Happening This Weekend

Saturday, July 15

Curry Democrats meet at 2 p.m. at Gold Beach City Hall, 29592 Ellensburg Ave. The guest speaker is Ron Morgan who will discuss training for precinct committee persons and interested people on the Neighborhood Leadership Program. For more information, call 541-412-3367.

The 25th annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port of Brookings Harbor Kite Field on Boat Basin Road in Harbor. Parking is available at the boardwalk and free shuttles are available. The festival will continue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 16. Kite building workshops for children will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. For more information, visit www.sokf.org.

Calvin E. Murphy Detachment 578, Marine Corps League meets at noon at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. All detachment members, active duty, retired and honorably discharged Marines and Navy corpsmen are invited to attend. For more information, call Bob Gilmore at 541-251-4167.

Northern Knights Car Club is having mini-car shows throughout the summer from 1 to 3 p.m. at Pizza Hut, 835 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City. Come and “show what you have, bring what you done.” For more information, text or call 707-218-6555.

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.

Curry Public Library will host Magic the Gathering card games as part of the Summer Reading Program from 1 to 3 p.m. at the library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Students in sixth through 12th grades are welcome. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Sunday, July 16

Curry County Cruisers meet at Oceanside Apartments, 6577 Lucky Lane, Brookings. Doors open at 1 p.m. for socializing followed by the meeting at 1:30. All car enthusiasts are invited. For more information, call 541-813-1214.

The Secret Law of Attraction discussion group meets at 1 p.m. For location, call 541-412-8664. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast will be from 7 a.m. to noon at the Harbor Fire Hall, 98069 W. Benham Lane. This cost is $6.

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.

The Del Norte Habitat for Humanity Garden Tour is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at several locations. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Johnston’s Gift Garden Home, Del Norte Office Supply or the farmers markets. The public is welcome to photograph the gardens but do not bring pets. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Chris Owen, at 707-954-5119.

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.

An Azalea Park Foundation Gardening Party will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Meet at the Jubilation statue at the parking lot at Old County Road and Fir Street. The event will be canceled if raining. Bring gloves. Tools will be provided. For more information, contact 541-254-1958 or scottclapson@yahoo.com .

Monday, July 17

Brookings Harbor Soccer League will host a camp at Brookings-Harbor High School, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. The camp will be daily through Friday, July 21. To sign up, visit challenger.configio.com/ShoppingCart.aspx?com=orglandingpage&org=2157. For more information, call 541-661-2118 or send email to brookingsharborsoccer@gmail.com .

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 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 Tim Buehler at 541-412-0176.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Gold Beach, 29692 Hillcrest St. 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 adult daycare 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 or send email to scott@chetcoac.org . The group also meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

Tuesday, July 18

Oregon South Coast Beekeepers Association meets at 6 p.m. at the Oregon State University Extension Office at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Avenue, Gold Beach. A potluck precedes the meeting. All are welcome. For more information, call 541-247-7633.

KASPER summer children’s programs offers “Field Fun with 4-H” from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. at the Brookings-Harbor High School football field. For information, visit kasperkids.org.

Community Grief Support Groups meet from 3 to 4 p.m. at Coastal Home Health & Hospice office, 306 Wharf St., Brookings. Contact Lynne Meininger, bereavement coordinator, for more information at 541-247-7084.

Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor meets at noon at the Event Center, 800 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For more information, call 541-661-2066.

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.

Del Norte Women’s Golf Club meets at Del Norte Golf Course, 130 Club Drive, off Highway 197, Hiouchi. Coffee is served during a social time at 9 a.m. followed by golfing at 9:30. Lunch follows the games. For more information, call Sue Ryan at 541-469-9460.

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 seek K7KY or call 541-469-5230.

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, July 19

KASPER summer children’s programs offers a Junior Master Gardener Program “Grow Your Own Food” from 2 to 3 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. The session theme is “Garden Treasure Hunt.” The event is weekly through Aug. 23. For information, visit kasperkids.org.

Coast Community Health Center will provide Oregon Health Plan assistance from 3 to 6 p.m. at Langlois Public Library, 48234 Highway 101. The service is free. For more information, call the Bandon Outreach Office at 541-347-2529, ext. 120.

A class on creating compost bins will be at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The class will be facilitated by Scott Clapson. For more information, call 541-469-6822 or visit www.chetcoac.org.

Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center dining room, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The group is for anyone who cares for, or has a family member living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. The facilitators are Bharti Patel and Lelah VanHoek, certified dementia practitioners.

Thursday, July 20

Chetco Grange hosts Family Night from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. A free meal of hot dogs and condiments, popcorn, water and punch will be served. Dixieland Rangers will provide musical entertainment.

Flip Flops and Lemon Drops is the theme of an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. at Azalea Gardens senior living community, 755 Elk Drive., Brookings. Snacks and beverages provided. For more information, call 541-469-7182.

Curry Nonprofit Leaders meet for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. The group will discuss Community Navigators and what they do. RSVP by contacting Kathleen Dickson, outreach coordinator at Wild Rivers Connect, at wildriversconnect@gmail.com or calling 541-661-1385.

Trash Dogs meet at 9 a.m. in the Fred Meyer parking lot near the garden center, 325 Fifth St., Brookings. Volunteers will look for dumpsites along Chetco River Road. The event is on a weekday to avoid heavier weekend traffic. Wear work clothes and sturdy footwear. Water, gloves and first aid provided.

Grief and Loss Support Group meets at 2 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Trivia Night is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Buy-in is $5 per participant with the winning team taking home the pot. Teams and individuals are welcome. Bring snacks to share. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

Friday, July 21

The 18th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life is from 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Saturday, July 22, at the Del Norte High School track at Washington Boulevard and Arlington Drive in Crescent City. This is a free event. For more information, contact Amanda Lankila at 707-443-2241.

Support Groups

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 — 541-247-7421.

Breastfeeding Support Group — 707-464-0955.

CC’s Cancer Resource Center — 541-469-2072.

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 — 541-247-7084.

Family Caregiver Support Group — marihelenpc@gmail.com, 541-251-0498.

General Addiction Recovery — 541-469-4079.

Moms In Touch International — 541-469-4798.

Oasis Shelter Home — 541-247-7600, 541-425-5238 or 800-447-1167.

Overeaters Anonymous — 541-813-1786.

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.


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.