Wednesday, Dec. 5

Brookings-Harbor Soccer League will hold its annual general meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Anyone interested in volunteering for the league is welcome. For more information, call 541-661-6155.

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.

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

Nature’s Coastal Holiday, a light show in Azalea Park, is open from 5 to 9 p.m. nightly through Dec. 28. Admission is $2. Instrument craft will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo followed by caroling from 6:30 to 7 at the Capella by the Sea every Thursday. Princess Elsa from “Frozen” will visit from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9. For more information, visit naturescoastalholiday.com.

Illuminate the Pacific, an oceanside holiday light show, is from 6 to 8 p.m. nightly on 6 acres between Pacific Reef Hotel and the beach, 29362 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach.

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.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Curry Democrats hold a holiday goodies potluck followed by a regular monthly meeting at 2 p.m. at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 417 Ninth St., Port Orford. For more information, call 541-412-3367.

A free screening of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” — the story of Fred Rogers, host of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood — is at 5:30 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Popcorn will be provided. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

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, Dec. 7

Live from Downtown: It’s First Friday kicks off holiday festivities at 4 p.m. in Downtown Crescent City. A Christmas Light Parade will be along H and Third streets ending at the plaza at Third and K streets followed by a community tree lighting.

A drive-thru light display is from 5 to 9 nightly through Dec. 23 at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 U.S. 101 N., Crescent City. For more information, call 707-464-9556 or send email to info@dnfair.org .

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. 8

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. This is the final day of the display.

The Brookings/Harbor Progressives’ Second Saturday Brunch will be a ho-host gathering at Blue Water Cafe and Lounge in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. Newcomers are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-1970.

Temple Beth Shalom hosts a Chanukah party at 3 p.m. at the temple, 956 J St., Crescent City.

Pet Photos with Santa will be taken from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Woof’s Dog Bakery, 29525 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. People are welcome to dress up their pets in holiday outfits. Limited outfits are available. Family members are encouraged to be in the photo. For more information, call 541-254-0053.

Coastal Christmas Elves’ light parade lineup begins at 4:30 p.m. at Azalea Middle School. The parade begins at 5:15 and will travel along Oak Street, Railroad Street and Mill Street and end at the Community Christmas Tree in Oasis Park at Chetco and Hillside avenues. For more information, call Kathy Breshears at 541-251-2353. Santa will lead the parade and greet children at the park. Carolers will entertain. Cookies, hot chocolate and cider will be served.

An Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K Run/Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. at Fat Irish Kitchen and Pub, 16403 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor. Entry is $20 for adults and $10 for children 5-17. To register online, visit www.co.curry.or.us/departments/juvenile/events. For more information, call Wendy Lang at 541-698-7302 or Christine Neil at 541-373-0413.

Trains in Toyland, presented by the Stout Mountain Railway, is open from 1 to 5 p.m. daily through Dec. 24 in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. Model railroads in G, O, On30, NO, N and Z scales will be displayed. Admission is free.

Sunday, Dec. 9

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, Dec. 10

Family Caregiver Support Group meets at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. For more information, send email to marihelenpc@gmail.com or call 541-251-0498. Caregivers in need of respite can contact Time Out for Me adult daycare at 541-469-6822.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Masonic Lodge 206 meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Sidney Croft Masonic Lodge, 416 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. 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.

A Gingerbread House Decorating Contest is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. All ages are welcome to participate. Prizes will be awarded. Soup and hot drinks will be served. Register by calling 541-247-7246.

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.

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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