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COMMUNITY CALENDAR for the week of April 16, 2018

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MONDAY, April 16, 2018

The Arcata Playhouse is offering spring break theater workshops for kids: Creative Movement and Clowning for ages 6 to 8, and Mask-Making and Comedy for ages 9 to 12, today through Friday mornings from 9 to 3:30 at the Arcata Playhouse, 1251 9th Street in Arcata, culminating in final Saturday presentations in Cirqu Du Schwazee.
The Adult Day Health Care of Mad River is offering tours for families who are interested in learning more about its services for adults with dementia and those who are dependent on others for some of their care, today through Friday mornings from 10 to 1. Reservations may be made at
The Coastal Conservancy announces the availability of “Explore the Coast” grants until the deadline of today for public agencies, tribes, and nonprofits to help more people explore California’s spectacular coast.
HSU OLLI’S Brown Bag Lunch welcomes you to bring your lunch and a friend to a free presentation about the “Lost Coast Outpost” by Editor Hank Sims, today at Noon in the Hospice of Humboldt Conference Room, 3327 Timber Fall Court in Eureka.
The Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship announces a concert of original funny songs about racism, guns, climate, inequality, bigotry and more titled “ReZist” by Roy Zimmerman tonight at 7 at the Humboldt UU Fellowship, 24 Fellowship Way in Bayside. 822-3793.
Humboldt Teen Court is putting out a “call to artists” ages 13 to 18 until tomorrow for “Second Chances: An Exhibition that Explores Personal Growth and Transformation” to The Brenda Tuxford Gallery at 939 Harris Street in Eureka for display at the May 5th Arts Alive! 
The Adult Day Health and Alzheimer’s Services is holding caregiver support groups tomorrow morning from 10 to 11 at the Mad River Hospital Minkler Education Room in Arcata, and Wednesday afternoon from 1 to 2 at the Alzheimer’s Resource Library, 1901 California Street in Eureka. 445-9747, ext. 3203.
The Lost Coast Interpretive Association, Shelter Cove Arts and Recreation Foundation, and the King Range Alliance invite all southern Humboldt kindergarten to 8th grades students to compete in the Earth Day 2018 Poster Contest until the deadline of received by Friday afternoon at 4 to: LCIA, PO Box 69, Whitethorn, CA 95589 or to the King Range BLM or the Shelter Cove Library.

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TUESDAY, April 17, 2018

The College of the Redwoods Art Department is hosting a public lecture by HSU Assistant Professor, visual artist, and CR student exhibition juror Stephen Natchtigall this afternoon at 2 in CR’s Creative Arts Building, room 139 followed by the CR annual Juried Student Exhibition public reception and awards ceremony from 4 to 6, at CR in Eureka. 476-4100, ext. 4869. 
The Fortuna Library welcomes new girls to the monthly regular Girl Scouts Troup meeting tomorrow afternoon from 5 to 6 and every third-Wednesday, and families to its free Family Movie screening tomorrow night from 6:30 to 8:30 at 753 14th Street in Fortuna. 725-3460. (HUM-LIBE)
The Humboldt International Film Festival announces that the 51st Humboldt International Film Fest is taking place tomorrow through Saturday evenings with screenings from 5 to 7. Tickets at
The Redwood Women’s Foundation presents “Unstopppable: Humboldt Grace” with Lelehnia Du Bois tomorrow night from 6 to 9 at 931 3rd Street in Eureka. Register at
The Sanctuary in Arcata is holding an old time fiddle music and happy honky-tonk country concert by Spokane’s Misty Mountain Pony Club tomorrow night at 7 with dancing highly recommended. Facebook.
The HSU Library and English Department present local author, poet, and educator Zev Levinson tomorrow night from 7 to 8 exploring the colorful history, rich diversity, and the stunning geography of the Humboldt Bay/Six Rivers region through lyrical poetry and archival photography from his new book “Song of Six Rivers”, in the HSU Library 2nd-floor Fishbowl Room in Arcata.
The Eel River MultiGenerational Center is offering a series of 5 Pregnancy Yoga classes to build a better body for you and your baby by Laurie Birdsong starting Thursday from Noon to 1 at the MGC, 2280 Newburg Road in Fortuna. RSVP at 725-3300.
The School of Adaptive Agriculture invites you for two 3-day hands-on natural building workshops to learn straw bale and natural plaster construction with expert Michael Smith Friday to Sunday for Straw Bales, and Friday to Sunday, April 27th to the 29th for Natural Plasters and Finishing. Register at

