Community Calendar - Week of December 3, 2018

Dec 2, 2018

Community Calendar for Monday, December 3, 2018

The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services is holding two free Suicide Fatality Review Trainings for medical providers, coroner’s office staff, law enforcement, emergency responders, corrections, and more tomorrow morning from 8:30 to 11, or tomorrow afternoon from 1:30 to 4 at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive in Eureka. Reservations at PublicHealthPEI@co.Humboldt.ca.us.

The HPRC Connection is offering two free community classes “Tea with Nurse Laura” tomorrow morning, and December 28th from 11 to Noon focusing on discussions of pain management with cannabis, herbs, essential oils, diet, yoga and exercise, and “Herbal Healing with Candace” every Tuesday from Noon to 1, both at 334 F Street in Eureka. Questions to Naomi@TheConnectionHPRC.com.

The Pelican Bay Arts Association announces that the Manley Art Gallery presents an exhibition titled “Souls Captured” by Life Drawing Members tomorrow through December 31st with an artists’ reception Friday night during Art Walk, at 433 Oak Street in Brookings. PelicanBayArtsAssociation.org.

The Humboldt Permaculture Guild welcomes everyone to a free introductory look at grafting fruit trees, winter pruning for scion selection tomorrow evening at 5:30 at HSU’s CCAT in Arcata, in preparation for the Guild’s upcoming 6th annual Fruit Tree Scion Exchange to be held in February. HumboldtPermaculture.com.

The Arcata Library is having its Pre-school Story Time with Ms. Sue Wednesday mornings at 11, and its Movie Night Thursday evening at 6 featuring a screening of a film about a historical legend, at the Library behind City Hall on 7th Street in Arcata. 822-5954.

The Multi-Generational Center is offering its Christmas Teen Art class for ages 13 to 18 Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 5 at 2280 Newburg Road in Fortuna. RSVP and prepay at Eventbrite.com.

Hospice of Humboldt encourages community members to bring a memento or photo to place on the altar at its two free candle-lighting remembrance ceremonies “Light up a Life” Wednesday afternoon at 4 and again at 6 including reflections from Hospice speakers as well as live music by Elizabeth Smith and the Arcata Threshold Choir, at Hospice of Humboldt in Eureka. 445-8443. HospiceOHumboldt.org.

The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development invites you to take part in a public mental health workforce 10 to 15-minute survey to inform development of the 2020-2025 WET Five-Year Plan at OSHPD.ca.gov/wet-plan-survey-2018.
 

Community Calendar for Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services is holding two free Suicide Fatality Review Trainings for medical providers, coroner’s office staff, law enforcement, emergency responders, corrections, and more this morning from 8:30 to 11, or this afternoon from 1:30 to 4 at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive in Eureka. Reservations at PublicHealthPEI@co.Humboldt.ca.us.

The Humboldt Permaculture Guild welcomes everyone to a free introductory look at grafting fruit trees, winter pruning for scion selection this evening at 5:30 at HSU’s CCAT in Arcata, in preparation for the Guild’s upcoming 6th annual Fruit Tree Scion Exchange to be held in February. HumboldtPermaculture.com.

The Multi-Generational Center is offering its Christmas Teen Art class for ages 13 to 18 tomorrow afternoon from 3 to 5 at 2280 Newburg Road in Fortuna. RSVP and prepay at Eventbrite.com.

Hospice of Humboldt encourages community members to bring a memento or photo to place on the altar at its two free candle-lighting remembrance ceremonies “Light up a Life” tomorrow afternoon at 4 and again at 6 including reflections from Hospice speakers as well as live music by Elizabeth Smith and the Arcata Threshold Choir, at Hospice of Humboldt in Eureka. 445-8443. HospiceOHumboldt.org.

The Arcata Library is holding its Movie Night Thursday evening at 6 featuring a screening of a film about a historical legend, and welcomes all fiber people to come Knit, Chat, and Relax at its “Call to Yarns” every Friday afternoon from Noon to 1, at the Library behind City Hall on 7th Street in Arcata. 822-5954.

The Eureka Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society’s December holiday gathering on Thursday night, doors open at 7,  is featuring a program by Don Wallace discussing how and when to prune rhodies, at the Eureka Woman’s Club, 1531 J Street in Eureka. 443-8049.

The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services is holding an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Friday and Saturday. Reservations at EventBrite.com. Questions to PublicHealthPEI@co.Humboldt.ca.us or 268-2132.

The 52nd Humboldt International Film Fest is issuing a “Call for Entries” until the deadline of February 15th in animation, documentary, experimental, and narrative short films 30 minutes or less, at HumboldtFilmFestival.com.

