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Grandparents and Books

Begins Tuesday, August 16 2016 at 3:00 PM

Fortuna Library offers a free, ongoing weekly storytime with Cynthia. All ages welcome to drop in and hear an afternoon story every Tuesday.

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Fortuna Public Library

707.725.3460

Preschool Storytime

Begins Friday, August 19 2016 at 10:30 AM

Fortuna Library hosts an ongoing weekly storytime for kids ages2-6, read by rotating volunteer storytellers.

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Fortuna Public Library

707.725.3460

HSU FILMMAKER'S SHOWCASE

Begins Friday, September 30 2016 at 7:00 PM

SEX, DRUGS, ROCK 'N ROLL ARE TEMPORARY. FILM IS FOREVER! HSU FILM PRESENTS FILMMAKER’S SHOWCASE The HSU Filmmaker’s Showcase will take place on Friday, September 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theater. Don't miss this rare chance to watch the creative work of tomorrow's cinematic storytellers. The showcase will include award-winning films. Admission and parking are free!

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HSU Film

707.845.3066

51st Annual Humboldt Sponsors Rummage Sale

Begins Saturday, October 1 2016 at 9:00 AM

Don't miss the 51st annual Humboldt Sponsors Rummage Sale! Our biggest fundraiser encompasses three different buildings at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds in Eureka. Great bargains for the entire family on housewares, furniture, electronics, tools, books, clothing, jewelry, toys and sporting goods, including new items donated by local merchants. This annual rummage sale, which has become a Humboldt County tradition, is the organization’s primary fundraiser of the year. Proceeds benefit the youth of Humboldt County.

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Humboldt Sponsors

707.445.9335

Pastels on the Plaza

Begins Saturday, October 1 2016 at 9:00 AM

Saturday, October 1st, 2016 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. Businesses and Artists are all encouraged to sign up for the event. For more information please call 822-7206 or visit our webpage ncsheadstart.org

For More Information:

Northcoast Children's Services

707.822.1326

Faculty Artist Series: The Music of Libby Larsen

Begins Monday, October 3 2016 at 8:00 PM

Please join the Humboldt State University music faculty and friends for a special Monday night concert featuring the music of Libby Larsen, one of America's most respected and prolific living composers. The music is contemporary, but the musical language is accessible to everyone.

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Humboldt State University Department of Music

707.826.3531

Ocean Source Heat Pumps Cut Heating Costs & CO2 Emissions

Begins Thursday, October 6 2016 at 5:30 PM

HSU's Sustainable Futures Speaker Series presents a free public lecture by Andy Baker: “Saved By The Gyres: Ocean Source Heat Pumps Cut Heating Costs And CO2 Emissions In Coastal Alaska Cities” at 5:30 pm, Thursday 10/6/16, in Art B 102 on the HSU campus. Andy Baker is a registered professional engineer in Alaska and owner of YourCleanEnergy consulting in Anchorage. He has lived and worked in Alaska since 1998 and has significant experience in the financial evaluation and design of renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements. Andy’s work focus since 2009 has been on ocean source heat pumps systems for large facilities, and for district heating in coastal Alaska.

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Schatz Energy Research Center

707.826.4345

Explore the Coast

Begins Sunday, October 9 2016 at 12:00 PM

RCAA invites community members to the 3rd annual Explore the Coast event on Sun. 10/9 from 12-4pm at the Elk River Wildlife Sanctuary on the Hikshari' Trail in Eureka. Join us at this FREE family-friendly event and explore the coast while kayaking, roller skating, plein-air (open air) painting, birdwatching, mudflat digging, and other naturalist-led activities. All rentals are free or bring your own. Located at the foot of Hilfiker Ln. in south Eureka, turn at Hilfiker Pipe Co. www.rcaa.org for more information

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Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA)

707.269.2057

Sustainable Futures Speaker Series: Waste to Energy to Market

Begins Thursday, October 13 2016 at 5:30 PM

HSU's Sustainable Futures Speaker Series presents a free public lecture by Alex Eaton: “Waste to Energy to Market” at 5:30 pm, Thursday 10/13/16, in Art B 102 on the HSU campus. Eaton the co-founder and CEO of Sistema Biobolsa, a company that fabricates, distributes, finances and services small-scale biogas systems in Latin America. Based in Mexico, the company is currently growing into new markets. Eaton is also the co-founder of the Latin America Biogas Network and the Mexico Biogas Program of the International Renewable Resources Institute. He has a B.A. in journalism from Western State College of Colorado and an M.S. from the Energy Technology and Policy master's program at HSU.

For More Information:

Schatz Energy Research Center

707.826.4345

Rug Finishing Techniques

Begins Thursday, October 13 2016 at 6:45 PM

Here in Humboldt we have an accomplished weaver among us who designs and produces stunning floor textiles. On Thursday October 13th in the Bay Room of the Wharfinger Building, 1 Marina Way in Eureka, the Humboldt Handweavers and Spinners Guild will present local weaver, Nancy Kennedy. Her program will feature her weaving journey and highlight finishing techniques for rugs.

For More Information:

Humboldt Handweavers and Spinners Guild

707.599.2729

Clarke Museum Rummage Sale

Begins Saturday, October 15 2016 at 11:00 AM

Our first annual rummage sale is your chance to find museum-quality items such as antique toys, dolls, furniture, tools and more. Also for sale will be southwest pottery, non-local Native American and African baskets, and other items donated to the museum for fundraising purposes.

For More Information:

Clarke Historical Museum

707.443.1947

Archaeology & Cultural Awareness Day

Begins Saturday, October 15 2016 at 11:00 AM

The museum is partnering with CA State Parks, Redwood National Park, and Humboldt State University Anthropology Club, as well as local volunteers and artisans, to provide demonstrations on local native American basket weaving, flint knapping (how to make stone tools and blades), indoor and outdoor activities for all ages, and make & take art projects. ​While the event is taking place inside, we will also have the street in front of the museum blocked off for a street fair. Along with other refreshments, we will also have the street in front of the museum blocked off for a street fair. Along with other refreshments, we will be selling Indian Tacos and there will be several vendors.

For More Information:

Clarke Historical Museum

707.443.1947