Wednesday, May 9

Brookings-Harbor Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. All Lions and guests are invited. For more information, call Georgia Blank at 541-469-5625.

Veteran Education Representative Sharon Brazil will be available for veterans’ assistance from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings. To schedule an appointment, call 541-888-7236.

KCIW hosts “Discussions at Brookings Cafe” at 6:30 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The topic will be on Artificial Intelligence.

A State of Jefferson movement meeting is at 6 p.m. at Panther’s Den Pizza and Deli, 29513 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach.

A U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meets for a business meeting at the U.S. Coast Guard Station Chetco River, 16133 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. The public is welcome. For more information, call Dave Kuehn at 805-350-0542.

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.

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.

Oregon State University Extension Master Gardeners hold a plant clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the OSU Extension office, 29390 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986.

Junior Master Gardeners meet weekly through May 23 at 3 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. For more information, call Scott Thiemann at 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986, or send email to scott.thiemann@oregonstate.edu.

Thursday, May 10

The 2018 Business Innovation Conference is from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sporthaven Marina restaurant, 16374 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor. Speakers include Rep. David Brock Smith and Michael Held. The event is free. Register at bit.ly/2JmpxPd or at the door.

Curry Citizens for Public Land Access meets at 6:30 p.m. at Panthers Den Pizza and Deli, 29513 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The group advocates for the protection of all forms of motorized and nonmotorized access for recreation and other uses on public lands.

Game day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets for lunch at Dragon Palace restaurant, 1025 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-3250.

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, May 11

A new Curry County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class begins at 5 p.m. at the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane, Harbor. The class continues all day Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13. The CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness. For more information, call Leanne Spring Sheffel at 541-373-0003 or Jeremy Dumire at 541-254-0731.

Night at the Library presents the movie “Coco,” an animated adventure comedy, at 6 p.m. at the Langlois Public Library, 48234 U.S. 101. The movie is rated PG for thematic elements. For more information, call 541-348-2066.

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 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 541-412-0137.

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

Chetco Shrine Club meets at 10:30 a.m. 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, May 12

The Azalea Festival queen will be crowned during a coronation ceremony at 7 p.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School auditorium, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. Entertainment will be provided by Sea Breeze choir. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students.

“Working to Save Bees” will be presented by Jim Sorber, past president of Oregon South Coast Beekeepers Association, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Admission is free.

The Brookings/Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch is a no-host gathering at 11 a.m. at Blue Water Cafe and Lounge in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. Newcomers are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1970.

Brookings-Harbor Community Shoe Bank is from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive. Free shoes of different styles are available in all sizes. Shoes donated must be in good condition — no holes, tears or missing heels or soles. Donations are accepted at shoe bins at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level. For more information, call Linda Schreiber at 541-469-9850.

Curry County Master Gardeners will have a plant sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Gold Beach High School cafeteria, 29516 Ellensburg Ave. For more information, call 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986 or send email to currymg@oregonstate.edu.

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

Sunday, May 13

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Kayla Garcia presents “Small Victories” in honor of Cinco de Mayo. All are welcome. For more information, call Marsha Thibodeaux at 707-245-6535.

Knights of Columbus serves breakfast from 8 to 10:30 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.

“Swing into Spring,” a free Mother’s Day Brunch, will be served in Docia Sweet Hall at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-4541.

Monday, May 14

Family Caregiver Support Group meets at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The topic is Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behavior. For more information, call 541-251-0498 or send email to marihelenpc@gmail.com . Caregivers in need of respite can call Time Out for Me at 541-469-6822.

Azalea Quilters Guild meets in the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun day is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Quilters will prepare for the Azalea Festival quilt show and will be sewing pillowcases for Shriners. A social time is at 6 p.m. followed by a general meeting at 6:30

Tuesday, May 15

Curry Nonprofit Leaders meet for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. at the Southwestern Oregon Community College Gold Beach campus at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave. A panel of local food system specialists will discuss emergency food distribution on a daily basis and during times of disaster.

A representative from South Coast Business Employment Corp. will be available at the Langlois Public Library, 48234 U.S. 101. Appointments are available by calling Mo Aakre at 541-751-8506.

Oregon South Coast Beekeepers Association meets at 6 p.m. at the Oregon State University Extension Office at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Avenue, Gold Beach. A potluck precedes the meeting. All are welcome. For more information, call 541-247-7633.

The monthly HOG meeting is at 6 p.m. at The Spot restaurant, 97953 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. All Harley riders are welcome. For more information, call Dale Baker at 541-412-7435.

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 — 541-930-7819.

Breastfeeding Support Group — 707-464-0955.

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, sponsored by Coastal Home Health and Hospice — 541-469-0405.

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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