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What: North Bend Parks Advisory Committee

When: 5 p.m., September 15

Where: Virtually via Zoom

You Should Know: The committee will discuss the city's disc golf trial at Ferry Road Park, considering changes to the course layout, how the course fits in the parks master plan and alternate solutions in the city. The committee is expected to make a recommendation to city council October 11.

What: County commissioners work session

When: 10 a.m., September 15

Where: Owen Building, 201 N. Adams, Coquille

You Should Know: Commissioners will discuss the America Rescue Plan funds the county received.

What: North Bend Parks Advisory Committee

When: 5 p.m., September 15

Where: Virtually via Zoom

You Should Know: The committee will discuss the city's disc golf trial at Ferry Road Park, considering changes to the course layout, how the course fits in the parks master plan and alternate solutions in the city. The committee is expected to make a recommendation to city council October 11.

What: Coos Bay Farmers Market

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday

Where: Central Avenue, downtown Coos Bay

You Should Know: Dozens of vendors will sell a variety of wares ranging from fresh produce and plants to homemade soaps and clothes. Food trucks and other food items will also be available. The farmers market runs through October 27.

What: Storytime at Mingus Park

When: 11 a.m. each Wednesday

Where: Mingus Park Amphitheater

You Should Know: Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, parents and caregivers can enjoy rhymes, songs, movement and stories at an all ages interactive storytime. The program is part of the Coos Bay Library’s efforts to support early literacy throughout the community. Masks are required for anyone over the age of 5 and social distancing is required consistent with current statewide COVID guidelines.

What: Stuffed Animal Sleepover

When: September 10

Where: North Bend Public Library

You Should Know: The North Bend Public Library will host a sleepover for stuffed animals. Community members are invited to bring a stuffed animal to the library Friday, and the animals will spend the weekend at the library. Those who participate can watch over the weekend on Facebook and Instagram.

What: Rods N Rhodies Car Show

When: September 10-11

Where: Old-town Florence

You Should Know: Rods N Rhodies’ main event takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Bay Street. The event also includes a classic Saturday night cruise in and around Old Town, a poker walk and raffles with lots of prizes and awards for the exhibitors.

What: Estuary Paddle Trip

When: September 11, 1 to 4 p.m.; September 15, 8 to 11 a.m.; and September 24, 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: Meet at the South Slough Visitors Center located five miles south of Charleston on 7-Devils Road.

You Should Know: Experience the rich cultural and natural history of the South Slough on a trail that flows with the tide. During the two-mile paddle, experienced guides will show you areas of the reserve rarely seen by visitors. Bring your own kayak or canoe, PFD and paddle, or rent a sit-on-top kayaks, PFD and paddle. The paddle trip is free however kayak rentals are $20 each. The event is free; however, registration is required and the event is limited to six participants.

What: Free entry to history museum

When: September 11

Where: Coos History Museum, 1210 N. Front St.

You Should Know: The Coos History Museum will open for free during the Second Saturday. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Explorers Club will meet.

What: ASL Practice Place

When: Noon, September 16

Where: Virtual via Zoom. Register at https://is.gd/daR3SI

You Should Know: Coos Bay Public Library has partnered with instructor, Kandy Bergquist, to offer ASL PRACTICE PLACE. Bergquist teaches American Sign Language and Signed English at Southwestern Oregon Community College. The program is for those who wish to practice their ASL conversational skills and help other learners in a friendly setting.

What: Nature Hike

When: 1-4 p.m., September 17

Where: South Slough Reserve

You Should Know: A guided walk in the woods will help reveal the flora and fauna on some of South Slough’s most popular trails. The trail itself is a two-mile loop that is well-maintained and relatively level. Attendees are encouraged to dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes, and bring plenty of snacks. The event is free; however, registration is required and the event is limited to six participants.

Information: Visit www.southsloughestuary.org

What: 13th annual Golf for Health Classic

When: September 18

Where: Bandon Crossings Golf Course

You Should Know: The Southern Coos Health Foundation will host the Golf for Health Classic. Each year, golfers and their families come to Bandon Crossings for a weekend of golf and fun – all in support of providing the best health care on the southern Oregon coast. To register a team, sign up as a sponsor or donate silent auction items, visit https://southerncoos.org/bandongolfclassic

What: Florence Festival of Books

When: September 17-18

Where: Florence Events Center

You Should Know: It’s time, after an unexpected year off, to attend one of the most popular book fairs in the state. On Saturday, the public has the chance to meet with 50 plus authors and several publishers, including such popular authors as Melody Carlson, Bob Welch, and William Sullivan. This book fair is held September 18, at the Florence Events Center between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

What: Free hazardous waste collection event

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., September 18

Where: Beaver Hill Transfer site

You Should Know: The collection event allows Coos and Curry county residents to safely dispose of a wide range of materials such as poisons, pesticides, solvents, fluorescent lights, pool chemicals, aerosol cans, caustic cleaners, mercury thermometers and flammable liquids. This event is for household hazardous waste only. No industrial or commercial wastes will be accepted.

What: Spanglish at library

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m., September 18
Where: Coos Bay Public Library

You Should Know: Spanglish is for those who wish to practice their Spanish conversational skills and help other learners in a friendly setting. Attendees will have the opportunity to converse in Spanish as a group for one hour in a casual, informal environment. This is not a class, but there will be ideas for conversational topics. Beginners are welcome.

What: Birding in Charleston

When: 10-11:30 a.m. September 21

Where: Meet at Charleston Visitors Center

You Should Know: Adventurous bird enthusiasts can explore the shores of Charleston in search of winged wildlife. Interpreter and binoculars provided. Attendees are encouraged to dress for the weather. Registered participants will meet at the Charleston Visitors Center. The event is free; however, registration is required, and the event is limited to six participants.

Information: Visit www.southsloughestuary.org

What: UnBook Club

When: 1 p.m. every fourth Thursday

Where: North Bend Public Library

You Should Know: The UnBook Club is a book club without assigned reading. Come tell us what you've been reading and leave with new ideas for your next book.

What: Cornerstone Gospel Singers

When: 10:30 a.m., September 26

Where: Cornerstone Church, 886 4th Street

You Should Know: The Cornerstone began singing in 1979 and continues to perform southern gospel, inspirational and contemporary music in churches, fairs and other events. Cornerstone is a member of Pacific Gospel Music , where Gordon Kuryluk serves on the board of directors as co-chairman. Peggy Kuryluk is a gifted writer and speaks at women’s conference and events. The Kuryluks own and operate Kuryluk Music Company, a recording studio located in Junction City. Gordon produces projects nationwide, helping artist realize their dreams to share the gospel through music. There is no charge to attend. CDS will be available and a free-will offering will be taken. 

What: Cruciferous Oktoberfest

When: 11 a.m., September 29

Where: North Bend Public Library is hosting meeting via Zoom. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kce2vqTIvE9JeMba5JbeoPNIgGCZFAD8s

You Should Know: Celebrate Oktoberfest and good health with sauerkraut. Cheryl O'Dell of Natural Grocers will teach you how cruciferous vegetables are part of a healthy diet, and how fermented veggies provide probiotics and other nutrients. It's a two-for-one program that goes together like oompah bands and chicken dancing.

What: Introduction to crabbing

When: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., September 29

Where: Meet at Charleston Visitors Center

You Should Know: Visitors are invited to learn about the amazing life cycle of crabs, their importance to the local economy and discover the various techniques for capturing this delectable crustacean. Attendees are encouraged to dress for the weather. Registered participants will meet at the Charleston Visitors Center. Registration is required, and the event is limited to six participants.

Information: Visit www.southsloughestuary.org

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