Community roundup: What’s going on in the area

Shelter Cove Pioneers offer scholarship

Shelter Cove Pioneers are offering a $1,500 educational Janet Lopes scholarship this year, an annual tradition for the past 15 years.

Applicants must be a senior in high school or a high school graduate to apply. Applicants must also be Shelter Cove Pioneer members, family of members or residents of Shelter Cove to apply.

Those seeking the scholarship must submit a completed application, an essay and a letter of recommendation. The deadline to submit is April 1.

For more information about the scholarship, contact Joe Lopes at 707-986-9720.

Ham radio class offered in Garberville

The Southern Humboldt Amateur Radio Club is offering a class for the technician class license. There is no Morse code requirement for any ham license. This license will allow operators to talk to local hams and those across the county using ham repeaters. There is also a ham repeater that allows users to talk around the world.

“It’s fun, social, and educational and can be a lifeline during time of need,” a news release stated.

The class will be March 17 and 24 in Garberville. For more information, call Jack Foster at 707-923-3700.

Musical performance at Cecil’s on Friday evening

On Feb. 23, vocalist Joani Rose will appear at Cecil’s New Orleans Bistro with Jim Wilde on guitar and Francis Vanek on tenor sax. Rose sings standards from the American Songbook, swing tunes, Brazilian bossas and blues as well as tunes by artists such as Stevie Wonder and Leon Russel. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

‘Self-healing’ seminar offered

“Self Healing Sunday: Cultivating Authentic Power” is being offered at Eel River Holistics in Garberville on Feb. 25 from noon to 4 p.m. The class costs $85. For more information, go to or email or reserve a spot.

Harlem Crowns bring clownball to South Fork

The Harlem Crowns will be taking on South Fork High School alumni on March 7 at South Fork. Door open at 5 p.m, the game tips off at 6 p.m.

Tickets are available at Nacho Mama and Blue Moon or by calling 707-932-0222. Thickets are $9 in advance and $10 at the door.

Random People Theatre presents ‘Randomonium’

The Random People Theatre Project will present ‘Randomonium’ at the Redwood Playhouse in Garberville from March 16-18.

‘Randomonium’ is a billed as “fragments, figments, foibles and fancies.” It is a collection of locally produced plays. The shows on March 16 and 17 begin at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30. The March 18 matinee begins at 2 p.m. with doors opening at 1:30 p.m.

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