City of Eureka Receives $30,000 ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Grant to Increase Access to Local Play Spaces

Grant awarded by the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company

Eureka, CA, June 11, 2019 – City of Eureka has been selected to receive a $30,000 play space grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company. This investment supports NRPA and Disney’s combined goal of providing one million kids and families with greater access to play.

Part of the national Meet Me at the Park Play Spaces grant program, park and recreation agencies across the country were invited to share their best ideas on increasing access to play spaces for children and families in their communities. Agencies with the most innovative and impactful project ideas were chosen to receive $30,000 grants to build their projects. Continue reading City of Eureka Receives $30,000 ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Grant to Increase Access to Local Play Spaces

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Seeking Community Input on Clara May Berry Park

City of Eureka Applying for NRPA Grant Funding for Clara May Berry Park

The City of Eureka is excited to announce its application for the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Play Space Grant.

This grant opportunity helps fund inclusive park improvements in under-served neighborhoods. The city is working hard to improve all city parks with the focus of this grant application being to develop Clara May Berry Park, next to the Humboldt County Main Library into an inclusive open space with specific sensory experiences designed for children with cognitive disabilities. 

The City of Eureka is seeking the community’s input on the future of this park. We want to hear from you. 

Please complete the Clara May Berry Park Survey online by visiting going to this link. Or you can visit the Humboldt County Library and fill one out at the front desk.

Surveys will be open until April 5th.

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UPDATE: Arts and Culture Schedule Update

Updated

(This update reflects the schedule as of September 5, 2018 and includes much more information).

  • When: Saturday, September 29th from 12pm-8:30pm.
  • Where: Halvorsen Park, 1003-1057 Waterfront Dr, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
  • Cost: FREE community event!

Tentative Schedule as of September 5, 2018

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UPDATE: Arts & Culture / Waterfront Trail Festival

Updated

(This update includes more of a schedule and has new information).

  • When: Saturday, September 29th from 12pm-8:30pm.
  • Where: Halvorsen Park, 1003-1057 Waterfront Dr, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
  • Cost: FREE community event!

Tentative Schedule as of September 5, 2018

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NEW EVENT: Arts and Culture / Waterfront Trail Festival on September 29

This is really exciting Stuff!

Special Announcement: The Eureka Arts & Culture Festival celebrating the Grand Opening of the Waterfront Trail!

  • When: Saturday, September 29th from 12pm-8:30pm.
  • Where: Halvorsen Park, 1003-1057 Waterfront Dr, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
  • Cost: FREE community event!

About The Event:

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Parks and Rec Gets Art Grant!

Ink People & City of Eureka Awarded California Arts Council  “Creative California Communities” Grant

State funds will leverage local arts project to address community needs

Eureka, CA – The California Arts Council announced its plans to award $90,000 to the Ink People & City of Eureka as part of its Creative California Communities program.  The program supports collaborative projects that harness arts and culture as a creative placemaking strategy. Projects will benefit residents and visitors by utilizing area artists, cultural organizations and arts-related businesses to address community needs or priorities. Continue reading Parks and Rec Gets Art Grant!