Wednesday, Nov. 1

A blessing of the Dungeness crab season is at 5:30 p.m. at the Fishermen’s Memorial next to the U.S. Coast Guard Station on Boat Basin Road in Harbor.

Soroptimist International of Brookings holds a business meeting at noon at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor.

Exercise classes on the basics of tai chi are at 9 a.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Classes are also offered at 9 a.m. on Fridays. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

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.

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 541-469-2313.

The Wednesday Farmers Market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Safe Harbor Christian Church, 15786 Highway 101, Harbor.

Storytime is offered for children at 10:30 a.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Stories, songs, rhymes and art are offered for children through preschool age. The event is free. For more information, call the library at 541-469-7738.

Rotary International of Gold Beach meets for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. at the Gold Beach Senior Center, 29841 Airport Way, Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-6612 or visit http://goldbeachrotary.com.

A writers’ group for all levels and genres meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-660-9413.

Thursday, Nov. 2

Traveling author Alice Hanscam, certified parenting coach, presents a parenting workshop from noon to 2 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, visit chetcolibrary.org or call the library at 541-469-7738.

Chetco Activity Center celebrates its 30th anniversary with Thursday night dinners and bingo from 5 to 7 p.m. Meat lasagna, salad and garlic bread are served for $10. There will be a raffle for free 2018 memberships. Tickets are $1 or 12 for $10. The grand prize is a lifetime membership. The center is at 550 Chetco Lane in Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

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. 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. For information, call Cubmaster 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.

Children’s Story Hour is at 10:15 a.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

The Brookings Skunkers Cribbage Club meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Driftwood Estates community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. For more information, call 503-508-0338 or 541-813-1969.

Cribbage games are played at 12:30 p.m. and mah-jongg is played at 2 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Knifty Knitters meets from 1 to 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 29692 Hillcrest St., Gold Beach.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR432 meets at Sea View Senior Living Community, 98059 Gerlach Lane, Harbor. Weigh-in is from 8 to 8:30 a.m. with the meeting following at 8:45. For more information, call 541-469-4457 or 541-251-3775.

Order of St. Luke, a nondenominational healing study group, meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at the home of Clare Price, 97839 North Bank Chetco River Road, Brookings. For more information, call 541-254-1743.

Friday, Nov. 3

League of Women Voters hosts a special countywide general meeting at noon at the Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St. The speaker will be Former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury who will address climate change.

Brookings textile artists gather from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. For information, call Susan Rhoads at 541-469-7716.

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.

Rummy is played at 12:30 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Bingo is played at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Early-bird bingo begins at 11 a.m. followed by regular bingo. The public is welcome.

Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets for coffee and to discuss ham radio at 8:30 a.m. at Dee-Ann’s Tea Room Cafe, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-251-3972.

Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:15 a.m. for lunch at Dee Ann’s Tea Room Cafe, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. All Masons and guests are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-469-3454.

Computer tutoring is offered from 10 to 11 a.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

A tai chi class is offered at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

Bingo is played at noon at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Games are free with the purchase of lunch. For more information, call 541-469-6822.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Brookings Emblem Club 265 has its Mini Tree Tea Party at noon at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Admission is $7.50. For more information, call 541-661-2214.

Volunteers are needed to decorate Azalea Park for the annual Nature’s Coastal Holiday light show. Meet at 9 a.m. at the KidTown parking lot.

Redwood Region Audubon Society hosts a 1-mile birding hike with guide and author Ken Barton. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Lake Earl Coastal Lagoon trailhead on Lake Earl Drive a quarter-mile north of Elk Valley Cross Road. For more information, call Barton at 707-499-1146.

Progressives of Gold Beach meet at 11 a.m. at Behind the Red Door, 29745 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach.

The Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. The event includes identification tables, workshop, a silent auction, raffles and vendors.

Sunday, Nov. 5

The Secret Law of Attraction discussion group meets at 1 p.m. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend.

A beach grass pulling party will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at Tolowa Dunes State Park, 2591 Old Mill Road, Crescent City. Volunteers are advised to dress in layers, wear sturdy shoes and a hat, bring water, snacks and sunscreen. The event is canceled if it’s raining. For information, call 707-954-5253.

Monday, Nov. 6

Friends of the Chetco Library hosts a book sorting party from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in preparation for the Holiday Book Sale. The sorting will be at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. It will also be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. The book sale is from Nov. 9 to 12. For more information, call 541-469-7738.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 966 meets at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings.

Community Grief Support Group meets at 3 p.m. at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 306 Wharf St., Brookings. Contact Lynne Meininger, bereavement coordinator, for more information at 541-247-7084.

The Compassionate Friends meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. TCF provides comfort, hope and support to families experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister, or a grandchild. For more information, call 541-469-5814.

Azalea Quilt Guild will have a board meeting at 6 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor.

Support Groups

Al-Anon — 541-469-5504, 541-469-0972 or 707-487-9046.

Al-Anon Fourth Step — 541-469-0972 or 541-469-2931.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 541-469-2440 in Brookings, 541-247-9038 or 541-247-0695 in Gold Beach.

Bariatric Support Group — 541-247-7421.

Breastfeeding Support Group — 707-464-0955.

CC’s Cancer Resource Center — 541-469-2072.

Celebrate Recovery at Brookings Church of the Nazarene — 541-469-2571.

Celebrate Recovery at Living Waters Foursquare Church — 916-397-1758.

Community Grief Support Groups — 541-247-7084.

Family Caregiver Support Group — marihelenpc@gmail.com, 541-251-0498.

General Addiction Recovery — 541-469-4079.

Moms In Touch International — 541-469-4798.

Oasis Shelter Home — 541-247-7600, 541-425-5238 or 800-447-1167.

Overeaters Anonymous — 541-813-1786.

Pelican Bay Narcotics Anonymous — 541-787-6282.

Pregnancy Care Center — 541-469-1846. Hotline — 800-395-4357.

The Compassionate Friends — 541-469-5814.

Weight Watchers — 541-469-4568.

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Announcements for club meetings and other public events happening in Curry and Del Norte counties may be sent to Bill Schlichting, features editor at the Curry Coastal Pilot, at news@currypilot.com. For information, call 541-469-3123. Classes, seminars and workshops must not require preregistration and will not be listed on an ongoing basis.

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