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Bay Area Seniors Computer Club

Regular Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month and held at: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 Thompson Rd., Coos Bay. Refreshments Visiting & Help Stations 9:15-9:45A.M., Presentation 9:45-11A.M..

Friday August 18 - “Chrome Internet Browser”. If you have a computer and want to see what is on a web site you have to get to that website, extract the information you want, and display it on your computer. It might be a file, an image, a video, a form to fill out, or various other digital items. The purpose of a browser is to help you accomplish this. Formal Definition: A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web. Various browsers have been developed, from Mosaic and Netscape to today’s Chrome, Edge, Safari, Fire Fox, Internet Explorer and Opera. This presentation will be on Chrome, the most widely used browser.

Please email your questions to for this meeting. Your questions received will be the first asked to our guest speaker.

Come and be our guest. For more information email Check out our website Membership is 50 years and over.

Coquille Valley Seed Community Meeting & Potluck

The CV Seed Community invites you to Bask in the Sunshine at Cherry Hill BioDynamic Farm at our August 19th Meeting from 3 PM to 6:30 PM with Heike-Marie, Rebekah and Phil hosting a Garden Tour and Pot Luck Feast at 95084 Cherry Ridge Lane, Myrtle Point.

 Heike-Marie will give a short talk about the BioDynamic gardens. Explore the orchards & see seed crops in varying stages, some already harvested & drying.  Potluck starts about 5 pm. Please bring your own dishes/utensils & your favorite Summer Pot Luck Dish to share.

 Public welcome. Monthly meetings resume in September, 2nd Thursdays, 6 to 8 PM at the Coos County Annex (Owen Building) at 201 N Adams, Coquille. Call  for more infor 541-572-3317 or check us out on Facebook,

Gib's RV Superstore's Backpack Giveaway

Back to school season is always a stretch on the budget for some families. Making sure that kids have the tools they need to learn and thrive is important to us. Saturday, August 26 from 9am-2pm, we’re giving away 96 backpacks complete with school supplies.

Gib’s Rv Superstore is located at 1845 Ocean Blvd NW, in Coos Bay. For more information contact Melissa at 541-888-3424.

Back-to-School Fair in Powers

Powers Church Of God Presents their 3rd Annual Back To School Fair!

The event will be held Sunday, August 27th beginning @10:00 am. Sunday school will be outside and will include Bible Stories and Songs; Games, Prizes, Yummy Food and Age Appropriate School Supplies (as published by Powers School). There will also be a special door prize awarded. Come join us at 410 W. Cedar Street, Powers, Oregon 97466.

4-H on the BLVD

Coos County 4-H is teaming up with Coos Bay Toyota and their Western Savings Days for the second “4-H on the BLVD” event.  If you would like to see a variety of animal species and many other non-animal projects Coos County 4-H youth do throughout the year, join us for this event on August 19th from 10-2.  4-H’ers will be showing off their skills, recruiting members for the upcoming 4-H year, and maybe even doing some demonstrations.  Come join in August 19th to pet some animals, view archery equipment, sewing projects, and eat hot dogs and burgers that Coos Bay Toyota will be barbecuing.  This event is free to the public and offers many fun things to look at!

4-H is the largest out-of-school youth program in the United States. There are more than 6 million 4-H members nationwide, and thousands of young people participate in Oregon 4-H each year. Through 4-H, young people learn and grow in partnership with caring adults to develop the skills and confidence needed to become contributing, productive, self-directed members of society. Because 4-H uses an active, learn-by-doing approach, young people see how their actions make a difference in the lives of others and the world around them. 4-H is also the only nationwide youth organization administered through land-grant universities. In Oregon, 4-H is affiliated with Oregon State University    

Evening Paddle Trip & Backyard Woodlands Workshop At the South Slough!

Saturday, Aug 19   Evening Estuary Paddle Trip   4 pm-7 pm  ($15/boat)

Come experience the rich cultural and natural history of the South Slough on a trail that flows with the tide.  During the five mile paddle, experienced guides will show you areas of the Reserve rarely seen by visitors.  Bring your oen kayak or canoe, paddles, PFD’s, water and supper.  Feet and legs may get wet and muddy at launch points.  Driver and shuttle will be provided.  Meet at the Distant Water Fleet Parking Lot on Troller Rd.  Register for this event on our Facebook page: Questions? Call: 541-888-5558 ext. 121

Saturday, Aug 26   Backyard Woodlands Workshop   9 am-3 pm  ($35/participant)

Are you a landowner with 1-40 acres? Interested in learning how to get started in the management and care of your property? This workshop will teach you how to tend your woodland.  Morning classroom and afternoon field visit will cover Stewardship & Woodland Planning, Woodland Health, care for trees on your home landscape, enhancing wildlife habitat, and where to get assistance.  Pre-registration required: Call Shawna at: 541-572-5263 ext. 25292 Lunch Provided.

