|Bulletin Board published Wednesday, September 12, 2012|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|September 11, 2012 10:20 pm|
Wednesday, Sept. 12
•League of Women Voters will have its general meeting at 2 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The topic will be Health Care Delivery in Curry County. For information, call Milt or Shirley Nelson at 541-332-9002 or Al Wilson at 541-469-5805.
•North Coast Gun Owners Association will meet at 7 p.m. at The Apple Peddler Restaurant, 308 Highway 101 S., Crescent City. For more information, call 707-954-7695.
•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 focusing on Apple Computer products, taught by James Warren, 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, Sept. 13
•Friends of Music will meet at 4 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library small meeting room, 405 Alder St., Brookings. All members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Broderick at 541-469-7625.
•National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) members and those presently employed will meet for lunch from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at Dragon Palace, 1025 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-3250.
•The Curry County Republican Central Committee will meet at 6 p.m. at Gold Beach City Hall, 29592 Ellensburg Ave. Scott Jorgenson will be the speaker. For more information, call 541-469-4243.
•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. 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.
•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, Sept. 14
•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, Sept. 15
•The TEA Party will meet at 2 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The speaker will be Jack Adkins, Oregon state coordinator for FreedomWorks. FreedomWorks is dedicated to restore the principles of limited government, free markets and individual liberty in the United States.
•Democrats of Curry County meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the North Curry County Democratic Headquarters, 1634 Oregon St., Port Orford. For more information, call 541-332-0125 or 541-412-DEMS (3367), or visit http://currydemocrats.org.
•Cub Scout Pack 124 is inviting all boys in grades one through six to an iopen house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Scout Hall, 414 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. Troop 32 will also have a booth with information about Boy Scouts.
•Muscle Busters will hike from Rainbow Rock to Whaleshead. Meet at 8:50 a.m. in the parking lot in front of Dr. Larsson’s office, 414 Alder St., Brookings. Hikers will have the option of hiking to Lone Ranch, Cape Ferrelo, House Rock or the entire hike to Whaleshead. Cars for rides will be stationed at all points for the return to Rainbow Rock. For more information, call Al Collinet at 541-412-8444.
•A Very Berry Belgian Waffle Breakfast will be from 8 to 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The meal includes waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee or tea, and orange juice. The public is welcome to attend.
•The annual Agness-Illahe Gathering of the People will be at Big Bend near Foster Bar on the Rogue River. A Grand Entry will be at 1 and 7 p.m. A Grand Entry is also scheduled for noon, Sunday, Sept. 16. The event will include drums, vendors and dugout canoe exhibits. For more information, call Belva Bell at 541-439-4285 or Donny Fry at 541-269-0571.
•Dress a Girl Around the World meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. Bring a sewing machine to make pillowcase dresses or T-shirt britches for children in Uganda. Donations of pillowcases and T-shirts are welcome. For information, call 541-661-0349 or visit www.dressagirlaroundtheworld.com.
•The Law of Attraction discussion group meets from 10:15 a.m. to noon. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend.
•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.
•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 or for more information.
Sunday, Sept. 16
•The 18th annual Curry Health Foundation Jet Boat Cruise and Dinner will begin at noon at Happy Day’s Malt Shop, 29935 Harbor Way, Gold Beach, followed by the jet boat trip at 1 p.m. A buffet dinner will take place at Singing Springs Resort in Agness. The boat is scheduled to return to Gold Beach by 6 p.m. The cost is $75 per person.
•Temple Beth Shalom will host Rosh Hashanah services at 7 p.m. led by Rabbi Les Scharnberg, at 956 J St., Crescent City. Services will continue from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
•Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The group is for anyone who cares for, or has a family member living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. The facilitators are Bharti Patel and Dana Maciel.
•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.
•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.