Tobacco Free Humboldt invites everyone to get involved with its Humboldt Kick Butts cigarette butt clean-up for all of April at any time, and then share you pictures with

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WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018

The Adult Day Health and Alzheimer’s Services is holding a caregiver support group tomorrow afternoon from Noon to 1:30 at the United Methodist Church Fireplace Room at 922 N Street in Fortuna. 445-9747, ext. 3203.
The Sustainable Speaker Series presents founder and Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Cannabis and Social Policy Dominic Corva in a talk on “Rethinking the Nature of Cannabis and Social Policy in the Context of Post Prohibition” tomorrow afternoon at 5:30 in HSU’s Founders Hall room 118 in Arcata.
Dell’Arte’s 2nd year MFA Ensemble dives into the realm of Tragedy through physical and vocal alchemy tomorrow through Sunday.
Mendocino Cannabis Resource presents the MCR Conference 2018 and 420 Celebration Friday morning starting at 9 with panels on: Environmental Regulations, Mendocino County Regulations, State Regulations, and afternoon with panels on License Types, Cannabusiness Models, and Direct Marketing, followed by a 420 Celebration with DJ Green B, at the Little Lake Grange, 291 School Street in Willits. Tickets at 223-4307. 
Wild Souls Ranch Community Partners invites those who work with adopted, at-risk, and foster youth to come visit at its Open House Friday morning from 11 to 2 to learn about its services at 2870 Nelson Lane in Fortuna. RSVP at
The College of the Redwoods welcomes college and high school students to a UC Meet and Greet to learn about the transfer process to UC schools, Friday afternoon from 3:30 to 6 with a wrap-up dinner hosted by CR’s Associated Students in multiple rooms on the CR main campus. Meet in front of the CR Humanities Building. Info at
The California Cancer Crushers present the 6th annual “Wings for a Cure” benefit 21-and-over event of a live auction, silent auction, and Dutch raffle Friday night from 6 to 9 at the Loleta Fireman’s Pavilion, 824 Loleta Drive in Loleta. 498-7231
The Eureka Chamber Music Series presents the Arianna Quartet in a concert of quartets of Shostakovich and Ravel, and a Brahms piano quintet with Pianist Tian Ying, followed by a reception, Friday night, doors open at 7 at the Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Avenue in Eureka.
The Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt is now accepting applications until the deadline of May 31st from individuals interested in serving on the Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury for fiscal year 2018-2019. Contact administration at 269-1200 and for application information.

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THURSDAY, April 19, 2018

The Institute for Sustainable Forestry continues its 2018 field season with a day stewardship tour on “Enhancing Forest Biodiversity at Homestead Scale in Salmon Creek Fools Farm” Saturday. 244-4584.
The Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public birding field trip Saturday morning at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, rain or shine. Bring your binoculars and meet leader Michael Morris at 8:30 in the parking lot at the end of South I Street, Klopp Lake in Arcata. 
The North Coast Growers Association announces the SSI Market Match once-a-month Voucher Program distribution for recipients to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables Saturday morning on the Arcata Plaza, and at participating Farmers Markets. 441-9999. 
The Redwood Region Audubon Society announces that the new book “Birding Guide to Humboldt” is to be released Saturday and Sunday in a benefit sale at the Godwit Café in the Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, and area bookstores and visitors centers.
The Friends of the Dunes and the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust are holding a smartphone-powered BioBlitz exploring tide pools exposed during the low tide, Saturday morning from 10 to Noon at Baker’s Beach. All ages and skill levels are welcome to meet at the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust in Trinidad near the library. 
The Arcata Veterans Group is hosting a Community Clean-up Project Saturday morning from 10 to 1. Meet at 1425 J Street in Arcata to walk to the site.
The 50th Kinetic Grand Championship is accepting volunteer applications for the annual Memorial Day week end race, and is holding its volunteer meeting Saturday afternoon from Noon to 2 at the Kinetic Museum, 518 A Street in Eureka. Volunteer coordinator Susanne 733-3841.
The Friends of the Dunes invites you to join a Dunes Naturalist on a guided bird walk at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center Saturday afternoon as part of the annual Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival. The Tour begins and finishes from Noon to 3:30 at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane in Manila. Register at  
Sanctuary Forest is now accepting applications until the deadline of Tuesday, May 1st for six scholarships for local graduating seniors. Anna at 986-1087, ext. 9# or

