SPECIAL UPDATE: Get a free Star Wheel at Bugs, Bats, and Owls – OH MY!

Eureka Parks & Recreation’s Outdoor Recreation Program, Explore Eureka, is proudly offering a new FREE event series for the whole family—Wild Nights.

Explore Eureka this Thursday, October 22, 2015 with the first in that series: Bugs, Bats & Owls…OH MY!

Learn about our local nocturnal wildlife through this unique outdoor evening adventure featuring a variety of educational and interactive activity booths.
Transform yourself into a bug! Make your own flying bat! Create edible owl pellets! Meet real life scientists! Create your own star wheel!

Experts from Stillwater Sciences & Humboldt Wildlife Care Center will be on hand with interactive and fun presentations on bats, birds and owls.

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Boo at the Zoo!

Enjoy frightfully delightful family fun and discover the world of bats, spiders, snakes and more with exciting games and activities.

Plus, animal encounters and a costume parade!

  • When: October 31, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Where: Sequoia Park Zoo
  • Cost: Regular Zoo Admission or FREE for Zoo Members

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CCC Volunteer Day 2015

The California Conservation Corps and The City of Eureka invite you to join us for this community volunteer event.

Join us at Sequoia Park for a day of fun projects to spruce up our park.

Bring comfortable clothes and be ready to get your hands dirty. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Your can work for 20 minutes or two hours; it’s up to you!

Free breakfast and lunch are provided!


  • Saturday, October 17, 2015
  • 10AM to 2PM
  • Sequoia Park

FREE EVENT: Bugs, Bats, and Owls – OH MY!

FREE!Join us for this FREE family event October 22, 2015 from 6PM to 8PM at Sequoia Park.

There will be educational and activity booths:

  • Owl & Bat Experts
  • Make Your Own Flying Bat Craft
  • Bug Costume Booth

Like astronomy? Then you’ll love this event too.

  • Learn the Constellations
  • Stargaze with Telescopes
  • Make Your Own Star Chart

It’s all part of the Wild Nights Outdoor Recreation Event Series.

Want more information? Call 707.441.4248

Eureka Family Olympics

Looking to get a little quality time in with the family?

Compete against other families through an obstacle course, scavenger hunt, and relay race to see who wins bragging rights – as well as the chance to win family prize packages.

In addition to the tournament, there will be family booths and vendors and eco-activities for the kids.

The family that plays together stays together – and laughs a lot too.


  • 2:30 – Registration starts at Sequoia Park
  • 3:00 – Let the games begin!
  • 4:30 – Award ceremony

Download the flyer here.