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.

Brookings Presbyterian Church will hold a $2 bag sale from 9 a.m. to noon in the church fellowship hall, 540 Pacific Ave., Brookings.

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. 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.

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. 10

The Family Caregiver 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.

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.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 102 Park Ave., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3030.

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.

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. 12

Brookings Harbor Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For more information, call Georgia Blank at 541-469-5625.

Coast Orchid Club meets at noon in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

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.

Thursday, Sept. 13

“Sneaker Waves: Killer on the Coast and the Latest Science to Predict Them” will be presented by meteorologist Ryan Sandler at 2 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Curry Nonprofit Leaders Luncheon is from noon to 1 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Lunch will be provided. Representatives from two media will share options available for nonprofits to share information.

Friday, Sept. 14

Wild Rivers Coast Forest Collaborative meets from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Gold Beach Ranger District office, 29279 Ellensburg Ave. Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Supervisor Merv George will discuss the Shasta Agness and Chetco Bar restoration.

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 — leave a message at 541-469-9050.

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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