Saturday, Sept. 22

The Christian Science Church is hosting a lecture titled “Spiritual Christianity that Restores Health” by Kari Mashos at 11 a.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The public is welcome to attend.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Cape Sebastian Chapter, meets at 10:30 a.m. in the Brookhaven Estates Clubhouse on Brookhaven Drive in Brookings. The group will have a Constitution Team Jeopardy Challenge. For more information, call 541-247-2371.

The Ophir Days Celebration begins 10:30 a.m. with a parade on Nesika Road in Nesika Beach followed by events at the Rogue Grange and Community Center, 33043 Nesika Road.

Curry County Voices presents a candidate forum at 1 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Candidates invited to speak include Curry County Board of Commissioners and state legislators representing Curry.

The fourth-annual Brookings Oktoberfest begins at 10 a.m. at the Port of Brookings Harbor boardwalk. The event will feature beer, German food, games and a dunk tank. For the schedule of events, visit chetcobrew.com/oktoberfest.

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. 23

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Kayla Garcia presents “Life Lessons from Carolyn Myss,” and a summary of her works on energy anatomy and anatomy of the spirit. She will discuss how she incorporated Myss’ guidance into her life. All are welcome. For more information, call Marsha Thibodeaux at 707-245-6535.

“Oceans of Change” will be presented by wildlife biologist Keith Bensen from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Meet at Point St. George at the west end of Washington Boulevard in Crescent City. For more information, call 707-465-6191.

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. 24

Azalea Quilters Guild meets in the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun Day is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Members will be learning about Shashiko. A social time begins at 6 p.m. followed by the general meeting at 6:30.

Del Norte CERT training is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Crescent City Fire Department, 255 W. Washington Blvd. Training qualifies for Oregon CERT-certification.

“The Do’s and Don’ts of Election Advocacy,” a free workshop for nonprofits, will be presented from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Del Norte County Unified School District board room, 301 W. Washington Blvd., Crescent City. For more information, call Wild Rivers Community Foundation at 707-465-1238.

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.

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. 25

South Coast Business Employment Corp. will have a representative available at the Langlois Public Library, 48234 U.S. 101. For an appointment, call Mo Aakre at 541-751-8506.

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. 26

“Space Camp and the U.S. Space and Rocket Center” will be presented by Dr. Marilyn Hart at 3:30 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Admission is free. Hart will discuss the history of the center in Alabama and share information about exhibits. For more information, call 541-469-7738.

South Coast Linux Users Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings.For more information, call 541-251-3680 or send email to pyewhite@gmail.com .

Thursday, Sept. 27

Port Orford Public Library presents a First Amendment Film Festival in the Freedom of Speech Community Room at the library, 1421 Oregon St. “Lord of the Flies” will be shown at 2 p.m. followed by “Animal Farm” at 4 and “To Kill a Mockingbird” at 6. The films will be shown as part of Banned Books Week, Sept. 23-29. The event is free. For more information, call 541-332-5622.

A grant writing workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information and to register, call Meredith Howell at 541-760-6255.

Friday, Sept. 28

Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club holds a general business meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Butch Jark at 562-366-6999.

The Malicious Monster Truck Tour begins with a pit party at 5:45 p.m. and a show at 7:30 at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 U.S. 101 N., Crescent City. Advanced tickets are $20 for teens and adults, $10 for children 3-12 and free for children younger than 3 and available at the fairgrounds office. Pit party passes are $5. Tickets higher at the door. The show will also be Saturday, Sept. 29. For more information, call 707-464-9556.

“Abide in Jesus, A Weekend of Prayer” will be led by Kevin Wilfley, North Pacific Prayer Ministries director for the North Pacific Union of the Seventh-day Adventists, at 6:30 p.m. at the Brookings SDA Church, 102 Park Ave. The first program is titled “Acquiring thye Skill of Prayer.”

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 541-469-9790.

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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