August 2012

August 1
thru
August 31
ART AT THE LIBRARY
Coos Bay Library
6th and Anderson
The library displays art work each month this month they are featuring art work on the
Walls: Wei M Lew, Paintings
Lobby: Laurie Lee, Raku Pottery
For more information call the library at 541-269-1101

August
1
Working Forest Tours
1:00-4:30pm
Every Wednesday July thru September
FREE! Spend the day in the woods with a Forester! Guided tour through a working forest with a professional forester. Bring your kids and your questions,. Info and sign up at Coos Bay Visitor Center at 541-269-0215. Tours leave from the Visitor Center at 50 Central Avenue Coos Bay.
August
1
Downtown Farmers Market
Downtown Coos Bay, Every Wednesday from 9:00- 3:00pm through October
Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and more! Call Coos Bay Visitor Center for general information at 541-269-0215. Vendors should call the Coos Bay Downtown Association at
541-266-9706.
August
1
Coos Bay Library Monthly Readers Book Group
6:00-7:30pm
Coos Bay Public Library Cedar Room
HENERY'S SISTER by Cathy Lamb
If you would like to be part of this group or want more information call the library at 541-269-1101
August
3
First Friday Wine Walk
downtown Coos Bay
wine walk starts at various locations each month. This months wine walk starts at Coos Bay Visitor Information Center. Commemorative wine glasses will be sold for $10 each with proceeds benefiting local non-profit groups, Visit various downtown businesses to taste wine and shop. Maps are available. www.theworldlink.com For more information contact Cindy Rawlings at The World 541-269-1222 ext 289

