Paddle Jousters

The brave water knights Mike Schleis on the left, and Craig Lontobarti do battle during the 2014 Stand Up for the Bay.

Lou Sennick, The World

COOS BAY — The fifth annual Community Paddle — Stand Up for the Bay is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26, National Estuary Day. This event is for anyone who enjoys the local waterways and wants to join the effort to keep them accessible and usable for generations to come.

Join the event in kayaks, canoes, SUPs and on paddle boards, but don't forget your PFD.

The local Surfrider Foundation chapter will host a community paddle event to celebrate Coos Bay and other coastal waters. Other event activities will include education activity tables, a bayfront clean up, a luau and live music, and a paddle board jousting event.

Register to Paddle and Luau — joust if you like. Event T-shirts will be available separately. Advance registration will be $10 and day-of registration will be $12. Registration will start at 8 a.m. on the Coos Bay Boardwalk. Education activities begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Paddle/clean-up starts at 9 a.m. Following the paddle there will be a celebration Luau with live music that will begin at noon.

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A jousting demonstration will take place at 2 p.m. on the waterfront.

To register or for more information, visit coosbay.surfrider.org/stand-up.

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