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Wood Stove Replacement Incentive Grant Oppourtunity

Begins Monday, August 4 2014 at 12:00 AM

The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District’s Wood Stove Replacement Incentive Grant Program will begin accepting applications August 4, 2014 through September 4, 2014. The District’s grant is designed to assist in the replacement of high-polluting wood stoves or fireplaces with new EPA approved heating appliances. Successful grant recipients will be awarded $500.00 to be used for the purchase of a new, EPA approved heating appliance. Applications may be obtained at the District Office, on our website, or by phone.

For More Information:

North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District

707.443.3093

New Season Begins for the McKinleyville Community Choir

Begins Tuesday, September 2 2014 at 6:30 PM

Tues. evening, Sept. 2, 6:30, Grace Good Shepherd, 1450 Hiller Rd., McK., begins the new season for the McK. Comm. Choir. Anyone interested in the opportunity to sing a delightful variety of songs with a group of experienced as well as novice singers, is invited to join. There are no try-outs. There is a $50 fee, but there are scholarships and a sliding scale. The groups meets every Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m., preparing for performances throughout the north coast communities during the holiday season. There are opportunities for musicians to accompany the group. For questions, Robert Keiber, Dir., 822-7575, or Choir Manager Jean Browning, 839-2276. Open to adults and high school students.

For More Information:

McKinleyville Community Choir

707.443.1291

Farm to School Docent Orientation

Begins Thursday, September 4 2014 at 5:00 PM

Volunteers are needed to help lead farm field trips at DeepSeeded Community Farm and Shakefork Community Farm for 2-3rd graders this fall! As part of the Know Your Farmer program, these field trips help students develop a personal relationship with food and farming through hands-on activities that focus on science, agriculture, nutrition, social science, and more! Please attend the Farm to School Docent orientation on September 4th from 5-6 p.m. at the Greenway Building garden located at 1385 8th Street, Arcata to learn more. Trainings will be provided September 6th and 13th. Field trips will run 4 Wednesday and Thursday mornings in September.

For More Information:

Community Alliance with Family Farmers

707.826.0233

Farm to School Docent Program

Begins Thursday, September 4 2014 at 5:00 PM

Volunteers are needed to help lead farm field trips at DeepSeeded Community Farm and Shakefork Community Farm for 2-3rd graders this fall! As part of the Know Your Farmer program, these field trips help students develop a personal relationship with food and farming through hands-on activities that focus on science, agriculture, nutrition, social science, and more! Please attend the Farm to School Docent orientation on September 4th from 5-6 p.m. at the Greenway Building garden located at 1385 8th Street, Arcata to learn more. Trainings will be provided September 6th and 13th. Field trips will run 4 Wednesday and Thursday mornings in September.

For More Information:

Community Alliance with Family Farmers

707.826.0233

Dr. Belinda Batten speaks on marine renewable energy at HSU

Begins Thursday, September 4 2014 at 5:30 PM

HSU's Sustainable Futures Speaker Series presents Dr. Belinda Batten, Director of the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University. The title of her talk is “Catching the wave and rising with the tides: marine renewable energy at NNMREC.” Dr. Batten’s research interests include computational methods for control and optimization, mathematical modeling, and dynamics and control of wave energy devices. This is a free public lecture and will take place in BSS 166 on the HSU campus. For more information call (707) 826-4345 or visit the event website at www.schatzlab.org/about/publications/speaker_series.html.

For More Information:

Schatz Energy Research Center

707.826.4345

Wiyot Days & Honoring of the Elders

Begins Saturday, September 6 2014 at 12:00 AM

The Wiyot Tribe would like to invite the community to come and celebrate. There will be vendors, (we ask you bring own tables) ceremonial dance & Native Resistance with also be performing. Starting @ 2:30p.m. there will be a potluck/lunch. This event is a Drug & Alcohol free event. If you have a pet, please be respectful and leave them at home.

For More Information:

Wiyot Tribe

707.733.5055

Eel River Community Clean-Up

Begins Saturday, September 6 2014 at 10:00 AM

We are seeking volunteers to join us on Saturday September 6th, from 10 am to 3 pm for our 1st annual Eel River Cleanup!  There will be a check- in station on the south side of town at the end of Edwards Drive at the river access.  Please wear appropriate clothing including waterproof  boots or sturdy shoes, layered clothes and work gloves.  We encourage you to bring shovels or grabbers to collect trash if you have them.  We will be hosting a lunch for volunteers at noon and holding a drawing for prizes at the end of the cleanup.

For More Information:

Rio Dell - Scotia Chamber of Commerce

707.506.5081

Trinidad Artists' Market

Begins Sunday, September 7 2014 at 11:00 AM

Featuring wonderful works of art and crafts from local Artisans Live music by a wide variety of Humboldt's finest musicians and delicious BBQ! Begins Sunday, May 25 then Every Sunday through mid September 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Next to Murphy's Market in Trinidad (Exit 728 off CA-101) (Music Starts at Noon)

For More Information:

Trinidad Artists' Market

707.834.8720

Symphony of the Soil- the Movie

Begins Saturday, September 13 2014 at 6:30 PM

Please share with your organization,friends and family Symphony of the Soil - the Movie By Debra Koons Garcia. Showing sponsored by Locally Delicious This must-see film inspires our understanding that treating the soil right can help solve pressing environmental problems including climate change, dead zones, water scarcity and world hunger. Saturday, September 13, 2014 6:30 pm Arcata Theatre Lounge Your generous donation helps Locally Delicious provide fresh vegetables for the food bank, Food For People.

For More Information:

Locally Delicious

707.407.0047

The Latin Peppers

Begins Saturday, September 13 2014 at 7:30 PM

Opening our 2014-15 season The Fortuna Concert Series is pleased to present "The Latin Peppers" a group led by Jimmy Durchslag on trombone, who also does the arrangements. The group plays classic and contemporary Latin jazz and dance music. Orlando Morales plays congas, timbales and percussion. He has been a stalwart of the Latin scene in the SF Bay Area for many years. Rounding out the group are Andy Barnett on trumpet, Lee Phillips on bass and Tim Randles on piano and Jon Lewis on congas. Tickets for individual concerts and season tickets are available at the door. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

For More Information:

Fortuna Concert Series

707.768.3231

14th Annual Fall Conert

Begins Saturday, September 27 2014 at 7:00 PM

The 14th Annual Fall Concert features a fun variety of music from chamber pieces to jazz, with inspiring melodies of the Heartbeat Chorale, Dr. Luther Cobb and Levi Walls on piano. Tickets are $20.00 and available at the Breast and GYN Health Project office in Arcata, 825-8345, on our website www.hcbhp.org, and also available at the door.

For More Information:

The Breast and GYN Health Project

7078258345110

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

For More Information:

Del Norte Community Health Center

70746569256249

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 www.hcbhp.org.

For More Information:

The Breast and GYN Health Project

7078258345110