Saturday, Sept. 1

Excaliber Medical will have a CLINC and OMMP consultation from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Brookings Event Center, 800 Chetco Ave. For more information or an appointment, call 541-719-1772.

South Coast Humane Society holds a spay and neuter clinic at the shelter, 828 Railroad St., Brookings. For an appointment, call 541-412-0325.

The Azalea Park Foundation is hosting a garden work part from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Meet in the parking lot by the Jubilation Statue on Old County Road. Bring gloves and any gardening tools. The event is rain or shine.

The 20th annual MDA Car Show is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lucky 7 Casino, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River. Proceeds from entry fees benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Admission is free. For more information, contact Tom Lee at 707-487-0611 or surfsoundtom@gmail.com, or Eric Dremann at 707-487-7777 or marketing@lucky7casino.com .

Signups for the annual Christmas Bazaar begin at 8 a.m. and continue until spaces are filled, usually by the end of the day. Vendors interested in setting up a booth at the Nov. 10 event can call Vangie Andreason at 541-469-2093.

A car show will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tj’s Pub and Grill, 831 Oregon St., Port Orford. The Rocking Cephalopods will be playing from noon to 3 p.m. Admission is free.

Junior Rangers meet daily from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. for children 6-12 followed by Buddy Beaver reading time at 11 for children 3-6. Programs are at the Junior Ranger yurt at space B-1 in the Harris Beach State Park campground. The summer program ends Sunday, Sept. 2.

The Gold Beach Dahlia Show is from noon to 5 p.m. in the Gold Beach High School cafeteria, 29516 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The show will continue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. Admission is free. For information, call 541-373-0461.

“Whales, The Eyes of Peaceful Intelligence” will be presented at 8:30 p.m. at the Harris Beach State Park campground program area. The public is welcome to attend but must check in at the entrance booth for information. The event is part of the Harris Beach Interpretive Programs.

Smith River United Methodist Church will have its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 121 Beckstead Ave.

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, Sept. 2

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.

The annual Back to School Prayer Walk begins at 6 p.m. at Kalmiopsis Elementary School, 650 Easy St., Brookings. Church members will walk around each school in prayer for the new school year.

“Monarch Butterflies, Uplifting Hope” will be presented at 8:30 p.m. at the Harris Beach State Park campground program area. The public is welcome to attend but must check in at the entrance booth for information. The event is part of the Harris Beach Interpretive Programs.

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, Sept. 3

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, Sept. 4

The Compassionate Friends meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. TCF provides comfort, hope and support to families experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister, or a grandchild. For more information, call 541-469-5814.

An adult summer reading book discussion is at 5:30 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. The event provides an opportunity to complete Summer Reading Program bingo cards. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Azalea Quilters Guild meets for a board meeting at 4 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor.

Chetco Stamp Collectors meet at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings, to exchange stamps.

The Charles Lingard Memorial VFW Post 966 dinner and meeting is at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. For information, call 541 -412-7214

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.

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.

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, Sept. 5

The Discussion at Brookings Cafe program presents “The Homeless Issue in Brookings” at 6 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The panel include Beth Barker-Hidalgo, Georgia Nowlin and Bernie Lindley. The event is free.

The Italian Conversation Group meets at 11 a.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information,call Rebecca Marcus at 541-247-7246.

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

Thursday, Sept. 6

“When Timber Was King: The Rise and Decline of Southern Oregon’s Timber Industry” will be presented by historian Jeff LaLande at 5:30 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Admission is free. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Brookings Presbyterian Church will hold a rummage sale from 5 to 7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 540 Pacific Ave., Brookings. The sale will continue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, and a $2 bag sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8.

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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