Community Calendar for Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Arcata Library is welcomes all fiber people to come Knit, Chat, and Relax at its “Call to Yarns” every Friday afternoon from 11:30 to 1, and announces its Family Yoga Storytime Saturday morning at 11, all at the Library behind City Hall on 7th Street in Arcata. 822-5954.

The College of the Redwoods Child Development Center welcomes everyone to its 2nd annual Holiday Bazaar gift fundraiser Friday afternoon from 2 to 6 featuring local vendors, artisans, raffle prizes, food, and live music at the CDC located near the south side of the main parking lot, next to the football field. Free parking. 476-4337.

PBS North Coast and its partners the Humboldt County Library, the Eureka Woman’s Club, and Arcata’s Minor Theater invite the public to three free preview screenings of episode one from the Masterpiece Theater series “Victoria” season 3: on Friday afternoon at 2 at the Humboldt County Library in Eureka; Sunday afternoon at 3 for a tea in Victorian costume before the screening at the Eureka Woman’s Club; and Sunday morning, December 15th at 11 at the Minor Theater. Minor Theater screening reservations at 445-0813.

The Willow Creek Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual Tree Lighting Friday evening from 5 to 7 with carol singing, a Santa visit, hot chocolate and cookies at the information booth corner of Highways 299 and 96 in Willow Creek. WillowCreekChamber.com.

The Multi-Generational Center is offering its Zumba Junior class for ages 5 and up Friday nights from 6 to 6:55/ Pre-register at Eventbrite/com. ERVMGC.org.

The Pelican Bay Arts Association announces an artists’ reception Friday night during Art Walk for the Manley Art Gallery exhibition titled “Souls Captured” by Life Drawing Members through December 31st at 433 Oak Street in Brookings. PelicanBayArtsAssociation.org.

The Ferndale Repertory Theatre and the Humboldt Light Opera Company present performances of “A Christmas Story – The Musical” Friday and Saturday nights at 8, and matinees on Saturday and Sundays at 2 through Sunday, December 16th, at 447 Main Street in Ferndale. 786-5483. FerndaleRep.org.

The Community Bike Kitchen volunteer powered hands-on bicycle repair and learning center is now open four nights a week from 6 to 8 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays in a little yellow building on the south side of Jefferson Community Center campus at 1000 B Street in Eureka. There is a role for everyone who would like to be involved. 269-2061. Facebook.

Community Calendar for Thursday, December 6, 2018

The HSU Natural History Museum is offering a lecture by Tim Beam and Pairsa Belameric titled “Where’d the Porcupines Go?” tomorrow night from 7 to 8:15 at the Museum at 1242 G Street in Arcata. 426-4479. Humboldt.edu/NatMus.

The Institute for Sustainable Forestry is holding a tour of “Before and After Wildfire, Biochar and Prescribed Fire” Saturday where you can study fire safer perimeters, home brew biochar, and prescribed burns at locations depending on this year’s burn program. 244-4584. InstituteForSustainableForestry.com.

The Humboldt Grange is hosting its free Holiday Sale and Girt Wrapping Event for the public Saturday morning from 9 to 4 including handmade gifts, crafts, jewelry, soaps, and lotions plus gift-wrapping in the kitchen, and 5845 Humboldt Hill Road in Eureka. Facebook.

The City of Arcata Recreation Division’s 19th annual Holiday Craft Market is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10 to 4 at the Arcata Community Center. 822-7091. CityOfArcata.org.

The Multi-Generational Center announces its “Stocking Stuffer Boutique” Saturday morning from 10 to 2 of over 20 local artists and crafters plus a visit by Santa and digital pictures, at 2280 Newburg Road in Fortuna. ERVMGC.org.

The City of Arcata Recreation Division is hosting two fun and festive Holiday Castles and Graham Crackers Houses workshops on Saturday morning from 10:30 to Noon for ages 4 to 6, and Saturday afternoon from 1 to 2:30 for ages 7 to 10, in the Arts and Crafts room at the Arcata Community Center. Register at 822-7091. CityOfArcata.org.

The Arcata Library announces its Family Yoga Storytime Saturday morning at 11 at the Library behind City Hall on 7th Street in Arcata. 822-5954.

Bigfoot Daze is holding its annual benefit auction fundraiser Saturday morning, doors open at 11, and the drawing starts at 12:45. 530-629-2693. Bfd@willowcreekchamber.com. BigFootDaze.com.

The Lighthouse Repertory Theatre announces its USO Show “Entertaining the Troops” Saturday afternoon starting at 5 with a no host bar, an all American Dinner at 6, and entertainment from LRT’s past productions at 7, with live and silent auctions throughout the evening, at the VFW. 218-6077 WoodX8@yahoo.com.