Steals, Deals And Songs

Such a deal! Come for the bargains and stay for a free voice lesson at the Sea Breeze Harmony Chorus Annual Rummage Sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, at Pony Village Mall.

    During the rummage sale, enjoy a free 20-minute voice lesson with Sea Breeze Harmony Chorus director Gail Elber. No matter what kind of singing you like to do, Gail can give you tips for improving the power, intonation, and range of your voice. Learn about apps for vocal practice at home.

    Men, women, children and super shoppers welcome..

JR University Water Blaster Workshop

Saturday, August 19 at 11 AM - 2 PM

In this FREE Farr’s Junior University Workshop, kids will learn how to make a Water Blaster out of PVC Water Pipe!

This event is open to all children with an adult companion. All supplies will be provided.

The Langlois Public Library Open House & Volunteer Appreciation

The Langlois Public Library would like to invite you and your family to our first annual Open House on August 18th from 1pm to 3pm. We’ll be celebrating our wonderful volunteers and interns with a light potluck style spread and encourage our patrons to bring something to share.  For all of our fantastic Summer Reading Program participants this will also be a time to pick up projects and prizes! For more information call the Langlois Public Library at 541-348-2066.

The Film Noir Series

The FILM NOIR series at Coos Bay Public Library continues on Sunday, August 20th at 4:00. 

The 1947 twisted tale of deception and moral decadence Nightmare Alley  is this month’s feature.

Roustabout Stanton Carlisle (Tyrone Power) lands a job as barker for a rundown carnival where he schemes to figure out the mind-reading act of Mademoiselle Zeena (Joan Blondell) and her alcoholic husband, Pete (Ian Keith).  He also flirts with the gorgeous Molly (Coleen Gray) who lives with carnival strongman Bruno.  When Pete dies after accidentally drinking wood alcohol, Stan works his way into Zeena’s confidence and she teaches him all the tricks of the mind-reading racket. Soon, the ambitious Stan abandons Zeena, marries Molly and leaves the carny to reinvent himself as “The Great Stanton,” wowing high-class audiences in a Chicago hotel.  There he becomes dissatisfied with show business and hooks up with the beautiful but shifty psychiatrist (Helen Walker) to convince several wealthy people that he can communicate with their dead loved ones...for a price. Suddenly offered vast fortunes by gullible millionaires, Stanton feels he can do no wrong and coerces Molly into aiding him in the cruelest swindle of all and everything falls apart in the most vicious and circular way.

The Film Noir series is held on the third Sunday of the month. Everyone is welcome at this free program sponsored by The Friends of Coos Bay Public Library.  The Library is located at 525 Anderson Avenue.  Please call 269-1101 or visit for further information about this program.

Free Tour at Oregon Coast Historical Railway

766 S. First St  (Across from McDonald’s on HWY 101 N)

Open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9am-3pm. Admission is free. Display includes steam and diesel engines, two vintage cabooses and other equipment that can be boarded. Ring the bells! The museum features photos, equipment and artifacts of railroading and logging industries, as well as a toy train layout for youngsters.

Death Notices

Updated August 17, 2017

Yoriko Creque, 81, of Coos Bay, passed away on August 10, 2017 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of North Bend Chapel, 541-756-0440.

Rodney H. Gibbens, 88, of Coos Bay, passed away August 14, 2017 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131.

Carole Lee Hastings, 65, of North Bend passed away August 14, 2017 in North Bend. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131.

Elnora Kralicek, 79, of Coos Bay, passed away August 9, 2017 in Portland. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson’s Bay Area Mortuary, 541-267-4216.

Richard “Mac” McIntosh, 64, of Lakeside passed away August 13, 2017 in Lakeside. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131.

Jacob Mathew Miller, 39, of Coos Bay, passed away August 8, 2017 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131.

Don L. “Mump” Wagner, 89, of Coos Bay, passed away August 10, 2017 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson’s Bay Area Mortuar, 541-267-4216.

Russell D. Young, 68, of Coos Bay, passed away August 10, 2017 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131.

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