Hiking Group to Visit Golf Course
half-dozen miles of hiking trails at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort will be
the destination for the South Coast Striders hiking group this Saturday, March 24.
As usual, there will be short and long hike. The well-engineered trails
feature many impressive views and take in woodlands, dunes, wetlands,
even a unique full-sized labyrinth. A side trip to the beach is also
possible. The trails are also open for free day-use year round.
Meet at 10 a.m. in the parking lot by the main lodge. Get more information at www.coostrails.com and click on Healthy Hikes.
The Trinity Alps Chamber Players to Perform in Langlois
Trinity Alps Chamber Players is a touring organization that brings
professional classical musicians from around the world to present
concerts in Northern California and Oregon. Founded in 2011, the group
has presented over 200 free public concerts, featured dozens of
musicians from across the United States, Canada, and Europe, and
produced annual educational programs for youth and rural schools.
They will return to the Southern Oregon coast on Friday, March 23 at 7:00 pm, with a program at the charming and unique Langlois Cheese Factory.
concert will feature cellist Charles Akert and pianist Ian Scarfe
performing a program of mostly classical music. Mr. Akert has a long
resume of chamber music competitions, awards, and festival appearances.
He was a member of the Nexus String Quartet, a resident at Carnegie
Mellon University, and is the cellist in the indie-rock band "The
Family Crest". Pianist Ian Scarfe, also the director of the Trinity
Alps Chamber Players, enjoys a busy career as a soloist and
collaborator, traveling regularly across the United States and Europe.
duo will present a lively and engaging program exploring music from
across the centuries. Audiences will enjoy the musicians' stage-banter,
as the duo will speak about the composers, the history of the music,
and specific details to listen for in the performance. The program will
be diverse and complex, featuring music from classical titan Ludwig van
Beethoven, lyrical works from the Romantic era by Felix Mendelssohn and
Edvard Grieg, shimmering colors from the French impressionists Claude
Debussy and Maurice Ravel, and a hypnotic and moving work by Arvo Part,
"Fratres", inspired by the ancient chants of Gregorian monks.
the stage with Scarfe and Akert will be local special guests, with
surprises up their sleeve! The program is free and open to the public,
but all are encouraged to make a donation to support this deserving
Langlois Public Library Events
representative from South Coast Business Employment Corporation
(SCBEC)/WORKSOURCE Oregon will be available the third Tuesday of every
month at the Langlois Library. Job Seekers and business representatives
are encouraged to stop by to discuss available services. Classroom
training and On-the-Job Training programs are available for eligible
individuals. SCBEC currently provides Certified Nurses Assistance
training at the Coos Bay Corporate Headquarters. Appointments may be
made by calling Mo Aakre at 541-751-8506.
Langlois Public Library wants to remind everyone that our new operating
hours are Monday through Saturday, from 11am to 5pm. Please call us
with any inquiries at 541-348-2066.
Langlois Presents Kandi J Wyatt, local fantasy author March 28th at 6pm
at the Langlois Public Library. Wyatt is the author of the popular
Dragon Courage Series as well as the historical fiction, The One Who
Sees Me. Join us as she introduces two new novels, Journey from Skioria
and To Save a Race, into her diverse cast of written works. Wyatt will
be presenting reading from her newest works followed by questions for
celebration of the release of To Save a Race, Kandi is hosting a
giveaway. Enter online, on her blog or on her Facebook page, and earn
two extra entries by attending the reading at Langlois Library. Two
eBooks of To Save a Race are second and third place prizes, and the
grand prize is a steampunk butterfly necklace complete with Swarovski
crystals made by local artist Shawn Tempesta and a signed paperback for
a total worth of $60.
For more information call the Langlois Public Library at 541.348.2066.
Langlois Lions Spaghetti Feed
The Langlois Lions World Famous Spaghetti Feed will be held March 31st, Saturday at
the Lions Club on Floras Lake Loop. Proceeds are ear marked for 2018
Pacific High School Scholarship fund. We are pleased to be able to
award $1000 for the several years, thanks to the great community
support that we have received.Dinner is at 5 pm followed by dessert
auction. Menu: spaghetti with gourmet sauce, fancy coleslaw, garlic
bread and drinks (coffee, tea and punch). Vegetarian option available.
Cost is by donation. Dinner music is provided by the Alder Road band.
Community members are cordially invited to bring a favorite dessert to
be donated to the auction. The auction is a lot of fun as participants
bid enthusiastically for the desserts- all for a good cause, of course.
For more information, call 541-348-2507.
The Local Chapter Of The Catholic Daughters Of The Americas Will Be Offering One Scholarship This Year
local chapter of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of
the Sea, Court #2405. will be offering one (1) $1500.00 scholarship
this year. This scholarship is for a woman that is 25 years of
age or older, who wishes to start or continue their education.
Applicants must be a resident of the Oregon South Coast, from Florence
to Brookings, and must use their scholarship at a college, tech or
vocational school. There is NO restrictions of race or religion.
Applications MUST be postmarked by April 16, 2018 and will be voted on
by our scholarship committee and the winner will be notified and
presented their award at the Annual Tea on May 12, 2018.
Applications are available at the Coos Bay and North Bend Libraries,
Southwestern Community College Library, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
and St. Monica’s Catholic Church.
Return applications to:
CDA Scholarship Committee, 68248 North Bay Rd, North Bend OR 97459.
For any additional questions, contact Susan Kulick at 541-297-0552.
SNAP Recipients Eligible For Free Career Services Through Southwestern
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 Genavieve.firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and to determine eligibility.
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!