Saturday, March 17

The Azalea Park Foundation is having a St. Patrick’s Day work party from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Meet at the parking lot next to the Jubilation statue. Bring gloves and gardening tools. The event happens rain or shine.

Southwestern Oregon Preppers meet at noon at the Langlois Public Library, 48234 U.S. 101. The main topic is “Disaster Survival Planning Workshops for Families.”

Stout Mountain Railway present the St. Patrick’s Day Limited Express from 1 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stout Mountain Railway Garden on Oak Street in Brookings. Green trains will be running on the G-scale tracks.

Daughters of the American Revolution Cape Sebastian Chapter hosts a Vietnam War 50th anniversary luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Curry Showcase building at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The meal is free for Vietnam veterans and their spouses. For more information or to RSVP, call 541--247-2371 or send email to curryvietnam50@gmail.com .

Calvin E. Murphy Detachment 578, Marine Corps League meets at noon at The Spot restaurant, 97953 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. All detachment members, active duty, retired and honorably discharged Marines and Navy corpsmen are invited to attend. For more information, call Bob Gilmore at 541-251-4167.

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.

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.

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, March 18

Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) offers beached birds training from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The training is free plan to provide a $20 refundable deposit to take home a COASST volunteer kit. RSVP to coasst@uw.edu or 206-221-6893.

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.

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, March 19

The Area Agency on Aging’s Senior Advisory Council meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gold Beach City Hall, 29592 Ellensburg Ave. For more information, call 541-332-5771.

Brookings-Harbor Garden Club meets at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. A meet-and-greet begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by a business meeting at 11. After the meeting there will be a program on Sudden Oak Death presented by Randy Wiese of the Oregon Department of Forestry. For more information, call Patt Brown at 41-469-9007 or send email to pb_brown@charter.net .

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 respite care 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. The group also meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

Tuesday, March 20

League of Women Voters holds a unit meeting at noon at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings.

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.

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.

Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor meets at noon at Blue Water Cafe in the Brookings Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. For more information, call 541-661-2066.

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, March 21

Oregon South Coast Fishemen meet from 6 to 7 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call Dave Kuehn at 805-350-0542.

An Eighth-grade Moving On parents’ meeting is at 6 p.m. in the Azalea Middle School library, 505 Pacific Ave., Brookings.

Soroptimist International of Brookings meets for a program meeting at noon at Blue Water Cafe and Lounge in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor.

Thursday, March 22

Curry Democrats meet from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Panther’s Den Pizza and Deli, 29513 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367).

A Seed Library orientation meeting is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Librarian Rusty White will share how to navigate the seed library, how to donate seeds and borrow seeds to plant. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Oregon Hunters Association meets at 7 p.m. at Wild River Pizza, 16379 U.S. 101, Harbor. Members are welcome to gather for dinner at 6.

Friday, March 23

Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club holds a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

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, 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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