Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series Class Schedule

Following is the class schedule for the Pathway To Payday FREE Workshop Series.

  • To see more details about this series, follow this link.

Feb 25th Class 1: Applying for the job you want

Learn how to best represent your work history & skill set, find out how to avoid common application mistakes, & discover what today’s employers are looking for—all in the process of applying for a real job!

March 3rd Class 2: Mock Interviews

Gain valuable interview skills by engaging in an interactive mock interview that will allow you to test your interview skills & receive valuable feedback that will prepare you for a real interview the following week!

March 10th Class 3: Real Interviews

Take the tools you’ve learned in the previous two weeks & put them into action with real interviews with real employers for real jobs. Interview attire provided by Betty Chinn Day Center if needed. Take a deep breath & put your best foot forward, participants are not guaranteed a job, but are guaranteed this opportunity…so make the most of it!

March 17th Class 4: The Next Step

In the final workshop, participants will receive feedback from their job interviews. Participants will leave this final workshop with tools to set them up for success in a new job, or feedback on why they did not receive the job and tools for what they can do next time to land the job.

  • To download a flyer with the information listed below, follow this link.

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UPDATED: Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series

(Update as of Feb 5, 2016 includes more businesses participating and change in loaning of attire.)

Have you been on the job hunt but are finding that you aren’t getting a call back for an interview?

Eureka Parks & Recreation and the Betty Chinn Day Center are committed to empowering the members of our community and providing them with the tools to set them up for success.  Which is why they have partnered to create Pathway to Payday—a unique and innovative workshop that will not only teach you how to best sell yourself on your application & how to best be prepared for an interview, but workshop participants will get the opportunity to immediately put these skills to the test with on-site interviews with real employers looking to hire. Continue reading UPDATED: Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series

Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series

(Update as of Feb 5, 2016 includes more businesses participating and change in loaning of attire.)

Have you been on the job hunt but are finding that you aren’t getting a call back for an interview?

Eureka Parks & Recreation and the Betty Chinn Day Center are committed to empowering the members of our community and providing them with the tools to set them up for success.  Which is why they have partnered to create Pathway to Payday—a unique and innovative workshop that will not only teach you how to best sell yourself on your application & how to best be prepared for an interview, but workshop participants will get the opportunity to immediately put these skills to the test with on-site interviews with real employers looking to hire. Continue reading Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series

Eureka 5K Crab Run January 30, 2016

Come to the Eureka 5K Crab Run Saturday, January 30, 2016 starting at 10AM!

It will take place rain or shine and all proceeds benefit Eureka Main Street’s special events and activities. Walkers and strollers are welcome but please leave your dogs at home.

The details:

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Eureka 2016 Crab Celebration January 29 -30, 2016

Let’s Get Crackin’!

Come to the Crab Celebration Friday January 29, 2016 and Saturday January 30, 2016

Crab Crawl starts Friday night January 29 from 5:00 to 9:00PM. Events go all day day Saturday January 30 from 10AM to 7:45PM.

For special hotel room rates, mention “Eureka Crab Celebration. Get all the details by calling 707.442.9054 or www.EurekaMainStreet.org.

Download flyer full of information in pdf format by following this link.

FREE: Reading and Storytelling Group for Very Young Children and Their Families

If you have a child up to five years old, this free family event is for you!

Come to the Wee Reader’s Group Family Literacy Program

FREE!Join us the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center (at 133 Seventh Street in Eureka) for a fun & educational experience where children and adults are given the opportunity to explore books and story-telling together in a supportive environment which caters to all reading levels.

The event goes from 11AM to 12:30 PM. January’s theme is WINTER.  Tuesday, January 19’s theme will be “RAINY DAYS!”

We will be reading “The Cat In The Hat”

cat in hat

Questions? Call the Betty Chinn Foundation at 707-407-3833

 

 

 

 

 

FREE: Live Performance Reading of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

If you have a child up to five years old, this free family event is for you!

FREE!Come to a live Performance Reading of How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center (133 7th St. in Eureka) on Tuesday, December 15. Registration starts at 10:30 AM and the reading – and all the fun – begin at 11:00AM. Includes a free lunch and a free copy of the book.

There will even be a Whooville photo booth where you can get your picture taken with the Grinch!

Overview of the Event:

  • For families or single parents with children up to five years old
  • Live Music Sing Along
  • Holiday Arts and Crafts Activity
  • Whooville Photo Booth- Get your picture taken with the Grinch!
  • Free Lunch
  • Take home a free copy of the book
  • Registration starts at 10:30AM; reading begins at 11

Questions? Call the Betty Chinn Foundation at 707-407-3833

Have Even More Fun on Halloween – and Get Rewarded for Playing!

Get a Halloween adventure pass and you might win!

How it works:

  1. Pick up your Halloween Adventure Pass at any of the locations listed below (or download it from this location and print it out) and take it to the activities taking place all around Eureka on Halloween day, Saturday October 31.
  2. Complete 10 out of the 16 activities (and make sure to have your pass punched at the location) in order to enter into the drawing
  3. Finally, turn in your completed pass at Eureka Recreation’s Carnival from 5-7PM at the Eureka Muni on Halloween, Saturday, October 31, 2015 and be entered into a drawing for fun family prizes!

You can pick up your pass in advance at these locations:

  • The Adorni Recreation Center (1011 Waterfront Drive)
  • The Works in Eureka (210 C Street)
  • Paul’s Live From New York (604 F Street)
  • Los Bagels in Eureka (403 Second Street)
  • Fin-N-Feather (2931 F Street, Henderson Center)

Download a flyer for the event by following this link.

Find out all about our the big block party going on from 11AM to 4PM on Halloween by following this link.

Halloween Block Party October 31 in Downtown & Old Town

In conjunction with the Redwood Art Association, it’s a Halloween block party on October 31 on F Street and on 6th Street in Eureka.

Schedule of Events

At the Redwood Art Association from 11AM to 4PM

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