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FRIDAY, April 20, 2018

The Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods along with the McKinleyville Community Services District are hosting the first annual “Vines by the Sea: Celebration of Hops and Grapes, Beer, and Wine Festival” benefit for the McKinleyville Teen and Community Center Saturday afternoon from 1 to 5 at Pierson Park in McKinleyville. Tickets at
The HSU Third Street Gallery presents a free Gallery Talk by the artist Keith Schneider Saturday afternoon at 3, in a tour through his solo exhibition of a survey of his works from 1996 to 2018, at 416 Third Street in Old Town Eureka.
The Bayside Community Hall invites the family to Breakfast to Bayside Sunday morning from 8 to Noon featuring music by The Vanishing Pints, the 10th annual Electric Vehicle Show, and Mimosas for sale at 2297 Jacoby Creek road. Facebook. 
The Sequoia Park Zoo and Foundation announce the free “Party for the Planet” annual Earth Day celebration event of explorations, fun craft activities, eco-exhibits, animal feedings, native plants, and more Sunday morning from 10 to 5 at the Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W Street in Eureka. 
The Shelter Cove Volunteer Project and Celebration is being held Sunday morning from 10 to 3: the Volunteer Project is pulling pampas grass from 10 to 1; and the Earth Day Celebration happens from 1 to 3. Meet at the Shelter Cove Community Clubhouse. Questions call the King Range BLM office at 986-5400.
The Eel River Multi-Generational Center is offering its Earth Day Center beautification event of fun for the whole family at the MGC Sunday morning from 11 to 1 featuring planting and gardening, crafts, earth day science projects, and snacks. RSVP and prepayment at 725-3300.
The Festival of Spring Orchestra with composer/oboist Michael Kibbe are presenting a performance of Trinidad Tapestry, Greig’s Holberg Suite, and Bartok’s Rumanian Dances plus the Mozart Divertmento for Strings Sunday.
Godwit Days and the Friends of the Dunes invite you for guided bird walk Sunday afternoon from Noon to 3:30 with Dunes Naturalist Alexa DeJoannis at the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Start and end at the Arcata Community Center parking lot, 321 Community Park Way to carpool to the site. Register at 
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is hosting The Alpha Group’s Crime Analysis Applications Training 3 in-person classes taught by Steven L. Gottlieb, Monday through Friday, April 23rd to the 27th to earn a certificate in Crime Analysis, at 5179 Crater Lake Highway, Central Point, Oregon.

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SATURDAY, April 21, 2018

Area 1 Agency on Aging presents its 6th annual “Being Here Now” art show, celebrating older Americans month for the May 5th Arts Alive, and invites artist ages 60 and older to submit art pieces until the deadline of Thursday morning, April 26th from 9 to 3:30 at 434 7th Street Suite A in Eureka. 442-3763.
The Northcoast Regional Land Trust is now holding a public comment period until Monday, April 30th for feedback from its landowner and funding partners, supporters, and the public concerning its upcoming accreditation renewal. Submit comments at or fax to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission 518-587-3183.
The Eureka Branch of the NAACP invites the community to the 48th annual Charles Washington Soul Food Dinner benefit Saturday afternoon, May 5th, from 4 to 7 at the Eureka Women’s Club, 1531 J Street in Eureka. Tickets are now available with Sharrone Blanck at 775-338-1909 and at the door. 
English Express is now accepting donations of Dutch raffle prizes until May 11th for its English Express Benefit community event of a dinner, live entertainment, no-host bar, and dessert auction scheduled for Sunday evening, May 20th from 5 to 7 at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka. Arrange for pick up at 443-5021 or
The HSU Third Street Gallery is presenting a free exhibition of works by HSU Professor Keith Schneider titled “Selected Works: Drawing, Mixed Media, and Ceramics” until May 13th, Tuesday through Sunday afternoons from Noon to 5 at 416 3rd Street in Eureka.  
The Mateel Community Center is now accepting volunteer, food, craft vendor, sponsorship, and handmade artisan applications for its 42nd annual Summer Arts and Music Festival scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, June 2nd and 3rd at Benbow State Recreation Area. 923-3368.
The Humboldt Office of Elections is now accepting application submissions for paid Poll Workers and Election Workers for the upcoming Statewide Direct Primary Election on June 5th. Contact Lucinda Jackson at or 445-7481.
Tri-County Independent Living is planning on taking local community disability advocates to attend the 14th annual Disability Capitol Action Day scheduled for June 7th, and is seeking people with a disability interested in developing leadership skills and joining TCIL in participating in Action Day. Cindy at 445-8404.
The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the North Coast Board of Directors are seeking a board member. Contact 445-4871.