Wednesday, Oct. 3
League of Women Voters will host a candidate forum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings Invitations have been sent to state representative, state senator and Curry County commissioner candidates.
Curry County Democrats host a presidential debate viewing and potluck at 5:30 p.m. at the Democratic Headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings. All Democrats and Progressives are invited.
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.
A computer class, taught by James Warren, that focuses on Macintosh and Windows is offered from 10 to 11 p.m., in the Chetco Activity Center computer room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-6822.
Thursday, Oct. 4
Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.
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.
A Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi at noon in the St. Francis Garden at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. All animals are welcome, but must be on a leash or in a container.
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 5 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Both hand and foot players are welcome. 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 Jerry Law at 541-646-9270.
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.
Oasis Shelter Home offers a free support group for women at 11 a.m. at Fleet Street Counseling, 624 Fleet St., Brookings. Drop-ins are welcome. For more information, call 541-373-1630.
Friday, Oct. 5
First Friday Salon meets from 6 to 9 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The film “A Day Without A Mexican” will be shown followed by a discussion. For more information, visit http://www.bit.ly/ynnavi.
The 21st annual Sea Cruise will kick off with a show and shine at 4 p.m. in downtown Crescent City. The car show will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Beachfront Park on Front Street. For more information, call the Crescent City-Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce at 707-464-3174 or 800-343-8300.
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.
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, Oct. 6
A spaghetti feed and silent auction fundraiser to help pay Deana Perkins’ medical bills from four major surgeries. The event will be from noon to 7 p.m. at the Harbor Fire Hall, 98069 W. Benham Lane. Dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread, salad and beverage. The coswt is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-10. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Blue Pacific Realty. For more information, call Nieca Wright at 541-661-0200.
The Curry Progressives’ Brunch will now be on the first Saturday of each month. The no-host gathering will be at 11 a.m. at Sunset Family Pizza, 29790 Ellensburg Ave., For more information or to RSVP, call 541-247-5230.
The Pistol River Friendship Club will host Oktoberfest at 5 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be purchased at Gold Beach Books, the Curry County Fair office, and at the door. For more information, call 541-698-7592.
The Wild Rivers Ducky Derby, presented by the Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor, will be at 10 a.m. at Loeb State Park. Nearly 5,000 duckies will float down the Chetco River. Ducky adoptions are $5 per entry and are available at Bernie Bishop Mazda, Curry Coastal Pilot, Umpqua Bank and New 2 U Resale and Gifts.
The semi-annual Garage Sale Saturday will be all day at locations throughout Brookings-Harbor. A special locator map will appear in the Saturday edition of the Curry Coastal Pilot.
Knights of Columbus will serve an Oktoberfest dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. Homemade German food with bratwurst will be served. The cost is $10 for adults, $3.50 for children 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and younger. Proceeds benefit the Curry County Veterans Memorial in Gold Beach.
Al-Anon Fourth Step 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, Oct. 7
Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. The cost is $7. Members and guests are welcome.
The 12th annual Bi-National Health Fair will be from noon to 3 p.m. at the Open Door Del Norte Community Health Center, 550 E. Washington Blvd., Crescent City.
Monday, Oct. 8
Tuesday, Oct. 9
Brookings Emblem Club meets at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Officers are to wear colored formals. A reception at 11:30 a.m. for state President Gay Morinaka will be followed by lunch at noon.
League of Women Voters unit meeting will be at 1 p.m. in Port Orford. The discussion topic will be the ballot measures. The public is welcome to attend. For more information and location, call Shirley or Milt Nelson at 541-332-9002 or Al Wilson at 541-469-5805.
Vietnam Veterans of America will meet at 6 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive, Brookings. A potluck dinner follows the meeting. All veterans are welcome.
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 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 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.