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Every Wednesday in June/July @ 9:30 am — 10:30 am

Coos Art Meseum

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Artist Studio Group

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Wednesdays, June 12;

June 26; July 10; July 24; August 21; August 28;

September 11; September 25 @ 11 am — 4 pm

Coos Art Museum

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Bluegrass Jam Session

Second Friday in June, July, and August @ 2:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

Join Willie and the South Coast Bluegrass Band at the North Bend Public Library for a Bluegrass Jam Session every second Friday during June, July, and August. All skill levels are welcome to attend.

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Preschool Storytime

Every Tuesday June 15 — August 3 @ 10:30 am

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Baby Play

Every Thursday (July 4 cancelled) June 15 — August 3 @ 10:30 am

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Toddler Music

and Movement

Every Friday

June 15 — August 3

@ 10:30 am

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Jay the Magician

Saturday, June 15

@ 2:00 pm

Meeting Room of the North Bend Public Library

The North Bend Public Library is kicking off their Summer Reading Program with a performance by Jay the Magician. Jay “the Magician” Frasier is an award-winning master of sleight-of-hand and physical comedy. He is known for delighting audiences of all ages through crowd participation and engaging the imagination. No registration is required to attend.

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A Talk Entitled

“Arresting Alzheimer’s”

Monday, June 17 @ 6:00 pm

Meeting Room of North Bend Public Library

OSU Extension’s Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, will present a talk on preventing Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia at the North Bend Public Library. Stephanie will explain that despite how dementia symptoms, including Alzheimer’s disease, often occur after age 65, dementia is not a normal part of aging. During her talk, Stephanie will outline the major causes of Alzheimer’s and dementia and will empower listeners to make lifestyle changes that help prevent these degenerative diseases.

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Beginning Oil Painting

Tuesdays, June 18; June 25; July 2 @ 2 pm — 6 pm

Coos Art Museum in Art Ed Classroom

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Art in the Park

Tuesday, June 18

@ 10 am — 12 pm

Mingus Park

Tuesday, June 18, the Coos Bay Public Library and the Coos Bay Art Museum are teaming up to host Art in Park at Mingus Park. From 10:00am-noon, the museum and library will host stations in the park with art projects inspired by nature designed for kids and families. The event is free and open to the public.

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Coos History Museum

Free Day!

Tuesday, June 18 @ 10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Coos History Museum

The Coos History Museum will have a Free Day on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, from 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM (last gallery entry at 4:15PM). Free museum admission includes fun for all ages: Access to all current exhibits (including the Alonzo Tucker), tour of the Lansing Research Library, interactive discovery cart and activities for kids! The Coos History Museum will be closed the following day, Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in honor of Juneteenth.

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Juneteenth: Honoring the Black Freedom Struggle

Tuesday, June 18 @ 2:00 pm

Umpqua Hall at Southwestern Oregon Community College

Taylor Stewart from Oregon Remembrance Project Hosted in the Umpqua Hall @ Southwestern Oregon Community College Campus 1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420.

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African Drumming

Wednesday, June 19

@ 5:00 pm — 7:30 pm

Black Market Gourmet

African Drumming with Gansango Music and Dance Company during the first hour & Our Annual Family Reunion reception to follow with an essay Honoring Mr. Alonzo Tucker by Aya Koffi-Plebou along with a song by Zaria Hamilton and a History of Family Reunions Talk with FREE Food @ Black Market Gourmet at 495 Central Ave, Coos Bay, 97420.

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Gansango Music & Dance Company Tours Oregon’s South Coast

Wednesday, June 19

@ 5:00 pm

Coos Bay Plaza

Travel to Africa with Gansango Music & Dance Company! Two performance artists from the company will perform music and dance from West Africa throughout the South Coast this June in a series of interactive performances and workshops that will entertain and educate, blending contemporary and traditional dance with drumming, song and audience participation. All performances and workshops are free and open to all ages.

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Teen Escape Room

Wednesday, June 19

@ 4:00 pm

Meeting Room of the North Bend Public Library

Teens can have fun and solve the puzzles and clues to escape from NBPL’s Escape Room before time runs out! All snacks and drinks will be provided.

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North Bend

Fire Department Visit

Thursday, June 20

@ 2:00 pm

Meeting Room of the North Bend Public Library

The North Bend Fire Department will visit North Bend Public Library for a special storytime event. During their visit, children will learn about fire safety and get to explore the firetruck. The program is appropriate for children of all ages and their families.

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Friday, June 21 @ 7:00 pm — 9:30 pm

The Egyptian Theatre

FREE Screening of

The Black Panther @ The Egyptian Theater 229 South Broadway, Coos Bay OR 97420.

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Mixed Media Artist Group with Natalie Hargreaves

Fridays, June 21; July 5; July 19; August 2; August 23; September 6; September 20 @ 11 am — 4 pm

Coos Art Museum

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A Talk on Pollinators

Saturday, June 22

@ 1:00 pm

Meeting Room of North Bend Public Library

Gardening expert Rowan Keltz is giving a talk at the North Bend Public Library about bees, butterflies, and other pollinators and how to create a pollinator-friendly garden. Rowan has been gardening for over sixty years. She also holds a master’s degree from the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, focusing on ecosystems and land management methods. She is a member of the Coquille Valley Seed Community and happily shares plant starts, seeds, and her diverse knowledge with the community.

