Wednesday, Nov. 8

The South Coast Health Care Alliance hosts a community conversation about healthcare in Curry County from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane.

Brookings Flying Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Brookings Airport terminal, 17368 Parkview Drive. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 530-409-6357.

Retired Badges meets for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. The gathering is informal with no dues. All retired and active law enforcement officers are welcome. Guest speakers are scheduled as often as possible. For more information, call 714-227-4610 or 541-469-5253.

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. 9

Friends of the Chetco Library holds its annual Holiday Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11. A $2 bag sale is from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. For more information, call 541-469-7738.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dee-Ann’s Tea Room Cafe, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Current federal employees are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-3250.

Chetco Activity Center celebrates its 30th anniversary with Thursday night dinners and bingo from 5 to 7 p.m. Steak fingers or chicken strips, fries and veggies 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.

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.

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.

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. 10

Smith River United Methodist Church has its annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 121 Beckstead Ave., Smith River. The bazaar will also be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The sale includes baked goods, handicrafts, assorted treasures, toys and books. A homemade soup and bread luncheon will be served.

Temple Beth Shalom meets at 7 p.m. at the temple, 935 J St., Crescent City.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 11

Brookings Presbyterian Church holds its annual Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 540 Pacific Ave, Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-3725.

The Brookings/Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch is a no-host gathering at 11 a.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. Newcomers are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1970.

A Veterans Day Community Ceremony is at 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-412-7214.

A Veterans Day service is at 11 a.m. rain or shine at the Curry County Veterans Memorial at Highway 101 and Shirley Lane in Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-6782.

The monthly HOG breakfast meeting will be at 9 a.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All Harley riders are welcome. For more information, call Dale Baker at 541-412-7435.

The annual Marine Corps Ball, hosted by the Calvin E. Murphy Detachment 578 of the Marine Corps League, is at 5 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. For more information, call Bob Gilmore at 541-251-4167.

Curry Coastal Republican Women meet from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. in the Driftwood Estates community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Bring a snack or dessert to share if desired. Men are welcome. Call Dianne Daniels at 541-247-0651 for more information or carpooling details.

Dress a Girl Around the World meets for sewing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings.

Temple Beth Shalom meets at 10 a.m. at the temple, 935 J St., Crescent City.

The annual Veterans Day Parade and Luncheon is at 10 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 810 H St., Crescent City. The parade proceeds down H Street to Front Street. Lunch is at noon and is free for all veterans and their spouses; the cost for non-veterans is $7.

The 48th annual Brookings-Harbor Community Christmas Bazaar is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Azalea Middle School gym, 505 Pacific Ave., and the adjoining Brookings-Harbor High School cafeteria, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings.

Sunday, Nov. 12

Knights of Columbus serves breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The cost is $8 for teens and adults, $3.50 for children 5-12 and free for children younger than 5.

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists will meet at 11:30 a.m. for a Thanksgiving potluck celebration at the Brookhaven clubhouse on Ransom Avenue in Brookings. All are welcome. For more information, call Marsha Thibodeaux at 707-245-6535.

Monday, Nov. 13

The Family Caregiver Support Group meets at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For more information, contact marihelenpc@gmail.com or 541-251-0498. Caregivers in need of respite can call Time Out for Me at 541-469-6822.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Masonic Lodge of Brookings meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Sidney Croft Masonic Lodge, 416 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. All Masons are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-3454.

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. For more information, call 541-254-1002.

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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