Wednesday, May 16

Veterans Outreach Day is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Langlois Public Library, 48234 U.S. 101. Veterans can receive help with filing service-connected claims, obtain military documents, medical enrollment, housing assistance and additional services. For more information, call 541-348-2066.

Roseburg VA Healthcare Systems holds a town hall meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Brookings VA Clinic, 840 Railroad St.

Oregon South Coast Fishermen 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.

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

A U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meets for a informational 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.

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 17

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

Oregon Hunters Association meets at 7 p.m. at Wild River Pizza, 16279 U.S. 101, Harbor. Mike Myers, OHA state president, and John Thiebes, Southern Oregon director, will be attending.

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, May 18

The Whale of a Wine Fest is from 4 to 8 p.m. in Docia Sweet Hall at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The festival continues from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The event features wine, food, crafts and music. Tickets are $15 and available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, at Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach and at the door. For more information, call 541-247-4541.

The Nesika Beach Mexican Festival is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rogue Grange and Community Center, 33043 Nesika Road. The event includes a taco bar, non-alcoholic beverages, live music and dancing. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children 10 and younger and $15 for a family of two adults and three children. For more information, call Pat Case at 541-247-9100.

Adult Children of Alcoholics, a new support group, meets at 6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 401 Fir St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-698-0216.

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 19

Muscle Busters hosts a Rowdy Creek Road auto tour and hike. Meet at 7:45 a.m. at Dr. Larsson’s office, 414 Alder St., Brookings, to carpool. The group will stop along the way to the trailhead to view wildflowers. People will have the option to return or participate in the 5-mile hike that has a 1,705-foot elevation gain. Wear well-worn hiking shoes, bring lunch and water. Be prepared for the weather. For more information, call Al Collinet at dewbobal@gmail.com .

Langlois Lions host the Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Langlois Lions Clubhouse, 48136 Floras Lake Loop. Garden experts will be available, and gardening supplies and food will be for sale. For more information, call 541-348-2507.

The Azalea Park Foundation hosts a garden work party from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Meet at the southwest parking lot at the Jubilation statue. Bring gloves and gardening tools. The event happens rain or shine.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary holds at GPS and charts class from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings. The class continues from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The cost is $45. For more information or to enroll, call 805-350-0542 or 208-863-8386.

The third annual Mind, Body and Spirit Festival is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gypsies, 549 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The event will also be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20. Admission is $5 and is good for both days.

California Redwoods Arts Association holds a parking lot sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the gallery, 1228 Second St., Crescent City. There will be hundreds of items from household to artistic.

CASA of Del Norte Annual Golf Tournament is from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Del Norte Golf Course, 130 Club Drive, Hiouchi. For more information, contact the CASA office at 707-464-3320.

Sunday, May 20

Brookings Emblem Club 265 presents its “Welcome to Our Garden!” spring fashion show from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 541-661-2214 or 530-410-2763.

The BHHS boys soccer team holds a car wash and barbecue from noon to 4 p.m. at Les Schwab Tire Center, 801 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

Southern Oregon Kite Festival volunteers meet at 1:30 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane Harbor. For more information, send an email to marihelenpc@gmail.com or call 541-251-0498.

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.

Monday, May 21

Curry Democrats hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Curry Democrats’ headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The meeting includes a finger-food potluck, parade planning and a short business meeting. For more information, call 541-412-3367.

Brookings-Harbor Garden Club will have a meet-and-greet at 10:30 a.m. followed by a business meeting at Brookings Presbyterian Church, 540 Pacific Ave. There is no program as the group is preparing for its annual plant sale and flower shower during the Azalea Festival.

Support Groups

Adult Children of Alcoholics — 541-698-0216.

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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