Brookings-area calendar for Feb. 24-March 1, 2024

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Saturday, Feb. 24

• Brookings AA has meetings at 8:30 a .m. and 7 :30 p.m. at 135 First Ave. S. For more information, call 605-692-6070.

Sunday, Feb. 25

• Brookings AA has meetings at 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. at 135 First Ave. S. For more information, call 605-692-6070.

• The Brookings Domestic Abuse Shelter women’s support group holds a Zoom meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call 692-SAFE (7233).

Monday, Feb. 26

• The Brookings Toastmasters Club 3712 meets every Monday that is not a holiday from noon to 1 p.m. in the classroom at McCrory Gardens at 631 22nd Ave. The club provides an opportunity to develop or improve public speaking skills. Visitors are welcome. The club also provides a Zoom option. For more information, send email to brookingstoastmasters 3712@gmail.com.

• The regular quarterly meeting of the Big Sioux Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will be held Monday Feb. 26, at the Mission Coffeehouse, First Lutheran Church, at 11 a.m. A speaker from the Brookings County Museum will be on the program. The chapter will provide lunch for all attendees. All active and retired federal employees re invited to attend. You do not need to be a member of the chapter. You are welcome to attend.

• The Hybrid Postpartum Support Group meets at the Brookings Health System

Find support for: Life after baby, bonding with your baby, coping with this major life change, mindfulness and relaxation, relationships, communication and self-care.

To register, call 605- 692-5447.

The meetings are held every Monday from 10 - 11:30 a.m. both on Zoom and in person at Brookings Health System, Conference Room C. You will receive an email with Zoom details upon registration if you are joining virtually.

The group is facilitated by licensed clinicians Elizabeth Milton, LPC-MH and Curstie Konold, MSW

• Brookings AA has meetings at 12:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at 135 First Ave. S. For more information, call 605-692-6070.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

• The Optimist Club of Brookings meets every Tuesday at noon at Pizza Ranch.

• The Brookings Rotary Club meets at noon each Tuesday in the Activity Center. For more information, contact Don Norton, club president, 309-259-0047, donnorton75@gmail. com.

• The Brookings Domestic Abuse Shelter hosts a weekly women’s support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call 692-SAFE (7233).

• The Brookings United Church of Christ hosts an ecumenical interfaith coffee and conversation on Tuesdays at Cottonwood Coffee on Main Avenue from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekly.

• New Beginnings Baby Café supports breastfeeding mothers in every aspect of nursing, from starting to weaning and every variation in between. It is facilitated by two registered nurses who are also IBCLC lactation consultants. New Beginnings Baby Café occurs every Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Prairie Perk-Up coffee shop on the first floor of Brookings Hospital.

• New Day Al-Anon meets at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church. Follow the signs inside the church for the exact location.

• An AA Foxhall workshop speaker meeting is held at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at Peace Lutheran Church at 1104 22nd Ave. S. in Brookings.

• Brookings AA has meetings at 12:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at 135 First Ave. S. For more information, call 605-692-6070.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

• Brookings AA has meetings at 12:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at 135 First Ave. S. There is also a women’s group meeting in the basement of the Newman Center at 1321 Eighth St. For more information, call 605-692-6070.

• A men’s big-book study session Alcoholic Anonymous meeting is held at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at Peace Lutheran Church at 1104 22nd Ave. S. in Brookings.

Thursday, Feb. 29

• The Kiwanis Club of Brookings meets every Thursday at noon at the Mission Coffeehouse in First Lutheran Church at 337 Eighth St.

• The Brookings Domestic Abuse Shelter women’s support group holds a walk-in “in person” meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday. For more information, call 692-SAFE (7233).

• NAMI support group meets the third Thursday of each month at Brookings United Way behind First Lutheran Church located at Hope Drive. The group meets at 7 p.m. The groups gives support to anyone with a mental health condition and to family members who have someone with a mental health condition. Any questions, contact Nancy Sonnenburg at 605-692-8948 or 605-695- 6214.

• Big Sioux Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at 413 W. Second St. S., Brookings.

For more information, contact Tyler.Gross@sdwg.cap. gov or 605-868-8434.

• New Beginnings Baby Café supports breastfeeding mothers in every aspect of nursing, from starting to weaning and every variation in between. It is facilitated by two registered nurses who are also IBCLC lactation consultants. All pregnant and breastfeeding moms are welcome to attend. A session will be held on Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon at the Family Lounge inside New Beginnings Birth Center.

• Al Anon meets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays at 135 First Ave. S.

• B rookings A A h as m eetings a t 1 2:15 p .m. a nd 7 :30 p.m. at 135 First Ave. S. For more information, call 605- 692-6070.

Friday, March 1

• The Brookings Wildlife Federation holds its monthly info-lunch on the first Friday of the month. The infolunch will be held at noon at the Outdoor Adventure Center, 2810 22nd Ave. S. A light buffet will be available for a free-will donation. The BWF is affiliated with the South Dakota Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation. For more information, contact BWF President Bob Kurtz (605-695- 1361).

• Brookings AA has meetings at 12:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at 135 First Ave. S. For more information call 605-692-6070.

To have your organization’s weekly or monthly meeting placed on the Meetings Calendar, email the location, time and contact information for the organization to dkott@ brookingsregister.com.