Home for the Holidays Decorating Contest


The City of Eureka presents the Mayor’s 2nd Annual Home for the Holidays Decorating Contest, designed to spread joy and holiday cheer throughout the city.

Mayor Seaman is inviting Eureka residents to decorate their homes with their best holiday décor. This is an opportunity to drive the city to view the beautifully decorated homes in the City.

Individuals who have decorated their homes in an exceptional and creative manner will be recognized for their hard work.

The home with the most votes will receive the Mayor’s Holiday Award recognizing them for their contribution to bringing holiday cheer to our community.

Rules & Regulations

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Highland Park and Neighborhood Cleanup

Join the South Eureka Neighborhood Alliance to help beautify South Eureka on October 23!

We will be focusing on litter pickup in the neighborhood and landscaping in the park. All supplies are provided and we have donuts and coffee (while it lasts)! Come meet your neighbors and do good!


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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Viewing

Every year, the USDA Forest Service selects one of its 154 national forests to provide a tree to appear on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building for the holiday season.

The Six Rivers National Forest in partnership with nonprofit partner Choose Outdoors will bring this special gift from California to Washington, D.C. for the 2021 holiday season. The Tree will make a special appearance in Eureka on Friday, October 29th from 4:30 pm-6:00 pm in the gravel parking lot adjacent to Madaket Plaza.

Hot cocoa and cider will be served. Homemade ornament kits will be given to take home.

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GOPD 2021 Schedule

Get Out & Play Day returns July 31!

Here’s the schedule so far. It’s subject to change of course.

You can download a PDF with all the events; including information about our photo contest by clicking on this link.

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Get Out and Play Day Returns!

It’s back!

Come join us on July 31, 2021 for the return of Get Out & Play Day with lots of free fun activities throughout Eureka.

This popular FREE community event will take place throughout Eureka with activities for everyone.

All current Humboldt County COVID guidelines will be in effect. If you are feeling sick, please stay home. We’ll see you next year.

Follow the event on Facebook or use GetOutAndPlayDay.com to get the latest information.

Jump Into July Mid-Year Special

Join during July and get all the benefits of The Adorni – plus more!

  • Cardio Equipment
  • Weight Machines
  • Locker Rooms
  • Fitness Classes
  • Strength & Conditioning Equipment

Here’s what you get when you join.

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Support Local Young Entrepreneurs On Lemonade Day August 14

Lemonade Day is Coming to Humboldt on August 14

It will help young entrepreneurs ages 6-18 with interest in planning their own Lemonade Stand.

They are working in partnership with AEDC and are looking to recruit mentors. Because the commitment is short it’s a great way for those that can’t make the full commitment of a year, but know how important the investment of time is for our youth.

Want to know more?

Visit this link, email fparks@ncbbbs.org or call Florence Parks at 707.445.4871


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Celebrating Halloween Safely

Community Services is excited to share family-friendly, Halloween-in-Quarantine events, and activities!  While the festivities may look a little different this year, the fun (and candy!) is the same.  Both City events have been approved by the Humboldt County Department of Public Health. 

See the events and important information below:

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Zoo Projects Update: Walkabout in the Park

The Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation and the City of Eureka invite you to a walkabout in the Sequoia Park and the Sequoia Park Zoo to learn more about our upcoming “elevated redwood walkway” as well as improvements to Sequoia Park Zoo and the upper meadow of the Sequoia Park directly from our project manager at Greenway Partners.

We hope you will join us:

Sequoia Park Meadow Entrance
Saturday, March 14th
2:00 PM-3:00 PM

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Do You Have Concerns about Falling?

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities.

A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.


  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance.


  • Anyone concerned about falls
  • Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
  • Anyone who has fallen in the past
  • Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns.


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