The Lowdown Fun Committee

McGuinty Might

Silent disco in Trinidad, buddies!!! It's like secretly listening to the music your parents forbid through headphones, but with a whole bunch of other people. Getting away with stuff is always more fun with friends, right?

Events

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Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival
Various / 5 a.m.-9 p.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 / View Comments

5K Nature Fun Run
College of the Redwoods / 10 a.m. / $20 / $10 students
Fundraiser to support CR’s students with disabilities.
476-4280 / natalie-barbero@redwoods.edu / Web site / View Comments

Third Annual Humboldt Garden Expo
Blue Lake Casino / 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Kick off event of Humboldt Green Week 2014. Dozens of vendors and their product lines from near and afar. See whats new in the gardening/hydroponic industry.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Great Zoo Eggstravaganza
Sequoia Park Zoo / noon-4 p.m.
Watch the animals hunt for their own “eggs” as they dig into special treats before you set off on your own Egg Hunt and Eggspedition of your own.
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Earth Day Fair
Eel River Brewery / 1 p.m.
Local vendors with a variety of products and services ranging from solar energy and recycling to handmade natural soaps and personal care products. Tie-dye booth.
725-2739 / office@eelriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Second Annual Earth Day Hoedown
Friends of the Dunes / 3-7 p.m.
Day of restoration, Earth clean-up, and fun featuring Lindsey Battle, Striped Pig String Band and square dance calling by Nigela Mahal
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Silent Disco
Merryman's Beach House at Moonstone / 5 p.m. / $25
Be ushered into a room where no music can be heard. You will then be issued wireless headphones. Through those phones, you will then be treated to the beats of local DJs. You will then dance and look silly to people that are not in your same headphoned state.
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Shook Twins, Steve Poltz
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv. / 21+
Beauty, harmonies and a golden egg return to HumBrews thanks to the Shook Twins. Also, Steve Poltz wrote that song with Jewel.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Fire Fusion 420
Mateel Community Center / 2:30-1 a.m. / $25 / $35 At the door / $25 Pre-Sale / 18+
Annual fundraiser presented by Circus of the Element's. Features fire dancing aerial silk, hoop and belly dancing. Music by Nadis Warriors, Rooster McClintock, DJ ItchieFingaz, Likwefi and Mad River Rounders.
497-9767 / circusoftheelements@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Orchid Society Show
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Features a display of orchids grown locally by members of the HOS.
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Arcata Tree Planting
North Fork Janes Creek / 9-1 a.m. / Free
We are smothering invasive reed canary grass and then planting trees and shrubs in the riparian zone.
510-590-3389 / toni.longley@gmail.com / View Comments

Sustainable Living Skills Fair
Jefferson Community Center / 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free
Chance for people to learn skills for healthy living and communities, including gardening practices, food preservation, disaster preparedness, reducing energy consumption, mushrooms, and more.
269-2071 / DebbieP@NrsRcaa.org / Web site / View Comments

Fuego Anniversary Party
Pearl Lounge / 10-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
DJs Pressure Anya celebrate the one year anniversary of their monthly party.
444-2017 / booking@pressureanya.com / Web site / View Comments

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain Schedule
Humboldt Bay / 10 a.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.
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Community Media Center Orientation
Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 10 a.m.-noon / Free
476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site / View Comments

Free Yoga Class
Meadowbrook Apartment Complex / 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. / Free / 18+
651-368-1109 / raetotheanne@gmail.com / View Comments

Yard Sale Benefitting Future College Student!
3559 Spear Ave Arcata / 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Women's shoes & boots 6-8, books, some children's toys, jewelry.
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Community Acupuncture
Jacoby's Storehouse / noon-4 p.m. / $25
Get poked, HumCo!
510-593-7775 / Web site / View Comments

Free Speaker Series
Clarke Historical Museum / 1-3 p.m. / Free
Speaker series in conjunction with our "Floating Sculptures" exhibit.
443-1947 / clarkehistorical@att.net / Web site / View Comments

Basic Field Certification
Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 1-5 p.m. / $40
476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site / View Comments

Free Yoga Class
Woodridge Apartment Complex / 1:30-2:45 p.m. / Free / 18+
651-368-1109 / raetotheanne@gmail.com / View Comments

