KMUD to host BBQ, movie night
KMUD’s Smoke Out and Movie Night is set for April 20 and will include a DJ music party, barbecuing local meats and screening of movies. The music and food offerings will begin at 3 p.m., the movies start at 7 p.m. and included a documentary and a comedy. Food offerings included local organic pork, mushrooms, tofu and bahn mi.
The KMUD event is a zero waste event and no plastic will be used. Organizers suggest bringing a cup, a lawn chair and friends.
Shelter Cove to hold Earth Day event
Shelter Cove is set to hold and Earth Day volunteer event and celebration April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The volunteer portion of the event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and volunteers are asked to meet at 10 a.m. at the Shelter Cove Community Clubhouse to pull invasive grasses. Participants are encouraged to wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, long sleeves and rain gear if needed. Tools, gloves and lunch will be provided.
At 1 p.m. the celebration begins with tri-tip sandwiches, tabling by local environmental groups, arts and crafts for youth and softball games.
There is also an Earth Day poster contest ahead of the celebration for Southern Humboldt students between kindergarten and eighth grade. The deadline for the poster contest is April 19.
For more information, call the King Range BLM office at 707-986-5400.
Monthly bird walk set for community park
The Audubon Society will host its spring bird walk April 28 at Southern Humboldt Community Park. The walk will be led by Kyle Keegan. Meet at Tooby Park at 8:30 a.m. for the two- to three-hour walk. Heavy rain cancels the planned walk.
HAM radio classes offered in Garberville
The Southern Humboldt Emergency Preparedness Team is looking for community members who want to be HAM radio operators. Coverage is needed in Palo Verde, Mattole, Petrolia and Honeydew.
In case of emergencies, the following protocols are used. All licensed operators are requested to turn to frequency 146.790. If you are unable to communicate on 146.790, go to the Pratt repeater on 146.610. A back up frequency is the Grasshopper repeater on 147.330 and 146.910 on Rainbow Ridge.
HAM radio operators are vital to report assessments of roads, bridges or buildings that may have damage — most critical are reports of open or closed bridges and roads.
The next class is April 28. For more information, call Jack Foster at 707-923-3700.
Scholarships available from Sanctuary Forest
Humboldt and Mendocino county high school students are invited to apply for six $1,000 scholarships offered by Sanctuary Forest. Applicants must be high school seniors with a demonstrated interest and active involvement in environmental issues. Applications are available at www.sanctuaryforest.org or by calling Anna Rogers at 707-986-1087 ext. 9#. The deadline to apply is May 1.
Health fair planned for May 4
A community health fair is planned for May 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Garberville’s Town Square, planned to coincided with the opening day of the Garberville farmers market.
The fair will include informational booths, health screenings, 15-minute mini classes and raffle prizes
Group to hold mixer to discuss Measure F
The Southern Humboldt Healthcare Foundation is hosting an informal get-together at Gyppo Ale Mill on May 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. The mixer is an opportunity to learn more about Measure F, a parcel tax that will help fund improvements to the community hospital. Printed information will be available and hospital staff are expected to be available to answer questions.
Booth spaces are still available for $25 and those who are interested in offering the mini classes can still register to offer those.
For more information, call Julia Minton at 707-923-3921 ext. 241 or Barb Taylor at 707-923-2783 ext. 327.
Healy Center offers weekly bingo games
The Healy Senior Center is offering weekly bingo games on Wednesdays from 1;30 to 3:30 p.m. The games are preceded by an hour-long lunch starting at 12:30 p.m. Nine games of bingo will be played with cash prizes.
A Mother’s Day event is set for May 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. The Healy Senior Center is also hosting a blood drawing event on May 18.
For more information, call the center at 707-923-2399.
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