Mark your calendars for August 12! How to install a mini-pollinator garden with Darcy Grahek!

Langlois Public Library is pleased to announce a collaboration with Darcy Grahek, Stillwater Natives Nursery, Bandon.  HOW TO INSTALL A MINI-POLLINATOR GARDEN,  a three session workshop, August 12, August 26 and September 23 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm.  Location:  Langlois Public Library Patio.

This workshop will walk participants through every step to establish a drought tolerant garden that includes native flowering plants. Cardboard and mulch as an alternative to tilling is discussed in depth.

In Session 1, August 12, participants choose a site at home and create a plan addressing sun, soil and water. The Pollinator Garden site design is 80-100 square feet in any shape. Workshop participants will gain practical experience in a hands-on outdoor activity at the end of class.  Workshop members will draft a diagram or map to use at home during the first session.

Session II, August 26, presents the garden plants that flower with an emphasis on native plants. The Langlois Library’s garden pollinator map will serve as a model. Participants will be supported in choosing site appropriate plant materials.

Session III, September 23, the final session, brings together all elements for making a small pollinator-supporting garden. Timing the planting to the right season and choosing appropriate plants for the prepared site AND PLANTING the Langlois Library pollinator garden are all included in the final session. Participants will be included in a special celebration at that time! Please email langloislibrary@gmail.com OR phone: 541-348-2066 to reserve your spot. Bring a chair, please.

For more information on Darcy and the nursery, please see Stillwater Natives Nursery.

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Current info on COVID-19 – Our station is currently closed to all visitors but KBOG staff are available through email at contact@kbog.org. We are working hard to keep you up to date and connected through community radio.

The Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 pandemic is here in Oregon. Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order 20-12. Worldwide, the virus has already killed over two million people, overwhelmed medical systems, millions have lost their jobs, many businesses are shuttered, and, experts say, this is far from over. To help you navigate how to respond to this public health challenge, below are some trusted sources of information for your review, including Frequently Asked Questions, the CARES and American Relief Acts, Unemployment and Small Business Resources:

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Independent Artists Spotlight –“Haunted Bodies” by Keith & Heather DeLadurantaye


We are a husband and wife duo of Kinetic Awesomeness. Our style is ever changing and evolving just like us. We hope our music will help awaken that spark of potential lying dormant in each person, the spark that says, I am greater than the world has led me to believe. We are also parents of two beautiful daughters, Melody & Harmony. In addition to creating music, we are also crafters of many things that we offer for sale on our website.

Check out “Haunted Bodies” below and on our Independent Artists Spotlight on Wednesdays, then head to TheKatsBelle to grab your copy, see the music video (available to watch free with email sign up to the website), and listen to their other music also available for sale including, The Girl was Many album, and Take It Back single – and also see their other cool swag!

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Circles In The Sand is back! August 10, 11, 12, 24, 25!

Labyrinth – walking meditation – a unique walk on the beach. Labyrinth Master Artist Denny Dyke creates ” walkable art” which is a sandy path through an entire pattern with no wrong turns or dead ends. The path is further enhanced with detailed designs and is open for all to enjoy, Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, rain, and/ or high winds. Learn more and see dates & times at Sandy Path Bandon.

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Fridays at the Farm!

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Do you like cocktails, food, live music and plant shopping!? Join us after hours at Dragonfly Farm & Nursery in July and August for Fridays at the Farm. Ticket required – $20 per car – bring as many friends/family that you can fit! Tickets are limited. See website for event and ticket info: Dragonfly Farm.

Friday – August 6th 5:30pm-7:30pm at Dragonfly Farm & Nursery, 49295 Highway 101, Langlois, OR 97450.

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Bandon Crab Derby, July 1 – September 12!

Fun for locals and visitors alike!

During July and August every year, 120 Dungeness Crabs are tagged and released. Catch a tagged Dungeness Crab during derby months and take it to Tony’s Crab Shack (keep tag attached) for verification and recording. Each tag is an entry into drawings for cash and prizes! Only people with valid Oregon Shellfish licenses are eligible. When recording your entry, name, address, and phone numbers must be complete and clear.

Grand Prize Drawings – Bandon Cranberry Festival Weekend, September 12 at 12:00pm

First Drawing: $1,000
If not present, you will win $750

Second Drawing: $300
If not present you will win $150


5 additional DRAWINGS FOR CATCHING CRABS

$100 each

July 10, July 24, August 7, and August 21, September 4 – 4:00 pm
Must be present to win
All tags go back in for the drawing on September 12

For more info, call Tony at 541-347-2875.

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Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show 2021

Vote for your favorites!

Enjoy the most accessible art show on the Oregon Coast, on display all summer long on the picture-perfect boardwalk in Old Town Bandon!

The 2021 Port of Bandon Art Show, “Gardens Under the Sea” celebrates underwater inhabitants of all kinds, mythical and real. The show is on display Saturday, May 22 through Sunday, September 19.

Sponsored by the Port of Bandon, the boardwalk show features works by amateur and professional artists living throughout Oregon and Northern California. For more information about the annual boardwalk art show, contact Port of Bandon staff, 541-347-3206.