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March 1, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left as you enter the lobby)
For beginners! These classes are set up to teach the basics to adults with little-to-no computer experience - enough to help you find your way around and be comfortable on a computer. College of the Redwoods Adult Ed teachers offer these free classes at the library. They will bring computers to use at the class, but you are welcome to bring your own laptop if you prefer.
March 1, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Babies and their families are invited to share songs, rhymes, bouncing games, finger plays, and short stories at this early literacy event. Following the program, there's time for play with developmentally appropriate toys and socializing for both parents and children. The program is designed for children aged 3-24 months, and occurs on the first and third Friday of each month.
March 2, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left as you enter the lobby)
Historian Ray Hillman will present a slideshow and artifacts as he shares the many and diverse links between the San Francisco Bay Area and the Humboldt Bay Region. Some of these connections are obvious - maritime commerce, the Northwestern Pacific Railroad. Others may not be as widely recognized. Hillman will tell the tales of a female commercial photographer, architects of well-known Humboldt buildings, the sculptor of Arcata’s McKinley statue, and a warship built in SF and wrecked in the rough waters off of Eureka’s coast.
March 3, 2019, All Day
The library's programs and services are intended to be accessible to people with disabilities. Please call if you have questions about access, and please let us know if you require assistance in the library. Call the reference desk at 707-269-1905. California Relay Service (711) calls are welcome and expected.
March 5, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
Members of the Board of Supervisors:
1st District / Chair
2nd District / Vice Chair
The County of Humboldt is a general law county. The Board of Supervisors, which serves as the legislative and executive body of county government and many special districts, is comprised of 5 full-time members elected by their respective districts.
March 6, 2019, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library
Free quality tax return preparation is available, by appointment, for most people who earn $60,000 or less. In 2018, this program helped to bring millions of dollars in tax refunds back to residents in Humboldt County. Volunteer tax preparers receive training from the IRS. To make your appointment call the 211 Humboldt switchboard, at 707-441-1001,
March 6, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Children's Room
Bring your family to the library for a fun night out together! Build a tower and set the marbles to rolling – will they go where you intended, or will you need to build again? The construction materials are from the Pat Smith Memorial Play Collection, designed to encourage interactive play. Meet your friends at the library or make new ones. The entire family is welcome.
March 7, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
March 7, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Trinity Valley Elementary School
The purpose of the Meeting is to discuss the proposed zoning text changes to implement the 2017 Humboldt County General Plan and gather public input, as well as to provide information about the next steps in the rezoning process. In addition, there will opportunities to review proposed rezones in Eastern Humboldt County. Note: Humboldt County will be initiating a review of the Willow Creek Community Plan in July 2019 where zoning maps and planning goals for the Willow Creek community will be to focus.
March 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left as you enter the lobby)
March 8, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, 2nd Floor, Periodical Room Meeting Area
The book to be discussed this month is Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Have you read it? Drop in and join the discussion!
March 9, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left as you enter the lobby)
First there are earthquakes - then other strange occurrences near the town of Dante's Peak. Mayor Rachel Wando meets with volcanologist Harry Dalton as they try to determine if an eruption is imminent... and you just know it is. Watch the disaster unfold, then find out what is and isn't reasonable in the film afterward in a Q&A with real-life Volcanologist Brandon Browne.
March 9, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Families and young children are invited to attend the Baby Sign Workshop together to learn and play. Sign language is a fine way to start communicating with your baby even before baby can talk. This month the theme is "Family, Feelings, and Fun", and includes signs for everyday use. The workshop includes time for individual and small group practice on signs based on participants' needs.
March 10, 2019, All Day
March 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
March 13, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Wharfinger Building
At this interactive, award-winning event you can visit in person with elected officials and county staff to talk about your community. This year’s meeting is specifically designed to get your opinions on which county projects should be prioritized and receive the most attention.
The Roadshow will come to three areas of the county on three consecutive Wednesdays in March. Members of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will host each meeting, which will include a series of small table discussions with subject matter experts like the Sheriff, leadership from Probation, Department of Health & Human Services, Planning & Building, Public Works, and Aviation.
