Friday, November 21, 2014

Myrtle Point Wrestling - Christmas Tournament

Myrtle Point Wrestling hosts their annual Christmas tournament Saturday, December 27.  

Defending 3A champion Glide Wildcats join perennial power Henley along with South Umpqua, Sutherlin and many others to battle Coast schools Gold Beach, Brooking, Coquille, Reedsport and Myrtle Point at the 20-team Myrtle Point Rotary Invitational.  

Wrestling action begins at 9:00 a.m. with full breakfast for $5.00 available to athletes and fans starting at 6:30 a.m. and a wide variety of food throughout the day-long event.

Come enjoy tough wrestling and support your local athletes at our largest and longest-running annual athletic event at Myrtle Point High School; Saturday, December 27th, 2014, proudly sponsored by Myrtle Point Rotary.


Coos Bay Public Library will be offering its monthly 
LIBRARY2GO WORKSHOP for downloading free eBooks and audiobooks 
Monday, December 29th from 10:30am – 12:30pm  
Coos Bay Library's Cedar Room.  
Come in any time before 12:15pm.  
Registration is not required. This is a FREE workshop! Everyone is welcome!  Please call 269-1101 for further information on this program.
This workshop is intended for eBook/audiobook users who wish to practice with instructors present.  There will be no formal lecture but help will be available in case you run into problems, want to ask questions, or just need help getting started. 
Prerequisite: Attendees must have a Coos County library card, an email address, and their own device or laptop that has the ability to connect to a wireless network (you can use the library's wireless network). Note: Kindle users will need an Amazon account. 

Tot and Me with Geraldine Sundstrom, a Kids@CAM program

Date(s): Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Age Range: 6 months to 5 years old (must be accompanied by an adult)
Where: Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Cost: $15 CAM members / $20 non-members

Come with your 6 month to 5 year old to Coos Art Museum for edible finger paint exploration!  This first of three tot art classes will take place on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Prepare to get messy in this all new Kids@CAM program taught by Geraldine Sundstrom.

Geraldine is a 2012 graduate of St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin and has a B.A. in Fine Arts.  As an art instructor she draws upon ten years of experience in child and adolescent recreational activity programming as well as an extensive and multi-faceted professional background in visual art.

Class size is limited to 12 infants/toddlers.  Infants and toddlers must be accompanied by an adult.  Cost for the workshop series is $15 CAM members / $20 non-members.  Registration ends December 30, 2014.  Registrations are accepted online at  For more information contact the Art Education Dept. at (541) 267-3901 or

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Healing Through Food

Bay Area Hospital is offering a free class, “Healing Through Food,” The class teaches how to change your diet, improve your health, and lower your chronic disease risk.   
The next class is Dec. 11.  For more information call 269-8076

Bay Area Hospital - Diabetes Class

If you have Diabetes our friends at Bay Area Hospital have a free class to help you understand and manage your condition.  The next class is Tuesday, Dec. 2nd, at the Community Health Education Center.

Computer Mouse Class

COMPUTER MOUSE class for novice computer users.  Class will be held on Friday, December 5th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Library’s Internet computers (entrance at 9:15am).
Seating is limited so pre-registration is required.
The sign-up sheet is available at the Reference Desk in the Library.

This session is designed for users who have no experience using computers or have had trouble using a computer mouse.   Attendees will become comfortable using a mouse and an Internet browser.   This will be an ideal chance for computer novices to learn the most basic steps to getting on the Internet.
There is no admission charged. 
Please call 269-1101 for further information on this program.

GADGET EXPO @ Coos Bay Public Library

Coos Bay Public Library will be holding another GADGET EXPO: an introduction to some of the latest and most popular electronic tablets and e-readers.  The expo will be held Tuesday, December 2nd from 10:30am – 11:30am in the Coos Bay Public Library's Myrtlewood Room. 

With all the devices flooding the market, it is difficult to decide which to buy. This event is intended to help individuals choose the best device for their needs.  The Gadget Expo will cover some of the basic features and specifications of tablets and e-readers. Participants can handle devices and explore basic functions. A variety of tablets and e-readers will be available including iPads, Kindles, and more. Registration is not required. 
Everyone is welcome to attend this FREE event! 
Please call 269-1101 for further information on this program