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Bulletin Board published Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
November 02, 2011 08:55 am

 

Wednesday, Nov. 2

•Curry Anadromous Fishermen will host its annual all-you-can-eat pizza and salad fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m at Sunset Family Pizza, 29790 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. A variety of pizza, salads and drinks are included in the price. Desserts, beer and wine will be available for purchase. For information, call 541-247-0396 or John Epps at 541-247-2168.

•Curry Medical Center Auxiliary will host a potluck at 3 p.m. in the Curry Medical Center basement conference room, 500 Fifth St., Brookings. The purpose of the potluck is to give community members a chance to meet volunteers. For information, call Jan Fox at 541-661-0612 or June Harvey at 541-469-5714.

•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. Beginning Nov. 5, the market will also be open on Saturdays. 

•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. Master Gardeners will be available to help with plant identification, plant problems, diseases and insects, and to give suggestions on what might grow best in the area. Please bring plant samples in a plastic bag. For information, call 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986 or send email to currymg@oregonstate. edu.

•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 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church will not be open for today only. 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, Nov. 3

•Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.

•Brookings-Harbor Red Shirts 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 Stamp Collectors will 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.

•Reiki Master MaryJoan Tulley will discuss and demonstrate the Usui Method of Reiki Healing at a private residence in Harbor. Call 707-218-6453. There is no charge for the introduction. Classes to follow.

•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.

•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.

•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. 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.

•A community-based weight-loss and fitness group meets at 2 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. The group will offer information on nutrition, group counseling and walking. There are no fees. 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. 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.

•Cancer Support Group, for those diagnosed with cancer and their friends and family, meets from 10 to 11 a.m. at Calvary Assembly of God, 518 Fir St., Brookings. Use the side entrance facing Oak Street. For information, call 541-469-2631.

Friday, Nov. 4

•Science Pub Science Forum will be at 6 p.m. at MoVino Wine Bar. The presentation is titled “Ancient Shores, Ancient People – Coastal Paleoindian Archaeology.” Attendance is free. Food and drink will be available for purchase. For information, send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

•Brookings-Harbor Redshirts gathers for its monthly meeting and potluck at 6 p.m. at Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. The group supports American troops overseas and is a nonprofit group with no dues. Anyone is invited to join and see photos and letters from troops, help pack boxes to be sent as well as share the address of any American soldier serving overseas. For information, call 541-412-8968 or visit www.brookings-harbor-redshirts.org.

•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.

•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.

•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. 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.

•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, Nov. 5

•Mike Adams will be signing copies of his book “Chetco” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chetco Valley Historical Society museum, 15461 Museum Road, Harbor. Books will be available for purchase. Those who pre-ordered books may pick them up at that time.

•The Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce will present its annual fundraiser auction on KBSC-TV Charter cable channel 9, as well as by streaming video at www.kbsctv9.com, from 2 to 10 p.m. The event will also be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. The public is welcome to view the auction in person at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive, both days. 

•The Del Norte Sunrise Rotary Club presents “Taste of the Holidays” from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Crescent City Cultural Center, 1001 Front St.

•Star of the Sea Catholic Church hosts a harvest dinner from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The cost is $9 for adults, $4 for children 5 to 12 and free for children younger than 5. For ticket information, call Gretna Kleespies at 541-469-5433.

•Star of the Sea Catholic Church will have its Country Store and Upscale Flea Market  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The event will also be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6.

•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, Nov. 6

•Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

•Innominata Garden Club will meet at noon at Bethany Lutheran Church, 94190 Fifth St., Gold Beach. Award-winning designer Sue Calvert of Grants Pass will share her concept, design and experience of creating an elementary school garden project. For information, call club President Linda Stokes at 541-247-2689.

•Brookings Emblem Club 265 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive.

•An AARP Driver Safety Course is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. and continues Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon at Chetco Activity Center. Cost is $14 for the general public and $12 for AARP members for class materials. Sign up at the reception desk or call 541-469-6822.

 

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. 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.

•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. The resource center also hosts Tea at Ten group meetings every Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. 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. The room contains products and resources  for the exploration of spiritual healing. 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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