Wednesday, Feb. 21

Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce is holding an Azalea Festival organizational meeting at 5 p.m. at the Goodwill store, 890 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

Soroptimist International of Brookings holds a program meeting at noon at Blue Water Cafe and Lounge in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center in Harbor.

Free Medicare 101 classes are offered from 10 a.m. to noon at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach, and 4 to 6 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The class will give details about insurance options, drug coverage, secondary insurance, financial assistance, fraud protection and marketplace plans. For more information, call Miranda Mathae at 503-947-7088 or send an email to maranda.s.mathae@oregon.gov .

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.

A writers’ 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, Feb. 22

Free Medicare 101 classes are offered in Brookings from 10 a.m. to noon at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, and 3 to 5 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St. The class will give details about insurance options, drug coverage, secondary insurance, financial assistance, fraud protection and marketplace plans. For more information, call Miranda Mathae at 503-947-7088 or send an email to maranda.s.mathae@oregon.gov .

“Revitalizing the Economy in Curry County” will be presented from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. Jake McClelland, Southwest Oregon Workforce Investment board executive director, provides an overview of work currently underway to revitalize the economies of Curry, Coos and Douglas counties. 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.

Chess players gather at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-8461 or 541-469-4353.

Mexican Train dominoes are played at 5 p.m. in the Driftwood Estates Mobile Home Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. 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 Driftwood Estates community room, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. For more information, call 503-508-0338 or 541-813-1969.

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, Feb. 23

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 8:30 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 541-251-3972.

Rummy is played at 12:30 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

Chetco Shrine Club meets at 11:15 a.m. for lunch 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.

Bingo is played at the Brookings Elks Lodge, 800 Elk Drive. Early-bird bingo begins at 11 a.m. followed by regular bingo. The public is welcome.

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.

Saturday, Feb. 24

A free home-buying workshop, hosted by Century 21 Agate Realty in Gold Beach and Loan Star Home Lending, is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Oregon State University conference room at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. To reserve a seat, call 541-247-6612.

Azalea Park Foundation hosts a work party from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Volunteers can meet, rain or shine, in the parking lot by the Jubilation statue. Bring gloves and gardening tools if available. Coffee and sweets will be provided.

Sunday, Feb. 25

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Karen Morton presents a program on “Danish Happiness.” All are welcome. For more information, call Marsha Thibodeaux at 707-245-6535.

Monday, Feb. 26

American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 820 Old County Road, Brookings. The drive continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donor applications are available at recrossblood.org. For an appointment, call 800-733-2767.

Azalea Quilters Guild meets in the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun day is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The group will make patriotic postcards. A social time is at 6 p.m. followed by a general meeting at 6:30.

Del Norte Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Crescent City Fire Department, 255 W. Washington Blvd. Training qualifies for Oregon CERT.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

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.

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 — 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.

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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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