Saturday, Nov. 18

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

Chetco Community Public Library presents “Healing Plower of Fruits and Vegetables” led by Debianne Harpole from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the library, 405 Alder St., Brookings.

The 23rd annual Festival of Trees is at 9:30 a.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City. The event is sponsored by Crescent City Emblem Club 175. The public can purchase raffle tickets for the chance to take home a decorated tree of their choice. There will be entertainment and a $15 per person luncheon served at noon. Proceeds go to local charities. For more information call 707-464-4241, 707-464-7934 or 707-465-4736. Tree viewing is from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17.

Brookings-Harbor High School Cheer is hosting its Holiday Preview Fashion Show and Dessert at 2 p.m. in the high school cafeteria, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. Tickets are $10 and available from cheerleaders or at the high school athletic office.

The annual Holiday Bazaar in Gold Beach is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Docia Sweet Hall and the Curry Showcase Building at the Event Center on the Beach at 29392 Ellensburg Ave. Santa will visit from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Docia Sweet Hall. The “Kid’s Mall” — where only children age 12 and young may enter to purchase gifts — is open all day Saturday in the Oceanview Room upstairs.

Stagelights Musical Arts Community is hosting a musical equipment sale from 10 a.m. to 4 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 St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3314.

New Thought Study Group meets at 11 a.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-247-7577.

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

The Saturday Artisans Market at the Port of Brookings Harbor boardwalk is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 19

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.

Churches in the community are gathering for Giving Thanks in Brookings from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at a new location: Brookings-Harbor Christian Church, 777 Fifth St., Brookings. The event includes music and sharing. Food donations are welcome.

Love Your Neighbor, an outreach of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, distributes free sack lunches from noon to 12:30 p.m. at the church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. The lunch includes a sandwich, fruit, snack, bottled water and coffee. For more information, call 541-469-3314.

Bingo is played from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 94259 Leith Road, Gold Beach. Doors open at noon. Snack foods are available for purchase.

Monday, Nov. 20

A foreign languages group meets at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. Anyone interested in foreign languages is welcome. For more information, call 541-373-1397.

Tri-Cities Bridge Club plays at noon at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Entry fee is $4 per session but first-timers play for free. For information, call Jack Grasham at 541-813-1743 or Kirk Roberts at 707-464-1506. Games are also played at noon on Thursdays.

Boy Scout Troop 32 meets at 7 p.m. at Scout Hall, 414 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. For information, call Scoutmaster Jason Tripp at 541-412-0176 or Alan Neerenberg at 541-469-8939.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Little Church by the Sea, 29692 Hillcrest St., Gold Beach. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call Alice Allen at 541-247-6930 or Beth Weigand at 541-698-7693.

Time Out For Me adult daycare is offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The program offers respite for unpaid family caregivers as well as activities for care recipients. For more information, call 541-373-0009 or leave a message at the activity center at 541-469-6822.

Soroptimist International of Gold Beach meets from noon to 1 p.m. at the Soroptimist Building, 94202 Caughell St., Gold Beach. Lunch is served. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 541-247-2644.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OR1116 meets in the Evergreen Federal Bank conference room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Weigh-in is from 8:15 to 8:30 a.m. with the meeting following from 8:30 to 9:30. For more information, call 541-469-3419 or 541-469-7325.

Walk with Ease, a walking group, meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Jubilation statue near the southwest parking lot in Azalea Park. For more information, call Chetco Activity Center at 541-469-6822 or send email to scott@chetcoac.org . The group also meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

Tuesday, Nov. 21

Coastal Christmas Elves meet at 5:15 p.m. at Brookings Hearth and Home, 624 Railroad St., Brookings. The group ivolunteers to decorate the town and organize the Christmas Light Parade.

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.

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.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3314.

Del Norte Women’s Golf Club meets at Del Norte Golf Course, 130 Club Drive, off Highway 197, Hiouchi. Coffee is served during a social time at 9 a.m. followed by golfing at 9:30. Lunch follows the games. For more information, call Sue Ryan at 541-469-9460.

Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets on the airwaves to test signals. Radio operators can tune in at 6:45 p.m. on 147.25 +/88.5 — Curry Emergency Net; 7 p.m. on 146.96 -/88.5 — Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club Net; 7:15 p.m. on 146.88 -/103.5 — Del Norte Amateur Radio Club Net; and 7:25 p.m. on 146.56 — ORCA (Oregon/California) Emergency Net. Visitors are welcome on all nets. For more information, contact club president Butch Jark, KG7LIK, AT 562-366-6999 or vice president Paul Carlin, KE6NVU, at 541-469-3943.

Bingo from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Gold Beach Senior Center, 29841 Airport Way.

Wild Rivers Swim Coast Masters Swim Club meets from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. at Fred Endert Municipal Pool, 1000 Play St., Crescent City. Participants must be 18 or older and either be registered with U.S. Masters Swimming or complete a waiver. Swimmers of all abilities are welcome. The club also meets from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Thursdays and 8 to 9:20 a.m. Saturdays. For more information, call 541-890-5483 or 707-218-5467.

Tuesday Night Knit, Crochet and Sew Gatherings are from 5 to 7 p.m. at By My Hand, 1109 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For information, call 541-412-0917 or send email to bymyhandonline@gmail.com .

Games are played at 12:30 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center lounge, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Wednesday, Nov. 22

South Coast Linux Users Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings.For more information, call 541-251-3680 or send email to pyewhite@gmail.com .

Thursday, Nov. 23

Community Thanksgiving dinners are scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach; 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings; at 1 p.m. at Brookings-Harbor Christian Church, 777 Fifth St., Brookings; and at noon at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City.

Friday, Nov. 24

Nature’s Coastal Holiday festival of lights opens in Azalea Park with entrances off Old County and North Bank Chetco River roads. The event is from 5 to 9 p.m. nightly through Dec. 31.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announces free fishing day throughout Oregon. No licenses are required for both residents and nonresidents. Free fishing is open on the Rogue, Chetco and Winchuck rivers, Garrison Lake and the ocean. Free fishing day is also Saturday, Nov. 25. For more information, visit myodfw.com/recreation-report.

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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