October

Tuesday * 16th

* First class of split-second survival self-defense class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Southern Humboldt Fitness, 1911 Barnett Court in the Meadows Business Park.

* Mateel board meeting at the Civic Club on Maple Lane at 5 p.m.

Wednesday * 17th

* Tony Nestor and Friends at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway, open from 4 to 11 p.m. with music from 7 to 10 p.m.

Thursday * 18th

* Knitting Workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Jessie Ruben with Johnny Walker/

Josephine Johnson from 7 to 10 p.m. at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway, open from 4 to 11 p.m.

* Start Smart teen driving program at Redway School from 5 to 7 p.m. Reservations required by calling 923-2155.

Friday * 19th

* David Mohrmann’s art opening with music by SqueezeBug from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by jazz vocalist Joni Rose, Francis Vanek, Jim Wilde, Damien Roomets, and Michael Curran from 7 to 10 p.m. at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway, open from 4 to 11 p.m.

* Bulldog Bingo at the Healy Senior Center from 6 to 9 p.m. for kids of all ages. Snacks and beverages provided free of charge. Desserts available at the bake sale table.

Saturday * 20th

* John Lee Hooker Jr. at the Riverwood Inn on the Avenue of the Giants in Phillipsville at 9 p.m. with a $10 cover charge.

* Tara Linda and Michelle at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway, open from 4 to 11 p.m. with music from 7 to 10 p.m.


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* Redway Elementary School PTSA Fun Fair from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. To volunteer, contact Sumer Wallen at 223-2060.

Sunday * 21st

* Humboldt Redwoods Avenue of the Giants Marathon. For more information, go to http:www.redwoodsmarathon.

org/.

* Bird walk at 8:30 a.m. at Community Park farmhouse. For more information, call 943-9786.

* Transition county discussion from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Vet’s Hall in Garberville.

Wednesday * 24th

* Singer/guitarist Gary Stuart at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway, open from 4 to 11 p.m. with music from 7 to 10 p.m.

Thursday * 25th

* Americana with Mark Growden at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway, open from 4 to 11 p.m. with music from 7 to 10 p.m.

Friday * 26th

* Bassist Chris Amberger, Francis Vanek, and Michael Curran at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway, open from 4 to 11 p.m. with music from 7 to 10 p.m.

* Southern Humboldt Fire Arts Festival (formerly Burning Bush) at Dean Creek Resort. A free fire show is planned for the evening in Garberville.

Saturday * 27th

* Lucky Tubbs, grandson of Ernest Tubbs, at the Riverwood Inn on the Avenue of the Giants in Phillipsville at 9 p.m. with a $10 cover charge.

* KMUD Halloween Boogie at the Mateel Community Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets in advance $23; at the door $25. For more information, call KMUD at 923-2513 or the Mateel at 923-3368.

Sunday * 28th

* Celebrate Tarzan Day with the Mendocino Adventures Ropes Course from 1 to 4 p.m. in Leggett. Reservations and information available by calling at (707) 925-6285 at or (707) 983-6115 or email them at mendoadventure@yahoo.com?subject=Tarzan Day.

Wednesday * 31st

* Halloween celebration with midnight buffet and music by Jimi Jeff at the Riverwood Inn on the Avenue of the Giants in Phillipsville at 9 p.m. with a $10 cover charge.

* The Pumpkin Fairy will entertain the kids, Trick-or-Treat and more with the Damien Roomets Trio with Greg Goad and Michael Curran at Persimmons Garden Gallery in Redway, open from 4 to 11 p.m. with music from 7 to 10 p.m.