August
4 & 5

Rock and Gem Show
North Bend Community Center
Farwest Lapidary and Gem Society
Rock and Gem show featuring rocks, gems, slabs, tools, findings, machinery, beards, and much more. For more information call Don at 541-396-5722
August
4
Birding at South Slough
8:00- 10:00am
South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve in Charleston
Join a South Slough interpreter and venture into the Reserve in search of winged wildlife. $1.00 per birder. Held the first Saturday of each month. For more information call the Slough at 541-888-5558
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August
"Town and Country Garden Tour"
Coos Bay Garden Clubs annual garden tour will be held from 10:00-4:00pm with proceeds going to a $1,000 scholarship for a graduating senior from Marshfield High School. Tour location: Purchase tickets at Coos Bay Farr's True Value Hardware, Coos Grange Supply, Garden Elements, Bandon- HWY 101 Plants.
For more information contact
Shirley Hill Coos Bay Garden Club Scholarship Committee at 541-266-7440 or
Joan Johnson 541-888-4748
August
4
39th Annual Circle the Bay Run
30Km Run/Walk/Relay
8:00am Ferry Road park North Bend
(6:30am for walkers) 30 KM individual run/walk: Long sleeve shirt. Finisher medals. 30 Km Run or Walk Relay: Three person team. Short sleeve shirt. Plaques, ribbons for both individual and relay events. For more information contact Susan Ottemiller at 541-756-2972 or Jim Clarke 541-756-6197
August
4
54th Annual Kiwanis Salmon BBQ
10:30- 3:30pm
Bastendorf Beach County Park
Menu will include barbecued Salmon Steaks, cole slaw, baked potatoes, rolls, coffee, ice cream. Net proceeds for community projects . Adults $14, Children 12 & Under $7 for more information and tickets call Gary McCullough (541) 756-1282 or Bonnie Olson (541) 888-7232
August
4 & 5
Friends of the Coos Bay Public Library
Used Book Sale
6th and Anderson Coos Bay
10:00- 4:00pm
9:00am for friend of the Coos Bay Public Library, Books, surprises galore, gifts, cookbooks, fiction, Sunday Noon till 4:00pm most books $.25 or 5 for $1.00 Sponsored by the Friends of the Coos Bay Public Library. For more information call the library 541-269-1101
August
7
Coos County Cultural Coalition
Noon
Coos Bay Visitor Information Center Conference Room
For more information contact Cory Smith at cbcory@fontrier.com
August
8
Working Forest Tours
Every Wednesday from 1:00-4:30pm July thru September
FREE! Spend the day in the woods with a Forester! Guided tour through a working forest with a professional forester. Bring your kids and your questions,. Info and sign up at Coos Bay Visitor Center at 541-269-0215. Tours leave from the Visitor Center at 50 Central Avenue Coos Bay. For more information call Cheryl at 541-269-0215
August
8
Downtown Farmers Market
Downtown Coos Bay, Every Wednesday and Sunday 9:00-3:00 through October
Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and more! Call Coos Bay Visitor Center for general information at 541-269-0215. Vendors should call the Coos Bay Downtown Association at
541-266-9706. Visit www.CoosBayDowntown.org for more information or vendor applications.
August
9
ART WALK
Various locations
5:00-8:00pm
A self guided walking tour, 2nd Thursday of each month. Featuring local Artists, tasty food and most especially fun! Maps are available. For more information call Crystal Dolphin at 541-756-1989
August
10
Fit Friday Hike
10:00-11:30am
South Slough Estuary
Each hike will range from 2-4 miles along trails of the Reserve. All programs begin at the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Interpretive Center unless otherwise noted. Please call (541-888-5558) to pre-register and confirm all programs. Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather. Activities fees and donations cover materials and are used by the Fir ends of South Slough Reserve, Inc. in support of the Reserve. The Interpretive Center, located 4 miles south of Charleston on Seven Devils Road, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Trails are open daily from dawn to dusk. For more information visit us at www.southsloughestuary.org
For more information call the Slough at 541-888-5558
August
11
South Coast Striders Healthy Hike
BLACKLOCK POINT -FLORAS LAKE
4 mile round trip going south along beach from Floras Lake. Long hike- 8.5 miles trip to Blacklock point and return with Reg Pullen. 8:45am leave from Coos Bay Visitor Center and caravan to Boice-Cope County Park-Flores Lake. Take Hwy 101 1/2 mile south of Langlois then follow the signs.
Dress for the weather and don't forget to bring water. For more information contact Don Luce at southcoaststriders@gmail.com or Bay Area Hospital at 541-269-8077
August
11 & 12
Charleston Seafood Festival
Charleston Marina
7:00-6:00pm
A festival of fun and families! Live Entertainment both days, a variety of bands from Country to Jazz, singing and more. Contest for kids and adults including fish fling and crab race. Variety of vendors, arts and crafts and lots of different kinds of food. Beer & wine garden, harbor tours and a Coast Guard Open House. For more information contact the Charleston Visitor Center at 541-888-2311 or Coos Bay Visitor Center at 541-269-0215
August
12
Second Sunday Sing Along
sponsored by South Coast Folk Society
4:00- 6:00pm
Unity by the Bay North Bend
Sing with members of The South Coast Folk Society at a Community Sing-Along, for two hours of harmonizing to the accompaniment of local musicians. This is a public event open to all ages and voices. No experience is necessary and new singers are always welcome. Big songbooks with a variety of popular songs are provided. Bring copies of your favorites to share. Musical instruments are also welcome. The Second Sunday Sing-Along is a free public event occurring on the second Sunday of every month from 4:00-6:00pm. For more information contact Gail at 541-756-4701.
August
12
Second Saturday Plant Sale
10:00 to 4:00
Pony Village Mall
Sea Breeze Harmony Chorus. Come browse our high-quality vegetable and flower starts and healthy house plants. Proceeds of the sale help the chorus buy music and attend events. Sea Breeze Harmony Chorus is a 17-member women's a cappella chorus that is part of Sweet Adeline's International. For more information, visit: www.seabreezeharmony.org
August
15
Downtown Farmers Market
Downtown Coos Bay, Every Wednesday 9:00-3:00 through October
Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and more! Call Coos Bay Visitor Center for general information at 541-269-0215. Vendors should call the Coos Bay Downtown Association at
541-266-9706. Visit www.CoosBayDowntown.org for more information or vendor applications.
August
15
Working Forest Tours
Every Wednesday from 1:00-4:30pm July thru September
FREE! Spend the day in the woods with a Forester! Guided tour through a working forest with a professional forester. Bring your kids and your questions,. Info and sign up at Coos Bay Visitor Center at 541-269-0215. Tours leave from the Visitor Center at 50 Central Avenue Coos Bay. For more information call Cheryl at 541-269-0215
August
22
Downtown Farmers Market
Downtown Coos Bay, Every Wednesday and Sunday 9:00-3:00 through October
Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and more! Call Coos Bay Visitor Center for general information at 541-269-0215. Vendors should call the Coos Bay Downtown Association at 541-266-9706. Visit www.CoosBayDowntown.org for more information or vendor applications.
August
22
Working Forest Tours
Every Wednesday from 1:00-4:30pm July thru September
FREE! Spend the day in the woods with a Forester! Guided tour through a working forest with a professional forester. Bring your kids and your questions,. Info and sign up at Coos Bay Visitor Center at 541-269-0215. Tours leave from the Visitor Center at 50 Central Avenue Coos Bay. For more information call Cheryl at 541-269-0215
August
24 thru 26
24th Oregon Shorebird Festival
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
Experience the wonder of shorebird migration along the scenic Oregon coast. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Cape Arago Audubon Society, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve and many other sponsors will have a full weekend of activities planned for birders of all skill levels. The festival is headquartered at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston, OR. Activities include expertly guided land based field trips to Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, Millicoma Marsh and the greater Coos Bay area. For those who want to experience birding on the water, The Bird Guide, Inc. will offer a five hour pelagic trip on Saturday. Expected seabirds include Black-footed Albatross, Parasitic Jeer, Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel, Sooty & Pink- footed Shearwater, Pomarine Jaeger, Red-necked Phalarope, Cassin's Auklets, and more. Evening programs on birds will feature Ram Papish "The Great American Bird Quiz" and Peter Moore "Saving the Chatham Island Oystercatcher." Bring your best pair of binoculars as Bandon Marsh and Coos Bay re renowned for shorebird watching and each year a few rarities have delighted festival attendees. Regular migrants include Black-bellied plover, Semipalmated plover, Western sandpiper, , Least sandpiper, Dunlin, Whimbrel, Long-billed dowitcher, and Red-necked phalarope. Please join us for on the southern coast of Oregon for a weekend of birding fun and challenges. To registry for the festival or for more information please visit our website at www.fws.gov/oregoncoast/shorebirdfestival.htm or contact Dawn Grafe at 541-867-4550
August
25
Shake Rattle and Roll Goes Hawaiian
5:30-9:00
North Bend Community Center
For more information call The Womens Safety and Resource Center 541-756-7000
August
26
South Coast Striders Healthy Hike
Barklow Mountain
Short Hike: 3.7 mile hike to Summit and back rated difficult.