Community Calendar for Friday, December 7, 2018

The Humboldt Council of the Blind invites all ages to the 9th non-annual benefit show tomorrow night from 8 to closing, featuring Vice-President Janes Forbes on the bass guitar and comedy by Council President Gavin Smiley and friends, at Siren’s Song Tavern, 325 Second Street in Old Town Eureka. 839-0588. HumGuide.com/HCB.

The Clarke Museum encourages members, new members, and supporters to wear hats and gloves to its “Tea at the Mansion” elegant afternoon benefit with live music by harpist Julia Sheppard, Sunday afternoon from 1 to 3 featuring a program of outfits from Mrs. Carson and Hettie Wilson, at the historic Carson Mansion in Eureka. Tickets at ClarkeMuseum.org. 443-1947.

The Multi-Generational Center is offering its slime- making Science class for scientists ages 6 to 12 Sunday afternoon from 2:30 to 4 at 2280 Newburg Road in Fortuna. Pre-register at Eventbrite.com. ERVMGC.org.

The McKinleyville Community Choir is presenting its holiday season concerts on three Sunday afternoons at 3 on December 9th at Azalea Hall, December 16th at the Arcata Playhouse, and December 23rd at the Trinidad Town Hall. Questions at 831-419-3247 or CCGreene46@gmail.com.

The Ferndale Community Choir invites you to its performances of a Christmas celebration in selections of sacred music to warm heart and soul Sunday afternoon at 3 at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka. 496-6429. FerndaleChoir.com.

The Ferndale Repertory Theatre and Kneeland School are cooperating to present a funny and adventurous original production titled “Reality in a Nutshell” free for Humboldt County Schools Monday through Friday mornings, December 10th through the 14th at 10 at the Ferndale Repertory Theater.  Reservations are required at 786-5483.

The City of Arcata Environmental Services Department advises builders that all construction activities causing soil disturbances are required to have appropriate erosion control Best Management Practices. The Arcata “Stormwater Best Practices Management Practices” manual is available at CityOfArcata.org BMP and the “Constructions Site Guidelines for Water Quality Protection” at CityOfArcata.org “contractor BMP”.

The League of Women Voters of Humboldt County is asking for nominations of people and organizations which educate, inspire or serves our community, for its “State of the Community” luncheon, which happens in April. 442-9252. LWVHC.org.

Community Calendar for Saturday, December 8, 2018

The Humboldt Council of the Blind invites all ages to the 9th non-annual benefit show tonight from 8 to closing, featuring Vice-President Janes Forbes on the bass guitar and comedy by Council President Gavin Smiley and friends, at Siren’s Song Tavern, 325 Second Street in Old Town Eureka. 839-0588. HumGuide.com/HCB.

The Clarke Museum encourages members, new members, and supporters to wear hats and gloves to its “Tea at the Mansion” elegant afternoon benefit with live music by harpist Julia Sheppard, tomorrow afternoon from 1 to 3 featuring a program of outfits from Mrs. Carson and Hettie Wilson, at the historic Carson Mansion in Eureka. Tickets at ClarkeMuseum.org. 443-1947.

The Multi-Generational Center is offering its slime- making Science class for scientists ages 6 to 12 tomorrow afternoon from 2:30 to 4 at 2280 Newburg Road in Fortuna. Pre-register at Eventbrite.com. ERVMGC.org.

The Ferndale Community Choir invites you to its performances of a Christmas celebration in selections of sacred music to warm heart and soul tomorrow afternoon at 3 at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka. 496-6429. FerndaleChoir.com.

The McKinleyville Community Choir is presenting its holiday season concerts on three Sunday afternoons at 3 tomorrow at Azalea Hall, December 16th at the Arcata Playhouse, and December 23rd at the Trinidad Town Hall. Questions at 831-419-3247 or CCGreene46@gmail.com.

The Ferndale Repertory Theatre and Kneeland School are cooperating to present a funny and adventurous original production titled “Reality in a Nutshell” free for Humboldt County Schools Monday through Friday mornings, December 10th through the 14th at 10 at the Ferndale Repertory Theater.  Reservations are required at 786-5483.

The City of Arcata Planning Department is holding its next regularly scheduled Planning Commission Tuesday evening, December 11th at 6 in the Arcata City Council Chambers. CityOfArcata.org.

Humboldt Made is offering a workshop series on “Intentional Marketing from the Inside Out” by Allie Heemstra continuing with “Social Media as a Catalyst for Connection” Wednesday, December 12th at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive in Eureka. 445-9720 extension 210. NorthCoastSBDC.org.

The Bayside Community Hall welcomes anyone interested in serving on the Bayside Community Hall board of directors to contact BaysideCommunityHall@gmail.com, before its December Membership Meeting.