Classes & Workshops

Thursday, Oct. 10

Coquille Valley Seed Community 6-8 p.m., Coquille Community Building, 115 N Birch St., Coquille. No-fragrance please. Ianto Evans will discuss Faba bean culture, an interactive discussion on fall gardening to follow. Bring your extra gardening seeds, produce or garden related items for the sharing table. 

Friday, Oct. 11

Connect & Glow Musical Mediation 6-7 p.m., Unity by the Bay, 2100 Union, North Bend. Admission is by donation. Composer Kate Moody will lead guided visualization, Connect & Glow: Inner Guidance.

Saturday, Oct. 12

USCG Auxiliary Boater Education 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m. U S Coast Guard Station, 63450 Kingfisher Drive, Charleston Marina. Cost is $15. Registration is required, call 541-267-6152. Participants will qualify for the required Boater Education Card (mandatory for operation of all vessels with 10 horsepower or greater). Additional provisions apply to youth.

Betty LaDuke Artist Talk 2 p.m., Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay. LaDuke will talk about her art and life, From Oregon to Timbuktu, Celebrating Cultural Diversity.

Museum Program: 1962 Columbus Day Storm 2 p.m., Bandon Historical Museum, 270 Fillmore Ave. SE, Bandon.

Monday, Oct. 14

Coos County Fall Noxious Weed Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m., The Barn, 1200 11th St. SW, Bandon. Free training for professional: applicators, foresters, vegetation management, but is open to the public. Topics: Weed identification, mapping, gorse management, pesticide safety, and tour of weed hot spots. Limited amount of Vastian (triclopyr) available, first-come, first-serve; cost share $43.25 for those who attend. Questions? Call 541--572-5263 or 541-396-2541.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

AARP Driver Safety Course 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Newmark Center, Room 207, 2100 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Drivers 55 and older may qualify for reduced insurance premiums. Cost to AARP members $15, nonmembers $20. Register and confirm location by calling 541-269-0845.

Food Handlers Class 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oregon State Extension, 631 Alder St., Myrtle Point. Register at 541-751-2431. Materials are available at the library or online at at Those who pass should be prepared to pay $10.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Adverse Childhood Experience & Resiliency Training 10 a.m., North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave., North Bend. A 1998 study shows people with ACEs experience chronic health problems. 

Collage Group 1-3 p.m., Art by the Sea Gallery, 145 Fillmore Ave. SE, Bandon. No instruction, bring your supplies and and ideas to share. Fee $5. 541-347-5355

Thursday, Oct. 17

'Come to the Dark Side' Watercolor with Liv Drahos 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay. Beginning level for adults. Class meets Oct. 24 & 31, Nov. 7 & 14. Cost is $65 to CAM members and $75 to non-members. Check for materials list when registering. 

Acrylic Glow Class with Jean Stephenson 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Art by the Sea Gallery, 145 Fillmore Ave. SE, Bandon. Class size limited to 4-6. Bring a snack. Fee $35. Register and inquire about materials list by calling 541-347-5355.

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