Wednesday, Dec. 26

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 .

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.

The 30th annual Christmas opening of the historic Hughes House on Cape Blanco Road north Port Orford is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The house is decorated by various community organizations. Cookies and hot spiced cider will be served. Admission is free but donations accepted. The open house is also from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27.

Nature’s Coastal Holiday, a light show in Azalea Park, is open from 5 to 9 p.m. nightly through Friday, Dec. 28. Admission is $2. For more information, visit naturescoastalholiday.com.

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.

Storytime for Infants and Toddlers is at 10:15 a.m. at Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

An Italian Conversation Group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. For more information, call 541-247-7246.

A Full Proof Writers’ Critique 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, Dec. 27

Whale Watching Week features volunteers helping people spot whales along the coast from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily through Monday, Dec. 31. Look for Whale Watching Spoken Here signs at Harris Beach and Cape Ferrelo Viewpoint in Brookings and Battle Rock State Wayside in Port Orford.

Game day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings.

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 Chetco Grange Community Center, 97895 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor. For more information, call 541-661-4183 or 541-469-1031.

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, Dec. 28

Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club gathers for a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 562-366-6999.

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.

Play and Learn Story Time is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Langlois Public Library, 48234 U.S. 101. Stories, crafts, games and learning will be offered for children 5 and younger. For more information, call 541-348-2066.

Saturday, Dec. 29

An All-you-can-eat Seafood Fest is from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Tickets are $50 per person. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Tickets are available at the Brookings Harbor Visitor and Tour Center and the Curry Coastal Pilot. Proceeds benefit the Fourth of July festivities at the Port of Brookings Harbor. For more information, call 541-813-2300.

Tuesday, Jan. 1

The Compassionate Friends meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. TCF provides comfort, hope and support to families experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister, or a grandchild. For more information, call 541-469-5814.

Azalea Quilters Guild meets for merry mayhem and a short board meeting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Driftwood Estates clubhouse, 16063 Driftwood Lane, Harbor.

Oregon State Parks will hold First Day Hikes throughout the state. In Curry County a hike will be at 1 p.m. at Port Orford Heads State Park. Meet at the Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum.

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 — leave a message at 541-469-9790.

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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