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Coos Bay Shakespeare

in the Park

June 22, 23, 29, 30

@ 2:30 pm

Mingus Park

In its 9th year of presenting free Shakespeare plays, Coos Bay Shakespeare in the Park will present Julius Caesar two consecutive weekends in June — June 22, 23, 29, 30 — green show beginning at 2:30 p.m., play beginning at 3pm.

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Teen Program:

Statement Buttons!

Wednesday, June 24

@ 4:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

Teens are invited to the North Bend Public Library to create customized, wearable buttons with our button press to express themselves. All materials, snacks and drinks will be provided. No registration is required for this program, and all materials and snacks will be provided.

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“You Do Speak

English, Don’t You?”

with Mark and

Helena Greathouse

Thursday, June 25

@ 6:30 pm

Meeting Room of North Bend Public Library

“You Do Speak English, Don’t You?” is a family-friendly, cabaret-style variety show. It features humorous stories from the duo’s first meeting in Hamburg, Germany as foreign students (Helena from former Czechoslovakia and Mark from the US) to falling in love, getting married, and eventually moving to Mark’s native Oregon. The show further explores Helena’s experience growing up behind the Iron Curtain and the challenges Helena and Mark have experienced as a Czech-American couple living in the US.

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Creating a Pleasant-

Smelling Room Spray

with Cheryl O’Dell

Tuesday, June 25 @ 3:30 pm

Conference Room of the North Bend Public Library

A class by Natural Grocers Cheryl O’Dell on creating a pleasant-smelling room spray from everyday ingredients will be held at the North Bend Public Library. Cheryl O’Dell holds a Master of Science Degree in nutrition from Bastyr University, School of Natural Medicine. Her passion is engaging with the local community to achieve their health goals by helping them establish healthy habits that align with their individual lifestyles. When not at Natural Grocers, Cheryl enjoys spending time in the natural areas of Coos Bay and participating in the region’s local festivities.

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Teen Book Swap

Wednesday, June 26

@ 4:00 pm

Meeting Room of the North Bend Public Library

All teens are invited to the North Bend Public Library for a book swap. Bring your unwanted books and swap them with other teens. Snacks and drinks will also be provided.

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Food Hero: Kids Can Cook

Thursday, June 27

@ 2:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

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Many Hands Make Light Work: Oregon Bay Area Beautification

Friday, June 28 @ 1:00 pm

Meeting Room of the North Bend Public Library

Learn about the Oregon Bay Area Beautification, a volunteer organization and nonprofit dedicated to the goal of beautifying public spaces in the Oregon Bay Area. OBAB’s founder and president, Beth Chu, will share an overview of OBAB’s mission and discuss how you can make a difference.

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Poetry Concert

with Thomas Mitchell and Richard Robbins

Saturday, June 29

@ 1:00 pm

Meeting Room of the

North Bend Public Library

The North Bend Public Library will host a Poetry Concert with Thomas Mitchell and Richard Robbins.

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Family Art Class:

Styrofoam Painting

Saturday, July 6

@ 2 pm — 3 pm

Coos Art Museum

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The Coos Canvas:

20th Maritime Exhibit

Saturday, July 6; Opening @ 4 pm; Dinner @ 6pm

Coos Art Museum

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Dirty Soda Party for Teens

Monday, July 8 @ 4:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

Teens can create their own dirty soda, by mixing their choice of soda with flavored syrups and cream. Teens can experiment with different flavors to create their own custom drink. Snacks will also be provided. The program is for teens ages 13-18, and no registration is required.

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Wildlife Safari:Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Tuesday, July 9 @ 2:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

During the program, families with children are invited to learn the difference between endangered and vulnerable species, what causes species extinction, and what zoos and scientists are doing to recover species populations. They will also experience an up-close encounter with 4 animal ambassadors — an American badger, a rainbow boa, a desert tortoise, and a black-tailed prairie dog.

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Living and Working

in Space

with Dr. Aaron Coyner

Thursday, July 11

@ 6:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

Dr. Aaron Coyner will give a presentation on “Living and Working in Space” at the North Bend Public Library. Join us to learn how astronauts recycle and reuse supplies to extend the use of the limited resources available to them.

Dr. Aaron Coyner is a solar physicist and faculty member at Southwestern Oregon Community College. He has research experience having spent graduate school at Rice University, and a 3-year post-doctoral research term at NASA/Goddard Spaceflight Center. Since 2019, he has been a NASA Solar System Ambassador with a goal to make space accessible to everyone.

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Fused Glass Jewelry

Saturday, July 13

@ 1 pm — 3 pm

Coos Art Museum

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Museum of Natural and Cultural History’s Journey Under the Sea

Saturday, July 13 @ 2:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

Families with children are invited to explore Oregon’s underwater environments and discover the amazing variety of life that can be found in kelp forests or rugged, rocky reefs. During this interactive program, children will engage in activities and investigations that will inspire them to protect Oregon’s diverse ocean habitat.

