Get Out and Play Day Returns July 30, 2022

FREE EVENT! Join us for the 8th annual Get Out and Play Day! There will be adult and kid friendly activities taking place all over Eureka. And the best part… All activities are FREE!

Below is a schedule of activities and where they are taking place. We hope you will join us!

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Free Admission at Discovery Museum for GOPD

The Redwood Discovery Museum will be offering FREE admission for all ages from 10am to 4pm! Come see all the cool exhibits they have to offer!

We hope to see you there!

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Let’s Beautify Old Town

Join the City of Eureka and the Da gou rou louwi’ Cultural Center as we begin a series of events to beautify Old Town.

This first event is limited to cleaning up the beds around the Gazebo. There will be weed and grass pulling and, time permitting, we will lay down weed mats.

The long term vision is to plant native species and have it be an interactive area for locals and tourist to enjoy. Come join the City of Eureka and Wiyot Tribe as we beautify the heart of Old Town.

Details:

  • Location: Old Town Gazebo, Eureka CA
  • Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • Time: 10 AM PDT – 12 PM PDT

Come help beautify Old Town!

RSVP at the Facebook event here.

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Old Town Beautification and Cleanup

Come help beautify Old Town!

Help us as we pull weeds from existing beds that were planted with native species. We’ll also lay cardboard and/or weed matting to prevent weeds form returning long term.

Meet us at the Gazebo in Old Town. All supplies are provided and this event is family friendly

Details:

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Waterfront Eureka Plan Workshop

The City of Eureka is hosting another online workshop to gather additional input about the future of our waterfront.

Jun 9, 2022 06:00 PM on zoom

Register at this link.

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May Day Old Town Cleanup

Come join Eureka Main Street to help beautify Old Town for May Day!

Meet us at Clarke Plaza. All supplies are provided and this is family friendly. We will focus on Old Town from Commercial to H st and from Waterfront Dr. to 3rd st. We will be picking up litter and doing light gardening.

Details:

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City of Eureka Parking Plan Survey

The City of Eureka is developing a Parking Plan.

This plan will analyze the existing parking demand and supply and provide implementable strategies that balance the parking utilization for all users, including residents, business employers and visitors. With increasing development in Downtown Eureka, the City will continue to thrive and attract more vehicular trips resulting in an increase in parking demand. Parking strategies will uphold the objectives to ensure balanced use of public parking while maintaining the economic vibrancy of Downtown Eureka.

Project Area

Take a Survey

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Summer In Heart of Eureka Ends This Week!

How do you play?

  • Pick up a booklet from any participating merchant
  • Follow the clues and answer the questions in the booklet
  • Drop off your booklet at the Clarke Historical Museum by the deadline in the booklet. All completed booklets will be entered into a random prize drawing to win items donated from participating businesses.

Photo Contest Too!

There is also a social media-based photo contest so you can share your adventure and be eligible for even more prizes, which, of course, you can play without entering any facilities.

  • Take a photo in Old Town or Downtown by Saturday, August 15.
  • Tag it with #TheHeartOfEureka

Participating Merchants

You can print out your own booklet if you wish by following this link.

  1. Scrapper’s Edge
  2. Humboldt Herbals
  3. Redwood Music Mart
  4. Good Relations
  5. Kinetic Museum Eureka
  6. Tailwaggers 2 Thrift Shop (Sequoia Humane Society)
  7. Living the Dream Ice Cream
  8. Madrone Taphouse
  9. Old Town Art Gallery
  10. Art Center Space
  11. Otto+Olive
  12. Eureka Rubber Stamp Company
  13. Many Hands Gallery
  14. Stonesthrow Boutique
  15. Proper Wellness Center
  16. Taste of Bim
  17. Old Town Coffee & Chocolates
  18. Abraxas Shoes and Leather
  19. Om Sweat Om

A special thanks goes out to Eureka Main Street, Clarke Historic Museum, Scrapper’s Edge, and the participating businesses who made this possible.

Visit the website about this fun promotion at TheHeartOfEureka.com 

UPDATE: Print Your Own Booklet for Summer Scavenger Hunt

This update reflects a more specific date when the booklets will be available and also provides a PDF that can be downloaded and printed.

Have you been looking for a way to help your community during these tough times?

Well, get ready to do that and have fun in Old Town and Downtown Eureka (“The Heart of Eureka.”) This is designed to be a socially-distant outdoor-based, safe activity. Masks and social distancing is required to participate. 

How does it work?

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Eureka to Launch Community Scavenger Hunt to Revitalize Old Town and Downtown Eureka

Have you been looking for a way to help your community during these tough times?

Well, get ready to do that starting Friday, July 24, 2020 (updated) and have fun in Old Town and Downtown Eureka (“The Heart of Eureka.”)

We know there is a positive shift and an improved collective attitude in our community when we bring people together for a common goal, and since the pandemic has challenged us on so many fronts,  we are excited to announce an opportunity to reunite, reconnect, and recover by simply visiting Old Town and Downtown for a playful adventure for all ages: a self-led Community Scavenger Hunt in the “Heart of Eureka”.

How does it work?

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