Wednesday, Nov. 7

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

Veterans Service Coordinator Shana Brazil will be available from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Southwestern Oregon Community College Gold Beach Center at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave. and from noon to 5 p.m. at the Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings.

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.

Storytime for Infants and Toddlers is at 10:15 a.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

An Italian Conversation Group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Wild Rivers Coast Forest Collaborative meets from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach.

Former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury presents “Climate Change Comes Home to Oregon” at 5:30 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach.

Friends of the Chetco Library holds its Holiday Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the conference room at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10. A bag sale will be from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets for lunch and a business meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dragon Palace, 1025 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Current federal employees are welcome. 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, 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 Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. For more information, call 541-661-4183 or 541-469-1031.

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. For more information, call 541-661-0606.

Friday, Nov. 9

A holiday bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Smith River United Methodist Church, 121 Beckstead Ave. A homemade soup, four kinds from which to choose, and bread luncheon will be served. The bazaar continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

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.

Play and Learn Story Time is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Langlois Public Library, 48234 U.S. 101. Stories, crafts, games and learning will be offered for children 5 and younger. For more information, call 541-348-2066.

Baha’is will celebrate the birth of Bab from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Ocean Winds community room, 6577 Lucky Lane, Brookings. The movie “The Gate” will be shown. Dessert will be served. A discussion and potluck will follow from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. For more information, call Kathi Justman at 541-251-2436 or visit bahai.org.

Saturday, Nov. 10

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

The 49th annual Community Christmas Bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Azalea Middle School gym and Brookings-Harbor High School cafeteria. Admission is free. For more information, visit brookingsharborbazaar.com.

A Veterans Day parade is at 10 a.m. on H Street from Ninth to Front streets in Crescent City. A luncheon catered by the Lake Earl Grange is at noon at the Veteran’s Memorial Halll, 810 H St., Crescent City. Veterans and their spouses are free. The cost for the public is $8. For more info, call Rodney Reid at 707-476-3701.

The Brookngs/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.

Sunday, Nov. 11

A Veterans Day service hosted by the Charles Lingard Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 966 will be at 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall,507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Cake and coffee will be served following the event. For more information, call 541-412-7214.

Vietnam Veterans of American chapter 757 serves its annual Veterans Day breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Pancakes, eggs, ham, sausage, hash browns, juice and coffee will be served. Veterans eat free. The cost for the public is $8 for adults and $5 for children.

Gold Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a ceremony at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial on U.S. 101 and Shirley Lane in Gold Beach. The event will happen rain or shine.

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, Nov. 12

Family Caregiver Support Group meets at 1 p.m., a special time, in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The program is titled “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Middle Stage,” presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. 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, Nov. 13

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

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.

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

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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