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Scaling Renewable Energy: A Perspective from Google

Begins Thursday, October 2 2014 at 5:30 PM

HSU's Sustainable Futures Speaker Series presents “Scaling Renewable Energy: A Perspective from Google,” a free public lecture by Sam Arons. Arons is a member of Google's Global Infrastructure team where, as part of the team's global data center strategy, he helps lead the development and implementation of the company's global renewable energy strategy. Key efforts of the team include managing the company's energy portfolio and sourcing as much renewable energy as possible to power the datacenters. The lecture will take place in BSS 166 on the HSU campus. For more information call (707) 826-4345 or visit the event website at

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Schatz Energy Research Center


Pastels on The Plaza

Begins Saturday, October 4 2014 at 8:00 AM

The first Saturday in October is the day families, farmers, art aficionados and sponsors gather on the Arcata Plaza for the largest “art show” of the year. The gallery sidewalk is surrounded with music and the fresh produce of the local farmers market. This benefit for Northcoast Children's Services is supported by local businesses that sponsor an artist by making a donation of $125 or $225 for a square of sidewalk art. Northcoast Children’s Services’ preschool programs provide support to more than 1000 low income families with young children in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties each year. For more information call 707-822-7206 or visit the website at

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Northcoast Children's Services


Humboldt Sponsors Rummage Sale

Begins Saturday, October 4 2014 at 9:00 AM

Don't miss the 49th annual Humboldt Sponsors Rummage Sale. Now held in four different buildings at Redwood Acres, this popular fundraiser features great bargains for the whole family on housewares, furniture, electronics, tools, books, clothing, jewelry, toys and sporting goods, including new items donated by local merchants. Humboldt Sponsors, a local non-profit organization, raises funds solely to benefit the youth of Humboldt County. For more information, call Lornah Peterson, co-chair, at 443-1348.

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Humboldt Sponsors


Taste of Orthodoxy Ethnic Food and Dance Festival

Begins Saturday, October 4 2014 at 12:00 PM

Eureka’s 11th annual Ethnic Food and Dance Festival will take place on Saturday October 4th between noon and 4 pm, as usual on the grounds of St Innocent’s Orthodox Church, located at 939 F Street, Eureka. This popular “Taste of Orthodoxy” annual event will once again feature local ethnic band Chubritza together with a variety of Central European and Greek food booths. The popular “4th of July gyro booth” will make one last appearance until next year and the Russian tea room will serve such delicacies as Italian Tiramisu and traditional lemon pound cake. The choir will offer hourly Byzantine chant performances during guided tours of this historic temple buildt in 1883.

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St Innocent Orthodox Church


HSU Symphonic Band & Jazz Orchestra

Begins Saturday, October 4 2014 at 8:00 PM

HSU Jazz Orchestra directed by Dan Aldag pays tribute to legendary composer and pianist Horace Silver, and the Symphonic Band directed by Paul Cummings plays lesser- known works of 20th century composers Gershwin, Holst, Vaughan Williams and Alberto Ginastera, in their shared concert on Saturday October 4 at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall on the HSU campus. Concert produced by HSU Music Department. More information online at

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HSU Music Department


Eureka Heritage Society's Annual Home Tour

Begins Sunday, October 5 2014 at 12:00 PM

There are 11 homes this year as well as musicians, artists, vintage cars and more. The tour tickets are $20 prior to the tour date and $25 the day of the tour. Tickets can be purchased at or Annex 39 next to the Eureka Theater, Eureka Books, Shady Lady, Rookery Books in Arcata, Rings Pharmacy in Ferndale, Greens Pharmacy in Fortuna and A&L Feed in McKinleyville. Additional information is available at the website as well as our Facebook page, Eureka Heritage Society.

