Fortuna: The Redwood Council Knights of Columbus, with assistance from the Fortuna Kiwanis, are hosting a White and Blue Mass Wednesday at noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 14th and N streets. This is a way for all to say thank you to all first responders. After the Mass, pictures will be taken followed by the blessing of emergency vehicles and then a luncheon at the Fortuna Veterans Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Salad and pie
Fortuna: The Fortuna United Methodist Church will have its annual “Oh My, Salad & Pie” fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 27, from 6 to 7 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy a variety of homemade salads, fresh rolls and freshly baked pies. The cost for this event is $12 for adults and $6 for children under 8. Proceeds from this event will go to projects supported by the the church. For more information, or to reserve a table, call 707-735-4914 weekdays between 9 a.m. and noon.
Arcata: Everyone is invited to chant Hu, an ancient, sacred mantra, and take part in contemplative time and spiritual conversation with others of like heart, on Oct. 5 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Redwood Lounge in Redwood Park, 490 East Park Road. For more information, go to TheSoundofSoul.org.