Photo Contest on Get Out and Play Day

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cameraWe are going to have a photo contest surrounding all the events going on this Saturday, July 25, at Get Out and Play Day.

How to enter:

  1. Grab your cell phone (or whatever)
  2. Take a photograph or short video of any of the events going on
  3. Post it to your Facebook page and tag “Eureka Parks and Recreation” with a description of the photo or Tweet it with the hashtag #GetOutAndPlayDay
  4. Our favorite five will get a small gift certificate to Los Bagels. (We know, it’s not a lot, but what the heck, it’s fun, right?)

Other stuff we gotta tell you:

  • By posting or sending the video, you give us permission to use in our publicity
  • Photos and videos must be original and shot by you
  • Our decision is final and will be announced by 8/1/2015
  • Have a fun time and be creative

Eureka Family Olympics

This will be one fun family event on July 25 for Get Out and Play Day. It starts at 2;30 at Sequoia Park. Plan to be there for a good time – and lots of laughs.

All Things Eureka Parks and Recreation

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.

Schedule:

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

Download the flyer here.

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Rockin’ in the Redwoods Concert and Barbeque

All Things Eureka Parks and Recreation

Come to a FREE community concert and barbeque at Sequoia Park starting at 5PM.

Enjoy the sounds of Blue Rhythm Review and Taxi at the Rockin’ in the Redwoods Outdoor Concert. There will even a beer garden if you’re over 21. Screenshot 2015-07-16 14.58.14

Screenshot 2015-07-16 14.58.44This free barbeque wouldn’t happen without the generous support of Six Rivers Brewery, Eureka Natural Foods and Two Street Music.

Schedule

  • 5-6pm: BBQ
  • 5:30: Taxi
  • 6:45: Blue Rhythm Revue

Location: Sequoia Park.

Download the flyer here.

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Facebook Event is All Set for Get Out and Play Day

We’ve just set up an event on Facebook for Get Out and Play Day on July 25. We’ll post updates there (as well as here). If you’re on Facebook, please go to the page at this link and share it.

Kids Ride FREE on Madaket Tours

Kids ride free with a paying adult on Get Out and Play Day,  July 25, 2015!

kids-free-dayStep aboard and learn the history of Humboldt Bay and Eureka’s waterfront during a 75 minutes narrated cruise traveling along the shores of the bay. During your cruise, the captain explains local history, industries, activities, points of interest, and local wildlife.

  • The tours depart at 1:00PM, 2:30PM, and 4:00 PM from the foot of C Street
  • Free for children 17 or under with a paying adult (value of $10-$16 per child)
  • Call 707.445.1910 for more information

Download the flyer here.

Old Town Eureka Historic Walking Tour

Join us at the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center for a historic walking tour through Old Town Eureka.

Explore our historic buildings and hear incredible stories. There will be an accompanying pictorial guide and oyster shell crafts.

The tour begins promptly at the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center at 205 G Street on July 25, 2015 at 3:30 PM. Registration begins at 3:15 and the crafts begin after the tour at 4:30. Wear comfortable shoes.

Download the flyer here.

Interpretive Tours on Hikshari’ Trail

Experience the beauty found along the 1.5 mile Hikshari’ Trail.

This fun, informative guided tour will include discussion and information on the migrant and vagrant bird species, and Wiyot Village life. It also features plant identification and scenic views.

Tour begins promptly at 2PM and meets at the foot of Truesdale (behind Shamus BBQ).

Download the flyer here.