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Free Contra Dance at Sixes Grange

On Saturday evening, April 21st, the South Coast Folk Society will host a free Contra Dance at the Sixes Grange Hall.  All are welcome to this public event, which features live music by the South Coast Outstanding Open Band, and great calling by Stacey Rose of North Bend.  This exciting evening of dance will start at 7:00PM with an introductory lesson followed by hours of called dancing until 10PM.  Contra Dancing is a light-hearted form of social dancing that is easy to learn and fun for all ages.  Singles, couples and families will enjoy contra dancing, and new dancers are always welcome.

Live music will be provided by the Outstanding Open Band, a popular band made up of talented musicians from Coos and Curry Counties.  The Outstanding Open Band play a lively mix of Celtic, old timey, and modern contra tunes.  These musicians, under the leadership of Sharon Rogers, have provided Coos and Curry counties with lively and vibrant contra dance music for many years.

The very personable and highly experienced caller, Stacey Rose, will guide the dancers throughout the evening.  She will teach all the steps and patterns that you need to know. Stacey has called dances all over Oregon for the last 20 years and is planning an evening full of exiting new dances appropriate for all skill levels.  Wear your dancing shoes, casual clothes and a big smile.

During intermission there will be a performance by the South Coast Folk Society Morris Dancers.

This event is alcohol and fragrance free.  Refreshments are available.  Doors open at 6:45PM.

This event is funded by The Curry County Cultural Coalition and The Oregon Cultural Trust. For more information call 541-332-9295 or 541-348-2174 or visit www.southcoastfolksociety.com.

The South Coast Folk Society is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, dedicated to the preservation, study, teaching, enjoyment, and continuing evolution of traditional and historical dance, music and song.

AARP Driver Safety Classes

AARP Driver Safety Classes will be offered in April in the following locations on these dates.

South West Oregon Community College in Port Orford on Friday, April 20, 9am to 4pm. 

This class will help bring you current on any law changes, changes in ourselves and helps boost our safety awareness, helps to prolong mobility and, maintain independence.

Class costs are $15 for members and $20 for non members.

An insurance discount may be available after completion of the class, check with your agent.

To register for any of these classes contact: Sharon Bessey at 541-269-0845.

Langlois Public Library April Events

A 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.

Veterans Outreach Day at the Langlois Public Library Wednesday, April 18th from 11am to 4pm. The outreach will continue on every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Come and let us help you file your service connection claims, obtain military documents, medical enrollment, housing assistance and additional services. We thank each and every veteran for their service to this country!

For more information call the Langlois Public Library at 541.348.2066.

Langlois Public Library presents, a Night at the Library, a movie night on April 13th at 6pm. Come join us as we watch a The Greatest Showman and snack on some popcorn. Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, and Zendaya star in this Musical biography that tells the story of P.T. Barnum and the Barnum & Bailey Circus. This movie is Rated PG for thematic elements including a brawl. For more information contact the Langlois Public Library at 541.348.2066.

Play and Learn Story Time at the Langlois Public Library selected Fridays 11 am to 12:30 pm. The Langlois Public Library is partnering with Kaleidoscope Play & Learn to bring an interactive story time to you and your child (0-5 years). We’ll be telling stories, doing crafts, playing games, and having fun learning. Come join us April 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th and May 4th, 11th18th, and 25th. For more information call the Langlois Public Library at 541.348.2066.

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