The Tidepool High Divers will perform Friday at Trinidad Town Hall for a Memorial Lighthouse Project fundraiser. (Bryce Kenny — Contributed)
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Wednesday

Pioneers meet

Eureka: The AT&T Redwood Life Member Telephone Pioneers will meet at noon Wednesday at the Village Pantry, 1912 Broadway. For more information, call Joni at 707-725-3011

Thursday

Growing roses

Eureka: On Thursday at the regular meeting of the Humboldt Rose Society, President Evan Duthaler will discuss companion planting for roses and how it fits into an integrated pest management plan. The meeting is open to the public. Integrated pest management controls pests in the garden by using techniques that minimize risks to people and the environment. The meeting is at Christ Episcopal Church in the Lewis Room, 15th and H streets, at 7 p.m. (entry on 15th Street). Ample parking is available at 14th and G streets. Refreshments and door prizes are available. If you have a rose you’d like to identify, bring it along. For more information, call 707-822-4716 or email dawcooper@gmail.com. Information about the Humboldt Rose Society and roses is available at www.humboldtrose.org.

On conservation

Eureka: The Redwood Region Audubon Society will hold its monthly conservation meeting Thursday at noon at Rita’s Margaritas and Mexican Grill, 1111 Fifth St. Call 707-445-8311 for more information.

Growing violets

Fortuna: The Humboldt County African Violet Society will hold its monthly meeting Thursday at 1 p.m. at the St. Francis’ Episcopal Church, 16th and L streets. The program will be “Soils and Your African Violets.” Coffee and refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. There will be African violets for sale. For more information, call Kris at 707-725-5479.

Friday

Singing valentine

Arcata: “Valentunes” is a yearly ArMack music fundraiser where students from the ArMack orchestra and AHS Madrigal Choir deliver songs of your choosing to a loved one. All the songs have been arranged by students in Orchestra Honors and proceeds support scholarships, travel, instrument repair and more. All orders must be received by Monday by 5 p.m. Fifteen dollars gets you one tune and a handwritten card. It’s $5 for each additional tune, $1 for a chocolate and $5 for flowers. Call in orders to 707-845-9662 or go to https://tinyurl.com/armack-valentunes-2020.

Pioneers meet

Eureka: The Society of Humboldt County Pioneers will meet at noon Friday at the Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road. There will be a potluck luncheon, program and short business meeting. Arlene McRae Hartin will speak about her Scottish family and other Scots who came to Humboldt County over the years. They came directly from Scotland or by way of other locations, such as Canada. The society would also enjoy hearing from others with Scottish backgrounds. There will be a small collection of books on Scotland available for review. Guests are welcome. Those attending are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for Food for People and a potluck item to share. (Label dishes that comply with dietary issues such as gluten or dairy allergies.) Coffee and tea will be provided. For more information, call Dona at 707-822-4999 or Milt at 707-443-0051.

Valentine event

Trinidad: Bring your sweetheart, family and friends on Valentine’s Day, this Friday, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. to Trinidad Town Hall for “A Valentine’s Evening of Coastal County Americana Music.” There’ll be music by The Tidepool High Divers, featuring Bryce Kenny, Tim Breed, Tom Marquette and Tonio Skweir, with guest violinist Bill Hunter. A photography exhibit will feature work by artists Cameron Cather, Kenneth Tinkham and David Safier. The cost is $15per person or two for $25in advance or $15at the door. Reservations may be made at www.trinidadcivicclub.org. Proceeds will benefit the Memorial Lighthouse Project, sponsored by the Trinidad Civic Club.

Coming Up

Native plants

Arcata: On Feb. 21, Pete Haggard will talk about his several years of volunteer work to create a native plant garden in front of the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center. The focus of the garden is coastal habitat species, using plants naturally there, donations from Lost Foods at Redwood Acres and specimens from his personal garden in Fieldbrook. Haggard will discuss the species of plants there and what critters they attract. He and his wife, Judy, authored a field guide to insects of the Pacific Northwest. He maintains two other public gardens as a volunteer. This free public lecture, starting at 7:30 p.m., is sponsored by Friends of the Arcata Marsh. Seating is limited to the first 50 attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 707-826-2359.

About Medicare

Arcata: Black Humboldt and the Health Care for All/Physicians for a National Health Program will present a documentary, “The Power to Heal, Medicine and the Civil Rights Revolution,” March 7 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Minor Theatre, 1001 H St. Time for questions will follow. The suggested donation is $5 to $10. For more information, email healthcareforallhumboldt@gmail.com.

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