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Garberville Rodeo events coming up

The 60th annual Garberville Rodeo is set for the upcoming weekend with festivities planned for Friday and Saturday.

A window decorating contest is being held for business owners with a theme of “60 years ago.” The judging will be done on June 16. The winners will be announced at the parade.

The rodeo action kicks off Friday night with a Bull-O-Rama at Community Park starting at 7 p.m.

Saturdays events start with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m., a Battle of the Beards is at 10 a.m.. The queen and princess of the rodeo will be crowned at 10:30 a.m. and the annual parade begins at 11 a.m.

Entry forms for the parade are available and can be submitted at Blue Star Gas. The deadline to submit forms is 5 p.m. Friday. Parade rules are outlined on the entry forms.

The junior rodeo starts at 12:30 p.m. The CCPRA rodeo begins at 7 p.m. Saturday evening.

Patel winner of 2017 youth scholarship

The Lost Coast Interpretive Association named Karishma Patel the winner of the 2017 Youth Interpreter Scholarship.

Patel has been a youth interpreter for the past three years and sets an exemplary standard, according to a release from the association. Youth interpreters are high school students who receive training to provide lessons from the Lost Coast Environmental Education Resource curriculum.

“The most amazing and memorable things I’ve liked when being part of Youth Interpreter was making the lessons for each topic that we were assigned to teach and then actually teaching the kids what you know about that topic,” Patel said in a statement.

Farmers market at One-Log House

The farmers market at One-Log House takes place Mondays from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at 705 Highway 101 on the lawn. For more information, call 707-672-5224.

Volunteer at Community Park

Volunteer work days at Southern Humboldt Community park are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon and from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Work and learn about organic farming at 934 Sprowel Creek Road, across from Tooby Park. Meet at the lower greenhouses.

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