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North Bend 2018 July Jubilee “Something for Everyone”

North Bend Celebrating 115yrs! July 20th, 21st & 22nd, 2018

Come to North Bend July 20th, 21st & 22nd and enjoy “Something for Everyone” during the July Jubilee! Enjoy a weekend full of fun during the many free family activities! A new Parade Route runs from Lincoln Square to Grant Circle along Union Street and beyond! Parade starts at 1pm Saturday…  The 5th annual 5K Jaunt, Show N Shine, Car Cruise, free swimming, bowling, fishing, and Disc Golf Tournament is just the icing on the cake! Don’t miss the “Community Picnic in the Round” at Grant Circle on Saturday, Wildlife Safari will be there from 10am-1pm with animals on display.  There will be live music, Jump 4 Fun activities, Clowns and kids activity tables including face painting and the Marine Life Center to mention a few!

Friday Festivities start with Coffee with a Cop at Ciccarelli’s Coffee Shop at 10am!  Children may enjoy a free lunch with the Princesses from 11-noon at the North Bend Library.  The Princesses will be reading from a wonderful selection of stories while children enjoy their lunch.  Then the library will include a fun event with glitter tattoos and Furry Friends Animals!

At five o’clock Sip and Stroll through Downtown North Bend with a fun and festive wine tasting tour sponsored by LTOB starting at Engles Furniture. Make a donation of $10. and receive a Sip-n-Stroll glass and program with all proceeds going to South Slough Scholarship Program.  The Sip-n-Stroll ends at the Liberty Theatre at 7:00 p.m. just in time for the Honored Citizens Awards Reception and the traditional “Cutting of the City Birthday Cake”!  Enjoy cake, Honored Citizens and live theater as Little Theatre on the Bay entertains you!

Saturday the July Jubilee 5K Jaunt starts at the Boardwalk.   Walkers start at 9 a.m. and runners start at 9:45 a.m. Pre-register or register at 8:00 a.m. for $10 and receive a t-shirt… walkers need not register and may enjoy the jaunt for free! ($10 T-Shirts available while they last) If you get there early, you can watch the Princesses arrive in the North Bend Fire Boat.

Celebrate at Grant Circle Community picnic with free hotdogs and ice cream! Listen to live music with “Back in Time”, Destyni & Frank from 11-1pm and “Coos Rhythm & Blues Quintet” from 1:30pm -3:30pm while the kids enjoy free crafts, games, face painting Wildlife Safari and Clowns.

A couple new events on Saturday!  Micah and Me Dance Party at the Library 11-noon and another new event called the Triple Crown Run concludes at Grant Circle around 10:30am…medals for the Jaunt and the Triple Crown will be handed out there.

Don’t miss the other Saturday events All Car Show & Shine, Car Cruise, Disc Golf Tournament, and the Parade. All are accepting new registrations at the event! Many festivities at North Bend Lanes including Mechanical Bull Riding and a BBQ.

Enjoy Little Theatre on the Bay, “Country – Rock ‘N Roll 50’s “If you miss the show on Saturday you can still catch it on Sunday afternoon at 2pm!

Sunday, delight in a walk starting at the Boardwalk!  The Historical Walk of Downtown North Bend begins at 10am ….no registration, no fees, just a pleasant time!

Enjoy a free Sunday Swim at the North Bend Swimming Pool from 1:30 - 4pm.

For more information and times please go to North Bend Information Center Facebook,, Facebook at North Bend Oregon July Jubilee , North Bend Oregon Information Center or call 541-756-4613

Make some memories and enjoy “Something for Everyone” in North Bend Friday, July 20th, Sat. July 21st, and Sun. July 22nd!

Transportation Help Available For Some Veterans - Bus Passes And Taxi Vouchers Available

NORTH BEND, OR, April 16, 2018 - Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach (SOVO) has free CCAT bus passes and taxi vouchers for qualified veterans who need help with essential transportation such as to doctor and medical appointments.

To qualify, the veteran much be 60 years of age or older. Those under 60 years of age must document a qualifying disability preventing driving or walking distances.

Veterans who are interested in transportation help should contact SOVO at 541-756-8718 or stop by the office, Suite 212, upstairs on the mezzanine at Pony Village Mall.

SOVO operates on volunteer power and community donations.  In 2017, the organization logged in 4,881 volunteer hours, served 3,091 veterans and resolved 2,570 issues brought to them by veterans. The same year, the organization obtained $1,946,000 in annual recurring payments to veterans from the Veterans Administration and $178,000 in retroactive payments to veterans, dependents, and survivors.

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!

Volunteer to Help Families!

South Coast Family Harbor needs your help! We are in need of volunteers for our program. If you like to work with children we have a place for you.  We can also use help with answering phones, fund raising and washing donations and sorting them.  We also need Board Members.  If you can’t volunteer maybe you can help with a donation to the baby closet.  We are in need of diapers and pull ups size 4 -6  and wipes.  We take gently used items so if you are looking for a place to donate your items we would love to have them.  We take just about anything that a baby or child under 5 might use.  Thank you.

Call 541-982-3090 or visit the website at

Free Traditional Dance Class Offered in North Bend

The South Coast Folk Society welcomes public participation in its new free traditional dance class for beginners. This class meets every Monday for two hours starting at 7:00PM. The North Bend Housing Authority has provided their spacious meeting room for this free weekly class. They are located at 1700 Monroe Street in North Bend. Singles, couples and families will enjoy this light-hearted social gathering. Drop-ins are always welcome at every class.

This is a beginner’s level class. No previous dance experience is required. All ages and abilities can have fun dancing to live music provided by area musicians. The emphasis will be on traditional dances from America and around the world. These include squares and circles, line dances and set dances, folk and ballroom dances. Many of the dances will be accompanied by live music, and musicians are invited to join in. All dances will be taught, and no partner is needed. For more information email or call Paul at 541-404-8267.

The North Bend Housing Authority is a smoke and fragrance free venue. Children must be accompanied by a responsible supervising adult. Light refreshments will be available.

Tech Soup Friday

Maybe we can Help! Bring your device and/or technical questions to the North Bend Public Library for some friendly advice. (No repairs, please). Every Friday from 2-4 pm at the North Bend Public Library.

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