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5th Annual Face Rock Festival At Face Rock Creamery

Visit Bandon this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 12-13th for the 5th Annual Face Rock Festival to be held at the Face Rock Creamery, located at 680 2nd St SE, Bandon. Enjoy activities for the kids, live music, wine tastings, food, prizes and raffles. Find more on their facebook page event:

Coos County Herbicide Cost-Share Program

It’s back! The Coos County Noxious Weed Advisory Board has worked hard over the past year to revamp the herbicide cost-share program. Overturn in the Advisory Board has created some hardship and time constraints which delayed our efforts, but the Board of Commissioners recognized the importance of this program to our county and has supported this process. Limitations on funds and personnel time made the old cost-share model unsustainable. The current Advisory Board has worked hard to retain the basic structure of the program but has also creatively reworked parts of it so that it better fits their current capacity (in terms of funding and “people time”), while still striving to meet the county-wide weed management priorities.

The Coos County Noxious Weed Advisory Board is now accepting Herbicide Cost-Share Applications. This year the cost-share program will be focusing on assisting landowners with herbicides to treat noxious weeds that have been identified by Coos County as “targeted for control”, these can be found on Coos County’s official Noxious Weed List under “T”. All applications must be completed and received by 5:00 pm on May 31, 2018. Applications are available for pickup and drop off at Coos County Planning Department (225 N. Adams St. Coquille), Oregon State University Extension Office (631 Alder St. Myrtle Point) or on the website located on the County’s homepage under County Boards and Committees – Weed Board. You can also download the application from the Coos County OSU Extension

The cost-share program will be able to pay 50% of the cost and the applicant will be responsible for the rest. The Advisory Board is requiring successful applicants to attend one of two trainings on pesticide use and safety (June 19 or June 27 - - more information provided in the application). The Advisory Board is in the process of contracting with an herbicide vendor and will not have prices available until the training. Applicants will be notified of the cost of the requested herbicide and surfactant as well as the location and date when herbicides can be picked-up during the training. The training will be a great opportunity to learn about weed control, weed identification and safety measures when handling herbicides. Even if you don’t use herbicides the training provides an educational opportunity.

The Langlois Lions Club's Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale

The Langlois Lions Club will be holding our Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale Saturday, May 19 from 9am to 3pm at the Club House 48136 Floras Lake Lp. The sale will feature an outstanding variety of house, garden and yard plants from African violets to to succulents to veggie starts. Highlights include: Garden experts: Jennifer Ewing 9 am-12pm and Kirk Johnson, 12pm- 3 pm, David Woof’s pottery, coupons for World Famous hot dogs, specialty coffee beans and donated garden items for sale. In addition, Bandon Discovery Center’s eye-catching original fused glass plant markers will be available. Sales of these items benefit the children’s workshops at the Sage and the Lions.

Business/organizational support include: Valley Flora, 101 Plants & Things, Dragonfly Farm and Nursery, Bandon Good Earth Community Garden, B & B Farm Supply, Raincoast Arts, Old Souls Studios of Langlois Floras Creek Brewing Co., Langlois Market, Currydale Farms, and contributions from community members.

There will be plenty of coffee, parking and a chance to network with other green thumbs.

So it is well worth the visit and is of a great benefit for our charitable programs. We are also accepting plant donations Friday afternoon May 18th and day of sale. For further information, call 541 348-2507.

Chair & Mat Yoga by Dorothy Tharsing

Please note there is no classes on third week. “Love offering” or donations accepted. Wednesdays at Unity of Bandon: 8:30am Mat, 9:45 Chair. Thursdays at Bandon Fitness Center:   Contact:

SNAP Recipients Eligible For Free Career Services Through Southwestern

Coos Bay, OR – SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Recipients are eligible for free Career Coaching services from Southwestern Oregon Community College through a new program called STEP (SNAP Training & Education Program).

 Individuals and families receiving SNAP Benefits can contact Genavieve Sharkey at 541-888-1647 or with questions and to determine eligibility.

 Services include:  Employer Connections, Resume and Cover Letter Assistance, Interview and Job Search Skills, College Readiness and Education Planning, Financial Aid and Scholarship Navigation, Community Resources and Referrals, and more!

Bandon Oregon Ballroom Dance Association

To be put simply, dancing in Bandon is not only entertaining, its an experience you wont soon forget! Between the mood lighting and the surround sound music system they have, you will be engrossed in every moment of your dance.  BOBDA is all about having a great time social dancing. Between doing Swing scrambles to playing freeze-tag ballroom style, your bound to have fun. All ages are welcome so brush off your dance shoes and come to Bandon.

Regular Dances are Every Saturday Night starting at 7pm at the Odd Fellows Building, Highway 42S and Ohio Street, Bandon

Cost is Free, However a $3 donation to help cover rent is highly appreciated.

Email for more information.

Friday Night Bingo in Langlois

The Langlois Lions Club continues to host a Friday Night Bingo game every 2nd Friday of the month 6:30 p.m. at the Langlois Lions Club 48136 Floras Lk Lp Rd- just south of Langlois. The Club has been holding Bingo games for over 25 years. Any profit does to go our charitable work such as Sight and Hearing, food banks, scholarships, etc. Regular players come to the Langlois Bingo because it is “good fun”, it is “nice and friendly”, “I wait all month for this” and “it is a big night on the town”. So, our bingo games provide a community service in more ways than one. We invite any interested community member to join us for an evening of fun, perhaps, a win or more, and all for a great cause.

Bandon Public Library Events

1204 11th St. SW. For more info call 541-347-3221
    LEGO TIME - Monthly on the first Saturday of each month, 2:00pm-4:00pm.  

Blood Pressure Clinic 

Occurs every Tuesday 10:30am-12:30pm. FREE. Bandon Barn. This free screening is provided by the Southern Coos Health District. For more information call 541-347-2426.

Bandon Grief Support Group
2nd and 4th Mondays from 10:30am-Noon Southern Coos Hospital Conference Room. Contact Michelle at 541-269-2986.

Safe Disposal Of Sharps Container: Please do not put sharps into your regular garbage or attempt to empty the needles out, as this is very unsafe. Also, there may be a fine for any sharps found in regular household trash. You can purchase a biohazard sharps container at the locations listed and other pharmacies in the community. When the container is full, dispose of the sharps container at the designated disposal sites listed on this page.Official biohazard containers only. Availability & prices are subject to change. Southern Coos Hospital 541-347-2426 • 900 11th St. SE Bandon •$5.00 disposal fee and receive a new container

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