Jazz Jam with No Covers
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 2-4:30 p.m. / $5 / $2 Seniors/Students with ID / Free MGMA Members/Children 17 and under
Performance followed by an open jazz jam session.
442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site / View Comments

No Covers
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 2:30-4 p.m.
Improvisational jazz funk fusion trio.
442-0278 / Web site / View Comments

Bedtime Stories
Studio Theater / 6-7 p.m. / Free / 18+
"Follows four people exploring what turns them on and what gets them off ... all to a hard rock soundtrack that'll get the walls shaking."
826-3566 / snk134@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Roller Skating
Eureka Municipal Auditorium / 6-8:30 p.m. / $4 Youth / $4.75 Adults
441-9181 / Web site / View Comments

Public Skate
Blue Lake Roller Rink / 6:30-9:30 p.m. / $5 Adults / $4 Ages 9-17 / $3 Ages 8 and under
Patrons are welcome to bring their own skates or rollerblades if they are clean, have no exposed bolts, and have at least one brake.
668-5932 / parks-rec@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

HSU Jazz Combos
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 7-8:30 p.m. / $8 / Free HSU students / $5 seniors, children
d the Devils. Tunes run the jazz gamut from Cab Calloway and Stevie Wonder to Jessica Lurie, plus originals.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

HomeWord Flight
Jambalaya / 7 p.m. / 21+
Spoken word open mic. With poets Jerry Martien, Amde Hamilton (of the Watts Prophets), Iain MacDonald, Jonathan Kipp, Emily Adams and Therese Keslin FitzMaurice. Music afterward by Synrgy.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Random Acts of Comedy
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7:30 p.m. / $6
Local interactive improv comedy troupe wings it for your enjoyment.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

The House Party w/ Liquid Kactus, Hypha
Portuguese Hall / 8:30 p.m. / $15 / $10 adv.
"The House Party" promises "a psychedelic funktastic explosion of sound and sights!"
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Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com / View Comments

Dr. Squid
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Humboldt party band would prefer you dance more.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

NightHawk
Blue Lake Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Classic rock and contemporary dance music.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Disco Dance P-A-R-T-Y!
Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+
Shake your groove thang in Blue Lake.
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

UFO8
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Local trio playing indie/soft rock.
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Pressure/Anya DJs
Pearl Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
There will be ass shaking.
444-2017 / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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Buddy Reed & th' Rip It Ups
SpeakEasy / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Shake it down with your local down and dirty blues band.
444-2244 / buddyreedripitups@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

CV, Ancient Warlocks
Alibi / 11 p.m. / 21+
A night of stoner rock on The Plaza.
822-3731 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • BEARS: 12:05, 2:15, 4:25, 6:35, 8:45
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER 2D: 11:35, 5:45, 8:50
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER 3D: 2:40
  • DIVERGENT: 2:35, 8:20
  • DRAFT DAY: 12:50, 3:35, 6:20, 9:05
  • GOD S NOT DEAD: 12:20, 6:10
  • GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL: 1:45, 4:20, 6:55, 9:25
  • HAUNTED HOUSE 2: 12:35, 2:50, 5:10, 7:25, 9:40
  • HEAVEN IS FOR REAL: 12:55, 3:30, 6:05, 8:40
  • LUNCHBOX: 12:00, 5:50
  • NOAH: 3:05
  • OCULUS: 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
  • RAID 2: 8:55
  • RIO 2 2D: 12:15, 2:05, 2:55, 4:45, 5:35, 8:10
  • RIO 2 3D: 11:30, 7:25
  • TRANSCENDENCE: 12:25, 3:20, 6:15, 9:10
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BEARS: 12:05, 2:15, 4:25, 6:35, 8:45
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER 2D: 11:40, 2:55, 8:50
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER 3D: 5:25
  • DRAFT DAY: 12:50, 3:35, 6:20, 9:00
  • HAUNTED HOUSE 2: 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:20
  • OCULUS: 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
  • RIO 2 2D: 11:30, 12:15, 2:05, 2:45, 4:45, 6:05, 7:25, 9:40
  • RIO 2 3D: 8:30
  • TRANSCENDENCE: 12:25, 3:20, 6:15, 9:10
Minor Theatre
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER 2D: 2:40, 5:45, 8:50
  • GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL: 1:40, 4:10, 6:40, 9:10
  • TRANSCENDENCE: 12:40, 3:25, 6:10, 9:00

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