A Worldwide Candle Lighting event is planned for Dec. 8th at South Coast Hospice, 1620 Thompson Road, Coos Bay. The Compassionate Friends of Coos County’s 23rd annual Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe to honor the memories of those who have passed. Bring a framed picture, battery operated candle. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., refreshments provided, call 541 649-2424 for more information.