Last Chance: Get Out and Play Day Photo Contest

Get Out and Play Day 2017 has come and gone.

It was a huge success, thanks to this great community and all the sponsors who got involved.


We will be awarding the grand prizes by August 14. If you took a photo at Get out and Play Day and you haven’t posted it and tagged it with #gopd2017, do it now! We will be announcing winners by August 14.

Win San Francisco Giant’s Ticket’s at GET OUT & PLAY DAY!

Recology Humboldt County has teamed up with the City of Eureka’s Community Access Project for Eureka to add a last minute addition to GET OUT & PLAY DAY!

There will be a San Francisco Giants table at Sequoia Park between 12pm-5pm with information on CAPE, as well as high striker where you can test your strength to win prizes on #gopd2017

There are also two ways to win tickets for the August 2nd San Francisco Giants-Oakland A’s Battle of the Bay Baseball game, including participating in a live elimination trivia tournament. The Giant’s Trivia contest takes place at 4pm. Signups start at 12pm.

Watch this video to find out more details on how to win game tickets, Giant’s prize packages, and how to participate in the first San Francisco Giant’s Trivia Tournament.

#sfgiants #giants #battleofthebay #giantstickets

KHUM Interview about Get Out and Play Day

Thanks so much to Cliff Berkowitz and KHUM radio.

Scott “Q” Marcus was interviewed by Cliff this morning about #GOPD2017. It was a fun and lively interview about Get Out and Play Day on July 29, 2017.

You can hear it here.

Final Get Out and Play Day 2017 Schedule

This page will always have the latest schedule for #GOPD2017 on July 29, 2017

Bookmark this page to be aware of changes. Latest update July 26, 2017; 2:00 PM

Items with an asterisk (*) were added after the program and passport were printed.

Sequoia Park

  • 10:15-11:30 Zumba in the Park
  • 11:00-4:00 Marciano the Magnificent (magician)*
  • 11:30-Noon Pilates with Susie
  • Noon-12:30 Taiji Flow with Sher*
  • Noon-4:00 Free Henna Tattoos by Emerald Caravan*
  • Noon-5:00 Win SF Giants Tickets*
  • 1:00-2:30 Theater in the Park by NCRT
  • 2:30 Registration opens for Family Olympics
  • 3:00-4:30 Family Olympics
  • 4:00 SF Giants Trivia contest (signups start at noon)*
  • 4:30-5:30 Community BBQ (must get hand stamped)
  • 4:30-9:00 Beer Garden provided by Six Rivers Brewery (21 and older only; not free)
  • 5:00-8:00 Rockin’ in the Redwoods FREE concert by Blue Rhythm Revue
  • 8:30 Movie in the Park: Big Hero 6, sponsored by Humboldt Del Norte Film commission

On the Boardwalk

Foot of C Street
  • 10:00AM-3:00PM Kids 12 and under FREE on the Madaket (with paying adult)
Foot of F Street – each session is 20 minutes
  • 12:30 and 1:30 Merengue lessons
  • 1:00 and 2:30 Body Combat demos
  • 2:00 and 3:30 Zumba
  • 3:00 Tribal Belly Dancing

Old Town

  • Noon-3:00 Speeder Rides between Adorni Center and C Street
  • 1:00-3:00 Historic Walking Tours leave each hour from Clarke Museum (lots of other events at the Clarke Museum including FREE admission, mock excavation site, flint knapping, chalk art, wood working, demonstrations, historical reenactments, scavenger hunt and music)

Play on the Bay

  • Noon-2:00 Free Water Rentals and Archery and Disc Golf Demos at Halverson Park and Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center

Hartman and Kennedy Fields

  • 8:00AM-8:00PM Redwood Coast Softball Tournament

Cooper Gulch Skate Park

  • 8:00AM-3:00PM Skateboard Competition (all ages; register in advance)

Hikhari and Watefront Trail

  • 11:30AM-1:00PM Interpretive Walk for all ages (leaves from foot of Truesdale)

Sequoia Park Zoo

  • 10:00AM-5:00PM Kids 12 and under FREE (with paying adult)

Eureka Golf Course

  • 6:00AM-8:30PM Kids 12 and under FREE (with paying adult)

Everywhere in Eureka

Attend as many events as you’d like. Each time you’re at an event, take a photo or a selfie of you and your friends or family having fun. Then post it to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook with hashtag #gopd2017.

We’ll draw one entry and that lucky person will win:

  • Two movie tickets to the Broadway Cinema
  • $100 certificate for Restaurant 301
  • One night stay for two at the deluxe Hotel Carter

Winner will be announced by August 14, 2017 on the social media platform the winner used to post the photo(s).

> To download a PDF or image of the above schedule, go here. However, the latest schedule will always be found on the page you’re on now.

To see all the non-profit organizations that will have tables at the event, you can go here.


Henna Tattoos Will be Free on Get Out and Play Day

This Just in…

There will be FREE Organic Henna and glitter tattoos at Sequoia park on #gopd2017 (July 29, 2017) from 12-4 by Emerald Caravan!

This will be popular; first come first served.

Magic in the Park on Get Out and Play Day

This just added!

Marciano the Magnificent will be joining us at Sequoia Park from 11am-4pm on July 29, 2017 providing magic shows! Come find the magnificence on #GOPD2017

Who is Marciano?

Fitness in the Park on Get Out and Play Day

Have fun in Sequoia Park with three different types of fitness activities Zumba, Pilates, Taiji Flow

…or try them all! It’s more to do as part of #gopd2017 on July 29, 2017

  • 10:15 to 11:30 Zumba
  • 11:30 to Noon Pilates with Susie
  • 12:00 NEW this year! Taiji Flow with Sher

Free Movie in the Park on Get Out and Play Day

End Get Out and Play day with a free family screening of Big Hero 6.

  • The movie starts at 8:30PM
  • Sponsored by Humboldt Del Norte Film Commission
  • Dress for Humboldt County nights


Children Play Free at Eureka Golf Course on Get Out and Play Day

Children 12 and under can play for free all day on #GOPD2017 on July 29, 2017 at the Eureka Golf course when accompanied by a paying adult.

Their hours that day are 6:00 AM to 8:30PM.

Kids Ride FREE on Madaket Tours on Get Out and Play Day

Kids ride free with a paying adult on #gopd2017 July 29, 2017

kids-free-dayStep aboard and learn the history of Humboldt Bay and Eureka’s waterfront during a 75 minute 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.


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