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.

A U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meets for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Blue Water Cafe and Lounge in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor followed by an informational 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.

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.

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.

Curry Democrats meet at 6 p.m. at the Curry Democrats Headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings. A potluck will follow. For more information, call 541-412-3367.

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.

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, hand and foot and other games are played at 4:30 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Doors open at 4:15 p.m. 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.

Restorative Movement Meditation, a structured improvisational practice in restorative movement presented by Billie Ruth Furuichi, dancer, artist, teacher and guide, is at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The class is free and will be every Thursday. For more information, call 541-661-0606.

Friday, Sept. 7

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, Sept. 8

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.

Curry Community Health presents the first No Hurry Curry Scurry 5K race and 3K family walk/run at Salmon Run golf course, 99040 South Bank Chetco River Road, Harbor. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The event includes lunch, refreshments and music by Steve Harrington. To register in advance, visit www.currych.org.

The Healing Powers of Fruits and Vegetables will be presented by the Oregon State University Extension at 10:30 a.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-7738.

Cherish the Chetco will have activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Loeb State Park day use area, 99907 North Bank Chetco River Road, Brookings.

Brookings-Harbor Community Shoe Bank is from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive. Free shoes of different styles are available in all sizes. Shoes donated must be in good condition — no holes, tears or missing heels or soles. Donations are accepted at shoe bins at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level. For more information, call Linda Schreiber at 541-469-9850.

The 13th annual Dee-ni’ Day — Dee-ni’ Srii-nis — is at the Howonquet Hall Community Center, 101 Indian Court, Smith River. The event includes food and craft vendors, traditionally cooked salmon and sand bread, culture demonstrations, stick games, raffles, a horse shoe tournament, traditional gambling, indigenous works show and 5k fun run/walk.

A rummage sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Smith River United Methodist Church, 121 Beckstead Ave., Smith River.

Trash Dogs will gather at 9 a.m. in the Fred Meyer parking lot near the garden center, 325 Fifth St., Brookings. The volunteers will be cleaning up along North Bank Chetco River Road.

Sunday, Sept. 9

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. A talk will be given on Shambhala Tibetan Buddhist meditation and Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging). All are welcome. For more information, call Marsha Thibodeaux at 707-245-6535.

The annual Winchuck Chicken Barbecue and Auction is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Winchuck Fire Hall, 00363 Winchuck River Road. Tickets are $9 in advance and $10 at the door. Children’s tickets are $8. Advance tickets can be purchased in Brookings at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies and the Curry Coastal Pilot, and in Harbor at Gold Beach Lumber. Tickets purchased for last year’s canceled event will be honored.

Knights of Columbus serves breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The cost is $8 for teens and adults, $3.50 for children 5-12 and free for children younger than 5.

Monday, Sept. 10

The Family Support Group meets at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center upper level, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings, for an open support group. For more information, send email to marihelenpc@gmail.com or call 541-251-0498. Caregivers in need of respite can call Time Out for Me at 541-469-6822.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

The Masonic Lodge meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Sidney Croft Masonic Lodge, 416 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. All Masons are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-3454.

Vietnam Veterans of America will meet at 6 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive, Brookings. A potluck dinner follows the meeting. All veterans are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-5625.

Brookings Emblem Club 265 meets at 2 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive.

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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