Wednesday, July 18

Oregon South Coast Fishermen meet from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call Dave Kuehn at 805-350-0542.

Lost and Imperiled Species of the Oregon Coast is presented by Oregon Wild at 5:30 p.m. at the Oregon State University Field Station, 444 Jackson St., Port Orford. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments and light snacks provided.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary holds 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.

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.

Oregon State University Extension Master Gardeners hold a plant clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the OSU Extension office, 29390 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986.

Junior Master Gardeners meet weekly through May 23 at 3 p.m. at Living Waters Foursquare Church, 1136 Fifield St., Brookings. For more information, call Scott Thiemann at 541-247-6672 or 800-356-3986, or send email to scott.thiemann@oregonstate.edu.

Thursday, July 19

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

Del Norte Relay For Life meets at 5:30 p.m. at Pizza King, 1348 Front St., Crescent City.

A nonprofit leaders luncheon will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Presentations will be given by Jackie Chambers, fund assistant with the Coquille Tribal Community Fund; and John Moriarty, program officer, and Jackie Roth, philanthropic advisor with the Oregon Community Foundation. Lunch will be provided. For more information, visit http://www.wildriversconnect.org.

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, 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 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, July 20

The 26th annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival kicks off with an indoor kite-flying demonstration at 7 p.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School gymnasium, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. Admission is free.

The 19th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life begins at 6 p.m. at Mike Whalen Field at Del Norte High School at West Washington Boulevard and Arlington Drive in Crescent City. This free event continues until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 21. For more information contact Chelsea Sanyaolu at 707-951-9154.

Birds of the Oregon Coast will be presented at 8:30 p.m. at the Harris Beach State Park campground program area next to space C-22. The public is welcome to attend but must check in at the entrance booth for information. The event is part of the Harris Beach Interpretive Programs.

The Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce mixer is from 5 to 7 p.m. at Coastal Copiers, 1041 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

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.

Saturday, July 21

The 26th annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port of Brookings Harbor Kite Field on Boat Basin Road. Boat Basin Road will be closed from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the entrance to Beachfront RV Park. Parking is available at the boardwalk shops on Lower Harbor Road. A free shuttle is available to take visitors to the event. The festival continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 22.

South Coast Humane Society will hold a wellness clinic at the shelter, 828 Railroad St., Brookings. For an appointment, call 541-412-0325.

The Azalea Park Foundation is hosting a garden work part from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Meet in the parking lot by the Jubilation Statue on Old County Road. Bring gloves and any gardening tools. The event is rain or shine.

Sunday, July 22

The Friends of Unitarian Universalists meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Evergreen Federal Bank meeting room, 850 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Dave Paoli will present “Stephen Hawking’s Universe.” All are welcome. For more information, call Marsha Thibodeaux at 707-245-6535.

Habitats and History hike a bike tour will be presented by naturalist Sandra Jerabek at 1 p.m. at the Lake Earl Wildlife Information Center, 2591 Old Mill Road, Crescent City. Participants will take an 8-mile bike ride through dune meadows and forests, and hike along the edge of Lake Earl. The event is free. For more information, call 707-465-6191.

Monday, July 23

Rockin’ Fashion will be presented from 3 to 4:40 p.m. during the Geology Rocks! series of the Summer Reading Program at Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St. Participants are asked to bring a T-shirt to print.

Azalea Quilters Guild meets at the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. members will clean the clubhouse. A social time begins at 6 p.m. followed by the general meeting at 6:30.

Del Norte CERT training is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Crescent City Fire Department, 255 W. Washington Blvd. Training qualifies for Oregon CERT-certification.

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 — 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.

20794443