Wednesday, Sept. 7
•Soroptimist International of Brookings meets at 6 p.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor.
•The second annual Lower Rogue River Salmon Derby will take place daily through Saturday, Sept. 10, in Gold Beach. The event benefits the Indian Creek Fish Hatchery. Derby tickets are available at Rogue Outdoor Store, Lex’s Landing, Jot’s Resort and the Gold Beach Visitor Center.
•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.
Thursday, Sept. 8
•National Association of Retired Federal Employees, NARFE, members and present employees are invited to a potluck picnic from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at Azalea Park behind KidTown. For information, call 541-469-3250.
•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 information, call Tom Broderick at 541-469-7625.
•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.
•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, Sept. 10
•Kalmiopsis Audubon Society will have a birding field trip to Lake Earl. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at Coastal Cardiology, 412 Alder St., Brookings, to car pool. No birding experience is required. 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 annual Bike the Rogue cycling event offers two routes for cyclists, with day-of-ride registration at 8 a.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold 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.
•The Friends of Unitarian-Universalists will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The program about evolution will be followed by refreshments and fellowship. All are welcome. For more information, call 707-458-3307.
•Chetco Cove Yacht Club will have a radio-controlled sailboat skippers’ meeting at 9 a.m. in the clubhouse followed by racing at 10 below the port boardwalk. An ocean-racing skippers’ meeting will be at 11 at the clubhouse with ocean racing beginning at 1 p.m. at the Chetco River Entrance Buoy. The public is welcome. For information, visit www.chetcocyc. org.
•The Brookings-Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a potluck. Bring a favorite dish to share. Coffee, tea and juice will be provided Call 541-469-1970 for location.
•The Curry County Chapter of the Friends of the NRA will host its annual dinner and auction at 5 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive.
Sunday, Sept. 11
•Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. Everyone is welcome.
•The 29th annual Winchuck Volunteer Fire Department barbecue and auction will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Winchuck Fire Hall, 00363 Winchuck River Road, Brookings.
Monday, Sept. 12
Tuesday, Sept. 13
•Civil Air Patrol for Seniors meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Civil Air Patrol Building at the Brookings Airport, located 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.
•An AARP Driver Safety Course is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. and continues Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon at Chetco Activity Center. Cost is $14 for the general public and $12 for AARP members for class materials. Sign up at the reception desk or call (541) 469-6822. The course is offered every other month.
•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.