Final Get Out and Play Day 2017 Schedule

This page will always have the latest schedule for #GOPD2017 on July 29, 2017

Bookmark this page to be aware of changes. Latest update July 26, 2017; 2:00 PM

Items with an asterisk (*) were added after the program and passport were printed.

Sequoia Park

  • 10:15-11:30 Zumba in the Park
  • 11:00-4:00 Marciano the Magnificent (magician)*
  • 11:30-Noon Pilates with Susie
  • Noon-12:30 Taiji Flow with Sher*
  • Noon-4:00 Free Henna Tattoos by Emerald Caravan*
  • Noon-5:00 Win SF Giants Tickets*
  • 1:00-2:30 Theater in the Park by NCRT
  • 2:30 Registration opens for Family Olympics
  • 3:00-4:30 Family Olympics
  • 4:00 SF Giants Trivia contest (signups start at noon)*
  • 4:30-5:30 Community BBQ (must get hand stamped)
  • 4:30-9:00 Beer Garden provided by Six Rivers Brewery (21 and older only; not free)
  • 5:00-8:00 Rockin’ in the Redwoods FREE concert by Blue Rhythm Revue
  • 8:30 Movie in the Park: Big Hero 6, sponsored by Humboldt Del Norte Film commission

On the Boardwalk

Foot of C Street
  • 10:00AM-3:00PM Kids 12 and under FREE on the Madaket (with paying adult)
Foot of F Street – each session is 20 minutes
  • 12:30 and 1:30 Merengue lessons
  • 1:00 and 2:30 Body Combat demos
  • 2:00 and 3:30 Zumba
  • 3:00 Tribal Belly Dancing

Old Town

  • Noon-3:00 Speeder Rides between Adorni Center and C Street
  • 1:00-3:00 Historic Walking Tours leave each hour from Clarke Museum (lots of other events at the Clarke Museum including FREE admission, mock excavation site, flint knapping, chalk art, wood working, demonstrations, historical reenactments, scavenger hunt and music)

Play on the Bay

  • Noon-2:00 Free Water Rentals and Archery and Disc Golf Demos at Halverson Park and Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center

Hartman and Kennedy Fields

  • 8:00AM-8:00PM Redwood Coast Softball Tournament

Cooper Gulch Skate Park

  • 8:00AM-3:00PM Skateboard Competition (all ages; register in advance)

Hikhari and Watefront Trail

  • 11:30AM-1:00PM Interpretive Walk for all ages (leaves from foot of Truesdale)

Sequoia Park Zoo

  • 10:00AM-5:00PM Kids 12 and under FREE (with paying adult)

Eureka Golf Course

  • 6:00AM-8:30PM Kids 12 and under FREE (with paying adult)

Everywhere in Eureka

Attend as many events as you’d like. Each time you’re at an event, take a photo or a selfie of you and your friends or family having fun. Then post it to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook with hashtag #gopd2017.

We’ll draw one entry and that lucky person will win:

  • Two movie tickets to the Broadway Cinema
  • $100 certificate for Restaurant 301
  • One night stay for two at the deluxe Hotel Carter

Winner will be announced by August 14, 2017 on the social media platform the winner used to post the photo(s).

> To download a PDF or image of the above schedule, go here. However, the latest schedule will always be found on the page you’re on now.

To see all the non-profit organizations that will have tables at the event, you can go here.

 

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First Look at Get Out and Play Day Schedule

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Get Out and Play Day’s Kicks and Tricks Skate Competition Schedule

Here’s the complete schedule for the Kicks and Tricks Skateboard Competition on #gopd2017

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration (all age divisions & Game of SKATE, ongoing)
  • 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM: Meeting with Judges, score sheets
  • 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM12 and Under Division
  • 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Intermission – Gather Next Division, judges score, skate trivia, skate dice
  • 10:00 AM – 10: 45 PM 13 – 17 Division
  • 10:45 PM – 11:00 AMI ntermission/warmup – Music, Food, judges score, skate trivia, skate dice
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Awards Ceremony Part 1- Humboldt Beauty Queens to Present awards
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Big T’s Game of SKATE, winner gets prize right away
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Intermission- Gather Next Division, judges score, skate trivia, skate dice
  • 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM 18 – 35 Division
  • 1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Intermission/warmup – Music, Food, judges score, skate trivia, skate dice
  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM 36 and Up Division
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM AWARDS Ceremony Part 2-Humboldt Beauty Queens to Present awards
  • 3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Final Raffle Tickets, skate trivia, skate dice, Thank You’s
  • 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Clean up/Wrap Up

You will need to have a signed waiver to compete.

  • Adult waivers can be downloaded here.
  • Waivers for kids can be downloaded here.

For Each Division:

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UPDATE: Camp Cooper Registration Extended

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

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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.

Details:

  • 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.

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!

Camp Cooper Free Summer Day Camp Expands

Applications for this free day camp are being accepted now through April 30.

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.

Details:

  • Camp runs June 19 through August 11
  • Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • Deadline to pick up application is April 30
  • Families will be informed by May 12

Continue reading Camp Cooper Free Summer Day Camp Expands

Men’s Slow-Pitch Softball League Begins June 5

The 2017 Men’s softball league is starting June 5.

There will be an organizational meeting at the Adorni for anyone who is interested on April 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM. (Note: this has previously been listed as April 20, which was wrong.) Teams not attending this organization meeting will be admitted to the league on a FIRST-COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS! (Attendance guarantees placement in the league.)

League dates and details:

  • League Begins Monday June 6, 2016
  • It is a 15-game season
  • Games are played Monday through Friday At 6:30 P.M., 7:45 P.M., and 9:00 P.M. at Hartman, Kennedy, and Cooper Gulch North and South Fields
  • League Fees are $625/Team plus $10.00 mon-resident fee for each player that lives outside Eureka City Limits
  • Division A plays Mondays and Wednesdays/ Division B plays Tuesdays and Thursdays

Registration details:

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