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Historic Sketching

Walking Tour

Wednesday, July 17

@ 12 pm — 3 pm

Coos Art Museum

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Lies, Sex, and Radio

with Dick Wagner

Wednesday, July 17

@ 6:30 pm

North Bend Public Library

A talk on the colorful life and career of the famed radio host M. Sayle Taylor. M. Sayle Taylor was a self-proclaimed sex and marriage expert who rose to national prominence in the 1930s with his radio show the “Voice of Experience.” Before his rise to fame, he was closely connected to the Coos Bay area and served as Marshfield High principal in 1922 and 1923 and as North Bend School Superintendent from 1923 through 1926. However, despite his illustrious career as a successful media psychologist, he lacked professional credentials and qualifications, and he led a secret life that concealed a dark history of crime and deception.

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Dragon Theatre Puppets: The Super Silly Circus

Wednesday, July 17

@ 10:30 am

North Bend Public Library

On Wednesday, July 17 at 10:30 AM, Dragon Theater Puppets will perform an interactive puppet show, “The Super Silly Circus,” at the North Bend Library. During the show, watch the Circus Ringmaster try, and fail, to have the greatest circus on the earth but learn that even if you make a mistake, you can still have your dreams come true.

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Teen Trivia Event

Wedensday, July 17

@ 2:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

On Wednesday, July 17 at 2:00 PM, teens ages 13-18 are invited to the North Bend Public Library for Teen Trivia. Teens can put their knowledge of pop culture, music, books, and movies to the test! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

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The Coastal

Watershed Game

Thursday, July 18

@ 3:30 pm

North Bend Public Library

North Bend Public Library will welcome the Coos Watershed Association and the South Slough Reserve for The Coastal Watershed Game! The Coastal Watershed Game is an active, hands-on simulation that helps groups learn how land use impacts water quality and natural resources. Participants are invited to collaborate with each other to play and learn about watershed health.

Dinosaur Prophecy

Friday, July 19 @ 5:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

See real-life dinosaur bones and hear from Dr. Win McLaughlin, Geology & Paleontology Professor at SWOCC, before watching the film Dinosaur Prophecy in SWOCC’s portable planetarium. During the film, watch as scientists visit dinosaur graveyards, study their bones, and reconstruct how these creatures lived and died to solve four famous cold cases from the age of the dinosaurs in Dinosaur Prophecy.

Fair Housing 101 Virtual Presentation with Jamie Gatewood

Friday, July 19 @ 1:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

Jamie Gatewood of the Fair Housing Council of Oregon will give a virtual presentation about the legal protections that exist to end housing discrimination against families with children and people with Social Security or other sources of income unrelated to employment. Participants must register to attend this virtual event at https://tinyurl.com/2aea48tb.

Mandala Dot Art Class

Saturday, July 20 @ 11 am — 2 pm

Coos Art Museum

Learn how to create intricate patterns and designs using a simple dot of paint. All supplies provided, register online at www.coosart.org.

Ranger Talk: Protect the Plover!

Thursday, July 25 @ 2:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

Ranger Rider Frey will discuss the western snowy plover, a threatened small shorebird the size of a sparrow. During his talk, Ranger Frey will share the western snowy plover’s natural history, conservation efforts scientists are making, and how they can help preserve and protect this special bird.

This Ranger Talk is family-friendly but is most suitable for children 1st grade and up. The program is part of the Summer Reading Program at the North Bend Public Library.

Murder of a Millionaire

Friday, July 26 @ 6:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

The North Bend Public Library invites patrons to help solve a murder mystery! During an immersive murder mystery game, participants will collect clues to help them crack the unsolved case and catch the killer!

Teen Paint Along with Megan Gray

Tuesday, July 30 @ 4:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

The North Bend Public Library will host a program for teens with local artist Megan Gray on Tuesday, July 30 at 4:00 PM. Teens are invited to follow along as Megan Gray provides step-by-step instructions to create their own paintings inspired by the Northern Lights. No experience is necessary. All materials, supplies, and snacks will be provided.

Mycology and Conservation Ranger Talk

Wednesday, July 31 @ 6:00 pm

North Bend Public Library

A Ranger Talk will be held at the North Bend Public Library on Wednesday, July 31 at 6:00 PM. Oregon Park Ranger Rider Frey will discuss the role mushrooms play in our local biomes and provide tips on mushroom hunting and identification.

Messtival: Messy Festival

Friday, August 3 @ 1:00pm — 3:00 pm

Coos Art Museum: Celebrating 40 Years!

Sunday, August 11 @ 1pm — 4 pm

Free admission into all galleries, historic show posters exhibition, Polaroid memory wall, make a button souvenir, cupcakes and punch!

Summer Art Camp

Tuesday, August 13 — Thursday, August 15 @ 11 am — 2 pm

Coos Art Museum

Life Drawing Group (21+)

Mondays, September 9; September 23; October 7; October 21; November 4; November 18 @ 6 pm — 8 pm

Coos Art Museum