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COOS BAY

Park fees discounted: Sunset Bay State Park will offer one free night of camping Saturday to encourage people to learn what the park has to offer.

Also Saturday, Shore Acres State Park will waive its $3 day-use fee.

Refreshments will be availableand activities will include guided walks of the World War II bunkers and exploring the history of the park's gardens.

For more information, call 888-3778, ext. 45.

Grange holds sale: A flea market fund raiser will be held at the Greenacres Grange on Highway 41 southeast of Coos Bay on Friday and Saturday.

Twenty tables of merchandise are planned offering a variety of items from fishing poles to jewelry. The hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, call 267-0483.

TODAY

Coos County Commission on Children and Families - 6 p.m., Education Service District Conference Room, 1350 Teakwood Ave. Next phases of comprehensive plan; Oregon Children's Plan update; violence prevention conference. 756-2020, ext. 392.

COTTAGE GROVE

All-comers track meet: The track teams at Lincoln Middle School and Cottage Grove High School will host an all-comers track and field meet Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The meet will be held at Lincoln, at 1565 S. Fourth St., and will be open to students age 5 through 12.

A $5 entry fee will allow students to participate in an unlimited number of events, including long jump, javelin, shot put, discus, high jump and 60-meter, 100-meter, 100-meter hurdle, 200-meter and 1,500-meter races. A 400-meter relay also will be held.

Each athlete who takes part will receive a certificate and ribbon for each event. For more information, call Nathan Bridgens or Bill Thompson at 942-3391.

FLORENCE

TODAY

Port of Siuslaw Commission - 3 p.m., Port Office, 1499 Bay St. Work session on strategic business plan. 997-3426.

Postal workers to raise money: About 25 postal employees and their families will stage a giant parking lot sale Sunday at the Florence post office to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

The 9 a.m. event is the first fund raiser to be staged by the Pleasant Postal People team, which will earmark money raised for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, set for Aug. 16-17 at Miller Park.

Residents who want to participate in the relay should call 902-9209.

FRIDAY

Economic Development and Marketing Committee - 7:30 a.m., Bliss' Route 101 Restaurant, 1179 Highway 101. Telecommunications Task Force report; Pacific View signs; port developments; marketing firms; incubator grants; Pacific View lot sales qualifiers. 997-8237.

LANE COUNTY

TODAY

Budget Committee - 5:15 p.m., Commissioners' Conference Room, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. 682-4203.

Hearings Official - 9 a.m., Harris Hall, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. Application to build non-farm dwelling at 93525 Territorial Highway. 682-4287.

Legislative Committee - 10:30 a.m., County Administrator's Conference Room, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. 682-6725.

Public Safety Coordinating Council Commission on Children & Families and Juvenile Justice Committees - 1:30 p.m., Lane Council of Governments Conference Room, Fourth Floor, 99 E. Broadway, Suite 400, Eugene. 682-7493.

WALDPORT

Corps seeks comment: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comment on a proposed shoreline project aimed at keeping sand and woody debris out of the parking lot at the state's Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center.

The center is only a short distance from the edge of Alsea Bay. The state proposes to excavate a 125-foot-long, 2-foot-deep ditch adjacent to the parking lot. Four-foot-high locks would be placed in the ditch to form a wall.

Written comments should be addressed to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CENWP-OP-GP (Kathryn Harris), P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946. Send e-mail comments to Kathryn.L.Harris@usace.army.mil.

YONCALLA

Private school now enrolling: The Yoncalla Christian School has begun taking applications for spaces in kindergarten through 12th grade for the school year that begins in September.

The school describes its mission as "the "desire to build godly character and provide each student with a quality academic education at a tuition cost that is affordable to parents."

For more information, call 849-2800.
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