Saturday, Jan. 20

The Gold Beach Center for Waldorf Education will have an orientation meeting at 10 a.m. at the SureStay Plus Hotel, 29232 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. Childcare will be provided. For more information, contact Robyn Brown at .

Trash Dogs gather at 9 a.m. at the Fred Meyer Garden Center and 10 a.m. at the Gold Beach Ranger Station to clean up the old mill site on Jerry’s Flat Road east of Gold Beach. Heavy rain will postpone the event until Jan. 27. Wear work clothes and sturdy footwear. Water, gloves and first aid is provided.

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.

Women’s marches are scheduled in Curry and Del Norte counties. In Brookings pre-march rally, sign and button making is at the Redwood Theater from 10 to 11 a.m with the march starting at 11. Events are also at 11:30 a.m. at Battle Rock State Wayside in Port Orford and 10 a.m. at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City. Everyone is welcome to participate. For more information, visit

A free presentation on the SS Brother Jonathan is at noon at Ocean View Inn and Suites, 270 Highway 101 S., Crescent City. The sidewheeler’s foundering on the rocky St. George Reef prompted the United States government to build the St. George Reef Lighthouse in 1883. Karen Betlejewski, the director of the Del Norte County Historical Society, will give the presentation sponsored by the Del Norte Daughters of The American Revolution.

The CalOre Cannabis Expo will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 Highway 101 N., Crescent City. Attendees must be 21 or older. General admission is $20.

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. 21

The third annual Respect For Life rally is from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The speaker is Rev. Jim Schultz, pastor of Lighthouse Assembly of God and pro-life apologist with Life Training Institute. Donations will go toward the Brookings Pregnancy Care Center.

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. 22

Azalea Quilters Guild meets in the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun day is at 10 a.m. Members will make Quilts of Valor. A social time is at 6 p.m. followed by a general meeting at 6:30.

Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 102 Park Ave., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3030.

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 Scout Troop 32 meets at 7 p.m. at Scout Hall, 414 Azalea Park Road, Brookings. For information, call Scoutmaster Jason Tripp at 541-412-0176 or Alan Neerenberg at 541-469-8939.

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 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. The group also meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

Tuesday, Jan. 23

The monthly HOG meeting is at 6 p.m. at The Spot restaurant, 97953 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. All Harley riders are welcome. For more information, call Dale Baker at 541-412-7435.

Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor meets at noon at Blue Water Cafe and Lounge in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor. 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, contact club president Butch Jark, KG7LIK, AT 562-366-6999 or vice president Paul Carlin, KE6NVU, at 541-469-3943.

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 .

Games are played at 12:30 p.m. in the Chetco Activity Center lounge, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Wednesday, Jan. 24

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 .

Thursday, Jan. 25

Kathleen Dickson, outreach coordinator for Wild Rivers Connect, will talk about the local organization dedicated to supporting nonprofits in Curry and Del Norte counties, at 5:30 p.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach.

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, sponsored by Coastal Home Health and Hospice — 541-469-0405.

Family Caregiver Support Group —, 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 . For information, call 541-469-3123. Classes, seminars and workshops must not require preregistration and will not be listed on an ongoing basis.