Wednesday, Nov. 28

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 .

Nature’s Coastal Holiday, a light show in Azalea Park, is open from 5 to 9 p.m. Admission is $2. The show is nightly through Dec. 28. Princess Elsa from “Frozen” will visit from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1 and 2. For more information, visit naturescoastalholiday.com.

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.

A Full Proof Writers’ Critique Group for all levels and genres meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-660-9413.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary holds 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.

Thursday, Nov. 29

Game day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

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.

Friday, Nov. 30

The annual “Christmas Around the World” Holiday Bazaar will be from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. The bazaar will also be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for children in need will be served by the Loyal Order of Moose and Women of the Moose from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 94259 Leith Road, Gold Beach. Donations of new toys or clothes will be accepted. For more information, call Barbara Jorge at 541-373-0113.

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

The annual ESA Community Christmas Bazaar is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Port Orford Community Building, 419 11th St. The bazaar will also be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

A Holiday Fair will take up three buildings at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 U.S. 101 N., Crescent City, from 5 to 8 p.m. The vendor fair will also be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. For more information, call 707-464-9556.\ 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.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Brookings Presbyterian Church is holding a second bazaar to sell leftover items from 9 a.m. to noon in the church fellowship hall, 540 Pacific Ave., Brookings. Items will be sold at reduced prices.

Friends of the Port Orford Library host a holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St.

South Coast Humane Society’s annual membership meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Harbor Water District meeting room, 98069 W. Benham Lane. The gathering is for current members only and includes a potluck.

Chetco Valley Historical Society displays a World War II exhibit from noon to 4 p.m. at the Chetco Valley Museum, 15461 Museum Road, Harbor. The exhibit was displayed during the Azalea Festival and at the Oregon Historical Society Museum in Portland. The final day of the display is Saturday, Dec. 8.

The annual ChariTree Festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. The event includes a silent auction for trees and wreaths, raffles, a kids’ store, lunch and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. For more information, visit charitree.home.blog.

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

Coastal Christmas Elves will decorate downtown Brookings. Meet at 9 a.m. at First Rise Baking Co., 630 Fleet St., Brookings. Cookies hot chocolate and coffee will be served. The event happens rain or shine.

Elks Christmas Basket Program will hold a food drive to distribute to the needy later in the month. Volunteers will collect donations at Fred Meyer in Brookings and Grocery Outlet in Harbor. The drive will continue Sunday, Dec. 2.

A Holiday Fair is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 U.S. 101 N., Crescent City. The event will also be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. For more information, call 707-464-9556 or send an email to info@dnfair.org

Sunday, Dec. 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.

Monday, Dec. 3

KCIW Community Radio hosts a Holiday Thank You Party from 3 to 6 p.m. at Chet’s Garden Center, 301 Oak St., Brookings. A Volunteer of the Year Award will be presented at 4:30 p.m. To RSVP call 541-661-4665 or send email to guiaandgary@gmail.com .

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Azalea Quilters Guild will hold a board meeting at 4 p.m. at the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Brookings. The guild will not have any further activities until January.

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.

Charles Lingard Memorial Veterans for Foreign Wars Post 966 meets at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-412-7214.

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

The Roseburg VA Health Care System will hold a Veterans Town Hall meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St. Brookings. For more information, send email to vharos-publicaffairs@va.gov or call 541-677-3012.

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.

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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