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BLACK FRIDAY (& Saturday) SALE
At the Coos History Museum Store
10 – 40% off selected items!
Friday Nov 27th & Sat Nov 28th
10 a.m-6 p.m
Sorry, Member discount
not applicable to sale items
This SWOCC Community Education course will be held at the new Coos History Museum in Coos Bay each Tuesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. starting Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 and ending on Tuesday, March 15th. The course fee is $50 payable thru SWOCC’s registration process. The instructor is Steve Greif, CHM board member.
Class members will explore the geography, native culture, Euro-American settlement, historic regional occupations, effects of the two world wars, transportation history, and 20th Century developments on Oregon’s South Coast to name a few of the topics. Various guest speakers and artifacts from the museum will add to your local knowledge about the local region. There are no tests or required textbooks for this non-credit course. For more information about the class call Steve Greif at 541.756.7871.
Students 12 years and older may sign up at the Student First Stop Center on the SWOCC campus. Or you may register online at www.socc.edu by clicking on the “Community Classes” link at the bottom of the home page and following the instructions on the “Registration Information” link. If you need help on course registration call Brenda Rogers at SWOCC at 541-888-7328.
Forestry, Herbicides, & Health ~ Wednesday, Jan. 20th 2016 from 6-8 pm
Please join us for an informative town hall meeting with a panel of four expert speakers on the Oregon Forest Practices Act, human health impacts of forestry herbicides, economics and trends in forestry. The purpose of this public meeting is to provide an educational opportunity in a safe setting for input on issues affecting many rural Oregon communities.
Panelists: Lisa Arkin of Beyond Toxics, www.beyondtoxics.org
Ernie Neimi of Natural Resource Economics, http://www.nreconomics.com/cv.html
Kathryn Richard, citizen advocate http://juststories.uoregon.edu/stories/kathryn-rickard/
Additional speaker to be announced
Hosted by: Coast Range Forest Watch and Beyond Toxics
And it's free! Tea and cookies provided.