The Humboldt Rose Society will meet Thursday at 7pm in Lewis Hall at Christ Episcopal Church, 15th and H Streets in Eureka. (There is ample parking available at 14th and G streets.) You must wear a mask to attend.
There will be a program on fertilizers, from chemical to organic and regenerative gardening. Door prizes will be awarded and long time rose growers will be on hand with helpful information available.
For more information, call 707-845-6645 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the Humboldt Rose Society is available at www.humboldtrose.org
Bazaar of the church
The 2022 Ferndale Assumption Parish Bazaar, a community tradition for eight decades, is set for Friday at the Ferndale Portuguese Hall on Ocean Avenue.
The event features game booths, a field store, fancy crafts, cakes, a penny booth, raffles, a silent auction and more. Donated contributions to the silent auction include paintings by local artists, gift certificates and other items.
A full spaghetti dinner starts each night at 6pm, with games and activities at 7pm. Auction and raffle winners will be revealed Saturday evening around 9:00 p.m.
This family fundraiser is under the direction of President Vanessa Huerta and her committees.
Zane Middle School celebrates cultures from around the world on Friday with food, dance and demonstrations from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
In Eureka City Schools, families speak more than 33 different languages. The event is sponsored by Zane’s ELD Program, which supports students for whom more than one language is spoken at home.
This free event will feature more than a dozen vendors with food from Moroccan, Hmong, Mexican, German, Mongolian and Native American cultures for sale. Cultural performances and demonstrations include a Hmong fashion show, Eureka High School’s KPOP dance, Wiyot dancers, Brazilian capoeira and more.
Students, families and community members are encouraged to attend.
Excursion to the swamp
The Friends of the Arcata Marsh are sponsoring a free tour of the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday.
Meet leader Andy Feinstein at 2:00 pm in the lobby of the South G Street Interpretive Center for a 90-minute walk, rain or shine, focusing on marsh ecology, local history, and/or innovative Arcata Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Masks are recommended but not required inside the building, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. For more information, call 707-826-2359.
Tour through the swamp
The Redwood Region Audubon Society will present a free guided tour of the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
October often brings many migrants, including sandpipers, grebes, other waders and ducks. Bring binoculars and meet trip leader Gary Friedrichsen at the end of South I Street (Lake Klopp) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy walking trails, and a great diversity of birds.
Bird watching visit
The Redwood Region Audubon Society will offer a free guided birding tour along the Eureka Waterfront Trail Sunday from 9 to 11 a.m., with leader Ralph Bucher.
This relatively urban trail offers the potential to observe the abundance and diversity of species compared to many more remote locations. This walk is on a flat, paved wheelchair accessible trail. Email Bucher to register at email@example.com.
A Swedish pancake breakfast is served Sunday from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Breakfast is $8.
For bicycle travelers
The Humboldt Bay Bicycle Commuters Association will hold a dinner meeting Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pachanga’s Mexican Restaurant, Fifth and S streets in Eureka. Those who are fully vaccinated and reinforced for COVID-19 are invited.
Bingo games are played every Tuesday at the Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Doors open at 5pm and games start at 6pm A snack bar is available.
About sea otters
The Redwood Region Audubon Society will present a live and virtual presentation entitled “The Path to Sea Otter Reintroduction in Oregon” by Frank Burris of the Elakha Alliance on October 19 at 7:00 pm at the Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Road, arcade
As a keystone species, sea otters profoundly affect the mix of species around them, including locally breeding seabirds. Burris will discuss Elakha Alliance’s mission to restore a healthy population of sea otters on the Oregon coast and reintroduction research and plans.
Go to www.rras.org for the Zoom link to the program. Hot drinks and treats will be served at 6:30pm, so bring a mug to enjoy coffee in the shade. (Please come unscented.)
The Eureka Woman’s Club, a non-profit service club, will host a program on October 19 at 12:30 pm at 1531 J St. from Eureka. The public is invited to bring a brown bag lunch at noon. Dessert and coffee will be provided by the club before the program.
Elizabeth Connors-Keith of Hypnosis for Health will be giving a talk entitled ‘The 3-Step Process for Effective Stress Reduction’. Connors-Keith is a certified hypnotherapist and life coach.
The Eureka Woman’s Club can be reached at 707-442-3458 or at eurekawomansclub.org.
The Cal Poly Humboldt Museum of Natural History will present a lecture, “The Klamath Mountains: A Geologic Journey Through Time,” by Mark Bailey on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. at the museum at 1242 G St., Arcata.
Bailey is one of the authors of the recently published natural history book on the Klamath Mountains and will reveal the formation and geological complexity of these iconic mountains.
A mask is required to attend. Donations are appreciated. This conference will be recorded for later viewing. For more information, go to natmus.humboldt.edu.
Day of service
Join Friends of the Lost Coast and BLM for a day of service at Black Sands Beach in Shelter Cove from 10 am to 1 pm on October 30th.
The work will consist of weeding and planting in the gardens of native plants at the National Monument site at the west end of the parking area. To RSVP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.