Family Fun Day at John Topits Park, Empire Lakes

9th Annual Family fun day is Saturday. April 14th, 2012
John Topits Park at Empire Lake from 10am-2pm.
Sponsored by the Child Abuse Intervention Program and Multi-Disciplinary Team
To Bring Awareness that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

This is a great way for families to enjoy the day together and have fun with mostly free activities.

Activities include:

  • Face Painting by the Women’s Safety and Resource Center & CASA
  • Jump 4 Fun Bounce House
  • Basketball Hoop Shoot
  • Petting Zoo
  • Carnival Game Booths
  • Police and Fire Displays
  • Give-a-ways from K-DOCK, the Coos Bay Fire and Police Departments
  • Welding Display and Demonstration from Southwestern Oregon Community College
  • Pie Eating Contest
  • Canoe Rides
  • FREE Barbecue Lunch by Northwest Natural Gas
  • FREE fishing in the Freshly Stocked Lake by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • K-DOCK Broadcast Crew will provide a remote and music entertainment
  • Wool Banket Raffle, Papa Murphy’s Gift Card Give-Away, Frisbee Give-a-way, Coos Bay Library Book Give-a-way and more.

Free Shuttle is provided by First Student Charter Services from the Newmark Center on the SWOCC campus.

John Topits Park is located at Empire Lakes—off Newmark Avenue in Coos Bay.


Art Connection is moving. April 2nd find them at 245 S. 4th Street in downtown Coos Bay. Same ownership, same great staff, with more selections of great art supplies all in a wonderful new location… On the corner of 4th and Anderson, downtown Coos Bay.

Beaulieu Hearing Center, a family owned and operated business, is dedicated to helping you hear the way you should.  They provide the very best in hearing aid technology. Beaulieu Hearing Center, family helping people hear better, on Broadway in North Bend. Call for your complimentary hearing screening at (541) 756-6337.

Belisle’s Dentures By Design in Coos Bay is a locally owned and a family operated business, where quality dentures cost less. Open Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Call (541) 267-7278 or stop in for a free consultation.  They’re located at 970 S Broadway on Hwy 101 South in Coos Bay. You’ll have smiles while you wait at Belisle’s Dentures By Design.

Ciccarelli’s in Historic Downtown North Bend your neighborhood restaurant, where friends and family come.  Serving lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday. For reservations call (541) 751-1999. Ciccarelli’s on Sherman Avenue, North Bend.

Coos Bay Marine is a complete marine sales and service store.  Dedicated to providing fair prices and excellent service to their customers at Coos Bay Marine, you’ll never get soaked.  1201 Ocean Blvd, Coos Bay.  Visit them online at  Open Monday through Saturday (541) 888-2535

Daugherty’s Maytag Home Appliance Center on Virginia Avenue in North Bend, for top of the line appliances including Maytag, Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, and Amana. They also have a huge selection of reconditioned appliances. Plus, expert home service on All brands of appliances or parts for the do-it-yourselfer.  Serving Coos Bay, North Bend, Reedsport, Bandon, Coquille and Myrtle Point! 1890 Virginia Ave in North Bend.

First Student is your local bus company transporting our most precious cargo–children.  But did you know they operate a charter service for your private events.  If you need group transportation for special events… Think First Student Charter Bus Rental.  Budget Friendly, impeccable safety record and the perfect fit to simplify your life. For information call 541-888-9131 or visit

Ken Ware Super Store serves the Oregon Coast with 5 acres of new and used vehicles in a rainbow of colors. They offer reliable service before and after the sale, with people who take pride in the community.  Ware is the best deal in Oregon on Chevrolets, Cadillacs, Buicks and GMC’s since 1984.  Learn more at

North Bend Lanes invites you to come see what all the fun is about!  Sign up now for fun summer leagues. Learn how to bowl. Meet new friends. Enjoy cosmic glow in the dark bowling.  And, you’ll love the great burgers and food at the Back Alley. North Bend Lanes, your family entertainment center. (541) 756-0571

Papa Murphy’s Pizza, a revolutionary way to enjoy pizza.  Made fresh using only the finest ingredients. Try the new Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza. Take one home tonight. Papa Murphy’s Take-N-Bake Pizza, Highway 101 Coos Bay or in the Newmark Plaza, North Bend.

Raindance Laundry is the place to go when you need cloth baby diapers. From preemie to toddler, they’ll take care of you and your baby. They also have washable and waterproof changing pads and are the place to go for the rash relief cream Boudreaux’s Butt Paste. Check them out, on Laclair Street, just off Ocean Boulevard, Coos Bay.

Tri-County Plumbing in Coos Bay is your kitchen and bathroom plumbing headquarters.  They offer excellent service and repair. Come in and see their beautiful showroom.  Serving the Coos, Curry & Douglas Counties.  CCB #134771.

This entry was posted on Friday, January 13th, 2012 and is filed under Local Events, Local News.