Help Make Get Out and Play Day 2017 Even Better!

One of the biggest summer events of the year is coming to Eureka – and YOU can help make it even better!

The fourth annual Get out and Play Day is July 29, 2017.

What is “Get Out and Play Day?”

It’s just the most fun ever! Thousands and thousands of folks come out in Eureka to take part in this FREE event that celebrates having fun in our wonderful Victorian burg. Last year, about 8,000 people came out to play at all sorts of events, including: Continue reading Help Make Get Out and Play Day 2017 Even Better!

Sunrise Yoga at the Adorni

Join us for yoga to start the day.

An energizing and accessible early morning yoga practice for people of all ages and abilities. Flowing vinyasa style with modifications up and down for additional challenge or ease.


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Adorni Closed on Monday for Memorial Day

The Adorni Center will be closed Monday May 29 for Memorial Day

We will however be open our normal hours starting Tuesday, May 30.

By the way, don’t forget, if you’re looking for your whole family to get in shape, we have the lowest family rate around!

Two Adult Beginning Pottery Classes Start in July

This class is an introduction to pottery and is designed to teach students the basics of crafting ceramic pieces, glaze application, and design.

Students will have 6 projects to choose from or may work on pieces of their own design. Open to all skill levels.

Pre-registration is required.

The Details:

  • For ages 18 and up
  • Mondays from July 10-Aug 14 OR Tuesdays from July 11-Aug 15
  • Location: Ceramics room at the John Ryan Youth Center
  • $75 for Eureka residents, $76 for non residents
  • Adorni members save 20%

Register online here for the Monday class or here for the Tuesday class or in person at the Adorni Center.

Thank You to Our First Platinum Sponsor for Get Out and Play Day 2017

Thank you to Making Headway Center for Brain Injury Recovery for being our first major sponsor for Get Out and Play Day 2017.

Making Headway Center for Brain Injury Recovery, at 730 K Street in Eureka, works toward the prevention of brain injuries through education, and helps those who have sustained brain injuries to gain access to individualized services, support and opportunities for independence. Through a variety of programs and services Making Headway Center helps individuals develop the skills necessary to adapt and mitigate the issues caused by brain injury. The agency strives to prevent brain injuries by promoting safe practices and providing properly fitted helmets to children in need.

They will be fitting and supplying helmets to children at Get Out and Play Day this year. For more information go to or find them on Facebook.

If you’d like to help with the biggest outdoor FREE event in Eureka, call summer long, please get in touch. Call Scott “Q” Marcus at 707.440.9271 or email at

UPDATE: Camp Cooper Registration Extended

This update reflects the fact that Camp Cooper registration is now open through Friday, May 26.


Applications for this free day camp are being accepted now through May 26.

FREE!For over 25 years, the City of Eureka has been proud to provide a free summer day camp for the community members in need. Now, thanks to a grant from California State Parks, Eureka Parks & Recreation has been able to expand its Camp Cooper program into an 8-hour environmental education day camp.

This camp is designed to be a resource for low-income and disadvantaged youth and their families.

Due to limited spaces in this program,  Eureka Parks & Recreation has created a competitive application process for families based on level of need that will secure them a spot for the entire summer.


  • Camp runs June 19 through August 11
  • Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • Deadline to pick up application is May 26

Details for qualifications and criteria each can be found in the application which can be picked up at the Adorni Center (1011 Waterfront Drive in Eureka) and will be accepted through April 30th, 2017. Families will be made aware if they have been chosen to have a secured spot in Camp Cooper by Friday, May 12th

Please call 707-441-4374 for more information.

Download a flyer with all the information in pdf format here.

Co-Ed Softball Schedule for 2017

Here is the 2017 co-ed Softball schedule with all deadlines.

Team Registration is from: May 25 – June 16, 2017 Continue reading Co-Ed Softball Schedule for 2017

ECO Eureka Needs Your Old Empty Buckets

Do you have leftover empty buckets in your home or business from bulk food container or home improvement products?

How you can help:

ECO Eureka needs buckets with handles; preferably, five gallons or larger. Examples include: Continue reading ECO Eureka Needs Your Old Empty Buckets