Saturday, Jan. 5

Nature’s Coastal Holiday is calling for volunteers to help to take down and pack away lights. Meet at 9 a.m. at KidTown in Azalea Park. Organizers say with 80-100 volunteers the job can be done in two hours.

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

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, Jan. 6

Curry Democrats gather for a potluck followed by a reorganization meeting at 6 p.m. at the Democratic headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings. All Democratic precinct chairs are asked to attend to make decisions for the coming year. For more information, call 541-412-3367.

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.

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, Jan. 7

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 Scouts meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Scout Hall, 414 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. Boy Scouts if for youth ages 11-18. For more information, call 541-254-4754.

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.

Play and Learn Story Time is from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Stories, crafts, games and learning will be offered for children 5 and younger. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 966 meets at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 507 Pacific Ave., Brookings.

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.

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.

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, Jan. 9

Why DIY? Self Sufficiency and American Life, an Oregon Conversation Project with Jennifer Burns Bright, will be at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-7738.

Brookings Harbor Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, 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.

Coast Orchid Club meets at noon in the Evergreen Federal Bank conference room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Guests are welcome.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Wild Rivers Coast Forest Collaborative meets from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach.

Why DIY? Self Sufficiency and American Life, an Oregon Conversation Project with Jennifer Burns Bright, will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dragon Palace restaurant, 1025 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Current federal employees are welcome. For more information, call 541-469-3250.

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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