The Humboldt Arts Council is hosting a “Second Saturday Family Arts Day” at 2pm Saturday at the Morris Graves Museum of Art (636 F St., Eureka).
This monthly event is always free. Families are invited to participate together in art creation workshops that complement current exhibits at the museum. But this month it’s a special edition workshop celebrating with heartfelt art. Everyone creates baskets woven from recycled materials and colorful threads. Inspired by “Powerful Fragility”.
Attendees are invited to explore the exhibition and meet in the Rotunda for the day’s projects, with the support and guidance of art educator Genevieve Kjesbu. We will provide all materials.
Performers from Eureka’s Irish Dance Academy present an Afternoon of Dance at the Morris Graves Museum of Art on Sundays at 2pm.
This festive and lively performance sees dancers of all skill levels, young and old, beginners to champion dancers, “kick your heels” and dance to the tune of your choice. Reels, light jigs, slip jigs, treble jigs, horn pipes.
There are also traditional set dances in hard shoes and choreographed to specific songs. These include ‘The Traveling Job’, ‘Fairy King’ and ‘St. Patrick’s Day’ originating in Limerick, Ireland in the early 1800s. In addition to traditional music, some “playful tunes” are danced. For more information about the Irish Dance Academy, please contact Shelley Fugate at 707-834-5333.
The Morris Graves Museum of Art is located at 636 F St., Eureka. Admission is $5 for adults. $2 for seniors (65+), veterans, and students with ID. Free for children 17 and under, families with EBT cards and valid ID, and museum members.
The Redwood Area Audubon Society will present a program with Robert Childs on Wednesday, March 15, at 7:30 PM, titled “Arbording in Humboldt County: Recording, Editing, and Learning Bird Songs.”
Childs, creator of the website earbirdinghumboldt.com, shares tips for identifying birds by their songs and calls. This includes instructions on how to use your phone to record and study birdsong, and how to use easy-to-use sound editing software to convert the recordings into phone alarm sounds or submit them to Cornell Labs. Includes steps to Childs plays recordings of rare local bird calls unfamiliar to the casual birder, mammal calls often mistaken for bird calls, and his favorite bird calls from Guatemala and Australia. .
Childs received a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1975, and then taught science in the state’s high schools for nine years, including short courses in ornithology and entomology. After working summers in Sequoia National Park and starting a company rappelling into vertical caves in Mexico, in 1989 he and his wife moved to Humboldt County, where he taught for 21 years at Eureka High School. rice field. There he developed science classes in the environmental field and organized “adventure education trips” for ten of his students to Belize and Guatemala. He has observed birds in more than 20 of his countries, participated in the caving expeditions of Borneo that led to the formation of national parks, and backcountry insects and art in his press poster “Common Butterflies in Coastal Humboldt County”. I enjoy sharing my love for .
Live programs are held at Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, Bayside Road 251, Arcata. Simultaneously displayed via Zoom. For Zoom links, visit RRAS.org. Hot drinks and goodies will be served at 7pm, so bring a mug to enjoy your shade-grown coffee. (Unscented, please.)
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Cesar Chavez Day of Service will be on March 31 from 9am to 1pm at Martin Slough, 800 Pine Hill Road, Eureka.
In collaboration with the California Conservation Corps’ Watershed Stewards Program and the Northcoast Regional Land Trust, a restored tidal flat that provides critical habitat for salmon and trout and interacts with Alexandre Family Farms’ cattle on this wild working site. Please help maintain the
Hand tools, gloves, hot drinks, water, and lunch will be provided. Dress up for the weather. Wear long pants and sturdy shoes.
The American Legion, Arcata Post 274, will host a special event, Entree & Spy Murder Mystery Dinner, on April 29th.
Described as a “failed retirement party to investigate who killed a guest at Arcata Veterans Hall,” the fundraiser begins at 6:00 pm with social hours.Dinner and show continues at 7pm
We encourage everyone to wear their best 007-themed attire. Meals will be catered by Mother’s Cooking Experience. If you need additional refreshments, the John H. Groby lights downstairs are lit all night long.
Proceeds from this event will go to the Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods. Tickets are $40 each and can be purchased at https://bit.ly/EntreesEspionage.