Wednesday, Aug. 22

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 pyewhite@gmail.com .

Junior Rangers meet daily from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. for children 6-12 followed by Buddy Beaver reading time at 11 for children 3-6. Programs are at the Junior Ranger yurt at space B-1 in the Harris Beach State Park campground.

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.

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.

Thursday, Aug. 23

Pelican Bay Arts Association hosts an evening with Audi Stanton, a longtime art teacher and mentor who is moving from the area, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. The public is welcome to say farewell. For more information, call DéDé Nicholls at 530-410-3757.

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.

Restorative Movement Meditation, a structured improvisational practice in restorative movement presented by Billie Ruth Furuichi, dancer, artist, teacher and guide, is at 1 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. The class is free and will be every Thursday. For more information, call 541-661-0606.

Friday, Aug. 24

A program on bats will be presented at 8:30 p.m. at the Harris Beach State Park campground program area. 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.

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, Aug. 25

Brookings-Harbor Community Shoe Bank is from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level, 800 Elk Drive. Free shoes of different styles are available in all sizes. Shoes donated must be in good condition — no holes, tears or missing heels or soles. Donations are accepted at shoe bins at the Brookings Elks Lodge lower level. For more information, call Linda Schreiber at 541-469-9850.

A free pool party for children in grades three through nine is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Brookings City Pool, 1130 Ransom Ave. The event is open to the first 100 to attend. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served.

Sunday, Aug. 26

An Elk Watch presentation is at 1 p.m. at the Lake Earl Wildlife Area Information Center, 2591 Old Mill Road, Crescent City. The slide show and talk will be presented by Humboldt State University and California Department of Fish and Wildlife. For more information, call 707-465-6191.

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” and Russ and Cathy Oelheim will sing. All are welcome. For more information, call Marsha Thibodeaux at 707-245-6535.

Monday, Aug. 27

Azalea Quilters Guild meets at the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor. Fun day is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The group will be making Christmas decorations for the annual ChariTree Festival. A social time is at 6 p.m. followed by the general meeting at 6:30.

Friends of Music will host “A Future Concert Hall for Brookings” reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings. There will be a presentation of plans to build a music hall. Wine hors d’oevres and punch will be served. RSVP at 541-469-7625 or bhfriendsofmusic@gmail.com . For more information, visit brookingsharborfriendsof music.org.

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.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

The annual Back to School Community Breakfast is at 7:30 a.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School cafeteria, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. New district staff and will be introduced and returning staff will be welcomed back. Donations will be accepted at the door.

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.

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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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