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Eureka Heritage Society


A Portfolio Approach to Sustainable Transportation

Begins Thursday, October 9 2014 at 5:30 PM

HSU's Sustainable Futures Speaker Series presents “A Portfolio Approach to Sustainable Transportation,” a free public lecture by Dr. Joan Ogden. Ogden is Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at UC Davis and Director of the Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways Program at the Institute of Transportation Studies. In this talk, she will examine the options for meeting sustainability and energy security goals in the transport sector, and discuss barriers to their implementation. The talk will take place in BSS 166 on the HSU campus. For more information call (707) 826-4345 or visit the event website at

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Schatz Energy Research Center


Oct. 9 Meeting of the Humboldt Rose Society

Begins Thursday, October 9 2014 at 7:00 PM

Pete Haggard, who with his wife, Judy, are co-authors of the outstanding field guide, "Insects of the Pacific Northwest," will provide a beautiful photo presentation on "Common Insects of Humboldt," bringing the subject matter safely up close. Interested members of the public are welcome. Bring questions and specimens to be identified. The group's rosarians--members with advanced training in the care and maintenance of roses--will be available for rose questions. Refreshments served. Questions about the meeting or HRS: 443-1284.

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Humboldt Rose Society


Prescription: Pets (Rx: Pets) volunteer workshop

Begins Saturday, October 11 2014 at 9:00 AM

Prescription: Pets (Rx: Pets), a visiting animal group and an affiliate of Delta Society's ® Pet Partners ® program, is offering Northern California residents and their pets an opportunity to bring smiles to local hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.Is your pet reliable, controllable and predictable? Then you would make an excellent Pet Partner Team and Rx: Pets volunteer!! This special volunteer job is for those who wish to volunteer to share their pet with the healthcare facilities in the Humboldt community. The training to become a Rx: Pets Pet Partner is for humans only; the animal members of the Pet Partner team will receive coaching later.

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Prescription: Pets (Rx: Pets)


Archaeology & Cultural Awareness Day

Begins Saturday, October 11 2014 at 11:00 AM

Archaeology Month is a national program to promote the preservation of our country’s heritage. The Clarke Historical Museum is offering a free day sponsored by Redwood Capital Bank to celebrate this important program. We will partner with CA State Parks, Redwood National Park, and Humboldt State University Anthropology Club, as well as local volunteers and artisans to provide demonstrations on basket weaving, flint knapping (how to make stone tools and blades), bow/arrow making, indoor and outdoor activities for all ages, healthy snacks and make & take art projects.

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Clarke Historical Museum


Christopher Atzinger

Begins Saturday, October 11 2014 at 7:30 PM

Classical concert pianist Christopher Atzinger will appear in concert at the Fortuna Monday Club located at 610 Main Street in Fortuna, CA on Saturday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is a production of the Fortuna Concert Series. Ticket prices are General Admission $10; Students and Seniors $8. Tickets for individual concerts are available at the door. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

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Fortuna Concert Series


14th Annual Binational Health Fair/Get Covered Fair

Begins Sunday, October 12 2014 at 12:00 PM

"Get Covered, Get Healthy" Promoting the Physical, Cultural Health, and Well-Being of the Del Norte County Community. Come Celebrate With US: - flu shots, blood pressure checks, glucose level checks, pap smears and other FREE health services - pre-screenings, consultations, and information specific to getting your family insured - great food, music, and entertainment - kids games, crafts, and activities - face painting and bouncy houses - The Wonder Bus - food and craft vendors FREE Prize Raffles Winners of the student essay contest

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Del Norte Community Health Center


Zumbathon benefit

Begins Sunday, October 26 2014 at 12:00 PM

On Sunday, October 26, Marla Joy and local Zumbathon teachers will be leading a two-hour Zumbathon benefit for the Breast and GYN Health Project, at the Bayside Grange. It’s exercise in disguise for a good cause! There will be dutch raffle with about 70 items, so arrive early to check it out. Registration is $10-$15 on a sliding scale, and the event will take place from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. followed by the raffle. For more information, call BGHP at 825-8345 or check out

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The Breast and GYN Health Project