Long Hike: 8 mile hike to Summit then to E end of trail and return rated most difficult. We will meet in the parking lot at Ray's Grocery in Bandon and leave there at 7:30am. From S. Oregon meet us at 101 & Sixes River Rd at 8:00am
For more information call Bay Area Hospital at 541-269-8077 or Don Luce at southcoaststriders@gmail.com
August
25 & 26
Blackberry Arts Festival
Downtown Coos Bay
9:00-6:00 Saturday and 9:00-4:00 on Sunday
Arts, crafts, jewelry, photography, paintings, prints, weaving, spinning, woodworking entertainment, Blackberry treats, food drinks and a whole lot more! For general information call the Coos Bay Visitor Center at 541-269-0215 Vendors should call the Coos Bay Downtown Association at
541-266-9706.
August
29
Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours
Hosted by: Inland Point
5:00-7:00pm
Enjoy the good food and fellowship. Bring your business cards and network with your fellow Chamber members. for more information contact the Chamber at 541-266-0868
August
29
Working Forest Tours
Every Wednesday from 1:00-4:30pm July thru September
FREE! Spend the day in the woods with a Forester! Guided tour through a working forest with a professional forester. Bring your kids and your questions,. Info and sign up at Coos Bay Visitor Center at 541-269-0215. Tours leave from the Visitor Center at 50 Central Avenue Coos Bay. For more information call Cheryl at 541-269-0215
August
29
Downtown Farmers Market
Downtown Coos Bay, Every Wednesday and Sunday 9:00-3:00 through October
Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and more! Call Coos Bay Visitor Center for general information at 541-269-0215. Vendors should call the Coos Bay Downtown Association at
541-266-9706. Visit www.CoosBayDowntown.org for more information or vendor applications.

 

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