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April 24 meeting of the Rhododendron Society

Begins Thursday, April 24 2014 at 7:00 PM

The Thursday, April 24th meeting of the Rhody Society will feature Jack Olson, coming in from Oregon to share his enthusiasm and expertise in garden design featuring rhododendrons as the perennials, interesting foliage, and companion plants. He has been hybridizing rhodies for years, creating trophy-winning trusses (blooms); he'll show some of them via his photos. The gathering will be held at the Eureka Woman's Club, 1531 J St., 7 p.m. where, along with the program, a short business meeting, refreshments, a raffle, door prize, and camaraderie will complete the agenda. The public is always welcome. Questions: 443-8049

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Eureka Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society

707.443.1291

I Will Show You Fear in a Handful of Dust an original Tragedy

Begins Thursday, April 24 2014 at 8:00 PM

Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre presents 'I Will Show You Fear in a Handful of Dust', an original tragedy created by the MFA Class of 2015. This one-weekend performance run is the culmination of a nine-week study exploring the theatrical realm of Tragedy. The ensemble will combine poetry, movement, and staging to create a truly unique performance event. The show will run in the Carlo Theatre in Blue Lake, 131 H Street, on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 24-27 at 8 p.m. All student performances at Dell’Arte are pay-what-you-can, with reservations highly encouraged. To reserve tickets, call 707-668-5663 ext 20 or visit www.dellarte.com.

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Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

707.668.5663

Dolbeer Steam Donkey Days

Begins Saturday, April 26 2014 at 10:00 AM

California State Parks invites the public to commemorate its 150th anniversary at the annual Dolbeer Steam Donkey Days, with steam train rides, lumberjack contests, an 1850s,60s tent encampment, black powder demonstrations,19th century games, food, music and more! This free event takes place on Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th. Living history activities will take place on Saturday only. Steam trains will run both Saturday and Sunday. Event hours are 10:00am to 4:30pm.

For More Information:

Clarke Historical Museum

707.443.1947

42nd Annual Rhododendron Show

Begins Saturday, April 26 2014 at 10:00 AM

The local Rhododendron Society's 42 Annual Rhododendron Show will be Sat., Apr. 26 and Sun., Apr. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day held at St. Barnard Elem. School's Miles Hall, 115 Henderson, in Eureka. There will be an accompanying Plant Sale featuring rhodies and azaleas that do well in this area, and each day will feature a care and maintenance workshop provided by Don Wallace of Singing Tree Gardens and Nursery. The public is invited to enter trusses, arrangements, and photographs. For details, contact Show Chair, Mary Marking, 839-2073. Miles Hall is on the Parade route, so if entering something into the show or visiting the show or checking out the sale, take a parallel access street

For More Information:

Eureka Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society

707.443.1291

Breakfast in Bayside and Electric Vehicle Show

Begins Sunday, April 27 2014 at 8:00 AM

Bring the family to Breakfast in Bayside at the Bayside Grange on Sunday, April 27, 8:00 a.m. to noon, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. This quarter's gourmet breakfast features live music by the Trombones@4 . In celebration of Earth Day, we will hold our Seventh Annual Electric Vehicle Show concurrent with the breakfast in conjunction with the Humboldt Electric Vehicle Association (heva.org). Tickets are $8, $5 for kids and seniors, ages 80+ and 2 and under are free. For more info, call (707)822-9998, email: admin@baysidegrange.org, or see baysidegrange.org, or visit us on Facebook: facebook.com/baysidegrange.

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Bayside Grange #500

707.822.9998

Free Workshop- HVAC Fundamentals

Begins Thursday, May 1 2014 at 8:30 AM

Free Redwood Coast Energy Authority workshop for building owners, architects, facilities personnel, energy consultants, and other building professionals interested in an overview of mechanical systems.

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Redwood Coast Energy Auhtority

707.269.1700

Super Saturday!

Begins Saturday, May 3 2014 at 8:30 AM

Local early educators are invited to the Super Saturday "Communication" training on Saturday May 3rd, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Humboldt State University Behavioral and Social Science Building. Whether it is with children, parents, or other staff members, communication is key to having good relationships and reducing stress. The workshops, “Building and Maintaining Positive Relationships with Parents” and “Addressing Difficult Issues and Resolving Conflicts”, are led by early childhood educators who have been there and are here to help you! To register & for more information: call Changing Tides Family Services at (707) 444-8293 or email info@changingtidesfs.org

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Changing Tides Family Services

707.444.8293

Bring a Friend, Take a Walk, Buy a Plant

Begins Saturday, May 3 2014 at 9:00 AM

The Humboldt Botanical Garden invites you to "Free Day in the Garden" and Annual Plant Sale. "Bring a Friend, Take a Walk, Buy a Plant" takes place on Saturday May 3, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m. Admission to the Garden is free. There are loads of gorgeous plants to replace those you lost in the winter freeze! All plants are healthy and looking for a home in your garden. There is plenty of free parking. Buy a plant and Take Home a Piece of the Garden!

For More Information:

Humboldt Botanical Garden Foundation

707.442.5139

Blue Ox Radio 12th Annual May Day Living History & Artisan F

Begins Saturday, May 3 2014 at 10:00 AM

Blue Ox Youth & Community Radio invites you to attend our 12th Annual May Day Living History & Artisan Fair fundraiser for our station. Local bands include: Tumbleweeds, Compost Mountain Boys, Striped Pig String Band, & many more will be performing on 3 stages. Old Town Carriage Company will be offering carriage rides! Visiting crafts people will demonstrate Weaving, Stained Glass, Blacksmithing, Woodworking, Ceramics, & more! Come enjoy Microbrew & Barbeque! A May Pole dance at noon. Bring the whole family & spend the the day. Sat. May 3rd, 10am - 6pm at Blue Ox Historic Park, corner of First & X Streets in Eureka. $10 per person, $9 w/food bank, kids 12 & under free. For info 444-3437

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Blue Ox Radio KKDS 97.7FM

707.444.3437

Free Comic Book Day

Begins Saturday, May 3 2014 at 11:00 AM

On Saturday May 3, 2014 the McKinleyville Library will be celebrating Free Comic Book Day! Come by during open hours to pick up a free comic book. We will also have a Super Story Time with computer our volunteer Liz the story lady. Story time is at 11 a.m. We are also taking sign-ups for two sessions of the collaborative story telling game, “Happy Birthday, Robot!” This game is for ages 6 and up; players take turns adding or subtracting words from sentences to tell the story of Robot’s birthday. Call during open hours to reserve your spot for either 1:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.! We will have staff in super hero guise, and encourage you to come by as your favorite character as well.

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McKinleyville Public Library

707.839.4459

33rd Annual Atalanta's Victory Run & Walk

Begins Sunday, May 11 2014 at 10:00 AM

Six Rivers Running Club and North Coast Co-op invite you to the 33rd annual Atalanta Victory Run and Walk, an all women event. Atalanta takes place on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11 at 10 a.m. The run and walk begins and ends at the North Coast Co-op, 811 I St. in Arcata. Get together with friends and family for this opportunity to be healthy, have fun, and support women’s health. Each participant receives a ribbon and flower when they finish. Pre-register by April 1 to order your safety yellow women’s-style running shirt with the Atalanta logo. Registration forms and more information can be found at 6rrc.com.

For More Information:

Humboldt Community Breast Health Project

707.825.8345