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


Halloween Costume Drive at the Adorni Center

We are conducting a costume drive at the Adorni Center through October 16 and we need your help.

What we need:

  • New or lightly used costumes for ages 5 to 12
  • Children’s sizes or “one size fits most”
  • Appropriately themed costumes (such as cartoon characters)

Give the gift of an unexpected treat. Give a Halloween costume to an underprivileged child.

Costumes can be dropped off anytime during business hours at the Adorni Center front counter (1011 Waterfront Drive in Eureka). Donated costumes will be fitted and distributed to the kids on Sunday, October 17 in the recreation room at the Serenity Inn, 2109 Broadway Street in Eureka.

For more information, call 707.441.4374.

“Party in Pink” Zumbathon Fundraiser

Help raise money for the Breast and GYN Health Project and have a great time!

Michaele Whitely will host the annual “Party in Pink” Zumbathon fundraiser on October 10, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Eureka Muni (changed from Adorni Center). The purpose is to raise breast cancer awareness and support a great local cause.

It’s only $12 to attend. Donations are accepted.

In addition to a great party, lots of local businesses will donating fun prizes to be raffled away with tickets at $1 each or five for $4.

All proceeds will be donated to the Breast and GYN Health Project in Arcata.

Get your tickets at the Adorni Center or from Michaele or call 707.441.4248 (or just show up at the door)


Help Sponsor a Booth for Our Annual Halloween Carnival

Help create a special Halloween for families in our community.

Be a part of the City of Eureka Recreation’s Annual Halloween Carnival by sponsoring a booth for only $50

What you get (aside from our undying gratitude) :

  • Have your business’s name incorporated into the activity
  • Display banner
  • Your choice to facilitate your activity on the night of the event – OR- city staff will facilitate it on your behalf

Are you interested? (Of course you are!)

Contact Ashley Taylor at 707.441.4374 or

2nd Annual “Explore the Coast” on Sunday 9/27

FREE!Redwood Community Action Agency presents the 2nd Annual Explore the Coast event!

This family-friendly event includes all sorts of nature activities including:

  • Kayaking (free rentals or b.y.o.)
  • Rollerskating (free rentals or b.y.o)
  • Plein-air art (open-air painting)
  • Birdwatching


  • Saturday, Sept 27, from 12noon to 4PM
  • Foot of Hilfiker Lane  (turn at 101 & Hilfiker Pipe Co.)

Download a flyer here.

Continue reading 2nd Annual “Explore the Coast” on Sunday 9/27

Join us for California Coastal Cleanup Day

Help us clean up!

On Saturday, September 19th we need volunteers to meet at the Wharfinger Building (1 Marina Way, Eureka) beginning at 9am, ending at noon as part of a statewide effort to help clean our coast. Show up anytime during this time and work as long as you want.

There will be a table and staff during the whole time to direct give you more information on where we’ll be cleaning. (We will be cleaning up from The Wharfinger building to the start of the boardwalk.) Supplies are provided including trash pick up sticks and bags.

BBQWe will be concluding the cleanup with a free BBQ including oysters, hamburgers, hotdogs and beverages at the Wharfinger.

If you have questions, please call the Adorni Center at 707.441.4248

If you’d like to find out about the project going on through all of California, follow this link.

UPDATE: Zumba Master Class Registration is Now On Line

Join us when Cecilia Mills leads a Zumba Master class September 26 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Municipal Auditorium.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. CeCe Mills is the instructor.

You can now register on line by following this link. Continue reading UPDATE: Zumba Master Class Registration is Now On Line