Community Programs & Services
COVID-19: Changes or modifications to regular programs are noted below. Thank you!
Bandon Senior Activity Center
June 2021: The Senior Center is Now Open
Check the Re-Opening Activity Schedule
Drop by the Bandon Senior Activity Center for a game of cards or a round of pool. Scheduled games and activities include Bridge, Cribbage, yoga, crafts, spinner’s group, TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), and more.
Our senior center is a casual setting for fun and social time. Choose a board game, work on a jigsaw puzzle, or just relax with friends. The senior center entrance is located at the southeast side of the community center.
Volunteers are invited to serve as host or hostess when regular activities resume. Call 541-347-4131 for more information.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Grab N Go -or- Stay for Lunch: 11 a.m.
In-person dining resumes July 20, 2021
Enjoy lunch with friends at Bandon’s Senior Meals program. Fresh salad bar and hot lunch are prepared and served at the Bandon Community Center three days per week.
Friends and community members of any age are also welcome. The suggested lunch price is $3 for seniors age 60 and older, their spouses, and those with disabilities. A $6 contribution is requested for those under age 60.
Homebound residents may request meal delivery by the Meals on Wheels program.
The Coos County Senior Nutrition Program is sponsored by South Coast Business Employment Corporation through its Area Agency on Aging office. Funding from the Older Americans’ Act helps support the program along with donations from local businesses and individuals.
There are no charges for meals for individuals age 60 or older, although participants are invited to contribute.
For more information about local senior services, contact SCBEC, 541-269-2013.
Good Neighbors Food Distribution
Drive-up distribution starting in April 2020. Learn more . . .
Good Neighbors provides supplemental food for individuals and families with low incomes.
Distribution is the first Tuesday of each month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Lions Club storage building in the parking area south of the Community Center.
Red Cross Blood Drives
Monthly– Look for the Red Cross van and sidewalk placard.
Regular blood drives with the American Red Cross are scheduled the first Tuesday of each month at the Bandon Community Center. Preregistration is highly encouraged. Check the schedule and sign up at RedCross.org.
To participate, donors should be in generally good health, weigh 110 lbs. or more, and be 17 years or older. In Oregon, 16-year-olds may donate with parent consent.
Learn more about donor eligibility as well as COVID-19 safety measures online at RedCross.org, or call 1-800-733-2767.
Tae Kwon Do
Regular hours 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday
Tae Kwon Do instruction for adults and youth is led by Jim Saxton of Coquille Martial Arts. For more information about classes and registration, contact Coquille Martial Arts, 541-396-5576.
E.A.T. Community Dinner
Cancelled until further notice, starting March 17, 2020
Regular schedule 5:30 p.m. Tuesday
Sit down to a nutritious home-style dinner at the Bandon Community Center. Everyone is welcome at E.A.T.
For more than 15 years, volunteers for Everyone At Table have prepped and served free community dinners especially for those with limited incomes. Those who are not on limited incomes are welcome and asked to help by donating for their meal. E.A.T. is a nonprofit organization working in partnership with other Bandon food share groups and Oregon Food Bank. Volunteer cooks and servers are invited. Use our Contact Form to request more information.