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Your Humboldt Thursday: Prezidents, Pleasure, Mermaids

Your Humboldt Thursday is highlighted with continuing events — we’ve already discussed current tall ship tours, birding gatherings and student-run film festivals in previous Lowdowns — but also some good one-offs: 

 —Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival

Various / 6:30 a.m. / $35 / Free Under 18

A celebration of the Marbled Godwits and all the birds that visit the north coast during Spring Migration. Nearly 100 field trips, workshops and social events to choose from. Full schedule online.

826-7050 / info@godwitdays.org / Web site

Sailors and Mermaids

The Siren's Song Tavern / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+

Throw on your mermaid tail or sailor hat for a pint night fundraiser benefitting Six Rivers Planned Parenthood. DJ dancing with sea creatures.

442-2961 / natalie@srpp.org / Web site

Buddy Reed

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 7 p.m.

Lowdown blues.

445-8600 / Web site

Prezident Brown

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $20 / $15 adv. / 21+

Clarendon, Jamaica-born positive reggae artist. Stevie Culture opens.

826-2739 / Web site

Pleasure Drones

The Jam / 10 p.m. / $10 / 21+

Electro/Funk/Hard/Cinematic/Ambience.

822-4766 / Web site

SCRAP Humboldt Volunteer Training

SCRAP Humboldt / 6:30-7:30 a.m. / Free / 18+

Humboldt County's first creative reuse center is looking for great people to help out in its reuse shop, workshop space, at events and more.

822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain Schedule

Humboldt Bay / 4 p.m. / $3 / $43 sailing events

Lady Washington arrives in Eureka April 10 for an 11-day visit featuring public sailing excursions, walk-on tours, and educational programs for K-12 students. Her companion, Hawaiian Chieftain, follows on April 15. Click here for full list of tours and sailing options.

Future Perfect: Time Capsules in Reagan Country

College of the Redwoods / 4:20-5:30 p.m. / Free

Art, history, and political science project by Daniel Tucker, a Chicago-based artist. Come hear Daniel talk about his interesting and amusing work in progress, along with some of his other related artistic activities.

476-4118 / cindy-hooper@redwoods.edu / Web site

Conversations with Rob

Humboldt Bay Tourism Center / 4:30-6 p.m. / Free

Relaxed conversation about any aspect of real estate.

443-6831 / rob@mikkimoves.com / Web site

Girls Night Out Spring Boutique

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Promo: "Shopping, shopping and more shopping."

445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site

Ghost Forest Lecture

Kate Buchanan Room / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free

Author-activist Greg King will presents a personal history of the ancient redwood ecosystem and the struggles to protect it.

826-3653 / envcomm1@humboldt.edu /

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.-8:30 a.m.

Local bluegrass institution.

668-4151 / Web site

RRAS Board Meeting

Redwood Region Audubon Society / 6:30 p.m.

Open Mic

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

47th Humboldt International Film Festival

Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $20 4 Night Pass / $8 General Public / $5 All students / $3 HSU Students w/ID

"The world’s oldest student-run film festival, the HFF creates a unique venue for traditional films and alternative digital media that enjoys an international reputation for supporting and celebrating independent filmmakers working in traditional, experimental and non-traditional modes."

826-4113 / filmfestival@humboldt.edu / Web site

Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers

Shamus T Bones / 7:30 p.m.

Old time country while you eat meat.

407-3550 / Web site

DATAblend

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free

"Taste purple slaps from the soul y'all! Join us for this month's musical excursion, blending past and future sounds, bending genre's, and levitating the dance floor."

442-8778 / events@thesirenssongtavern.com / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / Web site

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 Senior/Student

Parody of the 37 plays written by William Shakespeare with all of them being performed (in shortened form) in about 97 minutes by only three actors.

442-6278 / ncrt@huomboldt1.com / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m.

Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.

733-9644 / Web site

Blues Night

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8 p.m. / $5

With Brian Smith and Kimberli Hudson. Open dancing at 9 p.m. No partner necessary.

616-6876 / Web site

Open Jam

The Forks / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

With Jimi Jeff.

530-629-2679 /

DJ Pressure Anya Duo

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free

Beats you can't not dance to.

839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Shugafoot

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.

Local jazz/funk combo treats you nice.

Roots 'N' Culture Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Selectahs T Aura, Noble Tobal and Pozitive iDiaz team up with Special Guests for a night of excellent vibes.

826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site

PonyKiller

Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+

Psychetoxicadelic band.

668-5000 / Web site

Accurate Productions

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

S.I.N. and Service Night DJ night.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Gavinchi Brown

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.

826-9463 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

Abruzzi After Dark

Abruzzi / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / $10

Featuring Humboldt County's premier DJ duo, Pressure/Anya. THIS EVENT IS FOR PEOPLE 25 YEARS AND OLDER (WTF?).

826-2345 / booking@pressureanya.com / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre