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Bulletin Board published Wednesday, September 5, 2012

 

Wednesday, Sept. 5

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.

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.

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. 6

Chetco Stamp Collectors meet at 1 p.m. at 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.

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

Thursday, Sept. 6

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 6 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. 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 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.

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. 7

First Friday Salon meets from 6 to 9 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The film “Recount: The Story of the 2000 Presidential Election” will be shown followed by an open discussion.

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 Presbyterian Church will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 540 Pacific Ave. Furniture, books, clothing an lots of miscellaneous items will be for sale. The sale will continue Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by a $2 bag sale until 1 p.m.

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. 8

Gold Beach Farmers and Artisans Market will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday in September in the Event Center on the Beach parking lot, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For more information, call 314-620-9782.

Curry Coastal Republican Women meet at 9:45 a.m. in the Forestry Learning Center at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The guest speaker will be James Atherton who attended the Republican National Convention. Bring an appetizer. Men are welcome. For more information, call Dianne Daniels at 541-247-0651.

South Coast Astronomy Group has scheduled a free star party at 8 p.m. at Langlois Mountain Retreat, four miles up Langlois Mountain Road, Langlois. Bring a chair and blanket, as well as binoculars. For more information, call Bill Sadler at 541-291-9192.

The Bike the Rogue cycling event will feature three rides of differing lengths, with registration starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, in Buffington Park, Gauntlet Street, Gold Beach.

Kalmiopsis Audubon Society has scheduled a birding field trip to Lake Earl. Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the gravel parking lot at Dr. Brian Larsson’s office, 414 Alder St., Brookings, to carpool to Crescent City. No birding experience is required; experts are welcome to share their knowledge. Binoculars are recommended. Rain cancels the event. For more information, call 541-412-0806.

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, Sept. 9

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The program will be a presentation about Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, by Robin Sutherland. The program will be followed by refreshments and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 541-469-6395.

The 30th annual Winchuck Volunteers chicken barbecue and auction will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Winchuck Fire Hall, 00363 Winchuck River Road, Brookings.

•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.

Monday, Sept. 10

The Curry County Mac Users Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Kalmiopsis Elementary School computer lab, 650 Easy St., Brookings. There will be a brief presentation on the new Mountain Lion operating system. For more information, call 541-813-9017.

Brookings Emblem Club 265 will meet at 2 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Prospective members are welcome. Refreshments will be served prior to the meeting. For more information, call Angie Bruce at 541-469-7832.

The Caregiver Support Group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the second-floor activity room at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Stephanie Polizzi, Oregon State University Extension agent, will provide food ideas to relieve stress. For more information, call 541-251-0498 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it Caregivers who need respite services may call Time Out Adult Day Care at Chetco Activity Center  by calling 541-469-6822.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

League of Women Voters will have its general meeting at 1 p.m. at the home of Milt and Shirley Nelson. The topic will be Health Care Delivery in Curry County. For information, call the Nelsons 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.

 

Announcements

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.

 

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