Special FREE Events Planned at Zoo for GOPD 2018

It’s kids free day at the Zoo on Get Out and Play Day!

You probably already knew that kids under 12 get in free at the Sequoia Park Zoo (with a paying adult), but you didn’t know that there are lots of special events taking place at the zoo that day too! Continue reading Special FREE Events Planned at Zoo for GOPD 2018

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Old Town Walking Tours Begin in July

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

FREE!The city of Eureka’s Outdoor Recreation Program, Explore Eureka, in partnership with the Clarke Museum, is presenting weekly “Historical Walking Tours” in Old Town Eureka beginning July 7th and running every Saturday until the last weekend of August – including on Get Out and Play Day (#gop2018)

The tours offer an interactive history lesson and are designed to be fun for the whole family. Tours take you up close and personal with the buildings and history of Old Town.

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Wigi Wetlands Enhancement Part 3

Attention environmental stewards!

Empower Eureka, E.C.O Eureka, and Redwood Region Audubon Society are excited to announce the Wigi Wetlands Enhancement Part 3.

Put on your environmental steward hat, break out your handy dandy tools and join us one last time for a “Broom Bridage.”  Saturday, June 2 from 9:30 am- noon (ages 7 and up!) get the family outside to help enhance up our local wetlands.

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Sequoia Park Pond – Educational Event June 7 & 8

Please join us at Sequoia Park Pond, Sequoia Park, Eureka to meet with agency staff to learn about non-native and/or invasive fish, wildlife, and plant species, as well as Martin Slough watershed native species and their habitats.

Details:

  • Thursday and Friday, June 7 and 8, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Registration is not required.
  • Brought to you by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), City of Eureka, Sequoia Park Zoo, Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA), and Partner Agencies

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Re-envisioning Sequoia Park (Second Community Workshop) on June 9

FREE!Help us imagine new ways to discover, learn and play in our beloved Sequoia Park.

We need your voice!

To add your voice and ideas to the design, come to Washington Elementary School’s Cafeteria on Sat., June 9th from 10:00am – 12:00pm.

This is a family friendly event that includes FREE food and refreshments.

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FREE Interpretive Leisure Bike Tour Highlighting Newest Section of Waterfront Trail

FREE!Eureka Community Services, in partnership with HSU’s Recreation Administration Department is offering a FREE interpretive leisure bike tour highlighting the newest section of the Eureka waterfront trail.

Staff will guide a tour along the waterfront, stopping at several locations along the way to discuss the history and culture of the surrounding waterfront area, as well as touch on the development of the trail system.

This event is open to all ages and is perfect to take the whole family too!

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Humboldt Bee Fest Comes to the Adorni May 19

The Humboldt County Beekeepers Association & E.C.O. Eureka invites you to Bee Fest 2018.

This year’s theme is “Dance of the Pollinators.”

Bee Fest is an opportunity for our community to learn about the fantastic world of pollinators and get to know our local beekeepers!

This fun, family-friendly gathering is a great place to celebrate bees! Resplendent with local live music, hands-on workshops, and kids zone with a storyteller. The Seed Exchange and the Native Plant Society will be there with seeds and live native plants to promote pollinator friendly gardens. Watch live honey bees in the observation hive! Find out what you can do to help insure the bees survival!

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