Wednesday, Oct. 18

An American Red Cross volunteer meeting is at 6 p.m. at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings.

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

Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The group is for anyone who cares for, or has a family member living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. The facilitators are Bharti Patel and Lelah VanHoek, certified dementia practitioners.

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.

Curry County Cruisers meet for a show and shine from 7 to 10 p.m. at Les Schwab Tires, 801 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

Thursday, Oct. 19

A Curry Nonprofit Leaders Lunch will be at noon at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Jackie Chambers of the Coquille Community Fund will highlight its 2017 grant cycle and explain how to apply. RSVP by sending email to Kathleen Dickson, outreach coordinator for Wild Rivers Connect, at wildriversconnect@gmail.com.

Coastline Neighbors will host a community chat at 3 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. The meeting explains how volunteers help members with transportation, chores, check-in calls and visits. For more information, call 541-590-2325.

The VA Walk for Awareness, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, begins at noon at the Brookings VA Clinic, 840 Railroad St.

Trivia Night is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Buy-in is $5 per participant with the winning team taking home the pot. Teams and individuals are welcome. Bring snacks to share. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Grief and Loss Support Group meets at 2 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Chetco Activity Center celebrates its 30th anniversary with Thursday night dinners and bingo from 5 to 7 p.m. Chicken-fried steak, mashed potatoes and rolls 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, Oct. 20

Temple Beth Shalom meets for a Shabbat service at 7 p.m. in the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room on Art Walk Alley in Brookings.

“Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon,” led by Jennifer Burns Bright, is at 4 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St. in Brookings. For more information about this free event, contact Kathleen Dickson at 541-661-1385 or otterbeesfarmandfungi@yahoo.com.

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.

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.

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.

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, Oct. 21

Curry County Democrats meet at 10 a.m. at Gold Beach City Hall, 29592 Ellensburg Ave. The speaker will be Les Balzinger, Curry County dean of Southwestern Oregon Community College. Refreshments served.

Temple Beth Shalom meets at 10 a.m. in the Curry Coastal Pilot conference room on Art Walk Alley in Brookings.

Azalea Quilt Guild hosts open sewing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor.

Calvin E. Murphy Detachment 578, Marine Corps League meets at noon at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All detachment members, active duty, retired and honorably discharged Marines and Navy corpsmen are invited to attend. This is the last meeting of the year as the Marine Corps Ball is in November and a Christmas party is in December. For more information, call Bob Gilmore at 541-251-4167.

Sunday, Oct. 22

A Unity Feast followed by a premier showing of the movie “Baha’u’llah, Light of the World” are part of a celebration 200th anniversary of the twin prophets of the Baha’i Faith. The event will be at 4 p.m. and will continue at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. For the location or information about either event, call Kathryn Justman at 541-251-2436.

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The group will celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), which affirms life and provides an opportunity to share grief. All are welcome. For more information, call Marsha Thibodeaux at 707-245-6535.

Monday, Oct. 23

Azalea Quilt Guild meets at the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun Day is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Quilters will be making Christmas tree ornaments. A social time is at 6 p.m. followed by a general meeting at 6:30.

American Red Cross will have a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The drive will continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the same location.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

“After the Fire,” a natural resource assistance fair, is from 3 to 8 p.m. at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings. Information will be available on reforestation, salvage harvesting, sources of assistance, resources and regulations, defensible space and Sudden Oak Death.

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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