Wednesday, July 11

Coast Orchid Club meets at noon in the Evergreen Federal Bank conference room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Guests are welcome.

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.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary holds a business meeting at 9 a.m. 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, July 12

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets for lunch from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at Dragon Palace, 1025 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The speaker will be Charles Brodigan, district representative. For more information, call 541-469-3250.

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, July 13

Brookings Harbor Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

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, July 14

The Brookings/Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be 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.

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

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

The 48th annual Gasquet Raft Races are on the Smith River starting at noon. Advance registration is available at online at gasquetraftrace.com or starting at 10 a.m. at the confluence of the middle and north forks. A deep pit barbecue at the American Legion Hall, 1555 Gasquet Flat Road, is from noon to 4 p.m. The cost of the barbecue is $10. For more information, call 707-954-1836.

A welcome reception for new library director Julie Retherford is from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings.

A Tolowa Nation Honoring Dance – an annual free event — is at 1 p.m. at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park day use area in Hiouchi. Tribal elders will provide interpretation.For more information, visit www.redwoodparksconservancy.org or call 707-464-9150.

A pancake breakfast fundraiser for Katy Joy Pettinger’s medical costs will be from 8 to 11 a.m. at Brookings-Harbor Christian Church, 777 Fifth St., Brookings. The cost is $8, or $5 for a lighter meal.

Sunday, July 15

A free tidepool excursion is featured for the Tolowa Coast Nature Programs from 8 to 11 a.m. at Garths Beach on the road to Point St. George. The event will be led by Melissa Lockwood, a national park ranger.

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.

Southern Oregon Kite Festival will have a volunteer meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Anyone interested in volunteering for the 26th annual festival is welcome. For information, send email to marihelenpc@gmail.com or call 541-251-0498.

The Del Norte Habitat for Humanity Garden Tour fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Johnston’s Gift Garden Home, Del Norte Office Supply or the farmers markets; they can also be purchased on the day of the Tour at the gardens. People are welcome to photograph the gardens but please do not bring pets. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Chris Owen at 707-954-5119.

Monday, July 16

Rock identification games and tumbling will be presented from 3 to 4:40 p.m. during the Geology Rocks! series of the Summer Reading Program at Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St.

Tuesday, July 17

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.

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.

MS Support Group — michellemerkleyms@outlook.com, audreyms@aol.com or speedymsgirl@gmail.com

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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