Each meeting will begin with a meet-and-greet where residents can visit one-on-one with their elected officials and representatives from several county departments. This is a great opportunity to discuss county efforts with local officials in an intimate setting. The Roadshow meeting will begin promptly after the meet-and-gree
March 13, 2019, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library
March 13, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Meet Eele, a licensed therapy dog, and her human, Joan. Read to Eele, tell her a story, or just give her belly a rub. Reading to a dog is a low-pressure way for children to practice their reading skills, and fun besides! A parent or legal guardian must sign a permission form before children read with Eele. Stop by the desk in the children's room to complete the form and sign up for a turn with Eele.
March 14, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Boardroom (at Redwood Acres Fairground)
This month, we're talking about books that were made into movies (the good, the bad, and the ugly!) Have you read one you'd like to talk about? Stop by - everyone over 21 is welcome. For those who want to join a book club, but also want to eat great snacks and drink local libations, this is the event for you!
March 14, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
March 14, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Point School
The purpose of the Meeting is to discuss the proposed zoning text and zoning map changes to implement the 2017 Humboldt County General Plan; review proposed rezones in the Redwood Creek area; gather public input; and provide information about the next steps in the rezoning process.
March 15, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left as you enter the lobby)
March 15, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
March 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large meeting room
How do we introduce the topic of disabilities to our young children? When we encounter people with visible disabilities in public, how can we teach our children courtesy and respect for others while honoring their curiosity? These questions and more are addressed in this workshop, through shared reading, conversation, and activities both for children and adults. The discussion is facilitated by Wendy Kerr, who is completing her Master of Social Work at HSU while interning at First 5 Humboldt and the 0-8 Mental Health Collaborative.
March 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
March 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Village Hall - Benbow KOA Campground
March 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library
March 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
Local favorites Quack & Wabbit Puppet Theatre present a musical story about cooperation and friendship based on the book by John Burningham. The show invites audience participation, creating a playful environment for all. Quack and Wabbit also use puppet shows to help children deal with social issues including second-hand smoke, fear of the dentist, peer pressure, problem solving, safety and the environment. Puppetry allows children to remove themselves from adult to child interaction and receive the message through friendly fantasy figures. Each child in attendance will receive a free book, new or gently used.
March 21, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
March 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Agriculture Building
We are continuing our free to the public 3rd Thursday demos at the Humboldt County Ag Center! Master Food Preservers are trained through the University of California Cooperative Extension to share safe home food preservation practices and recipes with the public. This team of volunteers has planned demonstrations that make it easy to capture the bounty of seasonal foods to be enjoyed all year long. Delightful food tasting will be possible at many of the demonstrations!
March 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left as you enter the lobby)
March 23, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library, 2nd Floor, Periodicals Meeting Space
Want to hang out with other knitters and crocheters? Working on a new cross-stitch or embroidery piece? Bring your latest project and join us!
March 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
March 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Humboldt County Agricultural Center
Humboldt Bay is experiencing the highest rate of relative sea level rise on the west coast and is particularly susceptible to Tsunami Impacts. Rising seas could result in recurring flood events affecting large areas of the Humboldt Bay region. Tsunamis also pose a significant threat to people and development around Humboldt Bay. The workshop will provide information on Sea Level Rise and Tsunami risks in the Humboldt Bay area, and present draft policies that could be adopted to address those risks. Information on Humboldt Bay sea level rise and tsunami safety planning is available on the County’s website at the following link: https://humboldtgov.org/1678/Local-Coastal-Plan-Update.
March 27, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Azalea Hall
March 27, 2019, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library
March 27, 2019, 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
An inspiring true story about a strong, smart, young girl in Uganda, who learns to play chess and changes her life. This event is the third in a series of Family Movie Nights at the Eureka Library hosted by the Eureka Branch of the NAACP to promote and celebrate the representation and accomplishments of people of color in movies.
March 29, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
March 30, 2019, All Day