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Community Calendar


By Humboldt Beacon

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

July 14-17

* Fortuna Rodeo. See page A1 for complete schedule

July 14

* Humboldt County African Violet Society meets at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 16th and L streets, Fortuna. The program will be preparing your plants for the Ferndale Fair. Coffee and refreshments available. Open to all. Call Kris at 725-5479 for details.

* Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting. Humboldt County Courthouse. 6 p.m. Housing Element Rezoning discussed. 75 properties in the county are being analyzed for multifamily housing potential.

July 16-17

* Heart of Redwoods Quilt Show at Redwoods Acres Fairground in Eureka. Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $4 to $8 admission.

July 16

* Humboldt Mediation Services, Communication and Conflict Management Workshop, 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Mad River Hospital's Minkler Room, Arcata. Pre-register by calling 445-2505.

* Walk at Southern Humboldt Community Park. All ages and experience levels welcome 2-3 hour walk. No dogs, cats. Steady rain cancels. Meet at 8 a.m. in parking lot on Kimtu Road, Garberville. Call Robert at 986-1112.

* Samoa Drag Strip races at Lincoln Blvd., Samoa, on the south spit. 7:30 a.m. for racers, 9 a.m. for spectators. 442-6753 for details.

July 17

* Samoa Drag Strip races at Lincoln Blvd., Samoa on the south spit. 7:30 a.m. for racers, 9 a.m. for spectators. 442-6753 for details.

July 19

* Rio Dell City Council meeting at 8 p.m.

July 22

* Eel River Brewing Company featured in a beer and buffet at Humboldt Brewery, 856 10th St., Arcata. 6:30 p.m. $25.

July 22-24

* Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo: Three (free) days of cars and more cars! Take in the cruise, swap meet, judged car show, antique show, antique farm equipment, poker run, tractor pulls, burnout contest and sock hop. Go to www.redwoodautoxpo.com.

July 23

* 2nd annual Jesus Rocks the Redwoods at Benbow Lake State Park. 10 hours of Christian music . Food booths, kid activities and more.

* Eel River Valley Idol Show contestant application deadline. Applications can be found at www.fortunarotary.org.

* Humboldt Roller Derby double-header at Redwood Arces Fairground. 5:30 p.m. Call Christi 601-2965 for details.

* Humboldt Grange breakfast, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Go to 5845 Humboldt Hill Road, Eureka.

July 26

* Grandparents raising grandchildren support group, meets at 10:30 a.m., Fireplace Room at Fortuna United Methodist Church. Sponsored by Fortuna Senior Services and Fortuna Head Start. Call Neena at 725-1789 for details.

* Humboldt Stamp Collectors' Club meet at 7 p.m. in the Senior Resource Center, 1910 California St., Eureka. For details, call 444-9508.

July 30

* Humboldt Grange flea market at 5845 Humboldt Hill Road, Eureka. Reserve a table for $15. Call Lynda at 444-9001.

* North Coast Mensa no-host luncheon, noon to 1:30 p.m. at Samoa Cookhouse. Noted author Jack Butler will talk about his latest book and other timely topics. Open to the public. Call 768-9701.

Aug. 1-4

* Girls Volleyball Camp at Fortuna High. 5 to 8 p.m. Grades 2 to freshman can enroll. Call Fortuna Parks & Recreation at 725-7620.

Aug. 3-7

* Wildwood Days in the City of Rio Dell. Features a Basketball Tourney, Auto Cruise & Show, Kids Games, Kids Talent Show, Teen Dance, Firefighter's Muster, Men's and Women's Softball Tourney, Motorcycle Show, Bocce Tourney, Book Sale, Vendor's Fair, Music in the Park, Riding Mower Races, Spaghetti Feed, Eel Valley Idol Talent Show, Sidewalk Art Contest, and more. Complete schedule in July 28 Beacon.

Aug. 7

* 100-year Celebration of Fernbridge. For details, call the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce at 786-4477. (Watch for Nov. 11 party).

Aug. 16

* Rio Dell City Council meeting at 8 p.m.

Aug. 27

* Hops in Humboldt in Fortuna. Over 30 microbrewers converge on Rohner Park for beer tasting. Live music, crafts and lots of locally made brew. Go to www.hopsinhumboldt.com.

* Samoa Drag Strip races at Lincoln Blvd., Samoa on the south spit. 7:30 a.m. for racers, 9 a.m. for spectators. 442-6753 for details.

Aug. 28

* Samoa Drag Strip races at Lincoln Blvd., Samoa, on the south spit. 7:30 a.m. for racers, 9 a.m. for spectators. 442-6753 for details.

Sept. 1

* Rio Dell Mobile Medical, 9 to 4 p.m. at 95 Center St., Community Resource Center in Rio Dell. Call 407-8311. By appontment only.

Sept. 6

* Rio Dell City Council meeting at 8 p.m.

Sept. 9-11

* Wildcat Gem Show in Ferndale. Over 40 vendors with demos, classes, displays of gemstones, minerals, jewelry, beads, jade, fossils, opals, gold. The largest on the north coast. Silent auction fundraiser for Ferndale High Athletics uniform fund. Go to Humboldt County Fairgrounds in Ferndale. Free event. Call 499-6194 for details.

Sept. 10

* Samoa Drag Strip races at Lincoln Blvd., Samoa, on the south spit. 7:30 a.m. for racers, 9 a.m. for spectators. 442-6753 for details.

Sept. 10

* Samoa Drag Strip races at Lincoln Blvd., Samoa on the south spit. 7:30 a.m. for racers, 9 a.m. for spectators. 442-6753 for details.

Sept. 10-11

* Ferndale Bargain Lovers' Weekend (humongous city-wide yard sale). Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 786-4477 for details.

Sept. 11

* Samoa Drag Strip races at Lincoln Blvd., Samoa, on the south spit. 7:30 a.m. for racers, 9 a.m. for spectators. 442-6753 for details.

Sept. 20

* Rio Dell City Council meeting at 8 p.m.

Oct. 6

* Rio Dell Mobile Medical, 9 to 4 p.m. at 95 Center St., Community Resource Center in Rio Dell. Call 407-8311. By appontment only.

* Rio Dell City Council meeting at 8 p.m.

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