|Bulletin Board published Wednesday, October 19, 2011|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|October 19, 2011 10:34 am|
Wednesday, Oct. 19
•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.
•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.
•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, Oct. 20
•The Chetco Library Book Discussion Group meets at 3 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The group will discuss “Hattie Big Sky” by Kirby Larson. Everyone is welcome.
•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.
Friday, Oct. 21
•Friends of the Library general meeting will be at 2 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. City Manager Gary Milliman will speak on current and future projects in downtown Brookings. Light refreshments will be served. The meeting is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend.
•A Coast Trail Work Day will be from 9 a.m. to noon along a section beginning a mile north of Arizona Beach to just south of Reinhart Creek, about halfway between Gold Beach and Port Orford. Tools will be provided. Volunteers should bring their own water and wear work shoes. A second work day will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 22.
•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, Oct. 22
•A Fall Crafts Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at The Event Center, 800 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Hand-crafted items made by local crafters and artisans will be for sale. For information, call 541-469-4223.
•The Chetco River Watershed Council will host a cleanup along the Chetco River from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers are needed. Meet at Loeb State Park.
•Curry County Democrats from Brookings will have a potluck gathering, to become better aquainted with those in the rest of the county, The event will be at the Port Orford Library, 1421 Oregon St. All area Democrats and progressive independents are welcome. Bring a favorite dish to share. Coffee, tea and place settings will be provided. For information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367).
•Disabled American Veterans, S.R. Pyne Chapter, will meet for breakfast from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at Beachcomber Restaurant, 800 Chetco Ave.,Brookings, followed by a meeting at 10 at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For information, call 541-254-1141.
•The Curry Health Network will host its Breast Health Boogie dance and auction from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. Tickets are $15 for an individual and $25 per couple. For information, call Renee Brooks at 541-247-3166.
•A special evening Bat Talk and Night Walk will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Mill Creek Campground amphitheater in Del Norte Redwoods State Park six miles south of Crescent City on Highway 101.
•Sole Pursuits will lead a hike along the Cape Sebastian Trail south of Gold Beach. Geologist Maggie McHugh will talk about the cretaceous-aged Cape Sebastian sandstone and holoclasty. Meet at 9:15 a.m. at either Coastal Cardiology, 412 Alder St., Brookings, or at Battle Rock State Wayside in Port Orford, or at 10 a.m. at Curry General Hospital, 94220 Fourth St., Gold Beach. Cars will be parked at the Myers Creek pullout with others transporting hikers to the viewpoint parking lot. Walkers will hike three miles along a trail that makes a 700-foot descent then follows the beach.
•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, Oct. 23
•Friends of Unitarian-Universalists will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Dr. Russ Oelheim, psychology instructor at Southwestern Oregon Community College, will be speaking on “Shenanigans” and Unitarianism. All are welcome. For information, call 707-458-3307.
Monday, Oct. 24
•The Azalea Quilt Guild will mee in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Park community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun Day beigns at 10 a.m. Participants will be sewing on 2 1/2-inch strips and 4 1/2-inch batik strips for projects of their choice. Blocks will be based on the strips to make 4-, 6-, 8-, 10- or 12-inch blocks. Social time will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to attend. For information, call 541-412-0425.
Tuesday, Oct. 25
•Friends of Brookings-Harbor Aquatic Center will host a State of the Aquatic Center Community Forum in the Chetco Community Public Library large meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The meeting is to inform the community of the progress as well as gain feedback regarding an aquatic center in Brookings. For information, visit www.fbhac.org or call Juliane Leighton at 541-251-0617 or Chuck Weller at 541-251-4121.
•Civil Air Patrol for Seniors meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Civil Air Patrol buiding at the Brookings Airport 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. Ron Griswold at 541-469-7484 or Capt. Charlie Kresa at 707-218-4529.
•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.