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Bulletin Board published Wednesday, October 5, 2011

 

Wednesday, Oct. 5

•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 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

•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 now meets on Wednesdays 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. 6

•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.

•The Oregon State University Extension Service will host a parent information session about 4-H from 5 to 7 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call Michell Carrillo, 4-H youth development coordinator, at 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986. 

•The first Outreach Gospel Mission music and fellowship fundraiser will be at 5:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings. The guest speaker will be Bill Russell, chief executive officer of the Union Gospel Mission in Portland. Only 100 tickets are available. Ticklets are available at the mission, the Lutheran church and at Mattie’s Pancake House. For more information, call 541-412-0278.

•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.

•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.

•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. 

•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. 7

•The Science Pub forum will be at 6 p.m. at MoVino Wine Bar, 625 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The topic will be “It’s the Little Things That Bug you – Plagues and Other Unpleasantries.” Attendance is free. Food and drink will be available for purchase. For infomation, send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it com.

•Curry County Health Department and Curry Health Network sponsor a flu shot clinic from 1 to 5 p.m. at Chetco Medical Center, 500 Fifth St., Brookings. Insurance accepted. Private pay is $30. For more informtion, call 541-412-2000.

•College of the Redwoods Astronomy Professor Jon Pedicino will present a lecture titled “Kepler: Searching for Extrasolar Planets, Looking for Earths,” at 1 p.m. in room DM29 at the College of the Redwoods, Del Norte campus, 883 W. Washington Blvd., Crescent City.

•The 20th annual Sea Cruise car show will begin with a show and shine at 4 p.m. in Crescent City. Events continue all day Saturday, Oct. 8, culminating with a dance at 8:30 p.m.

•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. 8

•The Port of Brookings Harbor presents Hog-Toberfest – with bike games, Bararian food, a beer garden and live music – all day at the port boardwalk.

•Kalmiopsis Audubon Society will host a birding field trip to Pistol River. Meet at 8 a.m. at Coastal Cardiology, 412 Alder St., Brookings, to carpool. No birding experience is required and experts are welcome to share their knowledge. Binoculars are recommended. To find out more about these trips, contact Gary Maschmeyer at 541-412-0806.

•The Brookings-Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a no-host gathering at 10:30 a.m. at Whaleshead Restaurant, 19921 Whaleshead Road, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-1970.

•VFW Post 966 will be serving Belgian waffles from 8 a.m. to noon at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Waffles with berry sauce, sausages, scrambled eggs, coffee, tea and juice will be served. The cost is $7. For information, call 541-412-7214.

•Sole Pursuits will lead a night hike along Port Orford streets to Port Orford Heads State Park to view and identify constellations. To carpool, meet at 6 p.m. at Coastal Cardiology, 412 Alder St., Brookings; Curry General Hospital, 94220 Fourth St., Gold Beach; or Battle Rock State Wayside in Port Orford.

•The sixth annual Trekwomen Breast Cancer Awareness Ride begins at at 9 a.m. Register online at www.bkcntry.com.

•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. 9

•The Friends of Unitarian-Universalists will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Evergreen Federal Bank conference room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. All are welcome. For information, call 707-458-3307.

Monday, Oct. 10

•The Caregiver Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. in the Sea View Senior Living Community second-floor activity room, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Coastal Home Health and Hospice will present an Advanced Directives workshop. Visitors are welcome. Caregivers in need of respite services may call Time-Out Adult Day Care at 541-469-6822.

Tuesday, Oct. 11

•Civil Air Patrol for Seniors meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Civil Air Patrol building 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.

•Innominata Garden Club will feature guest speaker Walt Schroeder at noon following a potluck lunch at 11:30 a.m. The group will meet at Bethany Lutheran Church, 94190 Fifth St., Gold Beach. Anyone interested in South Coast gardening is invited to attend. For information, call President Linda Stokes at 541-247-2689.

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

 

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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