, 22 and 23. For information, call Don or Sheila Sparlin at 541-469-5571 or 541-254-1006.
•A welcome home barbecue for Michael Ruessegger, a soldier returning home from Afghanistan, will be at 4 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The public is invited to this free event hosted by the Brookings-Harbor Redshirts.
Monday, May 21
•The Azalea Quilt Guild meets in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Park community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun Day begins at 10 a.m. The group will be preparing for the Azalea Festival quilt show schedule for Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27. Individuals may work on their own projects afterward. The evening activities will begin with a social time at 6 followed by the meeting. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend. For more information, call 541-412-7498.
•The Brookings-Harbor Garden Club meets in the Brookings Inn Resort conference room, 1143 Chetco Ave. Social time begins at 11 a.m. followed by the meeting at 11:30. Julie Campbell and Oni Shaw will speak on “Garden Composing” and “Vermicomposting.” They are both Master Composters from Santa Cruz, Calif. Campbell is also a local Master Gardener.
•Wellspring Ministries offers a seminar titled “How to Minister to Others” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. The seminar continues from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 22 and 23. For information, call Don or Sheila Sparlin at 541-469-5571 or 541-254-1006.
Tuesday, May 22
•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.
•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.