Get Ready for Youth Basketball Fundamentals

Registration for the youth Basketball Fundamentals begins October 19.  Classes will be Monday and Wednesday from 9AM to `1PM November 23 through November 25 at the Eureka Muni (but you have to pre-register at the Adorni Center at 1011 Waterfront Drive in Eureka).

Your kids will gain valuable skills including:

  • Dribbling
  • Passing
  • Shooting
  • Teamwork
  • Sportsmanship

It’s open to 7-12 year olds, costs $50 a participant ($40 per child for multiple siblings)

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FREE Annual Halloween Carnival at the Eureka Muni

Come to this FREE community event Saturday October 31st at the Eureka Muni from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.

This is a safe, fun alternative to trick-or-treating, featuring a variety of carnival games, candy and prizes.

How it works:

Pick up a Halloween Pass at the Old Town Gazebo during Old Town Trick or Treating and lead your little ones around to all of the fun things happening around the down town area on Halloween! Then end your day at the Muni (12th & F Streets) for Eureka Recreations Halloween Carnival. While there, turn in your pass and receive one of the many fun prizes available (while supplies last)!

For more information contact Ashley Taylor @ 441-4374.

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!

Details:

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

UPDATE: Halloween Costume Drive at the Adorni Center

While you’re out and about this weekend, please pick up a costume for a child that could really use some help.

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.

We Need Artists to Display Their Work!

Artists Needed!

Want to be part of Arts Alive?  Need gallery space to display (or sell) your art?

The Adorni Center Art Gallery is currently seeking exhibition proposals from ambitious & thought provoking contemporary artists in mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking & photography. Proposals are reviewed by Recreation Division staff and are scheduled for month long shows.  Take advantage of our great waterfront location!

For more information email cjungers@ci.eureka.ca.gov.

Fresh Voices Teen Singing Competition

Enter the 3rd Annual Fresh Voices Teen Singing Competition

Saturday  November 14th

Discover your inner star as you compete for cash prizes, party packages for you and your friends—and the chance to record a song in a professional studio!

Registration is happening now at Adorni Center (1011 Waterfront Drive) or online at EurekaParksAndRecreation.com. A $20 entry fee includes up to five vocal workshops.

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