Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New Artists Productions presents "The Guardian"

Twenty-two young actors from the New Artists Productions program will take the Sprague Community Theater stage presenting the story of The Guardian.  Unfolding the story and to solving the mysteries of Iset.
The Guardian opens a two weekend run October 17 – 19; 24 – 26. Tickets, priced at $10 adults, $8 Senior Citizens, $5 students (K-12), are available at Bandon True Value Hardware (541-347-2506), at the box office prior to each show, or by reservation with the Almichs at 541-347-2517.

Show dates for The Guardian are October 17 – 19; 24 – 26. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays 7:00 pm; Sunday Matinees at 2:00 pm. For information, please contact the Almichs at 541-347-2517.

2014 State of the Coast

State of the Coast is the coastal conference where everybody from scientists to students to industry to citizens can learn, network, and engage in the current and future state of Oregon’s marine environment. The one day conference planned by Oregon Sea Grant includes informative talks on current marine science and policy: El NiƱo, Sea Star Wasting Syndrome, Coastal Energy, Local Food on the Coast, Hazards, and more. Join us for seafood cooking demos, student research presentations, hands-on learning, and fun.

We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker is award winning, bestselling author Paul Greenberg!

Paul is the James Beard award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller and Notable Book Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food. A regular contributor to the New York Times’ Opinion Page, Magazine, Dining section, and Book Review, Greenberg lectures widely on seafood and ocean sustainability.
Paul’s latest book, American Catch, looks closely at American seafood. Did you know that almost 90 percent of the seafood Americans eat comes from abroad? Paul will be talking about how it’s time to support local U.S. seafood.

State of the Coast is Oregon’s coastal conference for everyone

Monday, September 15, 2014

Volunteer Firefighters Fundraiser

The Myrtle Point Volunteer Firefighters Association will hold their 9th annual steak BBQ fundraiser Saturday, September 27th, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Myrtle Point Fire Station, and is in conjunction with the Harvest Festival. The menu consists of a New York Steak, corn on the cob, salad, a dinner roll, and a beverage.  The price is $13.00.  A kids meal will also be available for $5.00 which includes a hot dog, bag of chips, and a beverage.Funds from this event are used to purchase life saving rescue equipment, and to fund the no cost smoke detector project.  For more information, please contact the Myrtle Point Firefighters Association by calling 541.572.5422, or e-mail

Friday, September 12, 2014

Former POW/MIA Recognition Day

Department of Veterans Affairs invites you to join them at the Former POW/MIA Recognition Day Event on September 19, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. The event will be held at UCC, in the Lang Event Center.  
For more information contact:  Elizabeth Chitwood, 541-440-1000  Extension 44575.  

Take Back America

Take Back America, welcomes Common Cause to talk about the epidemic of special interest money in elections. The event is on September 20 at 2 PM at the Coos Bay Fire Department public meeting room. 
Email Rick Staggenborg at or visit the Common Cause Oregon website for more information

Powers Health Fair

The Waterfall Community Health Center is presenting a health fair in Powers, Oregon.
Date: Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014
Time: 10am-2pm
Event will include “infotainment” on health and wellness!
Food, games, raffle prizes and fun for everyone!
“Power Up Your Health at the Powers Health Fair!”
Call - 541.756.6232 - for more information

Friday, September 5, 2014

Armchair Film Adventure

The “Armchair Film Adventure” series at Coos BayPublic Library continues Tuesday, September 9th at 2:00 p.m.  This month’s adventure offers a visit to the East Coast with a screening of “Discovering New York State.” There is no admission and refreshments will be served.  This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Coos Bay Public Library.